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Recent Content

Author: 
Leslie G. Rubin, ed.
Reviewer: 
Charles F. Pazdernik

Pazdernik on Rubin, 'Justice v. Law in Greek Political Thought'

Leslie G. Rubin, ed. Justice v. Law in Greek Political Thought. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1997. xii + 268 pp. $41.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-8423-6; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-8422-9.

Reviewed by Charles F. Pazdernik (Emory University) Published on H-Law (December, 1998)

Nolo Contendere

Author: 
Emily Field Van Tassel, Paul Finkelman, eds.
Reviewer: 
R. B. Bernstein

Bernstein on Tassel and Finkelman, 'Impeachable Offenses: A Documentary History from 1787 to the Present'

Emily Field Van Tassel, Paul Finkelman, eds. Impeachable Offenses: A Documentary History from 1787 to the Present. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 1999. x + 326 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56802-480-6; $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56802-479-0.

Reviewed by R. B. Bernstein (New York Law School) Published on H-Law (December, 1998)

Author: 
Pnina Lahav
Reviewer: 
Ron Harris

Harris on Lahav, 'Judgment in Jerusalem: Chief Justice Simon Agranat and the Zionist Century'

Pnina Lahav. Judgment in Jerusalem: Chief Justice Simon Agranat and the Zionist Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. xvii + 314 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-20595-6.

Reviewed by Ron Harris (Tel Aviv University) Published on H-Law (November, 1998)

From Chicago to Jerusalem, Interviews and Narratives

Author: 
Morton J. Horwitz
Reviewer: 
R. B. Bernstein

Bernstein on Horwitz, 'The Warren Court and the Pursuit of Justice'

Morton J. Horwitz. The Warren Court and the Pursuit of Justice. New York: Hill & Wang, 1998. xii + 132 pp. $18.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-9664-0; $13.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8090-1625-9.

Reviewed by R. B. Bernstein (New York Law School) Published on H-Law (October, 1998)

Raise High the Faded Banner

Author: 
Richard N. Rosenfeld
Reviewer: 
Joanne B. Freeman

Freeman on Rosenfeld, 'American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns. The Suppressed History of Our Nation's Beginnings and the Heroic Newspaper that Tried to Report It'

Richard N. Rosenfeld. American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns. The Suppressed History of Our Nation's Beginnings and the Heroic Newspaper that Tried to Report It. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. xi + 988 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-15052-5; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-312-19437-6.

Reviewed by Joanne B. Freeman (Department of History, Yale University) Published on H-Law (August, 1998)

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