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The Sun Climbs Slow
The International Criminal Court and the Struggle for Justice
Written by Erna Paris


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $21.95

In this groundbreaking investigation, Erna Paris explores the history of global justice, the politics behind America's opposition to the creation of a permanent international criminal court, and the implications for the world at large.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the first permanent tribunal of its kind. The mandate of the ICC... 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: $15.99

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 Odd Clauses
Understanding the Constitution Through Ten of Its Most Curious Provisions
Written by Jay Wexler


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $24.95

If the United States Constitution were a zoo, and the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth amendments were a lion, a giraffe, and a panda bear, respectively, then The Odd Clauses would be a special exhibit of shrews, wombats, and bat-eared foxes. Past the ever-popular monkey house and lion cages, Boston University law... Read more >
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Black Trials
Black Trials
Written by Mark S. Weiner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307425034
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Black Trials
Citizenship from the Beginnings of Slavery to the End of Caste
Written by Mark S. Weiner


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

   From a brilliant young legal scholar comes this sweeping history of American ideas of belonging and citizenship, told through the stories of fourteen legal cases that helped to shape our nation.
   Spanning three centuries, Black Trials details the legal challenges and struggles that helped define the ever-shifting identity of blacks in America...

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The Trial
The Trial
Written by Sadakat Kadri
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307432704
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The Trial
Four Thousand Years of Courtroom Drama
Written by Sadakat Kadri


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

For as long as accuser and accused have faced each other in public, criminal trials have been establishing far more than who did what to whom–and in this fascinating book, Sadakat Kadri surveys four thousand years of courtroom drama.

A brilliantly engaging writer, Kadri journeys from the silence of ancient Egypt’s... Read more >
Life's Dominion
Life's Dominion
Written by Ronald Dworkin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307787910
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Life's Dominion
An Argument About Abortion, Euthanasia, and Individual Freedom
Written by Ronald Dworkin


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2011
Price: $13.99

One of the country's most distinguished scholars presents a brilliantly original approach to the twin dilemmas of abortion and euthanasia, showing why they arouse such volcanic controversy and how we as a society can reconcile our values of life and individual liberty.


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Race, Crime, and the Law
Race, Crime, and the Law
Written by Randall Kennedy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814654
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Race, Crime, and the Law

Written by Randall Kennedy


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $14.99

In this powerfully reasoned, lucidly written work, Harvard Law Professor Randall Kennedy takes on the highly complex issues of race, crime, and the legal system, uncovering the long-standing failure of the justice system to protect blacks from criminals and revealing difficult truths about these factors in the United States.


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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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Property and Freedom
Property and Freedom
Written by Richard Pipes
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ISBN: 9780307427359
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Property and Freedom

Written by Richard Pipes


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Richard Pipes, Harvard scholar and historian of the Russian Revolution, brings his remarkable erudition to an exploration of a wide range of national and political systems to demonstrate persuasively that private ownership has served over the centuries to limit the power of the state and enable democratic institutions to evolve and... 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: $12.99

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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