Nonfiction » Law » Criminal

Sub-categories: Criminal procedure | General | Sentencing | Juvenile offenders 
80 Proposals to STOP Wrongful Convictions - Before the End of This Decade
By
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 68,000. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This book presents 80 Proposals to STOP wrongful convictions. This book presents a call-to-action to achieve two goals within five years: 1. reduce wrongful convictions in the U.S. to .1 percent. 2. reduce the percentage of wrongly convicted inmates in prison to .1 percent, by liberating thousands of wrongly convicted inmates. The book's goal to “STOP” means to reduce to .1 percent.
Police Recruitment Guide
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,950. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Joining the Police offers a well paid and secure occupation. However, both the competition and process are difficult with only about 5-10% of those that apply securing a position. This book takes you through the process from the application form, including all the application questions and example, through the assessment centre, final interview and fitness tests.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 4 - February 2015
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,400. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of No. 4 are Article, "The Consequences of Error in Criminal Justice," Daniel Epps; Book Review, "Running Government Like a Business...Then and Now," Jon Michaels; student Notes on slave trade, privileges & immunities, early voting after Shelby, and mental cruelty in prisons; and Recent Cases and Recent Legislation comments, including assisting suicide as speech; city bankruptcy, more.
Perfectly Innocent - The Wrongful Conviction of Alfred Trenkler
By
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 356,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
THIS BOOK IS ABOUT THE WRONGFUL CONVICTION OF AN INNOCENT MAN On 28 October 1991, Boston Police officer, Jeremiah Hurley, Jr. was killed, and his partner, Francis X. Foley, was maimed, by a dynamite bomb which they were attempting to disarm. Alfred was advised not to testify at this trial, and was convicted in Boston Federal Court in 1993. He was sentenced to two life terms.
How To Leave Prison Early: Florida Clemency, Parole and Work Release
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,430. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Here is the so-called secret sauce (the actual “how-to” steps to leave prison early), written by one of Florida's most distinguished clemency lawyers.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 4 - Summer 2014
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
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.
EYE CONTACT- The Mysterious Death in 2000 of Kassidy Bortner & the Wrongful Convictions of Chad Evans and Amanda Bortner Volume 2: Letters from Chad Evans to Morrison Bonpasse in 2010
By
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 402,420. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This is Vol. 2 of the book, “EYE CONTACT - The Mysterious Death in 2000 in Maine of Kassidy Bortner and the Wrongful Convictions of Chad Evans and Amanda Bortner. Vol. 1 tells the story of the wrongful convictions of Chad and Amanda and the campaign for exoneration. This vol. 2, contains the letters from Chad Evans to his advocate, Morrison Bonpasse, during 2010. Chad Evans was convicted in
Resurrection
By
Price: $3.34 USD. Words: 58,990. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
By piecing together mountains of testimony, social media, and various disclosures by all the major players in Oscar's melodrama - not least of which are Oscar's and Reeva's own words - Nick van der Leek does what thus far has not been revealed. Not by the media. Not by the social media rumour mill. Not even by the state prosecutor. Van Der Leek manages to put it all together to reveal a motive.
A Conundrum of a Court Case.
By
Series: A Young Lawyer dealing with Unusual Clients.. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
I was a young lawyer and the criminal case I describe actually happened to me. I call it a conundrum because although the eventual result was the correct one and justice was done, It would not have been,.had I acted professionally. I made a mess of it and I still cannot get my head around an alibi which wasn't true but had I done my job properly, would have 'been'. Really bizarre!!
Cuestionarios de Derecho Penal. Parte Especial. Tomo II.
By
Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: Spanish. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
La presente obra abarca cuestiones de respuesta alternativa sobre los temas más importantes y fundamentales la Parte Especial del Derecho Penal. Once amplios cuestionarios, cada uno de ellos con una extensión proporcional a su importancia y con sus respectivas soluciones. Casi mil cuestiones de respuesta alternativa, especialmente diseñadas y secuenciadas para el estudio de esta compleja materia.
Oscar Pistorius The Verdict
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
The Verdict of Judge Knott. Compare it with the Judgment to be handed down on 11 September 2014. Is Oscar Guilty of Murder or Culpable Homicide? Or is he Innocent of all charges? The Verdict deals with the evidence and the applicable legal principles.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 7 - May 2014
By
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.
1814: Crime and Capital Punishment:
By
Price: Free! Words: 172,070. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
An analysis of who was sentenced to death and who was hung, for what, and how, in early 19th Century London, accompanied by records of their trials.
Guilty Until Proven Innocent (2014): A Practitioner's and Judge's Guide to the Pennsylvania Post-Conviction Relief Act (PCRA)
By
Price: Free! Words: 113,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
The essential guide to post-conviction relief in Pennsylvania. Updated and revised for 2014.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 3 - January 2012
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,660. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property
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.
Police Officers Guide
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
The Police Officers Guide is designed to be a detailed handbook for anyone who wants to become a Police Officer be it full-time or a Special Constable. With detailed coverage of the application process for both roles, including the latest six skills used at the SEARCH assessment centre. Latest policies, procedures, law including roads policing are also covered in this comprehensive guide.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 6 - April 2012
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Articles in Issue 6 are by Cary Franklin (on the "traditional concept" of sex discrimination), Richard Pildes (on law and the President), & Robert Weisberg (on the tragedy of crime). Student contributions explore everlasting software; incarcerating immigration detainees; the First and Fourteenth Amendments; Sixth Amendment implications of napping defense counsel; copyright law; & other topics.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 1 - October 2012
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140,170. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » International law
Contributors include such noted scholars as Ariel Porat & Eric Posner (aggregation in decisionmaking over many fields of law), Victoria Nourse (legislative history in statutory interpretation), and James Anderson & Paul Heaton (effectiveness of defense counsel in murder cases). Vol. 122, Issue 1 also features student contributions on rights of identity and branding, sales tax, & international law.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 3 - December 2012
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 135,610. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Contents of No. 3 include: John H. Langbein, "The Disappearance of Civil Trial in the United States" Daniel E. Ho, "Fudging the Nudge: Information Disclosure and Restaurant Grading" Saul Levmore & Ariel Porat, "Asymmetries and Incentives in Plea Bargaining and Evidence Production" The issue also offers student research on targeted killings of outlaws, copyright law, and Confrontation Clause cases.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 5 - March 2013
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 151,250. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Procedure
Harvard Law Review, No. 5, March 2013, includes: "Multistage Adjudication," Louis Kaplow "Humanizing the Criminal Justice Machine: Re-Animated Justice or Frankenstein's Monster?," Nicola Lacey Note, "Importing a Trade or Business Limitation into § 2036: Toward a Regulatory Solution to FLP-Driven Transfer Tax Avoidance" Note, "The Benefits of Unequal Protection" Plus additional student research.