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Mouthpiece
Mouthpiece
Written by Edward Hayes and Susan Lehman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767916547
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Mouthpiece
A Life in -- and Sometimes Just Outside -- the Law
Written by Edward Hayes and Susan Lehman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $15.99

From prosecuting (and defending) murderers in the Bronx to handling the public and private problems of Manhattan’s elite, Mouthpiece recounts the colorful adventures of New York City’s ultimate legal operator.

“In the pages before us, the Counselor tells a saga’s worth of tales of the city. As the saying goes, he’s got...
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Louis D. Brandeis
Louis D. Brandeis
Written by Melvin Urofsky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307378583
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Louis D. Brandeis
A Life
Written by Melvin Urofsky


Format: eBook, 928 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $19.99

The first full-scale biography in twenty-five years of one of the most important and distinguished justices to sit on the Supreme Court–a book that reveals Louis D. Brandeis the reformer, lawyer, and jurist, and Brandeis the man, in all of his complexity, passion, and wit.

A huge and galvanizing biography, a revelation...

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Judge Richard S. Arnold
Judge Richard S. Arnold
Written by Polly J. Price, Foreword by Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591027119
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Judge Richard S. Arnold
A Legacy of Justice on the Federal Bench
Written by Polly J. Price
Foreword by Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Format: Hardcover, 466 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $25.99

In 1994, President Bill Clinton called federal appellate court Judge and fellow Arkansan Richard Sheppard Arnold "the most brilliant man on the federal bench." But for concerns about Arnold’s poor health, Clinton would have nominated him to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the retirement of Justice Harry... Read more >
Black Titan
Black Titan
Written by Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307514547
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Black Titan
A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire
Written by Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $11.99

The grandson of slaves, born into poverty in 1892 in the Deep South, A. G. Gaston died more than a century later with a fortune worth well over $130 million and a business empire spanning communications, real estate, and insurance. Gaston was, by any measure, a heroic figure whose wealth and... Read more >
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Secret Lives of the Supreme Court
Secret Lives of the Supreme Court
Written by Robert Schnackenberg, Illustrated by Eugene Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594743085
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Secret Lives of the Supreme Court
What Your Teachers Never Told You about America's Legendary Judges
Written by Robert Schnackenberg
Illustrated by Eugene Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2009
Price: $17.95

Drugs, Adultery, Bribery, Homosexuality, corruption—and the Supreme Court?!?
 
Your high school history teachers never gave you a book like this one! Secret Lives of the Supreme Court features outrageous and uncensored profiles of America’s most legendary justices—complete with hundreds of little-known, politically incorrect, and downright wacko facts. You’ll discover that:
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In the Ring
In the Ring
Written by Robert S. Bennett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307394446
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In the Ring
The Trials of a Washington Lawyer
Written by Robert S. Bennett


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $15.95

“The best legal read . . . in decades. A brilliantly entertaining work, both for the lawyer and the layman.”
Washington Times

Robert S. Bennett has been a lawyer for more than forty years. In that time, he’s taken on dozens of high-profile and groundbreaking cases and emerged as the go-to... Read more >
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Madame Prosecutor
Madame Prosecutor
Written by Carla Del Ponte and Chuck Sudetic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590513026
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Madame Prosecutor
Confrontations with Humanity's Worst Criminals and the Culture of Impunity
Written by Carla Del Ponte and Chuck Sudetic


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2009
Price: $25.95

Carla Del Ponte won international recognition as Switzerland's attorney general when she pursued cases against the Sicilian mafia. In 1999, she answered the United Nations' call to become the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda. In her new role, Del Ponte confronted genocide... Read more >
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The Tyrannicide Brief
The Tyrannicide Brief
Written by Geoffrey Robertson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307492258
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The Tyrannicide Brief
The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I to the Scaffold
Written by Geoffrey Robertson


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $14.99

Charles I waged civil wars that cost one in ten Englishmen their lives. But in 1649 Parliament was hard put to find a lawyer with the skill and daring to prosecute a king who claimed to be above the law. In the end, they chose the radical lawyer John Cooke, whose... Read more >
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In the Ring
In the Ring
Written by Robert S. Bennett
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ISBN: 9780307409744
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In the Ring
The Trials of a Washington Lawyer
Written by Robert S. Bennett


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 19, 2008
Price: $11.99

Robert S. Bennett has been a lawyer for more than forty years. In that time, he’s taken on dozens of high-profile and groundbreaking cases and emerged as the go-to guy for the nation’s elite. Bob Bennett gained international recognition as one of America’s best lawyers for leading the defense of President... Read more >
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The Tyrannicide Brief
The Tyrannicide Brief
Written by Geoffrey Robertson
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ISBN: 9780307386373
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The Tyrannicide Brief
The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I to the Scaffold
Written by Geoffrey Robertson


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $18.95

Charles I waged civil wars that cost one in ten Englishmen their lives. But in 1649 Parliament was hard put to find a lawyer with the skill and daring to prosecute a king who claimed to be above the law. In the end, they chose the radical lawyer John Cooke, whose... Read more >
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v. Goliath
v. Goliath
Written by Karen Donovan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375726552
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v. Goliath
The Trials of David Boies
Written by Karen Donovan


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $15.95

David Boies, the star trial lawyer in a country obsessed with legal drama, proves endlessly fascinating in this compulsively readable account of his extraordinary career.A man of almost superhuman accomplishment, Boies argued a string of headline-making cases before being catapulted to international prominence when he represented Al Gore before the Supreme... Read more >
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Mouthpiece
Mouthpiece
Written by Edward Hayes and Susan Lehman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767920285
Our Price: $11.99
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Mouthpiece
A Life in -- and Sometimes Just Outside -- the Law
Written by Edward Hayes and Susan Lehman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2006
Price: $11.99

From prosecuting (and defending) murderers in the Bronx to handling the public and private problems of Manhattan’s elite, Mouthpiece recounts the colorful adventures of New York City’s ultimate legal operator.

“In the pages before us, the Counselor tells a saga’s worth of tales of the city. As the saying goes, he’s got...
Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Black Titan
Black Titan
Written by Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345453488
Our Price: $16.00
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Black Titan
A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire
Written by Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2005
Price: $16.00

The grandson of slaves, born into poverty in 1892 in the Deep South, A. G. Gaston died more than a century later with a fortune worth well over $130 million and a business empire spanning communications, real estate, and insurance. Gaston was, by any measure, a heroic figure whose wealth and... Read more >
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