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  1. 1. LEGAL HISTORY Introduction to the Winner of the Peter Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship, 2005 Legal System of the United States A History of Water P Third Edition Rights at Common Law Allan Farnsworth, formerly the Alfred McCormack Joshua Getzler, Fellow and Tutor in Law at St Hugh’s Professor of Law, Columbia Law School College, Oxford In this classic text, translated into over a dozen languages, ‘Getzler’s work will bring the reader as close as any constitutional scholar and Columbia Law School professor E. Allan Farnsworth study could to what happened, and to what was in provides a clear explanation of the structure and function of the U.S. legal system, analyzing the legislative and judicial systems on both the federal and the minds of those who made it happen.’ state levels. For decades, students of American law have relied on this lucid text — James Gordley, Law Quarterly Review as an invaluable guide to basic case law and as a means of interpreting statutes, differences between civil and criminal procedure, and the distinction between ‘The research is exhaustive and meticulously executed, and the resulting private and public law. analysis is clearly and articulately communicated.’ — Charlotte Smith, Journal of Environmental Law Oceana Publications 1996 (1951) This volume describes how the courts created rights for land owners and Paperback / 0-379-21373-7 / 978-0-379-21373-7 / $29.50 users competing to appropriate water for factories, town supply, drainage, and 1996 / 210 pp transport. It covers the period from early times to the late nineteenth century, illustrating the changing common law of property and tort, and throwing new History of the Federal Courts light on the growth of the economy and the social and legal dimensions of technological innovation. Second Edition Erwin Surrency, Professor Emeritus University of Georgia Law School Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History Paperback / 0-19-920760-7 /978-0-19920760-2 / $45.00 This pioneering text presents the history of the federal courts since their June 2006 establishment in 1789 and the changes that have occurred in the years since.The Hardback / 0-19-826581-6 / 978-0-19-826581-8 / $144.00 author examines the historical context from which the federal court system grew 2004 / 446 pp and explores the expansion of the court system in response to procedural, conceptual, and historical influences. A Jurisprudence of Power Oceana Publications Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law Hardback / 0-379-21433-4 / 978-0-379-21433-8 / $125.00 R.W. Kostal, Associate Professor of Law and History, 2002 / 558 pp University of Western Ontario Law without Justice A Jurisprudence of Power concerns the brutal suppression under Why Criminal Law Doesn’t Give People martial law of the Jamaica uprising of 1865, and the explosive debate and litigation these events spawned in England.The What They Deserve book explores the centrality of legal ideas and institutions in Paul H. Robinson, Colin S. Diver Distinguished Professor of English politics, and of political ideas that give rise to great Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Michael T. questions of English law. Cahill, Assistant Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School It documents how the world’s most powerful and articulate political elite struggled with fundamental questions about law, morality, and power. Can a constitutional state If an innocent person is sent to prison or if a killer walks free, rule a sprawling empire without breaking faith with the rule of law? Can it contend we are outraged.The legal system assures us, and we expect with the violent resistance of subjugated peoples without corrupting the integrity of and demand, that it will seek to “do justice” in criminal cases. its legal and political ideals? So why, for some cases, does the criminal law deliberately and routinely sacrifice justice? In this unflinching look at American criminal law, Paul Robinson and Michael The book addresses these questions as it reconstructs the most prolonged and Cahill demonstrate that cases with unjust outcome are not always irregular or important conflict over martial law and the rule of law in the history of England in unpredictable. Rather, that criminal law sometimes chooses not to give defendants the nineteenth century. what they deserve: that is, unsatisfying results occur even when