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  • Back to the Asylumby John Q. LaFond; Mary L. Durham

    Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 72.99

    Introduction: Madness and Responsibility. 1. The Pendulum of Social Movement. 2. Mental Illness and Criminal Responsibility. 3. Rethinking the Insanity Defense in the Neoconservative Era. 4. The Fate of the Insane Offender in the Neoconservative Era. 5. The Liberal Era of Involuntary Commitment. 6. The Neoconservative Era of Civil Commitment. 7. The... more...

  • The Governance of Genetic Informationby Heather Widdows; Caroline Mullen

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This volume suggests alternative ethical frameworks and models of regulation relating to the governance of genetic information. more...

  • Legal Aspects of Mental Capacityby Bridgit C. Dimond

    Wiley 2008; US$ 89.99

    The Mental Capacity Act (2005) governs decision-making processes on behalf of adults who are unable to give informed consent, whether they lose mental capacity at some point in their lives due to illness or injury or where the incapacitating condition has been present since birth. Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity will assist practitioners in understanding... more...

  • Occupational Health Lawby Diana Kloss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 149.99

    Kloss on 'Occupational Health Law' has become the standard reference work on the subject since it was first published in 1989. Detailed but highly readable, it provides an essential source of information for health professionals working in occupational health and also for human resources staff. In the years since the 4 th edition was written there... more...

  • Kompendium zum Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsrechtby Arne Pautsch; Anja Dillenburger

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    This new compendium of laws governing universities/higher education and research/scholarship is intended to be a handbook for scholarship and practice. In contrast to other legal works on the subject, here a stronger focus is placed on current reform topics such as the Bologna process and the W salary scale. This concise presentation of... more...

  • The Empire Strikes Backby Arthur D. Austin

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 89.00

    Once dismissed as plodding and superfluous, legal scholarship is increasingly challenging the liberal white male establishment that currently dominates legal education and practice. The most significant development since the emergence of the casebook, at the turn of the century, this trend has unleashed a fierce political struggle. At stake is nothing... more...

  • Chicano Students and the Courtsby Richard R. Valencia

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 25.50

    In 1925 Adolfo ?Babe? Romo, a Mexican American rancher in Tempe, Arizona, filed suit against his school district on behalf of his four young children, who were forced to attend a markedly low-quality segregated school, and won. But Romo v. Laird was just the beginning. Some sources rank Mexican Americans as one of the most poorly educated ethnic... more...

  • Ethical Problems and Genetics Practiceby Michael Parker

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 24.00

    Provides a rich, case-based account of the ethical issues arising in genetics for health professionals, patients and their families. more...

  • School Law for K-12 Educatorsby Frank D. Aquila

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 90.00

    A practical, user-friendly approach to school law supported by carefully constructed information that is of immediate interest to classroom teachers, supervisors and school administrators. Key Features Maps out the court's decision-making process in an easy-to-understand format Illustrates the key aspects of a legal issue through case-studies... more...

  • Law and the Disorderedby George C. Klein

    UPA 2009; US$ 47.99

    How does our legal and mental health system handle the mentally disordered? In this book, George C. Klein presents a revealing survey that explores the system of processing prisoners and patients from arrest to admissions to court. In an investigation spanning over 30-years, Klein examines and evaluates the intersection of law, mental health, and social... more...