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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: 74,80
    
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 loftiest court...

cena: 74,97
    
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: 70,68
    
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? sks 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 tap the public purse, you'd better be accountable.

Now she abandons all...

cena: 70,68
    
Don't Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It's Raining: America's Toughest Family Court Judge Speaks Out
 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: 663,36
    
Arthur J. Goldberg: New Deal Liberal
 The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox: A Year in the Life of a Supreme Court Clerk in FDR's Washington John Knox Dennis J. Hutchinson David J. Garrow 9780226448633
""My name will survive as long as man survives, because I am writing the greatest diary that has ever been written. I intend to surpass Pepys as a diarist.""
When John Frush Knox (1907-1997) wrote these words, he was in the middle of law school, and his attempt at surpassing Pepys-part scrapbook, part social commentary, and part recollection-had already reached 750 pages. His efforts as a...
cena: 115,16
    
The Forgotten Memoir of John Knox: A Year in the Life of a Supreme Court Clerk in FDR's Washington
 Raphael Lemkin and the Struggle for the Genocide Convention John Cooper 9780230516915
This book is the first complete biography of Raphael Lemkin, the father of the United Nations Genocide Convention, based on his papers; and shows how his campaign for an international treaty succeeded. In addition, the book covers Lemkin's inauguration of the historical study of past genocides.
cena: 532,73
    
Raphael Lemkin and the Struggle for the Genocide Convention
 Just a Country Lawyer: A Biography of Senator Sam Ervin Paul R. Clancy 9780253145406

This engaging and objective biography gives us a comprehensive account of Ervin's life and career, tracing his development from a shy romantic youth into the complex and mature man. The author tells of the boyhood years in North Carolina, the influences of family, friends, and history, the college years, World War I, and Harvard, as well as Ervin's frequently colorful apprenticeship as country...

cena: 216,43
    
Just a Country Lawyer: A Biography of Senator Sam Ervin
 The Stanford Law Chronicles: Doin' Time on the Farm Alfredo Mirande 9780268022846
In the midst of a long and distinguished academic career, Alfredo Mirande left his position as professor of sociology and chair of ethnic studies at the University of California, Riverside, to attend law school at Stanford University. This book is an extraordinary chronicle of the events in his life that led him to make this dramatic change and of the many obstacles he encountered at law school....
cena: 188,81
    
The Stanford Law Chronicles: Doin' Time on the Farm
 Crazy Rhythm: My Journey from Brooklyn, Jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon's White House, Watergate, and Beyond... Leonard Garment 9780306810824
Leonard Garment was a successful Wall Street attorney when, in 1965, he found himself arguing a Supreme Court case alongside his new law partnerformer Vice President Richard Nixon. It was the start of a friendship that lasted more than thirty years. In Crazy Rhythm, which the New York Times Book Review called "an eloquent memoir," Garment engagingly tells of his boyhood as the...
cena: 87,69
    
Crazy Rhythm: My Journey from Brooklyn, Jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon's White House, Watergate, and Beyond...
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