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The Courts, the Legal Profession, and the Development of Law in Early California

Gordon Morris Bakken

in Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234116
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234116.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter treats the development of the California courts and the legal system. It explores the constitutional underpinnings of California's initial judicial efforts and finds that they reflected ... More


Rambo Litigators: Emotional Labor in a Male Dominated Job

Jennifer L. Pierce

in Gender Trials: Emotional Lives in Contemporary Law Firms

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201071
eISBN:
9780520916401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201071.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the emotional dimension of legal work in a particular specialty of law, litigation. It discusses the predominant norms and expectations of gender-appropriate emotional labor for ... More


Colonial Prisons in Revolt, 1862–1930

Peter Zinoman

in The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224124
eISBN:
9780520925175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224124.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines a handful of the best-documented prison revolts in French Indochina prior to 1930 to illustrate some of the reasons for the profound instability of the colonial prison system. ... More


Halakhah from Qumran to the Mishnah: Concluding Remarks

Aharon Shemesh

in Halakhah in the Making: The Development of Jewish Law from Qumran to the Rabbis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520259102
eISBN:
9780520945036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259102.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

With the destruction of the Temple in 70 C.E., the Sadducees, the Qumran sectarians, and other Jewish groups disappeared and only the Pharisees' tradition survived within the rabbinic movement. This ... More


Eichmann in Jerusalem: Justice and History

Michael R. Marrus

in Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520220560
eISBN:
9780520923669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220560.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter approaches Hannah Arendt's view of the Eichmann trial from one vantage point that is sometimes overlooked — legal argumentation, which in fact preoccupied Arendt from the very moment she ... More


Conclusion: Singulare et Unicum Imperium

Clifford Ando

in Imperial Ideology and Provincial Loyalty in the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220676
eISBN:
9780520923720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220676.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on imperial ideology, imperial governance, and provincial loyalty in the Roman Empire. It explains that the dramatic expansion of the body of Roman ... More


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