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  • Internet and the Lawby Aaron Schwabach

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 95.00

    Focusing on laws relating to intellectual property and freedom of expression, this book covers legal issues relating to information technology and the Internet. Exploring such legal battles as A&M Records v Napster and Apple Computer v Franklin Computer, it allows readers a look into stories of trade secrets, music theft, and industrial espionage. more...

  • American Arbitration Lawby Ian R. Macneil

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 169.99 US$ 146.19

    With an overburdened and cumbersome system of court litigation, arbitration is becoming an increasingly attractive means of settling disputes. Government enforcement of arbitration agreements and awards is, however, rife with tensions. Among them are tensions between freedom of contract and the need to protect the weak or ill-informed, between the... more...

  • The Judicial Branch of State Governmentby Sean O. Hogan

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 95.00

    Part of ABC-CLIO's groundbreaking About State Government set, this volume is the first comprehensive resource to focus exclusively on judicial politics at the state level, covering all 50 states and demonstrating the profound influence state courts have on American life. more...


    Martin Books 2007; US$ 24.95

    Starting your own a successful business, and then managing to ensure both profit and growth, can be very exciting and stimulating. At the same time it can be fraught with untold perils and dangers. The results of success can be great, even immense, though the risk of failure is always very close at hand. This book is especially aimed at those thinking... more...

  • Political Gerrymandering and the Courtsby Bernard Grofman

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 42.00

    This volume is motivated by three concerns. First is the belief that the issue of political gerrymander will play a significant (although far from dominant) role in redistricting litigation in the 1990s and thereafter. In the 1980s, the legislative and/or congressional redistricting plans of all but a handful of states were subject to lawsuits (Grofman,... more...

  • Lawmaking by Initiativeby Philip L. Dubois

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    This book describes the history of the initiative process and the major issues that have arisen during its increasing use in recent years. By elucidating the problems that have arisen and their possible solutions, the authors seek both to inform the debate about the wisdom of the initiative and to offer suggestions for improvement to jurisdictions... more...

  • The Cultural Lives of Cause Lawyersby Austin Sarat; Stuart Scheingold

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This book examines the cultural lives of cause lawyers by focusing on their representation in various popular media. more...

  • Establishing Justice in Middle Americaby Jeffrey Morris; William H. Webster

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 39.95

    Headquartered in St. Louis and serving primarily Midwestern states, the Eighth Circuit Court has ruled on cases that touch some of the most significant issues in American history, including Native American rights, school segregation, and abortion. Jeffrey Brandon Morris covers this courts history, revealing how, in many ways, the history of a regional... more...

  • Who Killed the Constitution?by Thomas E. Woods; Kevin R. C. Gutzman

    The Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.99

    ?Let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.? ?Thomas Jefferson The United States Constitution?the bedrock of our country, the foundation of our federal republic?is . . . dead. You won?t hear that from the politicians who endlessly pay lip service to the Constitution. It?s the dirty... more...

  • Federal Judgesby Harold W. Chase

    University of Minnesota Press 1972; US$ 67.50

    Despite the importance of federal judges in the system of American government, relatively little scholarly attention has been directed toward the process of appointing these judges -- how it operates and what types of individuals become judges. Professor more...