Inventing American Exceptionalism

Author: Amalia D. Kessler
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300198078
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But as award-winning author Amalia Kessler reveals in this engrossing history, it was only in the turbulent decades before the Civil War that adversarialism became a defining American practice and ideology, displacing alternative, more ...

The Origins Of Reasonable Doubt

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300116007
Size: 47.76 MB
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In this accessible book, James Q. Whitman digs deep into the history of the law and discovers that we have lost sight of the original purpose of “reasonable doubt.” It was not originally a legal rule at all, he shows, but a theological ...

Engines Of Truth

Author: Wendie Ellen Schneider
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300125666
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Drawing on a broad array of archival research, Wendie Schneider chronicles this period of experimentation and how its innovations-particularly cross-examination-shaped contemporary trial procedure.

A Revolution In Commerce

Author: Amalia D. Kessler
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300113976
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" "A Revolution in Commerce provides new insights into the rise of commercial modernity by demonstrating the remarkable role played by the law in ideological and institutional transformation."--BOOK JACKET.

The Ages Of American Law

Author: Grant Gilmore
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 030021104X
Size: 77.99 MB
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"Sharp, opinionated, and as pungent as cheddar."—New Republic "This book has the engaging qualities of good table talk among a group of sophisticated and educated friends—given body by broad learning and a keen imagination and spiced ...

The Face That Launched A Thousand Lawsuits

Author: Jessica Lake
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300214227
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"In this book I offer a new history of the evolution of privacy law in the United States that places the legal activism of individual women front and center, women such as the feisty Abigail Roberson, Coney Island high diver Mabel Colyer, ...

Congress S Constitution

Author: Josh Chafetz
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300197101
Size: 25.58 MB
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But as Josh Chafetz shows in this boldly original analysis, Congress in fact has numerous powerful tools at its disposal in its conflicts with the other branches.

According To Our Hearts

Author: Angela Onwuachi-Willig
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300166826
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div This landmark book looks at what it means to be a multiracial couple in the United States today.

Domestique

Author: Charly Wegelius
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448148375
Size: 28.17 MB
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This is the true-life ups and downs of a Tour cyclist. 'A must read. Absolutely outstanding' Paul Kimmage 'I couldn't put it down' William Fotheringham 'Loved this book' David Millar 'Tells it better than anyone before him' Independent

The Farce Of The Fart And Other Ribaldries

Author: Jody Enders
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812205015
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Helpful details abound for each play about plot, character development, sets, staging, costumes, and props. This performance-friendly collection offers in-depth guidance to actors, directors, dramaturges, teachers, and their students.