Univ Of Chicago Pr Books
Books editi da Univ Of Chicago Pr con argomento Defense Law
Distorting the Law
McCann Michael J.
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Paperback), 2004
In recent years, stories of reckless lawyers and greedy citizens have given the legal system, and victims in general, a bad name. Many Americans have come to believe that we live in the land of the litigious, where frivolous lawsuits and absurdly high settlements reign.Scholars have argued for years that this common...
A Crime of Self-Defense
Fletcher George P.
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Paperback), 1990
More Than Victims
Downs Donald Alexander
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Hardcover), 1996
In More Than Victims, Donald Downs offers a sympathetic and powerful analysis of the problems attending the use of battered-woman syndrome as a legal defense, ultimately revealing how the syndrome's logic actually harms those it is trying to protect. A persuasive account of how constitutional freedom and individual...