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Death Penalty: An American History

By: Banner, Stuart

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780674007512

ISBN: 0674007514

Condition: USED


The death penalty arouses our passions as does few other issues. Some view taking another person's life as just and reasonable punishment while others see it as an inhumane and barbaric act. But the intensity of feeling that capital punishment provokes often obscures its long and varied history in this country.Now, for the first time, we have a comprehensive history of the death penalty in the United States. Law professor Stuart Banner tells the story of how, over four centuries, dramatic changes have taken place in the ways capital punishment has been administered and experienced. In the s... View more info

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Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

By: Baseball/Banner, Stuart

Price: $7.50

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780199930296

ISBN: 0199930295

Condition: USED


The impact of antitrust law on sports is in the news all the time, especially when there is labor conflict between players and owners, or when a team wants to move to a new city. And if the majority of Americans have only the vaguest sense of what antitrust law is, most know one thing about it-that baseball is exempt. In The Baseball Trust, legal historian Stuart Banner illuminates the series of court rulings that resulted in one of the most curious features of our legal system-baseball's exemption from antitrust law. A serious baseball fan, Banner provides a thoroughly entertaining histor... View more info