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  • A Death in the Islands

    The Unwritten Law and the Last Trial of Clarence Darrow

    by Mike Farris

    Lies, murder, and a legendary courtroom battle threaten to tear apart the Territory of Hawaii.In September of 1931, Thalia Massie, a young naval lieutenant’s wife, claims to have been raped by five Hawaiian men in Honolulu. Following a hung jury in the rape trial, Thalia’s mother, socialite Grace Fortescue, and husband, along with two sailors, kidnap one of the accused in an attempt to coerce a ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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

    by katherine mader

    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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  • The Jury Rules

    by Trey Cox and 2 more

    Whether an attorney has spent years in the courtroom or is embarking on his first trial experience, gaining insight into a jury’s thought process, decision making and perception are all key advantages at trial. In order to better educate and prepare attorneys to navigate this complex jury process, Trey Cox, partner with Dallas-based Lynn Tillotson Pinker & Cox, LLP, and the Honorable James Stanton ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • Death Penalty Cases

    Leading U.S. Supreme Court Cases on Capital Punishment

    by Barry Latzer and 1 more

    This brand new edition of Death Penalty Cases makes the most manageable comprehensive resource on the death penalty even better. It includes the most recent cases, including Kennedy v. Louisiana, prohibiting the death penalty for child rapists, and Baze v. Rees, upholding execution by lethal injection. In addition, all of the cases are now topically organized into five sections: * The Foundational ... Read more

    $50.37 AUD

  • Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom: Justice and Judgment in American Culture

    by W. Lance Bennett

    Coauthored by W. Lance Bennett and Martha S. Feldman, 'Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom' explains what makes stories believable and how ordinary people connect complex legal arguments and evidence presented in trials to assess guilt and innocence. The explanation takes the core elements of narrative—the who, what, where, when, how, why—and shows how average people who hear hundreds of ... Read more

    $13.04 AUD

  • Ten Great American Trials

    Lessons in Advocacy

    by Glenn C. Altschuler and 1 more

    Ten Great American Trials looks at of some of the most highly publicized—and fascinating—court cases of the twentieth century. The book analyzes the use by prosecutors and defense attorneys of trial advocacy techniques (involving discovery, pre-trial motions, jury selection, direct testimony, cross examination, the introduction of forensic exhibits, and summations) to craft compelling stories ... Read more

    $40.58 AUD

  • Preparing Witnesses

    A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Their Clients

    by Daniel I. Small

    This completely revised and updated fourth edition of Preparing Witnesses: A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Their Clients, will improve witness preparation skills.This book is an invaluable aid in refining skills for delivering witness testimony with an impact. ... Read more

    $116.81 AUD

  • The Devil's Advocates

    Greatest Closing Arguments in Criminal Law

    by Michael S Lief and 1 more

    From the authors of the acclaimed Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury, and featuring some of the most important cases in criminal law, The Devil's Advocates is the final volume of a must-have trilogy of the best closing arguments in American legal history.Criminal law is considered by many to be the most exciting of the legal specialties, and here the authors turn to the type of dramatic crimes and ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Lawyers as Leaders

    by Deborah L. Rhode

    No occupation in America supplies a greater proportion of leaders than the legal profession, yet it has done little to prepare them for this role. Lawyers sit at the helm of a vast array of powerful law firms, businesses, governmental, and nonprofit organizations. Two of the last three presidents have been lawyers. And yet almost no occupation rouses greater public distrust. This paradox raises ... Read more

    $26.28 AUD

  • The Servetus case

    An appeal for a new assessment

    by Frans Pieter Van Stam

    series Cahiers d'Humanisme et Renaissance
    Cet ouvrage décrit le procès de Michel Servet, homme de talent, à Genève, qui se termina tragiquement le 27 octobre 1553 quand il fut brûlé vif sur le bûcher. Qui furent les responsables ? On pense d'abord à Calvin car il semblait contrôler Genève à cette époque-là. Les sources nous apprennent cependant que Calvin devait lutter tel un Troyen contre une faction féroce, une xénophobie envers les ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • On the Jury Trial

    Principles and Practices for Effective Advocacy

    by Thomas M. Melsheimer and 1 more

    Two outstanding Texas trial lawyers—one of whom is now an equally respected district judge—have written On the Jury Trial, a “must have” reference for any trial lawyer aspiring to excellence or seeking to maintain it. Thomas M. Melsheimer and Judge Craig Smith have crafted a narrative-driven advice guide for trial lawyers to hone their craft. Chapter topics include voir dire, opening statement, ... Read more

    $22.65 AUD

  • Back to Granville

    by Mark Corrigan

    Mark Raymond Corrigan who bought you the exciting tales in Soft Touch, the Page of Diamonds, Three Toed Tiger Tales and Blackmoon Rising, now brings to light the tragedies that befall the rich and successful when they make powerful enemies at the highest level in the United States Government.This dramatic Novel give the reader an insight into the misuse of power that has nothing to do with actual ... Read more

