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Courtroom Avenger: The Challenges and Triumphs of Robert Habush

by Kurt Chandler American Bar Association (January 07, 2015)

This is a profile of Robert Habush, a prolific and esteemed trial lawyer based in Milwaukee. He's a lawyer whose is recognized by his peers as a lawyer who is always fighting for the little guy against the big...


Scalia

by Bruce Allen Murphy Simon & Schuster (June 10, 2014)

"[Murphy's] biography of Justice Scalia is patient and thorough, alive both intellectually and morally....Functions as an MRI scan of one of the most influential conservative thinkers of the twentieth century."...


Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

by Ralph J. Temple Akashic Books (January 10, 2012)

The impassioned memoirs from one of America's leading civil liberties attorneys of the 20th century.


John Marshall

by Jean Edward Smith Henry Holt and Co. (March 09, 2014)

A New York Times Notable Book of 1996

It was in tolling the death of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall in 1835 that the Liberty Bell cracked, never to ring again. An apt symbol of the man who shaped both...


John J. Robinette: Peerless Mentor: An Appreciation

by George D. Finlayson Dundurn (September 01, 2003)

John J. Robinette was Canada's top lawyer from the 1930s to 1980s, showing unparalleled versatility and virtuosity in criminal, civil, and constitutional cases.


Company Man

by John Rizzo Scribner (January 07, 2014)

The "revealing" (The New Yorker) insider history of the CIA from a lawyer with a "front-row seat on the hidden world of intelligence" (The Washington Post). Former CIA director George J. Tenet called Company...


Not a Genuine Black Man: Or, How I Claimed My Piece of Ground in the Lily-White Suburbs

by Brian Copeland Hachette Books (July 11, 2006)

Based on the longest-running one-man show in San Francisco history--now coming to Off-Broadway--a hilarious, poignant, and disarming memoir of growing up black in an all-white suburb In 1972, when Brian Copeland...


A Life in the Balance

by Billy Wayne Sinclair & Jodie Sinclair Arcade (March 01, 2012)

Sentenced to death in 1965 at age twenty for an unpremeditated murder during the bungled holdup of a convenience store, Billy Wayne spent his first seven prison years on death row. When the death penalty was...


The Great Dissent

by Thomas Healy Metropolitan Books (August 19, 2013)

A gripping intellectual history reveals how Oliver Wendell Holmes became a free-speech advocate and established the modern understanding of the First Amendment

No right seems more fundamental to American public...


The Judge: The Life and Opinions of Alabama's Frank M. Johnson, Jr.

by Frank Sikora NewSouth Books (August 01, 2007)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., led the black drive for civil rights, but the changes he sought came largely in legal opinions issues by federal judges. Foremost of these was Frank Minis Johnson, Jr., of Montgomery,...


Fight Back and Win

by Gloria Allred William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

Voted by her peers as one of the best lawyers in America, and described by Time magazine as "one of the nation's most effective advocates of family rights and feminist causes," Allred has devoted her career...


Bus Ride to Justice (Revised Edition): Changing the System by the System, the Life and Works of Fred Gray

by Fred Gray NewSouth Books (December 01, 2012)

First published in 1995, Bus Ride to Justice, the best-selling autobiography by acclaimed civil rights attorney Fred D. Gray, appears now in a newly revised edition that updates Gray's remarkable career of "destroying...


The Final Days of Alastair Nicholson: Chief Justice Family Court of Australia

by William John Stapleton eBookIt.com (April 18, 2013)

Refusing to hide, Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia Alastair Nicholson, scheduled to appear before an inquiry into family law and child support, entered Australia's Parliament House in Canberra...


The Attica Turkey Shoot

by Malcolm Bell & Heather Ann Thompson Skyhorse (March 21, 2017)

The Attica Turkey Shoot tells a story that New York State did not want you to know. In 1971, following a prison riot at the Attica Correctional Facility, state police and prison guards slaughtered thirty-nine...


Diary of a DA

by Herbert J. Stern Skyhorse (September 01, 2012)

In 1961, twenty-five-year-old Herbert Jay Stern, fresh from reserve duty, stood in his green army uniform in a New York County courtroom to be sworn in as an attorney. He could only guess what his life as a...


Clarence Darrow

by Andrew E. Kersten Hill and Wang (April 25, 2011)

Clarence Darrow is best remembered for his individual cases, whether defending the thrill killers Leopold and Loeb or John Scopes's right to teach evolution in the classroom. In the first full-length biography...


