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  • Human Rights in a Posthuman Worldby Upendra Baxi

    OUP India 2009; US$ 59.99

    This major work, a sequel to the acclaimed The Future of Human Rights, brings together reflections on human rights theory in the contemporary human condition delineated by the discourses concerning 'development', 'terror', and the emergent 'posthuman'. While acknowledging the precarious place of human rights today, the author points to the emancipatory... more...

  • Counseling Ethics for the 21st Centuryby Elliot D. Cohen; Gale S. Cohen

    SAGE Publications 2018; US$ 72.00

    Even with the development of codes of ethics and laws, counseling professionals are often left in quandaries when it comes to questions of ethics. In Elliot D. Cohen and Gale Spiegler Cohen's Counseling Ethics for the 21st Century, students are provided with a systematic, philosophical approach to mental health ethics. The authors have created a comprehensive... more...

  • Judges in Street Clothesby Raymond J. McKoski

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2017; US$ 104.50

    Judges in Street Clothes provides an historical, theoretical, and practical analysis of the ethical restrictions placed on the public lives of judges. The State’s interest in maintaining an independent and impartial judiciary is considered against a judge’s right to engage in educational, religious, charitable, civic, and professional activities.... more...

  • 1.7. - 31.12.2003by Carl J. Hering; Hubert Lentz; Stefan Muckel; Manfred Baldus

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 321.00

    Die Sammlung "Entscheidungen in Kirchensachen seit 1946" (KirchE) veröffentlicht Judikatur staatlicher Gerichte in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland zum Verhältnis von Kirche und Staat und zu weiteren Problemkreisen, die durch die Relevanz religiöser Belange gekennzeichnet sind. Seit seiner Gründung (1963) erscheint das Werk in Zusammenarbeit... more...

  • Dante Alighieris Gerechtigkeitssinnby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 56.00

    Dantes 'Göttliche Komödie' gehört zu den bedeutendsten Schöpfungen der Weltliteratur. Obwohl das Thema der Gerechtigkeit dort von zentraler Bedeutung ist, haben es bislang eher die Romanisten als die Juristen unternommen, den rechtsphilosophischen Gehalt der Dichtung zu ermessen. Das ist insofern überraschend, als Dantes wohl zeitgleich entstandene... more...

  • Schopenhauers Gerechtigkeits­vorstellungby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 70.00

    Das Buch zeichnet Schopenhauers individualistisches Rechtsdenken nach und verteidigt seinen methodischen Individualismus namentlich gegen Carl Schmitt. Soweit ersichtlich erstmals wird Schopenhauers Idee der ewigen Gerechtigkeit der Kritik Friedrich Nietzsches gegenübergestellt. more...

  • Special Issueby Austin Sarat

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2018; US$ 114.95

    In this latest edition of this highly successful research series, chapters explore expert witnessing in asylum cases. Topics include: judicial ethnocentrism, political asylum, race identity and cultural defense. more...

  • Alternative Perspectives on Lawyers and Legal Ethicsby Reid Mortensen; Francesca Bartlett; Kieran Tranter

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95

    The study of legal ethics and the legal profession has emerged as a distinct and important field of scholarship over the last 30 years. However, as in other disciplines, academic recognition can in turn entrench static and powerful meta-theories and narratives about professional ethos and practise, this collection seeks to disrupt this homogenising... more...

  • The Ethics Project in Legal Educationby Michael Robertson; Lillian Corbin; Kieran Tranter; Francesca Bartlett

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    The contributions in this volume suggest that "the ethics project in legal education" is increasingly an international one. Even though the strength of commitment by both the profession and the legal academy to "ethics learning" within law schools varies, two fundamental questions confront all who work in this area. First, what is it that we want... more...

  • Killing Timeby David R. Dow

    Random House 2010; US$ 12.68

    Shortlisted for The CWA Gold Dagger for Non Fiction David Dow is a leading death row attorney in Texas, where 99% of appeals are rejected.He knows his clients are guilty, but he defends them because he believes murder is wrong. Henry Quaker is a quiet man, charged with murdering his childhood sweetheart and their two children. All the evidence... more...