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 Judge Sewall's Apology: The Salem Witch Trials and the Forming of an American Conscience Richard Francis 9780007163632

The Salem witch hunt has entered our vocabulary as the very essence of injustice. Judge Samuel Sewall presided at these trials, passing harsh judgment on the condemned. But five years later, he publicly recanted his guilty verdicts and begged for forgiveness. This extraordinary act was a turning point not only for Sewall but also for America's nascent values and mores.

In Judge...

cena: 70,44
    
Judge Sewall's Apology: The Salem Witch Trials and the Forming of an American Conscience
 Judging Thomas: The Life and Times of Clarence Thomas Ken Foskett 9780060527228

Clarence Thomas, the youngest and most controversial member of the Supreme Court, could become the longest-serving justice in history, influencing American law for decades to come. Who is this enigmatic man? And what does he believe in?

Judging Thomas tells the remarkable story of Clarence Thomas's improbable journey from hardscrabble beginnings in the segregated South to the...

cena: 70,60
    
Judging Thomas: The Life and Times of Clarence Thomas
 Even After All This Time: A Story of Love, Revolution, and Leaving Iran Afschineh Latifi Pablo F. Fenjves 9780060745349

At the age of ten, a young Iranian girl witnesses the horror of her father's execution and escapes the revolution with her sister.

Growing up in Tehran in the 1970s, Afschineh Latifi and her sister and two brothers enjoyed a life of luxury and privilege. Their father, a self-made man, had worked his way up from nothing to become a colonel in the Shah's army, and their mother, a woman of...

cena: 66,58
    
Even After All This Time: A Story of Love, Revolution, and Leaving Iran
 Don't Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It's Raining: America's Toughest Family Court Judge Speaks Out Judy Sheindlin Josh Getlin 9780060927943

n we get some reality in here?ߡsks Judy Sheindlin, former supervising judge for Manhattan Family Court. For twenty-four years she has laid down the law as she understands it:

● If you want to eat, you have to work.

● If you have children, you'd better support them.

  • If you break the law, you have to pay.

  • If you...
cena: 66,58
    
Don't Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It's Raining: America's Toughest Family Court Judge Speaks Out
 Louis Armstrong: An American Genius James Lincoln Collier 9780195037272

Louis Armstrong. "Satchmo." To millions of fans, he was just a great entertainer. But to jazz aficionados, he was one of the most important musicians of our times--not only a key figure in the history of jazz but a formative influence on all of 20th-century popular music. Set against the backdrop of New Orleans, Chicago, and New York during the "jazz age," Collier re-creates the saga of an...
cena: 287,75
    
Louis Armstrong: An American Genius
 Earl Warren: A Public Life G. Edward White 9780195049367
This is a major biography of one of America's most influential and respected Supreme Court justices by a leading law scholar. In the late 1970s, Earl Warren's California papers were opened and G. Edward White, a former law clerk of Warren, was given complete access to research this book. The result is the first study of the Chief Justice to cover his entire political career and to examine aspects...
cena: 287,81
    
Earl Warren: A Public Life
 The American Judicial Tradition: Profiles of Leading American Judges G. Edward White 9780195056853
Now available in a newly revised and updated second edition, this highly acclaimed volume presents a series of portraits of the most famous appellate judges in American history from John Marshall to the Burger court.
G. Edward White traces the American judicial tradition through sketches of the careers and contributions of such significant judges as John Marshall, Joseph Story, Roger Taney,...
cena: 231,45
    
The American Judicial Tradition: Profiles of Leading American Judges
 John Marshall Harlan: Great Dissenter of the Warren Court Tinsley E. Yarbrough 9780195060904
When David Souter was nominated by President Bush to the Supreme Court, he cited John Marshall Harlan as his model. It was an interesting choice. Admired by conservatives and deeply respected by his liberal brethren, Harlan was a man, as Justice William Brennan lamented, whose "massive scholarship" has never been fully recognized. In addition, he was the second Harlan to sit on the Court,...
cena: 315,96
    
John Marshall Harlan: Great Dissenter of the Warren Court
 Arthur J. Goldberg: New Deal Liberal David L. Stebenne Daniel L. Stebenne 9780195071054
This book is the first biography ever written of Arthur J. Goldberg, the former labor lawyer, Secretary of Labor under Kennedy, and Supreme Court justice (which post he resigned at the request of Lyndon Johnson to become U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations), who played a leading role in American political life from World War II until the end of the 1960s. Goldberg, who never wrote memoirs...
cena: 591,71
    
Arthur J. Goldberg: New Deal Liberal
 Hugo L. Black: Cold Steel Warrior Howard Ball 9780195078145
During his thirty-four year tenure as a Justice of the Supreme Court, Hugo L. Black demonstrated, in the words of one of his colleagues, "a true passion for the Constitution." At a moment's notice, in front of visiting students or a clutch of legal dignitaries, the Judge would whip his tattered copy of the Constitution from his coat pocket, flip through it to a particular passage and then, in a...
cena: 372,26
    
Hugo L. Black: Cold Steel Warrior
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