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In this vital Advanced Introduction, Dinah Shelton and Federico Guzman Duque examine the human rights of indigenous peoples and communities under current international law. Setting out a historical overview of the legal treatment of native populations from the colonial period to the present, the authors deftly analyse frameworks of institutions monitoring indigenous human rights, theoretical issues relating to these, access to justice and reparations, and special considerations afforded to specific indigenous communities.

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Lorenzo Casini delves into the increasing globalization of cultural heritage law in this innovative and thought-provoking Advanced Introduction. In addition to answering fundamental questions on cultural property, Casini connects national and global aspects of cultural heritage law, dissects old and contemporary dilemmas, and examines the future challenges of cultural heritage law in the digital age.

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This Advanced Introduction to Evidence delivers a comprehensive exposition of the major tenets of evidence law, principally from an American perspective. Using the Federal Rules of Evidence as a structural framework, Richard D. Friedman reflects on the underlying policies, psychological perceptions and philosophical viewpoints that underpin evidence law.

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This highly informative Advanced Introduction explores the diverse and far-reaching legal implications of some of the key findings of behavioral economics. This Advanced Introduction provides a much-needed assessment and analysis of the law as a critical domain for the use of behavioral economics, and investigates how techniques including nudging, mandates, and taxes can be used to enhance the effectiveness and improve the implementation of the law.

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This thoroughly updated second edition of Advanced Introduction to European Union Law provides an essential overview of the diverse fields of EU law and their relevant politics. In precise but accessible language, Jacques Ziller analyses the latest developments in EU law following Brexit, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the Russia-Ukraine war, focusing on the main fields of action for the EU: the internal market, area of freedom, security and justice, and external action.

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This Advanced Introduction to International Water Law provides an overview of the key international rules, principles and institutions involved in the use and protection of shared international freshwater resources.

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This timely Advanced Introduction traces the evolution of consumer data privacy laws in the US through a historical lens, and then sets out the current state of play. Waldman describes how privacy laws benefit corporate interests, and highlights the deficiencies of the present approach to the surveillance economy.

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Advanced Introduction to U.S. Disability Law provides a timely and accessible overview of disability law in the United States, focusing primarily on the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (the ‘ADA’). Peter Blanck addresses the social and legislative history leading up to the development of the ADA; coverage and remedies under the ADA’s three main titles; some of the fundamental and recent cases informing the ADA’s interpretation; and current issues facing U.S. courts, law makers, and policy makers.

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This comprehensive Advanced Introduction provides an overview of contract law and contemporary contract theory. Demonstrating that an understanding of theory and policy is a vital aspect of being an effective practicing lawyer, Brian H. Bix explores which theoretical approaches can best explain and justify contract law, arguing for greater critical attention to the connections between contract law theory, practice, and teaching.

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Litigating disputes in international civil and commercial cases presents a number of special challenges. Which country's courts have jurisdiction, and where is it advantageous to sue? Given the international elements of the case, which country's law will the court apply? Finally, if a successful plaintiff cannot find enough local assets, what does it take to have the judgement recognized and enforced in a country with assets? This extensively updated second edition Advanced Introduction addresses these questions, providing a concise overview of the field.

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