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Legal History

  • "The Right Chorale": Studies in Biblical Law and Interpretationby Bernard M. Levinson

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 98.99

    Hauptbeschreibung This book presents twelve selected investigations of textual composition, interpretation, revision, and transmission. With these studies, Bernard Levinson draws upon the literary forebears of biblical law in cuneiform literature and its reinterpretation in the Second Temple period to provide the horizon of ancient Israelite legal... more...

  • "Volkseigentum ist unantastbar"by Felix Muhl

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 40.97

    In diesem Buch setzt sich erstmals ein Autor ausschließlich mit dem sog. Volkseigentumsschutzgesetz der DDR vom 6. Oktober 1952 auseinander, das für die Etablierung des Sozialismus ?von oben? von großer Bedeutung war. Das Werk stellt die einzelnen Normen des Gesetzes dar und weist deren praktische Anwendung anhand zahlreicher Gerichtsurteile nach.... more...

  • 1494by Stephen R. Bown

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 8.99

    STEPHEN R. BOWN has been writing about adventurers, travelers, and explorers for many years. He is the author of Madness, Betrayal and the Lash; Scurvy; A Most Damnable Invention; and Merchant Kings. He lives in the Canadian Rockies with his wife and two children. more...

  • 200 Jahre ABGB (1811-2011)by Barbara Dölemeyer; Heinz Mohnhaupt

    Vittorio Klostermann 2012; US$ 142.29

    Anlässlich der 200-Jahrfeier des "Allgemeinen bürgerlichen Gesetzbuchs für die gesamten deutschen Erbländer der Öster­reichischen Monarchie" ? verabschiedet 1811 und in Kraft getreten am 1.1.1812 ? fand im Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte im November 2010 ein Symposion statt, das auch die internationalen Aspekte dieser... more...

  • 300 Jahre Oberlandesgericht Celleby Peter Götz von Olenhusen

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 54.02

    Am 14. Oktober 2011 feiert das Oberlandesgericht Celle sein 300stes Jubiläum. Es ist damit eines der ältesten Obergerichte Deutschlands. Nach seiner Gründung als kurfürstliches Oberappellationsgericht durch Kurfürst Georg Ludwig von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, den späteren König Georg I. von England, durchlebte es eine wechselvolle Geschichte. Zahlreiche... more...

  • Abortion in Judaismby Daniel Schiff

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    A unique Jewish legal history of abortion from earliest biblical references to the present day. more...

  • Abraham Lincoln, Roger Billings; Frank J. Williams

    The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 28.00

    As our nation's most beloved and recognizable president, Abraham Lincoln is best known for the Emancipation Proclamation and for guiding our country through the Civil War. But before he took the oath of office, Lincoln practiced law for nearly twenty-five years in the Illinois courts. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The Legal Career of America's Greatest... more...

  • Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil Warby Jonathan W. White

    LSU Press 2011; US$ 17.95

    In Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War, Jonathan White reveals how the arrest and prosecution of this little-known Baltimore farmer had a lasting impact on the Lincoln administration and Congress as they struggled to develop policies to deal with both northern traitors and southern rebels. His work sheds significant new light on several perennially... more...

  • Abuse of Discretionby Clarke D. Forsythe

    Encounter Books 2013; US$ 27.99

    Based on 20 years of research, including an examination of the papers of eight of the nine Justices who voted in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton , Abuse of Discretion is a critical review of the behind-the-scenes deliberations that went into the Supreme Court's abortion decisions and how the mistakes made by the Justices in 1971-1973 have led to... more...