E-books: English Law

  • Employee Rights in Corporate Insolvency: A UK and US Perspective book cover

    Employee Rights in Corporate Insolvency

    A UK and US Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hamiisi Junior Nsubuga

    This book analyses corporate rescue laws, processes and policies prescribed in corporate insolvency or bankruptcy laws, and employment laws of the UK and the US, with a particular focus on how extant employee rights are treated when a debtor employer initiates corporate insolvency proceedings. &…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Human Rights, Religion and International Law book cover

    Human Rights, Religion and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In this book Kerry O’Halloran analyses a subject of international interest – religion – and examines related contemporary issues from a human rights perspective. The book takes the view that while the impact of Islamic State violence has dramatically demonstrated the destructive power of religious…

    eBook – 2018-11-13
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • The Judiciary, Discrimination Law and Statutory Interpretation: Easy Cases Making Bad Law book cover

    The Judiciary, Discrimination Law and Statutory Interpretation

    Easy Cases Making Bad Law, 1st Edition

    By Michael Connolly

    In 1856, the US Supreme Court denied Dred Scott, now free of slavery, his Constitutional rights, solely because he was black. According to the Court, when the Constitution was drafted, some 60 years earlier, its authors would not have intended that ‘a subordinate and inferior class of beings’…

    eBook – 2018-08-30
    Routledge

  • Interpretation of Contracts book cover

    Interpretation of Contracts

    2nd Edition

    By Catherine Mitchell

    This book is a second edition of Interpretation of Contracts (2007). The original work examined various issues surrounding the question of how contracts should be interpreted by courts, in particular focusing on the law of contract interpretation following Lord Hoffmann’s exposition of the…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • The Legal Architecture of English Cathedrals book cover

    The Legal Architecture of English Cathedrals

    1st Edition

    By Norman Doe

    This original book is a comprehensive, richly documented and critical examination of laws applicable to Anglican cathedrals in England, some of the most iconic monuments in the national heritage and centres of spiritual and cultural capital. Law is the missing link in the emerging field of…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Intention, Supremacy and the Theories of Judicial Review book cover

    Intention, Supremacy and the Theories of Judicial Review

    1st Edition

    By John McGarry

    In the late 1980s, a vigorous debate began about how we may best justify, in constitutional terms, the English courts’ jurisdiction to judicially review the exercise of public power derived from an Act of Parliament. Two rival theories emerged in this debate, the ultra vires theory and the common…

    eBook – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • Reinterpreting Criminal Complicity and Inchoate Participation Offences book cover

    Reinterpreting Criminal Complicity and Inchoate Participation Offences

    1st Edition

    By Dennis J. Baker

    In Reinterpreting Criminal Complicity and Inchoate Participation Offences, Dennis J. Baker argues that the mental element in complicity is one of intention, that recklessness alone is not sufficient. This is demonstrated by showing that the ancient and modern authorities on complicity required…

    eBook – 2016-05-26
    Routledge

  • Legal Accountability and Britain's Wars 2000-2015 book cover

    Legal Accountability and Britain's Wars 2000-2015

    1st Edition

    By Peter Rowe

    This book discusses the manner in which Britain’s wars, which took place between 2000 and 2015, have interacted with the relevant principles of international law and English law for the purpose, primarily, of considering legal accountability. During a debate in the House of Lords in 2005 a former…

    eBook – 2016-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Law Across Borders: The Extraterritorial Application of United Kingdom Law book cover

    Law Across Borders

    The Extraterritorial Application of United Kingdom Law, 1st Edition

    By Paul Arnell

    This book examines the application of UK Criminal and Human Rights Law to people and circumstances outside the United Kingdom. Building upon previous analyses which have focused on a single aspect of extraterritorially, this book examines the fields of Criminal and Human Rights law as the two main…

    eBook – 2012-03-15
    Routledge

  • The Reform of UK Personal Property Security Law: Comparative Perspectives book cover

    The Reform of UK Personal Property Security Law

    Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John de Lacy

    There has been much discussion in the last ten years about the need to reform the law governing company charge registration, with many bodies including the Department of Trade and Industry and Law Commissions considering the case for reform of this area in the context of a wider scheme of personal…

    eBook – 2009-12-16
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Welfare's Forgotten Past: A Socio-Legal History of the Poor Law book cover

    Welfare's Forgotten Past

    A Socio-Legal History of the Poor Law, 1st Edition

    By Lorie Charlesworth

    That ‘poor law was law’ is a fact that has slipped from the consciousness of historians of welfare in England and Wales, and in North America. Welfare's Forgotten Past remedies this situation by tracing the history of the legal right of the settled poor to relief when destitute. Poor law was not…

    eBook – 2009-12-16
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Urban Life in Post-Soviet Asia book cover

    Urban Life in Post-Soviet Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catharine Alexander, Victor Buchli, Caroline Humphrey

    Capturing a unique historical moment, this book examines the changes in urban life since the collapse of the Soviet Union from an ethnographic perspective, thus addressing significant gaps in the literature on cities, Central Asia and post-socialism. It encompasses Tashkent, Almaty, Astana and…

    eBook – 2007-09-12
    UCL Press

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