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  • Outrageous Invasionsby Robin D. Barnes

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 74.99

    Celebrities are routinely subjected to stalking, harassment, invasion of privacy, and defamation. These occurrences are often violations of their constitutional rights. In Outrageous Invasions: Celebrities' Private Lives, Media, and the Law , Professor Robin D. Barnes examines the role and nature of privacy in Western democracies. She documents the... more...

  • Permit But Discourageby W. A. Bogart

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 84.99

    Permit But Discourage: Regulating Excessive Consumption , by W.A. Bogart is the first book to focus on problem gambling and its regulation and to situate this analysis in the larger context of regulating excessive consumption. The book engages theoretical discussions concerning the effectiveness of legal intervention in changing behavior, especially... more...

  • Lawyers on Trialby Richard L. Abel

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 82.99

    Lawyers on Trial presents the stories of ten California lawyers who broke the rules. The book begins by showing how nearly a century of political struggle over self-regulation shapes the way the disciplinary system selects and processes cases and concludes by canvassing reforms that could improve the performance of the legal profession.This... more...

  • Law, Economics, and Moralityby Eyal Zamir; Barak Medina

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 104.99

    Law, Economics, and Morality is the first systematic attempt to bridge the gap between economic analysis of law and moderate deontology by integrating moral constraints with economic methodology. In addition to the theoretical discussion, Eyal Zamir and Barak Medina use the proposed analytical framework to shed new light on diverse, highly debated... more...

  • Bioproperty, Biomedicine and Deliberative Governanceby Katerina Sideri

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Biomedical patents have been the subject of heated debate. Regulatory agencies such as the European Patent Office make small decisions with big implications, which escape scrutiny and revision, when they decide who has access to expensive diagnostic tests, whether human embryonic stem cells can be traded in markets, and under what circumstances human... more...

  • The Calling of Lawby Fiona Westwood; Karen Barton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    As one of the ’learned’ professions requiring advanced learning and high principles, law enjoys a special standing in society. In return for its status and rank, the legal profession is expected to exhibit the highest levels of honesty, trust and morality, the very values which underpin the legal system itself. This, in turn, entrusts to legal education... more...

  • Ethics, Law and Societyby Søren Holm; Jennifer Gunning

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This key collection brings together a selection of papers commissioned and published by the Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law & Society. It incorporates contributions from a group of international experts along with a selection of short opinion pieces written in response to specific ethical issues. The collection addresses issues arising in biomedical... more...

  • International Rule of Law and Professional Ethicsby Vesselin Popovski

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines an interesting and relatively understudied area of the evolution of the international rule of law and the role of professional ethics. The rule of law has been gradually developed and promoted at the national level over centuries, however at the international level it has only recently received (more in rhetoric than in implementation)... more...

  • Scholarly Misconductby Ian Freckelton QC

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 134.99

    This book examines scholarly misconduct in all its forms, from research fraud to forensic misconduct. Taking each type of misconduct in turn, the book details and analyses notorious cases, and court and disciplinary tribunal case law from around the world, looking specifically at the legal and regulatory responses that were evoked in each instance. more...

  • Creon's Ghost Law Justice and the Humanitiesby Tomain

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 99.99

    Since the ancient Greeks, a perennial theme in both literature and philosophy has been the conflict between man's law and "higher law." Creon's Ghost explores key humanities texts discussing this conflict while bringing these texts to bear upon a wide range of contemporary legal problems. As these debates are considered in this book, the author... more...