Jurisprudence & general issues

    American Exceptionalism, the French Exception, and Digital M

    By Lyombe Eko

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    This volume explores sameness and difference between the United States and France in the matters of freedom of expression on the Internet. Contributors present American exceptionalism and the French exception as functionally equivalent logics that lead to different freedom of expression outcomes.

    New Essays on the Nature of Rights

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    This original collection of jurisprudential essays furthers our understanding of the nature of rights. In Part 1, Halpin considers the value of Hohfeldian neutrality when theorising about law in general, and legal rights in particular, and Kurki focuses on Hohfeld's operative notion of power. In Part 2, Kramer rebuts Wenar's...

    Understanding the Rule of Law

    By Geert Corstens

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    The `rule of law' is increasingly regarded as integral to liberal democracy, and its significance is frequently discussed by lawyers, academics, politicians and the media. But the meaning of the phrase is not always clear. What does `the rule of law' mean exactly? And why is it so important to...

    History of Law in Europe

    By Antonio Padoa-Schioppa

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    The first English translation of a comprehensive legal history of Europe, exploring the early middle ages to the twentieth century.

    Literary Trials: Exceptio Artis and Theories of Literature in Court

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    From the 19th century onwards, famous literary trials have caught the attention of readers, academics and the public at large. Indeed it is striking that more often than not, it was the texts of renowned writers that were dealt with by the courts, as for example Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary...

    Mooting: The Definitive Guide

    By Eric Baskind

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    Mooting offers an excellent opportunity to develop your skills in an enjoyable, interactive and challenging way. Participation in mooting can lead to improved academic performance, enhancing your knowledge and your ability to handle complex legal materials as well as improving the power of your persuasive argument and vital skills, which...

    Neuroethics

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    Over the last decade, there have been unparalleled advances in our understanding of brain sciences. In this volume on neuroethics, a distinguished group of contributors from a range of disciplines discuss the ethical implications of this newfound knowledge and set out the many necessary considerations for the future.

    Investigating European Fraud in the EU Member States

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    This book offers a detailed overview of the rules regarding criminal investigations into financial-economic criminality in the EU's main legal systems. These rules have become fundamental to the effective protection of the Union's financial interests. It undertakes a comparative study of six national legislatures Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Poland, the...

    Transparency Fix

    By Mark Fenster

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    Is the government too secret or not secret enough? Why is there simultaneously too much government secrecy and a seemingly endless procession of government leaks? The Transparency Fix asserts that we incorrectly assume that government information can be controlled. The same impulse that drives transparency movements also drives secrecy advocates....

    History Thieves

    By Ian Cobain

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    In 1889, the first Official Secrets Act was passed, creating offences of 'disclosure of information' and 'breach of official trust'. It limited and monitored what the public could, and should, be told. Since then a culture of secrecy has flourished. As successive governments have been selective about what they choose...

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