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A Dictionary of Law

Jonathan Law and Elizabeth A. Martin.

Published online January 2009.

Book. Subjects: law. 4572 pages.382593 words.

‘Precision for the professional is combined with a layman's enlightenment’ Times Educational Supplement

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A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

January 2007; published online January 2007.

Book. Subjects: policing. 3252 pages.251244 words.

The only dictionary available that focuses on UK law enforcement terms, A Dictionary of Law Enforcement contains over 3,400 entries covering law, accountancy, insurance, shipping, commerce...

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International Law and Sustainable Development

Edited by Alan Boyle and David Freestone.

September 1999; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: environment and energy law. 408 pages.

This book is a collection of chapters that cover some of the most important issues in contemporary law relating to sustainable development, the utilization of natural resources, and the...

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Realistic Socio-Legal Theory

Brian Z. Tamanaha.

July 1999; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: jurisprudence and philosophy of law. 296 pages.

Drawing on philosophical pragmatism, the author formulates a framework for a realistic approach to socio-legal theory. The strengths of this approach are contrasted with that of the major...

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Reforming the House of Lords

Meg Russell.

January 2000; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: constitutional and administrative law. 380 pages.

The constitution of Britain is changing rapidly, and the House of Lords is next on the agenda for reform. But whilst Britain takes on many of the features of other countries' constitutions,...

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Civil Justice in Crisis

Edited by Adrian Zuckerman.

October 1999; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: legal system and practice. 496 pages.

A sense of crisis in the administration of civil justice is present in many countries. Delays and high costs render access to the civil courts either useless or prohibitively expensive or...

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The Power of Judges

Carlo Guarnieri and Patrizia Pederzoli.

April 2002; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: legal system and practice. 245 pages.

Judicial intervention in social, economic, and political issues (‘judicialization’) has increased substantially in democracies in recent years. The change has been more dramatic in Europe...

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The Common European Law of Torts: Volume Two

Christian Von Bar.

September 2000; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: EU law. 800 pages.

This book is the second of a two-volume treatise on the law of non-contractual obligations. The result of a unique attempt to discover the common elements of the law of torts of all the...

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The Local Governance of Crime: Appeals to Community and Partnerships

Adam Crawford.

August 1999; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: criminal law. 380 pages.

The book considers recent trends in the local governance of crime. It examines the growing appeal to ‘community’ and ‘partnerships’ in criminal justice policy and the involvement of actual...

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Legality and Legitimacy

David Dyzenhaus.

September 1999; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: human rights and immigration. 298 pages.

This book investigates one of the oldest questions of legal philosophy —the relationship between law and legitimacy. It analyses the legal theories of three eminent public lawyers of the...

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