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The Death of Common Sense
The Death of Common Sense
Written by Philip K. Howard
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ISBN: 9780679644101
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The Death of Common Sense
How Law Is Suffocating America
Written by Philip K. Howard


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $11.99

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“We need a new idea of how to govern. The current system is broken. Law is supposed to be a framework for humans to make choices, not the replacement for free choice.” So notes Philip K. Howard in the new Afterword to his explosive manifesto The Death of Common Sense...

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The Separation of Church and State
The Separation of Church and State
Edited by Forrest Church
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ISBN: 9780807077474
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The Separation of Church and State
Writings on a Fundamental Freedom by America's Founders
Edited by Forrest Church


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $14.00

Now in paperback, a primer of essential writings about one of the cornerstones of our democracy by the original authors of the Constitution, edited by preeminant liberal theologian Forrest Church.

Americans will never stop debating the question of church-state separation, and such debates invariably lead back to the nation’s beginnings and the... Read more >
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Tierra de todos
Tierra de todos
Written by Jorge Ramos
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ISBN: 9780307793911
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Tierra de todos
Nuestro momento para crear una nacion de iguales
Written by Jorge Ramos


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

Estados Unidos es un país que hoy tiene habitantes de primera y de segunda clase. Esto tiene que cambiar, y pronto. Hay 12 millones de indocumentados, pero también hay una esperanza: la promesa que Barack Obama le hizo a Jorge Ramos de que durante su primer año como presidente apoyaría una... Read more >
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In Defense of Women
Memoirs of an Unrepentant Advocate
Written by Nancy Gertner


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $26.95

From a “Human Rights Hero,” a memoir of her illustrious career litigating groundbreaking cases
 
In the boys' club climate of 1975, Nancy Gertner launched her career fighting a murder charge on behalf of antiwar activist Susan Saxe, one of the few women to ever make the FBI's Most Wanted List. What followed... Read more >
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Make No Law
Make No Law
Written by Anthony Lewis
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ISBN: 9780307787828
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Make No Law
The Sullivan Case and the First Amendment
Written by Anthony Lewis


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

The First Amendment puts it this way: "Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press." Yet, in 1960, a city official in Montgomery, Alabama, sued The New York Times for libel -- and was awarded $500,000 by a local jury -- because the paper had published... Read more >
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The Unwanted Gaze
The Unwanted Gaze
Written by Jeffrey Rosen
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ISBN: 9780307766601
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The Unwanted Gaze
The Destruction of Privacy in America
Written by Jeffrey Rosen


Format: eBook, 300 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

As thinking, writing, and gossip increasingly take place in cyberspace, the part of our life that can be monitored and searched has vastly expanded. E-mail, even after it is deleted, becomes a permanent record that can be resurrected by employers or prosecutors at any point in the future. On the Internet... 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
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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 >
I Don't Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine
I Don't Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine
Written by David Chura
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ISBN: 9780807001233
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I Don't Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine
Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup
Written by David Chura


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $14.00

A veteran teacher gives an “inside” view of the lives of juveniles sentenced as adults
 
David Chura taught high school in a New York county penitentiary for ten years—five days a week, seven hours a day. In these pages, he gives a face to a population regularly demonized and reduced to... Read more >
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Queer (In)Justice
Queer (In)Justice
Written by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie and Kay Whitlock
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807051160
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Queer (In)Justice
The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States
Written by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie and Kay Whitlock


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $27.95

A groundbreaking work that turns a “queer eye” on the criminal legal system, and winner of the 2011 PASS (Prevention for a Safer Society) Award from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency
 
Drawing on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy, Queer (In)Justice is a searing examination of queer experiences--as "suspects," defendants...

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Queer (In)Justice
The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States
Written by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie and Kay Whitlock


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $27.95

A groundbreaking work that turns a “queer eye” on the criminal legal system
 
Drawing on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy, Queer (In)Justice is a searing examination of queer experiences--as "suspects," defendants, prisoners, and survivors of crime. The authors unpack queer criminal archetypes--like "gleeful gay killers," "lethal lesbians," "disease spreaders," and... Read more >
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Dead Man Walking
Dead Man Walking
Written by Helen Prejean, Preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Afterword by Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins
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ISBN: 9780307787699
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Dead Man Walking
An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States
Written by Helen Prejean
Preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Afterword by Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins


