Series Description

Law and Society: Recent Scholarship

Edited by Melvin I. Urofsky - Virginia Commonwealth University

Law and Society adresses the complex interface of law and society in America. Does the law change or respond to social context? The series incldes work in sociology, history, political science, and legal studies. Each title is refereed by Professor Urofsky.

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Title Author Year Subject Series
Access to Information as a Human Right Access to Information as a Human Right Cheryl Ann Bishop 2011 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Alternative Dispute Resolution in Civil Justice Systems Alternative Dispute Resolution in Civil Justice Systems Roger E. Hartley 2002 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
American Public Religion in Frankfurter and Scalia's Opinions American Public Religion in Frankfurter and Scalia's Opinions David C. Meadors 2014 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
American Terrorism Trials: Prosecutorial and Defense Strategies American Terrorism Trials: Prosecutorial and Defense Strategies Christopher A. Shields 2012 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Amnesty International and U.S. Foreign Policy: Human Rights Campaigns in Guatemala, the United States, and China Amnesty International and U.S. Foreign Policy: Human Rights Campaigns in Guatemala, the United States, and China Maria T. Baldwin 2008 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Antitrust and the Supreme Court Antitrust and the Supreme Court David Ramsey 2012 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Congress, the Constitution, and Divided Government Congress, the Constitution, and Divided Government Matthew O. Field 2013 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
The Constitutional Principles of Justice Kennedy: A Jurisprudence of Liberty and Equality The Constitutional Principles of Justice Kennedy: A Jurisprudence of Liberty and Equality Anthony D. Bartl 2014 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Courts as Policymakers: School Finance Reform Litigation Courts as Policymakers: School Finance Reform Litigation Anna Lukemeyer 2002 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
The Detention of Unlawful Enemy Combatants during the War on Terror The Detention of Unlawful Enemy Combatants during the War on Terror Colleen E. Hardy 2009 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
The Development Dilemma: The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Rights in the International System The Development Dilemma: The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Rights in the International System Robert L. Ostergard, Jr. 2003 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Dialogue among State Supreme Courts: Advancing State Constitutionalism Dialogue among State Supreme Courts: Advancing State Constitutionalism Mark W. Denniston 2014 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Discrimination against Atheists: A New Legal Hierarchy among Religious Beliefs Discrimination against Atheists:  A New Legal Hierarchy among Religious Beliefs Nina Weiler-Harwell 2011 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Domestic Violence Case Processing: A Serious Crime or a Waste of Precious Time? Domestic Violence Case Processing: A Serious Crime or a Waste of Precious Time? Kathleen Erin Currul-Dykeman 2014 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Drug Laws and Institutional Racism: The Story Told by the Congressional Record Drug Laws and Institutional Racism: The Story Told by the Congressional Record Cheryl L. Chambers 2010 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
The Espionage and Sedition Acts of World War I: Using Wartime Loyalty Laws for Revenge and Profit The Espionage and Sedition Acts of World War I:  Using Wartime Loyalty Laws for Revenge and Profit Daniel G. Donalson 2012 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Expert Testimony on Domestic Violence: A Discourse Analysis Expert Testimony on Domestic Violence: A Discourse Analysis Melissa Hamilton 2009 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
First Amendment Religious Liberties: Supreme Court Decisions and Public Opinion, 1947-2013 First Amendment Religious Liberties:  Supreme Court Decisions and Public Opinion, 1947-2013 Tracy L. Cook 2014 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Foreign Law? Congress v.the Supreme Court Foreign Law? Congress v.the Supreme Court Christopher Roberts 2014 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Freedom of Religion: Locke v. Davey and State Blaine Amendments Freedom of Religion:  Locke v. Davey and State Blaine Amendments Douglas F. Johnson 2010 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
From Winning Elections to Influencing Policy: The Electoral-Policy Link for Minority Voters From Winning Elections to Influencing Policy: The Electoral-Policy Link for Minority Voters Liza Abram Benham 2008 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Global Medium, Local Laws: Regulating Cross-Border Cyberhate Global Medium, Local Laws: Regulating Cross-Border Cyberhate Bastiaan Vanacker 2009 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Human Rights Litigation Promoting International Law in U.S. Courts Human Rights Litigation Promoting International Law in U.S. Courts Ying-Jen Lo 2005 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Journalism and Justice in the Oklahoma City Bombing Trials Journalism and Justice in the Oklahoma City Bombing Trials Chad F. Nye 2014 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Journalism Ethics by Court Decree: The Supreme Court on the Proper Practice of Journalism Journalism Ethics by Court Decree: The Supreme Court on the Proper Practice of Journalism John C. Watson 2008 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Judicial Power and Institutional Constraints: A Comparison of Canadian and American Courts Judicial Power and Institutional Constraints: A Comparison of Canadian and American Courts Ryan Hurl 2010 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Judicial Power in a Federal System: Canada, United States and Germany Judicial Power in a Federal System: Canada, United States and Germany Cristina M. Ruggiero 2012 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Judicial Review of Administrative Discretion: How Justice Scalia and Breyer Regulate the Regulators Judicial Review of Administrative Discretion: How Justice Scalia and Breyer Regulate the Regulators Scott Allen Clayton 2015 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
