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In this gripping, high-octane thriller by critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni, a father takes the law into his own hands to save his son, trapped in a juvenile detention center from hell. Lawyer David Sloane is desperate to get through to his troubled teenage son...
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Woman Lawyer tells the story of Clara Foltz, the first woman admitted to the California Bar. Famous in her time as a jury lawyer, public intellectual, leader of the women’s movement, inventor of the role of public defender, and legal reformer, Foltz has been largely forgotten until recently...
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These are stories of the colorful characters who have played a role in First Amendment controversies, contributing to our modern understanding of freedom of speech. They include Communists, Jehovah's Witnesses, Ku Klux Klansmen, the world's leading pornographer, prison wardens, dogged reporters,...
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Pam Jenoff, whose first novel, The Kommandant's Girl, was a Quill Award finalist, a Book Sense pick, and a finalist for the ALA Sophie Brody Award, joins the Doubleday list with a suspenseful story of love and betrayal set during the Holocaust. An ambitious novel that spans decades and...
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Dismantling American Common Law provides new insights into the political implications and philosophical origins of the American common law tradition, the importance of which has largely been ignored by the political science community.
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The laws that designate terrorist organizations as such and that make providing material support to terrorist organizations are troubling and problematic. This scholarly journal article analyses the laws in detail. Although it was written before the 2004 amendments, which did ameliorate some...
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“IT CAN BE A ROUGH WORLD OUT THERE, ESPECIALLY IF YOU LET SELF-DOUBT BECOME YOUR BEST FRIEND. BEING TRUE TO YOURSELF MEANS ACCEPTING YOUR DOWNFALLS AND CELEBRATING YOUR STRENGTHS.” As women, we are blessed with three powerful virtues: being smart, successful, and sexy. These qualities are woven so...
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Why All Writers Need The Writer's Guide To The Courtroom Maybe you have a novel, story, screenplay, or other writing project that has a character involved with the court system. Or you're a journalist writing a story about a court case. (Some law students and new lawyers have said they found it...
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This is an article that was written for publication in the above law journal.  It was co-written with Douglas Valentine, author of the book "The Phoenix Program." The article shows the historical connection between so-called "administrative detentions" (also now called "...