Acquisition List of New Books

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JONES, Richard M.

     Mental health act manual / by Richard M. Jones - 18th edition - London : Sweet & Maxwell, 2015.

The Mental Health Act Manual is widely accepted as the 'bible' of the Mental Health Act. It is the essential guide for anyone implementing or advising on this complex area of law. This popular and practical work brings together the Act, the Code of Practice and related subordinate legislation. It also includes relevant extracts from the Human Rights Act. The manual outlines the responsibilities and obligation of the parties involved, ensuring that the Act is implemented correctly.

KN 155.2.Z1


HERRING, Jonathan

     Legal ethics / Jonathan Herring - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

Jonathan Herring provides a clear and engaging overview of legal ethics, highlighting the ethical issues surrounding professional conduct and raising interesting questions about how lawyers act and what their role entails. Key topics, such as confidentiality and fees, are covered with references throughout to the professional codes of conduct.

KL 82


TOMUSCHAT, Christian

     Human rights : between idealism and realism / Christian Tomuschat - 3rd edition - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

This new edition of Human Rights: Between Idealism and Realism presents human rights in action, focusing on their effectiveness as legal tools designed to benefit human beings. By combining conceptual analysis with an emphasis on mechanisms of implementation, this volume provides a multidimensional overview of human rights.

KM 201



     Islam and politics / Peter Mandaville - 2nd edition - New York : Routledge, 2014.

This book is an accessible and comprehensive account of political Islam in the twenty-first century. Drawing on insights from comparative politics and Islamic studies, it explains the complex interaction between Islam, society, the state, and processes of globalization. The book demonstrates that political Islam, far from being a monolithic phenomenon, varies considerably from country to country depending on its position in relation to society, the state, and the broader political environment.

KD 631



     Tritton on intellectual property in Europe / Richard Davis, Ben Longstaff, Ashley Roughton, Thomas St Quintin, Guy Tritton - London : Sweet & Maxwell, 2014.

Gatley on Libel and Slander is the definitive work on the law and procedure of libel and slander. This Supplement brings the 11th Edition fully up to date with the latest developments.

KW 142



     Harris, O'Boyle & Warbrick : law of the European Convention on Human Rights / David Harris, Michael O'Boyle, Ed Bates, Carla Buckley, Paul Harvey, Michelle Lafferty, Peter Cumper, Yutaka Arai, Heather Green - 3rd. edition - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

This seminal text offers a comprehensive account of the case law of the ECHR and its underlying principles. It provides an accessible guide to decisions under the Convention and its protocols, article by article, as well as explaining the history and likely development of the law.

KC 200



     Cross-examination in international arbitration : nine basic principles / Kaj Hober, Howard S. Sussman - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.

This book is both a teaching tool as well as a general guide to effective cross-examination in international arbitration. Based on extensive experience and insight from the authors and aided by practical examples, it provides a thoroughly illustrated analysis of how essential cross-examination techniques can best be adapted to the arbitral format. Concise and well organised, it leads the reader through the different cross-examination techniques in an accessible point by point structure, presenting readers with a clear and authoritative introduction on how best to conduct a cross-examination or a quick-reference for more experienced practitioners.

KN 391.3


GAS price arbitrations - London Globe Law and Business, 2014.

This practical new handbook covers the various aspects of international gas pricing disputes. It contains contributions from leading international arbitration practitioners and arbitrators in the field, in-house counsel and industry experts.

KC 1250


THE HANDBOOK of international humanitarian law / edited by Dieter Fleck, in collaboration with Michael Bothe [and 9 others] - 3rd. edition - Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013.

This edition sets out a comprehensive and analytical manual of international humanitarian law, accompanied by case analysis and extensive explanatory commentary by a team of distinguished and internationally renowned experts.

KC 1350


NORMAN, Helen E.

     Intellectual property law / Helen E. Norman - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

Intellectual Property Law is written in an informal, engaging and lively manner with an emphasis on explaining the key topics covered on intellectual property law courses with clarity. It focuses on the practical issues of United Kingdom law at the same time as demonstrating how the subject is being shaped by outside forces.

KN 111


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