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  • Justice, Crime, and Ethics

    10th Edition

    By Michael C. Braswell, Belinda R. McCarthy, Bernard J. McCarthy

    Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. This tenth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics, focusing on law enforcement, legal…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge

  • Gaming the System

    Nine Games to Teach American Government through Active Learning, 1st Edition

    By Alexander H Cohen, John Alden, Jonathan J. Ring

    Gaming the System takes an active approach to learning about American government, using novel, exciting, and highly instructive games to help students learn politics by living it. These timeless games are the perfect complement to a core textbook in American government—covering key topics like the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07
    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 – 2019-06-21
    Routledge

  • Law and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    By Kevin J. Fandl

    Laws exist to incentivize us to act in a certain manner, in accordance with the policies that our community has deemed right for us. And when we disagree with those laws, we must re-examine our policies, and thus our beliefs and ideas, to decide whether our community has changed.  This is a book…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Civil Rights and Liberties in the 21st Century

    4th Edition

    By John C. Domino

    This up-to-date analysis of the Supreme Court’s landmark rulings on civil rights and liberties is a discussion of the facts, legal issues, and constitutional questions surrounding those rulings. Domino’s book serves as either a core text in courses on civil liberties and civil rights, or as a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

  • May It Please the Court

    Judicial Processes and Politics In America, 3rd Edition

    By Brian L. Porto

    This practical, comprehensive, and engaging introduction to the American judicial system is designed primarily for undergraduate students in criminal justice, liberal arts, political science, and beginning law. It differs from other texts not only by delivering an insider’s view of the courts, but…

    Paperback – 2017-08-09
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Civil Rights in Public Service

    1st Edition

    By Phillip J. Cooper

    Promises of justice and equality made in the U.S. Constitution, numerous Amendments, and decisions of the Supreme Court are hallmarks of American civil rights. Yet the realities of inequality remain facts of modern life for too many Native Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans, even…

    Paperback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

  • American Law and Legal Systems

    8th Edition

    By James V. Calvi, Susan Coleman

    American Law and Legal Systems examines the philosophy of law within a political, social, and economic framework with great clarity and insight. Readers are introduced to operative legal concepts, everyday law practices, substantive procedures, and the intricacies of the American legal system.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge

  • American Judicial Process

    Myth and Reality in Law and Courts, 1st Edition

    By Pamela C. Corley, Artemus Ward, Wendy L. Martinek

    This text is a general introduction to American judicial process. The authors cover the major institutions, actors, and processes that comprise the U.S. legal system, viewed from a political science perspective. Grounding their presentation in empirical social science terms, the authors identify…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09
    Routledge

  • The Supreme Court in a Separation of Powers System

    The Nation's Balance Wheel, 1st Edition

    By Richard Pacelle

    The U.S. Supreme Court is not a unitary actor and it does not function in a vacuum. It is part of an integrated political system in which its decisions and doctrine must be viewed in a broader context. In some areas, the Court is the lead policy maker. In other areas, the Court fills in the gaps of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-21
    Routledge

  • A Citizen's Guide to the Constitution and the Supreme Court

    Constitutional Conflict in American Politics, 1st Edition

    By Morgan Marietta

    The U.S. Constitution is a blueprint for a free society as well as a source of enduring conflict over how that society must be governed. The competing ways of reading our founding document shape the decisions of the Supreme Court, which acts as the final voice on constitutional questions. This…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

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