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Against PredictionProfiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age

Against Prediction: Profiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age

Bernard E. Harcourt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316130
eISBN:
9780226315997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315997.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

From random security checks at airports to the use of risk assessment in sentencing, actuarial methods are being used more than ever to determine whom law enforcement officials target and punish. And ... More

An American TravestyLegal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

An American Travesty: Legal Responses to Adolescent Sexual Offending

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983578
eISBN:
9780226983592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983592.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book, which analyzes the justice system's response to sexual misconduct by children and adolescents in the United States, discusses American society's failure to consider the developmental ... More

The Atlantic Divide in AntitrustAn Examination of US and EU Competition Policy

The Atlantic Divide in Antitrust: An Examination of US and EU Competition Policy

Daniel J. Gifford and Robert T. Kudrle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226176109
eISBN:
9780226176246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226176246.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book aims to resolve a puzzle: how can two systems of competition law and policy, whose enforcement and judicial institutions employ similar concepts and legal language, reach very different ... More

Changing LivesDelinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy

Changing Lives: Delinquency Prevention as Crime-Control Policy

Peter W. Greenwood

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226307190
eISBN:
9780226307237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307237.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

One of the most astonishing aspects of juvenile crime is how little is known about the impact of the policies and programs put in place to fight it. The most commonly used strategies and programs for ... More

A Community Built on WordsThe Constitution in History and Politics

A Community Built on Words: The Constitution in History and Politics

H. Jefferson Powell

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677231
eISBN:
9780226677224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677224.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book offers a powerful new approach to one of the central issues in American constitutional thinking today: the problem of constitutional law's historicity, or the many ways in which ... More

Confident PluralismSurviving and Thriving through Deep Difference

Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving through Deep Difference

John D. Inazu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226365459
eISBN:
9780226365596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365596.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Confident Pluralism argues that we can and must live together peaceably in spite of deep and sometimes irresolvable differences over politics, religion, sexuality, and other important matters. We can ... More

Confronting TortureEssays on the Ethics, Legality, History, and Psychology of Torture Today

Confronting Torture: Essays on the Ethics, Legality, History, and Psychology of Torture Today

Scott A. Anderson and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226529387
eISBN:
9780226529554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226529554.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book gathers fourteen essays on torture, addressing its complexities from the perspectives of psychology, history, philosophy, law, and cultural commentary. It appears in the wake of the ... More

The Constitution in CongressDescent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

David P. Currie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226129167
eISBN:
9780226131160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131160.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This series serves as a biography of the U.S. Constitution, surveying the congressional history behind its development. In a rare examination of the role that both the legislative and executive ... More

Constitutional ConscienceThe Moral Dimension of Judicial Decision

Constitutional Conscience: The Moral Dimension of Judicial Decision

H. Jefferson Powell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677255
eISBN:
9780226677309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677309.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

While many recent observers have accused American judges—especially Supreme Court justices—of being too driven by politics and ideology, others have argued that judges are justified in using their ... More

Corporate Bodies and Guilty MindsThe Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

Corporate Bodies and Guilty Minds: The Failure of Corporate Criminal Liability

William S. Laufer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226470405
eISBN:
9780226470429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470429.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

We live in an era defined by corporate greed and malfeasance—one in which unprecedented accounting frauds and failures of compliance run rampant. In order to calm investor fears, revive perceptions ... More

Courts and KidsPursuing Educational Equity through the State Courts

Courts and Kids: Pursuing Educational Equity through the State Courts

Michael A. Rebell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226706191
eISBN:
9780226706184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706184.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Over the past thirty-five years, federal courts have dramatically retreated from actively promoting school desegregation. In the meantime, state courts have taken up the mantle of promoting the ... More

The Death of the American Trial

The Death of the American Trial

Robert P. Burns

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081267
eISBN:
9780226081281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081281.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book makes a case for reversing the rapid decline of the trial before we lose one of our public culture's greatest achievements. As a practice that is adapted for modern times yet rooted in ... More

The Democratic ConstitutionExperimentalism and Interpretation

The Democratic Constitution: Experimentalism and Interpretation

Brian E. Butler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226474502
eISBN:
9780226474649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226474649.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book takes the greatest democratic challenge for law to be the virtually unquestioned belief in the need for judicial supremacy in constitutional interpretation in order to protect society from ... More

Desperately Seeking CertaintyThe Misguided Quest for Constitutional Foundations

Desperately Seeking Certainty: The Misguided Quest for Constitutional Foundations

Daniel A. Farber and Suzanna Sherry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226238081
eISBN:
9780226238104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238104.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book attacks the current legal vogue for grand unified theories of constitutional interpretation. On both the Right and the Left, prominent legal scholars are attempting to build all of ... More

The Dignity of CommerceMarkets and the Moral Foundations of Contract Law

The Dignity of Commerce: Markets and the Moral Foundations of Contract Law

Nathan B. Oman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226415529
eISBN:
9780226415666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226415666.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Why should the law enforce contracts? This book argues that contract law exists primarily to support markets but that markets should be understood as normatively desireable for reasons beyond mere ... More

Drones and the Future of Armed ConflictEthical, Legal, and Strategic Implications

Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications

David Cortright, Rachel Fairhurst, and Kristen Wall (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258058
eISBN:
9780226258195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258195.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Drone technology is racing ahead, while efforts to develop guidelines for the use of remotely piloted weapons remain underdeveloped. The emergence of lethal drones raises new questions for the ... More

Embracing RiskThe Changing Culture of Insurance and Responsibility

Embracing Risk: The Changing Culture of Insurance and Responsibility

Tom Baker and Jonathan Simon (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035185
eISBN:
9780226035178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035178.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

For much of the twentieth century, industrialized nations addressed social problems, such as workers' compensation benefits and social welfare programs, in terms of spreading risk. But in recent ... More

Ensuring Corporate MisconductHow Liability Insurance Undermines Shareholder Litigation

Ensuring Corporate Misconduct: How Liability Insurance Undermines Shareholder Litigation

Tom Baker and Sean J. Griffith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035154
eISBN:
9780226035079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035079.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Shareholder litigation and class action suits play a key role in protecting investors and regulating big businesses. But Directors' and Officers' liability insurance shields corporations and their ... More

Equality for Same-Sex CouplesThe Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Yuval Merin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

During the past three decades, nations all over the world have been debating whether to allow same-sex couples to marry, or at least grant these couples various rights associated with marriage. This ... More

Evidence of the LawProving Legal Claims

Evidence of the Law: Proving Legal Claims

Gary Lawson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226432052
eISBN:
9780226432199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226432199.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This is a book about the general structure of proof, how law sometimes recognizes that structure, how it often does not, and what might happen if legal scholars, jurists, and lawyers think about that ... More

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