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American Courts and the Judicial Process
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: G. Larry Mays, Laura Woods Fidelie
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Featuring the insights of criminal justice scholars G. Larry Mays and Laura Woods Fidelie, American Courts and the Judicial Process, Second Edition, is ideal for undergraduate courts courses. It examines the many elements of the U.S. court system--its structures, functions, and key actors--addressing the major problems facing the system and
Judicial Process in America
Language: en
Pages: 592
Authors: Robert A. Carp, Kenneth L. Manning, Lisa M. Holmes, Ronald Stidham
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-31 - Publisher: CQ Press

Known for shedding light on the link between the courts, public policy, and the political environment, Judicial Process in America offers students a clear but comprehensive overview of today’s American judiciary. Considering the courts from every level, the authors thoroughly cover judges, lawyers, litigants, and the variables at play in
American Judicial Process
Language: en
Pages: 474
Authors: Pamela C. Corley, Artemus Ward, Wendy L. Martinek
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-25 - Publisher: Routledge

This text is a general introduction to American judicial process. The authors cover the major institutions, actors, and processes that comprise the U.S. legal system, viewed from a political science perspective. Grounding their presentation in empirical social science terms, the authors identify popular myths about the structure and processes of
Judicial Process in America
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Robert A. Carp, Ronald Stidham
Categories: Courts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: CQ-Roll Call Group Books

Looking at judges and lawyers in civil and criminal courts at the state and federal levels, the authors discuss variables affecting the judicial process, and contend that all judges engage in public policy-making. This edition covers recent changes and trends, including the impact of Clinton appointments.
May It Please the Court
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: Brian L. Porto
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-17 - Publisher: CRC Press

Despite their clarity and sophistication, most judicial process texts currently available have two significant limitations. First, they understate the effects of legal factors such as stare decisis on judicial decision-making and second, they fail to convey the human emotions involved in litigation. Reflecting the author’s experience as a political scientist,