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  • Beyond Deportationby Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia; Leon Wildes

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 47.00

    When Beatles star John Lennon faced deportation from the U.S. in the 1970s, his lawyer Leon Wildes made a groundbreaking argument. He argued that Lennon should be granted ?nonpriority? status pursuant to INS?s (now DHS?s) policy of prosecutorial discretion. In U.S. immigration law, the agency exercises prosecutorial discretion favorably when it refrains... more...

  • Voting Rights under Fireby Donathan Brown; Michael Clemons

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    Why does race play such a discursive role when it comes to the "right to vote"? Lawmakers are continuing to propose changes to voting rights policies that directly impact African Americans and the emerging Latino electorate. Ranging from issues like voter identification laws, accusations of voter fraud, and voting rights for convicted felons, this... more...

  • Children, Sexuality, and the Lawby Sacha M. Coupet; Ellen Marrus

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 46.75

    American political and legal culture is uncomfortable with children's sexuality. While aware that sexual expression is a necessary part of human development, law rarely contemplates the complex ways in which it interacts with children and sexuality. Just as the law circumscribes children to a narrow range of roles?either as entirely sexless beings... more...

  • A New Juvenile Justice Systemby Nancy E. Dowd; Charles J. Jr. Ogletree

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 48.00

    A New Juvenile Justice System  aims at nothing less than a complete reform of the existing system: not minor change or even significant overhaul, but the replacement of the existing system with a different vision. The authors in this volume?academics, activists, researchers, and those who serve in the existing system?all respond in this collection... more...

  • Privacy in the Modern Ageby Marc Rotenberg; Jeramie Scott; Julia Horwitz

    The New Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    The threats to privacy are well known: the National Security Agency tracks our phone calls; Google records where we go online and how we set our thermostats; Facebook changes our privacy settings when it wishes; Target gets hacked and loses control of our credit card information; our medical records are available for sale to strangers; our children... more...

  • Mietrecht für Mieterby Dirk Clausen

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2015; US$ 3.69

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version on 2015-05-12T11:43:02 --><p>Welche Rechte und Pflichten haben Sie als Mieter? Der TaschenGuide gibt Ihnen Antwort auf die wichtigsten Fragen des Wohnungsmietrechts und zeigt Ihnen, wie und mit wessen Hilfe Sie zu Ihrem Recht kommen. Handliche Checklisten und zahlreiche Beispiele helfen Ihnen... more...

  • In Search of Federal Enforcementby Vanessa A. Holloway

    UPA 2015; US$ 59.99

    This book is a call to investigate the history of federal oversight to secure and preserve black Americans? voting rights over a ninety-five-year interregnum. Holloway confronts this historical conundrum and offers keen observations about voting manipulations and electoral abuse by both government incumbents and private actors. more...

  • Hotel Lawby Nelson Migdal

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95

    Hotel Law, Transactions, Management and Franchising presents a practical guide to the issues that face lawyers and industry leaders working in the hospitality field. It aims to develop the reader?s understanding of the acquisition process and the complex relationships in management and franchise deals that dominate the hotel industry. This text... more...

  • Vorgesetztenverantwortlichkeit im Strafrechtby Jens Bülte

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 205.20

    Wenn aus Unternehmen heraus Rechtsgutsverletzungen begangen werden, stellt sich stets die Frage nach der strafrechtlichen Verantwortlichkeit auf der Ebene der vorgesetzten Entscheidungsträger. Der Allgemeine Teil des deutschen Strafrechts gibt hier nur unzureichende Antworten, weil er für individuelle Mikrokriminalität entwickelt wurde. ... more...

  • Neubau der sozialen Wohnraumförderungby Corinna Sicko; Dirk Zeitz; Jan Ziekow

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 45.54

    Die Zuständigkeit für die soziale Wohnraumförderung wurde im Zuge der Föderalismusreform mit Wirkung vom 1. September 2006 vom Bund auf die Länder übertragen. Baden-Württemberg hat als eines der ersten Länder mit dem Landeswohnraumförderungsgesetz (LWoFG) die bundesrechtlichen Regelungen ersetzt. Das Werk stellt die Ergebnisse der im Landesgesetz... more...