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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.00
The United States is among the wealthiest nations in the world. But that wealth hasn't translated to a higher life expectancy, an area where the United States still ranks thirty-eighth?behind Cuba, Chile, Costa Rica, and Greece, among many others. Some fault the absence of universal health care or the persistence of social inequalities. Others blame... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
In this timely book Christa Roodt demonstrates how the structure and method of private international law can be applied in its expanding relationship with cultural heritage law. In particular, she explores the use of private international law in the context of ownership claims and the illicit trafficking of cultural objects. She shows how, in decisions... more...
- Franz Vahlen 2015; US$ 31.01
Zum Inhalt: Wirtschaftsprivatrecht, insbesondere Bürgerliches Recht ?Three in one? lautet das Motto dieses Buchs: Es beginnt mit einer ausführlichen Einführung in das BGB mit Exkursen in andere Rechtsgebiete, insbesondere ins Handels- und ins Gesellschaftsrecht. Alle Sachverhalte werden zunächst in einer verständlichen Sprache erläutert, danach werden... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available
Biographische Informationen Dr. José Carlos Nóbrega ist wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am European Legal Studies Institute der Universität Osnabrück. Reihe Schriften zum Internationalen Privatrecht und zur Rechtsvergleichung - Band 035 more...
- The New Press 2015; US$ 27.95
Owen Fiss has been a leading legal scholar for over thirty years, yet before 2001 it would have seemed unlikely for him to write about national security and the laws of war; his focus was civil procedure and equal protection, but when the War on Terror began to shroud legal proceedings in secrecy, he realized that the bulwarks of procedure that shield... more...
- Addicus Books 2015; US$ 9.99
Providing accurate and objective information to help make the right decisions during a divorce in Maine, this guide provides answers to 360 queries such as What is the mediation process in Maine and is it required? How quickly can one get a divorce? Who decides who gets the cars, the pets, and the house? What actions might influence child custody?... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 12.99
The verdicts have made headlines, but little is known about the inner workings of the court in which they were delivered. In Fifty Years of Justice, James Denham presents the fascinating history of the U.S. Middle District Court of Florida from its founding in 1962 to the present. Readers will discover the intricacies of rulings, the criminal defendants... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
The institution of marriage stands at a critical juncture. As gay marriage equality gains acceptance in law and public opinion, questions abound regarding marriage?s future. Will same-sex marriage lead to more radical marriage reform? Should it? Antonin Scalia and many others on the right warn of a slippery slope from same-sex marriage toward polygamy,... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 47.00
When Beatles star John Lennon faced deportation from the U.S. in the 1970s, his lawyer Leon Wildes made a groundbreaking argument. He argued that Lennon should be granted ?nonpriority? status pursuant to INS?s (now DHS?s) policy of prosecutorial discretion. In U.S. immigration law, the agency exercises prosecutorial discretion favorably when it refrains... more...