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The Badge Nearly Destroyed Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anger management, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
To protect and serve—words every cop swears to, but though Police Officer Michael “Mac” McIlhargey could keep that vow on the street, at home his good guy facade was cracking. As his iron grip on control slipped, he grabbed with an even tighter fist and his once happy family became marred by violence, abuse and trauma. The Badge Nearly Destroyed Me is a tale of lessons learned and love regained.
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Fascinating study and inside account of the lives of maids and caregivers in the oil-rich Middle East, who become contractually bound to near-slavery by taking positions overseas. Dutch law professor Vlieger interviewed many maids, bosses, and job agencies to get to the truth. She places what she found into a theoretical frame of petropolitics. Accessible to everyone, with compelling stories.
Twenty-nine Sparks
Price: Free! Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Join Thomas in his search to make sense of fragments of conversations and letters from his English students. A short story for lovers of quotations, fables, and anyone who has ever been a teacher or a student.
Securing Religious Liberty: Principles for Judicial Interpretation of the Religion Clauses
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
Although the Constitution of the U.S. states that there shall be no laws that either establish or prohibit religion, the application of the Religion Clauses throughout history has been fraught with conflict and ambiguity. In this classic book, a leading constitutional scholar (and former Dean of Berkeley Law) proposed a set of guidelines meant to provide consistent guidance for interpretation.
Judicial Review and the National Political Process: A Functional Reconsideration of the Role of the Supreme Court
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 170,680. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
As constitutional scholar John Nowak noted when it was first released, Choper's classic book "is mandatory reading for anyone seriously attempting to study our constitutional system of government. It is an important assessment of the democratic process and the theoretical and practical role of the Supreme Court." That view is still true today, as borne out by countless cites to it in recent years.
Law and the Quest for Justice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,260. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
An insightful collection of essays from leading voices on the challenges and promise of justice and law, the book is accessible and interesting to a wide audience. It features internationally renowned members of the academy, national political figures, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, & crusading lawyers. Edited by Marjorie Zatz, Doris Marie Provine, and James P. Walsh. Current and fascinating.
The Wilson Administration and Civil Liberties, 1917-1921
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
This much-cited study of Woodrow Wilson and his cabinet explores the suppression of speech and print publication during an era of world war, the Red Scare, anti-foreign fervor and unionism. Wilson's notable achievements in social leadership and the progressive movement are questioned in light of his failure to protect civil liberties. Previously published by Cornell University Press, now an ebook.
There is No Right to Rule
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,040. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Everyone believes there's some authority that has a right to rule. But where did this idea originate. What if it can be proven that all authority is assumed under notions that we are told are legitimate? This book investigates the idea of authority and evidences how an elite group has always ruled. I evidence when slavery was abolished those compensated were the slave owning political class.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Wills, Trusts & Estates Workbook: Representation
Price: $3.65 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Estates & Trusts, Nonfiction » Law » Wills
This workbook provides the law student and attorney step by step instructions (with detailed examples) on the three forms of representation taught in a Wills, Trusts & Estates course: strict per stirpes, modern per stirpes, and generational per capita. Following the instructional material the workbook provides practice problems (and answers) for the law student to develop these practical skills.