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Nonfiction » Law » CriminalSub-categories: Criminal procedure | General | Sentencing | Juvenile offenders
Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins, Dennis Daily, Sydne Dean, Chris Nicholl, William G. Thomas, Michael L. Olsen, & Katherine Scott Sturdevant
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,610. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Some of the content in Massacre, Murder, and Mayhem in the Rocky Mountain West is graphic, though not gratuitous. The subject of killing requires a level of description necessary to understand what occurred during an event. More difficult to understand are the reasons why these acts were committed.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 129, Number 8 - June 2016 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,940. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents include: Article, "Systemic Facts: Toward Institutional Awareness in Criminal Courts," Andrew Manuel Crespo; Book Review, "Fixing Statutory Interpretation," Brett Kavanaugh; Book Review, "Knowledge and Politics in International Law," Samuel Moyn; Note, "Major Question Objections"; Note, "Chinese Common Law? Guiding Cases and Judicial Reform"; a Note on OSHA; and several Recent Cases.
Stack the Legal Odds in Your Favor by Tom Scott
Price: $21.79 USD. Words: 121,260. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » General law
This legal self-help book is written to help average Americans protect themselves from the legal system and to win their legal battles despite corruption. The book avoids utopianism found in other resources and instead approaches the discussed areas of law pragmatically.
How to Protect Yourself From the Law by Nathan Moore
Price: $6.92 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » General law, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This book is an encyclopedia / handbook on how the police and the British legal system really operate versus how you are told they operate. Its purpose is to show you how innocent and hardworking people are the ones most likely to be targeted by the system and why this is. Most importantly it arms you with the tools to fight back.
Pruno, Ramen, and a Side of Hope: Stories of Surviving Wrongful Conviction by Courtney B. Lance & Nikki D. Pope
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,070. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Imagine you are in prison for a crime you did not commit. From prison yard gardens to contraband cooking to family visits, "Pruno, Ramen, and a Side of Hope" gives you a glimpse of life inside some of America's prisons and shares how each exoneree survived, and in some cases thrived, and prevailed against overwhelming odds.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 4 - February 2015 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,400. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
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 Morrison Bonpasse
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 356,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, 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.
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 Morrison Bonpasse
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 402,420. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
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
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 7 - May 2014 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,450. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
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 XerXes Xu
Price: Free! Words: 172,070. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
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 J. Andrew Salemme
Price: Free! Words: 113,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
The essential guide to post-conviction relief in Pennsylvania. Updated and revised for 2014.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 6 - April 2012 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
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 Yale Law Journal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140,170. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
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 Yale Law Journal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 135,610. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Civil Procedure
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 Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 151,250. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Procedure, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
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.
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.
Yale Law Journal: Symposium - The Gideon Effect (Volume 122, Number 8 - June 2013) by Yale Law Journal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 253,170. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
This special Symposium issue of the Yale Law Journal is, in effect, a new and extensive book on this important subject, featuring contributions by internationally recognized legal and political scholars. It is one of the most thorough, detailed, and wide-ranging analyses of the current standing and reach of what may be the Court's most important criminal law decision, now available as an ebook.
Lifer. 45 Years in Her Majesty's Prisons by Joy Grant Hicks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 166,070. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
The story of a man who was convicted of murder in England in 1968. He was the first person to be convicted on forensic evidence alone. However he always maintained his innocence. When, in 1991 the Parole Board recommended release, the Home Secretary overturned that decision, leading him to choose to fail to return from a Home leave. After 3 years at large he was rearrested and is still in prison.
The Crime Does Pay Series -- Book Three (A Fight for Truth, Justice and the American Way) by Vincent Monaco
Series: The CRIME DOES PAY Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 250,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
It is good. It is epic. It is a well-written and great read. It is an entertaining page-turner. It is vitally important. It is extremely shocking. It is not for the faint of hearts. It is a travesty of justice. It is corruption in its purest form. It is crime by those sworn to uphold the law. Whom, are a facilitator of murder. Let justice be done or let the heavens fall.
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.