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Law Library (Crown)
xxi, 479 pages ; 23 cm
  • Purpose of this handbook / Jill D. Rhodes and Robert S. Litt
  • Understanding cybersecurity risks / Lucy L. Thomson
  • Understanding technology : what every lawyer needs to know about the cyber network / Paul Rosenzweig
  • Lawyers' legal obligations to provide data security / Thomas J. Smedinghoff and Ruth Hill Bro
  • International norms / Conor Sullivan, Kelly Russo, and Harvey Rishikof
  • Lawyers' obligations to provide data security arising from ethics rules and other law / Peter Geraghty and Lucian T. Pera
  • Occasions when counsel should consider initiating a conversation about cybersecurity with the client / Roland L. Trope and Lixian Loong Hantover
  • Large law firms / Alan Charles Raul and Michaelene E. Hanley
  • Cybersecurity for the little guys / Theodore L. Banks
  • In-house counsel / Angeline G. Chen
  • Considerations for government lawyers / Sandra Hodgkinson, Clark Walton, and Timothy H. Edgar
  • Public interest attorneys / Michelle Richardson
  • Get SMART on data protection : training and how to create a culture of awareness / Ruth Hill Bro and Jill D. Rhodes
  • Best practices for incident response : achieving preparedness through alignment with voluntary consensus standards / George B. Huff Jr., John A. DiMaria, and Claudia Rast
  • Cyber insurance for law firms and legal organizations / Kevin P. Kalinich and James L. Rhyner
  • Conclusion / Robert S. Litt and Jill D. Rhodes.
"Since the release of the first edition published in 2013, cybersecurity breaches in law firms have made news headlines and clients are asking questions about lawyers' and firms' security programs. From the massive Panama Papers breach that led to the dissolution of the Mossack Fonseca Law Firm in April 2016 to the WannaCry and Petya Ransomware attacks, the latter that led to the several day work outage at DLA Piper in June 2017, it is imperative that attorneys understand the potential risk of weak information security practices to their practices and their clients. As hackers increase their capability to conduct cyber attacks, so must law firms step up their risk management game specifically in cybersecurity as a fundamental part of their sustainable business practices. [This book] focuses on many of the issues raised in the first edition, while highlighting the extensive changes in the current cybersecurity environment...[and] includes a chapter on technology basics for the technologically challenged. This updated edition will enable [the reader] to identify potential cybersecurity risks and prepare [them] to respond in the event of an attack. It addresses the current overarching threat as well as ethical issues and special considerations for law firms of all sizes. The handbook also includes the most recent ABA Ethics Opinions and illustrates how [the reader] should approach the subject of cybersecurity threats and issues with clients as well as when and how to purchase and use cyber insurance."-- Publisher's website.
Law Library (Crown)
194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: E-government and e-governance
  • E-governance era : paradigm shifts and megatrends, Janus face of technology, digital divide, and the hype curve/hype cycle
  • Technology models and societal preferences : technology acceptance model (TAM), diffusion of innovation (DOI), and web trust
  • Scientific knowledge, technocrats, and the role of the expert
  • Open innovation, advancements in technological innovation and the impact of modern networks on participation
  • Deliberative democracy and citizen participation
  • Modern deliberative democracy means and web 2.0 technology : social media and crowdsourcing
  • Modern deliberative democracy means and web 2.0 technology : suggestion boxes, deliberative mini-publics, citizen review panels, deliberative polls and public meetings
  • E-governance, deliberative democracy and voting processes : part one
  • E-governance, deliberative democracy and voting processes : part two.
E-Governance as a field of study is relatively new when considered within the broader historical context of US democracy. The advent of the modern Internet in the early 1990s yielded new technologies that began to shift citizen expectations of how government can -- and in many cases should -- govern. Though innovations continue to emerge at a rapid pace, these technologies may be used to reinforce long-held deliberative democracy principles, including transparency, accountability and flexibility. Advances in E-Governance offers a comprehensive exploration of the role that technological innovation plays in facilitating government action and citizen participation. In this timely book, author Anthony Trotta differentiates e-governance from e-government and examines the increasingly important role social media and crowdsourcing have come to play in our democracy, and the interactions between technology, polling, voting, and outcomes. Including practical cases ranging from DMV registration to online tax filing and markers of successful implementation, Advances in E-Governance carefully addresses how the adoption and expansion of electronic platforms align with new government paradigms and looks to future trends in this rapidly expanding field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498701181 20170925
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"This illuminating study traces the transformation of the right to arms from its inception in English and colonial American law to today's impassioned gun-control debate. As historian and legal scholar Patrick J. Charles shows, what the right to arms means to Americans, as well as what it legally protects, has changed drastically since its first appearance in the 1689 Declaration of Rights. Armed in America explores how and why the right to arms transformed at different points in history. The right was initially meant to serve as a parliamentary right of resistance, yet by the ratification of the Second Amendment in 1791 the right had become indispensably intertwined with civic republicanism. As the United States progressed into the 19th century the right continued to change--this time away from civic republicanism and towards the individual-right understanding that is known today, albeit with the important caveat that the right could be severely restricted by the government's police power. Throughout the 20th century this understanding of the right remained the predominant view. But working behind the scenes was the beginnings of the gun-rights movement--a movement that was started in the early 20th century through the collective efforts of sporting magazine editors and was eventually commandeered by the National Rifle Association to the gun-rights movement known today. Readers looking to sort through the shrill rhetoric surrounding the current gun debate and arrive at an informed understanding of the legal and historical development of the right to arms will find this book to be an invaluable resource"-- Provided by publisher.
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ix, 347 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction. Lynching and altars : family and memory
  • Before the burning : Southern mastery
  • Sex, danger, and religion : facing a "savage fury"
  • Kindling for the fire
  • Burning Sam Hose
  • After the fury : rape and history
  • After the fury : the blind and the sighted
  • At the altar : crucifixion.
The story of a black day-laborer called Sam Hose killing his white employer in a workplace dispute ended in a lynching of enormous religious significance. For many deeply-religious communities in the Jim Crow South, killing those like Sam Hose restored balance to a moral cosmos upended by a heinous crime. A religious intensity in the mood and morality of segregation surpassed law, and in times of social crisis could justify illegal white violence - even to the extreme act of lynching. In At the Altar of Lynching, distinguished historian Donald G. Mathews offers a new interpretation of the murder of Sam Hose, which places the religious culture of the evangelical South at its center. He carefully considers how mainline Protestants, including women, not only in many instances came to support or accept lynching, but gave the act religious meaning and justification.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107182974 20171204
Law Library (Crown)
xviii, 214 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Shareholder wealth maximisation revisited
  • Shareholder power and shareholder empowerment
  • Shareholder rights and corporate objectives in China : past and present
  • Towards stakeholder model
  • A more suitable corporate objective in China
  • Conclusion.
Corporate objective, namely, for whose interests should a company be run, is the most important theoretical and practical issues confronting us today, as the core objective animate or should animate every decision a company makes. Despite decades of debate, there is no consensus regarding what the corporate objective is or ought to be. However, clarity on this issue is necessary in order to explain and guide corporate behaviour, as different objectives could lead to different analyses and solutions to the same corporate governance problem. In addition to the study on the corporate objective in the Anglo-American jurisdictions, the discussion of this topic in the context of China is also very important on the ground that China has become the second largest economy in the world and is playing an increasingly significant role in global affairs. Though a socialist state, China also heavily relies on the corporate vehicle as the most important business organisation to ensure its rapid economic development since its market reforms in 1978. Adolf Berle and Gardiner Means's observation eight decades ago that large public companies dominate the world remains true today, not only in the West but also in China. The regulation and governance of such companies will have a material impact on the further development of the Chinese economy, which could in turn directly affect the world economy. Company law and corporate governance therefore receive much attention and have become a vital issue in China. Although the current focus is primarily on corporate performance, the fundamental question at the heart of corporate governance, namely the corporate objective, is still unresolved. Contrary to the widely held belief that the corporate objective should be maximising shareholder wealth, this book seeks to demonstrate that the shareholder wealth maximisation approach is both descriptively and normatively unsuitable. As an antithesis to it, stakeholder theory generally develops to be a more suitable substituent. Justifications and responses to its main criticisms are offered from descriptive, normative and instrumental aspects, whilst new techniques of balancing competing interests and more workable guidance for directors' behaviour are brought forward as essential modifications. Along with the unique characteristics of socialist states, the stakeholder model is expected to find solid ground in China and guide the future development of corporate governance. This book will be important and useful to researches and students of corporate law, corporate governance, business and management studies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138288867 20171204
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xx, 301 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Varying shades of green
  • Green governmentality
  • Green scare
  • Fascist earth
  • Commonism
  • Welcome to the dark side of dignity and development
  • Urban clear-cutting
  • Protest without people
  • So to speak
  • Afterword.
In response to unprecedented environmental degradation, activists and popular movements have risen up to fight the crisis of climate change and the ongoing devastation of the earth. The environmental movement has undeniably influenced even its adversaries, as the language of sustainability can be found in corporate mission statements, government policy, and national security agendas. However, the price of success has been compromise, prompting soul-searching and questioning of the politics of environmentalism. Is it a revolutionary movement that opposes the current system? Or is it reformist, changing the system by working within it? In Birth of a New Earth, Adrian Parr argues that this is a false choice, calling for a shift from an opposition between revolution and incremental change to a renewed collective imagination. Parr insists that environmental destruction is at its core a problem of democratization and decolonization. It requires reckoning with militarism, market fundamentalism, and global inequality and mobilizing an alternative political vision capable of freeing the collective imagination in order to replace an apocalyptic mindset frozen by the spectacle of violence. Birth of a New Earth locates the emancipatory work of environmental politics in solidarities that can bring together different constituencies, fusing opposing political strategies and paradigms by working both inside and outside the prevailing system. She discusses experiments in food sovereignty, collaborative natural-resource management, and public-interest design initiatives that test new models of economic democratization. Ultimately, Parr proclaims, environmental politics is the refusal to surrender life to the violence of global capitalism, corporate governance, and militarism. This defiance can serve as the source for the birth of a new earth.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231180092 20171211
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  • Foreword / Eric Barendt
  • Introduction / András Koltay & Jeroen Temperman
  • Blasphemy in French law : from the Chevalier de la Barre to Charlie Hebdo / Guilhem Gil
  • Blasphemy and defamation of religion following Charlie Hebdo / Neville Cox
  • Blasphemy, the public sphere and democratic self-government / Ian Cram
  • The right to blaspheme / Mark Hill QC & Russell Sandberg
  • Blasphemy, freedom of expression and the protection of religious sensibilities in twenty-first century Europe / Peter Cumper
  • Rethinking blasphemy and anti-blasphemy laws / Robert Kahn
  • Blasphemy, defamation of religion and religious hate speech : is there a difference that makes a difference? / John C. Knechtle
  • The freedom and restriction of blasphemy : theoretical perspectives / András Koltay
  • At the deep end of the poo l: religious offence, debate-speech and the margin of appreciation before the European Court of Human Rights / Tom Lewis
  • "Mother of God, drive Putin away" : on blasphemy and activist art in the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights / Jeroen Temperman
  • Religious insult and blasphemy in contemporary Finland / Tuomas Äystö
  • The blasphemy offence in the Italian legal system / Cristiana Cianitto
  • Legal protection of religion in Germany / Matthias Cornils
  • God's advocates : the multiple fronts of the war on Blasphemy in Greece / Effie Fokas
  • Blasphemy law in Poland / Joanna Kulesza & Jan Kulesza
  • The blasphemy ban in Denmark / Lars Grassmé Binderup & Eva Naria Lassen
  • A draft obituary for the offence of blasphemy in Ireland / Tarlach McGonagle
  • Religion and hate speech in Canada : the difficulty in separating attacks on beliefs from attacks on believers / Richard Moon
  • Blasphemy in Australia : the rags and remnants of persecution? / Helen Pringle
  • Blasphemy prohibitions and prosecutions : a US perspective / Russell Weaver
  • Giving up the ghost : on the decline and fall of Norwegian anti-blasphemy legislation / Helge Årsheim
  • The theory and practice of blasphemy in the common law : slaying the seven-headed beast / Ivan Hare
  • Freedom of expression, blasphemy and religious hatred : a view from the UK / Erica Howard
  • The rise and fall of the offence of blasphemy in the Netherlands / Esther Janssen
  • Freedom of expression and religions, the United Nations, and the "16/18 process" / Marc Limon, Nazila Ghanea & Hilary Power
  • Blasphemy, religious rights and harassment : a workplace study / Andrew Hambler
  • Towards an understanding of accelerants and decelerants : a non-juriscentric approach to offensive or hateful speech concerning religion / Brett Scharffs.
