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A Good Read

Front cover of Erwin Chemerinsky' book, Presumed Guilty

The Books We Don’t Recommend but Can’t Stop Thinking about

In this post for A Good Read, Professor Patrick Schmidt reviews Erwin Chemerinsky's new book, Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights (Liveright, 2022).

Kinghan - Lawyers Networks and Progressive Social Change

In Search of Progressive Lawyers

In this post Andy Boon reviews Jacqueline Kinghan's new book, Lawyers, Networks and Progressive Social Change: Lawyers Changing Lives (Hart, 2021).

Global Pro Bono

What is Global Pro Bono About?

Pierre-Louis Sanchez reviews Scott L. Cummings, Fabio de Sa e Silva, and Louise G. Trubek's new collection, 'Global Pro Bono: Causes, Context, and Contestation' (Cambridge University Press, 2022).

Book cover of Henry Redwood - The Archival Politics of International Courts

Reading the Archives of International Law

In this post for A Good Read, Trish Luker (UTS) reviews Henry Alexander Redwood's new book, The Archival Politics of International Courts (Cambridge University Press, 2021).

Perry-Kessaris Book Cover

“Designerly ways can help”

In this post, Dr Emma Rowden (Oxford Brookes University) reviews Amanda Perry-Kessaris' book, Doing Sociolegal Research in Design Mode (Routledge, 2022).

Grisel Book Cover

Common Seas, Private Orders

In this post for A Good Read, Ciarán O’Kelly (Queen's University Belfast) reviews Florian Grisel's new book, The Limits of Private Governance: Norms and Rules in a Mediterranean Fishery (Hart, 2021).

Jo Wilding The Legal Aid Market

Re-Thinking the Legal Aid Market in Immigration and Asylum Representation

In this post Nick Gill reviews Jo Wilding's new book, The Legal Aid Market: Challenges for Publicly Funded Immigration and Asylum Legal Representation (Policy Press, 2021).

Roach Anleu and Mack

Judging and Emotions: A Socio-Legal Empirical Masterclass

In this post Professor Leslie Moran reviews Sharyn Roach Anleu and Kathy Mack's new book, Judging and Emotion: A Socio-Legal Analysis (Routledge, 2021).

Campesi - Policing Mobility Regimes

The Many Tensions at the Heart of European Border Management

In this post Dr Anna Tsalapatanis reviews Giuseppe Campesi's new book Policing Mobility Regimes: Frontex and the Production of the European Borderscape (Routledge, 2021).

Robins and Newman Justice in a Time of Austerity

Solitary, Poor, Nasty, Brutish, and Short

Ann Mumford reviews Jon Robins and Daniel Newman's new book Justice in a Time of Austerity: Stories From a System in Crisis (Bristol University Press, 2021)

Watson and Douglas

Finding Justice through Indigenous Voices     

Carson Smith reviews Nicole Watson and Heather Douglas' new edited collection, Indigenous Legal Judgments: Bringing Indigenous Voices into Judicial Decision Making (Routledge, 2021).

Biber, Luker, and Vaughan - Law's Documents - Front Cover


Professor Peter Goodrich reviews the new edited collection by Katherine Biber, Trish Luker, and Priya Vaughan (eds) Law's Documents: Authority, Materiality, Aesthetics (Routledge, 2021).