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Women in Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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.
The Case Against Digger Moss
Price: Free! Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Duluth, Minnesota came under national attention when a local judge was being tried in his own courthouse for the murder of a local Duluth police officer! Some of Duluth's "finest" citizens put Judge James Digby "Digger" Moss in the predicament of his life. Circumstances pit Digger Moss against his own court. The answer could only be determined in court at a trial for First Degree Murder.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 2 - November 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,520. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Yale Law Journal Issue No. 2 examines: the language of rights discourse, even before the expansion of welfare in the 1960s (Karen Tani); impartiality of judges and legislators and its limits (Adrian Vermeule); and constitutional law and judicial capacity (Andrew Coan). The issue adds student contributions on bankruptcy-proof financing, and recoupment from financial executives under Dodd-Frank.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 3 - December 2012
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 135,610. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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.
Yale Law Journal: Symposium - The Gideon Effect (Volume 122, Number 8 - June 2013)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 253,170. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 1 - November 2011
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 178,340. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The November issue is the special annual review of the U.S. Supreme Court's previous Term (2010). Each year, the issue is introduced by noteworthy and extensive contributions from recognized scholars, often cited, as well as featuring student commentary on Leading Cases of the 2010 Term. Complete statistical graphs and tables of the Court's actions and results during the Term are also included.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 1 - November 2012
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 191,920. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The November issue is the special annual review of the U.S. Supreme Court's previous Term (2011). Each year, the issue is introduced by noteworthy and extensive contributions from recognized scholars, often cited, as well as featuring student commentary on Leading Cases of the 2011 Term. Complete statistical graphs and tables of the Court's actions and results during the Term are also included.