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  • Judicial Reputationby Nuno Garoupa; Tom Ginsburg

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    Judges are society?s elders and experts, our masters and mediators. We depend on them to dispense justice with integrity, deliberation, and efficiency. Yet judges, as Alexander Hamilton famously noted, lack the power of the purse or the sword. They must rely almost entirely on their reputations to secure compliance with their decisions, obtain resources,... more...

  • The Muslim Conception of International Law and the Western Approachby Mohammad Talaat Ghunaimi

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    The traditional doctrine of Islamic law in regard to international re­ lations is well known. The Shari'a includes many excellent provisions about declarations of war, treaties of peace, armistices, diplomatic envoys, negotiations and guarantees of safe conduct. But the fact remains that it divides the world, broadly speaking, into the "Abode of Islam"... more...

  • The International Legal Status of Formosaby Frank P. Morello; Paul K.T. Sih

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Can two-Chinas co-exist in the present world order? In a sense they co-exist now-Free China in Taiwan (Formosa) and Communist China on the mainland. Barring a military showdown, this situation could remain for years to come. However, if we seek to put Free China and Communist China on some permanent basis and give them interna­ tional juridical status... more...

  • Martial Law in India, Pakistan and Ceylonby Joseph Minattur

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    (i) What is Martial Law? It is difficult to define martial law, especially because of "the haze of uncertainty which envelops it. " 1 The expression is used to denote a variety of forms of government or law, such as military law governing soldiers in the service of the State, military govern­ ment in occupied areas, any kind of arbitrary government... more...

  • International Mandates and Trusteeship Systemsby Ramendra Nath Chowdhuri

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Bismarck once said: "I do not want any colonies at all. Their only use is to provide sinecures. That is all England at present gets out of her colonies, and Spain too. And as for us Gennans, colonies would be exactly like the silks and sables of the Polish nobleman who had no shirt to wear under them. " 1 It may be debated whether Bismarck was right... more...

  • Ordinary Meaningby Brian G. Slocum

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 56.00

    Consider this court case: a defendant has traded a gun for drugs, and there is a criminal sentencing provision that stipulates an enhanced punishment if the defendant ?uses? a firearm ?during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime.? Buying the drugs was obviously a crime?but can it be said that the defendant actually ?used? the gun during the... more...

  • Cause Lawyeringby Austin Sarat; Stuart Scheingold

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 60.00

    The essays in this text represent a cross-national portrait of lawyers compelled to sacrifice financial gain so as to use their legal skills in the promotion of a more just society. The essays explore the relationship between cause lawyering and the organized legal professions of many countries. more...

  • Legal Systems of the Worldby Herbert M. Kritzer

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 385.00

    Legal Systems of the World is the only comprehensive reference work that covers the legal systems of every nation on earth, every state in the Union, and every province of Canada. Is Common Law really all that common around the world? Is a defendant innocent until proven guilty in Romania? How does the court system of California stack up against the... more...

  • Offshore Financeby Hilton McCann

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 56.00

    A detailed analysis of the global offshore environment. more...

  • Religion in the Public Sphere: A Comparative Analysis of German, Israeli, American and International Lawby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 119.00

    How closely correlated should church and state be? May a state recognize or dignify the role and meaning of religion at all, and if so can it treat different religious groups differently? This book intends to answer these questions through a portrayal and comparison of various legal orders including those of Germany, Israel, France and the USA. ... more...