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  • Jailhouse Lawyer

    Two gripping legal thrillers

    'I couldn't put down Jailhouse Lawyer**, a page-turning legal thriller'** Tony Messenger'A writer with an unusual skill at thriller plotting' Mark Lawson, Guardian'Nobody does it better' Jeffrey Deaver_____________________________Two brand-new legal thrillers in one book - from the authors of Juror No. 3A young lawyer takes on the judg... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Court Reporter

    a tough and fearless memoir of the cases that have shocked, moved and never left us.

    by Jamelle Wells ...
    From true crime to petty crime - this is the memoir of one of Australia's most experienced court reporters.Longlisted in the True Crime category for the 2019 Davitt and Ned Kelly Awards.As a seasoned court reporter, the ABC's Jamelle Wells has filed thousands of stories on murderers, sex offenders, thieves, bad drivers, family feuds and business deals gone wrong. In more than 10 years, Jamelle has ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Disorder in the Court: Great Fractured Moments in Courtroom History

    In America's courtooms, the verdict is laughter.Sit back and enjoy a collection of verbatim exchanges from the halls of justice, where defendants and plaintiffs, lawyers and witnesses, juries and judges, collide to produce memorably insane comedy.The Court: The charge here is theft of frozen chickens. Are you the defendant, sir?Defendant: No, sir, I'm the guy who stole the chickens.Attorney: What ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Beyond Reasonable Doubt

    Elliot Rook, QC: Book 1

    by Gary Bell ...
    The first novel in a thrilling new legal series, perfect for fans of Steve Cavanagh, John Grisham and Robert Galbraith, written by an acclaimed QC.Elliot Rook QC is one of the greatest barristers of his generation.He is also a complete fraud.Elliot Rook is the epitome of a highly successful, old Etonian QC. Or so everyone believes. In fact, he is an ex-petty criminal with a past that he has spent ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Fall

    by Amy Dale ...
    How Simon Gittany murdered Lisa Harnum.A terrified woman runs for the door, her final effort to escape a cruel and controlling fiancé. She is too late. A secret camera captures him covering her mouth to suppress her screams as he drags her back inside.69 seconds later Lisa Harnum is dead. But Simon Gittany insists he has done nothing wrong- he claims his beautiful partner died for a secret she ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • To Catch a Killer

    by Tim Madigan ...
    The gruesome murder of a young woman named Brenda Salazar was only the first chapter in one of the most riveting crime stories in the history of Fort Worth, Texas. When it was all over, three young women were dead and a number of law officers were angry about the missed opportunities. The story came to a close in the killer's bedroom, where the detectives found a shop of horrors. ... Read more

    $1.43 AUD

  • The Holdout

    The tense, gripping Richard and Judy Book Club pick for 2021

    by Graham Moore ...
    'The most gripping and satisfying thriller I've read in more than a decade' Sophie Hannah*'One of the best legal thrillers ... as elegant and gripping as Scott Turow's Presumed Innocent' Daily Mail'Quite the tour de force! Twelve Angry Men meets Chinatown and creates something of its own' Sarah Pinborough'This is a tense, emotionally charged, scary-good, stand-out read' Caroline Kepnes... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Unmaking a Murder

    The Mysterious Death of Anna-Jane Cheney

    by Graham Archer ...
    An investigation into an intriguing murder case and an unprecedented account of how the decisions made by organs of government can be defended and mistakes covered up.Anna-Jane Cheney worked at the epicentre of the conservative Adelaide legal community. She was vivacious, popular and talented, with an impeccable middle-class upbringing. The man she loved, Henry Vincent Keogh, was a divorced 39 ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • DisOrder in the Court

    31 Funny, Frivolous & Outrageous Lawsuits that Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

    by Quincy Oliver ...
    DisOrder in the Court: 31 Funny, Frivolous & Outrageous Lawsuits That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud! There is no doubt that some lawsuits must be litigated in court for a number of reasons. However, there are some lawsuits that probably should never see the light of day in a courtroom. Some are funny, some are frivolous and some are just plain outrageous, but they all beg the question: How did this ... Read more

    $5.85 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • In Two Minds

    Stories of murder, justice and recovery from a forensic psychiatrist

    by Dr Sohom Das ...
    AS SEEN ON THIS MORNING'a fascinating and moving account of life working with people who too often society wants to forget'Dr Amanda Brown, author of THE PRISON DOCTOR'excellent and enlightening'Jonathan Levi and Emma French, authors of INSIDE BROADMOOR'thought provoking'Gwen Adshead, author of THE DEVIL YOU KNOWShocking, eye-opening and grimly fascina... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Shepherds and Butchers

