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Routledge Research in Legal History


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Transitional Justice in Italy and the Crimes of Fascism and Nazism

Transitional Justice in Italy and the Crimes of Fascism and Nazism

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Paolo Caroli
June 10, 2022

This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the Italian experience of transitional justice examining how the crimes of Fascism and World War II have been dealt with from a comparative perspective. Applying an interdisciplinary and comparative methodology, the book offers a detailed ...

Socialism and Legal History The Histories and Historians of Law in Socialist East Central Europe

Socialism and Legal History: The Histories and Historians of Law in Socialist East Central Europe

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Ville Erkkilä, Hans-Peter Haferkamp
May 30, 2022

This book focuses on the way in which legal historians and legal scientists used the past to legitimize, challenge, explain and familiarize the socialist legal orders, which were backed by dictatorial governments. The volume studies legal historians and legal histories written in Eastern European ...

The Royal Prerogative and Constitutional Law A Search for the Quintessence of Executive Power

The Royal Prerogative and Constitutional Law: A Search for the Quintessence of Executive Power

1st Edition

By Noel Cox
May 06, 2022

This book examines the royal prerogative in terms of its theory, history and application today. The work explores the development of the royal prerogative through the evolution of imperial government, and more recent structural changes in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the Commonwealth. While...

Transforming the Politics of International Law The Advisory Committee of Jurists and the Formation of the World Court in the League of Nations

Transforming the Politics of International Law: The Advisory Committee of Jurists and the Formation of the World Court in the League of Nations

1st Edition

Edited By P. Sean Morris
November 05, 2021

This volume examines the role of League of Nations committees, particularly the Advisory Committee of Jurists (ACJ) in shaping the statute of the Permanent Court of International Justice (PCIJ). The authors explore the contributions of individual jurists and unofficial members in shaping the League...

The League of Nations and the Development of International Law A New Intellectual History of the Advisory Committee of Jurists

The League of Nations and the Development of International Law: A New Intellectual History of the Advisory Committee of Jurists

1st Edition

Edited By P. Sean Morris
September 17, 2021

This volume examines the contributions to International Law of individual members of the Advisory Committee of Jurists in the League of Nations, and the broader national and discursive legal traditions of which they were representative. It adopts a biographical approach that complements existing ...

A History of Divorce Law Reform in England from the Victorian to Interwar Years

A History of Divorce Law: Reform in England from the Victorian to Interwar Years

1st Edition

By Henry Kha
December 08, 2020

The book explores the rise of civil divorce in Victorian England, the subsequent operation of a fault system of divorce based solely on the ground of adultery, and the eventual piecemeal repeal of the Victorian-era divorce law during the Interwar years. The legal history of the Matrimonial Causes ...

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