Law Library (Crown)
viii, 333 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction
  • The lifeworld of Muhammad Yusuf
  • Preaching exclusivism, playing politics
  • "Chaos is worse than killing"
  • Total war in northeastern Nigeria
  • Same war, new actors
  • Conclusion.
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  • Boycott as tactic : here and there
  • The academic boycott movement
  • Backlash : the boycott and the culture/race wars
  • Academic abolitionism : boycott as decolonization.
"The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS) has expanded rapidly though controversially in the United States in the last five years. The academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions is a key component of that movement. What is this boycott? Why does it make sense? And why is this an American Studies issue? These key questions and others are answered in this short essential book. Boycott! situates the academic boycott in the broader history of boycotts in the United States as well as Palestine and shows how it has evolved into a transnational social movement that has spurred profound intellectual and political shifts. It explores the movement's implications for antiracist, feminist, queer, and academic labor organizing and examines the boycott in the context of debates about Palestine, Zionism, race, rights-based politics, academic freedom, decolonization, and neoliberal capitalism"--Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
xiii, 180 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: 'A manufacturer making the tools he was to work with'
  • 'Orders indispensably necessary'
  • 'This John Milton deserves hanging'
  • 'The eternal rules of justice and reason ought to be a law'
  • 'I have begun a sketch'
  • 'The average price of peace and war'
  • 'The tactics of political assemblies form the science'
  • 'This beautiful political order.'
"Upon declaring independence from Britain in July 1776, the United States Congress urgently needed to establish its credentials as a legitimate government that could credibly challenge the claims of the British Crown. In large measure this legitimacy rested upon setting in place the procedural and legal structures upon which all claims of governmental authority rest. [This book] explores the ways in which the nascent United States rapidly built up a system of parliamentary procedure that borrowed heavily from the British government it sought to replace. [The author looks at how] over the course of twenty-five years, Thomas Jefferson drew upon the writings of the Chief Clerk of the British Parliament, John Hatsell, to frame and codify American parliamentary procedures. Published in 1801, Jefferson’s Manual of parliamentary practice for the use of the Senate of the United States presents rules, instances, citations and commentary as modern readers would expect them to appear, quoting Hatsell and other British authorities numerous times. If the two nations suffered any unpleasant relations in the First War for American Independence...one would be hard pressed to detect it from Jefferson’s Manual. Indeed, direct comparison of the House of Commons and the Continental Congress shows remarkable similarities between the ambitions of the two institutions as they both struggled to adapt their political processes to meet the changing national and international circumstances of the late-eighteenth century."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
227 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • A people's country
  • Broke and patriotic
  • Heading to Alabama and Montana
  • The last hope
  • The land of milk and honey
  • Freedom
  • Reconciling poverty and patriotism
  • An unshakeable bond.
Why are poor Americans so patriotic? They have significantly worse social benefits compared to other Western nations, and studies show that the American Dream of upward mobility is, for them, largely a myth. So why do these people love their country? Why have they not risen up to demand more from a system that is failing them? In Broke and Patriotic, Francesco Duina contends that the best way to answer these questions is to speak directly to America's most impoverished. Spending time in bus stations, Laundromats, senior citizen centers, homeless shelters, public libraries, and fast food restaurants, Duina conducted over sixty revealing interviews in which his participants explain how they view themselves and their country. He masterfully weaves their words into three narratives. First, America's poor still see their country as the "last hope" for themselves and the world: America offers its people a sense of dignity, closeness to God, and answers to most of humanity's problems. Second, America is still the "land of milk and honey:" a very rich and generous country where those who work hard can succeed. Third, America is the freest country on earth where self-determination is still possible. This book offers a stirring portrait of the people left behind by their country and left out of the national conversation. By giving them a voice, Duina sheds new light on a sector of American society that we are only beginning to recognize as a powerful force in shaping the country's future.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780804799690 20171121
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  • Part One. Governing the Company: The patent and the formation of the Company
  • Constituting authority: the court of committees and the generality
  • Wooing adventurers: membership and useful men
  • Division within the Company: the problem of faction and representation
  • Merchants, trading companies, and public appeal
  • Part Two. The Company and the State: The changing patent: negotiating privileges between Company and regime
  • "What his men have done abroad": martial engagements and the Company
  • The Dutch East India Company and Amboyna: crisis and response in the Company
  • Taking stock and looking forward: the difficulties of the late 1620s
  • Crown manipulations of the East Indies trade: dismantling the Company in the 1630s.
A Business of State reveals how the English state took an active role in the creation and functioning of the East India Company in the early years of its existence, and, reciprocally, how institutions like the Company helped create the early Stuart state. To understand how the Company operated, the author delves into the political life of the body as well as constructing a richly detailed account of the interactions between the Company and the regime. Viewing politics and political engagement through the lens of the Company exposes a version of the English polity in which Company members regularly appeared before the monarch and privy council, saw themselves as active agents in government, and used the tools of public appeal to sway both Company and state policies. In return, monarch and privy council promoted and protected the Company, depended on Company expertise and resources, and shaped state policy objectives in response to Company needs and requirements.-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
xii, 470 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Diversity and the rule of law : a Canadian perspective / Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C.
  • Misconceiving federalism : Canadian and the federal idea / Stephen Tierney
  • Political dynamics in Quebec : charting concepts and imagining political avenues / Alain-G. Gagnon
  • Indigenous peoples and the Canadian state : The prospects of a postcolonial constitutional pluralism / Patrick Macklem
  • Legality, legitimacy, and constitutional amendment in Canada / Jamie Cameron
  • Constitutional citizens : oaths, gender, religious attire / Ayelet Shachar
  • The judicial constitutionalization of politics in Canada and other contemporary democracies : Comparing the Canadian secession case to South Africa's death penalty case and Israel's landmark Migdal constitutional case / Michel Rosenfeld
  • Originalism in Australia and Canada : why the divergence? / Jeffrey Goldsworthy and Grant Huscroft
  • Rights inflation in Canada and the United States / Mark Tushnet
  • Substantive equality past and future : The Canadian Charter experience / Catharine A. MacKinnon
  • Canadian constitutional law of freedom of expression / Adrienne Stone
  • The judicial, legislative, and executive roles in enforcing hte constitution : three Manitoba stories / Kent Roach
  • Going global? Canada as importer and exporter of constitutional thought / Ran Hirschl
  • Exporting dialogue : critical reflections on Canada's commonwelath model of human rights protections / Alison Young
  • The European Court of Human Rights and the Canadian case-law / Lech Garlicki
  • Canadian rights discourse travels to the East : referencing to Canadian Charter case laws by Hong Kong's court of final appeal and Taiwan's constitutional court / Wen-Chen Chang
  • The Canadian Charter, South Africa, and the paths of constitutional influence / Heinz Klug
  • The court and the constitution in the world / David R. Cameron.
Law Library (Crown)
viii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Evaluating American elections : are they working well? / Todd Donovan
  • Compulsory voting and the United States / Shane P. Singh
  • Race and the right to vote : the modern barrier of voter ID laws / Hannah Walker, Gabriel Sanchez, Stephen Nuno, and Matt Barreto
  • Provisional votes : an election reform to count more votes / Martha Kropf and Holly Whisman
  • One step forward, two steps back : the curious case of immigrant voting rights / Ron Hayduk
  • Changing how America votes for President / Caroline J. Tolbert and Kellen Gracey
  • Redistricting and representation : searching for "fairness" between the lines / Vladimir Kogan and Eric McGhee
  • Ranked choice voting : a different way of casting and counting votes / David C. Kimball and Joseph Anthony
  • The impact of electoral rules on minority representation / Jason P. Casellas and Kenicia Wright The Fair Representation Act for Congress / Rob Richie and Drew Spencer Penrose
  • What's rules got to do with it? : parties, reform, and selection in the presidential nomination process / Jason S. Byers and Jamie L. Carson
  • Signature requirements and ballot access for non-major party candidates / Barry C. Burden and Jordan Hsu
  • Third parties and the fight for electoral reform / Brian Brox
  • Campaign finance in U.S. Politics : an era without limits / Lonna Rae Atkeson and Wendy L. Hansen
  • When do election rules change? / Todd Donovan.
Democracy requires conversations about how its practice can be improved. This is an enduring theme in American politics, and demands for change in how we conduct elections are highly salient today. The crisis of the 2000 presidential election generated demands for changes in election rules, but the response was muted. After 2000, several states adopted photo ID laws, and other rules that made it more difficult to vote. The 2010 Citizens United decision heralded in deregulation of campaign finance. The Voting Rights Act was weakened by The Court in 2013. More recently, the unprecedented presidential election of 2016 generated accusations from the left and right that America's elections were 'a rigged system' of caucuses, conventions, and campaign finance desperately in need of reforms. Changing How America Votes is an edited volume comprised of 15 short substantive chapters on various specific reform topics that examine how electoral democracy in the United States is working, and how it might be improved. Editor Todd Donovan has written brief introductory and concluding chapters, and very brief introductions to the following three thematic sections that divide the readings accordingly: Voting and Participation: Changing Who Votes; Electoral Rules and Systems: Changing How We Vote; and Changing the Role of Parties and Money. In order to facilitate student learning and assist instructors' ability to use the book, this edited volume reads as a coherent text. The contributors, many of whom are accomplished scholars, or who write frequent blog posts and Op-Ed pieces, were asked to write as accessibly as possible for an undergraduate audience, and address many of the following topics: * Why is this issue important? * What would a proposed reform look like? * What are arguments in favor of the proposal? * Is there evidence it might make a difference, and what difference would it make? * Beyond the evidence, is it the right thing to do? List of contributors: Joseph Anthony, Lonna Rae Atkeson, Matt Barreto , Brian Brox, Barry C. Burden, Jason S. Byers, Jamie L. Carson, Jason P. Casellas, Kellen Gracey, Wendy L. Hansen, Ron Hayduk, Jordan Hsu, David C. Kimball, Vladimir Kogan, Martha Kropf, Eric McGhee, Stephen Nuno, Drew Spencer Penrose, Rob Richie, Gabriel Sanchez, Shane P. Singh, Caroline J. Tolbert, Hannah Walker, Holly Whisman, and Kenicia Wright.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442276079 20170522
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255 pages ; 24 cm
  • An introduction to charity law
  • The nature of charities, charitable entities, and not-for-profit organisations, and charitable institutions, and governance
  • Charitable purpose
  • Public benefit
  • England and Wales
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore
  • Political purposes.
