In the Shadow of Justice

"A forceful, encyclopedic study."—Michael Eric Dyson, New York Times A history of how political philosophy was recast by the rise of postwar liberalism and irrevocably changed by John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice In the Shadow of Justice ...

Author: Katrina Forrester

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691189420

Category: Philosophy

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A history of how political philosophy was recast by the rise of postwar liberalism and irrevocably changed by John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice In the Shadow of Justice tells the story of how liberal political philosophy was transformed in the second half of the twentieth century under the influence of John Rawls. In this first-ever history of contemporary liberal theory, Katrina Forrester shows how liberal egalitarianism—a set of ideas about justice, equality, obligation, and the state—became dominant, and traces its emergence from the political and ideological context of the postwar United States and Britain. In the aftermath of the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War, Rawls’s A Theory of Justice made a particular kind of liberalism essential to political philosophy. Using archival sources, Forrester explores the ascent and legacy of this form of liberalism by examining its origins in midcentury debates among American antistatists and British egalitarians. She traces the roots of contemporary theories of justice and inequality, civil disobedience, just war, global and intergenerational justice, and population ethics in the 1960s and ’70s and beyond. In these years, political philosophers extended, developed, and reshaped this liberalism as they responded to challenges and alternatives on the left and right—from the New International Economic Order to the rise of the New Right. These thinkers remade political philosophy in ways that influenced not only their own trajectory but also that of their critics. Recasting the history of late twentieth-century political thought and providing novel interpretations and fresh perspectives on major political philosophers, In the Shadow of Justice offers a rigorous look at liberalism’s ambitions and limits.
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Pella Viscera Shadow of Justice

“I'm the shadow, I've returned.” Gordon knew who the shadow is, he knew all too
well. “What do you want with the Jones'?” “There's a girl in that house that looks
familiar. I need to get a good look at her. She eludes me.” The voice said, the ...

Author: Camille DeMott

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780359802197

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Justice in the Shadow of Death

This argument from proportion provides a bridge from the ( largely negative ) first
half of Justice in the Shadow of Death to the more positive — but much wider -
ranging — second half . The first six chapters together form a coherent critique of
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Author: Michael Davis

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0847682706

Category: Law

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With wide public support in 1994, Congress established more than sixty new capital crimes. In Justice in the Shadow of Death, Davis argues that, if the United States is ever to join the majority of the world in abolishing capital punishment, opponents of the death penalty must make a stronger philosophical case against it. He systematically dissects the arguments in favor of capital punishment and demonstrates why they are philosophically superior to opposing arguments. Justice in the Shadow of Death is an important book for philosophers, political theorists, policy analysts, and criminal justice specialists.
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Shadows of Justice

The shadow of his beard was already growing dark, despite the early hour. “You
need to start thinking up a good excuse.” “An excuse?” Dan floundered.“What are
you talking about?” The detective produced one of his lofty looks.“Last night.

Author: Simon Hall

Publisher: Thames River Press

ISBN: 9780857280022

Category: Fiction

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For a shameful debacle of medical history… for the taking of innocent life… for those who the law can't reach. And with the threat of a final punishment long forgotten by the courts. When the law fails, sometimes vengeance can be the only choice that remains.
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In the Shadow of Sharpeville

Apartheid and Criminal Justice Peter Parker, Joyce Mokhesi-Parker. Our project
centred on a simple miscarriage of justice ; but no encounter with the law is ever
simple . The story of the Six started as an account of a trial and its aftermath .

Author: Peter Parker

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814766595

Category: History

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The Sharpeville Six spent almost two years on Death Row. The first stay of execution was ordered just 18 hours before they were due to be hanged. The book uses letters written from Death Row to describe the impact of this experience and show how a person might adjust to the injustice of impending execution. Finally, the authors tell how an international campaign was successfully conducted to save their lives.
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The Shadow of Justice

A murder mystery told through the eyes of a fictional Miami criminal court judge captures the colorful and dangerous world of the South Florida criminal justice system. Original.

Author: Milton Hirsch

Publisher: Amer Bar Assn

ISBN: 1590313283

Category: Fiction

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A murder mystery told through the eyes of a fictional Miami criminal court judge captures the colorful and dangerous world of the South Florida criminal justice system. Original.
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In the Shadow of the Law

legitimate rights and interests of the parties . The ' justice ' of the outcome or
encapsulated in this first sense of justice are the ideas inherent in the notion of
procedural fairness – the right to be heard and the right to an impartial
determination .

Author: Julie E. Stewart

Publisher: Women & Law in Southern Africa

ISBN: UOM:39015047515542

Category: Law

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- ESAP and women
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The Shadow of a Crime

The paper had fallen from the face of Justice Hide . His brother justice was livid
with rage . “ What fellow is this ? " said the latter judge , with obvious uneasiness .
“ A dalesman from the mountains , did you say ? " “ Dalesman or not , my lord , a
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Author: Sir Hall Caine

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ISBN: HARVARD:HNP17H

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The Shadow of Egypt

If he wills it the thief will be brought to justice . ” “ I sincerely hope that Allah will
agree with me , " the General said good - naturedly , " that no one has a better
right to that little figure of the God of Love than the wife of the Englishman who ...

