1st Edition

Lawyers and the Rule of Law in an Era of Globalization





ISBN 9780415628761
Published April 10, 2012 by Routledge
280 Pages

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Book Description

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.

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Biography

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.