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  • Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior

    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

    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 – 2017-09-08
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • 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 – 2016-12-13
    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

  • Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections

    6th Edition

    By Rolando V. del Carmen, Susan E. Ritter, Betsy A. Witt

    Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections, Sixth Edition, offers extensive updates on the leading Supreme Court cases impacting corrections in the United States—prisons and jails, probation, parole, the death penalty, juvenile justice, and sexual assault offender laws. Each chapter contains an…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice

    By Ralph Henham

    This book discusses the under-researched relationship between sentencing and the legitimacy of punishment. It argues that there is an increasing gap between what is perceived as legitimate punishment and the sentencing decisions of the criminal courts. Drawing on a wide variety of empirical…

    Paperback – 2013-05-15
    Routledge

  • People Without Rights (Routledge Revivals)

    An Interpretation of the Fundamentals of the Law of Slavery in the U.S. South

    By Andrew Fede

    First published in September 1992, the book traces the nature and development of the fundamental legal relationships among slaves, masters, and third parties. It shows how the colonial and antebellum Southern judges and legislators accommodated slavery’s social relationships into the common law,…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Judicial Politics

    Edited by Kevin T. McGuire

    With its often vague legal concepts and institutions that operate according to unfamiliar procedures, judicial decision-making is, in many respects, a highly enigmatic process. New Directions in Judicial Politics seeks to demystify the courts, offering readers the insights of empirical research to…

    Paperback – 2012-03-05
    Routledge
    New Directions in American Politics

  • How Courts Impact Federal Administrative Behavior

    By Robert J. Hume

    What impact do federal courts have on the administrative agencies of the federal government? How do agencies react to the decisions of federal courts? This book answers these questions by examining the responses of federal agencies to the U.S. Courts of Appeals, revealing what happens inside…

    Paperback – 2012-02-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Judging Law and Policy

    Courts and Policymaking in the American Political System

    By Robert M. Howard, Amy Steigerwalt

    To what extent do courts make social and public policy and influence policy change? This innovative text analyzes this question generally and in seven distinct policy areas that play out in both federal and state courts—tax policy, environmental policy, reproductive rights, sex equality,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-08
    Routledge

  • In Defense of Judicial Elections

    By Chris W. Bonneau, Melinda Gann Hall

    One of the most contentious issues in politics today is the propriety of electing judges. Ought judges be independent of democratic processes in obtaining and retaining their seats, or should they be subject to the approval of the electorate and the processes that accompany popular control? While…

    Paperback – 2009-06-01
    Routledge
    Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

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