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Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President's War Powers

by James F. Simon

The clashes between President Abraham Lincoln and Chief Justice Roger B. Taney over slavery, secession, and the president's constitutional war powers went to the heart of Lincoln's presidency. James Simon, author...


The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM): An Early History of Unanticipated Outcomes

by Ariel Dinar & DONALD F LARSON

Following the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, countries took up the difficult task of finding a common approach that would slow down the build-up of greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere and delay...


Foundations of EU Food Law and Policy: Ten Years of the European Food Safety Authority

by Alberto Alemanno & Simone Gabbi

This volume presents the viewpoints of academics, food lawyers, industry and consumer representatives as well as those of EU policymakers on the first ten years of activity of one of the most prominent European...


Water Safety and Water Infrastructure Security

by John G. Voeller

Water Safety and Water Infrastructure Security features articles from the Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security covering topics related to contamination of drinking water, prevention,...


Religion and the Constitution: Volume 2: Establishment and Fairness

by Kent Greenawalt

Balancing respect for religious conviction and the values of liberal democracy is a daunting challenge for judges and lawmakers, particularly when religious groups seek exemption from laws that govern others....


Capital Punishment: New Perspectives

by Peter Hodgkinson

This collection questions the received wisdom contained in the debate about capital punishment. It asks questions and proposes remedies for a raft of issues identified as having been overlooked in the traditional...


The Laws of Nature: Reflections on the Evolution of Ecosystem Management Law & Policy

by Kalyani Robbins

This timely collection written by an interdisciplinary array of law professors, who specialize in legal and policy issues surrounding ecosystem management, and scholars and practitioners in areas such as environmental...


Infinite Hope and Finite Disappointment: The Story of the First Interpreters of the Fourteenth Amendment

by Elizabeth Reilly

Infinite Hope and Finite Disappointment details the hopes and promises of the 14th Amendment in the historical, legal and sociological context within which it was framed. Part of the Reconstruction Amendments...


Energy Security, Equality and Justice

by Benjamin K. Sovacool, Roman V. Sidortsov & Benjamin R. Jones

This book applies concepts from ethics, justice, and political philosophy to five sets of contemporary energy problems cutting across time, economics, politics, geography, and technology. 

In doing so, the...


Immigration, Integration and the Law: The Intersection of Domestic, Eu and International Legal Regimes

by Clíodhna Murphy

This book examines the role and impact of EU, international human rights and refugee law on national laws and policies for integration and argues for a broad understanding of the relationship between integration...


Discourses of Environmental Law and the Conceptualisation of Climate Change: Ruling Nature

by Gary Wickham & Jo-Ann Goodie

The environment has not always been protected by law. It was not until the middle of the 20th century that 'the environment' came to be understood as an entity in need of special care, and the law-politics duo...


Conservation and Economic Efficiency: An Approach to Materials Policy

by Talbot Page

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Water: All That Matters

by Paul L. Younger

The world's population is increasing; but its supply of water is not. Empires have grown and declined due to discovery and exhaustion of their water sources, and now the West is catching on to the fact that...


Historical Frictions: Maori Claims and Reinvented Histories

by Michael Belgrave

The land claims presented before the Waitangi Tribunal, first established in 1975 as a permanent commision of inquiry to address claims by the Maori people, are discussed in this analysis of the role of legal...


Outsmart Waste: The Modern Idea of Garbage and How to Think Our Way Out of It

by Tom Szaky

Tom Szaky is the charismatic, young (age 31) CEO of TerraCycle, which he founded in 2001 as a Princeton University freshman and now operates in 21 countries. Drawing on TerraCycle's revolutionary ideas and practices,...


Language in the Negotiation of Justice: Contexts, Issues and Applications

by Christopher Williams & Girolamo Tessuto

This book explores the ways language is used by the professional legal community for the communication of its main business - the negotiation of justice - in today's globalized world. The three main aspects...


The Anxiety of the Jurist: Legality, Exchange and Judgement

by Maksymilian Del Mar & Claudio Michelon

The contributions in this volume pay homage to Zenon Bańkowski, with a focus on problems concerning law's normalization and the revitalizing force of anxiety. Ranging from political critique to methodological...


International Environmental Law and Distributive Justice: The Equitable Distribution of CDM Projects Under the Kyoto Protocol

by Tomilola Akanle Eni-Ibukun

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is widely regarded as one of the Kyoto Protocol's best creations and as an essential part of the international climate change regime. The CDM has been constantly evolving...


Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court

by Jan Crawford Greenburg

Drawing on unprecedented access to the Supreme Court justices themselves and their inner circles, acclaimed ABC News legal correspondent Jan Crawford Greenburg offers an explosive newsbreaking account of one...


Environmental Law: Cases and Materials

by Philip Weinberg

Environmental Law: Cases and Materials, Third Edition is designed to reflect the vital and symbiotic connection between land-use regulation and the more traditional scope of environmental law. In addition it...