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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...


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...


Get It Together: Organize Your Records So Your Family Won't Have To

by Melanie Cullen & Shae Irving

This workbook is a complete guide to collecting and organizing important papers and information, and it makes the process easy for the reader and for loved ones who will wrap things up when the time comes. The...


Emily's Will Be Done

by L. P. Suzanne Atkinson

After the sudden death of my friend Emily, I, a Nova Scotia Social Worker and business person, find myself the sole executrix of what turns out to be a very complicated estate, compounded by mystery and wrapped...


Commonwealth Caribbean Civil Procedure

by Gilbert Kodilinye & Vanessa Kodilinye

This new fourth edition of a well-established book is a timely response to the continuing development of the new rules of civil procedure in force in most of the jurisdictions of the English-speaking Caribbean....


Beyond Same-Sex Marriage: Perspectives on Marital Possibilities

by Ronald C. Den Otter & Elisabeth Sheff

Although the Supreme Court ruling ended a legal challenge to same-sex marriage, the debate continues and no one seems to know what lies on the horizon. This edited volume contributes to the growing literature...


Everyone's Guide to South African Law: 4th Edition

by Adriaan Anderson & Anelia Dodd

The law affects us all, and even your most basic day-to-day choices and actions have legal implications. Yet few people have much knowledge of the law or understand complicated legal terminology - and lawyers'...


Hazardous to Our Health?: FDA Regulation of Health Care Products

by Robert Higgs & Ronald W. Hansen

Some have described the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a scientific bureaucracy with police powers. Does a "cult of infallibility" exist within the FDA, leading to decisions that are contrary to the best...


The Butler's Child

by Lewis M. Steel & Beau Friedlander

The Butler's Child is the personal story of a Warner Brothers family grandson who spent more than fifty years as a fighting, no holds barred civil rights lawyer. Lewis M. Steel explores why he, a privileged...


My Partner, My Enemy: An Unflinching View of Domestic Violence and New Ways to Protect Victims

by John Michael Leventhal

Domestic violence and abuse can unfortunately happen to anyone and is so often overlooked. In My Partner, My Enemy, Hon. John Michael Leventhal opens the readers’ eyes to the problem by looking at true cases...