Law: U.S. Law

  • Atheist Exceptionalism: Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court book cover

    Atheist Exceptionalism

    Atheism, Religion, and the United States Supreme Court

    By Ethan Quillen

    Due to its Constitution, and particularly to that Constitution's First Amendment, the relationship between religion and politics in the United States is rather unusual. This is especially the case concerning the manner with which religious terminology is defined via the discourse adopted by the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Law in War: A Concise Overview book cover

    The Law in War

    A Concise Overview

    By Geoffrey Corn, Ken Watkin, Jamie Williamson

    This book provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of key issues related to the regulation of armed hostilities between states and between states and non-state groups. Coverage begins with the legal authority related to a nation’s decision to resort to military force, and then progresses…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Rights, Race, and Reform: 50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System book cover

    Rights, Race, and Reform

    50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System

    Edited by Laura Cohen, Kristin Henning, Ellen Marrus

    In 1962, a fifteen-year-old Arizona boy named Gerald Gault may or may not have made a lewd phone call to a neighbor. Gerald was arrested, prosecuted, removed from his parents’ custody, and sent to a juvenile prison, all without legal representation. Gerald’s mother’s outrage at the treatment of her…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Civil Rights & Liberties in the 21st Century book cover

    Civil Rights & Liberties in the 21st Century

    4th Edition

    By John C Domino

    This up-to-date analysis of the Supreme Court's landmark rulings on civil rights and liberties is a discussion of the facts, legal issues, and constitutional questions surrounding those rulings. Domino's text serves as either a core text in courses on civil liberties and civil rights, or as a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Controversies in American Federalism and Public Policy book cover

    Controversies in American Federalism and Public Policy

    Edited by Christopher P. Banks

    This inter-disciplinary collection presents a scholarly treatment of how the constitutional politics of federalism affects governments and citizens, offering an accessible yet comprehensive analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s federalism jurisprudence and its effect on the development of national…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Free Exercise of Religion and the United States Constitution: The Supreme Court’s Challenge book cover

    Free Exercise of Religion and the United States Constitution

    The Supreme Court’s Challenge

    By Mark P. Strasser

    The United States is extremely diverse religiously and, not infrequently, individuals sincerely contend that they are unable to act in accord with law as a matter of conscience. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the free exercise of religion and the United States…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court: A Guidebook for Evidence-Based and Ethical Practice book cover

    Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court

    A Guidebook for Evidence-Based and Ethical Practice

    By Barton Evans, Giselle A Hass

    Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court is an essential specialized guide for psychologists and clinicians who work with immigrants. Immigration evaluations differ in many ways from other types of forensic assessments because of the psycho-legal issues that extend beyond the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness book cover

    Oliver Wendell Holmes and Fixations of Manliness

    By John M. Kang

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. has been, and continues to be, praised as America’s greatest judge and he is widely considered to have done more than anyone else to breathe life into the Constitution’s right of free speech, probably the most crucial right for democracy. One indeed finds among professors…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge

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    Edited by Renee Hobbs

    Media literacy educators rely on the ability to make use of copyrighted materials from mass media, digital media and popular culture for both analysis and production activities. Whether they work in higher education, elementary and secondary schools, or in informal learning settings in libraries,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Judicial Nominations book cover

    Judicial Nominations

    Edited by Neal Devins, Wendy L. Watson

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • 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

    During the first part of the twenty-first century, bloggers, citizen journalists, social media users, Yelp reviewers, and a myriad of other communicators have found themselves facing defamation, privacy, campaign finance, and other lawsuits as a result of the messages they have communicated. In…

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

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