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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: 
John Phillip Reid
Reviewer: 
Michael A. Bellesiles

Bellesiles on Reid, 'Patterns of Vengeance: Crosscultural Homicide in the North American Fur Trade'

John Phillip Reid. Patterns of Vengeance: Crosscultural Homicide in the North American Fur Trade. Pasedena: Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society, 1999. 248 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9635086-1-4.

Reviewed by Michael A. Bellesiles (Emory University) Published on H-Law (March, 2002)

For these be the days of vengeance

For these be the days of vengeance

Author: 
Jonathan Lurie
Reviewer: 
Michal R. Belknap

Belknap on Lurie, 'Military Justice in America: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1775-1980'

Jonathan Lurie. Military Justice in America: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1775-1980. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2001. xiv + 347 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-1080-8.

Reviewed by Michal R. Belknap (California Western School of Law and University of California, San Diego) Published on H-Law (March, 2002)

Discovering Military Justice

Author: 
Dave E. Bernstein
Reviewer: 
W. Lewis Burke

Burke on Bernstein, 'Only One Place of Redress: African Americans, Labor Regulations, and the Courts from Reconstruction to the New Deal'

Dave E. Bernstein. Only One Place of Redress: African Americans, Labor Regulations, and the Courts from Reconstruction to the New Deal. Constitutional Conflicts Series. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2001. xiii + 191 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-2583-3.

Reviewed by W. Lewis Burke (School of Law, University of South Carolina) Published on H-Law (March, 2002)

Author: 
R. Kent Newmyer
Reviewer: 
Tim Huebner

Huebner on Newmyer, 'John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court'

R. Kent Newmyer. John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001. xviii + 511 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2701-8.

Reviewed by Tim Huebner (Department of History, Rhodes College) Published on H-Law (March, 2002)

R. Kent Newmyer and the Heroic Age of Judicial Biography?

Author: 
Jeffrey L. Pasley
Reviewer: 
Larry D. Kramer

Kramer on Freeman, 'Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic' and Pasley, '"The Tyranny of Printers": Newspaper Politics in the Early American Republic'

Joanne B. Freeman. Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. xxiv + 376 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-08877-9.Jeffrey L. Pasley. "The Tyranny of Printers": Newspaper Politics in the Early American Republic. Jeffersonian America Series. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2001. xviii + 517 pp.

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