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Autonomy in the law

Author: M N S Sellers; University of Baltimore. Center for International and Comparative Law.
Publisher: Dordrecht, the Netherlands : Springer, ©2007.
Series: Ius gentium (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 1.
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"Autonomy in the Law considers one of the most important benefits of the rule of law. Juxtaposing European and American conceptions of autonomy in the law of families, capital punishment and, criminal trials reveals the common values that justify all legal systems. Law protects the autonomy of individuals and associations by defending the boundaries of their own self-rule. This book illuminates the fundamental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Autonomy in the law.
Dordrecht, the Netherlands : Springer, ©2007
(DLC) 2008920072
(OCoLC)166357916
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M N S Sellers; University of Baltimore. Center for International and Comparative Law.
ISBN: 9781402082849 1402082843 9781402064890 1402064896 9781402064906 140206490X 6611205861 9786611205867
OCLC Number: 213091914
Notes: Papers originally presented at the fifth meeting of the European-American Consortium for Legal Education (EACLE), held at American University in Washington, D.C. in May, 2006.
Published ... in cooperation with the University of Baltimore Center for International and Comparative Law--P. ix.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 179 pages).
Contents: An introduction to the value of autonomy in law / M.N.S. Sellers --
Autonomy to choose what constitutes family : oxymoron or basic right? / June Carbone --
Approaches to autonomy in capital punishment and assisted suicide / Kandis Scott --
Courts in search of legitimacy : the case of wrongful life / Marc A. Loth --
The autonomy of defense and defense counsel / Philip Traest and Tessa Gombeer --
Checks and balances in the law of international organizations / Jan Klabbers.
Series Title: Ius gentium (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Mortimer Sellers.
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