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Sweet Land of Liberty
Sweet Land of Liberty
Written by Thomas J. Sugrue
Format: Trade Paperback
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
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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307274908
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A Patent Lie

Written by Paul Goldstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $15.00

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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
Plain, Honest Men
Plain, Honest Men
Written by Richard Beeman
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ISBN: 9781588367266
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Plain, Honest Men
The Making of the American Constitution
Written by Richard Beeman


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 17, 2009
Price: $13.99

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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The Little Book of Plagiarism
The Little Book of Plagiarism
Written by Richard A. Posner
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ISBN: 9780307496539
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The Little Book of Plagiarism

Written by Richard A. Posner


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

A concise, lively, and bracing exploration of an issue bedeviling our cultural landscape–plagiarism in literature, academia, music, art, and film–by one of our most influential and controversial legal scholars. Best-selling novelists J. K. Rowling and Dan Brown, popular historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Stephen Ambrose, Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree, first... Read more >
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Founding Faith
Founding Faith
Written by Steven Waldman
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ISBN: 9780812974744
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Founding Faith
How Our Founding Fathers Forged a Radical New Approach to Religious Liberty
Written by Steven Waldman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $16.00

The culture wars have distorted the dramatic story of how Americans came to worship freely. Many activists on the right maintain that the United States was founded as a “Christian nation.” Many on the left contend that the First Amendment was designed to boldly separate church and state. Neither of these... Read more >
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The First Amendment, Freedom of Speech
The First Amendment, Freedom of Speech
Edited by Vikram David Amar
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ISBN: 9781591026327
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The First Amendment, Freedom of Speech
Its Constitutional History and the Contemporary Debate
Edited by Vikram David Amar


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2009
Price: $18.99

This volume collects, edits and presents some of the most important classic and cutting-edge thinking on the constitutional freedom of speech. Students of law, political science, or any other person interested in understanding the basics of American self-government will be able to see the important themes, values, conflicts, and possible resolutions... Read more >
Justice
Justice
Written by Dominick Dunne
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307557223
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Justice
Crimes, Trials, and Punishments
Written by Dominick Dunne


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

For more than two decades, Vanity Fair has published Dominick Dunne’s brilliant, revelatory chronicles of the most famous crimes, trials, and punishments of our time. Here, in one volume, are Dominick Dunne’s mesmerizing tales of justice denied and justice affirmed. Whether writing of Claus von Bülow’s romp through two trials; the... Read more >
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The Big Squeeze
The Big Squeeze
Written by Steven Greenhouse
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ISBN: 9781400096527
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The Big Squeeze
Tough Times for the American Worker
Written by Steven Greenhouse


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $16.00

Why, in the world's most affluent nation, are so many corporations squeezing their employees dry? In this fresh, carefully researched book, New York Times reporter Steven Greenhouse explores the economic, political, and social trends that are transforming America's workplaces, including the decline of the social contract that created the world's largest... Read more >
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Guilty by Reason of Insanity
Guilty by Reason of Insanity
Written by Dorothy Otnow Lewis, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 9780307556554
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Guilty by Reason of Insanity
A Psychiatrist Explores the Minds of Killers
Written by Dorothy Otnow Lewis, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $7.99

A psychiatrist and an internationally recognized expert on violence, Dorothy Otnow Lewis has spent the last quarter century studying the minds of killers. Among the notorious murderers she has examined are Ted Bundy, Arthur Shawcross, and Mark David Chapman, the man who shot John Lennon. Now she shares her groundbreaking discoveries--and... Read more >
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After Genocide
After Genocide
Written by Adam M. Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026846
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After Genocide
Bringing the Devil to Justice
Written by Adam M. Smith


Format: Hardcover, 441 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2009
Price: $27.99

Imagine a criminal justice system that achieves fewer than five convictions per year and spends more than $20 million on each. By some measures, this would make it the least efficient prosecutorial system in recorded history, with the risk of creating rather than deterring more crimes, and one that few victims... Read more >
American Bar Association Guide to Resolving Legal Disputes
American Bar Association Guide to Resolving Legal Disputes
Written by American Bar Association
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307493811
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American Bar Association Guide to Resolving Legal Disputes
Inside and Outside the Courtroom
Written by American Bar Association


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $14.99

Whether you’re fighting with a neighbor about who should pay for a fence, pursuing a charge of discrimination at work, or chasing a $5000 loan, the ABA Guide to Resolving Legal Disputes: Inside and Outside the Courtroom can help you decide what steps to take to resolve disputes. This book, written... Read more >
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The Yosemite Murders
The Yosemite Murders
Written by Dennis McDougal
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ISBN: 9780307493538
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The Yosemite Murders

Written by Dennis McDougal


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $7.99

Since he was seven, Cary Stayner had dreamed of capturing women . . . and killing them

They were crimes that grabbed headlines around the world and stunned America. Four women dead, their bodies charred and horribly mutilated. Now Dennis McDougal, acclaimed author of the spellbinding true crime tour de force Mother's... Read more >
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