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The Government Took My Property! A Comparison of Acquisition Law in Australia and the United States
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,770. Language: Australian English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
Most people don't think much about acquisitions or "takings" of private property by the government--until they receive a letter that their land is about to be taken! This complex subject is made easy to understand in this volume. The author uses zany humor and bizarre examples to describe the history of acquisitions in Australia and the USA, and how they have come to be what they are today.
Resurrection
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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.
Land Divided by Law: The Yakama Indian Nation as Environmental History, 1840-1933
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,900. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law
An environmental history of Yakama and Euro-American cultural interactions during the 19th and 20th century, exploring the role of law in both curtailing and promoting rights to subsistence resources within a market economy. Uses original source files, case histories, and contemporary writings and describes how the struggle to assert treaty rights both sprang from and impacted lives of the Yakama.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 1 - November 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 251,600. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The Nov. 2014 issue is an annual review of the Supreme Court's prior Term, including extensive case summaries. For the 2013 Term essays include Foreword: "The Means of Constitutional Power," by John Manning; Comment: "Slipping the Bonds of Federalism," by Heather Gerken; Comment, "The Supreme Court as a Constitutional Court," by Jamal Greene; and Comment, "The Hobby Lobby Moment," by Paul Horwitz.
Military Justice in Combat Zones: Iraq and Afghanistan War Case Summaries of U.S. Marine Corps Haditha; Army Maywand District Killings, Army Mahmoudiyah Iraq, Investigations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,210. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Military
This is the final report of the subcommittee of the Defense Legal Policy Board established to review and assess the application of military justice to Service members alleged to have committed offenses against civilians in combat zones.
The Murder of Jeffrey Dryden: The Grim Truth Surrounding Male Domestic Abuse Book Combo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Veenstra/Exploited Publishing Inc. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Enter a world most believe does not exist, a world where men can be abused, beaten & even murdered by his significant other. Enter the world where men, everyday are ignored by our own society as victims of Male Domestic Abuse. Men being abused and killed by the Female's they vowed to love until death do they part.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 1 - October 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,370. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The October 2014 issue of Yale Law Journal (the first for academic year 2014-215) features new articles on law and legal theory. Contents include "Self-Help and the Separation of Powers," by David E. Pozen; "Criminal Attempts," by Gideon Yaffe; a Note on mortgage lending in New Haven ca. 1937; a Comment on SEC enforcement; and a Comment on Concepcion and arbitration clauses in the state courts.
Law, Enlightenment, and Other States of Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 51,160. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
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.
Cuestionarios de Derecho Penal. Parte Especial. Tomo II.
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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.
Direito da Nacionalidade Portuguesa e Brasileira
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,370. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » International law
Direito da Nacionalidade Portuguesa e Brasileira estuda a legislação, doutrina e jurisprudência de Portugal e Brasil envolvendo o tema nacionalidade e afins. Obra fundamental e imprescindível para advogados, juizes, promotores, estudantes e demais operadores do direito. Também muito útil para quem tenha objetivo de adquirir algumas dessas nacionalidades. Edição revista e atualizada.
The Eight Essential Blue Journal Articles
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Price: $49.95 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Estates & Trusts
Over recent years, leading lawyers at View Legal have been fortunate to have had articles featured in The Tax Institute’s monthly Blue Journal. This book consolidates each of the articles in one central location.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 81, Number 3 - Summer 2014
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 244,090. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The third issue of 2014 features articles from recognized legal scholars. Contents include three articles: * Following Lower-Court Precedent, by Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl * Constitutional Outliers, by Justin Driver * Intellectual Property versus Prizes: Reframing the Debate, by Benjamin Roin The issue also includes a book review essay by Michael Stokes Paulsen and seven extensive student Comments.
Why the Haves Come Out Ahead: The Classic Essay and New Observations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Galanter’s influential article is now available as a convenient, affordable, and assignable book, with a new 2014 introduction that explains the origins and aftermath of the original work. Also, it features his 2006 article applying the original thesis to real-world dilemmas today. The book adds extensive 2014 commentary by Shauhin Talesh (UC Irvine) and Robert Gordon (Stanford).
DNA Overlooked
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Price: Free! Words: 74,500. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Evidence
In 2003 a crime was committed in Nanaimo, and a man was convicted of murder. Was justice served? The man convicted says no...so do others, including a top investigative reporter. Kelvin Purdy says he is innocent of this crime...that his trial was compromised and the real killer is still on the loose. Questions remain unanswered, and new evidence overlooked. Is our justice system corrupt?
Congress and the Court: A Case Study in the American Political Process
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Princeton professor Walter Murphy analyzed the role of Congress in trying to manage an activist Court at a time of seismic change in law and evolving interplay between two powerful institutions. On the original dustjacket: a "first-rate assessment of the delicate balance of power between Congress and the Supreme Court as it affects the American political process." New foreword by Thomas E. Baker.
Indexpositio Montana Grand Jury
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Price: Free! Words: 51,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Indexpositio is a researchers guide to the history of the Montana grand jury.
It’s Time to Implement the Forgotten Constitution of India for Liberty and Dignity
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 20, 2014 by shreymittal. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
This book highlights the need for a responsible and accountable system of governance. It offers guidelines and roadmaps to transform India into a powerful and prosperous nation with the advent of such governance. And its pins all hopes on the judicial system of India to get rid of all the malices that are engrained in the Indian society.
The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,250. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
'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.
The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Tort and liability
Real courtroom story that reads like a suspense novel. "An intelligently told true story of honor, integrity and justice. The Widow Wave reminded me of The Perfect Storm, played out in a taut courtroom thriller. Jacobs masterfully weaves the harrowing tale of the last voyage of Aloha, and courtroom battle that followed. A great read." -- Robert Dugoni, NYT bestselling author of 'My Sister's Grave'
The Dream Enabler
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Price: $49.95 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Estates & Trusts
Like most lawyers, I have had others attach labels to me over the years, including: (a) the baby faced assassin (b) the lawyer to get when you don’t want to deal with a lawyer (c) the ‘www’ (why the wealthy win) guy