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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.
The Person
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Price: Free! Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Delivered on 22 August 2024, Forbes v Baker [2024] WASC 643 represented a turning point in the law as to what it means to be human.
Whatever Happened to Raoul Wallenberg
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 139,470. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This never-before told story reveals Wallenberg's detention by the Russians and relates the legal and diplomatic efforts of the author, Morris Wolff, and others to gain (or impede) his release from the Soviet Union. Playing a role in the saga are such participants as Chief Justice John Roberts, President Richard Nixon, President Ronald Reagan, Henry Kissinger and Leonid Brezhnev.
Cruel and Unusual: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 108,220. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Biography
True, gripping 1st-person account of how a small band of determined lawyers, in a 9-year campaign in courts and the public, abolished the death penalty in the U.S. Their plan was as bold as the attempt to land on the moon. And while the victory was as impermanent as man's presence on the moon, the personal tale resonates with readers (not just lawyers or students) today. New Foreword and Preface.
The Olympic Record
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Price: Free! Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
All Persons are created Equal unless you used the word Olympic and that’s where Equality ended. One man’s solitary battle against an international conspiracy plotting to deny all Americans the 'Right and Privilege' to use the word Olympic any time, place, for any reason under pain of destruction and financial ruin. In 1978 Congress did a good deed and as usual "no good deed went unpunished."
Mayor Hilbish
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,600. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Pete Hilbish, a talented young lawyer in a big city law firm, is assigned to a trivial matter in a small town. The law firm's ad campaign boasting of community service fails. They lose clients and Pete is fired. Pete returns to the town and becomes its mayor and practices law. For ages 10 to 15. Humorous, 135,000 words.
Common Sense About the Roberts' Court Monster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
The Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. FEC has solidified the doctrine of corporate personhood, that corporations are persons that have the same constitutional rights of natural people. This book exposes the progression of control of corporations by our founding fathers to the super-human power of corporations over their creators today. We must reverse the Court's ruling.
A More Obedient Wife, a Novel of the Early Supreme Court
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,620. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"A More Obedient Wife" is an award-winning novel that blends fact and fiction to tell the story of two women—married to two early Supreme Court Justices—who find themselves swept up in the events of the federal government’s turbulent first decade. Described by the Midwest Book Review as “deftly written” and “a riveting read,” A More Obedient Wife is a historical novel like no other.
Death To The Bone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A Desperate President - A Rogue Assassin In The Capitol - The Supreme Court Hangs In The Balance. After the Chief Justice is gunned down in his Supreme Court chambers, aging FBI Agent Ted Bishop postpones his hard-earned retirement plans to track the assassin and becomes a target himself. But he soon discovers that the assassin has bigger prey in his sights – the President of the United States.
Lady Law "The Story of Supreme Court Justice Lorna Lockwood"
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,610. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lady Law is the story of a woman born in 1903 on the southern border of the Arizona Territory, who decided at the age of ten to grow up to be a lawyer and judge like her father, and who, against all odds, did exactly that. This is the story of one woman’s rise to the top of the judicial ladder and breaking the glass ceiling by becoming the first woman justice on the Arizona State Supreme Court.