Books tagged: law and society

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Adversarialism and Consensus? The Professions’ Construction of Solicitor and Family Mediator Identity and Role
By Lisa C. Webley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Penetrating study of divergent messages that the Law Society (England & Wales) vs. UK College of Family Mediators transmit to their members about the professional approach to adopt in divorce and custody disputes. Webley uses grounded theory methods to analyse training, accreditation, best practice statements, & codes of conduct contrasting the two professions--and their divergent self-identities.
Run From A Hanging
By WIll Welton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
J.P. Daily was waiting to be hung for several citizens had been killed during the robberies that him and his gang had committed in New Mexico. While waiting, on a circuit judge to arrive, he came across an opportunity to escape. On the run, he holed up in a place to keep from freezing to death, and another opportunity came his way. He had a chance to change his life around and become law abiding.
Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
By Amitai Etzioni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.
Forensic Interviewing of Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused
By Jane Gilgun
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Interviewing children who have been sexually abused requires sensitive interviewers and an interview structure that fits children’s level of development. Sensitivity is important because most children who have experienced child sexual abuse are traumatized and the interview itself can be stressful. This article describes an interview used to gather evidence for court cases.
God’s Ten Commandments: Yesterday Today Forever
By Dr. Francis Nigel Lee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Nordskog Publishing, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction
(Excerpted from the book) God gave man Ten Commandments. Every one of them is vital, in all ages. For only by observing them can man live a full life each week; maintain a happy marriage; and function well in his home, his job, and even in the world internationally.
Enforcing the Civil Rights Act
By James D. Keeney
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A new team of EEOC attorneys arrived in Miami in 1979 and discovered a class action case file hiding in a closet. Trial was scheduled to begin in just three weeks, yet nothing had been done to prepare the case for trial. This book describes how three dedicated attorneys saved the case and ultimately won a great victory for hundreds of victims of race and sex discrimination
Nonprofit Animal Law
By Russ Mead
Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 340,670. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
An animal law text book and guide for lawyers who volunteer for and represent animal-related nonprofit organizations. Over 100 legal topics affecting animal shelters, animal rescues, animal sanctuaries, animal welfare groups, and animal rights groups. Animal rights and Nonprofit lawyer Russ Mead explores contemporary legal issues facing the nonprofit animal community.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Genealogy And The Murder Of A 19th Century Maine Prostitute
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.