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New and Published Books

  1. Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

    Edited by Paul Finkelman

    This Encyclopedia on American history and law is the first devoted to examining the issues of civil liberties and their relevance to major current events while providing a historical context and a philosophical discussion of the evolution of civil liberties. Coverage includes the traditional civil...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Liberty and Union

    A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 1

    By Edgar J. McManus, Tara Helfman

    This, the first of two volumes of Liberty and Union, is a comprehensive constitutional history of the United States from the Anglo-American origins of the Constitution through the colonial and antebellum periods, to the Civil War and the consequent restructuring of the nation. Written in a clear...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Best Interests of the Student

    Applying Ethical Constructs to Legal Cases in Education, 2nd Edition

    By Jacqueline A. Stefkovich

    Best Interests of the Student presents both a theoretical model for guiding educators as they confront legal and ethical dilemmas in their schools, as well as highly accessible and annotated court cases for exploration. Stefkovich introduces an ethical decision-making model that focuses on...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Teacher's Guide to Education Law

    5th Edition

    By Michael Imber, Tyll van Geel, J.C. Blokhuis, Jonathan Feldman

    Adapted from its parent volume Education Law, 5th Edition, this accessible text concisely introduces topics in law that are most relevant to teachers. Providing public school teachers with the legal knowledge necessary to do their jobs, A Teacher’s Guide to Education Law covers issues of student...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge