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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 -- a quality academic press on law, history and the social sciences.

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Harvard Law Review: Volume 131, Number 8 - June 2018
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 180,570. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Contents: "Harmless Errors and Substantial Rights," Daniel Epps; "Presidential Norms and Article II," Daphna Renan; "Abstention in the Time of Ferguson," Fred Smith, Jr.; & "Facts, Values, Justification, Democracy," Don Herzog. Also Notes on Civil Forfeiture, Environmental Justice, & Judicial Review of the Executive. And 2 Recent Cases commentaries, plus In Memoriam for Judge Stephen Reinhardt.
The Story of the River Front at New Orleans
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » North America
The classic story of the New Orleans waterfront, c. 1955, is now in eBook format, including linked contents and index, and featuring all of the many illustrations and photographs found in the original paperback edition. Raymond J. Martinez was a prolific storyteller and historiographer of all things New Orleans, and in this work he accounts for many developments and people that still matter today.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 131, Number 7 - May 2018
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,140. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property
The May 2018 issue (No. 7) of Harvard Law Review includes: Article, "Music as a Matter of Law," by Joseph P. Fishman; Article, "The Morality of Administrative Law," by Cass R. Sunstein & Adrian Vermeule; Book Review, "The Black Police: Policing Our Own," by Devon W. Carbado & L. Song Richardson; Note, "Section 230 as First Amendment Rule"; and several extensive Recent Cases commentaries.
Borrowed Judges: Visitors in the U.S. Courts of Appeals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,260. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
The first systematic examination of the role and impact of visiting judges, analyzing the U.S. courts of appeals' use of judges who visit from other circuits and in-circuit district judges, plus the courts' own senior judges. It shows a considerable variation in the extent to which these judges are used and their role in writing the law of the circuit, impacting Supreme Court and en banc review.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 131, Number 6 - April 2018
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,540. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Science & Technology
This is the annual Developments in the Law issue: an extensive contribution, "More Data, More Problems," with focus on the role of tech companies in government surveillance; standing, surveillance, and tech companies; Video Privacy Protection Act as a model intellectual privacy statute; and the dilemma of the "electronic will." Plus two scholarly articles, a Book Review, and Recent Cases comments.
With Passion: An Activist Lawyer's Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in a Depression battered family, one tangled by a mortal secret, this book tells the improbable story of a leader of the civil rights movement who thought of himself as a miscast lawyer but ended up defending peaceful protesters, representing Mohammad Ali, counseling Lenny Bruce, bringing the case integrating 100s of Southern hospitals, and leading the fight against the death penalty.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 131, Number 4 - February 2018
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,490. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of No. 4 include: Article, “Are We Running out of Trademarks? An Empirical Study of Trademark Depletion and Congestion,” by Barton Beebe & Jeanne Fromer; Article, “Agency Fees and the First Amendment,” by Benjamin Sachs; Book Review, “Unsettling History,” by Jennifer Chacon; Note, “Bail Reform and Risk Assessment: The Cautionary Tale of Federal Sentencing”; plus Recent Cases commentaries.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 131, Number 5 - March 2018
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,080. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The March 2018 issue, #5, includes: Article, "Presidential Control over International Law," Curtis A. Bradley & Jack L. Goldsmith; Article, "Statutory Interpretation on the Bench: A Survey of Forty-Two Judges on the Federal Courts of Appeals," Abbe R. Gluck & Richard A. Posner; Book Review, "Justice Beyond Dispute," Mary Anne Franks; as well as extensive Notes and Recent Cases by student authors.
Punishment and Welfare: A History of Penal Strategies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,020. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
First published in 1985, this classic of law and society scholarship continues to shape the research agenda of today's sociology of punishment. 'Punishment and Welfare' explores the relation of punishment to politics, the historical formation and development of criminology, and the way in which penal reform grew out of the complex set of political projects that founded the modern welfare state.
