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Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 7 - May 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Contents of Issue 7 include: Article, "The Normalization of Foreign Relations Law," by Ganesh Sitaraman and Ingrid Wuerth; Book Review, "The Family, in Context," by Maxine Eichner; and Note, "Forgive and Forget: Bankruptcy Reform in the Context of For-Profit Colleges" In addition, the issue features student commentary on Recent Cases and policy positions, and Recent Publications notes.
Sold Down the Yangtze: Canada's Lopsided Investment Deal with China
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 96,330. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Law » International law
In Sold Down the Yangtze, investment treaty expert Gus Van Harten offers a searing critique of Canada’s 31-year investment deal with China, which could end up costing taxpayers billions of dollars. As a warning to Canadians, Gus Van Harten describes how the agreement favours China and puts public money and democratic institutions at risk.
Layman's International Law: Everything You Need to Know About the Law of Nations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,280. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
"Layman's International Law" is a one-of-a-kind guide designed to teach anyone the basics of public international law. Marked by a thorough and entertaining presentation of the complexities of international law, this book is ideal for people who have not previously studied law, people wishing to learn more about their rights under international law, or people entering the world of diplomacy.
Lethal Legacy: The Adoption of the Convention on Cluster Munitions
You set the price! Words: 45,980. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Despite strong opposition from major military powers, a treaty prohibiting the use, production, transfer and stockpiling of cluster munitions was signed on December 3, 2008. This book analyses the events leading up to the cluster munitions ban, the provisions of the treaty, as well as assesses the progress made in the years since towards a world without the presence of cluster munitions.
Evidence and Burden of Proof in Foreign Sovereign Immunity Litigation: A Litigation Guide for International Lawyers and Government Counsel
Price: $42.99 USD. Words: 143,000. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Law » Civil Procedure
‘Evidence and Burden of Proof in Foreign Sovereign Immunity Litigation’ is the first specialized and practically useful analysis of the evidence problems and the burden of proof in matters of foreign sovereign immunity litigation, both regarding jurisdictional immunities and immunity from execution.
Direito da Nacionalidade Portuguesa e Brasileira
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,370. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Law » Comparative
Direito da Nacionalidade Portuguesa e Brasileira estuda a legislação, doutrina e jurisprudência de Portugal e Brasil envolvendo o tema nacionalidade e afins. Obra fundamental e imprescindível para advogados, juizes, promotores, estudantes e demais operadores do direito. Também muito útil para quem tenha objetivo de adquirir algumas dessas nacionalidades. Edição revista e atualizada.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 2 - November 2011
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,780. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Yale Law Journal, Nov. 2011: Contents include "Outcasting: Enforcement in Domestic and International Law," by Oona Hathaway & Scott J. Shapiro; "Prods and Pleas: Limited Government in an Era of Unlimited Harm," by Benjamin Ewing & Douglas A. Kysar; Note, "Baseline Framing in Sentencing," by Daniel M. Isaacs; & Comment, "The Anti-Federalists and Presidential War Powers," by Cameron O. Kistler.
The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species: Local Authority and International Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A new book explores the nature of national-to-local linkages, using as a case study the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) via its domestic analog, the Endangered Species Act. The analysis uses quantitative and qualitative methods. The author concludes that while CITES enforcement allows for a national-to-local extension, it presents international challenges too.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 1 - October 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140,170. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Contributors include such noted scholars as Ariel Porat & Eric Posner (aggregation in decisionmaking over many fields of law), Victoria Nourse (legislative history in statutory interpretation), and James Anderson & Paul Heaton (effectiveness of defense counsel in murder cases). Vol. 122, Issue 1 also features student contributions on rights of identity and branding, sales tax, & international law.
The Rule of Law in European Integration: The Path of the Schuman Plan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,550. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This study “remains the definitive analysis of the first crucial decade of the formulation of the Constitution of Europe by at the time a little-known court. It must be read by all serious scholars of European integration.”—Malcolm Feeley, in the new Foreword. In the early days of what would become the EU, it had a weak and ill-defined legislature and executive. And the European Court of Justice.
