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The Case Against Digger Moss
Price: $3.99 USD. 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.
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.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 5 - May 2012
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,180. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Government / State, Provincial & Municipal, Nonfiction » Law » Securities
Contents for the 5th issue of Stanford Law Review (May 2012) are: "The City and the Private Right of Action," by Paul A. Diller; "Securities Class Actions Against Foreign Issuers," by Merritt B. Fox; "How Much Should Judges Be Paid? An Empirical Study on the Effect of Judicial Pay on the State Bench," by James M. Anderson & Eric Helland; and a Note on job discrimination and hiring anonymously.
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 Books. 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 Books. 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 Books. 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 126, Number 1 - November 2012
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 191,920. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. 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.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute In Gaslight New York City
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
River Mourn
Price: Free! Words: 86,600. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Judge Rosswell Carew’s fiancée is still missing. Because her last call to him came from a payphone in Sainte Genevieve, Carew arranges to hold court there so he can pursue his search for her. When he witnesses someone who resembles Tina tossed from a riverboat ferry, he's plunged into a nightmare world he never knew existed.
Law and the Quest for Justice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,260. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
An insightful collection of essays from leading voices on the challenges and promise of justice and law, the book is accessible and interesting to a wide audience. It features internationally renowned members of the academy, national political figures, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, & crusading lawyers. Edited by Marjorie Zatz, Doris Marie Provine, and James P. Walsh. Current and fascinating.