Books tagged: law and crime

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The Orphan Law
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,490. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The year is 2086. When a government official came to take Heather’s parents away, she didn’t understand why. Nobody did. The Australian Government had buried their reasons under a decades-old conspiracy. Anyone who knew too much about it vanished, and some questions were never answered honestly. Even so, Heather and her friends were determined to know the truth.
Summary of Long Knives From Charles Rosenberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Long Knives From Charles Rosenberg Summary and Analysis By Summary Station There are a number of stories out there that get our attention and end up becoming pieces of art that help us to feel as if we are engrossed in the story. The story Long Knives by Charles Rosenberg does just that. This legal thriller is a story that keeps people following everything from beginning to end.
Series: Shariah. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,050. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
A story of what life is like living under Shariah Law. It can be very harsh if one doesn't obey the rules. And I should know better than anyone I suffered the consequences under it. Shariah courts are already operating in the UK, on a bigger scale that one can imagine. Its coming to your doorstep and there is nothing that can stop it.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
When seventeen year old Caton finds himself in a juvenile correctional center and is faced with a transfer to adult court, he quickly learns how fast others are to judge him solely on his home life, his mother, and the neighborhood he grew up in. He knows he's been wronged, but will anyone believe him or is he in this alone?
All My Trials - Tales of a Hired Gun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,200. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by A. J. Fraties. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This funny collection of true criminal trial stories is black humor at its best. In a profession where every one is a character, Judge Gail Roy Fraties stood alone. Ironical, cynical, human, compassionate, literary, educated, Fraties was a wonderful writer who saw the humor in the darkness of criminal law. This is one book you will reread many times!
Simple Case
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Plunge into a day in the life of rookie prosecutor Dana Hargrove, central character in the legal mystery novels "Thursday’s List" and "Homicide Chart." This is the story that introduced her to the world!
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.
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.
Baby Chicks Easter Holidays Medieval Legend Contemporary Abuse
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Farm Animals
The text of my book details the struggle of young chicks when they are sold by uncaring pet shops and farmers to the parents of children, who present the dyed birds to their children at Easter. I have described the festiveness of Easter from the time of a pagan goddess Aostra, the Persians, and early Christians. Legislation to fight the sale of dyed baby chicks was begun by the mid 20th century.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.