A Body in the Yard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Frank May's law practice is mostly estate planning. Nothing is further from his mind than murder ... but mysterious deaths somehow seem to pursue him. This time, it's the body of a woman, murdered and hidden on the grounds of the home in Los Altos Hills, California, owned by a new, young client, Freddy Lucas. Freddy's lost mother is the key to his possible fortune, but death acts first.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 131, Number 3 - January 2018
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 127,980. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Contents include: Article, "The Endgame of Administrative Law: Governmental Disobedience and the Judicial Contempt Power," by Nicholas Parrillo/Book Review, "Rethinking Autocracy at Work," by Cynthia Estlund/Note, "Congressional Intent to Preclude Equitable Relief-Ex Parte Young after Armstrong"/Note, "Sixth Amendment Challenge to Courthouse Dress Codes"/Note, "The Virtues of Heterogeneity"; more.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 131, Number 2 - December 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of Issue #2 include: Article, "Multiple Chancellors: Reforming the National Injunction," by Samuel Bray; Article, "Gubernatorial Administration," by Miriam Seifter; Book Review, "Crafting Precedent," by Paul J. Watford, Richard Chen & Marco Basile; Note, "Proving Breach of Former-Client Confidentiality"; Note, "The Harvard Plan That Failed Asian Americans"; and Recent Cases commentaries.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 131, Number 1 - November 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 198,540. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
The November issue is the annual review of the U.S. Supreme Court's previous Term. Each year, the issue is introduced by noteworthy and extensive contributions from recognized scholars. For the 2016 Term, there are four such articles by scholars (Gillian Metzger, Josh Chafetz, Douglas Laycock, Kristin Collins), plus extensive summaries of Leading Cases by the student-editors, and full statistics.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 9 - Bicentennial Issue 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education
The special Bicentennial Issue, No. 9, features: "Marking 200 Years of Legal Education: Traditions of Change, Reasoned Debate, and Finding Differences and Commonalities," by Martha Minow; "Race Liberalism and the Deradicalization of Racial Reform," by Kimberle Williams Crenshaw; "The Socratic Method in the Age of Trauma," by Jeannie Suk Gersen; and more Essays; and Index to Vol. 130.
Hot Topics in the Legal Profession - 2017
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Current important events in the legal profession and legal ethics, with useful analysis of the rules and the profession's current challenges, are analyzed by Tulane law students from a seminar. The contents of the volume include a Foreword by Professor Childress and extensive chapters on such topics as automation, drug abuse, China, prosecutor abuse, the no-contact rule, and corporate conflicts.
New England Law Review: Volume 51, Number 1 - Winter 2017
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,820. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Issue 1 features a Symposium, "Behavioral Legal Ethics," by Catherine Gage O'Grady, Milton C. Regan, Jr. & Nancy L. Sachs, Donald C. Langevoort, Tigran W. Eldred, and Wallace J. Mlyniec. The issue also includes an essay by Elizabeth M. Schneider, "Why Feminist Legal Theory Still Needs Mary Joe Frug: Thoughts on Conflicts in Feminism," in honor of the late Professor Frug. Plus Notes and a Comment.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 8 - June 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,350. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Contents of June 2017 include: "The Judicial Presumption of Police Expertise," by Anna Lvovsky; "The Debate That Never Was," by Nicos Stavropoulos; "Hart's Posthumous Reply," by Ronald Dworkin; "Cooperative and Uncooperative Foreign Affairs Federalism," by Jean Galbraith; three Notes (on tort law causation, employment law waiver, and servicemember suits); and several Recent Cases commentaries.
The Emerald Rose: A Courtroom Novel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,310. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
The offshore oil platform known as the Emerald Rose is an explosion waiting to happen. Just as surely, it’s a blizzard of suits waiting to happen. Robert Herrick is “the lawyer for the little guy.” Against his own judgment, he's drawn into representing more than 100 plaintiffs suing Emerald Petroleum Co. Careless managers have killed by risky acts. Will Robert beat the powerful defense forces?
