Describes the legal challenge to the Colorado anti-gay civil rights initiative
Before Erin Brockovich, there was Penny Newman and the fight for the biggest toxic waste lawsuit in California history
Does the gun lobby threaten the democratic institutions safeguarding individual liberty in America?
Scholars use the most advanced methods in judicial studies to examine the role of Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
How much do Supreme Court nominees reveal at their confirmation hearings, and how do their answers affect senators' votes?
The U.S. Supreme Court and the Congressional Black Caucus disagree over how best to protect minority voting rights
A reevaluation of how rights liberate and constrain human behavior
Community policing, the author argues, does not necessarily empower the community but often increases the power of the police
The classic work that revolutionized discussions of the relationship between law and social change is now available in an augmented thirtieth anniversary edition
The first accessible introduction to the American gaming landscape
Can our nation's judiciary remain independent, in light of the battle over judicial appointments?
A must-read for anyone who cares about the future of higher education in diverse democracies
The first comprehensive look at the long-term effect of the 1990s wave of term limits legislation
Examines the contributions of the "pioneers" of research into judicial behavior
Seven diverse voices probe the use of violence to enforce law and the effect of this use of violence on law
An analysis of the importance of direct democracy in American political life
An interdisciplinary critique of the relationship between words and the law
Do term limits revolutionize the behavior of state legislators?
Explores the relationship between law and justice
An exploration of law's place in everyday life and the influence of everyday life on the law
Assesses the impact of intellectual and political movements of the late twentieth century on law and legal theory
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
How do we explain judges' decisions?
Draws on political science, law, and sociology to explain the origins, progress, and outcomes of gay rights litigation
A rich analysis of the colorful and contentious history of campaign finance reform