• Comparative Legal Linguistics: Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua Francas book cover

    Comparative Legal Linguistics

    Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua Francas, 2nd Edition

    By Heikki E.S. Mattila

    This book examines legal language as a language for special purposes, evaluating the functions and characteristics of legal language and the terminology of law. Using examples drawn from major and lesser legal languages, it examines the major legal languages themselves, beginning with Latin through…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Culture of Equity in Early Modern England book cover

    The Culture of Equity in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Mark Fortier

    Elizabeth and James, Sidney, Spenser, and Shakespeare, Bacon and Ellesmere, Perkins and Laud, Milton and Hobbes-this begins a list of early modern luminaries who write on 'equity'. In this study Mark Fortier addresses the concept of equity from early in the sixteenth century until 1660, drawing on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Women and Murder in England, 1680–1760: Deadly Plots book cover

    Narratives of Women and Murder in England, 1680–1760

    Deadly Plots, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten T. Saxton

    Arguing that the female criminal subject was central to the rise of the British novel, Kirsten T. Saxton provides fresh and convincing insights into the deeply complex ways in which categories of criminality, gender, and fiction intersected in the long eighteenth century. She offers the figure of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • At the Edge of Law: Emergent and Divergent Models of Legal Professionalism book cover

    At the Edge of Law

    Emergent and Divergent Models of Legal Professionalism, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Francis

    Following significant changes in the legal profession since the 1980s, how do new organizational forms and actors at the edge of the law impact upon our understanding of the changing nature of the core values of mainstream legal professionalism? This methodological approach brings together a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Fundamental Legal Conceptions As Applied in Judicial Reasoning by Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld book cover

    Fundamental Legal Conceptions As Applied in Judicial Reasoning by Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld

    1st Edition

    By David Campbell, Philip Thomas

    Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld, born in 1879, died prematurely in 1918. He left only a few law journal articles as his published work. His 'Fundamental Legal Conceptions', originally published as two articles in the 'Yale Law Journal' for 1913 and 1917 and left incompletely revised at his death is,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge
    Classical Jurisprudence Series

  • A Fair Day’s Wage for a Fair Day’s Work?: Sweated Labour and the Origins of Minimum Wage Legislation in Britain book cover

    A Fair Day’s Wage for a Fair Day’s Work?

    Sweated Labour and the Origins of Minimum Wage Legislation in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Blackburn

    The nature of sweating and the origins of low pay legislation are of fundamental social, economic and moral importance. Although difficult to define, sweating, according to a select committee established to investigate the issue, was characterised by long hours, poor working conditions and above…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Paradigms and the Stability of States book cover

    Constitutional Paradigms and the Stability of States

    1st Edition

    By Noel Cox

    This book examines the influence of constitutional legal paradigms upon the political stability and viability of states. It contributes to the literature in the field by focussing on how constitutional flexibility may have led to the rise of 'successful' states and to the decline of 'unsuccessful'…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Shaping US Military Law: Governing a Constitutional Military book cover

    Shaping US Military Law

    Governing a Constitutional Military, 1st Edition

    By Joshua E. Kastenberg

    Since the United States’ entry into World War II, the federal judiciary has taken a prominent role in the shaping of the nation’s military laws. Yet, a majority of the academic legal community studying the relationship between the Court and the military establishment argues otherwise providing the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code: The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform book cover

    Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code

    The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform, 1st Edition

    By Barry Wright

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Enacted in 1860, the Indian Penal Code is the longest serving and one of the most influential criminal codes in the common law world. This book commemorates its one hundred and fiftieth anniversary and honours the law reform legacy of Thomas Macaulay, the principal drafter of the Code. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty: Constitutional Jurisprudence and Legislative Reform in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean book cover

    The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty

    Constitutional Jurisprudence and Legislative Reform in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Novak

    Historically, at English common law, the death penalty was mandatory for the crime of murder and other violent felonies. Over the last three decades, however, many former British colonies have reformed their capital punishment regimes to permit judicial sentencing discretion, including…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Women, Infanticide and the Press, 1822-1922: News Narratives in England and Australia book cover

    Women, Infanticide and the Press, 1822-1922

    News Narratives in England and Australia, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Goc

    In her study of anonymous infanticide news stories that appeared from 1822 to 1922 in the heart of the British Empire, in regional Leicester, and in the penal colony of Australia, Nicola Goc uses Critical Discourse Analysis to reveal both the broader patterns and the particular rhetorical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Religion, Education and the State: An Unprincipled Doctrine in Search of Moorings book cover

    Religion, Education and the State

    An Unprincipled Doctrine in Search of Moorings, 1st Edition

    By Mark Strasser

    In the context of education, Church and State issues are of growing importance and appear to be increasingly divisive. This volume critically examines the developing jurisprudence relating to religion in the schools beginning with Everson v. Board of Education, where the US Supreme Court discussed…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

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