• 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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    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…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • Judicial Nominations book cover

    Judicial Nominations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neal Devins, Wendy L. Watson

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Caring for Families in Court: An Essential Approach to Family Justice book cover

    Caring for Families in Court

    An Essential Approach to Family Justice, 1st Edition

    By Barbara A. Babb, Judith D. Moran

    In many US courts and internationally, family law cases constitute almost half of the trial caseload. These matters include child abuse and neglect and juvenile delinquency, as well as divorce, custody, paternity, and other traditional family law issues. In this book, the authors argue that reforms…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Homeland Security Law: A Primer book cover

    Homeland Security Law

    A Primer, 1st Edition

    By Tyll van Geel

    Since 2001 the U.S. government has been engaged in the delicate balancing act of seeking to protect the country against terrorism, both foreign-connected and wholly domestic, while taking into account a number of constitutional protections that can all too easily be trammelled in the effort to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Veterans Treatment Court Movement: Striving to Serve Those Who Served book cover

    The Veterans Treatment Court Movement

    Striving to Serve Those Who Served, 1st Edition

    By Anne S. Douds, Eileen M. Ahlin

    Veterans Treatment Courts provides a comprehensive, empirical analysis of the burgeoning veterans court movement from genesis through operation, concluding with comments on its societal relevance. Beginning with the unlikely convergence of therapeutic jurisprudence with the oft-misunderstood…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • Human Rights, Religion and International Law book cover

    Human Rights, Religion and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In this book Kerry O’Halloran analyses a subject of international interest – religion – and examines related contemporary issues from a human rights perspective. The book takes the view that while the impact of Islamic State violence has dramatically demonstrated the destructive power of religious…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Emma Goldman’s No-Conscription League and the First Amendment book cover

    Emma Goldman’s No-Conscription League and the First Amendment

    1st Edition

    By Erika J. Pribanic-Smith, Jared Schroeder

    Emma Goldman’s Supreme Court appeal occurred during a transitional point for First Amendment law, as justices began incorporating arguments related to free expression into decisions on espionage and sedition cases. This project analyzes the communications that led to her arrest—writings in Mother…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge

  • The Evolving Role of the Public Prosecutor: Challenges and Innovations book cover

    The Evolving Role of the Public Prosecutor

    Challenges and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Colvin, Philip Stenning

    The modern public prosecutor is a figure both powerful and enigmatic. Legal scholars and criminologists often identify “three essential components” of criminal justice systems: police, courts and corrections. Yet increasingly, the public prosecutor occupies a distinct role independent from any of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • Network Neutrality and Digital Dialogic Communication: How Public, Private and Government Forces Shape Internet Policy book cover

    Network Neutrality and Digital Dialogic Communication

    How Public, Private and Government Forces Shape Internet Policy, 1st Edition

    By Alison N. Novak, Melinda Sebastian

    In the months after the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) 2017 decision to repeal network neutrality as US policy, it is easy to forget the decades of public, organizational, media and governmental struggle to control digital policy and open access to the internet. Using dialogic…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media Law and Policy

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