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  • Rights-based Litigation, Urban Governance and Social Justice in South Africaby Marius Pieterse

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Rights-based Litigation, Urban Governance   and Social Justice in South Africa considers the overlap between legal and everyday struggles for social and spatial justice in the particular context of Johannesburg, South Africa. Drawing from literature across disciplines of law, urban geography and urban planning, as well as from reported case-law... more...

  • Civil Justice Reconsideredby Steven P. Croley

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 55.00

    Prosecutes the civil litigation system and proposes practical reforms to increase access to the courts and reduce costs. Civil litigation has come under fire in recent years. Some critics portray a system of dishonest lawyers and undeserving litigants who prevail too often, and are awarded too much money. Others criticize the civil justice system... more...

  • Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscriptionby Joseph Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Taking Northern Ireland as its primary case study, this book applies the burgeoning literature in memory studies to the primary question of transitional justice: how shall societies and individuals reckon with a traumatic past? Joseph Robinson argues that without understanding how memory shapes, moulds, and frames narratives of the past in the minds... more...

  • The Reparative Effects of Human Rights Trialsby Rosario Figari Layus

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Justice in domestic courts is one of the most prominent aims of victims seeking to obtain accountability for human rights violations. It is, however, also one of the most difficult to achieve. In many Latin American countries, as well as elsewhere, activists have put human rights prosecutions forward as a fundamental means to end impunity, build democracy,... more...

  • Ownership of Trust Property in Chinaby Zhen Meng

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 119.45

    This book presents a hotly debated issue concerning the ownership of trust property in China. The book describes various conventional interpretations of Chinese Trust Law submitted by legal scholars and compares diverse approaches regarding the ownership of trust property provided by jurisdictions globally. The book does not directly answer the question... more...

  • Neue Wege zur Durchsetzung des Verbraucherrechtsby Hans Schulte-Nölke; Bundesministerium der Justiz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 55.20

    Der Band beschäftigt sich mit der Durchsetzung von Verbraucherrechten und durchleuchtet kritisch das bisherige System in Deutschland aus ökonomischer, rechtsvergleichender und verwaltungswissenschaftlicher Perspektive. Derzeit müssen Verbraucher oder Verbände in Deutschland Verbraucherrechte zumeist selbst aktiv auf dem Zivilrechtsweg bei Gericht... more...

  • Treatment of Foreign Law - Dynamics towards Convergence?by Yuko Nishitani

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 203.07

    This work presents a thorough investigation of existing rules and features of the treatment of foreign law in various jurisdictions. Private international law (conflict of laws) and civil procedure rules concerning the application and ascertainment of foreign law differ significantly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Combining general and individual... more...

  • Distributive Justiceby Julian Lamont

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    A central component of justice is how the economic goods are distributed in a society. Philosophers contribute to distributive justice debates by providing arguments for principles to guide and evaluate the allocation of economic goods and to guide the design of institutions to achieve more just distributions. This volume includes both seminal and... more...

  • Blackstone's Civil Practice 2017by Stuart Sime; Derek French; The Rt Hon Sir Maurice Kay

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 214.99

    The most detailed civil procedure work, with over 1600 pages of unique commentary, the full CPR and other relevant documents. An excellent research tool for all civil practitioners. more...

  • Evidence of the Lawby Gary Lawson

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 55.00

    How does one prove the law? If your neighbor breaks your window, the law regulates how you can show your claim to be true or false; but how do you prove that in breaking your window your neighbor has broken the law? American jurisprudence devotes an elaborate body of doctrine—and an equally elaborate body of accompanying scholarly commentary—to worrying... more...