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Jurisprudence

  • Evidence Mattersby Susan Haack

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    Susan Haack brings her distinctive work in theory of knowledge and philosophy of science to bear on real-life legal issues. more...

  • Amerikanische Rechtspraxisby Lara M. Pair

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    The Handbook of American Legal Practice is particularly targeted to German attorneys that encounter American or English law in their daily practice but may also prove a useful aid to economists and senior management of internationally active companies. The presentation especially focuses on the fields of civil procedural law, criminal procedural law... more...

  • Russian Lawyers and the Soviet Stateby Eugene Huskey

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.95

    This study traces the development of the Soviet Bar through periods of legal nihilism and legal revival to its final integration into the Soviet order at the end of the 1930s--a story of uncertainty and conflict in the Bolshevik ranks over the role of the lawyer under socialism and one of resistance to Soviet power by a profession jealous of its own... more...

  • The American Revolution and the Lawby Shannon C. Stimson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.00

    In 1773 John Adams observed that one source of tension in the debate between England and the colonies could be traced to the different conceptions each side had of the terms "legally" and "constitutionally"--different conceptions that were, as Shannon Stimson here demonstrates, symptomatic of deeper jurisprudential, political, and even epistemological... more...

  • The Legacy of Roman Law in the German Romantic Eraby James Q. Whitman

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.50

    Well after the process of codification had begun elsewhere in nineteenth-century Europe, ancient Roman law remained in use in Germany, expounded by brilliant scholars and applied in both urban and rural courts. The survival of this flourishing Roman legal culture into the industrial era is a familiar fact, but until now little effort has been made... more...

  • Why Preserve Natural Variety?by Bryan G. Norton

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00

    A valuable and unique contribution both to environmental ethics and public policy analysis of the preservation of species question. Norton provides a critical overview of the range of thought on the issue, presents a new and comprehensive rationale for preservation of both species and ecosystems, and addresses policy issues. Originally published... more...

  • The Whilton Dispute, 1264-1380by Robert C. Palmer

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Robert C. Palmer examines the Whilton dispute, an intrafamilial, multigenerational contest over a large estate that continued, primarily in the courts, from 1264until 1380. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • Historians and the Law in Postrevolutionary Franceby Donald R. Kelley

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In the Romantic fascination with Europe's past, scholars of Restoration France proposed to reconstruct their national traditions with more attention to social and cultural factors than older-fashioned political historians had shown. Donald R. Kelley examines a major feature of this new history": the convergence of the profession of law and the study... more...

  • The Rise of the Roman Juristsby Bruce W. Frier

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.95

    Combining historical, sociological, and legal expertise, Bruce Frier discloses the reasons for the emergence of law as a professional discipline in the later Roman Republic. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • Social Order and the Limits of Lawby Iredell Jenkins

    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...