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  • The International Criminal Court and Nigeria

    Implementing the Complementarity Principle of the Rome Statute

    By Muyiwa Adigun

    If Nigeria fails to prosecute the crimes recognised under the Rome Statute, then the International Criminal Court (ICC) will intervene. The ICC is only expected to complement the criminal justice system in Nigeria and is not a court of first instance, but one of last resort. This is what is known…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Comparative Consumer Sales Law

    Edited by Geraint Howells, Christian Twigg-Flesner, Hans-W. Micklitz, Lei Chen

    For many years, legislators around the world have responded to the particular needs of consumers by introducing dedicated rules for consumer sales contracts. In the European Union, a significant push came through the adoption of the Consumer Sales Directive (99/44/EC). Elsewhere in the world,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice

    The Long Shadow of Carl Schmitt

    By Michael Head

    Why have the early years of the 21st century seen increasing use of emergency-type powers or claims of supra-legal executive authority, particularly by the Western countries regarded as the world's leading democracies, notably the United States? This book examines the extraordinary range of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Legal Education in the Global Context

    Opportunities and Challenges

    Edited by Christopher Gane, Robin Hui Huang

    This book discusses the opportunities and challenges facing legal education in the era of globalization. It identifies the knowledge and skills that law students will require in order to prepare for the practice of tomorrow, and explores pedagogical shifts legal education needs to make inside and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • The Human Right to Development and Freedom from Poverty

    International and Domestic Perspectives

    By Gyan Basnet

    This work presents a new agenda for the struggle against poverty, and adds a new dimension to the right to development in international human rights jurisprudence. It probes the nature of poverty, its roots and extent, and the impact that a human rights approach could have on alleviating it. In…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Space, Time, Justice

    From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives

    By David Marrani

    This book merges philosophical, psychoanalytical and legal perspectives to explore how spaces of justice are changing and the effect this has on the development of the administration of justice. There are as central themes: the idea of transgression as the starting point of the question of justice…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Human Dignity and Law

    Legal and Philosophical Investigations

    By Stephen Riley

    This book argues that human dignity and law stand in a privileged relationship with one another.  Law must be understood as limited by the demands made by human dignity.  Conversely, human dignity cannot be properly understood without clarifying its interaction with legal institutions and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Social Construction of Sexual Harassment Law

    The Role of the National, Organizational and Individual Context

    By Mia L. Cahill

    This title was first published in 2001. The global legal landscape is littered with attempts to provide context and meaning for sexual harassment law. Most have failed because they have limited themselves to the mere words of law. This cross-national study is the first to expand our notion of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Banking and Debt Recovery in Emerging Markets

    The Law Reform Context

    By Sonali Abeyratne

    This title was first published in 2001. A developing country that is pursuing free market economic policies requires a modern commercial law infrastructure, which enables the emerging economy to have in place properly functioning credit and other financial systems which stimulate domestic and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Policy and Pragmatism in the Conflict of Laws

    By Michael J. Whincop, Mary Keyes, Richard A. Posner

    This title was first published in 2001. After languishing for decades in the domains of rigid doctrinalism and confusing theory, the conflict of laws is increasingly being recognized as an important area of law to a global community. To demonstrate its importance, Michael Whincop and Mary Keyes…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Legal Interpretation in Democratic States

    By Tom D. Campbell

    Edited by Jeffrey Goldsworthy

    This title was first published in 2002: The judicial interpretation of statutes and constitutions is the controversial focus of much contemporary legal philosophy and practice. It is crucial for the distribution of power as between legislatures and judiciaries in democratic polities. The original…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Freedom of Expression and the Criticism of Judges

    A Comparative Study of European Legal Standards

    Edited by Michael K. Addo

    This title was first published in 2000:  In a collection of essays from selected European jurisdictions, Michael Addo assesses the legal situation of the offences associated with the criticism of judges and judicial activity. Presenting a comparative study of the management of controversial…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

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