Law: U.S. Law

  • The Formation of Professional Identity: The Path from Student to Lawyer book cover

    The Formation of Professional Identity

    The Path from Student to Lawyer, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Longan, Daisy Hurst Floyd, Timothy Floyd

    Becoming a lawyer is about much more than acquiring knowledge and technique. As law students learn the law and acquire some basic skills, they are also inevitably forming a deep sense of themselves in their new roles as lawyers. That sense of self - the student’s nascent professional identity –…

    Paperback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Creating the Law: State Supreme Court Opinions and The Effect of Audiences book cover

    Creating the Law

    State Supreme Court Opinions and The Effect of Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Michael K. Romano, Todd A. Curry

    Written opinions are the primary means by which judges communicate with external actors. These sentiments include the parties to the case itself, but also more broadly journalists, public officials, lawyers, other judges, and increasingly, the mass public. In Creating the Law, Michael K. Romano and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Linguistics and Law book cover

    Linguistics and Law

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey P. Kaplan

    Linguistics and Law offers a clear and concise introduction to making sense of the law through linguistics. Drawing on lexical semantics, syntax, and pragmatics to interpret both written and spoken laws, this book: addresses how to interpret legal documents such as contracts, statutes,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb: Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States book cover

    The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb

    Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Nathan C. Walker

    Examining the twelve-decade legal conflict of government bans on religious garb worn by teachers in U.S. public schools, this book provides comprehensive documentation and analysis of the historical origins and subsequent development of teachers’ religious garb in relation to contemporary legal…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Judicial Process and Judicial Policymaking book cover

    Judicial Process and Judicial Policymaking

    7th Edition

    By G. Alan Tarr

    An excellent introduction to judicial politics as a method of analysis, the seventh edition of Judicial Process and Judicial Policymaking focuses on policy in the judicial process. Rather than limiting the text to coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court, G. Alan Tarr examines the judiciary as the third…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge

  • Gang Injunctions and Abatement: Using Civil Remedies to Curb Gang-Related Crimes book cover

    Gang Injunctions and Abatement

    Using Civil Remedies to Curb Gang-Related Crimes, 1st Edition

    By Matthew D. O'Deane

    As gang violence continues to rise across the country and the world, police departments, prosecutors, and community members are seeking new methods to reduce the spread of gang-related criminal activity. Civil gang injunctions have become a growing feature of crime control programs in several…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    CRC Press

  • The Lower Criminal Courts book cover

    The Lower Criminal Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Smith, Sean Maddan

    This book explores misdemeanor courts in the United States by focusing on the processing of misdemeanor crimes and the resultant consequences of conviction, such as loss of employment and housing, the imposition of significant fines, and loss of liberty—all amounting to the criminalization of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • The U.S. Supreme Court and Contemporary Constitutional Law: The Obama Era and Its Legacy book cover

    The U.S. Supreme Court and Contemporary Constitutional Law

    The Obama Era and Its Legacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna-Bettina Kaiser, Niels Petersen, Johannes Saurer

    This book analyzes developments in the jurisprudence of the US Supreme Court in the Obama era. It follows three main threads. First, it seeks to describe and characterize the Supreme Court’s jurisprudence in this period. Second, it assesses factors influencing developments in the jurisprudence.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Judicial Nominations book cover

    Judicial Nominations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neal Devins, Wendy L. Watson

    On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Roe v. Wade. Holding that a woman’s substantive due process right to terminate her pregnancy in the early months outweighed state interests in maternal health and fetal protection, the Court struck down a Texas law permitting abortions…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Law: An Introduction for Non-Lawyers book cover

    Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An Introduction for Non-Lawyers, 2nd Edition

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues that may require referral or consultation…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Caring for Families in Court: An Essential Approach to Family Justice book cover

    Caring for Families in Court

    An Essential Approach to Family Justice, 1st Edition

    By Barbara A. Babb, Judith D. Moran

    In many US courts and internationally, family law cases constitute almost half of the trial caseload. These matters include child abuse and neglect and juvenile delinquency, as well as divorce, custody, paternity, and other traditional family law issues. In this book, the authors argue that reforms…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

2Series in U.S. Law

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