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Case notes of Sir Soulden Lawrence 1787-1800
Lawrence, Soulden, Sir, 1751-1814, author
London : Selden Society, 2013
Preface -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Manuscripts of Sir Soulden Lawrence -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- Table of statutes -- Table of cases -- Index of persons and places -- Index of subjects.
Baker Berry K1 .S44 v.128

Manuela Carmena en el diván de Maruja Torres
Torres, Maruja, interviewer
Barcelona : Planeta, 2015
Baker Berry KKT110.C37 T67 2015

Abina and the important men : a graphic history
Getz, Trevor R., author
New York, New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Baker Berry KRX46.M36 G48 2016

Native title and land law : the laws of Australia
Carter, Justin, author
Pyrmont NSW : Thomson Reuters, [2016]
Land Law -- Introduction -- Native Title at Common Law -- Native Title Legislation -- Commonwealth Legislation -- Australian Capital Territory -- New South Wales -- Northern Territory -- Queensland -- South Australia -- Tasmania -- Victoria -- Western Australia.

Native Title and Land Law - The Laws of Australia provides comprehensive coverage and analysis of common law principles relating to, and the statutory regulation of native title and land law in Australia.
Baker Berry KU716.7 .C37 2016

O direito das águas subterrâneas no Brasil, no Mercosul e na União Européia : um estudo comparado
Santin, Janaína Rigo, author
Santa Maria : Editora UFSM, 2013
Baker Berry KHD3310 .S268 2013

The beginnings of Islamic law : late antique Islamicate legal traditions
Salaymeh, Lena, author
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Legal-historical beginnings : outlining late antique Islamic law -- Legal historiography : a case study in international law -- Legal-historical hybridity : tracing Islam in its Islamicate context -- Legal custom : a case study in ritual law -- Legal historicizing : moments in macro-histories -- Legal comparisons : a case study in family law.

The Beginnings of Islamic Law' is a major and innovative contribution to our understanding of the historical unfolding of Islamic law. Scrutinizing its historical contexts, the book proposes that Islamic law is a continuous intermingling of innovation and tradition. Salaymeh challenges the embedded assumptions in conventional Islamic legal historiography by developing a critical approach to the study of both Islamic and Jewish legal history. Through case studies of the treatment of war prisoners, circumcision, and wife-initiated divorce, she examines how Muslim jurists incorporated and transformed 'Near Eastern' legal traditions. She also demonstrates how socio-political and historical situations shaped the everyday practice of law, legal education, and the organization of the legal profession in the late antique and medieval eras. Aimed at scholars and students interested in Islamic history, Islamic law, and the relationship between Jewish and Islamic legal traditions, this book's interdisciplinary approach provides accessible explanations and translations of complex materials and ideas.
Baker Berry KBP55 .S25 2016

STF e ideologia : entre as influências da ordem liberal-democrática e os desafios da globalização
Holgonsi Soares Gonçalves Siqueira, Júlio Canello, Luciana Rodrigues Penna, Reginaldo Teixeira Perez (org.)
Santa Maria : Editora UFSM, 2012
Baker Berry KHD2530 .S74 2012

Psicologia, famílias e leis : desafios à realidade brasileira
Dorian Mônica Arpini, Aline Cardoso Siqueira, org
Santa Maria : Editora UFSM, 2012
Baker Berry KHD462.M54 P78 2012

Contesting medical confidentiality : origins of the debate in the United States, Britain, and Germany
Maehle, Andreas-Holger, 1957- author
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2016]
Medical confidentiality is an essential cornerstone of effective public health systems, and for centuries societies have struggled to maintain the illusion of absolute privacy. In this age of health databases and increasing connectedness, however, the confidentiality of patient information is rapidly becoming a concern at the forefront of worldwide ethical and political debate. In Contesting Medical Confidentiality, Andreas-Holger Maehle travels back to the origins of this increasingly relevant issue. He offers the first comparative analysis of professional and public debates on medical confidentiality in the United States, Britain, and Germany during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, when traditional medical secrecy first came under pressure from demands of disclosure in the name of public health. Maehle structures his study around three representative questions of the time that remain salient today: Do physicians have a privilege to refuse court orders to reveal confidential patient details? Is there a medical duty to report illegal procedures to the authorities? Should doctors breach confidentiality in order to prevent the spread of disease? Considering these debates through a unique historical perspective, Contesting Medical Confidentiality illuminates the ethical issues and potentially grave consequences that continue to stir up public debate.
Baker Berry K3611.C65 M34 2016

