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  • Liberal Opinions
    William A. Norris / William ANorris
    The life and times of a trailblazing lawyer and judge in American law. Author of the controversial but prescient judicial opinion striking down the ban on gays in the military — two decades before the Supreme Court finally recognized such equal rights — Bill Norris made law and waves on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Yet his legal and civic life before and after, though le...
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    33,86 €

  • Making Never-Never Land
    Mónica A. Jiménez
    Puerto Rico has been an 'unincorporated territory' of the United States for over a century. For much of that time, the archipelago has been mostly invisible to US residents and neglected by the government. However, a series of crises in the first two decades of the twenty-first century, from outsized debt to climate fueled disasters, have led to massive protests and brought Pue...
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    31,87 €

  • Making Never-Never Land
    Mónica A. Jiménez
    Puerto Rico has been an 'unincorporated territory' of the United States for over a century. For much of that time, the archipelago has been mostly invisible to US residents and neglected by the government. However, a series of crises in the first two decades of the twenty-first century, from outsized debt to climate fueled disasters, have led to massive protests and brought Pue...
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    127,25 €

  • فساد الاستدلال وقصور التسبيب فى حكم المحكمة الإدارية العليا
    ممدوح الإمام
    لم يكن من السهل على الإطلاق التعرض لحكم من أحكام القضاء المصرى الشامخ الذى نُجِلٌه ونكن له كل الإحترام والتقدير إلا أن الموضوع قد أخذ أبعادا أخرى تَوجَب معها ضرورة الرد علميا وبالوثائق على ما جاء بحكم المحكمة الإدارية العليا فى الطعن رقم 74236 لسنة 62 ق . ع الخاص بترسيم الحدود البحرية بين جمهورية مصر العربية والمملكة العربية السعودية فسادا فى الاستدلال وقصورا فى التسبيبفمن ناحي...
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    29,00 €

  • Essays in Maltese Legal History Volume 2
    Giuseppe Mifsud Bonnici / Sammut Sassi
    Essays on CRIMINAL LAW: An Enlightened Shadow? Elements of the Intellectual Climate at the Time of the Codification of the Criminal Law of Malta. Common LawContributions to the Maltese Rendition of the French Penal Code: Preliminary ObservationsEssays on COSTITUTIONAL HISTORY:Amabile Bonello’s Essay on the Public Law of MaltaJ.J. Dillon’s 1807 Memoir on MaltaConstitutional Law ...
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    61,99 €

  • Commentary to the Germanic Laws and Mediaeval Documents [1915]
    Leo Wiener
    Based on an ambitious study of all accessible records from the early decades of the Roman Empire to 1300, this work proposes that the Visigothic, Burgundian, Salic and other Germanic legal systems were based almost entirely on Roman law. This was a controversial argument because it challenged the prevailing consensus about Germanic law. Though scholars have subsequently disprov...
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    49,71 €

  • Joseph Karo and Shaping of Modern Jewish Law
    Roni Weinstein
    The book provides a global perspective on the history of Jewish law during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, focusing on the codification works of R. Joseph Karo. ...
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    50,09 €

  • Ideas of poverty in the Age of Enlightenment
    This collection of essays examines the ways in which poverty was conceptualised in the social, political, and religious discourses of eighteenth-century Europe and North America. ...
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    169,56 €

  • The Influence of Italian Civil Law in Latin-America
    There are many ways to mark the anniversary of a civil code: one of them is to analyse the cultural messages it has produced, in order to understand not only by whom such messages have been received but also how, when and to what extent. The current volume is based on a dialogue between European (and, in particular, Italian) legal culture on the one hand, and Latin American leg...
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    42,00 €

  • The Great Murdering-Heir Case
    William B. Meyer
    Uncovers the facts behind the celebrated 1889 case of Riggs v. Palmer and shows how they transform our understanding of the decision. ...
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    127,10 €

  • Shaking Hands with the Devil
    John Taglianetti
    History is a record of past events. It is a systematic account of people and events. History must be accurate. Historians use guidelines to research and write History. It should be written with a neutral point of view. All aspects of the historically significant individual must be researched, evaluated, verified, and placed into the perspective of the time it occurred. Most imp...
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    14,84 €

  • The Abolition Of Slavery The Right Of The Government Under The War Power
    William Lloyd Garrison Ed.
    'The Abolition of Slavery the Right of the Government Under the War Power' is a powerful and influential pamphlet authored by using William Lloyd Garrison, a outstanding American abolitionist, and in the course of the American Civil War. This painting articulates Garrison’s company perception that the U.S. Government, underneath the authority of the War Power, had both the lega...
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    9,84 €

  • The Beginnings of Anti-Jewish Legislation
    Mária M. Kovács / Mark Baczoni
    The Nazi 1933 Civil Service Law and the 1935 Nuremberg Laws are often considered the first anti-Jewish decrees in interwar Europe. Mária M. Kovács convincingly argues that Hungary’s numerus clausus law of 1920, which introduced a Jewish quota at Hungary’s institutions of higher learning, was, in fact, interwar Europe’s first antisemitic law. By defining-and discriminating again...
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    82,37 €

  • Legal Feasts
    Michael H. Hoeflich
    In this book, the author discusses the history and significance of gatherings of lawyers to share food, wine, and conversation. Conviviality is a cornerstone of these gatherings. He includes sample menus with commentary and sample recipes of dishes listed in these menus. This volume should entertain and instruct every lawyer and person interested in the legal profession, the la...
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    21,69 €

