International Law

Author: Barry E. Carter,Allen S. Weiner

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9780735598102

Category: Law

Page: 1173

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Distinctively accessible in organization and style, International Law offers an adroit selection of excerpted cases and documents, as well as notes, questions, and problems. Interdisciplinary materials introduce a variety of perspectives, such as economics and international relations theory. International Law is an effective blend of current issues and thinking alongside traditional theories and concepts. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Sixth Edition addresses major developments in international law and new issues and challenges arising from developments in the U.N., U.S., NATO, and other countries with respect to Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, and North Korea. A leading casebook in its field, International Law also features: an effective overview of international law that lays the groundwork for the topics that follow The Sixth Edition brings timely coverage and analysis of developing law: the U.N., NATO, and EU military intervention to protect civilians in Libya new developments with respect to Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, and Pakistan international efforts to address global climate change and other international environmental matters updates to U.S. counter-terrorism policies regarding detention, torture, and rendition, including Boumediene v. Bush other recent Supreme Court decisions in Medellin v. Texas (treaties), Samantar v. Yousef (foreign official immunity), and Morrison v. Nat'l Australia Bank (extraterritorial jurisdiction) revised European Union sections reflecting passage of the Lisbon Treaty important decisions by international courts such as Schalk and Kopf v. Austria, the major European Court of Human Rights decision on same-sex marriage
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International Human Rights

Problems of Law, Policy, and Practice

Author: Hurst Hannum,Dinah L. Shelton,S. James Anaya,Rosa Celorio

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454876662

Category: Law

Page: 1320

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The Sixth Edition of International Human Rights provides students with an accessible, problem-based pedagogy that forces them consider the fundamental human rights issues of from political and legal perspectives. Balancing practical considerations and underlying theory, this outstanding and newly expanded authorship team delivers a comprehensive text that examines the historical underpinnings and contemporary considerations that animate human rights efforts across the globe. Professors and students will benefit from: Streamlined text with contents being more intuitive; eliminating the underutilized section on International Criminal Law and reapportioning those materials elsewhere, and condensing the International Humanitarian Law section. Thoroughly updated text that includes recent scholarship, reports from International Tribunals, and changes in International Human Rights landscape. An incorporation of recent resolutions from international tribunals and decisions for international adjudicatory bodies.
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Leben und Tod

der Zusammenbruch der traditionellen Ethik

Author: Peter Singer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783891311202

Category: Abortion

Page: 255

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National Security Law

Author: Stephen Dycus,Arthur L. Berney,Stephen I. Vladeck

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 9781454868323

Category: Law

Page: 1504

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The 6th edition of National Security Law not only updates the leading casebook in this field with recent developments, but adds new chapters on extraterritoriality, cyber operations, bulk collection, the structure of habeas, and the procedural path to terrorism trials. Because the continuing rapid growth of the field and of relevant materials has made them harder to teach, this edition also for the first time makes substantial changes in their presentation to make them more teachable. The co-authors have provided questions before each principal case to guide the reader; streamlined the notes and questions after the cases to make them easier to read; and summarized basic principles in a new feature at the end of each chapter. The result is a book that is not only current and comprehensive, but significantly easier to read and teach.
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Information Privacy Law

Author: Daniel J. Solove,Paul M. Schwartz

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454892757

Category: Law

Page: 1200

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This text offers a clear, comprehensive, and cutting-edge introduction to the field of information privacy law, with the latest cases and materials exploring issues of emerging technology and information privacy. Extensive background information and authorial guidance provide clear and concise introductions to various areas of law. The Sixth Edition of Information Privacy Law has been revised to include the General Data Protection Regulation, Spokeo, and many other new developments. Key Benefits: Updated cases, including those involving Hulu, Apple, Google, Snapchat, and others along with the Supreme Court ruling on Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins. New coverage of FTC and HHS enforcement actions. Extensive coverage of FTC privacy enforcement, HIPAA and HHS enforcement, standing in privacy lawsuits, among other topics. Chapters devoted exclusively to data security, national security, employment privacy, and education privacy. Sections on government surveillance and freedom to explore ideas. Extensive coverage of the NSA and the Snowden revelations and the ensuing litigation.
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Foreign Relations Law

