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Knowledge as Power

Wayne A. Logan.

July 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: criminal law. 312 pages.

Societies have long sought security by identifying potentially dangerous individuals in their midst. America is surely no exception. This book traces the evolution of a modern technique...

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Shaping the Common Law

Thomas Garden Barnes.

Edited by Allen D. Boyer.

July 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: history of law. 304 pages.

This book discusses the contributions of great common-law jurists and singular documents—namely the Magna Carta and the Laws and Liberties of Massachusetts—that have shaped common law, from...

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The Constitution of Electoral Speech Law

Brian K. Pinaire.

March 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: constitutional and administrative law. 368 pages.

Bush v. Gore brought to the public's attention the significance of election law and the United States Supreme Court's role in structuring the rules that govern how campaigns...

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Making Law Matter

Lesley K. McAllister.

May 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: environment and energy law. 288 pages.

Although many developing countries have environmental statutes, regulations, and resolutions on the books, these laws are rarely enforced and often ignored. This volume presents a...

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Bleached Faith

Steven Goldberg.

February 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: constitutional and administrative law. 176 pages.

Public recognition of religion has been a part of American political life from the country's beginning, and that is not going to change. But in recent years, the effort by some to challenge...

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Police and the Liberal State

Edited by Markus D. Dubber and Mariana Valverde.

August 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: criminal law. 288 pages.

This book advances a broad interdisciplinary and international project to refocus attention on the scope and function of modern governance through the lens of police power in its multiple...

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Harboring Data

Edited by Andrea M. Matwyshyn.

October 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: intellectual property law. 368 pages.

As identity theft and corporate data vulnerability continue to escalate, corporations must protect both the valuable consumer data they collect and their own intangible assets. Both...

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Law in Crisis

Ruth A. Miller.

August 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: environment and energy law. 248 pages.

Taking natural disaster as the political and legal norm is uncommon. Taking a person who has become unstable and irrational during a disaster as the starting point for legal analysis is...

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Habermas

Hugh Baxter.

May 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: jurisprudence and philosophy of law. 352 pages.

Though many legal theorists are familiar with Jürgen Habermas's work addressing core legal concerns, they are not necessarily familiar with his earlier writings in philosophy and social...

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Law and the Stranger

Edited by Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas and Martha Merrill Umphrey.

July 2010; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: jurisprudence and philosophy of law. 264 pages.

Law calls communities into being and constitutes the “we” it governs. This act of defining produces an outside as well as an inside, a border whose crossing is guarded, maintaining the...

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