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  • Legal Culture in the United States: An Introduction

    By Kirk Junker

    For law students and lawyers to successfully understand and practice law in the US, recognition of the wider context and culture which informs the law is essential. Simply learning the legal rules and procedures in isolation is not enough without an appreciation of the culture that produced them.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14 

  • The Modern Cy-près Doctrine

    Applications and Implications

    By Rachael Mulheron

    It is unusual, in the precise world of law, to find instances of where ‘near enough is good enough’. This book explores when this is possible, referring to property and monetary transfers, under the increasingly important and influential cy-près doctrine. The doctrine decrees that, when…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 

  • A Jurisprudence of Movement

    Common Law, Walking, Unsettling Place

    By Olivia Barr

    Law moves, whether we notice or not. Set amongst a spatial turn in the humanities, and jurisprudence more specifically, this book calls for a greater attention to legal movement, in both its technical and material forms. Despite various ways the spatial turn has been taken up in legal thought,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia

    By Bui Ngoc Son

    Western liberal constitutionalism has expanded recently, with, in East Asia, the constitutional systems of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan based on Western principles, and with even the socialist polities of China and Vietnam having some regard to such principles. Despite the alleged universal…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Transforming Criminal Justice?

    Problem-Solving and Court Specialisation

    By Jane Donoghue

    Why is punishment not more effective? Why do we have such high re-offending rates? How can we deal with crime and criminals in a more cost-effective way? Over the last decade in particular, the United Kingdom, in common with other jurisdictions such as Canada, the United States (US) and Australia,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Engineering Constitutional Change

    A Comparative Perspective on Europe, Canada and the USA

    Edited by Xenophon Contiades

    This volume provides a holistic presentation of the reality of constitutional change in 18 countries (the 15 old EU member states, Canada, Switzerland and the USA). The essays offer analysis on formal and informal constitutional amendment bringing forth the overall picture of the parallel paths…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16 
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Animals, Biopolitics, Law

    Lively Legalities

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Typically, the legal investigation of nonhuman life, and of animal life in particular, is conducted through the discourse of animal rights. Within this discourse, legal rights are extended to certain nonhuman animals through the same liberal framework that has afforded human rights before it.…

    Hardback – 2016-01-13 
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 21

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 21 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 20 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Jewish Law Annual

  • The Reconstruction of the Juridico-Political

    Affinity and Divergence in Hans Kelsen and Max Weber

    Edited by Ian Bryan, Peter Langford, John McGarry

    Hans Kelsen and Max Weber are conventionally understood as the original proponents of two distinct and opposed processes of concept formation generating two separate and contrasting theoretical frameworks for the study of law. The Reconstruction of the Juridico-Political: Affinity and Divergence in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 

  • Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    By Sarah Devaney

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • The Foundation of the Juridico-Political

    Concept Formation in Hans Kelsen and Max Weber

    Edited by Ian Bryan, Peter Langford, John McGarry

    Hans Kelsen and Max Weber are conventionally understood as initiators not only of two distinct and opposing processes of concept formation, but also of two discrete and contrasting theoretical frameworks for the study of law. The Foundation of the Juridical-Political: Concept Formation in Hans…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19

  • Q&A Jurisprudence

    7th Edition

    By David Brooke

    Routledge Q&As give you the tools to practice and refine your exam technique, showing you how to apply your knowledge to maximum effect in assessment. Each book contains essay and problem-based questions on the most commonly examined topics, complete with expert guidance and model answers that…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09
    Questions and Answers

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