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The first and much-needed English translation of a thirteenth-century text that shaped the development of Islamic law in the late middle ages.
By Gary Slapper
Slapper and Kelly's The English Legal System explains and critically assesses how our law is made and applied. Trusted by generations of academics and students, this authoritative textbook clearly describes the legal rules of England and Wales and their collective influence as a sociocultural institution. Updated annually, Slapper and Kelly...
By Charlie Webb
This textbook is a comprehensive and accessible guide to Trusts Law and has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments in the area. Many law students struggle with the concept of Trusts Law and it can take time to properly understand the complex body of rules that surround it.
By Keith Culver
This title addresses students and academics in legal philosophy, socio-legal studies, political science, and related disciplines. The book offers a general account of the preconditions and continuity of legal order, with a particular focus on law's relations to the environment, security, and technology.
For centuries, most people believed the criminal justice system worked - that only guilty defendants were convicted. DNA technology shattered that belief. DNA has now freed more than three hundred innocent prisoners in the United States. This book examines the lessons learned from twenty-five years of DNA exonerations and identifies...
General Principles of Law and International Due Process: Principles and Norms Applicable in Transnational Disputes
Article 38 of the Statute of the International Court of Justice defines "international law" to include not only "custom" and "convention" between States but also "the general principles of law recognized by civilized nations" within their municipal legal systems. In 1953, Bin Cheng wrote his seminal book on general principles,...
Award winning author Gregory S. Kealey's study of Canada's security and intelligence community before the end of World War II depicts a nation caught up in the Red Scare in the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution and tangled up with the imperial interests of first the United Kingdom and then...
This book provides an introduction to the American legal system for a broad readership. Its focus is on law in practice, on the role of the law in American society; and how the social context affects the living law of the United States.