A nation of laws : America's imperfect pursuit of justice

A nation of laws : America's imperfect pursuit of justice

A nation of laws : America's imperfect pursuit of justice

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Peter Charles Hoffer
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Kansas
  • Publication Information: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2010]
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/a-nation-of-laws-america-s-imperfect-pursuit-of-justice/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Hoffer, Peter Charles, 1944- Nation of laws. Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, ©2010 (OCoLC)744517713

Short Description

XV, 214 pages ; 23 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, A nation of laws : America's imperfect pursuit of justice is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: University Press of Kansas
  • Responsable Person: Peter Charles Hoffer.
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Country/State: Kansas
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 2010
  • Last edition Date: 2010
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF352
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 9780700617074 0700617078
  • OCLC: 466346893

Main Contents

Introduction : a nation of laws
Prologue : slavery and race law
Contested categories
Divergent paths
Adversaries and partisans
Criminal trials
Critical episodes
Discursive spaces
Epilogue : the future of a nation of laws.

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