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Covering
Covering
Written by Kenji Yoshino
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375760211
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Covering
The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
Written by Kenji Yoshino


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2007
Price: $15.95

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 all of... Read more >
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Targeted
Targeted
Written by Deepa Fernandes, Foreword by Howard Zinn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227282
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Targeted
Homeland Security and the Business of Immigration
Written by Deepa Fernandes
Foreword by Howard Zinn


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2007
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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My Face Is Black Is True
My Face Is Black Is True
Written by Mary Frances Berry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277053
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My Face Is Black Is True
Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations
Written by Mary Frances Berry


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $15.95

“My face is black is true but its not my fault but I love my name and my honest dealing with my fellow man.” –Callie House (1899)In this groundbreaking book, acclaimed historian Dr. Mary Frances Berry resurrects the remarkable story of ex-slave Callie House (1861-1928) who, seventy years before the civil-rights... Read more >
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Executed on a Technicality
Executed on a Technicality
Written by David Dow
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ISBN: 9780807044193
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Executed on a Technicality
Lethal Injustice on America's Death Row
Written by David Dow


Format: Trade Paperback, 268 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2006
Price: $21.00

When David Dow took his first capital case, he supported the death penalty. He changed his position as the men on death row became real people to him, and as he came to witness the profound injustices they endured: from coerced confessions to disconcertingly incompetent lawyers; from racist juries and backward... Read more >
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The Death of Innocents
The Death of Innocents
Written by Helen Prejean
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ISBN: 9780679759485
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The Death of Innocents
An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions
Written by Helen Prejean


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $16.00

From the author of the national bestseller Dead Man Walking comes a brave and fiercely argued new book that tests the moral edge of the debate on capital punishment: What if we’re executing innocent men? Two cases in point are Dobie Gillis Williams, an indigent black man with an IQ of... Read more >
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The Death of Innocents
The Death of Innocents
Written by Helen Prejean
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ISBN: 9780307277022
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The Death of Innocents
An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions
Written by Helen Prejean


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $11.99

From the author of the national bestseller Dead Man Walking comes a brave and fiercely argued new book that tests the moral edge of the debate on capital punishment: What if we’re executing innocent men? Two cases in point are Dobie Gillis Williams, an indigent black man with an IQ of... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Executed on a Technicality
Lethal Injustice on America's Death Row
Written by David Dow


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 1, 2005
Price: $21.00

When David Dow took his first capital case, he supported the death penalty. He changed his position as the men on death row became real people to him, and as he came to witness the profound injustices they endured: from coerced confessions to disconcertingly incompetent lawyers; from racist juries and backward... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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