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  1. Clive Parry, J. A. Hopkins, International Law Fund & British Institute of International and Comparative Law (1963). British International Law Cases a Collection of Decisions of Courts in the British Isles on Points of International Law. --. Stevens.
     
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    George P. Fletcher (2007). The Grammar of Criminal Law: American, Comparative, and International. Oxford University Press.
    The Grammar of Criminal Law is a 3-volume work that addresses the field of international and comparative criminal law, with its primary focus on the issues of international concern, ranging from genocide, to domestic efforts to combat terrorism, to torture, and to other international crimes. The first volume is devoted to foundational issues. The Grammar of Criminal Law is unique in its systematic emphasis on the relationship between language and legal theory; there is no comparable comparative study of (...)
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  3. Eleanor Cashin-Ritaine, Seán Patrick Donlan & Martin Sychold (eds.) (2010). Comparative Law and Hybrid Legal Traditions: Lausanne, 10-11 September 2009. Schulthess.
     
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  4. Zoltán Péteri, István H. Szilágyi & Máté Paksy (eds.) (2005). Ius Unum, Lex Multiplex: Liber Amicorum Studia Z. Péteri Dedicata: Tanulmányok a Jogösszehasonlítás, Az Államelmélet És a Jogbölcselet Köreb̋l = Studies in Comparative Law, Theory of State and Legal Philosophy. Szent István Társulat.
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    Danuta Mendelson & Timothy Stoltzfus Jost (2003). A Comparative Study of the Law of Palliative Care and End-of-Life Treatment. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 31 (1):130-143.
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    Per Bergling (2009). Legal Cartography and Comparative Law. In Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt (ed.), New Directions in Comparative Law. Edward Elgar 19.
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    Robert J. Miller & Jacinta Ruru, An Indigenous Lens Into Comparative Law: The Doctrine of Discovery in the United States and New Zealand.
    North America and New Zealand were colonized by England under an international legal principle that is known today as the Doctrine of Discovery. When Europeans set out to explore and exploit new lands in the fifteenth through the twentieth centuries, they justified their sovereign and property claims over these territories and the Indigenous people with the Discovery Doctrine. This legal principle was justified by religious and ethnocentric ideas of European and Christian superiority over the other cultures, religions, and races of (...)
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    Richard Brooks, The Cultivation of Cosmopolitan Detachment in Comparative Law: The Hellenistic Contributions.
    This article explores the kind of detachment needed to conduct comparative law scholarship and teaching, as well as implement its application to practical problems. The full and fair comparison of the law requires a cosmopolitan view which embodies some degree of detachment from adherence to the laws of one's ``home". The Enlightenment efforts to build a science of comparative law to achieve this detachment failed. Modern inheritors of the Enlightenment approach have similarly failed. In a series of articles, (...)
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    Peter-Christian Müller-Graff (2009). 16. Modern Comparative Law: The Forces Behind and the Challenges Ahead in the Age of Transnational Harmonisation. In Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt (ed.), New Directions in Comparative Law. Edward Elgar 255.
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  10. Mads Andenas & Duncan Fairgrieve (eds.) (2015). Courts and Comparative Law. Oxford University Press Uk.
    While the role of comparative law in the courts was previously only an exception, foreign sources are now increasingly becoming a source of law in regular use in supreme and constitutional courts. There is considerable variation between the practices of courts and the role of comparative law, and methods remain controversial. In the US, the issue has been one of intense public debate and it is still one of the major dividing issues in the discussion about the role (...)
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  11. John William Burgess (1978). Selections From Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law. Distributed by Dabor Social Science Publications.
     
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  12. Jean Dabin & Ralph Abraham Newman (eds.) (1978). The Unity of Strict Law: A Comparative Study Dedicated to the Memory of Jean Dabin. Emile Bruylant.
     
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  13. Richard Hyland (2009). Gifts: A Study in Comparative Law. OUP Usa.
    Gifts: A Study in Comparative Law is the first broad-based study of the law governing the giving and revocation of gifts ever attempted. First, gift-giving is everywhere governed by social and customary norms before it encounters the law. Second, the giving of gifts takes place largely outside of the marketplace. As a result of these two characteristics, the law of gifts provides an optimal lens through which to examine how different legal systems confront social practice. The law of gifts (...)
     
