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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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The Bramble Bush: On Our Law and Its Study
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,600. 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.
Sudden Death Overtime: A Courtroom Novel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,230. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
With the game in sudden death overtime, Islamic extremists trigger an explosion that kills over 100 innocent spectators. They are promptly caught and charged with murder, but everyone knows that there are more guilty people. There are banks, foundations, or governments who fronted this act. Terrorists need money. Families of the victims ask Herrick to sue the money support--a tough claim to prove.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 6 - April 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,940. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Harvard Law Review, Apr. 2015, includes the annual Developments in the Law survey of a particular area of legal concern; the topic is Policing. Other contents: "Consent Procedures and American Federalism," Bridget Fahey; "Anticipatory Remedies for Takings," Thomas Merrill; "How a 'Lawless' China Made Modern America," Carol G.S. Tan; plus several Recent Cases commentaries, and Recent Publications.
The Great Tea Party in the Old Northwest: State Constitutional Conventions, 1847-1851
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Supporters of today's Tea Party movement claim the Boston Tea Party of 1773 as their inspiration, while scholars dismiss the connection. Neither camp pays much attention to intervening years; both overlook one of the great populist movements. Yet 19th-century Americans who were fed up with reckless government spending, high taxes, and crony capitalism launched a campaign for smaller government.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 5 - March 2015
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 210,370. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Judicial Power
Contents of March 2015 (Vol 124, No 5) include “Article III Judicial Power, the Adverse-Party Requirement, and Non-Contentious Jurisdiction” by James E. Pfander & Daniel D. Birk; “Beyond Diversification: The Pervasive Problem of Excessive Fees and 'Dominated Funds' in 401(k) Plans” by Ian Ayres & Quinn Curtis; “The Uneasy Case for Favoring Long-Term Shareholders” by Jesse M. Fried; and much more.
On a Par with Murder
Series: A Morris & Sullivan Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,910. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Young and talented—a golfing phenom with the world in his hands...and a killer on his trail. He made the whole world go weak at the knees. With his skill, grace and innocence, golfing prodigy Buddy Martin even won over the cynical press. With fans following his every move, Buddy was headed for the promised land: victory at this year's U.S. Open. But not if he's dead. Last in the acclaimed series.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 5 - March 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property
Harvard Law Review, March 2015, contents include: Article, "Creating Around Copyright," Joseph P. Fishman; Book Review, "Growing Up Outside the Law," Stephen Lee; Book Review, "Property Is the New Privacy: The Coming Constitutional Revolution," Suzanna Sherry; Note, "Working Together for an Independent Expenditure: Candidate Assistance with Super PAC Fundraising"; and Recent Cases summaries.
Lawyers at Work
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 188,060. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services
A collection of articles and essays by Herbert Kritzer draws on his extensive research related to lawyers and legal practice conducted over the last 35 years. That research has applied existing theoretical frameworks and developed innovative ways of thinking about how to understand what it is that lawyers do. The chapters reflect the wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methodology.
A Rain of Death
Series: A Morris & Sullivan Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,700. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Some come to Pebble Beach to play golf. Some come to be seen. And this year, at least one person has come to kill... It's January in the golden era of golf, but death is not gold. For jaded veteran golf writer John Morris and his beautiful globe-trotting muse Julia Sullivan, it's more than a dramatic story—it's where a killer's game has just begun. Number 6 in the Morris & Sullivan Mystery series.
Murder on the Links
Series: A Morris & Sullivan Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,460. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
At Augusta National, home of the Masters, the spring grass is green and the world's most famous golfers are gathered. It looks as if it's going to be another splendid tournament. Until Melvin Newton's body is found in Eisenhower Pond, an apparent suicide. But what looks like suicide to most looks like murder to John Morris, a sportswriter, and his gal pal Julia Sullivan. Fourth in their series.
The Feathery Touch of Death
Series: A Morris & Sullivan Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When American golfer Barry Vinson turns up dead at the British Open, golf writer John Morris and his companion, Julia Sullivan, search for clues, but when an antique golf ball is stuffed down a second murder victim's throat, they uncover a bizarre mystery as old as the game itself -- a mystery taking them back through the history of Scotland itself, where golf and blood are all part of the game.
Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal: Volume 41, Number 1 - 2015
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Computer & Internet, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2015, features new articles and student contributions on cutting-edge topics related to teleradiology, jurisdiction, and malpractice; teaching 'next gen' research methods such as Ravel and Casetext to law students; regulating 3D-printing as firearms creators; employment, privacy, and social media; and privacy issues in cell phone tracking.
Organizational Intelligence: Knowledge and Policy in Government and Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This prizewinning, foundational book—as a new ebook featuring a 2015 Foreword by Neil Smelser—focuses on the structural and ideological roots of intelligence failures (both informational and analytical) found in government, industry, and other institutions. It provides groundbreaking theory and structure to the analysis of decision-making processes and their breakdowns, and the use of "experts."
