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The Powers of War and PeaceThe Constitution and Foreign Affairs after 9/11

The Powers of War and Peace: The Constitution and Foreign Affairs after 9/11

John Yoo

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226960319
eISBN:
9780226960333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226960333.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Since the September 11 attacks on the United States, the Bush administration has come under fire for its methods of combating terrorism. Waging war against al Qaeda has proven to be a legal quagmire, ... More

Privacy at RiskThe New Government Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment

Privacy at Risk: The New Government Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment

Christopher Slobogin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226762838
eISBN:
9780226762944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226762944.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Without our consent and often without our knowledge, the government can constantly monitor many of our daily activities, using closed circuit TV, global positioning systems, and a wide array of other ... More

Punitive DamagesHow Juries Decide

Punitive Damages: How Juries Decide

Cass R. Sunstein, Reid Hastie, John W. Payne, David A. Schkade, and W. Kip Viscusi

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226780146
eISBN:
9780226780160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226780160.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Over the past two decades, the United States has seen a dramatic increase in the number and magnitude of punitive damages verdicts rendered by juries in civil trials. In cases involving accidents, ... More

Refusing CareForced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill

Refusing Care: Forced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill

Elyn R. Saks

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226733975
eISBN:
9780226733999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733999.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

It has been said that how a society treats its least well-off members speaks volumes about its humanity. If so, treatment of the mentally ill suggests that American society is inhumane: swinging ... More

Regulatory RightsSupreme Court Activism, the Public Interest, and the Making of Constitutional Law

Regulatory Rights: Supreme Court Activism, the Public Interest, and the Making of Constitutional Law

Larry Yackle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226944715
eISBN:
9780226944739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226944739.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

We often hear—with particular frequency during recent Supreme Court nomination hearings—that justices should not create constitutional rights, but should instead enforce the rights that the ... More

Rights of InclusionLaw and Identity in the Life Stories of Americans with Disabilities

Rights of Inclusion: Law and Identity in the Life Stories of Americans with Disabilities

David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226208312
eISBN:
9780226208343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226208343.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides a perspective on how civil rights legislation affects the lives of ordinary Americans. Based on eye-opening and deeply moving interviews with intended beneficiaries of the ... More

Second-Best JusticeThe Virtues of Japanese Private Law

Second-Best Justice: The Virtues of Japanese Private Law

J. Mark Ramseyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226281995
eISBN:
9780226282046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282046.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Japanese people file few lawsuits. They do not file few suits because the Japanese culture discourages them from asserting their claims(After all, they do assert their claims.). Neither do Japanese ... More

Secrets, Sex, and SpectacleThe Rules of Scandal in Japan and the United States

Secrets, Sex, and Spectacle: The Rules of Scandal in Japan and the United States

Mark D. West

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226894089
eISBN:
9780226894119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226894119.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

A leader of a global superpower is betrayed by his mistress, who makes public the sordid details of their secret affair. His wife stands by as he denies the charges. Debates over definitions of moral ... More

Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers"Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law"

Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers: "Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law"

Jennifer Ann Drobac

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226301013
eISBN:
9780226301150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301150.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers examines the sexual exploitation of maturing teenagers by adults. It explores why scientific facts concerning adolescent neurological and psychosocial development are ... More

Smoke-Filled RoomsA Postmortem on the Tobacco Deal

Smoke-Filled Rooms: A Postmortem on the Tobacco Deal

W. Kip Viscusi

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226857473
eISBN:
9780226857480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226857480.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The 1998 out-of-court settlements of litigation by the states against the cigarette industry totaled $243 billion, making it the largest payoff ever in the U.S. civil justice system. Two key ... More

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