Magic Mirror Law in American History

ISBN-10: 0195081803
ISBN-13: 9780195081800
Edition: 2nd 2008
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Book details

List price: $69.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/16/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.716

Now in a new edition with extensive updates by Peter Karsten, The Magic Mirror chronicles American law from its English origins to the present. It offers comprehensive treatment of twentieth-century developments and sets American law and legal institutions in the broad context of social,economic, and political events, weaving together themes from the history of both constitutional and private law. This edition of The Magic Mirror features additional coverage of resistance to law through U.S. history, the customary law of self-governing bodies, and Native Americans. It also hasupdated coverage for law in society, the legal implications of social change in areas such as criminal justice, the rights of women, blacks, the family, and children. It further examines regional differences in American legal culture, the creation of the administrative and security states, thedevelopment of American federalism, and the rise of the legal profession. The Magic Mirror pays close attention to the evolution of substantive law categories--such as contracts, torts, negotiable instruments, real property, trusts and estates, and civil procedure--and addresses the intellectualevolution of American law, surveying movements such as legal realism and critical legal studies. The authors conclude that over its history American law has been remarkably fluid, adapting in form and substance to each successive generation without ever fully resolving the underlying social andeconomic conflicts that first provoke demands for legal change.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction
Social and Institutional Foundations of Early American Law
Law, Society, and Economy in Colonial America
The Law in Revolution and Revolution in the Law
Law, Politics, and the Rise of the American Legal System
The Active State and the Mixed Economy: 1789-1861
Common Law, Jurists, and American Values: Continuity and Change, 1780-1880
Race and the Nineteenth-Century Law of Personal Status
The Nineteenth-Century Law of Domestic Relations
The Dangerous Classes and the Nineteenth-Century Criminal Justice System
Law, Industrialization, and the Beginnings of the Regulatory State: 1860-1920
The Professionalization of the Legal Culture: Bench and Bar, 1860-1920
The Judicial Response to Industrialization: 1860-1920
Cultural Pluralism, Total War, and the Formation of Modern Legal Culture: 1917-1945
The Great Depression and the Emergence of Liberal Legal Culture
Law and Society in the Cold War Years, 1946-1990
The Imperial Judiciary and Contemporary Social and Cultural Change
Epilogue: More Like a River than a Rock
Notes
Glossary
Bibliographical Essay
Table of Cases
Index

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