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- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 140.00
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...
About Guilt and Innocence: The Origins, Development, and Future of Constitutional Criminal ProcedureABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 109.00
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. ... 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...
- 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$ 88.00
Applying strategic approaches to both interest groups as amici curiae and state supreme court justices, Comparato investigates the influence of judicial retention methods and the ballot initiative on their behaivor. The results demonstrate that they behave strategically, attempting to achieve their goals within the confines of the institutional... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 234.99
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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; Not Available
Nick Freeman is Britain's highest profile lawyer. He has won more cases and attracts more media attention than any other lawyer practising in this country today.Nicknamed Mr Loophole by the press for his success in using legal technicalities to get clients acquitted, his career as a criminal defence lawyer has been nothing short of stratospheric. His... more...