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  1. Comparative Law for Spanish–English Speaking Lawyers

    Comparative Law for Spanish–English Speaking Lawyers

    S. I. Strong, Katia Fach Gómez, Laura Carballo Piñeiro
    Comparative Law for Spanish–English Speaking Lawyers provides practitioners and students of law, in a variety of English- and Spanish-speaking countries, with the information and skills needed to successfully undertake competent comparative legal research and communicate with local counsel and clients in a second language. Written with the purpose of helping lawyers develop the practical skills essential for success in today’s increasingly international legal market, this book aims to arm its readers with the tools needed to translate unfamiliar legal terms and contextualize the legal concepts and practices used in foreign legal systems. Comparative Law for Spanish–English Speaking Lawyers / Derecho comparado para abogados anglo- e hispanoparlantes, escrita en inglés y español, persigue potenciar las habilidades lingüísticas y los conocimientos de derecho comparado de sus lectores. Con este propósito, términos y conceptos jurídicos esenciales son explicados al hilo del análisis riguroso y transversal de selectas jurisdicciones hispano- y angloparlantes. El libro pretende con ello que abogados, estudiantes de derecho y traductores puedan trabajar en una segunda lengua con solvencia y consciencia de las diferencias jurídicas y culturales que afectan a las relaciones con abogados y clientes extranjeros. La obra se complementa con ejercicios individuales y en grupo que permiten a los lectores reflexionar sobre estas divergencias. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 280.00   Web: $ 252.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  2. Comparative Insolvency Law

    Comparative Insolvency Law

    Bo Xie
    Comparative Insolvency Law argues that the most important development in contemporary insolvency law and practice is the shift towards a rescue culture rather than full creditor satisfaction. This book is the first to specifically examine the rise of the pre-pack approach, which permits debtor companies to formulate a clear pre-arranged exit before entering into formal insolvency proceedings.  Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  3. Against the New Constitutionalism

    Against the New Constitutionalism

    Tamas Gyorfi
    Ever since the Second World War, a new constitutional model has emerged worldwide that gives a pivotal role to judges. Against the New Constitutionalism challenges this reigning paradigm and develops a distinctively liberal position against strong constitutional review that puts the emphasis on epistemic considerations. The author considers whether the minimalist judicial review of Nordic countries is more in line with the best justification of the institution than the Commonwealth model that occupies a central place in contemporary constitutional scholarship. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  4. Comparing the Democratic Governance of Police Intelligence

    Comparing the Democratic Governance of Police Intelligence

    Edited by Thierry Delpeuch, Jacqueline E. Ross
    "Intelligence-led policing" is an emerging movement of efforts to develop a more democratic approach to the governance of intelligence by expanding the types of expertise and the range of participants who collaborate in the networked governance of intelligence. This book examines how the partnership paradigm has transformed the ways in which participants gather, analyze, and use intelligence about security problems ranging from petty nuisances and violent crime to urban riots, organized crime, and terrorism. It explores changes in the way police and other security professionals define and prioritize these concerns and how the expanding range of stakeholders and the growing repertoire of solutions has transformed both the expertise and the deliberative processes involved. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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  5. Law’s Political Foundations

    Law’s Political Foundations

    John O. Haley
    Law’s Political Foundations explains the development of the two basic systems of public and private law and their historical transformations. Examining the historical development of law in China, Japan, Western Europe, and Hispanic America, Haley argues that law is a product, rather than a constitutive element, of political systems. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  6. Class Actions in Context

    Class Actions in Context

    Edited by Deborah R. Hensler, Christopher Hodges, Ianika Tzankova
    In recent years collective litigation procedures have spread across the globe, accompanied by hot controversy and normative debate. Yet virtually nothing is known about how these procedures operate in practice. Based on extensive documentary and interview research, this volume presents the results of the first comparative investigation of class actions and group litigation ‘in action’, in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  7. Rights-Based Constitutional Review

    Rights-Based Constitutional Review

    Edited by John Bell, Marie-Luce Paris
    Constitutional review has become an essential feature of modern liberal democratic constitutionalism. In particular, constitutional review in the context of rights litigation has proved to be most challenging for the courts. By offering in-depth analyses on changes affecting constitutional design and constitutional adjudication, while also engaging with general theories of comparative constitutionalism, this book seeks to provide a heightened understanding of the constitutional and political responses to the issue of adaptability and endurance of rights-based constitutional review. Providing structured analyses the editors combine studies of common law and civil law jurisdictions, centralized and decentralized systems of constitutional review, and large and small jurisdictions. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  8. Comparative Law as Critique

    Comparative Law as Critique

    Günter Frankenberg
    This book presents a critique of conventional ways to do comparative law. The author argues that, for comparative law to qualify as a discipline, comparatists must reflect on how and why they compare. The author discusses not only methods and theories, but also the ethical implications and the politics of comparative law. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  9. European Family Law

    European Family Law

    Edited by Jens M. Scherpe
    This definitive work, published in four volumes, maps the emerging European family law. The chapters draw on a wide range of topics, such as: marriage, divorce, cohabitation, same-sex relationships, the financial consequence of divorce, adoption, parentage and surrogacy, parental responsibility, the child’s welfare, and law concerning older people. Through its stimulating comparative analysis and comprehensive coverage of the topic, this set of books is intended to serve as a major resource for all scholars, practitioners and students interested in family law. Volume I: The Impact of Institutions and Organisations on European Family Law Volume II: The Changing Concept of ‘Family’ and Challenges for Domestic Family Law Volume III: Family Law in a European Perspective Volume IV: The Present and Future of European Family Law Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 599.00   Web: $ 539.10
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  10. The Arab Spring

