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  • Legal Education at the Crossroads

    Education and the Legal Profession

    Edited by Avrom Sherr, Richard Moorhead, Hilary Sommerlad

    For several years legal professions across the world have, to varying degrees, been undergoing dramatic changes as a result of a range of forces such as globalization, diversification and changes in regulation. In many jurisdictions the extent of these transformations have led to a process of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Evidence and the Archive

    Ethics, Aesthetics and Emotion

    Edited by Katherine Biber, Trish Luker

    This collection explores the stakes, risks and opportunities invoked in opening and exploring law’s archive and re-examining law’s evidence. It draws together work exploring how evidence is used or mis-used during the legal process, and re-used after the law’s work has concluded by engaging with…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Too Many Lawyers?

    The Future of the Legal Profession

    Edited by Eyal Katvan, Carole Silver, Neta Ziv, Avrom Sherr

    The topic of "too many lawyers" is timely. The future make up and performance of the legal profession is in contest. What do we mean by "too many"? Is there a surplus of lawyers and what sort of lawyers are and will be needed? How best can we discern this? This book, is composed of scholarly…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Judicial Education

    Raising Gender Awareness of Judges

    Edited by Ulrike Schultz, T. Brettel Dawson, Gisela Shaw

    Judicial Education has greatly expanded in common law countries in the past 25 years. More recently it has become a core component in judicial reform programs in developing countries with gender attentiveness as an element required by donor agencies. In civil law jurisdictions judges´ schools have…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Law and Resistance

    Toward a Performative Epistemology of the Political Trial

    By Awol Allo

    Taking Michel Foucault’s genealogical analysis of power and resistance as its starting point, the book asks, from below, is there something in the very nature of law – that is, in its discursive and institutional dynamics, in its spatial, material, and temporal coordinates; in its own conceptual…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Public Law

    By Michael Doherty

    Public Law is an ideal choice for all undergraduate and GDL students looking for a comprehensive yet accessible textbook on this area of law. The author’s clear writing style, plentiful explanations and focus on modern case law demystify difficult concepts and help to bring the subject to life.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Spotlights

  • Sir Frederick Darley

    Sixth Chief Justice of New South Wales 1886-1910

    By John Michael Bennett

    The new biography of Sir Frederick Darley in J M Bennett's acclaimed Lives of the Australian Chief Justices series Describes in fascinating detail one of the most extraordinary episodes in Australian judicial history. Richly detailed chapters trace Darley’s progression from birth…

    Paperback – 2016-06-07
    Federation Press

  • European Union Law

    4th Edition

    By Alina Kaczorowska-Ireland

    The fourth edition of this well established and highly regarded work on EU law maintains its character by combining comprehensive yet accessible coverage with in-depth analysis of the law and student-friendly pedagogy. It is fully up to date so encompassing critical examination of new important…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge

  • Promoting Law Student and Lawyer Well-Being in Australia and Beyond

    Edited by Rachel Field, James Duffy, Colin James

    University can be a psychologically distressing place for students. Empirical studies in Australia and the USA highlight that a large number of law students suffer from psychological distress, when compared to students from other disciplines and members of the general population. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • The English Legal System

    17th Edition

    By Gary Slapper, David Kelly

    Slapper and Kelly’s The English Legal System explains and critically assesses how our law is made and applied. Trusted by generations of academics and students, this authoritative textbook clearly describes the legal rules of England and Wales and their collective influence as a sociocultural…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge

  • The Insider’s Guide to Legal Skills

    By Emily Allbon, Sanmeet Kaur Dua

    Confused by cases? Stuck on statutes? Or just unsure where to start with writing, research or revision? The Insider’s Guide to Legal Skills will show you what you need to succeed, applying skills in their real-world context and helping you get to grips with legal method and thinking. Making use…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge

  • How the Law Works

    4th Edition

    By Gary Slapper

    ‘How the Law Works is a gem of a book, for law students and for everyone else. It is a must read for anyone interested in how society is shaped and controlled via law.’ Dr Steven Vaughan, solicitor, Senior Lecturer, Birmingham Law School ‘How the Law Works is a comprehensive, witty and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

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