The Best Books on the Law Five Books Expert …
Our collection of book recommendations on the law covers legal and constitutional issues, justice and the relationship between the two. On the United States side, we have SCOTUS Justice Stephen Breyer, nominated to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton, discussing his intellectual influences.. He talks about the importance of context in the work of the Supreme Court.
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The Best Books on Justice and the Law
(Just Now) The Children Act explores, from the perspective of a High Court judge, a family law case in which the judge’s ruling will determine whether a child lives or dies, and the thorny interaction between the law, ethics, and morality. The book was published prior to several recent high-profile cases in which the courts were required to rule on life
The Best Books on the Rule of Law Five Books Expert
(7 days ago) Again, The Rule of Law is a book with which, in one very critical respect, I profoundly disagree, because Tom Bingham believed that the rule of law required the recognition of a broad range of legal rights, more or less corresponding to the Human Rights Convention. I find that very difficult.
Race and the Law
(6 days ago) That law limited naturalisation to what was called “free white persons”. The explicit racial restrictions on naturalisation weren’t completely lifted until the middle of the 20th century. So for most of American history, there was a basic assumption written into federal naturalisation law that the United States was a white person’s
The Best Legal Novels Five Books Expert …
(8 days ago) The Just and the Unjust was the only book ever reviewed in the Harvard Law Review – is it standard reading for attorneys?. No, I don’t think it’s standard reading for anybody any more, which is why I put it on the list. Cozzens was regarded as a major American novelist in the middle of the 20th century, and he has fallen by the wayside in terms of public esteem.
The Best Books on Soviet Law
(1 days ago) 5 The History of International Law in Russia 1647-1917 by V E Grabar. Read. 1. Soviet Workers and the Collapse of Perestroika. by Donald Filtzer. Read. T ell me about the Donald Filtzer book, Soviet Workers and the Collapse of Perestroika. Basically, during the time of perestroika, there was a lot of discussion about whether or not perestroika
The Best Books on Human Rights
(6 days ago) The fourth book is John Rawls’s The Law of Peoples (1999). In a way, this is the opposite story to Nickel’s book. Jim Nickel’s book entered into an unpopular field where people were telling him that there was no philosophical pay-off in discussing human rights.
The Best Books on The US Constitution
(8 days ago) But the Constitution remains the supreme fundamental source of law in the United States. Would you make clear the relationship between the Supreme Court and the Constitution. Article III of the Constitution gives Congress the authority to create a judiciary, but the only court the Constitution specifically created was the Supreme Court.
The best books on Pseudoscience Five Books Expert
(2 days ago) Stephen Law is head of the Centre for Inquiry UK, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Heythrop College, University of London, and Editor of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Journal Think. He is the author of Believing Bullshit and The Philosophy Gym.
Most Recommended Books Five Books Expert Recommendations
(5 days ago) Middlemarch by George Eliot (real name: Mary Ann Evans), was first published in 1871. The novel is set in the fictitious English town of Middlemarch during 1829–1832, and follows several distinct, intersecting stories with a large cast of characters. It is one of Five Books’ …
Best Books on The European Union
(2 days ago) Well, a basic law is a constitution, and the moment you said ‘European Constitution’ heckles rose all over Europe. We backed into the next phase of European integration in a very clumsy, maladroit way, and somehow lost momentum. It’s a pity, really.
Philosophy of Law
(5 days ago) Natural Law and Natural Rights (Clarendon Law Series) by John Finnis . 2. Buy. Pure Theory of Law by Hans Kelsen . 3. Buy. Institutions of Law: An Essay in Legal Theory (Law, State, and Practical Reason) by Neil MacCormick . 4. Buy. Legality by Scott J. Shapiro . 5. Buy.
The Best Books on Privacy
(4 days ago) So judge-made law is good in its way, but one of the reasons Parliament never introduced privacy law was the sheer difficulty with trying to define what is private. The result is that the definition is being drawn up by judges as they go along and one of the big complaints is that a great deal of the law is being developed by a single judge.
The Best Politics Books & Society Books Experts on Five
(2 days ago) Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933—2020) spent her life working tirelessly for a more just society, says Amanda Tyler, Shannon C. Turner Professor of Law at Berkeley and former law clerk to the Supreme Court Justice. She recommends the best books to read about RBG: her …
The Best Books on The Administrative State Five Books
(6 days ago) In that sense, all law and especially legislated law is a commitment device: otherwise government officials could go into work each day and just decide whatever they want to do there and then. Legislation constrains them, as it takes a public effort and some costs to repeal or amend legislation.
