Walter F. Murphy

Biography

Novelist and long-time professor of constitutional law at Princeton, Walter F. Murphy authored The Roman Enigma, Upon This Rock, and the New York Times bestselling novel The Vicar of Christ. His much-cited nonfiction works include Elements of Judicial Strategy and Congress and the Court.

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Books

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."
The Vicar of Christ
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 300,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Quid Pro, LLC. 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.
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, LLC. 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.
Upon This Rock: The Life of St. Peter
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 201,050. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
The early years after the Resurrection, and the power of a Gospel and a new World, now available as an ebook. Murphy, author of the bestselling The Vicar of Christ, engages the epic grandeur of the Resurrection and the heroic struggle of Simon Peter to spread the good word that the kingdom of God is at hand. His journey is harrowing, full of doubt and drama, and leads--as all roads do--to Rome.
The Roman Enigma
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,030. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » General
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.

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