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Philip SelznickIdeals in the World

Philip Selznick: Ideals in the World

Martin Krygier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804744751
eISBN:
9780804783743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804744751.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Philip Selznick's wide-ranging writings engaged with fundamental questions concerning society, politics, institutions, law, and morals. Never confined by a single discipline or approach, he proved ... More

Police and the Liberal State

Police and the Liberal State

Markus D. Dubber and Mariana Valverde (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759328
eISBN:
9780804779777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759328.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book advances a broad interdisciplinary and international project to refocus attention on the scope and function of modern governance through the lens of police power in its multiple ... More

The Puzzle of UnanimityConsensus on the United States Supreme Court

The Puzzle of Unanimity: Consensus on the United States Supreme Court

Pamela C. Corley, Amy Steigerwalt, and Artemus Ward

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784726
eISBN:
9780804786324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784726.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book discusses how the U.S. Supreme Court typically rules on cases that present complex legal questions. Given the challenging nature of its cases and the popular view that the Court is divided ... More

The Secrets of Law

The Secrets of Law

Austin Sarat, Lawence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782593
eISBN:
9780804783903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782593.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book explores the ways law both traffics in and regulates secrecy. Taking a close look at the opacity built into legal and governance processes, it explores the ways law produces zones of ... More

Shaping the Common LawFrom Glanvill to Hale, 1188-1688

Shaping the Common Law: From Glanvill to Hale, 1188-1688

Thomas Garden Barnes

Allen D. Boyer (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757140
eISBN:
9780804779593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757140.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book discusses the contributions of great common-law jurists and singular documents—namely the Magna Carta and the Laws and Liberties of Massachusetts—that have shaped common law, from its ... More

The Soul of CreativityForging a Moral Rights Law for the United States

The Soul of Creativity: Forging a Moral Rights Law for the United States

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756433
eISBN:
9780804773416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756433.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

In the United States, human creativity is historically understood to be motivated by economic concerns. However, this perspective fails to account for the reality that human creativity is also often ... More

Trial of ModernityJudicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-1937

Trial of Modernity: Judicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-1937

Xiaoqun Xu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755863
eISBN:
9780804779500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755863.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book examines the Chinese judicial system and its operations in the Republican era, filling a gap in the scholarship on modern China, Chinese law, Chinese legal history, and comparative law. It ... More

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