The best books on immigration Ana Minian on Five Books
(6 days ago) The law, she argues, furthered the already existing process of Asian exclusion by barring East and South Asians from immigrating. Although the Act placed no limits on immigration from the Western Hemisphere, the US government enhanced immigration enforcement by also introducing the Border Patrol that same year. Because the Border Patrol was
The Best Books on Lobbying
(8 days ago) I comply with the law and all rules and regulations. So one is the technical issue, I comply with the 25 person exception. What is more important and often can’t be captured in rules and regulation is human nature, human frailty and behavior.
Best First Amendment Books
(4 days ago) The Free Speech Century—a collection of essays by leading First Amendment scholars, edited by two titans of American Constitutional Law, Lee Bollinger and Geoffrey Stone—is the next book you’ve chosen.. These essays trace how the interpretation of the First Amendment has evolved. It’s very useful, because it goes through many different categories of speech and many different legal
The Best History Books Five Books Expert Recommendations
(9 days ago) The Best New Books. Here's our running list of the best new history books. We also keep an eye on prestigious prizes, like the UK’s Wolfson History Prize, where professional historians look for the latest history that is both scholarly and well-written.. One thing is clear from our hundreds of interviews with historians: there are a lot of books out there that are both highly readable and
Best Books on Free Speech
(4 days ago) It’s not just law and philosophy and literature, it’s also computers and it’s also very much about business. Tim Wu is an American ‘cyberlawyer’—a new category of human being—and a rather brilliant one. He’s the guy who coined the term ‘net neutrality,’ which we all use now.
The Best Books on Refugees
(9 days ago) The flip side is that perhaps governments, particularly the British government, are trying to discourage people from coming and are trying to make it as hard as possible for people to live a normal life in Britain and to claim the asylum that they are rightfully allowed by international law and by the treaties that we came up with in the
The Best Books about Japan
(8 days ago) The best books on Samurai, recommended by Michael Wert. Read. 1. Performing the Great Peace: Political Space and Open Secrets in Tokugawa Japan. by Luke Roberts. Read. 2. The Taming of the Samurai: Honorific Individualism and the Making of Modern Japan. by Eiko Ikegami.
Best Books on the Supreme Court
(7 days ago) Legal scholar and author Michael Klarman, Kirkland & Ellis Professor at Harvard Law School, recommends the best books to learn more about the Supreme Court of the United States and its history. Interview by Eve Gerber. From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality. by Michael Klarman.
The Best Books on Race and American Policing
(9 days ago) Your next book is one of your own, Cruel Justice, about the infamous three-strikes law. Cruel Justice was the book that I had to write.I felt like I had to explain how California — a liberal state in so many ways — could pass the most horrible, punitive three-strikes law in the country.
The Best Books on The FBI and Crime
(8 days ago) The Secret Barrister on Justice and the Law Books. John Dickie on The Best Books on the Mafia. Keith Slotter. Keith Slotter has been an FBI Agent for the past 23 years and currently serves as the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s San Diego Division. He deals with everything from white-collar crime to problems with drugs and human
Bronwyn Law-Viljoen on Extraordinary Art Books
(Just Now) Bronwyn Law-Viljoen on Extraordinary Art Books. The arts books publisher chooses a book about Rembrandt’s representation of his own nose, and tells the bigger story is about the way in which Rembrandt renders sense of flesh in his prints and his oil paintings
The Best Books on Intellectual Influences Five Books
(2 days ago) Law in America rises from the bottom up, it isn’t decreed from the top down. When we have a new problem, we start with vigorous debate and discussion that can sound like clamour. For instance, how will privacy and free expression interact in the Internet age? The village gossip would forget what was going on, but computers won’t.
The Best Books on Human Rights
(7 days ago) So there’s an attempt in the European Convention on Human Rights to encapsulate the non-negotiables of any democracy: no torture, free speech, fair trials, personal privacy, equal treatment under the law, freedom of thought, conscience, and religion, peaceful enjoyment of property, and so on, and all that is now enshrined in the Human Rights Act.