Cuestionarios de Derecho Internacional Público
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,770. Language: Spanish. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Cuestionarios de Derecho Internacional Público. Una obra extensa con más de mil preguntas sobre Derecho Internacional Público, que abordan la temática básica necesaria tanto en los estudios jurídicos y de Derecho como en las oposiciones y concursos públicos en los que se contempla Derecho Internacional Público.
Israel's Legal Case: A Guidebook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,040. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Law » International law
This volume outlines how Israel's actions are firmly rooted in international law. Recognized experts discuss "occupation," "apartheid," and "colonialism," as well as the legal status of Israeli settlements, the West Bank security fence, and Israel's borders.
Israel's Right of Self-Defense: International Law and Gaza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,410. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Law » International law
This volume provides a review of Israel's unprecedented consideration of questions of international law when forced to go to war to defend its civilian population from attack, with a particular focus on the Gaza war of 2008-2009. Israel gives more thought to upholding the laws of war during its military operations than any other nation in history.
Legal Guide to Living in Japan - Immigration & related problems
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A guide to immigration rules and practices related to living, working and/or studying in Japan, including visa and status of residence problems, resident/alien registration, permanent residency, refugees, naturalisation and deportation. Written in English and easy to understand, it is aimed at foreign nationals already living in Japan or planning to move there.
Israel's Rights as a Nation-State in International Diplomacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,810. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law
A concerted campaign is being waged against Israel to question its very legitimacy in virtually every aspect of its historical, political, and cultural life, with the aim of undermining the very foundations of Israel's existence. In response, several world-renowned experts have joined to present an authoritative exposition of Israel's Rights as a Nation-State in International Diplomacy.
Protection of Cultural Heritage in International Law
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law
The history of cultural property is strongly connected to wars and armed conflicts. If on one side wars represented a means for the enlargement of national territory and neutralisation of enemy populations, ritorsions against theirs cultural property had principally an economic and symbolic value. Damage the signs of a culture was an expression of contempt and superiority.
Tutela internazionale dei beni culturali
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: Italian. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law
Venezia e la sua laguna, Menfi e la sua Necropoli, l’Alhambra a Granada, i Palazzi imperiali delle dinastie Ming e Quing, le Chiese rupestri etiopi, la Fabbrica del legno di Verla, Mont-Saint-Michel, Versailles, San Gimignano, il Taj Mahal, …, Auschwitz. Sono solo alcuni dei gioielli che compongono il complesso puzzle del patrimonio dell’umanità e della nostra memoria collettiva.
The Human Rights Culture: A Study in History and Context
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,650. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Thoughtful and provocative exploration of the human rights movement and its development as a sociological and historical trend. Unlike the typical legal or philosophical approach to human rights, this books asks why it pervades modern culture. Applies the analysis to issues of women and minorities, language and culture, privacy, religion, individualism and state sovereignty. Includes references.
The Law in Political Integration
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » History » European
The classic 1971 study of how law and politics combine to predict a future for European integration, in what would become the EU. Scheingold analyzes the early data and reasons that law and regional integration will lead the future of the Union, not a U.S.-style constitutional development of federalism. It remains a fascinating window on the origins of the EU, plus a new Foreword by Joerg Fedtke.
21st Century U.S. Military Law of War Deskbook - JAG Textbook on History and Framework of Law of War, Legal Bases for Use of Force, Geneva Conventions, War Crimes, Human Rights, Comparative Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law
This ebook provides a reproduction of the Judge Advocate General Law of War Deskbook, with coverage of the history and framework of the law of war, the legal basis for the use of force, Geneva Conventions on the wounded and sick in the field, Prisoners of War, Civilians in the Battlefield, Occupation, means and methods of warfare, war crimes and command, human rights, and comparative law.