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Product Description: This book studies the U.S. Supreme Court and its current common law approach to judicial decision making from a national and transnational perspective. The Supreme Court's modern approach appears detached from and inconsistent with the underlying fundamental principles that ought to guide it, an approach that often leads to unfair and inefficient results...read more

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9781316612866, titled "The Us Supreme Court and the Modern Common Law Approach" | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2017, cover price $38.99 | About this edition: This book studies the U.

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9780674971394, titled "A New Deal for China’s Workers?" | Harvard Univ Pr, January 2, 2017, cover price $49.95

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9789050956413 | Intersentia Uitgevers N V, May 30, 2007, cover price $245.00

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9781780683973 | Intersentia Uitgevers N V, November 30, 2016, cover price $176.00 | also contains European Company Law: Organization, Finance and Capital Markets

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9781780680194 | 2 edition (Intersentia Uitgevers N V, December 31, 2011), cover price $222.00

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9781780683973 | Intersentia Uitgevers N V, November 30, 2016, cover price $176.00 | also contains European Company Law: Organization, Finance and Capital Markets

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Product Description: Like medicine, law is replete with axioms of prevention. ‘Prevention is better than cure’ has a long pedigree in both fields. 17th century jurist Sir Edward Coke observed that ‘preventing justice excelleth punishing justice’. A century later, Sir William Blackstone similarly stated that ‘preventive justice is ...read more
By Tamara Tulich (editor)

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9781138658189 | Routledge, September 22, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Like medicine, law is replete with axioms of prevention.

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Product Description: Constitutional litigation in general attracts two distinct types of conflict: disputes of a highly politicized or culturally controversial nature and requests from citizens claiming a violation of a fundamental constitutional right...read more
By Thomas Gawron (editor)

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9781785332739 | 2 revised edition (Berghahn Books, August 31, 2016), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Constitutional litigation in general attracts two distinct types of conflict: disputes of a highly politicized or culturally controversial nature and requests from citizens claiming a violation of a fundamental constitutional right.

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9781101946190 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 15, 2015, cover price $27.95
9780444420329, titled "Frequency and Transient Soundings" | Elsevier Science Ltd, August 1, 1983, cover price $293.75 | also contains Frequency and Transient Soundings

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9781101912072 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, August 23, 2016), cover price $17.00

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Product Description: The Purse and the Sword presents a critical analysis of Israel's legal system in the context of its politics, history, and the forces that shape its society. This book examines the extensive powers that Israel's Supreme Court arrogated to itself since the 1980s and traces the history of the transformation of its legal system and the shifts in the balance of power between the branches of government...read more
By Haim Watzman (trans)

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9780190278502 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 19, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The Purse and the Sword presents a critical analysis of Israel's legal system in the context of its politics, history, and the forces that shape its society.

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Product Description: The collapse of the Rana Plaza in Bangladesh (2013) is one of many cases to invoke critical scrutiny and moral outrage regarding the conditions under which consumer goods sold on our markets are produced elsewhere. In spite of abiding moral concerns, these goods remain popular and consumers continue to buy them...read more

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9781782257097 | Hart Pub, October 20, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The collapse of the Rana Plaza in Bangladesh (2013) is one of many cases to invoke critical scrutiny and moral outrage regarding the conditions under which consumer goods sold on our markets are produced elsewhere.

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Increasing and intensified cross-border economic exchange such as trade and investment is an important feature of globalization. In the past, a distinction could be made between capital importing and exporting countries, or host and home countries for foreign direct investment (FDI). Due to globalization, FDI is presently made by and in both developed and developing countries. Differences in political, economic and legal systems and culture are no longer obstacles for FDI, and to varying degrees the economic development of almost all countries is closely linked with the inflow of FDI. This book conducts critical assessments of aspects of current international law on FDI, focusing on cases decided by the tribunals of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and other tribunals as well as decisions of annulment ad hoc committees of the ICSID. In examining such cases, Guiguo Wang takes into account the Chinese culture and China’s practice in the related areas. The book explores topics including: the development and trend of international investment law; unilateral, bilateral and multilateral mechanisms for encouraging and protecting FDIs; determination of qualified investors and investments and consent as conditions for protection; relative and absolute standards of treatment; determination of expropriation in practice; assessment of compensation for expropriation; difficulties in enforcing investment arbitral awards; and alternatives for improving the existing system. The book will be of great use and interest to scholars, practitioners and students of international investment law and international economic law, Asian law, and Chinese studies.

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9780415500036 | Routledge, September 22, 2014, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: Increasing and intensified cross-border economic exchange such as trade and investment is an important feature of globalization.

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9781138215245, titled "International Investment Law: A Chinese Perspective" | Routledge, August 1, 2016, cover price $54.95

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Product Description: 'The fields of comparative administrative law and its close cousin, regulatory law, are now experiencing the explosion that occurred a while ago in comparative constitutional law. This Bignami and Zaring volume provides both excellent introduction into these newest developments and a record of substantial research achievements...read more

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9781782545606 | Edward Elgar Pub, July 29, 2016, cover price $330.00 | About this edition: 'The fields of comparative administrative law and its close cousin, regulatory law, are now experiencing the explosion that occurred a while ago in comparative constitutional law.

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Product Description: Disasters and their management are today central to public and political agendas. Rather than being understood as exclusively acts of God and Nature, natural disasters are increasingly analysed as social vulnerability exposed by natural hazards...read more

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9780415705974 | Routledge, August 18, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Disasters and their management are today central to public and political agendas.

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9781138212336 | Routledge, July 22, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Disasters and their management are today central to public and political agendas.

Product Description: This book is an unconventional reappraisal of Soviet law: a field that is ripe for re-evaluation, now that it is clear of Cold War cobwebs; and, as this book shows, one that is surprisingly topical and newly compelling. Scott Newton argues here that the Soviet order was a work of law...read more

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9780415726108 | Routledge, December 10, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book is an unconventional reappraisal of Soviet law: a field that is ripe for re-evaluation, now that it is clear of Cold War cobwebs; and, as this book shows, one that is surprisingly topical and newly compelling.

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9781138211247 | Routledge, July 11, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This book is an unconventional reappraisal of Soviet law: a field that is ripe for re-evaluation, now that it is clear of Cold War cobwebs; and, as this book shows, one that is surprisingly topical and newly compelling.

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9780195373707 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 19, 2015, cover price $34.95

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9780190627256 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Law's Political Foundations: Rivers, Rifles, Rice and Religion 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...read more

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9781785368493, titled "Law’s Political Foundations: Rivers, Rifles, Rice, and Religion" | Edward Elgar Pub, June 30, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Law's Political Foundations: Rivers, Rifles, Rice and Religion explains the development of the two basic systems of public and private law and their historical transformations.

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Product Description: This handbook presents cutting-edge research that compares different criminal procedure systems by focusing on the mechanisms by which legal systems seek to avoid error, protect rights, ground their legitimacy, expand lay participation in the criminal process, and develop alternatives to criminal trials, such as plea bargaining, as well as alternatives to the criminal process as a whole, such as intelligence operations...read more

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9781781007181 | Edward Elgar Pub, June 30, 2016, cover price $270.00 | About this edition: This handbook presents cutting-edge research that compares different criminal procedure systems by focusing on the mechanisms by which legal systems seek to avoid error, protect rights, ground their legitimacy, expand lay participation in the criminal process, and develop alternatives to criminal trials, such as plea bargaining, as well as alternatives to the criminal process as a whole, such as intelligence operations.

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