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Kagan, Robert A.

Adversarial Legalism

The American Way of Law, Second Edition

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

    $35.00 / 31,50 € / £28.95*

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    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    October 2019
    ISBN
    978-0-674-24267-8
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    American dispute resolution is more adversarial, compared with systems of other economically advanced countries. Americans more often rely on legal threats and lawsuits. American laws are generally more complicated and prescriptive, adjudication more costly, penalties more severe. Here, Kagan examines the origins and consequences of this system.

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    400 pages
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English

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