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The Burglary

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The Burglary
Written by Betty L. Medsger
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ISBN: 9780804173667
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty L. Medsger


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
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The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution... Read more >
Place, Not Race
Place, Not Race
Written by Sheryll Cashin
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ISBN: 9780807086148
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Place, Not Race
A New Vision of Opportunity in America
Written by Sheryll Cashin


Format: Hardcover, 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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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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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty Medsger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962959
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty Medsger


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution... Read more >
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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty Medsger
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ISBN: 9780307962966
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty Medsger


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution... Read more >
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The Good Guys, the Bad Guys and the First Amendment
The Good Guys, the Bad Guys and the First Amendment
Written by Fred W. Friendly
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ISBN: 9780307824424
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The Good Guys, the Bad Guys and the First Amendment
Free Speech Vs. Fairness in Broadcasting
Written by Fred W. Friendly


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

Unlike newspapers, TV and radio broadcasting is subject to government regulation in the form of the FCC and the Fairness Doctrine, which requires stations "to devote a reasonable amount of broadcast time to the discussion of controversial issues" and "to do so farily, in order to afford reasonable opportunity for opposing... Read more >
Dispatches from the Dark Side
Dispatches from the Dark Side
Written by Gareth Peirce
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ISBN: 9781844677597
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Dispatches from the Dark Side
On Torture and the Death of Justice
Written by Gareth Peirce


Format: Trade Paperback, 154 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $14.95

In this set of devastating essays, Gareth Peirce analyzes the corruption of legal principles and practices in both the US and the UK that has accompanied the ‘War on Terror’. Exploring the few cases of torture that have come to light, such as those of Guantánamo detainees Shafiq Rasul and Binyam... Read more >
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Covering
Covering
Written by Kenji Yoshino
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ISBN: 9781588361721
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Covering
The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
Written by Kenji Yoshino


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

In this remarkable and elegant work, acclaimed Yale Law School professor Kenji Yoshino fuses legal manifesto and poetic memoir to call for a redefinition of civil rights in our law and culture.

Everyone covers. To cover is to downplay a disfavored trait so as to blend into the mainstream. Because... Read more >
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Simple Justice
Simple Justice
Written by Richard Kluger
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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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Beyond the Burning Cross
Beyond the Burning Cross
Written by Edward J. Cleary
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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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The Pig Farmer's Daughter and Other Tales of American Justice
The Pig Farmer's Daughter and Other Tales of American Justice
Written by Mary Frances Berry
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ISBN: 9780307797292
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The Pig Farmer's Daughter and Other Tales of American Justice
Episodes of Racism and Sexism in the Courts from 1865 to the Present
Written by Mary Frances Berry


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

From the head of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission and noted professor of law and history at the University of Pennsylvania, a groundbreaking book that examines both civil and criminal court cases from the Civil War to the present, to reveal the impact of stereotyping--race, class, gender--on the American legal system... Read more >
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No Pity
No Pity
Written by Joseph P. Shapiro
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307798329
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No Pity
People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement
Written by Joseph P. Shapiro


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $14.99

People with disabilities forging the newest and last human rights movement of the century.


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From the Closet to the Courtroom
From the Closet to the Courtroom
Written by Carlos A. Ball and Michael Bronski
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ISBN: 9780807001530
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From the Closet to the Courtroom
Five LGBT Rights Lawsuits That Have Changed Our Nation
Written by Carlos A. Ball and Michael Bronski


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $18.00

Engaging and largely untold, From the Closet to the Courtroom explores how five pivotal lawsuits have altered LGBT history. Beginning each case narrative at the center—with the litigants and their lawyers—law professor Carlos Ball follows the stories behind each crucial lawsuit. He traces the parties from their communities to the courtroom... Read more >
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The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal
A Life in the Balance
Written by Amnesty International


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $6.95

Mumia Abu-Jamal has been incarcerated on Pennsylvania's death row for over two decades. His case has generated more controversy and received more attention, both national and international, than that of any other inmate currently under sentence of death in the United States of America.
Mumia Abu Jamal, black, was convicted and sentenced... Read more >
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Democracy Detained
Secret Unconstitutional Practices in the U.S. War on Terror
Written by Barbara Olshansky
Introduction by Nat Hentoff


