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Mediation in Family Disputes: Principles of Practice

by Ms Marian Roberts

This is the authoritative textbook on family mediation. It draws on a wide cross-disciplinary theoretical literature and on the author's extensive and continuing practice experience. It encompasses developments...


Life's Dominion: An Argument About Abortion, Euthanasia, and Individual Freedom

by Ronald Dworkin

Internationally renowned lawyer and philosopher Ronald Dworkin addresses the crucially related acts of abortion and euthanasia in a brilliantly original book that examines their meaning in a nation that prizes...


Equal Means Equal: Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment Is Now

by Jessica Neuwirth & Gloria Steinem

When the Equal Rights Amendment was first passed by Congress in 1972, Richard Nixon was president and All in the Family’s Archie Bunker was telling his feisty wife Edith to stifle it. Over the course of the...


Adoption - Law and practice under the Revised European Convention on the Adoption of Children

by Collectif

The Revised European Convention on the" Adoption of Children (RECAC) was introduced by the Council of Europe in 2008, in an effort to provide a modern framework for the adoption of children. It represents an...


Surviving Your Divorce: A Guide to Canadian Family Law

by Michael G. Cochrane

Trusted advice to help you through your divorce or separation.

Divorce doesn't have to be messy and bitter to be difficult. Even the most amicable break-ups are tough for everyone concerned. It's hard to understand...


Do We Need a Cohabitation Agreement: Understanding How a Legal Contract Can Strengthen Your Life Together

by Michael G. Cochrane

You're committed, you're moving in together and you're blending your households. But are you forgetting something?

Many Canadians find themselves in common-law relationships and think that they aren't any different...


The Inspection House: An Impertinent Field Guide to Modern Surveillance

by Tim Maly & Emily Horne

Forty years after Foucault's Discipline and Punish, The Inspection House beguilingly explores the surveillance that defines modern life.


Evaluating Police Tactics: An Empirical Assessment of Room Entry Techniques

by Pete Blair & M. Hunter Martaindale

The approach that should be used by law enforcement officers in order to safely and effectively enter a room is a point of contention among many police trainers. Based on five experiments conducted over a two-year...


Policing in America

by Larry Gaines & Victor Kappeler

In the field of law enforcement in the United States, it is essential to know the contemporary problems being faced and combine that knowledge with empirical research and theoretical reasoning to arrive at best...


Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women: Law Reform and Society

by Anna Carline & Patricia Easteal

Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the 'hidden gender' of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting...


Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

by Darrell L. Ross

Investigating Deaths in Custody and Officer-Involved Shootings addresses the critical investigation components from an expert witness perspective, providing the insights necessary to ensure a complete investigation....


Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System

by Anthony Amatrudo & Leslie William Blake

We now live in a world which thinks through the legislative implications of criminal justice with one eye on human rights. Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System provides comprehensive coverage of human...


Understanding Equity & Trusts

by Alastair Hudson

Understanding Equity & Trusts is the sister text to Professor Hudson's heavyweight textbook Equity & Trusts. It aims to give you a clear, accessible and comprehensive overview of the main themes in this dynamic...


Babygate: How to Survive Pregnancy and Parenting in the Workplace

by Dina Bakst, Phoebe Taubman & Elizabeth Gedmark

An essential guide to navigating the workplace during pregnancy and early parenthood, including a state-specific guide to parents’ rights.


European Asylum Law and the Rights of the Child

by Ciara Smyth

The child asylum seeker poses unique challenges for reception and refugee status determination systems, not least because the child is entitled to have his or her rights as a child respected as a matter of international...


After Legal Equality: Family, Sex, Kinship

by Robert Leckey

Groups seeking legal equality often take a victory as the end of the line. Once judgment is granted or a law is passed, coalitions disband and life goes on in a new state of equality. Policy makers too may assume...


Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People

by Lacey Sloan & Nora Gustavsson

Violence and Social Injustice Against Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People helps you look past the stereotypical picture of violence against sexual minorities--the public physical assaults on gay, lesbian, bisexual,...


Homosexuality and the Law

by J.D., Donald Knutson

A fascinating exploration of how the law--as viewed and decided by the courts--often embodies fear and prejudice against homosexuality, and thereby, becomes the instrument for discrimination. This valuable book...


Know Your Rights!: Answers to Texans' Everyday Legal Questions

by Richard M. Alderman

Richard Alderman, The People's Lawyer,T cuts through the legal jargon and helps you protect yourself, your family, and your property. This latest, updated edition gives you practical, easy-to-understand answers...


The Constitutional Parent: Rights, Responsibilities, and the Enfranchisement of the Child

by Jeffrey Shulman

In this bold and timely work, law professor Jeffrey Shulman argues that the United States Constitution does not protect a fundamental right to parent. Based on a rigorous reconsideration of the historical record,...