the system works as it is designed to work.With a panoramic view of the overlapping and often Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History competing goals that our legal institutions must balance on a daily basis, Law without Hardback / 0-19-826076-8 / 978-0-19-826076-9 / $140.00 2005 / 544 pp Justice challenges us to restore justice to the criminal justice system. OUP USA Paperback / 0-19-516015-0 / 978-0-19-516015-4 / $35.00 2005 / 332 pp Revolution and the Making of the Contemporary Legal Profession England, France, and the United States Michael Burrage, Research Fellow in Industrial Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science Examining the social revolutions in France, the United States, and England during industrialization, this book looks at the different ways in which social upheaval has prompted radical divergences in the organisation and regulation of the legal profession. Oxford Socio-Legal Studies Hardback / 0-19-928298-6 / 978-0-19-928298-2 / $150.00 2005 / 704 pp 1 151
  2. 2. LEGAL HISTORY LEGAL HISTORY The American NE American Legal History The Pursuit of Fairness The World’s Richest Indian A History of Affirmative Action The Scandal over Jackson Barnett’s Oil Fortune Judicial Tradition Cases and Materials Terry H. Anderson, Professor of History,Texas A&M University Tanis C.Thorne, University of California, Irvine, and Lecturer, Profiles of Leading American Judges Third Edition Sacramento State University ‘Few books match the breadth of his story of affirmative action in the Third Edition Kermit L. Hall, Utah State University, Paul Finkelman, Chapman United States ....Anderson skillfully weaves the story of how racism, sexism ‘A historical tour-de-force that dramatically and depressingly shows how a Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tulsa, and James W. Ely, Jr., and paternalism for the disabled come out of the common cloth of confluence of law, racial attitudes, scheming individuals, and bureaucratic G. Edward White, University of Virginia Professor of Law and History,Vanderbilt University American prejudices.’ institutions devastated the considerable rights and resources of Jackson ‘A rich source of information and ideas....Worthwhile not only because, Revised and expanded in this third edition, American Legal History now — Timothy J. O’Neill, Law & Politics Book Review Barnett, a Creek Nation citizen, and by extension the rights of other similarly as history, it provides an excellent introduction to some of the most features a new co-author, James Ely, who is a specialist on property rights.This Affirmative action strikes at the heart of deeply held beliefs about employment and situated indigenous people.Thorne’s lucid account is a worthy and timely influential American judges and cases, but also because as theory it, like highly acclaimed text provides a comprehensive selection of the most education, about the concepts of justice and fairness, and about the troubled history successor to Angie Debo’s And Still the Waters Run, a penetrating analysis of important documents in the field, which integrate the history of public and of race relations in America.This is the only book available that gives readers a the systematic fraud and dispossession that was perpetuated on the citizens all good books, provokes as many questions as it resolves.’ private law from America’s colonial origins to the present. Devoting special balanced, non-polemical, and lucid account of this highly contentious issue. — Administrative Law Review attention to the interaction of social and legal change, it shows how legal ideas of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma by similar forces.’ developed in tandem with specific historical events and reveals a rich legal OUP USA — David E.Wilkins, University of Minnesota ‘Among the important books,The American Judicial Tradition deserves a Paperback / 0-19-518245-6 / 978-0-19-518245-3 / $18.95 culture unique to America.The book also deals with state and federal courts OUP USA prominent place....In an era of growing concern about the ‘imperial and looks at the relationship between the development of American society, 2005 / 344 pp Hardback / 0-19-516233-1 / 978-0-19-516233-2 / $65.00 judiciary,’ it merits the serious reader’s attention’ politics, and economy, and how it relates to the evolution of American law. Paperback / 0-19-518298-7 / 978-0-19-518298-9 / $19.95 — Jethro Lieberman,The New York Times Book Review Introductions and