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A Civil Action
A Civil Action
by Jonathan Harr
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"The legal thriller of the decade." --Cleveland Plain Dealer Now a Major Motion Picture! In this true story of an epic courtroom showdown, two of the nation's largest corporations stand accused of causing the deaths of children. Representing... (read more)

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Gideon's Trumpet
Gideon's Trumpet
by Anthony Lewis
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Covering the courts :free press, fair trials & journalistic performance
Covering the courts :free press, fair trials & journalistic performance
by Robert Giles
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Covering the Courts shows how writers and journalists deal with present-day major trials, such as those involving Timothy McVeigh and O.J. Simpson. The volume features such outstanding contributors as Linda Deutsch and Fred Graham, and provides an in... (read more)

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Reporter and the Law : Techniques of Covering the Courts (92 Edition)
Reporter and the Law : Techniques of Covering the Courts (92 Edition)
by Lyle W. Denniston
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< P> < I> The Reporter and the Law< /I> is an insider's view of how the legal system and the press work together. Lyle Denniston begins from the premise that the law and its institutions are the public's business and that the journalist'... (read more)

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Critical Race Theory: Cutting Edge (3RD 14 Edition)
Critical Race Theory: Cutting Edge (3RD 14 Edition)
by Richard Delgado
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Critical Race Theory has become a dynamic, eclectic, and growing movement in the study of law. With this third edition of Critical Race Theory, editors Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic have created a reader for the twenty-first century-one that shakes... (read more)

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Last Man Standing: The Tragedy and Triumph of Geronimo Pratt
Last Man Standing: The Tragedy and Triumph of Geronimo Pratt
by Jack Olsen
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Jack Olsen's Last Man Standing is the gripping story of Geronimo Pratt, war hero and community leader, who was framed by the FBI in one of the greatest travesties of justice in American history. Geronimo Pratt did not commit the murder for which he... (read more)

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When the Nazis Came to Skokie: Freedom for Speech We Hate (Landmark Law Cases and American Society)
When the Nazis Came to Skokie: Freedom for Speech We Hate (Landmark Law Cases and American Society)
by Philippa Strum
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In the Chicago suburb of Skokie, one out of every six Jewish citizens in the late 1970s was a survivor-or was directly related to a survivor-of the Holocaust. These victims of terror had resettled in America expecting to lead peaceful lives free from... (read more)

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A Quiet Victory for Latino Rights: FDR and the Controversy Over "Whiteness"
A Quiet Victory for Latino Rights: FDR and the Controversy Over "Whiteness"
by Patrick D Lukens
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In 1935 a federal court judge handed down a ruling that could have been disastrous for Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and all Latinos in the United States. However, in an unprecedented move, the Roosevelt administration wielded the power of... (read more)

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Federalist (61 Edition)
Federalist (61 Edition)
by Jacob E. Cooke
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The definitive edition of the historic essays by ALEXANDER HAMILTON, JAMES MADISON and JOHN JAY, fully annotated and reproduced from the original text.... (read more)

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Communication in Legal Advocacy
Communication in Legal Advocacy
by Richard D. Rieke
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This is a research-based, practical analysis of communication processes in trials. Besides the traditional perception of trials as scientific fact-finding proceedings, the authors look at trials as social-scientific phenomena. Responding to the emerging... (read more)

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The Supreme Court, Race, and Civil Rights: From Marshall to Rehnquist
The Supreme Court, Race, and Civil Rights: From Marshall to Rehnquist
by Abraham L. Davis
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Providing a well-rounded presentation of the constitution and evolution of civil rights in the United States, this book will be useful for students and academics with an interest in civil rights, race and the law. </p> <p></p> <p>... (read more)

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Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality
Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality
by Richard Kluger
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Simple Justice is the definitive history of the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education and the epic struggle for racial equality in this country. Combining intensive research with original interviews with surviving participants, Richard Kluger... (read more)

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Construction Forms and Contracts
Construction Forms and Contracts
by Craig Savage
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Nearly every contract and form you're going to need is here ready for reproduction on your copy machine. The authors are construction contractors and have used these forms for many years. They're going to save you time and money day after day. With the... (read more)

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Judicial Self-Interest: Federal Judges and Court Administration
Judicial Self-Interest: Federal Judges and Court Administration
by Christopher E. Smith
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This book examines the federal judiciary in light of political science research on the role of interests and interest groups in the making of public policy. The author finds that efforts of federal judges to shape court administration are guided, in part,... (read more)

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Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law #12: On Civil Procedure
Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law #12: On Civil Procedure
by J. A. Jolowicz
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This comparative analysis of civil procedure concentrates on the purposes served by the institution of legislation rather than the intentions of those who litigate. Stressing that those purposes go far beyond mere nonviolent dispute resolution, Jolowicz... (read more)

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Discharge for Cause: Arbitral Enforcement Under the Collective Bargaining Agreement
Discharge for Cause: Arbitral Enforcement Under the Collective Bargaining Agreement
by Douglas H. Thompson
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This professional book for labor arbitrators, mediators, administrative law judges, practitioners in the field of labor relations representing either management or labor (or both), and others involved in labor relations and dispute resolution provides... (read more)

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The Guyana Court of Appeal
The Guyana Court of Appeal
by Bertrand G. Ramcharan
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This book is one of the few studies of how the rule of law has fared in a developing country since it achieved independence.... (read more)

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Endowed by Our Creator: The Birth of Religious Freedom in America
Endowed by Our Creator: The Birth of Religious Freedom in America
by Michael I Meyerson
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The debate over the framers concept of freedom of religion has become heated and divisive. This scrupulously researched book sets aside the half-truths, omissions, and partisan arguments, and instead focuses on the actual writings and actions of... (read more)

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The American Legal System for Foreign Lawyers
The American Legal System for Foreign Lawyers
by Eldon H. Reiley
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Appropriate for a one or two term course on the structures of the American judicial system, this volume for foreign law students provides an exploration of the foundational principles of the American system including issues of state versus federal... (read more)

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Legalines on Civil Procedure, 10th, Keyed to Friedenthal
Legalines on Civil Procedure, 10th, Keyed to Friedenthal
by Gloria A. (edt) Aluise
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This title provides analysis of the cases in the Civil Procedure casebook by Friedenthal. The discussion of each case includes an explanation of the facts, issues, holdings, and the court's rationale. Also included is background information to relate the... (read more)

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