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Most Circulated Foreign Books

Bennion Bailey and Norbury on Statutory Interpretation by Diggory Bailey

Bennion, Bailey and Norbury on Statutory Interpretation is the leading work on statutory interpretation. It provides a clear and comprehensive guide to understanding, interpreting and applying legislation. Regularly used by practitioners and academics, and frequently cited in judgments throughout the common law world, it is a trusted and authoritative resource.

Law & Literature by Richard A Posner

This is the only comprehensive book-length treatment of the field. It continues to emphasize the essential differences between law and literature, which are rooted in the different social functions of legal and literary texts. But it also explores areas of mutual illumination and expands its range to include new topics such as the cruel and unusual punishments clause of the Constitution, illegal immigration, surveillance, global warming and bioterrorism, and plagiarism.

Reading Law by Antonin Scalia

In this groundbreaking book by best-selling authors Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner, all the most important principles of constitutional, statutory, and contractual interpretation are systematically explained in an engaging and informative style-including several hundred illustrations from actual cases. Never before has legal interpretation been so fascinatingly explained.

Scalia's Court: A Legacy of Landmark Opinions and Dissents by Kevin A. Ring

As Republicans and Democrats wage war over Scalia's lamentably empty Supreme Court seat, Kevin A. Ring, former counsel to the U.S. Senate's Constitution Subcommittee, has taken a close look at the cases that best illustrate Scalia's character, philosophy, and legacy. In Scalia's Court, Ring collects Scalia's most memorable opinions on free speech, separation of powers, race, religious freedom, the rights of the accused, abortion, and more; and intersperses Scalia's own words with an analysis of his legal reasoning and his lasting impact on American jurisprudence.

De Smith's Judicial Review by Harry Woolf 8th Ed.

De Smith’s Judicial Review is the leading work on the history, principles and practice of judicial review in England and Wales.The Second Supplement brings the 8th edition mainwork up to date and includes cases which have either developed a principle or provide a particularly useful illustration of a principle or practice. The cases cover the following areas:

The Modern Law of Contract by Richard Stone and James Devenney

Written by an author team with over 60 years’ of teaching experience, The Modern Law of Contract is the complete textbook providing not only clear and authoritative commentary, but also a selection of learning features to enable readers to engage actively with the law.

Palmer’s Company Law edited by Geoffrey Morse

Palmer’s Company Law: Offers authoritative guidance for every part of company law from formation through to winding-up and including investor protection, Covers the changes brought about by Companies Act 2006 by providing integrated commentary on the Act, Provides commentary related to any implementation of the Insolvency Service’s proposals to reform the Registration of Charges procedures, Details shareholder remedies including derivative claims and unfairly prejudicial conduct.

Paget’s Law of Banking edited by John Odgers

First published in 1904, Paget's Law of Banking has established itself as the leading practitioner text on banking law, combining meticulous accuracy and depth with a clear approach to this complex area. The book provides a thoroughly modern approach to the subject matter, while remaining unique in providing a comprehensive, clear and accurate statement of the law of banking, with a particular emphasis on the principles which underpin the case law.

Chitty on Contracts edited by H. G. Beale

The undisputed heavyweight of contract law, Chitty on Contracts, was first published in 1826; this core title has grown in stature and authority. Its volumes provide expertise for common law and commercial barristers and solicitors as well as academics and the judiciary in many countries across the world. It’s clear written style ensures it can be read and understood by practitioners at all levels of expertise within contract law. Interpretation and explanatory narrative are supported by examples of case law and legislation.

Clerk & Lindsell on Torts by Michael A. Jones

Clerk & Lindsell on Torts, one of flagship titles and part of the Common Law Library series, is an essential reference tool which is widely referred to by practitioners and cited by the judiciary. It offers the most comprehensive coverage of the subject, providing the end user with indispensable access to current, frequent and unrivalled authoritative information on all aspects of tort law.

Supreme Court on Words and Phrases by Dr. Gokulesh Sharma

In this book many words and phrases whose meaning was determined in the various cases decided by the Supreme Court deserves attention of the courts, tribunals administrative authorities, lawyers, academicians, quasi and non-quasi-judicial bodies in adjudication of the rights/claims of the parties. In this exhaustive work, try to encompass the expositions given by the Supreme Court of India that called for judicial determination of their meaning in the various cases decided since 1950s.

