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

  • 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 – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • 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 – 2019-06-24 
    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

  • The Law in War: A Concise Overview book cover

    The Law in War

    A Concise Overview, 1st Edition

    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 an explanation of the conditions that result in the applicability of international humanitarian law, and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge

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

    Civil Rights and 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 book serves as either a core text in courses on civil liberties and civil rights, or as a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

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

    May It Please the Court

    Judicial Processes and Politics In America, 3rd Edition

    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

  • Social Media and the Law: A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals book cover

    Social Media and the Law

    A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Daxton Stewart, Daxton Stewart

    Edited by Daxton Stewart

    Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat allow users to connect with one another and share information with the click of a mouse or a tap on a touchscreen—and have become vital tools for professionals in the news and strategic communication fields. But as…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Voices from Criminal Justice: Insider Perspectives, Outsider Experiences book cover

    Voices from Criminal Justice

    Insider Perspectives, Outsider Experiences, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Heith Copes, Mark R. Pogrebin

    Voices from Criminal Justice, Second Edition, gives students rich insight into the criminal justice system from the point of view of practitioners, as well as outsiders—citizens, clients, jurors, probationers, or inmates. These qualitative and teachable articles cover all three…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Higher Education Law: Policy and Perspectives book cover

    Higher Education Law

    Policy and Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Klinton W. Alexander, Kern Alexander

    This fully revised and updated textbook weaves law into its historical, political, and sociological context, while providing clear explanation of the law as it applies to American colleges and universities. This text draws exclusively on federal and state cases emerging from campuses and includes…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge

  • Civil Rights in Public Service book cover

    Civil Rights in Public Service

    1st Edition

    By Phillip J. Cooper

    Promises of justice and equality made in the U.S. Constitution, numerous Amendments, and decisions of the Supreme Court are hallmarks of American civil rights. Yet the realities of inequality remain facts of modern life for too many Native Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans, even…

    Paperback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

2Series in U.S. Law

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