Category Archives: Courts

The Psychiatrist As Expert Witness, Second Edition

The Psychiatrist as Expert Witness, Second Edition, by Thomas G. Gutheil, M.D., is a highly readable and practical update of his successful first edition. The focus of the new volume is to guide readers to become, improve, and successfully market … Continue reading

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Rule By Law: The Politics of Courts in Authoritarian Regimes

Scholars have generally assumed that courts in authoritarian states are pawns of their regimes, upholding the interests of governing elites and frustrating the efforts of their opponents. As a result, nearly all studies in comparative judicial politics have focused on … Continue reading

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Legacy and Legitimacy: Black Americans and the Supreme Court

Thoroughly grounded in the latest scholarly literature, theoretical sources, and experimental results, Legacy and Legitimacy substantially advances understanding of Black Americans’ attitudes toward the Supreme Court, the Court’s ability to influence Blacks’ opinions about the legitimacy of public institutions and … Continue reading

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The Court and Court Society in Ancient Monarchies

Monarchy was widespread as a political system in the ancient world. This volume offers the first substantial discussion of ancient monarchies from the viewpoint of the ruler’s court. The monarchies treated are Achaemenid and Sassanian Persia, the empire of Alexander, … Continue reading

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The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial That Changed South Africa

On 11 July 1963, police raided Lilisleaf farm at Rivonia near Johannesburg, arresting alleged members of the high command of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC). Together with the already imprisoned Nelson Mandela, they … Continue reading

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The Handy Supreme Court Answer Book (The Handy Answer Book)

From the origins of the court to modern practical matters—including the federal judiciary system, the Supreme Court’s session schedule, and the argument, decision, and appeal process—this resource provides detailed answers on all aspects of the Supreme Court. Exploring the social, … Continue reading

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Fight Your Ticket & Win in California

Thousands of Californians have used this book to win their traffic court cases! A traffic conviction can add hundreds of dollars to your yearly auto insurance premiums. Fight Your Ticket & Win in California shows you how to handle your … Continue reading

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The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin takes you into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, and reveals the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. Just in time … Continue reading

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Adversarial Justice: America’s Court System on Trial

Oh, those lawyers! The legal profession in fact, the legal system certainly has a poor reputation in the United States. Proposed remedies, however, rarely go as deep as the ethics of the system. America’s judicial system should not be a … Continue reading

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The Art and Practice of Court Administration (Public Administration and Public Policy)

The Art and Practice of Court Administration explores the context in which court administration is practiced and identifiesthe qualities and skills court administrators need. Divided into two major parts, part one covers the history of the field and how courts … Continue reading

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