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- Algonquin Books 2013; US$ 24.95
Provocative true cases that explore the intersection of our most intimate relationships and the law?and offer a window into how we define a family today. A woman seeking a divorce has no idea of the family finances?her husband doled out money only after she gave him requisition slips for her intended purchases. A lesbian couple wants to include... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
Voted by her peers as one of the best lawyers in America, and described by Time magazine as "one of the nation's most effective advocates of family rights and feminist causes," Allred has devoted her career to fighting for civil rights and has won hundreds of millions of dollars for victims of abuse. She has taken on countless institutions to promote... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 27.99
It was in tolling the death of Chief Justice John Marshall in 1835 that the Liberty Bell cracked, never to ring again. An apt symbol of the man who shaped both court and country, whose life "reads like an early history of the United States," as the Wall Street Journal noted, adding: Jean Edward Smith "does an excellent job of recounting the details... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 37.00
Elena Kagan can be considered a "wild card" in terms of how she will vote and affect Supreme Court decisions. While largely considered a liberal, her lack of a judicial "track record" and previous work as Solicitor General lend an air of uncertainty as to how she will react to upcoming cases that have proven highly divisive and controversial. ... more...
- Atria Books 2013; US$ 16.00
From the award-winning author of Across a Hundred Mountains. Cuando el padre de Reyna Grande deja a su esposa y sus tres hijos atrás en un pueblo de México para hacer el peligroso viaje a través de la frontera a los Estados Unidos, promete que pronto regresará con el dinero suficiente para construir la casa de sus sueños. Sus promesas se vuelven... more...
- Scribner 2015; US$ 25.00
A candid memoir from a talented young lawyer who becomes romantically entangled with the convicted drug felon she represents?Cameron Douglas, son of film actor Michael Douglas?and who soon makes the mistake of her life. Or does she? Criminal That I Am is a defense attorney?s account of the criminal justice system as seen through the prism of a particular... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
Driving down the Long Island Expressway in November of 1992, Sol Wachtler was New York?s chief judge and heir apparent to the New York governorship. Suddenly, three van loads of FBI agents swerved in front of him?bringing his car and his legal career to a halt. Wachtler's subsequent arrest, conviction, and incarceration for harassing his longtime... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 32.50
Thurgood Marshall brought down the separate-but-equal doctrine, integrated schools, and not only fought for human rights and human dignity but also made them impossible to deny in the courts and in the streets. In this stunning new biography, award-winning author Wil Haygood surpasses the emotional impact of his inspiring best seller The Butler to... more...
- Gallery Books 2015; US$ 27.00
Former prosecutor Jeanine Pirro?the ?true hero? ( New York Post ) of the hit HBO documentary series The Jinx ?offers the transfixing true story of her tireless fifteen-year investigation into accused murderer Robert Durst for the disappearance of his wife Kathleen Durst. Former district attorney Jeanine Pirro was cast as the bad guy fifteen years... more...
- Salem Press 2014; US$ 95.00
Contemporary Biographies in Law, Criminal Justice & Emergency Services is a collection of biographies of "living leaders" in the field of law and criminology. more...