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Making the Case The Art of the Judicial Opinion
ISBN: PB: 9780300240160, ISBN: HB: 9780300212082, Yale University Press, January 2019
264 pp., 21x14 cm
Writing in the tradition of Karl Llewellyn's classic "The Bramble Bush", Paul Kahn speaks in this book simultaneously to students and scholars. Drawing on thirty years of teaching experience, Kahn introduces students to the deep, narrative structure...
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£20,00
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£35,00
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Life Imprisonment A Global Human Rights Analysis
ISBN: HB: 9780674980662, Harvard University Press, December 2018
428 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 maps, 7 illus., 7 tables
Life imprisonment has replaced capital punishment as the most common sentence imposed for heinous crimes worldwide. As a consequence, it has become the leading issue in international criminal justice reform. In the first global survey of prisoners se...
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£32,00
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When Police Kill
ISBN: PB: 9780674986800, Harvard University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 37 graphs, 1 line illustration, 28 tables
Deaths of civilians at the hands of on-duty police are in the national spotlight as never before. How many killings by police occur annually? What circumstances provoke police to shoot to kill? Who dies? The lack of answers to these basic questions p...
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£15,00
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Civilizing Torture An American Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9780674737662, Harvard University Press, November 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
Most Americans believe that a civilized state does not resort to torture, and yet, as W. Fitzhugh Brundage reveals in this essential and disturbing study, there is a long American tradition of excusing as well as decrying its use. The pilgrims and m...
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£25,00
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Slave Law and the Politics of Resistance in the Early Atlantic World
ISBN: HB: 9780674982994, Harvard University Press, November 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 maps
The success of the English colony of Barbados in the seventeenth century, with its lucrative sugar plantations and enslaved African labor, spawned the slave societies of Jamaica in the western Caribbean and South Carolina on the American mainland. Th...
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£28,00
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Impeachment A Handbook (New Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300238266, Yale University Press, October 2018
184 pp., 21x14 cm
Originally published at the height of the Watergate crisis and reissued in 1998, two months before the second impeachment of a U.S. president, Charles Black's "Impeachment" became the premier guide to the subject of presidential impeachment. Now thor...
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Free Speech on Campus
ISBN: PB: 9780300240016, ISBN: HB: 9780300226560, Yale University Press, October 2018
216 pp., 21x14 cm
Hardly a week goes by without another controversy over free speech on college campuses. On one side, there are increased demands to censor hateful, disrespectful, and bullying expression and to ensure an inclusive and nondiscriminatory learning envir...
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£22,00
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How to Save a Constitutional Democracy
ISBN: HB: 9780226564388, University of Chicago Press, October 2018
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 line drawings, 3 tables
Democracies are in danger. Around the world, a rising wave of populist leaders threatens to erode the core structures of democratic self rule. In the United States, the election of Donald Trump marked a decisive turning point for many. What kind of p...
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Rage for Order The British Empire and the Origins of International Law, 1800-1850
ISBN: PB: 9780674986855, ISBN: HB: 9780674737464, Harvard University Press, September 2018
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 7 halftones
International law burst on the scene as a new field in the late nineteenth century. Where did it come from? "Rage for Order" finds the origins of international law in empires – especially in the British Empire's sprawling efforts to refashion the imp...
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£17,00
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Legal Lessons Popularizing Laws in the People's Republic of China, 1949-1989
ISBN: HB: 9780674983854, Harvard University Press, July 2018
406 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones
The popularization of basic legal knowledge is an important and contested technique of state governance in China today. Its roots reach back to the early years of Chinese Communist Party rule. "Legal Lessons" tells the story of how the party-state at...
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