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- 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...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 14.99
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ?The authors make this unassuming, most studious woman come pulsing to life. . . . Notorious RBG may be a playful project, but it asks to be read seriously. . . . That I responded so personally to it is a testimony to [its] storytelling and panache.?? Jennifer Senior, New York Times Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Maximilien Marie-Isidore-Robespierre est né à Arras le 6 mai 1758 de Maximilien-Barthélémy-François, avocat au conseil d'Artois, et de Jacqueline-Marguerite Carraut. Il fut tenu sur les fonts sacrés de l'église de Saint-Aubert par Maximilien de Robespierre, son grand-père, et par Marguerite Cornu, sa grand-mère du côté maternel, et baptisé... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 29.99
The first woman judge in the state of North Carolina and the first woman in the United States to be elected chief justice of a state supreme court, Susie Marshall Sharp (1907-1996) broke new ground for women in the legal profession. When she retired in 1979, she left a legacy burnished by her tireless pursuit of lucidity in the law, honesty in judges,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 49.99
In Lawyers in the Dock , Richard L. Abel examines accounts of disciplined New York lawyers, whose vivid, compelling dramas breathe life into the ethical rules governing the legal profession. Abel identifies ways to devise better strategies for restoring trust in lawyers, a prerequisite for an effectively functioning justice system. This book is... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 54.95
This first comprehensive biography of Thomas Goode Jones records the life of a man whose political career reflects the fascinating and unsettled history of Alabama and the Deep South at the turn of the twentieth century. Often overshadowed by the pharaonic antebellum period, the Civil War, and the luminous heights of the civil rights movement,... more...
- HarperCollins 2017; US$ 14.99
Interweaving his account of the Steven Avery trial at the heart of Making a Murderer with other high profile cases from his criminal defense career, attorney Jerome F. Buting explains the flaws in America?s criminal justice system and lays out a provocative, persuasive blue-print for reform. Over his career, Jerome F. Buting has spent hundreds... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 77.99
The power and influence of the federal judiciary has been widely discussed and understood. And while there have been a fair number of institutional studies-studies of individual district courts or courts of appeal--there have been very few studies of the judiciary that emphasize the judges themselves. Federal Judges Revealed considers approximately... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2003; Not Available
Engaging and incisive, Brian Dickson: A Judge's Journey traces Dickson's life from a Depression-era boyhood in Saskatchewan, to the battlefields of Normandy, the boardrooms of corporate Canada and high judicial office, and provides an inside look at the work of the Supreme Court during its most crucial period. more...