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The Killing State: Capital Punishment in Law, Politics and Culture

The Killing State

Capital Punishment in Law, Politics and Culture

Oxford University Press (2001)
US$31.50

Brings together the work of writers to discuss the meaning of execution in American law and culture....

The Cultural Lives of Cause Lawyers
Cambridge University Press (2008)
US$37.00

This book examines the cultural lives of cause lawyers by focusing on their representation in...

Sovereignty, Emergency, Legality
Cambridge University Press (2010)
US$38.00

This book examines law's complex relationship to sovereign power and emergency conditions and places...

Is the Death Penalty Dying?: European and American Perspectives

Is the Death Penalty Dying?

European and American Perspectives

Cambridge University Press (2011)
US$30.00

Examining the historical and political conditions that shaped death penalty practice from the end of...

Dissenting Voices in American Society: The Role of Judges, Lawyers, and Citizens

Dissenting Voices in American Society

The Role of Judges, Lawyers, and Citizens

Cambridge University Press (2012)
US$27.00

A collection of essays and commentary that explores the status of dissent in the work and lives of...

Legal Responses to Religious Practices in the United States: Accomodation and its Limits
Cambridge University Press (2012)
US$30.00

This book questions what practices constitute a 'religious activity' such that it cannot be...

Race, Law, and Culture: Reflections on Brown v. Board of Education

Race, Law, and Culture

Reflections on Brown v. Board of Education

Oxford University Press (1997)
US$40.50

When it comes to race and racial issues these are strange times for all Americans. More than forty...

Mercy on Trial: What It Means to Stop an Execution

Mercy on Trial

What It Means to Stop an Execution

Princeton University Press (2009)
US$35.44

On January 11, 2003, Illinois Governor George Ryan--a Republican on record as saying that "some...

Law without Nations

Law without Nations offers sharp analyses of the fraught relationship between the nation and the...

Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty

Gruesome Spectacles

Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty

Stanford University Press (2014)
US$16.99

Gruesome Spectacles tells the sobering history of botched, mismanaged, and painful executions in...