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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 Vicar of Christ
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 300,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Leadership in Administration: A Sociological Interpretation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,900. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
Foundational study of how organizations work and how leadership promotes them. Long cited by scholars in many fields and assigned in classwork in many departments, this book is considered to have virtually created the field of institutional-leadership management. Beyond the usual platitudes and generalities of leadership, this book takes a realistic look at what successful management means.
Yale Law Journal: Symposium - The Meaning of the Civil Rights Revolution (Volume 123, Number 8 - June 2014)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 226,050. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
"Symposium: The Meaning of the Civil Rights Revolution" is in effect a new, extensive book of thought on civil rights. In February 2014, Yale Law Journal held a symposium marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the publication of Bruce Ackerman's 'We the People: The Civil Rights Revolution' (2014). Essays by leading constitutional scholars about these events are featured.
Yale Law Journal: Symposium - The Gideon Effect (Volume 122, Number 8 - June 2013)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 253,170. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This special Symposium issue of the Yale Law Journal is, in effect, a new and extensive book on this important subject, featuring contributions by internationally recognized legal and political scholars. It is one of the most thorough, detailed, and wide-ranging analyses of the current standing and reach of what may be the Court's most important criminal law decision, now available as an ebook.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 6 - April 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,190. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Harvard Law Review, Apr. '14, includes scholarly articles and student research, and the annual survey of Developments in the Law. This year's topic is SEXUAL ORIENTATION & GENDER IDENTITY. The issue includes an article by Jill Anderson, "Misreading Like a Lawyer: Cognitive Bias in Statutory Interpretation," and one by Ryan Bubb & Richard Pildes, "How Behavioral Economics Trims Its Sails and Why."
The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Tort and liability
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'
Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal: Volume 41, Number 1 - 2015
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Computer & Internet
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.
The Law-Science Chasm: Bridging Law's Disaffection with Science as Evidence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,570. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Science & Technology
This is a sociolegal study that takes seriously the varying approaches to science that physicians and scientists use, as compared to legal actors such as judges and lawyers. Offering a way to translate their different perspectives and assumptions, Cedric C. Gilson uses sociological and philosophical methodologies to explain each discipline to the other. Science and law are, in essence, mediated.
The Roman Enigma
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,030. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The acclaimed novel of spies, codebreaking and intrigue in WWII Italy by bestselling author Walter Murphy ("The Vicar of Christ," "Upon This Rock"), is now a convenient ebook. First published by Macmillan and Dell, it's now presented in a quality digital edition, including active Contents. The plan... Italy, 1943. The Target: Enigma, the German's code machine. The Agent: Robert Rovere of the OSS.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 1 - November 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 251,600. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
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.
TVA and the Grass Roots: A Study of Politics and Organization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,390. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Famous, influential study of organizations in action at all levels in the creation and expansion of the Tennessee Valley Authority with all its land use, agricultural, political and human effects. Landmark application of social theory coupled with prodigious research and insightful analysis made this book legendary. Newly republished in multiple formats in the Classics of Social Sciences series.


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