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Strangers to the Law

Gay People on Trial

Describes the legal challenge to the Colorado anti-gay civil rights initiative

Stringfellow Acid Pits

The Toxic and Legal Legacy

Before Erin Brockovich, there was Penny Newman and the fight for the biggest toxic waste lawsuit in California history

Guns, Democracy, and the Insurrectionist Idea

Does the gun lobby threaten the democratic institutions safeguarding individual liberty in America?

The Chief Justice

Appointment and Influence

Scholars use the most advanced methods in judicial studies to examine the role of Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings in the U.S. Senate

Reconsidering the Charade

How much do Supreme Court nominees reveal at their confirmation hearings, and how do their answers affect senators' votes?

Identities, Politics, and Rights

A reevaluation of how rights liberate and constrain human behavior

The Politics of Community Policing

Rearranging the Power to Punish

Community policing, the author argues, does not necessarily empower the community but often increases the power of the police

The Politics of Rights

Lawyers, Public Policy, and Political Change

2nd Edition, With a New Preface by the author, and a New Foreword by Malcolm Feeley

The classic work that revolutionized discussions of the relationship between law and social change is now available in an augmented thirtieth anniversary edition

Governing Fortune

Casino Gambling in America

The first accessible introduction to the American gaming landscape

When Courts and Congress Collide

The Struggle for Control of America's Judicial System

Can our nation's judiciary remain independent, in light of the battle over judicial appointments?

The Next Twenty-five Years

Affirmative Action in Higher Education in the United States and South Africa

A must-read for anyone who cares about the future of higher education in diverse democracies

Institutional Change in American Politics

The Case of Term Limits

The first comprehensive look at the long-term effect of the 1990s wave of term limits legislation

The Pioneers of Judicial Behavior

Examines the contributions of the "pioneers" of research into judicial behavior

Law's Violence

Seven diverse voices probe the use of violence to enforce law and the effect of this use of violence on law

Educated by Initiative

The Effects of Direct Democracy on Citizens and Political Organizations in the American States

An analysis of the importance of direct democracy in American political life

Term Limits in State Legislatures

Do term limits revolutionize the behavior of state legislators?

Law in Everyday Life

An exploration of law's place in everyday life and the influence of everyday life on the law

The Fate of Law

Assesses the impact of intellectual and political movements of the late twentieth century on law and legal theory

Cops, Teachers, Counselors

Stories from the Front Lines of Public Service

A penetrating look at how government workers make sense of their work, ascribe identity to the people they encounter, and account for their decisions and actions

Out of the Closets and into the Courts

Legal Opportunity Structure and Gay Rights Litigation

Draws on political science, law, and sociology to explain the origins, progress, and outcomes of gay rights litigation

Small Change

Money, Political Parties, and Campaign Finance Reform

A rich analysis of the colorful and contentious history of campaign finance reform