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  • Character Evidence in the Courts of Classical Athens

    Implementing the Rule of Law in Athenian Rhetoric

    By Vasileios Adamidis

    There has been much debate in scholarship over the factors determining the outcome of legal hearings in Athens and specifically the extent to which judicial panels were influenced by non-legal considerations in addition to, or even instead of, questions of law. Ancient rhetorical theory devoted…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 

  • Real Estate Law

    Fundamentals for The Development Process

    By Peter Smirniotopoulos

    Unlike existing textbooks written for law students on specific subjects impacting real estate transactions, Real Estate Law: Fundamentals for the Development Process uses ‘The Development Process’ as a framework for understanding how the US legal system regulates, facilitates and generally impacts…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 

  • Lawyers' Ethics

    By Monroe H. Freedman, Abbe Smith

    This collection contains the very best writing on lawyers’ ethics. Timeless and provocative, the essays explore the moral foundations of the lawyer’s role as well as the personal and professional dilemmas lawyers face in the practice of law. What does it mean to be a good lawyer? How does a lawyer…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    The Library of Essays on Legal Ethics and the Enforcement of Law

  • Land Law and Urban Policy in Context

    Essays on the Contributions of Patrick McAuslan

    Edited by Thanos Zartaloudis

    This book is a collection of essays honouring and engaging with the work of the late Professor Patrick McAuslan. It is a collection that narrates, analyses and critiques McAuslan’s contributions, as well as offering substantive perspectives on how his work has impacted the legal fields in which he…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07 
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • The Development of Jury Service in Japan

    A square block in a round hole?

    By Anna Dobrovolskaia

    This book presents a comprehensive account of past and present efforts to introduce the jury system in Japan. Four legal reforms are documented and assessed: the implementation of the bureaucratic and all-judge special jury systems in the 1870s, the introduction of the all-layperson jury in the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08 

  • Statutory Priorities in Corporate Insolvency Law

    An Analysis of Preferred Creditor Status

    By Christopher F. Symes

    Who enjoys statutory preferred creditor status? What justifications exist for jurisdictions to maintain statutes that favour 'priority' creditors over other creditors and contributories? This book examines preferential debts derived from specific legislative provisions applying to corporate…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Markets and the Law

  • Shaping US Military Law

    Governing a Constitutional Military

    By Joshua E. Kastenberg

    Since the United States’ entry into World War II, the federal judiciary has taken a prominent role in the shaping of the nation’s military laws. Yet, a majority of the academic legal community studying the relationship between the Court and the military establishment argues otherwise providing the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

  • Regulating Health and Safety in the British Mining Industries, 1800–1914

    By Catherine Mills

    This book explores the emergence and growth of state responsibility for safer and healthier working practices in British mining and the responses of labour and industry to expanding regulation and control. It begins with an assessment of working practice in the coal and metalliferous mining…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Studies in Labour History

  • Executive Measures, Terrorism and National Security

    Have the Rules of the Game Changed?

    By David Bonner

    David Bonner presents an historical and contemporary legal analysis of UK governmental use of executive measures, rather than criminal process, to deal with national security threats. The work examines measures of internment, deportation and restriction on movement deployed in the UK and (along…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

  • Miners' Lung

    A History of Dust Disease in British Coal Mining

    By Arthur McIvor, Ronald Johnston

    Arthur McIvor and Ronald Johnston explore the experience of coal miners' lung diseases and the attempts at voluntary and legal control of dusty conditions in British mining from the late nineteenth century to the present. In this way, the book addresses the important issues of occupational health…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

  • The Music Trade in Georgian England

    Edited by Michael Kassler

    In contrast to today's music industry, whose principal products are recorded songs sold to customers round the world, the music trade in Georgian England was based upon London firms that published and sold printed music and manufactured and sold instruments on which this music could be played. The…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

  • Transforming Legal Education

    Learning and Teaching the Law in the Early Twenty-first Century

    By Paul Maharg

    Paul Maharg presents a critical inquiry into the identity and possibilities of legal education, and an exploration of transformational alternatives to our current theories and practices of teaching and learning the law. His work takes the view that bodies of interdisciplinary theory and knowledge…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

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