The Best Books on Healthcare Reform
(4 days ago) which explains the 2010 law and also the political jockeying that made it what it is. This is really two books in one. John McDonough is an insider. He was an adviser to Senator [Ted] Kennedy’s HELP committee, which was one of the two big committees in the Senate that wrote the health reform law. He was in a lot of meetings, talked to a lot
The Best Books on Forensic Psychology
(6 days ago) Well, the law, broadly speaking, and law enforcement—the police—do not understand the scientific method. They do not understand how you develop a systematic account of a person’s activities. The legal process, in particular, still thinks of the way in which psychology may contribute as if …
Best Ruth Bader Ginsburg Books
(6 days ago) The best books on Ruth Bader Ginsburg recommended by Amanda Tyler. Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933—2020) spent her life working tirelessly for a more just society, says Amanda Tyler, Shannon C. Turner Professor of Law at Berkeley and former law clerk to the Supreme Court Justice.She recommends the best books to read about RBG: her life, her work, and even her personal training …
Crime & Criminology
(Just Now) Cara Robertson—a lawyer, author and expert on the famous Lizzie Borden case—picks five true crime books that deal in murder, individual psychology, public trials and justice. The best books on Justice and the Law, recommended by The Secret Barrister. Read. 1. A Time To Kill.
The Best Books on The Essence of Islam
(1 days ago) The best books on The Essence of Islam recommended by Ahmad Thomson. The British lawyer who converted to Islam in 1973 and founded Wynne Chambers - one of the first chambers to specialise in Islamic law in the UK - discusses five books on the essence of Islam
The Best State & Violence Books Five Books Expert
(1 days ago) The law is always somebody else’s law. “The Panthers’ ideology represents the most accurate way to do political theory and to think about the political condition.” If you push this to its extreme, democracy—in the way it exists today—becomes a meaningless concept.
The Best Books on Bangladesh
(7 days ago) The mother fights with her elderly sister-in-law until her death and it is only when she herself becomes old that she can understand her. It’s very touching, the way the writer depicts our strong sides and our weaknesses, and how we grow up and stop fighting over the small things.
The Best Books on Immigration
(6 days ago) Tell me about your next choice, The Age of Migration. This is the classic textbook. Stephen Castles has been going since the 1970s or early 1980s. When I was a student I read his books and that was a long time ago. It’s a comprehensive view of how important immigration is, …
The Best Books on Market Competition Five Books Expert
(5 days ago) Bork’s reading of both the law and the economics, together with Richard Posner, a set of professors at Harvard Law School and others, has become the standard understanding of competition for judges in the United States and around the world, as Tim Wu showed in The Curse of Bigness. A generation of judges were raised on these ideas and even
The Best Books on The Role of Religion
(1 days ago) To some extent Rome did bring law and order to every region that it conquered and this is Virgil’s role, to cry up that. He’s a wonderful propagandist and exaggerates. For instance, the battle of Actium, which ends the war with Mark Antony, was in real life a rather shoddy affair. It was a civil war and civil wars are quite nasty and people
The Best Books on Disability
(3 days ago) The best books on disability, as recommended by Tom Shakespeare. Your next book, Ken Plummer’s Telling Sexual Stories, is very much looking at the private side of things as well.. Yes. There is a huge gap in information about the personal lives of disabled people.
The Best Books on US Supreme Court Justices
(2 days ago) A graduate of Yale and Stanford Law School, and a former Ninth Circuit clerk, Lithwick has also been a guest columnist for The New York Times, remains a contributing editor at Newsweek and often provides legal commentary for NPR. American Politics Law United States. Save for later.
The Best Books on Austrian Economics
(9 days ago) The best books on Austrian Economics recommended by Peter Boettke. The professor of economics discusses the contributions made by the Austrian School. He introduces recent books by Austrians, explains what we can learn from Mises and Hayek, and argues that economics is the sexiest subject.
The Best Books on The Incompatibility of Religion and
(8 days ago) If religious people just kept to themselves, just went to church, respected the findings of science and a) didn’t teach it to their kids (which I think is a form of child mistreatment) and b) didn’t try to take their religious beliefs into the public sphere and make them law for everybody else, than I …
The Best Books on Motherhood in Literature
(8 days ago) Deborah Levy on Motherhood in Literature. Deborah Levy on. Motherhood in Literature. Hot Milk. by Deborah Levy. Read. Aristotle tells us that all politics starts in the family, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the infamously fraught relationship between mother and daughter. Here, the novelist, playwright and poet Deborah Levy chooses
The Best Books on The Universe
(3 days ago) Read. 1. Empire of the Stars. by Arthur I Miller. Read. I think there are three things about this book that make it particularly interesting. First of all there’s the iconic event in Chandrasekhar’s early life which we’d all like to emulate as theoretical physicists. It happened when he was only 19 and on the boat from India to …