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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: 
Laura Kalman
Reviewer: 
Gaspare J. Saladino

Saladino on Kalman, 'The Strange Career of Legal Liberalism'


Laura Kalman. The Strange Career of Legal Liberalism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996. vii + 375 pp. $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-06369-1.

Reviewed by Gaspare J. Saladino (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-Law (July, 1997)

Legal Liberalism in Crisis

Author: 
John Jackson, Sean Doran
Reviewer: 
Virginia E. Hench

Hench on Jackson and Doran, 'Judge Without Jury: Diplock Trials in the Adversary System'


John Jackson, Sean Doran. Judge Without Jury: Diplock Trials in the Adversary System. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. xxii + 322 pp. $69.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-825889-6.

Reviewed by Virginia E. Hench (William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai'i, Manoa)
Published on H-Law (April, 1997)

I'll Be Judge, I'll Be Jury

Author: 
Louise Ann Fisch
Reviewer: 
Michael Widener

Widener on Fisch, 'All Rise: Reynaldo G. Garza, the First Mexican American Federal Judge'


Louise Ann Fisch. All Rise: Reynaldo G. Garza, the First Mexican American Federal Judge. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1996. xiii + 224 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-89096-713-3.

Reviewed by Michael Widener (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Law (April, 1997)

Mexican American Judges Make Their Biographical Debut

Author: 
David M. Oshinsky
Reviewer: 
Robert M. Goldman

Goldman on Oshinsky, '"Worse Than Slavery": Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice'


David M. Oshinsky. "Worse Than Slavery": Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice. New York: The Free Press, 1996. xiv + 306 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-684-83095-7; $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-684-82298-3.

Reviewed by Robert M. Goldman (Virginia Union University)
Published on H-Law (April, 1997)

Author: 
David Rudenstine
Reviewer: 
Matthew Taylor

Taylor on Rudenstine, 'The Day the Presses Stopped: A History of the Pentagon Papers Case'


David Rudenstine. The Day the Presses Stopped: A History of the Pentagon Papers Case. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. x + 416 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-08672-2.

Reviewed by Matthew Taylor (Rice University)
Published on H-Law (April, 1997)

The Day the Presses Stopped

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