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  • Formation of Professional Identity

    From Student to Lawyer

    By Patrick Longan, Daisy Hurst Floyd, Timothy Floyd

    Paperback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge

  • English Legal System

    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

    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

  • Professional Emotions in Court

    A Sociological Perspective

    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 – 2018-12-20 
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 
    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 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 – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Politics and the Judiciary

    Decision-making in Central and Eastern Europe

    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 – 2018-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Judging and Emotion

    A Socio-Legal Analysis

    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

  • 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 – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Fiction and the Languages of Law

    Understanding Contemporary Legal Discourse

    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 – 2018-10-26 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

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