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  1. A Short Introduction to the Common Law

    A Short Introduction to the Common Law

    Geoffrey Samuel
    This book provides a short, accessible introduction to the English common law tradition, in particular to the civil process. It adopts an approach which explains the historical development of the common law institutions and procedures whilst also setting them in perspective through a comparative outlook. Aspects of the common law are contrasted on occasions with structural or functional equivalents (or near equivalents) in the civil law. The key topics covered include: the English civil courts (and other dispute resolution institutions and alternatives), civil procedure, remedies, sources of law, legal reasoning, legal education, legal theories, legal institutions and concepts and legal categories. In addition to textual description and analysis, the book makes frequent use of visual diagrams to explain and to illustrate aspects of the common law. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. 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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  3. Transnational Law of Sports

    Transnational Law of Sports

    Edited by James A.R. Nafziger
    This comprehensive collection of leading articles covers legal issues that have arisen out of international sports competition and its management. These papers trace the burgeoning field of international sports law from its origins about a half-century ago, through the course of complex challenges ranging from political boycotts of competition to doping of athletes, corruption, discrimination, players’ rights and commercial influences such as broadcast rights. Within a unique institutional framework of national, international, non-governmental and inter-governmental authority, the emerging regime of public law is of fundamental importance not only to the sports industry and bar but, quite obviously, to a global public. This authoritative collection puts particular emphasis on the central role of the Olympic Movement and affiliated sports federations, the regional mechanism of the European Union and the characteristics of the European and North American sports models. The collection, along with an original introduction, will be of interest and value to students, researchers, academics and practitioners interested in international sports law. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 367.00   Web: $ 330.30
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  4. 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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  5. Secrecy, National Security and the Vindication of Constitutional Law

    Secrecy, National Security and the Vindication of Constitutional Law

    Edited by David Cole, Federico Fabbrini, Arianna Vedaschi
    Virtually every nation has had to confront tensions between the rule-of-law demands for transparency and accountability and the need for confidentiality with respect to terrorism and national security. This book provides a global and comparative overview of the implications of governmental secrecy in a variety of contexts. Expert contributors from around the world discuss the dilemmas posed by the necessity for – and evils of – secrecy, and assess constitutional mechanisms for checking the abuse of secrecy by national and international institutions in the field of counter-terrorism. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  6. Intellectual Property in Common Law and Civil Law

    Intellectual Property in Common Law and Civil Law

    Edited by Toshiko Takenaka
    Drawing together the views and experiences of scholars and lawyers from the United States, Europe and Asia, this book examines how different characteristics embedded in national IP systems stem from differences in the fundamental legal principles of the two traditions. It questions whether these elements are destined to remain diverged, and tries to identify common ground that might facilitate a form of harmonization. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  7. International Criminal Procedure

    International Criminal Procedure

    Edited by Linda E. Carter, Fausto Pocar
    The emergence of international criminal courts, beginning with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and including the International Criminal Court, has also brought an evolving international criminal procedure. In this book, the authors examine selected issues that reflect a blending of, or choice between, civil law and common law models of procedure. The topics include background on civil law and common law legal systems; plea bargaining; witness proofing; written and oral evidence; self-representation and the use of assigned, standby, and amicus counsel; the role of victims; and the right to appeal. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  8. Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems

    Law and Economics for Civil Law Systems

    Ejan Mackaay
    Ejan Mackaay offers a comprehensive look at the essential points of economic reasoning, the Coase Theorem, and legal institutions such as intellectual property, extra-contractual civil liability and contracts. The book’s structure mirrors the way law is taught in civil law countries, with structured presentations, references to civil code articles paired with non-technical explanations, and limited reliance on graphs. This English-language version builds on the success of the author’s 2008 French-language textbook on law and economics from a civil law perspective. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 227.00   Web: $ 204.30
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  9. The Successes and Failures of Whistleblower Laws

    The Successes and Failures of Whistleblower Laws

    Robert G. Vaughn
    Drawing on literature from several disciplines, this enlightening book examines the history of whistleblower laws throughout the world and provides an analytical structure for the most common debates about the nature of such laws and their potential successes and failures. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 191.00   Web: $ 171.90
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  10. The Criminal Law of Competition in the UK and in the US