Mercado-estado-cárcel en la democracia neoliberal española
Jiménez Franco, Dani, 1974- author
Barcelona : Anthropos, 2016
Baker Berry KKT4798 .J56 2016

The concept of a philosophical jurisprudence : essays and reviews 1926-51
Oakeshott, Michael, 1901-1990
Charlottesville, VA : Imprint Academic, ©2007
Baker Berry K230.O25 A2 2007

Free speech on America's K-12 and college campuses : legal cases from Barnette to Blaine
Bobbitt, Randy, 1955- author
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]
Preface -- The schoolhouse gate -- High school media -- College media -- Religious issues -- Speech codes, speech zones, and political incorrectness -- Disruption, fighting words, and true threats: real and imagined -- Epilogue.
Baker Berry KF4155.5 .B63 2017

Waging war : the clash between presidents and Congress, 1776 to ISIS
Barron, David J., author
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016
The Revolutionary War -- The founding -- Quasi war -- The good officer -- The man on horseback -- Antebellum -- Confronting secession -- The war comes -- The war ends -- Imperialism -- The Great War -- Preparing for World War II -- Total war -- Korea and absolute war powers -- War in Indochina and congressional resurgence -- The imperial presidency and the end of the President's war -- The new normal -- Post-Cold War -- The global war on terrorism -- Iraq.

"A timely account of a raging debate: The history of the ongoing struggle between the presidents and Congress over who has the power to declare and wage war. The Constitution states that it is Congress that declares war, but it is the presidents who have more often taken us to war and decided how to wage it. In Waging War, United States Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals David Barron opens with an account of George Washington and the Continental Congress over Washington's plan to burn New York City before the British invasion. Congress ordered him not to, and he obeyed. Barron takes us through all the wars that followed: 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the Spanish-American war, World Wars One and Two, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and now, most spectacularly, the War on Terror. Congress has criticized George W. Bush for being too aggressive and Barack Obama for not being aggressive enough, but it avoids a vote on the matter. By recounting how our presidents have declared and waged wars, Barron shows that these executives have had to get their way without openly defying Congress. Waging War shows us our country's revered and colorful presidents at their most trying times--Washington, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Johnson, both Bushes, and Obama. Their wars have made heroes of some and victims of others, but most have proved adept at getting their way over reluctant or hostile Congresses. The next president will face this challenge immediately--and the Constitution and its fragile system of checks and balances will once again be at the forefront of the national debate"--
Baker Berry KF5060 .B37 2016

Vieja y nueva constitución
Muñoz Machado, Santiago, author
Barcelona : Crítica, 2016
Baker Berry KKT2101 .M864 2016

El derecho penal de la posguerra
(Director)., Juan Carlos Ferré Olivé ; Carmen Armendáriz León and fourteen others
Valencia : Tirant lo Blanch, 2016
Baker Berry KKT3800 .D454 2016

Tainted witness : why we doubt what women say about their lives
Gilmore, Leigh, 1959- author
New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]
Introduction: tainted witness in testimonial networks -- Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, and the search for an adequate witness -- Jurisdictions and testimonial networks: Rigoberta Menchu -- Neoliberal life narrative: from testimony to self-help -- Witness by proxy: girls in humanitarian storytelling -- Tainted witness in law and literature: Nafissatou Diallo and Jamaica Kincaid -- Conclusion: testimonial publics-#BlackLivesMatter and Claudia Rankine's Citizen.