The Nonsense Factory

by Bruce Cannon Gibney, Matt Kugler & Matthew Kugler Hachette Books (May 14, 2019)

A withering and witty examination of how the American legal system, burdened by complexity and untrammeled growth, fails Americans and threatens the rule of law itself, by the acclaimed author of A Generation...


The Nonsense Factory

by Bruce Cannon Gibney Hachette Books (May 13, 2019)

A withering and witty examination of how the American legal system, burdened by complexity and untrammeled growth, fails Americans and threatens the rule of law itself, by the acclaimed author of A Generation...


The Making of a Justice

by Justice John Paul Stevens Little, Brown and Company (May 13, 2019)

A "timely and hugely important" memoir of Justice John Paul Stevens's life on the Supreme Court (New York Times).

When Justice John Paul Stevens retired from the Supreme Court of the United States in 2010, he...


The Chief

by Joan Biskupic Basic Books (March 25, 2019)

An incisive biography of the Supreme Court's enigmatic Chief Justice, taking us inside the momentous legal decisions of his tenure so far.

John Roberts was named to the Supreme Court in 2005 claiming he would...


Conversations with RBG

by Jeffrey Rosen Henry Holt and Co. (November 04, 2019)

In her own words, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers an intimate look at her life and career, through an extraordinary series of conversations with the head of the National Constitution Center.

This remarkable book presents...


The Watergate Girl

by Jill Wine-Banks Henry Holt and Co. (February 24, 2020)

Obstruction of justice, the specter of impeachment, sexism at work, shocking revelations: Jill Wine-Banks takes us inside her trial by fire as a Watergate prosecutor.

It was a time, much like today, when Americans...


Relentless Pursuit

by Bradley J. Edwards, Brittany Henderson & Steven Weber Simon & Schuster Audio (March 31, 2020)

This is the definitive story of the case against Jeffrey Epstein and the corrupt system that supported him, told in thrilling detail by the lawyer who has represented Epstein’s victims for more than a decade....


Kidnapped by a Client

by Sharon R. Muse Skyhorse (January 14, 2020)

“He promised to kill me when he got out. I believed him. If I wanted justice, I had to fight both him and the courts...maybe kill him first. If I didn’t do something, I was going to die.”

This is not a...


Relentless Pursuit

by Bradley J. Edwards & Brittany Henderson Gallery Books (March 31, 2020)

This is the definitive story of the case against Jeffrey Epstein and the corrupt system that supported him, told in thrilling detail by the lawyer who has represented Epstein’s victims for more than a decade....


Exposure

by Robert Bilott Atria Books (October 08, 2019)

For Erin Brockovich fans, a David vs. Goliath tale with a twist.” --The New York Times Book Review

The story that inspired the major motion picture Dark Waters, starring Mark Ruffalo as Robert Bilott.

In...


Notorious RBG

by Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik & Andi Arndt HarperAudio (October 27, 2015)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Featured in the critically acclaimed documentary RBG

"The authors make this unassuming, most studious woman come pulsing to life. . . . Notorious RBG may be a playful project, but it...


He Killed Them All

by Jeanine Pirro Simon & Schuster Audio (November 03, 2015)

Former prosecutor Jeanine Pirro--the "true hero" (New York Post) of the hit HBO documentary series The Jinx--offers the transfixing true story of her tireless fifteen-year investigation into accused murderer...


My Own Words

by Mary Hartnett, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Wendy W. Williams & Linda Lavin Simon & Schuster Audio (October 04, 2016)

The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring...


Exposure

by Robert Bilott, Jeremy Bobb & Mark Ruffalo Simon & Schuster Audio (October 08, 2019)

“For Erin Brockovich fans, a David vs. Goliath tale with a twist” (The New York Times Book Review)--the incredible true story of the lawyer who spent two decades building a case against DuPont for its use...


Poison Candy

by Elizabeth Parker, Mark Ebner & Karen White Blackstone Publishing (July 28, 2015)

In August 2009, former madam Dalia Dippolito conspired with a hit man to arrange her ex-con husband's murder. Days later, it seemed as if all had gone according to plan. The beautiful young Dalia came home from...


The Devil's Defender

by John Henry Browne & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (August 01, 2016)

In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F. Lee Bailey, Gerry Spence, and Alan Dershowitz, John Henry Browne's The Devil's Defender recounts his tortuous education in what it means...


John Marshall

by Harlow Giles Unger & Robert Fass Blackstone Publishing (September 30, 2014)

A soul-stirring biography of John Marshall, the young Republic's great chief justice who led the Supreme Court to power and broughtlaw and order to the nation

In the political turmoil that convulsed America after...


