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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

Measuring Judicial IndependenceThe Political Economy of Judging in Japan

Measuring Judicial Independence: The Political Economy of Judging in Japan

J. Mark Ramseyer and Eric B. Rasmusen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226703886
eISBN:
9780226703879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703879.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The role of the U.S. Supreme Court in the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election raised questions in the minds of many Americans about the relationships between judges and political influence; ... More

The Microsoft Case: Antitrust, High Technology, and Consumer Welfare

The Microsoft Case: Antitrust, High Technology, and Consumer Welfare

William H. Page and John E. Lopatka

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226644639
eISBN:
9780226644653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644653.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In 1998, the United States Department of Justice and state antitrust agencies charged that Microsoft was monopolizing the market for personal computer operating systems. More than ten years later, ... More

The Money ProblemRethinking Financial Regulation

The Money Problem: Rethinking Financial Regulation

Morgan Ricks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330327
eISBN:
9780226330464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330464.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book brings a missing and critical dimension to the ongoing debates over financial stability policy. Its core argument is that the problem of financial instability is mostly a problem of ... More

Ordinary MeaningA Theory of the Most Fundamental Principle of Legal Interpretation

Ordinary Meaning: A Theory of the Most Fundamental Principle of Legal Interpretation

Brian G. Slocum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226304854
eISBN:
9780226304991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304991.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

There is a long-standing judicial commitment to interpreting language in legal texts according to its ‘ordinary meaning’. That is, courts have uniformly agreed that words in legal texts should be ... More

Our Children, Their ChildrenConfronting Racial and Ethnic Differences in American Juvenile Justice

Our Children, Their Children: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Differences in American Juvenile Justice

Darnell F. Hawkins and Kimberly Kempf-Leonard (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319889
eISBN:
9780226319919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319919.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book argues that a second-rate and increasingly punitive juvenile justice system is allowed to persist because most people believe it is designed for children in other ethnic and socioeconomic ... More

Parchment Paper PixelsLaw and the Technologies of Communication

Parchment Paper Pixels: Law and the Technologies of Communication

Peter M. Tiersma

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226803067
eISBN:
9780226803074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803074.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Technological revolutions have had an unquestionable, if still debatable, impact on culture and society—perhaps none more so than the written word. In the legal realm, the rise of literacy and print ... More

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