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  • Basic Concepts of Criminal Lawby George P. Fletcher

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 43.99

    In the United States today criminal justice can vary from state to state, as various states alter the Modern Penal Code to suit their own local preferences and concerns. In Eastern Europe, the post-Communist countries are quickly adopting new criminal codes to reflect their specific national concerns as they gain autonomy from what was once a centralized... more...

  • Loyaltyby George P. Fletcher

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 34.99

    At a time when age-old political structures are crumbling, civil strife abounds, and economic uncertainty permeates the air, loyalty offers us security in our relationships with associates, friends, and family. Yet loyalty is a suspect virtue. It is not impartial. It is not blind. It violates the principles of morality that have dominated Western... more...

  • Our Secret Constitutionby George P. Fletcher

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 16.99

    Americans hate and distrust their government. At the same time, Americans love and trust their government. These contradictory attitudes are resolved by Fletcher's novel interpretation of constitutional history. He argues that we have two constitutions--still living side by side--one that caters to freedom and fear, the other that satisfied our needs... more...

  • The Grammar of Criminal Law: American, Comparative, and Internationalby George P. Fletcher

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 94.99

    The Grammar of Criminal Law is a 3-volume work that addresses the field of international and comparative criminal law, with its primary focus on the issues of international concern, ranging from genocide, to domestic efforts to combat terrorism, to torture, and to other international crimes. The first volume is devoted to foundational issues. The... more...

  • Rethinking Criminal Lawby George P. Fletcher

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 114.99

    This is a reprint of a book first published by Little, Brown in 1978. George Fletcher is working on a new edition, which will be published by Oxford in three volumes, the first of which is scheduled to appear in January of 2001. Rethinking Criminal Law is still perhaps the most influential and often cited theoretical work on American criminal law.... more...

  • Romantics at Warby George P. Fletcher

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 55.00

    America is at war with terrorism. Terrorists must be brought to justice. We hear these phrases together so often that we rarely pause to reflect on the dramatic differences between the demands of war and the demands of justice, differences so deep that the pursuit of one often comes at the expense of the other. In this book, one of the country's... more...

  • American Law in a Global Contextby George P. Fletcher; Steve Sheppard

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 28.99

    American Law in a Global Context is an elegant and erudite introduction to the American legal system from a global perspective. It covers the law and lawyering tools taught in the first year of law school, explaining the underlying concepts and techniques of the common law used in U.S. legal practice. Actual cases illuminate each major subject, engaging... more...

  • Defending Humanityby George P. Fletcher; Jens David Ohlin

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 27.99

    This provocative book offers a groundbreaking theory on the legality of war, providing clear guidelines for evaluating these interventions. The authors suggest going back to the domestic criminal law concepts upon which the U.N. Charter was originally based--in particular, the concept of "legitimate defense"--which encompasses not only self-defense... more...

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