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The Late Doctor Savage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Dr. Langley Savage turns up dead in a hotel room in Palo Alto. As the lawyer for Langley's estranged daughter Ashley, Frank May is reluctantly drawn into the mysteries that surround the life and death of Langley Savage--each mystery with many surprising twists. Among these is why he's set up a millionaire's trust for Ashley, and where that money came from. Chief among them: who killed Langley?
Fish Raincoats: A Woman Lawyer's Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
The life and times of a trailblazing feminist in American law. The first female Stanford law professor was also first director of the District of Columbia Public Defender Service, one of the first women to be an Assistant Attorney General of the U.S., and the biographer of California’s first woman lawyer, Clara Foltz. She is a survivor, pioneer, leader, and fervent defender of the powerless.
Death of a Schemer
Series: The Frank May Chronicles. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Dead clients are an essential part of Frank May's estates practice, but these are, for almost everybody, quite natural deaths. Yet somehow, through some quirk of fate, unnatural deaths seem to plague Frank’s clients and those close to them. And he gets drawn in. Andrew Wright, a schemer if there ever was one, was not exactly a client. But when he's murdered, Frank is on the spot. The wrong spot.
A Heavenly Death
Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
New in The Frank May Chronicles, this book joins many others by Stanford law professor Lawrence M. Friedman that follow the adventures of middle-aged lawyer Frank May. He is back and more hesitant than ever to get involved. But a mystery finds him anyway, too bizarre to ignore. Many people believe in life after death, but how many believe in murder after death? Or the truth explained from heaven?
Starr College Guide: An Asian’s Guide to the Ivy League and America’s Top Universities
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,860. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
Based on exclusive interviews with 115 students, alumni, and admissions chairs from America’s top colleges, Starr College Guide is a college guide and admissions manual to the Ivy League and other elite American schools. The interviewees, most of whom are from Greater China and the Asia-Pacific region, share their own strategies and secrets for getting admitted.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 1 - January 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,850. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of the January 2012 issue include Joseph Blocher, "The Right Not to Keep or Bear Arms," Samuel Rascoff, "Establishing Official Islam?," and Kevin Walsh on the health law mandate in Obamacare; plus articles on state standing (Kenneth Cuccinelli, II, E. Duncan Getchell, Jr., & Wesley Russell, Jr.) and lobbying (Richard Hasen); and a Note on bringing judicial takings claims (Josh Patashnik).
Stanford Law Review: Volume 64, Issue 2 - February 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,480. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Stanford Law Review (Feb. 2012) contains studies of law, economics, and social policy by recognized scholars on diverse topics of interest to the academic and professional community. Authors are Matthew Waxman, on national security; Nita Farahany, on bad thoughts; and Peter Conti-Brown, on elective shareholder liability. The issue adds a student Note on AEDPA and a Comment on extraterrioriality.
Who Killed Maggie Swift?
Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,820. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Frank May practices law the safe, routine way: wills, trusts, business law. At least that's the way he wants it.... But clients and life don't always oblige. Frank avoids murder cases like most people avoid the dentist. That's not so easy to do when a dead body shows up during his routine appointment for a teeth cleaning, and he is thrust into an investigation. Can he get to the root of it?
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 5 - May 2011
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Labor & Employment
Stanford Law Review's May 2011 issue features Articles by recognized legal scholars and several Notes by Stanford students. This issue's articles are: "The Objects of the Constitution," Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz; "The Lost Origins of American Fair Employment Law: Regulatory Choice & the Making of Modern Civil Rights, 1943-1972," David Freeman Engstrom; and Notes on circuit splits and jurisdiction.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 6 - June 2011: Symposium - the Future of Patents
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,040. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property
This volume, in effect a book on patent law, is the special June 2011 Symposium, featuring cutting-edge articles on patent law and other IP issues related to genetic and biotech innovation and "business methods" — after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Bilski v. Kappos, and beyond. Articles are by leading scholars in the field of intellectual property law.