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The Failure of Corporate LawFundamental Flaws and Progressive Possibilities

The Failure of Corporate Law: Fundamental Flaws and Progressive Possibilities

Kent Greenfield

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306933
eISBN:
9780226306988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306988.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

When used in conjunction with corporations, the term “public” is misleading. Anyone can purchase shares of stock, but public corporations themselves are uninhibited by a sense of societal obligation ... More

FalloutNuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture

Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture

Grégoire Mallard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226157894
eISBN:
9780226157924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226157924.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

How do diplomats interpret treaty rules in the field of international security? In a situation of increasing global legal complexity, do past regimes survive the entry into force of new and ... More

Family, Law, and CommunitySupporting the Covenant

Family, Law, and Community: Supporting the Covenant

Margaret F. Brinig

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074993
eISBN:
9780226075020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075020.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the wake of vast social and economic changes, the nuclear family has lost its dominance, both as an ideal and in practice. Some welcome this shift, while others see civilization itself in ... More

Free Expression and Democracy in AmericaA History

Free Expression and Democracy in America: A History

Stephen M. Feldman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226240664
eISBN:
9780226240749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226240749.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

From the 1798 Sedition Act to the war on terror, numerous presidents, members of Congress, Supreme Court justices, and local officials have endorsed the silencing of free expression. If the ... More

The Future of Healthcare Reform In the United States

The Future of Healthcare Reform In the United States

Anup Malani and Michael H. Schill (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226254951
eISBN:
9780226255002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255002.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This volume is the product of a joint conference of the University of Chicago Law School and Medical School on health reform that was convened after NFIB v. Sebelius was decided. An interdisciplinary ... More

The Gay Rights Question in Contemporary American Law

The Gay Rights Question in Contemporary American Law

Andrew Koppelman

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451008
eISBN:
9780226451039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451039.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The gay rights question asks whether the second-class legal status of gay people should be changed. This book shows the powerful legal and moral case for gay equality, but argues that courts cannot ... More

The Grasping Hand'Kelo v. City of New London' and the Limits of Eminent Domain

The Grasping Hand: 'Kelo v. City of New London' and the Limits of Eminent Domain

Ilya Somin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226422169
eISBN:
9780226456829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226456829.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In Kelo v. City of New London (2005), the Supreme Court ruled that government can take private property and give it to another private owner in order to promote “economic development,” even though ... More

The Grasping Hand"Kelo v. City of New London" and the Limits of Eminent Domain

The Grasping Hand: "Kelo v. City of New London" and the Limits of Eminent Domain

Ilya Somin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226256603
eISBN:
9780226256740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226256740.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In Kelo v. City of New London (2005), the Supreme Court ruled that government can take private property and give it to another private owner in order to promote “economic development,” even though ... More

Habeas for the Twenty-First CenturyUses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

Habeas for the Twenty-First Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ

Nancy J. King and Joseph L. Hoffmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226436975
eISBN:
9780226436968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436968.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

For centuries, the writ of habeas corpus has served as an important safeguard against miscarriages of justice, and today it remains at the center of some of the most contentious issues of our ... More

The Judicial Power of the PurseHow Courts Fund National Defense in Times of Crisis

The Judicial Power of the Purse: How Courts Fund National Defense in Times of Crisis

Nancy Staudt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226771120
eISBN:
9780226771151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771151.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Congress and the president are not the only branches that deal with fiscal issues in times of war. This book focuses on the role of federal courts in fiscal matters during warfare and high-cost ... More

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