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  • Research Methods in Lawby Dawn Watkins; Mandy Burton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    The aim of this book is to explain in clear terms some of the main methodological approaches in legal research. This is an edited collection, with each chapter written by specialists in their field, researching in a variety of jurisdictions. Each contributor addresses the topic of "lay decision makers in the legal system" from one particular methodological... more...

  • International Justice Pursuitby Richard J. Goldstone; Adam M. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 31.95

    Written by a former UN Chief Prosecutor and a leading international law expert, this is a much needed, short and accessible introduction to the current debates in international humanitarian law. Analyzing the legal and political underpinnings of international judicial institutions, it provides the reader with an understanding of both the historical... more...

  • Japanese and European Private International Law in Comparative Perspectiveby Harald Baum; Jürgen Basedow; Yuko Nishitani

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 107.83

    Hauptbeschreibung The idea of national codification is advancing on a global scale in conflict of laws. A large number of legislative projects dealing with codifying and modernizing private international law, both on the national and the supranational level, have been launched in the past few years. Among such recent initiatives, the advances taken... more...

  • Statut und Effizienzby Giesela Rühl

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 107.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Ist das Internationale Privatrecht eine effiziente Antwort auf die Probleme grenzüberschrei­tender Transaktionen? In ihrer Untersuchung zu den ökonomischen Grundlagen des Interna­tionalen Privatrechts geht Giesela Rühl dieser Frage nach. Sie unterzieht die einschlägigen Normen auf breiter rechtsvergleichender Grundlage einer Analyse... more...

  • Richtlinienverstoß und Verschiebung der Contra-legem-Grenze im Privatrechtsverhältnisby Nicole Baldauf

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 75.15

    Hauptbeschreibung Nicole Baldauf behandelt die Problematik der richtlinienkonformen Rechtsfindung im Privatrechtsverhältnis. Ausgangspunkt sind zum einen die Voraussetzungen und Grenzen des nationalen Verfassungsrechts und Methodenverständnisses, zum anderen die Vorgaben des Europäischen Gerichtshofs zur unionsrechtskonformen Interpretation des nationalen... more...

  • Rechtsverfolgung im Auslandby Rolf A. Schütze

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This standard work on prosecuting abroad considers all aspects of conducting cases abroad. Since the previous edition's publication, the number of Member States of the European Union has more than doubled. The Community has enacted many new regulations in the field of civil procedure and many States have reformed their civil procedure law. In the field... more...

  • Battered Women, Their Children, and International Lawby Taryn Lindhorst; Jeffrey L. Edleson

    Northeastern University Press 2012; US$ 39.99

    An eye-opening appraisal of how current Hague Child Abduction Convention agreements unintentionally harm abused women and their children more...

  • Same-Sex Couples before National, Supranational and International Jurisdictionsby Daniele Gallo; Luca Paladini; Pietro Pustorino

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    The present volume focuses on the jurisprudence of national, supranational and international jurisdictions (and quasi-juridictions) as regards the legal status of same-sex couples. Its aim is to explore the content, rationale, functioning and potential of the different jurisdictions? reasonings and their contribution to the strengthening of LGBTI rights... more...

  • Deutsches Privatrecht.by Otto von Gierke

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 95.78

    Hauptbeschreibung Das »Deutsche Privatrecht«, dessen drei Bände »Allgemeiner Teil und Personenrecht«, »Sachenrecht« und »Schuldrecht« in den Jahren 1895, 1905 und 1917 im Druck erschienen und dessen vierter Band »Familienrecht« erst 2010 aus dem Nachlaß herausgegeben wurde, ist nach dem »Genossenschaftsrecht« das zweite und letzte monumentale Hauptwerk... more...

  • Odd Couplesby Jens Rydström

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 34.95

    The concept of marriage as a union of a man and a woman was fundamentally challenged by the introduction of registered partnership in Denmark in 1989. Odd Couples is the first comprehensive history of registered partnership and gay marriage in Scandinavia. It traces the origins of laws which initially were extremely controversial—inside and... more...