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  • The Vantage of Lawby James Allan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The premise of this book is that a shift of vantage will help elucidate various important issues of law related to judging, to bills of rights and to more abstract questions of legal philosophy. The work begins by focussing on the jurisprudential issue of whether it is desirable to keep separate the demands of law and of morality and uses the device... more...

  • Ubiquitous Lawby Emmanuel Melissaris

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Ubiquitous Law explores the possibility of understanding the law in dissociation from the State while, at the same time, establishing the conditions of meaningful communication between various legalities. This book argues that the enquiry into the legal has been biased by the implicit or explicit presupposition of the State's exclusivity to a claim... more...

  • The Right Not to be Criminalizedby Dennis J. Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book presents arguments and proposals for constraining criminalization, with a focus on the legal limits of the criminal law. The book approaches the issue by showing how the moral criteria for constraining unjust criminalization can and has been incorporated into constitutional human rights and thus provides a legal right not to be unfairly criminalized.... more...

  • Towards a Public Law of Tortby Tom Cornford

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Presenting a new approach to the problem of public authority liability, this volume provides a theoretical foundation in the form of principles of administrative liability that are both normatively sound and consonant with other recognized legal principles. These principles are used as criteria by which to judge the current law and as a guide to reform.... more...

  • A Natural Law Approach to Normativityby Bebhinn Donnelly

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Exploring the relationship between natural law theory and the philosophy of law, Bebhinn Donnelly proposes a new approach to natural law theory - one which addresses some of the tradition's shortcomings and advances further its approach to Hume's dichotomy. Key features: â?¢ Provides a clear definition of `nature' in this context â?¢ Contrasts... more...

  • The Supreme Court and Benign Elite Democracy in Japanby Hiroshi Itoh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    The Constitution of Japan has served the country for more than half a century, creating and maintaining a stable and functional democratic system. This book innovatively interprets Japanese politics as a â??benign elite democracyâ?? whilst demonstrating the Supreme Court's vital contribution to the political structure. In The Supreme Court and Benign... more...

  • Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Tortsby John Oberdiek

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 109.99

    This book offers a rich insight into the law of torts and cognate fileds, and will be of broad interest to those working in legal and moral philosophy. It has contributions from all over the world and represents the state-of-the art in tort theory. more...

  • The Philosophy of Customary Lawby James Bernard Murphy

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 77.99

    In The Philosophy of Customary Law , James Bernard Murphy brings greater theoretical clarity to the often murky topic of custom by showing that custom must be analyzed into two more logically basic concepts: convention and habit . With a clearer understanding of custom, one can better grasp the many roles that custom plays in a legal system. In... more...

  • Essays in Legal Philosophyby Eugenio Bulygin; Carlos Bernal; Carla Huerta; Tecla Mazzarese; José Juan Moreso; Pablo E. Navarro; Stanley L. Paulson

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 97.99

    For the first time, the essays of Eugenio Bulygin, a distinguished representative of legal science and legal philosophy, are available in an English-language collection. more...

  • Reconstructing American Legal Realism & Rethinking Private Law Theoryby Hanoch Dagan

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 92.99

    In Reconstructing American Legal Realism & Rethinking Private Law Theory , Hanoch Dagan provides an innovative and useful interpretation of legal realism. He revives the legal realists' rich account of law as a growing institution accommodating three sets of constitutive tensions--between power and reason, science and craft, and tradition and progress--and... more...