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- Hyperion 2012; US$ 3.99
American college student Amanda Knox had been studying in Italy for just a few weeks when she was arrested and charged with the brutal murder of her British roommate. The Amanda Knox Story brings the reader in to this fascinating mystery. Although Knox has been convicted, she is in the midst of her first appeal trial. Many believe Knox was the victim... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 23.00
The rights guaranteed in the First Amendment?including freedom of expression?are among the fundamental touchstones of our democracy. In Speaking Freely , Floyd Abrams, who for over thirty years has been our most eloquent and respected advocate for uncensored expression, recounts some of the major cases of his remarkable career?landmark trials and... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00
The Cairo Geniza is the largest and richest store of documentary evidence for the medieval Islamic world. This book seeks to revolutionize the way scholars use that treasure trove. Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman draws on legal documents from the Geniza to reconceive of life in the medieval Islamic marketplace. In place of the shared practices broadly... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 149.99
In 1907, William Jennings Bryan described the proposed constitution for Oklahoma as "The best constitution in the United States today." An enduring characteristic of Oklahoma's constitution has been it's faith in direct democracy and its root in Progressive Era politics. The Oklahoma State Constitution traces the historical formation... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 84.99
St. Paul, the Natural Law, and Contemporary Legal Theory grew out of the Year of St. Paul (2008-2009) proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI. It brings together the insights of Scripture scholars, theologians, philosophers and law professors on the ongoing importance of the natural law for legal theory and international relations. It argues that all... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 34.97
Inhaltsverzeichnis Contents Introduction .........................................................................................7 Stefan B. Kirmse Discussing Legal Reform A Step for the "Whole Civilized World"? The Debate over the Death Penalty in Russia, 1905-1917 ..................37 Benjamin Beuerle A New Legal Order under Discussion:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Providing background material to the Hanbali School of law, this book gives a valuable account of the development of Hanbalite jurisprudence, placing the theoretical and conceptual parameters of this tradition within the grasp of the interested reader. more...
- LSU Press 2001; US$ 22.95
The legal crusade of Myra Clark Gaines (1804?--1885) has all the trappings of classic melodrama -- a lost heir, a missing will, an illicit relationship, a questionable marriage, a bigamous husband, and a murder. For a half century the daughter of New Orleans millionaire Daniel Clark struggled to justify her claim to his enormous fortune in a case... more...