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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....

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...

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...

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...

Speech and Silence in American Law
Cambridge University Press (2010)
US$37.00

This is an edited volume of essays that examines the ideas of speech and silence - particularly...

Merciful Judgments and Contemporary Society: Legal Problems, Legal Possibilities

Merciful Judgments and Contemporary Society

Legal Problems, Legal Possibilities

Cambridge University Press (2011)
US$30.00

This book explores the tension between law's need for and dependence on merciful judgments and...

Civil Rights in American Law, History, and Politics
Cambridge University Press (2014)
US$28.00

This book charts the ambiguous and contested meanings of civil rights in law and culture,...