Comparative Law Products

  • Controversies in Innocence Cases in America

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Lucy Cooper

    Controversies in Innocence Cases in America brings together leading experts on the investigation, litigation, and scholarly analysis of innocence cases in America, from legal, political and ethical perspectives. The contributors, many of whom work on these cases daily, investigate contemporary…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • A World View of Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Richard Vogler

    Criminal justice procedure is the bedrock of human rights. Surprisingly, however, in an era of unprecedented change in criminal justice around the world, it is often dismissed as technical and unimportant. This failure to take procedure seriously has a terrible cost, allowing reform to be driven by…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Transforming Legal Education

    Learning and Teaching the Law in the Early Twenty-first Century, 1st Edition

    By Paul Maharg

    Paul Maharg presents a critical inquiry into the identity and possibilities of legal education, and an exploration of transformational alternatives to our current theories and practices of teaching and learning the law. His work takes the view that bodies of interdisciplinary theory and knowledge…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Calling of Law

    The Pivotal Role of Vocational Legal Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Westwood, Karen Barton

    As one of the ’learned’ professions requiring advanced learning and high principles, law enjoys a special standing in society. In return for its status and rank, the legal profession is expected to exhibit the highest levels of honesty, trust and morality, the very values which underpin the legal…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Dirty Assets

    Emerging Issues in the Regulation of Criminal and Terrorist Assets, 1st Edition

    By Colin King, Clive Walker

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach, this book focuses on the emerging and innovative aspects of attempts to target the accumulated assets of those engaged in criminal and terrorist activity, organized crime and corruption. It examines the ’follow-the-money’ approach and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Risk Perception, Culture, and Legal Change

    A Comparative Study on Food Safety in the Wake of the Mad Cow Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Matteo Ferrari

    This study explores the reasons behind the different responses of the legal systems of Europe, Japan and the USA in coping with BSE, one of the major food safety crises in recent years. Making reference to the most recent advances on risk perception that cognitive and social sciences, such as legal…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • What Is Right for Children?

    The Competing Paradigms of Religion and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    By Karen Worthington

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman

    Combining feminist legal theory with international human rights concepts, this book examines the presence, participation and treatment of children in a variety of contexts. Specifically, through comparing legal developments in the US with legal developments in countries where the views that…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Developing Restorative Justice Jurisprudence

    Rethinking Responses to Criminal Wrongdoing, 1st Edition

    By Tony Foley

    What are the requirements for a just response to criminal wrongdoing? Drawing on comparative and empirical analysis of existing models of global practice, this book offers an approach aimed at restricting the current limitations of criminal justice process and addressing the current deficiencies.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • The Law of Intervening Causation

    1st Edition

    By Douglas Hodgson

    Utilizing a comparative examination of case-law from England, Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland, this volume provides a comprehensive and systematic study of the law of intervening causation (novus actus interveniens) to present an analysis of this particular judicial limitation…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Transnational Governance

    Emerging Models of Global Legal Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Scott Mann

    Edited by Michael Head

    As globalization continues to spread and evolve, so nation-states attempt to govern financialization, tax evasion, corruption, terrorism, civil and military conflicts and environmental dangers, social polarization and the complexities in human rights implementation, by institutional and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Development of Jury Service in Japan

    A square block in a round hole?, 1st Edition

    By Anna Dobrovolskaia

    This book presents a comprehensive account of past and present efforts to introduce the jury system in Japan. Four legal reforms are documented and assessed: the implementation of the bureaucratic and all-judge special jury systems in the 1870s, the introduction of the all-layperson jury in the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge

  • Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration

    The Revival of the Prison, 1st Edition

    By Chris Cunneen, Eileen Baldry, David Brown, Mark Brown, Melanie Schwartz, Alex Steel

    What are the various forces influencing the role of the prison in late modern societies? What changes have there been in penality and use of the prison over the past 40 years that have led to the re-valorization of the prison? Using penal culture as a conceptual and theoretical vehicle, and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

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