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            The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

            The Law Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
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            Discover the big ideas behind more than 90 of history's most important legal rulings and milestone laws - from the earliest civilizations to the 21st century. From the philosophical, religious, and moral codes of the world's earliest societies, such as the Law Code of Hammurabi a...nd the Ten Commandments, through groundbreaking legislation such as The Book of Punishments, Magna Carta and the Slavery Abolition Act, The Law Book offers an engaging and accessible overview of legal history across the world all the way into the 21st century with copyright in the digital age, gay marriage, and the right to be forgotten . With entries on the fight for universal suffrage and workers' rights, and the establishment of international legal bodies like INTERPOL and the European Court of Justice, The Law Book explores and explains the stories behind each milestone development. Using the Big Ideas series' trademark combination of authoritative, informative text, and bold graphics, The Law Book makes each entry accessible and easy to understand. Packed with inspirational quotations, eye-catching infographics, and mind maps , it offers essential reading for anyone with a professional or personal interest in law, the legal system, or history and social change.
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            ISBN 9780241410196
            Released NZ 18 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Big Ideas
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            A Long Time Coming: The story of Ngai Tahu's treaty settlement negotiations with the Crown
              

            A Long Time Coming: The story of Ngai Tahu's treaty settlement negotiations with the Crown (Paperback)

            By Fisher, Martin

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              27 Oct 20

            'A Long Time Coming' depicts the history of the Ngai Tahu settlement and shows how the two sides, Ngai Tahu and the Crown, led by Tipene O'Regan for Ngai Tahu and the Minister of Treaty Negotiations Douglas Graham, managed to negotiate one of the country's longest legal document.

            ISBN 9781988503110
            Published NZ 27 Oct 2020
            Publisher Canterbury University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies
                

            Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies (Paperback)

            By Miller, Robert J.; Ruru, Jacinta; Behrendt, Larissa; Lindberg, Tracey

            • Imp. $149.50
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            North America, New Zealand, and Australia were colonized by England under an international legal principle that is known today as the doctrine of discovery. This book analyses how England applied this doctrine to gain control over the lands, property, government, and human rights... of Indigenous peoples, and how this control continues to this day.
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            ISBN 9780199651856
            Released NZ 17 Jan 2012
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Justice on Trial: Radical Solutions for a System at Breaking Point
             

            Justice on Trial: Radical Solutions for a System at Breaking Point (Hardback)

            By Daw, Chris, QC

            • RRP: $42.34
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            Our justice system, once the envy of the world, is in a state of cardiac arrest. Crime has risen to record levels; serious violence, including knife crime, drug-related behaviour and gang activity are out of control. Social media and the internet are fuelling criminal activity by... providing places for criminals to operate and influence young people. In this book one of the UK's leading criminal defence barristers, Chris Daw QC, provides an insider's view of the justice system - complete with fascinating real-life accounts - and proposes radical solutions to some of the biggest challenges it now faces. After a brief introduction and outline of the history of justice in the UK and abroad, Chris presents his manifesto for the twenty-first century: he examines the use of prisons, both in the UK and the US on Alabama's 'Death Row'; he argues passionately for the legalization of drugs to destroy the criminal networks who traffic in their supply; he speaks to young people who are the perpetrators and victims of crime, delving into youth crime and the treatment of young offenders, and he examines the role of the internet as the new frontier of organised criminal activity. Finally, he asks us to move beyond the binary of 'good and evil', to adopt a more pragmatic and humane approach to justice - one that could allow Britain to have the lowest crime rate on Earth.
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            ISBN 9781472977885
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Nuremberg Trials

            Nuremberg Trials (Paperback)

            By Roland, Paul

            • RRP: $21.99
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            Providing a definitive account of the most imfamous trials of the last century, this book examines the Nazi atrocities at Nuremberg during the Second World War.

            ISBN 9781848374829
            Released NZ 1 Jun 2010
            Publisher Arcturus Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Native Land Court 1862-1887
             

            Native Land Court 1862-1887 (Paperback)

            By Boast, Richard

            • RRP: $262.50
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            The Native Land Court 1862-1887: A Historical Study, Cases and Commentary is the first ever authoritative published selection of the Native Land Court's principal decisions. It contains a full introduction explaining the history of the Court and contains over 100 principal cases ...each of which include full text and introductory commentary explaining the case and its significance. It includes cases from all over the country, ranging from the Houhora peninsula in the far North to Ruapuke Island in Fouveaux Strait, and includes such key decisions as the Oakura decision of the Compensation Court, the notorious Heretaunga block in Hawke's Bay, the Chatham Islands cases, and cases relating to the gift of the peaks of what is now Tongariro National Park. It will be of interest to iwi, legal practitioners, and historians and an indispensable reference tool for future work relating to the Native Land Court.
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            ISBN 9780864727657
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2013
            Publisher Brookers
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire
               

            Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire (Hardback)

            By Hickford, Mark

            Through focusing on the political history of New Zealand during its imperial settlement, this book offers a fresh assessment of the history of indigenous property rights. It shows how native title became a constitutional frame within which political authority was formed and conte...sted at the heart of Empire and the colonial peripheries.
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            ISBN 9780199568659
            Released NZ 22 Dec 2011
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History
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            Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation

            Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Luxenberg, Steve

            • RRP: $37.99
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            Written . . . with energy, elegance and a heart aching for a world without [segregation]. - James Goodman, New York Times Book Review

            ISBN 9780393357691
            Released NZ 25 Feb 2020
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A New Zealand legal history
             

            A New Zealand legal history (Paperback, 2nd Edition)

            By Spiller, Peter; Finn, Jeremy; Boast, Richard

            • RRP: $90.99
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            A summary of the major historical themes of New Zealand's legal development.

            ISBN 9780864724182
            Published NZ 31 Dec 2001
            Publisher Thomson Reuters
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Little Book of Crime and Punishment

            The Little Book of Crime and Punishment (Hardback)

            By Halliday, Stephen

            The Little Book of Crime and Punishment is a repository of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts and trivia about the history of the British criminal justice system. A reference book and a quirky guide, this can be dipped in to time and time again to reveal somethi...ng new about the various forms of punishments;
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            ISBN 9780750952156
            Released NZ 1 Aug 2014
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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