Empirical Theories About Courts

Empirical Theories About Courts

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The classic and groundbreaking study of trial courts and other dispute processes a€” and foundational ways to think about researching them a€” is now available in a modern digital edition. It is edited by Professors Keith O. Boyum and Lynn Mather, and includes chapters from the leading theorists about courts and their research. Much cited and relevant today in how it frames the analysis of courts, this book's new republication features an additional Introduction and Afterword by the editors, with updates, and a new Foreword by Christina L. Boyd. As Boyd writes, a€œFor nearly all civil and criminal cases the traditional model of court as a judge-dominated, formal adversary process of adjudication does not hold. What exists instead ... is so variable, complex, and dynamic that a proper study of courts must return to first principles. And that is precisely what an all-star list of interdisciplinary court scholars, many of whom have established storied careers as trial court experts, does so well within the chapters of this book.a€ She adds: a€œI find the text to be very contemporary. Empirical Theories About Courtsa€™ design to focus on theory building rather than simply examining discrete datasets or engaging in data mining of a single set of observations is a key factor in the booka€™s longevity.a€ Quality ebook features includes linked Contents and notes, fully linked and paginated Index, proper formatting, and all of the tables and figures of the original properly presented. Part of the Classics of Law a Society Series from Quid Pro Books.Wechsler, Herbert (1959) a€œToward Neutral Principles of Constitutional Law, a€ Harvard Law Review 73:1. ... William C. (1968) a€œLaw and the Consumer Transaction: A Case Study of the Automobile Warranty, a€ Wisconsin Law Review 1968:1006.

Title:Empirical Theories About Courts
Author:Keith O. Boyum, Lynn Mather
Publisher:Quid Pro Books - 2015-11-17


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