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Academically rigorous yet welcoming and fully attuned to the needs of the student reader, Chris Bevan's Land Law represents a new breed of textbook, blending traditional and contemporary teaching approaches to guide its readers to a confident understanding of the subject.
This volume brings together new essays in law and philosophy on a broad range of topics in children's and family law.
ersonal property security is an important subject in commercial practice as it is the key to much of the law of banking and sale.
The European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR), Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union have had a significant impact on UK employment law, but the ultimate contours of this are still developing and emerging, particularly post-BREXIT.
The third edition of Transaction Avoidance in Insolvencies considers all the possible ways in which a vulnerable transaction might be attacked, as well as practical issues that can arise in a typical transaction avoidance case.
This, the only book in print to focus on liquidated damages and penalty clauses, analyses the common law jurisdiction to control stipulated damages clauses, and the distinction between enforceable liquidated damages clauses and unenforceable penalty clauses.
This is the third edition of the only work to focus on the topic of legal risk, expanded in this edition to include much new material specifically on conduct risk.
A fresh and insightful guide to post-financial crisis cross-border insolvency, this book interrogates the current regime and sets out a pattern to improve its future.
Written by a team of highly experienced teachers of family law, this innovative new textbook is a contextual, critical, and highly engaging guide to the subject.
The effectiveness of a state's claim to territory has long been one of international law's central concerns when determining territorial entitlement.
The fight against impunity has become a growing concern of the international community.
Police Misconduct, Complaints, and Public Regulation covers the highly sensitive topic of who polices the police.
The creation of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) is the most prominent change in the European legal landscape for the last four decades. This book explains how the new system works in practice and how to make the best use of its provisions.
The legal position of visiting forces transcends domestic and international law and is of growing importance in our increasingly globalized and insecure world.
International law's rich existence in the world can be illuminated by its objects. International law is often developed, conveyed, and authorized through its objects and/or their representation.
This commentary on the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Rules is a comprehensive reference work for practitioners and arbitrators considering ICDR arbitration. The second edition is fully revised and updated to reflect the 2014 ICDR Rules revision.
Many people assume that what morally justifies private ownership of property is either individual freedom or social welfare, defined in terms of maximizing personal preference-satisfaction.
Corporate law and corporate governance have been at the forefront of regulatory activities across the world for several decades now, and are subject to increasing public attention following the Global Financial Crisis of 2008.
The law relating to fitness to plead is an increasingly important area of the criminal law.
he Right to a Fair Trial in International Law brings together the diverse sources of international law that define the right to a fair trial in the context of criminal (as opposed to civil, administrative or other) proceedings.
This fully updated second edition of Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law examines systematically all international sources of corporate accountability standards with specific reference to environmental protection, and elaborates on their theoretical and practical implicati
Historically, likelihood of confusion has been the core infringement test for trade mark law, and it remains the most frequently applied test in infringement actions by far.
The law of state responsibility is one of the cornerstones of the modern international legal system, regulating when a state can be held accountable for breaching its obligations under international law, and the consequences of such a breach.
Market Abuse Regulation is a wide-ranging and insightful analysis of the market abuse regime and the applications of the regulations in the UK and European Union.
This book offers a topical inquiry into the legal and political limits of EU regulation in the field of risk and new technologies surrounded by techno-scientific complexity, uncertainty, and societal contestation.
Statelessness and International Refugee Law examines the extent to which the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees protectsde jure stateless persons.
The TRIPS Agreement is the most comprehensive and influential international treaty on intellectual property rights.
A study of rule of law is not only a study of a country's legal and political system, but also that of its society as a whole. Despite being used in the political and legal discourse regularly, there has been no effort to identify the meaning and contours of rule of law.
Well-known for his contribution to the juristic world, Professor Ronald Dworkin was an outstanding legal philosopher of his generation. This volume celebrates the thoughts of Ronald Dworkin on dignity.
This book focuses on the federalization of corporate governance in the United States from both historical and contemporary perspectives.
This book provides a focused and detailed discussion of one specific type of intellectual property (IP) transaction: the patent and know-how licence agreement. It analyses and explains the legal and practical issues that arise when drafting, negotiating, and advising on this kind of agreement.
This bestselling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4,800 entries that clearly define the major terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system.
This Handbook provides in one volume an authoritative and independent treatment of the UN's seventy-year history, written by an international cast of more than 50 distinguished scholars, analysts, and practitioners.
The emergence of a decentralized, fragmented, and low-cost Internet opened up possibilities for persons with disabilities to lead an independent and inclusive life, which had been denied to them in the physical world.
The significant evolution of EU competition law in the last 15 years has been fundamentally influenced by economic theory, and economic aspects of cartel prosecution are increasingly relevant in modern competition practice.
The book discusses the development of the emerging concept of biocultural rights, which are defined as a basket of group rights. These rights are aimed at protecting the stewardship role that certain indigenous peoples and local communities have towards environment.
The general principles of EU law remain one of the most complex areas of EU law.
The second edition of International Energy Investment Law: The Pursuit of Stability has been revised, updated, and expanded from the successful first edition to broaden coverage of the energy sector.
Millions of people are today forced to flee their homes as a result of conflict, systematic discrimination, or other forms of persecution.
