Law: Jurisprudence & General Issues

  • Legal Persuasion: A Rhetorical Approach to the Science book cover

    Legal Persuasion

    A Rhetorical Approach to the Science

    By Linda L. Berger, Kathryn M. Stanchi

    This book develops a central theme: legal persuasion results from making and breaking mental connections. This concept of making connections inspired the authors to take a rhetorical approach to the science of legal persuasion. That singular approach resulted in the integration of research from…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Religious Liberty and the Law: Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives book cover

    Religious Liberty and the Law

    Theistic and Non-Theistic Perspectives

    Edited by Angus J. L. Menuge

    Questions of religious liberty have become flashpoints of controversy in virtually every area of life around the world. Despite protection of religious liberty at both supranational and individual state levels, there is an increasing number of conflicts concerning the proper way to recognize…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Confronting Moral, Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights book cover

    Confronting Moral, Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Hardback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge

  • The Legal Order book cover

    The Legal Order

    First published in 1917 (Part 1) and 1918 (Part 2), with a second edition in 1946, this is the first English translation of Santi Romano’s classic work, L’ordinamento giuridico (The Legal Order). The main focus of The Legal Order is the notion of institution, which Romano considers to be both the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • The Logic of Commitment book cover

    The Logic of Commitment

    By Gary Chartier

    This book develops and defends a conception of commitment and explores its limits. Gary Chartier shows how commitment serves to resolve conflicts between ordinary moral intuitions and the reality that the basic aspects of human well-being are incommensurable. He outlines a variety of overlapping…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism book cover

    Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • The Courtroom as a Space of Resistance: Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial book cover

    The Courtroom as a Space of Resistance

    Reflections on the Legacy of the Rivonia Trial

    By Awol Allo

    Fifty years before his death in 2013, Nelson Mandela stood before Justice de Wet in Pretoria's Palace of Justice and delivered one of the most spectacular and liberating statements ever made from a dock. In what came to be regarded as "the trial that changed South Africa", Mandela summed up the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Jurisprudence

  • A Jurisprudence of Movement: Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place book cover

    A Jurisprudence of Movement

    Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place

    By Olivia Barr

    Law moves, whether we notice or not. Set amongst a spatial turn in the humanities, and jurisprudence more specifically, this book calls for a greater attention to legal movement, in both its technical and material forms. Despite various ways the spatial turn has been taken up in legal thought,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • The English Legal System book cover

    The English Legal System

    18th Edition

    By Gary Slapper, David Kelly

    Slapper and Kelly’s The English Legal System explains and critically assesses how our law is made and applied. Trusted by generations of academics and students, this authoritative textbook clearly describes the legal rules of England and Wales and their collective influence as a sociocultural…

    Paperback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge

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

    Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World

    Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the UK

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion: A Comparative Administrative Law Study book cover

    The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion

    A Comparative Administrative Law Study

    Edited by Sofia Ranchordás, Boudewijn de Waard

    This book examines different legal systems and analyses how the judge in each of them performs a meaningful review of the proportional use of discretionary powers by public bodies. Although the proportionality test is not equally deep-rooted in the literature and case-law of France, Germany, the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia book cover

    Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia

    By Bui Ngoc Son

    Western liberal constitutionalism has expanded recently, with, in East Asia, the constitutional systems of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan based on Western principles, and with even the socialist polities of China and Vietnam having some regard to such principles. Despite the alleged universal…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

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