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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

Intersexuality and the LawWhy Sex Matters

Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Julie A. Greenberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The term “intersex” evokes diverse images, typically of people who are both male and female or neither male nor female. Neither vision is accurate. The millions of people with an intersex condition, ... More

Just TradeA New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is generally assumed that pro-trade laws are not good for human rights, and legislation that protects human rights hampers vibrant international trade. In a bold departure from this canon, this ... More

Justice for KidsKeeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Justice for Kids: Keeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Nancy E. Dowd (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721377
eISBN:
9780814721384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721377.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Children and youth become involved with the juvenile justice system at a significant rate. While some children move just as quickly out of the system and go on to live productive lives as adults, ... More

Killing McVeighThe Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure

Killing McVeigh: The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure

Jody Lyneé Madeira

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796108
eISBN:
9780814724545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796108.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

On April 19, 1995, Timothy McVeigh detonated a two-ton truck bomb that felled the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people. On June 11, 2001, an unprecedented 242 ... More

Law on DisplayThe Digital Transformation of Legal Persuasion and Judgment

Law on Display: The Digital Transformation of Legal Persuasion and Judgment

Neal Feigenson and Christina Spiesel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727584
eISBN:
9780814728567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727584.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Visual and multimedia digital technologies are transforming the practice of law: how lawyers construct and argue their cases, present evidence to juries, and communicate with each other. They are ... More

Law's DetourJustice Displaced in the Bush Administration

Law's Detour: Justice Displaced in the Bush Administration

Peter Margulies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795590
eISBN:
9780814759608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795590.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

From the Justice Department's memos defending coerced interrogation to Alberto Gonzales's firing of U.S. Attorneys who did not fit the Bush administration's political needs, this book paints an ... More

Legal Intellectuals in ConversationReflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

James R. Hackney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737071
eISBN:
9780814745434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737071.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book invites readers to enter the minds of ten legal experts that in the late 20th century changed the way we understand and use theory in law today. The author spent hours in conversation with ... More

Making Legal HistoryEssays in Honor of William E. Nelson

Making Legal History: Essays in Honor of William E. Nelson

Daniel J. Hulsebosch and R. B. Bernstein (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725269
eISBN:
9780814708286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725269.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

For more than four decades, Nelson has produced some of the most original and creative work on American constitutional and legal history. His prize-winning books have blazed new trails for historians ... More

Making Race in the CourtroomThe Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans

Making Race in the Courtroom: The Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans

Kenneth R. Aslakson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724316
eISBN:
9780814724972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724316.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

No American city's history better illustrates both the possibilities for alternative racial models and the role of the law in shaping racial identity than New Orleans, Louisiana, which prior to the ... More

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