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American Legal HistoryA Very Short Introduction

American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction  

G. Edward White

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2013
Published Online: 
Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375240
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199766000
Law has played a central role in American history. From colonial times to the present, law has reflected the changing society in which legal decisions have been made and has played a ... More
Family LawA Very Short Introduction

Family Law: A Very Short Introduction  

Jonathan Herring

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2014
Published Online: 
Feb 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199668526.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199668526
Family Law: A Very Short Introduction provides insight not only into what family law is, but why it is the way it is. How have laws had to respond to social changes in family life? The last ... More
Forensic ScienceA Very Short Introduction

Forensic Science: A Very Short Introduction  

Jim Fraser

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777400
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199558056.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199558056
Forensic Science: A Very Short Introduction introduces the concept of forensic science and explains how it is used in the investigation of crime. In forensic science, a criminal case can ... More
Human RightsA Very Short Introduction

Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Andrew Clapham

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2015
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785436
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706168.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198706168
Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction considers the controversies surrounding the human rights movement by focusing on highly topical issues such as torture, arbitrary detention, privacy, ... More
International LawA Very Short Introduction

International Law: A Very Short Introduction  

Vaughan Lowe

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2015
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785818
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199239337.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199239337
Recently, interest in international law has increased greatly, largely because of its central place in discussions such as the Iraq War, the World Trade Organization, the Kyoto Convention, ... More
LawA Very Short Introduction

Law: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Raymond Wacks

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191807657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745624.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198745624
Law is at the heart of every society, protecting rights, imposing duties, and establishing a framework for the conduct of almost all social, political, and economic activity. Despite this, ... More
Medical LawA Very Short Introduction

Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction  

Charles Foster

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778322
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199660445.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199660445
Medical law is concerned with our bodies, and what happens to them during and after our lives. The core issues of medical law — organ transplantation, abortion, withdrawal of treatment, ... More
Military JusticeA Very Short Introduction

Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction  

Eugene R. Fidell

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
Published Online: 
Oct 2016
eISBN: 
9780190625191
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199303496.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199303496
Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction presents an accessible and honest assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of military justice in both common law countries and those with ... More
Philosophy of LawA Very Short Introduction

Philosophy of Law: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Raymond Wacks

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2014
Published Online: 
Feb 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779664
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199687008.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199687008
The concept of law lies at the heart of our social and political life. Legal philosophy, or jurisprudence, explores the notion of law and its role in society, illuminating its meaning and ... More
The U.S. Supreme CourtA Very Short Introduction

The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction  

Linda Greenhouse

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365821
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754540.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199754540
The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction tells the Court's story by drawing on its history and its written and unwritten rules to show how it really works. The Supreme Court today, ... More

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