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Criminal Dissent Prosecutions under the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798
ISBN: HB: 9780674976139, Harvard University Press, January 2020
512 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 4 tables
The campaign to prosecute dissenting Americans under the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798 ignited the first battle over the Bill of Rights. Fearing destructive criticism and "domestic treachery" by Republicans, the administration of John Adams led a d...
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£44,95
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Origins of Order Project and System in the American Legal Imagination
ISBN: HB: 9780300243413, Yale University Press, January 2020
344 pp., 21x14 cm
Western accounts of natural and political order have deployed two basic ideas: project and system. In a project, order is produced by the intentional act of a subject; in a system, order is immanent in the world. In the former, order is made; in the...
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£35,00
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Software Rights How Patent Law Transformed Software Development in America
ISBN: HB: 9780300228397, Yale University Press, January 2020
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 36 black&white illus.
This first comprehensive history of software patenting explores how patent law made software development the powerful industry that it is today. Historian Gerardo Con Diaz reveals how patent law has transformed the ways computing firms make, own, and...
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£27,50
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al-Muwatta', the Royal Moroccan Edition The Recension of Yahya Ibn Yahya al-Laythi
ISBN: HB: 9780674241350, Harvard University Press, December 2019
800 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 3 photos
The "Muwatta"?, written in the eighth century CE by Malik b. Anas – known as the Imam of Medina – is the first written treatise of Islamic law. The Prophet Muhammad and his earliest followers immigrated to the city of Medina after they experienced se...
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£76,95
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Conservative Case for Class Actions
ISBN: HB: 9780226659336, University of Chicago Press, November 2019
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Since the 1960s, the class action lawsuit has been a powerful tool for holding businesses accountable. Yet years of attacks by corporate America and unfavorable rulings by the Supreme Court have left its future uncertain. In this book, Brian T. Fitzp...
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£25,00
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How to Lobby Alaska State Government
ISBN: PB: 9781602233959, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, November 2019
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Lobbying is about getting the right message to the right people in the right form at the right time. Even the most persuasive arguments or most influential groups will come up short if they aren't combined with personal connections and an understandi...
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£19,00
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Slices and Lumps Division and Aggregation in Law and Life
ISBN: HB: 9780226650265, University of Chicago Press, November 2019
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone, 7 line drawings
How things are divided up or pieced together matters. Half a bridge is of no use at all. Conversely, many things would do more good if they could be divided up differently: Perhaps you would prefer a job that involves a third less work and a third le...
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£27,00
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Justice in Transactions A Theory of Contract Law
ISBN: HB: 9780674237599, Harvard University Press, October 2019
560 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
Can we account for contract law on a moral basis that is acceptable from the standpoint of liberal justice? To answer this question, Peter Benson develops a theory of contract that is completely independent of – and arguably superior to – long-domina...
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£68,95
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Laying Down the Law The American Legal Revolutions in Occupied Germany and Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674052413, Harvard University Press, October 2019
432 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
Following victory in World War II, American leaders devised an extraordinarily bold policy for the occupations of Nazi Germany and imperial Japan: to achieve their permanent demilitarization by compelled democratization. A quintessentially American f...
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£44,95
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Adversarial Legalism The American Way of Law (Second Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780674238367, Harvard University Press, October 2019
400 pp., 22.5x14.6 cm, 2 tables
In the first edition of this groundbreaking book, Robert Kagan explained why America is much more adversarial – likely to rely on legal threats and lawsuits – than other economically advanced countries, with more prescriptive laws, more costly adjudi...
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£28,95
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