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This edited collection addresses some of the most important challenges in contemporary human rights law and practice. In it, leading experts explore the linkage between public finance, particularly budget decisions, and the realisation (or not) of...

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By: Paul Gragl

This book examines the concerns for the EU's legal system in relation to accession and questions whether and how accession and the system of human rights protection under the Convention can be effectively reconciled with the autonomy of EU law.

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By: Lawrence E. Susskind, Jeffrey L. Cruikshank

Every day in communities across America hundreds of committees, boards, church groups, and social clubs hold meetings where they spend their time engaged in shouting matches and acrimonious debate. Whether they are aware of it or not, the procedur...

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By: Prashant Dubey, Eva Kripalani

In the past two decades, the General Counsel in many companies has risen in importance, and the GC is now often involved in business strategy from the inception. Consequently, the position has become more desirable, lucrative, and competitive. Tho...

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By: Jonathan Herring

Criminal Law: The Basics is an insightful introduction to the legal aspects of criminal acts, ranging from battery to burglary and harassment to homicide. Starting with an in-depth exploration of the very concept of crime, this book considers such...

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By: Ronnie R.F. R. F. Yearwood

International legal scholarship is concerned with the fragmentation of international law into specialised legal systems such as trade, environment and human rights. Fragmentation raises questions about the inter-systemic interaction between the va...

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By: Rachel Murray, Elina Steinerte, Malcolm Evans, Antenor Hallo de Wolf

The Optional Protocol to the UN Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) establishes an independent international monitoring committee (SPT) which itself will visit states and places where persons are deprived of their liberty. It also requires states t...

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If water resources are to be distributed efficiently, equitably and cost-effectively in this rapidly changing world, then it is clear that current water management practices are no longer feasible. Innovative approaches are required to meet the in...

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Written by a team of criminal and public law practitioners, this is a comprehensive guide to challenging decisions of criminal courts and public bodies in the criminal justice system using judicial review.

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By: Sarah Joseph, Melissa Castan

Now in its third edition, this book is the authoritative text on one of the worlds most important human rights treaties, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The Covenant is of universal relevance. Adopted by the UN General As...