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  • Law and Objectivityby Kent Greenawalt

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 57.99

    In modern times the idea of the objectivity of law has been undermined by skepticism about legal institutions, disbelief in ideals of unbiased evaluation, and a conviction that language is indeterminate. Greenawalt here considers the validity of such skepticism, examining such questions as: whether the law as it exists provides determinate answers... more...

  • The Path of the Lawby Oliver Wendell Holmes

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    The Path of the Law is a short essay by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., an American jurist who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932. A cornerstone of his jurisprudential philosophy was the prediction theory of law, believing the law should be defined specifically as a prediction of how the courts work. In The Path of the Law... more...

  • Harmful Thoughtsby Meir Dan-Cohen

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 46.00 US$ 41.86

    In these writings by one of our most creative legal philosophers, Meir Dan-Cohen explores the nature of the self and its response to legal commands and mounts a challenge to some prevailing tenets of legal theory and the neighboring moral, political, and economic thought. The result is an insider's critique of liberalism that extends contemporary... more...

  • Jurisprudenceby Suri Ratnapala

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 52.00

    The book provides a wide ranging, in-depth but accessible account of the major traditions in jurisprudence. more...

  • Interpretation, Revision and Other Recourse from International Judgments and Awardsby Shabtai Rosenne

    BRILL 2007; US$ 151.00

    This work analyzes the complexity of interpretation, revision, and other forms of ‘reference’ to the International Court from some other international body, court or arbitral tribunal. more...

  • Equity and Lawby María José Falcón y Tella

    BRILL 2008; US$ 189.00

    This book includes a dynamic study of the different types of equity throughout history and in the different legal systems; the concept, content, limits, functions and types of equity; the relationship between equity and related ideas, and equity in all the branches of the legal order. more...

  • Sustainable Development as a Principle of International Lawby Christina Voigt

    BRILL 2009; US$ 208.00

    This volume provides a framework for the doctrinal foundation of sustainable development as a principle of integration in international law. The work departs from the fragmented nature of the international legal system, a system that lacks integrative principles for creating coherent relations between, for example, the international trade regime of... more...

  • British and Canadian Perspectives on International Lawby Christopher Waters

    BRILL 2006; US$ 201.00

    British and Canadian Perspectives on International Law examines the impact of public international law on the United Kingdom’s and Canada’s domestic legal systems. It also analyses the contributions of British and Canadian practice to the development of international norms. Topics addressed include international criminal law, international humanitarian... more...

  • Community and the Lawby Takao Tanase; Luke Nottage; Leon Wolff

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Challenging the view that legal liberalism represents the pinnacle of legal achievement, the author criticizes liberalism for destroying community in the United States and for offering false hope for a delayed modernity in Japan. more...

  • Freshwater Access from a Human Rights Perspectiveby Knut Bourquain

    BRILL 2008; US$ 132.00

    Facing the deficits of international water law in safeguarding a basic water supply, the book discusses the appropriateness of a human rights-based approach to freshwater access, determines its legal basis in international human rights law, and develops suggestions for law improvement. more...