in 1991, Anita Hill's testimony during Clarence Thomas's Senate confirmation hearing brought the problem of sexual harassment to a public audience. Although widely believed by women, Hill was defamed by conservatives and Thomas was confirmed to the Supreme Court. The tainting of Hill and her testimony is part of a larger social history in which women find themselves caught up in a system that refuses to believe what they say. Hill's experience shows how a tainted witness is not who someone is, but what someone can become. Tainted Witness examines how gender, race, and doubt stick to women witnesses as their testimony circulates in search of an adequate witness. Judgment falls unequally upon women who bear witness, as well-known conflicts about testimonial authority in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries reveal. Women's testimonial accounts demonstrate both the symbolic potency of women's bodies and speech in the public sphere and the relative lack of institutional security and control to which they can lay claim. Each testimonial act follows in the wake of a long and invidious association of race and gender with lying that can be found to this day within legal courts and everyday practices of judgment, defining these locations as willfully unknowing and hostile to complex accounts of harm. Bringing together feminist, literary, and legal frameworks, Leigh Gilmore provides provocative readings of what happens when women's testimony is discredited. She demonstrates how testimony crosses jurisdictions, publics, and the unsteady line between truth and fiction in search of justice. -- Inside jacket flap.
Baker Berry K3243 .G55 2017

The International Court of Justice
Thirlway, H. W. A., 1937- author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016
In recent years States have made more and more extensive use of the International Court of Justice for the judicial settlement of disputes. Despite being declared by the Court's Statute to have no binding force for States other than the parties to the case, its decisions have come to constitute a body of jurisprudence that is frequently invoked in other disputes, in international negotiation, and in academic writing. This jurisprudence, covering a wide range of aspects of international law, is the subject of considerable ongoing academic examination; it needs however to be seen against the background, and in the light, of the Court's structure, jurisdiction and operation, and the principles applied in these domains. The purpose of this book is thus to provide an accessible and comprehensive study of this aspect of the Court, and in particular of its procedure, written by a scholar who has had unique opportunities of close observation of the Court in action. This distillation of direct experience and expertise makes it essential reading for all those who study, teach or practise international law.
Baker Berry KZ6275 .T47 2016

The enlightenment on trial : ordinary litigants and colonialism in the Spanish empire
Premo, Bianca, author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Introduction : why is it enlightenment? -- Agents and powers : litigants and writers in the courts -- Derecho and law : legal enlightenment in philosophy and policy -- Numbers and values : counting cases in the Spanish empire -- Pleitos and lawsuits : conjugal conflicts in civil courts -- Then and now : native status and custom -- Being and becoming : freedom and slave lawsuits -- Conclusion : why not enlightenment? -- Appendix I. Archival methods -- Appendix II. Analysis of civil litigation over time.
Baker Berry KG495 .P74 2017

Slavery in America and the world : history, culture & law
Getzville, New York : William S. Hein & Co., Inc., [2016]-
Brings together, for the first time, all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. The library has hundreds of pamphlets and books written about slavery--defending it, attacking it or simply analyzing it. We have gathered every English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920, which includes many essays and articles in obscure, hard-to-find journals in the United States and elsewhere. We have provided more than a thousand pamphlets and books on slavery from the 19th century. We provide word searchable access to all Congressional debates from the Continental Congress to 1880. We have also included many modern histories of slavery. Within this library is a section containing all modern law review articles on the subject.

Procès politiques au temps de Louis XI : Armagnac et Bourgogne
édition critique par Joël Blanchard
Genève : Librairie Droz, [2016]
Continuing the critical edition of trial texts from the rein of Louis XI, the present volume presents those of John V of Armagnac, Charles of Albret, and Charles the Bold. These texts allow for a fuller understanding of the rebellion against the king, the kingdoms emerging legal structures, and Louiss ability to work within and through the law, all while manipulating it to his needs.
Baker Berry KJV134 .P76 2016

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