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The Butler's Child

by Lewis M. Steel & Beau Friedlander

The Butler's Child is the personal story of a Warner Brothers family grandson who spent more than fifty years as a fighting, no holds barred civil rights lawyer. Lewis M. Steel explores why he, a privileged...


My Partner, My Enemy: An Unflinching View of Domestic Violence and New Ways to Protect Victims

by John Michael Leventhal

My Partner, My Enemy is written, not to sensationalize, but to bring dramatic attention to the scourge of domestic violence, a problem that knows no bounds and is often silent until it becomes deadly. It asks...


Summary of No Place to Hide: by Glenn Greenwald | Includes Analysis

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Summary of No Place to Hide by Glenn Greenwald | Includes Analysis

 

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Chapter 1

Edward Snowden first contacted Glenn Greenwald on December 1,

2012, using the alias name Cincinnatus. Snowden is a former...


The Federalist Papers

by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton & John Jay

The Federalist Papers is a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven were published...


Summary of Just Mercy: By Bryan Stevenson | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson | Includes Analysis

 

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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption is a legal memoir by Bryan Stevenson. It is set in the 1980s and early 1990s and...


Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce

by Emily Doskow

Nolo's Essential Guide to Divorce is just that-the one guide someone going through divorce can't be without. It's thorough, easy-to-understand, and up to date. The focus on avoiding conflict will help readers...


Discourse, Identity, and Social Change in the Marriage Equality Debates

California Workers' Comp: How to Take Charge When You're Injured on the Job

by Christopher Ball

More than a million Californians a year suffer job-related injuries or illness. For many, receiving compensation can be a nightmare, since recent laws give employers and insurance companies far greater rights...


Children's Rights in Africa: A Legal Perspective

by Julia Sloth-Nielsen

This collection is anchored in an African conception of children's rights and the law, and reflects contemporary discourses taking place in the region of the children's rights sphere. The majority of contributors...


New Technologies and Human Rights: Challenges to Regulation

by Norberto Nuno Gomes de Andrade & Lúcio Tomé|Cunha, Mario Viola d Féteira

Whilst advances in biotechnology and information technology have undoubtedly resulted in better quality of life for mankind, they can also bring about global problems. The legal response to the challenges caused...


Domestic Violence

by Deborah Lockton & Richard Ward

First published in 1997, this book marks a culmination of a three year research programme focused upon the incidence of domestic violence in Leicester. The study examined the levels of violence, the details...


Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck

by Adam Cohen

One of America’s great miscarriages of justice, the Supreme Court’s infamous 1927 Buck v. Bell ruling made government sterilization of “undesirable” citizens the law of the land

 

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Fair Share Divorce for Women, Second Edition

by Kathleen A. Miller

More than 1.1 million women are actively involved in divorce each year and all need solid financial advice to help make this transition less painful. In FAIR SHARE DIVORCE FOR WOMEN, Second Edition, Certified...


Islamic Law in Europe?: Legal Pluralism and its Limits in European Family Laws

by Andrea Büchler

Cultural and religious identity and family law are inter-related in a number of ways and raise various complex issues. European legal systems have taken various approaches to meeting these challenges. This book...


Applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in Education: A Practical Guide for Education Professionals

by Jane L. Sinson

Providing clear guidance on mental capacity and its assessment in young people (aged 16-25) with special educational needs, this is the essential guide for education professionals on the incorporation of the...


Hindu Divorce: A Legal Anthropology

by Livia Holden

This comparative study investigates the place of Hindu divorce in the Indian legal system and considers whether it offers a way out of a matrimonial crisis situation for women. Using the narratives of the social...


Family, Religion and Law: Cultural Encounters in Europe

by Prakash Shah & Marie-Claire Foblets

This collection discusses how official legal systems do and should respond to the reality of a plurality of family types and origins within their jurisdictions. It further examines the challenges that arise...


God, Schools, and Government Funding: First Amendment Conundrums

by Laurence H. Winer & Nina J. Crimm

In recent years, a conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court, over vigorous dissents, has developed circumventions to the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment that allow state legislatures unabashedly...


The Law and the Dead

by Heather Conway

The fate of the dead is a compelling and emotive subject, which also raises increasingly complex legal questions. This book focuses on the substantive laws around disposal of the recently deceased and associated...


Living Life as Parent-Partners

by Merle H. Weiner

This book was written to help parents, and parents-to-be, ensure that they have the type of relationship with the other parent that can maximize their child's well-being.  Regardless of whether parents are...