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- Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 12.99
Thurgood Marshall was the most important American lawyer of the twentieth century. He transformed the nation's legal landscape by challenging the racial segregation that had relegated millions to second-class citizenship. He won twenty-nine of thirty-three cases before the United States Supreme Court, was a federal appeals court judge, served as the... more...
- 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...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 28.99
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. This... 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...
- 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...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 35.00
President George W. Bush nominated Leslie H. Southwick in 2007 to the federal appeals court, Fifth Circuit, based in New Orleans. Initially, Southwick seemed a consensus nominee. Just days before his hearing, though, a progressive advocacy group distributed the results of research it had conducted on opinions of the state court on which he had served... more...