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Crime and Justice, Volume 45 Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-National Perspectives
ISBN: PB: 9780226440804, ISBN: HB: 9780226440774, University of Chicago Press, November 2017
512 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
"Sentencing Policies and Practices in Western Countries: Comparative and Cross-national Perspectives" is the forty-fifth addition to the Crime and Justice series. Contributors include Thomas Weigend on criminal sentencing in Germany since 2000; Julia...
PB: £26,50
HB: £62,00
Criterion for Distinguishing Legal Opinions from Judicial Rulings and the Administrative Acts of Judges and Rulers
ISBN: HB: 9780300191158, Yale University Press, July 2017
352 pp., 14x21 cm
The first and much-needed English translation of a thirteenth-century text that shaped the development of Islamic law in the late middle ages. Scholars of Islamic law can find few English language translations of foundational Islamic legal texts, pa...
HB: £60,00
What is the Sharia?
ISBN: HB: 9781849048170, Hurst Publishers, July 2017
256 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
In the West, "sharia" often calls to mind antiquated laws founded upon gender discrimination and barbaric punishments. In the East, for some it means the ideal standards by which Muslims strive to live; for others, it is the greatest obstacle to mode...
HB: £35,00
Soul of the First Amendment Why Freedom of Speech Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300190885, Yale University Press, June 2017
176 pp., 14x21 cm
A lively and controversial overview by the nation's most celebrated First Amendment lawyer of the unique protections for freedom of speech in America. The right of Americans to voice their beliefs without government approval or oversight is protecte...
HB: £20,00
Criminalization of Abortion in the West Its Origins in Medieval Law
ISBN: PB: 9781501713651, ISBN: HB: 9780801450891, Cornell University Press, June 2017
280 pp., 15.5x23.6 cm
Anyone who wants to understand how abortion has been treated historically in the western legal tradition must first come to terms with two quite different but interrelated historical trajectories. On one hand, there is the ancient Judeo-Christian con...
PB: £20,50
HB: £49,95
When Free Exercise and Nonestablishment Conflict
ISBN: HB: 9780674972209, Harvard University Press, June 2017
260 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm
The First Amendment to the United States Constitution begins: "Congress shall make no law reflecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof". Taken as a whole, this statement has the aim of separating church and state,...
HB: £31,95
Rights on Trial How Workplace Discrimination Law Perpetuates Inequality
ISBN: PB: 9780226466859, ISBN: HB: 9780226466712, University of Chicago Press, June 2017
320 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 2 halftones, 7 line drawings, 10 tables
Gerry Handley faced years of blatant race-based harassment before he filed a complaint against his employer: racist jokes, signs reading "KKK" in his work area, and even questions from coworkers as to whether he had sex with his daughter as slaves su...
PB: £22,50
HB: £67,50
Supreme Court Review 2016
ISBN: HB: 9780226490847, University of Chicago Press, June 2017
336 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
For more than fifty years, "The Supreme Court Review" has won acclaim for providing a sustained and authoritative survey of the implications of the Court's most significant decisions. "The Supreme Court Review" is an in-depth annual critique of the S...
HB: £56,50
Defaming the Dead
ISBN: HB: 9780300221541, Yale University Press, May 2017
288 pp., 14x21 cm, 2 black&white illus.
Do the dead have rights In a persuasive argument, Don Herzog makes the case that the deceased's interests should be protected. This is a delightfully deceptive works that start out with a simple, seemingly arcane question – can you libel or slander...
HB: £25,00
Marriage and the Law in the Age of Khubilai Khan Cases from the "Yuan dianzhang"
ISBN: HB: 9780674975514, Harvard University Press, May 2017
336 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 5 halftones, 4 maps, 6 charts
The Mongol conquest of China in the thirteenth century and Khubilai Khan's founding of the Yuan dynasty brought together under one government people of different languages, religions, and social customs. Chinese law evolved rapidly to accommodate the...
HB: £43,95