When and why do states lose recognition?
Examines how and why holding US presidents accountable for war crimes is an obligatory but impossible task in the American constitutional system
How two conflicts have shaped the relationship between law and war since 1945
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 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
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
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 fascinating examination of the Viola Liuzzo trials, with a foreword by Ari Berman
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