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Land Use, Biodiversity, and Ecosystem Integrity: The Challenge of Preserving Earth's Life Support System (Reprint, Ecology Law Review, Vol 27, No. 4)
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Land Use, Biodiversity, and Ecosystem Integrity: The Challenge of Preserving Earth's Life Support System (Reprint, Ecology Law Review, Vol 27, No. 4)

By Harte, John

Regents of the University of California, 2001. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Reprint, Ecology Law Review, Vol 27, No. 4, pp 929-966. Tables.

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How Our Laws Are Made
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How Our Laws Are Made

By Zinn, Charles J

Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1967. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked text. Stamped "From the Office of Your Congressman Charles S. Gubser, 10th District California." Printed for the 90th Congress, 1st session. Document 125. 41p.

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Red Tape: Its Origins, Uses and Abuses
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Red Tape: Its Origins, Uses and Abuses

By Kaufman, Herbert

Brookings Institution, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Previous owner's name on front end page. Humorous illustrations. Red tape, according to this analysis, springs largely from the diversity of values to which people in our society subscribe, from the demands on government to which these values give rise, and from the responsiveness of the government to the demands. 100p. Measures 6x8.75 inches.

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In Brown's Wake: Legacies of America's Educational Landmark (Law and Current Events Masters)
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In Brown's Wake: Legacies of America's Educational Landmark (Law and Current Events Masters)

By Minow, Martha

Oxford University Press, 2010. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Inscribed by author to previous owner. Notes. Index. 304p. Measures 6.5x9.5 inches. Examines the reverberations of Brown vs. Board of Education in American schools, including efforts to promote equal opportunities for all kinds of students. Martha Minow, Dean of Harvard Law School, offers an elegant and concise overview of Brown and its aftermath.

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Workers' Rights versus the Secret Police
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Workers' Rights versus the Secret Police

By Seigle, Larry

Pathfinder, 2001. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Places the SWP (Socialist Workers Party) and YSA (Young Socialist Alliance) lawsuit against the government and the campaign to support it within its historical context. The SWP and YSA filed the lawsuit in 1973, charging government agencies with "illegal acts of blacklisting, harassment, electronic surveillance, burglary, mail tampering, and terrorism" against the socialist organizations.

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Unspeakable Truths: Confronting State Terror and Atrocity
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Unspeakable Truths: Confronting State Terror and Atrocity

By Hayner, Priscilla B

Routledge, 2001. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. A profound exploration of truth commissions around the world, and the anguish, injustice, and the legacy of hate they are meant to absolve. Hayner examines twenty major truth commissions established around the world paying special attention to South Africa, El Salvador, Argentina, Chile, and Guatemala. Appendices include interviews by the author. Bibliography. Notes. Index. 340p.

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2048: Humanity's Agreement to Live Together
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2048: Humanity's Agreement to Live Together

By Boyd, J. Kirk

Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2010. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Offers a visionary goal: to develop an enforceable international agreement that will create a social order based on human rights and law. Topics include how the movement began, what it is, etc. Photographs. 224p.

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In Our Court: ATCA, Sosa, and the Triumph of Human Rights
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In Our Court: ATCA, Sosa, and the Triumph of Human Rights

By Earthrights

Earthrights, 2004. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Good. Unmarked. This report released by EarthRights International in July 2004 summarizes the history, jurisprudence and politics of the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA) in order to explain how this relatively obscure law became a lightning rod in the world of business and human rights, and the target of an attack by business and the Bush Administration, culminating in the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2004 decision in Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain.

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The War on the Bill of Rights and the Gathering Resistance
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The War on the Bill of Rights and the Gathering Resistance

By Hentoff, Nat

Seven Stories Press, 2003. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Nat Hentoff, a veteran defender of civil liberties, an American historian, novelist, jazz and country music critic, a syndicated columnist for United Media and former columnist for the Village Voice, elaborates on the legal "steamroller" unleashed after September 11 that he contends is diminishing our civil rights. 173p. Index.

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North from Malaya: Adventures on Five Fronts
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North from Malaya: Adventures on Five Fronts

By Douglas, William O

New York: Doubleday, 1953. Hardcover. Good/good. Unmarked text. Name in pencil on front end page and back cover. Maps on illustrated front and back end pages. Author was a long serving liberal Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court. Travelogue. Looks at Malaya, the Philippines, Vietnam, Burma and Korea.

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Back to the Future and Up to the Sky: Legal Implications of "Open Skies" Inspection for Arms Control
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Back to the Future and Up to the Sky: Legal Implications of "Open Skies" Inspection for Arms Control

By Koplow, David A

California Law Review, 1991. Paperback. Very Good. Signed. Signed by author on cover to previous owner. Reprinted from California Law Review, Volume 79, Number 2, March 1991. pp.421-496. The United States, the Soviet Union, and their respective allies were engaged in the negotiation of a new arms control agreement on "Open Skies" when this article was published, reviving a failed concept from the 1950s.

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Singapore Journal of Legal Studies
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Singapore Journal of Legal Studies

By Min, Yeo Tiong (editor)

Stallion Press, 2005. Paperback. Acceptable. Unmarked. Cover damage on back, corner. Articles include "The Internal Morality of Chinese Legalism" by Kenneth Winston, "Globalisation and the Challenge of Asian Legal Transplants in Europe" by Prakash Shah, "Harmonisation of Contract Law in Asia--Harmonising Regionally or Adopting Global Harmonisations--The Example of the CISG" by Gary F. Bell, and more. pp313-478.

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Law and Human Behavior  (Volume 21, Number 3, June 1997)
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Law and Human Behavior (Volume 21, Number 3, June 1997)

By Wiener, Richard I. (editor)

Plenum Press, 1997. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Includes

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A Life of Learning: John Hope Franklin ( Charles Homer Haskin Lecture. ACLS Occasional Paper, No. 4)
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A Life of Learning: John Hope Franklin ( Charles Homer Haskin Lecture. ACLS Occasional Paper, No. 4)

By Franklin, John Hope

American Council of Learned Societies, 1988. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Mailing label on back. A few marks on cover. Charles Homer Haskin Lecture. ACLS Occasional Paper, No. 4. Lecture delivered April 14, 1988. 17p. Franklin is best known for his work From Slavery to Freedom, first published in 1947.

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