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  • Justice as Attunement

    Transforming Constitutions in Law, Literature, Economics and the Rest of Life, 1st Edition

    By Richard Dawson

    The meaning of an expression resides not in the expression itself but in the experience of a person’s engagement with it. Meaning will be different not only to different people but also to the same person at different times. This book offers a way of attending to these different meanings. This way…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge

  • Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of…

    Hardback – 2014-09-23
    Routledge

  • The Right to Bodily Integrity

    1st Edition

    By A.M. Viens

    The right to bodily integrity has become a notable controversial issue within moral, political and legal discourse and this right is regarded as one of the most precious rights that persons have, alongside the right to life. Recent scholarly debate has focused attention on the content, scope and…

    Hardback – 2014-09-02
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • Law and the Question of the Animal

    A Critical Jurisprudence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoriko Otomo, Edward Mussawir

    This book addresses the problem of ‘animal life’ in terms that go beyond the usual extension of liberal rights to animals. The discourse of animal rights is one that increasingly occupies the political, ethical and intellectual terrain of modern society. But, although the question of the status of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Understanding Ethics

    4th Edition

    By Noel Preston

    We encounter ethical challenges on a day to day basis in matters that involve what we call ethical values. Some of these challenges affect us as individuals but seem beyond our power to influence, such as a political decision about whether our nation should go to war. Other momentous ethical…

    Paperback – 2014-07-10
    Federation Press

  • The Experience of Tragic Judgment

    1st Edition

    By Julen Etxabe

    Adjudication between conflicting normative universes that do not share the same vocabulary, standards of rationality, and moral commitments cannot be resolved by recourse to traditional principles. Such cases are always in a sense tragic. And what is called for, in our pluralistic and conflictual…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge

  • Public Sentinels

    A Comparative Study of Australian Solicitors-General, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Keyzer

    Edited by Gabrielle Appleby

    In recent years, controversy has surrounded the role of top government lawyers in the United States and the United Kingdom. Allegations of bad lawyering and bad ethics in public office over the ’torture memos’ in the United States and the political pressure placed on the Attorney-General in the…

    Hardback – 2014-02-12
    Routledge

  • Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law

    The Legacy of Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Desmond Manderson

    Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law -The Legacy of Modernism addresses the legacy of contemporary critiques of language for the concept of the rule of law. Between those who care about the rule of law and those who are interested in contemporary legal theory, there has been a dialogue of the deaf,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

  • Law and Bioethics

    Intersections Along the Mortal Coil, 1st Edition

    By George P. Smith II

    George P. Smith, II is a leading figure in the world of medical law and ethics. During his long career he has addressed some of the most important issues in bioethics and has contributed much original thought to debates in the field. This book celebrates his contribution to scholarship in this area…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

  • Citizenship Rights

    1st Edition

    By Igor Štiks

    Edited by Jo Shaw

    In today’s world all claims tend to be founded on or justified by ’rights’, be they political, social, economic or private. The ubiquity of this discourse has led to a blurring of the definition of what exactly constitutes rights, not to mention a blurring of the boundaries between different…

    Hardback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Sikor

    Humankind benefits from a multitude of resources and processes that are supplied by ecosystems, and collectively these benefits are known as ecosystem services. Interest in this topic has grown exponentially over the last decade, as biologists and economists have tried to quantify these benefits to…

    Paperback – 2013-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecosystem Services

  • Justice and the Ethics of Legal Interpretation

    1st Edition

    By Susanna Lindroos Hovinheimo

    Justice and the Ethics of Legal Interpretation addresses how it is that legal texts -laws, statutes and regulations – can, and do have meaning. Conventionally, legal decisions are justified with reference to language. But since language is always open to interpretation, and so cannot fully justify…

    Paperback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge

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