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The Sovereignty of Law: The European WayThe Sovereignty of Law: The European Way
by Cambridge University Press - Francis Geoffrey Jacobs , 2007
With the non-specialist in mind, and starting from the basic notion of the rule of law, this book explores how judges can balance the potentially conflicting interests of human life and human dignity; freedom of speech and the right of privacy ...
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Introduction to the American Legal SystemIntroduction to the American Legal System
by Konnie G. Kustron - Bookboon , 2013
An overview of the legal system in the United States. It is designed for learners who have little familiarity with U.S. law. Topics include federal and state court systems, civil and criminal litigation processes, and ethics in the legal profession.
(1919 views)

Commercial Law in the Next MillenniumCommercial Law in the Next Millennium
by Royston Miles Goode - Sweet and Maxwell , 1998
In this book, Roy Goode examines some of the key issues shaping commercial law as we move into a new century. His stimulating re-analysis of fundamental legal principles raises a series of critical questions about the future direction of the law.
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Turning Points of the Common LawTurning Points of the Common Law
by Robin Brunskill Cooke - Sweet & Maxwell , 1997
Cooke focuses on four great cases which were all turning points in the development of the common law. In each instance he examines the effect at the time, subsequent developments in case law and academic opinion, and the advantages of decisions...
(1288 views)

Justification and Excuse in the Criminal LawJustification and Excuse in the Criminal Law
by J. C. Smith - Sweet & Maxwell , 1989
Smith considers a subject of great importance to the criminal law, both as an academic topic and in the context of the problems faced by the citizen confronted with a choice between breaking the letter of the law, or seeing others suffer harm.
(1755 views)

Basic Home SecurityBasic Home Security
by Jacobus Kotze - Smashwords , 2013
This is a short article on the different ways to protect your house against armed robbers. Written for the South African market it may sound extreme to the rest of the world but gives valuable guidance which is applicable everywhere.
(880 views)

A Manufacturer's Guide To Product Liability Law in the United StatesA Manufacturer's Guide To Product Liability Law in the United States
by Perkins Coie - Smashwords , 2013
This primer provides basic information about product liability laws and legal procedures in product liability lawsuits in the United States. It also suggests measures that you can take to reduce your product liability exposure.
(1279 views)

Principles of Federal Appropriations LawPrinciples of Federal Appropriations Law
- GAO , 2013
The Principles of Federal Appropriations Law is a multi-volume treatise concerning federal fiscal law. The publication provides text discussion with reference to specific legal authorities to illustrate the principles and their application.
(1034 views)

Law and Lawyers in the United States: The Common Law Under StressLaw and Lawyers in the United States: The Common Law Under Stress
by Erwin N. Griswold - Stevens & sons , 1964
This book may serve to help you to have a better understanding of our legal system and its many problems; and it may, too, lead to the conclusion that you are indeed privileged to live under your own constitutional and legal system.
(1415 views)

Your Worst EnemyYour Worst Enemy
by Jacobus Kotze - Smashwords , 2013
This book is about the way defaulters are treated by their bank once they fall on hard times and cannot pay the instalment anymore. There are many legal rights which offer protection against abuse and this book explains them all in clear English.
(1088 views)

How to Handle Tough Choices in Your Legal Career and Be SuccessfulHow to Handle Tough Choices in Your Legal Career and Be Successful
by A. Harrison Barnes - Smashwords , 2012
BCG Attorney Search's Recruiters answer commonly asked questions about the legal field. Most of these are questions relating to making a lateral move, work-life balance, interview tips, careers moves for recent graduates and other common questions.
(1640 views)

Business Law and the Legal EnvironmentBusiness Law and the Legal Environment
by D. Mayer, D. Warner, G. Siedel, J.K. Lieberman - Flat World Knowledge , 2011
This text is an up-to-date textbook with comprehensive coverage of legal and regulatory issues. The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with which they are already familiar with their clear style.
(2995 views)

The Art of Cross-ExaminationThe Art of Cross-Examination
by Francis L. Wellman - The Macmillan Company , 1904
I have not attempted to treat the subject in any scientific, elaborate, or exhaustive way; but merely to make some suggestions upon the art of cross-examination, which have been gathered as a result of twenty-five years' court practice.
(3473 views)

Media Law HandbookMedia Law Handbook
by Jane Kirtley - U.S. Department of State , 2010
What are the privileges and responsibilities of a free press? In Media Law Handbook, Professor Jane Kirtley, Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law at the University of Minnesota, explores how free societies answer this question.
(3166 views)

Outline of U.S. Legal SystemOutline of U.S. Legal System
by George Clack - U. S. Department of State , 2004
This Outline covers the history and organization of the federal and state judicial systems; the criminal and civil court processes; the qualifications and selection of federal judges; the role of other participants in the judicial process.
(3541 views)

