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- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 36.00
Pulling the rug out from debates about interpretation, The Language of Statutes joins together learning from law, linguistics, and cognitive science to illuminate the fundamental issues and problems in this highly contested area. Here, Lawrence M. Solan argues that statutory interpretation is alive, well, and not in need of the major overhaul that... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 133.00 US$ 115.27
From the earliest periods of architecture and building, architects’ actions have been conditioned by rules, regulations, standards, and governance practices. These range from socio-cultural and religious codes seeking to influence the formal structure of settlement patterns, to prescriptive building regulations specifying detailed elements of... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 41.99 US$ 36.11
In this book Joseph Raz develops his work on some central questions in practical philosophy: legal, political and moral. The book provides a valuable overview of Raz's views on the methodology of jurisprudence; on the nature of law and its relation to morality; on the justification of authority; and on interpretation in law and the humanities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book includes a set of studies and reflections that have emerged since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Encompassing a number of human rights, such as the right to environmental protection, the right to humanitarian aid, and the right to democratic governance, this collection focuses on issues and areas that... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2000; US$ 38.00
The extent to which the law ought to preserve a distinctly private realm is a pressing concern in our surveillance society in which personal information is increasingly collected, transferred, and stored. more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 141.00
The present work, based on a Course given at The Hague Academy of International Law in the Summer 2007, identifies the philosophical postulates that underlie this field of study and shows their profound coherence and the practical consequences that follow from these postulates in the resolution of international disputes. more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 65.00
The possibility of law in the absence of a nation would seem to strip law from its source of meaning and value. At the same time, law divorced from nations would clear the ground for a cosmopolitan vision in which the prejudices or idiosyncrasies of distinctive national traditions would give way to more universalist groundings for law. These alternately... more...
- sellier european law publishers 2010; US$ 111.00
Irrespective of the increasing harmonization of law at the transnational level, every arbitration raises a number of confl ict of laws problems relating to procedural questions as well as to issues concerning the merits of the case. Unlike a state court judge, the arbitrator has no lex fori in the proper sense providing the relevant confl ict rules... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 60.00
Though many legal theorists are familiar with Jürgen Habermas's work addressing core legal concerns, they are not necessarily familiar with his earlier writings in philosophy and social theory. Because Habermas's later work on law invokes, without significant explanation, the whole battery of concepts developed in earlier phases of his career, even... more...