"This work provides an analytical and comparative analysis of the development of charity law, as well as providing a critical commentary on a number of contemporary changes within the charity law field across a range of common law jurisdictions. The book follows earlier studies which cover a similar, and traditional, jurisdictional spread, but which are now dated. It further considers in detail charity law issues within Hong Kong and Singapore, about which there has been historically more limited charity law discussion. The area is growing in terms of practical legal and academic interest."-- Back cover.
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  • From the spoken to the written word
  • The world of the index
  • Hunting for books
  • In pursuit of public opinion.
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22. Climate change law [2018]

ix, 287 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Climate science and economics
  • The international climate change regime
  • Putting a price on carbon
  • Tools for reducing emissions : energy regulation
  • Federal climate regulation
  • Federalism and climate change
  • Climate impacts and adaptation
  • Geoengineering.
Over the past thirty years, a body of law dealing with the issue of climate change has taken form. This rapidly emerging body of law runs the gamut from state and local regulations to federal policies and international agreements and includes both public and private sector involvement.Climate Change Law is based on the view that this issue is just too important to leave to specialists alone. It is the first book to offer a concise, readable treatment of this entire body of law. The focus is on core concepts of climate change law, rather than all of the complex details. The book begins by discussing the scientific and policy issues that frame the legal scheme, including the state of climate science, the meaning of the social cost of carbon, and the variety of tools that are available to reduce carbon emissions. It then covers in turn the international, national, and state efforts in this sphere. Finally, the book turns to the challenge of adapting to climate change, before exploring the concept of geoengineering and the potential challenges associated with using geoengineering as a tool for addressing climate change. The book is designed to be accessible to a broad range of readers, not just those who have backgrounds in climate science, environmental economics, or law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781634592949 20171106
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xiii, 757 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction / John Norton Moore
  • Jurisdiction and control on the high seas adjoining territorial waters / Philip C. Jessup
  • The hydrogen bomb tests and the international law of the sea / Myres S. McDougal
  • The Geneva Conference on the Law of the Sea : what was accomplished / Arthur H. Dean
  • U.S. oceans policy : the Truman proclamations / Ann L. Hollick
  • The regime of straits and the third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea / John Norton Moore
  • Power, mobility and the law of the sea / Elliot L. Richardson
  • A geographical primer to maritime boundary-making / Robert W. Smith
  • The regime of warships under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea / Bernard H. Oxman
  • The marine environment and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea / Jonathan I. Charney
  • Strengthening the law of the sea : the new agreement on straddling fish stocks and highly migratory fish stocks / David A. Bolton
  • Straight baselines : the need for a universally applied norm / J. Ashley Roach and Robert W. Smith
  • The territorial temptation : a siren song at sea / Bernard H. Oxman
  • The enjoyment and acquisition of resources in outer space / Myres S. McDougal, Harold D. Lasswell, Ivan A. Vlasic, and Joseph C. Smith
  • Arms control-outer space / Norman A. Wulf
  • Outer space law / Robert A. Ramey
  • The antarctic settlement of 1959 / Robert D. Hayton
  • New stresses on the antarctic treaty : toward international legal institutions governing atarctic resources / Steven J. Burton
  • Recommended measures under the antarctic treaty : hardening compliance with soft international law / Christopher C. Joyner.
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  • Conceptualizing comparative international law / Anthea Roberts, Paul Stephan, Pierre-Hugues Verdier & Mila Versteeg
  • Methodological guidance : how to select and develop comparative international law case studies / Katerina Linos
  • Comparative international law, foreign relations law and fragmentation : can the center hold? / Paul B. Stephan
  • Why comparative international law needs international relations theory / Daniel Abebe
  • The many fields of (German) international law / Nico Krisch
  • Crimea and the South China Sea : connections and disconnects among Chinese, Russian, and western international lawyers / Anthea Roberts
  • "Shioki (control), " "fuyo (dependency), " and sovereignty : the status of the Ryukyu kingdom in early-modern and modern times / Masaharu Yanagihara
  • Comparative international law within, not against, international law : lessons from the international law commission / Mathias Forteau
  • The continuing impact of French legal culture on the International Court of Justice / Mathilde Cohen
  • International law in national legal systems: an empirical investigation / Pierre-Hugues Verdier & Mila Versteeg
  • Objections to treaty reservations : a comparative approach to decentralized interpretation / Tom Ginsburg
  • Intelligence communities and international law : a comparative approach / Ashley S. Deeks
  • National legislatures : the foundations of comparative international law / Kevin L. Cope & Hooman Movassagh
  • International law in Chinese courts during the rise of China / Congyan Cai
  • The democratizing force of international law : human rights adjudication by the Indian Supreme Court / Neha Jain
  • Case law in Russian approaches to international law : sovereign cautiousness of a semi-peripheral great power / Lauri Mälksoo
  • Doing away with capital punishment in Russia : international law and the pursuit of domestic constitutional goals / Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov
  • Comparative views on the right to vote in international law : the case of prisoners' disenfranchisement / Shai Dothan
  • When law migrates : refugees in comparative international law / Jill I. Goldenziel
  • An asymmetric comparative international law approach to treaty interpretation : the CEDAW committee's tolerance of the Scandinavian states' progressive deviation / Alec Knight
  • Comparative international law and human rights : a value-added approach / Christopher McCrudden
  • CEDAW in national courts: a case study in operationalizing comparative international
  • Law analysis in a human rights context / Christopher McCrudden
  • The great promise of comparative public law for Latin America : towards ius commune americanum? / Alejandro Rodiles
  • Who cares about regulatory space in bits? : a comparative international approach / Tomer Broude, Yoram Z. Haftel & Alexander Thompson
  • Africa and the rethinking of international investment law : about the elaboration of the Pan-African Investment Code / Makane Moïse Mbengue & Stefanie Schacherer
  • Not so treacherous waters of international maritime law : Islamic law states and the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea / Emilia Justyna Powell.
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  • The U.S. Constitution
  • The living Constitution
  • Understanding the Supreme Court
  • Institutional authority
  • The judiciary
  • The legislature
  • The executive
  • Nation-state relations
  • Federalism
  • The commerce power
  • The power to tax and spend
  • Economic liberties
  • The contract clause
  • Economic substantive due process
  • The Takings Clause
  • Civil liberties
  • Religion : exercise and establishment
  • Freedom of speech, assembly, and association
  • Freedom of the press
  • The right to keep and bear arms
  • The right to privacy
  • The rights of the criminally accused
  • Investigations and evidence
  • Attorneys, trials, and punishments
  • Civil rights
  • Discrimination
  • Voting and representation.
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  • The roots of chartered rights of local authorities
  • The origins of the charter within the Council of Europe
  • The normative guidance along and beyond Council of Europe borders
  • International treaty law
  • The charter's guarantees as general principles of EU law?
  • Rank of the charter under domestic law of Council of Europe member states
  • The charter's concept of local self-government
  • Institutional design of local self-government.
In 'Constitutional Principles of Local Self-Government in Europe' Giovanni Boggero offers a meticulous account of the defining features of European constitutional local government law using both an international and comparative law perspective. The book argues that differences between local government systems in Europe, typical examples of internal affairs of a State, can be smoothed away by construing a consistent system of constitutional principles to be coherently applied at domestic level across the whole European legal space. This system can be best grasped by looking at the European Charter of Local Self-Government, which embodies a concept of self-government rooted in common legal traditions, and at its subsequent practice within the Council of Europe.
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  • Introduction
  • The rise of a nationwide contentious public sphere
  • The Chinese state's turn to law and rights
  • Critical news reporting and legal-media collaborative networks
  • Extending liberalization from the press to the Internet
  • An emerging online public
  • The Chinese state strikes back
  • Conclusion.
Since the mid-2000s, public opinion and debate in China have become increasingly common and consequential, despite the ongoing censorship of speech and regulation of civil society. How did this happen? In The Contentious Public Sphere, Ya-Wen Lei shows how the Chinese state drew on law, the media, and the Internet to further an authoritarian project of modernization, but in so doing, inadvertently created a nationwide public sphere in China--one the state must now endeavor to control. Lei examines the influence this unruly sphere has had on Chinese politics and the ways that the state has responded. Using interviews, newspaper articles, online texts, official documents, and national surveys, Lei shows that the development of the public sphere in China has provided an unprecedented forum for citizens to influence the public agenda, demand accountability from the government, and organize around the concepts of law and rights. She demonstrates how citizens came to understand themselves as legal subjects, how legal and media professionals began to collaborate in unexpected ways, and how existing conditions of political and economic fragmentation created unintended opportunities for political critique, particularly with the rise of the Internet. The emergence of this public sphere--and its uncertain future--is a pressing issue with important implications for the political prospects of the Chinese people. Investigating how individuals learn to use public discourse to influence politics, The Contentious Public Sphere offers new possibilities for thinking about the transformation of state-society relations.
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  • Introductory observations
  • Contractual estoppel : general principle
  • Applications
  • Entire agreement and non-reliance clauses
  • Limits
  • Limits : controls over exclusion clauses
  • Contractual estoppel in the family of estoppels.
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Misogyny is a hot topic. But it's not yet well-understood. What is misogyny, exactly? Who deserves to be called a misogynist? How (much) does misogyny work in the contemporary US context, and (why) is it still happening? This book is an exploration of misogyny in public life and politics, by a moral philosopher and writer. It argues that misogyny should not be understood primarily in terms of the hatred or hostility some men feel toward women generally. Rather, it's primarily about controlling, policing, punishing, and exiling the women who challenge male dominance. And it's compatible with rewarding 'the good ones, ' and singling out other women to serve as warnings to those who are out of order. It's also common for women to be treated, and burned, as scapegoats. The book examines recent and current events such as the Isla Vista killings in May 2014, Australian PM Julia Gillard's 'misogyny speech' before parliament in October 2012, and Rush Limbaugh's diatribe against Sandra Fluke - who wanted oral contraceptives covered under health insurance at a religious institution - in February 2012. It goes on to argue that these events, among others, set the stage for the 2016 presidential election. Not only was the misogyny leveled against Hillary Clinton predictable in both quantity and quality, it was predictable that many people would forgive and forget Donald Trump for sexual assault and harassment. For this, Down Girl argues, is misogyny's oft-overlooked and equally pernicious underbelly: exonerating and showing 'himpathy' for the men who dominate, menace, and silence women.
