Law: Courts & Procedures

  • Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice book cover

    Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Henham

    This book discusses the under-researched relationship between sentencing and the legitimacy of punishment. It argues that there is an increasing gap between what is perceived as legitimate punishment and the sentencing decisions of the criminal courts. Drawing on a wide variety of empirical…

    Paperback – 2013-05-15
    Routledge

  • People Without Rights (Routledge Revivals): An Interpretation of the Fundamentals of the Law of Slavery in the U.S. South book cover

    People Without Rights (Routledge Revivals)

    An Interpretation of the Fundamentals of the Law of Slavery in the U.S. South, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fede

    First published in September 1992, the book traces the nature and development of the fundamental legal relationships among slaves, masters, and third parties. It shows how the colonial and antebellum Southern judges and legislators accommodated slavery’s social relationships into the common law,…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22
    Routledge

  • How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior book cover

    How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Hume

    What impact do federal courts have on the administrative agencies of the federal government? How do agencies react to the decisions of federal courts? This book answers these questions by examining the responses of federal agencies to the U.S. Courts of Appeals, revealing what happens inside…

    Paperback – 2012-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

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