The Juror Factor: Race and Gender in America's Civil Courts The Juror Factor: Race and Gender in America's Civil Courts Sean G. Overland 2008 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Learned in the Law and Politics: The Office of the Solicitor General and Executive Power Learned in the Law and Politics: The Office of the Solicitor General and Executive Power Peter N. Ubertaccio III 2005 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Legal Intellectual Movements in Political Time: Reconstructive Leadership and Transformations of Legal Thought and Discourse Legal Intellectual Movements in Political Time: Reconstructive Leadership and Transformations of Legal Thought and Discourse Simon Zschirnt 2015 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Libel Law, Political Criticism, and Defamation of Public Figures: The United States, Europe, and Australia Libel Law, Political Criticism, and Defamation of Public Figures: The United States, Europe, and Australia Peter N. Amponsah 2004 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Massive Resistance and Media Suppression Massive Resistance and Media Suppression David J. Wallace 2013 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Media Laws across the World: A Comparative Study of Their Evolution and Challenges Media Laws across the World: A Comparative Study of Their Evolution and Challenges Junhao Hong and Tuo-Yu Su 2016 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Muslim and American? Straddling Islamic Law and U.S. Justice Muslim and American?  Straddling Islamic Law and U.S. Justice Mark E. Hanshaw 2010 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
National Security in the Courts: The Need for Secrecy vs. the Requirement of Transparency National Security in the Courts: The Need for Secrecy vs. the Requirement of Transparency Derigan Silver 2010 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
An Open Internet for All: Free Speech and Network Neutrality An Open Internet for All: Free Speech and Network Neutrality Dana D. Bagwell 2012 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Oral Argument and Amicus Curiae Oral Argument and Amicus Curiae Matthew M.C. Roberts 2011 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Our Federalist Constitution: The Founders' Expectations and Contemporary American Government Our Federalist Constitution: The Founders' Expectations and Contemporary American Government Michael J. Faber 2010 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Perspectives on Disability, Discrimination, Accommodations, and Law: A Comparison of the Canadian and American Experience Perspectives on Disability, Discrimination, Accommodations, and Law: A Comparison of the Canadian and American Experience Wayne Thomas Oakes 2005 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
The Preeminence of Politics: Executive Orders from Eisenhower to Clinton The Preeminence of Politics: Executive Orders from Eisenhower to Clinton Ricardo Jose Pereira Rodrigues 2007 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
The Press and Rights to Privacy: First Amendment Freedoms vs. Invasion of Privacy Claims The Press and Rights to Privacy: First Amendment Freedoms vs. Invasion of Privacy Claims Erin K. Coyle 2012 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Privileging the Press: Confidential Sources, Journalism Ethics and the First Amendment Privileging the Press: Confidential Sources, Journalism Ethics and the First Amendment Jason M. Shepard 2011 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Race, Law, and the Desegregation of Public Schools Race, Law, and the Desegregation of Public Schools Peter William Moran 2004 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
The Real ID Act: Privacy and Government Surveillance The Real ID Act:  Privacy and Government Surveillance William Eyre 2011 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Regulatory Takings and the Environment: The Impact of Property Rights Litigation Regulatory Takings and the Environment:  The Impact of Property Rights Litigation Darren Botello-Samson 2010 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Resistance to Public School Desegregation: Little Rock, Arkansas, and Beyond Resistance to Public School Desegregation: Little Rock, Arkansas, and Beyond Frances Lisa Baer 2008 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Student First Amendment Speech and Expression Rights: Armbands to Bong HiTS Student First Amendment Speech and Expression Rights: Armbands to Bong HiTS R. Chace Ramey 2011 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Student Speech on the Internet: The Role of First Amendment Protections Student Speech on the Internet: The Role of First Amendment Protections Jesulon S. R. Gibbs 2010 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
A Theory of Shield Laws: Journalists, Their Sources, and Popular Constitutionalism A Theory of Shield Laws:  Journalists, Their Sources, and Popular Constitutionalism Dean C. Smith 2013 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land: The Property Rights Movement and Regulatory Takings This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land: The Property Rights Movement and Regulatory Takings Alfred M. Olivetti, Jr., and Jeff Worsham 2004 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
The Unfolding of American Labor Law: Judges, Workers and Public Policy Across Two Political Generations, 1790-1850 The Unfolding of American Labor Law: Judges, Workers and Public Policy Across Two Political Generations, 1790-1850 Jeffrey Steven Kahana 2014 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Unhealed Wounds: Medical Malpractice in the Twentieth Century Unhealed Wounds: Medical Malpractice in the Twentieth Century Neal C. Hogan 2002 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Universal Human Rights: Origins and Development Universal Human Rights: Origins and Development Stephen James 2007 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
The Vice Presidency in Foreign Policy: From Mondale to Cheney The Vice Presidency in Foreign Policy: From Mondale to Cheney Jack Lechelt 2009 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Video Surveillance: Power and Privacy in Everyday Life Video Surveillance: Power and Privacy in Everyday Life Bilge Yesil 2009 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Women at Law in Early Colonial Maryland Women at Law in Early Colonial Maryland Monica C. Witkowski 2012 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship
Women's Rights in Native North America: Legal Mobilization in the US and Canada Women's Rights in Native North America: Legal Mobilization in the US and Canada Judith H. Aks 2004 Law & Society Law and Society: Recent Scholarship