Law in America: a short history

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Throughout America’s history, our laws have been a reflection of who we are, of what we value, of who has control. They embody our society’s genetic code. In the masterful hands of the subject’s greatest living historian, the story of the evolution of our laws serves to lay bare the deciding struggles over power and justice that have shaped this country from its birth pangs to the present. Law in America is a supreme example of the historian’s art, its brevity a testament to the great elegance and wit of its composition.
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9780812972856
9781402564901
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display_description Friednam begins by offerign clear definitions of the terms law and legal system. From this foundation, he describes the American legal system's unique properties and what it shares with other systems around the world, both ancient and modern. Using accessible, colorful examples, Friedman demonstrates the relationships that have developed in our country between law and economy, family, race, and crime.
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