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- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 65.00
An authoritative survey of the Taft Court, which served from 1921 to 1929, and the impact it had on the American legal system, social order, economics, and politics. The book features an A-Z set of paragraph-length entries on the significant people, laws, events and concepts. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 65.00
An exploration of the US Supreme Court under Roger Taney during an era of dramatic selectionism, slavery and civil war. Included is a survey of the historical period and an examination of the decisions reached in the court's most important cases. more...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 45.00
This 2007 book is a comprehensive elucidation of the legal historical foundations of a major contemporary public institution, the statutory tribunal. more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 99.95
Covers the processes and techniques of legal procedure. Beginning with procedural issues that an expert witness would encounter in advance of the trial itself, this book covers legal paperwork, disclosure, depositions, discovery, and the penalties incurred due to any failure to comply with these rules. 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...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 118.80
Originating in a conference organised by the Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS),Cambridge in July 1999, this book contains a number of pieces on the highly topical issue of the reform of the European judicial system. Including copies of the major contributions to the debate from the institutions of the European Union, the volume aims both to... 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$ 16.00
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...