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            Defence Security and the Law
               

            Defence Security and the Law (Paperback)

            By Riordan, Kevin

            • RRP: $220.99
            • $220.99
            • Pub Date
              30 Apr 20

            The legal aspects of New Zealand's defence and security are too easily taken for granted. A cursory review of this country's history reveals, however, that protecting this nation from threats to its security has had a significant impact on New Zealand and on its people from the e...arliest times until now. The law now impinges every aspect of this important subject, both at the domestic and international level.
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            ISBN 9781988553412
            Published NZ 30 Apr 2020
            Publisher Thomson Reuters
            Interest Age General Audience
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            ATL005 CommLaw2: Entities and Business Structures 2020
             

            ATL005 CommLaw2: Entities and Business Structures 2020 (EPUB ebook)

            By CCH

            CommLaw 2 (Entities and Business Structures) explains different ways in which people can do business, e.g. as a partnership or a company, and various laws that apply to businesses, e.g. laws about employees, work health and safety, directors of companies, the information that a c...ompany has to disclose, auditors, shareholders, insolvency, trusts, joint ventures, superannuation and lending money to consumers.
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            ISBN 9781922347640
            Available in EPUB
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            Language en
            Released NZ 30 Mar 2020
            Publisher CCH Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series ATL005 CommLaw2: Entities and Business Structures
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            Valuing Self-Defence: The 'Ancient Right's' Rationale Disentangled
              

            Valuing Self-Defence: The 'Ancient Right's' Rationale Disentangled (Hardback)

            By Funk, T. Markus

            • RRP: $400.99
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            • Pub Date
              10 Dec 20

            This book advances the self-defence discussion by introducing a value-centric dialogue and providing an account of the underlying values providing the rationale for self-defence. The book offers valuable insights not only into the public's perception of what a 'right' or 'just' o...utcome is, but also, and for the purposes of the instant enquiry more importantly, into the emphasis legal systems place (and should place) on the relative importance of the defender and the attacker's respective rights to autonomy and non-interference. These differences in emphasis, in turn, yield very different real-world outcomes. By understanding the value-based decision-grounds, the author argues that we can avoid the hidden normativity and false dichotomies characterising the self-defence debate and, instead, focus on a more fulsome and explicit discussion over the core values a society can - and should - accept as potential self-defence decision-grounds.
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            ISBN 9781509934171
            Released NZ 10 Dec 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Principle and Pragmatism in Roman Law
              

            Principle and Pragmatism in Roman Law (Hardback)

            Edited by Spagnolo, Benjamin; Sampson, Joe

            • RRP: $350.99
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            • Pub Date
              12 Nov 20

            This edited collection presents an interesting and original series of essays on the roles of principle and pragmatism in Roman private law. The book traverses key areas of Roman law to examine the explanatory power of - and delineate interactions between - abstract, doctrinal pri...nciple, and pragmatic, real-world problem-solving. Essays canvassing sources of law, property, succession, contracts and delicts sketch the varied roles of theoretical narratives - whether internal to Roman doctrine or derived from external influence - and of practical, policy-based solutions in the jurists' thought. Principled reasoning in Roman juristic argument ranges from safeguarding commerce, to the priority of acts or intentions in property transactions, to notions of pietas, to Platonic conceptions of the market. Pragmatism is discernible in myriad ways, from divergence between form and substance, to extension of legal rules for economic, social or political utility, to emphasis on what parties did rather than what they said. The distinctive contribution of the book is its survey of different manifestations of principle and pragmatism across Roman private law. The essays -by eminent as well as emerging academics - will stimulate debates and shed new light on this topic, and will be of interest to both scholars and students of Roman law.
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            ISBN 9781509938957
            Released NZ 12 Nov 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Legacy of President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi - A Study of Human Rights Violations, Corruption, Poverty and Political Instability in the Republic of Iraq
              

            The Legacy of President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi - A Study of Human Rights Violations, Corruption, Poverty and Political Instability in the Republic of Iraq (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By O'Doherty, Dr. Mark

