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- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 149.99
Explores the relationship between legal and social change through a study of American litigation practice. The text examines changing litigation patterns in suits between individuals and corporations over tort claims for personal injuries and contract claims for insurance benefits. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99
Discusses the increasing role of interest groups, the press, and the public, whose role is not prescribed in the Constitution in the selection and confirmation of Supreme Court justices and how it affects the process. The author first examines the history and nature of the process, then he looks at the role and impact of other players. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 111.00
In this examination of the US Supreme Court, its justices, decisions, facilities, and programmes as well as its place in modern American culture, the author illustrates that the Court has consciously endeavoured to preserve its exalted standing. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
This study examines the principles and practices of the Afikpo (Eugbo) Nigeria indigenous justice system in contemporary times. Like most African societies, the Afikpo indigenous justice system employs restorative, transformative and communitarian principles in conflict resolution. This book describes the processes of community empowerment, participatory... 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 69.99
Civil jury behavior has consequences not only for litigants and attorneys (and the jurors themselves), but also for society as a whole. It goes without saying that one of the jury??'s major goals, if not the major goal, is to mete out justice. In civil cases, justice is served primarily through the awarding of compensatory (to provide restitution... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 11.99
In The Nine , acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important?and secret?legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a moment of transition, the Court now stands at a crucial point, with major changes in store... 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.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 11.99
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...