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New Book: Madison’s Hand

James Madison’s Notes on the 1787 Constitutional Convention are considered the best authority on the creation of the U.S. Constitution. But how reliable is this account? The new book Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention by Mary Sarah Bilder reveals … Continue reading

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New Book: Apples and Oranges?

The new book Comparing Tort and Crime: Learning From Across and Within Legal Systems focuses on the commonalities and difficulties in how legal systems manage the border between tort and crime. What is the purpose of tort law and criminal … Continue reading

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New Book: Showdown!

In this new biography Showdown: How Thurgood Marshall’s 1967 Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Changed America, award-winning author Wil Haygood details the life and career of Justice Thurgood Marshall one of the nation’s most significant legal figures of the past one hundred years. … Continue reading

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New Book: The Law of the Land

Does America’s Constitution looks slightly different in California than it does in Kansas? Regional understandings of law and justice have shaped and reshaped our nation throughout history. In the new book The Law of the Land: A Grand Tour of … Continue reading

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New Book: Sisters in Law!

Author Linda R. Hirshman’s new book Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World is an account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be … Continue reading

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New Book: Roadmap!

The new book Roadmap: The Law Student’s Guide to Preparing and Executing a Successful Plan for Employment offers a template for law students to use throughout all three years of law school in order to be fully prepared to find … Continue reading

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New Book: The Three Governors Controversy

The death of Georgia governor-elect Eugene Talmadge in late 1946 launched a constitutional crisis that ranks as one of the most unusual political events in U.S. history: Georgia had three active governors at once, each claiming that he was the … Continue reading

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