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How the Bill of Rights and a Lack of Virtue are Destroying America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The American bill of rights, long heralded as an ensign of freedom across the world, is today being used as a tool of destruction by the U.S. Supreme Court. This is happening because of the creation by the court of sexual "rights," which have no basis in the constitution or any of its amendments. This volume explains this dangerous trend, and how it can be reversed--before it is too late!
Pro-Life v. Pro-Death: Abortions and the Supreme Court
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,120. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
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Roe v. Wade, Doe v. Bolton, and Planned Parenthood v. Casey – Three Landmark Supreme Court Cases dealing with abortions. Here in one place are important excerpts from all three cases. This book was put together by a conservative lay person for other conservatives interested in learning more about this crucial issue.
The Vicar of Christ
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 300,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
The New York Times Bestseller is now available in modern digital formats, featuring a new Foreword by Justice Samuel Alito. This book has been considered an unusual, fascinating, and well-written observation of the life of a man who was first a war hero and Medal of Honor winner from the Korean War, then Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, later a monk, and finally elected Pope: Pope Francis I.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 4 - Summer 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The development of death penalty law and historical figures in this process, as Symposium: "A Look Back at the History of Capital Punishment." Volume 48, Summer 2014, has articles by such leading scholars as Evan Mandery, Michael Meltsner, Phyllis Goldfarb, and Zachary Baron Shemtob. The history and anomalies of the development of capital punishment law in the U.S. are explored, plus student work.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 2 - December 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Contents of No. 2 include: "The (Non)Finality of Supreme Court Opinions," Richard J. Lazarus; Review, "The Laws of Capitalism," David Singh Grewal; Note, "Citizens United at Work"; Note, "Data Mining, Dog Sniffs, and the Fourth Amendment"; and Note, "Nonbinding Bondage." The issue includes student comments on Recent Cases, and scholars' In Memoriam contributions about the life of John Mansfield.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 1 - November 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 251,600. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
The Nov. 2014 issue is an annual review of the Supreme Court's prior Term, including extensive case summaries. For the 2013 Term essays include Foreword: "The Means of Constitutional Power," by John Manning; Comment: "Slipping the Bonds of Federalism," by Heather Gerken; Comment, "The Supreme Court as a Constitutional Court," by Jamal Greene; and Comment, "The Hobby Lobby Moment," by Paul Horwitz.
Why the Haves Come Out Ahead: The Classic Essay and New Observations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
Galanter’s influential article is now available as a convenient, affordable, and assignable book, with a new 2014 introduction that explains the origins and aftermath of the original work. Also, it features his 2006 article applying the original thesis to real-world dilemmas today. The book adds extensive 2014 commentary by Shauhin Talesh (UC Irvine) and Robert Gordon (Stanford).
Congress and the Court: A Case Study in the American Political Process
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Princeton professor Walter Murphy analyzed the role of Congress in trying to manage an activist Court at a time of seismic change in law and evolving interplay between two powerful institutions. On the original dustjacket: a "first-rate assessment of the delicate balance of power between Congress and the Supreme Court as it affects the American political process." New foreword by Thomas E. Baker.
The Ninth Amendment: Key to Understanding the Bill of Rights
Price: Free! Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
This book explains how the Ninth Amendment is the key to understanding rights in the United States. The founders created the Ninth Amendment to protect unlisted natural law rights as they were understood in their day. This amendment was never intended to allow future generations to create new rights. Rather, it was to safeguard the morality and natural rights of the founding generation.
The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A recognized, fascinating classic of judicial biography and the Supreme Court, now available as an ebook--featuring active contents, linked notes, proper formatting, and a fully-linked Index. Felix Frankfurter was perhaps the most influential jurist of his century--and one of the most complex men ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. Mysteries and apparent contradictions abound, and are explored.