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  • Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Truth Commissionsby Anita Ferrara

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    In 1990, after the end of the Pinochet regime, the newly-elected democratic government of Chile established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to investigate and report on some of the worst human rights violations committed under the seventeen-year military dictatorship. The Chilean TRC was one of the first truth commissions established in... more...

  • Colombian Criminal Justice in Crisisby Dr Elvira Marķa Restrepo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00

    Most people believe that criminal justice in Colombia is rife with impunity and corruption. Elvira Marķa Restrepo delves beneath such beliefs to reveal a system driven at a fundamental level by fear and distrust from outside the system itself. With the present difficulties in the country tantamount to a state of irregular war, the judiciary is in crisis.... more...

  • Constitutional Documents of Chile 1811 ? 1833by Alan Bronfman

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 227.54

    The book edition of Constitutions of the World from the late 18th Century to the middle of the 19th Century is the most complete and academically thorough collection of its kind. It contains constitutional documents from all over the world, written from 1776 to the end of the year 1849. This collection includes about 1,000 constitutions, human rights... more...

  • Constitutionalism and Dictatorshipby Robert Barros

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    It challenges long standing accepted wisdom about dictatorship and institutions. more...

  • Courts under Constraintsby Gretchen Helmke

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    This book is a study of how institutional instability affects judicial behavior under dictatorship and democracy. more...

  • Dilemmas of Modernityby Mark Goodale

    Stanford University Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    Dilemmas of Modernity provides a new framework for understanding Bolivia's contested present through the study of local encounters with transnational law, liberalism, and the institutions and agents of development. more...

  • E-Commerce im Bankbereichby Michael Schleicher

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.71

    E-Commerce is a phenomenon that threads through the whole economy. Its rapid development and the increasing importance of the Internet have led to fundamental changes in the whole services sector. This applies in particular to financial services. The work deals with the legal aspects of this development, as well as those pertaining to legal... more...

  • Energy Law in Brazilby Yanko Marcius de Alencar Xavier

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 119.75

    This book describes the energy-law situation in Brazil. It focuses on three specific energy sectors: oil, natural gas and biofuel. The decision to concentrate on these areas takes into account the role that these energy sectors play in the economic, political and legal systems in Brazil, as well as the fact that they are the primary subjects of current... more...

  • Erben und vererben für Dummiesby Karl-Heinz Belser

    Wiley 2015; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.96

    Dieses Buch hilft Ihnen beim Aufsetzen eines Testaments und spricht auch die Moglichkeit an, zu schenken statt zu vererben. Es zeigt Steuerspartipps auf und erklart, wie ein Testament formuliert sein muss, damit die Erben auch das erhalten, womit Sie sie bedenken mochten. Zugleich wendet sich der Autor an die Erben und erklart, was im Todesfall zu... more...

  • The Guyana Court of Appealby Bertrand Ramcharan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...