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Life of the Law - 96 edition

Life of the Law (ISBN10: 0195122399; ISBN13: 9780195122398)
ISBN13: 978-0195122398
ISBN10: 0195122399

Summary: In The Life of the Law, Alfred H. Knight outlines how some of the main contours of American law came to be as he recounts twnety-one stories beginning with Alfred the Great in the late ninth century and ending with the Rodney King trials in 1993. Knight gives us a veritable "biography" of our legal tradition by focusing on the the key individuals, and the pivotal cases that have helped to mold the law as we know it today. The Life of the Law finds a rivetin ...show moreg story behind each historic decision and recounts the tales with both narrative flair and ironic wit.

Every case, no matter how lofty the principles involved, represents a human drama, a clash of competing desires. Alfred Knight's reflections on how twenty-one of these cases have left their mark on our society will inform and fascinate anyone interested in the law. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 07/28/1998
International: No

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