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  • 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 – 2020-03-31
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • When States Take Rights Back

    Citizenship Revocation and Its Discontents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Émilien Fargues, Elke Winter, Matthew J Gibney

    When States Take Rights Back draws on contributions by international experts in history, law, political science, and sociology, offering a rare interdisciplinary and comparative examination of citizenship revocation in five countries, revealing hidden government rationales and unintended…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-03-04
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • 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 – 2020-02-25
    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

  • Routledge Revivals: Religion and American Law (2006)

    An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    Originally published in 2000, the Encyclopedia of Religion and American Law, comprehensively describes and analyses important cases and legal controversies between religion and state. The book has contributions from numerous distinguished history and law professors and practicing attorneys of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2006)

    Volume 1, A - F, 1st Edition

    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 civil liberties in America. The book covers the topic from numerous different areas including freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2006)

    Volume 3, R - Z, 1st Edition

    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 civil liberties in America. The book covers the topic from numerous different areas including freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30
    Routledge

  • Guatemala, the Question of Genocide

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Judicial Behavior

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • 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

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