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            Law, Politics and Intelligence: A life of Robert Hope
             

            Law, Politics and Intelligence: A life of Robert Hope (EPUB ebook)

            By Edwards, Peter

            Robert Marsden Hope, a NSW Supreme Court judge, shaped the structures, operations and doctrines of Australia's intelligence agencies more than any other individual. This landmark biography is a groundbreaking account of the life and times of a man who shaped the way Australia's i...ntelligence agencies have operated for four decades.
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            ISBN 9781742244730
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            Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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            The Spycatcher Trial
             

            The Spycatcher Trial (EPUB ebook)

            By Turnbull, Malcolm

            Peter Wright's Spycatcher received more legal attention than any other book in history. What started as an attempt by the Secret Service to muzzle a former M15 officer ended with the British Government on trial in Australia. The 1986 case made Spycatcheran international bestselle...r. And it made the young lawyer who had turned the 'impossible' case in Wright's favour - Malcolm Turnbull - an international sensation. In The Spycatcher Trial, originally released in 1988, Turnbull gives a full account of arguably the highest-profile Australian case of all time, discussing Wright's motives in publishing his dossier of facts and those of Margaret Thatcher and the British Government in relentlessly pursuing it. Above all, Turnbull recreates the drama of the trial that caught the imagination of the world and changed the life of the man who would become Australia's 29th Prime Minister.
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            ISBN 9781743586846
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            Released NZ 20 Apr 2020
            Publisher Hardie Grant
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            Law, Politics and Intelligence: A life of Robert Hope
             

            Law, Politics and Intelligence: A life of Robert Hope (PDF ebook)

            By Edwards, Peter

            Robert Marsden Hope, a NSW Supreme Court judge, shaped the structures, operations and doctrines of Australia's intelligence agencies more than any other individual. This landmark biography is a groundbreaking account of the life and times of a man who shaped the way Australia's i...ntelligence agencies have operated for four decades.
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            ISBN 9781742249230
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            Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher NewSouth Books
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            Treason and Rebellion in the British Atlantic, 1685-1800: Legal Responses to Threatening the State
              

            Treason and Rebellion in the British Atlantic, 1685-1800: Legal Responses to Threatening the State (Hardback)

            By Rushton, Peter; Morgan, Gwenda

            • RRP: $399.50
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            • Pub Date
              23 Jul 20

            This book examines internal political conflicts in the British Empire within the legal framework of treason and sedition. The threat of treason and rebellion pervaded the British Atlantic in the 17th and 18th centuries; Britain's control of its territories was continually threate...ned by rebellion and war, both at home and in North America. Even after American independence, Britain and its former colony continued to be fearful that opposition and revolution might follow the French example, and both took legal measures to control both speech and political action. This study places these conflicts within a political and legal framework of the laws of treason and sedition as they developed in the British Atlantic. The treason laws originated in the reign of Edward III, and were adapted and modified in the 16th and 17th centuries. They were exported to the colonies, where they underwent both adaptation and elaboration in application in the slave societies as well as those dominated by free settlers. Relationships with natives and European rivals in the Americas affected the definitions of treason in practice, and the divided loyalties of the American revolutionary war added further problems of defining loyalty and treachery. Treason and Rebellion in the British Atlantic, 1685-1800 offers a new study of treason and sedition in the period by placing them in a truly transatlantic perspective, making it a valuable study for those interested in the legal and political of Britain's empire and 18th-century revolutions.
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            ISBN 9781350005310
            Released NZ 23 Jul 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Legal History of the European Banking Union: How European Law Led to the Supranational Integration of the Single Financial Market
              

            The Legal History of the European Banking Union: How European Law Led to the Supranational Integration of the Single Financial Market (Hardback)

            By Teixeira, Dr Pedro Gustavo

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            • Pub Date
              10 Dec 20

            How was the Banking Union, the most advanced legal and institutional integration in the single market, created? How does European law impact European integration? To answer these questions, this book provides a sweeping account of the evolution of European law. It identifies five... integration periods of the single financial market, intertwined with the development of global finance, from its origins, through its expansion and crisis, to the Banking Union. Each period is defined by innovations to deepen integration, such as the single passport for financial services, soft governance and comitology, agencies, or a single rulebook. Providing a far-reaching explanation of the legal and institutional rationality of the European Banking Union, this book demonstrates that the Banking Union is not an accident of history or simply the product of the existential crisis of the Monetary Union. It has deep roots in the evolutionary process of European law and its drive towards supranational integration.
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            ISBN 9781509940622
            Released NZ 10 Dec 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Jefferson's Legal Commonplace Book
             

            Jefferson's Legal Commonplace Book (PDF ebook)

            By Jefferson, Thomas; Edited by Konig, David Thomas; Zuckert, Michael P.

            As a law student and young lawyer in the 1760s, Thomas Jefferson began writing abstracts of English common law reports. Even after abandoning his law practice, he continued to rely on his legal commonplace book to document the legal, historical, and philosophical reading that hel...ped shape his new role as a statesman. Indeed, he made entries in the notebook in preparation for his mission to France, as president of the United States, and near the end of his life. This authoritative volume is the first to contain the complete text of Jefferson's notebook. With more than 900 entries on such thinkers as Beccaria, Montesquieu, and Lord Kames, Jefferson's Legal Commonplace Book is a fascinating chronicle of the evolution of Jefferson's searching mind.Jefferson's abstracts of common law reports, most published here for the first time, indicate his deepening commitment to whig principles and his incisive understanding of the political underpinnings of the law. As his intellectual interests and political aspirations evolved, so too did the content and composition of his notetaking.Unlike the only previous edition of Jefferson's notebook, published in 1926, this edition features a verified text of Jefferson's entries and full annotation, including essential information on the authors and books he documents. In addition, the volume includes a substantial introduction that places Jefferson's text in legal, historical, and biographical context.
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            ISBN 9780691193724
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            Released NZ 23 Apr 2019
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
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            Series Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series
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            Disability and Medieval Law: History, Literature, Society
             

            Disability and Medieval Law: History, Literature, Society (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

            Edited by James Rushton, Cory

            Disability and Medieval Law: History, Literature and Society is an intervention in the growing and complex field of medieval disability studies. The size of the field and the complexity of the subject lend themselves to the use of case studies: how a particular author imagines an... injury, how a particular legal code deals with (and sometimes creates) injury to the human body. While many studies have fruitfully insisted on theoretical approaches, Disability and Medieval Law considers how mediev...
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            ISBN 9781527551299
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            Released NZ 15 May 2020
            Publisher Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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            Corporations Have Almost as Many Constitutional Rights as Individuals: How Did This Happen?
             

            Corporations Have Almost as Many Constitutional Rights as Individuals: How Did This Happen? (PDF ebook – 1st edition)

            By Schoen, Edward J.

            This book, which will be of interest to teachers, students and scholars of constitutional and business law, explains how, over the past 225 years, US Supreme Court decisions have enshrined corporations with fundamental constitutional rights and transformed those rights from indiv...idual freedoms to corporate entitlements. This is a fascinating story that delineates which fundamental constitutional rights accorded to individuals have been extended to corporations and which have not, and parses t...
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            ISBN 9781527549098
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            Released NZ 2 Apr 2020
            Publisher Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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            A World History of War Crimes: From Antiquity to the Present
              

            A World History of War Crimes: From Antiquity to the Present (Hardback, 2nd edition)

            By Bryant, Michael

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            • Pub Date
              11 Feb 21

            The greatly expanded and enhanced 2nd edition of A World History of War Crimes provides an authoritative and accessible introduction to the global history of war crimes and the laws of war. Tracing human efforts to limit warfare, from codes of war in antiquity designed to maintai...n a religiously conceived cosmic order to the gradual use in the modern age of the criminal trial as a means of enforcing universal humanitarian norms, Michael Bryant's book is a masterful one-volume account of the subject. This new edition includes, for the first time: * Two chapters providing extensive coverage of the Americas, Africa and the Middle East * Strengthened chronological boundaries - a new chapter on the Incas, Aztecs, Mayan, and North American Indian tribes, as well as more material across all regions in ancient times; discussion of contemporary war crimes committed in Afghanistan, Iraq, Myanmar and Syria * A historiographical essay to broaden your understanding of the field * An added final chapter focusing on the social, cultural and psychological aspects of the subject A World History of War Crimes is vital reading for anyone needing to understand the history of war in one of its most significant contexts.
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            ISBN 9781350106604
            Released NZ 11 Feb 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Combating London's Criminal Class: A State Divided, 1869-95
              

            Combating London's Criminal Class: A State Divided, 1869-95 (Hardback)

            By Bach, Matthew

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              6 Aug 20

            The criminal class was seen as a violent, immoral and dissolute sub-section of Victorian London's population. Making their living through crime and openly hostile to society, the lives of these criminals were characterised by drunkenness, theft and brutality. This book explores w...hether this criminal class did indeed truly exist, and the effectivenessof measures brought against it. Tracing the notion of the criminal class from as early as the 16th century, this book questions whether this sub-section of society did indeed exist. Bach discusses how unease of London's notorious rookeries, the frenzy of media attention and a [word deleted here] panic among the general public enforced and encouraged the fear of the 'criminal class' and perpetuated state efforts of social control. Using the Habitual Criminals Bills, this book explores how and why this legislation was introduced to deal with repeat offenders, and assesses how successful its repressive measures were. Demonstrating how the Metropolitan Police Force and London's Magistrates were not always willing tools of the British state, this book uses court records and private correspondence to reveal how inconsistent and unsuccessful many of these measures and punishments were, and calls into question the notion that the state gained control over recidivists in this period.
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            ISBN 9781350156210
            Released NZ 6 Aug 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series History of Crime, Deviance and Punishment
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