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The seventh of Harvard professor Michael Sandel's famous lectures on the philosophy of justice looks at the issue of individual rights and the freedom to choose. If our place in society is determined by where we best fit, doesn't that eliminate personal choice? What if I am best suited to do one kind of work, but I want to do another?

Mastering Human Resources Management

Kelvin Cheatle , Palgrave , 2001
This book is a detailed yet easy-to-read guide to matters concerning the day-to-day issues of managing staff. It includes information on recent UK and European legislation and case law, a reference approach for understanding employment law, and has review checklists, diagrams, assignments and questions to reinforce learning and understanding

Mastering International Trade

Chris Marshall , Palgrave , 2003
This book is a practical and accessible introduction to importing and exporting. It provides a logical guide to the processes involved in developing an effective export-marketing plan, explaining the basic procedures that ensure success in the global marketplace. Topics covered include marketing, business finance, contract law in an international context, the internet, and payment


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Rob Reiner , 1992
Neo military lawyer Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder; they contend they were acting under orders.
Joel Schumacher , 1996
A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.
Martin Scorsese , 1991
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a 14 year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
Kurt Wimmer , 2002
In a Fascist future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Francis Lawrence , 2007
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
Tony Gilroy , 2007
A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Joel Coen , 2001
Homer's epic poem "The Odyssey", set in the deep south during the 1930's. In it, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
Kenneth Lonergan , 1993
When a man with AIDS is fired by a conservative law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
Martin Scorsese , 1993
Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Martin Scorsese , 2006
Two men from opposite sides of the law are undercover within the Massachusetts State Police and the Irish mafia, but violence and bloodshed boil when discoveries are made, and the moles are dispatched to find out their enemy's identities.
Robert Mulligan , 1962
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.

Billy Budd, Sailor (Penguin Readers 3)

Herman Melville , Penguin , 2000
Billy Budd is an honest sailor, and everyone likes him. But Budd makes an enemy, John Claggart. Claggart hates Budd, and the result is a serious problem! The captain of the ship is an honest man, and he wants to do the right thing. But he must choose between his feelings and the law

The Moneymaker (Penguin Readers 5)

Janet Gleeson , Penguin , 2001
Here is the amazing true story of John Law - gambler, murder and adventurer. In 1695 Law arrived in Paris with an idea, paper money. He started the first bank to print paper notes and today's financial system was born.