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Muslim Women and Shari'ah Councils: Transcending the Boundaries of Community ...

Samia Bano - Law - 2012 - 329 pages
Summary: Drawing upon original empirical data and critiquing existing research material this book challenges the language of community rights and claims for legal autonomy in ...
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Muslim Women and Shari'ah Councils: Transcending the Boundaries of Community ...

S. Bano - Political Science - 2012 - 329 pages
Using original empirical data and critiquing existing research, Samia Bano explores the experience of British Muslim woman who use Shari'ah councils to resolve marital disputes ...
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Divorce in Transnational Families: Marriage, Migration and Family Law

Iris Sportel - Social Science - 2016 - 270 pages
This book uniquely focuses on the role of family law in transnational marriages. The author demonstrates how family law is of critical importance in understanding transnational ...
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The Law & Society Reader

Richard L. Abel - Law - 1995 - 450 pages
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Playing it Safe: How the Supreme Court Sidesteps Hard Cases and Stunts the ...

Lisa Kloppenberg - Law - 2001 - 320 pages
It is one of the unspoken truths of the American judicial system that courts go out of their way to avoid having to decide important and controversial issues. Even the Supreme ...
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The Limits of the Criminal Sanction

Herbert Packer - Social Science - 1968 - 388 pages
The argument of this book begins with the proposition that there are certain things we must understand about the criminal sanction before we can begin to talk sensibly about ...
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Discretionary Justice: A Preliminary Inquiry

Kenneth Culp Davis - History - 1969 - 256 pages
"The book is a carefully considered, ably articulated, and closely reasoned call for a redirection of attention, thought, and research. This is why it is a pioneering and ...
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Constitutional Debate in Action: Criminal justice

H. L. Pohlman - Law - 2005 - 185 pages
Taking into account the political and intellectual forces that shape Supreme Court decisions, Constitutional Debate in Action examines how and why the U.S. Constitution ...
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Juvenile Justice Administration in a Nutshell, 3d

Barry Feld - Law - 2013 - 432 pages
This Nutshell title focuses exclusively on the criminal and non-criminal misconduct of children that bring them within the jurisdiction of juvenile courts and examines law ...
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