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Beyond the Burning Cross: The First Amendment and the Landmark R.A.V. Case , Cleary, Edward J.
1 Beyond the Burning Cross: The First Amendment and the Landmark R.A.V. Case  Cleary, Edward J.
0679424601 / 9780679424604 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1994 Random House. Superclean; no marks; only very light wear. 314pp, Index, Notes. Language: English. Introduction: Nat Hentoff. Keywords: hate crime, Supreme Court, free speech, political correctness.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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Boston D.A.: The Battle To Transform the American Justice System , Flynn, Sean
2 Boston D.A.: The Battle To Transform the American Justice System  Flynn, Sean
1575001462 / 9781575001463 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 2000 T V Books. Almost like new--superclean, bright, crisp. 240pp. Language: English. '[A]ward-winning journalist Sean Flynn takes readers behind the closed doors of the Boston D.A.'s office to reveal the life-and-death world of crime and punishment. Crack gangs, homicides, the Willie Horton scandal, and racially motivated witch-hunts plagued Boston in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Then in 1992, an unlikely political novice named Ralph Martin II became District Attorney. BOSTON D.A. tells the remarkable story of this reformer who has used the Boston courts to challenge racial bias, fight for progressive social outreach programs, and crack down on juvenile crime.'--from the publisher.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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Double Billing: A Young Lawyer's Tale of Greed, Sex, Lies, and the Pursuit of a Swivel Chair , Stracher, Cameron
3 Double Billing: A Young Lawyer's Tale of Greed, Sex, Lies, and the Pursuit of a Swivel Chair  Stracher, Cameron
0688147593 / 9780688147594 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1998 William Morrow and Company. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only a hint of wear to jacket. 228 pages. Language: English. 'By turns hilarious and horrifying, Double Billing is a clever and sobering expose of the legal profession. Cameron Stracher reveals a shocking nonfiction account of the ordeal of a young associate at a major Wall Street law firm. Fresh out of Harvard Law School, Stracher landed a coveted position at a high-powered corporate law firm and thus began his grueling years as an associate, a dreaded rite of passage for every young attorney. Only about five percent survive long enough to achieve the Holy Grail of partnership in the firm. In a stylish and witty manner that has earned him comparison to an early Philip Roth, Stracher does for the legal profession what Michael Lewis's Liars' Poker did for the financial industry. The result is a tell-all glimpse into the cutthroat world of corporate law from the perspective of the low man on the totem pole.'--from the publisher.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Environmental Law and Policy in the Pacific Basin Area , Kato, Ichiro; Kumamoto, Nobuo; Matthews, William H. (editors)
4 Environmental Law and Policy in the Pacific Basin Area  Kato, Ichiro; Kumamoto, Nobuo; Matthews, William H. (editors)
0860082857 / 9780860082859 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1981 University of Tokyo Press. A few tiny marks in margins (no underlining); pages bright; binding tight. Light wear to jacket. 229 pages; Index. Language: English. No additional printings indicated. Keywords: pollution, polluter, pollutant, water, sea, shore, control, noise, problems, industrial, development, protection, lead poisoning, legal, court, case, settlement, environment, international, political, Asia, Asian, southeast, China, Malaysia, Simgapore, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, Japanese, government, governmental, impact, assessment, national, nation.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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Hate on Trial: The Case Against America's Most Dangerous Neo-Nazi, Dees, Morris; Fiffer, Steve
5 Hate on Trial: The Case Against America's Most Dangerous Neo-Nazi Dees, Morris; Fiffer, Steve
067940614X / 9780679406143 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1993 Villard. Light wear to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Review copy with press release/summary and book-tour schedule laid in. 280 pages; black-and-white photos. Language: English. 'A crusading civil-rights attorney describes how he took on the overlord of the White Aryan Resistance in a courtroom showdown that turned outrage into justice after an Ethiopian college student was bashed to death by neo-Nazis in Portland, Oregon.'--from the publisher. Keywords: Southern Poverty Law Center, race, racism, racist, skinheads, legal, Mulugeta Seraw, Tom Metzger, violence, suit, lawsuit, supremacist, criminal, judgment, free speech. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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How to Make Your Will: Practical Questions and Answers on Wills, 2nd Edition, Rockwood, Albert S.
6 How to Make Your Will: Practical Questions and Answers on Wills, 2nd Edition Rockwood, Albert S.
Good. 
