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Publication Date: 1984
Publisher: Addison Wesley School
Carter, Lief H.
This lively and insightful book is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding why judges made the decisions they did in such current cases as the the Alabama federal courthouse Ten Commandments case, "Ashcroft v. Oregon" (Oregon's " right to die" law) and "Lawrence v. Texas" (constitutionality of sodomy laws). The book also examines recent legal controversies over internet music file-swapping and the targeting of " ordinary people" by record companies, internet pornography, the Pledge of Allegiance, and Victoria's Secret. What Legal Reasoning Is, and Why It Matters; Common Law; Interpreting The United States Constitution; Law and Politics; Introduction to Legal Procedure and Terminology; Bush v. Gore. Anyone who wants to know more about recent legal controversies and why judges make the decisions they do.Carter, Lief H. is the author of 'Reason in Law', published 1984 under ISBN 9780673394255 and ISBN 0673394255.