LawBook - 2009
Little Big of Big Ideas: Law distills the essential history of two millennia of legal thought and practice through the lives of 50 great legal minds. The great trial lawyers, judges, codifiers, and legal philosophers are all introduced, along with 10 legal principles that underpin modern systems of justice. Find out where the law comes from, the people who developed it, and what justifies it. Discover the great activist lawyers, the defenders of human rights, and founders of international law. From Hammurabi and the legal codes of ancient Babylon to the groundbreaking legal theorists of the Enlightenment and contemporary debate about the origins and extent of human rights, the Little Book of Big Ideas: Law charts the developments of the legal systems that rule our lives today.
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2009.
Branch Call Number: 340 H685
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill ; 19 cm.