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

In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in the electric chair of Louisiana’s Angola State Prison. In the months before Sonnier’s death, the Roman Catholic nun came to know a man who was as terrified as he had... 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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Searches and Seizures
Searches and Seizures
Edited by Cynthia Lee
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ISBN: 9781616141806
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Searches and Seizures
The Fourth Amendment: Its Constitutional History and Contemporary Debate
Edited by Cynthia Lee


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2011
Price: $19.00

This thorough and timely anthology on the  Fourth Amendment provides an overview of the most important aspects of this crucial amendment's doctrine and scholarly criticisms of the Supreme Court’s jurisprudence relating to the amendment. Dividing the work into three parts, the author begins by providing historical background and a summation of the debate... Read more >
Free Speech in an Open Society
Free Speech in an Open Society
Written by Rodney A. Smolla
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ISBN: 9780307773036
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Free Speech in an Open Society

Written by Rodney A. Smolla


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2011
Price: $14.99

This grand tour of First Amendment law underlines the intimate connection between free expression and democratic values as it leads us through the most treacherous and emotionally charged cases in American jurisprudence. “Intellectually venturesome. . . .”—The New York Times Book Review


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American Privacy
American Privacy
Written by Frederick S. Lane
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ISBN: 9780807006191
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American Privacy
The 400-Year History of Our Most Contested Right
Written by Frederick S. Lane


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $21.00

As America reacts to Edward Snowden’s leaks about NSA surveillance, American Privacy offers a timely look at  our national experience with the right to privacy. 

“The history of America is the history of the right to privacy,” writes Frederick S. Lane in this vivid and penetrating exploration of our most hotly debated... Read more >
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Abolition Democracy
Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture
Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $12.95

Revelations about U.S policies and practices of torture and abuse have captured headlines ever since the breaking of the Abu Ghraib prison story in April 2004. Since then, a debate has raged regarding what is and what is not acceptable behavior for the world’s leading democracy. It is within this context... Read more >
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Are Prisons Obsolete?

Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $11.95

With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: the abolition of the prison. As she quite correctly notes, American life is replete with abolition movements, and when they were engaged in these struggles, their chances of... Read more >
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The Case Against Lame Duck Impeachment

Written by Bruce Ackerman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $8.00

An incisive legal argument that the attempt to impeach then-President Bill Clinton was not only ethically troubling, but actually against the basic legal procedures of the House and Senate and thus unconstitutional. A wake-up call, relevant even today, of the lengths to which the American right will go in order to... 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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Dispatches from the Abortion Wars
Dispatches from the Abortion Wars
Written by Carole Joffe
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ISBN: 9780807001288
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Dispatches from the Abortion Wars
The Costs of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients, and the Rest of Us
Written by Carole Joffe


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.00

Surprising firsthand accounts from the front lines of abortion provision reveal the persistent cultural, political, and economic hurdles to access
 
More than thirty-five years after women won the right to legal abortion, most people do not realize how inaccessible it has become. In these pages, reproductive-health researcher Carole Joffe shows how... Read more >
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Impeach the President
The Case Against Bush and Cheney
Edited by Dennis Loo and Peter Phillips
Introduction by Howard Zinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

This brilliantly argued and wonderfully written collection by twenty-two of the best political analysts in the US analyzes the extraordinary and unprecedented threat the White House and its allies present to civil liberties, civil rights, the Constitution, international law, and the future of the planet.
Impeach the President unearths the stories behind... Read more >
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The Next 25 Years
The New Supreme Court and What it Means for Americans
Written by Martin Garbus


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

In The Next 25 Years, renowned First Amendment lawyer Martin Garbus examines what will be the impact of the new Supreme Court on the future of our republic. Drawing on extensive knowledge of Constitutional law and legal precedents, Garbus, one of our most astute legal historians, defrocks the executive branch’s grip... Read more >
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Paranoia & Heartbreak
Fifteen Years in a Juvenile Facility
Written by Jerome Gold


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

For fifteen years, Jerome Gold worked as a rehabilitation counselor in a prison for juveniles in Washington state. Throughout his time there, he kept a journal of his experiences with youths who had been incarcerated for murder, kidnap, assault, rape and other sex offenses, auto theft, burglary, and selling drugs. What... Read more >
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Secret Trials and Executions
Military Tribunals and the Threat to Democracy
Written by Barbara Olshansky and Center For Constitutional Rights


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

Since the attacks of September 11th, there has been a sweeping revision of U.S. immigration laws, foreign intelligence gathering operations, and domestic law enforcement procedures. While aimed at countering terrorism and bringing to justice those individuals who are responsible for carrying out acts of terror against the U.S., many of these... Read more >
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