instructive headnotes accompany each document, tying legal James Madison and the Struggle New 2005 / 312 pp developments to broader historical themes and providing a social and political for the Bill of Rights ‘A scholarly, well-informed, illuminating work that penetrates the context essential to an understanding of the history of law in America. Richard Labunski, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Massive Resistance mystique of the judicial mantle....White has superbly conveyed the Setting the legal challenges of the twenty-first century in a broad context, morality of one of our most sacred institutions’ Telecommunications, University of Kentucky Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction American Legal History,Third Edition, is an essential text for students and — Trial Magazine teachers of constitutional and legal history, the judicial process, and the effects The untold story of the fiercely contested ratification of the United States Edited by Clive Webb, Lecturer in American Studies, University of Sussex of law on society. Constitution, and how Founding Father James Madison defied his fellow Virginians Massive Resistance brings together ten essays that critically assess southern white Now available in a newly revised and updated third edition, this highly acclaimed volume presents a series of portraits of the most famous appellate who opposed the Constitution, to ensure that it, and the Bill of Rights, would bring resistance to school desegregation.The collection examines in close detail the OUP USA judges in American history from John Marshall to the Rehnquist court. 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Hughes, Felix Frankfurter, Hugo Black, Earl Warren,William Brennan, and Sandra July 2006 / 320 pp Day O’Connor.This expanded edition contains a new preface, an updated Conquest by Law P OUP USA Paperback / 0-19-517786-X / 978-0-19-517786-2 / $19.95 bibliographical note, and a new chapter on the Rehnquist Court. How the Discovery of America Dispossessed Hardback / 0-19-517785-1 / 978-0-19-517785-5 / $65.00 2005 / 258 pp OUP USA Hardback / 0-19-513962-3 / 978-0-19-513962-4 / $99.00 Indigenous Peoples of Their Lands Paperback / 0-19-513963-1 / 978-0-19-513963-1 / $24.95 Lindsay G. Robertson, University of Oklahoma College of Law Alger Hiss’s Looking-Glass Wars December 2006 / 640 pp The Covert Life of a Soviet Spy ‘This is an exceptional work that breaks new ground and contributes to G. Edward White, David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. New our understanding not only of a specific case, but of the role of the Supreme Court in the American Republic. An important contribution to University of Virginia School of Law G. Edward White, University Professor both the study of law and the history of the West.’ ‘If you accept Hiss’s guilt, as most historians now do, you will profit from G. Known as the ‘Great Dissenter,’ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. wrote some of the — Rennard Strickland, Philip H. Knight Professor of Law, Edward White’s supplementary speculations about why, after prison, that most eloquent opinions in the history of the United States Supreme Court. A University of Oregon serene and charming man sacrificed his marriage, exploited a son’s love and brilliant legal mind who served on the high court into his nineties, Holmes was abused the trust of fervent supporters to wage a 42-year struggle for a responsible for some of the most important judicial opinions of the twentieth In 1823, Chief Justice John Marshall handed down a Supreme Court decision of monumental importance in defining the rights of indigenous peoples vindication that could never be honestly gained’ century. Now, in this superb short biography, G. Edward White offers readers a lively, informative portrait of this singular individual.The book first sketches throughout the English-speaking world. At the heart of the decision for Johnson — Max Frankel,The New York Times Book Review Holmes’s early years, his childhood in Boston, his undergraduate years at v. 