Law: Legal Theory

  • Law, Lawyering and Legal Education: Building an Ethical Profession in a Globalizing World book cover

    Law, Lawyering and Legal Education

    Building an Ethical Profession in a Globalizing World, 1st Edition

    By Charles Sampford, Hugh Breakey

    Once a highly cosmopolitan profession, law was largely domesticated by the demands of the Westphalian state. But as the walls between sovereign states are lowered, law is globalizing in a way that is likely to change law, lawyering and legal education as much over the next 30 years – when the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • Evidence and the Archive: Ethics, Aesthetics and Emotion book cover

    Evidence and the Archive

    Ethics, Aesthetics and Emotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Biber, Trish Luker

    This collection explores the stakes, risks and opportunities invoked in opening and exploring law’s archive and re-examining law’s evidence. It draws together work exploring how evidence is used or mis-used during the legal process, and re-used after the law’s work has concluded by engaging with…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Corporate Criminality and Liability for Fraud book cover

    Corporate Criminality and Liability for Fraud

    1st Edition

    By Alison Cronin

    Through a rational reconstruction of orthodox legal principles, and reference to cutting-edge neuro-science, this book reveals some startling truths about the criminal law, its history and the fundamental doctrines that underpin the attribution of criminal fault. While this has important…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Issues in Law and Economics book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Law and Economics

    1st Edition

    By Thomas J. Miceli

    Law and economics is the field of study devoted to understanding laws and legal institutions using the tools of economic theory. This growing subject has become a mainstream area of study in both law schools and economics departments and this book explores the "law and economics" approach to some…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge

  • Governmentality in EU External Trade and Environment Policy: Between Rights and Market book cover

    Governmentality in EU External Trade and Environment Policy

    Between Rights and Market, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Lawrence

    Governmentality and EU External Trade and Environment Policy applies theories drawn from Foucauldian governmentality studies to investigate the ideological and political roots of the European Union (EU)’s external trade and environmental policy and their effects on the transnational legal landscape…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge
    Politics of Transnational Law

  • Information, Freedom and Property: The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology book cover

    Information, Freedom and Property

    The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mireille Hildebrandt, Bibi van den Berg

    This book addresses issues on the nexus of freedom of and property in information, while acknowledging that both hiding and exposing information may affect our privacy. It inquires into the physics, the technologies, the business models, the governmental strategies and last but not least the legal…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession: The Marshall Trilogy Cases book cover

    The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession

    The Marshall Trilogy Cases, 1st Edition

    By George D Pappas

    The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession offers a unique interpretation of how literary and public discourses influenced three U.S. Supreme Court Rulings written by Chief Justice John Marshall with respect to Native Americans. These cases, Johnson v. M’Intosh (1823),…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Discursive Framings of Human Rights: Negotiating Agency and Victimhood book cover

    Discursive Framings of Human Rights

    Negotiating Agency and Victimhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Jonas Ross Kjaergard

    What does it mean to be a subject of human rights? The status of the subject is closely connected with the form and rhetoric of the framing discourse, and this book investigates the relationship between the status of the subject and the form of human rights discourse, in differing aesthetic and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness book cover

    Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness

    1st Edition

    By John M. Kang

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. has been, and continues to be, praised as America’s greatest judge and he is widely considered to have done more than anyone else to breathe life into the Constitution’s right of free speech, probably the most crucial right for democracy. One indeed finds among professors…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy book cover

    The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Ron Levy, Graeme Orr

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Property Diversity and its Implications book cover

    Property Diversity and its Implications

    1st Edition

    By John Page

    Property is more diverse than is usually assumed. Developing the concept of property diversity, this book explores the varied role of property in placed human landscapes. In acknowledging the propertied diversity about us, the book highlights the paucity of our settled contemporary assumptions of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Law book cover

    Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Law

    1st Edition

    By John Harrington

    Challenging the dominant account of medical law as normatively and conceptually subordinate to medical or bioethics, this book provides an innovative account of medical law as a rhetorical practice. The aspiration to provide a firm grounding for medical law in ethical principle has not yet been…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

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