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  • Ernst Jaeger - Aus der Praxis des Insolvenzrechtsby Peter A. Windel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    Ernst Jaeger (1869-1944) played a pivotal role in shaping the study of bankruptcy law and composition and interpreting it for practical use. He accompanied contemporary legal practice with both commentaries and several series of essays. In his work, Jaeger constantly interpreted insolvency law with regard to specific cases and problems. The volume... more...

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Evolving Economiesby Megan M. Carpenter

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    The very foundation of the economy is changing. Across the United States, primary and secondary sector industries are no longer as viable as they once were - because the particular businesses are no longer profitable, because the underlying resources are no longer as plentiful or desirable, or because human activity is not essential to various aspects... more...

  • Legal Argumentation Theoryby Christian Dahlman; Eveline Feteris

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book offers its readers an overview of recent developments in the theory of legal argumentation written by representatives from various disciplines, including argumentation theory, philosophy of law, logic and artificial intelligence. It presents an overview of contributions representative of different academic and legal cultures, and different... more...

  • Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Lawby Jan M. Smits

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00

    Containing newly updated versions of existing entries and adding several important new entries, this second edition of the Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law takes stock of present-day comparative law scholarship. Written by leading authorities in their respective fields, the contributions in this accessible book cover and combine not only questions... more...

  • Special Issueby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95

    This special issue of Studies in Law, Politics, and Society focuses on the discourse of judging and the "language of judging" within many diverse legal scenarios. The volume features chapters specifically on: the "language of rights" within the context of abortion and same-sex marriage cases; discourses within the European Court... more...

  • The Secrets of Lawby Austin Sarat; Lawence Douglas; Martha Umphrey

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 65.00

    The Secrets of Law explores the ways law both traffics in and regulates secrecy. Taking a close look at the opacity built into legal and governance processes, it explores the ways law produces zones of secrecy, the relation between secrecy and justice, and how we understand the inscrutability of law's processes. The first half of the work examines... more...

  • The Design of Competition Law Institutionsby Eleanor M Fox; Michael J Trebilcock

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 99.99

    Competition (or antitrust) law is national law. More than 120 jurisdictions have adopted their own competition law. Is there a need for convergence of the competition law systems of the world? Much effort has been devoted to nudging substantive law convergence in the absence of an international law of competition. But it is widely acknowledged that... more...

  • The Laws of Robotsby Ugo Pagallo

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book explores how the design, construction, and use of robotics technology may affect today’s legal systems and, more particularly, matters of responsibility and agency in criminal law, contractual obligations, and torts. By distinguishing between the behaviour of robots as tools of human interaction, and robots as proper agents in the legal... more...

  • Der gute Staatby Walter Schweidler

    Springer 2014; US$ 29.99

    Die Würde des Menschen zu achten und seine Rechte zu schützen: Das ist der heute weltweit anerkannte Anspruch, vor dem staatliche Gewalt sich zu legitimieren hat. Ihm wohnt ein komplexer geschichtlicher und begrifflicher Hintergrund inne, den dieses Buch zu rekonstruieren und auf seine vernünftige Begründung hin zu durchdenken unternimmt. Dabei zeigt... more...

  • The Structure of Libertyby Randy E. Barnett

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    In this book, legal scholar Randy Barnett elaborates and defends the fundamental premise of the Declaration of Independence: that all persons have a natural right to pursue happiness so long as they respect the equal rights of others, and that governments are only justly established to secure these rights.Drawing upon insights from philosophy, economics,... more...