Law: U.S. Law

  • The Press Clause and Digital Technology's Fourth Wave: Media Law and the Symbiotic Web book cover

    The Press Clause and Digital Technology's Fourth Wave

    Media Law and the Symbiotic Web

    By Jared Schroeder

    With countless artificially intelligent communicators already integrating themselves into twenty-first-century discourse, the fourth wave of the Internet, labeled the symbiotic Web, will soon arrive. The fourth wave, much like those that preceded it, will bring new questions about how we should…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media Law and Policy

  • Routledge Revivals: Religion and American Law (2006): An Encyclopedia book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Religion and American Law (2006)

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    Originally published in 2000, the Encyclopedia of Religion and American Law, comprehensively describes and analyses important cases and legal controversies between religion and state. The book has contributions from numerous distinguished history and law professors and practicing attorneys of the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Law and International Religious Freedom: The Rise and Decline of the American Model book cover

    Law and International Religious Freedom

    The Rise and Decline of the American Model

    By Pasquale Annicchino

    This book analyzes the promotion and protection of freedom of religion in the international arena with a particular focus on the role and influence of the US International Religious Freedom Act, 1998. It also investigates the impact of the IRFA on the legislation and policies of third countries and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The U.S. Freedom of Information Act at 50 book cover

    The U.S. Freedom of Information Act at 50

    Edited by W Wat Hopkins

    The federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which recently turned 50, has been hailed as the primary means by which US citizens can know about how their governors operate in a democratic republic. Recently, however, it has been criticized as ineffective because it is cumbersome and full of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior

    Edited by Robert M. Howard, Kirk A. Randazzo

    Interest in social science and empirical analyses of law, courts and specifically the politics of judges has never been higher or more salient. Consequently, there is a strong need for theoretical work on the research that focuses on courts, judges and the judicial process. The Routledge Handbook…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Regulating Judicial Elections: Assessing State Codes of Judicial Conduct book cover

    Regulating Judicial Elections

    Assessing State Codes of Judicial Conduct

    By C. Scott Peters

    State judicial elections are governed by a unique set of rules that enforce longstanding norms of judicial independence by limiting how judicial candidates campaign. These rules have been a key part of recent debates over judicial elections and have been the subject of several U.S. Supreme Court…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • The Second Amendment and Gun Control: Freedom, Fear, and the American Constitution book cover

    The Second Amendment and Gun Control

    Freedom, Fear, and the American Constitution

    Edited by Kevin Yuill, Joe Street

    The Second Amendment, by far the most controversial amendment to the US Constitution, will soon celebrate its 225th anniversary. Yet, despite the amount of ink spilled over this controversy, the debate continues on into the 21st century. Initially written with a view towards protecting the nascent…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • The Judgment of Culture: Cultural Assumptions in American Law book cover

    The Judgment of Culture

    Cultural Assumptions in American Law

    By Lawrence Rosen

    Legal systems do not operate in isolation but in complex cultural contexts. This original and thought-provoking volume considers how cultural assumptions are built into American legal decision-making, drawing on a series of case studies to demonstrate the range of ways courts express their…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23
    Routledge

  • May It Please the Court, Third Edition: Judicial Processes and Politics In America book cover

    May It Please the Court, Third Edition

    Judicial Processes and Politics In America

    By Brian L. Porto

    This practical, comprehensive, and engaging introduction to the American judicial system is designed primarily for undergraduate students in criminal justice, liberal arts, political science, and beginning law. It differs from other texts not only by delivering an insider’s view of the courts, but…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09
    CRC Press

  • American Constitutional Law: Introductory Essays and Selected Cases book cover

    American Constitutional Law

    Introductory Essays and Selected Cases, 17th Edition

    By Alpheus Thomas Mason, Donald Grier Stephenson, Jr.

    This classic collection of carefully selected and edited Supreme Court case excerpts and comprehensive background essays explores constitutional law and the role of the Supreme Court in its development and interpretation. Well-grounded in both theory and politics, it endeavors to heighten students'…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Rhetoric and Communication Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: Policy and Protocol Through Discourse book cover

    Rhetoric and Communication Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    Policy and Protocol Through Discourse

    By Amy D. Propen, Mary Schuster

    This book brings rhetorical, legal, and professional communication perspectives to the discourse surrounding policy-making efforts within the United States around two types of violent crimes against women: domestic violence and sexual assault. The authors propose that such analysis adds to our…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

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