• Business, Economics & Law
      June 2017

      Recht und Praxis der GEMA

      Handbuch und Kommentar

      by Harald Heker, Karl Riesenhuber

      This volume engages in a comprehensive discussion of the authorities exercised by GEMA, the German collecting society and performance rights organization. A key emphasis is placed on illuminating internal aspects of GEMA, including its articles of association, contractual mandates, and organization. ;

    • Jurisprudence & general issues

      The John F. Sonnett Memorial Lectures at Fordham University School of Law

      A Half-Century of Advocacy and Judicial Perspectives

      by Edited by Dennis J. Kenny, and Joel E. Davidson, Foreword by John D. Feerick

      This book represents the distinguished Sonnett lecture series sponsored by Fordham’s Law School that has taken place for the last 45 years. In this collection, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, a Lord Chancellor of England, three Chief Justices of Ireland, a Chief Justice of South Africa, a President of the Supreme Court of Israel, and other leading judges and lawyers examine common law–based legal systems and underlying principles. The lectures encourage attorneys and society to improve the training of lawyers, respect the independence of the judiciary, place ethics at the forefront, question the efficacy of the criminal justice system, and explore the complex philosophical issues facing the judiciary._x000B__x000B_Taken as a whole, these lectures are a prescription for improvements and innovations throughout the legal system. The lectures were delivered by judges and lawyers who were involved in many of the most significant cases of the last half-century that strengthened individual rights and promoted access to justice. Each finds its deepest meaning in advancing the theme of Fordham Law School: “In the Service of Others.”

    • Jurisprudence & general issues

      The John F. Sonnett Memorial Lectures at Fordham University School of Law

      A Half-Century of Advocacy and Judicial Perspectives

      by Edited by Dennis J. Kenny, and Joel E. Davidson, Foreword by John D. Feerick

      This book represents the distinguished Sonnett lecture series sponsored by Fordham’s Law School that has taken place for the last 45 years. In this collection, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, a Lord Chancellor of England, three Chief Justices of Ireland, a Chief Justice of South Africa, a President of the Supreme Court of Israel, and other leading judges and lawyers examine common law–based legal systems and underlying principles. The lectures encourage attorneys and society to improve the training of lawyers, respect the independence of the judiciary, place ethics at the forefront, question the efficacy of the criminal justice system, and explore the complex philosophical issues facing the judiciary._x000B__x000B_Taken as a whole, these lectures are a prescription for improvements and innovations throughout the legal system. The lectures were delivered by judges and lawyers who were involved in many of the most significant cases of the last half-century that strengthened individual rights and promoted access to justice. Each finds its deepest meaning in advancing the theme of Fordham Law School: “In the Service of Others.”

    • Jurisprudence & general issues

      The John F. Sonnett Memorial Lectures at Fordham University School of Law

      A Half-Century of Advocacy and Judicial Perspectives

      by Edited by Dennis J. Kenny, and Joel E. Davidson, Foreword by John D. Feerick

      This book represents the distinguished Sonnett lecture series sponsored by Fordham’s Law School that has taken place for the last 45 years. In this collection, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, a Lord Chancellor of England, three Chief Justices of Ireland, a Chief Justice of South Africa, a President of the Supreme Court of Israel, and other leading judges and lawyers examine common law–based legal systems and underlying principles. The lectures encourage attorneys and society to improve the training of lawyers, respect the independence of the judiciary, place ethics at the forefront, question the efficacy of the criminal justice system, and explore the complex philosophical issues facing the judiciary._x000B__x000B_Taken as a whole, these lectures are a prescription for improvements and innovations throughout the legal system. The lectures were delivered by judges and lawyers who were involved in many of the most significant cases of the last half-century that strengthened individual rights and promoted access to justice. Each finds its deepest meaning in advancing the theme of Fordham Law School: “In the Service of Others.”

    • Business, Economics & Law
      March 2017

      Law in popular belief

      Myth and reality

      by Edited by Anthony Amatrudo, Regina Rauxloh

      In recent years there has been a significant growth in interest of the so-called "law in context" extending legal studies beyond black letter law. This book looks at the relationship between statute law and legal practice. It examines how law is applied in reality and more precisely how law is perceived by the general public in contrast to the legal profession. The authors look at a number of themes that are central to examining ways in which myths about law are formed, and how there is inevitably a constitutive power aspect to this myth making. At the same time they explore to what extent law itself creates and sustains myths. The book will be of general interest to a number of different disciplines such as legal theory, general law, criminology and sociology.

    • Legal history
      September 2012

      The Legal History of Wales

      New Edition

      by Thomas Glyn Watkin (Author)

      Watkin provides a history of the various legal systems by which Wales and its people have been governed over the last two millenia, including the civil law of Rome, the laws of the native Welsh people, the canon law of the Church and the English common law. This book shows how in each age the people of Wales have adapted to and adopted the legal traditions which they have encountered and assesses the importance of this inheritance for the future of modern Wales within both Europe and the wider international community.

    • Legal history

      Famous Cases

      Nine Trials That Changed the Law

      by Brian Block (Author), John Hostettler (Author)

      The authors of this work have assembled the background to a selection of leading cases in English Law. From the Mareva case (synonymous with a type of injunction) to Lord Denning's classic ruling in the High Trees House case (the turning point for equitable estoppel).

    • Legal history

      Until They are Seven: The Origins of Women's Legal Rights

      by John Wroath (Author)

      Until the 1850s, under the Law a husband and wife were one, and that one was the husband. Presenting an account of the origins of women's rights to property and their children, this work deals with the moves made by Henrietta Greenhill, Caroline Norton and their associates.

