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  • Cause Lawyeringby Austin Sarat; Stuart Scheingold

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 60.00

    The essays in this text represent a cross-national portrait of lawyers compelled to sacrifice financial gain so as to use their legal skills in the promotion of a more just society. The essays explore the relationship between cause lawyering and the organized legal professions of many countries. more...

  • Legal Systems of the Worldby Herbert M. Kritzer

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 385.00

    Legal Systems of the World is the only comprehensive reference work that covers the legal systems of every nation on earth, every state in the Union, and every province of Canada. Is Common Law really all that common around the world? Is a defendant innocent until proven guilty in Romania? How does the court system of California stack up against the... more...

  • Influence and Powerby Ruth Zimmerling

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    This book will be of interest to legal, political and other social theorists/philosophers. Unique in its topics as well as in its approach, the book takes substantial steps towards answering essential questions about political influence. It analyses the concepts of social, political and legal power with a view towards arriving at an adequate and theoretically... more...

  • The Public Nature of Science under Assaultby Helga Nowotny; Dominique Pestre; Eberhard Schmidt-Aßmann

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 99.00

    Science has development from a self-evident public good to being highly valued in other contexts for different reasons: strengthening the economic competitiveness and, especially in high-tech fields, as a financial investment for future gains. This has been accompanied by a shift from public to private funding with intellectual property rights gaining... more...

  • Autonomy in the Lawby Mortimer Sellers

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.99

    Autonomy in the Law considers one of the most important benefits of the rule of law. Juxtaposing European and American conceptions of autonomy in the law of families, capital punishment and, criminal trials reveals the common values that justify all legal systems. Law protects the autonomy of individuals and associations by defending the boundaries... more...

  • Justices and Journalistsby Richard Davis

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    This book examines whether Supreme Court justices are becoming more publicity-conscious and why that might be happening. more...

  • "Volkseigentum ist unantastbar"by Felix Muhl

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 46.45

    Hauptbeschreibung In diesem Buch setzt sich erstmals ein Autor ausschließlich mit dem sog. Volkseigentumsschutzgesetz der DDR vom 6. Oktober 1952 auseinander, das für die Etablierung des Sozialismus "von oben" von großer Bedeutung war. Das Werk stellt die einzelnen Normen des Gesetzes dar und weist deren praktische Anwendung anhand zahlreicher Gerichtsurteile... more...

  • Visualizing Law and Authorityby Leif Dahlberg

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    The volume ?Visualizing Law and Authority. Essays on Legal Aesthetics? brings together revised papers from the international conference ?Law and the Image?, held in Stockholm, 24?25 September, 2010. The participants/contributors belong to the disciplines of Art history, Cultural studies, Literary and Media studies, and Law. The contributions discuss... more...