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Comparative law books

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Transforming Religious Liberties A New Theory of Religious Rights for National and International Legal Systems by S. I. (University of Missouri, Columbia) Strong Transforming Religious Liberties A New Theory of Religious Rights for National and International Legal Systems
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Proposes a new theoretical approach to religious liberty that both transcends and transforms current approaches to law and religion.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Prosecutors and Democracy A Cross-National Study by Maximo Langer Prosecutors and Democracy A Cross-National Study

The first sustained, scholarly examination of the relationship between prosecutors and democracy from a cross-national, cross-disciplinary perspective.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Santillana Codes The Civil Codes of Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania by Dan E. Stigall The Santillana Codes The Civil Codes of Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania

This book provides a comparative legal analysis of the civil codes in force in Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania. The book also imparts insight into the work and life of the principal author of the Tunisian code-- a Jewish man of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Enforcement of Corporate and Securities Law China and the World by Robin (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) Huang Enforcement of Corporate and Securities Law China and the World

This book assembles the world's most authoritative specialists for a comparative analysis of the enforcement of corporate and securities laws in thirteen national jurisdictions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Judicial Dissent in European Constitutional Courts A Comparative and Legal Perspective by Katalin Kelemen Judicial Dissent in European Constitutional Courts A Comparative and Legal Perspective

Dissent in courts has always existed. It is natural and healthy that judges disagree on legal issues of a certain importance and difficulty. The question is if it is reasonable to conceal dissent. Not every legal system allows judges to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

New Civil Codes in Hungary and Romania by Attila Menyhard New Civil Codes in Hungary and Romania

The contributors also consider the law of obligation, unforeseeable changes in circumstances in contracts, family law and law of succession, and more. Hungary and Romania connect to each other by their special historical and cultural background, which serves as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges by Benjamin (Osler Chair in Business Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law) Alarie, Andrew J. (Associate Professor, Uni Green Commitment and Cooperation on High Courts A Cross-Country Examination of Institutional Constraints on Judges
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Judicial decision-making may ideally be impartial, but in reality it is influenced by many different factors, including institutional context, ideological commitment, fellow justices on a panel, and personal preference. Empirical literature in this area increasingly analyzes this complex collection of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Ukrainian Legal Doctrine Volume 4: Ecological, Agrarian, Economic, and Space Law by V. la Tatsyi Ukrainian Legal Doctrine Volume 4: Ecological, Agrarian, Economic, and Space Law

The authors address in this volume doctrinal approaches to ecological law, economic law, agrarian law and space law.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

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Is International Law International? by Anthea (Associate Professor, School of Regulation and Global Governance, Australian National University) Roberts,  Koskenniemi Is International Law International?
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Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2017

Beyond High Courts The Justice Complex in Latin America by Matthew C. Ingram Beyond High Courts The Justice Complex in Latin America

A much-needed volume that will make a significant contribution to the growing fields of comparative law and politics and Latin American legal institutions. The book offers theoretically and conceptually rich empirical analyses of a set of critical supranational, national, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

The Brazilian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society by David B. Wilkins The Brazilian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Failures of American Methods of Lawmaking in Historical and Comparative Perspectives by James R. (University of Baltimore) Maxeiner Failures of American Methods of Lawmaking in Historical and Comparative Perspectives


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

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Crafting Courts in New Democracies The Politics of Subnational Judicial Reform in Brazil and Mexico by Matthew C. (University at Albany, State University of New York) Ingram Crafting Courts in New Democracies The Politics of Subnational Judicial Reform in Brazil and Mexico
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This book explores the importance of local courts in enacting positive social and economic reform in Brazil and Mexico.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Accountability, Transparency and Democracy in the Functioning of Bretton Woods Institutions by Elena Sciso Accountability, Transparency and Democracy in the Functioning of Bretton Woods Institutions

This book investigates the strengths and weaknesses - in terms of transparency and compliance with the democratic principle - of Bretton Woods Institutions, considering the most important innovations from the original framework achieved through the introduction of independent accountability and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

The Achilles Heel of Democracy Judicial Autonomy and the Rule of Law in Central America by Rachel E. (Ohio State University) Bowen The Achilles Heel of Democracy Judicial Autonomy and the Rule of Law in Central America

Comparing five Central American countries, this book explores the influences of criminals, activists, and other societal actors on the justice system.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

General Principles of Law European and Comparative Perspectives by Stefan Vogenauer General Principles of Law European and Comparative Perspectives

Examining general principles of law provides one of the most instructive examples of the intersection between EU law and comparative law. This collection draws on the expertise of high-profile and distinguished scholars to provide a critical examination of this interaction....
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism by Clive Walker Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

Perils of Judicial Self-Government in Transitional Societies by David Kosar Perils of Judicial Self-Government in Transitional Societies

This book investigates the mechanisms of judicial control to determine an efficient methodology for independence and accountability.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

Emergencies in Public Law The Legal Politics of Containment by Karin Loevy Emergencies in Public Law The Legal Politics of Containment

This book challenges the traditional framing of emergency powers as 'exceptions' by illustrating their long-term legal and political effects.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2017

Audi Alteram Partem in Criminal Proceedings Towards a Participatory Understanding of Criminal Justice in Europe and Latin America by Stefano Ruggeri Audi Alteram Partem in Criminal Proceedings Towards a Participatory Understanding of Criminal Justice in Europe and Latin America

This book analyses current developments in Europe and Latin America towards the greater involvement of the parties in the administration of criminal justice. Focusing on both national criminal proceedings and transnational cases, this study employs a comparative law approach to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

Teaching Transnational Law Substantive Issues, Pedagogical Approaches by Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Victor V. Ramraj Teaching Transnational Law Substantive Issues, Pedagogical Approaches
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What is transnational law and why should we teach it? This book offers a broad range of perspectives on transnational legal education from law professors in the global north and south, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia....
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/04/2017

Australian Restitution Law by Sharon Erbacher Australian Restitution Law

This book is the first casebook on restitution law to be published in Australia. It contains comprehensive extracts from the most significant Australian and English cases, together with some Canadian cases which indicate the possible direction which Australian law will...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2017

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