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  • The Common Place of Law

    Stories from Everyday Life

    series Chicago Series in Law and Society
    Why do some people not hesitate to call the police to quiet a barking dog in the middle of the night, while others accept the pain and losses associated with defective products, unsuccesful surgery, and discrimination? Patricia Ewick and Susan Silbey collected accounts of the law from more than four hundred people of diverse backgrounds in order to explore the different ways that people use and ... Read more

    $23.79 USD

  • No Property in Man

    Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding, With a New Preface

    by Sean Wilentz ...
    Driving straight to the heart of the most contentious issue in American history, Sean Wilentz argues controversially that, far from concealing a crime against humanity, the U.S. Constitution limited slavery’s legitimacy—a limitation which in time inspired the antislavery politics that led to Southern secession, the Civil War, and Emancipation. ... Read more

    $15.19 USD

  • Practicing Law in the Sharing Economy

    Helping People Build Cooperatives, Social Enterprise, and Local Sustainable Economies

    by Janelle Orsi ...
    Transactional lawyers are needed, en masse, to aid in an epic reinvention of our economic system. This reinvention is referred to by many names—the "sharing economy," "collaborative consumption," the "grassroots economy"—and involves different ways of meeting people's needs, participating in production, and transacting with each other. This book illustrates the nine primary areas of work that a ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $17.99 USD

  • Obama's Bank

    Financing a Durable New Deal

    The Obama administration aims to lay a sound foundation for growth by investing in high-speed rail, clean energy, information technology, drinking water, and other vital infrastructures. The idea is to partner with the private sector to produce these public goods. An Obama government bank will direct these investments, making project decisions based on the merits of each project, not on politics. ... Read more

    $24.59 USD

  • Pop Song Piracy

    Disobedient Music Distribution since 1929

    The music industry’s ongoing battle against digital piracy is just the latest skirmish in a long conflict over who has the right to distribute music. Starting with music publishers’ efforts to stamp out bootleg compilations of lyric sheets in 1929, Barry Kernfeld’s Pop Song Piracy details nearly a century of disobedient music distribution from song sheets to MP3s.In the 1940s and ’50s, Kernfeld ... Read more

    $27.39 USD

  • Subtle Tools

    The Dismantling of American Democracy from the War on Terror to Donald Trump

    How policies forged after September 11 were weaponized under Trump and turned on American democracy itselfIn the wake of the September 11 terror attacks, the American government implemented a wave of overt policies to fight the nation’s enemies. Unseen and undetected by the public, however, another set of tools were brought to bear on the domestic front. In this riveting book, one of today’s ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • Predict and Surveil

    Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing

    by Sarah Brayne ...
    The scope of criminal justice surveillance has expanded rapidly in recent decades. At the same time, the use of big data has spread across a range of fields, including finance, politics, healthcare, and marketing. While law enforcement's use of big data is hotly contested, very little is known about how the police actually use it in daily operations and with what consequences. In Predict and ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Harvard Law Review: Volume 131, Number 6 - April 2018

    The April 2018 issue, Number 6, is the annual Developments in the Law special issue. The topic of this extensive contribution is "More Data, More Problems," including specific focus on the role of technology companies in government surveillance; standing, surveillance, and tech companies; the Video Privacy Protection Act as a model intellectual privacy statute; and the dilemma of the "electronic ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Contracts

    A 1L Success Guide Outline

    by Matt Racine ...
    series Law School Outlines
    This outline is the outline I wish I had for my 1L Contracts courses. *** One of the best ways to succeed in law school is to have skeleton outlines prepared in advance of class. That way, you already have a roadmap of where the day's lecture will go. It cuts down on confusion, allowing you to pay more attention to the lecture and learn the law more quickly. The more quickly you learn the law, ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Believing

    Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence

    by Anita Hill ...
    **“An elegant, impassioned demand that America see gender-based violence as a cultural and structural problem that hurts everyone, not just victims and survivors… It's at times downright virtuosic in the threads it weaves together.”—NPRWinner of the 2022 ABA Silver Gavel Award for BooksFrom the woman who gave the landmark testimony against Clarence Thomas as a sexual menace, a new manifesto about ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Salvage Work

    U.S. and Caribbean Literatures amid the Debris of Legal Personhood

    by Angela Naimou ...
    Salvage Work examines contemporary literary responses to the law’s construction of personhood in the Americas. Tracking the extraordinary afterlives of the legal slave personality from the nineteenth century into the twenty-first, Angela Naimou shows the legal slave to be a fractured but generative figure for contemporary legal personhood across categories of race, citizenship, gender, and labor. ... Read more

    $23.79 USD

  • Stand Your Ground

    A History of America's Love Affair with Lethal Self-Defense

    A history of America’s Stand Your Ground gun laws, from Reconstruction to Trayvon MartinAfter a young, white gunman killed twenty-six people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012, conservative legislators lamented that the tragedy could have been avoided if the schoolteachers had been armed and the classrooms equipped with guns. Similar claims were repeated in ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Disloyal: A Memoir

