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Are Prisons Obsolete?

Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $11.95

With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: the abolition of the prison. As she quite correctly notes, American life is replete with abolition movements, and when they were engaged in these struggles, their chances of... Read more >
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Law in America
Law in America
Written by Lawrence M. Friedman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588362506
Our Price: $2.99
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Law in America
A Short History
Written by Lawrence M. Friedman


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 30, 2002
Price: $2.99

Law in America is a little gem. It is a peerless introduction to our legal history—concise, clear, tellingly told, and beautifully written. The greatest living historian of American law has done it again.”
—Stanley N. Katz,
former president of the American Society for Legal History and the Organization of American Historians

“All societies have... Read more >
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The Killer of Little Shepherds
The Killer of Little Shepherds
Written by Douglas Starr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307594587
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The Killer of Little Shepherds
A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science
Written by Douglas Starr


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $11.99

A riveting true crime story that vividly recounts the birth of modern forensics.

At the end of the nineteenth century, serial murderer Joseph Vacher, known and feared as “The Killer of Little Shepherds,” terrorized the French countryside. He eluded authorities for years—until he ran up against prosecutor Emile Fourquet and Dr. Alexandre... Read more >
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The Buffalo Creek Disaster
The Buffalo Creek Disaster
Written by Gerald M. Stern
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307783844
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The Buffalo Creek Disaster
How the survivors of one of the worst disasters in coal-mining history brought s uit against the coal company--and won
Written by Gerald M. Stern


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $9.99

One Saturday morning in February 1972, an impoundment dam owned by the Pittston Coal Company burst, sending a 130 million gallon, 25 foot tidal wave of water, sludge, and debris crashing into southern West Virginia's Buffalo Creek hollow. It was one of the deadliest floods in U.S. history. 125 people were... Read more >
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Courtroom 302
Courtroom 302
Written by Steve Bogira
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814197
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Courtroom 302
A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Criminal Courthouse
Written by Steve Bogira


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2011
Price: $11.99

Steve Bogira’s riveting book takes us into the heart of America’s criminal justice system. Courtroom 302 is the story of one year in one courtroom in Chicago’s Cook County Criminal Courthouse, the busiest felony courthouse in the country.

We see the system through the eyes of the men and women who... Read more >
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The Death of Common Sense
The Death of Common Sense
Written by Philip K. Howard
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ISBN: 9780679644101
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The Death of Common Sense
How Law Is Suffocating America
Written by Philip K. Howard


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $11.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“We need a new idea of how to govern. The current system is broken. Law is supposed to be a framework for humans to make choices, not the replacement for free choice.” So notes Philip K. Howard in the new Afterword to his explosive manifesto The Death of Common Sense...

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The Anatomy of Violence
The Anatomy of Violence
Written by Adrian Raine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907783
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The Anatomy of Violence
The Biological Roots of Crime
Written by Adrian Raine


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.99

With a 4-page full-color insert, and black-and-white illustrations throughout

Why do some innocent kids grow up to become cold-blooded serial killers? Is bad biology partly to blame? For more than three decades Adrian Raine has been researching the biological roots of violence and establishing neurocriminology, a new field that applies neuroscience techniques... Read more >
Undocumented
How Immigration Became Illegal
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $16.00

Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context
 
In this illuminating work, immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how people, especially Mexican and... Read more >
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Inside the Criminal Mind
Inside the Criminal Mind
Written by Stanton Samenow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804139915
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Inside the Criminal Mind
Revised and Updated Edition
Written by Stanton Samenow


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

Long-held myths defining the sources of and cures for crime are shattered in this ground-breaking book--and a chilling profile of today's criminal emerges. Read more >
Abolition Democracy
Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture
Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $12.95

Revelations about U.S policies and practices of torture and abuse have captured headlines ever since the breaking of the Abu Ghraib prison story in April 2004. Since then, a debate has raged regarding what is and what is not acceptable behavior for the world’s leading democracy. It is within this context... Read more >
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