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Cyborg Lawyers by Kevin Rhodes
Price: Free! Words: 28,720. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education
This second collection of Kevin’s blog posts for The Now of Law and the Colorado Bar Association focuses on the future and culture of law, including insights on technology, innovation, neuro-culture, and entrepreneurship. Extensively researched, visionary, and written in a crisp, conversational style by a man on a mission to bring wellbeing to the people who learn, teach, and practice the law.
Law, Enlightenment, and Other States of Mind by Kevin Rhodes
Price: Free! Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Essay » Legal
This collection of Kevin’s blog posts for the Colorado Bar Association is “for anyone, lawyer or not, who wants to create or at least embrace change in their workplaces and personal lives. And not just change, but transformation.” Written with humor, empathy, insight, and perspective not just from the law, but also psychology, neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and shared life experience.
The Addicted Lawyer: Tales of the Bar, Booze, Blow, and Redemption by Brian Cuban
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
With a famous name and a successful law career, Brian Cuban hid his clinical depression and alcohol and cocaine addictions—for a while.
The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others by Robert Dingwall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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.
What Do Lawyers Do?: An Ethnography of a Corporate Law Firm by John Flood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture
A legal scholar and sociologist, Flood spent years observing a large US law firm from the inside--much like an embedded journalist, but with the perspective of a researcher on the theory & practice of legal organizations. What he analyzed resulted in a study cited by many scholars over the years as the ultimate account of the inner workings of a corporate law firm. Adds a foreword by Lynn Mather.
The Pretext Playbook: Instruction Manual for Intentional Misleading Fabrication by James O'Reilly
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Operations research
A pretext? Surely, you jest, but they've been used by the best of the best! The Pretext Play Book is a comprehensive guide on the investigative skill of pretexting. Not all skip tracing can be successful with traditional methods, so investigators use hacking and scams to get the information that is the target of their investigation. Discover pretexts used by law enforcement, skip tracers, reposs
Tales of the Courtroom and other odd tales. by C. Davies
Series: A Young Lawyer dealing with Unusual Clients.. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » General law
A few short court cases involving a newly qualified Solicitor who should have known better.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 4 - February 2013 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,930. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Contents of No. 4 are: “The Limits of Unbundled Legal Assistance: A Randomized Study in a Massachusetts District Court and Prospects for the Future,” by James Greiner, Cassandra Wolos Pattanayak & Jonathan Hennessy; Review, “Stochastic Constraint,” by Neal Kumar Katyal; Note, “Counteracting the Bias: The Department of Labor’s Unique Opportunity to Combat Human Trafficking"; and more student work.
Lawyering By Dummies Student Expanded Edition by Dotar Sojat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
The truth about lawyers and lawsuits: there is nothing humorous or satirical about it.
The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland by Maeve Hosier
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,250. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Comparative
'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.
Women in Law by Cynthia F. Epstein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
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.
The Time For Justice by Tony Curto
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Courts & trial practice, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
After more than fifty years of practicing law and representing major corporations as well as notable celebrities like Paula Abdul, Harry Chapin,Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the author details how time is the enemy of our judicial system. Excessive time, caused by numbing administrative procedures at every level that result in endless delays. Curto offers common- sense solutions to this critical problem
Lawyers at Work by Herbert M. Kritzer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 188,060. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services
A collection of articles and essays by Herbert Kritzer draws on his extensive research related to lawyers and legal practice conducted over the last 35 years. That research has applied existing theoretical frameworks and developed innovative ways of thinking about how to understand what it is that lawyers do. The chapters reflect the wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methodology.
Hot Topics in the Legal Profession - 2017 by Steven Alan Childress
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Current important events in the legal profession and legal ethics, with useful analysis of the rules and the profession's current challenges, are analyzed by Tulane law students from a seminar. The contents of the volume include a Foreword by Professor Childress and extensive chapters on such topics as automation, drug abuse, China, prosecutor abuse, the no-contact rule, and corporate conflicts.