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Ethics

  • 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...

  • Biotechnological Inventions: Moral Restraints and Patent Lawby Oliver Mills

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    Advances in modern biotechnology have produced profound and far-reaching implications for the relationship between humans, animals and the environment. As a result, a debate has arisen surrounding the legal, moral and social problems connected with this technology. A central part of this debate focuses on the role of moral considerations in the patent... more...

  • Scarlet Aby Katie Watson

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 19.99

    Although statistically common, and legal since 1973, abortion still bears significant stigma--a proverbial scarlet A. Fear of this stigma leads most of the women and men who are part of the 21% of American pregnancies that end in abortion to remain silent. This book brings the story of ordinary abortion out of the shadows and invites a new conversation... more...

  • Miller on Contempt of Courtby C.J. Miller; David Perry QC

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 399.99

    The fourth edition will continue to give comprehensive treatment of the issues in this broad subject area including contempt in the face of the court, civil and criminal contempt of court, against the backdrop of transformations to the media and mass communication technology in the internet age. more...

  • Presumption of Innocence in Perilby Anthony Gray

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 90.00

    This book considers how legislatures have undermined the presumption of innocence and how courts have largely accepted it. It argues criminal law needs to return to notions of moral comfort as the basis for determining whether a person is guilty, and only impose criminal sanctions when there is sufficient, moral blame. more...

  • Adam Smith als Rechtstheoretikerby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 80.99

    Adam Smith war nicht nur einer der Begründer der Nationalökonomie, sondern auch Moralphilosoph, der in Vorlesungsmitschriften erhaltene Lectures on Jurisprudence hielt. Sein Vorhaben, eine umfassende Theorie des Rechts zu verfassen, konnte er nicht mehr verwirklichen und ließ von seinen Testamentsvollstreckern alle Entwürfe verbrennen. Die Hauptwerke... more...

  • Cheatingby Deborah L. Rhode

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 18.99

    Cheating is deeply embedded in everyday life. The costs of the most common forms of cheating total close to a trillion dollars annually. With Cheating, eminent legal scholar Deborah L. Rhode offers the only recent comprehensive account of cheating in everyday life and the strategies necessary to address it across a wide range of contexts: sports,... more...

  • Ethics in the Global Southby Michael Schwartz; Howard Harris

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 114.95

    This volume includes works by authors from the global South and contributions about ethical issues in the global South, including the responses to famine in East Africa, India and Indonesia, and the applicability of international guidelines and ethical frameworks in South Africa. more...

  • Ethics at the Edges of Lawby Cathleen Kaveny

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    In Ethics at the Edges of Law , Cathleen Kaveny argues that religious moralists should treat the law as a valuable conversation partner, rather than a mere instrument for enforcing judgments about morality and public policy. Using cases and concepts from tort law, contract law, and criminal law, Kaveny shows how they can be used to illuminate the... more...

  • Lawyers' Ethicsby Allan Gerson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    Frequently the ethical attorney finds himself in a position where he can no longer reconcile con-flicting responsibilities he owes to his clients with those he owes so-ciety and himself. Faced with the dilemma of choice among coun-tervailing and competing obliga-tions, he has little training and precedence to guide him. If he is over forty, the overwhelming... more...