Law: Public Law

  • Governance and Constitutionalism: Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality book cover

    Governance and Constitutionalism

    Law, Politics and Institutional Neutrality

    Edited by Bogdan Iancu, Elena Simina Tănăsescu

    This collection studies the rise of neutral bodies as a challenge to the constitutional paradigm of the nation state. Administrative entities such as commissions, agencies, councils, authorities or ‘independent agencies’ as they are sometimes known, are relatively autonomous from majoritarian…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • Law and Public Policy book cover

    Law and Public Policy

    By Kevin J. Fandl

    Laws exist to incentivize us to act in a certain manner, in accordance with the policies that our community has deemed right for us. And when we disagree with those laws, we must re-examine our policies, and thus our beliefs and ideas, to decide whether our community has changed.  This is a book…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge

  • State and Religion: The Australian Story book cover

    State and Religion

    The Australian Story

    By Renae Barker

    With its increasingly secular and religiously diverse population Australia faces many challenges in determining how the state and religion should interact. Australia is not unique in facing these challenges. States worldwide, including common law countries with shared legal and religious heritages,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Law and Disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan book cover

    Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 19,000 people dead and registered as missing…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Adjudication book cover

    The Politics of Adjudication

    By Aileen McHarg

    The Politics of Adjudication addresses the pragmatics of legal decision-making. Against a dominant constitutional paradigm that has asserted the primacy of ideals of independence and impartiality in governing the organisation and conduct of the judiciary, a more critical constitutional…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense book cover

    Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems pertinent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Corporate Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law: Accountability and International Business Operations book cover

    Corporate Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law

    Accountability and International Business Operations

    Edited by L.F.H. Enneking, Ivo Giesen, François Kristen, Cedric Ryngaert, A.L.M. Schaap

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Digital Privacy, Terrorism and Law Enforcement: The UK's Response to Terrorist Communication book cover

    Digital Privacy, Terrorism and Law Enforcement

    The UK's Response to Terrorist Communication

    By Simon Hale-Ross

    This book examines the UK’s response to terrorist communication. Its principle question asks, has individual privacy and collective security been successfully managed and balanced? The author begins by assessing several technologically-based problems facing British law enforcement agencies,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • International Disability Law: A Practical Approach to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities book cover

    International Disability Law

    A Practical Approach to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    By Coomara Pyaneandee

    This book provides a concise guide to international disability law. It analyses the case law of the CRPD Committee and other international human rights treaty bodies, and provides commentaries on more than 50 leading cases. The author elaborates on the obligations of States Parties under the CRPD…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Atheist Exceptionalism: Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court book cover

    Atheist Exceptionalism

    Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court

    By Ethan G. Quillen

    Due to its Constitution, and particularly to that Constitution's First Amendment, the relationship between religion and politics in the United States is rather unusual. This is especially the case concerning the manner with which religious terminology is defined via the discourse adopted by the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Civil Liability in Criminal Justice book cover

    Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

    7th Edition

    By Darrell L. Ross

    The increasing litigation against criminal justice practitioners in the United States poses a significant problem for law enforcement and other personnel. Law enforcement and corrections professionals need to have a working knowledge of both criminal law and the civil law process to ensure that…

    Paperback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge

  • European Union Agencies as Global Actors: A Legal Study of the European Aviation Safety Agency, Frontex and Europol book cover

    European Union Agencies as Global Actors

    A Legal Study of the European Aviation Safety Agency, Frontex and Europol

    By Florin Coman-Kund

    This book examines a largely unexplored dimension of the European agencies, namely their role in EU external relations and on the international plane. International cooperation has become a salient feature of EU agencies triggering important legal questions regarding the scope and limits of their…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

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