Phipson on Evidence by Hodge M. Malek

The book features as; Fully up to date with all changes brought in by the Civil Procedure Rules and the Criminal Procedure Rules Considers a broad range of case law, including that of the Commonwealth, Provides answers for civil and criminal practitioners who have an evidence-related question, Explores in detail the differences in gathering and admitting evidence in criminal and civil proceedings Considers the burden and standard of proof, Examines evidence taken or served prior to a trial Considers the examination of witnesses.

Divergent Paths by Richard A. Posner

Judges and legal scholars talk past one another, if they have any conversation at all. Academics couch their criticisms of judicial decisions in theoretical terms, which leads many judges―at the risk of intellectual stagnation―to dismiss most academic discourse as opaque and divorced from reality. In Divergent Paths, Richard Posner turns his attention to this widening gap within the legal profession, reflecting on its causes and consequences and asking what can be done to close or at least narrow it.

The Law of Judicial Precedent by Bryan A. Garner

The Law of Judicial Precedent is the first hornbook-style treatise on the doctrine of precedent in more than a century. It is the product of 13 distinguished coauthors, 12 of whom are appellate judges whose professional work requires them to deal with precedents daily. Together with their editor and coauthor, Bryan A. Garner, the judges have thoroughly researched and explored the many intricacies of the doctrine as it guides the work of American lawyers and judges.

The Constitution of the United States of America by Mark Tushnet

This is short critical introduction to the history and current meaning of the United States' Constitution. It is organised around two themes: first, the US Constitution is old, short, and difficult to amend. Second, the Constitution creates a structure of political opportunities that allows political actors, icluding political parties, to pursue the preferred policy goals even to the point of altering the very structure of politics.

Constitutional Interpretation: Powers of Government by Craig R. Ducat

One of the best-known, most comprehensive, and widely read Constitutional Law is updated to reflect current issues and cases relevant to students. The text is known for offering a good balance between textual explanation and edited court cases but is written in clear, concise language. Major cases, notes, and charts support the text so students can clearly see how one concept relates to another.

Bills of Lading and Bankers’ Documentary Credits by Paul Todd

Bills of Lading and Bankers’ Documentary Credits provides a straightforward guide to the nuances and complexities of deals conducted under the documentary credit system. The book describes in detail the law applicable to and the practical workings of bankers' documentary credits as they are used in international sales and carriage of goods contracts in a way that is accessible to both lawyers and to businessmen who have to use these contracts on a day-to-day basis.

Smith and Keenan’s Company Law by Charles Wild

The ideal companion for anyone studying company law, Smith & Keenan’s Company Law provides you with: Straightforward, accessible coverage of the key legal principles you’ll need to understand for your module written by experienced lecturers in the field; A range of features to support your learning and help you study independently, including detailed case summaries and discussion of academic opinion in the area;

Gower Principles of Modern Company Law by Paul L. Davis

Gower & Davies' Principles of Modern Company Law presents the leading text available on company law, providing clarity while covering all key areas by way of a detailed, in-depth analysis. Students, as well as those involved in company law on a day-to-day basis, can turn to Gower and Davies secure in the knowledge that it will be an interesting, thought provoking and above all understandable exposition of both law and practice.

The Construction of Statutes by Earl T. Crawford

A General discussion of certain foundational subjects, such as the nature and source of Statute Law, the separation of powers, the legislature and the legislative process, the initiative and the referendum, constitutional regulations relative to the form and the enactment of legislation, the pleading and proof of statutes.

Russell on Arbitration by David St. John Sutton

Seven years on from its inception, it is now something of a routine observation that the English Arbitration Act 1996 has brought about dramatic changes in English law. Indeed, most of the promises and expectations that accompanied its passing have been realized, and it now operates as an established and largely uncontroversial regime. Perhaps the clearest evidence of this is the fact that of the now substantial body of case law on the Act that has come out of the English courts, the large majority of decisions simply show the application of the Act in practice, rather than introducing any particular amendments, constructions or interpretations, or highlighting any particular difficulties. This, in itself, is a testament to the Act's success.

Understanding Jurisprudence by Raymond Wacks

An extremely readable and interesting account for all readers, offering the ideal support for a legal theory module, as well as providing valuable context for the study of law in general, Written by an experienced academic and author, the text explains complex ideas with clarity, without avoiding the subtleties of the subject.