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

Democracy Detained exposes the deplorable secret crimes committed by the Bush administration in their war on terror. Prominent legal activist Barbara Olshansky documents the assault on our constitutional democracy since 9/11, meticulously analyzing the unlawful justifications made by the U.S. government for covert actions at home and abroad. She reports on... Read more >
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Silencing Political Dissent
How Post-September 11 Anti-Terrorism Measures Threaten Our Civil Liberties
Written by Nancy Chang
Foreword by Howard Zinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $9.95

In her groundbreaking new book, Silencing Political Dissent, constitutional expert Nancy Chang examines how the Bush administration's fight against terrorism is resulting in a disturbing erosion of First Amendment rights and increase of executive power.
Chang's compelling analysis begins with a historical review of political repression and intolerance of dissent in America... Read more >
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Targeted
Homeland Security and the Business of Immigration
Written by Deepa Fernandes
Foreword by Howard Zinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

America has always portrayed itself as a country of immigrants, welcoming each year the millions seeking a new home or refuge in this land of plenty. Increasingly, instead of finding their dream, many encounter a nightmare—a country whose culture and legal system aggressively target and prosecute them.
In Targeted, journalist Deepa Fernandes... Read more >
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From the Closet to the Courtroom
Five LGBT Rights Lawsuits That Have Changed Our Nation
Written by Carlos A. Ball and Michael Bronski


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $27.95

The advancement of LGBT rights has occurred through struggles large and small-on the streets, around kitchen tables, and on the Web. Lawsuits have also played a vital role in propelling the movement forward, and behind every case is a human story: a landlord in New York seeks to evict a gay... Read more >
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The Guilt Project
The Guilt Project
Written by Vanessa Place
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590512647
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The Guilt Project
Rape, Morality and Law
Written by Vanessa Place


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $25.95

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,”... 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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Sweet Land of Liberty
Sweet Land of Liberty
Written by Thomas J. Sugrue
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ISBN: 9780812970388
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Sweet Land of Liberty
The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North
Written by Thomas J. Sugrue


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $20.00

Sweet Land of Liberty is Thomas J. Sugrue’s epic account of the abiding quest for racial equality in states from Illinois to New York, and of how the intense northern struggle differed from and was inspired by the fight down South. Sugrue’s panoramic view sweeps from the 1920s to the present–more... Read more >
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Judge Richard S. Arnold
Judge Richard S. Arnold
Written by Polly J. Price, Foreword by Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591027119
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Judge Richard S. Arnold
A Legacy of Justice on the Federal Bench
Written by Polly J. Price
Foreword by Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Format: Hardcover, 466 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $25.99

In 1994, President Bill Clinton called federal appellate court Judge and fellow Arkansan Richard Sheppard Arnold "the most brilliant man on the federal bench." But for concerns about Arnold’s poor health, Clinton would have nominated him to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the retirement of Justice Harry... Read more >
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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The Tyranny of Good Intentions
The Tyranny of Good Intentions
Written by Paul Craig Roberts and Lawrence M. Stratton
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ISBN: 9780307396068
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The Tyranny of Good Intentions
How Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Are Trampling the Constitution in the Name of Justice
Written by Paul Craig Roberts and Lawrence M. Stratton


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $16.00

In this updated and expanded edition of The Tyranny of Good Intentions, Paul Craig Roberts and Lawrence M. Stratton renew their valiant campaign to reclaim that which is rightly ours–liberty protected by the rule of law. They show how crusading legislators and unfair prosecutors are remaking American law into a weapon... Read more >
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Democracy Detained
Democracy Detained
Written by Barbara Olshansky, Introduction by Nat Hentoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227343
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Democracy Detained
Secret Unconstitutional Practices in the U.S. War on Terror
Written by Barbara Olshansky
Introduction by Nat Hentoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $18.95

Democracy Detained exposes the deplorable secret crimes committed by the Bush administration in their war on terror. Prominent legal activist Barbara Olshansky documents the assault on our constitutional democracy since 9/11, meticulously analyzing the unlawful justifications made by the U.S. government for covert actions at home and abroad. She reports on... Read more >
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