            • RRP: $123.99
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            Over 600 civilians have been killed and 25.000 have been injured in anti-government protests in Iraq since October 2019, in what has become an uprising against the government of Iraq; as despite the Opec member country's vast oil wealth, many Iraqis live in poverty or have limite...d access to clean water, electricity, basic healthcare and education - Iraq still struggling to recover from years of conflict following the dictatorship of Saddam Hussein, a foreign occupation, civil war and an Islamic State insurgency... Also, it would seem that former Iraqi Prime Minister - Mr Adel Abdul-Mahdi - was responsible for kidnappings, torture and assassinations of activists and journalists since protests began. Hence it is very important that Prime Minister-designate Mohammed Allawi and President Salih, finally put an end to this extremely negative and counter-productive approach of silencing protestors with brute force, kidnappings and killings - so that peace and prosperity can be manifested in this beautiful country.
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            ISBN 9781678156312
            Released NZ 20 Feb 2020
            Publisher Lulu.com
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            Image-based sexual abuse: A study on the causes and consequences of non-consensual nude or sexual imagery
             

            Image-based sexual abuse: A study on the causes and consequences of non-consensual nude or sexual imagery (Hardback)

            By Henry, Nicola; Flynn, Asher; Powell, Anastasia; McGlynn, Clare; Johnson, Kelly

            • RRP: $271.00
            • $271.00
            • Pub Date
              28 Jun 20

            This book investigates the causes and consequences of image-based sexual abuse in a digital era. Image-based sexual abuse refers to the taking or sharing of nude or sexual photographs or videos of another person without their consent. It includes a diversity of behaviours beyond ...that of revenge porn , such as blackmail or sextortion scams; the use of artificial intelligence to construct deepfake pornographic videos; and the taking or sharing of sexual assault imagery. This book investigates the pervasiveness and experiences of these harms, as well as the raft of legal and non-legal measures that have been introduced to better respond to and prevent image-based sexual abuse. The book draws on ground-breaking empirical research, including surveys in three countries with over 6,000 respondents and over 100 victim-survivor and stakeholder interviews. Guided by theoretical frameworks such as gender studies, sociology, criminology, law and psychology, the authors argue that image-based sexual abuse is more commonly perpetrated by men than women, and perpetration is higher among some groups, including younger men and sexuality minority men. The motivations of perpetrators varied, and yet a dominant theme to emerge was that of power and control. The gendered nature of the abuse means that it is best understood as a continuum of sexual violence because victim-survivors often experience it as part of a broader pattern of gendered harassment, violence and abuse. Written in a clear and direct style, this book will appeal to students and scholars of criminology, sociology, law and psychology. Image-based sexual abuse is also an essential resource for activists, legal and policy practitioners, technology companies and victim-survivors seeking to understand the deeply complex nature of intimate-image sharing in a digital era.
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            ISBN 9780815353836
            Released NZ 28 Jun 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Constitutional Rights and Constitutional Design: Moral and Empirical Reasoning in Judicial Review
              

            Constitutional Rights and Constitutional Design: Moral and Empirical Reasoning in Judicial Review (Paperback)

            By Yowell, Paul

            • RRP: $138.99
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            • Pub Date
              20 Aug 20

            The decisions courts make in constitutional rights cases pervade our political life and touch on our most basic interests and values. The spread of judicial review of legislation around the world means that courts are increasingly called on to settle matters of moral and politica...l controversy, including assisted suicide, data privacy, anti-terrorism measures, marriage, and abortion. But doubts regarding the institutional capacities of courts for deciding such questions are growing. Judges now regularly review social science research to assess whether a law will effectively achieve its aim, and at what cost to other interests. They cite studies and statistical information from psychology, sociology, medicine, and other disciplines in which they are rarely trained. This empirical reasoning proceeds alongside open-ended moral reasoning, with judges employing terms such as equality, liberty, and autonomy, then determining what these require in concrete circumstances. This book shows that courts were not designed for this kind of moral and empirical reasoning. It argues that in comparison to legislatures, the institutional capacities of courts are deficient. Legislatures are better equipped than courts for deliberating and decision-making in regard to the kinds of factual and moral issues that arise in constitutional rights cases. The book concludes by considering the implications of comparative institutional capacity for constitutional design. Is a system of judicial review of legislation something that constitutional framers should choose to adopt? If so, in what form? For countries with systems of judicial review, practical proposals are made to remedy deficiencies in the institutional capacities of courts.
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            ISBN 9781509940301
            Released NZ 20 Aug 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Police Street Powers and Criminal Justice: Regulation and Discretion in a Time of Change
             

