Research handbook on law and courts / edited by Susan M. Sterett, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA, Lee Demetrius Walker, University of North Texas, USA
- Introduction to the Research handbook on law and courts / Susan M. Sterett and Lee Demetrius Walker -- International tribunals and political accountability / James Meernik -- Degrees of separation : judicial-executive relations in the US and Latin America / Gbemende Johnson -- Comparing the influence of war on high courts of the USA, UK, and Canada / Susanne Schorpp -- Drug policy, violence, and support for the judiciary in Latin America : the "drug trafficking trap" / Aldo F. Ponce -- Law, courts and populism : climate change litigation and the narrative turn / Chris Hilson -- Courts and transformative constitutionalism : insights from South Africa / Anthony C. Diala -- Independence in judicial hierarchies : civil law systems / Julio Ríos-Figueroa -- The use of precedent in US Supreme Court litigant briefs / Jessica A. Schoenherr and Ryan C. Black -- Challenging authorities' (in)action via amparos / Lydia Brashear Tiede and Susan Achury -- Accountability, authority and documentary fragility : 'shadow files' in a trial in India / Mayur Suresh -- Court architecture and the justice system /rPatrícia Branco, Peter Robson and Johnny Rodger -- Institutional norms, Parliament, and the courts : explaining the absence of abortion restrictions in Canada / Jonathan Parent -- Gender on the international bench / Laura P. Moyer -- Appointing women to high courts / Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon [and 3 others] -- Judicial service commissions and the appointment of women to higher courts in Nigeria and Zambia / J. Jarpa Dawuni and Tabeth Masengu -- Judicial diversity in the United States federal judiciary / Taneisha N. Means, Andrew Eslich and Kaitlin Prado -- The gender and judging project : equity in Germany / Ulrike Schultz -- Power activation, decision making, and impact : subnational judicial politics in Brazil / Luciano Da Ros and Matthew C. Ingram -- Understanding the determinants of opinion language borrowing in state courts in the United States / Jennifer Bowie and Elisha Carol Savchak -- State high courts and precedent : the diffusion of precedent in the United States / Benjamin J. Kassow -- Letting the outside in? : court clerks, discretion and the shifting boundary between community and court : domestic violence cases in South Africa / Kelly Moult -- When do the losers win? : appellate court reversals of civil jury verdicts / Tao L. Dumas -- Creating space for supranational law : environmental legal mobilization and Spanish NGOs / Luz Muñoz and David Moya -- Patrolling the boundaries of belonging? : courts, law and citizenship / Lisa Conant [and 3 others] -- Implicit and explicit boundaries of belonging : indigenous and minority identities / Kati Nieminen -- Domestic legal institutions and international law : the UN Women's Rights Treaty and the Netherlands / Audrey L. Comstock -- Creating digital legal subjects : the use of online criminal court records for research / Sarah Esther Lageson -- All your data will be held against you : secondary use of data from personal genomics and wearable tech / Andelka M. Phillips -- Data infrastructure innovation in the field of law law and courts : the European Court of Human Rights database (ECHRdb) / Elizabeth Churn and Rachel Cichowski -- "Text as data" in law and courts : data coding, language clarity, and data sharing / Justin Wedeking -- Creating databases in sociological research : the US Supreme Court confirmation hearings database / Paul M. Collins, Jr and Lori A. Ringhand.
- 9781788113199 (cased)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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