    $7.36 AUD

  • Preparing to Moot

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Mooting

    by Sarah L. Cooper and 1 more

    Mooting is an increasingly important activity in UK law schools. This is because mooting offers students the opportunity to develop advanced analytical, research, drafting and advocacy based skills, which help to improve their general academic achievement and employability profiles. Tangible evidence of these skills is invaluable in a progressively competitive job market.The ideal guide for the ... Read more

    $58.95 AUD

  • Resolução Alternativa de Litígios

    by Mariana França Gouveia; José Carlos Soares Machado

    Este livro é um instrumento indispensável para todos os profissionais que, no seu dia a dia, têm de lidar com a arbitragem e a mediação. Contém todos os mais importantes elementos normativos, designadamente legislação nacional, tratados internacionais, regulamentos arbitrais, destacando-se: (i) Lei de Arbitragem, Lei da Mediação e Convenção de Nova Iorque; (ii) Regulamento do Centro de Arbitragem ... Read more

    $49.10 AUD

  • Trials Without Truth

    Why Our System of Criminal Trials Has Become an Expensive Failure and What We Need to Do to Rebuild It

    by William T. Pizzi

    Reginald Denny. O. J. Simpson. Colin Ferguson. Louise Woodward: all names that have cast a spotlight on the deficiencies of the American system of criminal justice. Yet, in the wake of each trial that exposes shocking behavior by trial participants or results in counterintuitive rulings—often with perverse results—the American public is reassured by the trial bar that the case is not "typical" and ... Read more

    $38.71 AUD

  • Anatomy of a Trial

    by Paul Mark Sandler

    Now, updated and revised, this time-tested resource is written for young trial lawyers eager to gain an appreciation of how to handle real problems encountered during jury trials. You'll gain insight into jury trials via two particular cases:• A criminal case involving highly complex subjects and law campaign finance, national politics, and Hollywood fundraising, and necessitates simplifying and ... Read more

    $116.81 AUD

  • How to Succeed as a Trial Lawyer

    by Stewart Del Edelstein ED

    How to Succeed as a Trial Lawyer, Second Edition is a compendium of essentially every aspect of the civil litigation process and then some, told with humor and erudition. This book does not purport to be an academic treatment of the subject. Instead, it provides practical pointers on everything from dealing with clients and adversaries to managing ethical dilemmas to marketing one’s practice and ... Read more

    $172.03 AUD

  • Guilty People

    by Abbe Smith

    Criminal defense attorneys protect the innocent and guilty alike, but, the majority of criminal defendants are guilty. This is as it should be in a free society. Yet there are many different types of crime and degrees of guilt, and the defense must navigate through a complex criminal justice system that is not always equipped to recognize nuances.In Guilty People, law professor and longtime ... Read more

    $34.42 AUD

  • Electronic Evidence for Family Law Attorneys

    by Timothy Conlon and 1 more

    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 may share legal title to the accounts that control your family’s information?Electronic Evidence for Family Law Attorneys explains the complexities of evidence as well as how to effectively ... Read more

    $92.17 AUD

  • Professional Responsibility in Litigation

    by Douglas R. Richmond and 1 more

    Facing numerous professional responsibility challenges, trial and appellate lawyers must handle significant problems that can arise suddenly or in difficult circumstances. Written by experienced trial and appellate lawyers, this updated edition focuses on the responsibilities of practicing lawyers. Organized as an anthology with chapters that trace the life of a lawsuit from start to finish, each ... Read more

    $196.67 AUD

  • Os meios de prova em processo civil

    by Fernando Pereira Rodrigues

    Exercita-se nesta publicação uma sinopse sobre o essencial do universo das provas em processo civil, com abordagem do acervo das normas que as integram, no intento da sua adequada interpretação face à lei do processo vigente, introdutora de profundas alterações, refletidas nos meios da produção de prova. Para tanto coligiram-se os ensinamentos da jurisprudência e da doutrina, em particular de ... Read more

    $40.91 AUD

  • Coaching Your Client

    A Lawyer's Guide for Improving Client Communication and Client Outcomes

    by Arezou Kohan

    Rather than trying to impose a preferred solution on their client, lawyers should better listen to their clients; educate their clients on their options; and engage the client in solutions. The benefits of this approach include:Happier clients and a more productive attorney-client relationshipA competitive edge in customer serviceBetter client retention and attraction of new clientsA competitive ... Read more

    $58.40 AUD

  • The Expert Expert

    The Path to Prosperity and Prominence as an Expert Witness

    by Douglas L. Field

    Experts occupy a unique position in the litigation process. The law and the courts give them automatic authority and credibility at the outset. But the greatest challenge for experts as they navigate the court process is to preserve that high level of credibility going forward. In The Expert Expert, author Douglas L. Field presents detailed information to help an expert professional become an ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Wrongly Charged

    by David Merkatz

    What would you do if you were arrested and wrongly charged with a crime?It can happen in the blink of an eye.It’s not supposed to happen in the United States, but it can at any time. After being advised by his attorney in 2013 that his new marketing strategy was legal, Florida locksmith David Merkatz was shocked to learn he was under criminal investigation.Then he was arrested and charged with ... Read more

    $11.24 AUD