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  • A Death in the Islands

    The Unwritten Law and the Last Trial of Clarence Darrow

    by Mike Farris

    Lies, murder, and a legendary courtroom battle threaten to tear apart the Territory of Hawaii.In September of 1931, Thalia Massie, a young naval lieutenant’s wife, claims to have been raped by five Hawaiian men in Honolulu. Following a hung jury in the rape trial, Thalia’s mother, socialite Grace Fortescue, and husband, along with two sailors, kidnap one of the accused in an attempt to coerce a ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Poisoned

    How a Crime-Busting Prosecutor Turned His Medical Mystery into a Crusade for Environmental Victims

    by Alan Bell and 1 more

    After years of prosecuting hard-core criminals, rising legal star Alan Bell took a private sector job in South Florida’s newest skyscraper. Suddenly, he suffered such bizarre medical symptoms, doctors suspected he’d been poisoned by the Mafia. Bell’s rapidly declining health forced him to flee his glamorous Miami life to a sterile “bubble” in the remote Arizona desert.As his career and marriage ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Remedies in Australian Private Law

    by Katy Barnett and 1 more

    The second edition of Remedies in Australian Private Law offers readers a clear and detailed introduction to remedies and their functions under Australian law. Clearly structured, with a strong black-letter law focus, the text provides a complete treatment of remedies in common law, equity and statute and develops a framework for understanding the principles of private law remedies and their ... Read more

    $95.36 AUD

  • THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

    by United Nations

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948 at Palais de Chaillot, Paris. The Declaration arose directly from the experience of the Second World War and represents the first global expression of rights to which all human beings are inherently entitled. ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • The Narrow Corridor

    How Nations Struggle for Liberty

    by Daron Acemoglu and 1 more

    'As enjoyable as it is thought-provoking' Jared DiamondBy the authors of the international bestseller Why Nations Fail, based on decades of research, this powerful new big-picture framework explains how some countries develop towards and provide liberty while others fall to despotism, anarchy or asphyxiating norms - and explains how liberty can thrive despite new threats.Liberty is hardly the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Best Defense

    by Alan Dershowitz

    "Anyone interested in the true merits of criminal law and very fine writing must read Alan Dershowitz's book." --Truman CapoteIn this tell-all legal memoir, Alan Dershowitz describes his most famous, and infamous, cases and clients. In the process, takes a critical, informed look at a legal system that he regards as deeply corrupt. ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • The Sound and the Fury

    by William Faulkner and 1 more

    The Sound and the Fury is a novel written by the American author William Faulkner. It employs a number of narrative styles, including the technique known as stream of consciousness, pioneered by 20th-century European novelists such as James Joyce and Virginia Woolf. Published in 1929, The Sound and the Fury was Faulkner's fourth novel, and was not immediately successful. In 1931, however, when ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Triumph of Justice

    Closing the Book on the O.J. Simpson Saga

    by Daniel Petrocelli and 1 more

    After the white Bronco, after the bloody glove, after the media frenzy and the verdict that set O.J. Simpson free, Daniel Petrocelli came to pick up the pieces. Outraged by the disastrous miscarriage of justice, the family of murder victim Ronald Goldman sought justice in civil court—their last chance to go after Simpson. To represent them, they hired Petrocelli, a respected attorney who had never ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Judging Civil Justice

    by Hazel Genn

    series The Hamlyn Lectures
    The civil justice system supports social order and economic activity, but a number of factors over the last decade have created a situation in which the value of civil justice is being undermined and the civil courts are in a state of dilapidation. For the 2008 Hamlyn Lectures, Dame Hazel Genn discusses reforms to civil justice in England and around the world over the last decade in the context of ... Read more

    $36.51 AUD

  • Valuing Life

    Humanizing the Regulatory State

    by Cass R. Sunstein

    The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) is the United States’s regulatory overseer. In Valuing Life, Cass R. Sunstein draws on his firsthand experience as the Administrator of OIRA from 2009 to 2012 to argue that we can humanize regulation—and save lives in the process.As OIRA Administrator, Sunstein helped oversee regulation in a broad variety of areas, including ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Pleadings Without Tears

