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  • Purposive Interpretation in Lawby Aharon Barak; Sari Bashi

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    This book presents a comprehensive theory of legal interpretation, by a leading judge and legal theorist. Currently, legal philosophers and jurists apply different theories of interpretation to constitutions, statutes, rules, wills, and contracts. Aharon Barak argues that an alternative approach--purposive interpretation--allows jurists and scholars... more...

  • From Apology to Utopiaby Martti Koskenniemi

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    This 2006 reissue presents a view of international law as a practice that aims to 'depoliticise' international relations. more...

  • Intellectual Property and Human Rightsby W. Grosheide

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Provides an explanation to the relationship between intellectual property law and human rights law. This work promotes the view that this relationship should be central to the analysis of many of the profound problems that nation states and the international community encounter, be they scientific, technological or cultural. more...

  • Socializing Statesby Ryan Goodman; Derek Jinks

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 28.99

    The role of international law in global politics is as poorly understood as it is important. But how can the international legal regime encourage states to respect human rights? Given that international law lacks a centralized enforcement mechanism, it is not obvious how this law matters at all, and how it might change the behavior or preferences of... more...

  • The Access of Individuals to International Justiceby Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 59.99

    This book contends that the right of access to justice (at national and international levels) constitutes a basic cornerstone of the international protection of human rights, and conforms a true right to the Law. It amounts, lato sensu, to the right to the realization of justice. In such understanding, it comprises not only the formal access to a tribunal... more...

  • The Emergency Sasquatch Ordinanceby Kevin Underhill

    American Bar Association 2014; US$ 9.99

    Here's a collection of wacky written laws where each one was actually thought up by real human beings who then decided after writing it down and upon further reflection that yes, this would be a good rule that everybody should follow. You'll find more than 200 unusual, bizarre, and absurd laws. Above all, all of the laws mentioned in this book are... more...

  • Courting Social Justiceby Varun Gauri; Daniel M. Brinks

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    This book is a first-of-its-kind, five-country empirical study of the causes and consequences of social and economic rights litigation. more...

  • The Path of the Lawby Oliver Wendell Holmes

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99

    The Path of the Law is a short essay by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932. A cornerstone of his jurisprudential philosophy was the prediction theory of law, believing the law should be defined specifically as a prediction of how the courts work. In The Path of the Law... more...

  • Katastrophenanleihen.by Alexander Täumer

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 76.94

    Hauptbeschreibung Die durch Hurrikan Andrew verursachten Versicherungsschäden veranlassten die Versicherungswirtschaft Anfang der 1990er Jahre, neue Versicherungsmodelle zu entwickeln, die in der Lage sind, Großschäden preisgünstig abzusichern. Das Ergebnis dieser Bemühungen war unter anderem die Entwicklung von Katastrophenanleihen, mit deren Hilfe... more...