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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: 
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

Author: 
Cynthia Herrup
Reviewer: 
T. P. Gallanis

Gallanis on Herrup, 'A House in Gross Disorder: Sex, Law, and the 2nd Earl of Castlehaven'


Cynthia Herrup. A House in Gross Disorder: Sex, Law, and the 2nd Earl of Castlehaven. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. xiv + 211 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-512518-4.

Reviewed by T. P. Gallanis (College of Law, Ohio State University)
Published on H-Law (August, 1999)

The Disorderly Earl of Castlehaven

Author: 
Richard Polenberg
Reviewer: 
I. Scott Messinger

Messinger on Kaufman, 'Cardozo' and Polenberg, 'The World of Benjamin Cardozo: Personal Values and the Judicial Process'


Andrew L. Kaufman. Cardozo. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1998. xii + 731 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-09645-5.Richard Polenberg. The World of Benjamin Cardozo: Personal Values and the Judicial Process. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997. xiv + 288 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-96051-0.

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