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Constitutional OriginalismA Debate

Constitutional Originalism: A Debate

Robert.W Bennett and Lawrence B. Solum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447938
eISBN:
9780801460630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447938.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Problems of constitutional interpretation have many faces, but much of the contemporary discussion has focused on what has come to be called “originalism.” The core of originalism is the belief that ... More

Dying to WorkDeath and Injury in the American Workplace

Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace

Jonathan D. Karmel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709982
eISBN:
9781501714382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709982.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Dying to Work is a collection of short stories from and about workers who were injured or killed on the job. The stories are bookended by a brief history of safety laws that still today leave ... More

Everyday Law in Russia

Everyday Law in Russia

Kathryn Hendley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705243
eISBN:
9781501708107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705243.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book challenges the prevailing common wisdom that Russians cannot rely on their law and that Russian courts are hopelessly politicized and corrupt. While acknowledging the persistence of ... More

Fighting WestwayEnvironmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

William W. Buzbee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

From 1971 to 1985, battles raged over Westway, a multibillion-dollar highway, development, and park project slated for placement in New York City. It would have projected far into the Hudson River, ... More

Hazard or HardshipCrafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Jeffrey Hilgert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451898
eISBN:
9780801469244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451898.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Today, hazardous work kills 2.3 million people each year and injures millions more. Among the most compelling yet controversial forms of legal protection for workers is the right to refuse unsafe ... More

The Laziness MythNarratives of Work and the Good Life in South Africa

The Laziness Myth: Narratives of Work and the Good Life in South Africa

Christine Jeske

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752506
eISBN:
9781501752537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752506.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

When people cannot find good work, can they still find good lives? By investigating this question in the context of South Africa, where only 43 percent of adults are employed, this book invites ... More

Shredding PaperThe Rise and Fall of Maine's Mighty Paper Industry

Shredding Paper: The Rise and Fall of Maine's Mighty Paper Industry

Michael G. Hillard

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753152
eISBN:
9781501753176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753152.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

From the early twentieth century until the 1960s, Maine led the United States in paper production. The state could have earned a reputation as the Detroit of paper production, however, the industry ... More

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