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  • At the Edge of Law: Emergent and Divergent Models of Legal Professionalism book cover

    At the Edge of Law

    Emergent and Divergent Models of Legal Professionalism, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Francis

    Following significant changes in the legal profession since the 1980s, how do new organizational forms and actors at the edge of the law impact upon our understanding of the changing nature of the core values of mainstream legal professionalism? This methodological approach brings together a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Fundamental Legal Conceptions As Applied in Judicial Reasoning by Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld book cover

    Fundamental Legal Conceptions As Applied in Judicial Reasoning by Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld

    1st Edition

    By David Campbell, Philip Thomas

    Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld, born in 1879, died prematurely in 1918. He left only a few law journal articles as his published work. His 'Fundamental Legal Conceptions', originally published as two articles in the 'Yale Law Journal' for 1913 and 1917 and left incompletely revised at his death is,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge
    Classical Jurisprudence Series

  • A Fair Day’s Wage for a Fair Day’s Work?: Sweated Labour and the Origins of Minimum Wage Legislation in Britain book cover

    A Fair Day’s Wage for a Fair Day’s Work?

    Sweated Labour and the Origins of Minimum Wage Legislation in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Blackburn

    The nature of sweating and the origins of low pay legislation are of fundamental social, economic and moral importance. Although difficult to define, sweating, according to a select committee established to investigate the issue, was characterised by long hours, poor working conditions and above…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Paradigms and the Stability of States book cover

    Constitutional Paradigms and the Stability of States

    1st Edition

    By Noel Cox

    This book examines the influence of constitutional legal paradigms upon the political stability and viability of states. It contributes to the literature in the field by focussing on how constitutional flexibility may have led to the rise of 'successful' states and to the decline of 'unsuccessful'…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Shaping US Military Law: Governing a Constitutional Military book cover

    Shaping US Military Law

    Governing a Constitutional Military, 1st Edition

    By Joshua E. Kastenberg

    Since the United States’ entry into World War II, the federal judiciary has taken a prominent role in the shaping of the nation’s military laws. Yet, a majority of the academic legal community studying the relationship between the Court and the military establishment argues otherwise providing the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code: The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform book cover

    Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Code

    The Legacies and Modern Challenges of Criminal Law Reform, 1st Edition

    By Barry Wright

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Enacted in 1860, the Indian Penal Code is the longest serving and one of the most influential criminal codes in the common law world. This book commemorates its one hundred and fiftieth anniversary and honours the law reform legacy of Thomas Macaulay, the principal drafter of the Code. The book…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty: Constitutional Jurisprudence and Legislative Reform in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean book cover

    The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty

    Constitutional Jurisprudence and Legislative Reform in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Novak

    Historically, at English common law, the death penalty was mandatory for the crime of murder and other violent felonies. Over the last three decades, however, many former British colonies have reformed their capital punishment regimes to permit judicial sentencing discretion, including…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Women, Infanticide and the Press, 1822-1922: News Narratives in England and Australia book cover

    Women, Infanticide and the Press, 1822-1922

    News Narratives in England and Australia, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Goc

    In her study of anonymous infanticide news stories that appeared from 1822 to 1922 in the heart of the British Empire, in regional Leicester, and in the penal colony of Australia, Nicola Goc uses Critical Discourse Analysis to reveal both the broader patterns and the particular rhetorical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Religion, Education and the State: An Unprincipled Doctrine in Search of Moorings book cover

    Religion, Education and the State

    An Unprincipled Doctrine in Search of Moorings, 1st Edition

    By Mark Strasser

    In the context of education, Church and State issues are of growing importance and appear to be increasingly divisive. This volume critically examines the developing jurisprudence relating to religion in the schools beginning with Everson v. Board of Education, where the US Supreme Court discussed…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • The Transatlantic Gothic Novel and the Law, 1790–1860 book cover

    The Transatlantic Gothic Novel and the Law, 1790–1860

    1st Edition

    By Bridget M. Marshall

    Tracing the use of legal themes in the gothic novel, Bridget M. Marshall shows these devices reflect an outpouring of anxiety about the nature of justice. On both sides of the Atlantic, novelists like William Godwin, Mary Shelley, Charles Brockden Brown, and Hannah Crafts question the foundations…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Conflict, Negotiations and Natural Resource Management: A legal pluralism perspective from India book cover

    Conflict, Negotiations and Natural Resource Management

    A legal pluralism perspective from India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten Bavinck, Amalendu Jyotishi

    Conflicts over natural resources abound in India, where much of the population is dependent on these resources for their livelihoods. Issues of governance and management are complicated by the competing claims of parallel legal systems, including state, customary, religious, project and local laws.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Statutory Priorities in Corporate Insolvency Law: An Analysis of Preferred Creditor Status book cover

    Statutory Priorities in Corporate Insolvency Law

    An Analysis of Preferred Creditor Status, 1st Edition

    By Christopher F. Symes

    Who enjoys statutory preferred creditor status? What justifications exist for jurisdictions to maintain statutes that favour 'priority' creditors over other creditors and contributories? This book examines preferential debts derived from specific legislative provisions applying to corporate…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

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