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HabermasThe Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy

Habermas: The Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy

Hugh Baxter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769129
eISBN:
9780804777810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769129.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Though many legal theorists are familiar with Jürgen Habermas's work addressing core legal concerns, they are not necessarily familiar with his earlier writings in philosophy and social theory. ... More

Harboring DataInformation Security, Law, and the Corporation

Harboring Data: Information Security, Law, and the Corporation

Andrea M. Matwyshyn (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760089
eISBN:
9780804772594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760089.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

As identity theft and corporate data vulnerability continue to escalate, corporations must protect both the valuable consumer data they collect and their own intangible assets. Both Congress and the ... More

Hegel's LawsThe Legitimacy of a Modern Legal Order

Hegel's Laws: The Legitimacy of a Modern Legal Order

William E. Conklin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804750301
eISBN:
9780804779418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804750301.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book serves as an introduction to Hegel's ideas on the nature of law. It examines whether state-centric domestic and international laws are binding upon autonomous individuals. The author also ... More

Imagining New LegalitiesPrivacy and Its Possibilities in the 21st Century

Imagining New Legalities: Privacy and Its Possibilities in the 21st Century

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777049
eISBN:
9780804781572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777049.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This book reminds us that examining the right to privacy and the public/private distinction is an important way of mapping the forms and limits of power that can legitimately be exercised by ... More

International Law and the Future of Freedom

International Law and the Future of Freedom

John H. Barton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804776691
eISBN:
9780804791083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776691.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book is an exploration into ways to protect our freedoms in the new global international order. It forges a unique approach to the problem of democracy deficit in the international legal system ... More

The Italian Legal SystemAn Introduction, Second Edition

The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, Second Edition

Michael A. Livingston, Pier Giuseppe Montaneri, and Francesco Parisi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804774956
eISBN:
9780804796552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774956.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This is the second edition of Cappelletti, Merryman, and Perillo, The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, published by SUP in 1965. The book provides not merely an overview of Italian law but also ... More

Knowledge as PowerCriminal Registration and Community Notification Laws in America

Knowledge as Power: Criminal Registration and Community Notification Laws in America

Wayne A. Logan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757102
eISBN:
9780804771399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757102.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Societies have long sought security by identifying potentially dangerous individuals in their midst. America is surely no exception. This book traces the evolution of a modern technique that has come ... More

Latin American LawyersA Historical Introduction

Latin American Lawyers: A Historical Introduction

Rogelio Perez-Perdomo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751261
eISBN:
9780804767699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751261.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book provides a history of the intellectual training and social placement of lawyers in Latin America. The book examines the Roman legal roots of the Latin American tradition and traces the ... More

Law and Catastrophe

Law and Catastrophe

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756839
eISBN:
9780804768344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756839.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The study of catastrophe is a growth industry. Today, cosmologists scan the heavens for asteroids of the kind that smashed into earth some ninety million years ago, leading to the swift extinction of ... More

Law and the Stranger

Law and the Stranger

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771542
eISBN:
9780804775151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771542.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Law calls communities into being and constitutes the “we” it governs. This act of defining produces an outside as well as an inside, a border whose crossing is guarded, maintaining the identity, ... More

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