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Why Children Follow Rules

by Tom R. Tyler & Rick Trinkner

Legal socialization is the process by which children and adolescents acquire their law related values, attitudes, and reasoning capacities. Such values and attitudes, in particular legitimacy, underlie the ability...


Crime, Media, and Reality

by Venessa Garcia & Samantha G. Arkerson

In today's society, the public perception of crime has been skewed by how the media depicts it. People use the media for enjoyment, companionship, surveillance, and interpretation. The problem is that it becomes...


Dying to Work

by Jonathan D. Karmel

In Dying to Work, Jonathan Karmel raises our awareness of unsafe working condidtions with accounts of workers who were needlessly injured or killed on the job. Based on heart-wrenching interviews Karmel conducted...


Political Jurisprudence

by Martin Loughlin

Political jurisprudence is the branch of jurisprudence that treats law as an aspect of human experience called 'the political'. This is an approach that many contemporary jurists, those whose work presupposes...


The Law of Maritime Blockade

by Phillip Drew

Although appearing to be a relatively benign method of warfare when viewed from a distance, a close examination of maritime blockade unveils a sinister character that can, in cases where countries are highly...


Comparative International Law

by Anthea Roberts, Paul B. Stephan, Pierre-Hugues Verdier & Mila Versteeg

By definition, international law, once agreed upon and consented to, applies to all parties equally. It is perhaps the one area of law where cross-country comparison seems inappropriate, because all parties...


This Realm of New Zealand: The Sovereign, the Governor-General, the Crown

by Janet McLean & Alison Quentin-Baxter

New Zealand is a democratic constitutional monarchy, one of Queen Elizabeth II's sixteen realms. This book provides a comprehensive account of how the Queen, the Governor-General and the Crown interact with...


After the Cradle Falls

by Melissa Jonson-Reid & Brett Drake

There may be no other social problem so common, yet so little understood by the general public, as child abuse and neglect. This book is intended to help remedy that situation. After the Cradle Falls integrates...


Being Watched: Legal Challenges to Government Surveillance

by Jeffrey L. Vagle

A riveting history of the Supreme Court decision that set the legal precedent for citizen challenges to government surveillance    The tension between national security and civil rights is nowhere more evident...


DOES YOUR LOCAL  POLICE  DEPARTMENT REPRESENT  THE COMMUNITY IT SERVES

by Anthony Davila

Service to the community means involvement, commitment, and engagement with the entire community, and that includes all of the parts, including police, fire schools, merchants, etc. Providing some law enforcement...


Shareholders' Rights and Obligations

by Mr Marcel Willems

Shareholders are important stakeholders of companies. In recent times the position of shareholders has become more and more scrutinized, partly as a result of activist measures they have taken, sometimes resulting...


Arcs of Global Justice

by Margaret M. deGuzman & Diane Marie Amann

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said 'the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.' Testing the optimism of that claim were the many fits and starts in the struggle for human rights that...


Public vs. Private

by Robert N. Gross

Americans today choose from a dizzying array of schools, loosely lumped into categories of "public" and "private." How did these distinctions emerge in the first place, and what do they tell us about the more...


The Integration of the UCLA School of Law, 1966—1978

by Miguel Espinoza

In 1966, a group of UCLA law school professors sparked the era of affirmative action by creating one of the earliest and most expansive race-conscious admissions programs in higher education. The Legal Education...


Blackstone's Guide to the Investigatory Powers Act 2016

by Simon McKay

This text provides a clear and accessible introduction to the Investigatory Powers Act, a foundational piece of UK national security law. This act repeals part I, chapters 1 and 2 of the Regulation of Investigatory...


Market Abuse Regulation

by Marco Ventoruzzo & Sebastian Mock

This book analyses the European market abuse regime contained in the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) and related directives and regulations. Written by leading scholars in the field of capital market law from...


The Iowa State Constitution

by Todd E. Pettys

The Iowa State Constitution provides the most comprehensive analysis of Iowa's constitutional history and the development of its individual provisions. Todd E. Pettys presents a completely revised second edition...


A Theory of Legitimate Expectations for Public Administration

by Alexander Brown

It is an unfortunate but unavoidable feature of even well-ordered democratic societies that governmental administrative agencies often create legitimate expectations (procedural or substantive) on the part of...


Legalism

by Georgy Kantor, Tom Lambert & Hannah Skoda

In this volume, ownership is defined as the simple fact of being able to describe something as 'mine' or 'yours', and property is distinguished as the discursive field which allows the articulation of attendant...


Competition Policy for the New Era

by Tembinkosi Bonakele, Eleanor Fox & Liberty Mncube

Competition law has expanded to more than 100 jurisdictions worldwide with varying degrees of economic, social, and institutional development, raising important questions as to what is the appropriate design...