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A law professor at Tulane, with a Ph.D. from Berkeley and a law degree from Harvard, Steven Alan Childress is also the publisher of Quid Pro Books and encourages submissions through its website.

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Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 3 - December 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of Vol. 124, #3 include Articles, "The Limits of Enumeration," Richard Primus, and "Rules Against Rulification," Michael Coenen; a Feature on politics by Richard Pildes; Notes, "A 'Full and Fair' Discussion of Environmental Impacts in NEPA EISs: The Case for Addressing the Impact of Substantive Regulatory Regimes," Sarah Langberg, and "Civil Servant Suits," Alex Hemmer; and two Comments.
For the Poor and Disenfranchised: An Institutional and Historical Analysis of American Public Interest Law, 1876-1990
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services
An historical and institutional analysis of the public interest bar in the United States, Dr. Robert Sauté's new book traces how the legal profession delivered on the legal system's promise of equal justice for all by making the legal system available to all and a vehicle for substantive justice, exploring political mobilization, entrepreneurial lawyering, and pro bono publico representation.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 81, Number 4 - Fall 2014
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 271,550. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Tax law
Vol. 81, No. 4 contents include: * The Legal Salience of Taxation, by Andrew Hayashi * Tax-Loss Mechanisms, by Jacob Nussim & Avraham Tabbach * Regulating Systemic Risk in Insurance, by Daniel Schwarcz & Steven Schwarcz * American Constitutional Exceptionalism Revisited, by Mila Versteeg & Emily Zackin In addition: Comments on immigration, hearsay, child support, environmental law, and ADR.
The Rat-Taker
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set in 14th Century London in the time of the Great Pestilence, THE RAT-TAKER is about an obsessive love and a tragic event coiled into one mystery. Simon the Rat-Taker is a man obsessed by a terror that he cannot remember. Driven by the question “What did happen?” he attempts to recall the truth by dictating to his scribe the events of the day that began it all: the day the rats began to die.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 2 - December 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of No. 2 include: "The (Non)Finality of Supreme Court Opinions," Richard J. Lazarus; Review, "The Laws of Capitalism," David Singh Grewal; Note, "Citizens United at Work"; Note, "Data Mining, Dog Sniffs, and the Fourth Amendment"; and Note, "Nonbinding Bondage." The issue includes student comments on Recent Cases, and scholars' In Memoriam contributions about the life of John Mansfield.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 3 - Spring 2014
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,420. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of New England Law Review, Spr. 2014, include a Symposium, "Benchmarks: Evaluating Measurements of Judicial Productivity," featuring recognized legal scholars Jordan Singer, Hon. William Young, Hon. Lee Rosenthal, Steven Gensler, Chad Oldfather, John Spottswood, Carolyn Dubay, and Malia Reddick. Both trial and appellate courts are considered. Also includes Notes and Comments by students.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 2 - November 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 137,750. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The Nov. 2014 issue of Yale Law Journal (#2) features new articles: "Agency Enforcement of Spending Clause Statutes: A Defense of the Funding Cut-Off," by Eloise Pasachoff; Essay, "Bounded Institutions," Yair Listokin; Book Review, "Constitutions of Hope and Fear," Frederick Shauer; Notes on discrimination law, double jeopardy, and judicial use of dictionaries; and Comment on the CAFA and states.
Land Divided by Law: The Yakama Indian Nation as Environmental History, 1840-1933
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,900. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law
An environmental history of Yakama and Euro-American cultural interactions during the 19th and 20th century, exploring the role of law in both curtailing and promoting rights to subsistence resources within a market economy. Uses original source files, case histories, and contemporary writings and describes how the struggle to assert treaty rights both sprang from and impacted lives of the Yakama.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 1 - November 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 251,600. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The Nov. 2014 issue is an annual review of the Supreme Court's prior Term, including extensive case summaries. For the 2013 Term essays include Foreword: "The Means of Constitutional Power," by John Manning; Comment: "Slipping the Bonds of Federalism," by Heather Gerken; Comment, "The Supreme Court as a Constitutional Court," by Jamal Greene; and Comment, "The Hobby Lobby Moment," by Paul Horwitz.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 1 - October 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,370. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The October 2014 issue of Yale Law Journal (the first for academic year 2014-215) features new articles on law and legal theory. Contents include "Self-Help and the Separation of Powers," by David E. Pozen; "Criminal Attempts," by Gideon Yaffe; a Note on mortgage lending in New Haven ca. 1937; a Comment on SEC enforcement; and a Comment on Concepcion and arbitration clauses in the state courts.
