E-books: U.S. Law

  • Japanese Immigrants and American Law: The Alien Land Laws and Other Issues book cover

    Japanese Immigrants and American Law

    The Alien Land Laws and Other Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles McClain

    First Published in 1995. Since many Japanese immigrants focused on agriculture, California and other western states sought to discourage their presense by passing laws making it impossible for Japanese to own agricultural land and enacted other discriminatory as well. The articles in this volume…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Asian Americans and the Law: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

  • Employee Rights in Corporate Insolvency: A UK and US Perspective book cover

    Employee Rights in Corporate Insolvency

    A UK and US Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hamiisi Junior Nsubuga

    This book analyses corporate rescue laws, processes and policies prescribed in corporate insolvency or bankruptcy laws, and employment laws of the UK and the US, with a particular focus on how extant employee rights are treated when a debtor employer initiates corporate insolvency proceedings. &…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • The Formation of Professional Identity: The Path from Student to Lawyer book cover

    The Formation of Professional Identity

    The Path from Student to Lawyer, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Emery Longan, Daisy Hurst Floyd, Timothy W. Floyd

    Becoming a lawyer is about much more than acquiring knowledge and technique. As law students learn the law and acquire some basic skills, they are also inevitably forming a deep sense of themselves in their new roles as lawyers. That sense of self – the student’s nascent professional identity…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Creating the Law: State Supreme Court Opinions and The Effect of Audiences book cover

    Creating the Law

    State Supreme Court Opinions and The Effect of Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Michael K. Romano, Todd A. Curry

    Written opinions are the primary means by which judges communicate with external actors. These sentiments include the parties to the case itself, but also more broadly journalists, public officials, lawyers, other judges, and increasingly, the mass public. In Creating the Law, Michael K. Romano and…

    eBook – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb: Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States book cover

    The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb

    Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Nathan C. Walker

    Examining the twelve-decade legal conflict of government bans on religious garb worn by teachers in U.S. public schools, this book provides comprehensive documentation and analysis of the historical origins and subsequent development of teachers’ religious garb in relation to contemporary legal…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Linguistics and Law book cover

    Linguistics and Law

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey P. Kaplan

    Linguistics and Law offers a clear and concise introduction to making sense of the law through linguistics. Drawing on lexical semantics, syntax, and pragmatics to interpret both written and spoken laws, this book: addresses how to interpret legal documents such as contracts, statutes,…

    eBook – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • Judicial Process and Judicial Policymaking book cover

    Judicial Process and Judicial Policymaking

    7th Edition

    By G. Alan Tarr

    An excellent introduction to judicial politics as a method of analysis, the seventh edition of Judicial Process and Judicial Policymaking focuses on policy in the judicial process. Rather than limiting the text to coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court, G. Alan Tarr examines the judiciary as the third…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • The Lower Criminal Courts book cover

    The Lower Criminal Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Smith, Sean Maddan

    This book explores misdemeanor courts in the United States by focusing on the processing of misdemeanor crimes and the resultant consequences of conviction, such as loss of employment and housing, the imposition of significant fines, and loss of liberty—all amounting to the criminalization of…

    eBook – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • Judicial Nominations book cover

    Judicial Nominations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neal Devins

    On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Roe v. Wade. Holding that a woman’s substantive due process right to terminate her pregnancy in the early months outweighed state interests in maternal health and fetal protection, the Court struck down a Texas law permitting abortions…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    eBook – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Classical Foundations of Liberty and Property: Liberty, Property, and the Law book cover

    Classical Foundations of Liberty and Property

    Liberty, Property, and the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard A. Epstein

    The materials in this collection are drawn from many disciplines, including economics,law, philosophy and political science. Yet they are all directed to a topic that is worthy of examination from multiple perspectives: "Liberty, Property and the Law." Stated in this general form, this topic is as…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge

  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Law: An Introduction for Non-Lawyers book cover

    Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An Introduction for Non-Lawyers, 2nd Edition

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues that may require referral or consultation…

    eBook – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

2Series in U.S. Law

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