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The Constitution Goes to CollegeFive Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

Rodney A. Smolla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741030
eISBN:
9780814788561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741030.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

American college campuses, where ideas are freely exchanged, contested, and above all uncensored, are historical hotbeds of political and social turmoil. In the past decade alone, the media has ... 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

DegradationWhat the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Kevin W. Saunders

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Throughout history obscenity has not really been about sex but about degradation. Sexual depictions have been suppressed when they were seen as lowering the status of humans, furthering our distance ... 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

Divorced from RealityRethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Over the past thirty years, there has been a dramatic shift in the way the legal system approaches and resolves family disputes. Traditionally, family law dispute resolution was based on an ... More

The Embattled Constitution

The Embattled Constitution

Norman Dorsen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770122
eISBN:
9780814762806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770122.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book presents the fourth collection of the James Madison lectures delivered at the New York University School of Law, offering thoughtful examinations of an array of topics on civil liberties by ... More

Freeing SpeechThe Constitutional War over National Security

Freeing Speech: The Constitutional War over National Security

John Denvir

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720141
eISBN:
9780814785348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720141.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The United States is in the midst of a heated conversation over how the Constitution impacts national security. In a traditional reading of the document, America uses military force only after a full ... More

Getting in the GameTitle IX and the Women's Sports Revolution

Getting in the Game: Title IX and the Women's Sports Revolution

Deborah L. Brake

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799659
eISBN:
9780814789797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799659.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In this first legal analysis of Title IX, the book assesses the statute's successes and failures, using a feminist theory lens to understand, defend, and critique the law. While the statute has ... More

Habeas Corpus after 9/11Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Jonathan Hafetz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The U.S. detention center at Guantánamo Bay has long been synonymous with torture, secrecy, and the abuse of executive power. It has come to epitomize lawlessness and has sparked protracted legal ... More

Hate Thy NeighborMove-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing

Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing

Jeannine Bell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791448
eISBN:
9780814760222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791448.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Despite increasing racial tolerance and national diversity, neighborhood segregation remains a very real problem in cities across America. Scholars, government officials, and the general public have ... More

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