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Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Ruth Bader Ginsberg The Life of the Notorious Female Judge By World Watch Media At the start of her legal profession, Ginsburg dealt with trouble discovering work being a partner, a mom of a five-year-old child, and Jewish. In 1960, regardless of a strong suggestion from Albert Martin Sacks, a teacher and later on dean of Harvard Law School, Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter...
Benched
Series: The Love and Law Series. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,660. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2017 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
On the heels of their win for same-sex marriage equality, Supreme Court Justice Victoria Willoughby and LGBTQ rights lawyer Genevieve Fornier are thrust into the spotlight again. A photo of them almost kissing rocks their careers and new relationship, just as a same-sex parental law heads to court.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 4 - February 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,650. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
The Feb. 2017 issue includes: Article, William Baude & Stephen E. Sachs, "The Law of Interpretation"; Review, Kathryn Judge, "The Importance of 'Money'"; Notes: "Trends Toward Reconciliation Between Financial Regulation and Administrative Law," "The Grand Jury as the Prosecutor's Administrative Agency," and "The Rise of Purposivism and Fall of Chevron"; and Recent Cases and Recent Adjudications.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 2 - December 2016
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,940. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Mergers & Acquisitions
The Dec. 2016 issue includes: "Constitutionally Forbidden Legislative Intent," by Richard Fallon, Jr.; "Deal Process Design in Management Buyouts," by Guhan Subramanian; "Law and Moral Dilemmas," by Bert Huang; Note, "Charming Betsy and the Intellectual Property Provisions of Trade Agreements"; and Note, "Political Questions, Public Rights, and Sovereign Immunity." Also, several "Recent Cases."
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 1 - November 2016
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 238,240. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Special annual review of the U.S. Supreme Court's previous Term. Each year, this issue is introduced by noteworthy and extensive contributions from recognized scholars. In this issue, for the 2015 Term, one finds four such articles by scholars as well as extensive summaries of Leading Cases by the student-editors. The issue also includes an In Memoriam section honoring Justice Antonin Scalia.
Liberal Opinions: My Life in the Stream of History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,440. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
The life and times of a trailblazing lawyer and judge in the law. Author of a controversial but prescient judicial opinion striking down the ban on gays in the military--two decades before the Supreme Court finally recognized such equal rights--Bill Norris made law and waves on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. His legal and civic life before and after, though not well known, is also compelling.
Elements of Judicial Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Adding a substantive 2016 Foreword by Lee Epstein and Jack Knight, Walter F. Murphy's classic of law and political science is presented to a new generation of observers of the U.S. Supreme Court and how its Justices create judicial decisions. As Epstein and Knight write, this book is "extraordinary. It's the rarest of rare: a breakthrough of the path-marking, even paradigm-shifting, variety."
Of Gods and Judges: The Strange Story of the First Amendment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,690. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Reflections on the historical First Amendment. With just sixteen words, America's founders outlined the new nation's stance toward religious concerns. Here is a brief history of the Supreme Court's interpretation, occasional neglect, and eventual misinterpretation of those few words.
The Murder of Antonin Scalia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Was former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia murdered in his sleep on February 12, 2016? While investigators, media outlets, and local police have all perpetuated reports that Scalia’s death at age 79 was due to “natural causes,” countless conspiracy theorists -- from Michael Savage to Donald Trump -- have suggested that something about Scalia's death is, indeed, suspect.
Rights in America, Bills of Attainder and the Ninth Amendment
Price: Free! Words: 36,860. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
While rights in America have always been cherished, many people today misunderstand the source of their rights. They have come to believe that government is the grantor of rights. The flipside of this belief is that government can also take them away. Such a view conflicts with that of the founders, who gave us the ban on bills of attainder and 9th Amendment to forever protect our natural rights.