Adversarial Legalism

Author: Robert A. KAGAN
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674039278
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Kagan notes that while adversarial legalism has many virtues, its costs and unpredictability often alienate citizens from the law and frustrate the quest for justice.

Regulatory Encounters

Author: Lee Axelrad
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520222885
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"This is a pathbreaking contribution to a much neglected area of academic study."—Bridget M. Hutter, London School of Economics "Regulatory Encounters is an extremely impressive book that contains rich, varied, and convincing case studies ...

Inventing American Exceptionalism

Author: Amalia D. Kessler
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300198078
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But as award-winning author Amalia Kessler reveals in this engrossing history, it was only in the turbulent decades before the Civil War that adversarialism became a defining American practice and ideology, displacing alternative, more ...


Author: R. Daniel Kelemen
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674061055
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Despite western Europe’s traditional disdain for the United States’ “adversarial legalism,” the European Union is shifting toward a similar approach to the law, according to Daniel Kelemen.

Dynamics Of Regulatory Change

Author: David Vogel
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520245358
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This volume extends the argument of David Vogel’s book Trading Up, which discussed environmental standards, by focusing on the impact of globalization on labor rights, women’s rights and capital market regulations.

Dust Up

Author: Jeb Barnes
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 1589017862
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Dust-Up explores the most recent congressional efforts to reform asbestos litigation—a case in which the politics of efficiency played a central role and seemed likely to prevail.

Institutions Public Law

Author: Tom Ginsburg
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9780820474779
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This volume is essential reading for undergraduate and graduate courses in judicial politics.

Law S Allure

Author: Gordon Silverstein
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521896479
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Law's Allure explains how, when, and why America's reliance on legal rules and judicial decisions shapes, constrains, saves, and sometimes even kills politics.

Total Justice

Author: Lawrence M. Friedman
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 161044230X
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Total Justice is the third of five special volumes commissioned by the Russell Sage Foundation to mark its seventy-fifth anniversary.