Lawyers and the Rule of Law in an Era of Globalization focuses on the national and transnational processes transforming both the rule of law and the role of lawyers. Drawing on detailed empirical work, the contributors all examine the relationship between law, politics, and the state; focusing on lawyers and the social capital they posses and deploy, in order to understand the efficacy of the rule of law in different polities.
Chapter 1 Introduction, Yves Dezalay, Bryant G. Garth; Part 1 Law Embedded in Cocial Capital and Converted into Legal and Political Capital; Chapter 2 Greasing the Squeaky Wheel of Justice, Manuel A. Gómez; Chapter 3 ::, Ethan Michelson; Chapter 4 Italian legal elites, Maria Malatesta; Part 2 Imported know-how and local know-who; Chapter 5 Human rights and the rule of law in Argentina, Virginia Vecchioli; Chapter 6 Criminal procedure reform in Chile, Daniel Palacios Muñoz; Chapter 7 The European Union and the United States in Eastern Europe, Ole Hammerslev; Chapter 8 Toward a sociology of the global rule of law field, César Rodríguez-Garavito; Part 3 Testing rule-of-law hypotheses in the context of the largest Asian economies; Chapter 9 The reform of the profession of lawyers in Japan and its impact on the role of law, Kay-Wah Chan; Chapter 10 The democratization and internationalization of the Korean legal field, Kim Seong-Hyun; Chapter 11 Searching for political liberalism in all the wrong places, Randall Peerenboom; Chapter 12 Conclusion, Yves Dezalay, Bryant G. Garth;
Yves Dezalay is a director emeritus of research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in France.
Bryant G. Garth is Dean and Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles and Director Emeritus of the American Bar Foundation.