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I Don't Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine
Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup
Written by David Chura


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 1, 2010
Price: $24.95

Since the early 1990s, thanks to inflamed rhetoric in the media about “superpredators” and a wave of get-tough-on-crime laws, the number of juveniles in prison has risen by 35 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, and their placement in adult prison has increased by 208 percent, according to a... Read more >
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Mr. President
Mr. President
Written by Ray Raphael
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958563
Our Price: $11.99
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Mr. President
How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive
Written by Ray Raphael


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

The little-known story of the dramatic political maneuverings and personalities behind the creation of the office of the president, with ramifications that continue to this day.
 
On June 1, 1787, when the Federal Convention first talked of establishing a new executive branch, James Wilson moved that “the Executive consist of... Read more >
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Beyond the Burning Cross
Beyond the Burning Cross
Written by Edward J. Cleary
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801265
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Beyond the Burning Cross
A Landmark Case of Race, Censorship, and the First Amendment
Written by Edward J. Cleary


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $16.99

Does our abhorrence of racism allow us to ban certain forms of speech? This is the simple yet subversive question that Edward J. Cleary posed to the U.S. Supreme Court when, in 1991, he defended a white student who had burned a cross on a black family's lawn in St. Paul...

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Queer (In)Justice
The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States
Written by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie and Kay Whitlock


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $27.95

A groundbreaking work that turns a “queer eye” on the criminal legal system
 
Drawing on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy, Queer (In)Justice is a searing examination of queer experiences--as "suspects," defendants, prisoners, and survivors of crime. The authors unpack queer criminal archetypes--like "gleeful gay killers," "lethal lesbians," "disease spreaders," and... Read more >
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Going Up the River
Going Up the River
Written by Joseph T. Hallinan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375506932
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Going Up the River
Travels in a Prison Nation
Written by Joseph T. Hallinan


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2001
Price: $11.99

The American prison system has grown tenfold in thirty years, while crime rates have been relatively flat: 2 million people are behind bars on any given day, more prisoners than in any other country in the world — half a million more than in Communist China, and the largest prison expansion... Read more >
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Sweet Land of Liberty
Sweet Land of Liberty
Written by Thomas J. Sugrue
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ISBN: 9781588367563
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Sweet Land of Liberty
The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North
Written by Thomas J. Sugrue


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $15.99

The struggle for racial equality in the North has been a footnote in most books about civil rights in America. Now this monumental new work from one of the most brilliant historians of his generation sets the record straight. Sweet Land of Liberty is an epic, revelatory account of the abiding... Read more >
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Every Employee's Guide to the Law
Every Employee's Guide to the Law
Written by Lewin G. I Joel, II
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307779939
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Every Employee's Guide to the Law

Written by Lewin G. I Joel, II


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $13.99

Covering every aspect of employment from the job interview to post-employment benefits, this invaluable resource focuses on employee rights guaranteed by law and explains how workers can be protected. In language praised for its clarity and accessiblity, this updated edition provides a strong foundation of legal knowledge and advice on wages... Read more >
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All the Laws but One
All the Laws but One
Written by William H. Rehnquist
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ISBN: 9780307424693
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All the Laws but One
Civil Liberties in Wartime
Written by William H. Rehnquist


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

In All the Laws but One, William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, provides an insightful and fascinating account of the history of civil liberties during wartime and illuminates the cases where presidents have suspended the law in the name of national security.

Abraham Lincoln, champion of freedom and... Read more >
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The Guilt Project
Rape, Morality, and Law
Written by Vanessa Place


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $19.99

An English court in 1736 described rape as an accusation “easily to be made and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused, though never so innocent. ”To prove the crime, the law required a woman to physically resist, to put up a “hue and cry,&rdquo... Read more >
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The Case Against Lawyers
The Case Against Lawyers
Written by Catherine Crier
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767909662
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The Case Against Lawyers
How the Lawyers, Politicians, and Bureaucrats Have Turned the Law into an Instrument of Tyranny--and What We as Citizens Have to Do About It
Written by Catherine Crier


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $14.99

THE EMMY AWARD-WINNING HOST OF COURT TV’S "CATHERINE CRIER LIVE" DESCRIBES AN AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM DANGEROUSLY OUT OF CONTROL – AND FINDS THE LAWYERS GUILTY AS CHARGED.

As a child, Catherine Crier was enchanted by film portrayals of crusading lawyers like Clarence Darrow and Atticus Finch. As a district attorney, private lawyer... Read more >
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