American Legal History

Author: Kermit L. Hall
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780190253264
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This text provides a comprehensive selection of the most important documents in American legal history, from America's colonial origins to the present.

American Legal And Constitutional History

Author: Herbert Alan Johnson
Publisher: University Press of Amer
ISBN: 9780761819097
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American Legal and Constitutional History provides an introduction to the constitutional and private law development in the American colonies and states until 1937.

American Law From A Catholic Perspective

Author: Ronald J. Rychlak
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810889188
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White found both “internalist” history and Friedman's (and thus the progressive)
view that law mirrored society too limiting, and instead chose a third way, one that
allows “historians to read legal materials from the past simultaneously as
intraprofessional documents and historical artifacts.”15 In addition to those
narrative histories are two books of “Cases and Materials” on American legal
history. Stephen Presser and Jamil Zainaldin first published Law and American
History: Cases and ...

Federalism Across The Nineteenth Century 1787 1905

Author: James W. Ely
ISBN: 9780872291683
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In this fascinating study, Ely examines the legal history of Federalism from its inception in the early American Republic as an abstract and limited concept, throughout its development in the nineteenth century into a more tangible and ...

The Literature Of American Legal History

Author: William E. Nelson, JR.
Publisher: Beard Books
ISBN: 1587982803
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It is ironic, then, that textwriters and reference librarians are embracing critical
legal studies counterculture and disseminating it to others as truth. Ideas
associated with the critical legal studies movement appear, for example, in an
excellent new casebook by Stephen B. Presser and Jamil S. Zainaldin, Law and
American History: Cases and Materials,22 and even more significantly in a strong
series of books designed "to help 16 See id. at 13-15, 85, 144. 17 See id. at 20-
21, 33-39.

American Law In The 20th Century

Author: Lawrence Meir Friedman
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300102992
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I made modest attempts in Total Justice (1985) and The Republic of Choice: Law,
Authority, and Culture (1990). An important interpretation of the latter half of the
century is Robert A. Kagan, Adversarial Legalism: The American Way of Law (
forthcoming, 2001). There are also some annotated collections of documents (
casebooks, in a way), such as Stephen B. Presser and Jamil S. Zainaldin, Law
and Jurisprudence in American History: Cases and Materials (3d edition, 1995);
this ...

A History Of American Law Third Edition

Author: Lawrence M. Friedman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743282582
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A very broad and inclusive constitutional history—at times close to a general
history of the whole legal system—is Melvin I. Urofsky and Paul Finkelman, A
March of Liberty: A Constitutional History of the United States (2 volumes, and 2
volumes of documents, 2002). There are also a number of collections of materials
, for students, notably Stephen B. Presser and Jamil S. Zainaldin, Law and
Jurisprudence in American History: Cases and Materials (5th ed., 2003). There
are surprisingly ...

The Cambridge History Of Law In America

Author: Michael Grossberg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521803063
Size: 68.37 MB
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The field also boasts volumes of cases and commentary, prepared according to
the law teaching “case book” model, such as Stephen B. Presser and Jamil S.
Zainaldin, Law and Jurisprudence in American History: Cases and Materials (St.
Paul, MN, 1980; 6th ed. 2006) and Kermit Hall, et al., American Legal History,
Cases and Materials (New York, 3rd ed., 2003). There also exist edited volumes
of commentary and materials that focus on broad subject areas within the
discipline of ...