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A law professor at Tulane, with a Ph.D. from Berkeley and a law degree from Harvard, Steven Alan Childress is also the publisher of Quid Pro Books and encourages submissions through its website.

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Yale Law Journal: Volume 125, Number 8 - June 2016
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 168,370. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Yale Law Journal # 8's contents: Article, "The President's Budget as a Source of Agency Policy Control," Eloise Pasachoff; Article, "Foundling Fathers: (Non-)Marriage and Parental Rights in the Age of Equality," Serena Mayeri; Essay, "The Constitutionality of Civil Forfeiture," Caleb Nelson; Note, "Founding-Era Jus Ad Bellum and the Domestic Law of Treaty Withdrawal," Daniel Hessel; & 2 Comments.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 125, Number 7 - May 2016
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 151,750. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
Issue No. 7 includes: "Fiduciary Political Theory: A Critique," Ethan Leib & Stephen Galoob; Note, "The Modification of Decrees in the Original Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court," James Mandilk; and Features by leading scholars, entitled "A Conversation on Title IX," such as Michelle Anderson, Adele Kimmel, Catharine MacKinnon, Dana Bolger, Zoe Ridolfi-Starr, and Alyssa Peterson & Olivia Ortiz.
Rights, Persons, and Organizations: A Legal Theory for Bureaucratic Society (Second Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Corporate
Corporations have legal rights, as do many other large-scale organizations. But what does it mean to ascribe rights and "personhood" to such entities, and what is the rationale for doing so? These are central questions for an organizational society such as ours, yet they have received consistently little attention in modern political and legal thought. An important study, now in its 2nd Edition.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 129, Number 8 - June 2016
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,940. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents include: Article, "Systemic Facts: Toward Institutional Awareness in Criminal Courts," Andrew Manuel Crespo; Book Review, "Fixing Statutory Interpretation," Brett Kavanaugh; Book Review, "Knowledge and Politics in International Law," Samuel Moyn; Note, "Major Question Objections"; Note, "Chinese Common Law? Guiding Cases and Judicial Reform"; a Note on OSHA; and several Recent Cases.
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."
Strategies of Control
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,650. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
This groundbreaking study of transitions and control in the California prison system has been extensively read, cited and quoted in unpublished form, and is finally available worldwide. A compelling part of the canon of studies in penology, criminology, sociology and organizational theory, STRATEGIES OF CONTROL's new edition adds a 2016 foreword by Howard S. Becker and afterword by Jonathan Simon.
Seasons of Hope and Encouragement: A Devotional
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,160. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional
Journey through short stories based on real-life experiences: soul searching, humorous, and all with the main goal of promoting Christ. This devotional will take you through all four seasons of the year. You'll be encouraged and filled with His hope as you read and grow in your faith. "You'll appreciate Cindy's ability to share her life with winsome clarity and steady humor." --Eric Willis, Pastor
Harvard Law Review: Volume 129, Number 7 - May 2016
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Harvard Law Review's May '16, No. 7, issue: "The Positive Law Model of the Fourth Amendment," by William Baude & James Y. Stern; "Deference and Due Process," by Adrian Vermeule; "How to Explain Things with Force," by Mark Greenberg; Note, "Free Speech Doctrine After Reed v. Town of Gilbert"; and several Recent Cases commentaries on a variety of subjects. Also, summaries of Recent Publications.
