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The Birth of Nomos

The Birth of Nomos

Thanos Zartaloudis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442008
eISBN:
9781474459808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Birth of Nomos delves into the history of the fundamental ancient Greek word nomos (and its family and other related words) to extensively examine the varied co-existent uses of the terms from ... More

Colonial TerrorTorture and State Violence in Colonial India

Colonial Terror: Torture and State Violence in Colonial India

Deana Heath

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780192893932
eISBN:
9780191915031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893932.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Focusing on India between the early nineteenth century and the First World War, Colonial Terror explores the centrality of the torture of Indian bodies to the law-preserving violence of colonial ... More

Free JusticeA History of the Public Defender in Twentieth-Century America

Free Justice: A History of the Public Defender in Twentieth-Century America

Sara Mayeux

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469661650
eISBN:
9781469656045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661650.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Every day, in courtrooms around the United States, thousands of criminal defendants are represented by public defenders--lawyers provided by the government for those who cannot afford private ... More

The History and Growth of Judicial Review, Volume 1The G-20 Common Law Countries and Israel

The History and Growth of Judicial Review, Volume 1: The G-20 Common Law Countries and Israel

Steven Gow Calabresi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190075774
eISBN:
9780190075804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075774.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

These two books examine the history and growth of judicial review in the key G-20 constitutional democracies, which include the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, ... More

A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Kenneth McK. Norrie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book explores the development of Scottish child protection law from its earliest days in the poor law, tracing the changing assumptions that underlay child protection processes, and the radical ... More

What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have SaidThe Nation's Top Legal Experts Rewrite America's Same-Sex Marriage Decision

What Obergefell v. Hodges Should Have Said: The Nation's Top Legal Experts Rewrite America's Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Jack M. Balkin (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300221558
eISBN:
9780300255782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221558.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The authors of this book, sitting as a hypothetical Supreme Court, rewrite the famous 2015 opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, which guaranteed same-sex couples the right to marry. In eleven incisive ... More

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