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Gangbusters
Gangbusters
Written by Michael Stone
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307755964
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Gangbusters
How a Street Tough, Elite Homicide Unit Took Down New York's Most Dangerous Gang
Written by Michael Stone


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2010
Price: $11.99

An elite homicide investigation unit takes on one of the most savage and destructive gangs in New York City history in this gritty true-crime narrative.

The investigation into the late-night murder of a college student on the West Side Highway leads to the Wild Cowboys, a group of young men who for... Read more >
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But They Didn't Read Me My Rights!
But They Didn't Read Me My Rights!
Written by Michael D. Cicchini, J. D. Kushner, Ph.D. and Amy B. Kushner, Ph,D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616141660
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But They Didn't Read Me My Rights!
Myths, Oddities, and Lies About Our Legal System
Written by Michael D. Cicchini, J. D. Kushner, Ph.D. and Amy B. Kushner, Ph,D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 275 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $19.00

Do the police have to read you your rights when they arrest you? Can you get charged with drunk driving if you weren’t even driving the car? Do contracts have to be in writing to be enforceable? If you break up with your fiancé, can you keep the ring? Do you... Read more >
The Guilt Project
The Guilt Project
Written by Vanessa Place
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590512647
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The Guilt Project
Rape, Morality and Law
Written by Vanessa Place


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $25.95

An English court in 1736 described rape as an accusation “easily to be made and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused, though never so innocent. ”To prove the crime, the law required a woman to physically resist, to put up a “hue and cry,”... Read more >
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The Guilt Project
Rape, Morality, and Law
Written by Vanessa Place


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $19.99

An English court in 1736 described rape as an accusation “easily to be made and hard to be proved, and harder to be defended by the party accused, though never so innocent. ”To prove the crime, the law required a woman to physically resist, to put up a “hue and cry,&rdquo... Read more >
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Vandal Squad
Vandal Squad
Written by Joseph Rivera
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874660
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Vandal Squad
Inside the New York City Transit Police Department, 1984-2004
Written by Joseph Rivera


Format: Hardcover, 168 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2008
Price: $35.00

Vandal Squad: Inside the New York City Transit Police Department, 1984-2004 has caused consternation throughout the global graffiti community with charges that author Joseph Rivera is profiting off the very criminals he spent his career incarcerating. 

Graffiti writers have left a vivid trail and told their spellbinding tales the world over in countless books and... Read more >
Lockdown America
Lockdown America
Written by Christian Parenti
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844672493
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Lockdown America
Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis
Written by Christian Parenti


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2008
Price: $22.95

Why is criminal justice so central to American politics? Lockdown America notonly documents the horrors and absurdities of militarized policing,prisons, a fortified border, and the federalization of the war oncrime, it also explains the political and economic history behind themassive crackdown. This updated edition includes an afterword on the War on... Read more >
Dangerous Women
Dangerous Women
Written by Larry A. Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026334
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Dangerous Women
Why Mothers, Daughters, and Sisters Become Stalkers, Molesters, and Murderers
Written by Larry A. Morris


Format: Hardcover, 310 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2008
Price: $25.99

Criminologists have noted a disturbing trend in the last few decades. Though men are still most often the perpetrators of murder, violent assault, and child molestation, more girls and women are becoming dangerous criminals. The news increasingly includes stories of mothers molesting or killing their children, female teachers having "affairs" with... Read more >
American Furies
American Furies
Written by Sasha Abramsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807042236
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American Furies
Crime, Punishment, and Vengeance in the Age of Mass Imprisonment
Written by Sasha Abramsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2008
Price: $18.00

In this disturbing yet elegant exposé of U.S. penitentiaries and their surrounding communities, Sasha Abramsky shows how American prisons have abandoned their long-held ideal of rehabilitation, often for political reasons. After surveying our current state of affairs-life sentences for nonviolent crimes, appalling conditions for inmates, the growth of private prisons, the... Read more >
All God's Children
All God's Children
Written by Fox Butterfield
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307280336
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All God's Children
The Bosket Family and the American Tradition of Violence
Written by Fox Butterfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $16.95

A timely reissue of Fox Butterfield’s masterpiece, All God’s Children, a searing examination of the caustic cumulative effect of racism and violence over 5 generations of black Americans.

