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Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 7 - May 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,920. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
May 2017, #7, includes: Article, "A Contextual Approach to Harmless Error Review," Justin Murray; Book Review, "Courting Abolition," Deborah Denno; Book Review, "This Land Is My Land?," Tracey Meares; Note, "Clarifying Kiobel's 'Touch and Concern' Test"; Note, "If These Walls Could Talk: The Smart Home and the 4th Amendment Limits of the 3rd Party Doctrine"; and several Recent Cases commentaries.
Within These Walls: Memoirs of a Death House Chaplain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Within These Walls is the powerful memoir of Rev. Carroll Pickett, who spent fifteen years as the death house chaplain at “The Walls,” the Huntsville unit of the Texas prison system. In that capacity, Reverend Pickett ministered to ninety-five men before they were put to death by lethal injection.
Executables
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,240. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Unmoored Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After ten years of brutal prison labor for a crime she didn't commit, Tori Jennings now faces an even more unbearable prospect: freedom. But just because she’s free doesn’t mean she has a future. As an Executable, she has no money, no rights, no citizenship. No laws protect her. And the second she steps off penitentiary grounds, she becomes prey for hit-men legally hired by the victim's family.
Avenge Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Unmoored Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A TV host shoots for ratings nirvana with the perfect combination of murder victim, death row inmate, and celebrity executioner . . . A ferocious entrepreneur isn't about to let some Ivy League punk run roughshod over his ambition . . . An aging hit man stumbles into the company of a long-reformed ex-felon slated to die . . . Enter the world of Executables with these darkly humorous stories.
Execution's Odyssey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
In AN EXECUTION’S ODYSSEY events transcend the execution of Robert Alton Harris place at San Quentin State Prison in California in 1992. The book demonstrates how his death created a spiritually uplifting resolution for the reporter. The Harris execution also brings into sharp focus questions being raised today involving not only the Eighth Amendment, but also the First and Fourteenth.
The Interview Room
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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A short story. Detective Jim Willis, now old and near retirement, can't forget about an old case, and the day he came face to face with a monster.
The Death Penalty: A Persuasive Argument
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This book was written from an academic and philosophical perspective in examining the texts of the U.S. Constitution and certain pertinent court files to examine the subject of the Death Penalty as administered in the United States today. It is written in argument form, and utilizes IBE (Inference to the Best Explanation).
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 8 - June 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 241,630. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Arbitration, Negotiation, Mediation
Contents of YLJ June '15: "The New Corporate Web: Tailored Entity Partitions and Creditors' Selective Enforcement," Anthony Casey; Note, "A Reassessment of Common Law Protections for 'Idiots,'" Michael Clemente; Feature: "Arbitration, Transparency, and Privatization," by Judith Resnik, Amalia Kessler, Michael Helfand, and Maria Glover; plus Article by Vicki Jackson on proportionality in con law.
Ready Reference Treatise: Dead Man Walking
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
She was a spiritual advisor to two convicted murderers who were waiting death sentence. The present book is based on her experiences while she was working as a spiritual advisor.
Angel of Death Row
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.