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Immigrants in courts

Author: Margaret E Fisher; Joanne I Moore
Publisher: Seattle Univ. of Washington Press c 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides judges, court staff, and advocates with information about the legal and cultural systems of China, Mexico, Russia, and Vietnam, as well as the Muslim world. Discussion of the dilemmas faced  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret E Fisher; Joanne I Moore
ISBN: 0295977809 9780295977805
OCLC Number: 246376904
Description: xi, 263 Seiten Illustrationen 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Justice James M. Dolliver Preface / Joanne I. Moore Introduction / Judge Paul J. DeMuniz1. Speaking of Culture: Immigrants in the American Legal System2. Interpreters in Court Proceedings, by Joanne I. Moore and Judge Ron A. Mamiya 3. Immigration Information for Criminal Cases in State Courts, by Norton Tooby 4. Law and Legal Culture in China, by Pitman B. Potter 5. Mexican Immigrants in Courts, by Juan-Vincente Palerm, Bobby R. Vincent, Kathryn Vincent 6. The Shari'a: Islamic Law: What Muslims in the United States Have in Common, by M. Cherif Bassiouni 7. Middle Easterners in American Courts, by Mosabi Hamed and Joanne I. Moore 8. The Russian Federation, by Antti Korkeakivi and Maria Zolotukhina 9. Vietnamese Immigrants in American Courts, by Tai Van Ta 10. Application: Presiding Over Cases Involving Immigrants, by Judge Paul J. DeMuniz and Joanne I. Moore Appendix 1: Summary of Survey Results Appendix 2: Translated Explanations of Important Legal Concepts Appendix 3: Code of Professional Responsibility for Interpreters Appendix 4: Providing Information about the Law to Immigrants Appendix 5: Immigration Status and Battered Immigrants Appendix 6: More Information on Immigration Consequences Notes Contributors Index
Responsibility: Joanne I. Moore, ed.; Margaret E. Fisher, associate ed.


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