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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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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 Books. 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 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.
Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles & Stereotypes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017 by Quid Pro Books. 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 Books. 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 Books. 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 Books. 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 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.
The Judas Lawyer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. 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 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?
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 Books. 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 Books. 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 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.
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.
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: 92,690. 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
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 » 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.
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