Worse Than Nothing The Dangerous Fallacy of Originalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300259902, Yale University Press, November 2022
264 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
Why originalism is a flawed, incoherent, and dangerously ideological method of constitutional interpretation. Originalism, the view that the meaning of a constitutional provision is fixed when it is adopted, was once the fringe theory of a few extre...
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Dollars for Life The Anti-Abortion Movement and the Fall of the Republican Establishment
ISBN: HB: 9780300260144, Yale University Press, October 2022
336 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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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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Unsound Empire Civilization and Madness in Late-Victorian Law
ISBN: HB: 9780300242744, Yale University Press, November 2021
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
Unsound Empire is a history of criminal responsibility in the nineteenth-century British Empire told through detailed accounts of homicide cases across three continents. If a defendant in a murder trial was going to hang, he or she had to deserve it....
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Marriage Equality From Outlaws to In-Laws
ISBN: HB: 9780300221817, Yale University Press, August 2020
1040 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
As a legal scholar who first argued in the early 1990s for a right to gay marriage, William N. Eskridge Jr. has been on the front lines of the debate over same‑sex marriage for decades. In this book, Eskridge and his coauthor, Christopher R. Riano, o...
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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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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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