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The Right to Be ParentsLGBT Families and the Transformation of Parenthood

The Right to Be Parents: LGBT Families and the Transformation of Parenthood

Carlos A. Ball

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814739303
eISBN:
9780814739310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814739303.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This is the first book to provide a detailed history of how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual (LGBT) parents have turned to the courts to protect and defend their relationships with their ... More

The Road to Abolition?The Future of Capital Punishment in the United States

The Road to Abolition?: The Future of Capital Punishment in the United States

Charles J. Jr. Ogletree and Austin Sarat (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762172
eISBN:
9780814762547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762172.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

At the start of the twenty-first century, America is in the midst of a profound national reconsideration of the death penalty. There has been a dramatic decline in the number of people being ... More

Run For the BorderVice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

Run For the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

Steven W. Bender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814789520
eISBN:
9780814789537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789520.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Run for the Border offers a framework for a truly comprehensive border policy informed by the history of the last 150 yearsof border crossings in both directions. Although Congress has debated ... More

Test Tube FamiliesWhy the Fertility Market Needs Legal Regulation

Test Tube Families: Why the Fertility Market Needs Legal Regulation

Naomi R. Cahn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716823
eISBN:
9780814790021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716823.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The birth of the first test tube baby in 1978 focused attention on the sweeping advances in assisted reproductive technology (ART), which is now a multi-billion-dollar business in the United States. ... More

Tierra Y LibertadLand, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Steven W. Bender

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Tierra y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing surveys the terrain, culture, and history of Latino/as and housing. Employing a vital historical perspective, it traces its core theme of how ... More

To Live Freely in This WorldSex Worker Activism in Africa

To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Chi Adanna Mgbako

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Sex worker activists throughout Africa are demanding an end to the criminalization of sex work and the recognition of their human rights to safe working conditions, health and justice services, and ... More

Transnational TortureLaw, Violence, and State Power in the United States and India

Transnational Torture: Law, Violence, and State Power in the United States and India

Jinee Lokaneeta

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752791
eISBN:
9780814765111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752791.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Evidence of torture at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and harsh interrogation techniques at Guantánamo Bay beg the question: has the “war on terror” forced liberal democracies to rethink their policies ... More

Trotskyists on TrialFree Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR

Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479851942
eISBN:
9781479891627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479851942.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In July 1941, a federal grand jury in Minneapolis indicted twenty-nine Socialist Workers Party members, fifteen of whom belonged to the militant Teamsters Local 544, for violating the 1940 Smith Act, ... More

A Troubled MarriageDomestic Violence and the Legal System

A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Leigh Goodmark

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The development of a legal regime to combat domestic violence in the United States has been lauded as one of the feminist movement's greatest triumphs. This book argues, however, that the resulting ... More

Unfit for DemocracyThe Roberts Court and the Breakdown of American Politics

Unfit for Democracy: The Roberts Court and the Breakdown of American Politics

Stephen E. Gottlieb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814732427
eISBN:
9780814732434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732427.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The book attacks the output of the Roberts Court based on its implications for the breakdown of democracy. Part I explores traditions concerning the preservation of democracy here and abroad. Efforts ... More

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