Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Featured eBooks: Law

Australian Intellectual Property Law. Intellectual property law in Australia has changed dramatically in the last decade and continues to change. Developments in technology, the rise of the internet, the globalisation of trade and the increasing importance of 'superbrands' – trade marks with global appeal – have all affected the laws surrounding intellectual property. Furthermore, globalisation has resulted in greater pressure on intellectual property owners to expand their rights as they endeavour to capture the potential benefits of ownership in an increasingly affluent and integrated world economy.



The Handbook of Comparative Criminal Law. This handbook explores criminal law systems from around the world, with the express aim of stimulating comparison and discussion. General principles of criminal liability receive prominent coverage in each essay—including discussions of rationales for punishment, the role and design of criminal codes, the general structure of criminal liability, accounts of mens rea, and the rights that criminal law is designed to protect—before the authors turn to more specific offenses like homicide, theft, sexual offenses, victimless crimes, and terrorism.



Migration and Refugee Law: Principles and Practice in Australia. A comprehensive overview of the legal principles governing the entry of people into Australia. This book considers the social and political context of migration and refugee law in devising innovative policies aimed at creating an equitable and rational immigration system. 

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