Law: Legal Skills, Method & System

  • English Legal System book cover

    English Legal System

    By Ryan Murphy

    The English Legal System offers a modern, contemporary approach to the core ELS curriculum, offering clear explanations to clarify the material without oversimplification. Using carefully developed learning tools to help students not only build their knowledge of the law, The English Legal System…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge
    Spotlights

  • Constitutional Politics and the Judiciary: Decision-making in Central and Eastern Europe book cover

    Constitutional Politics and the Judiciary

    Decision-making in Central and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Kálmán Pócza

    Recent confrontations between constitutional courts and parliamentary majorities, for example in Poland and Hungary, have attracted international interest in the relationship between the judiciary and the legislature in Central and Eastern European countries. Several political actors have argued…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Judging and Emotion: A Socio-Legal Analysis book cover

    Judging and Emotion

    A Socio-Legal Analysis

    By Sharyn Roach Anleu, Kathy Mack

    Judges embody impartial legal authority. They are the nexus between formal abstract law, the legal institution of the court, and the practical tasks of making and communicating decisions. Because emotions are often viewed as inherently irrational, disorderly, impulsive and personal, and therefore…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Law and Resistance: Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial book cover

    Law and Resistance

    Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial

    By Awol Allo

    Taking Michel Foucault’s genealogical analysis of power and resistance as its starting point, the book asks, from below, is there something in the very nature of law – that is, in its discursive and institutional dynamics, in its spatial, material, and temporal coordinates; in its own conceptual…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Fiction and the Languages of Law: Understanding Contemporary Legal Discourse book cover

    Fiction and the Languages of Law

    Understanding Contemporary Legal Discourse

    By Karen Petroski

    Contemporary legal reasoning has more in common with fictional discourse than we tend to realize. Through an examination of the U.S. Supreme Court’s written output during a recent landmark term, this book exposes many of the parallels between these two special kinds of language use. Focusing on…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering book cover

    Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering

    By Jeffrey Lipshaw

    The concept of learning to ‘think like a lawyer’ is one of the cornerstones of legal education in the United States and beyond. In this book, Jeffrey Lipshaw provides a critique of the traditional views of ‘thinking like a lawyer’ or ‘pure lawyering’ aimed at lawyers, law professors, and students…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Law as a Human Science book cover

    Law as a Human Science

    By Panu Minkkinen

    Law as a Human Science argues for the reintroduction of crucial aspects of the humanist tradition in legal thinking. Interdisciplinary studies of law are now primarily understood as policy-oriented and socio-legal in their orientation; whilst the older ties between law and the humanities (with…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Responsive Legality: The New Administrative Justice book cover

    Responsive Legality

    The New Administrative Justice

    By Zachary Richards

    Responsive Legality is an important book about twenty first century justice. It explores the legal and moral values that twenty-first-century public officials use to make their decisions, engaging existing theoretical models of administrative justice and updating them to reflect changed…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Legal English book cover

    Legal English

    5th Edition

    By Rupert Haigh

    English is the dominant language of international business relations, and a good working knowledge of the language is essential for today’s legal or business professional. Legal English provides a highly practical approach to the use of English in commercial legal contexts, and covers crucial law…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Multilingual Law: A Framework for Analysis and Understanding book cover

    Multilingual Law

    A Framework for Analysis and Understanding

    By Colin D Robertson

    This book introduces and explores the concept of multilingual law. Providing an overview as to what is 'multilingual law', the study establishes a new discourse based on this concept, which has hitherto lacked recognition for reasons of complexity and multidisciplinarity. The need for such a…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Research Methods in Human Rights book cover

    Research Methods in Human Rights

    Edited by Lee McConnell, Rhona Smith

    Research Methods in Human Rights introduces the reader to key methodological approaches to Human Rights research in a clear and accessible way. Drawing on the expertise of a panel of contributors, the text clearly explains the key theories and methods commonly used in Human Rights research and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    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, accessible tone, and focus on modern case law help bring the subject to life. The book covers the key institutions,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    Spotlights

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