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ASLH publishes Law & History Review through the Cambridge University Press. The journal is available online via the History Cooperative and JSTOR.

Recent Content

Author: 
Paul Kens
Reviewer: 
Tim Huebner

Huebner on Kens, 'Lochner v. New York: Economic Regulation on Trial'


Paul Kens. Lochner v. New York: Economic Regulation on Trial. Lawrence, Kan: University Press of Kansas, 1998. ix + 216 pp. $12.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-0919-2.

Reviewed by Tim Huebner (Department of History, Rhodes College)
Published on H-Law (December, 1999)

Author: 
William J. Novak
Reviewer: 
Gregory A. Mark

Mark on Novak, 'The People's Welfare: Law and Regulation in Nineteenth-Century America'


William J. Novak. The People's Welfare: Law and Regulation in Nineteenth-Century America. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. x + 396 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4611-7; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2292-0.

Reviewed by Gregory A. Mark (School of Law-Newark, Rutgers University.)
Published on H-Law (November, 1999)

On the

Author: 
Leonard W. Levy
Reviewer: 
Gaspare J. Saladino

Saladino on Levy, 'Origins of the Bill of Rights'


Leonard W. Levy. Origins of the Bill of Rights. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1999. xii + 306 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-07802-2.

Reviewed by Gaspare J. Saladino (Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution, University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Published on H-Law (October, 1999)

Synthesizing the Origins of the Bill of Rights

Author: 
Barry Cushman
Reviewer: 
Thomas Hilbink

Hilbink on Cushman, 'Rethinking the New Deal Court: The Structure of a Constitutional Revolution'


Barry Cushman. Rethinking the New Deal Court: The Structure of a Constitutional Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. ix + 320 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-511532-1.

Reviewed by Thomas Hilbink (Institute for Law & Society, New York University)
Published on H-Law (October, 1999)

A New Antidote for the Nine Old Men

Author: 
Peter Stein
Reviewer: 
David V. Snyder

Snyder on Stein, 'Roman Law in European History'


Peter Stein. Roman Law in European History. Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1999. x + 137 pp. $26.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-64379-5; $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-64372-6.

Reviewed by David V. Snyder (Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University)
Published on H-Law (October, 1999)

ROMAN LAW AFTER THE FALL OF ROME

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