Books - Page 2

  • “The Rule of Law and the Rule of God” (Ilesanmi et. al., eds.)

    … results from their disagreements about the kinds of rule that should govern human life and society, and from where they should be derived. By combining theoretical analyses with tradition-specific and regional case studies, the book aims to advance our understanding of how the rule of law and the rule of religion should properly relate to each other…

    1 readers - CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
  • Non-Sequiturs: 09.11.14

    …. That sounds like a 1980s Doctor Who episode. [Mulholland Books] * Beau Brindley pleads not guilty to telling a witness to lie. So, that case is moving right along. [My Fox Chicago] * Vermont Law School cites children’s story books. [Law School Lemmings] * D.C. lawyer Jacob McDermott is climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise money for LiveStrong. Check out his donation site. [LiveStrong]…

    1 readers - Joe Patrice/ Above the Law
  • Supreme Court Clerk Hiring Watch: Into 2016 We Go (Plus SCOTUS Clerk Bonus News)

    … and analyst of the courts provides disquieting insight into the secretive world of federal judges and their brilliant anxious young law clerks.” According to Judge Richard Kopf, reviewing the book over at Hercules and the Umpire, Supreme Ambitions is “more about truth than fiction. This is legal realism at its finest but told in the highly unusual…

    6 readers - Above the Law
  • Kefeli, “Becoming Muslim in Imperial Russia”

    …Kefeli, “Becoming Muslim in Imperial Russia” This November, Cornell University Press will release “Becoming Muslim in Imperial Russia: Conversion, Apostasy, and Literacy” by Agnes Nilufer Kefeli (Arizona State University). The publisher’s description follows: In the nineteenth century, the Russian Empire’s Middle Volga region (today’s Tatarstan…

    30 readers - CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
  • Abnormal Use Reviews My Book; Crayons Involved Again

    … is the review's focus on the laws of the Carolinas, where their firm (Gallivan, White & Boyd) is located and which provided lots of material for the book. North Carolina's rattlesnake-milking tax was actually considered for the title spot, but we went with the Sasquatch ordinance instead. I suppose it would have been even harder to come up…

    Lowering the Bar
  • Legislature Debates Which Holy Bible Should Be Its Official State Book

    …The Times-Picayune reports (thanks, Brad) that a committee voted 8-5 to approve HB 503 on Thursday, so it will now be considered by the full Louisiana House. The vote came after a debate in which legislators grappled with difficult questions, in particular this one: which Holy Bible should become the official state book of Louisiana? As introduced…

    Lowering the Bar
  • Axes, Giant and Otherwise

    …Randall Munroe's "what if?" project is going to be a zillion-selling book in September and as you probably know, his xkcd webcomic is all kinds of awesome. So it was very cool to see Lowering the Bar show up in today's "what if?" post. His what if? question today derives from a nursery rhyme that starts "If all the seas were one sea, what a great…

    1 readers - Lowering the Bar
  • Congratulations to the Contest Winners

    … the other 1294 had at least some interest in potentially buying the book if they did not win a free copy, but live and learn (those who live, learn, that is). The book will be on its way to the survivors this week. Thanks again!           Related Stories Sign Up to Win a Free Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance (Ends Tomorrow) Dear Falkland Islanders Who Want to Buy My Book Win a Copy of The Emergency Sasquatch Ordinance   …

    Lowering the Bar
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