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Narrative and Metaphor in the Law

It has long been recognized that court trials in the common law system, both criminal and civil, operate around pairs of competing narratives told by opposing advocates. In recent years, however, it has increasingly been argued that narrative flows in many directions and through every form of legal theory and practice. Interest in the part played by metaphor in the law, including metaphors for the law, and for many standard concepts in legal practice, has also been strong, though research under the metaphor banner has been much more fragmentary.

Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence: Third Edition

The Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, Third Edition, assists judges in managing cases involving complex scientific and technical evidence by describing the basic tenets of key scientific fields from which legal evidence is typically derived and by providing examples of cases in which that evidence has been used.

Tort Law (Essentials Series)
Tort Law (Essentials Series) Sented by Steve Bark

This work is intended as a study/revision aid for students, rather than as a substitute for more detailed treatises.

Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence: Third Edition (Law and Justice)

The Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, Third Edition, assists judges in managing cases involving complex scientific and technical evidence by describing the basic tenets of key scientific fields from which legal evidence is typically derived and by providing examples of cases in which that evidence has been used.

Tough Crimes: True Cases by Top Canadian Criminal Lawyers (True Cases Series)

Tough Crimes is a collection of thoughtful and insightful stories by twenty of Canada’s most prominent criminal lawyers. In the book, they write about cases that had surprising turns, or that presented personal or ethical challenges. We’ve all heard the media’s take on notorious criminals, but when have we had a chance to hear directly from the lawyers who defended or prosecuted them? We’ve all lamented the fate of a person who we think was wrongfully accused, but who better to explain what happened than his or her counsel who was there for the client every step of the way. In Tough Crimes, Edward Greenspan writes on a miscarriage of justice; Richard Wolson and Marilyn Sandford on the wrongfully convicted; Earl Levy on the Toronto Shoeshine Boy murder; Peter Martin on a study of evil; John Rosen on defending Paul Bernardo; Fred Ferguson on child abuse; William Smart on a “Mr. Big” sting; Richard Peck on Air India; Noel O’Brien on corpora delicti; Joel Pink on the Antigonish Beech Hill murders; Brian Beresh and Patrick Fagan on reasonable doubt; Mark Brayford on Robert Latimer; Marie Henein on the wrongfully charged; C.D. Evans on weighing moralities; William Trudell on the Walkerton water treatment disaster; forensic psychologist Thomas Dalby on the Taber school shootings; John Vertes on aboriginal justice; and Hersh Wolch on a young prosecutor’s trial by fire.

The 7 Laws of Enough: Cultivating a Life of Sustainable Abundance

The 7 Laws of Enough is about the most radical kind of change, at the personal, organizational, and societal level: a shift from scarcity to sustainable abundance. These seven principles, pioneered by leadership consultants Gina LaRoche and Jennifer Cohen, guide readers on a transformational journey of self-discovery, towards new leadership strategies and a renewed sense of fulfillment and purpose. It starts with law number one: stories matter. We are all living in the story of scarcity—the story that tells us we don’t have enough. We want more and more, perpetuating a vicious cycle of consumption that lowers our own well-being and irreparably damages the Earth. This book is an invitation to live in another story, the story of sustainable abundance. The ripples from making this shift are profound—it will change your relation to your loved ones, your work, and the planet. Essential for spiritual seekers, business leaders, and environmentalists alike, The 7 Laws of Enough points the way towards a new way of living and leading.

Family Law: Uk Edition (Longman Law Series)

This best-selling textbook on family law combines coverage of key family law principles, supported by selected case summaries and legislative extracts, with outlines of the theories, academic research and debates, and ethical dilemmas which underpin the subject.

Law Express: Tort Law
Law Express: Tort Law Sented by Luis

Tried and tested by undergraduate law students across the UK. 94% of students polled agree that Law Express helps them to revise effectively and take exams with confidence. 88% agree that Law Express helps them to understand key concepts quickly. Make your answer stand out with Law Express, the UK's bestselling law revision series. Review the key cases, statutes and legal terms you need to know for your exam. Improve your exam performance with helpful advice on effective revision. Maximise your marks with tips for advanced thinking and further debate. Avoid losing marks by understanding common pitfalls. Practise answering sample questions and find guidance for structuring strong answers. Hone your exam technique further with additional study materials on the companion website.

Contract Law: Uk Edition (Law Express)

'... definitely the best revision guides on the market.' Nayiri Keshishi, law student Tried and tested by undergraduate law students across the UK. 94% of students polled agree that Law Express helps them to revise effectively and take exams with confidence. Make your answer stand out with Law Express, the UK's bestselling law revision series. Review the key cases, statutes and legal terms you need to know for your exam. Improve your exam performance with helpful advice on effective revision. Maximise your marks with tips for advanced thinking and further debate. Avoid losing marks by understanding common pitfalls. Practise answering sample questions and find guidance for structuring strong answers. Hone your exam technique further with additional study materials on the companion website.

Brewing Legal Times: Things, Form, and the Enactment of Law

Much socio-legal scholarship assumes that even if experiences of law and time differ, people and laws exist within an overarching, shared timeframe. In Brewing Legal Times, Emily Grabham boldly departs from this assumption, drawing on perspectives from actor-network theory, feminist theory, and legal anthropology to advance our understanding of law and time. Grabham argues that human, material, and legal relationships constantly generate new temporalities because of human and nonhuman interactions. By engaging with the creative potential of “things” such as cells, viruses, reports, legal documents, and more, our understanding of law and time is subject to change. In challenging the scholarship on the materiality of time and law, Brewing Legal Times encourages us to confront the multiple and mundane ways in which time is enacted through legal networks.

The 50th Law (The Robert Greene Collection)

In The 50th Law, hip hop and pop culture icon 50 Cent (a.k.a. Curtis Jackson) joins forces with Robert Greene, bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power, to write a "bible" for success in life and work based on a single principle: fear nothing. With intimate stories from 50 Cent's life on the streets and in the boardroom as he rose to fame after the release of his album Get Rich or Die Tryin', as well as examples of others who have overcome adversity through understanding and practicing the 50th Law, this deeply inspirational book is perfect for entrepreneurs as well as anyone interested in the extraordinary life of Curtis Jackson.

So You Want to be a Lawyer: The Ultimate Guide to Getting into and Succeeding in Law School

Completely revised and updated, So You Want to Be a Lawyer takes you through the process of becoming a lawyer, examining each phase in a helpful and easy-to-understand narrative. Find out what practicing law is like before you step into your first law school class. Practice solving legal problems as law students would in law school and lawyers might in an actual courtroom. Find out how to get into law school. And there’s much more: •Advice on how to select a law school, along with names and addresses of American Bar Association (ABA)-approved law schools •An explanation of the law school admissions process, and ways to improve your chances for getting in •Practical exercises and advice that will give you a head start over other first-year law students •Information about career opportunities as a lawyer Written by three experienced lawyers, this book will help you understand the types of problems facing law students and lawyers on a daily basis. Not only will it prepare you for law school, but it will also become your trusted guide on the path to becoming a successful lawyer.

Distributive Justice and World Trade Law: A Political Theory of International Trade Regulation (Cambridge International Trade and Economic Law)

What does justice demand in international trade regulation? And how far does World Trade Organization (WTO) law respond to those demands? Whether our focus is developing countries, struggling industries, or environmental protection, distributive conflict is a pervasive feature of international economic law. Despite this, we lack an adequate theory of distributive justice for this domain. Drawing on philosophical approaches to global justice, this book advances a novel theory of justice in trade regulation, and applies this to explain and critique the law of the WTO. Integrating theoretical and doctrinal approaches, it demonstrates the potential for political theory to illuminate and inform the progressive development of WTO law, including rules on border measures, discrimination, trade remedies and domestic regulation. Written from an interdisciplinary perspective, accessible to lawyers, philosophers and political scientists, the book will appeal both to theorists interested in building bridges from theory to practice, and practitioners seeking new perspectives on existing problems.

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