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Law



link to catalog page FIRMAGE, Zion in the Courts

Zion in the Courts

A Legal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1900

Author: Edwin Brown Firmage and Richard Collin Mangrum
Pub Date: June 2001

Explores the conflict between the Mormons' efforts to establish their own court system--one appropriate to the distinctive political, social, and economic practices they envisioned as Zion--and the pressures applied by the federal legal system to bring them to heel.   learn more...

link to catalog page GETIS, The Juvenile Court and the Progressives Author: Victoria Getis
Pub Date: August 2000

The author traces the many failings of today’s juvenile court system directly to the progressive reformers in Chicago who instituted the system in the belief that the state and science could “fix” the problems of troubled and youthful lawbreakers.   learn more...

link to catalog page MAKI, Achieving the Impossible Dream

Achieving the Impossible Dream

How Japanese Americans Obtained Redress

Author: Mitchell T. Maki, Harry H. L. Kitano, and S. Megan Berthold
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page BLACK, Law in Film

Law in Film

Resonance and Representation

Author: David A. Black
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page GONZALEZ, The Politics of Hallowed Ground

The Politics of Hallowed Ground

Wounded Knee and the Struggle for Indian Sovereignty

Author: Mario Gonzalez and Elizabeth Cook-Lynn
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page COUNTS, To Have and To Hit

To Have and To Hit

Cultural Perspectives on Wife Beating

Author: Edited by Dorothy Ayers Counts, Judith K. Brown, and Jacquelyn C. Campbell
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page SILVER, Lincoln's Supreme Court Author: David M. Silver
Pub Date: 1998

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link to catalog page HALLETT, The Lost Art of Declaring War Author: Brien Hallett
Pub Date: 1998

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link to catalog page WALDREP, Roots of Disorder

Roots of Disorder

Race and Criminal Justice in the American South, 1817-80

Author: Christopher Waldrep
Pub Date: 1998

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link to catalog page HALL, Separating Church and State

Separating Church and State

Roger Williams and Religious Liberty

Author: Timothy L. Hall
Pub Date: 1998

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