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E Dikhe ton "Dikaston"
By Babis Kavvadias
Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: Greek. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Apospasmata apo ta praktika ths Dikhs twn Dikastwn tou 3ou Raih (Nyrembergh 1947).
Losing the War: The Carnage and Despair of Mexico in 2010
By Walter McKay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,550. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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
By B F Moloney
Series: Screwtape Lost and Found, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Fiction
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
By David Cooper
Series: Alex Harris, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction
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…
A New Theory of Justice
By J.J. Ward
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
An attempt to get beyond "Social Contract" accounts of societal fairness (such as are found in Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Rawls), to a political-philosophical theory that is both more realistic and better suited to dealing with pressing questions of INjustice.
Good vs Good: Why the 8 Great Goods are behind every good (and bad) decision
By John C. Beck
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by North Star Books. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Malcolm M. Feeley
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Blind Stab
By Ernest Barrett
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,930. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction
‘Surely,' he told himself, ‘black couldn't come up again. According to the law of averages it has to be red this time.' How life can change with the roll of the dice, the spin of a wheel. Richard Moristone gambles everything in an all or nothing bet. But he will gamble with more than money as he struggles to pay his debts.
The Limits of the Legal Process: A Study of Landlords, Law and Crime
By David Nelken
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,220. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
This pathbreaking study in the sociology of law has won multiple awards for its insight, clarity, and broad import in examining the UK Rent Acts and landlord behavior over a period of time in the '60s and '70s. Not just a revelation of the unintended consequence of well-meant reforms; though it shows the side-effects of a law to protect tenants, it also explores the bigger picture of law's limits.
Dieu est grande
By Olivier Klein
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: French. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction
Dans une République islamique imaginaire, le Timaristan, Elma Kaplan s'apprête à recevoir son diplôme de droit. Ni islamiste, ni opposante, elle vit sans problème sous le régime. Pile à mi-chemin entre Facebook et le Coran, elle fait le bien autour d'elle, en vraie croyante. Dans moins d'une heure, elle connaîtra sa première affectation. Ce qu'elle ignore, c'est que commence la pire journée de sa