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The Best American Legal American Writing 2009 introduces readers to the most informative and incisive writing on the subject of legal theory and practice published during the past year. Articles are selected from a diverse collection of popular magazines, newspapers, websites, and journals, including standards such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

This book is the most impressive chronicle of the past year in legal writing. All readers with an interest in law or newsworthy legal issues will certainly indulge in this bookshelf trophy.

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Essays in this 5.25x8" collection explore ideas of legality, morality, and responsibility in law. The pieces have been previously published in publications such as The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The Nation, and Newsweek, as well as Harper's, Philadelphia Magazine, and The Atlantic. Some topics include gun rights, Google's gatekeepers, torture and the war on terror, Katrina's hidden race war, divorce and custody rights, and myths of the campus rape movement. Editor Dahlia Lithwick, a contributing editor at Newsweek, has been a frequent guest on the NPR program "Day to Day." Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The Best American Legal American Writing 2009 introduces readers to the most informative and incisive writing on the subject of legal theory and practice published during the past year. Articles are selected from a diverse collection of popular magazines, newspapers, websites, and journals, including standards such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

This book is the most impressive chronicle of the past year in legal writing. All readers with an interest in law or newsworthy legal issues will certainly indulge in this bookshelf trophy.

About the Author

Dahlia Lithwick is a contributing editor at Newsweek and senior editor at Slate, where she has written for the Supreme Court Dispatches and Jurisprudence columns since 1999. Her writing has also appeared in The New Republic, The Washington Post, and The New York Times, and she has also been a frequent guest on the NPR program Day-to-Day. Ms. Lithwick was awarded the Online News Association's award for online commentary in 2001.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781607144663
Author:
Lithwick, Dahlia
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Law : General
Series:
Best American Legal Writing
Publication Date:
20091006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 9.275 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The Best American Legal American Writing 2009 introduces readers to the most informative and incisive writing on the subject of legal theory and practice published during the past year. Articles are selected from a diverse collection of popular magazines, newspapers, websites, and journals, including standards such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

This book is the most impressive chronicle of the past year in legal writing. All readers with an interest in law or newsworthy legal issues will certainly indulge in this bookshelf trophy.

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