Books tagged: legal theory

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Adversarialism and Consensus? The Professions’ Construction of Solicitor and Family Mediator Identity and Role
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Penetrating study of divergent messages that the Law Society (England & Wales) vs. UK College of Family Mediators transmit to their members about the professional approach to adopt in divorce and custody disputes. Webley uses grounded theory methods to analyse training, accreditation, best practice statements, & codes of conduct contrasting the two professions--and their divergent self-identities.
Patterns of American Legal Thought
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 133,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
A renowned legal historian's collection of astute and timeless essays on such subjects as the process, method and debates of legal history; the truth about Holmes and Brandeis; legal realism & its critics; the origins of tort law; appellate opinions as research sources; Brown v. Board and the role of Earl Warren; and the development of gay rights in U.S. constitutional law. Quality digital format.
Lawyers in Corporate Decision-Making
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,400. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
The recognized social-policy study of the disparate roles corporate lawyers play in representing and advising their institutional clients. Long passed around and cited by scholars and lawyers as an unpublished manuscript, the book explores the choices lawyers and executives make about how they are involved in corporate decisions. It is accessible to a wide audience and includes inside interviews.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 1 - December 2010
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,560. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Reference
One of the leading and most-read law journals adds a digital edition to its worldwide distribution. This current issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by scholars Ryan Scott (on sentencing disparity), Scott Hershovitz (what Harry Potter means to torts), Robert Cooter & Neil Siegel (collective federalism), and Brian Galle & Jonathan Klick (AMT tax).
Freedom of Speech: The Supreme Court and Judicial Review
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
One of the great continuing disputes of U.S. politics is about the role of the Supreme Court. Another is about the First Amendment. This book is about both. A classic defense of the openly political role of the Court, this book belies the notion reasserted recently by Chief Justice Roberts that judges are just neutral umpires. Especially in the area of speech, judges make policy; they create law.
Contract Law in America: A Social and Economic Case Study
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,740. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Contract law as applied in the real world and not just in the books. A classic study of the social and economic realities of commercial and trade law, told through cases and rich historical analysis. Comparing law over three distinct historical eras, Friedman shows that contracts law is more contingent and varying than traditional legal analysis suggests. Adds new foreword by Stewart Macaulay.
On the Law in General
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 37,670. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Christian's Library Press. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Natural Law
On the Law in General is a single chapter of Girolamo Zanchi's Tractatus de Redemptione, part of what has been called an unfinished Protestant "summa" akin to that of Thomas Aquinas.
Another Way of Seeing: Essays on Transforming Law, Politics and Culture
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this challenging collection of essays, Gabel argues that our most basic spiritual need as human beings is the desire for authentic mutual recognition. Because in our world this desire is systematically denied due to the legacy of fear of the other that has been passed on, we exist as “withdrawn selves,” perceiving the other as a threat rather than as the source of our completion as humans.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 5 - March 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,200. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Harvard Law Review's March 2014 issue, Volume 127, Number 5, features: Article, "The Puzzling Presumption of Reviewability," by Nicholas Bagley; Book Reviews on mixed race families, whether religion is special, courts as change agents; a Note on debt collection abuses; and recent case summaries in constitutional law, concealed carry, domestic violence, class action tolling, and international law.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 1 - October 2011
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,520. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the first issue of Volume 121, academic year 2011-2012, Volume 121) features compelling articles and essays on jurisprudence, tort law, and other areas of interest. Contributors include such noted scholars as Jules Coleman, Ariel Porat, and Mark Geistfeld. The issue also features student contributions on counter-terrorism and on felon disenfranchisement.