The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Legal History

  • States of Dependencyby Karen M. Tani

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 28.00

    This book recounts the transformation of American poor relief in the decades spanning the New Deal and the War on Poverty. more...

  • The Psychological Foundations of Evidence Lawby Michael J. Saks; Barbara A. Spellman

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 32.30

    Evidence law is meant to facilitate trials that are fair, accurate, and efficient, and that encourage and protect important societal values and relationships. In pursuit of these often-conflicting goals, common law judges and modern drafting committees have had to perform as amateur applied psychologists. Their task has required them to employ what... more...

  • Gender and the Jubileeby Sharon Romeo

    University of Georgia Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    Gender and the Jubilee is a bold reconceptualization of black freedom during the Civil War that uncovers the political and constitutional claims made by African American women. By analyzing the actions of women in the urban environment of St. Louis and the surrounding areas of rural Missouri, Romeo uncovers the confluence of military events, policy... more...

  • The Right Wrong Manby Lawrence Douglas

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    In 2009, Harper?s Magazine sent war-crimes expert Lawrence Douglas to Munich to cover the last chapter of the lengthiest case ever to arise from the Holocaust: the trial of eighty-nine-year-old John Demjanjuk. Demjanjuk?s legal odyssey began in 1975, when American investigators received evidence alleging that the Cleveland autoworker and naturalized... more...

  • Unfit for Democracyby Stephen E. Gottlieb

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 38.25

    Asked if the country was governed by a republic or a monarchy, Benjamin Franklin replied, ?A republic, if you can keep it.?   Since its founding, Americans have worked hard to nurture and protect their hard-won democracy. And yet few consider the role of constitutional law in America?s survival. In Unfit for Democracy , Stephen Gottlieb argues... more...

  • Trotskyists on Trialby Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 46.75

    Passed in June 1940, the Smith Act was a peacetime anti-sedition law that marked a dramatic shift in the legal definition of free speech protection in America by criminalizing the advocacy of disloyalty to the government by force. It also criminalized the acts of printing, publishing, or distributing anything advocating such sedition and made it... more...

  • The Psychology of Tort Lawby Jennifer K. Robbennolt; Valerie P. Hans

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 32.00

    Tort law regulates most human activities: from driving a car to using consumer products to providing or receiving medical care. Injuries caused by dog bites, slips and falls, fender benders, bridge collapses, adverse reactions to a medication, bar fights, oil spills, and more all implicate the law of torts. The rules and procedures by which tort cases... more...

  • Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claimsby Paul J. du Plessis; John W. Cairns

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    The traditional grand narratives of European legal history have begun to be questioned, to the extend that the nature and legacy of legal humanism now deserve closer scrutiny. Building on the groundbreaking work by Douglas Osler, who has been critical of the traditional narratives, this volume interrogates the orthodox views regarding legal humanism... more...

  • Schwabenspiegel-Forschung im Donaugebietby Elemér Balogh

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    The volume includes contributions presented at two academic conferences organized by the Department of European Legal History at the University of Szeged in Hungary. The principal subjects are medieval German books of law and their impact on legal life in Hungary. The specific impetus for the conferences was the publication in Hungarian... more...

  • Of Courtiers and Kingsby Clare Cushman; Todd C. Peppers

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Supreme Court justices have long relied on law clerks to help process the work of the Court. Yet few outside the Court are privy to the behind-the-scenes bonds that form between justices and their clerks. In Of Courtiers and Kings, Todd C. Peppers and Clare Cushman offer an intimate new look at the personal and professional relationships... more...