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Description - American Law & the Contstitutional Order - Historical Perspect Enl Ed (Paper) by LM FRIEDMAN

This is the standard reader in American law and constitutional development. The selections demonstrate that the legal order, once defined by society, helps in molding the various forces of the social life of that society. The essays cover the entire period of the American experience, from the colonies to postindustrial society.Additions to this enlarged edition include essays by Michael Parrish on the Depression and the New Deal; Abram Chayes on the role of the judge in public law litigation; David Vogel on social regulation; Harry N. Scheiber on doctrinal legacies and institutional innovations in the relation between law and the economy; and Lawrence M. Friedman on American legal history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674025271
ISBN-10: 067402527X
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 598
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1988
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - LM FRIEDMAN

Lawrence M. Friedman is Marion Rice Kirkwood Professor of Law at Stanford University and author of many books, including A History of American Law, Crime and Punishment in American History, and American Law in the Twentieth Century. Harry N. Scheiber is Professor of Law, University of California School of Law, Berkeley.