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The Ages of American Law

The Ages of American Law

Second Edition

  • Author: Grant Gilmore
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • ISBN: 030021104X
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 248
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Following its publication in 1974, Grant Gilmore's compact portrait of the development of American law from the eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century became a classic. In this new edition, the portrait is brought up to date with a new chapter by Philip Bobbitt that surveys the trajectory of American law since the original publication. Bobbitt also provides a Foreword on Gilmore and the celebrated lectures that inspired The Ages of American Law. "Sharp, opinionated, and as pungent as cheddar."—New Republic "This book has the engaging qualities of good table talk among a group of sophisticated and educated friends—given body by broad learning and a keen imagination and spiced with wit."—Willard Hurst

Gifts

Gifts

A Study in Comparative Law

  • Author: Richard Hyland
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0195343360
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 708
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Gifts: A Study in Comparative Law is the first broad-based study of the law governing the giving and revocation of gifts ever attempted. Gift-giving is everywhere governed by social and customary norms before it encounters the law and the giving of gifts takes place largely outside of the marketplace. As a result of these two characteristics, the law of gifts provides an optimal lens through which to examine how different legal systems engage with social practice. The law of gifts is well-developed both in the civil and the common laws. Richard Hyland's study provides an excellent view of the ways in which different civil and common law jurisdictions confront common issues. The legal systems discussed include principally, in the common law, those of Great Britain, the United States, and India, and, in the civil law, the private law systems of Belgium and France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. Professor Hyland also serves a critique of the dominant method in the field, which is a form of functionalism based on what is called the praesumptio similitudinis, namely the axiom that, once legal doctrine is stripped away, developed legal systems tend to reach similar practical results. His study demonstrates, to the contrary, that legal systems actually differ, not only in their approach and conceptual structure, but just as much in the results.

The Law and Economics of Intellectual Property in the Digital Age

The Law and Economics of Intellectual Property in the Digital Age

The Limits of Analysis

  • Author: Niva Elkin-Koren,Eli Salzberger
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136249508
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 290
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This book explores the economic analysis of intellectual property law, with a special emphasis on the Law and Economics of informational goods in light of the past decade’s technological revolution. In recent years there has been massive growth in the Law and Economics literature focusing on intellectual property, on both normative and positive levels of analysis. The economic approach to intellectual property is often described as a monolithic, coherent approach that may differ only as it is applied to a particular case. Yet the growing literature of Law and Economics in intellectual property does not speak in one voice. The economic discourse used in legal scholarship and in policy-making encompasses several strands, each reflecting a fundamentally different approach to the economics of informational works, and each grounded in a different ideology or methodological paradigm. This book delineates the various economic approaches taken and analyzes their tenets. It maps the fundamental concepts and the theoretical foundation of current economic analysis of intellectual property law, in order to fully understand the ramifications of using economic analysis of law in policy making. In so doing, one begins to appreciate the limitations of the current frameworks in confronting the challenges of the information revolution. The book addresses the fundamental adjustments in the methodology and underlying assumptions that must be employed in order for the economic approach to remain a useful analytical framework for addressing IPR in the information age.

Achieving Democracy

Achieving Democracy

The Future of Progressive Regulation

  • Author: Sidney A. Shapiro,Joseph P. Tomain
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 019997473X
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 352
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Democracy is the ability to participate freely and equally in the political and economic affairs of the country. Americans have relied on philosophical pragmatism and on the impulse of political progressivism to express those creedal democratic values. Achieving Democracy argues that, in the last 30 years, however, by focusing on free markets and small government, America has since lost its grasp on these crucial democratic values. Economically, the vast majority of Americans have been made worse off due to a historically unprecedented redistribution of wealth from the lower and middle classes to the top one percent. Politically, partisan gridlock has hampered efforts to seek fairer taxes, responsive and effective regulation, reliable health care, and better education, among other needs. Achieving Democracy critiques the history of the last 30 years of neoliberal government in the United States, and enables an understanding of the dynamic and changing nature of contemporary government and the future of the regulatory state. Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain demonstrate how lessons from the past can be applied today to regain essential democratic losses within the successful framework of a progressive government to ultimately construct a good society for all citizens.

Der Begriff des Rechts

Der Begriff des Rechts

  • Author: Herbert L. A. Hart
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783518296097
  • Category: Jurisprudence
  • Page: 395
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Choice

Choice

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  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: Academic libraries
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Buyer's Guide

Buyer's Guide

1999-2000

  • Author: William White
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Library science
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The Athenaeum

The Athenaeum

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America, History and Life

America, History and Life

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  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: Canada
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Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes information abstracted from over 2,000 journals published worldwide.

Library Journal

Library Journal

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  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: Libraries
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

The Athenæum

The Athenæum

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The Athenaeum

The Athenaeum

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The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography

  • Author: Arthur James Wells
  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: English literature
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Books in print supplement 1988-89

Books in print supplement 1988-89

a mid-year updating service listing new books, price changes, and out of titles. Authors, Subjects

  • Author: [Anonymus AC00022804]
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780835225519
  • Category: American literature
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The Athenaeum

The Athenaeum

A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama

  • Author: James Silk Buckingham,John Sterling,Frederick Denison Maurice,Henry Stebbing,Charles Wentworth Dilke,Thomas Kibble Hervey,William Hepworth Dixon,Norman Maccoll,Vernon Horace Rendall,John Middleton Murry
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Subject Guide to Books in Print

Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

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  • Category: American literature
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Hawaii Bar Journal

Hawaii Bar Journal

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  • Category: Bar associations
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Books in Series, 1876-1949: Authors

Books in Series, 1876-1949: Authors

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780835215398
  • Category: Booksellers' catalogs
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General Catalogue of Printed Books

General Catalogue of Printed Books

  • Author: British Museum. Dept. of Printed Books
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  • Category: English imprints
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Bowker's Law Books and Serials in Print

Bowker's Law Books and Serials in Print

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  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: Law
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