Law: U.S. Law

  • 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

  • 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

  • Conservation and Recreation in Protected Areas: A Comparative Legal Analysis of Environmental Conflict Resolution in the United States and China book cover

    Conservation and Recreation in Protected Areas

    A Comparative Legal Analysis of Environmental Conflict Resolution in the United States and China, 1st Edition

    By Yun Ma

    This book provides a comprehensive and up to date comparative study of the management and resolution of conflicts between conservation and recreation in protected areas in the US and China. Competing claims on the use of nature, increasing regulation of land use and recreational activities, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    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…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    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…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Economics, Law and Individual Rights book cover

    Economics, Law and Individual Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hugo M. Mialon, Paul H. Rubin

    This is the first book to examine individual rights from an economic perspective, collecting together leading articles in this emerging area of interest and showing the vibrant and expanding scholarship that relates them. Areas covered include The implications of constitutional protections of…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    The Economics of Legal Relationships

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Competition Law

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