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Processes of the Law: Understanding Courts and Their Alternatives

Judith Resnik
Format
Book
Published
New York, N.Y. : Foundation Press, 2004.
Language
English
Variant Title
Understanding courts and their alternatives
ISBN
1587786095
Contents
  • I. Civil actions. Pursuing a federal civil action ; Appellate review ; Claims for relief and aggregate processing
  • II. Criminal actions. Entering the system ; From prosecution through conviction ; After conviction: sentencing, appeals, and post-conviction relief
  • III. Choosing the law to apply and exercising power over people
  • IV. Remedial powers
  • V. Institutional forms. Domestic tribunals ; Administrative agencies ; Alternative dispute resolution ; International tribunals
  • VI. The participants. Broadening participatory rights: gender, race, ethnicity and the courts ; The role of juries ; Controlling judges ; The centrality of lawyers, the costs of process, and the availability of subsidies
  • VII. Rulemaking. Generating rules within the federal system ; Reconstructing the process and reallocating authority ; The diminishing centrality of the federal rules.
Description
xi, 165 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-161) and index.
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