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  • Legal Writing in Plain English, Second Edition

    A Text with Exercises

    series Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and
    Admirably clear, concise, down-to-earth, and powerful—all too often, legal writing embodies none of these qualities. Its reputation for obscurity and needless legalese is widespread. Since 2001 Bryan A. Garner’s Legal Writing in Plain English has helped address this problem by providing lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and legal scholars with sound advice and practical tools for ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Law for Laymen - An Australian Book of Legal Advice and Information. Clear, Concise and Practical

    by C. H. Chomley ...
    This vintage book contains a handbook of Australian legal advice and information, first published in 1907. It was originally intended not for the lawyer but for the laymen, and contains an outline of the most important principles of the common laws relating to business and everyday life. "Law for Laymen" will be of utility to those with an interest in the history and development of Australian law, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Marble and the Sculptor

    From Law School to Law Practice

    Let's face it. The entire legal industry is in a state of flux. If you're a new lawyer in today's economy, you're probably asking yourself one of the following questions:How do I transition from law school to law practice?How do I get a job?How can I find like-minded mentors and c... ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • So You Want to be a Lawyer

    The Ultimate Guide to Getting into and Succeeding in Law School

    Completely revised and updated, So You Want to Be a Lawyer takes you through the process of becoming a lawyer, examining each phase in a helpful and easy-to-understand narrative. Find out what practicing law is like before you step into your first law school class. Practice solving legal problems as law students would in law school and lawyers might in an actual courtroom. Find out how to get into ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Dictionary of Legal Terms

    Definitions and Explanations for Non-Lawyers

    Updated to include new terms and to incorporate recent changes in laws and judicial interpretations, this handy dictionary:Contains over 2500 legal terms defined in clear, easy to understand EnglishTranslates “legalese” for the laypersonIncludes hundreds of examples to illustrate the definitionsIs an ideal book for quick reference or to learn more about the law:Non-lawyers will appreciate the way ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Juger les multinationales

    Droits humains bafoués, ressources naturelles pillées, impunité organisée

    La dénonciation des pratiques des multinationales dans le cadre du débat sur le Traité transatlantique.Coca-Cola, Monsanto, Shell, Nestlé, Bayer, Texaco… : certaines marques sont associées à des scandales retentissants. Hydropiraterie en Inde, pesticides aux effets dévastateurs, exploitation pétrolière transformant le delta du Niger en désert écologique, drame du Rana Plaza au Bangladesh, enfants ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Legal Writing Exercises

    A Practical Guide to Clear and Persuasive Writing for Lawyers

    This handy resource will help any lawyer develop their legal writing skills so that they can more effectively communicate with others in the language of the law. There are over 90 illustrative exercises throughout the book. By proceeding through these exercises, and then reading the correct answers, you'll sharpen your legal writing skills. In addition, this isn't a dry text on grammar and writing ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

  • The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law

    The One-Stop Legal Resource for Conducting Business Online

    by Doug Isenberg ...
    Advance praise for The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law“I read this book from cover to cover. The examples of case law are of enormous illustrative value. Some of them will raise your blood pressure (well, mine went up several notches, anyway). Well worth the time to read!”—Vint Cerf, chairman, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)“Doug Isenberg pulls off the toughest hat trick ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Law School 101: How to Succeed in Your First Year of Law School and Beyond

    Everything you need to know to excel in your first year of law school and beyond. Whether you are thinking about law school, have already applied and been accepted, or started your first year, you need to know what to expect in law school and how to succeed. Law School 101 gives an honest look at the law school experience from someone who has been there, and tells students what they should really ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Murder and Mayhem

    Crime in Twentieth-Century Britain

    This introductory book offers a coherent history of twentieth century crime and the law in Britain, with chapters on topics ranging from homicide to racial hate crime, from incest to anarchism, from gangs to the death penalty. Pulling together a wide range of literature, David Nash and Anne-Marie Kilday reveal the evolution of attitudes towards criminality and the law over the course of the ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD

  • The Legal Realism of Jerome N. Frank

    A Study of Fact-Skepticism and the Judicial Process

    by Julius Paul ...
    Between the Levite at the gate and the judicial systems of our day is a long journey in courthouse government, but its basic structure remains the same - law, judge and process. Of the three, process is the most unstable - procedure and facts. Of the two, facts are the most intractable. While most of the law in books may seem to center about abstract theories, doctrines, princi­ ples, and rules, ... Read more

    $125.99 AUD

  • The Law (In Plain English)® for Restaurants and Others in the Food Industry

    series Law in Plain English
    Make Your Restaurant Thrive.Cooking is your passion. Making a living with your cuisine is your dream. Organizing your restaurant is the key to your success.The Law (In Plain English)® for Restaurants is your comprehensive guide to working in the food industry. It looks at the business of running a restaurant and clarifies the laws affecting your business. Learn all the essential details to become ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Nonprofit Meetings, Minutes & Records: How to Run Your Nonprofit Corporation So You Don't Run Into Trouble

