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- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 45.00
The Adversary First Amendment presents a unique and controversial rethinking of modern American democratic theory and free speech. Most free speech scholars understand the First Amendment as a vehicle for or protection of democracy itself, relying upon cooperative or collectivist theories of democracy. Martin Redish reconsiders free speech in the... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
Helicopters thwopped low over the city, filming blocks of burning cars and buildings, mobs breaking into storefronts, and the vicious beating of truck driver Reginald Denny. For a week in April 1992, Los Angeles transformed into a cityscape of rage, purportedly due to the exoneration of four policemen who had beaten Rodney King. It should be no surprise... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 29.95
"This is an extraordinary and ground-breaking book, a wonderfully creative mix of fact and theory, imagination and drama...The startling origin of the complex 'intention exception' to the hearsay evidence rule becomes canvas on which a grand and marvelously detailed tale is told. This is modern narrative at its best: a marriage of spectacular... more...
- AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 84.99
This book makes the case that two moments of social and political action in pursuit of self-determination for Indian tribes?the call for self-determination by the colonists in 1776 and the related call by the indigenous peoples of the continent almost two centuries later?serve, in a special sense, as sister moments in the political development of... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
What Does the Constitution Really Mean? Are liberals right when they cite the ?elastic? clauses of the Constitution to justify big government? Or are conservatives right when they cite the Constitution?s explicit limits on federal power? The answer lies in a more basic question: How did the founding generation intend for us to interpret and apply... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 50.00
The U.S. Supreme Court typically rules on cases that present complex legal questions. Given the challenging nature of its cases and the popular view that the Court is divided along ideological lines, it's commonly assumed that the Court routinely hands down equally-divided decisions. Yet the justices actually issue unanimous decisions in approximately... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 36.00
In the wake of Watergate, Gerald Ford appointed eminent lawyer and scholar Edward H. Levi to the post of attorney general—and thus gave him the onerous task of restoring legitimacy to a discredited Department of Justice. Levi was famously fair-minded and free of political baggage, and his inspired addresses during this tumultuous time were critical... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 47.00
"For the first time, this book tells the stories of the families who set key precedents for children with special needs. It also gives a novel and in-depth description of the political and legislative process of the landmark Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. In so doing, Colker offers an unprecedented historical account of this law,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 221.00
Explore the controversial legal history of the formation of the United States Prestatehood Legal Materials is your one-stop guide to the history and development of law in the U.S. and the change from territory to statehood. Unprecedented in its coverage of territorial government, this book identifies a wide range of available resources from each... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.99
Your plain-English guide to administering an estate and/or trust As more and more of the population reach senior ages—including baby boomers, many of whom do not have wills—an increasing number of people are being thrust into the role of executor, administrator, personal representative of an estate, or trustee of a trust after the death... more...