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- CRC Press 2016; US$ 132.95
This book includes updated theoretical considerations which provide an insight into avenues of research most likely to result in further improvements in material performance. It details the latest techniques for the preparation of thermoelectric materials employed in energy harvesting, together with advances in the thermoelectric characterisation... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 109.95
The term judicial opinion can be a misnomer as rarely are judges? true feelings on legal issues and the work they do made available to the public. Judges are constrained when writing decisions to follow the law and leave personal commentary aside. Through a series of revealing interviews, this book gathers empirical data from judges and justices... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
In countries outside the developed world, although writers have written commentaries on specific legal codes, very little attention has been given to legal writing which has focused specifically on the ethics of the legal profession. This book makes a special contribution in that regard providing, as it does, a comparative study of prevailing efforts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 79.95
This challenging book on jurisprudence begins by posing questions in the post-modern context,and then seeks to bridge the gap between our traditions and contemporary situation. It offers a narrative encompassing the birth of western philosophy in the Greeks and moves through medieval Christendom, Hobbes, the defence of the common law with David Hume,... more...
- Pavilion Books 2016; US$ 8.74
A rollicking collection of barely believable stories from five centuries of legal history - you?ll be gripped by these tales of murder, intrigue, crime, punishment and the pursuit of justice. Meet the only dead parrot ever to give evidence in a court of law, the doctor with the worst bedside manner of all time, the murderess who collected money from... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00
This book analyses the emerging jurisprudence of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), and seamlessly knits together all the disparate texts, policies and judicial decisions into a single, coherent resource. The work is deliberately crafted to address the lack of a comprehensive resource on the subject, and guide lawyers, policy-makers,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 229.00
This book examines the impact and shortcomings of the TRIPS Agreement, which was signed in Marrakesh on 15 April 1994. Over the last 20 years, the framework conditions have changed fundamentally. New technologies have emerged, markets have expanded beyond national borders, some developing states have become global players, the terms of international... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95
This book is a critical study of the work of legal psychologists, particularly in the United States, and the assumptions upon which the work is based. It rejects an experimentalist model of legal psychology and claims that the use of such a model is not scientific and therefore superior to other ways of analysing the legal system. It proposes ultimately... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 9.99
Jana Brauweiler, Markus Will und Anke Zenker-Hoffman stellen den umfangreichen und heterogenen Themenbereich des Arbeitsschutzrechts in Deutschland übersichtlich und kompakt vor. Sie erlauben es dadurch dem Leser, sich schnell einen Überblick zu verschaffen oder wesentliche Aspekte des Arbeitsschutzrechts, das in Deutschland im dualen System geregelt... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 70.00
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...