Slavery and the Penal System
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery, Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
The groundbreaking study of penal slavery throughout the ages is finally available again. Previously a rare book, despite the fact that it is widely quoted and cited by scholars in the field of sociology, penology, and criminology, it can now be accessed easily worldwide and be assigned to classes. Now in its 40th anniversary edition, Sellin's classic book adds a new Foreword by Barry Krisberg.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 125, Number 6 - April 2016
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,610. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Yale Law Journal (the sixth issue of volume 125), Apr. 2016, includes: "Administrative Forbearance," by Daniel Deacon; "The New Public," by Sarah Seo; plus student contributions: Note, "How To Trim a Christmas Tree: Beyond Severability and Inseverability for Omnibus Statutes"; Note, "Border Checkpoints and Substantive Due Process: Abortion in the Border Zone"; and a Comment on international law.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 129, Number 6 - April 2016
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,020. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Indigenous Peoples, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
This is the annual Developments in the Law special issue. The topic is "Indian Law," with focus on tribal executive branches, authority to follow fresh pursuit onto state land, reconsidering ICRA & rights, securing Indian voting rights, and indigenous people and extractive industries. In addition, the issue also features an Article, an Essay, a Book Review, and several Recent Cases commentaries.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 125, Number 5 - March 2016
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 174,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Government / State, Provincial & Municipal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents include: "Governance Reform and the Judicial Role in Municipal Bankruptcy," by Clayton P. Gillette & David A. Skeel, Jr., "Professional Speech," by Claudia E. Haupt, "Casey and the Clinic Closings: When 'Protecting Health' Obstructs Choice," by Linda Greenhouse & Reva B. Siegel, & "Returning to Common-Law Principles of Insider Trading After United States v. Newman," by Richard A. Epstein.
New England Law Review: Volume 50, Number 1 - Fall 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Military, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
New England Law Review's first issue of Vol. 50 features an extensive Symposium entitled "Discipline, Justice, and Command in the U.S. Military," presented by leading scholars Rachel VanLandingham, Victor Hansen, Elizabeth Hillman, and James Gallagher. Also, a student Note explores eyewitness identification law and a Comment discusses criminalizing upskirt photography in Massachusetts.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 129, Number 5 - March 2016
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,430. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Family law
The March '16 issue's contents include: Article, "Marriage Equality and the New Parenthood," by Douglas NeJaime; Essay, "Horizontal Shareholding," by Einer Elhauge; and Book Review, "Keeping Track: Surveillance, Control, and the Expansion of the Carceral State," by Kathryne M. Young & Joan Petersilia; plus extensive student research in the form of Notes and recent case commentaries.
Brave West Wind
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Storms destroy things and leave their marks forever. Capt. Steamer Causey—a charter boat captain on one of the finest boats in all the Bahamas—thought he had his life all arranged and had put his past behind him. He did not look for, and did not see, the signs of the storms building all about him. Storms that would hurl him into his past and threaten everything he cared about, maybe ending him.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 125, Number 4 - February 2016
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 146,760. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Yale's Iss. 4, Feb. 2016, is a tribute to the late Prof. Robert A. Burt, as well as two articles: "The First Patent Litigation Explosion," Christopher Beauchamp; "The Lost 'Effects' of the Fourth Amendment: Giving Personal Property Due Protection," Maureen Brady. Plus Notes on sentencing and on antitrust law's origins, and Comments on home foreclosures and on the tort/crime divide in car crashes.
Fat Chance
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Confident at work but clueless at love, Claire is 40 and overweight--not a recipe she imagines can solve the romance gap. Dealing with her father’s death and an angry teen doesn't make it easier. Finding no help from her ex, distracted by remarriage to a much younger woman, Claire copes by relying on faithful friends, a wicked sense of humor, and a new interest in fitness--and in mystery man Rob.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 129, Number 4 - February 2016
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,120. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Harvard Law Review No. 4, Feb. 2016: "Constitutional Bad Faith," by David Pozen; Book Review, "No Immunity: Race, Class, and Civil Liberties in Times of Health Crisis," by Michele Goodwin & Erwin Chemerinsky; "How Much Does Speech Matter?," by Leslie Kendrick; Notes on debtor prisons, seizure of data, state sovereign immunity, & habeas corpus statute of limitations; and several case commentaries.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 125, Number 3 - January 2016
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,970. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Corporate
Contents of #3: Article, "Corporate Control and Idiosyncratic Vision," Zohar Goshen & Assaf Hamdani; Essay, "The Domestic Analogy Revisited: Hobbes on International Order," David Singh Grewal; Notes, "Repairing the Irreparable: Revisiting the Federalism Decisions of the Burger Court" & "Reconciling the Crime of Aggression and Complementarity: Unaddressed Tensions & a Way Foreword"; plus 2 Comments
New England Law Review: Volume 49, Number 4 - Summer 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Privacy
Features a Symposium entitled "What Stays in Vegas," by leading scholars on the subject of privacy and big data. Contents include: "Legal Questions Raised by the Widespread Aggregation of Personal Data," by Adam Tanner; "What Stays in Vegas: The Road to 'Zero Privacy,'" by David Abrams; "Privacy and Predictive Analytics in E-Commerce," by Shaun Spencer; & "Privacy & Innovation," by Rita S. Heimes.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 129, Number 3 - January 2016
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,680. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The January 2016 issue, No. 3, features: Article, "Presidential Intelligence," by Samuel J. Rascoff; Book Review, "The Struggle for Administrative Legitimacy," by Jeremy K. Kessler; Note, "Existence-Value Standing"; Note, "Rethinking Closely Regulated Industries"; and student commentary on Recent Cases including such topics as Dodd-Frank, hate crimes, standing, and religious liberty.
