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  • Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South

    The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism, 1st Edition

    By Kajit Bagu

    This book presents the case that liberal constitutionalism in the global South is a legacy of colonialism and is inappropriate as a means of securing effective peace in regions that have been subject to recurrent conflict. The work demonstrates the failure of liberal constitutionalism in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-06-24 
    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 – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Society in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Sieder, Karina Ansolabehere, Tatiana A. Alfonso Sierra

    An understanding of law and its efficacy in Latin America demands concepts distinct from the hegemonic notions of "rule of law" which have dominated debates on law, politics and society, and that recognize the diversity of situations and contexts characterizing the region. The Routledge Handbook of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • States in American Constitutionalism

    Interpretation, Authority, and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Bradley D. Hays

    States in American Constitutionalism: Interpretation, Authority, and Politics examines the often overlooked role that states have played in the development and maintenance of American constitutionalism by examining the purpose and effect of state resolutions on national constitutional meaning. From…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Judicializing the Administrative State

    The Rise of the Independent Regulatory Commissions in the United States, 1883-1937, 1st Edition

    By Hiroshi Okayama

    A basic feature of the modern US administrative state taken for granted by legal scholars but neglected by political scientists and historians is its strong judiciality. Formal, or court-like, adjudication was the primary method of first-order agency policy making during the first half of the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Torture and Human Rights in Northern Ireland

    Interrogation in Depth, 1st Edition

    By Aoife Duffy

    This book presents a compelling and highly sophisticated politico-legal history of a particular security operation that resulted in one of the most high profile torture cases in the world. It reveals the extent to which the Ireland v. United judgment misrepresents the interrogation system that was…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge

  • The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales

    Volume I: The 'Liberal Hour', 1st Edition

    By Paul Rock

    Volume I of The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales frames what was known about crime and criminal justice in the 1960s, before describing the liberalising legislation of the decade. Commissioned by the Cabinet Office and using interviews, British Government records, and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales

    Volume II: Institution-Building, 1st Edition

    By Paul Rock

    Volume II of The Official History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales traces, for the first time, the genesis and early evolution of two principal institutions in the criminal justice system, the Crown Court and the Crown Prosecution Service. This volume examines the origins and shaping of two…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • Constitutional Remedies in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    Many jurisdictions in Asia have vested their courts with the power of constitutional review. Traditionally these courts would invalidate an impugned law to the extent of its inconsistency with the constitution. In common law systems, such an invalidation operates immediately and retrospectively;…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Armand French

    Native Americans are disproportionately represented as offenders in the U.S. criminal justice system. Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues is an authoritative volume that provides an overview of the state of American Indigenous populations and their contact with justice concerns and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Quasi-Constitutionality and Constitutional Statutes

    Forms, Functions, Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Albert, Joel I. Colón-Ríos

    This book examines the interstices among statutory enactment, constitutional convention and  formal constitution in which quasi-constitutionality exists. It provides a focal resource that can serve as a point of reference for scholars interested in quasi-constitutionality as a whole, from…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

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