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Law
To Save the Country A Lost Treatise on Martial Law
ISBN: HB: 9780300222548, Yale University Press, September 2019
344 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 black&white illus.
The last work of Abraham Lincoln's law of war expert Francis Lieber was long considered lost – until Will Smiley and John Fabian Witt discovered it in the National Archives. Lieber's manuscript on emergency powers and martial law addresses important...
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£40,00
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Essential Guide to Intellectual Property
ISBN: PB: 9780300214420, Yale University Press, July 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 20 black&white illus.
This engaging and accessible study looks at the origins, evolution, purpose, and limitations of intellectual property. Detailing how intellectual property affects industry, politics, cultural expression, and medical research, Aram Sinnreich takes a m...
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£17,99
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Speaking for the Dying Life-and-Death Decisions in Intensive Care
ISBN: PB: 9780226615745, ISBN: HB: 9780226615608, University of Chicago Press, June 2019
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 15 line drawings, 13 tables
Seven in ten Americans over the age of age of sixty who require medical decisions in the final days of their life lack the capacity to make them. For many of us, our biggest, life-and-death decisions – literally – will therefore be made by someone el...
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£23,00
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£68,00
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Rationing the Constitution How Judicial Capacity Shapes Supreme Court Decision-Making
ISBN: HB: 9780674986954, Harvard University Press, April 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Compared with the vast machinery surrounding Congress and the president, the Supreme Court is a tiny institution that can resolve only a small fraction of the constitutional issues that arise in any given year. "Rationing the Constitution" shows that...
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£28,95
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Policing the Open Road How Cars Transformed American Freedom
ISBN: HB: 9780674980860, Harvard University Press, April 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 photos, 2 tables
When Americans think of freedom, they often picture the open road. Yet nowhere are we more likely to encounter the long arm of the law than in our cars. Sarah Seo reveals how the rise of the automobile led us to accept – and expect – pervasive police...
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£20,95
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Search for Justice Lawyers in the Civil Rights Revolution, 1950-1975
ISBN: PB: 9780226614311, ISBN: HB: 9780226614281, University of Chicago Press, April 2019
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The civil rights era was a time of pervasive change in American political and social life. Among the decisive forces driving change were lawyers, who wielded the power of law to resolve competing concepts of order and equality and, in the end, to hol...
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£21,00
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£62,00
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Federal Impeachment Process A Constitutional and Historical Analysis (Third Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780226554839, University of Chicago Press, April 2019
312 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Twenty years after President Clinton's impeachment proceedings, talk of impeachment is again in the air. But what are the grounds for impeaching a sitting president? Who is subject to impeachment? Is impeachment effective as a safeguard against presi...
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£27,00
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Law
Just Words Law, Language, and Power (Third Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780226484365, ISBN: HB: 9780226484228, University of Chicago Press, April 2019
264 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 line drawing
Is it "just words" when a lawyer cross-examines a rape victim in the hopes of getting her to admit an interest in her attacker? Is it "just words" when the Supreme Court hands down a decision or when business people draw up a contract? In tackling th...
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£23,00
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£68,00
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Law
Outbreak Foodborne Illness and the Struggle for Food Safety
ISBN: PB: 9780226611686, ISBN: HB: 9780226611549, University of Chicago Press, April 2019
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 11 line drawings, 2 tables
Foodborne illness is a big problem. Wash those chicken breasts, and you're likely to spread Salmonella to your countertops, kitchen towels, and other foods nearby. Even salad greens can become biohazards when toxic strains of E. coli inhabit the wate...
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£23,00
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£68,00
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Law and Macroeconomics Legal Remedies to Recessions
ISBN: HB: 9780674976054, Harvard University Press, March 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 illus.
After the economic crisis of 2008, private-sector spending took nearly a decade to recover. Yair Listokin thinks we can respond more quickly to the next meltdown by reviving and refashioning a policy approach whose proven success is too rarely acknow...
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£32,95
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