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Tool

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

One of the leading US alternative metal acts to emerge from the 90s, Tool was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990 by Adam Jones (b. 15 January 1965, Libertyville ...

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From Institutionalism to Legal Realism

Herbert Hovenkamp.

in The Opening of American Law

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 6972 words.

This chapter ventures beyond most writing on Legal Realism by focusing on its link to “institutionalism,” a movement of renegade American economists who believed neoclassical economics’...

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The Regulatory State and Federalism

Herbert Hovenkamp.

in The Opening of American Law

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 8470 words.

Thanks to federalism, state and federal regulation were treated by different constitutional doctrines. Underlying this diversity, however, was an economic mindset that involved common...

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Instrumentum <i>n.</i>

Aaron X. Fellmeth and Maurice Horwitz.

in Guide to Latin in International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 27 words.

“Instrument.”

(1) Generically, an instrument; a means or tool for achieving something.

(2) A legal document, such as a treaty,

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“All The Facts of Real Life Revealed in Our Work”

Jeffrey B. Morris.

in Leadership on the Federal Bench

July 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 6899 words.

This chapter deals essentially with what the job of a district judge entails. It discusses when a trial judge can make an important difference—either to the parties before him, to the...

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Introduction

Saskia Lettmaier.

in Broken Engagements

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 8636 words.

This introductory chapter sets the stage by first establishing links with two fields of scholarship, with regard to which the book can usefully be situated: (i) works examining the...

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Relocating Disorder

Nicole Stelle Garnett.

in Ordering the City

December 2009; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 9248 words.

This chapter examines three disorder-relocation policies adopted, at least in part, to respond to cases invalidating order-maintenance-policing innovations. Each of these three...

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Maintenance, the Magistrates’ Courts and the State

Stephen Cretney.

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 21015 words.

For many years, married women who needed protection used the Magistrates’ Courts, which had a (very restricted) jurisdiction to make orders in cases where wife and children needed financial...

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Aquilian Liability II (Twentieth Century)

Dale Hutchison.

in Southern Cross

November 1996; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 21973 words.

The story of the development of the Aquilian action in the 20th century is largely one of the struggle to free the action from outdated confines, by extending it to conduct and harm of all...

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Crafting the Depression

Michele Landis Dauber.

in The Sympathetic State

November 2012; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 14815 words.

This chapter shows how La Follette and later advocates for the New Deal called upon the history of social provision for disaster victims to make an argument that the Depression was a...

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Leadership on the Federal Bench

Jeffrey B. Morris.

July 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Book. Subjects: History of Law. 418 pages.

This book considers the ways that a particularly gifted federal judge seized the opportunities available to district judges to influence the results of the cases before him, and employed...

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