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The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Tort and liability, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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 Enigma of Felix Frankfurter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A recognized, fascinating classic of judicial biography and the Supreme Court, now available as an ebook--featuring active contents, linked notes, proper formatting, and a fully-linked Index. Felix Frankfurter was perhaps the most influential jurist of his century--and one of the most complex men ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mysteries and apparent contradictions abound, and are explored.
The Roosevelt Court: A Study in Judicial Politics and Values, 1937-1947
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
A brilliant analysis of Supreme Court decisions during a crucial decade in the Supreme Court’s history, by a political scientist “interested in the social and psychological origins of judicial attitudes and the influence of individual predilections on the development of law.” A much-cited classic of the Court's judicial decisionmaking from the point of view of social science and not just doctrine.
The Secret Life of Celestina Sommer - a very Victorian murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,840. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Essays
A TRUE tale of Victorian crime, betrayal and murder...Celestina Sommer's problem took her to the very edge of hell.
Agnus Dei
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,760. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A gripping novel of evil, justice, sacrifice and atonement… A junior barrister, Brendan Connolly receives a brief to defend a notorious paedophile. He achieves the impossible – a verdict of not guilty. The prospect of turning him loose is too much for the sincere and principled young barrister. In a shock move he dumps his girlfriend, defies his parents and quits to become a Jesuit priest...
Dead Witness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Josh DeBurke, the new Rock County prosecutor, investigates the connection between a judge's son and an unsolved hit and run case, he finds his life in danger.
Women in Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
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.
Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom: Justice and Judgment in American Culture
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Trial Practice, Nonfiction » Law » Jury
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.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 2 - December 2011
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,190. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
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.
The Paper Cape
Price: Free! Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Judicial Power
This e-book is a study of the origin of the written law and the unwritten common law used by the people of England. The study also covers the founding of American law, the law of the Civil War era, and a special focus on the laws in place in Montana from 1864 to 1979, or so. The portions concerning Montana could apply to any state, as the new government favors uniformity, i.e., one size fits all.