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  • The end came swiftly
  • "Distinct and peculiar people"
  • Sanford's early years
  • Private practice and family
  • Civic and professional pursuits and political activities
  • Department of justice
  • District judge
  • Us Supreme Court Justice
  • The taft court
  • Sanford's tenure
  • Gitlow v. New York
  • Forgotten.
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  • Introduction : terra nullius in Zion?
  • The legal geography of indigenous Bedouin dispossession
  • The land regime of the late Ottoman period
  • The land regime of the Bristish Mandate period
  • Making the "dead Negev doctrine" during the Israeli period
  • Historical geography of the Negev : Bedouin agriculture
  • Bedouin territory and settlements
  • The Bedouin as an indigenous community
  • International law, indigenous land rights and Israel
  • Contested futures
  • State and Bedouin policies and plans.
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  • Global energy justice
  • Fossil fuels and energy justice
  • Alternative energy sources and energy justice
  • An energy justice road map : six key considerations.
"This book re-conceptualizes energy justice as a unifying agenda for scholars and practitioners working on the issues faced in the trilemna of energy security, poverty and climate change. [The author] argues that justice should be central to the rebalancing of the global energy system and also provides an assessment of the key injustices in our global energy systems of production and consumption. [This book] develops a new...analytical framework underpinned by principles of justice designed for investigating unfairness and inequalities in energy availability, accessibility and sustainability. It applies this framework to fossil fuel and alternative low carbon energy systems with reference to multiple case studies throughout the world. [The author] also presents an energy justice roadmap that inspires new solutions to the energy trilemna. This includes how we redistribute the benefits and burdens of energy developments, how to engage the new energy ‘prosumer’ and how to recognise the unrepresented."-- Provided by publisher.
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  • Omnia sunt regis : Vom allgemeinen Eigentum des Königs zur Enteignung des Bürgers. Ein Überblick zur Geschichte der Enteignung bis zum 18. Jahrhundert / Mathias Schmoeckel
  • Entwicklung des Enteignungsrechts vom frühen 19. Jahrhundert bis zur Weimarer Reichsverfassung / Foroud Shirvani
  • Internationales Recht : Enteignung und Entschädigung im Systemvergleich / Burkhard Schöbener
  • Enteignung und Entschädigung nach der EMRK / Angelika Nußberger
  • "Nassauskiesung" und ihre Folgen: Wirkungsgeschichte einer Entscheidung / Wolfgang Schlick
  • Der Begriff der Enteignung: Rückschritt als Fortschritt? / Matthias Cornils
  • Die ausgleichspflichtige Inhalts- und Schrankenbestimmung: Enteignung zweiter Klasse / Joachim Lege
  • Was bleibt vom enteignungsgleichen und vom enteignenden Eingriff? / Lerke Osterloh
  • Entschädigung und Ausgleich / Judith Froese
  • Verborgener Sinn und latentes Potential : Die Enteignungsentschädigung zwischen normativem Gebot, pragmatischer Problemlösung und verführerischem Paradigma / Otto Depenheuer.
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  • Taking the plunge
  • Leaving your employer
  • Selecting and working with an attorney
  • Deciding whether to incorporate
  • Structuring the ownership
  • Forming and working with the board
  • Raising money and securities regulation
  • Marshaling human resources
  • Contracts and leases
  • E-commerce, sales, and consumer privacy
  • Operational liabilities, insurance, and compliance
  • Creditors' rights and bankruptcy
  • Venture capital
  • Intellectual property and licensing
  • Going global
  • Buying and selling a business
  • Going public.
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Ethics at the Edges of Law makes the case that religious moralists should treat the discipline of law as a valuable conversation partner, rather than reducing it to a vehicle for enforcing judgments about morality and public policy. Religious moralists should treat the secular law as a source of moral wisdom and conceptual insight, in the same way that they treat the discipline of philosophy. Cathleen Kaveny develops her argument by showing how the work of a range of important contemporary figures in Christian ethics, including John Noonan, Stanley Hauerwas, and Margaret Farley, can be enriched and illuminated by engagement with particular aspects of the American legal tradition. The book is divided into three parts: Part I, "Narratives and Norms, " examines how the workings of the legal tradition can shed light on the development of religious and moral traditions. Part II, "Love, Justice, and Law, " uses particular legal cases and controversies to advance questions about the relationship of love and justice in Christian ethics. Part III, "Legal Categories and Theological Problems, " shows how legal categories and concepts can help reframe and even resolve particular moral controversies within religious communities. Ethics at the Edges of Law jumpstarts a fruitful, mutually engaged conversation between the American legal tradition and the tradition of Christian ethics.
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  • The lawyering lab : 1L curriculum reform, building consensus for experiential education, and faculty integration / Constance A. Browne
  • Incorporating reflection into law teaching and learning / Barbara Lentz
  • Experiential learning deliverables : making the most of the experience / William E. Foster and Emily Grant
  • Eight tips for effectively and easily incorporating experiential learning into the law school classroom / Nancy Soonpaa, Rishi Batra, and Jamie J. Baker
  • Incorporating experiential learning in every class : required courses, seminars and live-client representation / Courtney Anderson, Jessica Gabel Cino, Nicole G. Iannarone, and Leslie E. Wolf
  • Putting practice into Palsgraf : incorporating experiential learning into first-year doctrinal classes to develop skills and competencies / Veronica J. Finkelstein
  • Drafting legal documents in a doctrinal class / SpearIt
  • Incorporating experience into first-year contracts / Michael L. Bloom and Bryce Pilz
  • The fundamental skill of client interviewing throughout the curriculum : how to build simulations to live-client clinic / Christine E. Cerniglia
  • Experiencing civil procedure : why (and how) I teach a simulation-driven first-year course / Robert L. Jones
  • Teaching professional responsibility in an experiential way / Constance A. Browne
  • Experiential educating in the classroom : an administrative law practicum meeting student and bar needs / Jeffrey Thaler
  • Semester-in-residence programs : design, implementation, and best practices / Lance Cole and Camille C. Marion
  • Creating the new law school by fully integrating experiential education across the entire curriculum / Adam Lamparello and Charles E. MacLean
  • Transforming the traditional law school curriculum into portals to practice / Myra E. Berman
  • Combining legal research pedagogy, pro bono, and experiential learning in the first-year curriculum / Kris Anne Tobin and Brad Morgan
  • Genius loci : how place can guide strategic planning that enhances student engagement / Valerie K. Couch, Anthony W. Crowell and Rachel A. Van Cleave
  • A view from Down Under : designing online learning experiences for practical legal training in Australia / Katherine Mulcahy
  • Experiential learning resources / Brian Sites.
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  • Introduction
  • Untangling victims of war crimes from lawful casualties of war
  • Fighting and war crimes involving prohibited means and methods of warfare
  • War crimes and persons hors de combat
  • Members of non-opposing forces as victims of war crimes
  • Child soldiers
  • Peacekeepers
  • Crimes against humanity, genocide and fighting
  • Conclusion.
"The act of fighting or being a fighter has certain consequences in international law. The most obvious example can be found in international humanitarian law, where a distinction is drawn between fighters and civilians, with fighters being military objectives and civilians being protected from attack. Another example is from international human rights law, where it has been held that the particular characteristics of military life have to be taken into account when interpreting the human rights of members of state armed forces. This volume focuses on the field of international criminal law and asks the question: what relevance does fighting have to victimhood in international criminal law? Among the topics which are explored are: how have international criminal courts and tribunals untangled lawful casualties of war from victims of war crimes? How have they determined who is a member of an organised armed group and who is not? What crimes can those who fight be victims of during hostilities? When does it become relevant in international criminal law that an alleged victim of a crime was a person hors de combat rather than a civilian? Can war crimes be committed against members of non-opposing forces? Can persons hors de combat be victims of crimes against humanity and genocide? What special considerations surround peacekeepers and child soldiers as victims of international crimes? The author carries out an...exploration of case law from international criminal courts and tribunals to assess how they have dealt with these questions. [The author] concludes that the import of fighting upon victimhood in the context of international criminal law has not always been appreciated to the extent it should have been."-- Provided by publisher.
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  • Deception and memory in the courtoom : an overview / Henry Otgaar and Mark L. Howe
  • Misinformation in the courtroom / Shari R. Berkowitz and Elizabeth F. Loftus
  • Suggestibility in the courtroom : how memory can be distorted during the investigative and legal process / Fiona Gabbert and Lorraine Hope
  • When spontaneous statements should not be trusted : false memories in children and adults / Henry Otgaar and Mark L. Howe
  • A neurobiological account of false memories / Vincent van de Ven, Henry Otgaar, and Mark L. Howe
  • Assessing the veracity of children's forensic interviews : implications for the courtroom / Hayden M. Henderson and Samantha J. Andrews
  • Putting children's memory and suggestibility in their place : an analysis considering person, topic, and context / Deborah Goldfarb, Gail S. Goodman, Rakel P. Larson, Alejandra Gonzalez, and Mitchell L. Eisen
  • Nonverbal detection of deception / Aldert Vrij
  • Building a case : the role of empirically based interviewing techniques in case construction / Timothy J. Luke, Maria Hartwig, Laure Brimbal, and Pär Anders Granhag
  • Detection deception using psychophysiological and neural measures / Ewout H. Meijer and Bruno Verschuere
  • Seven myths about feigning 227 / Marko Jelicic, Harald Merckelbach, and Irena Bošković
  • False symptom claims and symptom validity assessment 243 / Thomas Merten.
"[This book] focuses on how legal professionals, legal/forensic psychologists, and memory researchers can decide when statements or identifications are based on truthful or fabricated experiences and whether one can distinguish between lies, deception, and false memories. The contributors...assemble recent experimental work and case studies in which deception or false memory plays a dominant role. Topics discussed relate to the susceptibility to suggestive pressure (e.g., 'under which circumstances are children or adults the most vulnerable to suggestion?'), the fabrication of symptoms (e.g., 'how to detect whether PTSD symptoms are malingered?'), and the detection of deceit (e.g., 'which paradigms are promising in deception detection?'), among others. By using this approach, this volume unites diverse streams of research (i.e., deception, malingering, false memory) that are involved in the reliability of eyewitness statements."-- Back cover.
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  • Preface
  • Text, history and theory
  • First Amendment methodology
  • Advocacy of illegal conduct
  • Dangerous and offensive speech
  • Obscenity and indecency
  • Defamation, privacy and mental distress
  • Commercial speech
  • New categories?
  • The public forum
  • Expressive conduct
  • Freedom of association and belief
  • Government sponsored environments
  • Freedom of the press
  • Text, history and theory of the religion clauses
  • The antiestablishment clause
  • The free exercise clause.
