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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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Out of Order
Out of Order
Written by Sandra Day O'Connor
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812993936
Our Price: $11.99
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Out of Order
Stories from the History of the Supreme Court
Written by Sandra Day O'Connor


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“I called this book Out of Order because it reflects my goal, which is to share a different side of the Supreme Court. Most people know the Court only as it exists between bangs of the gavel, when the Court comes to order to hear arguments or give...
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The Journalist and the Murderer
The Journalist and the Murderer
Written by Janet Malcolm
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307797872
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The Journalist and the Murderer

Written by Janet Malcolm


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $13.99

In two previous books, Janet Malcolm explored the hidden sides of, respectively, institutional psychoanalysis and Freudian biography. In this book, she examines the psychopathology of journalism. Using a strange and unprecedented lawsuit as her larger-than-life example -- the lawsuit of Jeffrey MacDonald, a convicted murderer, against Joe McGinniss, the author of... Read more >
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Simple Justice
Simple Justice
Written by Richard Kluger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307546081
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Simple Justice
The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality
Written by Richard Kluger


Format: eBook, 880 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2011
Price: $20.99

Simple Justice is the definitive history of the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education and the epic struggle for racial equality in this country. Combining intensive research with original interviews with surviving participants, Richard Kluger provides the fullest possible view of the human and legal drama in the years before... Read more >
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Founding Faith
Founding Faith
Written by Steven Waldman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588366740
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Founding Faith
Providence, Politics, and the Birth of Religious Freedom in America
Written by Steven Waldman


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $12.99

The culture wars have distorted the dramatic story of how Americans came to worship freely. Many activists on the right maintain that the United States was founded as a “Christian nation.” Many on the left contend that the Founders were secular or Deist and that the First Amendment was designed to...

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Active Liberty
Active Liberty
Written by Stephen Breyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307424617
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Active Liberty
Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution
Written by Stephen Breyer


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

A brilliant new approach to the Constitution and courts of the United States by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.For Justice Breyer, the Constitution’s primary role is to preserve and encourage what he calls “active liberty”: citizen participation in shaping government and its laws. As this book argues, promoting active liberty requires... 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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Place, Not Race
A New Vision of Opportunity in America
Written by Sheryll Cashin


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $25.95

From a nationally recognized expert, a fresh and original argument for bettering affirmative action
 
Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmative action... Read more >
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Firefighters
Firefighters
Written by Dennis Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307484901
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Firefighters
Their Lives in Their Own Words
Written by Dennis Smith


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

An unforgettable journey through the daily lives of the brave men and women who have made saving lives their profession.
Dennis Smith, author of Report from Engine Co. 82, traveled across the country talking to dozens of America’s firefighters to put together this powerful collection of their own descriptions of their most... Read more >
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Writing to Win
Writing to Win
Written by Steven D. Stark
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307888747
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Writing to Win
The Legal Writer
Written by Steven D. Stark


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

From a master teacher, a results-oriented approach to powerful legal writing that communicates, that persuades--and that wins.

Of all the professions, the law has the most deserved reputation for opaque, jargon-clogged writing. Legal education, which focuses on judicial opinions, not instruments of persuasion, is partly to blame. Yet forceful writing is one... Read more >
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