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- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 91.48
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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 53.00
Professor Jenkins develops a systematic theory of the origins, the ends, and the functions of law. He then applies this theory to the problems that law encounters and the conditions that it must satisfy if it is to be an effective force in society. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In Knowing the Suffering of Others , legal scholar Austin Sarat brings together essays that address suffering as it relates to the law, highlighting the ways law imagines suffering and how pain and suffering become jurisprudential facts. From fetal imaging to end-of-life decisions, torts to international human rights, domestic violence to torture,... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 5.99
Whether used as a research tool or as an artifact of a past era of financial governance, Samuel Williston's Commercial Law is an indispensable reference on the subject. Prepared under the auspices of the American Institute of Banking by an esteemed Harvard Law School professor, this volume is the authoritative guide to commercial law up to and including... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
In the wake of apartheid, Law and Sacrifice draws on the uniquely expansive protection of fundamental rights now entrenched in the South African Constitution to outline a new theory of law. The South African Constitution not only protects the rights of people against abuses of power by the state, but also against abuses of power by private legal... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 59.40
This collection brings together a distinguished group of researchers to examine the power relations which are played out in university law schools as a result of the different pressures exerted upon them by a range of different 'stakeholders'. From students to governments, from lawyers to universities, a host of institutions and actors believe... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
This book explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human dignity and their translation into legal rights. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
In light of on-going global financial crises, the institutional structure of financial regulation is currently a subject of significant academic and practical interest. The financial crisis has called into question the adequacy of financial regulation at the national and supranational levels, and has instigated financial regulatory reforms in major... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 88.25
Hauptbeschreibung By the end of the middle ages and in early-modern Europe, judges in superior or central courts had risen to a prominent position in society and played a crucial role in legal developments. Whether in the Common Law system or in continental Europe, the courts' decisions became a focus for legal reasoning, forensic arguments and doctrine.... more...