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Imperial from the BeginningThe Constitution of the Original Executive

Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive

Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300194562
eISBN:
9780300213416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194562.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book offers the first truly comprehensive study of the original American presidency. Drawing from a vast range of sources both well-known and obscure, the book reconstructs the powers and duties ... More

Insincere PromisesThe Law of Misrepresented Intent

Insincere Promises: The Law of Misrepresented Intent

Ian Ayres and Gregory Klass

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106756
eISBN:
9780300127133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106756.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

How can a promise be a lie? Answer: when the promisor never intended to perform the promise. Such incidences of promissory fraud are frequently litigated because they can result in punitive damages ... More

Interpreting the Bible and the Constitution

Interpreting the Bible and the Constitution

Jaroslav Pelikan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102673
eISBN:
9780300130768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102673.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Both the Bible and the Constitution have the status of “Great Code,” but each of these important texts is controversial as well as enigmatic. They are asked to speak to situations that their authors ... More

Inventing American ExceptionalismThe Origins of American Adversarial Legal Culture, 1800-1877

Inventing American Exceptionalism: The Origins of American Adversarial Legal Culture, 1800-1877

Amalia D. Kessler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198072
eISBN:
9780300224849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198072.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

It is widely accepted that American procedure—and indeed American legal culture as a whole—are adversarial (and distinctively so). Yet, precisely because this assumption is so deep-rooted, we have ... More

Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Samuel R. Bagenstos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 was hailed as revolutionary legislation, but in the ensuing years restrictive Supreme Court decisions have prompted accusations that ... More

Law's EnvironmentHow the Law Shapes the Places We Live

Law's Environment: How the Law Shapes the Places We Live

John Copeland Nagle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126297
eISBN:
9780300162912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126297.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book shows how our reliance on environmental law affects the natural environment through an examination of five diverse places in the American landscape: Alaska's Adak Island; the Susquehanna ... More

Making the CaseThe Art of the Judicial Opinion

Making the Case: The Art of the Judicial Opinion

Paul W. Kahn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300212082
eISBN:
9780300220841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212082.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book introduces law students to the art of reading judicial opinions. At the same time, it offers an innovative theory of the nature of legal argument, emphasizing the roles of rhetoric, ... More

The Mythic Meanings of the Second AmendmentTaming Political Violence in a Constitutional Republic

The Mythic Meanings of the Second Amendment: Taming Political Violence in a Constitutional Republic

David C. Williams

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095623
eISBN:
9780300127553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095623.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Second Amendment, which concerns the right of the people to keep and bear arms, has been the subject of great debate for decades. Does it protect an individual's right to arms or only the right ... More

The New EugenicsSelective Breeding in an Era of Reproductive Technologies

The New Eugenics: Selective Breeding in an Era of Reproductive Technologies

Judith Daar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300137156
eISBN:
9780300229035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137156.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

A provocative examination of how unequal access to reproductive technology replays the sins of the eugenics movement. Eugenics, the effort to improve the human species by inhibiting reproduction of ... More

Ordering the CityLand Use, Policing, and the Restoration of Urban America

Ordering the City: Land Use, Policing, and the Restoration of Urban America

Nicole Stelle Garnett

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124941
eISBN:
9780300155051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124941.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book highlights the multiple, often overlooked, and frequently misunderstood connections between land use and development policies and policing practices. In order to do so, it draws upon ... More

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