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 4 - February 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,400. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Contents of No. 4 are Article, "The Consequences of Error in Criminal Justice," Daniel Epps; Book Review, "Running Government Like a Business...Then and Now," Jon Michaels; student Notes on slave trade, privileges & immunities, early voting after Shelby, and mental cruelty in prisons; and Recent Cases and Recent Legislation comments, including assisting suicide as speech; city bankruptcy, more.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 4 - January-February 2015
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 205,020. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of the Jan-Feb 2015 issue (Vol 124, Nr 4) include "Cost-Benefit Analysis of Financial Regulation: Case Studies and Implications," by John C. Coates; "Beyond the Indian Commerce Clause," by Gregory Ablavsky; "On Evidence: Proving Frye as a Matter of Law, Science, and History," by Jill Lepore; "The End of Jurisprudence," by Scott Hershovitz; and student research in Notes and Comments.
The Vicar of Christ
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 300,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
The New York Times Bestseller is now available in modern digital formats, featuring a new Foreword by Justice Samuel Alito. This book has been considered an unusual, fascinating, and well-written observation of the life of a man who was first a war hero and Medal of Honor winner from the Korean War, then Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, later a monk, and finally elected Pope: Pope Francis I.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 1 - Fall 2013
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Antitrust
Vol. 48, No. 1 includes Commencement Address at New England Law: Boston, May 24, 2013, by Carmen Ortiz; Creamskimming and Competition, by Jim Chen; "Give Me That Old Time Religion": The Persistence of the Webster Reasonable Doubt Instruction, by Hon. Richard E. Welch, III; Standing Up to Clapper: How to Increase Transparency and Oversight of FISA Surveillance, by Alan Butler; and Notes & Comments.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 2 - Winter 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,980. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Military
New England Law Review's 2nd issue of Vol. 48 contains articles from leading figures of the legal community, including Christina Frohock on military commissions and Janet Dolgin on physician free speech; plus Notes on royalty rates for public performances and on use of the Death with Dignity Act, and Comments on CFAA and computer fraud and on hospital records' use in criminal prosecutions.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 4 - Summer 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The development of death penalty law and historical figures in this process, as Symposium: "A Look Back at the History of Capital Punishment." Volume 48, Summer 2014, has articles by such leading scholars as Evan Mandery, Michael Meltsner, Phyllis Goldfarb, and Zachary Baron Shemtob. The history and anomalies of the development of capital punishment law in the U.S. are explored, plus student work.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 3 - January 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,910. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Harvard Law Review, Jan. '15, contents include: Article, "Uncovering Coordinated Interagency Adjudication," Bijal Shah; and Notes: "Deference and the Federal Arbitration Act: The NLRB's Determination..."; "Education Policy Litigation as Devolution"; "Physically Intrusive Abortion Restrictions as Fourth Amendment Searches..."; "Copyright Reform and the Takings Clause." And, Recent Cases commentary.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 3 - December 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Contents of Vol. 124, #3 include Articles, "The Limits of Enumeration," Richard Primus, and "Rules Against Rulification," Michael Coenen; a Feature on politics by Richard Pildes; Notes, "A 'Full and Fair' Discussion of Environmental Impacts in NEPA EISs: The Case for Addressing the Impact of Substantive Regulatory Regimes," Sarah Langberg, and "Civil Servant Suits," Alex Hemmer; and two Comments.
For the Poor and Disenfranchised: An Institutional and Historical Analysis of American Public Interest Law, 1876-1990
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
An historical and institutional analysis of the public interest bar in the United States, Dr. Robert Sauté's new book traces how the legal profession delivered on the legal system's promise of equal justice for all by making the legal system available to all and a vehicle for substantive justice, exploring political mobilization, entrepreneurial lawyering, and pro bono publico representation.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 81, Number 4 - Fall 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 271,550. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Tax law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Vol. 81, No. 4 contents include: * The Legal Salience of Taxation, by Andrew Hayashi * Tax-Loss Mechanisms, by Jacob Nussim & Avraham Tabbach * Regulating Systemic Risk in Insurance, by Daniel Schwarcz & Steven Schwarcz * American Constitutional Exceptionalism Revisited, by Mila Versteeg & Emily Zackin In addition: Comments on immigration, hearsay, child support, environmental law, and ADR.
The Rat-Taker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Set in 14th Century London in the time of the Great Pestilence, THE RAT-TAKER is about an obsessive love and a tragic event coiled into one mystery. Simon the Rat-Taker is a man obsessed by a terror that he cannot remember. Driven by the question “What did happen?” he attempts to recall the truth by dictating to his scribe the events of the day that began it all: the day the rats began to die.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 2 - December 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Contents of No. 2 include: "The (Non)Finality of Supreme Court Opinions," Richard J. Lazarus; Review, "The Laws of Capitalism," David Singh Grewal; Note, "Citizens United at Work"; Note, "Data Mining, Dog Sniffs, and the Fourth Amendment"; and Note, "Nonbinding Bondage." The issue includes student comments on Recent Cases, and scholars' In Memoriam contributions about the life of John Mansfield.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 3 - Spring 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,420. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
Contents of New England Law Review, Spr. 2014, include a Symposium, "Benchmarks: Evaluating Measurements of Judicial Productivity," featuring recognized legal scholars Jordan Singer, Hon. William Young, Hon. Lee Rosenthal, Steven Gensler, Chad Oldfather, John Spottswood, Carolyn Dubay, and Malia Reddick. Both trial and appellate courts are considered. Also includes Notes and Comments by students.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 2 - November 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 137,750. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
The Nov. 2014 issue of Yale Law Journal (#2) features new articles: "Agency Enforcement of Spending Clause Statutes: A Defense of the Funding Cut-Off," by Eloise Pasachoff; Essay, "Bounded Institutions," Yair Listokin; Book Review, "Constitutions of Hope and Fear," Frederick Shauer; Notes on discrimination law, double jeopardy, and judicial use of dictionaries; and Comment on the CAFA and states.
