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Manual on human rights and the environment - 2nd edition

by Collectif Conseil de l'Europe (April 01, 2013)

Human rights and the environment have become increasingly interconnected. This updated manual seeks to contribute to a better understanding of this relationship by taking into account the new pertinent case...


Freedom of expression and the Internet

by Collectif Conseil de l'Europe (January 01, 2014)

With the rise of the Internet, the opportunities to express oneself have grown exponentially, as have the challenges to freedom of expression. From the Arab Spring to the global Occupy movement, freedom of expression...


Counter-terrorism and human rights in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights

by Collectif Conseil de l'Europe (April 01, 2013)

Terrorism has become one of the major threats facing both states and the international community, in particular after the terrorist attacks in the United States, Madrid and London, which revealed a whole new...


Adoption - Law and practice under the Revised European Convention on the Adoption of Children

by Collectif Conseil de l'Europe (April 01, 2013)

The Revised European Convention on the" Adoption of Children (RECAC) was introduced by the Council of Europe in 2008, in an effort to provide a modern framework for the adoption of children. It represents an...


Genomic Messages

by George Annas & Sherman Elias HarperOne (June 23, 2015)

Two leaders in the field of genetics—a bioethicist-health lawyer and an obstetrician-gynecologist geneticist—answer the most pressing questions about the application of new genetics to our universal medicine...


A Thousand Times More Fair: What Shakespeare's Plays Teach Us About Justice

by Kenji Yoshino HarperCollins e-books (April 12, 2011)

“Fascinating....Loaded with perceptive and provocative comments on Shakespeare’s plots, characters, and contemporary analogs.”

—Justice John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court of the United States

“Kenji Yoshino...


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.”...


The Second Amendment

by Michael Waldman Simon & Schuster (April 10, 2014)

Widely acclaimed at the time of its publication, the life story of the most controversial, volatile, misunderstood provision of the Bill of Rights.

At a time of increasing gun violence in America, Waldman’s...


A History of American Law, Revised Edition

by Lawrence M. Friedman Touchstone (June 15, 2010)

A History of American Law has become a classic for students of law, American history and sociology across the country. In this brilliant and immensely readable book, Lawrence M. Friedman tells the whole fascinating...


Before the Best Interests of the Child

by Joseph Goldstein, Anna Freund & Albert J. Solnit Free Press (February 24, 1986)

The second volume in a classic trilogy of reference works often cited in child custody cases, which introduced the concept of the “least detrimental alternative” when addressing a child’s welfare.

The second...


Not Guilty

by Jabari Asim Amistad (November 12, 2013)

Patrick Dorismond, Abner Louima, and Amadou Diallo -- hear what a jury of prominent African Americans has to say about the black man's struggle for justice in America

Prompted by the killing of Amadou Diallo...


Enemies Within

by Matt Apuzzo & Adam Goldman Touchstone (September 03, 2013)

Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists take an unbridled look into one of the most sensitive post-9/11 national security investigations—a breathtaking race to stop a second devastating terrorist attack on...


Air Warriors

by Douglas Waller Simon & Schuster (July 16, 2013)

Veteran journalist Douglas Waller, who wrote The Commandos after observing the training of special forces soldiers, chronicles his rare and intimate experience with the training program for Navy pilots in Air...


Defend Yourself!

by Mark J. Green, Kevin McCarthy & Lauren Strayer William Morrow Paperbacks (July 30, 2013)

Talk Back / Fight Back

Patient, client, employee, small business owner, taxpayer, investor, consumer—it's time to defend yourself! Why should anyone tolerate an HMO not paying for his emergency surgery because...


In the Interest of Justice: Great Opening & Closing Statements Throu

by Joel Seidemann HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

This rich and rewarding volume collects more than two dozen of the most memorable opening and closing arguments made by top prosecutors and defense attorneys of the last one hundred years. Carefully selected...


Everybody's Guide to the Law- Fully Revised & Updated

by Allen Wilkinson & Melvin M. Belli HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

What are your rights if the car you bought is useless? If your ex-boss refuses to let you take along your Rolodex? Who gets custody of the children after a divorce? Do you worry about laws governing your use...


Collaborative Divorce: A New Paradigm

by Pauline H. Tesler & Peggy Thompson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

About half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce, and most of these divorces result in unnecessary collateral damage. Now there is a better way.

In Collaborative Divorce, Pauline Tesler and Peggy...


