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Forthcoming Law & Courts Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Making Law and Courts Research Relevant

    The Normative Implications of Empirical Research

    Edited by Brandon Bartels, Chris W. Bonneau

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    One of the more enduring topics of concern for empirically-oriented scholars of law and courts—and political scientists more generally—is how research can be more directly relevant to broader audiences outside of academia. A significant part of this issue goes back to a seeming disconnect between...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Legal Pluralism and Governance in South Asia and Diasporas

    Edited by Livia Holden

    Legal Pluralism and Governance in South Asia and the Diasporas contributes to the already heated debate about legal pluralism and the ontology of law by shifting the attention toward the relationship between what is treated as law and its impact on governance at the fora of dispute resolution. This...

    To Be Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Europeanization of Judicial Review

    By Nicola Corkin

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    The Europeanization of Judicial Review argues that the higher complexity of the political framework in which laws are made today leads to less well-designed laws and loop-holes, allowing politicians to leave decisions to the courts. The higher complexity of the political framework is a result of...

    To Be Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Law and the Making of the Soviet World

    The Red Demiurge

    By Scott Newton

    This book is an unconventional reappraisal of Soviet law: a field that is ripe for re-evaluation, now that it is clear of Cold War cobwebs and is, as this book shows, surprisingly topical and newly compelling. Scott Newton argues here that the Soviet order was a work of law. Drawing on a wide range...

    To Be Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Media, the Court, and the Misrepresentation

    The New Myth of the Court

    By Rorie L. Solberg, Eric N. Waltenburg

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    The Court’s decisions are interpreted and disseminated via the media. During this process, the media paints an image of the Court and its business. Like any artist, the media has license regarding what to cover and the amount of attention devoted to any aspect of the Court and its business. Some...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Legalism

    Edited by John Barnes, Thomas Burke, Malcolm Feeley

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    Using the work of Robert A. Kagan’s intellectual contribution on the intensification of law, leading authorities in the study of the politics of regulation and litigation examine the consequences of the expansion and intensification of law, both in the United States and the rest of the world....

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Federal Constitutionalism

    State Legislatures in Constitutional Politics

    By Bradley D. Hays

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    State legislatures regularly and recurrently affect constitutional meaning. However, they do so not through legal pathways like constitutional amendment or judicial challenges but by passing resolutions that assert an interpretation different than the one prevailing nationally. These resolutions...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sexploitation

    Sexual Profiling and the Illusion of Gender

    By Michèle Alexandre

    Series: Routledge Series on Identity Politics

    Michèle Alexandre defines "sexploitation" as the perpetuation of myths and stereotypical notions regarding men and women in order to further an agenda of oppression and subordination in certain spheres of society. The most popular means through which this sexploitation is achieved is through a...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges and 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...

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge