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Orin Samuel Kerr is a professor of law at the UC Berkeley School of Law. He is known as a scholar in the subjects of computer crime law and internet surveillance. Kerr is one of the contributors to the law-oriented blog titled The Volokh Conspiracy.
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Hitler's American Model
The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law
James Q. Whitman - 2018-09-04 (first published in 2017)
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How American race law provided a blueprint for Nazi GermanyNazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact ...
Orin Kerr
@smitemouth @PBS James Q. Whitman has an excellent book on this.      source
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A Life of H. L. A. Hart
The Nightmare and the Noble Dream
Nicola Lacey - 2006-06-22 (first published in 2004)
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H.L.A. Hart was the pre-eminent legal philosopher of the twentieth century. As a scholar he single-handedly reinvented the philosophy of law and revolutionized our understanding of law as a social institution. Hart's approach to legal philosophy was at once disarmingly simple andbreathtakingly ambitious, combining the insights of the Utilitarian tr...
Orin Kerr
BTW, I found the letters in Nicola Lacey's wonderful book:      source
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William Hastie
Grace Under Pressure by Ware Gilbert (1985-01-31) Hardcover
Orin Kerr
I’ve been reading this 1985 biography of William Hastie, and it’s fascinating. Someone should make a movie of his life. (Interestingly, the book ends with Hastie’s appointment to the Third Circuit in 1949, so there’s nothing about his being considered for SCOTUS,which JFK did.)      source
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Failing Law Schools
Brian Z. Tamanaha - 2012-06-15
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On the surface, law schools today are thriving. Enrollments are on the rise, and their resources are often the envy of every other university department. Law professors are among the highest paid and play key roles as public intellectuals, advisers, and government officials. Yet behind the flourishing facade, law schools are failing abjectly. Recen...
Orin Kerr
Brian Tamanaha made a lot of law profs unhappy with his 2012 book "Failing Law Schools." But seven years later, it's still a great read and comes off as prophetic.      source