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New and Published Books

  1. Affirmative Action and Racial Equity

    Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead

    By Uma M. Jayakumar, Liliana M. Garces

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause

    By Christopher Green

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    The Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is arguably the most historically important clause of the most significant part of the US Constitution. Designed to be a central guarantor of civil rights and civil liberties following Reconstruction, this clause could have been at the...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Feminist Legal Theories

    Edited by Karen Maschke

    Multidisciplinary focus Surveying many disciplines, this anthology brings together an outstanding selection of scholarly articles that examine the profound impact of law on the lives of women in the United States. The themes addressed include the historical, political, and social contexts of legal...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rhetoric and Discourse in Supreme Court Oral Arguments

    Sensemaking in Judicial Decisions

    By Ryan Malphurs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    While legal scholars, psychologists, and political scientists commonly voice their skepticism over the influence oral arguments have on the Court’s voting pattern, this book offers a contrarian position focused on close scrutiny of the justices’ communication within oral arguments. Malphurs...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Law, Lawyers and Race

    Critical Race Theory from the US to Europe

    By Mathias Möschel

    Critical Race Theory (CRT) is virtually unheard of in European scholarship, especially among legal scholars. Law, Lawyers and Race: Critical Race Theory from the United States to Europe endeavours to fill this gap by providing an overview of the definition and consequences of CRT developed in...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Colonial Discourse and Gender in U.S. Criminal Courts

    Cultural Defenses and Prosecutions

    By Caroline Braunmühl

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    The occurrence in some criminal cases of "cultural defenses" on behalf of "minority" defendants has stirred much debate. This book is the first to illuminate how "cultural evidence" — i.e., "evidence" regarding ethnicity — is actually negotiated by attorneys, expert/lay witnesses, and defendants in...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Economics, Law and Individual Rights

    Edited by Hugo M. Mialon, Paul H. Rubin

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    This is the first book to examine individual rights from an economic perspective, collecting together leading articles in this emerging area of interest and showing the vibrant and expanding scholarship that relates them. Areas covered include The implications of constitutional protections of...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Journalist's Guide to American Law

    Edited by John T. Nockleby

    This easy-to-use guidebook offers an overview of American law that should find a place on the desk of any journalism student or professional journalist. The Journalist’s Guide to American Law provides an overview of major legal principles and issues in practical terms for journalists covering any...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Affordable Care Act Decision

    Philosophical and Legal Implications

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Mark Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Interest in NFIB v. Sebelius has been extraordinarily high, from as soon as the legislation was passed, through lower court rulings, the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari, and the decision itself, both for its substantive holdings and the purported behind-the-scene dynamics. Legal blogs exploded...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Predatory Pricing in Antitrust Law and Economics

    A Historical Perspective

    By Nicola Giocoli

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Can a price ever be too low? Can competition ever be ruinous? Questions like these have always accompanied American antitrust law. They testify to the difficulty of antitrust enforcement, of protecting competition without protecting competitors. As the business practice that most directly raises...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge