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  • The Rule of Law

    'A gem of a book ... Inspiring and timely. Everyone should read it' Independent'The Rule of Law' is a phrase much used but little examined. The idea of the rule of law as the foundation of modern states and civilisations has recently become even more talismanic than that of democracy, but what does it actually consist of?In this brilliant short book, Britain's former senior law lord, and one of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Watching Out

    reflections on justice and injustice

    ‘When put to the test, most people have difficulty identifying what justice is, especially when there is tension between proper process and a desired result. Due process is inherent in our conception of justice. But bad process can yield the right result, just as good process can produce the wrong result. The legal system is designed to produce justice. We call it the justice system — sometimes un ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Inside the Robe, A Judge's Candid Tale of Criminal Justice in America

    COURTHOUSE CONFIDENTIALTo most people, judges are mysterious creatures. As Anthony Bourdain invited readers to follow him behind the scenes of the restaurant business in his bestseller, Kitchen Confidential, and Caitlin Doughty's Smoke Gets in Your Eyes was a revealing peak into the mysteries of what happens after death inside a mortuary, Inside the Robe shines a bright spotlight into the hidden ... Read more

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  • From Crime to Crime

    Harold Shipman to Operation Midland - 17 cases that shocked the world

    'If Henriques were a fictional character, he would be a celebrity, the kind of dashing, hawkish QC who turns up in Agatha Christie novels and is recognised by everybody... There is an undeniable, lawyerly authenticity about Henriques's book. He takes us meticulously through his cases... It is fascinating to read.' - Dominic Sandbrook, Sunday TimesSir Richard Henriques has been centre stage in some ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Narrow Corridor

    How Nations Struggle for Liberty

    'As enjoyable as it is thought-provoking' Jared DiamondBy the authors of the international bestseller Why Nations Fail, based on decades of research, this powerful new big-picture framework explains how some countries develop towards and provide liberty while others fall to despotism, anarchy or asphyxiating norms - and explains how liberty can thrive despite new threats.Liberty is hardly the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Contract Law For Dummies

    Take the mumbo jumbo out of contract law and ace your contracts courseContract law deals with the promises and agreements that law will enforce. Understanding contract law is vital for all aspiring lawyers and paralegals, and contracts courses are foundational courses within all law schools. Contract Law For Dummies tracks to a typical contracts course and assists you in understanding the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD $29.99 AUD

  • Clarence Darrow

    attorney for the damned

    Drawing on untapped archives and full of fresh revelations, here is the definitive biography of America’s legendary defence attorney and progressive hero.Clarence Darrow is the lawyer every law student dreams of being: on the side of right, loved by many women, played by Spencer Tracy in Inherit the Wind. His days-long closing arguments delivered without notes won miraculous reprieves for men ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Conviction Of The Innocent

    How the law can let us down'The presumption of innocence is the keystone of liberty. Yet it is constantly under attack and is liable to be whittled away, particularly in times of crisis. It is for all thinking citizens to ensure that the presumption of innocence is a reality.'It is the foundation of Western legal systems that an accused person is presumed innocent until their crime is conclusively ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Criminal Law

    A Guide to Criminal Law, second edition, is a comprehensive guide to the legal system and the area of criminal law as it affects people in a day-to-day capacity. The book is clear and concise and covers all the relevant areas of the criminal justice system and is designed for those people who either wish to understand more about the legal system or wish to know more about a specific area of law. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Case of George Pell

    reckoning with child sexual abuse by clergy

    by Melissa Davey ...
    Some people will have wanted me to give my opinion in this book about Pell’s guilt or innocence, and on whether the courts got it right or wrong. But that’s not what this book is about…I want to share what I have learned, including the facts as they unfolded. I want readers to have as much evidence as is possible before them as they consider the Pell trials. And I want any response to his ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Whole Story

    Investigating Sexual Crime – Truth, Lies and the Path to Justice

    A leading criminologist draws on over 30 years’ experience working with sex offenders to propose a new way of understanding sexual crimesThe prevalence of sex crimes has become one of the most urgent, and most widely misunderstood, subjects of our times. We are living through a sea change in our attitudes to sex crimes, yet we continue to get things badly wrong in the way we respond to them. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Foundations of Australian Public Law

    State, Power, Accountability

    In The Foundations of Australian Public Law, Anthony J. Connolly brings together the two traditionally discrete areas of constitutional and administrative law to present Australian public law as a single, integrated body. Exploring the themes of state, power and accountability in Australia, the text also makes reference to the law of international jurisdictions, where students are informed by ... Read more