Land Divided by Law: The Yakama Indian Nation as Environmental History, 1840-1933
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,900. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law, Nonfiction » History » Native American
An environmental history of Yakama and Euro-American cultural interactions during the 19th and 20th century, exploring the role of law in both curtailing and promoting rights to subsistence resources within a market economy. Uses original source files, case histories, and contemporary writings and describes how the struggle to assert treaty rights both sprang from and impacted lives of the Yakama.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 1 - November 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 251,600. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
The Nov. 2014 issue is an annual review of the Supreme Court's prior Term, including extensive case summaries. For the 2013 Term essays include Foreword: "The Means of Constitutional Power," by John Manning; Comment: "Slipping the Bonds of Federalism," by Heather Gerken; Comment, "The Supreme Court as a Constitutional Court," by Jamal Greene; and Comment, "The Hobby Lobby Moment," by Paul Horwitz.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 1 - October 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,370. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
The October 2014 issue of Yale Law Journal (the first for academic year 2014-215) features new articles on law and legal theory. Contents include "Self-Help and the Separation of Powers," by David E. Pozen; "Criminal Attempts," by Gideon Yaffe; a Note on mortgage lending in New Haven ca. 1937; a Comment on SEC enforcement; and a Comment on Concepcion and arbitration clauses in the state courts.
The Organizational Weapon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 141,290. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The classic study of the methods, propaganda, and institutions which create infiltration and eventually coopt organizations from within. The study applies its theory to communist techniques but its analysis and insights have, over the years, become useful in perceiving and combating such methods in jihadist and terrorist organizations. The 2014 edition adds a foreword by Martin Krygier of UNSW.
A Heavenly Death
Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
New in The Frank May Chronicles, this book joins many others by Stanford law professor Lawrence M. Friedman that follow the adventures of middle-aged lawyer Frank May. He is back and more hesitant than ever to get involved. But a mystery finds him anyway, too bizarre to ignore. Many people believe in life after death, but how many believe in murder after death? Or the truth explained from heaven?
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 81, Number 3 - Summer 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 244,090. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
The third issue of 2014 features articles from recognized legal scholars. Contents include three articles: * Following Lower-Court Precedent, by Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl * Constitutional Outliers, by Justin Driver * Intellectual Property versus Prizes: Reframing the Debate, by Benjamin Roin The issue also includes a book review essay by Michael Stokes Paulsen and seven extensive student Comments.
Pinto and Sons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 167,950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This ironic comedy by the author of the acclaimed Leib Goldkorn series and "King of the Jews" follows Pinto, a Hungarian Jew and former medical student, who takes the wrong ship and winds up out West during the craze of the California Gold Rush. Never discouraged, he tries to bring scientific enlightenment to a band of boys from the local Modoc Indian tribe. His efforts largely turn back on Pinto.
Why the Haves Come Out Ahead: The Classic Essay and New Observations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
Galanter’s influential article is now available as a convenient, affordable, and assignable book, with a new 2014 introduction that explains the origins and aftermath of the original work. Also, it features his 2006 article applying the original thesis to real-world dilemmas today. The book adds extensive 2014 commentary by Shauhin Talesh (UC Irvine) and Robert Gordon (Stanford).
Congress and the Court: A Case Study in the American Political Process
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Princeton professor Walter Murphy analyzed the role of Congress in trying to manage an activist Court at a time of seismic change in law and evolving interplay between two powerful institutions. On the original dustjacket: a "first-rate assessment of the delicate balance of power between Congress and the Supreme Court as it affects the American political process." New foreword by Thomas E. Baker.
The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,250. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Comparative
'The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland' is a new exploration of history, controversy and reform about the Irish system. During recent legislative debate over a reform bill, Alan Shatter, Minister of Justice in Ireland, publicly called this study, in its earlier form as a dissertation, "marvellous" and stated that it "should be compulsory reading for us all." Foreword by John Flood.
The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Tort and liability, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Real courtroom story that reads like a suspense novel. "An intelligently told true story of honor, integrity and justice. The Widow Wave reminded me of The Perfect Storm, played out in a taut courtroom thriller. Jacobs masterfully weaves the harrowing tale of the last voyage of Aloha, and courtroom battle that followed. A great read." -- Robert Dugoni, NYT bestselling author of 'My Sister's Grave'
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