08 Jul 2020

Category: Legal History

Business & Money

Developments in Islamic Banking: The Case of Pakistan (Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions) 

This book explores the theoretical and practical features of Islamic banking. Using Pakistan as a detailed illustration, the text discusses recent developments and future prospects, demonstrating the model underpinning interest-free banking. It assesses the practical success of interest-free banking at both individual banks and state…

Criminal Law

The Death of the American Trial 

In The Death of the American Trial, distinguished legal scholar Robert P. Burns makes an impassioned case for reversing the rapid decline of the trial before we lose one of our public culture’s greatest achievements. As a practice that is adapted for modern times yet…

Constitutional Law

National Security and Double Government 

Why has U.S. security policy scarcely changed from the Bush to the Obama administration? National Security and Double Government offers a disquieting answer. Michael J. Glennon challenges the myth that U.S. security policy is still forged by America’s visible, “Madisonian institutions”–the President, Congress, and the…

Europe

Crime, Broadsides and Social Change, 1800-1850 

This book explores the form, function and meaning of crime and execution broadsides printed in nineteenth-century Britain. By presenting a detailed discourse analysis of 650 broadsides printed across Britain between the years 1800-1850, this book provides a unique and alternative interpretation as to their narratives…

Law

Law and Time (Social Justice) 

Research on law’s relationship with time has flourished over the past decade. This edited collection aims to put law and time scholarship into wider context, advancing conversations on time and temporalities between socio-legal scholars, anthropologists, sociologists, geographers and historians. Through a diverse range of contributions,…

Law

Rethinking the Masters of Comparative Law 

Comparative Law is experiencing something of a renaissance,as legal scholars and practitioners traditionally outside the discipline find it newly relevant in projects such as constitution and code drafting, the harmonization of laws, court decisions, or as a tool for understanding the globalization of legal institutions….