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  • Backstage Practices of Transnational Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lianne J.M. Boer, Sofia Stolk

    This book explores the 'backstage' of transnational legal practice by illuminating the routines and habits that are crucial to the field, yet rarely studied. Through innovative discussion of practices often considered trivial, the book encourages readers to conceptualise the ‘backstage’ as…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Research Methods in Legal Translation and Interpreting

    Crossing Methodological Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Łucja Biel, Jan Engberg, Rosario Martín Ruano, Vilelmini Sosoni

    The field of Legal translation and interpreting has strongly expanded over recent years. As it has developed into an independent branch of Translation Studies, this book advocates for a substantiated discussion of methods and methodology, as well as knowledge about the variety of approaches…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Evidence-based Investigative Interviewing

    Applying Cognitive Principles, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason J. Dickinson, Nadja Schreiber Compo, Rolando Carol, Bennett L. Schwartz, Michelle McCauley

    For as long as we have been researching human memory, psychologists have been investigating how people remember and forget. This research has formed the basis of many processes in society, and is regularly drawn upon in our legal systems. Historically, we have relied upon eyewitness memory to help…

    Paperback – 2019-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Re-thinking Legal Education under the Civil and Common Law

    A Road Map for Constructive Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Grimes

    Whilst educational theory has developed significantly in recent years, much of the law curriculum remains content-driven and delivered traditionally, predominantly through lecture format. Students are, in the main, treated as empty vessels to be filled by the eminent academics of the day.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18 
    Routledge
    Legal Pedagogy

  • English Legal System

    1st Edition

    By Ryan Murphy

    The English Legal System offers a modern, contemporary approach to the core ELS curriculum, offering clear explanations to clarify the material without oversimplification. Using carefully developed learning tools to help students not only build their knowledge of the law, The English Legal System…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge
    Spotlights

  • Legal Education at the Crossroads

    Education and the Legal Profession, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Judicial Education

    Raising Gender Awareness of Judges, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Too Many Lawyers?

    The future of the legal profession, 1st Edition

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

    The topic of "too many lawyers" is both timely and timeless. The future make up and performance of the legal profession is in contest, challenged by new entrants, technology and the demand for transparency; at the same time, lawyers long have participated in contests over professional boundaries.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Professional Emotions in Court

    A Sociological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Stina Bergman Blix, Åsa Wettergren

    Professional Emotions in Court examines the paramount role of emotions in the legal professions and in the functioning of the democratic judicial system. Based on extensive interview and observation data in Sweden, the authors highlight the silenced background emotions and the tacitly habituated…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Politics and the Judiciary

    Decision-making in Central and Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kálmán Pócza

    Recent confrontations between constitutional courts and parliamentary majorities, for example in Poland and Hungary, have attracted international interest in the relationship between the judiciary and the legislature in Central and Eastern European countries. Several political actors have argued…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Fiction and the Languages of Law

    Understanding Contemporary Legal Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Karen Petroski

    Contemporary legal reasoning has more in common with fictional discourse than we tend to realize. Through an examination of the U.S. Supreme Court’s written output during a recent landmark term, this book exposes many of the parallels between these two special kinds of language use. Focusing on…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Judging and Emotion

    A Socio-Legal Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Sharyn Roach Anleu, Kathy Mack

    Judges embody impartial legal authority. They are the nexus between formal abstract law, the legal institution of the court, and the practical tasks of making and communicating decisions. Because emotions are often viewed as inherently irrational, disorderly, impulsive and personal, and therefore…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31
    Routledge

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