Administrative Law By Paul Craig

Administrative Law provides a detailed and clear examination of what is a conceptually difficult area of law. Craig's thorough and contextual approach to the subject has prompted thought, discussion and understanding amongst all those interested in the subject. Craig highlights the central issues of each topic area, providing a grounding in the themes covered, before moving forward with a more detailed look at each aspect of the subject, making this an invaluable text for students and academics alike.

Taking The Constitution Away From The Courts By Mark V. Tushnet

Here a leading scholar in constitutional law, Mark Tushnet, challenges hallowed American traditions of judicial review and judicial supremacy, which allow U.S. judges to invalidate "unconstitutional" governmental actions. Many people, particularly liberals, have "warm and fuzzy" feelings about judicial review. They are nervous about what might happen to unprotected constitutional provisions in the chaotic worlds of practical politics and everyday life.

Sarkar Code of Civil Procedure by S.C. Sarkar

Sarkar Code of Civil Procedure is a legal classic. It is the most original, authentic, dependable and brilliant work having a profound impact on its vast readership that covers judges, lawyers, administrators, law teachers, and academicians, students, research scholars.

Sarkar the Code of Criminal Procedure by S C Sarkar

The Code of Criminal Procedure - An Encyclopedic Commentary on the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 Volume 1: Section 1 to 224 Volume 2: Section 225 to 484, Schedules & Appendices Key Highlights:- • This section wise commentary is amongst the most authoritative publications on the Law of Criminal Procedure in India • First published in 1956, this two-volume work has acquired richness in content, quality and comprehensiveness through successive editions published over the years

Sarkar's Commentary on Law of Evidence by S. C. Sarkar

First published in 1913, this legal classic has held sway for the last several decades. Sarkar’s commentary on the Indian Evidence Act illustrates and explains the provisions of the Act in a lucid, comprehensive and systematic manner. Widely quoted in judgments of the Supreme Court as well as various High Courts, this legal classic is the most valuable resource on the subject.

Principles of Mahomedan Law by Sir Dinshaw Fardunji Mulla

Principles of Mahomedan Law by Dinshaw Fardunji Mulla is the most authoritative, well-acknowledged and comprehensive commentary on the subject. This legal classic has withstood the test of time, and served the legal profession and everyone associated with it, for over a century. Its appeal has not withered but has only grown with the passage of time. Widely quoted in judgments of the Supreme Court as well as various High Courts

Commentary on the Constitution of India by Durga Das Basu

D.D. Basu Commentary on the Constitution of India is a pioneering work on the Indian Constitution. First published in 1950, this work has enjoyed the reputation of being one of the most comprehensive publications on the subject. It is the first authoritative work on the Constitution of India that adopted an interdisciplinary approach, examining this great document from the philosophical, sociological, political as well as legal perspectives. The series is a treatise on comparative constitutional jurisprudence.

The Law of Torts by Ratanlal & Dhirajlal

Key Features Extensively covers the latest developments in the Law of Torts through exhaustive notes, and notable decisions of the Supreme Court and the High Courts. Tortious liabilities such as Negligence, Defamation, Trespass, Nuisance etc. have been thoroughly explained.

The Code of Criminal Procedure by Ratanlal & Dhirajlal

Ratanlal & Dhirajlal’s Criminal Procedure Code is one of the country’s most relied on and respected titles and has been in print for almost a century. The sheer fact that the book has gone through many editions, stands testimony to its intrinsic worth and scholastic wealth. Significant changes in the well- established rules pertaining to law of crime and developments made have been referred at appropriate places in this work.

Ratanlal and Dhirajlal’s The Law of Evidence by Ratanlal & Dhirajlal 

Ratanlal & Dhirajlal’s Law of Evidence is one of the country’s most relied on and respected titles and has been in print for almost a century. The sheer fact that the book has gone through many editions, stands testimony to its intrinsic worth and scholastic wealth. This book is invaluable for practicing lawyers, law students, police trainees and officers, law universities, judicial academies, legal departments, Judges and Institutional libraries.

Chitty on Contracts

David Robertson (2010). The Judge as Political Theorist. Princeton University Press

The Law of Insolvency

Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials Oxford University Press

The Inter-American Human Rights System: The Law and Politics of Institutional Change. Routledge

The Legitimacy of International Trade Courts and Tribunals (Studies on International Courts and Tribunals). Cambridge University Press