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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...

  • Trade Secrecy and International Transactionsby Elizabeth Rowe; Sharon K. Sandeen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Providing a valuable source of information on the law and practice of trade secrecy in international business transactions, this book provides concise but authoritative insight into international trade secret harmonization efforts and the trade secret laws of many countries. Trade secret law in the United States is promoted as the international standard... more...

  • Research Handbook on the Economics of Insurance Lawby Daniel Schwarcz; Peter Siegelman

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Insurance law and insurance economics each have long and distinguished scholarly histories, but participants in the two disciplines have not always communicated well across academic silos. The Handbook encourages more policy-relevant insurance economics scholarship and more economically sophisticated legal scholarship by bringing together original... 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...

  • Business Networks Reloadedby Peter Krebs; Stefanie Jung; Gunther Teubner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 154.95

    Business networks are an important economic phenomenon of increasing practical importance throughout Europe. This volume examines business networks from an interdisciplinary perspective, with many contributions dealing with a certain form of business network, the so-called cooperative or non-hierarchical. With regard to this specific form of cooperation... more...

  • Transnational Commercial Lawby Roy Goode; Herbert Kronke; Ewan McKendrick

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 84.99

    When the first edition of this student work was published some eight years ago transnational commercial law, introduced as a postgraduate course at the University of Oxford in 1995, was taught at a relatively small number of law schools. Since then the subject has blossomed and is now taught at law schools around the world. Focused on the products... more...

  • Little Book of Loony Sex Lawsby Christine Green

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2015; US$ 4.99

    A little book that takes a quirky look at the world of sex and finds that, universally, the law is an ass! The Little Book of Loony Sex Laws reveals over 250 loony sex laws and rules ?????? some current, some ancient. Did you know that in the USA in VIRGINIA in the county of Norfolk a law was passed banning women from wearing corsets. The reason being... more...

  • Außen- und Binnendurchgriff im Vertragsnetzby Judita Dolzan

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This work investigates the phenomenon of contractual networks and, while drawing on interdisciplinary approaches, attempts to position the issue legally, not least with a view to the dogma of contract law. It examines in particular the impacts that result from the ?network character? of individual contracts, as well as the associated modifications... 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...

  • Routledge Handbook of Maritime Regulation and Enforcementby Robin Warner; Stuart Kaye

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 205.00

    With advances in technology and maritime transport, human use of the ocean now extends beyond the traditional activities of navigation and fishing. Emerging activities such as bioprospecting, deep seabed mineral and hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation, offshore renewable energy developments and marine scientific probes of deep sea areas challenge... more...