    The Arab Spring

    Antoni Abat i Ninet, Mark Tushnet
    Approaching the concept of Islamic constitutionalism from a comparative perspective, this thought-provoking study by Antoni Abat i Ninet and Mark Tushnet uses traditional Western political theory as a lens to develop a framework for analyzing the events known as the ‘Arab Spring’. Writing with clarity and insight, the authors place Western and Arabic traditions into a constructive dialogue. They focus on whether we can develop a ‘theory of revolutions’ that helps us understand events occurring at divergent times at geographically separate locations. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  11. Regional Environmental Law

    Regional Environmental Law

    Edited by Werner Scholtz, Jonathan Verschuuren
    The core focus of this timely volume is to ascertain how regional environmental law may contribute to the pursuit of global sustainable development. Leading scholars critically analyze the ways in which states may pool sovereignty to find solutions to environmental problems, presenting a comparative legal analysis of the manner in which the AU, EU, OAS and ASEAN deal with the issues of climate change, human rights and the environment. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  12. Constitutional Sunsets and Experimental Legislation

    Constitutional Sunsets and Experimental Legislation

    Sofia Ranchordás
    This innovative book explores the nature and function of ‘sunset clauses’ and experimental legislation, or temporary legislation that expires after a determined period of time, allowing legislators to test out new rules and regulations within a set time frame and on a small-scale basis. Sofia Ranchordás presents a thorough analysis of sunset clauses and experimental legislation from a comparative perspective, and offers a clear legal framework for their implementation. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  13. Legal Innovations in Asia

    Legal Innovations in Asia

    Edited by John O. Haley, Toshiko Takenaka
    Legal Innovations in Asia explores how law in Asia has developed over time as a result of judicial interpretation and innovations drawn from the legal systems of foreign countries. Expert scholars from around the world offer a history of law in the region while also providing a wider context for present-day Asian law. The contributors share insightful perspectives on comparative law, the role of courts, legal transplants, intellectual property, Islamic law and other issues as they relate to the practice and study of law in Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea and Southeast Asia. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  14. The Internationalisation of Legal Education

    The Internationalisation of Legal Education

    Edited by William van Caenegem, Mary Hiscock
    The legal academy is responding in many varied ways to the challenge of producing lawyers adequately prepared to operate in a global environment. There is a renewed focus on lawyering skills, on core principles, on cultural context and on comparative research and study. This work advances the discussion of these issues while developing solid solutions and approaches to teaching law students destined for the future practice of law. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  15. Corruption

    Corruption

    Marco Arnone, Leonardo S. Borlini
    Corruption presents many legal and regulatory challenges, but these challenges cannot be met by the law in isolation. This book presents economic analysis of crime as an essential tool for shaping an effective legal apparatus. The authors contend that in order to assess whether and how to regulate corruption, it is necessary to start with a thorough inquiry into the causes, institutional and social effects, and most of all, actual and potential economic and financial consequences of crimes. This, they argue, should inform and help shape a balanced legal and regulatory approach to corruption. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 199.95   Web: $ 179.96
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  16. Corruption and Conflicts of Interest

    Corruption and Conflicts of Interest

    Edited by Jean-Bernard Auby, Emmanuel Breen, Thomas Perroud
    As in all periods of swift economic development and political upheaval, our era of globalization has brought corruption and conflicts of interest into the spotlight. This comprehensive study highlights the difficulties of devising global legislative and judicial responses to these issues. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  17. Comparative Constitutional Law in Asia

    Comparative Constitutional Law in Asia

    Edited by Rosalind Dixon, Tom Ginsburg
    Comparative constitutional law is a field of increasing importance around the world, but much of the literature is focused on Europe, North America, and English-speaking jurisdictions. The importance of Asia for the broader field is demonstrated here in original contributions that look thematically at issues from a general perspective, with special attention on how they have been treated in East Asian jurisdictions. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  18. Political Technology and the Erosion of the Rule of Law

    Political Technology and the Erosion of the Rule of Law

    Günter Frankenberg
    This timely volume by distinguished scholar Günter Frankenberg offers a sophisticated analysis and sharp critique of the reactions of nations such as the US, Great Britain and Germany to perceived terrorist threats, organized crime actions and other political emergencies that have occurred in recent years. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  19. Resolving Mass Disputes

    Resolving Mass Disputes

    Edited by Christopher Hodges, Astrid Stadler
    The landscape of mass litigation in Europe has changed impressively in recent years, and collective redress litigation has proved a popular topic. Although much of the literature focuses on the political context, contentious litigation, or how to handle cross-border multi-party cases, this book has a different focus and a fresh approach. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  20. Order from Transfer

    Order from Transfer

    Edited by Günter Frankenberg
    Constitutional orders and legal regimes are established and changed through the importing and exporting of ideas and ideologies, norms, institutions and arguments. The contributions in this book discuss this assumption and address theoretical questions, methodological problems and political projects connected with the transfer of constitutions and law. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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