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  • Mixed Jurisdictions Worldwideby Vernon Valentine Palmer

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    The leading text in the field, this indispensable guide to understanding the mixed jurisdictions is now fully updated and expanded. more...

  • The Mormon Questionby Sarah Barringer Gordon

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    From the Mormon Church's public announcement of its sanction of polygamy in 1852 until its formal decision to abandon the practice in 1890, people on both sides of the "Mormon question" debated central questions of constitutional law. Did principles of religious freedom and local self-government protect Mormons' claim to a distinct, religiously based... more...

  • Observer le droitby Eric Balate

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 114.99

    Depuis plus de quinze ans, l?enseignement donné au sein de l?Université de Mons a conduit à rechercher les différentes postures que l?étudiant en première année pouvait adopter à l?égard du droit en général. Il le découvre par les différents domaines où le droit est partie prenante. L?ouvrage met l?accent sur la pluralité des points de vue.... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Lawby Bardo Fassbender; Anne Peters; Simone Peter

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 87.99

    The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law provides an authoritative and original overview of the origins, concepts, and core issues of international law. The first comprehensive Handbook on the history of international law, it is a truly unique contribution to the literature of international law and relations. Pursuing both a global and... more...

  • Payoffs in the Cloakroomby Bruce A. Rubenstein; Lawrence E. Ziewacz

    Michigan State University Press 1995; US$ 24.80

    Payoffs in the Cloakroom is a spellbinding follow-up to Rubenstein and Ziewacz's critically acclaimed Three Bullets Sealed His Lips . Three Bullets brought to life new evidence on the 1945 murder of Michigan Senator Warren Hooper. Payoffs in the Cloakroom takes up where Three Bullets left off, unraveling a complex web of political corruption... more...

  • The Poor in Courtby Susan E. Lawrence

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Focusing on the Supreme Court as an integral part of the policy-making process, Susan Lawrence examines how a change in who has access to the Court, and the nature of the institutions that structure that access, has affected its agenda setting and doctrinal development. In her analysis of cases sponsored by the Legal Services Program (LSP) before... more...

  • The Presidents and the Constitutionby Ken Gormley

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 51.00

    In this sweepingly ambitious volume, the nation?s foremost experts on the American presidency and the U.S. Constitution join together to tell the intertwined stories of how each American president has confronted and shaped the Constitution. Each occupant of the office?the first president to the forty-fourth?has contributed to the story of the Constitution... more...

  • Principes généraux du droitby Pierre Marchal

    Primento Digital Publishing 2014; US$ 99.99

    Le présent traité propose une étude des normes, non écrites, de droit positif que l?on désigne par l?expression « principes généraux du droit ». Ceux-ci sont à présent reconnus en Belgique comme source de droit par la Cour de cassation, le Conseil d?État et la Cour constitutionnelle. La Cour internationale de justice, la Cour européenne des droits... more...

  • Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claimsby Paul J. du Plessis; John W. Cairns

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    The traditional grand narratives of European legal history have begun to be questioned, to the extend that the nature and legacy of legal humanism now deserve closer scrutiny. Building on the groundbreaking work by Douglas Osler, who has been critical of the traditional narratives, this volume interrogates the orthodox views regarding legal humanism... more...

  • Repressive Jurisprudence in the Early American Republicby Phillip I. Blumberg

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 34.00

    Explains how America adopted the widely deplored Sedition Act of 1798 and how it undermined the political ideals of the American Revolution. more...