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Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America
By Adam Winkler
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ean: 9780393345834, isbn: 0393345831,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
A provocative history that reveals how guns―not abortion, race, or religion―are at the heart of America's cultural divide.Gunfight is a timely work examining America’s four-centuries-long political battle over gun control and the right to bear arms. In this definitive and provocative history, Adam Winkler reveals how guns―not abortion, race, or religion―are at the heart of America’s cultural divide. Using the landmark 2008 case District of Columbia v. Heller―which invalidated a law

The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 9780190865962, ean: 9780190865962, isbn: 0190865962,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Americans revere their Constitution. However, most of us are unaware how tumultuous and improbable the drafting and ratification processes were. As Benjamin Franklin keenly observed, any assembly of men bring with them ''all their prejudices, their passions, their errors of opinion, their local interests, and their selfish views.'' One need not deny that the Framers had good intentions in order to believe that they also had interests. Based on prodigious research and told largely through the voi

9/12: The Epic Battle of the Ground Zero Responders
By University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9781640120310, isbn: 1640120319,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
9/12 is the saga of the epic nine-year legal battle waged by William H. Groner against the City of New York and its contractors on behalf of the more than ten thousand first responders who became ill as a result of working on the Ground Zero cleanup. These first responders—like AT&T Disaster Relief head Gary Acker and New York Police Department detectives Candiace Baker, Thomas Ryan, and Mindy Hersh—rushed to Ground Zero and remained to work on the rescue and recovery mission, which lasted f

Diapulse Corporation of America v. United States U.S. Supreme Court Transcript of Record with Supporting Pleadings
By Gale, U.S. Supreme Court Records
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ean: 9781270582137, isbn: 1270582135,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978 contains the world's most comprehensive collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners - many who later became judges and associates of the court. It includes transcripts, applications for review, motions, petitions, supplements and other official papers of the most-studied and talked-about cases, including many that resulted in landmark decisions. This collection

White Shoe: How a New Breed of Wall Street Lawyers Changed Big Business and the American Century
By Dutton
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ean: 9781524743253, isbn: 1524743259,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
The fascinating true story of how a group of visionary attorneys helped make American business synonymous with Big Business, and Wall Street the center of the financial world“Entertaining.”—The Wall Street Journal The legal profession once operated on a smaller scale—folksy lawyers arguing for fairness and justice before a judge and jury. But by the year 1900, a new type of lawyer was born, one who understood business as well as the law. Working hand in glove with their clients, over the

The Founders' Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Bear Arms (Independent Studies in Political Economy)
By Ivan R. Dee/ Independent Institute
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ean: 9781566639712, isbn: 1566639719,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Stephen P. Halbrook's The Founders' Second Amendment is the first book-length account of the origins of the Second Amendment, based on the Founders' own statements as found in newspapers, correspondence, debates, and resolutions. Mr. Halbrook investigates the period from 1768 to 1826, from the last years of British rule and the American Revolution through to the adoption of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and the passing of the Founders' generation. His book offers the most comprehensiv

Supreme Decisions: Great Constitutional Cases and Their Impact
By Brand: Westview Press
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ean: 9780813347356, isbn: 0813347351,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Supreme Decisions: Great Constitutional Cases and Their Impact, Volumes 1 and 2, covers twenty-four Supreme Court cases (twelve per volume) that have shaped American constitutional law. Interpretive chapters shed light on the nuances of each case, the individuals involved, and the social, political, and cultural context at that particular moment in history. Discussing cases from nearly every decade in a two-hundred-year span, Melvin I. Urofsky expounds on the political climate of the United Stat

When Abortion Was a Crime: Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, 1867-1973
By University of California Press
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mpn: 0520216571, ean: 9780520216570, isbn: 0520216571,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
As we approach the 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, it's crucial to look back to the time when abortion was illegal. Leslie Reagan traces the practice and policing of abortion, which although illegal was nonetheless widely available, but always with threats for both doctor and patient. In a time when many young women don't even know that there was a period when abortion was a crime, this work offers chilling and vital lessons of importance to everyone.The linking of the words ''abortion'' and ''

Law in American History, Volume III: 1930-2000
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780190634940, isbn: 0190634944,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
In Law in American History, Volume III: 1930-2000, the eminent legal scholar G. Edward White concludes his sweeping history of law in America, from the colonial era to the near-present. Picking up where his previous volume left off, at the end of the 1920s, White turns his attention to modern developments in both public and private law. One of his findings is that despite the massive changes in American society since the New Deal, some of the landmark constitutional decisions from that period re

Grand Inquests: The Historic Impeachments Of Justice Samuel Chase And President Andrew Johnson
By Harper Perennial
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ean: 9780688171711, isbn: 0688171710,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Recounts two precedent-setting impeachment cases that strengthened the concept of separation of powers and further defined the institutions of American government With Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist playing a front-and-center role as the presiding officer in President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial, it's no wonder that his 1992 study of the two most important previous impeachments in United States history was brought back into print. But anyone looking for political commentar

City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance
By Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674976238, isbn: 0674976231,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Since the rise of the small-sum lending industry in the 1890s, people on the lowest rungs of the economic ladder in the United States have been asked to pay the greatest price for credit. Again and again, Americans have asked why the most fragile borrowers face the highest costs for access to the smallest loans. To protect low-wage workers in need of credit, reformers have repeatedly turned to law, only to face the vexing question of where to draw the line between necessary protection and overre

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