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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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To Face Down Dixie: South Carolina's War on the Supreme Court in the Age of ...

James O. Heath - History - 2017 - 336 pages
In an era during which the United States Supreme Court handed down some of its most important decisions, including Brown v. Board of Education (1954), Baker v. Carr (1962), and ...
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The Impeachment of Chief Justice David Brock: Judicial Independence and ...

John Cerullo, David C. Steelman - Law - 2017 - 324 pages
At this juncture in American history, some of our most hard-fought state-level political struggles involve control of state supreme courts. New Hampshire witnessed one of the ...
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Controversies in American Federalism and Public Policy

Christopher P. Banks - Law - 2018 - 200 pages
This interdisciplinary collection presents a scholarly treatment of how the constitutional politics of federalism affect governments and citizens, offering an accessible yet ...
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