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The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others
By Robert Dingwall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Dingwall and Lewis's renowned compilation of theorists and empirical researchers into the sociology of the professions was groundbreaking when first published in 1983 and has influenced scholars and professionals since. The new digital edition features a substantive new Foreword by Professor Sida Liu of the University of Wisconsin. Not limited to one occupation or field, as are many such studies.
The Protection of Children (Second Edition): State Intervention and Family Life
By Robert Dingwall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,520. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Robert Dingwall, John Eekelaar and Topsy Murray's classic study of law & social work in action is based on the most extensive investigation of child abuse/neglect in Britain. It follows cases from the first detection of mistreatment to the resolution (or otherwise) of the problem. Famed for coining the oft-used (and misplaced) phrase "the rule of optimism," the book is updated in the 2014 edition.
Run Rabbits
By Brendan Thomson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,390. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In the Federal Circuit Court a Whistle-Blower’s small claim has sprung the lid on the unsavoury corporate culture of one of Australia’s most powerful and secretive government Agencies, the Australian Federal Police. It is a lesson to all those in positions of power that no person or agency is above the law.
Cuestionarios de Derecho Romano
By Jose Remigio Gomis Fuentes, Sr
Price: $4.65 USD. Words: 125,360. Language: Spanish. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Law
Cuestionarios de Derecho Romano. La presente obra abarca cuestiones de respuesta alternativa sobre los temas más importantes y fundamentales del Derecho Romano. Treinta cuestionarios, que abordan todo el contenido fundamental del Derecho Romano y que son la base del Derecho Civil. Una extensísima obra de mil seiscientas cuestiones.
Texas Asset Protection Handbook
By rtalon
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 25,530. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
Texans with large estates risk losing their assets in lawsuits because: Many people see winning a lawsuit like winning the lottery; when lawyers take a case on a contingency fee basis, the plaintiff assumes no financial risk; with the number of lawyers rising, many are unemployed, and there is nothing more “dangerous” than an unemployed lawyer. This book tells you how to protect your assets.
A Hidden Madness
By James T. R. Jones
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book tells the candid story of an accomplished individual--a law professor--who has reached the pinnacle of his profession despite suffering for over 30 years from the severe mental illness bipolar disorder. He has done so mostly in silence because of fear of stigma. He shows that one can enjoy a successful and fulfilling professional and personal life, even with a serious disease.
Women in Law
By Cynthia F. Epstein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
Universally considered to be pathbreaking, landmark, and provocative since its first edition was published 3 decades ago, WOMEN IN LAW provides a sociological and historical analysis of the overt and subtle ceilings placed on women in the legal profession in their various roles. It is a foundational work for departments of gender studies, law, & sociology — but also readable by a general audience.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 5 - March 2014
By Yale Law Journal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210,590. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Vol. 123, No. 5, includes Articles: The New Minimal Cities, Michelle Wilde Anderson; The Separation of Funds and Managers: A Theory of Investment Fund Structure and Regulation, John Morley; Essays: The Moral Impact Theory of Law, Mark Greenberg; Pretrial Detention and the Right to Be Monitored, Samuel R. Wiseman; plus Notes and Comments. Notes: Stop Ignoring Pork and Potholes: Election Law and
Cuestionarios de Derecho Civil. Familia y Sucesiones
By Jose Remigio Gomis Fuentes, Sr
Price: $4.65 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Law
Cuestionarios de Derecho Civil. Familia y Sucesiones. La presente obra abarca cuestiones de respuesta alternativa sobre los temas más importantes y fundamentales del Derecho de Familia y Sucesiones. Dieciséis cuestionarios, cada uno de ellos con una extensión proporcional a su importancia y con sus respectivas soluciones. Una cuidada y revisada edición.