The Ramadi Affair
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,530. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
Connecticut judge David Lawson is a decorated veteran of Iraq, now thrust onto the national stage when the press learns he’s up for an unexpected vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court. Despite his successful career and his loyal team of advisors, David is haunted by tragedies—from his early life and in combat. Secrets threaten his nomination—and his soul. Now a trial threatens to publicly reveal all.
Office Hours: One Academic Life
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir that asks: what are colleges & universities really like? “This is the story of a serious scholar finding his vocation, his students and his gratifications, amidst the near-impossibility of such discoveries in higher education today. The writing is beautiful and the accounts of times, places and institutions are alternatively moving, penetrating and provocative.” —Wendy Brown, UC-Berkeley
Harvard Law Review: Volume 129, Number 2 - December 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,540. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
The December issue, No. 2, features: Article, "Intra-Agency Coordination," by Jennifer Nou; and Book Review, "Body Banking from the Bench to the Bedside," by Natalie Ram. Student Notes analyze mandatory immigration detention and counsel, and conflicts of law under the Leflar method. Student research includes Recent Cases and Legislation. Also, In Memoriam essays honor Prof. Daniel J. Meltzer.
Good Courts: The Case for Problem-Solving Justice
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
Public confidence in American criminal courts is at an all-time low. Victims, communities, and even offenders view courts as unable to respond adequately to complex social and legal problems including drugs, prostitution, domestic violence, and quality-of-life crime. Judges and attorneys think that the courts produce assembly-line justice. But problem-solving courts offer an effective alternative.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 125, Number 2 - November 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,500. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Privacy
Contents of Nov. 2015 issue: Articles: "The Un-Territoriality of Data," by Jennifer Daskal; "Political Entrenchment and Public Law," by Daryl Levinson & Benjamin Sachs; Review: "18 Years On: A Re-Review," by Richard A. Posner; Note: "Financing the Class: Strengthening the Class Action Through Third-Party Investment," by Tyler Hill; and a Comment on law enforcement and data privacy by Reema Shah.
Empirical Theories About Courts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,750. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Judicial Power, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The classic and groundbreaking study of trial courts and other dispute processes -- and ways to think about researching them -- is now available in a modern ebook edition. Much cited and relevant today in how it frames the analysis of courts, this book's new republication features additional introductions and afterword by the editors Keith Boyum and Lynn Mather, and a Foreword by Christina Boyd.
Lady in the Red Cranial Prosthesis: My Journal of Cancer and Faith
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Tracy McCain is in for the battle of her life. A diagnosis of breast cancer; a treatment of surgery and chemo. Confronting challenge after challenge — to her health and to her Christian faith — Tracy generously shared her journey with relatives and friends by posting regular on a website. Candid, revealing, and introspective, and even humorous at times, the posts became the soul of this new book.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 129, Number 1 - November 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 185,890. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
The November issue is the special annual review of the U.S. Supreme Court's prior Term. Each year, the issue is introduced by noteworthy contributions from recognized scholars. In this issue, for the 2014 Term, articles include Foreword: "Does the Constitution Mean What It Says?," by David Strauss; Comments by Abbe Gluck, Jack Goldsmith, and Kenji Yoshino; and several summaries of Leading Cases.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 125, Number 1 - October 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Discrimination, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of the Oct 2015 issue (Vol 125, No 1): Articles: Against Immutability, by Jessica Clarke; and The President and Immigration Law Redux, by Adam Cox & Cristina Rodriguez; Essay: Which Way To Nudge? Uncovering Preferences in the Behavioral Age, by Jacob Goldin; Note: Saving 60(b)(5): The Future of Institutional Reform Litigation, by Mark Kelley; and Comment: Interbranch Removal and the CFC.
