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Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary

by Juan Williams

This New York Times Notable Book of the Year, 1998, is now in trade paper.

From the bestselling author of Eyes on the Prize, here is the definitive biography of the great lawyer and Supreme Court justice.

From...


Crude Justice: How I Fought Big Oil and Won,  and What You Should Know About the New Environmental Attack on America

by Stuart H. Smith

One day in the small Mississippi town of Laurel, a 26-year-old expectant mom named Karen Street sat down at the edge of her bathtub—and felt her hip split in two. The episode was so bizarre it wasn’t until...


A Defiant Life: Thurgood Marshall and the Persistence of Racism in America

by Howard Ball

Thurgood Marshall's extraordinary contribution to civil rights and overcoming racism is more topical than ever, as the national debate on race and the overturning of affirmative action policies make headlines...


You May Take the Witness

by Clinton Giddings Brown

When Clinton Giddings Brown (1882-1964) retired from a long and successful career as a trial lawyer in San Antonio, Texas, fishing on the Gulf Coast was out-by doctor's orders. So he sat on the front gallery...


Courtroom Avenger: The Challenges and Triumphs of Robert Habush

by Kurt Chandler

This is a profile of Robert Habush, a prolific and esteemed trial lawyer based in Milwaukee. He's a lawyer whose is recognized by his peers as a lawyer who is always fighting for the little guy against the big...


an And Give Up Showbiz?: How Fred Levin Beat Big Tobacco, Avoided Two Murder Prosecutions, Became a Chief of Ghana, Earned Boxing Manager of the Year

by Josh Young

In the early ’90s, Big Tobacco was making a killing. There was no entity more powerful, and national tobacco-related deaths numbered in the hundreds of thousands each year. The economic loss from smoking-related...


John Marshall: The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation

by Harlow Giles Unger

A soul-stirring biography of John Marshall, the young republic's great chief justice, who led the Supreme Court to power and brought law and order to the nation


Scalia: A Court of One

by Bruce Allen Murphy

An authoritative, deeply researched biography of the most controversial and outspoken Supreme Court justice of our time and how he chose to be “right” rather than influential.

Antonin Scalia knew only success...


Understanding Clarence Thomas: The Jurisprudence of Constitutional Restoration

by Ralph A. Rossum

Though Clarence Thomas has been a Supreme Court Justice for nearly 25 years and has written close to five hundred opinions, legal scholars and pundits have given him short shrift, often, in fact, dismissing...


Poison Candy: The Murderous Madam: Inside Dalia Dippolito's Plot to Kill

by Mark Ebner, Elizabeth Parker & F. Lee Bailey

In August 2009, former madam Dalia Dippolito conspired with a hit man to arrange her ex-con husband’s murder. Days later, it seemed as if all had gone according to plan. The beautiful, young Dalia came home...


A Whistleblower's Lament: The Perverted Pursuit of Justice in the State of New York

by Stuart Namm

Originally elected against great odds, post Watergate, Judge Stuart Namm spent over 16 years on the bench in Suffolk County, New York, a Long Island suburb of New York City. Dubbed in the Hollywood Reporter...


Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

by Ralph J. Temple

The impassioned memoirs from one of America's leading civil liberties attorneys of the 20th century.


Supreme Court Justice Tom C. Clark: A Life of Service

by Mimi Clark Gronlund & Ramsey Clark

An associate justice on the renowned Warren Court whose landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education overturned racial segregation in schools and other public facilities, Tom C. Clark was a crusader for justice...


William Wayne Justice: A Judicial Biography

by Frank Kemerer

In his forty years on the federal bench in Texas, William Wayne Justice has been a formidable force for change. His rulings have prompted significant institutional reforms in education, prisons, and racial relations,...


John Marshall

by Jean Edward Smith

A New York Times Notable Book of 1996

It was in tolling the death of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall in 1835 that the Liberty Bell cracked, never to ring again. An apt symbol of the man who shaped both...


John J. Robinette: Peerless Mentor: An Appreciation

by George D. Finlayson

John J. Robinette was Canada's top lawyer from the 1930s to 1980s, showing unparalleled versatility and virtuosity in criminal, civil, and constitutional cases.


Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA

by John Rizzo

The “revealing” (The New Yorker) insider history of the CIA from a lawyer with a “front-row seat on the hidden world of intelligence” (The Washington Post). Former CIA director George J. Tenet called...


The Jurisprudence of John Marshall

by Robert Kenneth Faulkner

A study of the jurisprudence of John Marshall, the famous Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org) online...


Twenty Famous Lawyers

by John Hostettler

An entertaining diversion for lawyers and others, Twenty Famous Lawyers focuses on household names and high profile cases. Contains valuable insights into legal ways and means and looks at the challenges of...


Sir William Garrow: His Life, Times and Fight for Justice

by Richard Braby, John Hostettler & Geoffrey Robertson

A comprehensive account of lawyer William Garrow's life, career, family and connections. Sir William Garrow was born in Middlesex in 1760 and called to the Bar in 1783. He was the dominant figure at the Old...