  • Dickens and his Lawyers
    Paul Howcroft
    The life and works of Charles Dickens were permeated by lawyers and the legal system. As a boy, he endured his father’s imprisonment for debt. At 17, he became a solictors’ clerk. At 19, he became a court reporter and later a parliamentary reporter. As a successful author, he engaged in litigation to protect his copyright and campaigned for law reform. He had numerous friends a...
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    38,11 €

  • Dickens and his Lawyers
    Paul Howcroft
    The life and works of Charles Dickens were permeated by lawyers and the legal system. As a boy, he endured his father’s imprisonment for debt. At 17, he became a solictors’ clerk. At 19, he became a court reporter and later a parliamentary reporter. As a successful author, he engaged in litigation to protect his copyright and campaigned for law reform. He had numerous friends a...
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    56,35 €

  • In Search of the Truth
    John Cartwright
    This book tells the story of John Cartwright, a now-retired Queen’s Council barrister, who spent his career in search of the truth. Incredibly, this search was mirrored in his personal life; his childhood was wrapped in secrecy and his father was dead... or so John had been led to believe.In his own words, John tells us about an ambitious young man setting out to make a career ...
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    18,37 €

  • When Dissents Matter
    Amy Steigerwalt / Artemus Ward / Pamela C Corley
    The ability of US Supreme Court justices to dissent from the majority, to formally register and explain their belief that a case has been wrongly decided, represents a time-honored tradition of perhaps the most august American institution. Yet the impact of these dissents, which allow justices to engage in a dialogue over law and policy, has seldom, if ever, been the focus of d...
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    143,98 €

  • When Dissents Matter
    Amy Steigerwalt / Artemus Ward / Pamela C Corley
    The ability of US Supreme Court justices to dissent from the majority, to formally register and explain their belief that a case has been wrongly decided, represents a time-honored tradition of perhaps the most august American institution. Yet the impact of these dissents, which allow justices to engage in a dialogue over law and policy, has seldom, if ever, been the focus of d...
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    46,77 €

  • Constitutional Inquisitors
    Scott Ingram
    The evolution of the federal prosecutor’s role from a pragmatic necessity to a significant political figure.In the United States, federal prosecutors enjoy a degree of power unmatched elsewhere in the world. They are free to investigate and prosecute--or decline to prosecute--criminal cases without significant oversight. And yet, no statute grants them these powers; their role ...
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    79,63 €

  • There’s Glory For You
    Frances Gibson
    The business of the historian, is to remember what others forget: the history of the early community legal centres is not yet forgotten-but it soon may be. Legal centres are not good at recording their past: they are understaffed, resources are stretched, the demands of the work seem urgent and unrelenting, and there’s no time for looking back, reflecting on experiences, honour...
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    33,39 €

  • There’s Glory For You
    Frances Gibson
    The business of the historian, is to remember what others forget: the history of the early community legal centres is not yet forgotten-but it soon may be. Legal centres are not good at recording their past: they are understaffed, resources are stretched, the demands of the work seem urgent and unrelenting, and there’s no time for looking back, reflecting on experiences, honour...
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    51,65 €

  • The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals
    E. P. Evans
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    34,28 €

  • The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals
    E. P. Evans
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    55,64 €

  • Bases para a compreensão sobre a Usura no Brasil entre 1900-1950
    Nelso Molon Júnior
    O trabalho analisa debates acerca da usura ocorridos na primeira metade do século XX no Brasil, com enfoque nos artigos do Jornal do Commercio/RJ e na jurisprudência do Supremo Tribunal Federal. Para tanto, desenvolve conceitos propedêuticos, como os termos juro e usura, experiências importantes que versaram sobre a usura como em Atenas e Roma antigas e na Idade Média e no iníc...
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    15,81 €

  • Medieval women and urban justice
    Teresa Phipps
    This is the first in-depth, comparative study of women’s access to justice in medieval English towns. It compares the records of Nottingham, Chester and Winchester and a wide range of legal actions to highlight the variable nature of women’s legal status in actions that arose from the complex, messy ties of everyday life. ...
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    44,39 €

  • Common-Law Pleading [1897]
    Richard Ross Perry
    Intended for students, the core of this book is a synthesis of Joseph Chitty’s Treatise on Pleading and Parties to Actions (1809), Henry John Stephen’s Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions (1824), Albert Venn Dicey’s Treatise on the Rules for the Selection of the Parties to an Action (1870) and the third book of William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws o...
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    35,69 €

  • Bizarre Laws & Curious Customs of the UK
    Monty Lord
    ’Bizarre Laws and Curious Customs of the UK’ is a fascinating book, well assembled and written by Monty Lord. Most of us have had occasion to come across some ancient ruling that is still in the statute book and find laughable. Many of these were never made law and take their place in the category of myth and legend. Monty Lord not only brings many new strange laws to our notic...
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    14,10 €

  • Bizarre Laws & Curious Customs of the UK
    Monty Lord
    ’A curious, comical and highly entertaining read, full of eccentric laws and customs that have led to our rich legal heritage.’ - Lubna Shuja - President of The Law Society of England and WalesIn the UK, we have some bizarre laws that have littered the statute books of our sceptred isle throughout history. Not all of them have been repealed over the centuries. Some of them made...
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    25,74 €

  • Bizarre Laws of the UK for Kids
    Monty Lord
    ’They say that ignorance of the law is no defence. So thank goodness for Monty’s book. I had no idea I was running so many risks in terms of how I have been leading my life! Lots of fun to be had here.’ - Sir. Peter Wanless, CB - Chief Executive, NSPCCHave you ever heard a bizarre law and thought, that can’t possibly be true? Is it genuine? Was it ever in existence or just an u...
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    14,29 €