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The Cambridge history of law in America. Vol. 3, The twentieth century and after (1920- )

Author: Michael Grossberg; Christopher L Tomlins
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge histories online
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume covers the period from 1920 to 2008, 'the American Century'. It charts a century of legal transformations - in the state, in legal thought and education, in professional organization and life, in American federalism and governance, in domestic affairs and international relations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Grossberg; Christopher L Tomlins
ISBN: 9781139054195 1139054198 9780511466724 0511466722 9781139054195
OCLC Number: 457144939
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 904 pages)
Contents: Law and the state, 1920-2000: institutional growth and structural change / Daniel R. Ernst --
Legal theory and legal education, 1920-2000 / William W. Fisher III --
The American legal profession, 1870-2000 / Robert W. Gordon --
The courts, federalism, and the federal constitution, 1920-2000 / Edward A. Purcell, Jr. --
The litigation revolution / Lawrence M. Friedman --
Criminal justice in the United States / Michael Willrich --
Law and medicine / Leslie J. Reagan --
The Great Depression and the New Deal / Barry Cushman --
Labor's welfare state: defining workers, constructing citizens / Eileen Boris --
Poverty law and income support: from the Progressive era to the war on welfare / Gwendolyn Mink, Samantha Ann Majic and Leandra Zarnow --
The rights revolution in the twentieth century / Mark Tushnet --
Race and rights / Michael J. Klarman --
Heterosexuality as a legal regime / Margot Canaday --
Law and the environment / Betsy Mendelsohn --
Agriculture and the state, 1789-2000 / Victoria Saker Woeste --
Law and economic change during the short twentieth century / John Henry Schlegel --
The corporate economy: ideologies of regulation and antitrust, 1920-2000 / Gregory A. Mark --
Law and commercial popular culture in the twentieth-century United States / Norman L. Rosenberg --
Making law, making war, making America / Mary L. Dudziak --
Law, lawyers, and empire / Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth.
Series Title: Cambridge histories online
Other Titles: History of law in America
Twentieth century and after (1920- )
Responsibility: edited by Michael Grossberg, Christopher Tomlins.

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Volume 3 of The Cambridge History of Law in America covers the period from 1920 to the present. Starting with the period after World War I, this volume charts a century of legal transformations. It  Read more...

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