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Product Description: Judicial councils and other judicial self-government bodies have become a worldwide phenomenon. Democracies are increasingly turning to them to insulate the judiciary from the daily politics, to enhance independence and ensure judicial accountability...read more

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9781107112124 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 17, 2016), cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Judicial councils and other judicial self-government bodies have become a worldwide phenomenon.

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Product Description: This important book advances a fresh philosophical account of the relationship between the legislature and the courts, opposing the common conception of law in which the legislatures primarily create the law and the courts primarily apply it...read more

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9781849463898 | Hart Pub, January 29, 2015, cover price $86.00 | About this edition: This important book advances a fresh philosophical account of the relationship between the legislature and the courts, opposing the common conception of law in which the legislatures primarily create the law and the courts primarily apply it.

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Product Description: An independent judiciary is crucial for upholding the rule of law and for the protection of human rights in a democratic society. The Independence of Judges is an anthology, illustrating that there is still a need for further exploration and reflection on various aspects of the principle of judicial independence...read more
By Bard Tonder (editor)

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9789462361164 | Eleven Intl Pub, April 1, 2014, cover price $112.50 | About this edition: An independent judiciary is crucial for upholding the rule of law and for the protection of human rights in a democratic society.

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Product Description: For Key Stage 4 students, this work is for those following the OCR Certificate course, but could also be used by those studying basic information technology. The student's book covers communicating, handling data, modelling and control.
By Robert A. Kagan (editor)

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9781107026537 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 8, 2013, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In the early twenty-first century, courts have become versatile actors in the governance of many constitutional democracies, and judges play a variety of roles in politics and policy making.

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9781107693746 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 8, 2013, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: For Key Stage 4 students, this work is for those following the OCR Certificate course, but could also be used by those studying basic information technology.

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Product Description: This book – which is the result of several years of research, discussion, writing and re-writing – consists of three parts and eight chapters. The rst part is given by the two rst chapters introducing the issue of validity and facticity in law...read more

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9781402066061, titled "Law as Institution: Normative Languae Between Power and Values" | Springer Verlag, August 30, 2010, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: This book – which is the result of several years of research, discussion, writing and re-writing – consists of three parts and eight chapters.

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9789400733121 | Springer Verlag, November 6, 2012, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: This book – which is the result of several years of research, discussion, writing and re-writing – consists of three parts and eight chapters.

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Product Description: 2048 tells the story of the most important social movement in the 21st century: humanity’s agreement, in writing, to create a social order that will allow people to live together in peace and prosperity based upon human rights and the rule of law...read more

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9781605095394 | Berrett-Koehler Pub, April 12, 2010, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: You Can Make Global Human Rights a Reality 2048 is the story of the most important international social movement in the 21st century: the drafting and implementation of an International Bill of Rights that will be enforceable in the courts of every country on Earth.

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9781605093307 | 1 edition (Berrett-Koehler Pub, April 12, 2010), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: 2048 tells the story of the most important social movement in the 21st century: humanity’s agreement, in writing, to create a social order that will allow people to live together in peace and prosperity based upon human rights and the rule of law.

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Product Description: Although the concept of ‘environmental governance’ has yet to be precisely defined, it is already clear that domestic courts worldwide are playing an increasingly important role in developing, interpreting, applying and enforcing environmental law...read more

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9789041127082 | Slp edition (Kluwer Law Intl, April 20, 2009), cover price $182.00 | About this edition: Although the concept of ‘environmental governance’ has yet to be precisely defined, it is already clear that domestic courts worldwide are playing an increasingly important role in developing, interpreting, applying and enforcing environmental law.

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Product Description: Irreverent cartoon illustrations bring key social studies concepts to life in this delightful series. Fun text and humorous artwork make learning a breeze, whether it's about American institutions or crucial concepts in American life...read more

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9781429628570 | Graphic Library, September 1, 2008, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Irreverent cartoon illustrations bring key social studies concepts to life in this delightful series.

