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  • Roman Law

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Rafael Domingo

    Roman Law: An Introduction offers a clear and accessible introduction to Roman law for students of any legal tradition. In the thousand years between the Law of the Twelve Tables and Justinian’s massive Codification, the Romans developed the most sophisticated and comprehensive secular legal system…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge

  • Law and Politics of Constitutional Courts

    Indonesia and the Search for Judicial Heroes, 1st Edition

    By Stefanus Hendrianto

    This book critically evaluates different models of judicial leadership in Indonesia to examine the impact that individual chief justices can have on the development of constitutional courts. It explores the importance of this leadership as a factor explaining the dynamic of judicial power. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutionalism in Muslim Majority States

  • The Judicialization of Politics in Pakistan

    A Comparative Study of Judicial Restraint and its Development in India, the US and Pakistan, 1st Edition

    By Waris Husain

    Since 2007, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has emerged as a dominant force in Pakistani politics through its hyper-active use of judicial review, or the power to overrule Parliament’s laws and the Prime Minister’s acts. This hyper-activism was on display during the Supreme Court’s unilateral…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Socrates II

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Prior

    Socrates is perhaps the most famous philosopher in the Western intellectual tradition. He raised fundamental questions, such as ‘what is justice?’ and ‘does virtue produce happiness?’. Although he wrote nothing himself, he is the source of a vast literature, beginning with Plato, Xenophon, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

  • Corporate Criminality and Liability for Fraud

    1st Edition

    By Alison Cronin

    Through a rational reconstruction of orthodox legal principles, and reference to cutting-edge neuro-science, this book reveals some startling truths about the criminal law, its history and the fundamental doctrines that underpin the attribution of criminal fault. While this has important…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge

  • Controversies in American Federalism and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher P. Banks

    This interdisciplinary collection presents a scholarly treatment of how the constitutional politics of federalism affect governments and citizens, offering an accessible yet comprehensive analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s federalism jurisprudence and its effect on the development of national and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Adoption Law and Human Rights

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In recent decades, there have been many changes to adoption law and practice, such as a sharp decline in the voluntary relinquishment of children, an increase in the number consigned to public care, and an abrupt decrease in those made available on an intercountry basis. Additionally, human rights…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • New Challenges to Constitutional Adjudication in Europe

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zoltán Szente, Fruzsina Gárdos-Orosz

    In the past few years, constitutional courts have been presented with new challenges. The world financial crisis, the new wave of terrorism, mass migration and other country-specific problems have had wide-ranging effects on the old and embedded constitutional standards and judicial constructions.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Valmaine Toki

    In New Zealand, as well as in Australia, Canada and other comparable jurisdictions, Indigenous peoples comprise a significantly disproportionate percentage of the prison population. For example, Maori, who comprise 15% of New Zealand’s population, make up 50% of its prisoners. For Maori women, the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Free Exercise of Religion and the United States Constitution

    The Supreme Court’s Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Mark P. Strasser

    The United States is extremely diverse religiously and, not infrequently, individuals sincerely contend that they are unable to act in accord with law as a matter of conscience. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the free exercise of religion and the United States…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Sociology of Constitutions

    A Paradoxical Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Febbrajo, Giancarlo Corsi

    This collection brings together some of the most influential sociologists of law to confront the challenges of current transnational constitutionalism. It shows the constitution appearing in a new light: no longer as an essential factor of unity and stabilisation but as a potential defence of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Studies in the Sociology of Law

  • The Press Clause and Digital Technology's Fourth Wave

    Media Law and the Symbiotic Web, 1st Edition

    By Jared Schroeder

    During the first part of the twenty-first century, bloggers, citizen journalists, social media users, Yelp reviewers, and a myriad of other communicators have found themselves facing defamation, privacy, campaign finance, and other lawsuits as a result of the messages they have communicated. In…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media Law and Policy

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