Divorce Wars

by Jeffery M. Leving HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Think the worst won't happen to you? Divorce can turn even the most sensible and perfectly nice people into malicious cutthroats. And while divorce is never easy, it can get downright nasty if your spouse wants...


Beyond the Body Farm

by Dr. Bill Bass & Jon Jefferson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

There is no scientist in the world like Dr. Bill Bass. A pioneer in forensic anthropology, Bass created the world's first laboratory dedicated to the study of human decomposition—three acres of land on a hillside...


40 Days and 40 Nights

by Matthew Chapman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In this fascinating story of evolution, religion, politics, and personalities, Matthew Chapman captures the story behind the headlines in the debate over God and science in America.

Kitzmiller v. Dover Board...


The U.S. Constitution and Other Writings

by Editors of Thunder Bay Press & Kenneth C. Mondschein Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2017)

“We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union . . . ” — The U.S Constitution

The U.S. Constitution and Other Writings is part of the Leather-bound Classics series and is a...


Selected Works of Alexander Hamilton

by Alexander Hamilton Canterbury Classics (April 03, 2018)

The vital words of Alexander Hamilton, including essays, private correspondence, and public statements

Alexander Hamilton is best known as the United States’ first Secretary of the Treasury and the author of...


A Life of Crime: The Memoirs of a High Court Judge

by Harry Ognall William Collins (November 02, 2017)

A frank and witty memoir of life at the Bar and on the Bench, from former High Court Judge The Hon. Sir Harry Ognall.

For many years, Harry Ognall enjoyed a formidable reputation as an advocate at the criminal...


The Center Holds

by James F. Simon Touchstone (June 05, 2012)

The Center Holds provides an intimate look at who the Supreme Court justices are, how they have made critical decisions, and why, ultimately, the Rehnquist Revolution failed.

Focusing on four key areas of civil...


Blood Sisters: Part 3 of 3: Can a pledge made for life endure beyond death?

by Julie Shaw Harper Element (April 20, 2017)

It’s 1983 and best friends Vicky and Lucy swear that they will always be there for each other, that they’ll never let anyone come between them. But fast forward 4 years and life on the Canterbury Estate...


Blood Sisters: Can a pledge made for life endure beyond death?

by Julie Shaw Harper Element (April 20, 2017)

It’s 1983 and best friends Vicky and Lucy swear that they will always be there for each other, that they’ll never let anyone come between them. But fast forward 4 years and life on the Canterbury Estate...


Blood Sisters: Part 2 of 3: Can a pledge made for life endure beyond death?

by Julie Shaw Harper Element (April 13, 2017)

It’s 1983 and best friends Vicky and Lucy swear that they will always be there for each other, that they’ll never let anyone come between them. But fast forward 4 years and life on the Canterbury Estate...


Blood Sisters: Part 1 of 3: Can a pledge made for life endure beyond death?

by Julie Shaw Harper Element (April 06, 2017)

It’s 1983 and best friends Vicky and Lucy swear that they will always be there for each other, that they’ll never let anyone come between them. But fast forward 4 years and life on the Canterbury Estate...


The Case for Impeachment

by Allan J. Lichtman Dey Street Books (April 18, 2017)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“Lichtman has written what may be the most important book of the year.”  —The Hill

"It is still striking to see the full argument unfold and realize that you don’t have to be a zealot...


Hit Him Where It Hurts

by Sherri Donovan Adams Media (November 30, 2006)

You’re getting divorced. You want out or he wants out, but either way you’re tempted to bend over backward just to get it over with. The result: You get screwed. How screwed? Consider this: the average woman...


Surviving Separation And Divorce

by Loriann Hoff Oberlin Adams Media (April 01, 2005)

Reclaim you life and your self!

The weeks following your separation may prove to be the most difficult weeks of your life. But with a little help and support, you'll find the strength you need to get through...


The Everything Wills & Estate Planning Book

by Deborah S Layton Adams Media (May 18, 2009)

Most Americans donÆt have a will. They avoid estate planning because they donÆt want to think about death or they think itÆs too complicated. But this easy-to-follow guide takes the mystery out of the process....


The Everything Executor and Trustee Book

by Douglas D Wilson Adams Media (December 11, 2013)

Essential information for executors or trustees for wills and trusts!

Being appointed the task of carrying out the terms of a will or trust is daunting, especially if it's your first time. The good news is you...