    The Criminal Law of Competition in the UK and in the US

    Mark Furse
    This invigorating work details the policy arguments behind the introduction of the law, and examines – through consideration of the successful prosecutions in the US – the extent to which the law in practice may be considered to have succeeded or failed in the UK. The role of the US as global antitrust policeman is also considered. The book concludes with a consideration of the difficulties facing the UK in choosing to pursue a criminal route within the current civil framework. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  11. Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Second Edition

    Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Second Edition

    Edited by Jan M. Smits
    Written by leading authorities in their respective fields, the contributions in this accessible book cover and combine not only questions regarding the methodology of comparative law, but also specific areas of law (such as administrative law and criminal law) and specific topics (such as accident compensation and consideration). In addition, the Encyclopedia contains reports on a selected set of countries’ legal systems and, as a whole, presents an overview of the current state of affairs. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 376.00   Web: $ 338.40
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  12. The Mind and Method of the Legal Academic

    The Mind and Method of the Legal Academic

    Jan M. Smits
    Jan Smits assesses the recent turn away from doctrinal research towards a more empirical and theoretical way of legal investigation and offers a fresh perspective on what it is that legal academics should deal with and how they should do it. The book also considers the consequences which follow for the organization of the legal discipline by universities and uses this context to discuss the key questions of the internationalization of law schools, quality assessments, legal education and the research culture. Learn More
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  13. Comparative Law and Society

    Comparative Law and Society

    Edited by David S. Clark
    Comparative Law and Society, part of the Research Handbooks in Comparative Law series, is a pioneering volume that comprises 19 original essays written by expert authors from across the world. This innovative handbook offers both a history of the field of comparative law and society and a thorough exploration of its methods, disciplines, and major issues, presenting the most comprehensive look into this contemporary field to date. Learn More
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  14. Methods of Comparative Law

    Methods of Comparative Law

    Edited by Pier Giuseppe Monateri
    Methods of Comparative Law brings to bear new thinking on topics including: the mutual relationship between space and law; the plot that structures legal narratives, identities and judicial interpretations; a strategic approach to legal decision making; and the inner potentialities of the ‘comparative law and economics’ approach to the field. Together, the contributors reassess the scientific understanding of comparative methodologies in the field of law in order to provide both critical insights into the traditional literature and an original overview of the most recent and purposive trends. Learn More
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  15. Comparative Ocean Governance

    Comparative Ocean Governance

    Robin Kundis Craig
    Comparative Ocean Governance examines the world’s attempts to improve ocean governance through place-based management – marine protected areas, ocean zoning, marine spatial planning – and evaluates this growing trend in light of the advent of climate change and its impacts on the seas. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  16. Copyright and the Public Interest in China

    Copyright and the Public Interest in China

    Guan H. Tang
    Guan Hong Tang expertly highlights how the multidimensional concept of public interest has influenced the development and limitations of Chinese copyright. Since 1990 China has awarded copyright – individual rights – but also provides for public, non-criminal enforcement. The author reveals that pressures of development, globalisation and participation in a world economy have hastened the loss of public interest from copyright. However, for a socialist country, placing the common ahead of the individual interest, the public interest also constitutes a phenomenological tool with which to limit copyright. The author also discusses how the rise of the Internet, which has had a major social and economic impact on China, raises problems for Chinese copyright law. Comparing Chinese copyright law with the USA and the UK, topical issues are presented in this unique book including those arising within education, library and archives sectors. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 143.00   Web: $ 128.70
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  17. Handbook on International Sports Law

    Handbook on International Sports Law

    Edited by James A.R. Nafziger, Stephen F. Ross
    This Handbook presents a comprehensive collection of essays by leading scholars and practitioners in the burgeoning field of international sports law. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 268.00   Web: $ 241.20
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  18. Law Applicable to Copyright

    Law Applicable to Copyright

    Rita Matulionytė
    This book discusses the problems of applicable law in international copyright infringement cases and examines the solutions proposed to them in the recent projects by the American Law Institute and the European Max Planck Group for Conflict of Laws and Intellectual Property. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  19. Comparative Constitutional Law

    Comparative Constitutional Law

    Edited by Tom Ginsburg, Rosalind Dixon
    This landmark volume of specially commissioned, original contributions by top international scholars organizes the issues and controversies of the rich and rapidly maturing field of comparative constitutional law. Learn More
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  20. European Patent Law

    European Patent Law

    Stefan Luginbuehl
    In his detailed study, Stefan Luginbuehl critically examines the latest efforts to establish a common European and EU patent litigation system and suggests possible alternatives to such a system. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 144.00   Web: $ 129.60
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