Interrogation as a site of state sanctioned torture and violence
Colonialism is a structural injustice embedded in law; what possibilities for justice remain?
Before Erin Brockovich, there was Penny Newman and the fight for the biggest toxic waste lawsuit in California history
The tension between the ideology of liberty and government by law in British India shaped the development of colonial rule, and thus, Western legality
An incisive, eminently readable study of the evolving relationship between punishment and social order
Shows how witness experiences of testimony give credence to perceptions of justice in international courts
An account of how courts repeat historical fictions that maintain sources of sovereign power.
Does the gun lobby threaten the democratic institutions safeguarding individual liberty in America?
A controversial, informed, and important look at the protection and management of America’s national parks
A fascinating examination of the Viola Liuzzo trials, with a foreword by Ari Berman
An important examination of multinational corporations’ accountability in the era of globalization and the long shadow of the Holocaust
An engaging look at how ancient Greeks and Romans crafted laws that fit—and, in turn, changed—their worlds
Reconsiders complex questions about how we imagine ourselves and our political communities
Scholars use the most advanced methods in judicial studies to examine the role of Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
Moving beyond the subjectivity-objectivity debate, Edlin presents a case for intersubjectivity
Engaging narratives that move beyond the final opinions of the Supreme Court to reveal the people and stories behind key poverty-law cases of the last 50 years
Legal experts, sociologists, and social workers debate the definition of child pornography, the punishment of offenders, and the protection of victims
A fresh, though counterintuitive, understanding of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s legal, political, and cultural heritage
A critical element of economic performance from antiquity to the present
Legal scholars and practitioners examine the role of the ICC’s first prosecutor
A radical critique of contemporary legal practices and understandings based on a new consideration of Walter Benjamin’s “Critique of Violence”
In democratic states, the courts can help safeguard civil liberties against excessive legislative and executive efforts to combat terrorism
Judicial theatrics in Roman courts
How much do Supreme Court nominees reveal at their confirmation hearings, and how do their answers affect senators' votes?