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The Innocent Man
The Innocent Man
Written by John Grisham
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ISBN: 9780307576019
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The Innocent Man

Written by John Grisham


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $9.99

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In the town of Ada, Oklahoma, Ron Williamson was going to be the next Mickey Mantle. But on his way to the Big Leagues, Ron stumbled, his dreams broken by drinking, drugs, and women. Then, on a winter night in 1982, not far from Ron’s home, a... Read more >
I Don't Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine
Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup
Written by David Chura


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 1, 2010
Price: $24.95

Since the early 1990s, thanks to inflamed rhetoric in the media about “superpredators” and a wave of get-tough-on-crime laws, the number of juveniles in prison has risen by 35 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, and their placement in adult prison has increased by 208 percent, according to a... Read more >
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Freedom of Assembly and Petition
Freedom of Assembly and Petition
Edited by Margaret M. Russell
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ISBN: 9781591027775
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Freedom of Assembly and Petition
The First Amendment, Its Constitutional History and the Contemporary Debate
Edited by Margaret M. Russell


Format: Trade Paperback, 286 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $19.00

The First Amendment of the US Constitution’s Bill of Rights provides expressive freedoms through a number of "clauses." Among these, the least explored clauses are the Assembly and Petition Clauses, which provide that "Congress shall make no law…abridging…the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for... Read more >
Tough Talk
Tough Talk
Written by Martin Garbus
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ISBN: 9780307560728
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Tough Talk
How I Fought for Writers, Comics, Bigots, and the American Way
Written by Martin Garbus


Format: eBook, 324 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $2.99

The boisterous  freedom promised by the First Amendment is both the heart of American experiment and the fissure along which it divides itself.  Those who would fight freedom's enemies, from political correctness to corporate intimidation to outright censorship, face powerful adversaries.  But they also have a potent weapon at their disposal: good, old-fashioned talk--tough... Read more >
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Plain, Honest Men
Plain, Honest Men
Written by Richard Beeman
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ISBN: 9780812976847
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Plain, Honest Men
The Making of the American Constitution
Written by Richard Beeman


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $18.00

In May 1787, in an atmosphere of crisis, delegates met in Philadelphia to design a radically new form of government. Distinguished historian Richard Beeman captures as never before the dynamic of the debate and the characters of the men who labored that historic summer. Virtually all of the issues in dispute—the... Read more >
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Mouthpiece
Mouthpiece
Written by Edward Hayes and Susan Lehman
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ISBN: 9780767916547
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Mouthpiece
A Life in -- and Sometimes Just Outside -- the Law
Written by Edward Hayes and Susan Lehman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $15.99

From prosecuting (and defending) murderers in the Bronx to handling the public and private problems of Manhattan’s elite, Mouthpiece recounts the colorful adventures of New York City’s ultimate legal operator.

“In the pages before us, the Counselor tells a saga’s worth of tales of the city. As the saying goes, he’s got...
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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: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2010
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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Witsec
Witsec
Written by Pete Earley
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ISBN: 9780307431431
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Witsec
Inside the Federal Witness Protection Program
Written by Pete Earley


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2009
Price: $7.99

For decades no law enforcement program has been as cloaked in controversy and mystery as the Federal Witness Protection Program. Now, for the first time, Gerald Shur, the man credited with the creation of WITSEC, teams with acclaimed investigative journalist Pete Earley to tell the inside story of turncoats, crime-fighters, killers... Read more >
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American Privacy
The 400-Year History of Our Most Contested Right
Written by Frederick S. Lane


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 1, 2009
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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It Happens Every Day
It Happens Every Day
Written by Robin Sax, Foreword by Mark Geragos
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591027584
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It Happens Every Day
Inside the World of a Sex Crimes DA
Written by Robin Sax
Foreword by Mark Geragos


Format: Hardcover, 277 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $26.00

According to crime statistics from the Department of Justice, 67 percent of sexual assault victims in 2008 were juveniles and an astonishing 93 percent of these victims knew their attackers. This is not news to veteran prosecutor Robin Sax. When she worked as a deputy district attorney for Los Angeles County... Read more >
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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Deadly Force
Deadly Force
Written by Chris McNab
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ISBN: 9781846033766
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Deadly Force
Firearms and American Law Enforcement, from the Wild West to the Streets of Today
Written by Chris McNab


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $19.95

Almost every movie of a police shootout includes the following depiction of violence: good guy shoots bad guy; bad guy instantly drops dead. But the reality is that when someone is hit by a bullet, or even several bullets, this rarely happens. What does happen when someone is shot? How effective is... Read more >
Louis D. Brandeis
Louis D. Brandeis
Written by Melvin Urofsky
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ISBN: 9780307378583
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Louis D. Brandeis
A Life
Written by Melvin Urofsky


Format: eBook, 928 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $19.99

The first full-scale biography in twenty-five years of one of the most important and distinguished justices to sit on the Supreme Court–a book that reveals Louis D. Brandeis the reformer, lawyer, and jurist, and Brandeis the man, in all of his complexity, passion, and wit.

A huge and galvanizing biography, a revelation...