This product provides a short and readable source for individuals interested in constitutional law, First Amendment law, and communications law. It is divided into four parts: the history, methodology, and philosophical foundations of the First Amendment; topics such as First Amendment issues that arise in cable television and in regulating children's access to the Internet; issues in First Amendment law such as the public forum doctrine, the compelled speech doctrine, and the free expression rights of government employees; and the text, history, and theory of the religion clauses, chronicling the ongoing battle in the Supreme Court between accommodationists and separationists. The Fifth Edition brings the book up to date with modern First Amendment jurisprudence, including a focus on racist and offensive speech, electoral spending, and other topics covered by recent Supreme Court cases and discussions.
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  • Introduction
  • The court framework in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England
  • Violence and theft in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England
  • Law and land-holding in Anglo-Saxon England
  • Law and land-holding in Anglo-Norman England
  • Angevin reform
  • Crime and the Angevin reforms
  • Law and land-holding in Angevin England
  • Magna carta and the formation of the English common law.
The Formation of English Common Law provides a comprehensive overview of the development of early English law, one of the classic subjects of medieval history. This much expanded second edition spans the centuries from King Alfred to Magna Carta, abandoning the traditional but restrictive break at the Norman Conquest. Within a strong interpretative framework, it also integrates legal developments with wider changes in the thought, society, and politics of the time. Rather than simply tracing elements of the common law back to their Anglo-Saxon, Norman or other origins, John Hudson examines and analyses the emergence of the common law from the interaction of various elements that developed over time, such as the powerful royal government inherited from Anglo-Saxon England and land holding customs arising from the Norman Conquest. Containing a new chapter charting the Anglo-Saxon period, as well as a fully revised Further Reading section, this new edition is an authoritative yet highly accessible introduction to the formation of the English common law and is ideal for students of history and law.
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  • Introduction
  • Freedom of expression and freedom of religion under the European Convention on Human Rights
  • Conflict of rights?
  • Religious hate speech and religious hate speech laws
  • Restrictions on freedom of expression to spare religious feelings
  • Alternative approaches to (religious) hate speech
  • Case in point : the prosecutions of Geert Wilders
  • Conclusion.
In recent years, the Danish cartoons affair, the Charlie Hebdo murders and the terrorist attacks in Brussels and Paris have resulted in increasingly strident anti-Islamic speeches by politicians. This raises questions about the limits to freedom of expression and whether this freedom can and should be restricted to protect the religious feelings of believers. This book uses the case law of the European Court of Human Rights to provide a comprehensive analysis of the questions: whether legal prohibitions of religious hate speech violate the right to freedom of expression; and, whether such laws should be used to prosecute politicians and others who contribute to current debates when they use anti-Islam rhetoric. A well-known politician who uses such rhetoric is Dutch politician Geert Wilders. He has been prosecuted twice for hate speech, and was acquitted in the first case and recently convicted in the second. These prosecutions are used to illustrate the issues involved in drawing the line between freedom of expression and religious hate speech. Author argues that freedom of expression of politicians and those contributing to the public debate should not be restricted except in two very limited circumstances: when they incite to hatred or violence and there is an imminent danger that violence will follow or where it stops people from holding or manifesting their religion. Based on this, the author concludes that the European Court of Human Rights should decide, if it is asked to do so, that Wilders conviction for hate speech violates his freedom of expression.
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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • The world of gaming and gambling
  • Gambling and the law®
  • The U.S. Constitution, federal laws and gaming
  • State constitutions, state laws, and gaming
  • Charities and gaming
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Colorado, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and other U.S. jurisdictions
  • Tribal gaming
  • Canadian casinos
  • International gambling
  • The WTO and cross-border gambling
  • Blackjack and the law
  • Poker and the law
  • Intellectual property and gaming
  • Video poker, VLTs and other machines
  • Internet gaming
  • Sports books and parimutuel wagering
  • Daily fantasy sports and eSports
  • Lotteries
  • Legal gambling's right to advertising
  • Criminal laws and gaming
  • The IRS and gambling
  • The compulsive gambler.
Gaming law in a Nutshell discusses all aspects of gambling law, and on all levels: federal, state, tribal, local and international. It covers all forms of gaming, legal and illegal, from traditional casinos and lotteries to internet poker and e-sports, pari-mutuel betting to daily fantasy sports and social media games. Two of the nation's leading experts explain why legal gambling, one of the fastest growing industries in the world, still faces restrictions on its right to advertise or even have its contracts enforced. The Nutshell has separate discussions of many jurisdictions, including Nevada, New Jersey and other states, Macau, Canada and other countries; Indian and charity gaming; taxes; intellectual property, compulsive gambling; and, the most recent developments in the most popular forms of gaming.
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  • A gender lens on criminology
  • Gender and criminal offending
  • Gender and the criminal justice system
  • Gender and crime victimization
  • Gender and work in the criminal justice system.
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  • Introduction
  • The regional rights law systems
  • Feminist legal methods and theories
  • Considering gender in norm interpretation
  • Non-discrimination and equality
  • Sexual violence
  • Forced nudity
  • Forced gynaecological examinations
  • Domestic violence
  • Slavery, servitude, forced labour and human trafficking
  • Reproductive rights
  • Freedom of religion and gender : the Islamic headscarf
  • Summary and final reflections.
In Gender-Sensitive Norm Interpretation by Regional Human Rights Law Systems Maria Sjoholm examines the jurisprudence on gender-based harm in the European, Inter-American and African regional human rights law systems from the viewpoint of feminist legal methods and theories. By offering indicators relevant for gender-sensitive norm interpretation, Maria Sjoholm identifies inconsistencies in the current regional legal frameworks with regard to the protection of women concerning such violations as domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual violence, forced sterilization and restrictions on other reproductive rights. The book offers an in-depth account not only of the manner in which such harm has been recognized through integration in general human rights law treaties, but also the categorization of such as particular human rights norms by regional human rights courts and commissions.
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  • 1.Rules for Sculpting Ecosystems: Gene Drives and Responsive Science / Kevin M. Esvelt
  • 2.Gene Drives and Species Conservation: An Ethical Analysis / Ronald Sandler
  • 3.Gene Drives, Nature, Governance: An Ethnographic Perspective / Irus Braverman
  • pt. II Technologies of Governance
  • 4.Laws of Containment: Control without Limits in the New Biology / J. Benjamin Hurlbut
  • 5.Vigilante Environmentalism: Are Gene Drives Changing How We Value and Govern Ecosystems? / Todd Kuiken
  • 6.Controlling Our "Nature": Gene Editing in Law and in the Arts / Lori Andrews
  • pt. III Human-Nonhuman Boundaries, Worked and Reworked
  • 7.Sex, Lies, and Genetic Engineering: Why We Must (But Won't) Ban Human Embryo Modification / Stuart A. Newman
  • 8.Domestic Dogs, Gene Repair, and the "One Health" Approach / Alexander J. Travis
  • 9.Digital Enchantment: Life and the Future of Gene Editing / Gaymon Bennett.
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  • 1.Rules for Sculpting Ecosystems: Gene Drives and Responsive Science / Kevin M. Esvelt
  • 2.Gene Drives and Species Conservation: An Ethical Analysis / Ronald Sandler
  • 3.Gene Drives, Nature, Governance: An Ethnographic Perspective / Irus Braverman
  • pt. II Technologies of Governance
  • 4.Laws of Containment: Control without Limits in the New Biology / J. Benjamin Hurlbut
  • 5.Vigilante Environmentalism: Are Gene Drives Changing How We Value and Govern Ecosystems? / Todd Kuiken
  • 6.Controlling Our "Nature": Gene Editing in Law and in the Arts / Lori Andrews
  • pt. III Human-Nonhuman Boundaries, Worked and Reworked
  • 7.Sex, Lies, and Genetic Engineering: Why We Must (But Won't) Ban Human Embryo Modification / Stuart A. Newman
  • 8.Domestic Dogs, Gene Repair, and the "One Health" Approach / Alexander J. Travis
  • 9.Digital Enchantment: Life and the Future of Gene Editing / Gaymon Bennett.
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  • 1. Introduction 2. A Personal Journey 3. Faces of Poverty: The Villages Profiled 4. Reinventing Tradition: Agrarian Movements in History 5. Land as a Productive Resource 6. Locating Identities 7. Women's Claims to Land 8. Custom and Courts: Bargaining with Modernity 9. Development Interventions: Can One Size fit all? 10. ConclusionsBibliographyIndex.
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Land for the adivasi Santal women in Dumka, Jharkhand stands for security, social position and identity, and in this men have a distinct advantage. The time period covered is from historic times to the present. The role of government administrative bodies, NGOs and political leaders is also emphasized. Please note: Taylor & Francis does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
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  • Internet politics & the computer science of google
  • Google search returns on ballot measures
  • Click behavior and direct democracy
  • Learning happens : political knowledge and three ballot measures
  • Internet research and intellectually-secure decisions in direct democracy
  • Real-world applications : does google use correlate with real-world political behavior?
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  • Introduction
  • The rise of regulatory governance
  • Theories of regulation
  • Regulatory space and regulatory regimes
  • Policy processes and the regulatory policy cycle
  • Bad, better and legitimate regulation
  • Define : agenda-setting, issue diagnosis and objective setting
  • Design : regime variables; option generation
  • Decide : regime assessment and selection
  • Implement : regime deployment, application and execution
  • Evaluate : assessment of regulatory policy and regime
  • The future of regulatory governance
  • Conclusion.
Over the past forty years, numerous theoretical advances have been made. From Ayres' and Braithwaite's ground breaking work on 'responsive regulation', we have seen models of 'smart regulation', 'regulatory governance' and 'regulatory capitalism' emerge to capture the growing prevalence and importance of regulation in modern liberal Western capitalist societies. Important advances also have been made in the practice of regulation, with regulators evolving from traditional enforcement focussed 'command and control' models to being 'modern regulators' with a suite of diverse and innovative regulatory tools at their disposal. The book presents and critically examines these theoretical and practical developments from the perspective of governments who design regulations, and the regulators that deploy them. In doing so, the book examines the various forces and interests that influence and shape the regulatory endeavour, and the practical challenges facing governments and regulators when deciding whether and how to regulate. This volume is a study of regulation in context: in the context of the public policy it is designed to deliver; the law that enables, shapes and holds it to account; and the evolving societal and institutional frameworks within which it takes place. Aimed to provide innovative cross-disciplinary conceptual frameworks that regulators, regulatees, those whom regulation is intended to benefit, and academics, might employ to better understand and undertake the regulatory endeavour. This will be of great interest to researchers, educators, advanced students and practitioners working in the fields of political science, public management and administration, and public policy. .
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  • Introduction: The Eichmann fires
  • The house of judgment
  • The gray zone : Kapo trials
  • The accused
  • From expulsion to extermination
  • Wannsee : the enabling conference
  • Duties of a law-abiding citizen
  • The deportation chapters
  • Did Eichmann receive a fair trial?
  • Judgment
  • Reading Eichmann today
  • The last Nazi trials and forgiveness.