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M’Intosh. beginning in 1902, and details Holmes’s most significant cases – Abrams v. Conquest by Law provides, for the first time, the complete and troubling United States, Northern Securities Co. v. United States, Lochner v. New York, account of the European “discovery” of the Americas.This is a gripping tale of Schenck v. United States, and others – which limited working hours, set a political collusion, detailing how a spurious claim gave rise to a doctrine-- mandatory minimum wage, protected women’s rights, legalized labor unions, intended to be of limited application--which itself gave rise to a massive and defined freedom of speech.These decisions as well as The Common Law are displacement of persons and the creation of a law that governs indigenous highly regarded to this day. people and their lands to this day. 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  3. 3. LEGAL HISTORY LEGAL HISTORY Partners for Democracy The Oxford History of the Laws of England Volume VI Property and Civil Society in Litigation in Roman Law Crafting the New Japanese State under MacArthur 1483-1558 South-Western Germany 1820-1914 Ernest Metzger, Senior Lecturer in Law, Ray A. Moore, Professor of History and Asian Studies, Sir John Baker University of Aberdeen Jonathan Sperber, Curators’ Professor of History, Hardback / 0-19-825817-8 / 978-0-19-825817-9 / $324.00 Amherst College, and Donald L. Robinson, Charles N. Clark 2003 / 1,024 pp University of Missouri Most modern accounts of how the classical Romans sued each Professor of Government and American Studies, Smith College other tend to show the opponents willingly cooperating under Based on extensive documentation from civil court records, Anne Orthwood’s Bastard the guidance of a magistrate, until their case was ready for In 1945, Japan surrendered unconditionally to the United States this book provides important new insights into the nature of Sex and Law in Early Virginia trial.This view of relatively polite and orderly initiation of suits and its allies, thereby planting the seed from which would spring civil society, forms of social conflict, and the application of the was based on tiny amounts of evidence. Metzger examines a one of the world’s most successful and stable democracies. John Ruston Pagan law to everyday life.The book’s intriguing, sometimes bizarre, flood of new evidence, painting a picture of litigation that is far Here is the story of how a devastated land came to construct— at times OUP USA and always revealing stories of legal disputes offer an ironic and bemused less polite and far less orderly. He examines how the rules of procedure coped with aggressively and rapidly, at times deliberately and only after much debate-a Paperback / 0-19-514479-1 / 978-0-19-514479-6 / $24.95 view of the past human condition. the typical pretrial delays that the Roman system, and indeed any legal system, faces. democracy that stands today as the envy of many other nations. 2003 / 232 pp Hardback / 0-19-928475-X / 978-0-19-928475-7 / $99.00 2005 / 295 pp Hardback / 0-19-829855-2 / 978-0-19-829855-7 / $99.00 OUP USA Reconstructing the Dreamland 2005 / 232 pp Paperback / 0-19-517176-4 / 978-0-19-517176-1 / $27.50 The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation 2003 / 424 pp Alfred L. Brophy Genocide on Trial A Casebook on Roman Family Law Foreword by Randall Kennedy War Crimes Trials and the Formation of The Proprietary Church in the Medieval West Bruce W. Frier, Professor of Classics and Roman Law, OUP USA Holocaust History and Memory Susan Wood, Emeritus Fellow, St Hugh’s College, Oxford University of Michigan, and Thomas A. J. 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It Crime, Justice and Discretion in England 1740-1820 Courts and Conflict in is a first-rate piece of history, setting Pollock into his Victorian and Edwardian Peter King, Professor of Social History, University College Northampton Twelfth-Century Tuscany Aboriginal Societies and the Common Law context, and describing the academic and public world of late nineteenth Paperback / 0-19-925907-0 / 978-0-19-925907-6 / $55.00 Chris Wickham, Professor of Early Medieval History, University of Birmingham A History of Sovereignty, Status, and Self-Determination and early twentieth century law.’ 2003 / 398 pp P.G. McHugh — Michael Lobban, Modern Law Review ‘a brilliant work of exceptional relevance, destined to hold an important Cannabis Britannica Hardback / 0-19-825248-X / 978-0-19-825248-1 / $165.00 Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History place in future studies’ 2004 / 778 pp Hardback / 0-19-927022-8 / 978-0-19-927022-4 / $125.00 Empire,Trade, and Prohibition 1800-1928 — Historia Agraria 2004 / 458 pp James H. 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  4. 