Books in category Law – Legal History

  • Concealed Weapon Laws of the Early Republic

    Concealed Weapon Laws of the Early Republic
    Clayton E. Cramer

    He further supports the work of other scholars who have lately examined the role of Scots-Irish immigrants in creating a distinctive southern back-country culture of "honor violence" including dueling and brawling.

  • Die Re Konstruktion eines demokratischen Rundfunks in Deutschland nach 1945 und die Verteidigung des à ffentlich rechtlichen Rundfunks gegen staatliche Begehrlichkeiten

    Die (Re-)Konstruktion eines demokratischen Rundfunks in Deutschland nach 1945 und die Verteidigung des öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunks gegen staatliche Begehrlichkeiten
    Alexander Krey

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2006 im Fachbereich Jura – Rechtsphilosophie, Rechtssoziologie, Rechtsgeschichte, Note: 14 Punkte, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Veranstaltung: „Vom Posthorn bis zum Internet“: …

  • Our Martens F F Martens International Lawyer and Architecht of Peace

    Our Martens:F.F. Martens, International Lawyer and Architecht of Peace
    Vladimir Vasilʹevich Pustogarov, William Elliott Butler

    The rule of law, peace, disarmament, human rights: these are no longer empty words, but legal concepts steadily gaining force among nations.

  • The Sleeping Sovereign

    The Sleeping Sovereign
    Richard Tuck

    The book derives from the John Robert Seeley Lectures delivered by Richard Tuck at the University of Cambridge in 2012, and will appeal to students and scholars of the history of ideas, political theory and political philosophy.

  • Manifest Destinies

    Manifest Destinies
    Laura E. Gómez

    Watch the Author Interview on KNME In both the historic record and the popular imagination, the story of nineteenth-century westward expansion in America has been characterized by notions of annexation rather than colonialism, of opening …

  • Brian Dickson

    Brian Dickson
    Robert J. Sharpe, Kent Roach, Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History

    Engaging and incisive, Brian Dickson: A Judge's Journey traces Dickson's life from a Depression-era boyhood in Saskatchewan, to the battlefields of Normandy, the boardrooms of corporate Canada and high judicial office, and provides an …

  • Cardozo

    Cardozo
    Richard A. Posner

    How are reputations forged? Why do some reputations endure, while others crumble? And how can we know whether a reputation is fairly deserved? In this ambitious book, Richard Posner confronts these questions in the case of Benjamin Cardozo.

  • Contract and Consent

    Contract and Consent
    J. R. Pole

    A central theme of the essays is the link between Anglo-American common law and contract law and American political and constitutional principles.

  • Comparative Succession Law

    Comparative Succession Law
    Kenneth Reid, Marius de Waal, Reinhard Zimmermann

    This volume discusses the rules which apply where a person dies either without leaving a valid will, or leaving a will which fails to dispose of all of the persons assets.

  • Mechanical Witness

    Mechanical Witness
    Louis-Georges Schwartz

    Schwartz moves from the earliest employment of film in the courts of the 1920s to the notious 1991 Rodney Kind video, revealing how the courts have developed a reliance on film and video technologies and contributed to the growing influence …

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