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Blaming MothersAmerican Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Linda C. Fentiman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814724828
eISBN:
9780814770290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724828.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the past several decades, medicine, the media, and popular culture have focused on mothers as the primary source of health risk for their children, even though American children are healthier than ... More

Creativity without LawChallenging the Assumptions of Intellectual Property

Creativity without Law: Challenging the Assumptions of Intellectual Property

Kate Darling and Aaron Perzanowski (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479841936
eISBN:
9781479822980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841936.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Intellectual property (IP) law is premised on assumptions about creative behavior. Fundamentally, the case for regulation assumes that creators require a legal right to prevent copying, or they will ... More

Discretionary JusticePardon and Parole in New York from the Revolution to the Depression

Discretionary Justice: Pardon and Parole in New York from the Revolution to the Depression

Carolyn Strange

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479899920
eISBN:
9781479843619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899920.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The pardon is an act of mercy, tied to the divine right of kings. Why did New York retain this mode of discretionary justice after the Revolution? And how did the advent of the penitentiary and the ... More

Health of NewcomersImmigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity

Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity

Patricia Illingworth and Wendy E. Parmet

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814789216
eISBN:
9780814760826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789216.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Immigration and health are two of the most contentious issues facing policy makers today. Policies that relate to both issues—to the health of newcomers—often reflect misimpressions about immigrants, ... More

The New Criminal Justice Thinking

The New Criminal Justice Thinking

Sharon Dolovich and Alexandra Natapoff (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479831548
eISBN:
9781479801800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831548.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book offers a wide range of theoretical tools for conceptualizing the criminal justice system in general and this historical moment in particular, in which mass incarceration, the War on Drugs, ... More

Vaccine CourtThe Law and Politics of Injury

Vaccine Court: The Law and Politics of Injury

Anna Kirkland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479876938
eISBN:
9781479844272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876938.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

In Vaccine Court, Anna Kirkland tells the story of how a special no-fault compensation court in the United States handles very controversial claims that a vaccine has harmed someone. Vaccines are an ... More

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