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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 201.00
This book analyses the legal and aesthetic discourses that combine to shape the image of the criminal, and that image's contemporary endurance. The author traces the roots of contemporary ideas about criminality back to legal, philosophical and aesthetic concepts originating in the nineteenth century. Building on the ideas of Foucault and Walter Benjamin,... more...
- American Bar Association 2014; US$ 19.99
This pocket-sized guide identifies common American legal phrases and concepts and provides accurate Spanish translations. The book is divided into sections based on substantive areas of law including criminal law, family law, labor and employment law, personal injury and medical malpractice, immigration, bankruptcy, and business law. In addition, a... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 244.00
The roots of organized crime penetrate deep into the normal operations of society, its economic and financial patterns, sometimes also its bureaucracy and ideological apparatuses. Drug trafficking, traffic in persons or terrorist networks could not exist if they did not engage large groups of people and routine patterns of social and economic behaviour.... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 72.04
Hauptbeschreibung Die Verhängung von Strafen stellt den massivsten Eingriff des Staates in die Rechte des Einzelnen überhaupt dar. Dennoch fristet die Strafzumessung in der Strafrechtswissenschaft eher ein Schattendasein. Während es unzählige Aufsätze zu den diversen Tatbestandsproblemen, die in Urteilen entschieden werden, gibt, existieren kaum... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 53.00
Professor Jenkins develops a systematic theory of the origins, the ends, and the functions of law. He then applies this theory to the problems that law encounters and the conditions that it must satisfy if it is to be an effective force in society. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In Knowing the Suffering of Others , legal scholar Austin Sarat brings together essays that address suffering as it relates to the law, highlighting the ways law imagines suffering and how pain and suffering become jurisprudential facts. From fetal imaging to end-of-life decisions, torts to international human rights, domestic violence to torture,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Groups seeking legal equality often take a victory as the end of the line. Once judgment is granted or a law is passed, coalitions disband and life goes on in a new state of equality. Policy makers too may assume that a troublesome file is now closed. This collection arises from the urgent sense that law reforms driven by equality call for fresh lines... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 5.99
Whether used as a research tool or as an artifact of a past era of financial governance, Samuel Williston's Commercial Law is an indispensable reference on the subject. Prepared under the auspices of the American Institute of Banking by an esteemed Harvard Law School professor, this volume is the authoritative guide to commercial law up to and including... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
The Path of the Law is a short essay by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932. A cornerstone of his jurisprudential philosophy was the prediction theory of law, believing the law should be defined specifically as a prediction of how the courts work. In The Path of the Law... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2001; US$ 12.00
Doublement ambitieux, l'ouvrage relie un commentaire du travail du plus important juriste francophone moderne, Pierre Legendre, et un problème tragique: celui de pallier par des organes de porc la pénurie des organes humains à greffer. Cette approche inédite tend à faire apparaître le caractère idéologique... more...