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  • Judicial Accountabilities in New Europe

    From Rule of Law to Quality of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Daniela Piana

    This volume focuses on a highly challenging aspect of all European democracies, namely the issue of combining guarantees of judicial independence and mechanisms of judicial accountability. It does so by filling the gap in European scholarship between the two policy sectors of enlargement and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Law Between Buildings

    Emergent Global Perspectives in Urban Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nestor Davidson, Nisha Mistry

    The rich field of urban law has thus far lacked a holistic and concerted scholarly focus on comparative and global perspectives. This work offers new inroads into the global and comparative streams within urban law by presenting emerging frameworks and approaches to topics ranging from urban…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03
    Juris Diversitas

  • Consent

    Domestic and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Reed, Michael Bohlander, Nicola Wake, Emma Smith

    This volume presents a leading contribution to the substantive arena relating to consent in the criminal law. In broad terms, the ambit of legally valid consent in extant law is contestable and opaque, and reveals significant problems in adoption of consistent approaches to doctrinal and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
    Substantive Issues in Criminal Law

  • Property in Work

    The Employment Relationship in the Anglo-American Firm, 1st Edition

    By Wanjiru Njoya

    The notion of property in work has deep historical roots in the common law tradition, but is yet to receive the attention it deserves. In this timely and thought-provoking book, Wanjiru Njoya contrasts ideas of ownership and property rights in English, American and European labour law, and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26

  • China's Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Davide Farah, Elena Cima

    This volume examines the range of Non-Trade Concerns (NTCs) that may conflict with international economic rules and proposes ways to protect them within international law and international economic law. Globalization without local concerns can endanger relevant issues such as good governance, human…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25
    Global Law and Sustainable Development

  • The Accountability Gap in EU law

    1st Edition

    By Marios Costa

    Almost two decades ago, the fall of the Santer Commission against a background of allegations of maladministration and nepotism had the effect of placing accountability on the political agenda of the EU institutions. More recently, the non-ratification of the Constitutional Treaty, the difficulties…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code

    The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform, 1st Edition

    By Barry Wright

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Enacted in 1860, the Indian Penal Code is the longest serving and one of the most influential criminal codes in the common law world. This book commemorates its one hundred and fiftieth anniversary and honours the law reform legacy of Thomas Macaulay, the principal drafter of the Code. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • A Restorative Approach to Family Violence

    Changing Tack, 1st Edition

    By Anne Hayden, Loraine Gelsthorpe, Allison Morris

    This volume provides an essential update on current thinking, practice and research into the use of restorative justice in the area of family violence. It contains contemporary empirical, theoretical and practical perspectives on the use of restorative justice for intimate partner and family…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty

    Constitutional Jurisprudence and Legislative Reform in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Novak

    Historically, at English common law, the death penalty was mandatory for the crime of murder and other violent felonies. Over the last three decades, however, many former British colonies have reformed their capital punishment regimes to permit judicial sentencing discretion, including…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Reconstructing Restorative Justice Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Theo Gavrielides, Vasso Artinopoulou

    This book takes bold steps in forming much-needed philosophical foundations for restorative justice through deconstructing and reconstructing various models of thinking. It challenges current debates through the consideration and integration of various disciplines such as law, criminology,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • The International Criminal Court and National Courts

    A Contentious Relationship, 1st Edition

    By Nidal Nabil Jurdi

    This book analyzes the position of the ICC in relation to national court systems. The research illustrates that what seemed to be a straight forward relationship between the ICC and national courts under the complementarity mechanism, proves to be much more complex in practice. Using the referrals…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17

  • Planning By Law and Property Rights Reconsidered

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barrie Needham, Thomas Hartmann

    Countries which take spatial planning seriously should take planning law and property rights also seriously. There is an unavoidable logical relationship between planning, law, and property rights. However, planning by law and property rights is so familiar and taken for granted that we do not…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17

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