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Intellectual Sword Harvard Law School, the Second Century
ISBN: HB: 9780674737327, Harvard University Press, May 2020
832 pp., 23.5x16.1 cm, 64 photos, 11 illus.
By the late nineteenth century, Harvard Law School had transformed legal education and become the preeminent professional school in the nation. But in the early 1900s, HLS came to the brink of financial failure and lagged its peers in scholarly innov...
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Civilizing Torture An American Tradition
ISBN: PB: 9780674244702, ISBN: HB: 9780674737662, Harvard University Press, March 2020
416 pp., 20.9x13.9 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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Rule of Five Making Climate History at the Supreme Court
ISBN: HB: 9780674238121, Harvard University Press, March 2020
352 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
When the Supreme Court announced its ruling in Massachusetts v. EPA, the decision was immediately hailed as a landmark. But this was the farthest thing from anyone's mind when Joe Mendelson, an idealistic lawyer working on a shoestring budget for an...
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India's Founding Moment The Constitution of a Most Surprising Democracy
ISBN: HB: 9780674980877, Harvard University Press, March 2020
240 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
Britain's justification for colonial rule in India stressed the impossibility of Indian self-government. And the empire did its best to ensure this was the case, impoverishing Indian subjects and doing little to improve their socioeconomic reality. S...
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Recognizing Wrongs
ISBN: HB: 9780674241701, Harvard University Press, March 2020
392 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
Tort law is badly misunderstood. In the popular imagination, it is "Robin Hood" law. Law professors, meanwhile, mostly dismiss it as an archaic, inefficient way to compensate victims and incentivize safety precautions. In "Recognizing Wrongs", John G...
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Justice in Transactions A Theory of Contract Law
ISBN: HB: 9780674237599, Harvard University Press, January 2020
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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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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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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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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Equal Justice Fair Legal Systems in an Unfair World
ISBN: HB: 9780674237568, Harvard University Press, October 2019
288 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
Should your risk of wrongful conviction depend on your wealth? We wouldn't dream of passing a law to that effect, but our legal system, which permits the rich to buy the best lawyers, enables wealth to affect legal outcomes. Clearly justice depends n...
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