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  • Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditionsby Janos Jany

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book presents a comparative analysis of the judiciary in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian legal systems. It compares postulations of legal theory to legal practice in order to show that social practice can diverge significantly from religious and legal principles. It thus provides a greater understanding of the real functions of religion in... more...

  • Images in Lawby William Pencak; Anne Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    What does 'the law' look like? While numerous attempts have been made to examine law and legal action in terms of its language, little has yet been written that considers how visual images of the law influence its interpretation and execution in ways not discernible from written texts. This groundbreaking collection focuses on images in law, featuring... more...

  • Community, Space and Online Censorshipby Scott Beattie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Internet censorship is a controversial topic - while the media periodically sounds alarms at the dangers of online life, the uncontrollable nature of the internet makes any kind of pervasive regulatory control impossible. This book compares the Australian solution, a set of laws which have been criticized as being both draconian and ineffectual,... more...

  • Community, Home, and Identityby Terry L. Turnipseed; Michael Diamond

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Community, home, and identity are concepts that have concerned scholars in a variety of fields for some time. Legal scholars, sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists, and economists, among others, have studied the impacts of home and community on one's identity and how one's identity is manifested in one's home and in one's community. This volume... more...

  • Compensating Asbestos Victimsby Andrea Boggio

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book traces the emergence and transformations of asbestos compensation to explore the wider issue of to what extent legal systems have converged in the era of globalization. Examining the mechanism by which asbestos compensation is delivered in Belgium, England, Italy and the United States, as well as the cultural forces and actors which contribute... more...

  • 1.7.-31.12.2012by Manfred Baldus; Stefan Muckel

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 211.41

    Published by the Institute for Ecclesiastical Law and Rhenish Church History at the Faculty of Law of the University of Cologne, the collection Rulings in Ecclesiastical Matters Since 1946 covers the judicature of state courts on general matters of religious law and the relationship between church and state. The collection is the only one of its... more...

  • Gender, Truth and State Powerby Anette Ballinger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is concerned with critically analysing the importance of the status of knowledge in establishing ?truth? about female defendants convicted of murder during the 20th Century. While the abolition of the death penalty in the UK has insured that the impact of this knowledge is no longer one of life and death, modern cases such as that of Sally... more...

  • Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Lawby Christopher Bovis

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    The Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Law makes a major contribution to our understanding of the EU public procurement regime, at a time when it is being implemented by the EU Member States, and of the pivotal role that this will play for the delivery of the European 2020 Growth Strategy. The internal market relies on a simplified regime in... more...

  • The Development of Jury Service in Japanby Anna Dobrovolskaia

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book presents a comprehensive account of past and present efforts to introduce the jury system in Japan. Four legal reforms are documented and assessed: the implementation of the bureaucratic and all-judge special jury systems in the 1870s, the introduction of the all-layperson jury in the late 1920s, the transplantation of the Anglo-American-style... more...

  • The Challenge of Legal Pluralismby Marc Simon Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Within the Latin American context, legal pluralism is often depicted as a dichotomy between customary law and national law. In addition, the use of customary law alongside national law is frequently portrayed as a vehicle of resistance. This book argues that, because ordinary Indians are not positively biased in favor of customary law per se, a... more...