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Understanding John Rawls: Justice as Fariness
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This guide explains Rawls's concept of 'justice as fairness'. It covers such topics as the two principles of justice, the principle of fairness, the original position and the veil of ignorance, and the difference principle, as well as examining some of the criticisms levelled at Rawls's arguments.
The Right to Privacy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Modern presentation of a classic work of legal thought, one of the most influential law works of all time, and important U.S. history. Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis created the notion of legal protection for a special interest in privacy with their 1890 article. Later Brandeis became a legend on the Supreme Court. Edited and introduced by law professor S. Alan Childress, with telling backstory.
Forensic Interviewing of Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused
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Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Interviewing children who have been sexually abused requires sensitive interviewers and an interview structure that fits children’s level of development. Sensitivity is important because most children who have experienced child sexual abuse are traumatized and the interview itself can be stressful. This article describes an interview used to gather evidence for court cases.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 1 - December 2010
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,560. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Reference
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).
The Politics of Law and Order: Street Crime and Public Policy
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 99,290. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Foundational and renowned study of how politicians and others use crime rates--and most of all the public perception of street crime, whether or not it is accurate--for their own purposes. Dr. Scheingold also provides a theoretical basis for his views. The follow-up to the landmark The Politics of Rights, this book is both supported in research and accessible and interesting to readers everywhere.
Why Relationships Fail or Succeed.
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Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
This is a book dedicated to exploring practical reasons why marriages and relationships fail or succeed. Backed up with research and realistic approach, this book in its full version is perhaps the best book on the subject that is available in the market today. The idea is to provide the reader with insights in making decisions about their relationships.
Freedom of Speech: The Supreme Court and Judicial Review
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
One of the great continuing disputes of U.S. politics is about the role of the Supreme Court. Another is about the First Amendment. This book is about both. A classic defense of the openly political role of the Court, this book belies the notion reasserted recently by Chief Justice Roberts that judges are just neutral umpires. Especially in the area of speech, judges make policy; they create law.
Guide to Intellectual Property
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business Law
Now updated for AMERICAN INVENTS ACT (AIA). Simple information about patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets; protect your ideas.
Moments
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Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Life is such a precious thing. When is enough, enough? How can a gesture so small, create seismic ripples in others lives? How will you be remembered?
The Expert Witness Handbook
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 69,140. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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