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  • Female Capital Punishment

    From the Gallows to Unofficial Abolition in Connecticut, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence B Goodheart

    This book systematically investigates the capital punishment of girls and women in one jurisdiction in the United States during nearly four centuries. Using Connecticut as an essential case study, due toits long history as a colony and a state, this study is the first of its kind not only for New…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • The Evolving Role of the Public Prosecutor

    Challenges and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Colvin, Philip Stenning

    The modern public prosecutor is a figure both powerful and enigmatic. Legal scholars and criminologists often identify “three essential components” of criminal justice systems: police, courts and corrections. Yet increasingly, the public prosecutor occupies a distinct role independent from any of…

    Paperback – 2020-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Federalism and the Courts in Africa

    Design and Impact in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yonatan T. Fessha, Karl Kössler

    This volume examines the design and impact of courts in African federal systems from a comparative perspective. Recent developments indicate that the previously stymied idea of federalism is now being revived in the constitutional arrangements of several African countries. A number of them jumped…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and America's War on Terror

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satvinder S. Juss

    This volume examines the success of the 9/11 attacks in undermining the cherished principles of Western democracy, free speech and tolerance, which were central to US values. It is argued that this has led to the USA fighting disastrous wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and to sanctioning the use of…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Christianity and Global Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Domingo, John Witte, Jr.

    This book explores both historical and contemporary Christian sources and dimensions of global law and includes critical perspectives from various religious and philosophical traditions. Two dozen leading scholars discuss the constituent principles of this new global legal order historically,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law

    Beyond Compliance, 1st Edition

    By David Kosař, Jan Petrov, Katarína Šipulová, Hubert Smekal, Ladislav Vyhnánek, Jozef Janovský

    The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) suffers from the burgeoning caseload and challenges to its authority. This two-pronged crisis undermines the ECtHR’s legitimacy and consequently the functioning of the whole European human rights regime. Domestic courts can serve as welcome allies of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Post-Election Violence in Africa

    The Impact of Judicial Independence, 1st Edition

    By Meshack Simati

    This book explores the effect of the judiciary on the incidence of post-election violence by political actors across Africa and within African countries. It examines how variation in judicial independence can constrain or incentivize election violence among democratizing states. Using case studies…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Due Process Protections for Youth

    Defense Counsel Policies and Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Emily K. Pelletier

    This monograph illuminates the connections between juvenile defense policies and the racially disparate impact of the juvenile justice system. The limited data that exist on youth in the juvenile justice system consistently depict disparate contact and outcomes for black youth across the system.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Courts, Politics and Constitutional Law

    Judicialization of Politics and Politicization of the Judiciary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Belov

    This book examines how the judicialization of politics, and the politicization of courts, affect representative democracy, rule of law, and separation of powers. This volume critically assesses the phenomena of judicialization of politics and politicization of the judiciary. It explores the rising…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • Transitional Justice, Corporate Accountability and Socio-Economic Rights

    Lessons from Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Laura García Martín

    This book explores the intersection of two emergent and vibrant fields of study in international human rights law: transitional justice and corporate accountability for human rights abuses. While both have received significant academic and political attention, the potential links between them…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Peacebuilding, Constitutionalism and the Global South

    The Case for Cognitive Justice Plurinationalism, 1st Edition

    By Kajit J Bagu (John Paul)

    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 – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • 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

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