Hardcover. Small, slim hardcover 2nd edition, published 1920 by Fullerton Publishing Co., Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. Inkstamp on 1st blank page: 'Property of J. Lehrenkrauss and Sons'. Covers are grubby; edges and corners worn and fraying. No dustjacket. Moderate age-tanning to pages. Spine wiggles but binding is holding. Text very clean; no marks. 64 pages. Language: English. Boards covered in tan cloth with title and Contents on front in black. Author was counsellor at law, New York Bar. The earlier edition was published 1914. Consists of information on preparing wills, written for the layman in question-and-answer format. Appendix lists state-by-state requirements for the number of witnesses required to sign, and age at which valid wills may be made. Keywords: law, firm, lawyer, legal, legality, attorney, counselor, testament, codicil, probate, vintage, retro, antique, Twenties, 1920s, '20s, NY. No ISBN. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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In Contempt , Darden, Christopher; Walter, Jess
7 In Contempt  Darden, Christopher; Walter, Jess
0060391839 / 9780060391836 Acceptable.  
Hardcover. 1st edition HARDCOVER with dustjacket 1996 HarperCollins. Minor water damage. Creased page. Writing on last page. Intact; binding tight. 400pp. Language: English. NOTE: Large format; cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope. Offers a personal perspective on the O.J. Simpson trial and shares the author's observations on legal strategy, racial issues, and the principal lawyers, officials, and witnesses involved in the case.  
Price: 7.50 USD
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8 Judicial Power and American Character : Censoring Ourselves in an Anxious Age  
Good.  
Paperback. Clean; unmarked. average WEAR: Creased spine, lightly flared corners. Language: English.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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L.A. Justice , Vernon, Robert L.
9 L.A. Justice  Vernon, Robert L.
1561791245 / 9781561791248 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1993 Focus on the Family Publ. Very clean; no marks; binding tight; average wear. Jacket has several tiny rips that have been archivally repaired. 254pp, B/W photos. Language: English. Keywords: LAPD, Los Angeles, California, police, department, chief, riots, rioting, rioter, law enforcement, Rodney King, conflict, resolution, race, racial, memoir, autobiography.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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Letting Go: Death, Dying, and the Law , Urofsky, Melvin I.
10 Letting Go: Death, Dying, and the Law  Urofsky, Melvin I.
0684193442 / 9780684193441 Acceptable.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1993 Scribner. FORMER LIBRARY BOOK with inkstamp on top page edge, label on spine, remainder mark, Mylar protector. Text is superclean; pages bright; binding tight; no card pocket. Great reading / research copy. 204 pages; Index; Notes. Language: English. 'In a penetrating, humane and accessible study, Urofsky (A Conflict of Rights) focuses on the role of law in an individual's exercise of his or her right to die. With arguments based on rights to autonomy, privacy and freedom of expression, the author, a professor of history and constitutional law at Virginia Commonwealth University, advocates such legally binding advance directives as Living Wills and the use of legal surrogates. Citing such famous courtroom suits as those of Karen Anne Quinlan and Baby Jane Doe, he reviews the powerful influences exerted on those struggling with these issues by religion, ethnic traditions and medical ethics. Ideally, he concludes, the law should not intervene directly, but should provide a procedural framework--here outlined--to guide those charged with decision-making.'--Publishers Weekly, 1993.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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New Federalist Papers: Essays in Defense of the Constitution , Brinkley, Alan; Polsby, Nelson W.; Sullivan, Kathleen M.
11 New Federalist Papers: Essays in Defense of the Constitution  Brinkley, Alan; Polsby, Nelson W.; Sullivan, Kathleen M.
0393046192 / 9780393046199 Like New.  
Hardcover. Brand-new hardcover with dustjacket 1997 W.W. Norton. Unread; superclean; only light shelfwear. 179pp. Language: English. '3 prominent and highly visible writers confront the threats posed by current challenges to the American Constitution. In the aftermath of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, 3 of its most gifted participants--Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay--wrote a series of 85 essays, published in newspapers throughout the nation, defending the proposed new government against its opponents. Those essays, known today as the Federalist Papers, explain the philosophical basis of the Constitution and defend the idea of republican government against charges that it would lead to tyranny. Today's political controversies call into question some of the principles that have shaped government through most of this century. New Federalist Papers, written by 3 constitutional experts, defends the representative democracy put in place by the framers of the Constitution. Like Hamilton, Madison, and Jay, the authors of New Federalist Papers see danger in the effort to diminish and relocate federal power. They recognize that it is the task of public discourse to bring about reasoned consideration of such issues as gun control, term limits, flag burning, the balanced budget amendment, and campaign finance reform.'--from the publisher.  
