Legal Skills, Method & System Products

  • Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts

    Edited by Mike Edwards, Dimos Spatharas

    This collection of essays offers the first systematic approach to ancient forensic storytelling. Stories are a medium of signification, an indispensable tool in our cognitive toolkit. Understanding narratives as an integral part of forensic speakers’ argumentation, a substantial number of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    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 – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Law as a Human Science

    By Panu Minkkinen

    Law as a Human Science argues for the reintroduction of crucial aspects of the humanist tradition in legal thinking. Interdisciplinary studies of law are now primarily understood as policy-oriented and socio-legal in their orientation; whilst the older ties between law and the humanities (with…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Responsive Legality

    The New Administrative Justice

    By Zachary Richards

    Responsive Legality is an important book about twenty first century justice. It explores the legal and moral values that twenty-first-century public officials use to make their decisions, engaging existing theoretical models of administrative justice and updating them to reflect changed…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Legal English

    5th Edition

    By Rupert Haigh

    English is the dominant language of international business relations, and a good working knowledge of the language is essential for today’s legal or business professional. Legal English provides a highly practical approach to the use of English in commercial legal contexts, and covers crucial law…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Multilingual Law

    A Framework for Analysis and Understanding

    By Colin D Robertson

    This book introduces and explores the concept of multilingual law. Providing an overview as to what is 'multilingual law', the study establishes a new discourse based on this concept, which has hitherto lacked recognition for reasons of complexity and multidisciplinarity. The need for such a…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Research Methods in Human Rights

    Edited by Lee McConnell, Rhona Smith

    Research Methods in Human Rights introduces the reader to key methodological approaches to Human Rights research in a clear and accessible way. Drawing on the expertise of a panel of contributors, the text clearly explains the key theories and methods commonly used in Human Rights research and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

  • Public Law

    2nd Edition

    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, accessible tone, and focus on modern case law help bring the subject to life. The book covers the key institutions,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    Spotlights

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Social Mobility and the Legal Profession

    The case of professional associations and access to the English Bar

    By Elaine Freer

    This book will be crucial reading for students across a variety of disciplines. A broadly socio-legal text, using a mixed-methods design combining grounded theory with an in-depth case study, this research explores a rarely-seen facet of the legal profession. Sociologists studying the practical…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge

  • Law Dissertations

    A Step-by-Step Guide

    By Laura Lammasniemi

    Law Dissertations: A Step-by-Step Guide provides you with all the guidance and information you need to complete and succeed in your LLB, LLM or law-related dissertation. Written in a simple, clear format and with plenty of tools to help you to put the theory into practice, Laura Lammasniemi will…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

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