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Law and class in America : trends since the Cold War

Author: Paul D Carrington; Trina Jones
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2006.
Series: Critical America
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From antitrust and bankruptcy to tax and election law, this book contains essays that helps readers to reflect thoughtfully on socio-economic justice in the new century, and suggest that a lack of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul D Carrington; Trina Jones
ISBN: 0814716547 9780814716540
OCLC Number: 875687851
Description: VII, 432 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface 1 Law Made in SkyboxesPart I : The Regress of Courts, Legislatures, and the Bar2 When (Some) Republican Justices Exhibited Concern for the Plight of the Poor3 Money and American Democracy 4 Contracting Civil Procedure 5 Skybox Lawyering Part II : Consequences6 Fair Pay for Chief Executive O?cers 7 The Antitrust "Revolution" and Small Business8 Residential Privilege9 The Declining Progressivity of the Federal Income Tax 10 Class War and the Estate TaxPart III : And Less for Those in the Cheap Seats11 Trade Law, Labor, and Global Inequality 12 Law at the Workplace13 Consumers and the American Contract System14 Congress and the Credit Industry15 The Misfortunes of the Family Farm 16 Health Law and the Broken Promise of Equity 17 The Elusive Goal of Equal Educational Opportunity 18 The Rise and Fall (and Rise Again?) of Accident Law19 Welfare Reform and Deform Part IV : The Hierarchy in Criminal Law20 Evidence Law to Protect the Civil Defendant, but Not the Accused 21 America's Misguided War on Drugs About the Contributors Index
Series Title: Critical America
Responsibility: edited by Paul D. Carrington and Trina Jones.


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