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Victims' Rights, Human Rights and Criminal Justice: Reconceiving the Role of Third Parties
Victims' Rights, Human Rights and Criminal Justice: Reconceiving the Role of Third Parties
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In recent times, the idea of victims' rights has come to feature prominently in political, criminological, and legal discourse, as well as being subject to regular media comment. The concept nevertheless remains inherently elusive, and there is still... (read more)

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Coastal and Estuarine Studies #7: The Legal Regime of Fisheries in the Caribbean Region
Coastal and Estuarine Studies #7: The Legal Regime of Fisheries in the Caribbean Region
by W. R. Edeson
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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies Series, Volume 7.This book has its genesis in materials collected in the Western Central Atlantic region in preparation for a regional seminar on... (read more)

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Antitrust and Monopoly (2ND 90 Edition)
Antitrust and Monopoly (2ND 90 Edition)
by Dominick T. Armentano
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Antitrust and Monopoly is a thoroughly documented indictment of antitrust policy in the United States. It draws on all the classic antitrust cases in business history to illustrate that the laws have not been employed against monopolies, but have been... (read more)

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Contributions in Women's Studies #16: American Constitutionalism Abroad: Selected Essays in Comparative Constitutional History
Contributions in Women's Studies #16: American Constitutionalism Abroad: Selected Essays in Comparative Constitutional History
by George Athan Billias
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American constitutionalism remains this country's greatest contribution to human freedom. In American Constitutionalism Abroad, six distinguished historians, political scientists, and international law experts, discuss American constitutionalism in... (read more)

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Older Wards and Their Guardians
Older Wards and Their Guardians
by Pat M. Keith
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Discusses the current guardianship situation for older persons, how a person becomes a ward, effects on guardians, and reform.... (read more)

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The Employment Contract: Rights and Duties of Employers and Employees
The Employment Contract: Rights and Duties of Employers and Employees
by Warren Freedman
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Written as a comprehensive reference for personnel managers, vice presidents in charge of human resources, and for practicing attorneys, The Employment Contract addresses both the historical development of the employer-employee relationship and current... (read more)

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Pollution Law Handbook: A Guide to Federal Environmental Laws
Pollution Law Handbook: A Guide to Federal Environmental Laws
by Sidney M. Wolf
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This may be the book to guide advocates and citizens through our complex environmental laws. . . . Not a critique of the pollution laws, this is a detailed summary of their provisions, such as who is responsible for administration; criteria and schedules... (read more)

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Supremely Political: The Role of Ideology and Presidential Management in Unsuccessful Supreme Court Nominations (Suny Series in Ethical Theory)
Supremely Political: The Role of Ideology and Presidential Management in Unsuccessful Supreme Court Nominations (Suny Series in Ethical Theory)
by John Massaro
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Massaro (political science, SUNY, Potsdam) examines the failed Fortas, Haynsworth, Carswell, Bork, and Ginsburg nominations, and demonstrates that the Senate's negative actions are based not only on the candidate's ideology and the timing of the... (read more)

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Persuasion the Litigator's Art
Persuasion the Litigator's Art
by Michael E. Tigar
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This guide conveys the author's 30+ years of experience as a profound litigator by taking the attorney through the process of building a case and refining the presentation - including critical keys to persuading jurors and judges.... (read more)

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Judges Beyond Politics in Democracy and Dictatorship: Lessons from Chile (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society)
Judges Beyond Politics in Democracy and Dictatorship: Lessons from Chile (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society)
by Lisa Hilbink
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A longitudinal case study of Chile that assesses competing hypotheses regarding judicial behavior in both democratic and undemocratic contexts, this book explores the relevance of regime-related factors, judges' personal policy preferences, social class,... (read more)

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Small Business Bankruptcy Reorganizations
Small Business Bankruptcy Reorganizations
by James A. Pusateri
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The purpose of this book is to guide the practitioner, bankruptcy specialist or not, through the process of reorganization, with special empahasis on small business cases. It addresses the problems of representing either side in a small business... (read more)

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Contributions in Librarianship and Information Science, #73: Reason Over Precedents: Origins of American Legal Thought
Contributions in Librarianship and Information Science, #73: Reason Over Precedents: Origins of American Legal Thought
by Craig Evan Klafter
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This legal and intellectual history shows how the education of American lawyers between 1779 and 1829 manifested a unique and distinct process of legal thought into the United States. This new American legal thought, based upon ideas imported from the... (read more)

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Brussels Iibis Regulation
Brussels Iibis Regulation
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This new series will comment on the Brussels I Regulation and the Brussels II Regulation and as soon as they are enacted on the Rome I and the Rome II Regulation. For the first time this will be done by a team of leading experts from almost all EU... (read more)

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Psychological Injury
Psychological Injury
by Hugh Koch
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This aim of this book is to demystify the medical and legal aspects of bringing a claim for psychological injuries. In this respect it has two potential audiences. Firstly, lawyers and claims handlers for whom it is hoped that it will help to explain the... (read more)

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Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court I (Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court)
Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court I (Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court)
by Maureen Harrison
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Provides summaries of a variety of major Supreme Court... (read more)

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Prosecution for Treason: Weather War, Epidemics, Mind Control, and the Surrender of Sovereignty
Prosecution for Treason: Weather War, Epidemics, Mind Control, and the Surrender of Sovereignty
by Mary Maxwell
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The Constitution defines treason as levying war against the United States, by persons who hold allegiance to the US, in other words all Americans. This author argues that violence committed against citizens by anyone who wages weather warfare (she... (read more)

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Prisoners' Self-Help Litigation Manual
Prisoners' Self-Help Litigation Manual
by John Boston
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Prisoners' Self-Help Litigation Manual, in its much-anticipated fourth edition, is an indispensable guide for prisoners and prisoner advocates seeking to understand the rights guaranteed to prisoners by law and how to protect those rights. Clear... (read more)

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Universal Minority Rights: A Commentary on the Jurisprudence of International Courts and Treaty Bodies
Universal Minority Rights: A Commentary on the Jurisprudence of International Courts and Treaty Bodies
by Marc Weller
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The development of international standards for the protection of minorities has been slow and fragmented. In the absence of a comprehensive and universal binding set of rules, the development of minority protection has been left to regional agreements... (read more)

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The Accountant's Guide to Corporation, Partnership, and Agency Law
The Accountant's Guide to Corporation, Partnership, and Agency Law
by Sidney M. Wolf
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This book contains a summary of the laws that govern business associations and are designed to help accountants spot potential problems their clients may encounter. The author, an attorney and environmental consultant, divided the material into three... (read more)

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Contributions in American History #4: The Law and Politics of Police Discretion
Contributions in American History #4: The Law and Politics of Police Discretion
by Gregory Howard Williams
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The author, a law professor and former deputy sheriff, discusses the problems attending the extensive discretion given to police officers on the job. The book focuses primarily on the decision to arrest and on the development of the mechanisms to control... (read more)

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