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- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95
From the Gospel of Matthew to numerous US Supreme Court justices, many literary and legal sources have observed that how a society metes out punishment reveals core truths about its character. The Punitive Imagination is a collection of essays that engages and contributes to debates about the purposes and meanings of punishment in the United States.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 59.99
An Introduction to Contemporary International Law: A Policy-Oriented Perspective introduces the reader to all major aspects of contemporary international law. It applies the highly acclaimed approach developed by the New Haven School of International Law, holding international law as an ongoing process of authoritative decision through which the members... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 49.95
Tyrannicide uses a captivating narrative to unpack the experiences of slavery and slave law in South Carolina and Massachusetts during the Revolutionary Era. In 1779, during the midst of the American Revolution, thirty- four South Carolina slaves escaped aboard a British privateer and survived several naval battles until the Massachusetts brig Tyrannicide... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00
Uses history to explain why most Americans lack constitutional rights on the job and can be fired for almost any reason or no reason at all. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
This book provides a fascinating and critical insight into familiar and less familiar mixed legal systems, taking the reader on a voyage of discovery from St Lucia and Guyana to the islands of the Seychelles and Mauritius. It considers those mixed systems which share boundaries with unmixed ones, such as Scotland and Quebec, and those located off-shore... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 68.00
This book deals with the most fundamental problem in criminal law, the way in which free will and determinism relate to criminal responsibility. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 26.99
"I knew she?d be trouble." So quipped Antonin Scalia about Sonia Sotomayor at the Supreme Court?s annual end-of-term party in 2010. It?s usually the sort of event one would expect from such a grand institution, with gentle parodies of the justices performed by their law clerks, but this year Sotomayor decided to shake it up?flooding the room with... more...