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- Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.99
This New York Times Notable Book of the Year, 1998, is now in trade paper. From the bestselling author of Eyes on the Prize, here is the definitive biography of the great lawyer and Supreme Court justice. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Other Press 2011; US$ 19.99
Carla Del Ponte won international recognition as Switzerland's attorney general when she pursued cases against the Sicilian mafia. In 1999, she answered the United Nations' call to become the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda. In her new role, Del Ponte confronted genocide and crimes against... more...
- NYU Press 1999; US$ 89.00
Alternately vilified as a publicity-seeking egoist and lauded as a rambunctious, fearless advocate, William Kunstler consistently embodied both of these qualities. Kunstler's unrelenting, radical critique of American racism and the legal system took shape as a result of his efforts to enlist the federal judicial system to support the civil rights... more...
- HarperCollins 2008; US$ 14.99
In this gripping memoir, John F. Kennedy's closest advisor recounts in full for the first time his experience counseling Kennedy through the most dramatic moments in American history. Sorensen returns to January 1953, when he and the freshman senator from Massachusetts began their extraordinary professional and personal relationship. Rising from... more...
- 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$ 11.99
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$ 30.00
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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95
As the biggest criminal trial since the Boston Strangler draws nearer, the public?s fascination with the life and crimes of mob boss Whitey Bulger continues to heat up. Many stories have been told about the murders Whitey and Stephen ?The Rifleman? Flemmi committed, and the tacit permission they received from the FBI. But never before has the story... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 29.95
In 1961, twenty-five-year-old Herbert Jay Stern, fresh from reserve duty, stood in his green army uniform in a New York County courtroom to be sworn in as an attorney. He could only guess what his life as a prosecuting lawyer would be. A dozen years later, in the wake of the national scandal of Watergate, Stern, draped in black robes now, would take... more...