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  • Legal Culture in the United States: An Introduction

    By Kirk Junker

    For law students and lawyers to successfully understand and practice law in the US, recognition of the wider context and culture which informs the law is essential. Simply learning the legal rules and procedures in isolation is not enough without an appreciation of the culture that produced them.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14 

  • Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    This Encyclopedia on American history and law is the first devoted to examining the issues of civil liberties and their relevance to major current events while providing a historical context and a philosophical discussion of the evolution of civil liberties. Coverage includes the traditional civil…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Judicial Nominations

    Edited by Neal Devins, Wendy L. Watson

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Real Estate Due Diligence

    A legal perspective

    By Mary Ann Hallenborg

    Real Estate Due Diligence is the first textbook on due diligence, the cornerstone of every successful real estate deal. Due diligence is designed to uncover potential risks posed by a real estate acquisition, financing, or development project and failure to carry it out successfully can result in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10 

  • Social Work and the Courts

    A Casebook, 3rd Edition

    By Daniel Pollack, Toby G. Kleinman

    Social Work and the Courts is a collection of important and cutting-edge court decisions in the field of human services, now in its third edition. Pollack and Kleinman present an array of legal cases in everyday language, with clear explanation of the facts and issues, and in-depth examinations of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-23

  • American Judicial Process

    Myth and Reality in Law and Courts

    By Pamela C. Corley, Artemus Ward, Wendy L. Martinek

    This text is a general introduction to American judicial process. The authors cover the major institutions, actors, and processes that comprise the U.S. legal system, viewed from a political science perspective. Grounding their presentation in empirical social science terms, the authors identify…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09

  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An introduction for non-lawyers

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues which may…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05

  • Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice, Second Edition

    By Cliff Roberson

    Illuminating concepts in plain language, eliminating unnecessary legal jargon, and clarifying nuances in the law, this new edition of Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice simplifies understanding of the United States judicial system for those without advanced legal training. It also provides a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-02
    CRC Press

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    Civil War Soldier, Supreme Court Justice

    By Susan-Mary Grant

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., was one of the most influential jurists of his time. From the antebellum era and the Civil War through the First World War and into the New Deal years, Holmes' long life and career as a Supreme Court Justice spanned an eventful period of American history, as the country…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Freedom of Speech

    Importing European and US Constitutional Models in Transitional Democracies

    By Uladzislau Belavusau

    This book considers the issue of free speech in transitional democracies focusing on the socio-legal developments in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland. In showing how these Central and Eastern European countries have engaged with free speech models imported from the Council of Europe / EU and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Affirmative Action and Racial Equity

    Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead

    By Uma M. Jayakumar, Liliana M. Garces

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional…

    Paperback – 2015-04-02

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-03-02
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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