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Product Description: Over the years, Reason in Law has established itself as the leading textbook for courses in legal reasoning, a critical aspect of the rule of law. This eighth edition brings the book’s analyses and examples fully up to date, adding new cases while retaining old ones whose lessons remain potent...read more

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9780226340494 | 8 edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, May 22, 2015), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Over the years, Reason in Law has established itself as the leading textbook for courses in legal reasoning, a critical aspect of the rule of law.

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Product Description: Judicialization, juridification, legalization-whatever terms they use, scholars, commentators and citizens are fascinated by what one book has called "The Global Rise of Judicial Power" and seek to understand its implications for politics and society...read more

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9780199756117 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 2, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Judicialization, juridification, legalization-whatever terms they use, scholars, commentators and citizens are fascinated by what one book has called "The Global Rise of Judicial Power" and seek to understand its implications for politics and society.

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9781428817197 | 6 edition (Academic Internet Pub Inc, December 31, 2006), cover price $27.95

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Product Description: Reason in Law examines the intersection of law and politics: legal reasoning. It teaches students how to examine judicial decisions, encouraging them to become “thoughtful judges of judging.” Using cases ripped from the headlines—such as the Alabama federal courthouse “Ten Commandments” case, Ashcroft v...read more

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9780321439420 | 7 edition (Taylor & Francis, July 10, 2006), cover price $59.40 | About this edition: Reason in Law examines the intersection of law and politics: legal reasoning.

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Product Description: Lawsuits over coffee burns, playground injuries, even bad teaching: litigation "horror stories" create the impression that Americans are greedy, quarrelsome, and sue-happy. The truth, as this book makes clear, is quite different. What Thomas Burke describes in Lawyers, Lawsuits, and Legal Rights is a nation not of litigious citizens, but of litigious policies—laws that promote the use of litigation in resolving disputes and implementing public policies...read more

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9780520227279 | Univ of California Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The struggle over litigation in American society is explored in this groundbreaking study of the American legal system that reveals why the United States has become such a litigious society.

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9780520243231 | Univ of California Pr, October 1, 2004, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Lawsuits over coffee burns, playground injuries, even bad teaching: litigation "horror stories" create the impression that Americans are greedy, quarrelsome, and sue-happy.

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