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The Real World of a Forensic Scientist
The Real World of a Forensic Scientist
Written by Henry C. Lee, Elaine M. Pagliaro and Katherine Ramsland, Foreword by Carol Henderson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591027294
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The Real World of a Forensic Scientist
Renowned Experts Reveal What It Takes to Solve Crimes
Written by Henry C. Lee, Elaine M. Pagliaro and Katherine Ramsland
Foreword by Carol Henderson


Format: Hardcover, 349 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $25.99

With the skyrocketing popularity of TV crime shows like CSI and CSI-Miami, interest in forensic science has reached unprecedented levels. However compelling these programs are as dramas, they spread many misconceptions about the real world of the forensic scientist. Students who wish to pursue a career in this field are often... Read more >
Paranoia & Heartbreak
Paranoia & Heartbreak
Written by Jerome Gold
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ISBN: 9781583228777
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Paranoia & Heartbreak
Fifteen Years in a Juvenile Facility
Written by Jerome Gold


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2009
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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Revolt on Goose Island
Revolt on Goose Island
Written by Kari Lydersen
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ISBN: 9781933633824
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Revolt on Goose Island
The Chicago Factory Takeover and What It Says About the Economic Crisis
Written by Kari Lydersen


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: June 30, 2009
Price: $16.00

Revised and updated, with a new afterword by the author

“There is much talk about ‘audacity’ these days, but true chutzpah is when the workers take over the factory and take on the bank. Kari Lydersen’s invaluable account of the Republic sit-down strike is an instruction manual for worker dignity.”
—Mike Davis, author... Read more >
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The Court and the Cross
The Court and the Cross
Written by Frederick Lane
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ISBN: 9780807044254
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The Court and the Cross
The Religious Right's Crusade to Reshape the Supreme Court
Written by Frederick Lane


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2009
Price: $19.00

The Religious Right has dedicated much of the last thirty years to molding the federal judiciary, always with an eye toward casting the Supreme Court in its image. Through broad political work that has involved grassroots campaigns as much as aggressive lobbying, and a welltended career path for conservative law students... Read more >
Holy Hullabaloos
Holy Hullabaloos
Written by Jay D. Wexler
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ISBN: 9780807000441
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Holy Hullabaloos
A Road Trip to the Battlegrounds of the Church/State Wars
Written by Jay D. Wexler


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2009
Price: $20.00

After ten years spent riddling over the intricacies of church/state law from the ivory tower, law professor Jay Wexler decided it was high time to hit the road to learn what really happened in some of the most controversial Supreme Court cases involving this hot-button issue. In Holy Hullabaloos, he takes... Read more >
Illegal People
Illegal People
Written by David Bacon
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ISBN: 9780807042304
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Illegal People
How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants
Written by David Bacon


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: June 1, 2009
Price: $18.00

For two decades David Bacon has documented the connections between labor, migration, and the global economy. In Illegal People he explains why our national policy produces even more displacement, migration, immigration raids, and an increasingly divided and polarized society. Arguing for a sea change in how we think, debate, and legislate... Read more >
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Tierra de todos
Tierra de todos
Written by Jorge Ramos
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ISBN: 9780307475190
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Tierra de todos
Nuestro momento para crear una nación de iguales
Written by Jorge Ramos


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $14.95

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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A Patent Lie
A Patent Lie
Written by Paul Goldstein
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ISBN: 9780307274908
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A Patent Lie

Written by Paul Goldstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $16.00

A gripping inside look at high-stakes lawyering, A Patent Lie is further evidence that Paul Goldstein is an emerging master of the legal thriller.After being forced from his high-powered Manhattan law firm, Michael Seeley—the tough-but-wounded hero of Errors and Omissions—has set up shop in his native Buffalo. Partly out of need... Read more >
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The Sun Climbs Slow
The Sun Climbs Slow
Written by Erna Paris
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ISBN: 9781583228791
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The Sun Climbs Slow
The International Criminal Court and the Struggle for Justice
Written by Erna Paris


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
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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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 >
The Day the Earth Caved In
The Day the Earth Caved In
Written by Joan Quigley
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ISBN: 9780812971309
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The Day the Earth Caved In
An American Mining Tragedy
Written by Joan Quigley


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $16.00

Beginning on Valentine’s Day, 1981, when twelve-year-old Todd Domboski plunged through the earth in his grandmother’s backyard in Centralia, Pennsylvania, The Day the Earth Caved In is an unprecedented and riveting account of the nation’s worst mine fire. In astonishing detail, award-winning journalist Joan Quigley, the granddaughter of Centralia miners, ushers... Read more >
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On Private Property
On Private Property
Written by Eric Freyfogle
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ISBN: 9780807044179
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On Private Property
Finding Common Ground on the Ownership of Land
Written by Eric Freyfogle


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $16.00

Urban sprawl. Disappearing wetlands. Historic preservation. Eminent domain. These and related land-use issues have put private-property rights on the public agenda in a contentious, visible way. In this provocative book, legal scholar and conservationist Eric T. Freyfogle presents the private-property debate in a surprising new light while suggesting how we can... Read more >
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