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Conducting Transatlantic Business: Basic Legal Distinctions in the US and Europe
by August G. Minke - BookBoon , 2012
The perception of Europeans and Americans about each other's laws is often wrong, yet people are so convinced that they have heard it right, that smaller and even medium sized businesses make important decisions based on wrong assumptions.
The ABC of European Union Law
by Klaus-Dieter Borchardt - Publications Office of the European Union , 2010
The book examines the roots of the European project and its development as a legal order, and is a definitive reference work on the subject. The author offers insight into how the EU is built, its broad principles and the legal order underpinning it.
The National Interest and the Law of the Sea
by Scott G. Borgerson - Council on Foreign Relations Press , 2009
This report offers a fresh appraisal of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea and pitfalls in light of the current geopolitical seascape and examines whether it is in U.S. strategic interests to now officially join the convention.
Terrorism, the Laws of War, and the Constitution
by John Yoo - Hoover Institution Press , 2005
This volume examines three enemy combatant cases that represent the U.S. efforts to devise legal rules, consistent with constitutional principles, for waging the global war on terror. The contributors analyze the crucial questions these cases raise.
Introduction to International Humanitarian Law
by Curtis F. J. Doebbler - CD Publishing , 2005
This book is an introductory text on international humanitarian law (the laws of war) that provides the basics of law, including excerpts from some of the leading treaty texts. Perfect for a short course in the law -- one to five weeks.
Lawyers 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.
Nuremberg: The Last Battle
by David Irving - Focal Point Publications , 1996
This book is an intimate look at the origins and conduct of the first post-war trial of major war criminals held at Nuremberg from 1945 to 1946. It has as its nucleus a series of articles which the author wrote in the late 1960s.
Fresh Perspectives on the 'War on Terror'
by Miriam Gani, Penelope Mathew - ANU E Press , 2008
This book engages critically with the metaphor of war in the context of terrorism. The authors write about terrorism from the perspective of international law, public and constitutional law, criminal law and criminology, and legal theory.
Immigration Policy and the Terrorist Threat in Canada and United States
by James Bissett, at al. - The Fraser Institute , 2008
The authors identify serious weaknesses in the immigration, asylum, and border regimes from Canadian and American perspectives. The entry of a number of potentially dangerous individuals should warrant major attention and policy review.