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Inside the State: The Bracero Program, Immigration, and the I.N.S. by Kitty Calavita
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
A socio-political study of the rise and fall of the Bracero worker program and what it means for immigration policy and organizational theory. A classic book with continuing substantive and methodological value. As a new Foreword notes, worries about immigration and labor persist, as does basic dysfunction of the present form of INS. Digging deeper reveals the persistence of a structural catch-22.
Law and the Search for Community by Joel F. Handler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
This enduring study of law and organizations that change the community--the core relations of citizen and state--takes aim at real problems that resonate today and the limits of bureaucracy: health care, medical consent, pollution, special ed, care for the elderly and poor. A recognized sociolegal classic by a UCLA law prof, first published by Penn Press, now in digital edition with 2010 Foreword.
The Expert Witness Handbook by Dan Poynter
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 69,140. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Law » Reference
Tips and Techniques for the Litigation Consultant: Advice • Explanations • Guidelines • Checklists • Examples • Resources
Ben Franklin's Web Site by Robert Ellis Smith
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 145,880. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010 by R. E. Smith. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
This engaging book explores the hidden niches of American history to discover the tug between Americans' yearning for privacy and their insatiable curiosity. It includes histories of wiretapping, credit reporting, sexual practices, Social Security numbers and ID cards, modern principles of privacy protection, and the coming of the Internet and the new challenges to personal privacy it brings.
Patterns of American Legal Thought by G. Edward White
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 133,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » History » American
A renowned legal historian's collection of astute and timeless essays on such subjects as the process, method and debates of legal history; the truth about Holmes and Brandeis; legal realism & its critics; the origins of tort law; appellate opinions as research sources; Brown v. Board and the role of Earl Warren; and the development of gay rights in U.S. constitutional law. Quality digital format.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 1 - December 2010 by Stanford Law Review
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,560. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Reference, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
One of the leading and most-read law journals adds a digital edition to its worldwide distribution. This current issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by scholars Ryan Scott (on sentencing disparity), Scott Hershovitz (what Harry Potter means to torts), Robert Cooter & Neil Siegel (collective federalism), and Brian Galle & Jonathan Klick (AMT tax).
Compilation of State and Federal Privacy Laws, 2010 Consolidated Edition by Robert Ellis Smith
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010 by R. E. Smith. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
Descriptions and legal citations for 700 state and federal laws protecting personal information or limiting surveillance of individuals, grouped by categories and states. Includes financial, credit, medical, school, government, insurance, employment, and arrest records, plus wiretapping, Social Security numbers, tracking technologies and telephone services.
The Intersection of Intellectual Property Law and the “Green” Movement: RIPL’s Green Issue 2010 by John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Special symposium by leading lawyers and scholars on intellectual property law, including patents and trademarks. The Green Issue presents cutting-edge articles on the emerging "green" movement in environmental law and its promotion through IP law. Topics include encouraging biodiversity/HIPPO, green labeling and false marketing, miscalculating long-term costs, and patenting environmental tech.
21st Century Pocket Guide to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act - Your Right to Federal Government Records, Sample Request Letters by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,520. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Law » General law
Vital information about requesting government records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act of 1974, with detailed sample request and appeal letters useful for any situation. FOIA Reference Guide, federal department and agency FOIA contacts, recent FOIA litigation, exemptions from disclosure, Your Right to Federal Records, and A Citizen's Guide on Using FOIA and Privacy Act.
International Taxation in America by BRIAN DOOLEY, CPA. MBT
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Tax law
The 2011 is here. While written plain English, the Book includes 100's links IRS authorities & advance articles. Spend eight hours with this book & you will be an offshore tax expert. Estate planning covers foreign investments & inheritances. The book includes a private tax research library using our custom Google Search site
Contract Law in America: A Social and Economic Case Study by Lawrence M. Friedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,740. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
Contract law as applied in the real world and not just in the books. A classic study of the social and economic realities of commercial and trade law, told through cases and rich historical analysis. Comparing law over three distinct historical eras, Friedman shows that contracts law is more contingent and varying than traditional legal analysis suggests. Adds new foreword by Stewart Macaulay.
1814: Crime and Capital Punishment: by XerXes Xu
Price: Free! Words: 172,070. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
An analysis of who was sentenced to death and who was hung, for what, and how, in early 19th Century London, accompanied by records of their trials.
Lawyers in Corporate Decision-Making by Robert Eli Rosen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,400. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
The recognized social-policy study of the disparate roles corporate lawyers play in representing and advising their institutional clients. Long passed around and cited by scholars and lawyers as an unpublished manuscript, the book explores the choices lawyers and executives make about how they are involved in corporate decisions. It is accessible to a wide audience and includes inside interviews.
Employers and the Law: 2013-14 Anthology of Best Articles by George J. Siedel & John V. Siedel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,370. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Van Rye Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Labor & Employment, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Employers and the Law: 2013-14 Anthology of Best Articles is a collection of articles covering ongoing and emerging legal responsibilities stemming from the relationship between employers and employees. Authored by leading employment law experts, the articles are relevant to, among others, business owners, managers, and human resource professionals—and to their legal advisors.
Guilty Until Proven Innocent (2014): A Practitioner's and Judge's Guide to the Pennsylvania Post-Conviction Relief Act (PCRA) by J. Andrew Salemme
Price: Free! Words: 113,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
The essential guide to post-conviction relief in Pennsylvania. Updated and revised for 2014.
False Color of Authority - Government Hit Men by Phillip M. Duse, Sr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Law » Biography
This is the third book authored by Phillip M. Duse Sr. and is directed towards law-abiding people of the Western world, particularly teachers and students. It shares horrific experience of the author forced to deal with and unlawful actions of U.S. Government and local investigative entities against him.
Stanford Law Review: Vol. 63, Iss. 4 - Apr. 2011 by Stanford Law Review
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Reference, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
This current issue of the Stanford Law Review features articles on handling unfair contracts, the ethics of a lawyer's possessing actual evidence in a case, and the forensic use of DNA and other means to establish families, plus notes on amicus briefs and religious freedom in a historical perspective. Articles are written by acclaimed scholars while notes are by students at Stanford Law School.
An Unnatural Death by Lawrence M. Friedman
Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Nonfiction » Law » Wills
Frank May practices law, but just the safe kind--writing wills. He does not expect to be entangled in suspicious deaths, family secrets, and police business. But a series of odd wills, and new relatives discovered, drag him into the world he'd avoided. To probate the estate, Frank will have to solve a series of mysteries, including possible murder and a husband 60 years younger than his dead wife.
Cruel and Unusual: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment by Michael Meltsner
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 108,220. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True, gripping 1st-person account of how a small band of determined lawyers, in a 9-year campaign in courts and the public, abolished the death penalty in the U.S. Their plan was as bold as the attempt to land on the moon. And while the victory was as impermanent as man's presence on the moon, the personal tale resonates with readers (not just lawyers or students) today. New Foreword and Preface.