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The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America by Gerald HorneThe successful 1776 revolt against British rule in North America has been hailed almost universally as a great step forward for humanity. But the Africans then residing in the colonies overwhelmingly sided with London. In this trailblazing book, Gerald Horne complements his earlier celebrated Negro Comrades of the Crown, by showing that in the prelude to 1776, the abolition of slavery seemed all but inevitable in London, delighting Africans...

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Sketching Guantanamo: Court Sketches of the Military Tribunals, 2006-2013 by Janet HamlinThe United States government does not allow photographs of the military trials at Guantanamo, but beginning in 2006, Janet Hamlin went to Guantanamo as a courtroom sketch artist to serve as a visual witness to the courtroom proceedings and provide worldwide media with artwork drawn during them. She has been the only sketch artist covering these trials from 2006 to the present time. - See more at the publisher’s website:...

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The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution by John W. ComptonThe New Deal is often said to represent a sea change in American constitutional history, overturning a century of precedent to permit an expanded federal government, increased regulation of the economy, and eroded property protections. John Compton offers a surprising revision of this familiar narrative, showing that nineteenth-century evangelical Protestants, not New Deal reformers, paved the way for the most important constitutional developments of the twentieth century. –...

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The Global War for Internet Governance by Laura DeNardisThe Internet has transformed the manner in which information is exchanged and business is conducted, arguably more than any other communication development in the past century. Despite its wide reach and powerful global influence, it is a medium uncontrolled by any one centralized system, organization, or governing body, a reality that has given rise to all manner of free-speech issues and cybersecurity concerns. The conflicts surrounding Internet governance are the new spaces where political and economic...

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Defining the Struggle: National Organizing for Racial Justice, 1880 - 1915 by Susan D. CarleSince its founding in 1910--the same year as another national organization devoted to the economic and social welfare aspects of race advancement, the National Urban League--the NAACP has been viewed as the vanguard national civil rights organization in American history. But these two flagship institutions were not the first important national organizations devoted to advancing the cause of racial justice. Instead, it was even earlier groups -- including the National...

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Poverty and the International Economic Legal System: Duties to the World’s Poor. Edited by Krista Nadakavukaren SchererWith a focus on how trade, foreign investment, commercial arbitration and financial regulation rules affect impoverished individuals, Poverty and the International Economic Legal System examines the relationship between the legal rules of the international economic law system and states' obligations to reduce poverty. The contributors include leading practitioners, practice-oriented scholars and legal theorists, who discuss the human...

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Social Media: Legal Risk & Corporate Policy by Adam I. Cohen“Lawyers and jurists, corporate policymakers, and government regulatory agencies have only just begun to address the practical business and legal risk issues raised by the proliferation of social media channels and content. This book explores the implications suggested by the precursors of a forthcoming tidal wave of social media-related civil litigation, the spectrum of potential corporate policy approaches to reducing the risks inherent in social media use, and the social media services...

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American Founding Son: John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment by Gerard N. MaglioccaJohn Bingham was the architect of the rebirth of the United States following the Civil War. A leading antislavery lawyer and congressman from Ohio, Bingham wrote the most important part of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which guarantees fundamental rights and equality to all Americans. He was also at the center of two of the greatest trials in history, giving the closing argument in the military prosecution of John Wilkes Booth’s co-...

Different research systems have different policies regarding the use of your student accounts over the summer months or after graduation.Bloomberg LawBloomberg Law allows you to use your student account through the summer, with no restrictions on content or type of work. Your Bloomberg Law account is also available for up to six months after graduation. LexisStudents may use their Lexis Advance accounts through the summer, with no restrictions on content or type of work. Graduating students may continue to use their Lexis Advance accounts through July, and have the option to extend access through the end of 2014. If you are a graduating student and would like to request extended access, you...

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How Can You Represent Those People? Edited by Abbe Smith & Monroe H. FreedmanThis book is a collection of essays, written by a diverse group of lawyers, offering a response to the “Cocktail Party Question” asked of every criminal lawyer: how do you represent guilty criminals? Authors include Barbara Babcock, Angela J. Davis, Vida B. Johnson, Alan M. Dershowitz, and Joseph Marguilies.Law Library KF 9656 .H69 2013

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