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  1. Raised Right
    How has the modern conservative movement thrived in spite of the lack of harmony among its constituent members? What, and who, holds together its large corporate interests, small-government libertarians, social and racial traditionalists,... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2017
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  2. Pregnant with the Stars
    "Check out that baby bump!" Online and print magazines, television shows, and personal blogs are awash with gossip and speculation about pregnant celebrities. What drives our cultural obsession with celebrity baby bumps?... Learn More
    Published: 21st October 2015
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  3. Letters of the Law
    One of the hallmark features of the post–civil rights United States is the reign of colorblindness over national conversations about race and law. But how, precisely, should we understand this notion of colorblindness in... Learn More
    Published: 6th May 2015
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  4. Our Word Is Our Bond
    Words can be misspoken, misheard, misunderstood, or misappropriated; they can be inappropriate, inaccurate, dangerous, or wrong. When speech goes wrong, law often steps in as itself a speech act or series of speech acts. Our Word... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2014
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  5. The Street Politics of Abortion
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade stands as a historic victory for abortion-rights activists. But rather than serving as the coda to what had been a comparatively low-profile social conflict, the decision mobilized... Learn More
    Published: 4th September 2013
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  6. Better Left Unsaid
    Better Left Unsaid is in the unseemly position of defending censorship from the central allegations that are traditionally leveled against it. Taking two genres generally presumed to have been stymied by the censor's knife—the... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2013
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  7. Zooland
    This book takes a unique stance on a controversial topic: zoos. Zoos have their ardent supporters and their vocal detractors. And while we all have opinions on what zoos do, few people consider how they do it. Irus Braverman draws... Learn More
    Published: 28th November 2012
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  8. After Secular Law
    Many today place great hope in law as a vehicle for the transformation of society and accept that law is autonomous, universal, and above all, secular. Yet recent scholarship has called into question the simplistic narrative of... Learn More
    Published: 29th August 2011
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  9. All Judges Are Political—Except When They Are Not
    We live in an age where one person's judicial "activist" legislating from the bench is another's impartial arbiter fairly interpreting the law. After the Supreme Court ended the 2000 Presidential election with its decision... Learn More
    Published: 24th August 2010
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  10. Riding the Black Ram
    Unruly women are not often represented in a good light. Whether historical, or fictional, disruptive women with their real or imagined excesses have long provided the material for literary and legal narratives. This probing new... Learn More
    Published: 25th February 2010
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  11. Tort, Custom, and Karma
    Diverse societies are now connected by globalization, but how do ordinary people feel about law as they cope day-to-day with a transformed world? Tort, Custom, and Karma examines how rapid societal changes, economic development,... Learn More
    Published: 12th February 2010
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  12. Lex Populi
    This is a book about jurisprudence—or legal philosophy. The legal philosophical texts under consideration are—to say the least—unorthodox. Tolkien, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Harry Potter, Legally Blonde, and... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 2009
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  13. Law in Crisis
    Taking natural disaster as the political and legal norm is uncommon. Taking a person who has become unstable and irrational during a disaster as the starting point for legal analysis is equally uncommon. Nonetheless, in Law in... Learn More
    Published: 18th August 2009
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  14. The Affective Life of Law
    Unhampered by the practical limits lawyers and judges face, literature expresses the unspoken sentiments that underpin legal doctrine. Through readings of Virginia Woolf, Rebecca West, and Hannah Arendt, as well as legal opinions... Learn More
    Published: 21st May 2009
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  15. Fault Lines
    Tort law, a fundamental building block of every legal system, features prominently in mass culture and political debates. As this pioneering anthology reveals, tort law is not simply a collection of legal rules and procedures,... Learn More
    Published: 24th April 2009
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  16. Lex Populi
    This is a book about jurisprudence—or legal philosophy. The legal philosophical texts under consideration are—to say the least—unorthodox. Tolkien, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Harry Potter, Legally Blonde, and... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2007
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