    • Jurisprudence & general issues

      Geiriadur Newydd Y Gyfraith

      The New Legal Dictionary

      by Robyn Léwis

    • Legal history

      Champions of the Rule of Law

      by John Hostettler (Author)

      An account of the Lawyers who helped — over centuries — to develop and protect civil liberties, human rights and the Rule of Law. Also discusses breaches of the Rule of Law in modern cases and in response to terrorism. Champions of the Rule of Law looks at an overarching principle of English Law. It describes how a powerful and fundamental rule came about and how it has been preserved in the face of attempts to circumvent it. Standing at the heart of all matters of justice — and now exported to many parts of the world — the Rule of Law holds, in short, that the Law applies in equal measure to everyone. No matter how high, mighty or privileged someone may be, or whatever claim or allegation is being made, all those coming before it should always be treated in just the same way as anyone else will be. Events in both modern times and across legal History readily demonstrate the sometimes precarious nature of the rule and the need for ‘champions’ who are prepared to uphold and defend it—and whilst the need for such a rule may seem obvious on any balanced view of how justice should be dispensed, the central importance of the rule is by no means intuitive to some people. This means that there is always a need to re-iterate the purpose of the rule, the arguments behind it and to understand the mechanisms which safeguard and protect it. Whenever the Rule of Law does fall under threat, whether due to arrogance, claims to special treatment, misguided understandings, dubious explanations or lack of due process, there is a need for people of the calibre of those described in this book to step forward. Quite apart from the book’s interest for Lawyers, historians and students it will appeal to anyone seeking reassurance that justice is truly blind, fair, even-handed and accessible to all. With a Foreword by Lord Steyn.

    • Laws of Specific jurisdictions

      How to Label a Goat

      The Silly Rules and Regulations That Are Strangling Britain

      by Ross Clark

      Brand new paperback edition.Have you ever thrown your arms up in despair while trying to complete an official form and asked yourself "Just what is the point of this?" You're not alone. This book exposes some of the most petty and bizarre rules and regulations which are blighting the lives of Britons today. From the 45 pages of instructions on how to correctly label a goat (or sheep) to the impact that being a deep-sea diver might have on your tax return. If it wasn't so serious, it would be quite funny.Among his other discoveries are:- A rugby club in Ilfracombe was so burdened by health and safety rules that it was forced to abandon its real-life bonfire and instead celebrate Guy Fawkes' night with a 'virtual bonfire' projected onto a screen.- Employers must not hold important meetings on 31 October - it might discriminate against pagans, who, of course, celebrate the festival of Samhain on that day.- A woman from Kilbride was given an ASBO forbidding her from answering the door in her underwear.A motorist in Waltham Forest, East London, was fined for parking on double yellow lines that were not even there when he parked his car. The lorry painting the lines had drawn around the stationary vehicle.All completely true and all contained, along with hundreds of others, in this eye-opening little book.

    • Anthologies (non-poetry)

      Courtroom Crack

      by Scott. Learmonth

    • Laws of Specific jurisdictions

      The Official Lawyer's Handbook

      How to Survive a Legal Career

      by Daniel R. White

      This satirical guide to the legal profession, first published in the 90s, was reviewed by The Times as 'one of the most irreverent, funny and perceptive books about the legal profession ever published.' Nine years later, revised and updated, it still retains all its freshness and bite, and is essential reading for clients, lawyers themselves, and anyone considering a career in the law.Over 15,000 copies of this cult book have been sold in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and beyond.The back of the book also includes a catalogue of legal gifts, including humorous prints, t-shirts, paperweights and coffee mugs.

    • Legal history

      Criminal Jury Old and New

      Jury Power from Early Times to the Present Day

      by John Hostettler (Author)

      Giving an account of the jury - from its genesis onwards - including post-Criminal Justice Act 2003, this book deals with all the great political and legal landmarks and shows how the jury developed - and survived to become a key democratic institution capable of resisting monarchs, governments and sometimes plain Law.

    • Legal history

      Execution

      One Man's Life and Death

      by John Pugh (Author)

      Provides an account of the life and times of William Watkins - 'an ordinary Englishman' - who, having fathered ten children, was executed in 1951 for the murder of his eleventh child.

    • Systems of law
      February 2012

      The nature of law

      An introduction into the theory of law

      by Reinhold Zippelius

      This introduction provides a first and comprehensive insight into legal philosophy with numerous examples by looking at eleven basic legal philosophical questions. It looks at, for example, law as a regulation of behaviour, as a regulation of the use of freedom, as a regulation of interests, as well as the formation of law in a constitutional democracy. The book provides a concise collection of important thoughts by the author on the nature of law.

    • Jurisprudence & philosophy of law
      October 2010

      Introduction to Legal Reasoning

      by Karl Engisch

      First published in 1956, Karl Engisch’s “Einführung in das juristische Denken” is now one of the classics of legal literature. Over eight chapters, it primarily addresses the fundamentals of methodology, but also examines the basics of legal philosophy against the backdrop of twentieth century schools of thought. The book is aimed at introducing both students of law and all non-professionals with an interest in the field to the mysterious and occasionally dubious logic and methodology of the legal mind.

    • Sports & outdoor recreation
      July 2013

      Sports law and policy in the European Union

      by Parrish

    • Sports & outdoor recreation
      July 2013

      Sports law and policy in the European Union

      by Parrish

    • Sports & outdoor recreation
      July 2012

      Sports law and policy in the European Union

      by Parrish

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