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Ethics and the Lawyers: Whom Can You Trust?: The Power of Ethics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016 by The Expressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
Ethics - described as the norms by which acceptable and unacceptable behaviors are measured - has been the concern, and perhaps the great dilemma, of sentient humans since Socrates subjected it to philosophical inquiry almost 2500 years ago. Socrates believed, without universal acceptance, that the most pertinent issues people must deal with are related to how we live our lives.
True Bible Study - Moses and the Law Exodus 15-23
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides
The Book of Exodus chapters 15 – 23 provides information about Moses and how he received commandments from God. It includes details about a new beginning for the descendants of Israel, manna from God, judgments, Mount Sinai, ten words of command, three feasts, and the righteous actions of law.
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: 109,470. 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: 92,650. 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.
Пушистый избранник: Если не кот, то кто?
Series: Смарт-комедия. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,920. Language: Russian. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Foreign Languages
Увлекательный роман о ленивом коте, который становится депутатом парламента и полностью меняет жизнь своей хозяйки-неудачницы.
Poseidon's Eye
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A woman, dead on the side of the road. The evidence is clear, but the motives behind the crime are not. Only two people are willing to uncover the truth, despite all the obstacles. One is Murray Schmitz, a young detective fighting against her own colleagues. The other is Alex Carerras. The case’s leading suspect.
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!