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  • The Community of the College of Justiceby John Finlay

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available

    This study investigates the important role of Scotland's College of Justice members in the cultural and economic flowering of Scotland as a whole, and Edinburgh in particular, and argues that a single Law institution had a marked influence on the Scottish cultural landscape to the present day. The Court of Session records, uncovered by John Finlay,... more...

  • Law, Lawyers, and Humanismby John W. Cairns

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    The first volume of two, this collection of essays on Scots Law represents a selection of the most cited articles published by Professor John W. Cairns over a distinguished career in Legal History. It is a mark of his international eminence that much of his prolific output has been published outside of the UK, in a wide variety of journals and collections.... more...

  • Law Making and the Scottish Parliamentby Elaine E. Sutherland; Kay E. Goodall; Gavin F. M. Little

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Law Making and The Scottish Parliament: The Early Years offers the first wide-ranging critical analysis of legislative developments in those areas of law and policy devolved to the Scottish Parliament under the devolution settlement. It begins with a brief account of the devolution settlement and summarises the themes emerging from the subsequent chapters.... more...

  • Interpreting the Free Exercise of Religionby Bette Novit Evans

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    A generation ago, all of the big questions concerning religious freedom in America seemed to have been resolved. At the very least, the lines of division between proponents of a wall of separation between church and state and advocates of religious accommodation seemed clearly drawn. Since then, increasing religious diversity and changing functions... more...

  • The Transformation of Criminal Justiceby Allen Steinberg

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 49.99

    Allen Steinberg brings to life the court-centered criminal justice system of nineteenth-century Philadelphia, chronicles its eclipse, and contrasts it to the system -- dominated by the police and public prosecutor -- that replaced it. He offers a major reinterpretation of criminal justice in nineteenth-century America by examining this transformation... more...

  • God, Justice, and Societyby Jonathan Burnside

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 104.99

    In God, Justice, and Society: Aspects of Law and Legality in the Bible , Jonathan Burnside looks at aspects of law and legality in the Bible, from the patriarchal narratives in the Hebrew Bible through to the trials of Jesus in the New Testament. He explores the nature of biblical law, legal thinking, and legal institutions by setting the biblical... more...

  • Is Killing People Right?by Allan C. Hutchinson

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00

    This book examines how the common law works through profiles of eight great cases. more...

  • The Transformation of American Law, 1870-1960by Morton J. Horwitz

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 49.99

    The Bancroft Prize-winning first volume of Morton Horwitz's monumental history of American law has become the standard source on the subject for the period between 1780 and 1860. Now, Horwitz presents The Transformation of American Law, 1870 to 1960 , the long-awaited sequel that brings his sweeping history to completion.In his pathbreaking first... more...

  • The East German Social Courtsby Peter W. Sperlich

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 170.00

    This book provides a record of the structures, functions, interactions, decisions, and personnel of the East German Social Courts. more...

  • The Trialby Sadakat Kadri

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95

    For as long as accuser and accused have faced each other in public, criminal trials have been establishing far more than who did what to whom?and in this fascinating book, Sadakat Kadri surveys four thousand years of courtroom drama. A brilliantly engaging writer, Kadri journeys from the silence of ancient Egypt?s Hall of the Dead to the clamor of... more...