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  • Due Process Protections for Youth

    Defense Counsel Policies and Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Emily K. Pelletier

    This monograph illuminates the connections between juvenile defense policies and the racially disparate impact of the juvenile justice system. The limited data that exist on youth in the juvenile justice system consistently depict disparate contact and outcomes for black youth across the system.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Environmental Law Across Cultures

    Comparisons for Legal Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirk W. Junker

    This book provides a practical, functional comparison among various institutions, tools, implementation practices and norms in environmental law across legal cultures. This is a new approach that focuses on the act of comparison, looking at legal practice, from the ground up, including the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Free Exercise of Religion and the United States Constitution

    The Supreme Court’s Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Mark P. Strasser

    The United States is extremely diverse religiously and, not infrequently, individuals sincerely contend that they are unable to act in accord with law as a matter of conscience. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution protects the free exercise of religion and the United States…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Modern Slavery Legislation

    Drafting History and Comparisons between Australia, UK and the USA, 1st Edition

    By Sunil Rao

    This book will aid understanding and interpretation of the Californian, UK and Australian Modern Slavery Acts, and will provide an in-depth 3-way comparative analysis between the three Acts.   Modern slavery is a new legal compliance issue, with new legislation enacted in California (Transparency…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Employee Rights in Corporate Insolvency

    A UK and US Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Hamiisi Junior Nsubuga

    This book analyses corporate rescue laws, processes and policies prescribed in corporate insolvency or bankruptcy laws, and employment laws of the UK and the US, with a particular focus on how extant employee rights are treated when a debtor employer initiates corporate insolvency proceedings. &…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • The Formation of Professional Identity

    The Path from Student to Lawyer, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Emery Longan, Daisy Hurst Floyd, Timothy W. Floyd

    Becoming a lawyer is about much more than acquiring knowledge and technique. As law students learn the law and acquire some basic skills, they are also inevitably forming a deep sense of themselves in their new roles as lawyers. That sense of self – the student’s nascent professional identity…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Creating the Law

    State Supreme Court Opinions and The Effect of Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Michael K. Romano, Todd A. Curry

    Written opinions are the primary means by which judges communicate with external actors. These sentiments include the parties to the case itself, but also more broadly journalists, public officials, lawyers, other judges, and increasingly, the mass public. In Creating the Law, Michael K. Romano and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • The First Amendment and State Bans on Teachers' Religious Garb

    Analyzing the Historic Origins of Contemporary Legal Challenges in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Nathan C. Walker

    Examining the twelve-decade legal conflict of government bans on religious garb worn by teachers in U.S. public schools, this book provides comprehensive documentation and analysis of the historical origins and subsequent development of teachers’ religious garb in relation to contemporary legal…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Linguistics and Law

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey P. Kaplan

    Linguistics and Law offers a clear and concise introduction to making sense of the law through linguistics. Drawing on lexical semantics, syntax, and pragmatics to interpret both written and spoken laws, this book: addresses how to interpret legal documents such as contracts, statutes,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • Judicial Process and Judicial Policymaking

    7th Edition

    By G. Alan Tarr

    An excellent introduction to judicial politics as a method of analysis, the seventh edition of Judicial Process and Judicial Policymaking focuses on policy in the judicial process. Rather than limiting the text to coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court, G. Alan Tarr examines the judiciary as the third…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge

  • Gang Injunctions and Abatement

    Using Civil Remedies to Curb Gang-Related Crimes, 1st Edition

    By Matthew D. O'Deane

    As gang violence continues to rise across the country and the world, police departments, prosecutors, and community members are seeking new methods to reduce the spread of gang-related criminal activity. Civil gang injunctions have become a growing feature of crime control programs in several…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    CRC Press

  • The Lower Criminal Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Smith, Sean Maddan

    This book explores misdemeanor courts in the United States by focusing on the processing of misdemeanor crimes and the resultant consequences of conviction, such as loss of employment and housing, the imposition of significant fines, and loss of liberty—all amounting to the criminalization of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

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