Examines how and why holding US presidents accountable for war crimes is an obligatory but impossible task in the American constitutional system
Untangling how the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments have influenced U.S. policing
How two conflicts have shaped the relationship between law and war since 1945
What remixes, covers, mash-ups, and parodies say about the perceived legitimacy of music making
An eye-opening account of the widespread and systematic decay of America's bankruptcy courts
Offers a case study of the same-sex marriage debate in Hawaii to discuss wider questions of political import
Describes the legal challenge to the Colorado anti-gay civil rights initiative
How states have adapted and used "Baby Ninth" Amendments to protect individual liberties
How innovation will save the United States—and Buffalo—from economic decline
A bottom-up analysis of what displaced people need rather than what states want
Why U.S. support for international law is so inconsistent
How playwrights, actors, and theater managers vied for control over the performance of popular plays after the passage of England’s first copyright law
Provides the first in-depth examination of what Chinese netizens think about various death sentences and executions in China.
Why boardroom diplomacy fails
How American human rights lawyers fight for justice in U.S. Courts for international victims of violence
When the margin IS the center, perspectives shift
Balancing law and rights in sex offender legislation
The first comprehensive analysis of the full range of antiterror initiatives undertaken in the United States after the 2001 terrorist attacks
Engaging study of key issues in Roman water regulation from legal and environmental history, both ancient and modern.
Lively investigation of the role of legal institutions in shaping notions of fact from classical Greece and Roman, and beyond
The classic ethnography on how implicit bias impacts black male students’ identities
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