Law: Public Law

  • 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 – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • The U.S. Supreme Court and Contemporary Constitutional Law: The Obama Era and Its Legacy book cover

    The U.S. Supreme Court and Contemporary Constitutional Law

    The Obama Era and Its Legacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna-Bettina Kaiser, Niels Petersen, Johannes Saurer

    This book analyzes developments in the jurisprudence of the US Supreme Court in the Obama era. It follows three main threads. First, it seeks to describe and characterize the Supreme Court’s jurisprudence in this period. Second, it assesses factors influencing developments in the jurisprudence.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises: Instruments, Inefficiencies and Options for the Way Forward book cover

    The Resolution of Sovereign Debt Crises

    Instruments, Inefficiencies and Options for the Way Forward, 1st Edition

    By Jeannette Abel

    The insolvency of states is by no means a rare or new phenomenon. Despite this, it still seems to be widely felt that states do not go bankrupt. As of yet, there are no regulated insolvency proceedings for states. This book examines the current mechanisms for solving sovereign debt crises. It…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Torture and Human Rights in Northern Ireland: Interrogation in Depth book cover

    Torture and Human Rights in Northern Ireland

    Interrogation in Depth, 1st Edition

    By Aoife Duffy

    This book presents a compelling and highly sophisticated politico-legal history of a particular security operation that resulted in one of the most high-profile torture cases in the world. It reveals the extent to which the Ireland v. United Kingdom judgment misrepresents the interrogation…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality book cover

    Criminal Punishment and Human Rights: Convenient Morality

    1st Edition

    By Adnan Sattar

    This book examines the relationship between international human rights discourse and the justifi cations for criminal punishment. Using interdisciplinary discourse analysis, it exposes certain paradoxes that underpin the ‘International Bill of Human Rights’, academic commentaries on human rights…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Counter-Terrorist Financing Law and Policy: An analysis of Turkey book cover

    Counter-Terrorist Financing Law and Policy

    An analysis of Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Burke Uğur Başaranel, Umut Türkşen

    Since the 9/11 attacks the world has witnessed the creation of both domestic and international legal instruments designed to disrupt and interdict the financial activities of terrorists. This book analyses the counter-terrorist financing law (CTF), policy and practice at the national level,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom: To be Fully Human book cover

    Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom

    To be Fully Human, 1st Edition

    By Hans-Martien ten Napel

    In both Europe and North America it can be argued that the associational and institutional dimensions of the right to freedom of religion or belief are increasingly coming under pressure. This book demonstrates why a more classical understanding of the idea of a liberal democracy can allow for…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World: Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the United Kingdom book cover

    Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World

    Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the United Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Alati

    Although both Canada and the United Kingdom had experienced terrorism prior to the attacks of 9/11 and already had in place extensive provisions to deal with terrorism, the events of that day led to the enactment of new and expansive counter-terrorism legislation being enacted in both jurisdictions…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development: Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda book cover

    Constitutional Law, Democracy and Development

    Decentralisation and Governance in Uganda, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Karekona Singiza

    Uganda, like many African countries in the 1990s, adopted decentralisation as a state reform measure after many years of civil strife and political conflicts, by transferring powers and functions to district councils. The decision to transfer powers and functions to district councils was, in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Quasi-Constitutionality and Constitutional Statutes: Forms, Functions, Applications book cover

    Quasi-Constitutionality and Constitutional Statutes

    Forms, Functions, Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Albert, Joel I. Colón-Ríos

    This book examines the interstices among statutory enactment, constitutional convention and  formal constitution in which quasi-constitutionality exists. It provides a focal resource that can serve as a point of reference for scholars interested in quasi-constitutionality as a whole, from…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Human Rights in the Media: Fear and Fetish book cover

    Human Rights in the Media

    Fear and Fetish, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Farrell, Eleanor Drywood, Edel Hughes

    This collection sets about untangling some of the knotty issues in the underexplored relationship between human rights and the media. We investigate how complex debates in political, judicial, academic and public life on the role and value of human rights are represented in the media, particularly,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans book cover

    Constitution-making and Human Rights in the Sudans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lutz Oette, Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker

    Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. Several efforts, such as the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement and transitional justice initiatives have recognized that the failure to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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