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Neighbors - The Lawyer and the Pig Farmer
Price: Free! Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Wilcox Publishing. Categories: Screenplays » Drama
This three-act, three-setting play takes place in a rural area where natural gas companies are buying rights to drill in Marcellus shale deposits. The neighborhood leader is a greedy, self-centered lawyer named Duke Desantos. His surreptitious plans succeed until he tries to con the pig farmer, Billy Solomon, into joining his corporation.
The Strangeness of the Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Nora Barr’s struggling law practice gets a boost when she meets a tall, dark, and handsome stranger who has a snake wrapped around his arm and a short sidekick with a mean mouth. The stranger claims he’s got custody of Sleeping Beauty, and he needs Nora’s help to protect her. Against her better judgment, Nora helps—and her life changes forever. The inspiration for the novel Utterly Charming.
Forensic Interviewing of Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
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.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 2 - January 2011
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
One of the leading and most-read law journals adds a digital ebook edition to its worldwide distribution...the first general interest law review to do so. This current issue of the Stanford Law Review contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by such recognized scholars as Judge Richard Posner, Albert Yoon, Cynthia Estland, Kenneth Bamberger, Deirdre Mulligan, and Norman Spaulding.
For Esme--With Love
Series: Stray Lawyers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Esme, an artist, learns a valuable lesson in honesty when she enters a golf tournament. Then her father sets out to find her long lost sister. At age 17, Esme finally gets to meet Darcy. When Darcy appears in an independent film shot on a beach in Southern California by two young filmmakers, Esme meets Steve Ford, one of the producers, but he thinks she's too young.
A Quicker Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,490. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Disillusioned with her life as a lawyer in New York City, Karen B. Clark impulsively takes off for a convention in Chicago. There she meets another woman who shares her name,"K.B." When Karen learns that K.B. is dead, she decides to seize the moment and assume K.B.'s identity. But in her new setting, a small town in Wisconsin, she soon uncovers terrible secrets that lead her to fear for her life.
Latest Accessory
Series: Lawyers and Shoes, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,280. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Evelyn Hornton, the criminal barrister with a penchant for Mulberry Handbags, Louboutin shoes & unzipped-oneliners is back. Having successfully found her place as a barrister at Pump Court, Evelyn’s bought a London loft conversion - sans the conversion bit in Clerkenwell & discovered a whole new line of accessories including a team of Irish builders.
Taming the Bureaucrat
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 176,740. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"Taming the Bureaucrat" begins with one physician's curiosity about the increasing bureaucratization of medicine and concludes that bureaucratic systems cast a wide shadow over virtually all aspects of modern society - the legal system, government agencies, religious bodies, financial institutions, military organizations, etc.
Odyssey of an Octopus Junkie: A Dysfunctional Love Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ill-fated and quixotic love story of Phoenix, the tormented drug addict and talented artist, and Hannah, the pathologically co-dependent daughter of a Holocaust survivor, and their cross-country odyssey to liberate a giant octopus who may be psychically communicating with Hannah or may simply be her escapist delusion. Addiction is powerful. Will either be able to kick the habit?
Lawyers on Their Own: The Solo Practitioner in an Urban Setting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Renowned socio-legal study of lawyers in solo practice in Chicago during the 1960s, as updated in 1994. Includes new 2011 Foreword by law professor William Gallagher. The book is considered foundational for studies of the legal profession and legal ethics for small-client practice. Carlin exposes the underbelly of practice among solo lawyers and their methods of getting business, in many settings.