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Legal Counsel, Book Two: Property Rights, Family and Divorce, and Company Rights

by Les Vandor & Martin Popoff Ecw Press (September 01, 2001)

Take the law into your own hands ? with Les Vandor's help. For the past 9 years, Ottawa lawyer Les Vandor has been dispensing legal advice to 400,000 listeners of CBC Radio's Ontario Today program. His monthly,...

Legal Counsel, Book Three: Retirement, Representation, and Wills

by Les Vandor & Larry Matysik Ecw Press (September 01, 2001)

Take the law into your own hands ? with Les Vandor's help. For the past 9 years, Ottawa lawyer Les Vandor has been dispensing legal advice to 400,000 listeners of CBC Radio's Ontario Today program. His monthly,...

American in Canada, The

by Terry F. Ritchie & Brian D. Wruk Ecw Press (May 15, 2008)

According to The Association for Canadian Studies, over 10,000 Americans moved to Canada in 2006 -- hitting a new 30-year record. Already, there are hundreds of thousands of Americans living in Canada. The similarity...

Legal Counsel, Book Four: Criminal Law

by Les Vandor & Clay Eals Ecw Press (September 01, 2002)

Take the law into your own hands ? with Les Vandor's help. For the past nine years, Ottawa lawyer Les Vandor has been dispensing legal advice to 400,000 listeners of CBC Radio's Ontario Today program. His monthly,...

Tug of War

by Harvey Brownstone Ecw Press (March 01, 2009)

Tug of War is the first book of its kind. Written by a sitting family court judge in layman's language, it demystifies complex family law concepts and procedures, clearly explains how family court works, and...

Canadian Snowbird in America, The

by Terry F. Ritchie, Susan Janic, David Giammarco & Terry F. Ritchie with Brian D. Wruk et al. Ecw Press (December 01, 2007)

With thousands of Canadians heading south for the winter each year, many of these individuals, referred to as "snowbirds," face unique and challenging U.S. tax and financial planning considerations. Crossing...

Ardor In The Court!

by Jeffrey Miller & Jay S. Jacobs Ecw Press (September 01, 2002)

1656: a Boston court sentences a ship's captain to sit in the stocks for two hours for "lewd and unseemly behavior" on the Sabbath. His offence? Arriving home that Sunday after three years at sea, he had kissed...

Canadian in America, The

by Brian D. Wruk, Larry Zbyszko, Marc Shapiro & Brian D. Wruk with Terry F. Ritchie et al. Ecw Press (May 01, 2007)

?Approximately 50,000 Canadians move to the U.S. every year. Already, there are hundreds of thousands of ex-Canadians living south of the border. The similarity in language, currency, culture, services, and...

Real Estate Agents, Beware!

by Mark Weisleder & Nikki Stafford Ecw Press (March 10, 2005)

Real estate agents say that buying a house is about location, location, location, but for the agents themselves, real estate is about disclosure, disclosure, disclosure. Agents face problems related to lack...

Where There's Life, There's Lawsuits

by Jeffrey Miller & John Manasso Ecw Press (April 25, 2003)

2004 Arthur Ellis Award Nominee. Is it a crime to try to pick an empty pocket? Miller covers a wide range of legal history in this entertaining book that explores the unusual side of the law, which the public...

Cottage, the Spider Brooch, and the Second Wife, The

by Sandy Cardy, Irvin Muchnick, Sandy Cardy with Mike Fitzgerald & Mike Fitzgerald Ecw Press (January 04, 2004)

This is the story of Alfred Hilroy, a recently widowed, 68-year-old man who believes that estate and money matters should be kept private. It is also the story of Alfred's three grown children, Bev, Michael,...

Real Estate Salespeople, Beware!

by Ross Pennie Ecw Press (March 01, 2008)

Real Estate Salespeople say that buying a home is all about location, but for the salespeople themselves, real estate is all about disclosure. Now, in his expanded and updated guide, real estate lecturer and...

Justice Belied

by Sébastien Chartrand & John Philpot Baraka Books (October 03, 2014)

For the first time in a book, defence counsel, investigators, journalists, and academics pool their knowledge and experience to answer the burning questions. What has happened to the fundamental principles of...

Saving the St.Lawrence

by F. Pierre Gingras Marcel Broquet La nouvelle édition (September 10, 2014)

The climate changes experts predict a drying of 20 to 30 % of the water available in the Great Lakes area in the next century, a forecast already in progress. Environment Canada predicts a 24% flow decreasing....

Uncertain Justice

by Laurence Tribe & Joshua Matz Henry Holt and Co. (June 03, 2014)

With the Supreme Court more influential than ever, this eye-opening book tells the story of how the Roberts Court is shaking the foundation of our nation's laws

From Citizens United to its momentous rulings regarding...