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9781429619851 | Graphic Library, August 1, 2008, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Fingeroth, Danny

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Product Description: Since our nation's birth, the Supreme Court has been the highest court in the United States. But until 1935, it didn't have a building of its own. Join a lawyer named Marta in The U.S. Supreme Court as she follows the court's long journey to its final home in Washington, D.C.
By Matthew Skeens (illustrator) and Anastasia Suen

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9781404847071 | Picture Window Books, July 15, 2008, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Since our nation's birth, the Supreme Court has been the highest court in the United States.

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Product Description: Human rights have traditionally been understood as protecting individual freedom against intrusion by the State. In this book, Sandra Fredman argues that this understanding requires radical revision. Human rights are based on a far richer view of freedom, which goes beyond being let alone, and instead pays attention to individuals' ability to exercise their rights...read more

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9780199272761 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 15, 2008, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Human rights have traditionally been understood as protecting individual freedom against intrusion by the State.

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9780199535057 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 15, 2008, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Human rights have traditionally been understood as protecting individual freedom against intrusion by the State.

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Product Description: There is no consensus among legal scholars on the meaning of judicial integrity, nor has legal scholarship yet seen a well-articulated discussion about the normative concept of judicial integrity. This book makes an analysis of the discourses on judicial integrity in judiciaries in both established and developing democracies...read more

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9780754674092 | Ashgate Pub Co, June 9, 2009, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: There is no consensus among legal scholars on the meaning of judicial integrity, nor has legal scholarship yet seen a well-articulated discussion about the normative concept of judicial integrity.

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Product Description: - Clean new design for easy readability and comprehension- Updated text presented in a lively, continuous narrative- New center-spread sidebar feature presenting material in a fun, creative way- Excellent age-appropriate introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects- Words to Know glossary clarifies subject-specific vocabulary- Learn More section encourages independent study- Index makes navigating subject matter eas...read more

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9780531147863 | Reprint edition (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2008), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: - Clean new design for easy readability and comprehension- Updated text presented in a lively, continuous narrative- New center-spread sidebar feature presenting material in a fun, creative way- Excellent age-appropriate introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects- Words to Know glossary clarifies subject-specific vocabulary- Learn More section encourages independent study- Index makes navigating subject matter easy

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9780531126363 | Childrens Pr, September 1, 2007, cover price $29.00

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Product Description: Discover how the highest court shapes our country. Learn all about the judicial branch and the different levels of courts. Find out what types of cases are heard in the Supreme Court, how Supreme Court judges are chosen, and the role of the judicial branch in our government.

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9781403494733 | Not Applicable, December 30, 2007, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Discover how the highest court shapes our country.

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9781403494672 | Heinemann/Raintree, July 1, 2007, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: Discover how the highest court shapes our country.

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Product Description: This book brings together many of the most prominent contemporary national and international human rights and transitional justice scholars in one collection. The book focuses on the intersection between judges, transitional processes and human rights discourses...read more
By Gordon Anthony (editor), Kieran McEvoy (editor) and John Morison (editor)

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9780199204939 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 24, 2007, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: This book brings together many of the most prominent contemporary national and international human rights and transitional justice scholars in one collection.

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9780199204946 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 24, 2007, cover price $87.00 | About this edition: This book brings together leading scholars from a range of discipines to examine some of the most pressing questions asked of the role of human rights in international relations.

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Product Description: The global expansion in judicial power has led to a growing interest in the way judges are chosen. Reform of the judicial selection process is on the political agenda in many countries but the nature of that process differs according to the type of process used - whether a career judiciary, an elected judiciary (direct and indirect), appointment by the executive, or a hybrid system...read more
By Kate Malleson (editor) and Peter H. Russell (editor)

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9780802090539 | Univ of Toronto Pr, March 20, 2006, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: The global expansion in judicial power has led to a growing interest in the way judges are chosen.

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9780802093813 | Univ of Toronto Pr, February 22, 2006, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: The global expansion in judicial power has led to a growing interest in the way judges are chosen.

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Describes the origins of the judicial branch, the powers and daily responsibilities of Supreme Court justices, historic Supreme Court decisions, and how the judicial branch has shaped the country.

