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Law and democracy in the empire of force / edited by H. Jefferson Powell and James Boyd White.

Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], c2009.

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  • Title:
    Law and democracy in the empire of force / edited by H. Jefferson Powell and James Boyd White.
  • Contributor: James Boyd White 1938-;
    Jefferson Powell 1954-
  • Subjects: Law -- Congresses; Law -- United States -- Congresses;
    Dewey: 340
  • Publication Details: Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], c2009.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Languages of politics in America / Jedediah Purdy -- Democracy and prophecy / M. Cathleen Kaveny -- Ennobling politics / Robin West -- An oresteia for Argentina : between fraternity and the rule of law / Martin Böhmer -- Moral disagreement in a culture of certainty / Howard Lesnick -- The resilience of law / Joseph Vining -- Justice Jackson's republic and ours / Barry Sullivan -- Privacy's end / Jed Rubenfeld -- Anti-social behaviour orders in the United Kingdom / A.W. Brian Simpson -- Conscience and the constitution / John T. Noonan Jr -- Law as a tool / H. Jefferson Powell -- Law, economics, and torture / James Boyd White.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780472116843 (hbk.) : £65.50; ISBN 0472116843 (hbk.) : £65.50; BNB GBA934178; System number: 015104318
  • Notes: Formerly CIP.
    Papers presented at a conference held at the University of Michigan Law School, April 13-14, 2007.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Physical Description: 285 p. ; 24 cm.

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