Author: Norma Lorimer

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ISBN: UVA:X001980633

Category: Egypt

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The Shadow of Christianity Or the Genesis of the Christian State A Treatise for the Times by the Author of the Apocatastasis i e Leonard Marsh

That at the least the shadow of Peter passing by night overshadow some of them
. ... The conditions of this well - being are just relations - relations directed and
controlled by the law of justice -- of all the members of the community , that is , of
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ISBN: BL:A0017769356

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The shadow of a crime

The law was to her uninformed mind not an agent of justice but an instrument of
punishment , and to be apprehended was to be condemned . Ralph must be kept
out of the grip of the law . Yes , that was beyond question . Whether the woman's
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Author: sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine

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ISBN: OXFORD:555044629

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In the Shadow of the Law

As Justice Holmes had said, it wasn't a court of justice; it was a court of law. But
death was different; death brought the first role back to life, for here the Court did
look for error. Here it was concerned about injustice; here it delved deeply into
the ...

Author: Kermit Roosevelt

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 9781429931496

Category: Fiction

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Morgan Siler is one of Washington, D.C.'s most powerful K Street law firms, its roster of clients stocked with multi-billion-dollar corporations. Through the obsessive efforts of its founder's son, Peter Morgan, his father's old-fashioned business has been transformed into a veritable goliath, embracing bankruptcy and merger divisions that Archibald Morgan had deemed ungentlemanly. As Peter reaches the pinnacle of his career, his firm is embroiled in two difficult cases: a pro bono death-penalty case in Virginia, and a class-action lawsuit brought against Hubble Chemical of Texas after an on-site explosion killed dozens of workers. Assigned to these cases is a group of young associates and seasoned partners struggling to make their way in the firm. Mark Clayton, fresh out of law school, is beginning to loathe his dull workload, and to be frightened by the downgrading of his personal life, when he is assigned to the pro bono case. Assisting him is the mercurial Walker Eliot, a brilliant third-year associate whose passion for the law is as great as his skill at unraveling its intricacies. The aggressive, profane, and wildly successful litigator Harold Fineman is leading the Hubble defense, assisted by first-year Katja Phillips, whose twin devotion to productivity and idealism intrigue him, and Ryan Grady, another first-year, whose quest to pick up girls is starting to interfere with his work. In this complex, ambitious, and gripping first novel, Kermit Roosevelt vividly illustrates the subtle and stark effects of the law on the lives not only of a group of lawyers, but also on communities and private citizens. In the Shadow of the Law is a meditation about the life of the law, the organism that is a law firm, and its impact on those who come within its powerful orbit.
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The European Court of Justice and the Policy Process

This book analyses the European Court of Justice's power from a political-science perspective.

Author: Susanne K. Schmidt

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198717775

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The European Court of Justice is one of the most important actors in the process of European integration. Political science still struggles to understand its significance, with recent scholarship emphasizing how closely rulings reflect member states' preferences. This book argues that theimplications of the supremacy and direct effect of the EU Treaty have still been overlooked. As it constitutionalizes an intergovernmental treaty, the European Union has a detailed set of policies inscribed into its constitution that are extensively shaped by the Court's case law. If rulings haveconstitutional status, their impact will be considerable, even if the Court only occasionally diverts from member states' preferences. By focusing on the four freedoms of goods, services, persons, and capital, as well as citizenship rights, the book analyses how the Court's development of case law has ascribed a broad meaning to these freedoms. The constitutional status of this case law constrains policymaking at the European andmember-state levels. Different case studies show how major pieces of EU legislation only partly codify case law. Judicialization is important in the EU. It also directly constrains member-state policies. Court rulings oriented towards individual disputes are difficult to translate into generalpolicies - but if they have constitutional status they have to go through this process. Policy options are thereby withdrawn from majoritarian decision-making. As the Court cannot be overruled, short of a Treaty change, its case law casts a long shadow over policymaking in the European Union,undermining the legitimacy of this political order.
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The Joy of Faith in the Shadow of Death

The sword of justice awoke against Christ ; it awoke against the man , God ' s
fellow : he was smitten , and therefore the sheep were scattered , or saved from
the stroke .As it is said by our glorious Captain when his enemies went to
apprehend ...

Author: William Huntington

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ISBN: HARVARD:AH634W

Category: Death

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Jurgen A Comedy of Justice

Andagainit was Walburga's Eve, when almost anything is rather more than likely
tohappen:and thelowmoon was bright,sothat the shadow ofJurgenwas
longandthin. And Jurgensearched for the gold cross that he had worn through
motives of ...

Author: James Branch Cabell

Publisher: Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.

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Category: Foreign Language Study

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
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Joseph II Volume 1 In the Shadow of Maria Theresa 1741 1780

There is at present an idea of equalising these nations and, while relieving the
last group, perhaps obtaining greater profit from the third.146 In these fields of '
justice, police and the welfare of the lands in general', it is particularly difficult to ...

