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  • Islamic Law in Actionby Kristen Stilt

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 99.99

    A dynamic account of the practice of Islamic law, this book focuses on the actions of a particular legal official, the muhtasib, whose vast jurisdiction included all public behavior.In the cities of Cairo and neighboring Fustat during the Mamluk period (1250-1517), the men who held the position of muhtasib acted as regulators of markets and public... more...

  • Karl Llewellyn and the Realist Movementby William Twining

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 32.00

    An intellectual biography of Karl Llewellyn, originally published in 1973. Includes a preface by Frederick Schauer and an afterword by William Twining. more...

  • Ladies And Gentlemen Of The Juryby H Caldwell B Bycel M Lief

    Simon & Schuster UK 2012; Not Available

    In the hands of a skilled trial lawyer, the closing argument offers the courtroom's greatest dramatic possiblilities. It is the advocate's last opportunity to convince the jury of their version of the "truth" before the defendent's fate is sealed. Every argument included here is a finely crafted verbal work of art - they represent the modern-day, highest... more...

  • Ladies And Gentlemen Of The Juryby H Caldwell B Bycel M Lief

    Simon & Schuster UK 2012; Not Available

    In the hands of a skilled trial lawyer, the closing argument offers the courtroom's greatest dramatic possiblilities. It is the advocate's last opportunity to convince the jury of their version of the "truth" before the defendent's fate is sealed. Every argument included here is a finely crafted verbal work of art - they represent the modern-day, highest... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 199.99

    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...

  • Römisches Rechtby Heinrich Honsell

    Springer 2006; US$ 19.95

    Das römische Privatrecht hat die europäischen Rechtssysteme der Gegenwart maßgeblich beeinflusst. Es spielt daher noch heute im Rahmen der europäischen Rechtsvereinheitlichung und der Rechtsvergleichung eine Rolle. Das Studium des römischen Rechts macht dem Studenten erfahrensgemäß beträchtliche Schwierigkeiten.... more...

  • Die Strafverfolgung der NS-Kriminalität am Landgericht Darmstadtby Volker Hoffmann

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2013; US$ 62.94

    Die Bewertung der Verfolgung von NS-Kriminalität im Nachkriegsdeutschland ist umstritten. Es lassen sich für eine energische Verfolgung gleichermaßen zahlreiche Beispiele finden wie für nachlässige oder unterlassene Ermittlungen. In Hessen, wo die Strafverfolgung mit Unterstützung der Amerikaner schon im Sommer 1945 einsetzte, wurden alle NS-Prozesse... more...

  • In the Interest of Justiceby Joel Seidemann

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    This rich and rewarding volume collects more than two dozen of the most memorable opening and closing arguments made by top prosecutors and defense attorneys of the last one hundred years. Carefully selected to explore every major aspect and challenge of the legal process, these speeches highlight the tactics and strategies, colorful language, and... more...

  • Constitutionalising Europeby Jieskje Hollander

    Europa Law Publishing 2013; US$ 72.00

    Constitutionalising Europe. Dutch Reactions to an Incoming Tide (1948-2005) aims to solve the question of how the relation between the Netherlands and Europe came under pressure. more...

  • Shakespeare's Curseby Björn Quiring

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Conceptualizing the curse as the representation of a foundational, mythical violence that is embedded within juridical discourse, Shakespeare?s Curse:The Aporias of Ritual Exclusion in Early Modern Royal Drama  pursues a reading of Richard III, King John, and King Lear in order to analyse the persistence of imprecations in the discourses of modernity.... more...