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  • Equal Before the Lawby Tom Witosky; Marc Hansen; Michael Gartner

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    ?We?ve been together in sickness and in health, through the death of his mother, through the adoption of our children, through four long years of this legal battle,? Jason Morgan told reporters of himself and his partner, Chuck Swaggerty. ?And if being together through all of that isn?t love and commitment or isn?t family or isn?t marriage, then I... more...

  • Under the Influenceby John C. Mero

    UPA 2015; US$ 59.99

    This book examines how DUI laws, an undeniably good public policy, may have had negative unintended consequences for the Elks, one of the oldest lodge-based voluntary associations in America. To examine this empirically, author John C. Mero conducted interviews with fifty-five California and Florida Elk Exalted Rulers. more...

  • Verfall, Einziehung und Unbrauchbarmachung ( 73 bis 76a StGB)by Michaela Arnold

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 97.93

    The present work describes how sanctions of forfeiture, confiscation, and rendering unusable directed against property have developed since 1871. It explains some persistent inadequacies of the law and the areas where it would be desirable for legislators to intervene. This book will be indispensable for anyone desiring a deeper understanding... more...

  • Trespassingby John Hanson Mitchell

    University Press of New England 2015; US$ 14.99

    An exploration of the various systems of land control and the evolution of private property more...

  • Washington Environmental Law Handbookby Theda Braddock

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 97.99

    Written for a general audience that includes attorneys, land developers, businesses, and government officials, this Fifth Edition provides a general overview of Washington's state and federal statutory and regulatory framework. more...

  • Federal Courts in the Early Republicby Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 33.95 US$ 27.16

    On the basis of both civil and criminal suits, some private and some brought by the government, Professor Tachau demonstrates that the federal courts in Kentucky were immediately accessible, visible, and deeply involved in the lives of the people. The actual legal practice revealed in the records thus contradicts much of the conventional wisdom and... more...

  • Accusedby Brittany Ducker

    New Horizon Press 2015; US$ 24.99

    On the afternoon of May 11, 2011, students at Liberty High School in Louisville, Kentucky, discovered a body, facedown and lifeless in a drainage ditch. Within minutes, police officers descended on to school grounds and encountered one of the most violent scenes in their careers. In the hours that followed, the body was identified as fourteen-year-old... more...

  • Perpetuities Law in Actionby Jesse Jr. Dukeminier

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Few rules of law can so quickly strike terror into the hearts of lawyers as the Rule against Perpetuities. This rule, two centuries in development, is designed to prevent tying up property for too long a time. It can be stated in one sentence, but the great nineteenth-century master of the Rule, John Chipman Gray, required more than 400 scrupulously... more...

  • The County Courts in Antebellum Kentuckyby Robert M. Ireland

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Although an important part of local government, particularly in the South, in their early years the county courts have not been thoroughly investigated. This book offers the first comprehensive examination of the county courts during the antebellum era in one southern state Kentucky, placing them in the context of its constitutional and political... more...

  • Law and Society in the Southby John W. Wertheimer

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Law and Society in the South reconstructs eight pivotal legal disputes heard in North Carolina courts between the 1830s and the 1970s. Each case offers a vivid portrait of the laws, litigants, lawyers, judges, and affected communities, providing a better understanding of not only the Tar Heel State but also the South as a whole.This book examines... more...