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  • Bauplanungsrecht in der Praxis - Handbuchby Hans-Jörg Birk

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2015; US$ 65.39

    Standardwerk auf topaktuellem Stand Der Verfasser greift in der wesentlich überarbeiteten 6. Auflage zahlreiche Änderungen auf, die sich seit der Vorauflage im Baugesetzbuch und in der Baunutzungsverordnung ergeben haben, insbesondere durch das ? »Gesetz zur Förderung des Klimaschutzes bei der Entwicklung von Städten und Gemeinden« ? »Gesetz zur... more...

  • The Institutional Effects of Executive Scandalsby Brandon Rottinghaus

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    This book investigates the role of executive scandals in the contemporary American political landscape. more...

  • Operation Wide Receiverby Mike Detty; Sharyl Attkisson

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    The true and shocking story of an undercover smuggling operation. Conducted under the umbrella of Project Gunrunner and intended to stem the flow of firearms to Mexico, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) ran a series of “gun walking? sting operations, including Operation Wide Receiver and Operation Fast & Furious. The... more...

  • To the Edgeby Philip A. Wallach

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 34.00

    Were the radical steps taken by the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve to avert the financial crisis legal? When and why did political elites and the general public question the legitimacy of the government's responses to the crisis? In To The Edge: Legality, Legitimacy, and the Responses to the 2008 Financial Crisis , Philip Wallach chronicles... more...

  • Wirtschaftsrecht der Kommunen des Landes Sachsen-Anhaltby Manfred Kirchmer; Claudia Meinecke

    Deutscher Gemeindeverlag 2015; US$ 120.20

    Im Land Sachsen-Anhalt ist zum 1.7.2014 das Kommunalgesetzbuch (Zusammenfassung der Gemeindeordnung, Landkreisordnung und des Verbandsgemeindegesetzes) in Kraft getreten. In dem vorliegenden Band werden die Vorschriften zum Wirtschaftsrecht der Kommunen, insbesondere die Haushaltswirtschaft, kombiniert mit den Vorschriften der Gemeindehaushaltsverordnung,... more...

  • Copping Outby Anthony Stanford

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00

    A Chicago journalist reveals how pervasive police misconduct, brutality, and corruption are changing the perspective of the criminal justice system and eroding the morals of the American people. more...

  • Independent Agencies in the United States: Law, Structure, and Politicsby Marshall J. Breger; Gary J. Edles

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 124.99

    It is essential for anyone involved in law, politics, and government to comprehend the workings of the federal independent regulatory agencies of the United States. Occasionally referred to as the "headless fourth branch of government," these agencies do not fit neatly within any of the three constitutional branches. Their members are appointed... more...

  • Injusticesby Ian Millhiser

    Nation Books 2015; US$ 27.99

    Ian Millhiser is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and the editor of ThinkProgress Justice. He received his JD from Duke University and clerked for Judge Eric L. Clay of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. His writings have appeared in a diversity of publications, including the New York Times , the Guardian... more...

  • Thinking About the Presidencyby William G. Howell; David Milton Brent

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 17.95

    All American presidents, past and present, have cared deeply about power--acquiring, protecting, and expanding it. While individual presidents obviously have other concerns, such as shaping policy or building a legacy, the primacy of power considerations--exacerbated by expectations of the presidency and the inadequacy of explicit powers in the Constitution--sets... more...

  • Öffentliches Baurecht für Architekten und Bauingenieureby Jörg Menzel; Werner Finger; Kirsten Rickes

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2015; US$ 27.88

    Ohne Baurecht geht es nicht Öffentliches Baurecht begegnet allen Planern tagtäglich bei ihrer Arbeit. Vor allem Architekten und Bauingenieure müssen mit den Rechtsvorschriften vertraut sein. Die Grundzüge des Bauplanungs- und Bauordnungsrechts sind ihr »geistiges Handwerkszeug« ? für die Beratung ihrer Auftraggeber, ? bei der Prüfung, ob ein geplantes... more...