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Alabama’s early history is brought to life, from settlement to the Civil War

Jim Lewis’ new book on antebellum Alabama joins the History & Heroes Series.
The name Alabama comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating new book. It examines Alabama’s early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state’s controversial secession from the Union—after [...]


Harvard Law Review’s Jan. 2014 issue explores public enforcement & motivation, tech issues with internet & broadband, sentencing review, trademark in fashion, and more

The January 2014 issue (Volume 127, Number 3) includes the following articles and student contributions:
• Article, “For-Profit Public Enforcement,” by Margaret H. Lemos and Max Minzner
• Book Review, “Technological Determinism and Its Discontents,” by Christopher S. Yoo
• Note, “More than a Formality: The Case for Meaningful Substantive Reasonableness Review”
• Note, “Appointing State Attorneys General: [...]


Yale Law Journal’s Jan. 2014 No. 4: Bankruptcy, Shareholder Governance, Prosecutorial Vindictiveness, and Crowding Out Effects

The January 2014 issue of The Yale Law Journal features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. The contents for Volume 123, Number 4, include:
• “Ice Cube Bonds: Allocating the Price of Process in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy,” by Melissa B. Jacoby & Edward J. Janger
• “The Evolution of Shareholder [...]


Frank Zimring’s The Changing Legal World of Adolescence is Digitally Remastered™ in eBooks & in paperback

This work attempts to explain changes in the legal conception of adolescence as a stage of life and as a transition to adulthood. The intended audience includes lawyers and others—such as parents, professionals, and kids—puzzled by trends labeled “children’s liberation” and “the revolution in juvenile justice.” Much cited and long recognized as an authority, it [...]