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The Roosevelt Court: A Study in Judicial Politics and Values, 1937-1947
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
A brilliant analysis of Supreme Court decisions during a crucial decade in the Supreme Court’s history, by a political scientist “interested in the social and psychological origins of judicial attitudes and the influence of individual predilections on the development of law.” A much-cited classic of the Court's judicial decisionmaking from the point of view of social science and not just doctrine.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 5 - March 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,200. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Harvard Law Review's March 2014 issue, Volume 127, Number 5, features: Article, "The Puzzling Presumption of Reviewability," by Nicholas Bagley; Book Reviews on mixed race families, whether religion is special, courts as change agents; a Note on debt collection abuses; and recent case summaries in constitutional law, concealed carry, domestic violence, class action tolling, and international law.
Decision
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 193,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Classics
A gripping novel about the deterioration of the criminal justice system and the mysterious, powerful body at its core—the Supreme Court of the United States. From Allen Drury, the master of spellbinding political fiction, author of Advise and Consent
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 2 - December 2011
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,190. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Articles in the Dec. 2011 issue are by such recognized scholars as Jamal Greene (writing on notorious or anti-canonical Supreme Court cases), Orin Kerr (on Fourth Amendment theory), and Michael Klarman (reviewing a new book on the constitutional convention). Student contributions feature Notes on the Dewey model of democracy and administrative agencies, and on breaching international trade law.
Separation of Church and State
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,820. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Helping Hands Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
MURDER IN THE HALLS OF THE SUPREME COURT Tim Lewis is an up and coming young journalist, a protégé of powerful news executive Anthony Merkel and guest host of the award winning program, Law for Lunch. When Lewis unwittingly records one of Merkel’s private conversations, he discovers his boss is a secret member of the murderous Society for Human Enlightenment and party to an assassination plot.
Ezra and Hadassah: A Portrait of American Royalty
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ezra and Hadassah: A Portrait of American Royalty is a memoir of a family torn apart due to mental illness and developmental delays. It chronicles the struggles of foster care, adoption and the redemption that comes from reconnecting with imperfect family.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 2 - November 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,520. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Yale Law Journal Issue No. 2 examines: the language of rights discourse, even before the expansion of welfare in the 1960s (Karen Tani); impartiality of judges and legislators and its limits (Adrian Vermeule); and constitutional law and judicial capacity (Andrew Coan). The issue adds student contributions on bankruptcy-proof financing, and recoupment from financial executives under Dodd-Frank.
The Changing Legal World of Adolescence
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Child Advocacy
This work attempts to explain changes in the legal conception of adolescence as a stage of life and as a transition to adulthood. The intended audience includes lawyers and others—such as parents, professionals, and kids—puzzled by trends labeled "children's liberation" and "the revolution in juvenile justice." Much cited and long recognized as an authority, it is a classic of law & society.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 3 - December 2013
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 133,620. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
The December issue of Yale Law Journal (the 3rd of academic year 2013-14) features articles by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include "The Interpretation-Construction Distinction in Patent Law," by Tun-Jen Chiang & Lawrence Solum; "Agencies as Litigation Gatekeepers," by David Freeman Engstrom; essays by Michael McConnell, Ian Ayres & Richard Luedeman; and a Note on tax and patent.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 1 - November 2011
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 178,340. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The November issue is the special annual review of the U.S. Supreme Court's previous Term (2010). Each year, the issue is introduced by noteworthy and extensive contributions from recognized scholars, often cited, as well as featuring student commentary on Leading Cases of the 2010 Term. Complete statistical graphs and tables of the Court's actions and results during the Term are also included.