This book uses Hannah Arendt's controversial text Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil to examine major themes in contemporary jurisprudence, including the nature of law, legal authority, the duty of citizens, the nexus between morality and law and political action. Hannah Arendt is one of the great outsiders of twentieth-century political philosophy: strikingly original and disturbingly unorthodox. After reporting on the trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Arendt embarked on a series of reflections about how to make judgements and exercise responsibility without recourse to existing law, especially when existing law is judged as immoral. The book uses her reporting and subsequent reflections, as well as the responses to her work, to examine these themes in the context of classical and current debates in legal-political theory.
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  • The treaties with Byzantium : the Zakon Russkii
  • The Russkaia Pravda or Russian law
  • The Russkaia Pravda : the expanded Pravda
  • Princely statutes
  • Treaties
  • Town and provincial charters
  • The Code (Sudebnik) of Ivan III of 1497
  • Foreign laws
  • Non-legislative (non-normative) legal sources : Gramoty
  • Setting the stage : territory and tribes in early Kievan Russia
  • The Prince in medieval Russia
  • The Prince's government
  • The towns
  • Novgorod and Pskov
  • Western Russia
  • Rural Russia
  • The individual and the family
  • The individual as a legal actor
  • The church and monasteries
  • Courts and justice
  • The Code (Sudebnik) of Ivan IV of 1550
  • The Stoglav
  • The codes of 1589 and 1606-1607
  • The statute books of the Prikazy
  • Decisions of the Land Assembly (Zemskii Sobor)
  • The Council Code (Sobornoe Ulozhenie) of Aleksei Mikhailovich of 1649
  • The Tsar
  • The Tsar's government
  • Territory and population
  • Local government
  • Criminal law and procedure
  • Civil law : persons
  • Civil law : ownership and obligations
  • Civil law : family law and succession
  • Courts and justice; civil procedure
  • The church, monasteries, and church law.
The beginnings of Russian law are documented by the Russo-Byzantine treaties of the 10th century and the oldest Russian law, the Russkaia Pravda. The tempestuous developments of the following centuries (the incessant wars among the princes, the Mongol invasion, the rise of the Novgorod republic) all left their marks on the legal system until the princes of Muscovy succeeded in reuniting the country. This resulted in the creation of major legislative monuments, such as the Codes of Ivan the Great of 1497 and of Ivan the Terrible of 1550. After the Time of Troubles the Council Code of the second Romanov Tsar, Aleksei, of 1649 became the starting point for the comprehensive Russian codification of the 19th century.
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"How can we make sense of human rights in China's authoritarian system? In this insightful book, China law expert Eva Pils offers a nuanced account of this contentious area, examining human rights as a set of social practices involving a variety of actors, including officials of the system and civil society actors. Drawing on a wide range of resources including years of interaction with Chinese human rights defenders, Pils discusses sources of human rights violations, as well as institutional avenues of protection and social practices of human rights defence. Three central areas are given special attention: liberty and integrity of the person and the right not to be tortured; freedom of thought and expression; and inequality and socio-economic rights. Pils argues that the Party-State system is inherently opposed to human rights principles in all these areas. Yet, civil society actors have developed social practices of human rights advocacy whose political significance is not entirely dependent on the Party-State. Despite authoritarianism's lengthening shadows, China's human rights movement has so far proved resourceful and resilient, and the trajectories discussed in this book will continue to shape ongoing struggles"-- Provided by publisher.
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  • The right to be recognised as a person before the law / Kathryn Allinson
  • Migrants' rights at the border / Ceren Mutus Toprakseven
  • Immigration detention / Kathryn Allinson, Justine Stefanelli and Katharine T. Weatherhead
  • Irregular status / Katharine T. Weatherhead
  • Rights of residence, termination of residence and in respect of removal / Valeria Vita
  • The economic, social and cultural rights of migrants / Claude Cahn
  • Rights at work / Bjarney Friðriksdóttir
  • Family life and the migrant / Rowena Moffatt, Ella Gunn, and Anuscheh Farahat
  • Freedom of thought, belief and religion and freedom of expression and opinion / Susie Alegre
  • The right to an effective remedy, the right to an effective national procedure against arbitrary removal and the right to a fair hearing / Dana Baldinger
  • Conclusions and summary of key international human rights of migrants / Elspeth Guild, Stefanie Grant and C. A. Groenendijk.
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  • Introduction / Irene Watson
  • Aboriginal nations, the australian nation-state and indigenous international legal traditions / Ambellin Kwaymullina
  • Domination in relation to indigenous ("dominated") peoples in international law / Steven Newcomb
  • Natural law and the law of nations : "society" and the exclusion of first nations as subjects of international law / Marcelle Burns
  • Long before Munich : the American template for Hitlerian diplomacy / Ward Churchill
  • First nations, indigenous peoples : our laws have always been here / Irene Watson
  • Law and politics of indigenous self-determination : the meaning of the right to prior consultation / Roger Merino
  • How governments manufacture consent and use it against indigenous peoples / Sharon Venne
  • "Kill the Indian in the child" : genocide in international law / Tamara Starblanket.
"For more than 500 years, indigenous laws have been disregarded. Many appeals for their recognition under international law have been made, but have thus far failed – mainly because international law was itself shaped by colonialism. How, this volume asks, might international law be reconstructed, so that it is liberated from its colonial origins? With contributions from critical legal theory, international law, politics, philosophy and Indigenous history, this volume pursues a cross-disciplinary analysis of the international legal exclusion of indigenous peoples, and of its relationship to global injustice. Beyond the issue of indigenous peoples’ rights, however, this analysis is set within the broader context of sustainability; arguing that Indigenous laws, philosophy and knowledge are not only legally valid, but offer an essential approach to questions of ecological justice and the co-existence of all life on earth."-- Back cover.
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  • Introduction
  • The prison buildup and the birth of private prisons
  • How the government privatized
  • Prisoners as commodities
  • The prison-industrial complex
  • Private prisons and the American heartland
  • The prison divestment movement
  • The politics of private prisons
  • Public prisons vs. private prisons
  • Wrestling with the concept of private prisons
  • Shadow prisons : inside private immigrant detention centers
  • The future of private prisons
  • Conclusion.
When the tough-on-crime politics of the 1980s overcrowded state prisons, private companies saw potential profit in building and operating correctional facilities. Today more than a hundred thousand of the 1.5 million incarcerated Americans are held in private prisons in twenty-nine states and federal corrections. Private prisons are criticized for making money off mass incarceration-to the tune of $5 billion in annual revenue. Based on Lauren-Brooke Eisen's work as a prosecutor, journalist, and attorney at policy think tanks, Inside Private Prisons blends investigative reportage and quantitative and historical research to analyze privatized corrections in America. From divestment campaigns to boardrooms to private immigration-detention centers across the Southwest, Eisen examines private prisons through the eyes of inmates, their families, correctional staff, policymakers, activists, Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees, undocumented immigrants, and the executives of America's largest private prison corporations. Private prisons have become ground zero in the anti-mass-incarceration movement. Universities have divested from these companies, political candidates hesitate to accept their campaign donations, and the Department of Justice tried to phase out its contracts with them. On the other side, impoverished rural towns often try to lure the for-profit prison industry to build facilities and create new jobs. Neither an endorsement or a demonization, Inside Private Prisons details the complicated and perverse incentives rooted in the industry, from mandatory bed occupancy to vested interests in mass incarceration. If private prisons are here to stay, how can we fix them? This book is a blueprint for policymakers to reform practices and for concerned citizens to understand our changing carceral landscape.
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  • The public interest role of investment regulation
  • The rule of law and depoliticisation of investment disputes
  • Alternatives to investor-state dispute settlement
  • Promoting development and human rights through investment treaties
  • Domestic investment regulation and the influence of regional investment agreements.
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  • Preface
  • Introduction to international organizations
  • Theory, methods, and international organizations
  • The World Trade Organization
  • The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
  • The United Nations I : law and administration
  • The United Nations II : international peace and security
  • The International Labor Organization
  • The International Court of Justice
  • The International Criminal Court
  • The European Union and regional organizations
  • Conclusion.
Now in its third edition, this leading undergraduate textbook has been revised and updated throughout to take account of recent developments in world politics. Concise and engagingly written, the book is core reading for courses on international organizations, international law and politics, and global governance. Unlike other textbooks in the field, it takes readers behind the scenes of the world's most important international institutions to explore their legal authority and the political controversies that they generate. It presents chapter-length case studies of the world's leading international organizations, with attention to the legal, political, and practical aspects. The new edition adds depth to the discussion of international relations theory and features new case material on Brexit, the Argentine sovereign debt, the Syrian war, the cholera epidemic in Haiti, and more.
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  • Levant and Levantines
  • The De Rossetti affair
  • Remind him of his responsibilities : the consular era and the mixed courts of Egypt
  • From Italo-Levantine subjects to mixed nationals and Italians abroad
  • Contested debt, constructed identification, and gendered legal strategies in Istanbul.
Law and identification transgressed political boundaries in the nineteenth-century Levant. Over the course of the century, Italo-Levantines- elite and common- exercised a strategy of resilient hybridity whereby an unintentional form of legal imperialism took root in Egypt. This book contributes to a vibrant strand of global legal history that places law and other social structures at the heart of competing imperial projects- British, Ottoman, Egyptian, and Italian among them. Analysis of the Italian consular and mixed court and diplomatic records in Egypt and Istanbul reveals the complexity of shifting identifications and judicial reform in two parts of the interactive and competitive plural legal regime. The book shows that judicial reform led to shifting authorities, venues, and identities, which resulted from bargains struck- cases won and lost- with various local actors. Over time and acting in their own self-interests, these actors exploited the plural legal regime and a legal form of imperialism took root in Egypt. Case studies in both Egypt and Istanbul explore how identification developed as a legal form of property itself. The rich court records show that binary relational categories fail to capture the complexity of the daily lives of the residents and courts of the late Ottoman empire. Whereas the classical literature emphasized external state power politics, this book builds upon new work in the field that shows the interaction of external and internal power struggles throughout the region led to assorted forms of confrontation, collaboration, and negotiation in the region. It will be of interest to students, scholars, and readers of Middle East, Ottoman, and Mediterranean history.
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  • Introduction
  • Legitimacy and judicial authority
  • Constitutional meaning : original public meaning
  • Constitutional meaning : varieties of history that matter
  • Law in the Supreme Court : jurisprudential foundations
  • Law in the Supreme Court : constitutional constraints
  • Constitutional theory and its relation to constitutional practice
  • Sociological, legal, and moral legitimacy : today and tomorrow.
