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  • 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 – 2017-08-24 
    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 – 2017-08-01 
    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 – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • 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 – 2017-06-28 
    CRC Press

  • Reaffirming Juvenile Justice

    From Gault to Montgomery

    By Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos

    This book will expand students’ knowledge and understanding of the evolution of juvenile justice in the last 50 years. Designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark case In re Gault, which the U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1967, the authors provide a brief history of juvenile…

    Paperback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge

  • Development–induced Displacement, Rehabilitation and Resettlement in India

    Current Issues and Challenges

    Edited by Sakarama Somayaji, Smrithi Talwar

    Compulsory land acquisition and involuntary displacement of communities for a larger public purpose captures the tension of development in the modern state, with the need to balance the interests of the majority while protecting the rights of the minority. In India, informal estimates of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Judges and Democratization

    Judicial Independence in New Democracies

    By B. C. Smith

    Judiciaries must be politically impartial and immune from political interference if democracy is to be consolidated in countries in transition from authoritarian rule. Without an independent judiciary there can be no rule of law, and without the rule of law there can be no democracy. Judges and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Challenges of Globalisation

  • Pragmatism, Law, and Language

    Edited by Graham Hubbs, Douglas Lind

    This volume puts leading pragmatists in the philosophy of language, including Robert Brandom, in contact with scholars concerned with what pragmatism has come to mean for the law. Each contribution uses the resources of pragmatism to tackle fundamental problems in the philosophy of language, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Searching for a Strategy for the European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    Edited by Sarah Leonard, Christian Kaunert

    This book examines the vision and strategy of the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ), which has become one of the key objectives of the European Union (EU). Recent events have also highlighted the saliency of several of the policy issues at the heart of the AFSJ. Amongst them, one…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21
    Routledge

  • Corporate Human Rights Violations

    Global Prospects for Legal Action

    By Stefanie Khoury, David Whyte

    This book develops an analysis of the historical, political and legal contexts behind current demands by NGOs and the United Nations Human Rights Council to hold corporations accountable for their human rights violations. Based on an analysis of the range of mechanisms of accountability that…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • 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

  • Latin America and the International Court of Justice

    Contributions to International Law

    Edited by Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida, Jean-Marc Sorel

    This book aims to evaluate the contribution of Latin America to the development of international law at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). This contemporary approach to international adjudication includes the historical contribution of the region to the development of international law…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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