Like many prisons around the world, those in Sierra Leone, Kosovo and the Philippines are subject to the scrutiny and intervention of rights-based non-governmental organisations. This book compares encounters between prisons and NGOs drawing particular attention to the variation in styles of intervention. It ultimately shows how prisons act on NGOs as much as NGOs act on prisons. The authors call for a re-alignment of rights-based approaches to prison reform more finely and pragmaticall...

Like many prisons around the world, those in Sierra Leone, Kosovo and the Philippines are subject to the scrutiny and intervention of rights-based non-governmental organisations. This book compares encounters between prisons and NGOs drawing particular attention to the variation in styles of intervention. It ultimately shows how prisons act on NGOs as much as NGOs act on prisons. The authors call for a re-alignment of rights-based approaches to prison reform more finely and pragmaticall...

"Having gained unique access to California prisoners and corrections officials and to thousands of prisoners' written grievances and institutional responses, Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness take us inside one of the most significant, yet largely invisible, institutions in the United States. Drawing on sometimes startlingly candid interviews with prisoners and prison staff, as well as on official records, the authors walk us through the byzantine grievance process...

"Having gained unique access to California prisoners and corrections officials and to thousands of prisoners' written grievances and institutional responses, Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness take us inside one of the most significant, yet largely invisible, institutions in the United States. Drawing on sometimes startlingly candid interviews with prisoners and prison staff, as well as on official records, the authors walk us through the byzantine grievance process...

Competition Law and Policy in the EU and UK provides a focused guide to the main provisions and policies at issue in the EU and UK, including topics such as enforcement, abuse of dominance, anti-competitive agreements, cartels, mergers, and market investigations.    The book's contents are tailored to cover all major topics in competition law teaching, and the authors' clear and accessible writing style offers an engaging and easy to follow overview of the subject for course use.

Competition Law and Policy in the EU and UK provides a focused guide to the main provisions and policies at issue in the EU and UK, including topics such as enforcement, abuse of dominance, anti-competitive agreements, cartels, mergers, and market investigations. The book's contents are tailored to cover all major topics in competition law teaching, and the authors' clear and accessible writing style offers an engaging and easy to follow overview of the subject for course use.

From 1938 until 1943 - before the German occupation and accompanying Holocaust - Fascist Italy drafted and enforced a comprehensive set of anti-Semitic laws. Notwithstanding later rationalizations, the laws were enforced and administered with a high degree of severity and resulted in serious, and in some cases permanent, damage to the Italian Jewish community. Written from the perspective of an American legal scholar, this book constitutes the first truly...

From 1938 until 1943 - before the German occupation and accompanying Holocaust - Fascist Italy drafted and enforced a comprehensive set of anti-Semitic laws. Notwithstanding later rationalizations, the laws were enforced and administered with a high degree of severity and resulted in serious, and in some cases permanent, damage to the Italian Jewish community. Written from the perspective of an American legal scholar, this book constitutes the first truly...

Exclusion from refugee status for the suspected commission of serious crimes is a topic fraught with political and legal controversy. This is an area which sees the intersection of refugee law with international criminal and humanitarian law and, increasingly, measures taken in the fight against terrorism. In this book, Sarah Singer examines whether and how ‘terrorism’ has featured in the UK’s interpretation and application of the Refugee Convention’s ‘exclusion clause’. A number of…

Exclusion from refugee status for the suspected commission of serious crimes is a topic fraught with political and legal controversy. This is an area which sees the intersection of refugee law with international criminal and humanitarian law and, increasingly, measures taken in the fight against terrorism. In this book, Sarah Singer examines whether and how ‘terrorism’ has featured in the UK’s interpretation and application of the Refugee Convention’s ‘exclusion clause’. A number of…

This book focuses on preventive security arrangements and precautionary measures that offer creditors the widest possible assurance of obtaining an enforceable cross border title of execution and recovering claims in the event of non-payment by the debtor - all while adhering closely to such guiding principles as efficiency, legal certainty, predictability, and the establishment of a proper balance between the interests of the claimant and the defendant. The author pays close attention to...

This book focuses on preventive security arrangements and precautionary measures that offer creditors the widest possible assurance of obtaining an enforceable cross border title of execution and recovering claims in the event of non-payment by the debtor - all while adhering closely to such guiding principles as efficiency, legal certainty, predictability, and the establishment of a proper balance between the interests of the claimant and the defendant. The author pays close attention to...

International Legal Positivism in a Post-Modern World provides fresh perspectives on one of the most important and most controversial families of theoretical approaches to the study and practice of international law. The contributors include leading experts on international legal theory who analyse and criticise positivism as a conceptual framework for international law, explore its relationships with other approaches and apply it to current problems of international law. Is legal...

International Legal Positivism in a Post-Modern World provides fresh perspectives on one of the most important and most controversial families of theoretical approaches to the study and practice of international law. The contributors include leading experts on international legal theory who analyse and criticise positivism as a conceptual framework for international law, explore its relationships with other approaches and apply it to current problems of international law. Is legal...

Comic art, creativity and the law / Marc H. Greenberg. Cheltenham, UK Edward Elgar 2014 'An intellectual tour de force and a compelling read . . . Far beyond a practical guide to the law of comics (though it is that too), Greenberg's book touches on the nature of creativity, the basis for IP law, and the history of this fascinating medium.' - Professor Mark A. Lemley, Director, Stanford Law School, US the creation of works of comic art, including graphic novels, comic books, cartoons ...

Comic art, creativity and the law / Marc H. Greenberg. Cheltenham, UK Edward Elgar 2014 'An intellectual tour de force and a compelling read . . . Far beyond a practical guide to the law of comics (though it is that too), Greenberg's book touches on the nature of creativity, the basis for IP law, and the history of this fascinating medium.' - Professor Mark A. Lemley, Director, Stanford Law School, US the creation of works of comic art, including graphic novels, comic books, cartoons ...

'This book provides a comprehensive look at sunset clauses and experimental legislation. Thorough and well-researched, the book makes a valuable contribution to the study of these important and controversial, yet understudied, legislative instruments. the book should be of great interest to scholars, students and practitioners in the fields of legislation, regulation, public law and public policy.' - Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov, Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, Israel.

'This book provides a comprehensive look at sunset clauses and experimental legislation. Thorough and well-researched, the book makes a valuable contribution to the study of these important and controversial, yet understudied, legislative instruments. the book should be of great interest to scholars, students and practitioners in the fields of legislation, regulation, public law and public policy.' - Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov, Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, Israel.

La 4ème de couverture indique : "Compliance and enforcement is a fundamental issue within environmental law. But despite its pertinence, it is an area that has been neglected in academic research. Addressing this gap, this timely book considers the circumstances under which networking can increase the effectiveness of environmental enforcement. Presenting a general theory of how and why networking can increase the effectiveness of environmental enforcement, expert contributors ascertain…

La 4ème de couverture indique : "Compliance and enforcement is a fundamental issue within environmental law. But despite its pertinence, it is an area that has been neglected in academic research. Addressing this gap, this timely book considers the circumstances under which networking can increase the effectiveness of environmental enforcement. Presenting a general theory of how and why networking can increase the effectiveness of environmental enforcement, expert contributors ascertain…

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