A Good Read
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).
To be Perfectly Honest …
In this post for A Good Read, Donald Nicolson reviews Tim Hillier and Gavin Dingwall's new book, Criminal Justice and the Pursuit of Truth (Bristol University Press, 2021).
Black Lives, ‘Not a Big Deal’
Maria Aristodemou reviews Paul Passavant's new book, Policing Protest: The Post-Democratic State and the Figure of Black Insurrection (Duke University Press, 2021).
The ‘Economic’ and the ‘Legal’ in Corporate Liability and its Negation
David Campbell reviews Anna Aseeva's new book, From Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Social Liability: A Socio-Legal Study of Corporate Liability in Global Value Chains (Hart, 2021).
The Making of Truths in Dutch Criminal Court
Marina Kurkchiyan reviews Irene van Oorschot's new book, The Law Multiple: Judgment and Knowledge in Practice (Cambridge University Press, 2021).
A Prophetic Foretaste of Law’s Past: A Review of Peter Goodrich, Advanced Introduction to Law and Literature
Gary Watt reviews Peter Goodrich's new book, Advanced Introduction to Law and Literature (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021).
Divergent Histories and Shifting Sands?
Linda Mulcahy reviews Herbert M. Kritzer's new book Advanced Introduction to Empirical Legal Research (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021).
Crisis, Hope, and the Journey towards Imagined Legal Futures
Jessica Smith reviews Robyn Bartel and Jennifer Carter (eds) Handbook on Space, Place and Law (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021).
Learning and Living Legal Pluralism
Jiří Přibáň reviews Brian Z. Tamanaha's new book Legal Pluralism Explained: History, Theory, Consequences (Oxford University Press, 2021).
Contradictions and Uneasy Dualities
Victoria McCloud reviews Sofia Stolk's new book, The Opening Statement of the Prosecution in International Criminal Trials: A Solemn Tale of Horror (Routledge, 2021).
Making Women Powerful: What the Fight Against Gender-Based Violence in India can Teach us
Chelsea Wallis reviews Poulami Roychowdhury's new text, Capable Women, Incapable States: Negotiating Violence and Rights in India (Oxford University Press, 2021).
A Reimagined and Refreshing Mosaic of Law and Society Scholarship: the Routledge Handbook of Law and Society
Penelope Andrews reviews Mariana Valverde, Kamari M. Clarke, Eve Darian Smith and Prabha Kotiswaran's new text, The Routledge Handbook of Law and Society (Routledge, 2021).