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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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Scalia: A Court of One
Scalia: A Court of One
by Bruce Allen Murphy
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An authoritative, deeply researched biography of the most controversial and outspoken Supreme Court justice of our time and how he chose to be and#8220;rightand#8221; rather than influential.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;Antonin Scalia knew only success in... (read more)

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Attorney for the Damned: Clarence Darrow in the Courtroom
Attorney for the Damned: Clarence Darrow in the Courtroom
by Arthur Weinberg
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A famous defender of the underdog, the oppressed, and the powerless, Clarence Darrow (1857–1938) is one of the true legends of the American legal system. His cases were many and various, but all were marked by his unequivocal sense of justice, as... (read more)

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Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA
Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA
by John Rizzo
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In 1975, fresh out of law school and working a numbing job at the Treasury Department, John Rizzo took “a total shot in the dark” and sent his résumé to the Central Intelligence Agency. He had no notion that more than thirty years... (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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My Grandfather's Son
My Grandfather's Son
by Clarence Thomas
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Provocative, inspiring, and unflinchingly honest, My Grandfather's Son is the story of one of America's most remarkable and controversial leaders, Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas, told in his own words. Thomas was born in rural Georgia on June 23... (read more)

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Barman
Barman
by Alex Wellen
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Alex Wellen is an excited, ambitious, and overwhelmed twenty-something law student trying to integrate into one of the most powerful and promise-filled cities in the world--New York. As he moves from graduating student to licensed lawyer--the second most... (read more)

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My Grandfather's Son: A Memoir
My Grandfather's Son: A Memoir
by Clarence Thomas
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Provocative, inspiring, and unflinchingly honest, My Grandfather's Son is the story of one of America's most remarkable and controversial leaders, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, told in his own words. Thomas speaks out, revealing the pieces of... (read more)

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Saving Graces: Finding Solace and Strength from Friends and Strangers
Saving Graces: Finding Solace and Strength from Friends and Strangers
by Elizabeth Edwards
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She charmed America with her smart, likable, down-to-earth personality as she campaigned for her husband, then vice-presidential candidate John Edwards. She inspired millions as she valiantly fought advanced breast cancer after being diagnosed only days... (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 last June, Justice Stevens was the third longest serving Justice in American history (1975-2010)--only Justice William O. Douglas, whom Stevens succeeded, and Stephen Field have served on the Court for a longer time. In Five Chiefs... (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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Happy Hour Is for Amateurs: A Lost Decade in the World's Worst Profession
Happy Hour Is for Amateurs: A Lost Decade in the World's Worst Profession
by Philadelphia Lawyer
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For some people, happy hour is never enough This is a book about escape. It's also about laughing gas. And bourbon and dope and sex and mushrooms and every other vice millions of us indulge in to forget our jobs, the office, and the stifling, corporate... (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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The President's Counselor: The Rise to Power of Alberto Gonzales
The President's Counselor: The Rise to Power of Alberto Gonzales
by Bill Minutaglio
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The first and only biography of the most controversial u.s. Attorney general in recent memory. In defiance of expectations, statistics, and stereotypes, Alberto Gonzales has risen to become one of the most powerful men in America. Gonzales has been... (read more)

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Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas
Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas
by Kevin Merida
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SUPREME DISCOMFORT originated from a much-commented-upon profile of Clarence Thomas that appeared in an August 2002 issue of The Washington Post Magazine. In it, Kevin Merida and Michael Fletcher, both Post staffers, both black, crafted a haunting... (read more)

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V. Goliath: The Trials of David Boies
V. Goliath: The Trials of David Boies
by Karen Donovan
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In a society ever more obsessed with legal drama, David Boies, the star of a thousand press conferences, stands head and shoulders above the rest. The most prominent trial lawyer in the United States, Boies was catapulted to international prominence when... (read more)

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Convictions: A Prosecutor's Battles against Mafia Killers, Drug Kingpins, and Enron Thieves
Convictions: A Prosecutor's Battles against Mafia Killers, Drug Kingpins, and Enron Thieves
by John Kroger
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As an Assistant United States Attorney, John Kroger pursued high-profile cases against mafia killers, drug kingpins, and Enron executives. In Convictions, Kroger reveals how to flip a perp, how to conduct a cross, how to work an informant, how to placate... (read more)

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Courting Justice: From the NY Yankees V. Major League Baseball to Bush V. Gore 1997-2000
Courting Justice: From the NY Yankees V. Major League Baseball to Bush V. Gore 1997-2000
by David Boies
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In gripping chapters that read like fiction, "the lawyer everyone wants" ("New York Times Magazine") now examines the varied clients, behind-the-scenes dramas, and 11th-hour strategies that catapulted him to the forefront of American legal icons. 16... (read more)

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Courting Justice: From the NY Yankees V. Major League Baseball to Bush V. Gore 1997-2000
Courting Justice: From the NY Yankees V. Major League Baseball to Bush V. Gore 1997-2000
by David Boies
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In gripping chapters that read like fiction, "the lawyer everyone wants" ("New York Times Magazine") now examines the varied clients, behind-the-scenes dramas, and 11th-hour strategies that catapulted him to the forefront of American legal icons. 16... (read more)

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