Law: U.S. Law

  • Food Systems Law: An Introduction for Non-Lawyers book cover

    Food Systems Law

    An Introduction for Non-Lawyers, 1st Edition

    By Marne Coit, Theodore A. Feitshans

    Food law is a rapidly developing area, with interest being driven at the consumer, handler and farm level. This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of food law and regulations, providing the non-specialist reader with a more comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2020-07-06 

  • Shareholder Activism and the Law: The Future of US Corporate Governance book cover

    Shareholder Activism and the Law

    The Future of US Corporate Governance, 1st Edition

    By Ekrem Solak

    This book provides a complete framework for contemporary shareholder activism and its implications over US corporate governance, which is based on the director primacy theory. Under director primacy theory, shareholders do not wish to be involved with the management, and when they do it equally…

    Hardback – 2020-05-28 
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • The Greening of US Free Trade Agreements: From NAFTA to the Present Day book cover

    The Greening of US Free Trade Agreements

    From NAFTA to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Linda Allen

    This book provides an up-to-date critical analysis of the integration of environmental policies into US free trade agreements. The work focuses on the evolution of the design of environmental policies and analyzes their effectiveness. Starting with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • National Security Review of Foreign Investment: A Comparative Legal Analysis of China, the United States and the European Union book cover

    National Security Review of Foreign Investment

    A Comparative Legal Analysis of China, the United States and the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Cheng Bian

    In recent years, China, the US, and the EU and its Member States have either promulgated new national laws and regulations or drastically revised existing ones to exert more rigorous government control over inward foreign direct investment (FDI). Such government control concerns the establishment…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • The Evolving Role of the Public Prosecutor: Challenges and Innovations book cover

    The Evolving Role of the Public Prosecutor

    Challenges and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Colvin, Philip Stenning

    The modern public prosecutor is a figure both powerful and enigmatic. Legal scholars and criminologists often identify “three essential components” of criminal justice systems: police, courts and corrections. Yet increasingly, the public prosecutor occupies a distinct role independent from any of…

    Paperback – 2020-04-06 

  • Law and Development: Theory and Practice book cover

    Law and Development

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Yong-Shik Lee

    The book examines the theory and practice of law and development. It reviews the evolution of law and development studies and presents a general theory of law and development. The general theory sets the conceptual parameters of "law" and "development" and explains the mechanisms by which law…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Housing and Financial Stability: Mortgage Lending and Macroprudential Policy in the UK and US book cover

    Housing and Financial Stability

    Mortgage Lending and Macroprudential Policy in the UK and US, 1st Edition

    By Alan Brener

    This book brings together politics, law, financial services regulation, economics and housing policy in the analysis of mortgage lending and macroprudential policy in the UK and US. The book addresses the relationship between housing policy, credit and financial instability in light of the recent…

    Hardback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense book cover

    Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14

  • 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 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 – 2019-12-24

  • 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 – 2019-12-16

  • 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 – 2019-12-12

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