The spirit of the title hints at the message: A British prosecutor at Nuremberg, Sir Hartley Shawcross, encouraged the judges to imagine that all of humanity stood before them, crying out, “These a
“When Freedom Speaks by Lynn Greenky is an excellent introduction and exploration of the contentious field of First Amendment jurisprudence.
“Deeply researched and written with authority, Snyder’s book examines virtually every aspect of Frankfurter’s career and, despite its length, remains wonderfully readable and accessible.”
“Bad City, a startling tale of people looking the other way and behaving ever so badly, never lets up.
“American Cartel joins a small shelf of important books, including Dopesick and Empire of Pain, that fully capture the greed and corruption fueling the nation’s d
“Advocacy for the Magnitsky Act, which would freeze Russian assets abroad, made the author a target for Putin.
“The author has a specific agenda about gerrymandering in our time, but he makes his points with engaging historical-political storytelling.”
“Manifesting Justice will repay the very determined reader, and there are many shocking moments where the law is revealed to be, to an almost unbelievable extent, an ass.”
“The Most Human Right can be a valuable book for undergraduate students studying human rights in a philosophical context.”
“Often riveting, well-researched, and utterly convincing, this book sounds a frightening alarm about unreliable expert testimony in the courtroom.”
It is impossible to enjoy reading the constitution more than through the searing perspective of the brilliant Twainesque humor of Elie Mystal in Allow Me to Retort: A Black Guy’s Guide to the C
“succeeds in capturing the full story behind a notorious murderer’s brazen quest to avoid the death penalty by any means possible.”
“This is a fascinating and easy to read survey history that avoids legal jargon and deftly combines history, anthropology, and legal analysis to provide an excellent introduction to why law
Among the literally thousands of publications whose primary subject is Abraham Lincoln, there have been some previously that have dealt with his presidential relationship relative to the Constituti
“Justice Deferred offers a needed refresher course for faded memories on the Supreme Court’s unequal history with one of the key issues not only of our day, but on
“Meticulously researched, and deftly written, The Engagement has all the thrill of a suspense novel and manages to discuss many fine points of legal procedure without ever becoming
“The author sees more than 200 years of judicial interpretation of fundamental rights as having devolved into a zero sum game, with winners and losers declared by unelected judges, leaving
“I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability.” —Ruth Bader Ginsburg
“Written with humor and brutal honesty, Group is a bracing, confrontational, and absorbing read.”
“Systemic Corruption: Constitutional Ideas for An Anti-Oligarchic Republic’s merit lies in its intellectual energy that the reade
“A timely, eye-opening tale of elite white privilege run amok.”
“This is a book that should be required reading in every high school—actually every American should read it.
“if you killed the right people, people who were poor, non-white, and who didn’t have anyone to speak up for them, you could literally get away with murder.
Prestigious constitutional law professors can publish whatever they please, ranging from a critical analysis of the Supreme Court cases to outlandish predictions about the Constitution.
For James Baldwin, “what kind of human beings we aspired to be” matters more than policy and power. On this, he was “absolutely right”, according to Eddie Glaude Jr.