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- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 37.50 US$ 34.13
Slavery, segregation, abortion, workers' rights, the power of the courts. These issues have been at the heart of the greatest constitutional controversies in American history. And in this concise and thought-provoking volume, some of today's most distinguished legal scholars and commentators explain for a general audience how five landmark Supreme... more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 84.99
Law is a lasting social institution, but it must also be responsive to change. In this volume Mary Arden draws upon her experience to examine how judge-made law adapts to the evolving demands of society, how law reform works in practice, and the future of the judiciary in our diverse modern culture. more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 109.99
This book offers the first overarching examination of constitutional pluralism in the European context. Mapping the leading work to date, it offers a critical assessment of the problems and potential of pluralist theory, arguing that a refined version of constitutional pluralism should be considered the best account of European constitutionalism. more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 72.99
In Judicial Restraint in America: How the Ageless Wisdom of the Federal Courts was Invented , Evan Tsen Lee traces the cultural, social, and intellectual forces that shaped the contours of judicial restraint from the time of John Marshall, through the "vested property rights" courts of the early 20th Century, through the Warren Court, and up to the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 43.99
What is a constitutional right? If asked, most Americans would say that it is an entitlement to act as one pleases - i.e., that rights protect autonomy. That understanding, however, is wrong; it is, indeed, The Myth of Rights . The role of constitutional rights in our society is structural. These rights restrain governmental power so as to maintain... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 32.99
An ideal supplement for professors who wish to incorporate comparative law into their constitutional law courses, Global Perspectives on Constitutional Law introduces students to the various ways that nations other than the United States resolve contemporary constitutional questions. Covering both structural issues and individual rights, the book... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 82.99
Federalism and the Tug of War Within explores how constitutional interpreters reconcile the competing values that undergird American federalism, with real consequences for governance that requires local and national collaboration. Drawing examples from Hurricane Katrina, climate governance, health reform, and other problems that implicate both local... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 97.99
In Injustice on Appeal: The United States Courts of Appeals in Crisis , William M. Richman and William L. Reynolds chronicle the transformation of the United States Circuit Courts and consider several ways of reorganizing the circuit courts so that they can dispense traditional high quality appellate justice even as their caseloads and the number... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99
In this newly revised work, Lawrence Friedman presents a comprehensive and accessible survey of New Hampshire constitutional law that recounts the history of its drafting and development over the past 200 years in detail. The book reviews the major cases decided under each provision and provides commentary on the continued development of state constitutional... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99
The Alabama State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's basic governing charter. In this book, William H. Stewart, an authority on the state's political and constitutional history, provides an overview of important developments since 1819 along with an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of... more...