• The Politics of Crime Stories

    By GREGORY BRAZEAL

    Review of Unwilling Executioner: Crime Fiction and the State, by Andrew Pepper

    December 16, 2021
  • Skull Bumps and the "Criminal"

    By CATHERINE L. EVANS

    Review of An Organ of Murder: Crime, Violence, and Phrenology in Nineteenth-Century America, by Courtney E. Thompson

    December 09, 2021
  • Burn it Down

    By JOHN HAVARD

    Review of Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire, by Tom Zoellner

    December 02, 2021
  • How the Office Came Home

    By ASHEESH KAPUR SIDDIQUE

    Review of Office by Sheila Liming, and The Filing Cabinet: A Vertical History of Information, by Craig Robertson

    July 09, 2021
  • How Representation Worked

    By AARON HALL

    Review of The Right of Instruction and Representation in American Legislatures, 1778 to 1900, by Peverill Squire

    June 17, 2021
  • The Real Power of Fictional Grievance

    By SAL NICOLAZZO

    Review of Defending Privilege: Rights, Status, and Legal Peril in the British Novel, by Nicole Mansfield Wright

    May 27, 2021
  • The Transformative Power of War

    By MARGOT TUDOR

    Review of War: How Conflict Shaped Us, by Margaret MacMillan 

    May 21, 2021
  • A World Ruled by Persons, Not Machines

    By RAPHAELE CHAPPE

    Review of New Laws of Robotics: Defending Human Expertise in the Age of AI, by Frank Pasquale

    May 14, 2021
  • Milton's Jurisprudential Play

    By LYNNE GREENBERG

    Review of Courts, Jurisdictions, and Law in John Milton and His Contemporaries, by Alison Chapman

    May 06, 2021
  • When the US Chose Power

    By AILEEN TEAGUE

    Review of Tomorrow, the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy, by Stephen Wertheim

    April 23, 2021
  • Populism, the Deep State, and the Unitary Executive

    By WILLIAM HOWELL

    Review of Phantoms of a Beleaguered Republic: The Deep State and the Unitary Executive, by Stephen Skowronek, John A. Dearborn, and Desmond King

    April 15, 2021
  • The House of Forgery

    By DEREK DUNNE

    Review of Literary Forgery in Early Modern Europe, 1450-1800 edited by Walter Stephens and Earle A. Havens, assisted by Janet E. Gomez

    April 08, 2021
  • An Unconventional Alliance

    By PAUL MUSGRAVE

    Review of Oil Powers: A History of the U.S.-Saudi Alliance by Victor McFarland

    March 31, 2021
  • The Nationalism of Human Rights

    By JAMES LOEFFLER

    Review of A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States, by Eric D. Weitz

    March 25, 2021
  • Conjuring the Colonial Frontier

    By JEPPE MULICH

    Review of Ruling the Savage Periphery: Frontier Governance and the Making of the Modern State, by Benjamin D. Hopkins 

    March 17, 2021
  • Nightmarish Implements

    By STEPHEN GALOOB

    Review of Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing, by Sarah Brayne

    March 10, 2021
  • On Legal Sublimations: The Corporation in International Law

    By NTINA TZOUVALA

    Review of Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation, 1886-1981, by Doreen Lustig

    March 05, 2021
  • Copyright Warfare

    By JONATHAN FERGUSON

    Review of Patents For Power: Intellectual Property Law And The Diffusion Of Military Technology, by Robert M. Farley and Davida H. Isaacs

    February 24, 2021
  • The Power of “Presidents”

    By RACHEL E. HOLMES

    Review of Theaters of Pardoningby Bernadette Meyler.

    February 11, 2021
  • The Elephant in the Text: On “Content Formalism”

    By JONATHAN FARINA

    Review of Reading Ideas in Victorian Literature: Literary Content as Artistic Experience, by Patrick Fessenbecker.

    February 02, 2021