The Organizational Weapon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,290. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
The classic study of the methods, propaganda, and institutions which create infiltration and eventually coopt organizations from within. The study applies its theory to communist techniques but its analysis and insights have, over the years, become useful in perceiving and combating such methods in jihadist and terrorist organizations. The 2014 edition adds a foreword by Martin Krygier of UNSW.
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?
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 81, Number 3 - Summer 2014
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 244,090. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The third issue of 2014 features articles from recognized legal scholars. Contents include three articles: * Following Lower-Court Precedent, by Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl * Constitutional Outliers, by Justin Driver * Intellectual Property versus Prizes: Reframing the Debate, by Benjamin Roin The issue also includes a book review essay by Michael Stokes Paulsen and seven extensive student Comments.
Pinto and Sons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 167,950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This ironic comedy by the author of the acclaimed Leib Goldkorn series and "King of the Jews" follows Pinto, a Hungarian Jew and former medical student, who takes the wrong ship and winds up out West during the craze of the California Gold Rush. Never discouraged, he tries to bring scientific enlightenment to a band of boys from the local Modoc Indian tribe. His efforts largely turn back on Pinto.
Why the Haves Come Out Ahead: The Classic Essay and New Observations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Galanter’s influential article is now available as a convenient, affordable, and assignable book, with a new 2014 introduction that explains the origins and aftermath of the original work. Also, it features his 2006 article applying the original thesis to real-world dilemmas today. The book adds extensive 2014 commentary by Shauhin Talesh (UC Irvine) and Robert Gordon (Stanford).
Congress and the Court: A Case Study in the American Political Process
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Princeton professor Walter Murphy analyzed the role of Congress in trying to manage an activist Court at a time of seismic change in law and evolving interplay between two powerful institutions. On the original dustjacket: a "first-rate assessment of the delicate balance of power between Congress and the Supreme Court as it affects the American political process." New foreword by Thomas E. Baker.
The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,250. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
'The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland' is a new exploration of history, controversy and reform about the Irish system. During recent legislative debate over a reform bill, Alan Shatter, Minister of Justice in Ireland, publicly called this study, in its earlier form as a dissertation, "marvellous" and stated that it "should be compulsory reading for us all." Foreword by John Flood.
The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Tort and liability
Real courtroom story that reads like a suspense novel. "An intelligently told true story of honor, integrity and justice. The Widow Wave reminded me of The Perfect Storm, played out in a taut courtroom thriller. Jacobs masterfully weaves the harrowing tale of the last voyage of Aloha, and courtroom battle that followed. A great read." -- Robert Dugoni, NYT bestselling author of 'My Sister's Grave'
How To Be Old: The Thinking Person's Guide to Retirement
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
Cicero's ON OLD AGE is now adapted, explained, & updated for today. “Getting old is not for sissies,” said Bette Davis. That's the theme of ON OLD AGE. Except that Cicero did not believe in denying aging or hiding its effects. What he believed had been passed on for ages and still resonates. De Senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero is adapted by Richard Gerberding & illustrated by Lance Rossi.
The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
A recognized, fascinating classic of judicial biography and the Supreme Court, now available as an ebook--featuring active contents, linked notes, proper formatting, and a fully-linked Index. Felix Frankfurter was perhaps the most influential jurist of his century--and one of the most complex men ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mysteries and apparent contradictions abound, and are explored.
