Law: U.S. Law

  • 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, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristin Henning, Laura Cohen, Ellen Marrus

    In 1962, a 15-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 son…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

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

    Routledge Revivals: Religion and American Law (2006)

    An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Law Across Cultures: Comparisons for Legal Practice book cover

    Environmental Law Across Cultures

    Comparisons for Legal Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirk W. Junker

    This book provides a practical, functional comparison among various institutions, tools, implementation practices and norms in environmental law across legal cultures. This is a new approach that focuses on the act of comparison, looking at legal practice, from the ground up, including the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    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 – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • 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

  • 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

  • Homeland Security Law: A Primer book cover

    Homeland Security Law

    A Primer, 1st Edition

    By Tyll van Geel

    Since 2001 the U.S. government has been engaged in the delicate balancing act of seeking to protect the country against terrorism, both foreign-connected and wholly domestic, while taking into account a number of constitutional protections that can all too easily be trammelled in the effort to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering book cover

    Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • International Dispute Resolution and the Public Policy Exception book cover

    International Dispute Resolution and the Public Policy Exception

    1st Edition

    By Farshad Ghodoosi

    Despite the unprecedented growth of arbitration and other means of ADR in treaties and transnational contracts in recent years, there remains no clearly defined mechanism for control of the system. One of the oldest yet largely marginalized concepts in law is the public policy exception. This…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Commercial Law

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