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Product Description: Originally published in 1946, this book was written to provide British lawyers with a guide to the legal processes of India, particularly those lawyers engaging with Indian law for the first time. The text is divided into two main parts: civil law and criminal law...read more

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9781316603710 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 15, 2016, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Originally published in 1946, this book was written to provide British lawyers with a guide to the legal processes of India, particularly those lawyers engaging with Indian law for the first time.

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By Johannes W. Flume (editor) and Jan Thiessen (editor)

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9783899496406, titled "Entwicklungsgeschichte Des Handelsrechts: Synoptische Darstellung, Bestehend Aus Adhgb, Hgb 1897, Heutigem Deutschen Handelsrecht Und Österreichischem Unternehmensgesetzbuch" | Walter De Gruyter Inc, March 20, 2017, cover price $140.00

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9780226249599 | Univ of Chicago Pr, January 20, 2017, cover price $85.00

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9780226249629 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, January 20, 2017), cover price $27.50

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9780300198072 | Yale Univ Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $85.00

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9780300222258 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, January 10, 2017), cover price $45.00

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Product Description: An eye-opening look by a renowned expert at one of the most important institutions in American democracy.To many Americans, the United States Supreme Court continues to loom large as an unimpeachable symbol of the rule of law and the triumph of justice...read more
By Max Lerner and Stephen Wermiel (contributor)

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9781628727241 | Arcade Pub, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: An eye-opening look by a renowned expert at one of the most important institutions in American democracy.

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Product Description: Preparatory Principles is not a linear text in the conventional sense, but consists of a series of short passages on a variety of topics, whose themes are summarised in marginal headings. The material constitutes a philosophical commonplace book, compiled by Bentham in the mid-1770s, in which he worked out the foundational ideas for his new science of legislation...read more
By Philip Schofield (editor)

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9780198782902 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 6, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Preparatory Principles is not a linear text in the conventional sense, but consists of a series of short passages on a variety of topics, whose themes are summarised in marginal headings.

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Product Description: Any student of American history knows of Washington, Jefferson, and the other statesmen who penned the documents that form the legal foundations of our nation, but many other great minds contributed to the development of the young republic's judicial system―figures such as William Littell, Ben Monroe, and John J...read more

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9780813168609 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, December 6, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Any student of American history knows of Washington, Jefferson, and the other statesmen who penned the documents that form the legal foundations of our nation, but many other great minds contributed to the development of the young republic's judicial system―figures such as William Littell, Ben Monroe, and John J.

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Lionized by the right and demonized by the left, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is the high court's quintessential conservative. Witty, outspoken, often abrasive, he is widely regarded as the most controversial member of the Court.This book is the first comprehensive, reasoned, and sympathetic analysis of how Scalia has decided cases during his entire twenty-year Supreme Court tenure. Ralph Rossum focuses on Scalia's more than 600 Supreme Court opinions and dissents—carefully wrought, passionately argued, and filled with well-turned phrases—which portray him as an eloquent defender of an "original meaning" jurisprudence. He also includes analyses of Scalia's Court of Appeals opinions for the D.C. circuit, his major law review articles as a law professor and judge, and his provocative book, A Matter of Interpretation.Rossum reveals Scalia's understanding of key issues confronting today's Court, such as the separation of powers, federalism, the free speech and press and religion clauses of the First Amendment, and the due process and equal protection clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment. He suggests that Scalia displays such a keen interest in defending federalism that he sometimes departs from text and tradition, and reveals that he has disagreed with other justices most often in decisions involving the meaning of the First Amendment's establishment clause. He also analyzes Scalia's positions on the commerce clause and habeas corpus clause of Article I, the take care clause of Article II, the criminal procedural provisions of Amendments Four through Eight, protection of state sovereign immunity in the Eleventh Amendment, and Congress's enforcement power under Section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment.The first book to fully articulate the contours of Scalia's constitutional philosophy and jurisprudence, Rossum's insightful study ultimately depicts Scalia as a principled, consistent, and intelligent textualist who is fearless and resolute, notwithstanding the controversy he often inspires.

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9780700614479 | Univ Pr of Kansas, February 6, 2006, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Lionized by the right and demonized by the left, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is the high court's quintessential conservative.

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9780700623501 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, December 4, 2016), cover price $22.95

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Product Description: Corporate Romanticism offers an alternative history of the connections between modernity, individualism, and the novel. In early nineteenth-century England, two developments―the rise of corporate persons and the expanded scale of industrial action―undermined the basic assumption underpinning both liberalism and the law: that individual human persons can be meaningfully correlated with specific actions and particular effects...read more

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9780823272235 | Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Corporate Romanticism offers an alternative history of the connections between modernity, individualism, and the novel.

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9780823272242 | Reprint edition (Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Corporate Romanticism offers an alternative history of the connections between modernity, individualism, and the novel.

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Product Description: Thomas Byers Memorial Outstanding Publication Award from the University of Akron Law Alumni AssociationMuch has been written about women’s rights pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Historians have written her biography, detailed her campaign for woman’s suffrage, documented her partnership with Susan B...read more

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9780814783047 | New York Univ Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Thomas Byers Memorial Outstanding Publication Award from the University of Akron Law Alumni AssociationMuch has been written about women’s rights pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

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Product Description: Die Möglichkeit, im klassischen römischen Recht Unmündigen und Frauen auf behördlichem Weg einen Vormund zu bestellen, geht auf die lex Atilia und die lex Iulia et Titia zurück. Diese Vormundschaftsgesetze sind der Nachwelt jedoch nicht erhalten...read more

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9783631669488 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, December 2, 2015, cover price $66.95 | About this edition: Die Möglichkeit, im klassischen römischen Recht Unmündigen und Frauen auf behördlichem Weg einen Vormund zu bestellen, geht auf die lex Atilia und die lex Iulia et Titia zurück.