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  14. Mårten Schultz (2009). 12. The Questionable Questionnaire: Reflections on Comparative Law Method in Light of Principles of European Tort Law. In Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt (ed.), New Directions in Comparative Law. Edward Elgar 173.
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    Mark Hoecke (1996). Hohfeld and Comparative Law. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 9 (2):185-201.
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    Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt (2009). 15. Toward an Institutional Approach to Comparative Economic Law? In Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt (ed.), New Directions in Comparative Law. Edward Elgar
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    Ronald J. Allen & Susan Haack, The Perils of Comparative Law Research - Justice, Truth, and Proof: Not so Simple, After All.
    Intervencions a càrrec de Ronald J. Allen i Susan Haack sobre diferents idees del pensament de Michele Taruffo.
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    Arlie Loughnan (2014). The Limits of Criminal Law: A Comparative Analysis of Approaches to Legal Theorizing by Carl Constantin Lauterwein. [REVIEW] Criminal Law and Philosophy 8 (3):687-691.
    On one level, the focus of The Limits of Criminal Law is captured by its title—the book is concerned with the legitimate boundaries of the criminal law. Lauterwein sets out different approaches to this topic in the German and Australian legal contexts. The book does not formally adopt a comparative methodology, but rather presents ‘an analysis using contextual and comparative elements’ (p. 45). He concentrates on analysing discussion of the limits of the criminal law in Australia, using the (...)
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    Burkhard Schafer (1999). Form Follows Function Fails - as a Sociological Foundation of Comparative Law. Social Epistemology 13 (2):113 – 128.
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    Jonathan Hill (1989). Comparative Law, Law Reform and Legal Theory. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 9 (1):101-115.
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    Otto Pfersmann (2009). 6. Ontological and Epistemological Complexity in Comparative Constitutional Law. In Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt (ed.), New Directions in Comparative Law. Edward Elgar 81.
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    Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci & Carmine Guerriero (2015). Law and Culture: A Theory of Comparative Variation in Bona Fide Purchase Rules. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 35 (3):543-574.
    A key question in comparative law is why different legal systems provide different legal solutions for the same problem. To answer this question, we use novel comparative evidence on how the conflict between the dispossessed original owner and the bona fide purchaser of a stolen good is resolved in different countries. This is the most primitive manifestation of a fundamental legal choice: the balance between the protection of the owner’s property rights and the enhancement of the buyer’s reliance (...)
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    F. S. C. Northrop (1959). Comparative Philosophy and Science in the Light of Comparative Law. Philosophy East and West 9 (1/2):67-69.
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    Barry Hoffmaster (1987). The Unborn Child's Right to Prenatal Care Edward W. Keyserlingk Montreal: Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law, McGill University, 1984. Pp. Xiii, 211. $25.00. [REVIEW] Dialogue 26 (01):188-.
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    Roderick Munday (1993). Comparative Law and English Law's Character Evidence Rules. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 13 (4):589-601.
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    L. Kilbrandon (1982). Medical Malpractice Law, A Comparative Law Study of Civil Responsibility Arising From Medical Care. Journal of Medical Ethics 8 (1):51-51.
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    F. S. C. Northrop (1952). The Philosophy of Natural Science and Comparative Law. Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 26:5 - 25.
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    John G. Fleming (1984). Comparative Law of Torts. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 4 (2):235-243.
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    Leslie Edward Martevanr (1968). Book Review:Religion and the Law. Philip B. Kurland; Comparative Law and Social Theory. Jerome Hall; Law and Economy in Planning. Walter Firey. [REVIEW] Ethics 78 (2):160-.
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  30. D. Bradley (2003). Comparative Law, Family Law and Common Law. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 23 (1):127-146.
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  31. C. Byk (1990). Instances of Ethics in Comparative-Law. Cahiers Internationaux de Sociologie 88:215-230.
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  32. Bradley David (2003). Comparative Law, Family Law and Common Law. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 23 (1).
     
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  33. Leslie Edward Martevanr (1968). Book Review:Religion and the Law. Philip B. Kurland; Comparative Law and Social Theory. Jerome Hall; Law and Economy in Planning. Walter Firey. [REVIEW] Ethics 78 (2):160-.
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  34. Colin B. Picker (2010). A Framework for Comparative Analyses of International Law and its Institutions : Using the Example of the World Trade Organization. In Eleanor Cashin-Ritaine, Seán Patrick Donlan & Martin Sychold (eds.), Comparative Law and Hybrid Legal Traditions: Lausanne, 10-11 September 2009. Schulthess
     
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  35. Munday Roderick (1993). Comparative Law and English Laws Character Evidence Rules. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 13 (4).
     