Price: 19.00 USD
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No Island of Sanity: Paula Jones V. Bill Clinton: The Supreme Court on Trial , Bugliosi, Vincent
12 No Island of Sanity: Paula Jones V. Bill Clinton: The Supreme Court on Trial  Bugliosi, Vincent
0345424875 / 9780345424877 Very Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1998 Ballantine. Very clean; no marks or cover creases; 1 creased page. Pages bright; binding tight. 147pp, Notes. Language: English. Highest court in the land is not immune to current U.S. irrationality. Library of Contemporary Thought series.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Public Defender , Getty, Gerald W.; Presley, James 
13 Public Defender  Getty, Gerald W.; Presley, James 
0448010232 / 9780448010236 Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1974 Grosset and Dunlap. Average wear: creased jacket flap; dampstain to back of jacket and book. Remainder dot on bottom page edge. Pages clean and bright. Good reading / research copy. 376 pages. Language: English. 'In this first account of the public defender system, Getty tells his own dramatic story of the defense of the poor in one of the largest and most famous of all defender offices in the United States.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: trial, justice system, legal, law, lawyer, attorney, Chicago, Illinois, Cook County, appointed, defend, Richard Speck, murder, gangland war, execution, Supreme Court, police, crime, criminal, Babbling Burglar, jury, bench, elected, court, courtroom, Legal Aid Society, informing witness, memoir, autobiography.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Race for Justice: Mumia Abu-Jamal's Fight Against the Death Penalty , Weinglass, Leonard
14 Race for Justice: Mumia Abu-Jamal's Fight Against the Death Penalty  Weinglass, Leonard
1567510701 / 9781567510706 Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1995 Common Courage Press. Date inked inside front cover. Otherwise very clean; pages bright; binding tight. Light-to-average wear. 272pp. Language: English. 'As chief counsel for the defense, Weinglass gives his version of what happened in Philadelphia on the night in 1981 when Mumia Abu-Jamal, a journalist and member of the Black Panther Party, was charged with shooting a police officer. Abu-Jamal wrote his own version in Live from Death Row. His appeal was so powerful that it set off demonstrations and won him a stay of execution. By citing discrepancies in the prosecution's case, Weinglass contends that the trial was rigged and that Abu-Jamal's real crime was his political affiliation. This absorbing book is a scathing indictment of the American justice system. Recommended.'--Frances Sandiford, Library Journal, 1995.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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Spies and Informers in the Witness-box, Pritt, Denis Nowell [D. N.]
15 Spies and Informers in the Witness-box Pritt, Denis Nowell [D. N.]
Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, published 1958 by Bernard Hanison Ltd, London. Noticeable wear: jacket has edgewear with scuffs, scratches, chips, and small rips; small discolored area on title page and copyright page, apparently from a piece of tape now gone; light age-tanning to pages. Otherwise clean and unmarked; binding tight. 96 pages. Language: English. Black cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. 'Here is an account, based on material drawn exclusively from countries whose Courts apply the strict Anglo-Saxon canons of evidence, of the use and misuse over nearly two centuries of spies and informers in the witness box, particularly in trials conducted in periods of social unrest and international tension.'-- from jacket flap. Chapters on Spies in Industry; The Use of Informers in War; The Federal Bureau of Investigation; Trial by Committee; The Taft-Hartley and the Smith Acts; The Rosenberg Case; Civil Liberty and the Informer; etc. Keywords: spy, spying, espionage, law, legal, justice, judge, unsupported evidence, courtroom, tribunal, FBI, Communist, Communism, subversive, trade union, government, D. N. Pritt. No ISBN. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Case Against the General: Manuel Noriega and the Politics of American Justice , Albert, Steve
16 The Case Against the General: Manuel Noriega and the Politics of American Justice  Albert, Steve
0684193752 / 9780684193755 Very Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1993 Scribner's. Remainder marks: bottom page edge and sales code box. Very clean; pages bright; binding tight; never read. Noticeable store wear to jacket. 456pp, Index, B/W photos.Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. 'An exhaustive recapitulation of how the US nailed Manuel Noriega, Panama's erstwhile strongman, on drug-trafficking and racketeering charges. Drawing on apparently open access to prosecutors and defense counsel, Albert (an editor of The Recorder, a San Francisco law journal) offers a detailed, if premeditatedly objective, account of a case with geopolitical implications. While he provides much background information--including a rundown on the reasons why the Justice Department sought to indict a military dictator who had ties to an alphabet soup of Washington-based agencies (CIA, DEA, NSC, etc.)--the author focuses on the events surrounding a precedent-setting trial that could take place only after American forces invaded Panama, captured its de facto head of state, and spirited him away to a maximum-security cell beneath Miami's federal courthouse. Albert does a fine job of recounting how government attorneys were able not only to piece together the structure of Colombia's Medellin cartel but also to link Noriega to its criminal activities in the US and elsewhere. In the process, he makes clear that Faustian bargains with narcoterrorists, murderers, money-launderers, corrupt officials, and other felons are a must in obtaining evidence enough to move against the likes of a Noriega....'--Kirkus Reviews, 1993. Keywords: Panamanian, narcotics, Florida, drug lords, classified, testimony, Bush, administration, invasion.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Goldmark Case: An American Libel Trial , Dwyer, William L.
