The Origins Of Reasonable Doubt

Author: James Q. Whitman
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300116007
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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 ...

Constitutionalism And The Separation Of Powers

Author: M. J. C. Vile
ISBN: 9780865971752
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Vile traces the history of the doctrine from its rise during the English Civil War, through its development in the eighteenth century -- through subsequent political thought and constitution-making in Britain, France, and the United States.

Congress S Constitution

Author: Josh Chafetz
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300197101
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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.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

The Art Of Peacemaking

Author: István Bibó
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300210264
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Elegantly translated by Péter Pásztor and with a scholarly introduction by Iván Zoltán Dénes, the essays in this volume address the causes and fallout of European political crises, postwar changes in the balance of power among ...