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The Majesty of the Law
The Majesty of the Law
Written by Sandra Day O'Connor
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ISBN: 9780307432414
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The Majesty of the Law
Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice
Written by Sandra Day O'Connor


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

In this remarkable book, a national bestseller in hardcover, Sandra Day O’Connor explores the law, her life as a Supreme Court Justice, and how the Court has evolved and continues to function, grow, and change as an American institution. Tracing some of the origins of American law through history, people, ideas... Read more >
The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court
Written by William H. Rehnquist
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ISBN: 9780307429414
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The Supreme Court

Written by William H. Rehnquist


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

This new edition of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist’s classic book offers a lively and accessible history of the Supreme Court. His engaging writing illuminates both the high and low points in the Court's history, from Chief Justice Marshall’s dominance of the Court during the early nineteenth century through the landmark... Read more >
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The Trial
The Trial
Written by Sadakat Kadri
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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 >
Black Trials
Black Trials
Written by Mark S. Weiner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375708848
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Black Trials
Citizenship from the Beginnings of Slavery to the End of Caste
Written by Mark S. Weiner


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2006
Price: $18.95

   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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Centennial Crisis
Centennial Crisis
Written by William H. Rehnquist
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ISBN: 9780375713217
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Centennial Crisis
The Disputed Election of 1876
Written by William H. Rehnquist


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $14.00

In the annals of presidential elections, the hotly contested 1876 race between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden was in many ways as remarkable in its time as Bush versus Gore was in ours. Chief Justice William Rehnquist offers readers a colorful and peerlessly researched chronicle of the post—Civil War... Read more >
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