Against Constitutional Originalism A Historical Critique
ISBN: HB: 9780300265859, Yale University Press, November 2024
320 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
A detailed and compelling examination of how the legal theory of originalism ignores and distorts the very constitutional history from which it derives interpretive authority Constitutional originalism stakes law to history. The theory's core tenet...
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Roe The History of a National Obsession
ISBN: PB: 9780300276862, ISBN: HB: 9780300266108, Yale University Press, July 2024
248 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
The leading U.S. expert on abortion law charts the many meanings associated with Roe v. Wade during its fifty-year history. What explains the insistent pull of Roe v. Wade? Abortion law expert Mary Ziegler argues that the U.S. Supreme Court decision...
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Memory and Authority The Uses of History in Constitutional Interpretation
ISBN: PB: 9780300272222, ISBN: HB: 9780300276435, Yale University Press, May 2024
384 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
From one of the nation's preeminent constitutional scholars, a sweeping rethinking of the uses of history in constitutional interpretation. Fights over history are at the heart of most important constitutional disputes in America. The Supreme Court...
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Dollars for Life The Anti-Abortion Movement and the Fall of the Republican Establishment
ISBN: PB: 9780300274189, ISBN: HB: 9780300260144, Yale University Press, February 2024
344 pp., 23,5x15,6 cm
A new understanding of the slow drift to extremes in American politics that shows how the antiabortion movement remade the Republican Party. The modern Republican Party is the party of conservative Christianity and big business – two things so clos...
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Empire of Laws Legal Pluralism in British Colonial Policy
ISBN: HB: 9780300253238, Yale University Press, November 2023
272 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
A compelling reexamination of how Britain used law to shape its empire. For many years, Britain tried to impose its own laws on the peoples it conquered, and English common law usually followed the Union Jack. But the common law became less common...
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Supreme Hubris How Overconfidence Is Destroying the Court - and How We Can Fix It
ISBN: HB: 9780300264036, Yale University Press, October 2023
328 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm, 1 black&white illus.
How to repair the dysfunction at the Supreme Court in a way that cuts across partisan ideologies. The Supreme Court, once the most respected institution in American government, is now routinely criticized for rendering decisions based on the indivi...
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Oscar Wilde on Trial The Criminal Proceedings, from Arrest to Imprisonment
ISBN: HB: 9780300222722, Yale University Press, October 2022
672 pp., 23,4x15,5 cm, 25 black&white illus.
The most authoritative account of a pivotal event in legal and cultural history: the trials of Oscar Wilde on charges of "gross indecency". Among the most infamous prosecutions of a literary figure in history, the two trials of Oscar Wilde for commi...
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Power and Justice in Medieval England The Law of Patronage and the Royal Courts
ISBN: HB: 9780300163834, Yale University Press, May 2022
272 pp., 23,5x15,6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
How the medieval right to appoint a parson helped give birth to English common law. Appointing a parson to the local church following a vacancy – an "advowson" – was one of the most important rights in medieval England. The king, the monasteries, an...
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American Contagions Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19
ISBN: PB: 9780300261516, ISBN: HB: 9780300257274, Yale University Press, January 2022
184 pp., 20,3x12,7 cm
From yellow fever to smallpox to polio to AIDS to COVID-19, epidemics have prompted Americans to make choices and answer questions about their basic values and their laws. In five concise chapters, historian John Fabian Witt traces the legal history...
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Democracy and Executive Power Policymaking Accountability in the US, the UK, Germany, and France
ISBN: HB: 9780300254952, Yale University Press, January 2022
424 pp., 23,5x15,6 cm
The statutory delegation of rule-making authority to the executive has recently become a source of controversy. There are guiding models, but none, Susan Rose-Ackerman claims, is a good fit with the needs of regulating in the public interest. Using a...
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