    The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump

    by Michael Cohen ...
    **A #1 New York Times Bestseller!"I read it cover-to-cover. I did not intend to, but I started at the beginning and didn’t put it down until it was over."—Rachel Maddow, MSNBC**This book almost didn’t see the light of day as government officials tried to bar its publication.The Inside Story of the Real President Trump, by His Former Attorney and Personal Advisor—The Man Who Helped Get Him Into the ... Read more

    $16.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Deadly Dose

    The Untold Story of a Homicide Investigator's Crusade for Truth and Justice

    by Amanda Lamb ...
    The crime was unforgivable.The suspected murderer—unbelievable.One man’s pursuit of justice—unstoppable.The death of promising young pediatric AIDS researcher Eric Miller stunned the Raleigh, North Carolina, community, largely because of the horrific way he was killed. For months, Eric was slowly tortured as arsenic consumed his body.No one thought that Eric Miller’s wife, Ann—an attractive, ... Read more

    $7.99 USD $5.99 USD

  • Private Government

    How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don't Talk about It)

    Book 44 - The University Center for Human Values Series
    Why our workplaces are authoritarian private governments—and why we can't see itOne in four American workers says their workplace is a "dictatorship." Yet that number probably would be even higher if we recognized most employers for what they are—private governments with sweeping authoritarian power over our lives, on duty and off. We normally think of government as something only the state does, ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Tapping into The Wire

    The Real Urban Crisis

    Story lines from The Wire challenge public perceptions about the deadly, real-world connections between drugs, crime, and poverty.Did Omar Little die of lead poisoning? Would a decriminalization strategy like the one in Hamsterdam end the War on Drugs? What will it take to save neglected kids like Wallace and Dukie? Tapping into 'The Wire' uses the acclaimed television series as a road map for ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • Anyone You Want Me to Be

    A True Story of Sex and Death on the Internet

    JOHN DOUGLAS -- THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MINDHUNTER AND THE UNDISPUTED MASTER PROFILER OF SERIAL CRIMINALS -- TELLS THE CHILLING TRUE STORY OF JOHN ROBINSON, THE INTERNET'S FIRST SERIAL MURDERER.In Olathe, Kansas, a balding, pudgy father of four sits in prison convicted on three counts of homicide -- two of capital murder -- and suspected in at least five other disappearances. During the last ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Battle for the American Mind

    Uprooting a Century of Miseducation

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!FOX News host Pete Hegseth is back with what he says is his most important book yet: A revolutionary road map to saving our children from leftist indoctrination.Behind a smokescreen of “preparing students for the new industrial economy,” early progressives had political control in mind. America’s original schools didn’t just make kids memorize facts or learn skills; ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Living with Guns

    A Liberal's Case for the Second Amendment

    by Craig Whitney ...
    Newtown. Columbine. Virginia Tech. Tucson. Aurora. Gun violence on a massive scale has become a plague in our society, yet politicians seem more afraid of having a serious conversation about guns than they are of the next horrific shooting. Any attempt to change the status quo, whether to strengthen gun regulations or weaken them, is sure to degenerate into a hysteria that changes nothing. Our ... Read more

    $15.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • The Law Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    series Big Ideas
    Why do we need laws? What rights are protected by law? When was forensic evidence first used in court?This book explores big questions like these, explaining the laws and legal precedents, and religious, political, and moral codes that have shaped the world we live in. Written in plain English, The Law Book cuts through the legal jargon and is packed with pithy explanations of the most important ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Odd Clauses

    Understanding the Constitution Through Ten of Its Most Curious Provisions

    by Jay Wexler ...
    If the United States Constitution were a zoo, and the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth amendments were a lion, a giraffe, and a panda bear, respectively, then The Odd Clauses would be a special exhibit of shrews, wombats, and bat-eared foxes. Past the ever-popular monkey house and lion cages, Boston University law professor Jay Wexler leads us on a tour of the lesser-known clauses of the Constitution ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Fundamentos de psicologÌa jurÌdica e investigaciÛn criminal

    AUNQUE DE ALGUNA MANERA siempre hubo interés por relacionar los procesos psicosociales y los jurídicos, y a pesar de que existen importantes antecedentes, incluso en España (Mira i López, 1932, quien publicó el primer manual de Psicología Jurídica en nuestro país), sin embargo el psicólogo social se ha mantenido tradicionalmente al margen de las cuestiones legales y de las cuestiones jurídicas, y ... Read more

    $7.15 USD

  • Closing the Deal...on Your Terms

    Agents, Contracts and Other Considerations

    Book 12 - WMG Writer's Guides
    Making the wrong decisions on the business side of publishing can destroy a writer’s career. Longtime writer, editor, and publisher Kristine Kathryn Rusch knows this better than anyone. So she decided to write a book on the dealbreakers in contracts, agency agreements, and other business things that will ruin a writer’s future.Little did she know that it would take her seven months, lots of hand ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Legal Reasoning and Political Conflict

    In Legal Reasoning and Political Conflict, Cass R. Sunstein, one of America's best known commentators on our legal system, offers a bold, new thesis about how the law should work in America, arguing that the courts best enable people to live together, despite their diversity, by resolving particular cases without taking sides in broader, more abstract conflicts. Professor Sunstein closely analyzes ... Read more

    $23.79 USD