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The Science of Right

by Immanuel Kant

The theoretical knowledge of right and law in principle, as distinguished from positive laws and empirical cases, belongs to the pure science of right The science of right thus designates the philosophical and...


The Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution

by Thomas Paine

In The Rights of Man, Thomas Paine defends the representational form of government. He posits that all men are born with God-given rights that cannot be taken from them by any government. Paine's position on...


In Praise of Litigation

by Alexandra Lahav

While the right to have one's day in court is a cherished feature of the American democratic system, alarms that the United States is hopelessly litigious and awash in frivolous claims have become so commonplace...


Today, 60% of American Women Are Graduating with College Degrees versus 40% of American Men.: SHORT STORY # 27.  Nonfiction series #1- #60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

Even the Civil Right Act of 1964 gave an equal opportunity to women and minorities, discrimination and prejudice continue even today. Brilliant and pioneering women in these generations sacrificed, endured,...


The Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, EEOC.: SHORT STORY #26. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

The 1964 was a historic year for American women and minority. The Civil Right Act of 1964 was created in the USA.  It was the 1st time in American history when women and minority were given an equal opportunity...


American Women Are Products of Time, Place, and Circumstances. : SHORT STORY #21.  Nonfiction series # 1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

How American women, after the passage of the Civil Act of 1964, took a risk and an opportunity —to fail or succeed on their own terms? Millions entered the labor force to compete with men in hostile working...


On Liberty

by John Stuart Mill

The subject of this Essay is not the so-called Liberty of the Will, so unfortunately opposed to the misnamed doctrine of Philosophical Necessity; but Civil, or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power...


Fenwick on Civil Liberties & Human Rights

by Helen Fenwick & Richard Edwards

More than merely describing the evolution of human rights and civil liberties law, this classic textbook provides students with detailed and thought-provoking coverage of the most crucial developments in the...


Social Rights in the Welfare State: Origins and Transformations

by Toomas Kotkas & Kenneth Veitch

At a time when the future of the welfare state is the object of heated debate in many European countries, this edited collection explores the relationship between this institution and social rights. Structured...


Equity and Trusts: A Problem-Based Approach

by Judith Riches

Equity and Trusts: A Problem-Based Approach creates a fresh approach to learning through the use of integrated realistic case studies designed to simulate how the law works in practice. With comprehensive coverage...


The Rule of Law in Crisis and Conflict Grey Zones: Regulating the Use of Force in a Global Information Environment

by Michael John-Hopkins

This book responds to ongoing calls for clarification and consensus regarding the meaning, scope and interplay of humanitarian law and human rights law in the 'grey zones' of unconventional operational environments...


The Rise and Fall of the Right of Silence: Principle, Politics and Policy

by Hannah Quirk

Within an international context in which the right to silence has long been regarded as sacrosanct, this book provides the first comprehensive, empirically-based analysis of the effects of curtailing the right...


The European Union as an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

by Maria Fletcher, Ester Herlin-Karnell & Claudio Matera

This book presents a collection of essays on key topics and new perspectives on the EU's Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ).

Europe's area of freedom, security and justice is of increasing importance...


Indelible Ink: The Trials of John Peter Zenger and the Birth of America's Free Press

by Richard Kluger

The untold story of the battle to legalize free expression in America by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Ashes to Ashes.

The liberty of written and spoken expression has been fixed in the firmament of...


The Jackson ADR Handbook

ReValuing Care in Theory, Law and Policy: Cycles and Connections

by Rosie Harding, Ruth Fletcher & Chris Beasley

Care is central to life, and yet is all too often undervalued, taken for granted, and hidden from view. This collection of fourteen substantive and highly innovative essays, along with its insightful introduction,...


Resolving Conflicts between Human Rights: The Judge's Dilemma

by Stijn Smet

Under the influence of the global spread of human rights, legal disputes are increasingly framed in human rights terms. Parties to a legal dispute can often invoke human rights norms in support of their competing...


The Negro Problem

by Booker T. Washington

Here are six historic essays on the state of race relations during the Reconstruction and early twentieth century, written from the African American point of view. These essays show us how far race relations...


The Voting Rights War: The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice

by Gloria J. Browne-Marshall & Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian

The Voting Rights War tells the story of the ongoing struggle to achieve voting equality through 100 years of work by the NAACP at the Supreme Court. From Plessy v. Ferguson through today’s conflicts around...


Discursive Framings of Human Rights: Negotiating Agency and Victimhood

by Karen-Margrethe Simonsen & Jonas Ross Kjaergard

What does it mean to be a subject of human rights? The status of the subject is closely connected with the form and rhetoric of the framing discourse, and this book investigates the relationship between the...