Marriage and Divorce Laws of the WorldMarriage and Divorce Laws of the World
by Hyacinthe Ringrose - The Musson-Draper Company , 1911
The purpose of this volume is to furnish to the lawyer, legislator and student a working summary of the marriage and divorce laws of the principal countries of the world. Our endeavour is simply to set forth positive law as it exists today.
(3556 views)

Evidence, Proof and Justice: Legal Philosophy and the Provable in English CourtsEvidence, Proof and Justice: Legal Philosophy and the Provable in English Courts
by Solomon E. Salako - BookBoon , 2010
It is the object of this book to use legal philosophy to analyse the transformation of the rules of evidence in English courts with a view to teasing out the benefits and portents of the transformation and proffering suggestions for reform.
(4188 views)

Techniques for Teaching LawTechniques for Teaching Law
by Gerald F. Hess, Steven Friedland - Carolina Academic Press , 1999
The book addresses a broad range of pedagogical issues in the context of legal education: the teaching and learning environment, course and class planning, questioning and discussion techniques, visual tools, experiential learning, computers, etc.
(3552 views)

Curious Punishments of Bygone DaysCurious Punishments of Bygone Days
by Alice Morse Earle - Loompanics Unlimited , 1896
An accumulation of notes on old-time laws, punishments and penalties. The subject is not a pleasant one, though it often has a humorous element; but a punishment that is obsolete gains an interest and dignity from antiquity.
(3942 views)

Courts and CriminalsCourts and Criminals
by Arthur Train - Project Gutenberg , 2004
It is unquestionably a generally accepted principle that it is better that ninety-nine guilty men should escape than that one innocent man should be convicted. This book presents a guide to procedures and practices in criminal courts.
(5111 views)

Simple JusticeSimple Justice
by Charles Murray - Civitas Book Publisher , 2005
The celebrated American sociologist Charles Murray provides an uncompromising restatement and defence of the backward-looking, retributive justification of criminal punishment. He also makes an impassioned plea for England to revert to this approach.
(4270 views)

A Country I Do Not Recognize: The Legal Assault On American ValuesA Country I Do Not Recognize: The Legal Assault On American Values
by Robert H. Bork - Hoover Institution Press , 2005
During the past forty years, activists have used the court system to accomplish results that could not otherwise be obtained through the ordinary political processes. The authors show how legal decisions undermined America's sovereignty and values.
(4178 views)

Scientific Validity of Polygraph TestingScientific Validity of Polygraph Testing
- Office of Technology Assessment , 1983
The memorandum presents the results of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) review of the scientific evidence on the validity of polygraph testing. OTA concluded that there is very little research evidence to establish polygraph test validity.
(3919 views)

Understanding the Federal CourtsUnderstanding the Federal Courts
- Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts , 2003
This text was developed by the Administrative Office of the US Courts to provide an introduction to the federal judicial system, its organization and administration, and its relationship to the legislative and executive branches of the government.
(4238 views)

Punishment: Theory and PracticePunishment: Theory and Practice
by Mark Tunick - University of California Press , 1992
What actions should be punished? Should plea-bargaining be allowed? How should sentencing be determined? In this original, penetrating study, Mark Tunick explores not only why society punishes wrongdoing, but also how it implements punishment.
(7294 views)

Lawyers in Society: An OverviewLawyers in Society: An Overview
by R. L. Abel, P. S. C. Lewis - University of California Press , 1996
A concise comparative introduction to the practice of law in a number of countries: England, Germany, Japan, Venezuela, and Belgium. These essays guide readers through the differing worlds of civil and common law, and law in Europe and Asia.
(7845 views)

Hate Crime Laws: A Practical GuideHate Crime Laws: A Practical Guide
- OSCE , 2009
The purpose of this guide is to provide States with benchmarks for drafting hate crime legislation within a simple, clear and accessible document. It will also be a resource for civil society when advocating for better laws.
(4290 views)

Law for Computing StudentsLaw for Computing Students
by Geoffrey Richard Sampson - BookBoon , 2009
This free textbook shows the reader where in the IT-based business legal problems are likely to arise. The author aims to give computing students that kind of broad level of understanding of the law applicable to IT sector.
(6847 views)

Encyclopedia of Law and EconomicsEncyclopedia of Law and Economics
by Boudewijn Bouckaert, Gerrit De Geest - Edward Elgar Publishing , 2000
A reference work that surveys the entire literature on law and economics in over 3,000 pages. The entries consist a review of the literature and a bibliography which covers most of the published material in the particular area.
(10994 views)

A Handbook of Greek Constitutional HistoryA Handbook of Greek Constitutional History
by A.H.J. Greenidge - MacMillan , 1914
Lucid and highly readable overview of a difficult and little understood aspect of Greek history: its public law, not just how it was structured but how it behaved in action. Perfect for university students and amateur historians.
(7644 views)