    *THE GRIPPING NEW DRAMA AS SEEN ON NETFLIX*South Africa, 1987. Apartheid. When Leon, a white 19-year-old prison guard working on death row commits an inexplicable act of violence, killing seven black men in a hail of bullets, the outcome of the trial - and the court’s sentence - seems a foregone conclusion.Hotshot lawyer John Weber (played by Steve Coogan) reluctantly takes on the seemingly ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • International Law

    by Vaughan Lowe ...
    series Clarendon Law Series
    International Law is both an introduction to the subject and a critical consideration of its central themes and debates. The opening chapters of the book explain how international law underpins the international political and economic system by establishing the basic principle of the independence of States, and their right to choose their own political, economic, and cultural systems. Subsequent ... Read more

    $72.99 AUD

  • One Vote Away

    How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History

    by Ted Cruz ...
    ** WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER ** USA TODAY BESTSELLER ** PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY BESTSELLER ** NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER **With a simple majority on the Supreme Court, the left would have the power to curtail or even abolish the freedoms that have made America a beacon to the world. We are one vote away from losing our most precious constitutional rights.As a Supreme Court clerk, solicitor general ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Uncertain Justice

    The Roberts Court and the Constitution

    Harvard Law School scholars Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz reveal how Chief Justice John Roberts is shaking the foundation of our nation’s laws in Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution.From Citizens United to its momentous rulings regarding Obamacare and gay marriage, the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts has profoundly affected American life. Yet the court remains ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Old Bailey

    Eight Centuries of Crime, Cruelty and Corruption

    This is the story of an arena of crime and degradation, of infamy and human suffering. It is the history of the Old Bailey, an institution as flawed as all man-made attempts at justice are doomed to be.In the beginning there was barbarity and injustice. The court was packed with a restless, muttering mob, eager for the verdicts of 'Guilty' so they could enjoy public executions, hurling abuse and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Matter of Interpretation

    Federal Courts and the Law - New Edition

    Book 47 - The University Center for Human Values Series
    We are all familiar with the image of the immensely clever judge who discerns the best rule of common law for the case at hand. According to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a judge like this can maneuver through earlier cases to achieve the desired aim—“distinguishing one prior case on his left, straight-arming another one on his right, high-stepping away from another precedent about to ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Court Mediation Reform

    Efficiency, Confidence and Perceptions of Justice

    by Shahla F. Ali ...
    As judiciaries advance, exploring how court mediation programs can provide opportunities for party-directed reconciliation whilst ensuring access to formal legal channels requires careful investigation. Court Mediation Reform explores comparative empirical findings in order to examine the association between court mediation structure and perceptions of justice, efficiency and confidence in courts. ... Read more

    $55.99 AUD

  • Convicting the Innocent

    Death Row and the Ineqaulity of Justice

    by Stanley Cohen ...
    “A landmark in the fight against the death penalty. Extensively researched and brilliantly written” (Martin Garbus, criminal defense attorney).This investigation into wrongful convictions illustrates the tragic consequences that ensue when the American legal system goes awry. Whether it’s by eyewitness error, jailhouse snitch testimony, corrupt law enforcement, racism, junk science, tainted jury ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Restorative Justice Ritual

    Restorative justice is an innovative approach to responding to crime and conflict that shifts the focus away from laws and punishment to instead consider the harm caused and what is needed to repair that harm and make things right. Interest in restorative justice is rapidly expanding, with new applications continuously emerging around the world. The restorative philosophy and conference process ... Read more

    $71.99 AUD

  • Mediation

    A Practical Guide for Lawyers

    $36.99 AUD

  • The Rule of Five

    Making Climate History at the Supreme Court

    Winner of the Julia Ward Howe Prize“The gripping story of the most important environmental law case ever decided by the Supreme Court.”—Scott Turow“In the tradition of A Civil Action, this book makes a compelling story of the court fight that paved the way for regulating the emissions now overheating the planet. It offers a poignant reminder of how far we’ve come—and how far we still must go.” ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Supreme Whispers

    Conversations with Judges of the Supreme Court of India 1980-89

    Based on 114 intriguing interviews with nineteen former chief justices of India and more than sixty-six former judges of the Supreme Court of India, Abhinav Chandrachud opens a window to the life and times of the former judges of India's highest court of law and in the process offers a history that largely remained in oblivion for a long time. ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Born In Hope: The early years of the Family Court of Australia

    by Shurlee Swain ...
    The Family Law Act of 1975 and the establishment of the Family Court of Australia the following year aimed to revolutionise the settlement of marital disputes in this country. Gone was the notion of divorce as a spectator sport, salacious media reports of unfaithful spouses and private investigators enlisted to stalk suspicious partners. But the court quickly became the focus of hostility, and ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

  • The Hidden Hands of Justice

    NGOs, Human Rights, and International Courts

    The Hidden Hands of Justice: NGOs, Human Rights, and International Courts is the first comprehensive analysis of non-governmental organization (NGO) participation at international criminal and human rights courts. Drawing on original data, Heidi Nichols Haddad maps and explains the differences in NGO participatory roles, frequency, and impact at three judicial institutions: the European Court of ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD