Uncovers the facts behind the celebrated 1889 case of Riggs v. Palmer and shows how they transform our understanding of the decision.
Challenges the established corrections paradigm and argues for replacing mass incarceration with a viable and more humane alternative.
Situates Schmitt's legal scholarship in the context of debates regarding whether his thought was more theological or technocratic.
The first detailed examination of African Americans and First Amendment rights, from the colonial era to the present.
Historical and contemporary philosophical writings on punishment.
An account of Hegel's political insights and their contemporary relevance.
Presentation of a new, ethical vision of democracy built around self-rule, civic education, and ethical cultivation.
Explores the foundations of various state constitutional traditions.
A groundbreaking study of the political philosophy of Maimonides and his Islamic predecessors.
Ezra Pound's Cantos remains among the most influential and difficult of twentieth century poetic writings. But now, for the first time, Rabaté's powerful and original study presents a theory of reading ...