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A survey of judicial citations to Jewish and Talmudic law in several complex and controversial areas of American law. A careful analysis of these judicial opinions explores the accuracy and relevance of these citations, and their application to the legal issues at hand.

Jewish Precedents for American Laws

Jewish Precedents for American Laws

American Judicial Opinions and Talmudic Citations

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Jewish Precedents for American Laws: American Judicial Opinions and Talmudic Citations

A survey of judicial citations to Jewish and Talmudic law in several complex and controversial areas of American law. A careful analysis of these judicial opinions explores the accuracy and relevance of these citations, and their application to the legal issues at hand.
Law; Jurisprudence, Lawyers
Samuel J. Levine is Professor of Law and Director of the Jewish Law Institute at Touro Law Center. Previously he served on the faculty of Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California. He has published more than forty law review articles and has lectured widely in the areas of legal ethics, criminal law, law and religion, Jewish law, and constitutional law. Professor Levine graduated cum laude from Fordham Law School and with highest honors as a James Kent Scholar from Columbia Law School.
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