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September, 2012

Justice for All?

Sep. 24, 2012—In REPRESENTING JUSTICE: INVENTION, CONTROVERSY, AND RIGHTS IN CITY-STATES AND DEMOCRATIC COURTROOMS (Yale University Press, 2011) by Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis, art takes center stage as Resnik and Curtis focus on the visual renderings of the law, rather than on the words that make up the law, to analyze the pursuit and practice of justice...

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Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (2012)

Sep. 16, 2012—This Roundtable considered Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, which was argued at the Supreme Court in the October 2012 term. In Fisher, the Court considered whether the University of Texas’s use of race in its undergraduate admissions process was lawful under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The parties, Justices, and our authors...

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American Legal History Revisited

Sep. 13, 2012—This book review by Professor James W. Ely, Jr., considers G. Edward White’s LAW IN AMERICAN HISTORY, VOLUME 1: FROM THE COLONIAL YEARS THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR (Oxford University Press, 2012) and discusses the contributions of this work to the wide array of existing American legal histories. PDF Download Link: American Legal History Revisited AUTHOR: James W....

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