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The Philosophy of Positive LawFoundations of Jurisprudence

The Philosophy of Positive Law: Foundations of Jurisprudence

James Bernard Murphy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300107883
eISBN:
9780300138016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300107883.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book-length study of positive law rewrites central chapters in the history of jurisprudence by uncovering a fundamental continuity among four great legal philosophers: Plato, Thomas Aquinas, ... More

The Preemption WarWhen Federal Bureaucracies Trump Local Juries

The Preemption War: When Federal Bureaucracies Trump Local Juries

Thomas O. McGarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122961
eISBN:
9780300152203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122961.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Most people are unaware of a quiet war that has been raging for the last decade in the courts, federal regulatory agencies, and Congress—a war over federal agency preemption of state common law ... More

A Right to Discriminate?How the Case of Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale Warped the Law of Free Association

A Right to Discriminate?: How the Case of Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale Warped the Law of Free Association

Andrew Koppelman and Tobias Wolff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121278
eISBN:
9780300155921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121278.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Should the Boy Scouts of America and other noncommercial associations have a right to discriminate when selecting their members? Does the state have a legitimate interest in regulating the membership ... More

StarrA Reassessment

Starr: A Reassessment

Benjamin Wittes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092523
eISBN:
9780300127485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092523.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

How is Kenneth Starr's extraordinary term as independent counsel to be understood? Was he a partisan warrior out to get the Clintons, or a savior of the Republic? An unstoppable menace, an unethical ... More

The Unitary ExecutivePresidential Power from Washington to Bush

The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book undertakes a detailed historical and legal examination of presidential power and the theory of the unitary executive. This theory—that the Constitution gives the president the power to ... More

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