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Rights, Persons, and Organizations: A Legal Theory for Bureaucratic Society (Second Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Corporate
Corporations have legal rights, as do many other large-scale organizations. But what does it mean to ascribe rights and "personhood" to such entities, and what is the rationale for doing so? These are central questions for an organizational society such as ours, yet they have received consistently little attention in modern political and legal thought. An important study, now in its 2nd Edition.
Laws That Shape Our Lives: Public Policy Essays
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,700. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
From cyberspace to outer space, public policy shapes our lives, our planet, and our future. The ten essays collected in Laws That Shape Our Lives comprehensively analyze controversial policy measures such as net neutrality, tobacco packaging, water fluoridation, same-sex marriage, and the patenting of biological & genetic material.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 129, Number 8 - June 2016
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,940. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents include: Article, "Systemic Facts: Toward Institutional Awareness in Criminal Courts," Andrew Manuel Crespo; Book Review, "Fixing Statutory Interpretation," Brett Kavanaugh; Book Review, "Knowledge and Politics in International Law," Samuel Moyn; Note, "Major Question Objections"; Note, "Chinese Common Law? Guiding Cases and Judicial Reform"; a Note on OSHA; and several Recent Cases.
Elements of Judicial Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Adding a substantive 2016 Foreword by Lee Epstein and Jack Knight, Walter F. Murphy's classic of law and political science is presented to a new generation of observers of the U.S. Supreme Court and how its Justices create judicial decisions. As Epstein and Knight write, this book is "extraordinary. It's the rarest of rare: a breakthrough of the path-marking, even paradigm-shifting, variety."
Strategies of Control
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,690. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
This groundbreaking study of transitions and control in the California prison system has been extensively read, cited and quoted in unpublished form, and is finally available worldwide. A compelling part of the canon of studies in penology, criminology, sociology and organizational theory, STRATEGIES OF CONTROL's new edition adds a 2016 foreword by Howard S. Becker and afterword by Jonathan Simon.
Running for the Guv
Price: Free! Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Blake Guv is a starving young attorney, desperately trying to get new clients. As a last hopeless gamble to obtain some publicity, he foolishly enters the race for Governor of his state as an independent candidate. When a series of unexpected events shove him to the front of the race, Blake is forced to start taking the campaign seriously. But the truth is, Blake hates politics with a passion!
A Daily Devotional: the Psalms series, Week Forty-Four
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Let this edition also accompany you on your continued Journey of getting to know The LORD Our GOD!
People: management, law and politics
Series: The Eightfold Path. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016 by Danny H Jorgensen. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
A series of articles on various topics relating to society, including: Management styles and theory Quality philosophies the structure of law Case study in reducing homicide Reflective study on criminal justice Case study on warner brothers' political cartoons The new politics; occupy, disintermediation, and other thoughts
The Roujet Symphony: An American Revelation in Four Movements
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,530. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The boom-bust cycle of American dynasties tends to be abrupt, dizzying and spectacular, but never more so than in this chronicle, a blend of history, psychology, literary criticism, investigation and personal testament about a once-great American clan that crashed while still climbing.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 129, Number 7 - May 2016
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Harvard Law Review's May '16, No. 7, issue: "The Positive Law Model of the Fourth Amendment," by William Baude & James Y. Stern; "Deference and Due Process," by Adrian Vermeule; "How to Explain Things with Force," by Mark Greenberg; Note, "Free Speech Doctrine After Reed v. Town of Gilbert"; and several Recent Cases commentaries on a variety of subjects. Also, summaries of Recent Publications.