Yale Law Journal: Symposium - The Meaning of the Civil Rights Revolution (Volume 123, Number 8 - June 2014)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 226,050. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
"Symposium: The Meaning of the Civil Rights Revolution" is in effect a new, extensive book of thought on civil rights. In February 2014, Yale Law Journal held a symposium marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the publication of Bruce Ackerman's 'We the People: The Civil Rights Revolution' (2014). Essays by leading constitutional scholars about these events are featured.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 81, Number 2 - Spring 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 182,700. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
UCLR's second issue of 2014 features articles from recognized legal scholars, on such topics as scientific evidence, habeas law in the Roberts Court, game theory and agencies, cost-benefit analysis and agencies, and disability law, as well as student research on reviewing jury verdicts and on ERISA breach suits. * "Group to Individual (G2i) Inference in Scientific Expert Testimony
Upon This Rock: The Life of St. Peter
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 201,050. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The early years after the Resurrection, and the power of a Gospel and a new World, now available as an ebook. Murphy, author of the bestselling The Vicar of Christ, engages the epic grandeur of the Resurrection and the heroic struggle of Simon Peter to spread the good word that the kingdom of God is at hand. His journey is harrowing, full of doubt and drama, and leads--as all roads do--to Rome.
The Roman Enigma
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,030. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The acclaimed novel of spies, codebreaking and intrigue in WWII Italy by bestselling author Walter Murphy ("The Vicar of Christ," "Upon This Rock"), is now a convenient ebook. First published by Macmillan and Dell, it's now presented in a quality digital edition, including active Contents. The plan... Italy, 1943. The Target: Enigma, the German's code machine. The Agent: Robert Rovere of the OSS.
Jews and the Law
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 182,180. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Edited by Ari Mermelstein, along with Victoria Saker Woeste, Ethan Zadoff, and Marc Galanter, with chapters by leading scholars in their fields. Jews are a people of law, and law defines who the Jewish people are and what they believe. This anthology engages with the complexity of what it is to be Jewish—and, more problematically, what it means both to be Jewish and participate in legal systems.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 8 - June 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 205,940. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Harvard Law Review, Number 8 (June 2014), includes an extensive Symposium on Freedom of the Press, as well as an article, "The Criminal Court Audience in a Post-Trial World," by Jocelyn Simonson, and a review essay, "The Positive Foundations of Formalism: False Necessity and American Legal Realism," by Lawrence B. Solum. Also three student Notes and four Recent Cases, and volume Index.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 7 - May 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 191,970. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Emigration & Immigration
Yale Law Journal, May 2014: Contents include: "Illegitimate Borders: Jus Sanguinis Citizenship and the Legal Construction of Family, Race, and Nation," by Kristin Collins; "Legitimacy and Federal Criminal Enforcement Power," by Lauren M. Ouziel; "The Age of Consent," by Philip C. Bobbitt; a Review by Marin Levy; and student Notes and Comments.
The Roosevelt Court: A Study in Judicial Politics and Values, 1937-1947
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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 7 - May 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,450. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Harvard Law Review, May 2014 (no. 7), includes an article, two book review essays, and extensive student research. It features "The Due Process Exclusionary Rule," by Richard Re; "Consent and Sensibility," by Michelle Boardman; "The Politics of Financial Regulation and the Regulation of Financial Politics," Adam Levitin; Notes on agency change and capital juries; and seven Recent Cases casenotes.
