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 75: Stacy Fahrenthold, "Between the Ottomans and the Entente: The First World War in the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora, 1908-1925" (Oxford UP, 2019)


Fahrenthold sheds a timely light on Syrian and Lebanese immigrants who established vibrant diaspora communities in the Americas during the late 19th and early 20th centuries...


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episode 91: Carolyn J. Dean, "The Moral Witness: Trials and Testimony after Genocide" (Cornell UP, 2019)


Dean examines the cultural history of the idea of the “witness to genocide” in Western Europe and the United States...


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episode 67: Kara Ritzheimer, "'Trash,' Censorship, and National Identity in Early Twentieth-Century Germany" (Cambridge UP, 2016)


German lawmakers drafted a constitution in 1919 legalizing the censorship of movies and pulp fiction, and prioritizing social rights over individual rights...


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episode 46: Marisol LeBrón, "Policing Life and Death: Race, Violence, and Resistance in Puerto Rico" (U California Press, 2019)


LeBrón examines the rise of and resistance to punitive governance (tough on crime policing policies) in Puerto Rico from the 1990s to the present...


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episode 356: Ben Merriman, "Conservative Innovators: How States Are Challenging Federal Power" (U Chicago Press, 2019)


Merriman's book new book explores what he calls uncooperative federalism. He finds a deliberate conservative strategy to use the courts and state executive power to resist federal influence in state affairs...


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episode 44: Nara Milanich, "Paternity: The Elusive Quest for the Father" (Harvard UP, 2019)


Milanich explains how fatherhood, long believed to be impossible to know with certainty, became a biological “fact” that could be ascertained with scientific testing...


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episode 90: Mark Galeotti, “The Vory: Russia’s Super Mafia” (Yale UP, 2018)


"The Vory" traces the development of the Russian underworld


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episode 512: Ian Saxine, "Properties of Empire: Indians, Colonists, and Land Speculators on the New England Frontier" (NYU Press, 2019)


"Properties of Empire" challenges assumptions about the relationship between Indigenous and imperial property creation in early America...


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Demetra Kasimis, "The Perpetual Immigrant and the Limits of Athenian Democracy" (Cambridge UP, 2018)


Kasimis focuses on three different presentations and discussions of the metics, in Euripides’ Ion, in Plato’s Republic, and in Demosthenes’ Against Euboulides. The metic, as Kasimis explores, is a classification of individuals within Athenian democracy for those who do not have Athenian blood—they are neither insiders nor outsiders...


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episode 188: Mary Kate McGowan, "Just Words: On Speech and Hidden Harm" (Oxford UP, 2019)


McGowen identifies a previously overlooked mechanism by which speech can be harm...


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