Part one explores with careful reasoning how justice and morality can be a casualty of our legal system. This was provoked by what became to be known as the Louise Nicholas case. The second part of th..
Routledge Lawcards are your complete, pocket-sized guides to key examinable areas of the undergraduate law curriculum and the CPE/GDL. Their concise text, user-friendly layout and compact format make ..
The underlying theme of this book is 'that the principles of law laid down by the Judges in the 19th century - however suited to social conditions of the time - are not suited to the social necessitie..
Ethics, Professional Responsibility and the Lawyer examines the issues facing lawyers in the context of a changing professional environment. This new edition takes into account the impact of the Lawye..
Judicial Review: A New Zealand Perspective, third edition, covers the structure, process and procedure of judicial review. In addition, it covers the grounds of judicial review by examining who (revie..
Michael Sandel's "Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?" invites readers of all ages and political persuasions on a journey of moral reflection, and shows how reasoned debate can illuminate our lives..
"Legal Philosophies" has been written to provide a clear guide to the main topics in a jurisprudence or legal theory course with the novice in mind. It provides summaries of the pertinent arguments wi..
Modern Legal Drafting provides a comprehensive, authoritative guide to drafting legal documents in effective, plain English. Peter Butt, a leading expert in the field, has fully revised and updated th..
Making a will is a vital and responsible task but is often put off because the process appears so complicated. The New Zealand Will Kit sets out to change that. It itemises in clear, easy language wha..
The Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act turns 21 this year - how is it used, and does it need to change? New Zealand's Mental Health Act in Practice constitutes a thorough, non-gov..
Under New Zealand's comprehensive system of taxation penalties, a tax shortfall can have very serious financial consequences for a taxpayer. Taxpayers and their advisers must be aware of the obligatio..
This comprehensive guide discusses the key tax issues associated with buying, selling and owning property. Substantial legislative change has occurred since publication of the fourth edition, includin..
To speak of human rights in the twenty-first century is to speak of proportionality. Proportionality has been received into the constitutional doctrine of courts in continental Europe, the United King..
Subordinate Legislation in New Zealand provides a specialist, comprehensive, and up-to-date coverage of subordinate legislation in New Zealand. New Zealand has a vast amount of delegated legislation, ..
A landmark work of political and legal philosophy, Ronald Dworkin's Taking Rights Seriously was acclaimed as a major work on its first publication in 1977 and remains profoundly influential in the 21s..
The seventh edition of Textbook on International Law offers students a concise and focused introduction to international law, from the nature and sources of international law to the use of force and ..
Is there such a thing as an 'international law' of which to be afraid? Can international law be seen as a coherent set of norms? Or is it, rather, something experienced radically differently by differ..