Books in category Law – Jurisprudence

  • Comprehensive Legal and Judicial Development

    Comprehensive Legal and Judicial Development
    Rudolf V. Van Puymbroeck

    Excellence, Swithin J. Munyantwali.

  • Boilerplate

    Boilerplate
    Omri Ben-Shahar

    The studies in this volume question whether boilerplate is true contract. Does it resemble a statute? Is it a species of property? Should we think of it as a feature of the product we buy? Does competition improve boilerplate?

  • Moral Status and Human Life

    Moral Status and Human Life
    James G. Dwyer

    This work of applied moral philosophy develops a comprehensive account of how adults as moral agents ascribe moral status to beings – ourselves and others – and on the basis of that account identifies multiple criteria for having moral …

  • Los derechos humanos desde el pensamiento de Ignacio Ellacurà a

    Los derechos humanos desde el pensamiento de Ignacio Ellacuría
    Alejandro Rosillo Martínez

    Esta investigación tiene como objeto principal el análisis de los elementos más sobresalientes del pensamiento de Ignacio Ellacuría y su proyección en el campo de los derechos humanos.

  • The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law

    The Athenian Amnesty and Reconstructing the Law
    Edwin Carawan

    This volume explores the amnesty which ended the civil war at Athens in 403 BC. It presents a new interpretation of the Athenian Amnesty in its original setting, and in view of the subsequent reconstruction of laws and democratic …

  • The Gentle Civilizer of Nations

    The Gentle Civilizer of Nations
    Martti Koskenniemi

    His discussion of legal and political realism at American law schools ends in a critique of post-1960 'instrumentalism'. This book provides a unique reflection on the possibility of critical international law today.

  • Punishment and Retribution

    Punishment and Retribution
    Leo Zaibert

    This book contains an account of punishment which overcomes the difficulties of competing accounts and treats punishment comprehensibly to better understand how it differs from similar phenomena, discussing its justification fruitfully.

  • Constitutionalism and Legal Reasoning

    Constitutionalism and Legal Reasoning
    Massimo La Torre

    This book of legal philosophy contends that positive law is better understood if it is not too easily equated with power, force, or command.

  • Law Anthropology and the Constitution of the Social

    Law, Anthropology, and the Constitution of the Social
    Alain Pottage, Martha Mundy

    This collection of interdisciplinary essays explores how persons and things – the central elements of the social – are fabricated by legal rituals and institutions.

  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 code of practice

    Mental Capacity Act 2005 code of practice
    Great Britain: Department for Constitutional Affairs

    This code of practice, which has statutory force, provides information and guidance about how the Act should work in practice.

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