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Landmark

by the Staff of the Washington Post & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (April 30, 2010)

After a year-long political war, in March 2010 President Obama and the Democratic leaders of Congress achieved a victory that has eluded lawmakers for seventy-five years: an overhaul of America’s health-care...


The Wilmington Ten

by Kenneth Robert Janken & Ron Butler Blackstone Publishing (January 04, 2016)

In February 1971 racial tension surrounding school desegregation in Wilmington, North Carolina, culminated in four days of violence and skirmishes between white vigilantes and black residents. The turmoil resulted...


On Your Case

by Lisa Green Blackstone Publishing (February 17, 2015)

Television legal analyst and attorney Lisa Greenoffers something new: a witty, direct, and empowering legal guide for women,filled with accessible information they can employ to understand and respond tocommon...


"I Am a Man"

by Joe Starita & Armando Durán Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2015)

In 1877, Chief Standing Bear's Ponca Indian tribe was forcibly removed from their Nebraska homeland and marched to Oklahoma--known then as Indian Territory--in what became the tribe's own Trail of Tears. "I...


John Lennon vs. the USA

by Leon Wildes, Malcolm Hillgartner & Michael Wildes Blackstone Publishing (August 07, 2016)

At a time when the hottest issue in US immigration law is the proposed action by President Obama to protect from deportation as many as five million illegals in the United States, the John Lennon case takes...


Negotiator

by Philip J. Bigger & Robertson Dean Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2016)

The first and only biography of intrepid attorney James B. Donovan, who was recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to broker near-impossible negotiations--now the basis for Steven Spielberg's Cold War film,...


The Text of the United States Constitution

by George H. Smith, Walter Cronkite, a full cast & Ralph Childs et al. Knowledge Products (January 01, 2007)

The United States Constitution established both a strong central power and protected states' rights. But to say that something is of two parts is not to say that the parts are equal. Advocates of state sovereignty...


The Common Law

by Oliver Wendell Holmes & Robert Morris Blackstone Publishing (August 02, 2012)

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., is considered one of the greatest justices of the United States Supreme Court and profoundly influenced American jurisprudence, especially in the areas of civil liberties and judicial...


The Bureau

by Ronald Kessler & Raymond Todd Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

The Bureau takes listeners behind the scenes of the FBI, from its creation in 1908 to the scandals of present day. Based on exclusive interviews, Kessler reveals the inside story surrounding the events of September...


The Great Escape

by Angus Deaton & Matthew Brenher Blackstone Publishing (January 25, 2016)

The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great...


Let There Be Water

by Seth M. Siegel & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (January 19, 2016)

As every day brings urgent reports of growing water shortages around the world, there is no time to lose in the search for solutions.

The United States government predicts that forty of our fifty states--and...


East West Street

by Philippe Sands & David Rintoul Blackstone Publishing (May 24, 2016)

When human rights lawyer Philippe Sands received an invitation to deliver a lecture in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, he began to uncover a series of extraordinary historical coincidences. It set him on...


If I Did It

by The Goldman Family, various narrators, Grover Gardner & G. Valmont Thomas et al. Blackstone Publishing (October 10, 2007)

In 1994, Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson were brutally murdered at her home in Brentwood, California. O.J. Simpson was tried for the crime in a case that captured the attention of the American people, but...


Content

by Cory Doctorow, Paul Michael Garcia & John Perry Barlow Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2015)

Hailed by BruceSterling as a "political activist, gizmo freak, junk collector, programmer,entrepreneur, and all-around Renaissance geek," Cory Doctorow is the web's mostcelebrated high-tech pop-culture maven....


The End of Ownership

by Aaron Perzanowski, Jason Schultz & Paul Michael Garcia Blackstone Publishing (November 11, 2016)

If you buy a book at the bookstore, you own it. You can take it home, scribble in the margins, put in on the shelf, lend it to a friend, or sell it at a garage sale. But is the same thing true for the e-books...


Mental Health, Inc.

by Art Levine & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (August 15, 2017)

Prizewinning investigative journalist Art Levine offers a no-holds-barred and crucial call to action for America's broken mental health system.

The mental health system in America is hardly a front-burner issue,...


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...


The Challenge

by Jonathan Mahler & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (August 05, 2008)

In November 2001, a thirty-one-year-old Yemeni man named Salim Ahmed Hamdan was captured near the Pakistan border and turned over to US forces in Afghanistan. After confessing to being Osama bin Laden’s driver,...


