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© 2006,An in-depth study, originally published in 2006, of the careers and roles of judges in France, Germany, Spain, Sweden and England, this book is based on original language materials and investigations of judges and judicial institutions in each country. On the basis of these detailed case studies, the book suggests factors that shape the character of the judiciary in different countries, focusing on issues such as women's careers and the relationship between judicial careers and politics. Bell's investigations offer lessons on issues which the English judiciary was having to confront in the period of reform at the time of this book's publication.
© 2008,Principles of French Law provides a comprehensive introduction to French law aimed at both students and scholars embarking on a study of French law. Drawing on court decisions and the writing of jurists, it seeks to introduce the reader to the way in which French lawyers approach issues in the major branches of the law - private law, criminal law and public law. It also provides a basic understanding of French courts and legal professions, as well aslegal techniques. This new edition takes account of major changes in a number of areas of law and an opportunity has been taken to rewrite substantial parts of the book to meet the needs of readers and to reflectlegal developments.
© 2010,German Legal System and Laws provides a comprehensive introduction to the German legal system and the core areas of substantive law. Constitutional law is the foundation of German law and this area has been given fuller consideration in this fourth edition. The constitutional organs of state,basic rights and administrative law are all thoroughly explained. The text has been fully amended and updated with regard to a wealth of legislation and case law which has radically altered the course of German law with considerable attention being given to the development of private law. Alsoincluded are expanded and updated extracts from the Grundgesetz and fully revised glossaries of German legal terms.
© 2008,The third edition of European Human Rights Law: Text and Materials has been substantially expanded to provide a complete review of the wide range of rights the Convention protects, with new chapters on the right to life, property, discrimination, religious freedom, and education. The bookintroduces both the process and the substance of this increasingly important area of European law. A broad selection of extracts from essential cases and materials is accompanied by stimulating commentary that guides the reader through the legal rules and court system that have evolved in Strasbourg, how the court works, and how European human rights law is enforced both at the national andinternational level. European human rights law is also placed into a useful comparative framework alongside human rights cases decided by courts in the United States, Canada, and elsewhere.This third edition has been extensively updated to cover the major developments of recent years, including the reform of the European Court of Human Rights and the expansion of the system to central and eastern Europe.