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Critical Race Theory and The Political Uses of Legal History  

H. Timothy Lovelace Jr.

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
In 1976, Derrick Bell, a former lawyer for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, wrote about the inability of modern civil rights litigation to advance real racial justice. His ... More

Jurisdiction, Political Authority, and Territory  

Ulrike Müßig

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Jul 2018
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Aug 2018
The rise of royal power coincided with the emergence of supreme courts throughout Europe from the thirteenth century onwards. The differentiation of legal business and the ... More

Legal History as Political History  

Roy Kreitner

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
This chapter takes the phrase ‘legal history as political history’ as gesturing at two existing, perhaps by now classic debates. One is the question of political history’s meaning, or its ... More

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