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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
by Bryan Stevenson
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“A distinguished NYU law professor and MacArthur grant recipient offers the compelling story of the legal practice he founded to protect the rights of people on the margins of American society....Emotionally profound, necessary reading.&rdquo... (read more)

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My Beloved World
My Beloved World
by Sonia Sotomayor
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This book is on my Top 5 list for 2013. It's a beautifully written story and an inspiration to anyone who has big dreams that seem impossible. I have newfound respect for Justice Sotomayor and the challenges she's tackled to become one of the most... (read more)

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My Beloved World
My Beloved World
by Sonia Sotomayor
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The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing... (read more)

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A Piece of Cake: A Memoir
A Piece of Cake: A Memoir
by Cupcake Brown
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The bestselling memoir of Cupcake Brown's harrowing and inspiring life from the streets to one of the nation's largest law firms Rdazzles you with the amazing change that is possible in one lifetimeS ("Washington Post Book World").... (read more)

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With Grit and by Grace: Breaking Trails in Politics and Law, a Memoir
With Grit and by Grace: Breaking Trails in Politics and Law, a Memoir
by Betty Roberts and Gail Wells
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In the 1950s, Betty Roberts did what most of her contemporaries considered audacious and inappropriate when she returned to college as a 32-year-old wife and mother. This was only the start of Roberts' lifetime commitment to overcoming obstacles to women'... (read more)

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Earl Warren: A Public Life
Earl Warren: A Public Life
by G. Edward White
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Written by a leading scholar, this major biography of one of America's most influential and respected Supreme Court justices is, in essence, the first study of the Chief Justice Warren to cover his entire political career and to examine the aspects of... (read more)

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Totally Unofficial: The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin
Totally Unofficial: The Autobiography of Raphael Lemkin
by Raphael Lemkin
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Among the greatest intellectual heroes of modern times, Raphael Lemkin lived an extraordinary life of struggle and hardship, yet altered international law and redefined the worlds understanding of group rights. He invented the concept and word “... (read more)

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Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo
Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo
by Oscar Zeta Acosta
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Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano layer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan... (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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John Marshall: Definer of a Nation
John Marshall: Definer of a Nation
by John Marshall
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A New York Times Notable Book of 1996 It was in tolling the death of Chief Justice John Marshall in 1835 that the Liberty Bell cracked, never to ring again. An apt symbol of the man who shaped both court and country, whose life “reads like an early... (read more)

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John Marshall: The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation
John Marshall: The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation
by Harlow Giles Unger
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A soul-stirring biography of John Marshall, the young republic's great chief justice, who led the Supreme Court to power and brought law and order to the... (read more)

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Justice for All (06 Edition)
Justice for All (06 Edition)
by Jim Newton
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Award-winning journalist Newton brings readers the first truly comprehensive consideration of Earl Warren, the politician-turned-Chief Justice, who refashioned the place of the Supreme Court in American life.... (read more)

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My Beloved World
My Beloved World
by Sonia Sotomayor
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The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing... (read more)

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The Autobiography of an Execution
The Autobiography of an Execution
by David R Dow
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Near the beginning of The Autobiography of an Execution, David Dow lays his cards on the table. People think that because I am against the death penalty and don't think people should be executed, that I forgive those people for what they did. Well, it... (read more)

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Scoundrels To the Hoosegow (07 Edition)
Scoundrels To the Hoosegow (07 Edition)
by Swingle
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I closed my direct examination of narcotics officer Bill Bohnert by asking, "Detective Bohnert, do you see in the courtroom today the man we just saw on the tape, selling the crack cocaine to Darren Bullard?"      ... (read more)

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Four Trials (04 Edition)
Four Trials (04 Edition)
by John Edwards
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Raised in a small town by parents employed in the local mills, John Edwards worked in those mills himself -- and then went on to become one of America's most successful and respected attorneys. He built a national reputation representing people whose... (read more)

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Crude Justice: How I Fought Big Oil and Won, and What You Should Know about the New Environmental Attack on America
Crude Justice: How I Fought Big Oil and Won, and What You Should Know about the New Environmental Attack on America
by Stuart H. Smith
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One day in the small Mississippi town of Laurel, a 26-year-old expectant mom named Karen Street sat down at the edge of her bathtub—and felt her hip split in two. The episode was so bizarre it wasnt until later, after she saw the doctor, that she... (read more)

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Poems and Letters from Deadbeat Daddy
Poems and Letters from Deadbeat Daddy
by Robert H. Burke
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Following a seven-plus year separation from his daughters, Laura and Kristina, Robert H. Burke shares poems and letters he wrote to them, along with his story of that separation. While conveying his inner-most spirit to Laura and Kristina, he shares the... (read more)

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To Punish and Protect: Against a System That Coddles Criminals
To Punish and Protect: Against a System That Coddles Criminals
by Jeanine Pirro
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Deemed "the avenging angel of American justice" (Chris Matthews, Hardball), Jeanine Pirro, the famed Westchester County district attorney, presents hard truths about a justice system that she believes coddles criminals at the expense of innocent victims.... (read more)

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American Original: the Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (09 Edition)
American Original: the Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (09 Edition)
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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