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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Veterans Treatment Court Movement

    Striving to Serve Those Who Served, 1st Edition

    By Anne S. Douds, Eileen M. Ahlin

    Veterans Treatment Courts provides a comprehensive, empirical analysis of the burgeoning veterans court movement from genesis through operation, concluding with comments on its societal relevance. Beginning with the unlikely convergence of therapeutic jurisprudence with the oft-misunderstood…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • The Evolving Role of the Public Prosecutor

    Challenges and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Colvin, Philip Stenning

    The modern public prosecutor is a figure both powerful and enigmatic. Legal scholars and criminologists often identify “three essential components” of criminal justice systems: police, courts and corrections. Yet increasingly, the public prosecutor occupies a distinct role independent from any of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • Controversies in American Federalism and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher P. Banks

    This interdisciplinary collection presents a scholarly treatment of how the constitutional politics of federalism affect governments and citizens, offering an accessible yet comprehensive analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s federalism jurisprudence and its effect on the development of national and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert M. Howard, Kirk A. Randazzo

    Interest in social science and empirical analyses of law, courts and specifically the politics of judges has never been higher or more salient. Consequently, there is a strong need for theoretical work on the research that focuses on courts, judges and the judicial process. The Routledge Handbook…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Regulating Judicial Elections

    Assessing State Codes of Judicial Conduct, 1st Edition

    By C. Scott Peters

    State judicial elections are governed by a unique set of rules that enforce longstanding norms of judicial independence by limiting how judicial candidates campaign. These rules have been a key part of recent debates over judicial elections and have been the subject of several U.S. Supreme Court…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • May It Please the Court

    Judicial Processes and Politics In America, 3rd Edition

    By Brian L. Porto

    This practical, comprehensive, and engaging introduction to the American judicial system is designed primarily for undergraduate students in criminal justice, liberal arts, political science, and beginning law. It differs from other texts not only by delivering an insider’s view of the courts, but…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09
    CRC Press

  • Judicial Elections in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

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