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Gideon's Trumpet
Gideon's Trumpet
Written by Anthony Lewis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307805287
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Gideon's Trumpet

Written by Anthony Lewis


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $13.99

A history of the landmark case of James Earl Gideon's fight for the right to legal counsel. Notes, table of cases, index. The classic backlist bestseller. More than 800,000 sold since its first pub date of 1964.


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Rights at Risk
Rights at Risk
Written by David K. Shipler
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ISBN: 9780307947000
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Rights at Risk
The Limits of Liberty in Modern America
Written by David K. Shipler


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $17.95

An enlightening, intensely researched examination of violations of the constitutional principles that preserve individual rights and civil liberties from courtrooms to classrooms.
 
With telling anecdote and detail, Pulitzer Prize–winner David K. Shipler explores the territory where the Constitution meets everyday America, where legal compromises—before and since 9/11—have undermined the criminal justice system’s... Read more >
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Illicit
Illicit
Written by Moises Naim
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ISBN: 9781400078844
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Illicit
How Smugglers, Traffickers, and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy
Written by Moises Naim


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.00

A groundbreaking investigation of how illicit commerce is changing the world by transforming economies, reshaping politics, and capturing governments.In this fascinating and comprehensive examination of the underside of globalization, Moises Naím illuminates the struggle between traffickers and the hamstrung bureaucracies trying to control them. From illegal migrants to drugs to weapons... Read more >
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The Buffalo Creek Disaster
The Buffalo Creek Disaster
Written by Gerald M. Stern
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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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The Anatomy of Violence
The Anatomy of Violence
Written by Adrian Raine
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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 >
The Anatomy of Violence
The Anatomy of Violence
Written by Adrian Raine
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ISBN: 9780307378842
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The Anatomy of Violence
The Biological Roots of Crime
Written by Adrian Raine


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $35.00

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 >
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Contempt of Court
Contempt of Court
Written by Mark Curriden and Leroy Phillips
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ISBN: 9780385720823
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Contempt of Court
The Turn-of-the-Century Lynching That Launched a Hundred Years of Federalism
Written by Mark Curriden and Leroy Phillips


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2001
Price: $17.00

In this profound and fascinating book, the authors revisit an overlooked Supreme Court decision that changed forever how justice is carried out in the United States.
In 1906, Ed Johnson was the innocnet black man found guilty of the brutal rape of Nevada Taylor, a white woman, and sentenced to die in... Read more >
Simple Justice
Simple Justice
Written by Richard Kluger
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ISBN: 9781400030613
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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: Trade Paperback, 880 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2004
Price: $27.95

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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Law in America
Law in America
Written by Lawrence M. Friedman
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ISBN: 9781588362506
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Law in America
A Short History
Written by Lawrence M. Friedman


Format: eBook0
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

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The Killer of Little Shepherds
The Killer of Little Shepherds
Written by Douglas Starr
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ISBN: 9780307279088
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The Killer of Little Shepherds
A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science
Written by Douglas Starr


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $16.00

Winner of the Gold Dagger Award

A fascinating true crime story that details the rise of modern forensics and the development of modern criminal investigation.
 
At the end of the nineteenth century, serial murderer Joseph Vacher terrorized the French countryside, eluding authorities for years, and murdering twice as many victims as Jack The...

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