A Quick Reference Guide to Libel, Defamation, and Slander Law Cases
By Peter Clarkson
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Michael Hollis. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Communications
This is a quick reference guide supplement for P. Clarkson's media law course. It contains a listing and brief description of libel, defamation, and slander law cases that have appeared before the Supreme Court of the US as well as lesser appellant courts.
Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom: Justice and Judgment in American Culture
By W. Lance Bennett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Trial Practice
Coauthored by Martha S. Feldman, 'Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom' is a classic study of the kind of questioning and argument that sways jurors, and a method of narrative and storytelling that frames credible factfinding. First published in 1981 and used frequently by scholars, students, lawyers and jury consultants, it is now presented in the 2014 edition with extensive new introductions.
The History of Custody Law
By Tom James
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,950. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Family law
The complete history of the law of child custody from ancient times to the modern day. Thoroughly and carefully researched by an attorney with many years of experience in family law. It is an enjoyable and readable, yet scholarly book, containing hundreds of annotations. Includes complete citations, in Bluebook form, to hundreds of case reports, statutes, historical records, and other sources.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 5 - March 2014
By Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,200. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Harvard Law Review's March 2014 issue, Volume 127, Number 5, features: Article, "The Puzzling Presumption of Reviewability," by Nicholas Bagley; Book Reviews on mixed race families, whether religion is special, courts as change agents; a Note on debt collection abuses; and recent case summaries in constitutional law, concealed carry, domestic violence, class action tolling, and international law.
The Law-Science Chasm: Bridging Law's Disaffection with Science as Evidence
By Cedric Charles Gilson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,570. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Science & Technology
This is a sociolegal study that takes seriously the varying approaches to science that physicians and scientists use, as compared to legal actors such as judges and lawyers. Offering a way to translate their different perspectives and assumptions, Cedric C. Gilson uses sociological and philosophical methodologies to explain each discipline to the other. Science and law are, in essence, mediated.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 124, Number 7 - May 2011
By Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Contents of Harvard Law Review, Volume 124, Number 7 (May 2011) include "Article III and the Scottish Judiciary," by James E. Pfander & Daniel D. Birk; Book Review, "Constitutional Alarmism," by Trevor W. Morrison; Note, "A Justification for Allowing Fragmentation in Copyright"; and Recent Cases on corporate law, administrative law, preemption, and labor law.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 124, Number 8 - June 2011
By Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,760. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
June '11, #8 include: "The Host’s Dilemma: Strategic Forfeiture in Platform Markets for Informational Goods," Jonathan M. Barnett; "Separation of Powers as Ordinary Interpretation," & John Manning; Notes: "Interpreting Silence: The Roles of the Courts & the Executive Branch in Head of State Immunity Cases"; "Advisory Opinions and the Influence of the Supreme Court over Policymaking"; Recent Cases.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 2 - December 2011
By Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,190. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Articles in the Dec. 2011 issue are by such recognized scholars as Jamal Greene (writing on notorious or anti-canonical Supreme Court cases), Orin Kerr (on Fourth Amendment theory), and Michael Klarman (reviewing a new book on the constitutional convention). Student contributions feature Notes on the Dewey model of democracy and administrative agencies, and on breaching international trade law.
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. 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.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 4 - February 2012
By Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,760. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Featured articles in the Feb. '12 issue are by Amanda Tyler, on the core meaning of the Suspension Clause, and Kenneth Mack, reviewing Tomiko Brown-Nagin's new book on the grass roots origins of the civil rights movement. Also, several scholars contribute to a tribute honoring Frank Michelman. Students examine international delegation, student speech, criminal sentences, jury selection, and torts.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 5 - May 2011
By Stanford Law Review
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Stanford Law Review's May 2011 issue features Articles by recognized legal scholars and several Notes by Stanford students. This issue's articles are: "The Objects of the Constitution," Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz; "The Lost Origins of American Fair Employment Law: Regulatory Choice & the Making of Modern Civil Rights, 1943-1972," David Freeman Engstrom; and Notes on circuit splits and jurisdiction.