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Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't
Mistrial: An Inside Look at How the Criminal Justice System Works...and Sometimes Doesn't
by Mark Geragos
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A searing and entertaining manifesto on the ills of the criminal justice system from two of Americas most prominent defense attorneys.   From the rise of the Internet and the 24-hour news cycle to the television ratings bonanza of the O.J. Simpson... (read more)

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Devil in the Grove (P.S.)
Devil in the Grove (P.S.)
by Gilbert King
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Arguably the most important American lawyer of the twentieth century, Thurgood Marshall was on the verge of bringing the landmark suit Brown v. Board of Education before the U.S. Supreme Court when he became embroiled in a case that threatened to change... (read more)

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America's Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live by
America's Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live by
by Akhil Reed Amar
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Despite its venerated place atop American law and politics, our written Constitution does not enumerate all of the rules and rights, principles and procedures that actually govern modern America. The document makes no explicit mention of cherished... (read more)

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The Warren Court and the Pursuit of Justice
The Warren Court and the Pursuit of Justice
by Morton Horwitz
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The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics. The men who made up the Supreme Court when Earl Warren was Chief Justice (1953-69) changed America forever, and their... (read more)

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The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution
The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution
by Marcia Coyle
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SEVEN MINUTES AFTER President Obama put his signature to a landmark national health care insurance program, a lawyer in the office of Florida GOP attorney general Bill McCollum hit a computer key, sparking a legal challenge to the new law that would... (read more)

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Winning Custody: A Woman's Guide to Retaining Custody of Her Children
Winning Custody: A Woman's Guide to Retaining Custody of Her Children
by Deedra Hunter
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You never wanted to be in this position, but you are. Now, faced with the prospect of a custody dispute, you need to make smart choices. Winning Custody can help. this book-written by a woman who is an experienced psychotherapist, a mom, and a veteran of... (read more)

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Supreme Court Decisions (Penguin Civic Classics)
Supreme Court Decisions (Penguin Civic Classics)
by Jay M Feinman
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In time for the upcoming election season, Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman, author of The Penguin... (read more)

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Power Concedes Nothing: One Woman's Quest for Social Justice in America, from the Courtroom to the Kill Zones
Power Concedes Nothing: One Woman's Quest for Social Justice in America, from the Courtroom to the Kill Zones
by Connie Rice
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From one of Americas most influential civil rights attorneys, Power Concedes Nothing is a hard-hitting memoir chronicling a fiercely dedicated womans quest to win the first of all human rights: freedom from violence. CONNIE RICE has taken on school and... (read more)

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Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism
Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism
by Geoffrey R Stone
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"If you are at all concerned about the issue of free speech and methods that have been used to attack or limit it in the past (and the present), Perilous Times is a must-read."... (read more)

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The Law of Freedom of Information: First Cumulative Supplement
The Law of Freedom of Information: First Cumulative Supplement
by John Macdonald
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This supplement to The Law of Freedom of Information covers all of the key developments in the subject up to June 2005, and is an essential purchase for all who have already bought the main work. It includes full analysis of the guidance issued by the... (read more)

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The Odd Clauses: Understanding the Constitution Through Ten of Its Most Curious Provisions
The Odd Clauses: Understanding the Constitution Through Ten of Its Most Curious Provisions
by Jay Wexler
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If the United States Constitution were a zoo, and the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth amendments were a lion, a giraffe, and a panda bear, respectively, then The Odd Clauses would be a special exhibit of shrews, wombats, and bat-eared foxes. Past the ever... (read more)

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Witness for the Defense: The Accused, the Eyewitness, and the Expert Who Puts Memory on Trial
Witness for the Defense: The Accused, the Eyewitness, and the Expert Who Puts Memory on Trial
by Elizabeth Loftus
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"The study of memory had become my specialty, my passion. In the next few years I wrote dozens of papers about how memory works and how it fails, but unlike most researchers studying memory, my work kept reaching out into the real world. To what extent... (read more)

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Law School Confidential
Law School Confidential
by Robert H Miller
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I WISH I KNEW THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW! Dont get to the end of your law school career muttering these words to yourself! Take the first step toward building a productive, successful, and perhaps even pleasant law school experience—read this book... (read more)

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The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution (Penguin Civic Classics)
The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution (Penguin Civic Classics)
by Richard Beeman
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Celebrate the inauguration of America's 44th president with this New York Times bestseller Tying into the official theme for the 2009 inaugural ceremony, "A New Birth of Freedom" from Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, Penguin presents a keepsake edition... (read more)

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Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir
Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir
by John Paul Stevens
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When he resigned in June 2010, Justice John Paul Stevens was the third-longest-serving Supreme Court justice in American history. As a lawyer and on the court, he worked with five chief justices: as a law clerk during Fred Vinson's tenure, a practicing... (read more)

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The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation
The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation
by Jonathan Hennessey
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Our leaders swear to uphold it, our military to defend it. It is the blueprint for the shape and function of government itself and what defines Americans as Americans. But how many of us truly know our Constitution? The United States Constitution: A... (read more)

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Freedom for the Thought That We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment
Freedom for the Thought That We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment
by Anthony Lewis
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More than any other people on earth, we Americans are free to say and write what we think. The press can air the secrets of government, the corporate boardroom, or the bedroom with little fear of punishment or penalty. This extraordinary freedom results... (read more)

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History of American Law 3RD Edition
History of American Law 3RD Edition
by Lawrence M Friedman
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In this brilliant and immensely readable book, Lawrence M. Friedman tells the whole fascinating story of American law from its beginnings in the colonies to the present day. By showing how close the life of the law is to the economic and political life... (read more)

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Happy Hour Is for Amateurs: Work Sucks. Life Doesn't Have To.
Happy Hour Is for Amateurs: Work Sucks. Life Doesn't Have To.
by Philadelphia Lawyer
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Welcome to the world of the Philadelphia Lawyer-a man of two identities. By day he is a mild-mannered attorney, one who has practiced in a wide variety of legal fields from criminal to corporate to personal injury, earning himself a... (read more)

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Keeping It Civil: The Case of the Pre-Nup and the Porsche & Other True Accounts from the Files of a Family Lawyer
Keeping It Civil: The Case of the Pre-Nup and the Porsche & Other True Accounts from the Files of a Family Lawyer
by Margaret Klaw
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Provocative true cases that explore the intersection of our most intimate relationships and the law--and offer a window into how we define a family today. A woman seeking a divorce has no idea of the family finances--her husband doled out money only... (read more)

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