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- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 65.00
Earl Warren served as Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court from 1953 until the end of the tumultuous 1960s. In this book, learn why conservative critics still view this Court as revolutionary and out-of-control, while its liberal fans claim it secured the rule of law for all Americans. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 48.00
This 2007 book is a comprehensive elucidation of the legal historical foundations of a major contemporary public institution, the statutory tribunal. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 27.95
This text provides a readable, comprehensive and accessible introduction to Criminal Law. Through the media coverage of high profile trials we all feel that we know something about criminal law, and this text uses such cases to create a real interest and involvement on the part of the student. Features such as 'key words' at the start of each chapter... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
While many recent observers have accused American judges?especially Supreme Court justices?of being too driven by politics and ideology, others have argued that judges are justified in using their positions to advance personal views. Advocating a different approach?one that eschews ideology but still values personal perspective?H. Jefferson Powell... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 13.00
Gathered from the popular website www.StellaAwards.com, The True Stella Awards is an outrageous collection of America?s most frivolous lawsuits Named for Stella Liebeck, the woman who won a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after spilling hot McDonald?s coffee on herself, humorist Randy Cassingham?s popular website chronicles the hard-to-believe and... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2004; US$ 454.25
No other reference on the U.S. Supreme Court offers so much detail and insight in so readable a format. Now revised and updated through 2003, this classic reference explains everything readers need to know about the Supreme Court, from its origins and how it functions, to the people who have shaped it and the impact of its decisions on American life. more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 132.00
International lawyers usually disregard the vital functions that general principles of law may play in the decisions of international courts and tribunals. This volume examines the role that general principles of law have played in the decisions of international criminal courts and tribunals. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 232.00
Together with the Statute of the Tribunal (Annex VI to the Convention), the Rules of the Tribunal, adopted on 28 October 1997, govern the functioning of the Tribunal and the proceedings before it. This commentary aims to give to legal practitioners and academics a detailed analysis of the provisions contained in the Rules. more...
- Policy Press 1999; US$ 35.00
Immigration has been a controversial and contentious area of public policy since the Commonwealth Immigration Act ended most primary immigration in 1962. This study looks in detail at the work of practioners in the court-system that hears appeals from immigrants and asylum seekers against decisions made by the British Government. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 114.95
Trials are well known as paradigmatic legal events. Some attract wide attention; others mostly escape notice. Indeed in the United States trials have recently become rare, with some scholars bemoaning the death of the trial. This issue of Studies in Law, Politics and Society contains, along with two general interest articles, a symposium... more...