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- Hardie Grant Books 2007; US$ 14.95
From 1975 to 2001, Andrew Fraser was a leading criminal solicitor with a successful national practice. And then it all went horribly wrong. In 1999 he was charged with being knowingly concerned with the importation of a commercial quantity of cocaine. Fraser pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing and to using cocaine over a period of time. He also... more...
- New Holland Publishers (Australia) 2011; US$ 9.99
Charged wrongly under a criminal code in a disagreement over conditions of employment, Diane Fingleton, the former lawyer, magistrate and Chief Magistrate of Queensland, was unjustly sentenced, in the very same court she had presided over, to one year in prison. Stripped of her clothing, her dignity and her integrity, she was subjected to the deprivations... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 11.27
"As a criminal barrister, you work with the material you get: a junkie shoplifter with thirty-five previous convictions and four packs of Lidl's frozen chicken stuffed down his trousers is heading only one way..." Every day, like every criminal barrister in this country, Alex McBride stands up in court and, with nothing but quick-thinking, sharp-talking... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 41.00
Thurgood Marshall was the first African American Supreme Court Justice. As a lawyer, he won the Supreme Court Case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that integrated all public schools in the United States. But Marshall's contributions extend far beyond significantly advancing the civil rights movement in this nation. Thurgood Marshall: A... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95
La primera latina y tan sólo la tercera mujer designada a la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos, Sonia Sotomayor se ha convertido en un icono americano contemporáneo. Ahora, con un candor e intimidad nunca antes asumidos por un juez en activo, Sonia nos narra el viaje de su vida ?desde los proyectos del Bronx hasta la corte federal? en una inspiradora... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2001; US$ 33.99
This book strips away the myths and facile explanations to reaveal the real Kenesaw Mountain Landis?with all the subtleties and contradictions that made him not only czar of baseball, but also the most famous, popular, and controversial federal judge in America. more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 22.55
Len Murray, described by a High Court judge as the most respected pleader of his generation, practised as a solicitor in Glasgow for over 40 years. As part of a triumvirate of top lawyers based in the city during its period of renaissance, he built up one of the most respected law practices in the country. Among the benchmark cases with which Murray... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; US$ 16.99
A biography of the driving force behind the Warren Court?s most progressive decisions, based on exclusive interviews with Brennan and unprecedented access to documents not available to the public until 2017: no Supreme Court biographer has ever enjoyed this level of access to a justice himself and to his papers. more...
- Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 49.99
Louis Armstrong was more than a great entertainer--he was one of the most important musicians of our times, not only a key figure in the history of jazz but also a formative influence on all of twentieth-century popular music. James Lincoln Collier, author of The Making of Jazz chronicles the saga of Armstrong's rise as a musician, providing a unique,... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
This vivid biography reflects the fullness of Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis?s personal and professional lives. Born in Kentucky shortly before the Civil War, Brandeis rose to national fame as ?the people?s attorney??the first public interest lawyer?and went on to become an adviser to Woodrow Wilson and a confidant of Franklin Roosevelt. more...