Adversarial Legalism

Author: Robert A. KAGAN
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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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.

Varieties Of Legal Order

Author: Thomas F. Burke
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136211195
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“adversarial legalism” to Europe. In the mid- to late 1990s, Kagan was in the
midst of producing a series of papers that would culminate in his path-breaking
2001 book, Adversarial Legalism: The American Way of Law. In this work, he
developed a concept, “adversarial legalism,” that captured the distinctive features
of American legal and regulatory style and he explained the origins and
persistence of that style. As part of his research, he engaged in comparative
studies of regulation in ...

Encyclopedia Of Governance

Author: Mark Bevir
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412905796
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—Robert A. Kagan See also American Governance; Freedom of Information;
International Courts; Rule of Law Further Readings and References Kagan, R. A.
(1997). Should Europe worry about adversarial legalism? Oxford Journal of
Legal Studies, 17(2), 165–183. Kagan, R. A. (2001). Adversarial legalism and
American government: The American way of law. Cambridge, MA: Harvard
University Press. Kagan, R. A. (2003). On surveying the whole legal forest. Law &
Social Inquiry ...

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.


Author: Fernanda Pirie
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191025933
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Budapest: Central European University Press. Kant, Immanuel, [1797] 1996. The
Metaphysics of Morals, trans. and ed. Mary Gregor. Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press. Kantor, Georgy, 2012. 'Ideas of Law in Hellenistic and Roman
Legal Practice', in P. Dresch and H. Skoda (eds.), Legalism: Anthropology and
History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 55–83. Kagan, Robert, 2001.
Adversarial Legalism: The American Way of Law. Cambridge: Harvard University
Press. Kaplanian ...

Up In Smoke

Author: Martha A. Derthick
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1483304647
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It is distinctive and important that the key initiators of the litigation were public
officials—the attorneys general of state governments. This gave them a critical
advantage in relation to their opponents, the private corporations that
manufacture cigarettes. State attorneys general are frequent litigators on a wide
variety of subjects; as such, they merit study in their own right. Nonetheless, they
neither invented the practice of adversarial legalism nor do they monopolize it.15
11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

Political Order And Political Decay

Author: Francis Fukuyama
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429944323
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“The Ungreat Washed: Why Democracy Must Remain America's Goal Abroad.”
New Republic (July 7 and 14):27–37. Kagan, Robert A. 1997. “Should Europe
Worry About Adversarial Legalism?” Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 17(2):165–
83. ______ . 2001. Adversarial Legalism: The American Way of Law. Cambridge,
MA: Harvard University Press. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2012. Health Care
Costs: A Primer. Key Information on Health Care Costs and Their Impact. Menlo
Park, CA: ...

Risk Regulation And Administrative Constitutionalism

Author: Elizabeth Fisher
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847313728
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In both cases, these struggles highlight not only how understandings of public
administration, law, and technological risk are coproduced in the US, but also the
particularly important role that law plays in that process of co-production due to
adversarial legalism.2 A consequence of this has been legal concepts have often
dominated debates about administrative constitutionalism in the US. This chapter
is structured as follows. In the first section, I give an overview of the concept of ...

The Liability Century

Author: Kenneth S. Abraham
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674033771
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Introduction 1. There is much work, both scholarly and popular, on American
litigiousness generally. See, e.g., Thomas F. Burke, Lawyers, Lawsuits, and
Legal Rights: The Battle over Litigation in American Society (Berkeley, Calif.,
2002); Robert A. Kagan, Adversarial Legalism: The American Way of Law (
Cambridge, Mass., 2001 ); Philip K. Howard, The Death of Common Sense: How
Law Is Suffocating America (New York, 1994). There is, similarly, much general
work on litigiousness ...