Cases and Materials

Author: Curtis A. Bradley,Jack L. Goldsmith

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454888709

Category: Law

Page: 875

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A leading casebook on foreign relations law, authored by two widely cited and experienced scholars, Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials, Sixth Edition examines the law that regulates the conduct of contemporary U.S. foreign relations. It offers a compelling mix of cases, statutes, and executive branch materials, as well as extensive notes and questions and discussion of relevant historical background.
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Die Pappelallee

Author: Ursula Curtiss

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3105610332

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Mrs. Marrable erscheint vielen Leuten als schrullig, doch sie weiß genau, was sie will. Von ihrer neuen Gesellschafterin verlangt sie zum Beispiel, daß sie zu jeder Zeit erreichbar ist. Als Miss Tinsley dann wenig später über Nacht verschwindet, glauben viele an das Schlimmste. Nur Mrs. Marrable nicht ... (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)
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Property and Social Resilience in Times of Conflict

Land, Custom and Law in East Timor

Author: Daniel Fitzpatrick,Andrew McWilliam

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131707470X

Category: Law

Page: 304

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Peace-building in a number of contemporary contexts involves fragile states, influential customary systems and histories of land conflict arising from mass population displacement. This book is a timely response to the increased international focus on peace-building problems arising from population displacement and post-conflict state fragility. It considers the relationship between property and resilient customary systems in conflict-affected East Timor. The chapters include micro-studies of customary land and population displacement during the periods of Portuguese colonization and Indonesian military occupation. There is also analysis of the development of laws relating to customary land in independent East Timor (Timor Leste). The book fills a gap in socio-legal literature on property, custom and peace-building and is of interest to property scholars, anthropologists, and academics and practitioners in the emerging field of peace and conflict studies.
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Conflict of Laws

Cases and Materials

Author: R. Lea Brilmayer,Jack L. Goldsmith,Erin O?Hara O?Connor

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 145486091X

Category: Law

Page: 870

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Written by leading Conflicts scholars, this casebook presents a balanced study of Conflict of Laws. The books starts with a discussion of traditional approaches to choice-of-law problems, followed by an examination how modern courts and commentators have struggled to formulate more responsive approaches. The remaining broad topics--constitutional limitations on choice of law, the Erie doctrine, personal jurisdiction, conflicts in the federal system, recognition of judgments, conflicts in the international context, choosing legal regimes and choice of law in complex litigation--are considered in light of the wisdom derived from consideration of the basic choice-of-law problems. Key New Features: Chapter on Conflict of Laws in the Federal System, which was deleted in the 6th edition, is added back at the request of adopters; the chapter does not attempt a comprehensive coverage of issues that are typically addressed in a civil procedure or federal jurisdiction course but instead focuses on the federalism questions that are relevant to conflict of laws. Addition of Goodyear v. Brown and Daimler v. Bauman to the chapter on personal jurisdiction, two Supreme Court cases that greatly modernize the subject New discussion of the impact of law and economics on choice of law theory Discussion of new cases on post-9/11 scope of constitutional limits New examples pertaining to recognition of judgments in domestic relations cases, e.g., child kidnapping Continued coverage of the First Restatement rules that continue to be important, with less emphasis on First Restatement rules of less relevance today. Re-introduction of discussion of New York cases addressing choice of law theory, with focus on important new cases
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International Law

Author: Mark W. Janis

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business

ISBN: 9781454813682

Category: Law

Page: 396

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International Law is a concise paperback that is an ideal student companion guide to any law school casebook on international law. Clearly written and thoughtfully organized around three key concepts, this text orients students in the basics of international law while providing broad coverage of contemporary public policy issues shaping international relations. The Sixth Edition emphasizes the changes between the Bush and Obama administrations' approaches to international relations and the effects they are having on international law. New Supreme Court cases, including Medellin v. Texas, are given thorough treatment, as are updates in the evolving fields of international human rights law and international environmental law. In addition, new material covering the increasing workloads of many international courts is presented. Hallmark features: Clear and highly readable writing style makes this companion text a student favorite. Logically organized around three broad questions: What are the international legal rules? What is the international legal process? What role does international law play in international relations ? Broad coverage of public international issues, with some discussion of commercial topics. Comprehensive and flexible approach makes this an ideal companion to any international law casebook. Appropriate for undergraduate and graduate courses on International Law and International Relations. Comprehensive Appendix doubles as valuable reference source. Moderate use of footnotes keeps focus on broad concepts. The revised Sixth Edition includes new and updated material on: The changes between the Obama and Bush administrations' approach to international law and international relations. New Supreme Court cases, with discussions and analyses, on international and foreign law, including Medellin v. Texas . The evolving fields of international human rights law and international environmental law. The increasing workload of the many international courts, including the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights, and the International Criminal Court.
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International Arbitration

