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Justice and the Law -

Related category: Society, Welfare, Justice & the State
Related booklists: Justice, the Law & Children & Young People, Justice and the Law: Memoirs,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book In Your Defence: Stories of Life and Law by Sarah Langford
    In Your Defence: Stories of Life and Law - by Sarah Langford

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784163082 | ISBN 10: 1784163082

    "I loved this book. It made my heart sing. Written by a woman in the law with compassion, wit and legal know-how, these true life courtroom stories tell it like it is."(Helena Kennedy QC) Sarah Langford is a barrister. Her job is to stand in cou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eve Was Shamed: How British Justice is Failing Women by Helena Kennedy
    Eve Was Shamed: How British Justice is Failing Women - by Helena Kennedy

    £20.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784742225 | ISBN 10: 1784742228

    What comes after #MeToo? One of our most eminent lawyers and defenders of human rights answers with this urgent, authoritative and deeply shocking look at British justice.   In Eve Was Shamed Helena Kennedy forensically examines the pressing new e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Guilty Until Proven Innocent: The Crisis in Our Justice System by Jon Robins
    Guilty Until Proven Innocent: The Crisis in Our Justice System - by Jon Robins

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785903694 | ISBN 10: 1785903691

    Whenever a miscarriage of justice hits the headlines, it is tempting to dismiss it as an anomaly – a minor hiccup in an otherwise healthy judicial system. Yet the cases of injustice that feature in this book reveal that they are not just minor hicc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rights Of Nature: A Legal Revolution That Could Save the World by David R. Boyd
    The Rights Of Nature: A Legal Revolution That Could Save the World - by David R. Boyd

    £13.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781770412392 | ISBN 10: 1770412395

    An important and timely recipe for hope for humans and all forms of life.   Palila v Hawaii. New Zealand’s Te Urewera Act. Sierra Club v Disney. These legal phrases hardly sound like the makings of a revolution, but beyond the headlines port ... more

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  • Cover image of book East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity by Philippe Sands
    East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity - by Philippe Sands

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781474601917 | ISBN 10: 147460191x

    A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and a secret family history.   When human rights lawyer Philippe Sands received an invitation to deliver a lecture in the weste ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Guide to the Immigration Act 2016 by Alison Harvey and Zoe Harper
    A Guide to the Immigration Act 2016 - by Alison Harvey and Zoe Harper

    £50.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784519285 | ISBN 10: 1784519286

    A Guide to the Immigration Act 2016 is produced in association with ILPA and provides a clear and straightforward explanation to the provisions of this legislation, with relevant commentary following each section of the Act. Those litigating will be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lawless World: Making and Breaking Global Rules by Philippe Sands
    Lawless World: Making and Breaking Global Rules - by Philippe Sands

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141985053 | ISBN 10: 0141985054

    International lawyer Philippe Sands has a unique insider's view of the elites who govern our lives. His sensational revelations in Lawless World changed the political agenda overnight, forcing Tony Blair to publish damning material that he'd tried to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations by Brandon L. Garrett
    Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations - by Brandon L. Garrett

    £16.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780674659919 | ISBN 10: 0674659910

    American courts routinely hand down harsh sentences to individual convicts, but a very different standard of justice applies to corporations. Too Big to Jail takes readers into a complex, compromised world of backroom deals, for an unprecedented look ... more

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  • Cover image of book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
    Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption - by Bryan Stevenson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781925228311 | ISBN 10: 1925228312

    Named a Book of the Year by the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Esquire, and Time.  The US has the highest rate of incarceration in the world. One in every 15 people born there today is expected to go to prison. For black men t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Idea of Justice by Amartya K. Sen
    The Idea of Justice - by Amartya K. Sen

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141037851 | ISBN 10: 0141037857

    Is justice an ideal, forever beyond our grasp, or something that may actually guide our practical decisions and enhance our lives? In this wide-ranging book, Amartya Sen presents an alternative approach to mainstream theories of justice which, despit ... more

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