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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

The Sympathetic StateDisaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State

The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State

Michele Landis Dauber

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226923482
eISBN:
9780226923505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923505.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Even as unemployment rates soared during the Great Depression, FDR's relief and social security programs faced attacks in Congress and the courts on the legitimacy of federal aid to the growing ... More

The Theory of Rules

The Theory of Rules

Karl N. Llewellyn

Fredrick Schauer (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487953
eISBN:
9780226487977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487977.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Karl N. Llewellyn was one of the founders and major figures of legal realism, and his many keen insights have a central place in American law and legal understanding. Key to Llewellyn's thinking was ... More

Untrodden GroundHow Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Harold H. Bruff

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The most important individual interpreter of the United States Constitution is the President. Presidents both direct and are directed by the stream of American history. In this book, Harold Bruff ... More

Wasting a CrisisWhy Securities Regulation Fails

Wasting a Crisis: Why Securities Regulation Fails

Paul G. Mahoney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226236513
eISBN:
9780226236650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236650.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book argues that policy responses to financial crises are similar across time and place and are generally ineffective or counterproductive. Political actors, hoping to avoid blame for a ... More

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