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Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Samuel DeCanio

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book examines how political elites used high levels of voter ignorance to create a new sort of regulatory state with lasting implications for American politics. Focusing on the expansion of ... More

Democratic VistasReflections on the Life of American Democracy

Democratic Vistas: Reflections on the Life of American Democracy

Jedediah Purdy, Anthony Kronman, and Cynthia Farrar (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102567
eISBN:
9780300130485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102567.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book explores democracy in the United States from a variety of perspectives. A dozen contributors consider the nature and prospects of democracy as it relates to the American experience—free ... More

Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Catharine A. MacKinnon and Reva B. Siegel (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

When it was published twenty-five years ago, Catharine MacKinnon's pathbreaking work Sexual Harassment of Working Women had a major impact on the development of sexual harassment law. The U.S. ... More

Eloquence and ReasonCreating a First Amendment Culture

Eloquence and Reason: Creating a First Amendment Culture

Robert L. Tsai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117233
eISBN:
9780300151879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117233.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book presents a theory of the First Amendment's development. During the twentieth century, Americans gained trust in its commitments, turned the First Amendment into an instrument for social ... More

The Face That Launched a Thousand LawsuitsThe American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits: The American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

Jessica Lake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300214222
eISBN:
9780300225303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214222.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The advent of the photographic and cinematic camera in the mid to late 19th century caused new harms to individuals (particularly women), which existing laws (copyright, defamation, trespass) were ... More

Friends Hold All Things in CommonTradition, Intellectual Property, and the Adages of Erasmus

Friends Hold All Things in Common: Tradition, Intellectual Property, and the Adages of Erasmus

Kathy Eden

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087574
eISBN:
9780300133646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087574.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Erasmus's Adages—a vast collection of the proverbial wisdom of Greek and Roman antiquity—was published in 1508 and became one of the most influential works of the Renaissance. It also marked a ... More

The Future of Law and EconomicsEssays in Reform and Recollection

The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection

Guido Calabresi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300195897
eISBN:
9780300216264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195897.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In a concise, compelling argument, one of the founders and most influential advocates of the law and economics movement divides the subject into two separate areas, which are identified with Jeremy ... More

Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Kimberly A Yuracko

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125856
eISBN:
9780300217858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125856.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Sex discrimination in employment has been prohibited by federal law since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. When the Act was passed, its target was clear. It sought to end women’s ... More

History of the Yale Law SchoolThe Tercentennial Lectures

History of the Yale Law School: The Tercentennial Lectures

Anthony T. Kronman (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095647
eISBN:
9780300128765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095647.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The entity that became the Yale Law School started life early in the nineteenth century as a proprietary school, operated as a sideline by a couple of New Haven lawyers. The New Haven school ... More

Hollow JusticeA History of Indigenous Claims in the United States

Hollow Justice: A History of Indigenous Claims in the United States

David E. Wilkins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300119268
eISBN:
9780300186000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300119268.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book explores Native American claims against the United States government over the past two centuries. Despite the federal government's multiple attempts to redress indigenous claims, a close ... More

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