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Torture & Modernity: Self, Society, and State in Modern Iran

Darius M. Rejali - Political Science - 1994 - 289 pages
What does the practice of torture presuppose about human beings and human society? How does one explain a society in which institutional torture persists despite massive ...
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Power, Greed, and Hubris: Judicial Bribery in Mississippi

James R. Crockett - History - 2013 - 276 pages
From 2003 to 2009 sensational judicial bribery scandals rocked Mississippi's legal system. Famed trial lawyers Paul Minor and Richard (Dickie) Scruggs and renowned judge and ...
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Justices of the Indiana Supreme Court

Linda C. Gugin, James E. St. Clair - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 467 pages
Explores the lives of each of the 106 men and women who have been members of the Indiana Supreme Court.
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Legislative Party Campaign Committees in the American States

Anthony Gierzynski - Political Science - 2015 - 160 pages
In a time of increasing campaign costs and decreasing state political party activity, legislative party campaign committees have grown to play a major role in the politics of ...
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The Rehnquist Court: A Retrospective

Martin H. Belsky - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 296 pages
In 1986, the Supreme Court's leading conservative, William H. Rehnquist, labeled by Newsweek as "The Court's Mr. Right," was made Chief Justice. Almost immediately, legal ...
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Rethinking the New Deal Court: The Structure of a Constitutional Revolution

Barry Cushman - Law - 1998 - 336 pages
Rethinking the New Deal Court: The Structure of a Constitutional Revolution challenges the prevailing account of the Supreme Court of the New Deal era, which holds that in the ...
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