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  • 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

  • Judicial Nominations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neal Devins, Wendy L. Watson

    On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Roe v. Wade. Holding that a woman’s substantive due process right to terminate her pregnancy in the early months outweighed state interests in maternal health and fetal protection, the Court struck down a Texas law permitting abortions…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Homeland Security Law

    A Primer, 1st Edition

    By Tyll van Geel

    Since 2001 the U.S. government has been engaged in the delicate balancing act of seeking to protect the country against terrorism, both foreign-connected and wholly domestic, while taking into account a number of constitutional protections that can all too easily be trammelled in the effort to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Beyond Legal Reasoning: a Critique of Pure Lawyering

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • International Dispute Resolution and the Public Policy Exception

    1st Edition

    By Farshad Ghodoosi

    Despite the unprecedented growth of arbitration and other means of ADR in treaties and transnational contracts in recent years, there remains no clearly defined mechanism for control of the system. One of the oldest yet largely marginalized concepts in law is the public policy exception. This…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Commercial Law

  • Conservation and Recreation in Protected Areas

    A Comparative Legal Analysis of Environmental Conflict Resolution in the United States and China, 1st Edition

    By Yun Ma

    This book provides a comprehensive and up to date comparative study of the management and resolution of conflicts between conservation and recreation in protected areas in the US and China. Competing claims on the use of nature, increasing regulation of land use and recreational activities, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • 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

  • Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court

    A Guidebook for Evidence-Based and Ethical Practice, 1st Edition

    By Barton F. Evans, III, Giselle A. Hass

    Forensic Psychological Assessment in Immigration Court is an essential specialized guide for psychologists and clinicians who work with immigrants. Immigration evaluations differ in many ways from other types of forensic assessments because of the psycholegal issues that extend beyond the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    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

  • The Judgment of Culture

    Cultural Assumptions in American Law, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Rosen

    Legal systems do not operate in isolation but in complex cultural contexts. This original and thought-provoking volume considers how cultural assumptions are built into American legal decision-making, drawing on a series of case studies to demonstrate the range of ways courts express their…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Human Rights Of, By, and For the People

    How to Critique and Change the US Constitution, 1st Edition

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

    Together, the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights comprise the constitutional foundation of the United States. These—the oldest governing documents still in use in the world—urgently need an update, just as the constitutions of other countries have been updated and revised. Human Rights Of, By,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge

  • Construction Contract Administration for Project Owners

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

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