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American law in the 20th century

American law in the 20th century

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Lawrence M. Friedman
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Connecticut
  • Publication Information: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Other titles: American law in the twentieth century
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/american-law-in-the-20th-century/ (Stable identifier)

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XII, 722 pages ; 24 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, American law in the 20th century is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Responsable Person: Lawrence M. Friedman.
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Copyright Date: 2002
  • Location: New Haven, Conn.
  • Country/State: Connecticut
  • Number of Editions: 22 editions
  • First edition Date: 2002
  • Last edition Date: 2005
  • Languages: English, Chinese
  • Awards: American Association of Publishers, PSP Award for Excellence In Professional/Scholarly Publishing in Law, 2002.
    Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2003.
    Commonwealth Club of California, Silver Medal for Nonfiction, 2002.
    David J. Langum, Sr., Prize in Legal History, 2002.
    Scribes Book Award, 2003.
  • Library of Congress Code: KF385
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 0300091370 9780300091373 0300102992 9780300102994
  • OCLC: 47081224

Main Contents

Structure, power, and form : American public law, 1900-1932
The legal profession in the early twentieth century
The law of business and commerce
Crime and punishment in the new century
Race relations and civil liberties
The Roosevelt Revolution
War and postwar : prosperity and the flowering of the welfare state
Crime and criminal justice in the postwar world
Courts, trials, and procedures in the twentieth century
Race relations and civil rights
The liability explosion : personal-injury law in the twentieth century
Business law in an age of change
The law of property
Family law and family life
Internal legal culture : the legal profession
American legal culture in the twentieth century
Backward and forward : counterrevolution and its aftershocks
Getting around and spreading the word
Law : an American export
Taking stock.

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