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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...


Manhunters

by Colin Wilson Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

Author Colin Wilson opens this illuminating psychological discussion with the development of the 1977 Behavioral Science Unit, which was set up in order to answer the many questions surrounding serial killers:...


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...


How to Plan and Settle Estates

by Edmund Fleming Allworth (February 04, 2014)

This up-to-date, thorough, and authoritative guide clearly explains all of the complexities of planning and administering an estate. From wills, trusts, and powers of attorney to health-care directives and probate,...


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...


Legal Guide to Social Media

by Kimberly A. Houser Allworth (November 13, 2013)

How should you respond to a request to remove copyrighted materials from a Facebook page? If you create a Twitter handle at work, who owns that handle when you change jobs? Can you be sued for libel if your...


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...


The Pocket Legal Companion to Patents

by Carl Battle Allworth (October 08, 2013)

Many great ideas fail because the inventors do not take the appropriate steps to protect, promote, and profit from their ideas. This friendly guide will walk you through everything that needs to be done before...


The Writer's Legal Guide, Fourth Edition

by Tad Crawford & Kay Murray Allworth (August 01, 2013)

In an increasingly digitized and complex publishing world, writers need to know how to protect themselves against copyright infringement, legal trouble, and unwise concessions to publishers. Still the author’s...


Enemies Within

by Matt Apuzzo & Adam Goldman Atria Books (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...


The Second Amendment Primer

by Les Adams Skyhorse (June 26, 2013)

So much of the debate about the Second Amendment is in scholarly journals and academic papers written by scholars and judges, or directed towards other scholars, law professors, attorneys, and judges. Trying...


Air Warriors

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

Veteran journalist and author of The Commandos Douglas Waller chronicles his rare and intimate experience with the training program for Navy pilots in this “engrossing saga that will likely become an unofficial...


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...


Legal Forms for Everyone

by Carl Battle Allworth (September 07, 2010)

Renting an apartment? Buying your first home? Thinking about a will? Legal Forms for Everyone is the ultimate self-help legal guide that will save you hours of research time and money in legal fees. Written...


The Pocket Legal Companion to Copyright

by Lee Wilson Allworth (August 01, 2012)

In our age of unlimited, around-the-clock communication, copyright literacy has become a must for almost all of us, and everyone—informed or not—seems to have strong opinions about the rights of copyright...


The Screenwriter's Legal Guide

by Stephen Breimer Allworth (May 04, 2012)

This authoritative guide will help both fledgling and established writers to negotiate the best deal, protect their work, and get fair compensation for it. One of the most powerful entertainment lawyers in Hollywood...


The Stage Producer's Business and Legal Guide

by Charles Grippo Allworth (September 01, 2002)

The entire range of individuals involved in entertainment—performers, writers, and directors to box office managers, theater board members, and theater owners—will find comprehensive answers to questions on...


The Pocket Legal Companion to Trademark

by Lee Wilson Allworth (August 01, 2012)

This book, a primer for the entrepreneur, is filled with valuable and ready-to-use information on using trademarks to avoid lawsuits and protect your ideas. Easy to follow and affordable, this helpful guide...


Fair Use, Free Use, and Use by Permission

by Lee Wilson Allworth (November 02, 2009)

• Who needs this book? Only every writer, photographer, illustrator, designer, <br>businessperson, musician, songwriter, <br>filmmaker, teacher, researcher, advertiser, and Web designer in the United...


Estate Planning and Administration

by Edmund Fleming Allworth (January 01, 2005)

The complexities of planning and administering an estate are clearly explained in this up-to-date and authoritative guide. This new edition covers the best techniques for transferring property through Irrevocable...


The DOJ Investigation of the Chicago Police Department

by U.S. Department of Justice & Curtis Black Racehorse (October 10, 2017)

“Perhaps the most damning, sweeping critique ever of the Chicago Police Department.” —Chicago Tribune

Chicago, 2016. In a time of civil unrest in America, when racism, brutality, and division have taken...


The Little Book of Restorative Justice for Older Adults

by Julie Friesen & Wendy Meek Good Books (August 22, 2017)

Exploring Restorative Justice Practices as a Compelling Response to the Challenges of an Aging Population

As our global population ages, conflicts and difficult conversations emerge. How will older adults decide...


The Case Against Impeaching Trump

by Alan Dershowitz Hot Books (July 09, 2018)

"Alan Dershowitz is a brilliant lawyer...He has written a new and very important book called The Case Against Impeaching Trump, which I would encourage all people...to read!"—President Donald Trump

The New...


Seeds of Resistance

by Mark Schapiro & David Talbot Hot Books (September 18, 2018)

Sun. Soil. Water. Seed. These are the primordial ingredients for the most essential activity of all on earth: growing food. All of these elements are being changed dramatically under the pressures of corporate...


So You Want to be a Lawyer

by Lisa Fairchild Jones, Timothy B. Francis & Walter C. Jones Skyhorse (September 12, 2017)

Completely revised and updated, So You Want to Be a Lawyer takes you through the process of becoming a lawyer, examining each phase in a helpful and easy-to-understand narrative. Find out what practicing law...


Zero Waste

by Shia Su Skyhorse (April 03, 2018)

Easy and Effective Strategies to Jumpstart a Sustainable, Waste-Free Lifestyle

We have a worldwide trash epidemic. The average American disposes of 4.4 pounds of garbage per day, and our landfills hold 254...


The Handbook of Drone Photography

by Chase Guttman Skyhorse (February 21, 2017)

Drones are the next frontier in photography. This cutting-edge technology, still unexplored by the masses, can bring visual artistry to new and exciting heights. The Handbook of Drone Photography will be the...


Instrument Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 02, 2017)

This is the FAA's primary pilot resource for instrument flight rules and training. It (IFR) covers everything pertinent to operating an aircraft, both in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) and without...


FAR/AIM 2018: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (October 31, 2017)

All the information you need to operate safely in US airspace, fully updated.

If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM. In today’s environment,...


The Secrets of Successful Financial Planning

by Dan Gallagher Skyhorse (September 25, 2018)

Take charge of your finances with little-known advice from a financial expert.

There are six interrelated segments to a complete financial plan: Cash & Budget Planning, Insurance & Risk Management, Tax Management,...


Aviation Instructor's Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 02, 2017)

The Aviation Instructor’s Handbook was developed by the FAA in order to help beginning ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors understand the basics of flight instruction....


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...


Instrument Procedures Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration)

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (May 02, 2017)

This is the new 2015 edition of the FAA's previous "Instrument Procedures Handbook" (previously the FAA-H-8083-16).

This book covers all of the information needed to operate safely within the airspace system....


FAR/AIM 2017

by Federal Aviation Administration Skyhorse (August 09, 2016)

  • Learn to fly a plane according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations
  • The most complete guide to the rules of aviation accessible anywhere 
  • Contains all of the information needed to operate safely...


The U.S. Constitution and Related Documents

by Stephen Brennan & Jesse Ventura Skyhorse (February 20, 2018)

No matter who you identify with—Democrat or Republican, Tea Party or Green Party, Independent or something else altogether—we the people should read:

  • The Constitution of the United States of America

  • The...

  • The ASMP Guide to New Markets in Photography

    by Susan Carr Allworth (October 17, 2012)

    As a result of changes in technology and the economy, every successful photography career today is unique, and each image-maker needs to build a career that matches his or her talents to one or more markets....


    Digital Technical Theater Simplified

    by Drew Campbell Allworth (September 13, 2011)

    The theater is in the midst of a digital revolution! This book provides readers with an easy-to-understand overview of the digital technology currently available for the stage. In clear language, Digital Technical...