Law schools today give the impression they are thriving. Many have magnificent
facilities with state-of-the-art technology. Their resources are the
envy of every department in the university. Law professors are among the
best paid in the academy, with sparkling credentials, and are sought after
not just as leading academic and legal figures but also as public intellectuals,
as consultants, and for important state and federal government positions.
The first decade of the twenty-first century has been a golden age of
plenty for law schools....
The teaching of constitutional law in American law schools focuses
primarily—in fact, almost exclusively—on decisions rendered by the
United States Supreme Court interpreting the Federal Constitution. For
teachers of constitutional law who believe that equality and liberty are
quintessential to a free society, this has come to be a disheartening affair,
as the Supreme Court of the United States has become increasingly conservative
and antipathetic, if not hostile, to the recognition of individual
Criminal Law was my favorite class as a first-year law student at Northwestern University
Law School in 1958. I’ve loved it ever since, a love that has only grown from teaching it at
least once a year at the University of Minnesota since 1971. I hope my love of the subject
comes through in Criminal Law, which I’ve just finished for the tenth time. It’s a great
source of satisfaction that my modest innovation to the study of criminal law—the textcasebook—
has endured and flourished.
Paul Robinson thanks the participants of faculty workshops at Northwestern
University School of Law and University of Minnesota Law School, and
the Fordham University School of Law Advanced Criminal Law Seminar.
The first presentation of these materials was as the Sackler Professorship
Lecture at Tel Aviv University in December 2000.
This book reflects the insights and ideas developed over the course of twenty years of teaching
criminal law and criminal procedure to undergraduate criminal justice students. The volume
combines the concepts and learning tools found in undergraduate texts with the types of challenging
cases and issues that are characteristic of law school casebooks.
This book is the result of long-standing collaboration between Cardiff Law
School, University of Wales, and the Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law
and Criminology of the University of Utrecht. It is the fifth book to appear since
our first research contacts in 1986.1 Since those early days, our field of collaborators
has broadened considerably. Some of the original group have moved on
to work elsewhere, but have nevertheless remained sufficiently involved to want
to contribute to this volume.
The development of administrative law is a prominent feature of the Australian
legal landscape. The importance of this subject is highlighted by the fact that it is
stipulated as a ‘core’ subject in the syllabi of many, if not most, law schools. One
needs only to peruse the cases reported in the main law reports to appreciate its
significance as a large area of legal practice.
In this volume of essays, the contributors examine a number of fundamental
topics of practical and doctrinal importance.
This text is unlike most traditional legal works and was prepared this way
Our teaching experience and feedback from students and educators alike gave
us the strong sense that there was a need for something other than a traditional
casebook approach to learning “con law.” While there is certainly a place for traditional
texts, people with whom we consulted wanted a text that fell between
basic civics books and law school-level casebooks to use in their introductory
undergraduate courses on constitutional law or search and seizure.
This book deals with an Ayyubid-Mamluk Egyptian jurist's attempt to come to terms with the potential conflict between power, represented in the state, and authority, represented in the schools of law, particularly where one school enjoys a privileged status with the state. It deals with the history of the relationship between the schools of law, particularly in Mamluk Egypt, in the context of the running history of Islamic law from the formative period during which ijtihad was the dominant hegemony into the post-formative period during which taqlid came to dominate....
FOR OVER 35 years Mirjan Damaška’s work has shone like a
beacon over those who try to make sense of the similarities and
differences between national legal systems. As someone who was a
professor of law at the University of Zagreb Law School before coming to
the United States to teach at the University of Pennsylvania and then at
Yale, his work reflects an unparalleled range of erudition and a deep
understanding of the common law and civil law traditions born of personal
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National Defense University's Directorate of Advanced Concepts, Technologies and
Information Strategies (ACTIS) and School of Information Warfare and Strategy (SIWS)
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Chapter 1 provides knowledge of the nature of law. After you have studied this chapter, you should be able to: Identify the respective makers of the different types of law (constitutions, statutes, common law, and administrative regulations and decisions); identify the type of law that takes precedence when two types of law confl ict; explain the basic differences between the criminal law and civil law classifi cations; describe key ways in which the major schools of jurisprudence differ from each other.
Chapter 2 provides knowledge of the resolution of private disputes. After studying this chapter, you will know: Identify sources and types of law, identify the law that takes precedence when two types of laws conflict, differentiate criminal law from civil law, differentiate schools of jurisprudence, describe the role of precedent (stare decisis), explain major techniques of statutory interpretation.
Chapter 1 - The nature of law. After you have studied this chapter, you should be able to: Identify the respective makers of the different types of law (constitutions, statutes, common law, and administrative regulations and decisions); identify the type of law that takes precedence when two types of law confl ict; explain the basic differences between the criminal law and civil law classifi cations; describe key ways in which the major schools of jurisprudence differ from each other;...
Chapter 2 - The resolution of private disputes. After studying this chapter, you will know: Identify sources and types of law, identify the law that takes precedence when two types of laws conflict, differentiate criminal law from civil law, differentiate schools of jurisprudence, describe the role of precedent (stare decisis), explain major techniques of statutory interpretation.
This book collects the lecture notes of two courses and one mini-course held in a
winter school in Bologna in January 2005. The aim of this school was to popularize
techniques of geometric measure theory among researchers and PhD students in
hyperbolic differential equations. Though initially developed in the context of the
calculus of variations, many of these techniques have proved to be quite powerful
for the treatment of some hyperbolic problems.