Law: U.S. Law

  • Judicial Nominations book cover

    Judicial Nominations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neal Devins, Wendy L. Watson

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-15
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Emma Goldman’s No-Conscription League and the First Amendment book cover

    Emma Goldman’s No-Conscription League and the First Amendment

    1st Edition

    By Erika J. Pribanic-Smith, Jared Schroeder

    Emma Goldman’s Supreme Court appeal occurred during a transitional point for First Amendment law, as justices began incorporating arguments related to free expression into decisions on espionage and sedition cases. This project analyzes the communications that led to her arrest—writings in Mother…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Network Neutrality and Digital Dialogic Communication: How Public, Private and Government Forces Shape Internet Policy book cover

    Network Neutrality and Digital Dialogic Communication

    How Public, Private and Government Forces Shape Internet Policy, 1st Edition

    By Alison N. Novak, Melinda Sebastian

    In the months after the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) 2017 decision to repeal network neutrality as US policy, it is easy to forget the decades of public, organizational, media and governmental struggle to control digital policy and open access to the internet. Using dialogic…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media Law and Policy

  • 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

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