Law: U.S. Law

  • 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 – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

  • Due Process Protections for Youth: Defense Counsel Policies and Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System book cover

    Due Process Protections for Youth

    Defense Counsel Policies and Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Emily K. Pelletier

    This monograph illuminates the connections between juvenile defense policies and the racially disparate impact of the juvenile justice system. The limited data that exist on youth in the juvenile justice system consistently depict disparate contact and outcomes for black youth across the system.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Employee Rights in Corporate Insolvency: A UK and US Perspective book cover

    Employee Rights in Corporate Insolvency

    A UK and US Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hamiisi Junior Nsubuga

    This book analyses corporate rescue laws, processes and policies prescribed in corporate insolvency or bankruptcy laws, and employment laws of the UK and the US, with a particular focus on how extant employee rights are treated when a debtor employer initiates corporate insolvency proceedings. &…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • 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 – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • The Veterans Treatment Court Movement: Striving to Serve Those Who Served book cover

    The Veterans Treatment Court Movement

    Striving to Serve Those Who Served, 1st Edition

    By Anne S. Douds, Eileen M. Ahlin

    Veterans Treatment Courts provides a comprehensive, empirical analysis of the burgeoning veterans court movement from genesis through operation, concluding with comments on its societal relevance. Beginning with the unlikely convergence of therapeutic jurisprudence with the oft-misunderstood…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • Human Rights, Religion and International Law book cover

    Human Rights, Religion and International Law

    1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In this book Kerry O’Halloran analyses a subject of international interest – religion – and examines related contemporary issues from a human rights perspective. The book takes the view that while the impact of Islamic State violence has dramatically demonstrated the destructive power of religious…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

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