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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 Journalist and the Murderer
The Journalist and the Murderer
Written by Janet Malcolm
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307797872
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The Journalist and the Murderer

Written by Janet Malcolm


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $13.99

In two previous books, Janet Malcolm explored the hidden sides of, respectively, institutional psychoanalysis and Freudian biography. In this book, she examines the psychopathology of journalism. Using a strange and unprecedented lawsuit as her larger-than-life example -- the lawsuit of Jeffrey MacDonald, a convicted murderer, against Joe McGinniss, the author of... Read more >
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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

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“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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Enemies
Enemies
Written by Tim Weiner
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ISBN: 9780679643890
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Enemies
A History of the FBI
Written by Tim Weiner


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • New York Daily News • Slate

“Fast-paced, fair-minded, and fascinating, Tim Weiner’s Enemies turns the long history of the FBI into a story that is as compelling, and important, as today’s headlines.”—Jeffrey Toobin, author of The Oath
 
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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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Gideon's Trumpet
Gideon's Trumpet
Written by Anthony Lewis
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ISBN: 9780307805287
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Gideon's Trumpet

Written by Anthony Lewis


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $13.99

A history of the landmark case of James Earl Gideon's fight for the right to legal counsel. Notes, table of cases, index. The classic backlist bestseller. More than 800,000 sold since its first pub date of 1964.


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Anatomy of Injustice
Anatomy of Injustice
Written by Raymond Bonner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307948540
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Anatomy of Injustice
A Murder Case Gone Wrong
Written by Raymond Bonner


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.00

From Pulitzer Prize winner Raymond Bonner, the gripping story of a grievously mishandled murder case that put a twenty-three-year-old man on death row.
 
In January 1982, an elderly white widow was found brutally murdered in the small town of Greenwood, South Carolina. Police immediately arrested Edward Lee Elmore, a semiliterate, mentally retarded... Read more >
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America's Constitution
America's Constitution
Written by Akhil Reed Amar
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ISBN: 9780812972726
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America's Constitution
A Biography
Written by Akhil Reed Amar


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $20.00

In America’s Constitution, one of this era’s most accomplished constitutional law scholars, Akhil Reed Amar, gives the first comprehensive account of one of the world’s great political texts. Incisive, entertaining, and occasionally controversial, this “biography” of America’s framing document explains not only what the Constitution says but also why the Constitution... Read more >
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Reversal of Fortune
Reversal of Fortune
Written by Alan M. Dershowitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828316
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Reversal of Fortune
Inside the Von Bulow Case
Written by Alan M. Dershowitz


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2013
Price: $11.99

Defense attorney and Harvard law professor provides an insider's account of the trial, appeal, subsequent retrial, and acquittal in the murder case of Claus von Bulow, profiling the people involved.

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The Buffalo Creek Disaster
The Buffalo Creek Disaster
Written by Gerald M. Stern
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388490
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The Buffalo Creek Disaster
How the survivors of one of the worst disasters in coal-mining history brought suit against the coal company--and won
Written by Gerald M. Stern


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $14.95

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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