    A Guide to Legal Drafting Under the Civil Procedure Rules

    by Roger Eastman and 1 more

    Pleadings Without Tears has become established as one of the most successful books on practical legal drafting in the context of litigation. This new ninth edition is fully updated to take account of all Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) changes since the last edition. The book takes a practical and insightful look at the subject of legal drafting, enabling the reader to become confident in approaching ... Read more

    $60.82 AUD

  • Life Without Lawyers: Restoring Responsibility in America

    by Philip K. Howard

    How to restore the can-do spirit that made America great, from the author of the best-selling The Death of Common Sense.Americans are losing the freedom to make sense of daily choices—teachers can’t maintain order in the classroom, managers are trained to avoid candor, schools ban tag, and companies plaster inane warnings on everything: “Remove Baby Before Folding Stroller.”Philip K. Howard’s ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Remedies for Breach of Contract

    A Comparative Analysis of the Protection of Performance

    by Solène Rowan

    A thought-provoking analysis of remedies for breach of contract, this book examines the commitment of English law to the protection of contractual performance. It considers specific remedies, termination, compensatory damages, gain-based monetary awards, punitive damages, and contractually negotiated remedies. It also looks forward by considering how the protection of performance could be ... Read more

    $179.73 AUD

  • Interessengerechte Rechtswahl im Kaufrecht

    Vertragswidrigkeit, Mängelrüge und Vertragsaufhebung UN-Kaufrecht, deutsches, französisches und schweizerisches Recht im Vergleich

    by Cordula Giesecke

    series Internationalrechtliche Studien
    Vertragsparteien versäumen es oft, durch geschickte Rechtswahl im Wege der Parteiautonomie die Anwendbarkeit des für sie günstigsten Rechts zu sichern. Stattdessen wählen sie stets ihr Heimatrecht als bekanntestes Recht, ein neutral geltendes Recht wie das Schweizer Recht als vermeintlich gerechtestes Recht oder orientieren ihre Rechtswahl an verbreiteten Gepflogenheiten und wählen zum Beispiel ... Read more

    $129.13 AUD

  • Arrendamento Urbano

    by Edgar Alexandre M. Valente

    O Arrendamento Urbano foi, recentemente, objeto de diversas alterac?es legislativas, com a entrada em vigor de numerosa legislac?o avulsa, primeiramente com a Lei n? 30/2018, de 16 de julho e, por ultimo, com a Lei n? 13/2019, de 12 de fevereiro, mediadas por outros diplomas que, de igual forma, contendem com a materia em apreco, importando analisar as leis atualmente em vigor, tendo em vista a ... Read more

    $33.81 AUD

  • Incumprimento Resolutório: uma Introdução

    by Madalena Perestrelo; Ana Perestrelo de Oliveira

    A possibilidade de resolução do contrato por incumprimento, fundada na lei ou em cláusula negocial, continua a suscitar inúmeras dúvidas e dificuldades perante os casos concretos trazidos pela prática. Pretende este texto fornecer critérios para a resposta à questão de saber se o não cumprimento de determinada obrigação contratual justifica, no caso concreto, o direito de a contraparte se ... Read more

    $26.36 AUD

  • Altersdiskriminierung im Versicherungsprivatrecht?

    Über die Berücksichtigung des Alters als Risikomerkmal in der Privatversicherung

    by Joachim Frhr. von Wrangel

    series Europäische Hochschulschriften Recht
    Die Entscheidung des EuGH zu den Unisex-Tarifen im Versicherungsprivatrecht im März 2011 hat für viel Aufsehen gesorgt. Das Buch behandelt unter dem Blickwinkel des EuGH-Urteils das Risiko- und Diskriminierungsmerkmal «Alter» im deutschen Recht. Dabei spielen die europäischen Diskriminierungsrichtlinien und deren deutsche Umsetzung in § 20 AGG eine zentrale Rolle. Der Autor stellt die Frage, ob ... Read more

