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  • Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering

    By Jeffrey Lipshaw

    The concept of learning to ‘think like a lawyer’ is one of the cornerstones of legal education in the United States and beyond. In this book, Jeffrey Lipshaw provides a critique of the traditional views of ‘thinking like a lawyer’ or ‘pure lawyering’ aimed at lawyers, law professors, and students…

    Hardback – 2017-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners

    By Claude G. Lancome

    Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners is aimed at public and private owners of real estate and construction projects. The book is intended to assist owners in their contractual dealings with their designers and their contractors. Most owners are not primarily in the business of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights Of, By, and For the People

    How to Critique and Change the US Constitution

    Edited by Keri E. Iyall Smith, Louis Edgar Esparza, Judith R. Blau

    Together, the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights comprise the constitutional foundation of the USA. These—the oldest governing documents still in use in the world—urgently need an update, just as the constitution of other countries have been updated and revised. This book brings together…

    Paperback – 2017-02-11 
    Routledge

  • The Affordable Care Act Decision

    Philosophical and Legal Implications

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Mark Hall

    Interest in NFIB v. Sebelius has been extraordinarily high, from as soon as the legislation was passed, through lower court rulings, the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari, and the decision itself, both for its substantive holdings and the purported behind-the-scene dynamics. Legal blogs exploded…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06 
    Routledge

  • The Law of the United States

    An Introduction

    By Peter Hay

    The Law of the United States offers an introduction and overview of the American legal system. With an emphasis throughout on up-to-date case law and current literature, it is an ideal first point of entry for students and practitioners alike, and a starting point for further independent research.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Social Media and the Law

    A Guidebook for Communication Students and Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Daxton Stewart

    Edited by Daxton Stewart

    Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat allow users to connect with one another and share information with the click of a mouse or a tap on a touchscreen—and have become vital tools for professionals in the news and strategic communication fields. But as…

    Paperback – 2017-01-14 
    Routledge

  • The United States Supreme Court's Assault on the Constitution, Democracy, and the Rule of Law

    By Adam Lamparello, Cynthia Swann

    This book argues that the judiciary, particularly the Supreme Court, should embrace an interpretive framework that promotes equal participation in the democratic process, fosters accountability, and facilitates robust public discourse among citizens of all backgrounds. The authors propose a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Judicial Elections in the 21st Century

    Edited by Chris W. Bonneau, Melinda Gann Hall

    Leading authorities present the latest cutting edge research on state judicial elections. Starting with recent transformations in the electoral landscape, including those brought about by U.S. Supreme Court rulings, this volume provides penetrating analyses of partisan, nonpartisan, and retention…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Voices from Criminal Justice

    Insider Perspectives, Outsider Experiences, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Heith Copes, Mark R. Pogrebin

    Voices from Criminal Justice, Second Edition, gives students rich insight into the criminal justice system from the point of view of practitioners, as well as outsiders—citizens, clients, jurors, probationers, or inmates. These qualitative and teachable articles cover all three…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause

    By Christopher Green

    The Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is arguably the most historically important clause of the most significant part of the US Constitution. Designed to be a central guarantor of civil rights and civil liberties following Reconstruction, this clause could have been at the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Higher Education Law

    Policy and Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Klinton W. Alexander, Kern Alexander

    This fully revised and updated textbook weaves law into its historical, political, and sociological context, while providing clear explanation of the law as it applies to American colleges and universities. This text draws exclusively on federal and state cases emerging from campuses and includes…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge

  • Civil Rights in Public Service

    By Phillip J. Cooper

    Promises of justice and equality made in the U.S. Constitution, numerous Amendments, and decisions of the Supreme Court are hallmarks of American civil rights. Yet the realities of inequality remain facts of modern life for too many Native Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans, even…

    Paperback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

2Series in U.S. Law

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