Dying to Live

by Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga, Casey Roberts & Phil Taylor Baraka Books (May 15, 2013)

Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga was a history teacher in Kigali when he was forced to flee to the neighbouring Congo (Zaïre) with his wife and three children. Thus began a harrowing five-year voyage of 9781926824789...

Masters of the Game

by Kim Eisler St. Martin's Press (June 22, 2010)

Veteran legal issues reporter Kim Eisler takes us behind the scenes into mega law firm Williams & Connolly, guiding us on a journey through the many storied cases that have served to shape current policies in...

Enemy of the State

by Prof. Michael A. Newton & Prof. Michael P. Scharf St. Martin's Press (September 16, 2008)

At 12:21 p.m., on October 19, 2005, Saddam Hussein was escorted into the Courtroom of the Iraqi High Tribunal in Baghdad for one of the most important and chaotic trials in history. For a year, two American...

Students as suspects?

by Francesco Ragazzi Council of Europe (January 08, 2018)

Could policies aimed at preventing radicalisation in Europe end up undermining the very social cohesion they aim to preserve? Since the mid-2000s, a growing number of European governments have broadened the...

We can!

by Agata de Latour, Nina Perger, Ron Salag & Claudio Tocchi et al. Council of Europe (May 22, 2017)

Combating hate speech offline and online: a new tool to help young people and educators to confront, dismantle and replace hateful narratives. Online hate speech has become a major form of human rights abuse,...

If You're in My Office, It's Already Too Late

by James J. Sexton Henry Holt and Co. (April 10, 2018)

Hard-hitting divorce lawyer James Sexton shares his insights and wisdom from the front lines of divorce to keep you out of his office and improve your relationship.

If You're in My Office, It's Already Too Late...

Contracts in the People’s Republic of China

by Jacques H. Herbots Die Keure Publishing (March 11, 2018)

A complete and well-documented review of contract law in China.

This in-depth introduction to the law of contracts of Mainland China was written for Western lawyers who have contacts with the People’s Republic...

Judicial Enforcement and Implementation of European Union Law

by Ami Barav & Allan Rosas Bruylant (November 07, 2017)

The potency of the law in fostering the process of gradual European integration is easily discernable and widely acknowledged. It is largely and conspicuously revealed by the litigation before the courts of,...

Entertainment - Droit, Médias, Art, Culture 2017/3

by Caroline Blancheriau, Monsieur Eric Canal Forgues Alter, Mr. Harold Flegelman & Monsieur Alain Hazan et al. Bruylant (September 27, 2017)

Ce numéro contient notamment l'article d'analyse "Purchasing and Selling Intellectual Property Assets – The Purchase Price is not Just About Valuation", d'Harold Flegelman.

Innovation and Future of the Legal Profession in Europe / L'innovation et l'avenir de la profession d'avocat en Europe

by Michel Bénichou Bruylant (September 11, 2017)

En octobre 2016, le Conseil des barreaux européens (CCBE) a organisé un colloque sur « L’innovation et l’avenir de la profession d’avocat ». Le colloque a abordé des questions telles que : comment...

Entertainment - Droit, Médias, Art, Culture 2017/2

by Alexis Fournol Bruylant (June 19, 2017)

Découvrez le sommaire de ce numéro et l'article "Le Jihadisme au cinéma".

Discover the table of contents and the article "Jihad in the Movies".

How to Beat Bullying at School

by 50MINUTES.Com (June 19, 2017)

Change is only 50 minutes away! Find out everything you need to know about dealing with your bullies with this straightforward guide.

Unfortunately, bullying is one of the biggest problems for schoolchildren,...

Entertainment - Droit, Médias, Art, Culture 2017/1

by Mrs. Judith Andres Bruylant (May 28, 2017)

Découvrez le sommaire de ce premier numéro et l'article "Pourquoi une nouvelle revue ?"

Discover the table of contents of this first issue and the article "Why a New Publication?"

Droit de la finance alternative

by Jean-Marc Moulin, Maria Nowak & Thierry Bonneau Bruylant (May 10, 2017)

La finance est en crise ; mais elle est indispensable à la vie des hommes en société.

Cependant, il serait abusif de considérer "la finance" comme un tout homogène.

En effet, loin de la finance conventionnelle...

The Nuremberg Trials

by 50MINUTES.Com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Nuremberg trials in next to no time with this concise guide. provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Nuremberg trials....

Color and Money

by Peter G. Schmidt St. Martin's Press (August 07, 2007)

What is the real story behind the fight over affirmative action at colleges? Veteran journalist Peter Schmidt exposes truths that will outrage readers and forever transform the debate. He reveals how:

* colleges...

Crime Scene

by Connie Fletcher St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2007)

Most people who work as actual crime scene investigators will tell you two things: Television doesn't always show the truth...and science never lies. But how do DNA experts, trace analysts, medical examiners,...

Case of a Lifetime

by Abbe Smith St. Martin's Press (July 22, 2008)

A recent study estimates that thousands of innocent people are wrongfully imprisoned each year in the United States. Some are exonerated through DNA evidence, but many more languish in prison because their convictions...

A Life and Death Decision

by Scott E. Sundby St. Martin's Press (March 17, 2015)

With a life in the balance, a jury convicts a man of murder and now has to decide whether he should be put to death. Twelve people now face a momentous choice.

Bringing drama to life, A Life and Death Decision...

True Witness

by James M. Doyle St. Martin's Press (December 23, 2014)

Honest but mistaken eyewitnesses are the leading cause of wrongful convictions in the United States. As the innocent go to prison their lives are shattered; as the criminal goes free, the public remains vulnerable....

Fast Track Adoption

by Dr. Susan Burns St. Martin's Press (April 01, 2010)

Most couples in the U.S. have to wait up to seven years to adopt an infant domestically--and all the expense and waiting doesn't always result in a successful adoption. Now, rather than relying on slow-paced...

The Butler's Child

by Lewis M. Steel & Beau Friedlander St. Martin's Press (June 14, 2016)

The Butler's Child is the personal story of a Warner Brothers family grandson who spent more than fifty years as a fighting, no holds barred civil rights lawyer. Lewis M. Steel explores why he, a privileged...

The End of Privacy

by Charles J. Sykes St. Martin's Press (October 21, 1999)

As Justice Louis Brandeis suggested more than a century ago, privacy--the right to be left alone--is the most valued, if not the most celebrated, right enjoyed by Americans. But in the face of computer, video,...

The Money Lawyers

by Joseph C. Goulden St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

In The Money Lawyers Joseph C. Goulden vividly describes how lawyering has become a money-driven business, not just a profession. It explores the lucrative world of class-action litigation, where plaintiff lawyers...

Water in Plain Sight

by Judith D. Schwartz St. Martin's Press (July 26, 2016)

Water scarcity is on everyone's mind. Long taken for granted, water availability has entered the realm of economics, politics, and people's food and lifestyle choices. But as anxiety mounts - even as a swath...

Witness for the Defense

by Dr. Elizabeth Loftus & Katherine Ketcham St. Martin's Press (June 02, 2015)

"The study of memory had become my specialty, my passion. In the next few years I wrote dozens of papers about how memory works and how it fails, but unlike most researchers studying memory, my work kept reaching...

Ordinary Injustice

by Amy Bach Henry Holt and Co. (August 03, 2010)

"A groundbreaking book . . . revealing the systemic, everyday problems in our courts that must be addressed if justice is truly to be served."—Doris Kearns Goodwin

Attorney and journalist Amy Bach spent eight...

The Rule of Lawyers

by Walter K. Olson St. Martin's Press (June 01, 2004)

Big-ticket litigation is a way of life in this country. But something new is afoot--something typified by the $246 billion tobacco settlement, and by courtroom assaults that have followed against industries...

The Nuremberg Legacy

by Norbert Ehrenfreund St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2007)

Sixty years have passed since the Nuremberg trials of the major Nazi war criminals, but that event still stands as the foundation of international justice. Nuremberg not only ignited a revolution in international...

A Lawyer's Life

by Johnnie Cochran & David Fisher St. Martin's Press (November 01, 2003)

The most famous lawyer in America talks about the law, his life, and how he has won.

Johnnie Cochran has been a lawyer for almost forty years. In that time, he has taken on dozens of groundbreaking cases and...

The Day Freedom Died

by Charles Lane Henry Holt and Co. (March 04, 2008)

The untold story of the slaying of a Southern town's ex-slaves and a white lawyer's historic battle to bring the perpretators to justice

Following the Civil War, Colfax, Louisiana, was a town, like many, where...


by John Kroger Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 29, 2008)

Convictions is a spellbinding story from the front lines of the fight against crime. Most Americans know little about the work of assistant United States attorneys, the federal prosecutors who possess sweeping...

The Complete Book of Wills, Estates & Trusts

by Alexander A. Bove, Jr., Esq. Henry Holt and Co. (December 27, 2005)

The best legal guide to wills and estates—with more than 80,000 copies sold—now updated to cover the current asset protection options and estate laws

Whether grappling with modest or extensive assets, The...

The Titanic

by 50 minutes (April 25, 2016)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Titanic in next to no time with this concise guide. provides a clear and engaging analysis of the voyage of the Titanic.When...

Fair Share Divorce for Women, Second Edition

by Kathleen A. Miller St. Martin's Press (March 01, 2016)

More than 1.1 million women are actively involved in divorce each year and all need solid financial advice to help make this transition less painful. In FAIR SHARE DIVORCE FOR WOMEN, Second Edition, Certified...