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- 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...
- 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...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2001; US$ 12.00
Doublement ambitieux, l'ouvrage relie un commentaire du travail du plus important juriste francophone moderne, Pierre Legendre, et un problème tragique: celui de pallier par des organes de porc la pénurie des organes humains à greffer. Cette approche inédite tend à faire apparaître le caractère idéologique... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 219.00
Juliano Z. Benvindo investigates the current movement of constitutional courts towards political activism, especially by focusing on the increasing use of the balancing method as a 'rational' justification for this process. From the critical perception of the serious risks of this movement to democracy, this book takes as examples two constitutional... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
A comprehensive overview of the field of comparative administrative law, the specially commissioned papers in this landmark volume represent a broad, multi-method approach combining history and social science perspectives with more strictly legal analyses. Comparisons of the United States, continental Europe, and the British Commonwealth are complemented... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 29.00
To understand the growth of Western constitutional thought, we need to consider ideas about the Church as well as ideas about the state. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 124.95
Social movements provide the engine of legal change and law itself spurs social movement activity. This issue of Studies in Law, Politics and Society examines the legal life of social movements and their impact on law. The articles collected here take up social movements in several different nations, including France, South Africa and Canada, asking... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 26.95
What will become of our earthly remains? What happens to our bodies during and after the various forms of cadaver disposal available? Who controls the fate of human remains? What legal and moral constraints apply? Legal scholar Norman Cantor provides a graphic, informative, and entertaining exploration of these questions. After We Die chronicles not... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2007; US$ 14.95
From 1975 to 2001, Andrew Fraser was a leading criminal solicitor with a successful national practice. And then it all went horribly wrong. In 1999 he was charged with being knowingly concerned with the importation of a commercial quantity of cocaine. Fraser pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing and to using cocaine over a period of time. He also... more...