New Books in Law

Interviews with Scholars of the Law about their New Books

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episode 379: Steven White, "World War II and American Racial Politics: Public Opinion, the Presidency, and Civil Rights Advocacy" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


Intriguingly, White shows that the white public's racial policy opinions largely DID NOT liberalize during the war against Nazi Germany


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episode 58: Rita Kesselring, "Bodies of Truth: Law, Memory, and Emancipation in Post-Apartheid South Africa" (Stanford UP, 2017)


Kesselring seeks to understand the embodied and everyday effects of state-sponsored violence as well the limits of the law to produce social repair....


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episode 639: Richard Bell, "Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped Into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home" (Simon and Schuster, 2019)


"Stolen" tells the true story of how five young Black boys were kidnapped from Philadelphia in 1825...


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episode 144: David Farber, "Crack: Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, and the Decade of Greed" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


A shattering account of the crack cocaine years from award-winning American historian David Farber...


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episode 154: Farhat Haq, "Shariʿa and the State in Pakistan: Blasphemy Politics" (Routledge, 2019)


Few doctrinal and political issues are more controversial in Pakistan today than that of blasphemy...


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episode 41: Joshua Tallis, "The War for Muddy Waters: Pirates, Terrorists, Traffickers, and Maritime Security" (Naval Institute Press, 2019)


Tallis uses the “broken windows” theory of policing to reexamine the littorals, developing a multidimensional view of the maritime threat environment...


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episode 13: Lucas Richert, “Strange Trips: Science, Culture, and the Regulation of Drugs” (McGill-Queens UP, 2018)


Richert investigates the myths, meanings, and boundaries of recreational drugs, palliative care drugs, and pharmaceuticals, as well as struggles over product innovation, consumer protection, and freedom of choice in the medical marketplace...


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episode 376: Matthew Hitt, "Inconsistency and Indecision in the United States Supreme Court" (U Michigan Press, 2019)


Hitt demonstrates that over time, institutional changes have substantially reduced unreasoned judgments in the Court’s output,..


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Candy Gunther Brown, "Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?" (UNC Press, 2019)


An expert witness in four legal challenges, Brown scrutinized unpublished trial records, informant interviews, and legal precedents, as well as insider documents, some revealing promoters of “Vedic victory” or “stealth Buddhism” for public-school children...


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