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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... 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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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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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The Sun Climbs Slow
The International Criminal Court and the Struggle for Justice
Written by Erna Paris


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $21.95

In this groundbreaking investigation, Erna Paris explores the history of global justice, the politics behind America's opposition to the creation of a permanent international criminal court, and the implications for the world at large.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the first permanent tribunal of its kind. The mandate of the ICC... 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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The Torturer in the Mirror

Written by Ramsey Clark, Thomas Ehrlich Reifer and Haifa Zangana


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $8.95

Before the US invasion of Iraq, before the American public saw the infamous photos from Abu Ghraib, the CIA went to the White House with a question: What, according to the Constitution, was the line separating interrogation from torture—and could that line be moved? The White House lawyers' answer—in the form... Read more >
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United States v. G. W. Bush et al.

Written by Elizabeth De La Vega


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

What if there were a fraud worse than Enron and no one did anything about it?
In United States v. George W. Bush et. al., former federal prosecutor Elizabeth de la Vega brings her twenty years of experience and her passion for justice to the most important case of her career. The... Read more >
Was the 2004 Presidential Election Stolen?
Exit Polls, Election Fraud, and the Official Count
Written by Steven F. Freeman and Joel Bleifuss
Foreword by John Conyers, Jr.


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

On the afternoon of election day 2004, the world was abuzz with the news: exit polls indicated that John Kerry would decisively win the election and become the next president of the United States. That proved not to be the case.
According to the official count—the number of votes tallied, not... Read more >
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The Killer of Little Shepherds
The Killer of Little Shepherds
Written by Douglas Starr
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ISBN: 9780307594587
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The Killer of Little Shepherds
A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science
Written by Douglas Starr


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $11.99

A riveting true crime story that vividly recounts the birth of modern forensics.

At the end of the nineteenth century, serial murderer Joseph Vacher, known and feared as “The Killer of Little Shepherds,” terrorized the French countryside. He eluded authorities for years—until he ran up against prosecutor Emile Fourquet and Dr. Alexandre... Read more >
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The Right to Privacy
The Right to Privacy
Written by Caroline Kennedy and Ellen Alderman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307765161
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The Right to Privacy

Written by Caroline Kennedy and Ellen Alderman


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $13.99

Can the police strip-search a woman who has been arrested for a minor traffic violation? Can a magazine publish an embarrassing photo of you without your permission? Does your boss have the right to read your email? Can a company monitor its employees' off-the-job lifestyles--and fire those who drink, smoke, or... Read more >
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Making Our Democracy Work
Making Our Democracy Work
Written by Stephen Breyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307594266
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Making Our Democracy Work
A Judge's View
Written by Stephen Breyer


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $13.99

The Supreme Court is one of the most extraordinary institutions in our system of government. Charged with the responsibility of interpreting the Constitution, the nine unelected justices of the Court have the awesome power to strike down laws enacted by our elected representatives. Why does the public accept the Court’s decisions... Read more >
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