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American law and the constitutional order : historical perspectives

American law and the constitutional order : historical perspectives

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  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Harry N. Scheiber, Lawrence M. Friedman
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Massachusetts
  • Publication Information: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1978
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/american-law-and-the-constitutional-order-historical-perspectives/ (Stable identifier)

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Online version: American law and the constitutional order. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1978 (OCoLC)904075776

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XIII, 521 pages ; 26 cm

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by Lawrence M. Friedman and Harry N. Scheiber.
  • Publication Date: 1978
  • Country/State: Massachusetts
  • Number of Editions: 25 editions
  • First edition Date: 1978
  • Last edition Date: 1988
  • Languages: English, German
  • Library of Congress Code: KF352
  • Dewey Code: 340.0973
  • ISBN: 0674025253 9780674025257
  • OCLC: 3415142

Main Contents

The law in United States history / Willard Hurst
Notes toward a history of American justice / Lawrence M. Friedman
King's law and local custom in seventeenth-century New England / Julius Goebel, Jr.
The legal heritage of Plymouth colony / George L. Haskins
The politics of law in Colonial America : controversies over Chancery courts and equity law in the eighteenth century / Stanley N. Katz
Law and the enforcement of morals in early America / David Flaherty
Popular uprisings and civil authority in eighteenth-century America / Pauline Maier
Federalism and the constitution : the original understanding / Harry N. Scheiber
Liberty and the first amendment : 1790-1800 / Leonard W. Levy
The release of energy / Willard Hurst
An overview of American land policy / Paul W. Gates
Property law, expropriation, and resource allocation by government / Harry N. Scheiber
The transformation in the conception of property in American law / Morton J. Horwitz
The law of the commonwealth and chief justice Shaw / Leonard W. Levy
Emerging notions of modern criminal law in the revolutionary era : an historical perspective / William E. Nelson
Violence and VIgilantism in American history / Richard Maxwell Brown. Urbanization and criminal VIolence in the nineteenth century : Massachusetts as a test case / Roger Lane
Chattels Personal / Kenneth M. Stampp
The American Civil War as a constitutional crisis / Arthur Bestor
The reconstruction of federal judicial power, 1863-1876 / William M. Wiecek
Justice Field and the jurisprudence of government-business relations : some parameters of laissez-faire constitutionalism / Charles W. McCurdy
Social change and the law of industrial accidents / Lawrence M. Friedman and Jack Ladinsky
Legal progressivism, the courts, and the crisis of the 1890's / Arnold M. Paul
Behavior modification in total institutions : an historical overview / David J. Rothman
Urban crime and criminal justice : the Chicago case / Mark H. Haller
Negro involuntary servitude in the south : a preliminary analysis / William Cohen
Moorfield Storey and the struggle for equality / William B. Hixon, Jr.
Earl Warren and the Brown decision / S. Sidney Ulmer
Lawyers and clients in the twentieth century / Jerold S. Auerbach
American jurisprudence between the wars : legal realism and the crisis of democratic theory / Edward A. Purcell, Jr.
The new Property / Charles A. Reich
Judicial review and basic liberties / John P. Frank
Toward neutral principles of constitutional law / Herbert Wechsler
Social cohesion and the crisis of law / David M. Potter.

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