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Taking Back the Constitution Activist Judges and the Next Age of American Law
ISBN: HB: 9780300245981, Yale University Press, July 2020
320 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 1 black&white illus.
The Supreme Court has never simply evaluated laws and arguments in light of permanent and immutable constitutional meanings, and social, moral, and yes, political ideas have always played into Supreme Court justices' impressions of how they think a c...
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Constitutional Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300231021, Yale University Press, July 2020
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Few terms in political theory are as overused, and yet as under-theorized, as constitutional revolution. In this book, Gary Jacobsohn and Yaniv Roznai argue that the most widely accepted accounts of constitutional transformation, such as those found...
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Archipelago of Justice Law in France's Early Modern Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300244007, Yale University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 14 black&white illus.
This book is a groundbreaking evaluation of the interwoven trajectories of the people, such as itinerant ship-workers and colonial magistrates, who built France's first empire between 1680 and 1780 in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. These imperial su...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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