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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: 
Judith Knelman
Reviewer: 
Malcolm M. Feeley

Feeley on Knelman, 'Twisting in the Wind: The Murderess and the English Press'


Judith Knelman. Twisting in the Wind: The Murderess and the English Press. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998. xii + 322 pp. $56.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8020-2915-7; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8020-7420-1.

Reviewed by Malcolm M. Feeley (School of Law, University of California at Berkeley)
Published on H-Law (April, 1999)

Author: 
Bruce Ackerman
Reviewer: 
R. B. Bernstein

Bernstein on Ackerman, 'The Case Against Lameduck Impeachment'


Bruce Ackerman. The Case Against Lameduck Impeachment. New York: Seven Stories Press, 1999. 80 pp. $8.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58322-004-7.

Reviewed by R. B. Bernstein (New York Law School)
Published on H-Law (March, 1999)

Forensic History, the Impeachment Fiasco, and Constitutional Discourse

*Introduction*

Author: 
William N. Eskridge, Sanford Levinson, eds.
Reviewer: 
R. B. Bernstein

Bernstein on Eskridge and Levinson, 'Constitutional Stupidities, Constitutional Tragedies'


William N. Eskridge, Sanford Levinson, eds. Constitutional Stupidities, Constitutional Tragedies. New York: New York University Press, 1998. x + 286 pp. $23.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-5132-9; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-5131-2.

Reviewed by R. B. Bernstein (New York Law School)
Published on H-Law (March, 1999)

Author: 
Peter Charles Hoffer
Reviewer: 
Gaspare J. Saladino

Saladino on Hoffer, 'Law and People in Colonial America: Revised Edition'


Peter Charles Hoffer. Law and People in Colonial America: Revised Edition. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. xvii + 193 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-5816-1; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-5822-2.

Reviewed by Gaspare J. Saladino (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-Law (January, 1999)

Early Americans and their Passion for Law

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