Sport and the Law (4th Edition) explains the law as it applies to sporting organisations and sportspeople, describing key legal concepts in simple terms and covering issues such as negligence, defamation, doping, the responsibilities of club administrators and more. This new edition uses examples from recent events and the Beijing Olympics to explore civil liability amendments, the growing importance of global broadcast rights and developments in insurance and risk management.
Kelsen, Hans. General Theory of Law and State. Translated by Anders Wedberg. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1945. xxxiii, 516pp. Reprinted 1999 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 98-32334. ISBN 1-886363-74-9. Cloth. $95. * Reprint of the first edition. Classic work by a noted Austrian jurist, Hans Kelsen [1881-1973] in which he advances his theories of the pure nature of law and of the state as separate from a philosophy of justice. The appendix includes an analysis of the natural law doctrine in its opposition to legal positivism.
Ross, Alf. On Law and Justice. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1959. xi, 383 pp. Reprint available December 2004 by the Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-488-6. Cloth. $90. * In this influential and oft-cited study Ross discounted the theories of natural law, positivism and legal realism. In their stead, he proposed the abandonment of "ought-propositions" for the "is-propositions" employed by other empirical sciences, thereby envisioning lawyers that serve merely as "rational technologists." Less bound by tradition, and traditional notions of justice, jurisprudence then becomes "not only a beautiful mental activity per se, but also an instrument which may benefit any lawyer who wants to understand what he is doing and why" (Preface).
First published in 2004, English Public Law has become the key point of reference on English public law for lawyers in the UK and throughout the world. Now in its second edition, the book acts as an accessible first point of reference for practitioners approaching a public law issue for the first time, while simultaneously providing a lucid, concise and authoritative overview of all the key areas of public law (constitutional, administrative, human rights, and criminal law) within one single portable volume. The second edition has been completely updated to take account of all key legislative and procedural changes since 2004, including: ·The Constitutional Reform Act 2005 ·recent higher c...