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- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 19.59
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...
- 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...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99
A successful former defense attorney exposes the raw truth about the courtroom ?game? and a career spent defending the guilty As an advocate for the accused in Newark, New Jersey, criminal lawyer Seymour Wishman defended a vast array of clients, from burglars and thieves to rapists and murderers. Many of them were poor and undereducated, and nearly... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 12.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA NON-FICTION DAGGER 'Thomas Grant has brought together Hutchinson's greatest legal hits, producing a fascinating episodic cultural history of post-war Britain that chronicles the end of deference and secrecy, and the advent of a more permissive society . . . Grant brings out the essence of... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 17.00
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...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 11.21
It was like a scene out of a thriller: one morning in April 2012, China?s most famous political activist?a blind, self-taught lawyer?climbed over the wall of his heavily guarded home and escaped. For days, his whereabouts remained unknown; after he turned up at the American embassy in Beijing, a furious round of high-level negotiations finally led... 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$ 125.00
Contemporary Biographies in Law, Criminal Justice & Emergency Services is a collection of biographies of "living leaders" in the field of law and criminology. more...