Lawrence M. Friedman

Biography

Senior Professor of law and legal history at Stanford University.

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Books

A Heavenly Death
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Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
New in The Frank May Chronicles, this book joins many others by Stanford law professor Lawrence M. Friedman that follow the adventures of middle-aged lawyer Frank May. He is back and more hesitant than ever to get involved. But a mystery finds him anyway, too bizarre to ignore. Many people believe in life after death, but how many believe in murder after death? Or the truth explained from heaven?
Who Killed Maggie Swift?
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Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,820. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Frank May practices law the safe, routine way: wills, trusts, business law. At least that's the way he wants it.... But clients and life don't always oblige. Frank avoids murder cases like most people avoid the dentist. That's not so easy to do when a dead body shows up during his routine appointment for a teeth cleaning, and he is thrust into an investigation. Can he get to the root of it?
Death of a One-Sided Man
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Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
There’s more than one unsavory side to the family Mobius. Attorney Frank May has front row seats to the quirks of the Mobius dead and would-be heirs. One, at least, was murdered in his squalid San Francisco home, sitting on a fortune that appears to be left to a cult. To untangle the estate, reluctant sleuth Frank will have to solve the murder mystery. By Stanford Law Professor Lawrence Friedman.
The Book Club Murder
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Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Frank May hates trouble, as a lawyer and as a guy. It likes him just fine. For someone who practices wills law because it's far from the scene of murder and mayhem, he has a knack for being caught up in it anyway. Which is why he thought he was fortune's friend the night his wife stayed home from her book club meeting. Someone was murdered there. Frank would prefer to stay out of it but cannot.
An Unnatural Death
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Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Frank May practices law, but just the safe kind--writing wills. He does not expect to be entangled in suspicious deaths, family secrets, and police business. But a series of odd wills, and new relatives discovered, drag him into the world he'd avoided. To probate the estate, Frank will have to solve a series of mysteries, including possible murder and a husband 60 years younger than his dead wife.
Contract Law in America: A Social and Economic Case Study
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,740. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Contract law as applied in the real world and not just in the books. A classic study of the social and economic realities of commercial and trade law, told through cases and rich historical analysis. Comparing law over three distinct historical eras, Friedman shows that contracts law is more contingent and varying than traditional legal analysis suggests. Adds new foreword by Stewart Macaulay.
Death of a Wannabe
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Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Frank May practices law but only the bland kind--writing wills, pushing papers. Not a seedy life in criminal law. But a dead body wakes you up to places you don't want to be. A call from frantic client Barney near the corpse of his wannabe-actress wife drags Frank in it. Only he really thinks Barney innocent. To see how, Frank will have to use his head. By Stanford law professor Lawrence Friedman.
The Human Rights Culture: A Study in History and Context
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,650. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Thoughtful and provocative exploration of the human rights movement and its development as a sociological and historical trend. Unlike the typical legal or philosophical approach to human rights, this books asks why it pervades modern culture. Applies the analysis to issues of women and minorities, language and culture, privacy, religion, individualism and state sovereignty. Includes references.

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