American Law in the Twentieth Century by Lawrence M. Friedman

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Published by Yale University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Laws of Other Jurisdictions & General Law,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • History: World,
  • USA,
  • Legal History,
  • Legal System,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Law / Legal History,
  • Modern - 21st Century

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages736
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9436458M
ISBN 100300102992
ISBN 109780300102994

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For the average reader with an interest in American history and institutions, this is a fine book - not necessarily riveting, but a unique and commendable overview of American law in the 20th century.

Young lawyers, law students and pre-law students probably have much more to gain from the book Cited by:   In this long-awaited successor to his landmark work A History of American Law, Lawrence M.

Friedman offers a monumental history of American law in the twentieth century. The first general history of its kind, American Law in the Twentieth Century describes the explosion of law over the past century into almost every aspect of American life.

Since the center of legal gravity in. In this long-awaited successor to his landmark work A History of American Law, Lawrence M.

Friedman offers a monumental history of American law in the twentieth century. The first general history of its kind, American Law in the Twentieth Century describes the explosion of law over the past century into almost every aspect of American life. Since the center of legal gr/5.

Throughout the book, Friedman focuses on the social context of American law. He explores the extent to which transformations in the legal order have resulted from the social upheavals of the twentieth century--including two world wars, the Great Depression.

Throughout the book, Friedman focuses on the social context of American law. He explores the extent to which transformations in the legal order have resulted from the social upheavals of the twentieth century-including two world wars, the Great Depression.

In this long-awaited successor to his landmark work A History of American Law, Lawrence M. Friedman offers a monumental history of American law in the twentieth century.

The first general history of its kind, American Law in the Twentieth Century describes the explosion of law over the past century into almost every aspect of American life.

Book Description: In this long-awaited successor to his landmark workA History of American Law,Lawrence M.

Friedman offers a monumental history of American law in the twentieth first general history of its kind,American Law in the Twentieth Centurydescribes the explosion of law over the past century into almost every aspect of American life.

In this long-awaited successor to his landmark work A History of American Law, Lawrence M. Friedman offers a monumental history of American law in the twentieth century.

The first general history of its kind, American Law in the Twentieth Century describes the explosion of law over the past century into almost every aspect of American life.

Since the center of legal gravity in the United. American law in the twentieth century describes the explosion of law over the past century into almost every aspect of American life. Since the center of legal gravity in the United States has shifted from the state to the federal government, with the creation of agencies and programs ranging.

American law in the twentieth century describes the explosion of law over the past century into almost every aspect of American life. Since the center of legal gravity in the United States has shifted from the state to the federal government, with the creation of agencies and programs ranging from Social Security to the Securities Exchange Commission to the Food and Drug Administration.

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It chronicles the explosion of law over the past century into almost every aspect of American life and the extent to which social transformation has contributed to significant shifts within Reviews: This book offers a sweeping history of American law in the 20th century and how its reshaping altered American culture, politics, and institutions.

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It charts a century of legal transformations - in the state, in legal thought and education, in professional organization and life, in American federalism and governance, in domestic affairs and international relations. It shows how, politically, socially and culturally, the twentieth century was when law became ubiquitous in American life.

Renowned legal historian Lawrence Friedman presents an accessible and authoritative history of American law from the colonial era to the present day.

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The book makes extensive use of archival material and of the results of empirical research, and tells the stories of the sometimes rather eccentric individuals who have had an impact on the law-making process. Although the book focuses on the twentieth century, it reaches back into earlier periods when relevant to later developments.

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