Willie Bosket is a brilliant, violent man who began his criminal career at age five; his slaying of two subway riders at fifteen... Read more >
American Juries
American Juries
Written by Neil Vidmar and Valerie P. Hans
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025887
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American Juries
The Verdict
Written by Neil Vidmar and Valerie P. Hans


Format: Hardcover, 428 pages
On Sale: October 31, 2007
Price: $32.99

Although the right to trial by jury is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, in recent years both criminal and civil juries have been criticized as incompetent, biased, and irresponsible. For example, the O.J. Simpson criminal jury’s verdict produced a racial divide in opinions about that trial. And many Americans still hold... Read more >
Predators
Predators
Written by Gregory M. Cooper and Michael R King, Contribution by Thomas McHoes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025061
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Predators
Who They Are and How to Stop Them
Written by Gregory M. Cooper and Michael R King
Contribution by Thomas McHoes


Format: Hardcover, 318 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $27.99

An inmate, incarcerated for the rape of seventy-five women, reveals in an interview that if his victims had simply put a pair of old construction boots at the front door, he would have passed by and never even considered them as potential targets. The grieving father of a murdered seventeen-year-old woman... Read more >
Al Qaeda in Europe
Al Qaeda in Europe
Written by Lorenzo Vidino, Foreword by Steven Emerson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024330
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Al Qaeda in Europe
The New Battleground of International Jihad
Written by Lorenzo Vidino
Foreword by Steven Emerson


Format: Hardcover, 403 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2005
Price: $28.99

The July 2005 London bombings are yet another example of how Europe has emerged as one of the key battlegrounds in the global War on Terror. The region has become a critical "ground zero" for Islamist terrorists, not only as a target but as a base of operations. The implications for... Read more >
Teasing Secrets from the Dead
Teasing Secrets from the Dead
Written by Emily Craig, Ph.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400049233
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Teasing Secrets from the Dead
My Investigations at America's Most Infamous Crime Scenes
Written by Emily Craig, Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $15.00

Teasing Secrets from the Dead is a front-lines story of crime scene investigation at some of the most infamous sites in recent history.
In this absorbing, surprising, and undeniably compelling book, forensics expert Emily Craig tells her own story of a life spent teasing secrets from the dead.

Emily Craig has been... Read more >
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The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death
The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death
Written by Corinne May Botz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580931458
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The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death

Written by Corinne May Botz


Format: Hardcover, 225 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $35.00

The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death offers readers an extraordinary glimpse into the mind of a master criminal investigator. Frances Glessner Lee, a wealthy grandmother, founded the Department of Legal Medicine at Harvard in 1936 and was later appointed captain in the New Hampshire police. In the 1940s and 1950s she... Read more >
Profilers
Profilers
Written by John H. Campbell, Edited by Don Denevi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591022664
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Profilers
Leading Investigators Take You Inside The Criminal Mind
Written by John H. Campbell
Edited by Don Denevi


Format: Hardcover, 377 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2004
Price: $28.99

The popularity of television shows and movies like Profiler, CSI, and The Silence of the Lambs has made the concept of criminal profiling familiar to most Americans. Though such dramas follow the general approach of real-life criminal investigative analysis, artistic license often results in a simplistic and sensationalistic image of the... Read more >
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Teasing Secrets from the Dead
Teasing Secrets from the Dead
Written by Emily Craig, Ph.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781400082650
Our Price: $13.99
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Teasing Secrets from the Dead
My Investigations at America's Most Infamous Crime Scenes
Written by Emily Craig, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2004
Price: $13.99

Teasing Secrets from the Dead is a front-lines story of crime scene investigation at some of the most infamous sites in recent history.
In this absorbing, surprising, and undeniably compelling book, forensics expert Emily Craig tells her own story of a life spent teasing secrets from the dead.

Emily Craig has been... Read more >
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