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  • From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime
    From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Hinton

    Co-Winner of the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize...

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  • Civil Litigation 2017-2018
    Civil Litigation 2017-2018 (English, Paperback) Susan Cunningham-Hill, Karen Elder

    Making use of two case studies which run throughout the book, this text provides student-focused coverage of the key procedures central to the civil litigation process. Innovative diagrams in the form of a timeline help students see how the procedures fit together, while costs and professional conduct issues are clearly highlighted.

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  • Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2018
    Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2018 (English, Paperback) Sofia Graca, Kevin Lawton-Barrett

    Reflecting the multitude of avenues into the police force now open to future police officers, from student officers and pre-join students to Specials, Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2018 ensures you have the knowledge and understanding necessary to undertake independent patrol in a professional and competent manner.

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  • Business Law 2017-2018
    Business Law 2017-2018 (English, Paperback) J. Scott Slorach, Jason Ellis

    Business Law contains clear and detailed coverage of partnerships, company law, taxation, EU law, and insolvency, making the book ideally suited to the Legal Practice Course. Statutory references encourage students to refer to primary sources.

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  • Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases
    Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases (English, Paperback) Judicial College

    The Guidelines are designed to provide a clear and logical framework for the assessment of damages in personal injury cases. This new edition has been fully updated to take into account inflation since the last edition. It also continues to include an additional column of figures indicating the 10% uplift in general damages.

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  • Murder in the Bayou
    Murder in the Bayou (English, Paperback) Ethan Brown

    New York Times Bestseller...

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  • Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2018
    Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2018 (Paperback) Police National Legal Database

    Written and endorsed by the Police National Legal Database (PNLD), this Handbook gives you everything you need to make quick, informed decisions whilst out on patrol. Detailing over 400 offences, each section offers a definition of the offence, points to prove, and a clear system of icons covering police powers and mode of trial.

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  • Reimagining Restorative Justice
    Reimagining Restorative Justice (English, Paperback) David O'Mahony, Jonathan Doak

    This book offers a comprehensive analysis of how mediation and restorative practice have developed in theory and how the theory can be related to the most recent international experiences of what works and how it works.

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  • Debating Judicial Appointments in an Age of Diversity
    Debating Judicial Appointments in an Age of Diversity (English, Hardback) Graham Gee

    What should be the primary goals of a judicial appointments system, and how much weight should be placed on diversity in particular? Why is achieving a diverse judiciary across the UK taking so long? Is it time for positive action? What role should the current judiciary play in the appointment of our future judges?...

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  • International Law
    International Law (English, Paperback) Malcolm N. Shaw

    The definitive and authoritative international law text, updated to reflect key case law, international practice and treaty developments.

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  • A Short Introduction to Judging and to Legal Reasoning (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Samuel

    This Short Introduction looks at judging and reasoning from three perspectives: what legal reasoning has been; While examining legal reasoning from both an internal and external viewpoint, the book simultaneously incorporates theory and scholarship from a range of other disciplines including social science and film studies.

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  • Beyond Snowden
    Beyond Snowden (English, Hardback) Timothy H. Edgar

    America's mass surveillance programs, once secret, can no longer be ignored. While Edward Snowden began the process in 2013 with his leaks of top secret documents, the Obama administration's own reforms have also helped bring the National Security Agency and its programs of signals intelligence collection out of the shadows. The real question is: What should we do about mass surveillance?

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  • Reine Rechtslehre
    Reine Rechtslehre (German, Paperback) Hans Kelsen

    Nachdem die 1934 erschienene Erstauflage von Hans Kelsens Reine[r] Rechtslehre im Jahre 2008 als Studienausgabe erschienen ist, folgt nun im selben Format die Studienausgabe der Zweitauflage aus dem Jahre 1960. Zwischen den Auflagen 1934 und 1960 liegt nicht nur ein Vierteljahrhundert und ein Weltkrieg, sondern auch ein Umfangswachstum auf den fünffachen Wert und ein vielfältiger Reifungsprozess...

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  • A Practical Approach to Animal Welfare Law
    A Practical Approach to Animal Welfare Law (English, Paperback) Noel Sweeney

    A Practical Approach to Animal Welfare Law - designed to be informative and interesting to a broad, lay audience - covers all aspects of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 as they affect animals in our care

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  • Vulnerable People and the Criminal Justice System
    Vulnerable People and the Criminal Justice System (Paperback) Penny Cooper

    The first book to provide a practical guide to understanding, assessing, and dealing with vulnerable witnesses and vulnerable defendants at each stage of the pre-trial and court process. This title draws together the law, protocols and guidelines relating to the responsibilities of judges, magistrates, advocates, defence solicitors and the CPS.

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  • What a City Is For
    What a City Is For (English, Paperback) Matt Hern

    Portland, Oregon, is one of the most beautiful, livable cities in the United States. It has walkable neighborhoods, bike lanes, low-density housing, public transportation, and significant green space -- not to mention craft-beer bars and locavore food trucks. But liberal Portland is also the whitest city in the country. This is not circumstance; the city has a long history of officially sanctioned...

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  • The Internationalists
    The Internationalists (English, Hardback) Oona A Hathaway

    A bold and provocative history of the men who fought to outlaw war and how an often overlooked treaty signed in 1928 was among the most transformative events in modern history....

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  • FAQs for Mediators
    FAQs for Mediators (English, Paperback) Stephen Walker

    This book tackles mediation practice points in a new Questions and Answers format. Each entry will have four sections: QUESTION: Questions from actual mediations. For example: What do I do if the lawyers are telling me lies? STORY: to illustrate the question. Authentic but anonimised true life examples of problems you may face as a mediator. LAW/PRACTICE: Ethical, legal, procedural and commerial...

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  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Wills and Probate
    A Step-by-Step Guide to Wills and Probate (Paperback) Keith Biggs

    This book explains how to write a simple will, and how to deal with the affairs of someone who has died. This new edition is completely revised and updated, and is written in plain language by an author who has many years' experience in the probate registries.

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  • Madam, Where are Your Mangoes?
    Madam, Where are Your Mangoes? (Hardback) Desmond De Silva

    This is the fascinating story of Desmond de Silva's life and work, from the prosecution of Charles Taylor for war crimes in Sierra Leone, to defending household names such as John Terry, via murder, celebrity and spy cases.

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