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Contradictions of Democracy

by Nicholas Rush Smith

Despite being one of the world's most vibrant democracies, police estimate between five and ten percent of the murders in South Africa result from vigilante violence. This is puzzling given the country's celebrated...


Twenty-Six Seconds

by Curt Petrovich

How a few fleeting frames of video led to a frustrating search for justice tainted by ego, bias, and a desire for vengeance.

Images of Robert Dziekanski convulsing after being shocked by a Mountie’s Taser...


Dimensions of Normativity

by David Plunkett, Scott J. Shapiro & Kevin Toh

Understood one way, the branch of contemporary philosophical ethics that goes by the label "metaethics" concerns certain second-order questions about ethics--questions not in ethics, but rather ones about our...


Freedom of Religion, Secularism, and Human Rights

by Nehal Bhuta

This interdisciplinary volume examines the relationship between secularism, freedom of religion and human rights in legal, theoretical, historical and political perspective. It brings together chapters from...


Screw Consent

by Joseph J. Fischel

For many, when they think or talk about sex, their moral, political, and legal views usually center on the idea of sex being consensual. But what if we have it wrong?

 

Screw Consent is a provocative take on...


The Company They Keep

by Neal Devins & Lawrence Baum

Are Supreme Court justices swayed by the political environment that surrounds them? Most people think "yes," and they point to the influence of the general public and the other branches of government on the...


Justice and mercy

by Philippa Byrne

This book examines one of the most fundamental issues in twelfth-century English politics: justice. It demonstrates that during the foundational period for the common law, the question of judgement and judicial...


Sections 409A and 457

by Brian Berglund & Louis Ray Richey

New and important developments have emerged in the form of IRS guidance and case law since the first edition was published in 2011. This edition provides significantly more guidance on questions regarding procedures...


Flexible Trusts and Estates for Uncertain Times

by Jerold I. Horn

Written for lawyers who already possess a sophisticated understanding of estate planning and will and trust drafting issues, this book contains the wisdom and experience of Horn’s decades of practice. This...


The Law of Later-Life Healthcare and Decision Making

by Lawrence A. Frolik

Whether you need an explanation of the intricacies of Medicare and Medicaid, alternatives to guardianship, or healthcare decision making for an incapacitated person, The Law of Later-Life Healthcare and Decision...


Prosecuting the President

by Andrew Coan

In this exceptionally timely book, law professor Andrew Coan explains what every American needs to know about special prosecutors - perhaps the most important and misunderstood public officials of our time....


U.S. Attorneys, Political Control, and Career Ambition

by Banks Miller & Brett Curry

United States Attorneys (USAs), the chief federal prosecutors in each judicial district, are key in determining how the federal government uses coercive force against its citizens. How much control do national...


Frontex and Human Rights

by Melanie Fink

This book analyses the allocation of responsibility for human rights violations that occur in the context of border control or return operations coordinated by Frontex. The analysis is conducted in three parts....


International Law's Objects

by Jessie Hohmann & Daniel Joyce

International law's rich existence in the world can be illuminated by its objects. International law is often developed, conveyed and authorized through its objects and/or their representation. From the symbolic...


Making Markets Work for Africa

by Eleanor M. Fox & Mor Bakhoum

Using case studies of particular countries and particular regions, delving deeply into the facts, this book focuses on market law and policy in sub-Saharan Africa, showing how markets can be harnessed by poorer...


Love at Last Sight

by Tyler Carrington

In June 1914, a seamstress named Frieda Kliem left Berlin on a commuter train to meet the man she had fallen in love with through a newspaper personal ad. Instead of proposing marriage, the man lured her into...


Divorce Bootcamp for Low- and Moderate-Income Women (6th Edition)

by Anna T. Merrill

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average woman's family income drops by 37% after divorce. Do you know what assets or how much alimony or child support you are entitled to receive? Have you spoken to...


Imagining World Order

by Chenxi Tang

In early modern Europe, international law emerged as a means of governing relations between rapidly consolidating sovereign states, purporting to establish a normative order for the perilous international world....


The UN Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses

by Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Makane Mbengue, Mara Tignino & Komlan Sangbana et al.

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses plays a crucial role in protecting and managing international watercourses and other sources of fresh water....


Minority Shareholders

by Victor Joffe Qc, David Drake, Giles Richardson & Daniel Lightman Qc et al.

This well-established and authoritative work is the most detailed reference source on the law relating to minority shareholders. As more and more legal emphasis is put on corporate governance, and as the influence...