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  • Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

    Volumes A-Z

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    Originally published in 2006, the Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, is a comprehensive 3 volume set covering a broad range of topics in the subject of American Civil Liberties. The book covers the topic from numerous different areas including freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Judicial Review and Contemporary Democratic Theory

    Power, Domination and the Courts

    By Scott E. Lemieux, David J. Watkins

    For decades, the question of judicial review’s status in a democratic political system has been adjudicated through the framework of what Alexander Bickel labeled "the counter-majoritarian difficulty." That is, the idea that judicial review is particularly problematic for democracy because it…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Guatemala, The Question of Genocide

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Oglesby, Diane M. Nelson

    In Guatemala, it was called the "trial of the century": the 2013 prosecution of former de facto head of state (1982-1983) General José Efraín Ríos Montt and his intelligence chief, General José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Maya-Ixil…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Judiciary in Africa

    From Obscurity to Parity?

    Edited by Gretchen Bauer, Josephine Dawuni

    Between 2000 and 2015, women ascended to the top of judiciaries across Africa, most notably as chief justices of supreme courts in common law countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Malawi, Lesotho and Zambia, but also as presidents of constitutional courts in civil law countries such…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Law and Justice in a Globalized World

    Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Law and Justice

    Edited by Hikmahanto Juwana, Yu Un Oppusunggu, Harkristuti Harkrisnowo

    The book consists of essays on current legal issues in law and justice, and their role and transformation in a globalizing world. Amongst topics covered include human rights, criminal law, law of the sea, good governance, democracy, foreign investment, and regional integration. The conference,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    CRC Press

  • Judicial Review of Elections in Asia

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    In the past century, Asian nations have experienced a wave of democratisation as countries in the region have gained independence or transitioned from authoritarian military rule towards more participatory politics. At the same time, there has been an expansion of judicial power in Asia, whereby…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • 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 – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Manipulating Courts in New Democracies

    Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina

    By Andrea Castagnola

    When can the Executive manipulate the composition of a Court? What political factors explain judicial instability on the bench?  Using original field data from Argentina's National Supreme Court and all twenty-four Provincial Supreme Courts, Andrea Castagnola develops a novel theory to explain…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • 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 – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Varieties of Legal Order

    The Politics of Adversarial and Bureaucratic Legalism

    Edited by Thomas F. Burke, Jeb Barnes

    Across the globe, law in all its variety is becoming more central to politics, public policy, and everyday life. For over four decades, Robert A. Kagan has been a leading scholar of the causes and consequences of the march of law that is characteristic of late 20th and early 21st century governance…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • American Constitutional Law

    Introductory Essays and Selected Cases, 17th Edition

    By Alpheus Thomas Mason, Donald Grier Stephenson, Jr.

    This classic collection of carefully selected and edited Supreme Court case excerpts and comprehensive background essays explores constitutional law and the role of the Supreme Court in its development and interpretation. Well-grounded in both theory and politics, it endeavors to heighten students'…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Corruption and Law in Indonesia

    By Simon Butt

    Indonesia has transformed from one of South East Asia’s most repressive and centralised political systems to its most decentralised and democratic. Despite this, obstacles still remain that hinder Indonesia achieving the ‘rule of law’, and in particular, the country is consistently ranked as having…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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