"The book addresses questions about the roles of law and politics and the challenge of legitimacy in constitutional adjudication in the Supreme Court. With all sophisticated observers recognizing that the Justices' political outlooks influence their decision making, many political scientists, some of the public, and a few prominent judges have become Cynical Realists. In their view Justices vote based on their policy preferences, and legal reasoning is mere window-dressing. This book rejects Cynical Realism, but without denying many Realist insights. It explains the limits of language and history in resolving contentious constitutional issues. To rescue the notion that the Constitution is law that binds the Justices, the book provides an original account of what law is and means in the Supreme Court. It also offers a theory of legitimacy in Supreme Court adjudication. Given the nature of law in the Supreme Court, we need to accept and learn to respect reasonable disagreement about many constitutional issues. If so, the legitimacy question becomes: how would the Justices need to decide cases so that even those who disagree with the outcomes ought to respect the Justices' processes of decision? The book gives a fresh and counterintuitive answer to that vital question. Adapting a methodology made famous by John Rawls, it argues that the Justices should strive to achieve a "reflective equilibrium" between their interpretive principles, framed to identify the Constitution's enduring meaning, and their judgments about appropriate outcomes in particular cases, evaluated as prescriptions for the nation to live by in the future. The book blends the perspectives of law, philosophy, and political science to answer theoretical and practical questions of pressing national importance"-- Provided by publisher.
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  • Justice delayed : absent recognitors and the Angevin legal reforms, c. 1200 / William Eves
  • Testament and inheritance : the lessons of the brief widowhood of Isabel, countess of Pembroke / David Crouch
  • A crossroads in criminal procedure : the assumptions underlying England's adoption of trial by jury for crime / Elizabeth Papp Kamali and Thomas A. Green
  • The General Eyre and royal finance / Jens Röhrkasten
  • Royal privilege and episcopal rights in the later thirteenth century : the case of the Ashbourne Advowson, 1270-1289 / Joshua C. Tate
  • The Clerk William Tyssyngton and the pursuit of fugitives in the late thirteenth-century / Karl Shoemaker
  • Profits and perils of an Irish legal career : Sir Elias Ashbourne (d. 1356), Chief Justice and Marcher Lord / Robin Frame
  • Two jurisdictions in dispute about canonical appeals : London and Canterbury, 1375-6 / F. Donald Logan
  • The outlaw in later medieval Ireland / Áine Foley
  • The origins and development of judicial tenure "during good behaviour" to 1485 / Ryan Rowberry
  • "Et subridet etc." : smiles, laughter and levity in the medieval year books / Gwen Seabourne
  • Men of law and professional identity in late medieval England / Anthony Musson
  • Legal services for the poor in the early common law / David J. Seipp.
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  • Enter : from landscape to lawscape
  • Rhizomatic jurisprudence : terra firma and terra incognita
  • Artwork : from object to hyperobject
  • Case studies: the contested spaces
  • Commons : being(s)-in-common
  • Intellectual property law : commons and schizophrenic capitalism
  • Ownership : possessed
  • Exit : atmosphere.
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  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Taking a Stand: Politics, Prisons and Football; 2. Doing the Business: Judges, Academics, And Intellectuals; 3. If Derrida Played Football; 4. Hurly-Berle: Corporate Governance and Democracy; 5. Fashion Police v. Supreme Court: A Dressing Down?; 6. The Politics of The Charter: A Critical Approach; 7. Judicial Indiscretions: Asking About Law in All The Wrongs Ways; 8. Why I Don't Teach Administrative Law (And Perhaps Why I Should); 9. Into The Black Hole: Toward A Fresh Approach to Tort Causation; 10. Some 'What If?' Thoughts: Notes on Donoghue; 11. Les Miserables Redux: Law and The Poor; 12. Too Late To Stop Now: Law, Life and Lore.
  • 1. Taking a stand: politics, prisons and football
  • 2. Doing the business: judges, academics, and intellectuals
  • 3. If Derrida played football
  • 4. Hurly-Berle: corporate governance and democracy
  • 5. Fashion police v. Supreme Court: a dressing down?
  • 6. The politics of the charter: a critical approach
  • 7. Judicial indiscretions: asking about law in all the wrongs ways
  • 8. Why I don't teach administrative law (and perhaps why I should)
  • 9. Into the black hole: toward a fresh approach to tort causation
  • 10. Some 'what if?' thoughts: notes on donoghue
  • 11. Les Miserables redux: law and the poor
  • 12. Too late to stop now: law, life and lore.
"Law is best interpreted in the context of the traditions and cultures that have shaped its development, implementation, and acceptance. However, these can never be assessed truly objectively: individual interpreters of legal theory need to reflect on how their own experiences create the framework within which they understand legal concepts. Theory is not separate from practice, but one kind of practice. It is rooted in the world, even if it is not grounded by it. In this highly original volume, Allan C. Hutchinson takes up the challenge of self-reflection about how his upbringing, education, and scholarship contributed to his legal insights and analysis. Through this honest examination of key episodes in his own life and work, Hutchinson produces unique interpretations of fundamental legal concepts. This book is required reading for every lawyer or legal scholar who wants to analyse critically where he or she stands when they practice and study law"-- Provided by publisher.
"When I was a 14 or 15 year-old schoolboy, we studied the English Reformation in History class. Our teacher explained to us what were considered to be the accepted reasons for that pivotal event in English history and politics. He told us that one of its leading causes was the desire to challenge and reject the authority of the Pope and the corrupting influence of the Catholic Church generally"-- Provided by publisher.
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  • Tort : intimidation & duress by threats
  • Contract : necessity & unconscionable bargain
  • Contract : duress
  • Tort & crime : necessity
  • Criminal law : duress.
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This book provides the clearest, most concise analysis available on the legal and regulatory issues arising in connection with private investment funds. It advises legal practitioners on the structuring, formation, and operation of a range of asset classes, including hedge funds, venture capital funds, private equity funds, and real estate funds.
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  • Introduction to remedies
  • Equity and nonmonetary remedies
  • Principles of damages
  • Restitution
  • Harms to interests in tangible property
  • Interference with economic rights
  • Invasion of civil rights and dignitary interests
  • Personal injury and death
  • Fraud and misrepresentation
  • Duress, undue influence, and unconscionable conduct
  • Mistake in contracting and gift transactions
  • Remedies for breach of contract
  • Unenforceable contracts and restitution.
This definitive treatise explains available remedies across a wide range of public and private causes of action-from torts to intellectual property, contracts to fiduciary breaches, and civil rights to nuisance. Topics include compensatory damages for tangible and intangible harms, punitive damages, unjust enrichment and restitution, equitable remedies, and much more. This single-volume text unpacks major developments of the last twenty-five years for the law of remedies in the United States with citations to hundreds of cases, articles, and statutes. It incorporates key advancements from the Restatement (Third) of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment, the Restatement (Third) of Torts, and significant updates in the law of injunctions, punitive damages, and beyond.
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  • Introduction: Law's love / Paul Babie and Vanja-Ivan Savić
  • Understanding love : with and without God / Brett G. Scharffs
  • Law and love in Eden / Joshua Neoh
  • Freedom, responsibility, and hope in Jewish thought / Steven H Resnicoff
  • Texts of terror in the New Testament : encountering or hating the 'other'? / Michael Trainor
  • Weathering the storm : Shariʻa in Nigeria from the earliest times to the present / Ibrahim Haruna Hassan al-Wasewi
  • From law to solidarity / Slavic Jakelić
  • Love, law and the Judeo-Christian separation-individuation / Joseph E. David
  • From enemy to neighbour? : the Armenian issue in the Ottoman Turkey and problem of 'de-victimisation' of Armenian society / Hovhannes Hovhannisyan
  • Global law and global ethic / Leonard Swidler
  • Freedom of expression and legal protecdtion of religious feelings in Europe : from reconciliation to complementarity / Davor Derenčinović
  • The International Forum on Religions and Democracy : a path of civic mediation for Islam in Italy : the pros and cons of integrative university education / Alessandra Gaetani
  • The boundaries of religious ethics, secular ethics and law / Robert Crotty
  • Imago and imitatio : perfection of the individual and society in Maimonides' theory of religious law / Raphael Dascalu
  • The commandment of love in family law / Dubravka Hrabar.
In contemporary society there are several issues making for a divisive atmosphere in regard to religion. The decreasing level of spirituality in the West it can be argued has created a wide divide between the 'faithful' and groups such as agnostics, atheists and those of mixed spirituality. In addition throughout the world where strong connections to religion remain a central part of nation's identities, these connections can and often are misused in the secular public sphere In such a divided world, both secular and non-secular 'forces' tend to lock themselves into positions of 'pure truth' and in so doing, increase the level of disagreement, ultimately producing radicalisation. The question emerges, then: how best to accommodate the democratic principle which posits that the majority should feel that it lives in a society of its own with the human rights principle, holding that is necessary to ensure the full protection of the minority's rights? We are very familiar with the differences that appear between secular and sacred in the modern world; yet, what of the similarities amongst scriptures and laws which seek to encourage mutual understanding, cooperation and even cohabitation? Because religion itself is a source of law, a set of exhortations or commands as much as a set of rights, every major religion offers an approach to encountering 'the Other' in a positive, constructive, affirming way; and it is here that religions reveal much that they have in common. This book draws together the work of scholars engaged in exploring the possibilities for a 'utopian' world in the sense fostered by St Thomas More. The essays explore those dimensions of religious and civil law where 'love'-however that is defined by relevant texts-fosters and encourages acceptance of 'the Other' and will offer perspectives on the ways in which religious or civil/state law command one to act in the spirit of 'love'. The first part of the book considers religious perspectives on love for the other and how those perspectives speak to a contemporary global world. The major monotheistic perspectives are included here, as well as general chapters on the place of religion in considering love generally. The second part explores religious perspectives on love from a legal perspective, taking a broad view of 'law' and 'legal' as it operates at both the public and private levels, as well as in its relationship to the state and politics generally. Finally, the third part of the book will contain three chapters that attempt a synthesis of law and religion.
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  • Preface : "the future doesn't come to me"
  • "I didn't think it was in her best interests"
  • The cause in theory and practice
  • A poetic and practical bridge : reflections on youth mobility
  • Selecting identity, rejecting context
  • The spectacular case
  • Limited relief
  • Reflections on instability and inconclusiveness.
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  • Introduction
  • The cathedral church : foundation, form and function
  • The episcopal throne : the appointment and functions of the bishop
  • The font, altar and pulpit : sacraments, worship and mission
  • The nave and crossing : the cathedral community, hospitality and outreach
  • The choir and presbytery : the dean, canons and musicians
  • The chapter house : the body corporate : Council, Chapter and College of Canons
  • The library and cloister : education : learning and teaching
  • The treasury : cathedral property, treasure and finance
  • The fabric of the cathedral church : care and conservation
  • The cathedral close : the precinct, houses and security
  • Conclusion: The cathedral as a normative space : conception and experience.
