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- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 35.00
As a federal prosecutor in Mississippi for over thirty years, John Hailman worked with federal agents, lawyers, judges, and criminals of every stripe. In From Midnight to Guntown , he recounts amazing trials and bad guy antics from the darkly humorous to the needlessly tragic. In addition to bank robbers--generally the dumbest criminals--Hailman... 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...
- 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 2015; US$ 45.95
Supported with the warmth and generosity of Wilson?s numerous personal anecdotes, this work illuminates the life and thought of a woman who has left an extraordinary mark on Canada?s legal landscape. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 39.95
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...
- UNP - Bison Books 2016; US$ 36.95
Rose Elizabeth Bird was forty years old when in 1977 Governor Edmund G. ?Jerry? Brown chose her to become California?s first female supreme court chief justice. Appointed to a court with a stellar reputation for being the nation?s most progressive, Bird became a lightning rod for the opposition due to her liberalism, inexperience, and gender. Over... more...
- Encounter Books 2017; US$ 23.99
In this warm and intimate memoir Judge Wilkinson delivers a chilling message. The 1960s inflicted enormous damage on our country; even at this very hour we see the decade?s imprint in so much of what we say and do. The chapters reveal the harm done to the true meaning of education, to our capacity for lasting personal commitments, to our respect for... more...