A Woman's Right to Culture: Toward Gendered Cultural Rights
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Law » International law
A new and insightful analysis of the usual meme that cultural rights in international law are at odds with the rights of women in affected societies. Rather than seeing these concepts as mutually exclusive, Linda Veazey frames cultural rights—through detailed case studies and analysis of law—in a way that incorporates and enriches the very gender-protective norms they are often thought to defeat.
Dead in the Park
Series: The Frank May Chronicles. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Frank May is a private practice lawyer in San Mateo, California, and he doesn't want to get involved with an unidentified dead body in the park. He is no criminal lawyer and murder is not his game. But it finds him, via a client whose name and address are inexplicably found on a scrap of paper found on the corpse in the park. The more he tries to figure out why, the more the mystery deepens.
Called On
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,000. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Educational, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
New fiction: “Lisa McElroy nails law school—from first-day jitters to gunners and back-benchers—in a funny, perceptive, and poignant (but never predictable) first novel. Grab a Diet Coke and a handful of M&Ms and settle in; once you start reading, you won't want to stop.” —Amy Howe, cofounder & editor, SCOTUSblog “Called On may be this generation’s One L...” —Tony Mauro, The National Law Journal
New Field, New Corn: Essays in Alabama Legal History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » History » North America
NEW FIELD, NEW CORN is an anthology of research papers that explore topics from the rich legal history of Alabama and its influential legal figures. Topics include Justice Hugo Black, equity courts, the state's many constitutions, the enclosure movement, militarization of the University of Alabama, and the case of Strange v. State. Its general editor is (and introduction by) Paul M. Pruitt, Jr.
Life is Like a Glass of Tea: Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes (Second Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,760. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The first book on Jewish humor in which individual jokes are singled out for comprehensive study, this classic book devotes a chapter to each of 8 major jokes, tracing its history & variants—and looking closely at the ways in which the comic behavior enacted in the punchline can be interpreted. One of the unique properties of classic Jewish jokes is openness to radically different interpretations.
The Legal Protection of Foreign Investments Against Political Risk: Japanese Business in the Asian Energy Sector
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,090. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » International law, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / energy
This study examines how political risks associated with foreign direct investment in the energy sector are managed or mitigated, and suggests new ways to deal with the possibility of such risk. It applies its analysis—using case studies and international law, and examining actual contracts—to the specific context of foreign investment in five Asian countries’ power infrastructure projects.
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.
The Bramble Bush: On Our Law and Its Study
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The Bramble Bush remains a guide highly recommended for students considering law study or early in the first term. Begun as a collection from a series of introductory lectures given by Karl Llewellyn to new students at Columbia, it still speaks to legal reasoning, class prep, and exam-taking skills. This an updated, annotated edition with new Intro and inserts by Stewart Macaulay of Wisconsin Law.
New England Law Review: Volume 49, Number 3 - Spring 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 128,030. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The 3rd issue of Volume 49 (Spr. '15) features an extensive and important Symposium on "Educational Ambivalence: The Story of the Academic Doctorate in Law," presented by leading scholars on the subject, including Gail Hupper, Bruce Kimball, Carole Silver & Paulo Barrozo. Student Notes explore transgender rights to health care and special education costs; plus a Comment on Green Day and IP law.
Chronicles and Commentaries
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The controversial history of sermons, the physics and philosophy of rainbows, lions in the synagogue, hares in the Greek Bible, the gold standard, God in human disguise—these are but a few of the many topics that are introduced in this lively miscellany of glimpses into exotic frontiers of Jewish literature, history and tradition. An all-new compendium of short, witty studies by Dr. Eliezer Segal.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 8 - June 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 241,630. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Arbitration, Negotiation, Mediation
Contents of YLJ June '15: "The New Corporate Web: Tailored Entity Partitions and Creditors' Selective Enforcement," Anthony Casey; Note, "A Reassessment of Common Law Protections for 'Idiots,'" Michael Clemente; Feature: "Arbitration, Transparency, and Privatization," by Judith Resnik, Amalia Kessler, Michael Helfand, and Maria Glover; plus Article by Vicki Jackson on proportionality in con law.
