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- Random House 2010; US$ 12.78
A complex chain pf events and human reaction surrounding a crime in a small town...this is an enthralling story from the master legal thriller writer . Ron Williamson was a star college sportsman in the small town of Ada, Oklahoma. When he left to pursue his dreams he seemed destined for glory. But years of injury, drinking, drugs and... more...
- Basic Books 2013; US$ 26.99
Too many American lawyers are miserable. Though they have chosen a profession that often makes them wealthy and respected, they have high rates of depression and suicide, and the majority of practicing lawyers would counsel young people to choose a different career path. The Great Recession has only worsened matters, as more and more of those young... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 32.00
How Can You Represent Those People? is the first-ever collection of essays offering a response to the 'Cocktail Party Question' asked of every criminal lawyer. A must-read for anyone interested in race, poverty, crime, punishment, and what makes lawyers tick. more...
- The Spinney Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Do humans treat animals humanely enough? What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare? This book explores the ethical distinctions between animal rights and animal welfare. A variety of views are presented in the debate over the way in which humans use and exploit animals for clothing, food (e.g. factory farming, live exports), scientific... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 105.00
Adam Smith was not just a pioneer of political economy; he was also a moral philosopher who aspired to write a systematic theory of law. Though he never completed the project - he asked the executors of his estate to burn his notes - his major published works contain a multitude of passages from which significant portions of his legal... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
We are obsessed with watching television shows and feature films about lawyers, reading legal thrillers, and following real-life trials. Yet, at the same time, most of us don't trust lawyers and hold them and the legal system in very low esteem. In The Myth of Moral Justice , law professor and novelist Thane Rosenbaum suggests that this paradox... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99
Joseph C. Goulden is the author of eighteen nonfiction books, including The Superlawyers (1972); Korea: The Untold Story of the War ; and The Best Years, 1945-1950 , a main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. Before becoming a full-time writer, Goulden worked as an underground miner, a counter-intelligence operative and a newspaperman; lastly,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 105.00
Ethics in Counseling and Therapy develops students? ethical competence through an understanding of theory. Houser and Thoma helps the counselor form his or her own ethical identity and reflect on his or her own values and issues by presenting a theoretical framework that draws on theories from disciplines such as philosophy, sociology, and moral... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99
By any measure, the law as a profession is in serious trouble. Americans' trust in lawyers is at a low, and many members of the profession wish they had chosen a different path. Law schools, with their endlessly rising tuitions, are churning out too many graduates for the jobs available. Yet despite the glut of lawyers, the United States ranks... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
In pursuit of fairness at any cost, we have created a society paralyzed by legal fear: Doctors are paranoid and principals powerless. Little league coaches, scared of liability, stop volunteering. Schools and hospitals start to crumble. The common good fades, replaced by a cacophony of people claiming their ?individual rights.? By turns funny and... more...