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  • Judicial Reputationby Nuno Garoupa; Tom Ginsburg

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    Judges are society?s elders and experts, our masters and mediators. We depend on them to dispense justice with integrity, deliberation, and efficiency. Yet judges, as Alexander Hamilton famously noted, lack the power of the purse or the sword. They must rely almost entirely on their reputations to secure compliance with their decisions, obtain resources,... more...

  • The World Trade Organizationby David Collins

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 7.99

    The World Trade Organization is one of the most important yet least understood organizations in the world. As a lynchpin of globalization, the WTO allows us to enjoy products and services from around the world, but it also lays bare the frailty of many industries, in some cases leading to unemployment and even threatening social cohesion. In this... more...

  • Comparative Tort Lawby Mauro Bussani; Anthony J. Sebok

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Comparative Tort Law: Global Perspectives provides a framework for analyzing and understanding the current state of tort law in most of the world's legal systems. The book examines tort law theories, rules and cultures. It looks at general issues at play throughout the globe, such as causation, economic and non-economic damages, product and professional... more...

  • Konflikt und Koexistenzby Gerd Bender; Michael Stolleis; Jani Kirov

    Vittorio Klostermann 2015; Not Available

    In dem Komplex "Südosteuropa" steckt ein erhebliches rechtshistorisch-theoretisches Potential. Sehr alte ethnische Strukturen wurden durch römisches, byzantinisches, osmanisches und westeuropäisches Recht überblendet. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes behandeln Kernfragen der Rezeption und des Transfers normativer Ordnungen in den Rechtsordnungen... more...

  • E-Voting Case Lawby Geo Taglioni; Assoc Prof Douglas W. Jones; Ms Ardita Driza Maurer; Professor Jordi Barrat Esteve; Professor David Schultz

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    E-voting is the use of electronic means in the casting of the vote at political elections or referendums. This book provides an overview of e-voting related case-law worldwide and explains how judicial decisions impact e-voting development. With contributions by renowned experts on thirteen countries, the authors discuss e-voting both from controlled... more...

  • Die Eule der Minerva in Hegels Rechtsphilosophieby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.00

    The foreword to Hegel?s Philosophy of Right concludes with a though-provoking metaphor: ?When philosophy paints its grey in grey, one form of life has become old, and by means of grey it cannot be rejuvenated, but only known. The owl of Minerva takes its flight only when the shades of night are gathering.? How do we understand this enigma... more...

  • Food and Drug Regulation in an Era of Globalized Marketsby Sam F Halabi

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Food and Drug Regulation in an Era of Globalized Markets provides a synthesized look at the pressures that are impacting today?s markets, including trade liberalization, harmonization initiatives between governments, increased aid activities to low-and middle-income countries, and developing pharmaceutical sectors in China and India. From the... more...

  • Copyrighting Creativityby Professor Helle Porsdam

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    What is the relationship between creativity, cultural heritage institutions and copyright? Who owns culture and cultural heritage? The digital age has expanded the horizon of creative possibilities for artists and cultural institutions - what is the impact on legal regimes that were constructed for an analogue world? What are the tensions between... more...

  • Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platformsby Dr Christine Riefa; Professor Geraint Howells

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Online auctions have undergone many transformations and continue to attract millions of customers worldwide. However these popular platforms remain understudied by legal scholars and misunderstood by legislators. This book explores the legal classification of online auction sites across a range of countries in Europe. Including empirical studies conducted... more...

  • Repairing Domestic Climate Displacementby Scott Leckie; Chris Huggins

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Climate change, sometimes thought of as a problem for the future, is already impacting people?s lives around the world: families are losing their homes, lands and livelihoods as a result of sea level rise, increased frequency and intensity of storms, drought and other phenomena. Following several years of preparatory work across the globe, legal scholars,... more...