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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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The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,950. 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: 201,040. 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: 115,040. 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.
The Protection of Children (Second Edition): State Intervention and Family Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,520. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Robert Dingwall, John Eekelaar and Topsy Murray's classic study of law & social work in action is based on the most extensive investigation of child abuse/neglect in Britain. It follows cases from the first detection of mistreatment to the resolution (or otherwise) of the problem. Famed for coining the oft-used (and misplaced) phrase "the rule of optimism," the book is updated in the 2014 edition.
Jewish State, Pariah Nation: Israel and the Dilemmas of Legitimacy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Jewish statehood was restored in 1948 amid a struggle over legitimacy that has persisted in Israel. After the United Nations declared Zionism to be “a form of racism,” Israel has confronted an escalating international assault on its legitimacy. In political, academic, media, and cultural circles it has been demonized as an “apartheid,” even “Nazi,” state that much of the world despises.
The Target Defendant
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Robert Herrick is the lawyer for the little guy in Houston. His courtroom experiences were realistically recounted in David Crump's previous novels including CONFLICT OF INTEREST and MURDER IN SUGAR LAND. He faces an enemy of unbridled ruthlessness: the druglord El Jefe, whose petty grudge against a reporter leads to a family massacre. Will his suit against El Jefe's bank bring some small justice?
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?
Rounding Ballast Key
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Previously published in print by Ampersand Press of Roger Williams College, "Rounding Ballast Key" is a poetry collection featuring the people and places of Key West and South Florida. Author George Murphy is also the editor of the recognized literary anthology The Key West Reader: The Best of Key West's Writers 1830-1990, among other works he has authored about the Keys' literary heritage.
The Key West Reader: The Best of Key West's Writers, 1830-1990
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,250. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Key West Reader features 25 of the most insightful and entertaining works that resonate from Key West: an edited collection of the finest literary and poetic works about Key West or from writers who lived in, or were touched by their time in, the Florida island community. It is said that Key West hosts more writers per capita than any other place in the world. This book captures that spirit.
A Hidden Madness
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book tells the candid story of an accomplished individual--a law professor--who has reached the pinnacle of his profession despite suffering for over 30 years from the severe mental illness bipolar disorder. He has done so mostly in silence because of fear of stigma. He shows that one can enjoy a successful and fulfilling professional and personal life, even with a serious disease.
Slavery, Smallholding and Tourism: Social Transformations in the British Virgin Islands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Explores the political economy of development in the British Virgin Islands — from plantations, through the evolution of a smallholding economy, to the rise of tourism. The study argues that the demise of plantation economy in the BVI ushered in a century of imperial disinterest persisting until recently, when a new “monocrop” — tourism — is ascendant. Uses historical and anthropological analysis.
Leadership in Administration: A Sociological Interpretation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,900. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
Foundational study of how organizations work and how leadership promotes them. Long cited by scholars in many fields and assigned in classwork in many departments, this book is considered to have virtually created the field of institutional-leadership management. Beyond the usual platitudes and generalities of leadership, this book takes a realistic look at what successful management means.
Women in Law
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
Universally considered to be pathbreaking, landmark, and provocative since its first edition was published 3 decades ago, WOMEN IN LAW provides a sociological and historical analysis of the overt and subtle ceilings placed on women in the legal profession in their various roles. It is a foundational work for departments of gender studies, law, & sociology — but also readable by a general audience.
Roadblocks to Freedom: Slavery and Manumission in the United States South
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Considers the law of freedom suits and manumission from the point-of-view of legal procedure, evidence rules, damage awards, and trials—in addition to the abstract principles stated in the appellate decisions. The author shows that procedural and evidence roadblocks made it increasingly impossible for many slaves, or free blacks who were wrongfully held as slaves, to litigate their freedom.
Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
AGAINST THE GRAIN is a collection of challenging and insightful essays from a reflective American historian. Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus at Wellesley (where he taught 40 years), writes in the Foreword how his academic career and his time in Israel "each in its own distinctive way converged to liberate me from my past as a non-Jewish Jew." The historian reflects back on this dilemma.
The Negro in Federal Employment: The Quest for Equal Opportunity
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A classic resource, now with new 2012 Foreword, from Quid Pro Books: a study of civil rights in the U.S. civil service at a time of tumultuous change and reexamination. Praised widely on its initial publication in 1967, Krislov's book remains an important part of the canon on African American history, labor and civil service, and the political science of federal employment and bureaucracies.
Representative Bureaucracy
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,180. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
“Professor Samuel Krislov’s Representative Bureaucracy remains among the most important and enduring books in the field of public administration and its intersection with political science." -- David H. Rosenbloom, Distinguished Professor of Public Administration, American University. A classic resource in political science and public administration, now available with a new, 2012 Foreword.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 5 - March 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210,590. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Vol. 123, No. 5, includes Articles: The New Minimal Cities, Michelle Wilde Anderson; The Separation of Funds and Managers: A Theory of Investment Fund Structure and Regulation, John Morley; Essays: The Moral Impact Theory of Law, Mark Greenberg; Pretrial Detention and the Right to Be Monitored, Samuel R. Wiseman; plus Notes and Comments. Notes: Stop Ignoring Pork and Potholes: Election Law and
Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom: Justice and Judgment in American Culture
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Trial Practice
Coauthored by Martha S. Feldman, 'Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom' is a classic study of the kind of questioning and argument that sways jurors, and a method of narrative and storytelling that frames credible factfinding. First published in 1981 and used frequently by scholars, students, lawyers and jury consultants, it is now presented in the 2014 edition with extensive new introductions.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 5 - March 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,200. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
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.
The Law-Science Chasm: Bridging Law's Disaffection with Science as Evidence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,570. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Science & Technology
This is a sociolegal study that takes seriously the varying approaches to science that physicians and scientists use, as compared to legal actors such as judges and lawyers. Offering a way to translate their different perspectives and assumptions, Cedric C. Gilson uses sociological and philosophical methodologies to explain each discipline to the other. Science and law are, in essence, mediated.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 124, Number 7 - May 2011
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Contents of Harvard Law Review, Volume 124, Number 7 (May 2011) include "Article III and the Scottish Judiciary," by James E. Pfander & Daniel D. Birk; Book Review, "Constitutional Alarmism," by Trevor W. Morrison; Note, "A Justification for Allowing Fragmentation in Copyright"; and Recent Cases on corporate law, administrative law, preemption, and labor law.
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