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The Puppet Masters

by Emile van der Does de Willebois & J.C. Sharman

Billions in corrupt assets, complex money trails, strings of shell companies and other spurious legal structures. These form the complex web of subterfuge in corruption cases, behind which hides the beneficial...


Police Ethics: The Corruption of Noble Cause

by Michael Caldero & John P. Crank

This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption. The noble cause - a commitment to "doing something...


Justice, Crime, and Ethics

by Michael Braswell, Belinda R Mccarthy & Bernard McCarthy

Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. Comprehensive...


Professional Misconduct Against Juveniles in Correctional Treatment Settings

by Lee Michael Johnson, Joycelyn Pollock & Michael Braswell

A significant barrier to successful juvenile intervention is misconduct committed against juveniles by the persons employed to help them. Professional Misconduct with Juveniles explores the nature of employee-on-youth...


The Money Lawyers

by Joseph C. Goulden

The Money Lawyers vividly describes how lawyering has become a money-driven business, not just a profession. It explores the lucrative world of class-action litigation, where plaintiff lawyers - "The Class-Action...


Balancing Privacy and Free Speech: Unwanted Attention in the Age of Social Media

by Mark Tunick

In an age of smartphones, Facebook and YouTube, privacy may seem to be a norm of the past. This book addresses ethical and legal questions that arise when media technologies are used to give individuals unwanted...


Gay People, Sex, and the Media

by Michelle Wolf & Alfred Kielwasser

Here is a provocative book that examines precisely how and why mass communication has an impact upon the sexual realities of our lives. Written in response to a demand for information that cuts across many of...


The Birth of the European Individual: Law, Security, Economy

by Samuli Hurri

This book examines the birth of the European individual as a juridical problem, focusing on legal case dossiers from the European Court of Justice as an electrifying laboratory for the study of law and society....


The Calling of Law: The Pivotal Role of Vocational Legal Education

by Fiona Westwood & Karen Barton

The profession of law enjoys a special standing in society and the legal profession is expected to exhibit the highest levels of honesty, trust and morality. At a time when the very essence of the legal profession...


Larb Digital Editions

by Jim Lafferty, Frank Gruber & Don Franzen

A collection of essays on the topic of the law and legal affairs, selected in order to give readers samples of the ways in which the subject of law relates to the study of ourselves and our times. Those included...


Lawyers, Lead On: Lawyers with Disabilities Share Their Insights

by Carrie G. Basas, Rebecca S. Williford & Stephanie L. Enyart

This inspiring book contains letters of encouragement and advice from lawyers with disabilities to law students and new lawyers with disabilities. The writers share their perspectives on work and disability,...


Public Sentinels: A Comparative Study of Australian Solicitors-General

by Gabrielle Appleby, Patrick Keyzer & John M. Williams

In recent years, controversy has surrounded the role of top government lawyers both in the US and the UK where allegations of bad lawyering and bad ethics in public office have thrust this group into the public...


Reviving the Tribe: Regenerating Gay Men's Sexuality and Culture in the Ongoing Epidemic

by Eric Rofes

Reviving the Tribe creates a rich and brutally honest portrait of contemporary gay men's lives amidst the seemingly endless AIDS epidemic and offers both autobiographical self-examination and a relentless critique...


Law and the Long War: The Future of Justice in the Age of Terror

by Benjamin Wittes

An authoritative assessment of the new laws of war and a sensible and sophisticated roadmap for the future of liberty in the Age of Terror

America is losing a crucial front in the ongoing war on terror. It is...


Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy

by Lawrence Lessig

The reigning authority on intellectual property in the Internet age, Lawrence Lessig spotlights the newest and possibly the most harmful culture war?a war waged against those who create and consume art. America?s...


Law's Trace: From Hegel to Derrida

by Catherine Kellogg

Law's Trace argues for the political importance of deconstruction by taking Derrida's reading of Hegel as its point of departure. While it is well established that seemingly neutral and inclusive legal and political...


Jurisprudence: Themes and Concepts

by Scott Veitch, Emilios Christodoulidis & Lindsay Farmer

Jurisprudence: Themes and Concepts offers an original introduction to, and critical analysis of, the central themes studied in jurisprudence courses. The book is presented in three parts each of which contains...


Punch and Judy

by George Cruikshank

We start of with a history of the origins of Punch from Italy and then its progress through both England and America. Then we have the various acts, including: Punch and his Dog Toby, Scaramouch with Punch and...


Natural Law and Laws of Nature in Early Modern Europe: Jurisprudence, Theology, Moral and Natural Philosophy

by Lorraine Daston & Michael Stolleis

This impressive volume is the first attempt to look at the intertwined histories of jurisprudence and science in early modern Europe. Taking an interdisciplinary approach these articles stimulate new debate...


The Ontological Foundation of Ethics, Politics, and Law

by Francesco Belfiore

In this revised edition, Belfiore adds new concepts and discusses the views of additional thinkers. He gives an ontological foundation to ethics, politics, and law and shows how his thought can reinterpret the...