Profile of Judge Jon O. Newman

Law & Society
Shannon Sabo

“If Jon Newman were a sports figure, he would be the perennial winner of the most valuable player award for his contributions to the administration of justice.”
-Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge of the Second Circuit

Judge Jon O. Newman is the author of Hein’s top-selling book of 2017, Benched, but he’s also a well-known and prolific figure in the judicial community. So much so, in fact, that Benched has a foreword by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and it was recently reviewed by U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in the prestigious New York Review of Books:

“…in his autobiography…

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Buddhism, Law & Society

Buddhism, Current Content, Law & Society, Law Journal Library, Religion & the Law, What's New
Benjamin Boron

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. & HeinOnline are pleased to announce the availability of Buddhism, Law & Society. This is the first interdisciplinary academic journal to focus on Buddhist law and the relationship between Buddhism, law, and society. Buddhism and its many social and legal manifestations are a central area of interest for the journal, as are the state’s legal relations to Buddhist actors, institutions, and texts.

Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion and dharma that encompass a variety of traditions, beliefs, and spiritual practices which can mainly be attributed to the teachings of Buddha. This journal uncovers how Buddhism affected the political and legal structures of the countries where it was practiced over the past 2,500 years and the countries where it is currently practiced. At the same time…

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