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Honest Sid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
Monkey Business: A History Of Nonhuman Primate Rights
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Nonhuman primates have a dual role in modern society: revered for their intelligence, uncanny mimicry, and biological relation to humans, yet often forced to spend entire lifetimes as unwilling participants in the bioresearch, entertainment, and pet industries. Monkey Business examines the diverse issues involved with accepting mankind's closest relative into its circle of ethical consideration.
The Search for a Legend
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Price: Free! Words: 30,590. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
With not only FirstWorld but the entire multiverse in jeopardy the search is on for the great Hero who will save them all. Is Simon Redhead the unlikely Hero?
Petition for Certiorari – Patent Case 01-438 - Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 52(a)
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Series: Patent Cases, Book 15. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Procedure
Legal Standards of review. Substantial evidence standard under 5 United States Code 706 and the clearly erroneous standard under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 52(a). Petition denied without reason.
E Dikhe ton "Dikaston"
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Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: Greek. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Apospasmata apo ta praktika ths Dikhs twn Dikastwn tou 3ou Raih (Nyrembergh 1947).
Losing the War: The Carnage and Despair of Mexico in 2010
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,550. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Written by a former police officer turned security consultant, Walter McKay's first-hand account of the bloody drug war that intensified to fever pitch in 2010 chronicles the media coverage throughout the year with a monthly tally of victims caught in the line of fire. 'Losing the War: The Carnage and Despair of Mexico in 2010'.
Screwtape Lost and Found - Charity’s Variety of Sins
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Series: Screwtape Lost and Found, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Charity’s variety of sins considers some contradictions in Charity who works with the underprivileged on the streets. In these modern times demons really struggle with the mishmash of Church authority and its relationship with people who desperately need it. Unfortunately there’s not much prosperity theology going down this way.
Hatred Ridicule & Contempt
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Series: Alex Harris, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Called upon to defend an acrimonious libel action on behalf of an important newspaper client, newly appointed law firm partner Alex Harris never once expected to find his efforts impeded by wanton disregard for ethics and blatant self interest that crossed all boundaries. Not only on the part of his opponents, but also those he should have been able to trust implicitly and without question…
Good vs Good: Why the 8 Great Goods are behind every good (and bad) decision
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by North Star Books. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
This book is philosophy of the most practical kind. Based on six years of research in more than 20 cultures and involving over 3000 people, Good vs Good describes eight categories of Goods on which we all make our daily decisions. Each of us has our own almost unique prioritization of these goods—but it is an unspoken, unexamined order that makes our decisions erratic and unpredictable at times.
Court Reform on Trial: Why Simple Solutions Fail
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
A recognized study of innovation in the process of criminal justice, and why it so often fails—despite the best intentions of judges, administrators & reformers. The arc of reform to disappointment is analyzed for such ideas as bail, pretrial diversion, speedy trial and determinate sentences. A much-maligned system of pleas shifts power to prosecutors away from judges. New foreword by Greg Berman.