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  • 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 – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Public Law book cover

    Public Law

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Doherty

    Public Law is an ideal choice for all undergraduate and GDL students looking for a comprehensive yet accessible textbook on this area of law. The author’s clear writing style, plentiful explanations and focus on modern case law demystify difficult concepts and help to bring the subject to life.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Spotlights

  • 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 – 2018-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

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

    Atheist Exceptionalism

    Atheism, American Religion, and the United States Supreme Court

    By Ethan 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 – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Controversies in American Federalism and Public Policy book cover

    Controversies in American Federalism and Public Policy

    Edited by Christopher P. Banks

    This inter-disciplinary collection presents a scholarly treatment of how the constitutional politics of federalism affects governments and citizens, offering an accessible yet comprehensive analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s federalism jurisprudence and its effect on the development of national…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Religious Freedom and the Australian Constitution: Origins and Future book cover

    Religious Freedom and the Australian Constitution

    Origins and Future

    By Luke Beck

    This book examines the origins of Australia’s constitutional religious freedom provision. It explores, on the one hand, the political activities and motives of religious leaders seeking to give the Australian Constitution a religious character and, on the other, the political activities and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Terrorism: Law and Policy book cover

    Terrorism: Law and Policy

    By David Lowe

    This book provides a socio-legal analysis of issues related to terrorist activity, with a comparative study of the law related to terrorism in a number of states, mainly those in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. The main themes of the book will take the reader…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness book cover

    Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness

    By John M. Kang

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. has been, and continues to be, praised as America’s greatest judge and he is widely considered to have done more than anyone else to breathe life into the Constitution’s right of free speech, probably the most crucial right for democracy. One indeed finds among professors…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy book cover

    The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    By Ron Levy, Graeme Orr

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02 
    Routledge

  • Anti-Terrorism Law and Foreign Fighters book cover

    Anti-Terrorism Law and Foreign Fighters

    By Jessie Blackbourn, Deniz Kayis, Nicola McGarrity

    The emergence of Islamic State has created new security concerns for Western nations, particularly those which have experienced a recent upsurge in domestic terrorist activities inspired by the organisation. Whilst the nature of the terrorist threat might have changed since the early days after 9/…

    Hardback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Judicial Review and Contemporary Democratic Theory: Power, Domination, and the Courts book cover

    Judicial Review and Contemporary Democratic Theory

    Power, Domination, and the Courts

    By Scott E. Lemieux, David J. Watkins

    For decades, the question of judicial review’s status in a democratic political system has been adjudicated through the framework of what Alexander Bickel labeled "the counter-majoritarian difficulty." That is, the idea that judicial review is particularly problematic for democracy because it…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Judicial Review of Elections in Asia book cover

    Judicial Review of Elections in Asia

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    In the past century, Asian nations have experienced a wave of democratisation as countries in the region have gained independence or transitioned from authoritarian military rule towards more participatory politics. At the same time, there has been an expansion of judicial power in Asia, whereby…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

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