Law: Legal Skills, Method & System

  • 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

  • Legal Education at the Crossroads: Education and the Legal Profession book cover

    Legal Education at the Crossroads

    Education and the Legal Profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Avrom Sherr, Richard Moorhead, Hilary Sommerlad

    For several years legal professions across the world have, to varying degrees, been undergoing dramatic changes as a result of a range of forces such as globalization, diversification and changes in regulation. In many jurisdictions the extent of these transformations have led to a process of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Too Many Lawyers?: The future of the legal profession book cover

    Too Many Lawyers?

    The future of the legal profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eyal Katvan, Carole Silver, Neta Ziv, Avrom Sherr

    The topic of "too many lawyers" is both timely and timeless. The future make up and performance of the legal profession is in contest, challenged by new entrants, technology and the demand for transparency; at the same time, lawyers long have participated in contests over professional boundaries.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Gender and Judicial Education: Raising Gender Awareness of Judges book cover

    Gender and Judicial Education

    Raising Gender Awareness of Judges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrike Schultz, T. Brettel Dawson, Gisela Shaw

    Judicial Education has greatly expanded in common law countries in the past 25 years. More recently it has become a core component in judicial reform programs in developing countries with gender attentiveness as an element required by donor agencies. In civil law jurisdictions judges´ schools have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Re-thinking Legal Education under the Civil and Common Law: A Road Map for Constructive Change book cover

    Re-thinking Legal Education under the Civil and Common Law

    A Road Map for Constructive Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Grimes

    Whilst educational theory has developed significantly in recent years, much of the law curriculum remains content-driven and delivered traditionally, predominantly through lecture format. Students are, in the main, treated as empty vessels to be filled by the eminent academics of the day.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Legal Pedagogy

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

    Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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

    Multilingual Law

    A Framework for Analysis and Understanding, 1st Edition

    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

  • Evidence and the Archive: Ethics, Aesthetics and Emotion book cover

    Evidence and the Archive

    Ethics, Aesthetics and Emotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Biber, Trish Luker

    This collection explores the stakes, risks and opportunities invoked in opening and exploring law’s archive and re-examining law’s evidence. It draws together work exploring how evidence is used or mis-used during the legal process, and re-used after the law’s work has concluded by engaging with…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Legislative Drafting book cover

    Legislative Drafting

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aldo Zammit Borda

    Legislative drafting is an extremely onerous, exacting and highly-skilled task. What is clearly conceived in the mind may not be easily expressed with clarity and precision in words. It is a highly technical discipline, and one of the most vigorous forms of writing. Few lawyers have the special…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Mediation Law: Journey through Institutionalism to Juridification book cover

    Mediation Law

    Journey through Institutionalism to Juridification, 1st Edition

    By Penny Brooker

    In England mediation became a key part of the civil justice reform agenda after the Woolf Reforms of 1996, as disputants were deflected from litigation towards settlement outside the court system. The Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) give courts the power to ‘encourage’ mediation through judicial case…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Rhetoric and Discourse in Supreme Court Oral Arguments: Sensemaking in Judicial Decisions book cover

    Rhetoric and Discourse in Supreme Court Oral Arguments

    Sensemaking in Judicial Decisions, 1st Edition

    By Ryan Malphurs

    While legal scholars, psychologists, and political scientists commonly voice their skepticism over the influence oral arguments have on the Court’s voting pattern, this book offers a contrarian position focused on close scrutiny of the justices’ communication within oral arguments. Malphurs…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Human Rights Rhetoric: Traditions of Testifying and Witnessing book cover

    Human Rights Rhetoric

    Traditions of Testifying and Witnessing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arabella Lyon, Lester C Olson

    Rhetoric scholars have articulated diverse approaches to both civil and human rights as political, ethical, and academic discourses. “Traditions of Testifying and Witnessing” initiates important interdisciplinary conversations within human rights rhetoric concerning the construction of rights…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

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