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.

  • Gender and Justice

    Gender and Justice
    Eliza Earle Ferguson

    Gender studies scholars will find Ferguson’s analysis of the construction of gender particularly trenchant.

  • Localized Law

    Localized Law
    Kimberley Czajkowski

    Taking its lead from recent advances in the scholarship of Roman law, this volume proposes a change in focus: instead of attempting to identify the 'legal system' behind the documents, it seeks instead to understand the 'legal culture' of …

  • Verfassungsbeschwerden in Deutschland

    Verfassungsbeschwerden in Deutschland
    Richard Albrecht

    Wissenschaftlicher Aufsatz aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Jura – Rechtsphilosophie, Rechtssoziologie, Rechtsgeschichte, , Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Wer immer sich mit § 93 des BVerfGG nicht als abstraktem Paragraphen, sondern als …

  • Brown V Board of Education

    Brown V. Board of Education
    James T. Patterson, William W. Freehling

    Describes the landmark 1954 Supreme Court case that struck down state-sponsored racial segregation in American public schools and its long-term influence on American education, race relations, and the Civil Rights Movement, and offers …

  • Enemies

    Enemies
    Tim Weiner

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • New York Daily News • Slate “Fast-paced, fair-minded, and fascinating, Tim Weiner’s Enemies turns the long history of the FBI into a story that is as compelling, and …

  • The Odd Clauses

    The Odd Clauses
    Jay Wexler

    This book is about constitutional provisions like Section 2 of the Twenty-first Amendment, the letters of marque and reprisal clause, and the titles of nobility clauses—those that promote key democratic functions in very specific, and …

  • Fragile Settlements

    Fragile Settlements
    Amanda Nettelbeck, Russell Smandych, Louis A. Knafla, Robert Foster

    This book highlights the parallels and divergences between these connected British frontiers by examining how colonial actors and institutions interpreted and applied the principle of law in their interaction with Indigenous peoples “on …

  • Beyond Dogmatics Law and Society in the Roman World

    Beyond Dogmatics: Law and Society in the Roman World
    John W. Cairns

    This work is a modest attempt to provide a balanced assessment of the various points of view. The chapters within this book have been specifically arranged to represent the debate.

  • Hate Crimes in Cyberspace

    Hate Crimes in Cyberspace
    Danielle Keats Citron

    The author examines the controversies surrounding cyber-harassment, arguing that it should be considered a matter for civil rights law and that social norms of decency and civility must be leveraged to stop it.

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