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  36. Constance I. Smith (1964). Jean Bodin and Comparative Law. Journal of the History of Ideas 25 (3):417.
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  37. Lukas Heckendorn Ursheler (2010). Multidimensional Hybridity : Nepali Law From a Comparative Perspective. In Eleanor Cashin-Ritaine, Seán Patrick Donlan & Martin Sychold (eds.), Comparative Law and Hybrid Legal Traditions: Lausanne, 10-11 September 2009. Schulthess
     
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    Nils Jansen (2004). Duties and Rights in Negligence: A Comparative and Historical Perspective on the European Law of Extracontractual Liability. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 24 (3):443-469.
    Recent theoretical analysis has exhibited a structural ambiguity in the normative foundation of the tort of negligence, namely uncertainty whether liability is based on the breach of a legal duty or on the responsibility for the victim's loss. This normative ambiguity is due to the fact that the European law of extracontractual liability was conceptually framed for purposes totally different from modern ideas of fair distribution of risks that have historically been connected with rights- based conceptions of tort law. From (...)
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    Brian Lucas (2015). Not-for-Profit Law: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives [Book Review]. Australasian Catholic Record, The 92 (1):120.
    Lucas, Brian Review of: Not-for-profit law: Theoretical and comparative perspectives, by ed. Matthew Harding, Ann O'Connell and Miranda Stewart, pp. 396, ebook $125.40, hardback $175.00.
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    S. M. Franken (2014). Cross-Border Insolvency Law: A Comparative Institutional Analysis. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 34 (1):97-131.
    Any choice of a state for a cross-border insolvency regime involves a trade-off between increased cross-border economic activity and application of less-preferred substantive insolvency law. A state may be relatively more dependent (‘dependent state’) on the economy of another, less dependent, state (‘dominant state’) than vice versa. This article shows that the dependent state, to increase its gains from cross-border economic activity, has an interest in the dominant state applying territorialism. Applying unilateral universalism vis-à-vis the dominant state, the dependent state (...)
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    Dirk van Zyl Smit (1987). “Normal” Prisons in an “Abnormal” Society? A Comparative Perspective on South African Prison Law and Practice. Criminal Justice Ethics 6 (2):37-51.
    (1987). “Normal” Prisons in an “abnormal” society? A comparative perspective on South African prison law and practice. Criminal Justice Ethics: Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 37-51. doi: 10.1080/0731129X.1987.9991816.
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    Dirk van Zyl Smit (1987). “Normal” Prisons in an “Abnormal” Society? A Comparative Perspective on South African Prison Law and Practice. Criminal Justice Ethics 6 (2):37-51.
    (1987). “Normal” Prisons in an “abnormal” society? A comparative perspective on South African prison law and practice. Criminal Justice Ethics: Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 37-51. doi: 10.1080/0731129X.1987.9991816.
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  43. John J. Coughlin (2012). Law, Person, and Community: Philosophical, Theological, and Comparative Perspectives on Canon Law. Oxford University Press Usa.
    Law, Person, and Community: Philosophical, Theological, and Comparative Perspectives on Canon Law takes up the fundamental question "What is law?" through a consideration of the interrelation of the concepts of law, person, and community. As with the concept of law described by secular legal theorists, canon law aims to set a societal order that harmonizes the interests of individuals and communities, secures peace, guarantees freedom, and establishes justice. At the same time, canon law rests upon a traditional understanding of (...)
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  44. P. S. Atiyah & Robert S. Summers (1987). Form and Substance in Anglo-American Law a Comparative Study of Legal Reasoning, Legal Theory, and Legal Institutions. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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  45. Romeo Casabona & Carlos María (eds.) (1999). Biotechnology, Law, and Bioethics: Comparative Perspectives. Bruylant.
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    Carlo Casonato (ed.) (2007). Life, Technology, and Law: Second Forum for Transnational and Comparative Legal Dialogue, Levico Terme, Italy, June 9-10, 2006: Proceedings. [REVIEW] Cedam.
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    Shayne Clarke (2009). Locating Humour in Indian Buddhist Monastic Law Codes: A Comparative Approach. [REVIEW] Journal of Indian Philosophy 37 (4):311-330.
    It has been claimed that Indian Buddhism, as opposed to East Asian Chan/Zen traditions, was somehow against humour. In this paper I contend that humour is discernible in canonical Indian Buddhist texts, particularly in Indian Buddhist monastic law codes (Vinaya). I will attempt to establish that what we find in these texts sometimes is not only humourous but that it is intentionally so. I approach this topic by comparing different versions of the same narratives preserved in Indian Buddhist monastic law (...)
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    Herman Nys (2002). A Comparative Analysis of the Law Regarding Euthanasia in Belgium and the Netherlands. Ethical Perspectives 9 (2):73-85.
    In Belgium the legal conditions to practise euthanasia are governed by the act on euthanasia of 28 May, 2002 that entered into force on 23 September, 2002. There is no relevant jurisprudence and no guidance is offered by self-regulation made up by the medical profession itself before or after the enactment of the act. Thoughtful comments on the act are, understandably, lacking up to now while the discussions in parliament have been often unclear, contradictory and sometimes even misleading. In other (...)
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    Jos� de Sousa E. Brito (1996). The Ways of Public Reason Comparative Constitutional Law and Pragmatics. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 9 (2):173-183.
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    Maarten Henket (1996). Hohfeld, Public Reason and Comparative Constitutional Law. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 9 (2):202-206.
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