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9781403466082 | Not Applicable, September 5, 2005, cover price $8.49 | About this edition: Describes the origins of the judicial branch, the powers and daily responsibilities of Supreme Court justices, historic Supreme Court decisions, and how the judicial branch has shaped the country.

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9781403466037 | Heinemann/Raintree, November 8, 2005, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: Describes the origins of the judicial branch, the powers and daily responsibilities of Supreme Court justices, historic Supreme Court decisions, and how the judicial branch has shaped the country.

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Offers a history of the Supreme Court and the power of the judicial branch of the United States government.

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9780756945152 | Perfection Learning, August 15, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Offers a history of the Supreme Court and the power of the judicial branch of the United States government.

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Product Description: Institutions & Public Law: Comparative Approaches is a set of essays on the politics of law and courts by leading public law scholars in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. The essays share the view that understanding courts requires attention to the political dynamics that shape judicial design and authority, as well as the position of courts within the broader political system...read more
By Tom Ginsburg (editor) and Robert A. Kagan (editor)

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9780820474779 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, May 30, 2005, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Institutions & Public Law: Comparative Approaches is a set of essays on the politics of law and courts by leading public law scholars in the United States, Europe, and Latin America.

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Product Description: Traditional separation of powers theories assumed that governmental despotism will be prevented by dividing the branches of government which will check one another. Modern governments function with unexpected complicity among these branches...read more
By Lorri Rutt Bentch (editor) and Andras Sajo (editor)

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9789004140059 | Martinus Nijhoff, June 1, 2004, cover price $168.00 | About this edition: Traditional separation of powers theories assumed that governmental despotism will be prevented by dividing the branches of government which will check one another.

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Product Description: This wide-ranging series now contains twenty-eight books: four titles in each of six strands addressing technology, earth science, space, government, American history and the human body. Compelling and up-to-date, each title in this open-ended series offers an abundance of timely information concerning topics of high interest to young readers...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780761414537 | Benchmark Books, October 1, 2002, cover price $29.93 | About this edition: This wide-ranging series now contains twenty-eight books: four titles in each of six strands addressing technology, earth science, space, government, American history and the human body.

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Product Description: This book argues that three elements affect the political significance of judicial decisions. First is the status of judges (the way they are recruited and the guarantees they enjoy) and the way judges define their role in the judicial and political process...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198298359 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 23, 2002, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This book argues that three elements affect the political significance of judicial decisions.

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Product Description: This collection of essays by leading scholars of constitutional law looks at a critical component of constitutional democracy--judicial independence--from an international comparative perspective. Peter H. Russell's introduction outlines a general theory of judicial independence, while the contributors analyze a variety of regimes from the United States and Latin America to Russia and Eastern Europe, Western Europe and the United Kingdom, Australia, Israel, Japan, and South Africa...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By David O'Brien (editor) and Peter H. Russell (editor)

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9780813920153 | Univ of Virginia Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $85.00

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9780813920160 | Univ of Virginia Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $29.50 | About this edition: This collection of essays by leading scholars of constitutional law looks at a critical component of constitutional democracy--judicial independence--from an international comparative perspective.

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Product Description: In Russia, as the confrontation over the constitutional distribution of authority raged, Boris Yeltsin's economic program regularly wended its way in and out of the Constitutional Court until Yeltsin finally suspended that court in the aftermath of his clash with the hard-line parliament...read more
By C. Neal Tate (editor) and Torbjorn Vallinder (editor)

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9780814782095 | New York Univ Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: In Russia, as the confrontation over the constitutional distribution of authority raged, Boris Yeltsin's economic program regularly wended its way in and out of the Constitutional Court until Yeltsin finally suspended that court in the aftermath of his clash with the hard-line parliament.

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Product Description: Dramatic and defining moments in American history come vividly the life in the Cornerstones of Freedom series.

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9780516466972 | Reprint edition (Childrens Pr, September 1, 1995), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Dramatic and defining moments in American history come vividly the life in the Cornerstones of Freedom series.

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9780516066974 | Childrens Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: A brief overview explaining how the Supreme Court is the ultimate interpreter of our Constitution

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