The 250 Estate Planning Questions Everyone Should Ask

by Lita Epstein Adams Media (March 01, 2008)

How can you provide a financially sound future for your loved ones while avoiding estate planning or even making a will, unsure about how to effectively plan for the disposition of your assets?

Estate planning...


What Kind of Nation

by James F. Simon Simon & Schuster (February 21, 2012)

What Kind of Nation is a riveting account of the bitter and protracted struggle between two titans of the early republic over the power of the presidency and the independence of the judiciary.

The clash between...


Job Creation and Local Economic Development 2016

by Collectif Oecd (November 28, 2016)

This second edition of Job Creation and Local Economic Development examines how national and local actors can better work together to support economic development and job creation at the local level. It sheds...


Employment and Skills Strategies in Poland

by Collectif Oecd (July 12, 2016)

With the rising economic importance of human resources and skills, employment and training agencies are often expected to play a more important role in local strategies to support new job creation, facilitate...


Employment and Skills Strategies in Saskatchewan and the Yukon, Canada

by Collectif Oecd (September 12, 2016)

This report looks at a range of local employment and economic development issues in Saskatchewan and the Yukon, Canada, with a focus on indigenous peoples. The report provides a comparative framework to understand...


OECD Employment Outlook 2016

by Collectif Oecd (July 07, 2016)

This 2016 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook provides an in-depth review of recent labour market trends and short-term prospects in OECD countries. Chapter 1 examines recent labour market developments, with...


LSAT Logical Reasoning

by Manhattan Prep Manhattan Prep Publishing (August 02, 2016)

Offering a new take on the LSAT logical reasoning section, Manhattan Prep’s LSAT Logical Reasoning is a must-have resource for any student preparing to take the exam.

Using Manhattan Prep’s expert strategies,...


LSAT Logic Games

by Manhattan Prep Manhattan Prep Publishing (August 02, 2016)

Manhattan Prep’s LSAT Logic Games is truly cutting edge. Containing the best of Manhattan Prep’s proven strategies, this book will teach you how to tackle the LSAT logic games efficiently and flexibly.

Beginning...


LSAT Reading Comprehension

by Manhattan Prep Manhattan Prep Publishing (August 02, 2016)

Designed around the real-world legal applications of reading comprehension, Manhattan Prep’s LSAT Reading Comprehension is an essential tool for a surprisingly tricky part of the LSAT.

Using Manhattan Prep’s...


The Smoking Gun

by Gerry Spence Scribner (September 16, 2003)

From America's foremost criminal defense lawyer and author of the bestselling How to Argue and Win Every Time comes this riveting, true account of a trial that adeptly exposes the unrelenting power of the state,...


Storming the Court

by Brandt Goldstein Scribner (September 27, 2005)

A tale more riveting than fiction, Storming the Court is the true story of idealistic law students who challenged the United States government in a battle for freedom and human rights that went all the way to...


Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney

by James F. Simon Simon & Schuster (November 07, 2006)

The clashes between President Abraham Lincoln and Chief Justice Roger B. Taney over slavery, secession, and the president's constitutional war powers went to the heart of Lincoln's presidency. James Simon, author...


What Your Divorce Lawyer May Not Tell You

by Margery Rubin & Sally Sampson Touchstone (August 04, 2009)

The 125 Questions every woman must ask!

 

Helping readers to make rational decisions in an irrational time, this expert guide takes women through the practical issues of divorce—especially the things their...


The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

by Erwin Chemerinsky Simon & Schuster (September 28, 2010)

Over the last few decades, the Supreme Court and the federal appellate courts have undergone a dramatic shift to the right, the result of a determined effort by right-wing lawmakers and presidents to reinterpret...


Why Marriage Matters

by Evan Wolfson Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2007)

Why Marriage Matters offers a compelling and clear discussion of a question at the forefront of our national consciousness. It is the work of a brilliant civil rights litigator who has dedicated his life to...


He Had It Coming

by Stacy Schneider, Esq. Gallery Books (January 01, 2008)

It's all about getting even. We all know that women earn less than men, and unfortunately this also applies to the spoils of divorce. Veteran trial attorney and former divorce lawyer Stacy Schneider, Esq., knows...


Devil's Knot

by Mara Leveritt Atria Books (October 08, 2002)

*SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON AND COLIN FIRTH *

The West Memphis Three. Accused, convicted…and set free. Do you know their story?

In 2011, one of the greatest miscarriages of...