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  • Criminal Judgesby M. McConville; L. Marsh

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This provocative and powerful book provides a critical review of Britain's criminal justice process through its practices, culture and traditions, revealing a landscape in ruins under the dominance of State-induced Guilty Pleas. Against a backdrop of a dysfunctional criminal justice system, the authors bring an avalanche of legal and empirical... more...

  • Comparative Law - Engaging Translationby Simone Glanert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French law in the English language to foreign exchange students.... more...

  • The Legal Doctrines of the Rule of Law and the Legal State (Rechtsstaat)by James R. Silkenat; James E. Hickey Jr.; Peter D. Barenboim

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 151.57

    This book explores the development of both the civil law conception of the Legal State and the common law conception of the Rule of Law. It examines the philosophical and historical background of both concepts, as well as the problem of the interrelation between the two doctrines. The book brings together twenty-five leading scholars from around the... more...

  • Social Media in the Courtroom: A New Era for Criminal Justice?by Thaddeus Hoffmeister

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00

    While social media has become embedded in our society as a way to stay connected with friends, it serves another important purpose: to support the prosecution and defense of criminal cases. Social media is now used as proof of a crime; further, social media has become a vehicle for criminal activity. How should the law respond to the issue of online... more...

  • Language and the Lawby John Peter Gibbons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Explains and describes the ways that language use in the legal system can create inequality and disadvantage. It examines the three main areas where the two intersect: the central issue of the language of the law; the disadvantage which language can impose before the law, and forensic linguistics - the use of linguistic evidence in legal processes.... more...

  • Legal Knowledge and Information Systemsby R. Hoekstra

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 160.00

    The JURIX conferences are an established international forum for academics, practitioners, government and industry to present and discuss advanced research at the interface between law and computer science. Subjects addressed in this book cover all aspects of this diverse field: theoretical – focused on a better understanding of argumentation, reasoning,... more...

  • Translating Evidence and Interpreting Testimony at a War Crimes Tribunalby Ellen Elias-Bursac

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This book analyses the ways interpreting and translating shape the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and war crimes tribunals more generally. more...

  • Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translationby Hanem El-Farahaty

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 60.95

    Arabic-English-Arabic Legal Translation provides a groundbreaking investigation of the issues found in legal translation between Arabic and English. Drawing on a contrastive-comparative approach, it analyses parallel authentic legal documents in both Arabic and English to examine the features of legal discourse in both languages and uncover the... more...

  • Judicial Reputationby Nuno Garoupa; Tom Ginsburg

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Judges are society’s elders and experts, our masters and mediators. We depend on them to dispense justice with integrity, deliberation, and efficiency. Yet judges, as Alexander Hamilton famously noted, lack the power of the purse or the sword. They must rely almost entirely on their reputations to secure compliance with their decisions, obtain resources,... more...

  • Practice Notes on Contentious Costsby Harry Birks

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    Contentious Costs is a book that no busy practitioner can afford to ignore. This new edition is extensively revised to take account of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 as they affect costs law and practice in contentious cases. The new Rules and Practice Directions relating to funding arrangements, including conditional fee agreements, are analyzed.... more...