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  • A Bibliography of Legal Festschriftenby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    The idea of compiling a bibliography of legal Festschriften originated with Lilly Roberts, and represented the most important creative side of her life during the last ten years of her association with the Universi­ ty of Michigan Law Library. The project received advice and counsel from the Foreign Law Com­ mittee of the American Association of Law... more...

  • International Judicial Lawmakingby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    Over the past two decades new international courts have entered the scene of international law and existing institutions have started to play more significant roles. The present volume studies one particular dimension of their increasing practice: international judicial lawmaking. It observes that in a number of fields of international law, judicial... more...

  • Law, Liberty, and the Rule of Lawby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    This book examines the core concepts of the rule of law, discussing the balance of powers and exploring the relationship between rule of law, human rights and separation of powers as well as the interplay between rule of law, constitutionalism and democracy. more...

  • Solidarity: A Structural Principle of International Lawby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 94.00

    This volume presents a high-level scholarly discussion on whether the concept of solidarity functions as a structural principle of international law and to what extent it has become a full-fledged legal principle. Each contributor addresses these questions by examining normative operations of the principle of solidarity in different branches of international... more...

  • Toleration, Neutrality and Democracyby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00

    Catriona McKinnon and Dario Castiglione It is not an overstatement to say that toleration is one of the most important issues for the defmition of a moral and political theory with application to modem globalised societies. Toleration is a value which no politician in any liberal democratic society would dare to reject. In the UK, its value is reflected... more...

  • Systematic Approaches to Argument by Analogyby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    The present volume assembles a relevant set of studies of argument by analogy, which address this topic in a systematic fashion, either from an essentially theoretical perspective or from the perspective of it being applied to different fields like politics, linguistics, literature, law, medicine, science in general and philosophy. All result from... more...

  • Legal Fictions in Theory and Practiceby

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This multi-disciplinary, multi-jurisdictional collection offers the first ever full-scale analysis of legal fictions. Its focus is on fictions in legal practice, examining and evaluating their roles in a variety of different areas of practice (e.g. in Tort Law, Criminal Law and Intellectual Property Law) and in different times and places (e.g. in... more...

  • Natural Law and the Possibility of a Global Ethicsby

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00

    Accounts of natural law moral philosophy and theology sought principles and precepts for morality, law, and other forms of social authority, whose prescriptive force was not dependent for validity on human decision, social influence, past tradition, or cultural convention, but through natural reason itself. This volume critically explores and assesses... more...

  • Territorial Rightsby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 139.00

    Liberal defences of nationalism, prevalent since the mid-1980?s, have largely neglected the fact that nationalism is primarily about land. Territorial Rights examines the generic types of territorial claims customarily put forward by national groups as justification for their territorial demands, within the framework of what has come to be known... more...

  • Coercion and the Stateby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 159.00

    A signal feature of legal and political institutions is that they exercise coercive power. The essays in this volume examine institutional coercion with the aim of trying to understand its nature, justification and limits. Included are essays that take a fresh look at perennial questions ? what, if anything, can legitimate state exercises of coercive... more...