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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 16.99
This multigenerational memoir sketches the lives of three generations of the author?s family that were involved with some of the most profound issues of the twentieth century. With a paternal grandfather present at the creation of General Motors Corporation, a maternal grandfather who was a natural gas pipeline pioneer, and a father who worked... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
Robert Proctor will always be remembered among bibliographers for two things: for his rearrange¬ment of the incunabula in the British Museum in what has become known as Proctor order, based on the way in which printing spread in its early days; and for the mystery which continues to surround his death. Born in 1868, he was appointed... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95
Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano layer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan appetite for food, drugs, and life on the edge. Written with uninhibited candor and manic energy, this book... more...
- Counterpoint 2013; US$ 29.99
The People?s Advocate is the autobiography of American Constitutional Trial Attorney Daniel Sheehan. Sheehan traces his personal journey from his working-class roots through Harvard Law School and his initial career in private practice. His early disenchantment led to his return for further study at Harvard Divinity School, and rethinking the nature... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 48.99
The Political Thought of Justice Antonin Scalia explores the similarities in political and constitutional thought between Justice Antonin Scalia and Alexander Hamilton and concludes that Hamilton holds the key to understanding Justice Scalia's past, present, and future decisions. From the fundamental premises of human nature to federalism, James B.... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 20.00
?[Murphy?s] biography of Justice Scalia is patient and thorough, alive both intellectually and morally?.Functions as an MRI scan of one of the most influential conservative thinkers of the twentieth century.? ( The New York Times ): An authoritative, incisive and deeply researched book about of the most controversial Supreme Court justice of our time.... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 11.25
"I knew she'd be trouble." So quipped Antonin Scalia about Sonia Sotomayor at the Supreme Court's annual end-of-term party in 2010. It's usually the sort of event one would expect from such a grand institution, with gentle parodies of the justices performed by their law clerks, but this year Sotomayor decided to shake it up?flooding the room with... more...
- Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99
Patricia Bosworth?s striking and compelling memoir of power, politics, and family through one of the most defining eras in American history The FBI kept a secret dossier on him. He was a confidante to stars; adviser to politicians; and lawyer to the likes of William Randolph Hearst, Rita Hayworth, and the blacklisted Hollywood Ten, whom he... more...
- Lyons Press 2008; US$ 23.99
In the tradition of true crime bestsellers by Alan Dershowitz and Dominick Dunne, Mickey Sherman delivers a powerful and extraordinarily candid account of his legal career that gives the readers an all-access backstage pass to not only the sausage factory that is the criminal justice system but the ?big cases? we have all lived with on TV. more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 24.99
In the early ?90s, Big Tobacco was making a killing. There was no entity more powerful, and national tobacco-related deaths numbered in the hundreds of thousands each year. The economic loss from smoking-related illnesses was billions of dollars. And yet, Big Tobacco had never paid a nickel in court. Until one Southern, small-town lawyer figured... more...