17 The Goldmark Case: An American Libel Trial  Dwyer, William L.
0295961635 / 9780295961637 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1984 University of Washington. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. HEAVY EDGEWEAR to jacket: several small archivally-repaired rips. 291pp. Language: English. Foreword by Norman Dorsen. Presumed 1st edition--no additional printings indicated. Keywords: litigation, trial, jury, 1962, Okanogan, Washington, State, U.S., United States, communism, communist, McCarthyism, political, civil, liberties, rights, legal, reference, law, procedure, slander.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Search for Justice: A Defense Attorney's Brief on the O.J. Simpson Case , Shapiro, Robert L.; Warren, Larkin
18 The Search for Justice: A Defense Attorney's Brief on the O.J. Simpson Case  Shapiro, Robert L.; Warren, Larkin
0446520810 / 9780446520812 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1996 Warner. Superclean; no marks; only light wear--almost like new. 363pp. Language: English. 'In this fascinating and revealing look by a crucial participant who was there from the start, Robert Shapiro recaptures the trial of O.J. Simpson, starting with the critical hours before and after Simpson's arrest and including his own unique perspective on his fellow lawyers, the jury, the defense, the role of DNA, and a controversial verdict that has divided a nation.'--Ingram.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 THE TRIAL OF THE FUTURE: Challenge to the Law  Botein, Bernard; Gordon, Murray A.
Good.  
Hardcover. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1963, stated 1st edition, hardcover with dustjacket, 185pp. Language: English. Good condition: Text is clean and unmarked; binding is tight. There is an abraded area inside front cover from a removed label. Some spotting on side page edge. Jacket is in Fair condition: heavily soiled and rubbed, with several archivally-closed rips. Scholarly spelling- out of a proposal made by Judge Botstein to the Association of the Bar of the City of New York suggesting a new commission, assigned to anticipate change and to keep the judicial process in line with the revolutionary challenge of a world being wrenched out of its old shape by science, technology, and changing customs.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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Undue Influence: The Epic Battle for the Johnson and Johnson Fortune, Margolick, David
20 Undue Influence: The Epic Battle for the Johnson and Johnson Fortune Margolick, David
0688064256 / 9780688064259 Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1993 William Morrow. Only light wear to jacket; faint crease to front flap. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 624 pages; Index; black-and-white photos. Language: English. NOTE: Heavy book-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. 'The largest, costliest, ugliest, most spectacular and most conspicuous inheritance contest in American history here receives thorough, incisive and dramatic treatment from New York Times legal affairs correspondent Margolick. In 1971, 76-year-old J. Seward Johnson, heir to the Johnson and Johnson fortune, married his 34-year-old Polish household servant; when he died 12 years later, his six adult offspring sued to stop the widow, Basia, from inheriting most of the half-billion-dollar estate. While Margolick ably conveys Basia's imperiousness and the children's dissolution, the book shines in its sophisticated analysis of the prominent attorneys and New York City law firms representing the various parties, and in its scathing portrait of tough, profane and peremptory Judge Marie Lambert. After a bizarre 17-week trial in 1986, the two sides settled, with Basia paying out approximately $43 million to the Johnson children. Both parties claimed victory, but Margolick's anatomy of the process shows everyone's claims to be tainted.'--Publishers Weekly, 1993. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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