New England Law Review: Volume 49, Number 1 - Fall 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of Issue 1, Fall 2014, are: "How Prometheus Has Upended Patent Eligibility: An Anatomy of Alice Corporation Proprietary Ltd. v. CLS Bank International," by Bruce D. Sunstein; "Perspectives on Outpatient Commitment," by Richard C. Boldt; student Notes on whether Bitcoin is money and on disparate impact from employers' use of credit checks; and Comment on search incident to arrest warrants.
New England Law Review: Volume 49, Number 2 - Winter 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Contents of this issue 2 of volume 49 (2015) are: "A Reliable and Clear-Cut Determination: Is a Separate Hearing Required to Decide When Confrontation Forfeiture by Wrongdoing Applies?," by Tim Donaldson; "Constitutional Interpretation and Technological Change," by Allen Kamp; student Notes on 'hacktivism' and on witness immunity; and Comment on third-party civil liability and 'special relations.'
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 8 - June 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,600. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Harvard Law Review, June 2015, contents include: * Article, "Active Avoidance: The Modern Supreme Court and Legal Change," by Neal Kumar Katyal and Thomas Schmidt * Article, "The Invention of Low-Value Speech," by Genevieve Lakier * Book Review, "Crown and Constitution," by Tara Helfman * Note, "Causation in Environmental Law: Lessons from Toxic Torts" Plus Recent Cases and Policy Position.
A Time for Every Purpose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History
A Time for Every Purpose continues the series of collections of Eliezer Segal’s witty, insightful and informative articles on the Jewish sacred calendar that originally appeared in his “From the Sources” column in the Calgary Jewish Free Press between 2011 and 2015. As always, the author strives to maintain a balance between accurate scholarship and entertaining readability in his pithy chapters.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 7 - May 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 211,790. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
The contents of the May 2015 issue (Volume 124, Number 7) are Articles: Defining and Punishing Offenses Under Treaties, by Sarah H. Cleveland & William S. Dodge; and Administrative Severability Clauses, by Charles W. Tyler & E. Donald Elliott; plus Notes and a Comment by students, and Features by Judge Diane Wood and by Douglas NeJaime & Reva B. Siegel.
Reinterpreting Genoese Civil Conflicts: The Chronicle of Ottobonus Scriba
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
A compelling new study of conflicts in Genoa during the 12th century. This book takes on the established orthodoxy about the extent, nature and effects of family conflicts and other civil disputes in medieval Genoa. As Emanuele Ferragina writes in the Foreword, Inguscio "brings history and its complexity back in, and he does so in a clear and empirically informed way." History and violence abound.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 7 - May 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » International law
Contents of Issue 7 include: Article, "The Normalization of Foreign Relations Law," by Ganesh Sitaraman and Ingrid Wuerth; Book Review, "The Family, in Context," by Maxine Eichner; and Note, "Forgive and Forget: Bankruptcy Reform in the Context of For-Profit Colleges" In addition, the issue features student commentary on Recent Cases and policy positions, and Recent Publications notes.
Memos from Midlife: 24 Parables of Adult Adjustment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“... It’s the most entertaining book I’ve read this year.” — Steve Chapman, Columnist and Editorial Writer, The Chicago Tribune There are no pretentious arguments about policy or social science in these pages, rather humorous essays — because it is a report from what Frank Zimring calls "my second career, and everybody else’s second career, the hard work of becoming an adult in the modern world."
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 6 - April 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 159,120. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
The contents of the April 2015 issue (Volume 124, Number 6) are: "The Constitutional Duty To Supervise," by Gillian E. Metzger; "Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environment," by Sarah Schindler; "Fifty Attorneys General, and Fifty Approaches to the Duty To Defend," by Neal Devins & Saikrishna Bangalore; plus: one Note and one Comment.
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