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  • Servants of the Lawby Donald R. Burrill

    University Press of America 2010; US$ 49.99

    This book examines the lives of two famous California judges, David S. Terry and Stephen J. Field, who created a lasting influence on the politics and judicial history of California's Supreme Court during the court's formative years of 1855 to 1865. more...

  • Quick Guide to Community Care Practice and the Lawby Michael Mandelstam

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 27.95

    This short guide cuts through the confusing mass of legislation to provide a concise and jargon-free explanation of current community care practice and the law. It is an essential resource for busy practitioners at all levels as well as managers in both the statutory and voluntary sectors, and policy-makers in local authorities and the NHS. more...

  • The Great Power (mis)Managementby Alexander Astrov

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    Drawing on the empirical case of the Russian–Georgian war of 2008, this book explores the theoretical underpinnings of the idea of 'great power management' first articulated within the English School of International Relations. The contributors to the volume approach this idea from a variety of theoretical perspectives, ranging from policy-analysis... more...

  • Was the 2004 Presidential Election Stolen?by Steven F. Freeman; Joel Bleifuss; John Jr Conyers

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 17.95

    On the afternoon of election day 2004, the world was abuzz with the news: exit polls indicated that John Kerry would decisively win the election and become the next president of the United States. That proved not to be the case. According to the official count—the number of votes tallied, not necessarily the number of votes cast—George... more...

  • United States v. G. W. Bush et Elizabeth De La Vega

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 14.95

    What if there were a fraud worse than Enron and no one did anything about it? In United States v. George W. Bush et. al., former federal prosecutor Elizabeth de la Vega brings her twenty years of experience and her passion for justice to the most important case of her career. The defendants are George W Bush, Richard Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza... more...

  • The Liberal-Welfarist Law of Nationsby Emmanuelle Jouannet; Christopher Sutcliffe

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 28.00

    Emmanuelle Jouannet explores the concept of international law from the European Enlightenment to the post-Cold War world. more...

  • An Introduction to the Law of Trustsby Simon Gardner

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 46.99

    A comprehensive, stimulating introduction to trusts law, which provides readers with a clear conceptual framework to aid understanding of this challenging area of the law. Aimed at readers studying trusts at an undergraduate level, it provides a succinct and enlightening account of this area of the law.Concise and clear, this book also identifies and... more...

  • State-Building and Tax Regimes in Central Americaby Aaron Schneider

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 80.00

    Explores the politics of raising revenue from the most dynamic sectors of an economy as an expression of the relationship between state and society and the capacity of state institutions. more...

  • Sekundärrechtsetzungsakte internationaler Organisationenby Matthias Frenzel

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 63.15

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Völkerrechtsordnung wird heute seltener durch "klassisches" Vertragsrecht, sondern zunehmend durch die Normsetzung überstaatlicher Institutionen geprägt. Matthias Frenzel untersucht, welche universellen internationalen Organisationen eigenständig abstrakt-generelle Rechtsakte erlassen können. Anhand der einzelnen Gründungsstatute... more...

  • Gefahrenabwehrrecht und Risikodogmatikby Liv Jaeckel

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 81.45

    Hauptbeschreibung Die naturwissenschaftlichen Erkenntnisfortschritte und technischen Realisierungsmöglichkeiten des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts stellen das Recht vor neue Herausforderungen. Wie lassen sich die Chancen und Risiken, die neuartige Verfahren, Anwendungen und Produkte mit sich bringen, verwaltungsrechtlich angemessen bewältigen? Liv Jaeckel... more...