Cases and Materials

Author: Gary B. Born

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454860251

Category: Law

Page: 1368

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This important casebook is based upon one of the leading books in the field Born's treatise, International Commercial Arbitration. It offers a comprehensive approach to international commercial arbitration (focused on the New York Convention and UNCITRAL Model Law), while providing comparative examples drawn from state-to-state and investment arbitration. An easy-to-use chronological structure follows the course of an international arbitration. Features: Thoroughly revised to reflect amendments to UNCITRAL Rules, ICC Rules and other institutional arbitration rules New sections addressing IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration Revised to reflect amendments to representative national arbitration legislation in France, Singapore and elsewhere Streamlined excerpts of cases and awards; added excerpts of new arbitral awards on selected topics.
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Der Wert des Privaten

Author: Beate Rössler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783518291306

Category: Privacy

Page: 379

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International Civil Litigation in United States Courts

Author: Gary B. Born,Peter B. Rutledge

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454898453

Category: Law

Page: 1272

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International Civil Litigation in United States Courts is the essential, comprehensive law school text for the current and future international litigator or international corporate lawyer. Covering all the topics discussed in competing texts and more, this casebook seamlessly combines international litigation, conflict of laws, and comparative civil procedure. This Sixth Edition includes excerpts and updated discussion of recent U.S. court decisions and legislation relating to a wide range of private and public international law topics, including foreign sovereign immunity, choice of law, antisuit injunctions, legislative jurisdiction, service of process on non-U.S. citizens, international discovery, foreign judgment enforcement, and international arbitration. Key Features: Updates on recent US Supreme Court and other significant U.S. court decisions, including Daimler AG v. Bauman, BNSF Ry. Co. v. Tyrrell, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., Water Splash, Inc. v. Menon, and more. Updated discussion of international law and national law from Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Revised Notes on recent developments and current topics such as terrorism, proof of foreign law, and judicial jurisdiction.
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Kirchner - Abkürzungsverzeichnis der Rechtssprache

Author: N.A

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110375459

Category: Law

Page: 1028

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The Kirchner book deciphers more than 10,000 abbreviations of German legal terminology. There is hardly any legal text without abbreviations. And not only lawyers must know what they mean. Every citizen who wants to understand legal texts comes across these word fragments.
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Gender and Law

Theory, Doctrine, Commentary

Author: Katharine T. Bartlett,Deborah L. Rhode,Joanna L. Grossman

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9781454817659

Category: Law

Page: 890

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Gender and Law: Theory, Doctrine, Commentary, Sixth Edition focuses on all gendered aspects of American law, exploring the historical, comparative, statutory, constitutional, and theoretical dimensions of law's regulation of sexuality and gender. Topics covered can include the nature and attainability of equality, employment law, education and athletics, pregnancy, family, rape, sexual harassment, reproductive control, prostitution, pornography, lesbian/gay/transgender issues, and relevant natural law, economic, feminist, and LGBT theory. Key features for the 6th Edition: Proving systemic discrimination after Dukes v. Walmart. State activity on gay marriage, challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act, repeal of Don't Ask/Don't Tell, and LGBT rights issues. Developments in the law and politics of abortion and reproduction. Gender equity under healthcare reform. Sex and technology, including sexting, advances in reproductive technology, and social media harassment. Developments in pregnancy and caretaker discrimination. Updates on pay equity issues, including equal pay after Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Updates in the social science of single-sex education and new federal regulations on single-sex public education. Expanded coverage of sexual harassment, domestic violence, international trafficking, the Violence Against Women Act, and other issues relating to abuse of women. New problems based on recent actual fact patterns.
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Pnin

Author: Vladimir Nabokov

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 364405651X

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Der zerstreute Professor Timofey Pnin ist ein einsamer Individualist, den der American Way of Life tief verstört. Der Immigrant wirkt auf seine Umwelt wie ein komischer Versager. Aber seine Würde, sein Ernst, seine Persönlichkeit lassen ebendiese Umwelt lächerlich erscheinen: Sie versagt an ihm. Alles, was Pnin widerfährt, macht uns diesen altmodischen russischen Gelehrten liebenswert. «Ein Wunderwerk des Humors. Ein Jahrhundertroman.» (Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Der Spiegel)
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