Representing the Poor: Legal Advocacy and Welfare Reform During Reagan's Gubernatorial Years
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,130. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services
An extended, multifaceted case study of a kind not much found in scholarship on social cause lawyering. The narrative highlights the forceful presence of Ronald Reagan and the key role in representing the welfare poor of Ralph S. Abascal, a legal aid attorney. To fight Reagan’s welfare policies, Abascal with other legal services lawyers affected judicial, legislative, and administrative change.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 78, Number 4 - Fall 2011
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 238,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Issue 4 features Cass Sunstein (empirically informed regulation), Jonathan Bressler (jury nullification and Reconstruction), Daniel Schwarcz (standardized insurance policies), & Bertral Ross II (against constitutional mainstreaming in statutory interpretation). Also includes a review of the book The Master Switch, and student Comments on such subjects as same-sex divorce and religion in prison.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 79, Number 2 - Spring 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 178,790. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Includes Eric Biber, writing on variations in science, experts, and environmental law; Frederic Bloom * Christopher Serkin, on suing courts and takings of property; Myriam Gilles and Gary Friedman, on aggregating consumer litigation after the AT&T Mobility decision on class actions; and David Skeel, Jr., on the possibility of bankruptcy for several U.S. states; plus Aziz Huq and student research.
Boats Against the Current
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Set in the riotous 60s, published by Little Brown in '87, a novel of a people's governor and a Southern reporter still resonates with the moral choices strong people face. "... A powerful, intriguing tale of the South in its recent time of troubles. Master storyteller that he is, Mr. Logue weaves a narrative of newspapering, politics, and violence that crackles with suspense...." --Willie Morris
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 79, Number 3 - Summer 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jury
Contents for the Summer 2012 issue include: "Orwell's Armchair," by Derek E. Bambauer; "Jury Nullification in Modified Comparative Negligence Regimes," by Eli K. Best & John J. Donohue III; and "Allocating Pollution," by Arden Rowell; plus several student Comments, including topics of tax discrimination, immigration, mergers, and children's residence.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 79, Number 4 - Fall 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210,250. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
This fourth issue of 2012 features articles from internationally recognized legal scholars, and extensive research in Comments authored by University of Chicago Law School students. Authors include Aaron-Andrew Bruhl & Ethan Leib; Adam Cox & Eric Posner; Micah Schwartzman; and Saul Levmore. Topics include Elected Judges and Statutory Interpretation; Delegation in Immigration Law; and religion.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 1 - October 2011
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,520. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
This issue of The Yale Law Journal (the first issue of Volume 121, academic year 2011-2012, Volume 121) features compelling articles and essays on jurisprudence, tort law, and other areas of interest. Contributors include such noted scholars as Jules Coleman, Ariel Porat, and Mark Geistfeld. The issue also features student contributions on counter-terrorism and on felon disenfranchisement.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 2 - November 2011
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,780. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Yale Law Journal, Nov. 2011: Contents include "Outcasting: Enforcement in Domestic and International Law," by Oona Hathaway & Scott J. Shapiro; "Prods and Pleas: Limited Government in an Era of Unlimited Harm," by Benjamin Ewing & Douglas A. Kysar; Note, "Baseline Framing in Sentencing," by Daniel M. Isaacs; & Comment, "The Anti-Federalists and Presidential War Powers," by Cameron O. Kistler.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 3 - December 2011
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 120,260. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property
Yale Law Journal (third issue of Vol. 121, academic year 2011-12) features articles on "patent inflation" and on implementing federal health care reform within a state via federalism. Contributors include Jonathan Masur and Abbe Gluck. The issue also features student contributions on punitive damages in tort law, taxation and "common control" doctrine, and the proper role of the Solicitor General.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 4 - January 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,700. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Procedure
Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, No. 4 - January 2012: Principal contributors include Louis Kaplow (on burdens of proof and their justifications), Richard Schragger (on democracy and debt), and Anna Gelpern (on quasi-sovereign bankruptcy). The issue also features student contributions on guilty plea colloquys for immigrants, and on voting rights' historical lessons from the school re-segregation cases.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 5 - March 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 117,830. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Tax law
Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, No. 5 (March 2012): Principal contributors include Ruth Mason and Michael Knoll (an article on tax discrimination), and Michael Graetz and Alvin Warren, Jr. (a featured essay also analyzing tax discrimination). Student contributions discuss such issues as the 26th Amendment's enforcement power, the Attestation Clause in history, and software licensing agreements.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 6 - April 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130,050. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Yale Law Journal (6th issue of Volume 121, Apr. 2012): Contributors include Daryl Levinson (on votes and rights), Michelle Wilde Anderson (on dissolving cities), and Patricia Bella (on WikiLeaks and national security law). The issue also features student contributions on elected prosecutors in legal history and on execution of the mentally retarded as an issue under section 1983 civil rights law.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 1 - January 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,850. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Contents of the January 2012 issue include Joseph Blocher, "The Right Not to Keep or Bear Arms," Samuel Rascoff, "Establishing Official Islam?," and Kevin Walsh on the health law mandate in Obamacare; plus articles on state standing (Kenneth Cuccinelli, II, E. Duncan Getchell, Jr., & Wesley Russell, Jr.) and lobbying (Richard Hasen); and a Note on bringing judicial takings claims (Josh Patashnik).