4. LEGAL HISTORY Cicero the Advocate Menander P Jonathan Powell, Professor of Latin, Royal Holloway, A Rhetor in Context University of London, and Jeremy Paterson, Senior Lecturer Malcolm Heath, Professor of Greek, Department of Classics, University of Leeds in Ancient History, University of Newcastle upon Tyne This detailed reassessment of the history and social significance of rhetoric in late ‘Skilled editors and a team of experts offer what is antiquity shows how it was taught, and why the skills it promoted were still believed effectively an ‘Oxford Companion to Cicero’s Forensic to have a direct application in the subsequent careers of the rhetoricians’ pupils. Speeches’- and a boon companion it is . . . Highly Hardback / 0-19-925920-8 / 978-0-19-925920-5 / $165.00 recommended.’ 2004 / 392 pp — CHOICE Cicero’s courtroom speeches are the most significant examples we have of the art Ancient Supplication of the ancient Roman advocate.This book is the first in English to take them F. S. Naiden, Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies,Tulane University seriously as examples of advocacy designed to secure a verdict. Ancient Supplication is the first book-length treatment of a key religious practice in Hardback / 0-19-815280-9 / 978-0-19-815280-4 / $195.00 ancient Mediterranean civilizations. Besides setting forth a typology that applies to 2004 hundreds of acts of supplication in both Greek and Latin sources, this book traces Paperback / 0-19-929829-7 / 978-0-19929829-7 / $55.00 the links between an originally quasi-legal practice into features of Greek and Roman 2006 / 460 pp legal systems. OUP USA The Attic Orators New Hardback / 0-19-518341-X / 978-0-19-518341-2 / $74.00 Edited by Edwin Carawan, Professor of Classics, August 2006 / 480 pp Missouri State University Marsilius of Padua and ‘the Truth of History’ A collection of fourteen essays by influential scholars on the `Attic Orators’, the ten or so speechwriters who developed rhetoric in democratic Athens from c.420 to George Garnett, Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, St Hugh’s College, Oxford c.320 BC. All Greek quotations have been translated. George Garnett’s iconoclastic re-reading of Marsilius’s work - based on a careful Oxford Readings in Classical Studies attention to the texts - overturns the widely accepted view of him as a secular Paperback / 0-19-927993-4 / 978-0-19927993-7 / $45.00 political theorist and proponent of republicanism, and re-establishes him in his Hardback / 0-19-927992-6 / 978-0-19-927992-0 / $130.00 proper historical context. April 2007 / 350 pp Hardback / 0-19-929156-X / 978-0-19-929156-4 / $80.00 June 2006 / 240 pp The Constitution of the Roman Republic Andrew Lintott An Introduction to Roman Law Paperback / 0-19-926108-3 / 978-0-19-926108-6 / $39.95 i The Late Barry Nicholas 2003 / 310 pp An Introduction to Roman Law sketches the history of Roman Private Law from the Prostitution, Sexuality, and the Law in Twelve Tables to modern times, and sets out the elements of the system.Without Ancient Rome attempting to summarize the whole law, it explains and evaluates its most Thomas A. J. McGinn, Associate Professor of Classical Studies, characteristic and influential features. Vanderbilt University, USA Clarendon Law Series OUP USA Paperback / 0-19-876063-9 / 978-0-19-876063-4 / $55.00 Paperback / 0-19-516132-7 / 978-0-19-516132-8 / $45.00 1975 / 298 pp 2003 / 432 pp The Roman World of Cicero’s De Oratore Elaine Fantham, Giger Professor of Latin Emerita, Princeton University P STUDENT TEXTBOOKS IN Hardback / 0-19-926315-9 / 978-0-19-926315-8 / $150.00 2004 LEGAL HISTORY Paperback / 0-19-920773-9 / 978-0-19920773-2 / $45.00 October 2006 / 368 pp Textbook on Roman Law @ i Third Edition Cicero’s Topica Andrew Borkowski, Reader in Law at the University of Bristol, Paul du Plessis, Edited with an Introduction,Translation, and Commentary P Lecturer in Law at Edinburgh University Edited by Tobias Reinhardt, Fellow and Tutor in Classics at Paperback / 0-19-927607-2 / 978-0-19-927607-3 / $49.95 Somerville College, Oxford 2005 / 436 pp Oxford Classical Monographs Hardback / 0-19-926346-9 / 978-0-19-926346-2 / $150.00 An Introduction to English Legal History i 2003 Fourth Edition Paperback / 0-19-920771-2 / 978-0-19920771-8 / $55.00 J.H. Baker, Downing Professor of the Laws of England and Fellow of St Catharine’s October 2006 / 452 pp College, Cambridge; Honorary Bencher of the Inner Temple Paperback / 0-40-693053-8 / 978-0-40-693053-8 / $55.00 2002 / 650 pp 156 1 T 1-866-445-8685 F 1-919-677-1303