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Lawrence M. Friedman

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Lawrence M. Friedman is Marion Rice Kirkwood Professor of Law at Stanford University. He is the author of more than twenty-three books, including American Law in the Twentieth Century, A History of American Law, and Crime and Punishment in American History. Professor Friedman is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the recipient of numerous awards.


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Law in America
A Short History
Written by Lawrence M. Friedman


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $15.00

Throughout America’s history, our laws have been a reflection of who we are, of what we value, of who has control. They embody our society’s genetic code. In the masterful hands of Lawrence M. Friedman, the story of the evolution of our laws serves to lay bare the deciding struggles over... Read more >
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Law in America
A Short History
Written by Lawrence M. Friedman


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 30, 2002
Price: $2.99

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