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Angel of Death Row by Andrea 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.
Mass Murder of the Bentler Family, True Crime by GiAnna Moratelli
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
What would drive a twenty-two-year old, from an upper-middle class family, to take the lives of his parents and three teenage sisters? It's a good question. A question that Iowa's agents with the Dept. of Criminal Investigation want an answer to, but unfortunately the only answer Shawn Bentler is willing to give is that he wasn't there, he didn't do it. But his sister's call to 911 says otherwise.
80 Proposals to STOP Wrongful Convictions - Before the End of This Decade by Morrison Bonpasse
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 68,000. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, 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.
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.
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.
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
Resurrection by Nick van der Leek
Price: $3.34 USD. Words: 58,990. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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.
Cuestionarios de Derecho Penal. Parte Especial. Tomo II. by Jose Remigio Gomis Fuentes, Sr
Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: Spanish. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
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.
Surviving the Alphabet Soup-Abridged Version by daniel storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,120. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
The "alphabet", in this case, includes the FBi, DEA, ATF, IRS and all the other "alphabet people" that investigate federal offenses. If you or someone you know is facing investigation by any federal law enforcement agency, this book is a must have.
Federal Plea Agreements - A Soul to Keep in Spanish by daniel storm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,790. Language: Spanish. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Si usted o un ser querido se enfrenta a un juicio federal, este libro le puede ahorrar años de prisión. Las complejidades del sistema de justicia penal federal, se explican en términos sencillos, para que todos, incluidos los abogados que lo deseen como una guía de referencia rápida, puede comprender y evitar las trampas delante de ellos
Federal Plea Agreements - A Soul to Keep by daniel storm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
If you or a loved one is facing federal prosecution, this book can save you years of imprisonment. The complexities of the federal criminal justice system, are explained in layman's terms, so that everyone, including attorneys who wish it as a quick reference guide, can comprehend and avoid the pitfalls before them
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 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.
The Transformation of Criminal Due Process in the Administrative State: The Targeted Urban Crime Narcotics Task Force by Rosann Greenspan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Classic study in law & society, available to scholars & others in criminal justice, due process & policing. The author reflects: "...it was my first day in the field that the police liaison to the district attorney's probation revocation program exclaimed, 'Forget rights! Forget right to jury! Forget right to bail! There are no rights!' " This book shows how due process became mere administration.