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  • Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution: The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause book cover

    Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Green

    The Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is arguably the most historically important clause of the most significant part of the US Constitution. Designed to be a central guarantor of civil rights and civil liberties following Reconstruction, this clause could have been at the…

    Hardback – 2015-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Law, Lawyers and Race: Critical Race Theory from the US to Europe book cover

    Law, Lawyers and Race

    Critical Race Theory from the US to Europe, 1st Edition

    By Mathias Möschel

    Critical Race Theory (CRT) is virtually unheard of in European scholarship, especially among legal scholars. Law, Lawyers and Race: Critical Race Theory from the United States to Europe endeavours to fill this gap by providing an overview of the definition and consequences of CRT developed in…

    Hardback – 2014-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Affordable Care Act Decision: Philosophical and Legal Implications book cover

    The Affordable Care Act Decision

    Philosophical and Legal Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Mark Hall

    Interest in NFIB v. Sebelius has been extraordinarily high, from as soon as the legislation was passed, through lower court rulings, the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari, and the decision itself, both for its substantive holdings and the purported behind-the-scene dynamics. Legal blogs exploded…

    Hardback – 2014-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Predatory Pricing in Antitrust Law and Economics: A Historical Perspective book cover

    Predatory Pricing in Antitrust Law and Economics

    A Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Giocoli

    Can a price ever be too low? Can competition ever be ruinous? Questions like these have always accompanied American antitrust law. They testify to the difficulty of antitrust enforcement, of protecting competition without protecting competitors. As the business practice that most directly raises…

    Hardback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

  • Freedom of Speech: Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies book cover

    Freedom of Speech

    Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies, 1st Edition

    By Uladzislau Belavusau

    This book considers the issue of free speech in transitional democracies focusing on the socio-legal developments in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland. In showing how these Central and Eastern European countries have engaged with free speech models imported from the Council of Europe / EU and…

    Hardback – 2013-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Rhetoric and Discourse in Supreme Court Oral Arguments: Sensemaking in Judicial Decisions book cover

    Rhetoric and Discourse in Supreme Court Oral Arguments

    Sensemaking in Judicial Decisions, 1st Edition

    By Ryan Malphurs

    While legal scholars, psychologists, and political scientists commonly voice their skepticism over the influence oral arguments have on the Court’s voting pattern, this book offers a contrarian position focused on close scrutiny of the justices’ communication within oral arguments. Malphurs…

    Hardback – 2012-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Colonial Discourse and Gender in U.S. Criminal Courts: Cultural Defenses and Prosecutions book cover

    Colonial Discourse and Gender in U.S. Criminal Courts

    Cultural Defenses and Prosecutions, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Braunmühl

    The occurrence in some criminal cases of "cultural defenses" on behalf of "minority" defendants has stirred much debate. This book is the first to illuminate how "cultural evidence" — i.e., "evidence" regarding ethnicity — is actually negotiated by attorneys, expert/lay witnesses, and defendants in…

    Hardback – 2012-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Antitrust Federalism in the EU and the US book cover

    Antitrust Federalism in the EU and the US

    1st Edition

    By Firat Cengiz

    The EU and the US are the preeminent examples of multi-level polities and both have highly developed competition policies. Despite these similarities however, recent developments suggest that they are moving in different directions in the area of antitrust federalism. This book examines multi-level…

    Hardback – 2012-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Competition Law

  • Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice book cover

    Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Henham

    This book discusses the under-researched relationship between sentencing and the legitimacy of punishment. It argues that there is an increasing gap between what is perceived as legitimate punishment and the sentencing decisions of the criminal courts. Drawing on a wide variety of empirical…

    Hardback – 2011-08-12
    Routledge

  • Atrocity and American Military Justice in Southeast Asia: Trial by Army book cover

    Atrocity and American Military Justice in Southeast Asia

    Trial by Army, 1st Edition

    By Louise Barnett

    This book is an examination of American army legal proceedings that resulted from a series of moments when soldiers in a war zone crossed a line between performing their legitimate functions and committing crimes against civilians, or atrocities. Using individual judicial proceedings held within…

    Hardback – 2010-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior book cover

    How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Hume

    What impact do federal courts have on the administrative agencies of the federal government? How do agencies react to the decisions of federal courts? This book answers these questions by examining the responses of federal agencies to the U.S. Courts of Appeals, revealing what happens inside…

    Hardback – 2009-04-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Indigeneity in the Courtroom: Law, Culture, and the Production of Difference in North American Courts book cover

    Indigeneity in the Courtroom

    Law, Culture, and the Production of Difference in North American Courts, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer A. Hamilton

    The central question of this book is when and how does indigeneity in its various iterations – cultural, social, political, economic, even genetic – matter in a legal sense? Indigeneity in the Courtroom focuses on the legal deployment of indigenous difference in US and Canadian courts in the late&…

    Hardback – 2008-11-04
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and Politics

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