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Nonfiction » Law » Criminal » Sentencing
Your Highness Let Me Speak. by DODE.
Price: $1.13 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
When the judiciary fails to deliver justice and turns a blind eye to the trouble in the streets, it's the time for the ordinary folks to convince them to do something, "we see people wasting away, we are losing lives, social structures have lost their steering and direction, even a police station is not a safe place to hide anymore," says a young activist lawyer to the supreme court judge, "all...
Execution's Odyssey by Joseph Harrington
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
In AN EXECUTION’S ODYSSEY events transcend the execution of Robert Alton Harris place at San Quentin State Prison in California in 1992. The book demonstrates how his death created a spiritually uplifting resolution for the reporter. The Harris execution also brings into sharp focus questions being raised today involving not only the Eighth Amendment, but also the First and Fourteenth.
Angel of Death Row by Andrea D. Lyon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 and represented by Regina Ryan. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Nineteen times, death penalty defense lawyer Andrea D. Lyon has defended a client found guilty of capital murder. Nineteen times, she has succeeded. Driven by an overwhelming sense of justice, fairness, and morality, she fought for them in the courtroom and in the raucous streets. Angel of Death Row is the compelling memoir of Lyon’s unusual journey and groundbreaking career.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 4 - Summer 2014 by New England Law Review
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The development of death penalty law and historical figures in this process, as Symposium: "A Look Back at the History of Capital Punishment." Volume 48, Summer 2014, has articles by such leading scholars as Evan Mandery, Michael Meltsner, Phyllis Goldfarb, and Zachary Baron Shemtob. The history and anomalies of the development of capital punishment law in the U.S. are explored, plus student work.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 3 - January 2012 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,660. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Articles in the Jan. 2012 issue are from Rebecca Tushnet, reimagining copyright law for images instead of the usual frame of text and words; and Carol Steiker, reviewing David Garland's new book on capital punishment and contingency. Student contributions explore the law relating to video games, the Second Amendment and gun rights, patent law, environmental law, and extending the debt ceiling.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 1 - October 2013 by Yale Law Journal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,960. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Yale Law Journal (No. 1 of Vol. 123, academic year 2013-14) includes articles and essays by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include “Mandatory Sentencing and Racial Disparity: Assessing the Role of Prosecutors and the Effects of Booker,” by Sonja Starr & M. Marit Rehavi and “Firearm Localism,” by Joseph Blocher, plus Benjamin Sachs on labor law, and a student Note and Comment.
Hanged Twice No Joke by David Taylor
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book is about Canadian and British Commonwealth history and administration of justice. There were at least two cases in which the defendants were hanged twice, Bennie Swim(m) having killed two people, and Henry Baldwin and James Lennan, having been convicted of murdering Clayton Tilton. These will be presented amongst others.
The Heat of Passion Doctrine: Killing Your Spouse & Getting Away with Murder by Troy Veenstra
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011 by Veenstra/Exploited Publishing Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
In Maryland, for instance in 1994, Kenneth Peacock returned home to find his wife of several years in bed with another man. he spent several hours drinking and arguing with his adulterous wife before shooting her in the head with his single shot rifle. Thanks to the Heat of Passon Doctrine he only served 18 months in a work release program after being charged with 1st degree murder.