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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:
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

Judicial ReputationA Comparative Theory

Judicial Reputation: A Comparative Theory

Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226290591
eISBN:
9780226290621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290621.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Judges, as Alexander Hamilton famously noted, lack the purse or the sword, and so must rely on their reputation to secure compliance with their decisions. This book uses the economics of information ... More

Justice for Girls?Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Justice for Girls?: Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Jane B. Sprott and Anthony N. Doob

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770048
eISBN:
9780226770062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770062.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

For over a century, as women have fought for and won greater freedoms, concern over an epidemic of female criminality, especially among young women, has followed. Fear of this crime wave — despite a ... More

Justice in the BalkansProsecuting War Crimes in the Hague Tribunal

Justice in the Balkans: Prosecuting War Crimes in the Hague Tribunal

John Hagan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226312286
eISBN:
9780226312309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312309.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Called a fig leaf for inaction by many at its inception, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia has surprised its critics by growing from an unfunded U.N. Security Council ... More

The Language of StatutesLaws and Their Interpretation

The Language of Statutes: Laws and Their Interpretation

Lawrence M. Solan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226767963
eISBN:
9780226767987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226767987.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Pulling the rug out from debates about interpretation, this book joins together learning from law, linguistics, and cognitive science to illuminate the fundamental issues and problems in this highly ... More

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