Author: Derek Beales

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521525886

Category: History

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This volume describes the claustrophobic atmosphere, in which Joseph was trained to rule, and his attempts after 1765 as co-regent with his formidable mother.
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In the Shadow of Death

A critical component of restorative justice is storytelling. To understand crime, its
causes, and its consequences, it is necessary to allow those who have been
affected—stakeholders—to speak in their own words. Part II explores offenders' ...

Author: Elizabeth Beck

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195346300

Category: Social Science

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The press called Martin's actions a "crime spree." Already convicted of armed robbery, Martin was facing the death penalty. In less than two weeks the jury would decide his fate. Terrified that his son would be sentenced to die, Phillip did the only thing he felt he could do: in an act of faith and desperation in his garage with the car exhaust running, Phillip made the consummate sacrifice to spare his son the ultimate punishment. Ironically, his suicide presented Martin's with another chance at life; the jury, moved by Martin's loss, spared his life. Phillip's story-like those of the other parents, siblings, children, and cousins chronicled in this book-vividly illustrates the precarious position family members of capital offenders occupy in the criminal justice system. At once outsiders and victims, they live in the shadow of death, crushed by trauma, grief, and helplessness. In this penetrating account of guilt and innocence, shame and triumph, devastating loss and ultimate redemption, the voices of these family members add a new dimension to debates about capital punishment and how communities can prevent and address crime. Restorative justice theory, which views violent crime as an extreme violation of relationships; searches for ways to hold offenders accountable; and meets the needs of victims and communities torn apart by the crime, organizes these narratives and integrates offenders' families into the process of transforming conflict and promoting justice and healing for all. What emerges from hundreds of hours' worth of in-depth interviews with family members of offenders and victims, legal teams, and leaders in the abolition and restorative justice movements is a vision of justice strongly rooted in the social fabric of communities. Showing that forgiveness and recovery are possible in the wake of even the most heinous crimes, while holding victims' stories sacred, this eye-opening book bridges the pain of living in the shadow of death with the possibility of a reparative form of justice. Anyone working with victims, offenders, and their families-from lawyers and social workers to mediators and activists-will find this riveting work indispensable to their efforts.
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Nietzsche and the Shadow of God

Yahweh was up until then Israel's god and consequently a god ofjustice: now he
was first and foremost the god of justice and secondarily the god of Israel. The
Torah of Yahweh, which originally, like all His dealings, fell under the category of
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Author: Didier Franck

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 9780810126657

Category: Philosophy

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In Nietzsche and the Shadow of God (Nietzsche et l’ombre de Dieu), his study of Nietzsche’s integral philosophical corpus, Franck revisits the fundamental concepts of Nietzsche’s thought, from the death of God and the will to power, to the body as the seat of thinking and valuing, and finally to his conception of a post-Christian justice. The work engages Heidegger’s interpretation of Nietzsche’s destruction of the Platonic-Christian worldview, showing how Heidegger’s hermeneutic overlooked Nietzsche’s powerful confrontation with revelation and justice by working through the Christian body, as set forth in the Epistles of Saint Paul and reread both by Martin Luther and by German Idealism. Franck shows systematically how Nietzsche “transvalued” the metaphysical tenets of the Christian body of believers. In so doing, he provides an unparalleled demonstration of the coherence of Nietzsche’s project and the ways in which the revaluation of values, amor fati, and the trials of eternal recurrence reshape the living self toward a creative existence beyond original sin—indeed, beyond an ethics of “good” versus “evil.” Bergo and Farah’s clear translation introduces this work to an English-speaking audience for the first time.
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The Politics of Culture in the Shadow of Capital

To wrench subaltern studies away from the keen sense of social justice that gave
rise to the project would be to violate the spirit that gives this project its sense of
commitment and intellectual energy. Indeed, it may be said that it would be to ...

Author: Lisa Lowe

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 0822320460

Category: Business & Economics

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DIVComing from a broad cross-section of academic disciplines and theoretical positions, this collection of essays questions and reworks Marxist critiques of capitalism that center on the West and which posit a uniform model of development. More specifically/div
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A Show of Justice

43-4. 4. Marshall, Visits to New Zealand, pp. 107-11. 5. For McDonnell's activities
see CO 209/3, p. 469. 6. Ibid., pp. 1-11. 7. Ian Wards, The Shadow of the Land, p.
14. 8. Cited in Keith Sinclair, A History of New Zealand (revised edition), p. 56.

Author: Alan Ward

Publisher: Auckland University Press

ISBN: 9781869405717

Category: History

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First published in 1974, A Show of Justice remains the essential and definitive text on official policies towards the Maori people in the nineteenth century. Professor Ward shows how an understanding of the past explains why Maori today, formally equal under the law, continue having to demand rights assured under the Treaty of Waitangi and why major issues have yet to be recognised and addressed. A Show of Justice also has a glossary of Maori terms, a full index and notes.
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