Saving the Bill of Rights

by Frank Miniter & John Pruden Blackstone Publishing (June 28, 2011)

Our Founding Fathers created the Bill of Rights to document our inalienable rights and to strictly limit the government’s power. These ten amendments are the foundation of American Exceptionalism—yet that...


The Roberts Court

by Marcia Coyle & Bernadette Dunne Blackstone Publishing (May 07, 2013)

Seven minutes after President Obama put his signature to alandmark national health care insurance program, a lawyer in the office ofFlorida GOP attorney general Bill McCollum hit a computer key, sparking a legalchallenge...


The Nazi and the Psychiatrist

by Jack El-Hai & Arthur Morey Blackstone Publishing (September 10, 2013)

In1945, after his capture at the end of the Second World War, Hermann Göringarrived at an American-run detention center in war-torn Luxembourg, accompaniedby sixteen suitcases and a red hatbox. The suitcases...


Enemies Within

by Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman & Keith Szarabajka Blackstone Publishing (September 03, 2013)

Two Pulitzer Prize-winningjournalists take an unbridled look into one of the most sensitive post-9/11national security investigations, a breathtaking race to avert a seconddevastating terrorist attack on American...


The Spirit of Laws

by Baron de Montesquieu, Wanda McCaddon, Thomas Nugent & J. V. Prichard Blackstone Publishing (August 18, 2011)

Originally published in 1748, this is possibly the most masterful and influential book ever written on the subject of liberty and justice. Accordingly, it is a work that profoundly influenced America’s Founding...


Pointing from the Grave

by Samantha Weinberg & Wanda McCaddon Blackstone Publishing (June 25, 2005)

This is the remarkable and gripping true story of a murderer and his victim, and of the tiny molecule that linked their fates. It is both the history of a science overlaid with human drama and a human tragedy...


The Devil's Advocates

by Michael S. Lief, H. Mitchell Caldwell, Gabrielle de Cuir & Mirron Willis et al. Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

The Devil’s Advocates shows us the crimes and trials that have so captivated the public, cases that have also helped to illuminate underlying principals of the American criminal-justice system over the years....


Voucher Wars

by Clint Bolick & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (June 25, 2005)

In June 2002,the US Supreme Court's ruling in Zelman v. Simmons-Harris opened the door to schoolchoice. In Voucher Wars: Waging the LegalBattle over School Choice, Clint Bolick recounts the dramatic twelve-year...


The Bill of Rights and Additional Amendments

by Jeffrey Rogers Hummel, Walter Cronkite, a full cast & Wendy McElroy et al. Knowledge Products (March 14, 2006)

The Constitution of the United States created a nation with a strong centralized government. In 1791, the Constitution was amended to include ten amendments, commonly referred to as the Bill of Rights. These...


Objection!

by Nancy Grace, Marguerite Gavin & Diane Clehane Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

As host of Closing Arguments on Court TV and Nancy Grace on CNN Headline News, Nancy Grace has won legions of devoted fans with her intelligent, plainspoken approach to the law. A passionate advocate of victims’...


The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution

by Kevin R. C. Gutzman & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

While the government claims to be a representative republic, somehow hot-button topics from gay marriage to the allocation of Florida’s presidential electors always seem to be decided by unelected judges....


Property

by R. G. Frey, Cliff Robertson, John Lachs & Mike Hassell et al. Knowledge Products (February 19, 2006)

Ownership has long been a basic principle of western society. Yet during the last century, property rights have been increasingly curbed by courts and legislatures, as they grapple with collective vs. individual...


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...


Class Action

by Clara Bingham, Laura Leedy Gansler & Gabrielle de Cuir Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

In the coldest reaches of northern Minnesota, a group of women endured a shocking degree of sexual harassment, until one found the courage to file the first sexual harassment class action suit in America, permanently...


Give Me Liberty

by Richard Brookhiser & Tony Messano Basic Books (November 05, 2019)

An award-winning historian recounts the history of American liberty through the stories of thirteen essential documents

Nationalism is inevitable: It supplies feelings of belonging, identity, and recognition....


9/12

by William H. Groner & Tom Teicholz Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2019)

9/12 is the saga of the epic nine-year legal battle William H. Groner waged against the City of New York and its contractors on behalf of more than ten thousand first responders who became ill as a result of...


Constitutional Journal

by Jeffrey St. John, Jeff Riggenbach & Warren E. Burger Blackstone Publishing (June 22, 2010)

You are there, in 1787, at America’s constitutional convention, with the inside story that reads like a modern-day account of the secret proceedings in Philadelphia. Veteran print and broadcast journalist...


A Child of Fortune

by Jeffrey St. John & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

In this exciting audio production, prize-winning journalist and historian Jeffrey St. John simulates day-by-day reportage to make you a firsthand witness to the 1787–1788 political battle to ratify the US...


The E-Myth Attorney

by Michael E. Gerber, Robert Armstrong & Sanford M. Fisch Blackstone Publishing (June 07, 2010)

Drawing on his decades of experience working with small-business owners, Michael Gerber adds to his mega-selling E-Myth series with The E-Myth Attorney, a one-of-a-kind system for transforming an attorney's...


The Price of Justice

by Laurence Leamer & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (May 07, 2013)

This nonfiction legalthriller traces the fourteen-year struggle of two lawyers to bring themost powerful coal baron in American history to justice.

Don Blankenship, head of Massey Energy since the early1990s,...


Rise of the Warrior Cop

by Radley Balko & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (July 09, 2013)

The American approach to law enforcement was forged by theexperience of revolution. Emerging as they did from the shadow of British rule,the country's founders would likely have viewed police as they exist today...


The Law

by Frederic Bastiat, Bernard Mayes & Dean Russell Blackstone Publishing (November 16, 2012)

First published as a pamphlet in June 1850, The Law is already well over 150 years old, and it will still be read when another century has passed.

America now faces the same situation France did in 1848 and the...


Treatise on Law

by Thomas Aquinas & Robin Lawson Blackstone Publishing (April 04, 2012)

Saint Thomas Aquinas, an Italian philosopher and Dominican friar who lived during the thirteenth century, was the greatest of the medieval theologians. His writings harmonized faith and reason, which resulted...


Cornerstone of Liberty

by Timothy Sandefur & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

“Under the banner of economic development, all private property is now vulnerable to being taken and transferred to another private owner…Nothing is to prevent the State from replacing any Motel 6 with a...


The Federalist Papers

by George H. Smith, Wendy McElroy, Don Jones & Robert Wynne et al. Knowledge Products (January 01, 2006)

The US Constitution was approved by the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787. It was to become law only if it was ratified by nine of the thirteen states. New York was a key state, but it contained...


Men in Black

by Mark R. Levin, Jeff Riggenbach & Rush Limbaugh Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2005)

The Supreme Court endorses terrorists’ rights, flag burning, and importing foreign law. Is that in the Constitution? You’re right: it’s not. But these days the Constitution is no restraint on our out-of-control...


To End a Presidency

by Laurence Tribe, Joshua Matz & L. J. Ganser Basic Books (May 15, 2018)

As Congress begins an impeachment inquiry against President Trump, read the definitive book on presidential impeachment and how it should be used today.

Impeachment is our ultimate constitutional check against...


Ghost of the Innocent Man

by Benjamin Rachlin & Ron Butler Little, Brown & Company (August 15, 2017)

One of the Best Books of 2017: National Public Radio, San Francisco Chronicle, Library Journal, Shelf Awareness

"Remarkable . . . Captivating . . . Rachlin is a skilled storyteller." --New York Times Book Review...


Punishment Without Crime

by Alexandra Natapoff & Janina Edwards Basic Books (December 31, 2018)

A revelatory account of the misdemeanor machine that unjustly brands millions of Americans as criminals

Punishment Without Crime offers an urgent new interpretation of inequality and injustice in America by examining...


Illegal

by Elizabeth F. Cohen & Ginger White Basic Books (January 28, 2020)

A political scientist explains how the American immigration system ran off the rails -- and proposes a bold plan for reform

Under the Trump administration, US immigration agencies terrorize the undocumented,...


End the IRS Before It Ends Us

by Grover Norquist Center Street (April 07, 2015)

As the recent scandal shows, the IRS is big, bad, and out of control. Grover Norquist analyzes the problems within the agency and presents solutions to rein them in.

The driving force behind the American Revolution...


Dog Company

by Lynn Vincent, Roger Hill & Christopher Ryan Grant Center Street (April 11, 2017)

The Army does not want you to read this book. It does not want to advertise its detention system that coddles enemy fighters while putting American soldiers at risk. It does not want to reveal the new lawyered-up...