Cover: Legalism in PAPERBACK


Law, Morals, and Political Trials

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$35.50 • £30.95 • €32.95

ISBN 9780674523517

Publication Date: 06/18/1986


264 pages


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  • Introduction: Law and Ideology
  • I. Law and Morals
    • Definitions and Ideologies
    • The Differential Characteristics: Sin, Immorality, and Crime
    • Natural Law and Legal Ideology
    • The Ideology of Agreement
  • II. Law and Politics
    • Introduction
    • Justice: the Policy of Legalism
    • Law and International Politics
    • Political Trials: Politics What?
    • The Spirit of Political Judgment
    • A War on Trial
    • A National Ideology as Law: Tokyo
    • Justice and the Remote Past
    • Trying the Remote Future
  • Domestic Political Trials
  • Epilogue
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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