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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00
Part of the Jewish Encounter series One of the world?s best-known attorneys gives us a no-holds-barred history of Jewish lawyers: from the biblical Abraham through modern-day advocates who have changed the world by challenging the status quo, defending the unpopular, contributing to the rule of law, and following the biblical command to pursue... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2015; US$ 24.99
This is the true story of a woman who prevailed against the most heinous accusations imaginable. Tonya Craft, a Georgia kindergarten teacher and loving mother of two, never expected a knock on her door to change her life forever. But in May 2008, false accusations of child molestation turned her world upside down. The trial that followed dragged... 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...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 11.99
Imagine what it's like to come face-to-face with a terrorist in a foreign courtroom—and you're the lawyer looking to put him away. Imagine what it's like to see happy children in Iraq and Afghanistan smiling and waving at U.S. military helicopters. Imagine what it's like to be an undersized linebacker in the National Football League, where most... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 22.99
In this revised third edition of a classic in American jurisprudence, G. Edward White updates his series of portraits of the most famous appellate judges in American history from John Marshall to Oliver W. Holmes to Warren E. Burger, with a new chapter on the Rehnquist Court. White traces the development of the American judicial tradition through biographical... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 28.99
The first full-scale biography of the Supreme Court's most provocative?and influential?justice If the U.S. Supreme Court teaches us anything, it is that almost everything is open to interpretation. Almost. But what's inarguable is that, while the Court has witnessed a succession of larger-than-life jurists in its two-hundred-year-plus history,... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 24.99
In the early ?90s, Big Tobacco was making a killing. There was no entity more powerful, and national tobacco-related deaths numbered in the hundreds of thousands each year. The economic loss from smoking-related illnesses was billions of dollars. And yet, Big Tobacco had never paid a nickel in court. Until one Southern, small-town lawyer figured... more...
- WND Books 2014; US$ 19.95
And Then I Met is a collection of humorous, adventurous, and sometimes poignant boyhood stories told by former Congressman James Rogan of doing everything possible, short of breaking the law, to meet and get advice from many famous politicians, sports and entertainment figures he met as a kid growing up in San Francisco.Through Rogan's diaries... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 11.99
Quiet Isaac Jelfs led many hard lives, his escape from each wrapped in deep secrecy. In 1869 he reached Toronto and started his new life with his new wife and his new name. His great-grandson follows that journey, revealing Jelfs' well-hidden tracks and the reasons for his double life. more...
- The New Press 2016; US$ 35.00
Answering the Call is an extraordinary eyewitness account from an unsung hero of the battle for racial equality in Americaa battle that, far from ending with the great victories of the civil rights era, saw some of its signal achievements in the desegregation fights of the 1970s and its most notable setbacks in the affirmative action debates that... more...