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Dimensions of Normativity

by David Plunkett, Scott J. Shapiro & Kevin Toh

Understood one way, the branch of contemporary philosophical ethics that goes by the label "metaethics" concerns certain second-order questions about ethics--questions not in ethics, but rather ones about our...


War Crimes

by Matthew Talbert & Jessica Wolfendale

In 2005, US Marines killed 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians in the town of Haditha, including several children. How should we assess the perpetrators of this and other war crimes? Is it unfair to blame the Marines...


Justice

by Mark LeBar

A blindfolded woman holding a balance and a sword personifies one of our most significant virtues. We find Lady Justice in statues and paintings that adorn courts and other institutions of law, symbolizing strength...


Wildlife Law & Ethics

by Yolanda Eisenstein & Bruce Wagman

Exploring how the law can be used to influence the lives of the billions of individual animals we call wildlife, the approach that Wildlife Law & Ethics takes is first to present the law as a solid background...


Grit, the Secret to Advancement

by Milana L. Hogan

This unique volume contains new research by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession begun two years ago on grit and growth mindset, two traits that have been shown to impact the success of women lawyers....


The ABA Compliance Officer's Deskbook

by T. Markus Funk & Andrew S. Boutros

The ABA Compliance Officer Desk Book is a user-friendly, practical, and real-world focused desk book written for today’s compliance professional. Whether working in a big or small, private or public, established...


The Ethical Engineer

by Robert McGinn

An exploration of the ethics of practical engineering through analyses of eighteen rich case studies

The Ethical Engineer explores ethical issues that arise in engineering practice, from technology transfer to...


A Matter of Interpretation

by Antonin Scalia & Amy Gutmann

We are all familiar with the image of the immensely clever judge who discerns the best rule of common law for the case at hand. According to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a judge like this can maneuver...


The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

by John J. Hare

Established in 1684, over a century before the Commonwealth, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court is the oldest appellate court in North America. This balanced, comprehensive history of the Court examines over three...


Cofounding The Right Way

by Jana Nevrlka

Jobs & Wozniak, Page & Brin, Ben & Jerry... any list of successful companies seems awash with cofounders who are a match made in business heaven. The benefits are obvious: by combining resources, knowledge,...


Scarlet A

by Katie Watson

Although Roe v. Wade identified abortion as a constitutional right 45 years ago, it still bears stigma--a proverbial scarlet A. Millions of Americans have participated in or benefited from an abortion, but few...


DOES YOUR LOCAL  POLICE  DEPARTMENT REPRESENT  THE COMMUNITY IT SERVES

by Anthony Davila

Service to the community means involvement, commitment, and engagement with the entire community, and that includes all of the parts, including police, fire schools, merchants, etc. Providing some law enforcement...


Presumption of Innocence in Peril

by Anthony Gray

This book explains the historical significance and introduction of the presumption of innocence into common law legal systems. It explains that the presumption should be seen as reflecting notions of moral comfort...


Cheating

by Deborah L. Rhode

Cheating is deeply embedded in everyday life. The costs of the most common forms of cheating total close to a trillion dollars annually. Part of the problem is that many individuals fail to see such behavior...


Street-Level Sovereignty

by John Brigham, Sarah Marusek, Andrea Pavoni & Allen Linken et al.

Street-Level Sovereignty: The Intersection of Space and Law is a collection of scholarship that considers the experience of law that is subject to social interpretation for its meaning and importance within...


Ethics at the Edges of Law

by Cathleen Kaveny

An interdisciplinary conversation between law and Christian thought exists, but has so far been centered in the legal academy. Law scholars have fruitfully critiqued contemporary legal and jurisprudential issues...


Depression

by Charles Foster & Jonathan Herring

Depression is amorphous. It defies easy generalization, and eludes medical and legal categories. Is it part of the self, or its predator? Can a sufferer be held responsible for their actions? This edited collection...


Corporate Criminal Liability and Prevention

by Richard S. Gruner

“A comprehensive, wideranging and balanced book on the topic of corporate criminality.” — John C. Coffee, Jr., Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law at Columbia University Law School“Beyond question, this...


Professional Responsibility in Litigation

by Douglas R. Richmond, Brian S. Faughnan & Michael L. Matula

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...


In A Summer Swelter

by Simon Davis

Simon Davis is the first truly independent trial lawyer to write about the notorious Manson Family murder spree of 1969.  The murders were some of the wildest and most vicious in the annals of crime set against...