    $92.99 AUD

  • Law For Dummies

    by John Ventura ...
    Get answers to your legal questions — in plain English!Find out how to protect your family, your money, your job, and your rightsIf you're like most people, you probably don't know much about your legal rights and responsibilities — until you run smack-dab into a messy legal problem. Now revised and updated, this friendly guide helps you get a handle on a wide range of everyday legal issues, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD $24.99 AUD

  • Philosophy of Law: A Very Short Introduction

    by Raymond Wacks ...
    series Very Short Introductions
    The concept of law lies at the heart of our social and political life. Legal philosophy, or jurisprudence, explores the notion of law and its role in society, illuminating its meaning and its relation to the universal questions of justice, rights, and morality. In this Very Short Introduction Raymond Wacks analyses the nature and purpose of the legal system, and the practice by courts, lawyers, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Coercive Control

    How Men Entrap Women in Personal Life

    by Evan Stark ...
    series Interpersonal Violence
    One of the most important books ever written on domestic violence, Coercive Control breaks through entrenched views of physical abuse that have ultimately failed to protect women. Evan Stark, founder of one of America's first battered women's shelters, shows how "domestic violence" is neither primarily domestic nor necessarily violent, but a pattern of controlling behaviors more akin to terrorism ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Is Eating People Wrong?

    Great Legal Cases and How they Shaped the World

    Great cases are those judicial decisions around which the common law develops. This book explores eight exemplary cases from the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia that show the law as a living, breathing and down-the-street experience. It explores the social circumstances in which the cases arose and the ordinary people whose stories influenced and shaped the law as well as the ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Wild Law - In Practice

    series Law, Justice and Ecology
    Wild Law - In Practice aims to facilitate the transition of Earth Jurisprudence from theory into practice. Earth Jurisprudence is an emerging philosophy of law, coined by cultural historian and geologian Thomas Berry. It seeks to analyse the contribution of law in constructing, maintaining and perpetuating anthropocentrism and addresses the ways in which this orientation can be undermined and ... Read more

    $82.99 AUD

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    a life

    The definitive account of an icon who shaped gender equality for all women.In this comprehensive, revelatory biography — fifteen years of interviews and research in the making — historian Jane Sherron De Hart explores the central experiences that crucially shaped Ginsburg’s passion for justice, her advocacy for gender equality, and her meticulous jurisprudence. At the heart of her story and ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • American Injustice: Inside Stories from the Underbelly of the Criminal Justice System

    ‘A bracing account of abuses of power and corruption in the criminal justice system.’ The GuardianFrom the fearless defense attorney and civil rights lawyer who rose to fame with Netflix’s The Staircase comes an essential examination of America’s corrupt and abusive criminal justice system.In the past thirty years, more than 2,700 innocent American prisoners—their combined jail sentences adding up ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Law: A Very Short Introduction

    by Raymond Wacks ...
    series Very Short Introductions
    Law underlies our society - it protects our rights, imposes duties on each of us, and establishes a framework for the conduct of almost every social, political, and economic activity. The punishment of crime, compensation of the injured, and the enforcement of contracts are merely some of the tasks of a modern legal system. It also strives to achieve justice, promote freedom, and protect our ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Property Law For Dummies

    The easy way to make sense of property lawUnderstanding property law is vital for all aspiring lawyers and legal professionals, and property courses are foundational classes within all law schools. Property Law For Dummies tracks to a typical property law course and introduces you to property law and theory, exploring different types of property interests—particularly "real property."In ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD $29.99 AUD

  • Unlawful Killings

    Life, Love and Murder: Trials at the Old Bailey

    'Lifts the lid on what it's like to dispense justice ... a gripping insight ... beautifully crafted ... grim tales lifted by humour and honesty.' The TimesWendy Joseph's gripping account of the law at work reads like a cliffhanger.' Sunday Times'Absolutely superb. 5 stars for sheer readability alone. Her Honour entertains as she educates us about murder, about the law and about how we human beings ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Keeping Them Honest

    the case for a genuine national integrity commission and other vital democratic reforms

    A revealing and compelling case for the establishment of a strong national anti-corruption body and the enactment of other vital democratic reforms.Over the last few years, instances of the federal government spending taxpayers’ money to gain improper political advantage in elections have continued, with many hundreds of millions of dollars being spent on the Community Sport Infrastructure Program ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Critical Race Theory (Third Edition)

    An Introduction

    Book 20 - Critical America
    Updated to include the Black Lives Matter movement, the presidency of Barack Obama, the rise of hate speech on the Internet, and moreSince the publication of the first edition of Critical Race Theory in 2001, the United States has lived through two economic downturns, an outbreak of terrorism, and the onset of an epidemic of hate directed against immigrants, especially undocumented Latinos and ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD