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Dictionary Of International And Comparative Law

Author : James R. Fox
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060328338
Genre : Law
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An outstanding desktop tool, the Dictionary of International and Comparative Law is ideal for anyone seeking clear, concise definitions of terminology found in the practice of international and comparative law. This expanded and indispensable guide includes many entries which cannot be found in any other source. What's new in the Third Edition Indisputably the largest dictionary on this subject in print, with over 5,000 entries, 20% of the definitions are revised and enhanced and 500 new entries appear in this edition for the first time. Recognizing the influence of world events, terminology arising from acts of terrorism, such as the attack on the World Trade Center, and the subsequent escalating focus on the war on terrorism comprise many of the new entries.

Dictionary Of International Trade Law 3rd Edition 2015

Author : Raj Bhala
ISBN : 9781632833914
Genre : Law
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The Dictionary of International Trade Law book was the first of its kind and remains the indispensable reference that students, scholars, and practitioners around the world frequently consult. This Dictionary defines and explains in detail hundreds of terms -- common and uncommon ones -- used in the field, from the "ACU" and "CMAA" to "TIFA" and the "WCO.". Many entries include organizational charts (e.g., the structure of the new Department of Homeland Security) and tables (e.g., of precedent-setting cases on zeroing). Many entries also provide references for further research. Notably, the Dictionary has two Annexes: • Annex A has data on U.S. FTAs, including votes by political party in Congress, on immediate versus deferred duty-free treatment for goods, market access for services, and government procurement thresholds. It also boasts a Note on TPP, which is rich in breadth and depth. • Annex B sets out research tools, such as tables on milestones in Chinese history (from early dynasties through modern legal reforms), EU institutions, and U.S. trade statutes. Like the globally acclaimed book, International Trade Law: An Interdisciplinary, Non-Western Textbook, the Dictionary enjoys both legal and non-legal audiences. That is because the Dictionary pays special attention to practical terms and theoretical concepts from international economics and development studies. Among the highlights of the third edition of the Dictionary are: • Several dozen brand New and Expansive entries for even more thorough coverage. • Updated and expanded material for hundreds of existing entries. • Several hundred Suggestions for Further Research, covering materials published up through the first 20 years of the life of the WTO. • Compilation, synthesis, and analysis of updated data on every one of America's FTAs, and of every one of Japan's EPAs. • Updated historical information about milestones in the economic development of the EU and China. In sum, the 1,500-page Dictionary is the user-friendly tool for students, scholars, and practitioners to navigate through and critically analyze the complex jargon and concepts in trade. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

Dictionary Of International Trade Law 3rd Edition 2015

Author : Raj Bhala
ISBN : 9781632833914
Genre : Law
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The Dictionary of International Trade Law book was the first of its kind and remains the indispensable reference that students, scholars, and practitioners around the world frequently consult. This Dictionary defines and explains in detail hundreds of terms -- common and uncommon ones -- used in the field, from the "ACU" and "CMAA" to "TIFA" and the "WCO.". Many entries include organizational charts (e.g., the structure of the new Department of Homeland Security) and tables (e.g., of precedent-setting cases on zeroing). Many entries also provide references for further research. Notably, the Dictionary has two Annexes: • Annex A has data on U.S. FTAs, including votes by political party in Congress, on immediate versus deferred duty-free treatment for goods, market access for services, and government procurement thresholds. It also boasts a Note on TPP, which is rich in breadth and depth. • Annex B sets out research tools, such as tables on milestones in Chinese history (from early dynasties through modern legal reforms), EU institutions, and U.S. trade statutes. Like the globally acclaimed book, International Trade Law: An Interdisciplinary, Non-Western Textbook, the Dictionary enjoys both legal and non-legal audiences. That is because the Dictionary pays special attention to practical terms and theoretical concepts from international economics and development studies. Among the highlights of the third edition of the Dictionary are: • Several dozen brand New and Expansive entries for even more thorough coverage. • Updated and expanded material for hundreds of existing entries. • Several hundred Suggestions for Further Research, covering materials published up through the first 20 years of the life of the WTO. • Compilation, synthesis, and analysis of updated data on every one of America's FTAs, and of every one of Japan's EPAs. • Updated historical information about milestones in the economic development of the EU and China. In sum, the 1,500-page Dictionary is the user-friendly tool for students, scholars, and practitioners to navigate through and critically analyze the complex jargon and concepts in trade. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

Environmental Damage In International And Comparative Law

Author : Michael Bowman
ISBN : 0199255733
Genre : Law
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This study considers the problems of defining and valuing "environmental damage" from the perspective of international and comparative law. The need for a broad and systematic evaluation of this issue is illustrated by the number of topics presently on the international law-making agenda to which it is relevant, including the UN Compensation Commission's decisions on compensation for environmental losses suffered by Kuwait in the Gulf War, nuclear and oil pollution liability regimes, thedevelopment of an environmental liability protocol to the Antarctic Treaty and other agreements on bio-safety and genetically modified organisms. It is thus an important element in contemporary efforts to strengthen legal remedies for environmental harm which does not necessarily come within traditional categories of legally protected personal or property rights. The contributors include experts in national and international law, civil and common law, as well as in the laws of developed and developing states, an economist and a member of the UN Compensation Commission.

International Encyclopaedia Of Comparative Law

Author : K. Zweigert
ISBN : 9024730120
Genre : Law
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International Relations International Security And Comparative Politics

Author : Chad M. Kahl
ISBN : 1591585198
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Presents approximately nine hundred annotated entries on English language reference sources including directories, indexes, statistical sources, yearbooks, and chronologies.

International Law

Author : Boleslaw Adam Boczek
ISBN : 0810850788
Genre : Law
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International Law: A Dictionary is a pathbreaking study of the development of international law from the earliest times to the present for students, scholars, legal professionals, and other interested readers. Combining the features of a brief encyclopedic dictionary and a textbook, readers are acquainted with the basic tenets of public international law. Preceding the main text are a list of acronyms and abbreviations, a glossary of Latin phrases, a chronology of major developments, a table of cases with references to entries and a list of the 373 entries. Numerous cross-references lead the reader to relevant entries, and the abundant references to primary sources, mostly treaties and court cases, enable the reader to locate research materials. The selected bibliography includes books, research aids, textbooks, and casebooks as well as recent books on special international law topics.

Prince S Bieber Dictionary Of Legal Abbreviations

Author : Mary Miles Prince
ISBN : 9780837716251
Genre : Law
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Contains an extensive range of acronyms, abbreviations, and symbols found in reporters, legal treatises, law reviews, looseleaf services, legal encyclopedias, law dictionaries, legal reference books, and selected other documents. Enables users to identify the meaning of abbreviations and acronyms employed in American legal literature (Part I) and also to identify the abbreviations for titles, names, and terms used (Part II, the reversed portion). Includes abbreviations established by well-recognized authorities as well as abbreviations otherwise devised by authors in their efforts to shorten legal references and citations. This edition provides more than 1,500 new or expanded entries.

Legal Lexicography

Author : Máirtín Mac Aodha
ISBN : 9781317106180
Genre : Law
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Legal lexicography or jurilexicography is the most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics, despite its great relevance for translators, academics and comparative lawyers. This volume seeks to bridge this gap in legal literature by bringing together contributions from ten jurisdictions from leading experts in the field. The work addresses aspects of legal lexicography, both monolingual and bilingual, in its various manifestations in both civilian and common law systems. It thus compares epistemic approaches in a subject that is inextricably bound up with specific legal systems and specific languages. Topics covered include the history of French legal lexicography, ordinary language as defined by the courts, the use of law dictionaries by the judiciary, legal lexicography and translation, and a proposed multilingual dictionary for the EU citizen. While the majority of contributions are in English, the volume includes three written in French. The collection will be a valuable resource for both scholars and practitioners engaging with language in the mechanism of the law.

The Oxford Handbook Of Comparative Law

Author : Mathias Reimann
ISBN : 9780191018879
Genre : Law
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The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Law provides a wide-ranging and highly diverse critical survey of comparative law at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It summarizes and evaluates a discipline that is time-honoured but not easily understood in all its dimensions. In the current era of globalization, this discipline is more relevant than ever, both on the academic and on the practical level. The Handbook is divided into three main sections. Section I surveys how comparative law has developed and where it stands today in various parts of the world. This includes not only traditional model jurisdictions, such as France, Germany, and the United States, but also other regions like Eastern Europe, East Asia, and Latin America. Section II then discusses the major approaches to comparative law - its methods, goals, and its relationship with other fields, such as legal history, economics, and linguistics. Finally, section III deals with the status of comparative studies in over a dozen subject matter areas, including the major categories of private, economic, public, and criminal law. The Handbook contains forty two chapters which are written by experts from around the world. The aim of each chapter is to provide an accessible, original, and critical account of the current state of comparative law in its respective area which will help to shape the agenda in the years to come. Each chapter also includes a short bibliography referencing the definitive works in the field.

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