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  • Child Custody and Visitation Disputes in Sweden and the United Statesby Diane Pranzo

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 64.99

    What are the social and cultural features that have the most impact on the interpretation of the legal standard "best interest of the child"? One method for answering this question is through a comparison of two societies both of which apply the same legal standard to the same types of contested child custody and visitation cases. This book compares... more...

  • Research Methods in Lawby Dawn Watkins; Mandy Burton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    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...

  • Private International Law in Mainland China, Taiwan and Europeby Jürgen Basedow; Knut Benjamin Pißler

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 80.16

    Over the last decades, private international law has become the target of intense codification efforts. Inspired by the stimulating initiatives taken by some European countries, by the Brussels Convention and the Rome Convention, numerous countries in other regions of the world started to enact comprehensive legislation in the field. Among them are... more...

  • Bewertung der Rechtswohltaten an Frauenby Fee Kinalzik

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 73.67

    Ruinöse Bürgschaften von Ehefrauen für ihre Gatten und erheblich einseitig belastende ehevertragliche Vereinbarungen bewegen schon seit langem Rechtsprechung und Literatur. Obwohl diese Problematik nicht neu und bereits vielfach diskutiert ist, können kaum alle Fragen als vollständig geklärt angesehen werden. Insbesondere das Austarieren von Bevormundung... more...

  • Examens-Repetitorium Besonderes Schuldrecht 2by Petra Buck-Heeb

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2015; US$ 19.69

    Der Inhalt: Das Examens-Repetitorium zu den Gesetzlichen Schuldverhältnissen Geschäftsführung ohne Auftrag, Deliktsrecht und Bereicherungsrecht bietet eine vertiefende, wissenschaftlichen Ansprüchen genügende Darstellung zentraler Fragen des Rechtsgebiets zur Vorbereitung auf die Erste Juristische Prüfung im Pflichtfach. Ein besonderes Anliegen ist... more...

  • Surrogacy, Law and Human Rightsby Anurag Chawla; Assoc Prof Paula Gerber; Ms Katie O'Byrne; Professor Gillian Triggs

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical analysis of the current regulation of surrogacy via domestic... more...

  • When Gay People Get Marriedby M. V. Lee Badgett

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 21.25

    Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Book Award from the American Psychological Association?s 44th Division (the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues) The summer of 2008 was the summer of love and commitment for gays and lesbians in the United States. Thousands of same-sex couples stood in line for wedding... more...

  • Directory of Commonwealth Law Schools 2003-2004by Clea

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 98.95

    There are more than 400 Commonwealth law schools, all having an entry within the latest edition of  The Directory of Commonwealth Law Schools . Each entry includes full contact details, courses offered, law journals published and research centres. This edition has been thoroughly revised, updated and expanded to take account of changes over the last... more...

  • Odd Couplesby Jens Rydström

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; 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 outside... more...

  • Gestaltungsakte im internationalen Rechtsverkehrby Panajotta Lakkis

    Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 108.34

    Panajotta Lakkis widerlegt die seit jeher bestehende Annahme, es bestünde eine prozessuale Gestaltungswirkung, die inter omnes gelte. Hat man bisher die inter omnes-Wirkung ungeprüft zu Grunde gelegt und sich nur mit den Folgeproblemen befasst, namentlich mit der Problematik des rechtlichen Gehörs, geht die Autorin den umgekehrten Weg und hinterfragt... more...