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  • War Crimes and Justiceby Howard Ball

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    Thoroughly examines the laws of war and how the world community handles the monstrous brutalities of war through the international justice system. Highlighted are 20th-century war crimes and trials including Yugoslavia, Kosovo, and the Kerry incident in Vietnam. more...

  • U.S. Homeland Securityby Howard Ball

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00

    A legal scholar details the creation and function of the Homeland Security Department, placing it in historical context. Some question whether the powers granted the department are too broad and dangerously curtail civil liberties. more...

  • The USA Patriot Actby Howard Ball

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00

    An examination of the difficult wartime task of balancing civil liberties against national security. The USA Patriot Act aroused controversy. Howard Ball provides the background necessary for a reasoned, historical examination of both sides. more...

  • Hugo L. Blackby Howard Ball

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 64.99

    During his thirty-four year tenure as a Justice of the Supreme Court, Hugo L. Black demonstrated, in the words of one of his colleagues, "a true passion for the Constitution." At a moment's notice, in front of visiting students or a clutch of legal dignitaries, the Judge would whip his tattered copy of the Constitution from his coat pocket, flip through... more...

  • Genocide: A Reference Handbookby Howard Ball

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 61.00

    In 1948, the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (CPPCG), legally defining the crime of genocide for the first time. Amazingly, the United States did not ratify this international agreement until nearly 40 years later, when President Reagan finally signed the genocide convention bill.... more...

  • A Defiant Lifeby Howard Ball

    Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 23.00

    Thurgood Marshall's extraordinary contribution to civil rights and overcoming racism is more topical than ever, as the national debate on race and the overturning of affirmative action policies make headlines nationwide. Howard Ball, author of eighteen books on the Supreme Court and the federal judiciary, has done copious research for this incisive... more...

  • At Liberty to Dieby Howard Ball

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    ·        “Comprehensive, thoroughly engrossing, surprisingly balanced!” – Tinsley E. Yarbrough, Emeritus professor of Political Science, East Carolina University ·        “Comprehensive and engaging… Timely and informed.” – David M. O’Brien, Spicer Professor, Department of Politics, University of Virginia ·        “An informative,... more...

  • The Supreme Court in the Intimate Lives of Americansby Howard Ball

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 27.00

    Personal rights, such as the right to procreate - or not -and the right to die generate endless debate. This book maps out the legal, political, and ethical issues swirling around personal rights. more...

  • Working in the Killing Fieldsby Howard Ball

    Potomac Books 2015; US$ 27.50

    While the specifics of individual wars vary, they share a common epilogue: the task of finding and identifying the “disappeared.” The Bosnian war of the early 1990s, which destroyed the sovereign state of Yugoslavia, is no exception. In Working in the Killing Fields , Howard Ball focuses on recent developments in the technology of forensic science... more...

  • The Right to Die: A Reference Handbookby Howard Ball

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 60.00

    In 1900, the average age at which people died in America was 47 years of age; the primary causes of death were tuberculosis and other respiratory illnesses. In the 21st century, as a result of better health care and working conditions as well as advances in medical technology, we live much longer—as of 2016, about 80 years. A much larger proportion... more...