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Title Law and class in America : trends since the Cold War / edited by Paul D. Carrington and Trina Jones.

Published New York : New York University Press, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  340.115 LAW    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 432 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Critical America.
Critical America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Law made in skyboxes : an evolution in American law / Paul D. Carrington and Trina Jones -- Pt. I. The regress of courts, legislatures, and the bar -- 2. When (some) republican justices exhibited concern for the plight of the poor : an essay in historical retrieval / Sanford Levinson -- 3. Money and American democracy / Burt Neuborne -- 4. Contracting civil procedure / Judith Resnik -- 5. Skybox lawyering / Marc Galanter -- Pt. II. Consequences : more for those in the skyboxes -- 6. Fair pay for chief executive officers / James D. Cox -- 7. The antitrust "revolution" and small business : on "the turnpike to efficiencyville" / Thomas E. Kauper -- 8. Residential privilege : the advent of the guarded subdivision / David L. Callies and Paula A. Franzese -- 9. The declining progressivity of the federal income tax / Lawrence A. Zelenak -- 10. Class war and the estate tax : have the troops gone AWOL? / Richard L. Schmalbeck -- Pt. III. And less for those in the cheap seats -- 11. Trade law, labor, and global inequality / David M. Trubek and Lance Compa -- 12. Law at the workplace : the decline of collective bargaining / Julius G. Getman -- 13. Consumers and the American contract system : a polemic / Richard E. Speidel -- 14. Congress and the credit industry : more bad news for families / Elizabeth Warren -- 15. The misfortunes of the family farm / Paul Y. K. Castle -- 16. Health law and the broken promise of equity / M. Gregg Bloche and Lawrence O. Gostin -- 17. The elusive goal of equal educational opportunity / Gerald Torres -- 18. The rise and fall (and rise again?) of accident law : a continuing saga / Jeffrey O'Connell and John Linehan -- 19. Welfare reform and deform / Joel F. Handler and Danielle Sarah Seiden -- Pt. IV. The hierarchy in criminal law -- 20. Evidence law to protect the civil defendant, but not the accused / Margaret A. Berger -- 21. America's misguided war on drugs / Joseph D. McNamara.
Other author Carrington, Paul D., 1931-
Jones, Trina, 1966-
Subject Law -- Social aspects -- United States.
Law -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Sociological jurisprudence.
Standard Number 9780814716540
ISBN 0814716547 (cloth : alk. paper)