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Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 1 - November 2011
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 178,340. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The November issue is the special annual review of the U.S. Supreme Court's previous Term (2010). Each year, the issue is introduced by noteworthy and extensive contributions from recognized scholars, often cited, as well as featuring student commentary on Leading Cases of the 2010 Term. Complete statistical graphs and tables of the Court's actions and results during the Term are also included.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 3 - December 2013
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 133,620. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
The December issue of Yale Law Journal (the 3rd of academic year 2013-14) features articles by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include "The Interpretation-Construction Distinction in Patent Law," by Tun-Jen Chiang & Lawrence Solum; "Agencies as Litigation Gatekeepers," by David Freeman Engstrom; essays by Michael McConnell, Ian Ayres & Richard Luedeman; and a Note on tax and patent.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 5 - May 2012
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,180. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Government / State, Provincial & Municipal, Nonfiction » Law » Securities
Contents for the 5th issue of Stanford Law Review (May 2012) are: "The City and the Private Right of Action," by Paul A. Diller; "Securities Class Actions Against Foreign Issuers," by Merritt B. Fox; "How Much Should Judges Be Paid? An Empirical Study on the Effect of Judicial Pay on the State Bench," by James M. Anderson & Eric Helland; and a Note on job discrimination and hiring anonymously.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 6 - April 2012
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
Articles in Issue 6 are by Cary Franklin (on the "traditional concept" of sex discrimination), Richard Pildes (on law and the President), & Robert Weisberg (on the tragedy of crime). Student contributions explore everlasting software; incarcerating immigration detainees; the First and Fourteenth Amendments; Sixth Amendment implications of napping defense counsel; copyright law; & other topics.
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 80, Number 4 - Fall 2013
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 236,720. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Bankruptcy & insolvency, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of UCLR Vol. 80, No. 4, include: Articles: Bankruptcy Law as a Liquidity Provider, by Kenneth Ayotte & David A. Skeel Jr.; Impeaching Precedent, by Charles L. Barzun; Copyright in Teams, by Anthony Casey & Andres Sawicki; Inside or Outside the System?, by Eric A. Posner & Adrian Vermeule; and six extensive student Comments, as well as a review essay on the "law of war" by Paul Finkelman.
Pardon My Prejudice - America's Excuse for Bigotry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Americans don’t talk enough with each other about bigotry. Yet most of us can identify with that feeling of discomfort as someone blurts out a stupid racial or ethnic remark. “Pardon My Prejudice, America’s Excuse for Bigotry,” is a candid, revealing look at the undercurrent of hatred in our society. Anecdotes, observations, and hard facts make this sensitive subject matter approachable.
Women in Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Universally considered to be pathbreaking, landmark, and provocative since its first edition was published 3 decades ago, WOMEN IN LAW provides a sociological and historical analysis of the overt and subtle ceilings placed on women in the legal profession in their various roles. It is a foundational work for departments of gender studies, law, & sociology — but also readable by a general audience.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 5 - March 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 117,830. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Tax law
Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, No. 5 (March 2012): Principal contributors include Ruth Mason and Michael Knoll (an article on tax discrimination), and Michael Graetz and Alvin Warren, Jr. (a featured essay also analyzing tax discrimination). Student contributions discuss such issues as the 26th Amendment's enforcement power, the Attestation Clause in history, and software licensing agreements.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 4 - January 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,700. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Procedure
Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, No. 4 - January 2012: Principal contributors include Louis Kaplow (on burdens of proof and their justifications), Richard Schragger (on democracy and debt), and Anna Gelpern (on quasi-sovereign bankruptcy). The issue also features student contributions on guilty plea colloquys for immigrants, and on voting rights' historical lessons from the school re-segregation cases.