Law: Legal Skills, Method & System

  • Interactional Justice: The Role of Emotions in the Performance of Loyalty book cover

    Interactional Justice

    The Role of Emotions in the Performance of Loyalty, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Flower

    Interactional Justice explores the accomplishment of loyalty by focusing on defence lawyers’ work in the emotionally and interactionally constraining situation of the criminal trial. By drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldnotes and interviews with lawyers, this sociological study brings their…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Unlocking the English Legal System book cover

    Unlocking the English Legal System

    6th Edition

    By Tom Frost, Rebecca Huxley-Binns, Jacqueline Martin

    Unlocking the English Legal System will help you grasp the main concepts of the legal system in England and Wales with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising. This edition also…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Unlocking the Law

  • Power, Legal Education, and Law School Cultures book cover

    Power, Legal Education, and Law School Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meera E. Deo, Mindie Lazarus-Black, Elizabeth Mertz

    There is a myth that lingers around legal education in many democracies. That myth would have us believe that law students are admitted and then succeed based on raw merit, and that law schools are neutral settings in which professors (also selected and promoted based on merit) use their expertise…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

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

    Judging and Emotion

    A Socio-Legal Analysis, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity book cover

    The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • The Formation of Professional Identity: The Path from Student to Lawyer book cover

    The Formation of Professional Identity

    The Path from Student to Lawyer, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Longan, Daisy Hurst Floyd, Timothy W. Floyd

    Becoming a lawyer is about much more than acquiring knowledge and technique. As law students learn the law and acquire some basic skills, they are also inevitably forming a deep sense of themselves in their new roles as lawyers. That sense of self – the student’s nascent professional identity…

    Paperback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Imperatives for Legal Education Research: Then, Now and Tomorrow book cover

    Imperatives for Legal Education Research

    Then, Now and Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Golder, Marina Nehme, Alex Steel, Prue Vines

    In the last few decades university teaching has been recognised as an activity which can be studied and improved through educational scholarship. In some disciplines this is now well established. It remains emergent in legal education. The field is rich with questions to be answered, issues to be…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Unlocking Torts book cover

    Unlocking Torts

    5th Edition

    By Sanmeet Kaur Dua, Chris Turner

    Tort law is a core element of every law degree in England and Wales. Unlocking Torts will ensure you grasp the main concepts with ease. This book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: Negligence and negligence related torts including occupiers' liability and employers' liability;…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Unlocking the Law

  • Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts book cover

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Edwards, Dimos Spatharas

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts breaks new ground by exploring different aspects of forensic storytelling in Athenian legal speeches and the ways in which forensic narratives reflect normative concerns and legal issues. The chapters, written by distinguished experts in Athenian oratory and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism: Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India book cover

    State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism

    Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Kalindi Kokal

    This book presents an ethnography of dispute processing by non-state forums and actors in rural India. As such it sheds light on a much neglected and contested topic. Arising in the context of recent legal and political debates that question the legitimacy of non-state actors engaged in dispute…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • Phraseology in Legal and Institutional Settings: A Corpus-based Interdisciplinary Perspective book cover

    Phraseology in Legal and Institutional Settings

    A Corpus-based Interdisciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stanislaw Goźdź-Roszkowski, Gianluca Pontrandolfo

    This volume presents a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of major developments in the study of how phraseology is used in a wide range of different legal and institutional contexts. This recent interest has been mainly sparked by the development of corpus linguistics research, which has both…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Lawyering Skills book cover

    A Practical Guide to Lawyering Skills

    4th Edition

    Edited by Fiona Boyle, Deveral Capps

      Legal skills are an important and increasing part of undergraduate law degrees as well as postgraduate vocational law courses. This fully updated fourth edition continues to bring together the theory and practice of these skills in an accessible and practical context. The authors draw on their…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

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