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Yale Law Journal’s first issue of Vol. 123 explores racial disparity in sentencing, gun control, unions, and special juries

This issue of The Yale Law Journal (Volume 123, No. 1, Oct. 2013) features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:

• Article, “Mandatory Sentencing and Racial Disparity: Assessing the Role of Prosecutors and the Effects of Booker,” by Sonja B. Starr & M. Marit Rehavi
• Article, “Firearm [...]

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University of Chicago Law Review’s issue 3 of 2013 explores tortfest, constitutionality, nudges and floodgates

The University of Chicago Law Review’s third issue, 2013, features articles and essays from internationally recognized legal scholars, as well as extensive student research in the form of Comments. Contents are:
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• Tortfest, by J. Shahar Dillbary
• Judging the Flood of Litigation, by Marin K. Levy
• Unbundling Constitutionality, by Richard Primus
• When Nudges Fail: Slippery Defaults, [...]

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Jesse Choper’s powerful Judicial Review and the National Political Process available as an eBook

As constitutional scholar John Nowak noted when this classic book was first published, “Professor Choper’s Judicial Review and the National Political Process is mandatory reading for anyone seriously attempting to study our constitutional system of government. It is an important assessment of the democratic process and the theoretical and practical role of the Supreme Court.”
That [...]

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Simon Roberts’ acclaimed legal anthropology Order and Dispute: now in Second Edition

A classic resource in the modern study of the anthropology of law, the much-cited and rare book is now widely available again. There are many societies that survive in a remarkably orderly fashion without the help of judges, courts and police. Roberts contends, however, that legal theory has become too closely identified with our own arrangements in western societies to help much in cross-cultural studies of order.

Now in an updated edition, in paperback and eBook formats.