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- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 22.50
Conundrums, puzzles, and perversities: these are Leo Katz?s stock-in-trade, and in Why the Law Is So Perverse , he focuses on four fundamental features of our legal system, all of which seem to not make sense on some level and to demand explanation. First, legal decisions are essentially made in an either/or fashion?guilty or not guilty, liable... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
After 15 years the WTO is not functioning as envisioned and is faced with many new trade challenges - climate change, terrorism, pandemics, genetically modified organisms, food safety - which it is ill-equipped to handle. Conflict, Chaos and Confusion sheds light on this deep and acute crisis, focusing on contentious and complex new trade issues and... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 131.99
Social movements provide the engine of legal change and law itself spurs social movement activity. This issue of Studies in Law, Politics and Society examines the legal life of social movements and their impact on law. The articles collected here take up social movements in several different nations, including France, South Africa and Canada, asking... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.60
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...
- 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...
Origins of Legislative Sovereignty and the Legislative State: Volume Six, American Traditions and Innovation with Contemporary Import and Foreground, Book I: Foundations, (to Early 19th Century)ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 84.00
This first book of the sixth volume centers on the Revolutionary and Constitutional eras in early American history, while also carrying the story ahead into the early 19th century. How did the American founders adapt and utilize European thought in their political and legal ideas on sovereignty, state, and legislation? Because of the seismic impact... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00
When the United Nations General Assembly approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1948, it was hailed as a major advancement for humanity. In the aftermath of the horrors of World War II, the majority of nations around the world worked together for the first time in history to affirm the importance of human life and dignity. This... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 33.00
This supplement to the Nuclear Law Bulletin containts the unofficial consolidated texts of the Paris Convention and the Brussels Supplementary Convention on Nuclear Third Party Liability as amended. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 74.00
This publication is the sixth edition of the Condensed Version of the OECD Model Tax Convention on Income and Capital . This shorter version contains the full text of the Articles, Commentary, and Country Positions of the Model Tax Convention as it read on 15 July 2005. It does not include the the historical notes, the detailed list of... more...