Disqualifying the High Court

Supreme Court Recusal and the Constitution

Author: Louis J. Virelli III

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780700622719

Category: Law

Page: 304

View: 1891


Disqualifying the High Court is a path-breaking book that thoughtfully explores Supreme Court recusal through the lens of separation of powers and other constitutional principles. It rewards readers with new and valuable insights and information about the increasingly important, and surprisingly complicated, topic of Supreme Court recusal, as well as about these constitutional principles and the Court itself


Author: Abbas Mirza

Publisher: Abbas Mirza



Page: 105

View: 1274


“TOPPERS’ NOTES for CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION” by Abbas Mirza, coaching expert is a comprehensive yet concise book meant for all the stages of the Civil Services Examination conducted by UPSC and State PSCs. The book covers the complete new syllabus of Preliminary as well as Mains stages. It is often seen students not being able to finish the complete syllabus due to vastness of the syllabus as well as lack of time. Keeping this in mind the book is prepared with utmost care while selecting the important topics and making it concise at the same time so as to be grasped easily by the students within time. Because of the comprehensiveness of the Civil Services Syllabus, this book will also be found very useful for SSC, IBPS and all other competitive examinations. Wishing you good luck! The contents are: 1. INDIAN POLITY 2. INDIAN GEOGRAPHY 3. INDIAN ECONOMY 4. INDIAN HISTORY 5. WORLD HISTORY 6. INDIAN HERITAGE AND CULTURE 7. ENVIRONMENT,BIODIVERSITY,CLIMATE CHANGE AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT 8. INDIA: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 9. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN INDIA 10. SECURITY ISSUES OF INDIA 11. ETHICS, INTEGRITY AND APTITUDE.

Power, Politics, and the African Condition

Author: Ali AlʼAmin Mazrui,Robert L. Ostergard

Publisher: Africa World Press

ISBN: 9781592211616

Category: Political Science

Page: 477

View: 5924


Power, Politics, and the African Condition is the third volume of The Collected Essays of Ali A. Mazrui, which will provide readers with a broad spectrum of Ali. A. Mazrui's scholarly writings. The third volume is centered on issues of power and politics at the nexus of Africa's domestic affairs and its international concepts about the disequilibrium of power in the international system and the problems that Africa has confronted globally because of it. Mazrui focuses the reader's attention on the impact that the colonial legacy and African tradition had on state formation, leadership, Africa's political economy, violence and conflict resolution while presenting some of his most interesting and even controversial ideas for building "Pax Africana." Spanning nearly forty years, Mazrui's essays are classic and contemporary statements on the diagnosis and treatment of what he called "The African Condition."


A Text/Reader

Author: Cassia Spohn,Craig Hemmens

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412940648

Category: Social Science

Page: 729

View: 2693


Just published and already adopted at Penn State, Wright State University, and Western Michigan University! Courts: A Text/Reader provides the best of both worlds- authored text sections with carefully selected accompanying readings that illustrate the questions and controversies legal scholars and court researchers are investigating in the 21st century. The articles, from leading journals in criminology and criminal justice, reflect both classic studies of the criminal court system and state-of-the-art research, and often have a policy perspective that makes them more applied, less theoretical, and more interesting to both undergraduate and graduate students. Key Features Begins with an introductory chapter that presents a succinct overview of the U.S. criminal court system and its processes, and briefly describes the organization and content of the book Features “How to Read a Research Article”-a perfect introduction to understanding how real-world research is organized and delivered in the journal literature-which precedes and is tied to the first reading in the book Includes a "mini-chapter” for each section, with figures and tables that present basic concepts and provide a background for the readings that follow Introduces students to cutting-edge research and classic studies of the criminal court system by leading scholars in the field in carefully selected, edited research articles Provides key terms, Web resources, and thought-provoking discussion questions for each section, along with questions for each reading to help students develop their critical thinking skills Accompanied by High-Quality Ancillaries! Instructor Resources on CD include a test bank, PowerPoint slides for each section, classroom activities, and more. To request a copy, qualified adopters should contact SAGE Customer Care at 800-818-SAGE (7243) from 6am – 5pm, PT. A Student study site at www.sagepub.com/spohnstudy provides additional articles, self-study quizzes, e-flashcards, and more. Intended Audience This unique Text/Reader is primarily intended for undergraduate and graduate courses on the criminal court system and/or judicial processes. To learn more about author Cassia Spohn, please click here. Interested in a text/ reader for another criminology or criminal justice here? Explore other titles in the series.

Judiciaries in Comparative Perspective

Author: H. P. Lee

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139499866

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 5040


An independent and impartial judiciary is fundamental to the existence and operation of a liberal democracy. Focussing on Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States, this comparative 2011 study explores four major issues affecting the judicial institution. These issues relate to the appointment and discipline of judges; judges and freedom of speech; the performance of non-judicial functions by judges; and judicial bias and recusal, and each is set within the context of the importance of maintaining public confidence in the judiciary. The essays highlight important episodes or controversies affecting members of the judiciary to illustrate relevant principles.

The Washington State Constitution

A Reference Guide

Author: Robert F. Utter,Hugh D. Spitzer

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313274640

Category: Law

Page: 287

View: 2392


An excellent introduction to Washington's State Constitution, describing each article and section of that key document, its historical background, its relation to the United States or other constitutions, and key interpretive cases.