New Books in Law

Interviews with Scholars of the Law about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/law/

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episode 486: Max Felker-Kantor, "Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD" (UNC Press, 2018)


In recent years, the treatment of African Americans by police departments around the country has come under increased public scrutiny...


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episode 160: Michael A. Schoeppner, "Moral Contagion: Black Atlantic Sailors, Citizenship, and Diplomacy in Antebellum America" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


Between 1822 and 1857, eight Southern states barred the ingress of all free black maritime workers...


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episode 68: Steve Luxenberg, "Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation" (Norton, 2019)


Steve Luxenberg has created an unusual history of the famous Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson and the 19th century’s segregationist practices...


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episode 93: Richa Kaul Padte, "Cyber Sexy: Rethinking Pornography" (Penguin Viking, 2018)


Parents, teachers, feminists, conservatives, lawyers, the concerned citizen – pornography raises everyone's hackles...


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episode 15: Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing


In the information age, knowledge is power. Hence, facilitating the access to knowledge to wider publics empowers citizens and makes societies more democratic...


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episode 67: Andrew T. Fede, "Homicide Justified: The Legality of Killing Slaves in the United States and Atlantic World" (U Georgia Press, 2017)


Professor Fede’s account traces the variations in restrictions on slave owners and third parties’ treatment upon the murder of a slave.


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 2019-03-18  56m
 
 

episode 329: Martha S. Jones, "Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America" (Cambridge UP, 2018)


Jones weaves together the legal and constitutional dimensions of citizenship...


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 2019-03-11  54m
 
 

episode 85: Trent MacNamara, "Birth Control and American Modernity: A History of Popular Ideas" (Cambridge UP, 2018)


MacNamara traces the multiple avenues in which birth control entered the lives of everyday Americans and gained social acceptance...


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 2019-03-04  52m
 
 

episode 328: Jocelyn M. Boryczka, "Suspect Citizens: Women, Virtue, and Vice in Backlash Politics" (Temple UP, 2012)


Boryczka explores the fraught position that women find themselves in as citizens of the United States...


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 2019-02-27  51m