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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 Robinson Geoffrey Bishop 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...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


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...


Protecting Your Assets from Probate and Long-Term Care

by Evan H. Farr Allworth (May 23, 2017)

Have you ever considered the advantages of creating a living trust? Avoiding probate through the use of living trusts is a well-known solution, but author Evan H. Farr takes this issue one step further. In Protecting...


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."...


Legal Forms for Everyone

by Carl Battle Allworth (April 18, 2017)

Legal Forms for Everyone is the ultimate self-help legal guide that will save hours of research time and money in legal fees. Written by an experienced attorney, this book is complete with the most commonly...


The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice

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

Racial Justice and Restorative Justice Working Together to Transform the Black Experience in America

This timely work will inform scholars and practitioners on the subjects of pervasive racial inequity and the...


Integration Now

by William P. Hustwit The University of North Carolina Press (February 05, 2019)

Recovering the history of an often-ignored landmark Supreme Court case, William P. Hustwit assesses the significant role that Alexander v. Holmes (1969) played in integrating the South's public schools. Although...


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...


Electronic Evidence for Family Law Attorneys

by Timothy Conlon & Aaron Hughes American Bar Association (February 01, 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...


Dance, Disability and Law

by Sarah Whatley, Charlotte Waelde & Shawn Harmon Intellect (June 01, 2018)

This edited collection is the first book to that focus on the intersection between dance, disability and law. Bringing together a range of writers from different disciplines, this volume considers the question...


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...


Saving International Adoption

by Mark Montgomery & Irene Powell Vanderbilt University Press (January 30, 2018)

International adoption is in a state of virtual collapse, rates having fallen by more than half since 2004 and continuing to fall. Yet around the world millions of orphaned and vulnerable children need permanent...


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...


Legal Compliance and Risk Management in Small Business

by Ian Birt Mirabel Publishing (December 01, 2017)

Small businesses, like all businesses, operate in an increasingly regulated environment. Increasing business regulation is being driven by public desire for greater protection of consumers, workers and the physical...


What's Wrong with Rights?

by Radha D'Souza Pluto Press (January 20, 2018)

Through mapping the rights discourse and the transformations in transnational finance capitalism since the world wars, and interrogating the connections between the two, Radha D'Souza examines contemporary rights...


Rule Haiku

by Levi Jones Levi Jones (January 13, 2018)

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are seen as technical, complicated, and even intimidating. Haiku is a form of poetry known for its simplicity. Rule Haiku: Federal Rules of Civil Procedure strips each rule...


We Can Do It

by Michael T. Gengler RosettaBooks (August 21, 2018)

This book tells of the challenges faced by white and black school administrators, teachers, parents, and students as Alachua County, Florida, moved from segregated schools to a single, unitary school system....


Policing and Race in America

by James D. Ward, Barry D. Friedman, Robert Maranto & Ian Kingsbury et al. Lexington Books (December 27, 2017)

This edited collection explores policing in America in regards to minority groups. The essays discuss how the relationship between police and minority groups affects politics, the economy, and minority groups’...


Selecting Your Mate

by V. A. Sutton VAS Publishing (November 27, 2017)

This is an informative explanation on mate selection. Since this is a topic of great controversy, it is an important task that will determine the path of the rest of your life. The decision that leads to a marital...


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,...


Street-Level Sovereignty

by John Brigham, Sarah Marusek, Andrea Pavoni & Allen Linken et al. Lexington Books (October 03, 2017)

Street-Level Sovereignty: The Intersection of Space and Law is a collection of scholarship that considers the experience of law that is subject to social interpretation for its meaning and importance within...


The Lure of Hope

by Michaela Stockey-Bridge Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (November 27, 2017)

The Lure of Hope portrays a snap shot of the rise and fall of commercial surrogacy in India. By chance, the author’s fieldwork began around the same time NSW legislation in Australia extended its ban on commercial...


A Fundamental Freedom: Why Republicans, Conservatives, and Libertarians Should Support Gay Rights

by David Lampo Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 16, 2012)

It is an axiom of modern American politics that many Republicans and most conservatives are not only anti-gay but that they have capitulated to an anti-gay agenda formulated and pursued by the religious right...


The Trademark Paradox

by Catherine Manley Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 19, 2015)

Trademarks play a fundamental role in our everyday lives as consumers, helping us to quickly choose the products we like and avoid those that we don’t. Trademarks are also essential elements in a competitive...


A House Divided

by Jody Bruns Jody Bruns (October 01, 2017)

In,"A House Divided: The Clash between Divorce, Real Estate and Mortgage Financing" you'll learn what every divorcing person and divorce professional needs to know and how to avoid the common (and not so common)...


In the Best Interests of the Child

by Mili Mass Berghahn Books (May 07, 2018)

Marshalling her experience as an expert witness in court proceedings on non-consensual, confidential adoption in Israel, Mass describes legal proceedings following the Israeli state petition that declares children...