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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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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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Let's Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice
Let's Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice
by Paul Butler
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Butler, an African-American Harvard Law grad, was an ambitious federal prosecutor in Washington, DC, when he was arrested on the street and charged with a crime he didn't commit. Here, he gives an insider's view of the criminal justice culture that... (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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Sandra Day O'Connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice
Sandra Day O'Connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice
by Joan Biskupic
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A engaging portrait of America's first woman on the Supreme Court traces Sandra Day O'Connor's influential twenty-four-year career as a justice, discussing the personal challenges she confronted during her tenure, including a bout with breast cancer, and... (read more)

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American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
by Joan Biskupic
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If the U.S. Supreme Court teaches us anything, it is that almost everything is open to interpretation. Almost. But whats inarguable is that, while the Court has witnessed a succession of larger-than-life jurists in its two-hundred-plus-year history, it... (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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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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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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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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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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The Great Trials of Clarence Darrow: The Landmark Cases of Leopold and Loeb, John T. Scopes, and Ossian Sweet
The Great Trials of Clarence Darrow: The Landmark Cases of Leopold and Loeb, John T. Scopes, and Ossian Sweet
by Donald Mcrae
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“Wonderfully evocative… Donald McRae captures the Great Defender in all his complexity.... A joy to read.” — Kevin Boyle, National Book Award-winning author of Arc of Justice "Astonishingly vivid." —James Tobin... (read more)

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Everyday Law for Gays and Lesbians: And Those Who Care about Them (Everyday Law)
Everyday Law for Gays and Lesbians: And Those Who Care about Them (Everyday Law)
by Anthony C Infanti
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Everyday Law for Gays and Lesbians and Those Who Care about Them accessibly explains the myriad ways the law applies to and affects lesbian and gay lives. Written both concretely and clearly, each chapter opens with a vivid story about actual experiences... (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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American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution
American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution
by Garrett Epps
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In 1987, E.L. Doctorow celebrated the Constitution's bicentennial by reading it. "It is five thousand words long but reads like fifty thousand," he said. Distinguished legal scholar Garrett Epps--himself an award-winning novelist--disagrees. It's about 7,... (read more)

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Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned
Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned
by John A Farrell
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Drawing on untapped archives and full of fresh revelations, here is the definitive biography of America's legendary defense attorney and progressive hero. Clarence Darrow is the lawyer every law school student dreams of being: on the side of right... (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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