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Bioethics and Population
Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Issues in the ethics and practice of demography and bioengineering - population control, the right to life, cloning, and abortion.
Discretion to Disobey: A Study of Lawful Departures from Legal Rules
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,730. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
A recognized study by a philosophy professor and a law professor is a truly interdisciplinary inquiry into the idea of departing from the strict letter of the law in a way that, they argue, actually comports with both law and morality. Part of the basic canon of law and philosophy, and much debated since first published by Stanford Press. Sometimes you have to break the law to make the law.
Patterns of American Legal Thought
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 133,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » History » American
A renowned legal historian's collection of astute and timeless essays on such subjects as the process, method and debates of legal history; the truth about Holmes and Brandeis; legal realism & its critics; the origins of tort law; appellate opinions as research sources; Brown v. Board and the role of Earl Warren; and the development of gay rights in U.S. constitutional law. Quality digital format.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 1 - December 2010
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,560. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Reference, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
One of the leading and most-read law journals adds a digital edition to its worldwide distribution. This current issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by scholars Ryan Scott (on sentencing disparity), Scott Hershovitz (what Harry Potter means to torts), Robert Cooter & Neil Siegel (collective federalism), and Brian Galle & Jonathan Klick (AMT tax).
Music to Everyone's Ears: Binding Mediation in Music Rights Disputes
Price: Free! Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Music to Everyone's Ears provides an analysis of U.S. copyright law, musical characteristics commonly considered in copyright disputes, judge's approaches to music copyright litigation, and the role alternative dispute resolution can play in music rights disputes.
Contract Law in America: A Social and Economic Case Study
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,740. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
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.
Stanford Law Review: Vol. 63, Iss. 4 - Apr. 2011
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Reference, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
This current issue of the Stanford Law Review features articles on handling unfair contracts, the ethics of a lawyer's possessing actual evidence in a case, and the forensic use of DNA and other means to establish families, plus notes on amicus briefs and religious freedom in a historical perspective. Articles are written by acclaimed scholars while notes are by students at Stanford Law School.
The Nature of the Judicial Process
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » Law » Biography
Modern compilation and Foreword by Harvard law professor Andrew L. Kaufman, for a new generation to understand Justice Benjamin Cardozo's important and historic analysis of the way judges think and decide cases. Cardozo's frank discussion of the influences on judges, and Kaufman's expert take on Cardozo and his work, combine for an interesting study of judicial decision-making, still useful today.
Doing Justice to Justice: Competing Frameworks of Interpretation in Christian Social Ethics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
This monograph attempts to unravel the distinct applications of social justice, economic justice, and distributive justice in modern Christian social thought.
Lawyers on Their Own: The Solo Practitioner in an Urban Setting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Renowned socio-legal study of lawyers in solo practice in Chicago during the 1960s, as updated in 1994. Includes new 2011 Foreword by law professor William Gallagher. The book is considered foundational for studies of the legal profession and legal ethics for small-client practice. Carlin exposes the underbelly of practice among solo lawyers and their methods of getting business, in many settings.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 2 - January 2011
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
One of the leading and most-read law journals adds a digital ebook edition to its worldwide distribution...the first general interest law review to do so. This current issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by such recognized scholars as Judge Richard Posner, Albert Yoon, Cynthia Estland, Kenneth Bamberger, Deirdre Mulligan, and Norman Spaulding.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 3 - March 2011
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Reference, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
A leading journal adds multiple ebook editions to its distribution, the first such general law review to do so. This current issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and policy by recognized scholars on such diverse topics as "preglimony," derivatives markets in a fiscal crisis, corporate reform in Brazil, land use and zoning, and a student Note on college endowments.
F is for Freedom in the Future -- Osho and the American Forefathers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
America's forefathers were trying to create an illuminated society, the template for a spiritually mature society, a country devoted to freedom instead of oppression, where an Enlightened One such as Osho and his sannyasins, or any spiritual movement, could thrive amidst clearly written legal protections. Discover what Osho has in common with John Locke and President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The Right to Privacy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » History » American
Modern presentation of a classic work of legal thought, one of the most influential law works of all time, and important U.S. history. Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis created the notion of legal protection for a special interest in privacy with their 1890 article. Later Brandeis became a legend on the Supreme Court. Edited and introduced by law professor S. Alan Childress, with telling backstory.
Cuestionarios de Derecho Internacional Público
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,770. Language: Spanish. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Cuestionarios de Derecho Internacional Público. Una obra extensa con más de mil preguntas sobre Derecho Internacional Público, que abordan la temática básica necesaria tanto en los estudios jurídicos y de Derecho como en las oposiciones y concursos públicos en los que se contempla Derecho Internacional Público.
Prospects for Constitutional Government
Series: Philosophy of Law, Book 11. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: American English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Jurisprudence. Philosophy of Law. Uncertainty of Law and Constitutional Government. This book looks at Prospects for Constitutional Government: War and Peace; Limited Government and Individual Rights; Pax Americana; Wealth and Change; Right to Self Defense
The Domain of Law
Series: Philosophy of Law, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Jurisprudence. Philosophy of Law. Uncertainty of Law and Constitutional Government. This book looks at the domain of law: the laws of Faith, Reason, and Observation; Natural Law; Positivism; Realism; Nomocriticism
History and Law
Series: Philosophy of Law, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Jurisprudence. Philosophy of Law. Uncertainty of Law and Constitutional Government. This book looks at History and Law: Jewish, Greek, Roman, English and American Law, the Bill of Rights and Corporate Pewrsonas
Literature and Law
Series: Philosophy of Law, Book 12. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Jurisprudence. Philosophy of Law. Uncertainty of Law and Constitutional Government. This book looks at Literature and law: Greek; Roman; English; American;French; German; RussiaN
Courts and Law
Series: Philosophy of Law, Book 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: American English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Jurisprudence. Philosophy of Law. Uncertainty of Law and Constitutional Government. This book looks at Courts and Law: Original Intent; Judicial Activism; Reserved Rights and Powers; Political Questions; Constitutionalism