            Police Street Powers and Criminal Justice: Regulation and Discretion in a Time of Change (Hardback)

            By Pearson, Geoff; Rowe, Mike

            • RRP: $110.00
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            • Pub Date
              9 Jul 20

            This book examines the outcomes of a five-year ethnographic study of two North of England police forces; the prism through which to revisit the question of the regulation and legitimacy of police powers. Central to this study is the degree to which discretion still plays a centra...l role in the exercise of these powers. It shows how this reliance on discretionary powers is fraught with difficulty. The authors demonstrate that in order to effectively reform the exercise of these powers, the police service should be regarded as having a unique culture, where change and uncertainly are commonplace. It is only by recognising the unusual working practises of policing, can meaningful reform be achieved; making this book required reading for policy makers in the field of criminal justice.
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            ISBN 9781509925377
            Released NZ 9 Jul 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Coercive Human Rights: Positive Duties to Mobilise the Criminal Law under the ECHR
              

            Coercive Human Rights: Positive Duties to Mobilise the Criminal Law under the ECHR (Hardback)

            Edited by Lavrysen, Laurens; Mavronicola, Natasa

            • RRP: $350.99
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            • Pub Date
              15 Oct 20

            Traditionally, human rights have protected those facing the sharp edge of the criminal justice system. But over time human rights law has become increasingly infused with duties to mobilise criminal law towards protection and redress for violation of rights. These developments gi...ve rise to a whole host of questions concerning the precise parameters of coercive human rights, the rationale(s) that underpin them, and their effects and implications for victims, perpetrators, domestic legal systems, and for the theory and practice of human rights and criminal justice. This collection addresses these questions with a focus on the rich jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights. The collection explores four interlocking themes surrounding the issue of coercive human rights: (1) Key threads in the doctrine of the European Court of Human Rights on duties to mobilise the criminal law as a means of delivering human rights protection. (2) Factors that contribute to a readiness to demand coercive measures, including discrimination and vulnerability, and other key justificatory reasoning shaping the development of coercive human rights. (3) The most pressing challenges for the ECtHR's coercive duties doctrine, including: - how it relates to theories and rationales of criminalisation and criminal punishment; - its implications for the fundamental tenets of human rights law itself; - its relationship to transitional justice objectives; and - how (far) it coheres with the imperative of effective protection for persons in precarious or vulnerable situations. (4) The (prospective) evolution of coercive human rights doctrine and its application within national jurisdictions.
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            ISBN 9781509937875
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Hart Studies in Security and Justice
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 29 Oct 2020
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            Blackstone and His Critics
              

            Blackstone and His Critics (Paperback)

            Edited by Page, Anthony; Prest, Wilfrid

            • RRP: $166.99
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            • Pub Date
              20 Aug 20

            William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-69) is perhaps the most elegant and influential legal text in the history of the common law. By one estimate, Blackstone has been cited well over 10,000 times in American judicial opinions alone. Prominent in recent r...eassessment of Blackstone and his works, Wilfrid Prest also convened the Adelaide symposia which have now generated two collections of essays: Blackstone and his Commentaries: Biography, Law, History (2009), and Re-Interpreting Blackstone's Commentaries: A Seminal Text in National and International Contexts (2014). This third collection focuses on Blackstone's critics and detractors. Leading scholars examine the initial reception of the Commentaries in the context of debates over law, religion and politics in eighteenth-century Britain and Ireland. Having shown Blackstone's volumes to be a contested work of the Enlightenment, the remaining chapters assess critical responses to Blackstone on family law, the status of women and legal education in Britain and America. While Blackstone and his Commentaries have been widely lauded and memorialised in marble, this volume highlights the extent to which they have also attracted censure, controversy and disparagement.
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            ISBN 9781509940295
            Released NZ 20 Aug 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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