    $100.09 AUD

  • Das Wechselmodell

    Geltendes Recht und Reformbedarf

    by Dragana Damljanovic

    series Studien zum deutschen und internationalen Familien- und Erbrecht
    Einhergehend mit einem gewandelten Rollenverständnis von Mann und Frau und einem wachsenden Interesse von Vätern an der Kindesbetreuung wird eine Betreuung im sogenannten Wechselmodell für Eltern nach Trennung oder Scheidung zunehmend attraktiver. Bei diesem Arrangement betreuen die Eltern das Kind zu in etwa gleichen Anteilen. Während in vielen ausländischen Rechtssystemen das Wechselmodell ... Read more

    $92.83 AUD

  • Geschäftsführer- und Gesellschafterhaftung wegen Insolvenzverschleppung bei der GmbH

    by Björn Biehl

    series Europäische Hochschulschriften Recht
    Der Autor untersucht die Auswirkungen der durch das MoMig eingeführten Änderungen der Insolvenzantragspflicht auf die Rechtspraxis. Neben der Betrachtung der tatbestandlichen Änderungen des § 15a InsO liegt der Fokus der Arbeit auf der Untersuchung der verschiedenen Haftungssysteme, die in Rechtsprechung und Literatur bei einem Verstoß gegen die Insolvenzantragspflicht diskutiert werden. Sind ... Read more

    $97.23 AUD

  • Streitverkündung gegenüber dem Prozessbevollmächtigten

    by Sascha Gruschwitz

    series Europäische Hochschulschriften Recht
    Der Autor befasst sich mit dem zivilprozessualen Hilfsinstrument der Streitverkündung, die zur Sicherung materiell-rechtlicher Ansprüche auch gegenüber Rechtsanwälten relevant werden kann. Verkündet eine Partei dem eigenen oder gegnerischen Prozessbevollmächtigten den Streit, ergeben sich eine Reihe prozessualer und berufsrechtlicher Folgeprobleme. Ausgehend von den Grundbegriffen des ... Read more

    $82.71 AUD

  • Blackstone's Civil Practice 2014: The Commentary

    by The Rt Hon Lord Justice Maurice Kay and 2 more

    Adopting a distinctive narrative approach based on the chronology of a claim, Blackstone's Civil Practice 2014: The Commentary provides authoritative guidance on the process of civil litigation from commencement of a claim to enforcement of judgments. It addresses civil procedure in the county courts, the High Court, the Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court as well as more specialist matters ... Read more

    $414.80 AUD

  • The Global Evolution of Clinical Legal Education

    More than a Method

    by Richard J. Wilson

    Globally, the methodologies of legal education have not changed in any fundamental way, some methods dating back hundreds of years. Law schools have relied, for too long, on passive learning methods such as lectures or cases. Clinical legal education provides an alternative that is more than just another pedagogical method. It provides a way for students to experience their emerging professional ... Read more

    $114.06 AUD

  • Der Handelsvertreter im Nebenberuf gemäß § 92b HGB

    by Lutz Jörres

    series Europäische Hochschulschriften Recht
    Das Buch widmet sich dem Handelsvertreter im Nebenberuf (§ 92b HGB), einer Ausnahmeerscheinung im Handelsvertreterrecht. Ihm werden wichtige Regelungen, etwa der Ausgleichsanspruch nach § 89b HGB, vorenthalten. Rechtsprechung und Literatur haben diesem Absatzmittler bislang nur wenig Aufmerksamkeit gewidmet. Seine praktische Bedeutung hat aber stark zugenommen. So behandelt die Deutsche Post AG ... Read more

    $100.09 AUD

  • Agravo de Instrumento no Novo CPC - 2ª edição

    Teoria e Prática

    by Hélio Apoliano Cardoso

    "O presente compêndio busca demonstrar ao operador do Direito que o rol estabelecido no artigo 1.015, que regula os casos de admissibilidade do agravo de instrumento, não é tão definido como parece ser, uma vez que pode, sim, permitir o cabimento do agravo de instrumento, mesmo fora da lista da referida norma, via interpretação extensiva. Evidente que não podemos deixar de reconhecer que uma das ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD