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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...


Babygate: How to Survive Pregnancy and Parenting in the Workplace

by Dina Bakst, Phoebe Taubman & Elizabeth Gedmark The Feminist Press at CUNY (July 21, 2014)

An essential guide to navigating the workplace during pregnancy and early parenthood, including a state-specific guide to parents’ rights.


We Do!: American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality

by Madeleine M. Kunin & Jennifer Baumgardner Akashic Books (September 23, 2013)

This volume demonstrates, through speeches and interviews, the astounding story of American politicians' increasing acceptance of gay marriage.


Consumer Bankruptcy: The Complete Guide to Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Personal Bankruptcy

by Henry J. Sommer Wiley (February 01, 1994)

The most comprehensive and reliable guide for consumers--by the nation's preeminent bankruptcy attorney. This information-packed guide offers consumers all the help they will need to protect themselves through...


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.


The Practical Guide to Humanitarian Law

by Françoise Bouchet-Saulnier, Laura Brav & Camille Michel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 12, 2013)

Now in a comprehensively updated edition, this indispensable handbook analyzes how international humanitarian law has evolved in the face of immense new challenges to international peace and human security....


Digital Disability: The Social Construction of Disability in New Media

by Gerard Goggin & Christopher Newell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 23, 2002)

Media representation of and for the disabled has been recharged in recent years with the expansion of new media worldwide. Interactive digital communications-such as the Internet, new varieties of voice and...


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...


Toleration on Trial

by Stephen Macedo, Ingrid Creppell, George Klosko & Rainer Forst et al. Lexington Books (February 12, 2008)

Toleration on Trial offers the only multidisciplinary study available on the issue of toleration, in the context of deep and difficult conflicts over ideological, cultural, and identity issues in today's mobilized...


Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law

by Michael Mandelstam Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2008)

The book focuses on how many areas of law apply to vulnerable adults, bringing together an extensive body of case law to illustrate this. Also covered is how local authorities and the NHS may themselves be implicated...


For Christ's Sake: End Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church ... for Good

by Bishop Geoffrey Robinson Garratt Publishing (July 01, 2013)

In this new book, Bishop Geoffrey Robinson pulls no punches in his effort to go beyond merely 'managing' sexual abuse in the Church. He leads up to a call for nothing less than a Council of the whole Church...


A Second Appeal: A Consideration of Freedom and Social Justice

by Daphne M. Rolle UPA (February 02, 2010)

This book engages in an analysis of the ideals of freedom and social justice. Rolle examines and questions Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World by David Walker, which encourages slaves to embrace a theologically-based...


Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance

by Heidi Boghosian & Lewis Lapham City Lights Publishers (July 22, 2013)

Spying on US citizens is rising as corporations make big bucks selling info about our private lives to the government.


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...


Quick Guide to Community Care Practice and the Law

by Michael Mandelstam Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2010)

This short guide cuts through the confusing mass of legislation to provide a concise and jargon-free explanation of current community care practice and the law. It is an essential resource for busy practitioners...


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...


Chaos At the Crossroads: In the Beginning

by William John Stapleton eBookIt.com (April 10, 2013)

In 2003 the then Prime Minister of Australia John Howard announced an inquiry into family law and joint custody, otherwise known as shared parenting, Family law was the country's single most controversial area...


Chaos At the Crossroads: The Birth of Dads On the Air

by William John Stapleton eBookIt.com (April 08, 2013)

Dads On The Air, often shortened to DOTA, is a community radio program which began in western Sydney in August of 2000 with a small group of extremely disgruntled separated men who had no experience of radio...


Chaos At the Crossroads: State Created Pain

by William John Stapleton eBookIt.com (April 08, 2013)

Despite the heat the issue of divorce, separation and the welfare of children had been generating for decades, the Australian Government was slow to address family law reform. While more than a million children...


Vulnerable Children and the Law: International Evidence for Improving Child Welfare, Child Protection and Children's Rights

by Nicky Stanley, Helen Rhoades, Rosemary Sheehan & James Reid et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 15, 2012)

This book takes an international perspective on child welfare, examining how frameworks can be adapted to address the rights and best interests of children. Synthesising the latest research, experts redefine...


Mental Disability and the Death Penalty: The Shame of the States

by Michael L. Perlin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 04, 2013)

Michael Perlin shows how the administration of the death penalty deprives persons with mental disabilities of their constitutional rights, and how trial courts and prosecutors consciously flaunt the law. Using...


Deep Delta Justice

by Matthew Van Meter Little, Brown and Company (February 29, 2020)

The "arresting, astonishing history" of one lawyer and his defendant who together achieved a "civil rights milestone" (Justin Driver).

In 1966 in a small town in Louisiana, a 19-year-old black man named Gary...


What Happens to Rover When the Marriage is Over?

by Patti Lawson Skyhorse (September 20, 2016)

Here is an engaging, informative, and no-nonsense look at the everyday situations and issuesand their legal consequencesthat affect dogs and their owners. Dished up with a good deal of humor, heart, and pragmatic...


A Girl Stands at the Door

by Rachel Devlin & Robin Miles Hachette Book Group (May 15, 2018)

A new history of school desegregation in America, revealing how girls and women led the fight for interracial education.

The struggle to desegregate America's schools was a grassroots movement, and young women...


A Girl Stands at the Door

by Rachel Devlin Basic Books (May 14, 2018)

A new history of school desegregation in America, revealing how girls and women led the fight for interracial education

The struggle to desegregate America's schools was a grassroots movement, and young women...


The Counterrevolution

by Bernard E. Harcourt Basic Books (February 26, 2018)

A distinguished political theorist sounds the alarm about the counterinsurgency strategies used to govern Americans

Militarized police officers with tanks and drones. Pervasive government surveillance and profiling....


Noncitizen Voting and American Democracy

by Stanley A. Renshon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2009)

Non-Citizen Voting in the United States is a scholarly, yet engaging, analysis of the legal, political, and historical issues surrounding the growing progressive effort to give non-citizens the right to vote...


Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty: Emerging Conflicts

by Douglas Laycock, Anthony R. Picarello Jr. & Robin Fretwell Wilson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 05, 2008)

Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty explores the religious freedom implications of defining marriage to include same-sex couples. It represents the only comprehensive, scholarly appraisal to date of the...


Burning Crosses and Activist Journalism: Hazel Brannon Smith and the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

by Jan Whitt UPA (November 10, 2009)

This book celebrates the contributions of the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing. Owner and publisher of four weekly newspapers in Mississippi, Smith began her journalism career as a states...


Defending the Constitution

by Alan Dershowitz Hot Books (February 06, 2020)

“Maybe the question isn’t what happened to Alan Dershowitz. Maybe it’s what happened to everyone else.”—Politico

In Defending the Constitution, Alan Dershowitz—New York Times bestselling author and...


Estate Planning (in Plain English)

by Leonard D. Duboff & Amanda Bryan Allworth (April 07, 2020)

"An invaluable tool to help you collect the information your attorney needs." —Michael Cragun, Utah State Tax Commissioner

An Accessible Guide to Estate Planning

With Estate Planning (in Plain English)®,...


Justice

by Raymond Wacks Oneworld Publications (February 02, 2017)

In this highly topical introduction, Professor Raymond Wacks explains and evaluates the leading theories of justice that have shaped our societies and their legislative and judicial systems, and explores the...


Five Ideas to Fight For

by Anthony Lester Oneworld Publications (May 05, 2016)

- Human Rights

- Equality

- Free Speech

- Privacy

- The Rule of Law

These five ideas are vitally important to the way of life we enjoy today. The battle to establish them in law was long and difficult, and Anthony...


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...


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...


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...


Rise of the Warrior Cop

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

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


Self-Advocacy: The Ultimate Teen Guide

by Cheryl Gerson Tuttle & JoAnn Augeri Silva Scarecrow Press (June 22, 2007)

Teens who learn how to advocate for themselves and who then act are not only taking steps to right whatever wrong they have been facing, they are also preparing themselves for successful adult life. Self-Advocacy:...


Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society

by john a. powell & Foreword by David R. Roediger. john a. powell Indiana University Press (September 06, 2012)

Renowned social justice advocate john a. powell persuasively argues that we have not achieved a post-racial society and that there is much work to do to redeem the American promise of inclusive democracy. Culled...


The individual application under the European Convention on Human Rights

by Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos & Maria-Andriani Kostopoulou Council of Europe (June 26, 2019)

An indispensable practical guide for any potential applicant and any legal professional This book, which is a practical guide aimed at both professional lawyers and potential applicants, clearly and comprehensively...


Twentieth Century Forcible Child Transfers

by Ruth Amir Lexington Books (November 27, 2018)

The current surge of displaced and trafficked children, child soldiers, and child refugees rekindles the virtually dead letter of the Genocide Convention prohibition on transferring children of one group to...


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...


Living Trusts for Everyone

by Ronald Farrington Sharp Allworth (March 21, 2017)

Readers say it best: "Very informative." "Saved me a lot of money and headaches!" "Recommend it for everyone who has to plan estates for their elderly parents"

Living Trusts for Everyone is the best resource...


Love & Money

by Ann-Margaret Carrozza & Dr. Phil McGraw Allworth (May 16, 2017)

"I have often said that money problems are not solved with money. Ann-Margaret understands it is not what you make but what you keep that matters. You will read this once and refer to it for years to come."...


The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice

by Fania E. Davis Good Books (April 16, 2019)

In our era of mass incarceration, gun violence, and Black Lives Matters, a handbook showing how racial justice and restorative justice can transform the African-American experience in America.

This timely work...


Lawyering an Uncertain Cause

by Michele Statz Vanderbilt University Press (September 04, 2018)

Each year, a number of youth who migrate alone and clandestinely from China to the United States are apprehended, placed in removal proceedings, and designated as unaccompanied minors. These young migrants represent...


Ferguson's Fault Lines: The Race Quake That Rocked a Nation

by Kimberly Jade Norwood American Bar Association (August 01, 2016)

In almost every highly publicized case of police using deadly force and killing unarmed individuals, the person killed was an African American male. These incidents have caused dramatic erosion in public confidence...


Premarital Agreements

by Linda J. Ravdin American Bar Association (December 01, 2017)

Premarital Agreements, Second Edition is an updated clearly written primer that focuses on the fundamentals involved in negotiating and drafting these agreements, explaining the most critical aspects involved...


Electronic Evidence for Family Law Attorneys

by Timothy Conlon & Aaron Hughes American Bar Association (April 09, 2019)

Issues of access to and the forensic use of electronic evidence are central to our social agenda—and nowhere are those issues more complicated than in family law. Who but a spouse knows your passwords and...