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 7 - May 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,920. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
May 2017, #7, includes: Article, "A Contextual Approach to Harmless Error Review," Justin Murray; Book Review, "Courting Abolition," Deborah Denno; Book Review, "This Land Is My Land?," Tracey Meares; Note, "Clarifying Kiobel's 'Touch and Concern' Test"; Note, "If These Walls Could Talk: The Smart Home and the 4th Amendment Limits of the 3rd Party Doctrine"; and several Recent Cases commentaries.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 6 - April 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,700. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Government / State, Provincial & Municipal
Issue 6 includes scholarly articles and the annual survey of Developments in the Law. This year's subject is "The U.S. Territories." Topics include territorial federalism, deference to Guam law, Puerto Rico's place in the international community, & citizenship in American Samoa. The issue also includes an article by John Rappaport on "How Private Insurers Regulate Public Police," and Recent Cases.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 5 - March 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,740. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Antitrust
The March 2017 issue, No. 5, features these contents: Article, "On the Relevance of Market Power," Louis Kaplow; Book Review, "Spiraling: Evictions & Other Causes & Consequences of Housing Instability," Vicki Been & Leila Bozorg; Note, "Rights in Flux: Nonconsequentialism, Consequentialism, & the Judicial Role"; and Note, "The Misguided Appeal of a Minimally Adequate Education." Plus Recent Cases.
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, LLC. 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.
Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles & Stereotypes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Humor, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Where there's anxiety, there will be jokes to express it. Jokes are legitimate folklore--like myth, legend, superstition and song; as such, they reflect what is on people's minds. There's been no shortage of jokes or anxiety, so in this book Dundes reminds us of the jokes we have been telling and reveals the anxiety these jokes reflect. His studies haven't always been popular. Adds a new Foreword.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 3 - January 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,490. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Features a Commentary by President Obama, "The President's Role in Advancing Criminal Justice Reform"; article by Rebecca Tushnet, "Registering Disagreement: Registration in Modern American Trademark Law"; essay by Scott Hershovitz, "The Search for a Grand Unified Theory of Tort Law"; Note on "repackaging Zauderer"; and Note on Sentencing Guidelines and juveniles; plus several Recent Cases notes.
A Body in the House
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,470. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Frank May is, as always, reluctant to get involved in murder cases. But when his young client, Margot, comes back from vacation and finds a woman's corpse in her house, Frank is drawn in anyway. Who was this woman? When another murder occurs—on the campus of Stanford University—you wonder: are the two deaths connected? And does a Hungarian violinist have anything to do with all this?
The Dramatic Concepts of Antonin Artaud
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / French
Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) inaugurated the Theater of Cruelty, a dramatic movement that has had a profound influence on avant-garde theater in Europe and the U.S. The movement is exemplified by the Peter Brook production of Marat-Sade. This book was the first to analyze Artaud's theories, their sources, and the extent to which he implemented them in his own plays. New Foreword by Peter Thompson.
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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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.
The Judas Lawyer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Personal Injury, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Robert Herrick is the lawyer for William Grant, who is badly injured. But, too soon, Robert’s chances of helping his client seem nonexistent, even though the jury has rewarded two other plaintiffs from the same accident with huge damages. The pain of this impending defeat is overwhelming. But Robert forces himself to keep fighting for his client William Grant. A novel with accurate law and drama.
The Late Doctor Savage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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?
New England Law Review: Volume 50, Number 3 - Spring 2016
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Vol. 50, No. 3 (Spr. 2016) is a thoughtful Symposium on the legacy and scholarship of the late Mary Joe Frug. Contributors are Dean Martha Minow of Harvard Law, Profs. Gerald Frug & Joseph Wm. Singer of Harvard, Prof. Laura Underkuffler of Cornell, & Dean Laura Rosenbury of the University of Florida Law School. Subjects include legal feminism, paternalism, and "subversive property." Also: 2 Notes.
New England Law Review: Volume 50, Number 2 - Winter 2016
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,870. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Privacy, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Issue 2 features a Book Symposium analyzing Prof. Amy Gajda's new study 'The First Amendment Bubble: How Privacy and Paparazzi Threaten a Free Press,' including: "The Present of Newsworthiness," by Amy Gajda; "Protecting the Public from Itself: Paternalism and Irony in Defining Newsworthiness," by Clay Calvert; and "The Problem with Free Press Absolutism," by Sonja R. West; plus two student Notes.
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, LLC. 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.
Fish Raincoats: A Woman Lawyer's Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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.
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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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: 92,690. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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, LLC. 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.
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