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 2 - February 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,480. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Stanford Law Review (Feb. 2012) contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by recognized scholars on diverse topics of interest to the academic and professional community. Authors are Matthew Waxman, on national security; Nita Farahany, on bad thoughts; and Peter Conti-Brown, on elective shareholder liability. The issue adds a student Note on AEDPA and a Comment on extraterrioriality.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 3 - March 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 128,840. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The March 2012 issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by recognized scholars on diverse topics of interest to the academic and professional community. Contributors include Jordan Barry; Karen Knop, Ralf Michaels & Annelise Riles; Kathryn Judge; plus the issue has 2 student articles. Topics include actual innocence, feminism and culture, and finance.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 4 - April 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 139,660. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Stanford Law Review, Apr. 2012, features Brian Galle (carrots and sticks in choice of price instruments), Dan Kahan, David Hoffman, Donald Braman, Danieli Evans & Jeffrey Rachlinski ("Cognitive Illiberalism and the Speech-Conduct Distinction"), Adriaan Lanni & Adrian Vermeule (constitutions in the ancient world), and Dotan Oliar (the copyright-innovation tradeoff); plus two student Notes,
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 7 - May 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 194,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Election Law
Yale Law Journal (May 2012) features articles by such scholars as Richard Re and Christopher Re (voting and 14th Amendment), Nathan Chapman and Michael McConnell (due process as separation of powers), Bruce Cain (redistricting commissions), Christopher Elmendorf and David Schleicher (districting for low-information voters), and Joseph Fishkin (weighted voting); plus student Notes and a Comment.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 8 - June 2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 162,900. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Yale Law Journal, June 2012, features Ian Ayers on opt-out provisions and economics of rule-altering; James Greiner & Cassandra Pattanayak on randomized evaluation in legal assistance; and Joshua Wright on conflicts between antitrust policy and consumer protection. Students explore discovery after changes in pretrial dismissal rules, mandatory arbitration, fair notice, and corporate purposes.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 6 - April 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 212,170. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
A Feature on "Federalism as the New Nationalism": Essays by Jessica Bulman-Pozen ("From Sovereignty and Process to Administration and Politics"), Heather Gerken ("The Loyal Opposition"), Abbe Gluck ("Our [National] Federalism"), Alison LaCroix ("The Shadow Powers of Article I"), & Cristina Rodríguez ("Negotiating Conflict Through Federalism"); plus articles by Matthew Waxman and by Jeremy Waldron.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 6 - April 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,190. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Harvard Law Review, Apr. '14, includes scholarly articles and student research, and the annual survey of Developments in the Law. This year's topic is SEXUAL ORIENTATION & GENDER IDENTITY. The issue includes an article by Jill Anderson, "Misreading Like a Lawyer: Cognitive Bias in Statutory Interpretation," and one by Ryan Bubb & Richard Pildes, "How Behavioral Economics Trims Its Sails and Why."
The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Dingwall and Lewis's renowned compilation of theorists and empirical researchers into the sociology of the professions was groundbreaking when first published in 1983 and has influenced scholars and professionals since. The new digital edition features a substantive new Foreword by Professor Sida Liu of the University of Wisconsin. Not limited to one occupation or field, as are many such studies.
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