Law: Legal Skills, Method & System

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

    Fiction and the Languages of Law

    Understanding Contemporary Legal Discourse, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Responsive Legality: The New Administrative Justice book cover

    Responsive Legality

    The New Administrative Justice, 1st Edition

    By Zach 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 – 2018-07-26
    Routledge

  • Social Mobility and the Legal Profession: The case of professional associations and access to the English Bar book cover

    Social Mobility and the Legal Profession

    The case of professional associations and access to the English Bar, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Freer

    This book will be crucial reading for students across a variety of disciplines. A broadly socio-legal text, using a mixed-methods design combining grounded theory with an in-depth case study, this research explores a rarely-seen facet of the legal profession. Sociologists studying the practical…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond book cover

    Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Field, James Duffy, Colin James

    University can be a psychologically distressing place for students. Empirical studies in Australia and the USA highlight that a large number of law students suffer from psychological distress, when compared to students from other disciplines and members of the general population. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-10-24
    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…

    Hardback – 2012-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Women, Judging and the Judiciary: From Difference to Diversity book cover

    Women, Judging and the Judiciary

    From Difference to Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Erika Rackley

    Awarded the 2013 Birks Book Prize by the Society of Legal Scholars, Women, Judging and the Judiciary expertly examines debates about gender representation in the judiciary and the importance of judicial diversity. It offers a fresh look at the role of the (woman) judge and the process of judging…

    Hardback – 2012-09-04
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Lawyers and the Construction of Transnational Justice book cover

    Lawyers and the Construction of Transnational Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yves Dezalay, Bryant Garth

    Lawyers and the Construction of Transnational Justice will show students and scholars what it means in practice to talk about building transnational justice � both on the side of economic regulation and on the side of human rights and humanitarian law. It links national and transnational processes,…

    Hardback – 2011-09-30
    Routledge
    Law, Development and Globalization

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