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Architect of Justice
Felix S. Cohen and the Founding of American Legal Pluralism
Dalia Tsuk Mitchell
A major figure in American legal history during the first half of the twentieth century, Felix Solomon Cohen (1907–1953) is best known for his realist view of the law and his efforts to grant Native Americans more control over their own...



Casebook European Family Law
Walter Pintens, Koen Vanwinckelen
First of all, this casebook is designed to assist students at the course of comparative family law as lectured at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. It also aims to contribute to the development of European and comparative family law, which has...



City Bound
How States Stifle Urban Innovation
Gerald E. Frug, David J. Barron
Many major American cities are defying the conventional wisdom that suburbs are the communities of the future. But as these urban centers prosper, they increasingly confront significant constraints. In City Bound, Gerald E. Frug and David J. Barron...



Constitutional Originalism
A Debate
Robert W. Bennett, Lawrence B. Solum
Elucidates the debate between constitutional originalism and the "living constitution"...



The Copywrights
Intellectual Property and the Literary Imagination
Paul K. Saint-Amour
They borrow from published works without attribution. They remake literary creation in the image of consumption. They celebrate the art of scissors and paste. Who are these outlaws? Postmodern culture-jammers or file-sharing teens? No, they are the...



Defiant Dads
Fathers' Rights Activists in America
Jocelyn Elise Crowley
A balanced examination of fathers' rights groups that explores why they object to the current child support and child custody systems and what their political agenda would mean for their members' children or children's...



Disability Rights and the American Social Safety Net
Jennifer L. Erkulwater
The recent history of the American welfare state has been viewed with dismay by those on the left because of the steady contraction of benefits under both Republican and Democratic administrations. In contrast, Jennifer L. Erkulwater describes...



Domestic Violence and the Politics of Privacy
Kristin A. Kelly
Although domestic violence is not new, it has only recently been recognized as a problem meriting public attention. Great strides have been made in some areas—such as protection orders and shelter provision—but the problem as a whole has proven...



Dying to Work
Death and Injury in the American Workplace
Jonathan D. Karmel
In Dying to Work, Jonathan Karmel raises our awareness of unsafe working conditions with accounts of workers who were needlessly injured or killed on the job. Based on heart-wrenching interviews Karmel conducted with injured workers and surviving family members across the country, the stories in this book are introduced in a way that helps...



Equality under the Constitution
Reclaiming the Fourteenth Amendment
Judith A. Baer
The principle of equality embedded in the Declaration of Independence and reaffirmed in the Constitution does not distinguish between individuals according to their capacities or merits. It is written into these documents to ensure that each and every person enjoys equal respect and equal rights. Judith Baer maintains, however, that in fact...



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