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Adversarial Legalism

The American Way of Law, Second Edition

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674238367

Publication Date: 10/08/2019

Text

432 pages

5-3/4 x 8-7/8 inches

2 tables

World

  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • Preface to the First Edition
  • I. Adversarial Legalism: Contours, Consequences, Causes
    • 1. The Concept of Adversarial Legalism
    • 2. The Two Faces of Adversarial Legalism
    • 3. The Political Construction of Adversarial Legalism
  • II. Criminal Justice
    • 4. Adversarial Legalism and American Criminal Justice
    • 5. Deciding Criminal Cases
  • III. Civil Justice
    • 6. Adversarial Legalism and Civil Justice
    • 7. The Tort Law System
  • IV. Public Law: Social Justice and Regulation
    • 8. Adversarial Legalism and the Welfare State
    • 9. Adversarial Legalism and the Regulatory State
    • 10. Economic Development, Environmental Protection, and Adversarial Legalism
  • Afterword: Adversarial Legalism in the Twenty-First Century
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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