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- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 134.00
This book provides a detailed discussion of the Hague Convention's provisions with a focus on the text as viewed against its diplomatic background. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 139.00
This remarkably original and vital work argues that the problems are rooted in a disjunction between prevailing values and the prevailing doctrinal regime in constitutional law. Dripps asserts that the Fourteenth Amendment's more general standards of due process and equal protection encompass the values that ought to govern the criminal process.||Why... more...
- Free Press 2010; Not Available
The now-famous videotape of the beating of Rodney King precipitated a national outcry against police violence. Skolnick and Fyfe, two of the nation's top experts on law enforcement, use the incident to introduce a revealing historical analysis of such violence and the extent of its survival in law enforcement today. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 12.99
Discussing everything from constitutional background, to crucial differences in the nomination of judges and justices, to the role of the Judiciary Committee in vetting nominees, the author provides information that helps to understand the partisan rows that surround the judicial nominating process. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95
American Criminal Courts: Legal Process and Social Context provides a complete picture of both the theory and day-to-day reality of criminal courts in the United States. The book begins by exploring how democratic processes affect criminal law, the documents that define law, the organizational structure of courts at the federal and state levels,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 22.99
In this revised third edition of a classic in American jurisprudence, G. Edward White updates his series of portraits of the most famous appellate judges in American history from John Marshall to Oliver W. Holmes to Warren E. Burger, with a new chapter on the Rehnquist Court. White traces the development of the American judicial tradition through biographical... more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 47.99
This detailed portrait of American lawyers traces their efforts to professionalize during the last 100 years by erecting barriers to control the quality and quantity of entrants. Abel describes the rise and fall of restrictive practices that dampened competition among lawyers and with outsiders. He shows how lawyers simultaneously sought to increase... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 80.00
Examines the impact of state-level institutions on the behavior of state supreme courts and interest groups participating as amici curiae in those courts. more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 187.99
The book systematically describes the theory and practice of ICSID annulment proceedings by thoroughly analysing this mechanism in light of the annulment decisions rendered so far as well as the publications on the issue. Organised to suit the needs of the practitioner, it outlines the recent trends in the area, providing the most up to date analysis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 71.95
Although asylum has generated unparalleled levels of public and political concern over the past decade, there has been astonishingly little field research on the topic. This is a study of the legal process of claiming asylum from an anthropological perspective, focusing on the role of expert evidence from 'country experts' such as anthropologists.... more...