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Rethinking Cyberlaw

Author : Jacqueline Lipton
ISBN : 9781781002186
Genre : Law
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The rapid increase in Internet usage over the past several decades has led to the development of new and essential areas of legislation and legal study. Jacqueline Lipton takes on the thorny question of how to define the field that has come to be known
Category: Law

Rethinking Law And Language

Author : Jan M. Broekman
ISBN : 9781788976626
Genre : LAW
File Size : 88.58 MB
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The ‘law-language-law’ theme is deeply engraved in Occidental culture, more so than contemporary studies on the subject currently illustrate. This insightful book creates awareness of these cultural roots and shows how language and themes in law can be richer than studying a simple mutuality of motives. Rethinking Law and Language unveils today’s problems with the two faces of language: the analogue and the digital, on the basis of which our smart phones and Artificial Intelligence create modern life.
Category: LAW

Rethinking Legal Reasoning

Author : Geoffrey Samuel
ISBN : 9781784712617
Genre : Law
File Size : 76.35 MB
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‘Rethinking’ legal reasoning seems a bold aim given the large amount of literature devoted to this topic. In this thought-provoking book, Geoffrey Samuel proposes a different way of approaching legal reasoning by examining the topic through the context of legal knowledge (epistemology). What is it to have knowledge of legal reasoning?
Category: Law

Rethinking The Law Of Contract Damages

Author : Victor P. Goldberg
ISBN : 9781789902518
Genre : Law
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In this series of chapters on contract damages issues, Victor P. Goldberg provides a framework for analyzing the problems that arise when determining damages, and applies it to case law in both the USA and the UK.
Category: Law

Rethinking Us Election Law

Author : Steven Mulroy
ISBN : 9781788117517
Genre :
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Recent U.S. elections have defied nationwide majority preference at the White House, Senate, and House levels. This work of interdisciplinary scholarship explains how “winner-take-all” and single-member district elections make this happen, and what can be done to repair the system. Proposed reforms include the National Popular Vote interstate compact (presidential elections); eliminating the Senate filibuster; and proportional representation using Ranked Choice Voting for House, state, and local elections.
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Law And Authors

Author : Jacqueline D. Lipton
ISBN : 9780520972247
Genre : Law
File Size : 32.2 MB
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This accessible, reader-friendly handbook will be an invaluable resource for authors, agents, and editors in navigating the legal landscape of the contemporary publishing industry. Drawing on a wealth of experience in legal scholarship and publishing, Jacqueline D. Lipton provides a useful legal guide for writers whatever their levels of expertise or categories of work (fiction, nonfiction, or academic). Through case studies and hypothetical examples, Law and Authors addresses issues of copyright law, including explanations of fair use and the public domain; trademark and branding concerns for those embarking on a publishing career; laws that impact the ways that authors might use social media and marketing promotions; and privacy and defamation questions that writers may face. Although the book focuses on American law, it highlights key areas where laws in other countries differ from those in the United States. Law and Authors will prepare every writer for the inevitable and the unexpected.
Category: Law

Rethinking The Jurisprudence Of Cyberspace

Author : Chris Reed
ISBN : 1839105399
Genre : Internet
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Cyberspace is a difficult area for lawyers and lawmakers. With no physical constraining borders, the question of who is the legitimate lawmaker for cyberspace is complex. Rethinking the Jurisprudence of Cyberspace examines how laws can gain legitimacy in cyberspace and identifies the limits of the law's authority in this space. Two key questions are central to the book: Who has authority to make laws within cyberspace and how do laws in cyberspace achieve legitimacy? Chris Reed and Andrew Murray answer these questions by examining the jurisprudential principles that explain law in the physical world and rethinking them for the cyberworld. In doing so they establish that cyberlaw is more similar to traditional law than previously thought, but that establishing legitimate authority is quite different. This book provides the first thorough examination of the jurisprudence of cyberspace law, asking why any law should be obeyed and how the rule of law is to be maintained there. Academics and researchers who are interested in the regulation of cyberspace will find this to be a compelling study. More broadly, it will appeal to those researching in the fields of transnational legal studies, jurisprudence and legal thought.
Category: Internet

Cyberlaw

Author : Rosario J. Girasa
ISBN : UOM:39015053182732
Genre : Law
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The text is designed as a basic course in the legal aspects of Internet law (cyberlaw) to be taken by undergraduate and graduate students in diverse disciplines. There are no prerequisites of extensive prior legal knowledge but rather assumes only a very basic knowledge of general legal principles. The text is comprehensive and covers all of the generally recognized major areas of the subject matter. Among the subjects covered is a basic understanding of the Internet, jurisdiction, contracts, torts, crimes, intellectual property in considerable detail, privacy, antitrust, securities, and the taxation of Internet sales. The text is broad enough to be used in a law school curriculum.
Category: Law

Cyberlaw

Author : Pavan Duggal
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060251944
Genre : Computer networks
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Category: Computer networks

Rethinking War And Peace

Author : Diana Francis
ISBN : UOM:39076002407406
Genre : Political Science
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An entirely modern argument for the irrelevance of war as a goal in international affairs.
Category: Political Science

It S Complicated

Author : Danah Boyd
ISBN : 9780300166439
Genre : Social Science
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A youth and technology expert offers original research on teens’ use of social media, the myths frightening adults, and how young people form communities. What is new about how teenagers communicate through services like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens’ lives? In this book, youth culture and technology expert Danah Boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens’ use of social media. She explores tropes about identity, privacy, safety, danger, and bullying. Ultimately, Boyd argues that society fails young people when paternalism and protectionism hinder teenagers’ ability to become informed, thoughtful, and engaged citizens through their online interactions. Yet despite an environment of rampant fear-mongering, Boyd finds that teens often find ways to engage and to develop a sense of identity. Boyd’s conclusions are essential reading not only for parents, teachers, and others who work with teens, but also for anyone interested in the impact of emerging technologies on society, culture, and commerce. Offering insights gleaned from more than a decade of original fieldwork interviewing teenagers across the United States, Boyd concludes reassuringly that the kids are all right. At the same time, she acknowledges that coming to terms with life in a networked era is not easy or obvious. In a technologically mediated world, life is bound to be complicated. “Boyd’s new book is layered and smart . . . It’s Complicated will update your mind.” —Alissa Quart, New York Times Book Review “A fascinating, well-researched and (mostly) reassuring look at how today's tech-savvy teenagers are using social media.” —People “The briefest possible summary? The kids are all right, but society isn’t.” —Andrew Leonard, Salon
Category: Social Science

The Internet

Author : Chris Woodford
ISBN : 9781851096596
Genre : Science
File Size : 51.10 MB
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Two hundred entries offer profiles of key figures; essays on such topics as cookies, content filtering, and digital libraries; and a chronology beginning with the prehistory of the Internet from 1843-1956 and concluding with the 2004 presidential campaign.
Category: Science

The Information Needs Of Communities

Author : Steven Waldman
ISBN : UCBK:C110140209
Genre : Social Science
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In 2009, a bipartisan Knight Commission found that while the broadband age is enabling an information and communications renaissance, local communities in particular are being unevenly served with critical information about local issues. Soon after the Knight Commission delivered its findings, The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) initiated a working group to identify crosscurrents and trends, and make recommendations on how the information needs of communities can be met in a broadband world.Steven Waldman and the FCC Working Group on the Information Needs of Communities produced this report, addressing the rapidly changing media landscape in a broadband age. The Information Needs of Communities looks not only at the changing face of media, but also at the relevant policy and regulatory situations, including the track record of the FCC. Finally, the report offers policy suggestions to help create the best media system ever seen.
Category: Social Science

Arab Youth

Author : Samir Khalaf
ISBN : 9780863568213
Genre : Social Science
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In 2011, Arab youth took to the streets in their thousands to demand their freedom. Although it is too early to speculate on the ultimate outcome of the uprisings, one auspicious feature stands out: they reveal the genesis of a new generation sparked by the desire for civil liberties, advocacy for human rights, and participatory democracy. This unique volume explores some of the antecedents of the upheavals and anticipates alternative venues of resistance that marginalized youth - from Lebanon, Syria and Palestine to Saudi Arabia, Morocco and Iran - can mobilize to realize their emancipatory expectations. Themes covered include the forging of meaningful collective identities in times of risk and uncertainty; youth militancy, neighborhood violence and youth gangs; the surge of youthful activism; and youths' expressive outlets through popular arts and street music.
Category: Social Science

Governing Security

Author : Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar
ISBN : 9780804784344
Genre : Law
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Statutes and regulations are frequently designed to affect the public in specific ways. But exactly how these laws ultimately impact the public often depends on how politicians go about securing control of the complex public agencies that implement policies, and how these organizations in turn are used to define the often-contested concept of "national security." Governing Security explores this dynamic by investigating the surprising history of two major federal agencies that touch the lives of Americans every day: the Roosevelt-era Federal Security Agency––which eventually became today's Department of Health and Human Services––and the more recently created Department of Homeland Security. By describing the legal, political, and institutional history of both organizations, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar offers a compelling account of crucial developments affecting the basic architecture of our nation. He shows how Americans end up choosing security goals not through an elaborate technical process, but in lively and overlapping settings involving conflict over statutory programs, agency autonomy, presidential power, and priorities for domestic and international risk regulation. Ultimately, as Cuéllar shows, ongoing fights about the scope of national security reshape the very structure of government and the intricate process through which statutes and regulations are implemented, particularly during––or in anticipation of––a national crisis.
Category: Law

Essentials Of Business Law And The Legal Environment

Author : Richard A. Mann
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060214603
Genre : Business law
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This text offers complete coverage of business law and its environment in a non-technical, straightforward, and student-friendly style. Cases are summarized and integrated throughout chapters. Legal issues and court decisions are carefully explained with a minimum of legal jargon. Most important, Essentials of Business and The Legal Environment covers all required business law topics for the CPA exam.
Category: Business law