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In 2005, the Supreme Court ruled that the city of New London, Connecticut, could condemn fifteen residential properties in order to transfer them to a new private owner. Although the Fifth Amendment only permits the taking of private property for  "public use," the Court ruled that the transfer of condemned land to private parties for "economic development" is permitted by the Constitution - even if the government cannot prove that the expected development will ever actually happen. The Court's decision in Kelo v. City of New London empowered the grasping hand of the state at the expense of the invisible hand of the market.        In this detailed study of one of the most controversial Supreme Court cases in modern times, Ilya Somin argues that Kelo was a grave error. Economic development and "blight" condemnations are unconstitutional under both originalist and most "living constitution" theories of legal interpretation. They also victimize the poor and the politically weak for the benefit of powerful interest groups, and often destroy more economic value than they create. Kelo itself exemplifies these patterns. The residents targeted for condemnation lacked the influence needed to combat the formidable government and corporate interests arrayed against them.  Moreover, the city's poorly conceived development plan ultimately failed: the condemned land lies empty to this day, occupied only by feral cats.   The Supreme Court's unpopular ruling triggered an unprecedented political reaction, with forty-five states passing new laws intended to limit the use of eminent domain. But many of the new laws impose few or no genuine constraints on takings. The Kelo backlash led to significant progress, but not nearly as much as it may have seemed.   Despite its outcome, the closely divided 5-4 ruling shattered what many believed to be a consensus that virtually any condemnation qualifies as a public use under the Fifth Amendment. It also showed that there is widespread public opposition to eminent domain abuse. With controversy over takings sure to continue, The Grasping Hand offers the first book-length analysis of Kelo by a legal scholar, alongside a broader history of the dispute over public use and eminent domain, and an evaluation of options for reform.

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9780226256603 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 28, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In 2005, the Supreme Court ruled that the city of New London, Connecticut, could condemn fifteen residential properties in order to transfer them to a new private owner.
9780387559087, titled "Cytochrome P450" | Springer Verlag, February 1, 1993, cover price $398.00 | also contains Cytochrome P450

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9780226422169, titled "The Grasping Hand: "Kelo V. City of New London" and the Limits of Eminent Domain" | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 23, 2016), cover price $20.00

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Product Description: The recent financial crisis led to sweeping reforms that inspired countless references to the financial reforms of the New Deal. Comparable to the reforms of the New Deal in both scope and scale, the 2,300-page Dodd-Frank Act of 2010―the main regulatory reform package introduced in the United States―also shared with New Deal reforms the assumption that the underlying cause of the crisis was misbehavior by securities market participants, exacerbated by lax regulatory oversight...read more

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9780226236513 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 23, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The recent financial crisis led to sweeping reforms that inspired countless references to the financial reforms of the New Deal.

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9780226420998 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 23, 2016), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The recent financial crisis led to sweeping reforms that inspired countless references to the financial reforms of the New Deal.

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Product Description: A compelling account of how women shaped the common law right to privacy during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Drawing on a wealth of original research, Jessica Lake documents how the advent of photography and cinema drove women—whose images were being taken and circulated without their consent—to court...read more

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9780300214222 | Yale Univ Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: A compelling account of how women shaped the common law right to privacy during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Drawing on a wealth of original research, Jessica Lake documents how the advent of photography and cinema drove women—whose images were being taken and circulated without their consent—to court.

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By Lisa Dickey (contributor)

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9780393248678 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 5, 2015, cover price $27.95

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9780440207238, titled "White Tiger" | Dell Pub Co, October 1, 1991, cover price $4.50 | also contains White Tiger

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Product Description: A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2015: “A riveting account of a watershed moment in our history.”―President Bill ClintonRenowned litigator Roberta Kaplan knew from the beginning that it was the perfect case to bring down the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)...read more
By Lisa Dickey (contributor), Roberta Kaplan and Edie Windsor (foreword by)

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9780393353365 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 25, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2015: “A riveting account of a watershed moment in our history.

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Product Description: Whether defined by family, lineage, caste, professional or religious association, village, or region, India's diverse groups did settle on a concept of law in classical times. How did they reach this consensus? Was it based on religious grounds or a transcendent source of knowledge? Did it depend on time and place? And what apparatus did communities develop to ensure justice was done, verdicts were fair, and the guilty were punished?Addressing these questions and more, A Dharma Reader traces the definition, epistemology, procedure, and process of Indian law from the third century B...read more

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9780231179560 | Columbia Univ Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Whether defined by family, lineage, caste, professional or religious association, village, or region, India's diverse groups did settle on a concept of law in classical times.

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Product Description: In the mid-1990s, as public trust in big government was near an all-time low, 80% of Americans told Gallup that they supported the death penalty. Why did people who didn’t trust government to regulate the economy or provide daily services nonetheless believe that it should have the power to put its citizens to death? That question is at the heart of Executing Freedom, a powerful, wide-ranging examination of the place of the death penalty in American culture and how it has changed over the years...read more

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9780226066691 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 24, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In the mid-1990s, as public trust in big government was near an all-time low, 80% of Americans told Gallup that they supported the death penalty.

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