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Language of the GunYouth, Crime, and Public Policy

Language of the Gun: Youth, Crime, and Public Policy

Bernard E. Harcourt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316086
eISBN:
9780226316079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316079.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Legal and public policies concerning youth gun violence tend to rely heavily on crime reports, survey data, and statistical methods. Rarely is attention given to the young voices belonging to those ... More

Law and CapitalismWhat Corporate Crises Reveal about Legal Systems and Economic Development around the World

Law and Capitalism: What Corporate Crises Reveal about Legal Systems and Economic Development around the World

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Katharina Pistor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226525273
eISBN:
9780226525297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525297.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Recent high-profile corporate scandals—such as those involving Enron in the United States, Yukos in Russia, and Livedoor in Japan—demonstrate challenges to legal regulation of business practices in ... More

Law and EmploymentLessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

James J. Heckman and Carmen Pages (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226322827
eISBN:
9780226322858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322858.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book analyzes the effects of regulation and deregulation on Latin American labor markets and presents empirically grounded studies of the costs of regulation. Numerous labor regulations that ... More

Law in Everyday JapanSex, Sumo, Suicide, and Statutes

Law in Everyday Japan: Sex, Sumo, Suicide, and Statutes

Mark D. West

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226894027
eISBN:
9780226894096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226894096.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Lawsuits are rare events in most people's lives. High-stakes cases are even less commonplace. Why is it, then, that scholarship about the Japanese legal system has focused almost exclusively on epic ... More

Law in the LaboratoryA Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research

Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research

Robert P. Charrow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226101644
eISBN:
9780226101668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101668.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation together fund more than $40 billon of research annually in the United States and around the globe. These large public ... More

The Lawyer's MythReviving Ideals in the Legal Profession

The Lawyer's Myth: Reviving Ideals in the Legal Profession

Walter Bennett

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226042558
eISBN:
9780226042565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042565.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Lawyers today are in a moral crisis. The popular perception of the lawyer, both within the legal community and beyond, is no longer the Abe Lincoln of American mythology, but is often a greedy, ... More

Lawyers of the RightProfessionalizing the Conservative Coalition

Lawyers of the Right: Professionalizing the Conservative Coalition

Ann Southworth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768335
eISBN:
9780226768366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768366.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

A timely and multifaceted portrait of the lawyers who serve the diverse constituencies of the conservative movement, this book explains what unites and divides lawyers for the three major ... More

Learning to Love Form 1040Two Cheers for the Return-Based Mass Income Tax

Learning to Love Form 1040: Two Cheers for the Return-Based Mass Income Tax

Lawrence Zelenak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226018928
eISBN:
9780226019086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226019086.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

No one likes paying taxes, much less the process of filing tax returns. For years, would-be reformers have advocated replacing the return-based mass income tax with a flat tax, federal sales tax, or ... More

Madison's NightmareHow Executive Power Threatens American Democracy

Madison's Nightmare: How Executive Power Threatens American Democracy

Peter M. Shane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226749396
eISBN:
9780226749426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749426.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The George W. Bush administration's ambitious claims of unilateral executive authority raised deep concerns among constitutional scholars, civil libertarians, and ordinary citizens alike. But Bush's ... More

Mass Torts in a World of Settlement

Mass Torts in a World of Settlement

Richard A. Nagareda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226567600
eISBN:
9780226567624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567624.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The traditional definition of torts involves bizarre, idiosyncratic events where a single plaintiff with a physical impairment sues the specific defendant he believes to have wrongfully caused that ... More

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