    Nonprofit? Stay out of IRS trouble with the ultimate corporate housekeeping tool! Nearly 1.5 million nonprofit organizations are busy preserving historic sites, saving libraries, helping the homeless, greening our cities- and so much more. Yet, while some have sophisticated record-keeping systems, most nonprofits are staffed by volunteers who need help running the organization and keeping up a ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

  • Running for Office

    The Strategies, Techniques and Messages Modern Political Candidates Need To Win Elections

    This is your first and last stop for everything you need to know about winning the political game in the modern world of expensive, competitive campaigning. ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

  • How to Make Patent Drawings

    Save Thousands of Dollars and Do It With a Camera and Computer!

    The best do-it-yourself guide to preparing drawings for your patent application. ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • Personhood in the Age of Biolegality

    Brave New Law

    series Biolegalities
    This volume showcases emerging interdisciplinary scholarship that captures the complex ways in which biological knowledge is testing the nature and structure of legal personhood. Key questions include: What do the new biosciences do to our social, cultural, and legal conceptions of personhood? How does our legal apparatus incorporate new legitimations from the emerging biosciences into its ... Read more

    $116.99 AUD

  • The Great Pictorial History of World Crime

    This unparalleled reference spans the entire scope of world history offering a thorough investigation into the most infamous crimes and their perpetrators throughout recorded time. Arranged by subject, from Assassination to Terrorism, each chapter begins with an essay that introduces the topic and provides a concise overview of the historical, social, and very often, political significance of the ... Read more

    $156.99 AUD

  • The Revival of Pragmatism

    New Essays on Social Thought, Law, and Culture

    series Post-Contemporary Interventions
    Although long considered the most distinctive American contribution to philosophy, pragmatism—with its problem-solving emphasis and its contingent view of truth—lost popularity in mid-century after the advent of World War II, the horror of the Holocaust, and the dawning of the Cold War. Since the 1960s, however, pragmatism in many guises has again gained prominence, finding congenial places to ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

  • The Law Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    series Big Ideas
    Learn about the most important legal milestones in history in The Law Book.Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Law in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for novices looking to find out more and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Law Book brings a fresh and vibrant take ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Little Book of Space Law

    Following Sputnik, the international community quickly recognized that outer space was a legal vacuum. Spacecraft have since become essential to life on Earth. They perform a wide variety of useful functions, including telecommunications, navigation, exploration, mapping, environmental monitoring, scientific research, and, more recently, space tourism.The prominence of space law has grown in ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • La loi sur la continuité des entreprises

    Recueil de législation, doctrine et jurisprudence (Belgique)

    La loi du 31 janvier 2009 relative à la continuité des entreprises avait été approuvée dans un consensus général, dans la foulée de la débâcle de la banque Lehman Brothers et de la crise financière qui a suivi. Rarement pourtant, une loi a suscité autant de commentaires, de notes doctrinales et de décisions jurisprudentielles et ce, sans discontinuer, tant sont nombreuses les entreprises qui ... Read more

    $189.99 AUD

  • Le renvoi préjudiciel

    Droit, liberté ou obligation de coopération des juridictions nationales avec la CJUE

    series Collection droit de l'Union européenne - Monographies
    Les grands arrêts de la Cour de justice sont, dans leur grande majorité, des arrêts rendus sur renvoi préjudiciel d’une juridiction d’un État membre de l’Union européenne. Chaque année désormais, la Cour de justice rend environ 400 décisions préjudicielles. Le mécanisme du renvoi préjudiciel est l’instrument d’une coopération entre les juridictions des vingt-sept États membres et la Cour de ... Read more

    $144.99 AUD

  • Le couple sous toutes ses formes

    Mariage - Cohabitation légale - Cohabitation de fait (Droit belge)

    Dans cet ouvrage de droit belge comparé interne, sont passées en revue de manière systématique et selon une séquence invariable – mariage, cohabitation légale, cohabitation de fait –, toutes les questions qui peuvent se poser pour un couple :• aux trois périodes de son existence : lors de sa formation, durant sa vie, lorsqu’il prend fin (en cas de séparation, divorce ou décès),• tant en ce qui ... Read more

    $129.99 AUD

  • La preuve au carrefour de cinq disciplines juridiques

    (Belgique)

    Comme le rappelait le Doyen Carbonnier, à propos de la locution latine Idem est non esse aut non probari, « Les droits sont comme s’ils n’existaient pas s’ils ne peuvent être prouvés ».Cette citation traduit les difficultés auxquelles se trouvent quotidiennement confrontés le justiciable et les nombreux praticiens du droit (avocats, magistrats, compagnies d’assurances, etc.) amenés à démontrer la ... Read more

    $93.99 AUD