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Laying Down the Law

The American Legal Revolutions in Occupied Germany and Japan

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$55.00 • £44.95 • €49.50

ISBN 9780674052413

Publication Date: 10/15/2019

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480 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction: Laying Down the Law in Occupied Germany and Japan
  • 1. The “Destruction of Philosophies”: Planning the Legal Reconstruction of Germany and Japan
  • 2. Occupying the Legal Other: The Subjugation of the German and Japanese Legal Systems
  • 3. Captive Constitutions: Remaking Constitutional Law in Occupied Germany and Japan
  • 4. Crafting Liberal Courts: Reconstituting the German and Japanese Judiciaries
  • 5. Clearing the Spiritual Rubble: Reforming Criminal Justice in Occupied Germany and Japan
  • 6. Twilight of the Gods: The Rise and Fall of Civil Liberties in Occupied Germany and Japan
  • Conclusion: Laying Down the Law: Americans as Legal Revolutionaries
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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