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  • On the Philosophy of Precedentby Thomas Bustamante; Carlos Bernal Pulido

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 39.17

    In this volume, the 3rd issue of the Proceedings of the 24th IVR World Congress, the reader will find a selection of papers on the general theme of "The Philosophy of Precedent". The foundations, legal nature, structure, strength and uses of the case law were vividly debated at two special workshops dedicated to the study of legal precedent... more...

  • Commercial Lawby Samuel Williston; Richard D. Currier; Richard W. Hill

    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 Path of the Lawby Oliver Wendell Holmes

    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...

  • Klausurenkurs im Europarechtby Andreas Musil; Daniel Burchard

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2013; US$ 27.97

    Streinz + Musil/Burchard = Prüfungserfolg: Dieser Klausurenkurs ist die perfekte Ergänzung zum Standardlehrbuch von Streinz, Europarecht . Angesprochen werden neben den Studierenden des Schwerpunktbereichs Internationales Recht/Europarecht, deren Bedürfnisse durch das Buch in vollem Umfang abgedeckt werden, auch und insbesondere Pflichtfachstudierende.... more...

  • Law and Sacrificeby Johan Van der Walt

    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...

  • A Theory of Precedentby Raimo Siltala

    Hart Publishing Limited 2000; US$ 135.00

    Analytical jurisprudence has mostly avoided the role of precedent in legal adjudication. In this study, six types of judicial precedent ideology are identified and then tested against judical experience around the world. more...

  • Rethinking the Masters of Comparative Lawby Annelise Riles

    Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 115.20

    Comparative Law is experiencing something of a renaissance,as legal scholars and practitioners traditionally outside the discipline find it newly relevant in projects such as constitution and code drafting, the harmonization of laws, court decisions, or as a tool for understanding the globalization of legal institutions. On the other hand, comparativists... more...

  • Comparative Law in the Courtroom and Classroomby Basil Markesinis

    Hart Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 45.00

    This book presents an original, deliberately controversial and, at times, disturbing appraisal of the state of comparative law at the beginning of the 21st century: its weaknesses, its strengths, and its protagonists (most of whom were personally known to the author) during the preceding thirty-five years. It is also a reminder of the unique opportunities... more...

  • Just Silencesby Marianne Constable

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95

    Is the Miranda warning, which lets an accused know of the right to remain silent, more about procedural fairness or about the conventions of speech acts and silences? Do U.S. laws about Native Americans violate the preferred or traditional "silence" of the peoples whose religions and languages they aim to "protect" and "preserve"? In Just Silences... more...

  • Stakeholders in the Law Schoolby Fiona Cownie

    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...