Susan Byrne, “Law and History in Cervantes’ Don Quixote” (University of Toronto Press, 2013)
Please listen to the fascinating conversation I had with Susan Byrne, Associate Professor of Spanish and Director of Undergraduate Studies for Spanish at Yale University, about her new work, Law and History in Cervantes’ Don Quixote (University of Toronto… Read More
Jan Lemnitzer, “Power, Law and the End of Privateering” (Palgrave, 2014)
Jan Lemnitzer‘s new book Power, Law and the End of Privateering (Palgrave, 2014) offers an exciting new take on the relationship between law and power, exposing the delicate balance between great powers and small states that is necessary… Read More
Kenneth Prewitt, “What Is Your Race?: The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans” (Princeton University Press 2013)
The US Census has been an important American institution for over 220 years. Since 1790, the US population has been counted and compiled, important figures when tabulating representation and electoral votes. The Census has also captured the racial make-up of… Read More
Jothie Rajah, “Authoritarian Rule of Law: Legislation, Discourse and Legitimacy in Singapore” (Cambridge UP, 2012)
In Authoritarian Rule of Law: Legislation, Discourse and Legitimacy in Singapore (Cambridge University Press, 2012), Jothie Rajah tells a compelling story of the rule of law as discourse and praxis serving illiberal ends. Through a series of case studies on… Read More
John V. Orth, “Self-Defense” (The Green Bag, 2010)
Today I had the pleasure of interviewing my legal history professor at Carolina Law, John V. Orth about his short story Self-Defense (14 Green Bag 2D Autumn 2010). Orth, who is well known for his more traditional legal scholarship, has… Read More
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