The China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) is the largest permanent arbitration centre in the world, with a fast-growing case load and rising international profile.
Whether there is a public health need for the containment and response to swine flu, or an individual need to access health care across the border for a hip operation to alleviate pain, the EU has an increasingly powerful role in the field of human health.
It is an unquestioned assumption of trade mark law that trade marks are territorial. But is territoriality relevant in a global marketplace? If trade marks are not dependent upon territoriality what are the alternative models for their protection?
International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration is a hands-on guide providing a critical evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages at every step in the arbitral process including practical facts, figures, pragmatic suggestions and warnings.
This is a much-needed reference work providing practitioners and academics with a detailed commentary on and analysis of the French Arbitration law and its application.
Neighbourhood policing is one of the most significant and high profile innovations in UK policing in recent times. It has also been one of the most successful, garnering widespread political and public support for its objectives and the processes of policing that it has sought to embed.
Supplementary Protection Certificates are of great importance to the pharmaceutical industry as a method of increasing the length of market exclusivity for successful medicines to compensate for delays in marketing a product which results from compliance with the regulatory requirements.
This fully updated second edition of Human Rights in Times of Terror and Conflict is a guide to international human rights law as it applies to situations of armed conflict, to counter-terrorism measures and to any other situation of actual or potential violence requiring security measures.
International Migration Law provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of the international legal framework applicable to the movement of persons.The role of international law in this field is complex, and often ambiguous: there is no single source for the international law governing migratio
This English translation makes available to anglophone readers a modern classic of German tort theory.
This book provides a practical overview of EU taxation law and its interpretation and application by the European courts.
In this fifth edition of his bestselling classic, Jay Feinman provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the American legal system. In the years since the publication of the fourth edition, there have been many important developments on the legal front.
Though the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1788, its impact on our lives is as recent as today's news. Claims and counterclaims about the constitutionality of governmental actions are a habit of American politics.
Between 1964 and 1989, the US Supreme Court largely rewrote the constitutional law of the media. In doing so the Court protected virtually all materials from laws that penalized dissemination.
This book provides an analytical overview of the function and application of competition law and intellectual property (IP) law in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.
This book provides a critical analysis of the interface between trade mark law and competition law through a combination of practice, doctrine, and policy.
This book brings together all essential documents, materials, and case law on international investment law and international investment arbitration.
An indispensable work for competition lawyers in the UK, this book provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of competition litigation in the UK, drawing on the wealth of combined experience of barristers at Brick Court Chambers.
This book explores how Hobbes's political philosophy has occupied a pertinent place in different contexts, and how his interpreters see their own images reflected in him, or how they define themselves in contrast to him.
Why be lenient towards children who commit crimes? Reflection on the grounds for such leniency is the entry point into the development, in this book, of a theory of the nature of criminal responsibility and desert of punishment for crime.
Procedural issues are an area of increasing complexity and concern in modern investment arbitration, and one in which very little guidance currently exists.
Although Roe v. Wade identified abortion as a constitutional right over 40 years ago, it bears stigma-a proverbial scarlet A-in the United States. Millions participate in or benefit from it abortion, but few want to reveal that they have done so.
This book offers a major new theory of global governance, explaining both its rise and what many see as its current crisis.
From home mortgages to i-phones, basic elements of our daily lives depend on international economic markets. The astonishing complexity of these exchanges may seem ungoverned. Yet the global economy remains deeply bound by rules.
The U.S. government's power to categorize individuals as terrorist suspects and therefore ineligible for certain long-standing constitutional protections has expanded exponentially since 9/11, all the while remaining resistant to oversight.
In Legal Reasoning and Political Conflict, Cass R.
The culture of protecting fundamental rights and human rights is based on the emergence of constitutional instruments and international instruments for the protection of those rights, such as the European Convention on Human Rights.
Teoksessa käsitellään perusasioita omistusoikeudesta, panttioikeudesta ja erilaisista erityisistä oikeuksista kuten vuokraoikeudesta. Näiden oikeuksien sisällön ja luonteen ohella selvitetään etenkin valikoituja oikeustoimiliitännäisiä ongelmia.
Viestintäoikeus on ulospäin avautuva oikeudenala. Sen piirissä sovelletaan puhtaasti viestintäoikeudellista normistoa sekä useiden ns. perinteisten oikeudenalojen normeja eri oikeudenalojen leikkauspisteissä viestintään tai joukkoviestintään liittyvissä tilanteissa.
Teoksen tutkimuskysymys kiteytyy rikosasian vastaajaa avustavan asianajajan lojaalisuuden merkitykseen suomalaisessa rikosprosessissa.
Tutkimuksessa selvitetään, mitä biometrisella tunnistamisella tarkoitetaan ja mikä näiden tunnisteiden asema on kansallisessa lainsäädännössämme. Mikä on oikeuden rooli biometrisessa tunnistamisessa?
For decades the Canadian seal hunt has been subject to severe international criticism. Particularly the hunt's animal welfare aspects and its low economic yield are perceived to undermine its legitimacy.
Finnish International Taxation is a basic work on the Finnish international tax law covering all the important questions relating to the income and wealth taxation of cross-border situations.