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Chinese Netizens' Opinions on Death Sentences

An Empirical Examination

Provides the first in-depth examination of what Chinese netizens think about various death sentences and executions in China.

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

Communities and Law

Politics and Cultures of Legal Identities

Offers an alternative approach to liberalism and to communitarianism, with an empirical focus on Israel

Lives of Lawyers Revisited

Transformation and Resilience in the Organizations of Practice

A profound ethnographic analysis of how lawyers understand and respond to sweeping changes in the legal profession

Law Stories

Accounts of law problems and the way they were handled, written by the responsible lawyers

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

The Place of Law

An important book that urges us to ask about the usefulness of metaphors of place in the design of legal regulation

Doing Time on the Outside

Incarceration and Family Life in Urban America

A compelling account of the unintended social, financial, and personal consequences of incarceration on the families of prisoners


How Reservists Bear the Burden of Iraq

The stories of the citizen soldiers of an Army Reserve unit who were among the first wave of reservists mobilized after September 11

After the End of History

The Curious Fate of American Materialism

1st Edition

A creative presentation of Lane's career research as an ongoing conversation between two fictitious social scientists with opposing views

Dissent in Dangerous Times

A powerful and moving study of the relationship between patriotism and dissent in the post-September 11 era

Jurors' Stories of Death

How America's Death Penalty Invests in Inequality

An extraordinary study of the people directly involved in death-penalty decisions

Legalizing Moves

Salvadoran Immigrants' Struggle for U.S. Residency

Examines the transnational implications of immigrants' legalization efforts

Tangled Loyalties

Conflict of Interest in Legal Practice

An empirical study of how conflicts of interest arise in the private practice of law and how law firms respond

Global Prescriptions

The Production, Exportation, and Importation of a New Legal Orthodoxy

Essays on the emerging new orthodoxy in international law that advocates the "rule of law" and "civil society" across the globe

Child Support

The Next Frontier

Explores the issues in reform of child support laws

Rebels in Law

Voices in History of Black Women Lawyers

The reflections on their lives in law of pioneer black women lawyers

Legal Advocacy

Lawyers and Nonlawyers at Work

Compares the performance of lawyers and non-lawyers as advocates in various legal proceedings

Television Violence and Public Policy

Discusses why and how we should rate the content of television programs for violence

Affirmative Action and Minority Enrollments in Medical and Law Schools

Considers the impact of the Bakke decision regarding minority enrollment in professional schools

Medical Malpractice and the American Jury

Confronting the Myths about Jury Incompetence, Deep Pockets, and Outrageous Damage Awards

Returns the verdict on the performance of medical malpractice juries

The Powers that Punish

Prison and Politics in the Era of the "Big House", 1920-1955

Explores the nature of punishment in a twentieth-century penitentiary

Stepfamilies and the Law

Essential reading for those who wish to understand the meaning of stepfamily relationships in America today

The Possibility of Popular Justice

A Case Study of Community Mediation in the United States

Can popular justice ever be a real alternative to the violence and coercion of state law?