We, the Robots? | Regulating Artificial Intelligence and the Limits of the Law

Author Simon Chesterman Description Should we regulate artificial intelligence? Can we? From self-driving cars and high-speed trading to algorithmic decision-making, the way we live, work, and play is increasingly dependent on AI systems that operate with diminishing human intervention. These fast, autonomous, and opaque machines offer great benefits – and pose significant risks. This book […]

Crook County | Racism and Injustice in America’s Largest Criminal Court

Author Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve Description Winner of the 2017 Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Outstanding Book Award, sponsored by the Society for the Study of Social Problems.Finalist for the C. Wright Mills Book Award, sponsored by the Society for the Study of Social Problems.Winner of the 2017 Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award, sponsored by the American Sociological […]

Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice (3rd ed.)

Author Jack Donnelly Description In the third edition of his classic work, revised extensively and updated to include recent developments on the international scene, Jack Donnelly explains and defends a richly interdisciplinary account of human rights as universal rights. He shows that any conception of human rights—and the idea of human rights itself—is historically specific […]

International Law (8th ed.)

Author Malcolm N. Shaw Description International Law is the definitive and authoritative text on the subject, offering Shaw’s unbeatable combination of clarity of expression and academic rigour and ensuring both understanding and critical analysis in an engaging and authoritative style. Encompassing the leading principles, practice and cases, and retaining and developing the detailed references which […]

Online Courts and the Future of Justice

Author Richard Susskind Description Our court system is struggling. It is too costly to deliver justice for all but the few, too slow to satisfy those who can access it. Yet the values implicit in disputes being resolved in person, and in public, are fundamental to how we have imagined the fair resolution of disputes […]

Tomorrow’s Lawyers (2nd ed.) | An Introduction to Your Future

Author Richard Susskind Description Tomorrow’s Lawyers predicts that we are at the beginning of a period of fundamental transformation in law: a time in which we will see greater change than we have seen in the past two centuries. Where the future of the legal service will be a world of internet-based global businesses, online […]

International Human Rights Law (3rd ed.) | Cases, Materials, Commentary

Author Olivier De Schutter Description International human rights law has expanded remarkably since the 1990s. It is therefore more important than ever to identify, beyond specific controversies, its deeper structure and the general pattern of evolution. Moreover, it has a logic of its own: though part of international law, it borrows many of its principles […]

International Law (2nd ed.)

Author Jan Klabbers Description Written by one of the world’s leading international lawyers, this is the new and updated edition of Jan Klabber’s landmark textbook. International law can be defined as ‘the rules governing the legal relationship between nations and states’, but in reality it is much more complex, with political, diplomatic and socio-economic factors […]

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