This original book is a comprehensive, richly documented and critical examination of laws applicable to Anglican cathedrals in England, some of the most iconic monuments in the national heritage and centres of spiritual and cultural capital. Law is the missing link in the emerging field of cathedral studies. The book fills this gap. It explores historical antecedents of modern cathedral law, traces aspects of them that still endure, and explains the law with particular reference to the recommendations of the Archbishops' Commission on Cathedrals 1994 which led to the most radical changes in the legal history of these churches since the Reformation, culminating in the Cathedrals Measure 1999 and associated later legislation. The book compares the domestic constitutions and statutes of all the cathedrals of the Church of England today - old foundations, new foundations and parish church cathedrals - as well as policies and guidelines applicable to or adopted by them. Whilst national law acts as a fundamental unifying force, there is considerable diversity as between these in terms of the breadth and depth of their coverage of topics. In the socio-legal tradition, the book also explores through interviews with clergy and others, at half of the cathedrals, how laws are experienced in practice. These reveal that whilst much of the law is perceived as working well, there are equally key areas of concern. To this end, the book proposes areas for further research and debate with a view to possible reform. Taking an architectural feature of cathedrals as the starting point for each chapter, from cathedral governance through mission, ministry, music and education to cathedral property, what emerges is that law and architecture have a symbiotic relationship so that a cathedral is itself a form of juristecture.
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Legal Order in the World's Oceans: UN Convention on the Law of the Sea' assesses the impact of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and many aspects and challenges of modern law of the sea. The theme was selected in part to celebrate that this conference was the Center for Oceans Law and Policy's 40th Annual Conference and in part to emphasize the seminal contribution to the Rule of Law from UNCLOS in building legal order in the world's oceans. The comprehensive scope of this inquiry is presented in six parts. The topics are: Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea at the United Nations; the Area and the International Seabed Authority; the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and Dispute Settlement; the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf; Sustainable Fisheries, including the UN Fish Stocks Agreement; and Operational Implementation - Maritime Compliance and Enforcement.
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  • Making connections
  • Thinking and decision making : starting to persuade
  • The judicial audience
  • Kairos : fitting time and place
  • Uncover embedded plots, characters, and images
  • Introduction to storytelling
  • Telling fact stories differently
  • Developing law stories
  • Making intuitive connections
  • Shape connections : familiar analogies and metaphors
  • Reinforce favorable connections : arguing by analogy
  • Break unfavorable connections : novel metaphors
  • Introduction to priming : story and emotion
  • Priming interpretations and impressions
  • Introduction to syllogistic frameworks
  • Syllogistic and analogical case arguments
  • Structuring arguments to appear reasonable
  • Volunteering adverse information
  • The trap of attack
  • Putting it together.
"This book develops a central theme: legal persuasion results from making and breaking mental connections. This concept of making connections inspired the authors to take a rhetorical approach to the science of legal persuasion. That singular approach resulted in the integration of research from cognitive science with classical and contemporary rhetorical theory, and the application of these two disciplines to the real-life practice of persuasion. The combination of rhetorical analysis and cognitive science yields a new way of seeing and understanding legal persuasion, one that promises theoretical and practical gains. The work has three main functions. First, it brings together the leading models of persuasion from cognitive science and rhetorical theory, blurring boundaries and leveraging connections between the often-separate spheres of science and rhetoric. Second, it illustrates this persuasive synthesis by working through concrete examples of persuasion, demonstrating how to apply this new approach to the taking apart and the putting together of effective legal arguments. In this way, the book demonstrates the advantages of a deeper and more nuanced understanding of persuasion. Third, the volume assesses and explains why, how, and when certain persuasive methods and techniques are more effective than others."-- Back cover.
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  • PART I Introduction; The author; The text; Household and family; Land; Offences against life, body or property; Contracts; The Liber legis Scaniae in Danish legal historiography; The manuscripts; Bibliography: introduction; PART II The text; The Latin text with English translation; Antique leges Scaniae; I Liber legis Scaniae; Correspondence between Liber legis Scaniae and the Law of Scania; Liber legis Scaniae
  • the Law of Scania 505 8 $a The Law of Scania
  • Liber legis ScaniaeBibliography: text; PART III Vocabulary; Andrew Sunesen's language; 1. How did Andrew learn his Latin?; 2. Pronunciation and spelling; 3. The vocabulary, syntax and style of Lex Scaniae.
"The Liber legis Scaniae: The Latin Text with Introduction, Translation and Commentaries forms the second volume of The Danish Medieval Laws and is dedicated to the Latin text based on the Danish medieval Law of Scania. Also known as the "Old laws of Scania", the Liber legis Scaniae is ascribed to Archbishop Anders Sunesen and traditionally belongs to the corpus of Danish medieval laws. It was translated from Old Danish in the thirteenth century and until now has often been considered a subsidiary text. In this book, the importance of the Liber legis Scaniae is reexamined and its role in the first redaction of the Danish medieval laws is revealed as far more central than previously thought. This is the first time the text has been translated into English, and both the original Latin and the new English translation are included together. Beginning with a detailed introduction providing key information about the text, its author and its place in Danish legal history, and including a chapter dedicated to the Latin language of the text, this book will be ideal for students and scholars of medieval Scandinavian legal history. It also concludes with an extensive Latin-to-English glossary."--Provided by publisher.
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  • Introduction
  • Credit and the market : Vanity fair and The way we live now
  • Contract and abstraction (?) : agency in Ruth and Bleak house
  • Contract and freedom (?) : constrained existence in Middlemarch and The mayor of Casterbridge
  • Satus-to-contract reassessed : the Victorian promise of marriage
  • Liberal anguish : Wuthering heights and the structures of liberal thought
  • Epilogue: History is always in the future.
In Liberalizing Contracts Anat Rosenberg examines nineteenth-century liberal thought in England, as developed through, and as it developed, the concept of contract, understood as the formal legal category of binding agreement, and the relations and human practices at which it gestured, most basically that of promise, most broadly the capitalist market order. She does so by placing canonical realist novels in conversation with legal-historical knowledge about Victorian contracts. Rosenberg argues that current understandings of the liberal effort in contracts need reconstructing from both ends of Henry Maine's famed aphorism, which described a historical progress "from status to contract." On the side of contract, historical accounts of its liberal content have been oscillating between atomism and social-collective approaches, missing out on forms of relationality in Victorian liberal conceptualizations of contracts which the book establishes in their complexity, richness, and wavering appeal. On the side of status, the expectation of a move "from status" has led to a split along the liberal/radical fault line among those assessing liberalism's historical commitment to promote mobility and equality. The split misses out on the possibility that liberalism functioned as a historical reinterpretation of statuses - particularly gender and class - rather than either an effort of their elimination or preservation. As Rosenberg shows, that reinterpretation effectively secured, yet also altered, gender and class hierarchies, there is no teleology to such an account.
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  • Introduction
  • Prologue
  • A revolution in the courts
  • How to litigate a case against a white southerner
  • Challenging whites' bequests
  • The law of contracts and property
  • The new South and the law
  • Confronting fraud through the courts
  • The law of bodily injury
  • Fighting for rights in the courts
  • Epilogue.
In a largely previously untold story, from 1865 to 1950, black litigants throughout the South took on white southerners in civil suits. Drawing on almost a thousand cases, Milewski shows how African Americans negotiated the southern legal system and won suits against whites after the Civil War and before the Civil Rights struggle.
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Human rights literature has tended to exclude religious foundations from the realm of human rights. This has led to a lack of progress which confuses our understanding of the relationship between human rights and religion: this book argues that by paying close attention to developments in human rights litigation we can make theoretical progress.
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  • Overture : the Constitution's third century
  • Builders (1765-1804)
  • Fighters (1814-1897)
  • Interlude from abroad (1835-1888)
  • Dreamers (1885-1931)
  • Finale : The experiment endures.
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  • Preface
  • UNCLOS marine pollution contingency planning : can states move from disaster relief to disaster risk reduction
  • Marine contingency planning in Australia / Warwick Gullett
  • An overview of Canada's "on-the-water" oil spill preparedness and response regime / Ted L. McDorman
  • China's practice in marine environmental contingency planning / Keyuan Zou and Jiayi Wang
  • Japan's legal regime for preventing and controlling accidental discharges of oil and hazardous and noxious substances from ships and offshore facilities / Chie Kojima
  • Marine environmental contingency planning in Korea / Jee Hyun Choi and Seokwoo Lee
  • Contingency planning for marine pollution in Malaysia / Mary George
  • The evolution of Mexico's marine national contingency plan / Alfonso Ascencio-Herrera
  • Marine contingency planning in the Republic of the Philippines / Jay L. Batongbacal
  • Marine environmental contingency planning in Singapore / Denise Cheong
  • The United Nations contingency plan : learning from gaps in the system / Anastasia Telesetsky
  • Conclusion: Improving national and regional marine pollution contingency planning.
There is an ever-present threat of catastrophic marine pollution incidents, as illustrated by recent disasters such as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Even small-scale accidental pollution discharges can have long-term consequences for marine and coastal resources. The UN Convention on the Law of Sea obliges all States to cooperate to prevent accidents and to minimize environmental damage during emergencies by jointly developing and implementing marine pollution contingency plans. The Asia-Pacific is one of the world's busiest shipping regions, some of its mega-ports experience high rates of vessel congestion, and there are increasing numbers of offshore installations. Marine pollution prevention planning is thus vital for the region. Marine Pollution Contingency Planning: State Practice in Asia-Pacific States outlines and examines marine pollution contingency planning in Australia, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, and the United States.
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xi, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Preface: Welcome to the creature double feature
  • Introduction: Frankenstein and the question of children's rights
  • The specter of the stateless orphan from Hobbes to Shelley
  • Wollstonecraft's philosophy of children's rights
  • Shelley's thought experiments on the rights of the child
  • Three applications of Shelley's thought experiments: the rights of the disabled, stateless, and posthuman children.
From her youth, Mary Shelley immersed herself in the social contract tradition, particularly the educational and political theories of John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, as well as the radical philosophies of her parents, the feminist Mary Wollstonecraft and the anarchist William Godwin. Against this background, Shelley wrote Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus, first published in 1818. In the two centuries since, her masterpiece has been celebrated as a Gothic classic and its symbolic resonance has driven the global success of its publication, translation, and adaptation in theater, film, art, and literature. However, in Mary Shelley and the Rights of the Child, Eileen Hunt Botting argues that Frankenstein is more than an original and paradigmatic work of science fiction-it is a profound reflection on a radical moral and political question: do children have rights? Botting contends that Frankenstein invites its readers to reason through the ethical consequences of a counterfactual premise: what if a man had used science to create a human life without a woman? Immediately after the Creature's "birth, " his scientist-father abandons him and the unjust and tragic consequences that follow form the basis of Frankenstein's plot. Botting finds in the novel's narrative structure a series of interconnected thought experiments that reveal how Shelley viewed Frankenstein's Creature for what he really was-a stateless orphan abandoned by family, abused by society, and ignored by law. The novel, therefore, compels readers to consider whether children have the right to the fundamental means for their development as humans-namely, rights to food, clothing, shelter, care, love, education, and community. In Botting's analysis, Frankenstein emerges as a conceptual resource for exploring the rights of children today, especially those who are disabled, stateless, or genetically modified by medical technologies such as three-parent in vitro fertilization and, perhaps in the near future, gene editing. Mary Shelley and the Rights of the Child concludes that the right to share love and community, especially with parents or fitting substitutes, belongs to all children, regardless of their genesis, membership, or social status.
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99. Medium law [2018]

xvi, 175 pages ; 25 cm.
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