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Cocoa Girl in a Cubicle World: The Hysterically Honest Handbook to the Black Girl's Life at Work
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 20,500. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
Who said working while Black isn’t a laughing matter? Cocoa Girl in A Cubicle World: The Hysterically Honest Handbook to the Black Girl’s Life at Work is a must-have manual for every girl in your life who is 1) brown, & 2) must work! Featuring fun quizzes, checklists, emails & imaginary tips from big stars, it's your go-to guide for Cocoa personality, speak & strategies for success at work!
Kiss and Tell
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Discretion may be my middle name, but it would be a disservice to some of my younger and more impressionable readers not to share at least one celebrity kiss-and-tell story of my own. Although the contents will almost certainly not be what you expect, they should still leave you feeling warm and fuzzy in a Hollywood sort of way. The lesson to be learned is that a single kiss can change a life.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 79, Number 3 - Summer 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jury
Contents for the Summer 2012 issue include: "Orwell's Armchair," by Derek E. Bambauer; "Jury Nullification in Modified Comparative Negligence Regimes," by Eli K. Best & John J. Donohue III; and "Allocating Pollution," by Arden Rowell; plus several student Comments, including topics of tax discrimination, immigration, mergers, and children's residence.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 4 - January 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,700. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Procedure
Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, No. 4 - January 2012: Principal contributors include Louis Kaplow (on burdens of proof and their justifications), Richard Schragger (on democracy and debt), and Anna Gelpern (on quasi-sovereign bankruptcy). The issue also features student contributions on guilty plea colloquys for immigrants, and on voting rights' historical lessons from the school re-segregation cases.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 121, Number 5 - March 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 117,830. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Tax law
Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, No. 5 (March 2012): Principal contributors include Ruth Mason and Michael Knoll (an article on tax discrimination), and Michael Graetz and Alvin Warren, Jr. (a featured essay also analyzing tax discrimination). Student contributions discuss such issues as the 26th Amendment's enforcement power, the Attestation Clause in history, and software licensing agreements.
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.
Pardon My Prejudice - America's Excuse for Bigotry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Americans don’t talk enough with each other about bigotry. Yet most of us can identify with that feeling of discomfort as someone blurts out a stupid racial or ethnic remark. “Pardon My Prejudice, America’s Excuse for Bigotry,” is a candid, revealing look at the undercurrent of hatred in our society. Anecdotes, observations, and hard facts make this sensitive subject matter approachable.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 80, Number 4 - Fall 2013
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 236,720. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Bankruptcy & insolvency, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of UCLR Vol. 80, No. 4, include: Articles: Bankruptcy Law as a Liquidity Provider, by Kenneth Ayotte & David A. Skeel Jr.; Impeaching Precedent, by Charles L. Barzun; Copyright in Teams, by Anthony Casey & Andres Sawicki; Inside or Outside the System?, by Eric A. Posner & Adrian Vermeule; and six extensive student Comments, as well as a review essay on the "law of war" by Paul Finkelman.
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 6 - April 2012
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,190. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
Articles in Issue 6 are by Cary Franklin (on the "traditional concept" of sex discrimination), Richard Pildes (on law and the President), & Robert Weisberg (on the tragedy of crime). Student contributions explore everlasting software; incarcerating immigration detainees; the First and Fourteenth Amendments; Sixth Amendment implications of napping defense counsel; copyright law; & other topics.