The Case of Abraham Lincoln

by Julie M. Fenster, Hillary Huber & Douglas Brinkley Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

In 1856, Abraham Lincoln was at a difficult point, personally. Depressed, edgy, and often despondent, he had grown bored with his work as a lawyer. He saw himself as a former congressman with little future in...


Exposure

by Robert Bilott Atria Books (October 08, 2019)

“For Erin Brockovich fans, a David vs. Goliath tale with a twist” (The New York Times Book Review)--the incredible true story of the lawyer who spent two decades building a case against DuPont for its use...


Cars, Energy, Nuclear Diplomacy and the Law: A Reflective Memoir of Three Generations

by John Thomas Smith Ii Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 31, 2012)

This multigenerational memoir sketches the lives of three generations of the author’s family that were involved with some of the most profound issues of the twentieth century. With a paternal grandfather present...


Mighty Justice

by Katie McCabe, Dovey Johnson Roundtree & Tayari Jones Algonquin Books (November 05, 2019)

“Dovey Johnson Roundtree set a new path for women and proved that the vision and perseverance of a single individual can turn the tides of history.”

—Michelle Obama

In Mighty Justice, trailblazing African...


Little Shoes

by Pamela Everett Skyhorse (May 29, 2018)

In the summer of 1937, with the Depression deep and World War II looming, a California triple murder stunned an already grim nation. After a frantic week-long manhunt for the killer, a suspect emerged, and his...


Poisoned

by Alan Bell & Jan Schlichtmann Skyhorse (April 04, 2017)

After years of prosecuting hard-core criminals, rising legal star Alan Bell took a private sector job in South Florida’s newest skyscraper. Suddenly, he suffered such bizarre medical symptoms, doctors suspected...


A Target on my Back

by Erleigh Wiley Skyhorse (October 03, 2017)

Murders don't happen in Kaufman County, Texas, a sleepy community where people raise their kids quietly and drive into Dallas for work and entertainment. In 2013, murder came to town when two professional prosecutors...


The Nonsense Factory

by Bruce Cannon Gibney Hachette Books (May 14, 2019)

A withering and witty examination of how the American legal system, burdened by complexity and untrammeled growth, fails Americans and threatens the rule of law itself, by the acclaimed author of A Generation...


Keeping It Civil

by Margaret Klaw Algonquin Books (September 24, 2013)

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...


Invisible

by Stephen L. Carter Henry Holt and Co. (October 08, 2018)

The bestselling author delves into his past and discovers the inspiring story of his grandmother's extraordinary life

She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter...


The Republic according to John Marshall Harlan

by Linda Przybyszewski The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan (1833-1911) is best known for condemning racial segregation in his dissent from Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896, when he declared, "Our Constitution is color-blind." But...


Walter Clark

by Aubrey Lee Brooks The University of North Carolina Press (July 11, 2018)

In this life of Walter Clark, the author tells of an antebellum boyhood on a Carolina plantation and a long career of involvement in the bitterest sociopolitical battles the state of North Carolina has known,...


Rather His Own Man

by Geoffrey Robertson Biteback Publishing (June 11, 2018)

In this witty, engrossing and sometimes poignant memoir, a sequel to his best-selling The Justice Game, Geoffrey Robertson charts his progress from pimply state schoolboy to top Old Bailey barrister and thence...


A Higher Loyalty

by James Comey Flatiron Books (April 16, 2018)

#1 New York Times Bestseller now in paperback with new material

The inspiration for The Comey Rule, the Showtime limited series starring Jeff Daniels premiering September 2020

In his book, former FBI director...


You Can't Spell Truth Without Ruth

by Mary Zaia Castle Point Books (April 02, 2018)

Speaking the Ruth to America

Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a Supreme Court Justice in 1993, but her popularity has exploded over the last couple of years as she has been adopted as a modern feminist icon. An octogenarian...


John Marshall

by Richard Brookhiser Basic Books (October 23, 2018)

The life of John Marshall, Founding Father and America's premier Chief Justice

In 1801, a genial and brilliant Revolutionary War veteran and politician became the fourth Chief Justice of the United States. He...


Witness

by Eric Sirotkin White Cloud Press (July 04, 2017)

Eric Sirotkin’s Witness speaks to something innate in us all: the desire to feel connected to those around us and to feel our full potential as human beings. This was brought home in Sirotkin’s first meeting...