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Court of Killers (Daniel Pike Series Book 2)
by William Bernhardt

Language

English

Pages

349

Publication Date

July 23, 2019

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<h2>The court of public opinion found her guilty. But one attorney resolved to change the verdict鈥?lt;/h2><p>Attorney Daniel Pike knows the dire consequences of crossing the government. So when rising political star Camila Perez faces charges in a gruesome quadruple homicide, his instincts sense a frame by powerful rivals. But Dan and the Last Chance Lawyers may have a hopeless case when the police discover damning evidence scrawled at the crime scene in blood...</p><p>Sorting through incriminating clues in the horrifying murders, Dan pieces together a dark conspiracy. But just when it seems he might have a rebuttal, a social media leak sparks a nationwide outcry for conviction.</p><p>Can Dan foil the vicious scheme before Perez and her career go up in flames??</p><p><i>Court of Killers</i> is a standout book in the gripping Daniel Pike legal thriller series. If you like intricately plotted suspense, gritty courtroom drama and surprising twists and turns, then you鈥檒l love William Bernhardt鈥檚 captivating novel. </p><h2><u>Buy <i>Court of Killers</i> to watch a determined lawyer unmask a murderer today! </u></h2><br />
The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken
by The Secret Barrister

Language

English

Pages

385

Publication Date

March 22, 2018

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<p><b>THE <i>SUNDAY TIMES</i> NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER.</b><br /><b>Winner of the Books are My Bag Non-Fiction Award 2018.</b><br /><b>Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2018.</b><br /><b>Shortlisted for Specsavers Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2018.</b><b></b><br /><b></b><br /><b>鈥楨ye-opening, funny and horrifying鈥?<i>Observer</i></b><br /><b>鈥楨veryone who has any interest in public life should read it鈥?<i>Daily Mail</i></b></p><p>You may not wish to think about it, but one day you or someone you love will almost certainly appear in a criminal courtroom. You might be a juror, a victim, a witness or 鈥?perhaps through no fault of your own 鈥?a defendant. Whatever your role, you鈥檇 expect a fair trial.</p><p> I鈥檓 a barrister. I work in the criminal justice system, and every day I see how fairness is not guaranteed. Too often the system fails those it is meant to protect. The innocent are wronged and the guilty allowed to walk free.</p><p> I want to share some stories from my daily life to show you how the system is broken, who broke it and why we should start caring before it鈥檚 too late.<br /><b></b><br /><b>A <i>SUNDAY TIMES</i> TOP TEN BESTSELLER FOR 24 WEEKS.</b></p>
Aristotle: The Complete Works
by Aristotle

Language

English

Pages

973

Publication Date

October 17, 2019

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Aristotle (384鈥?22 BCE) was a Greek philosopher and student of Plato who stunningly changed the course of Western philosophy. He has gone down in history as one of the greatest philosophers of all time. Cicero, the Roman statesman and philosopher, once called his writing style "a river of gold;" and his scope of thought and subsequent influence on the study of science, logic, philosophical discourse, and theology has led many to dub him "The Philosopher."<br /><br />Contents:<br /><br />Part 1: Logic (Organon)<br />Categories, translated by E. M. Edghill<br />On Interpretation, translated by E. M. Edghill<br />Prior Analytics (2 Books), translated by A. J. Jenkinson<br />Posterior Analytics (2 Books), translated by G. R. G. Mure<br />Topics (8 Books), translated by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge<br />Sophistical Refutations, translated by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge<br /><br />Part 2: Universal Physics<br />Physics (8 Books), translated by R. P. Hardie and R. K. Gaye<br />On the Heavens (4 Books), translated by J. L. Stocks<br />On Gerneration and Corruption (2 Books), translated by H. H. Joachim<br />Meteorology (4 Books), translated by E. W. Webster<br /><br />Part 3: Human Physics<br />On the Soul (3 Books), translated by J. A. Smith<br />On Sense and the Sensible, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Memory and Reminiscence, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Sleep and Sleeplessness, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Dreams, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Prophesying by Dreams, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Longevity and Shortness of Life, translated by G. R. T. Ross<br />On Youth, Old Age, Life and Death, and Respiration, translated by G. R. T. Ross<br /><br />Part 4: Animal Physics<br />The History of Animals (9 Books), translated by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson<br />On the Parts of Animals (4 Books), translated by William Ogle<br />On the Motion of Animals, translated by A. S. L. Farquharson<br />On the Gait of Animals, translated by A. S. L. Farquharson<br />On the Generation of Animals (5 Books), translated by Arthur Platt<br /><br />Part 5: Metaphysics<br />(15 Books), translated by W. D. Ross<br /><br />Part 6: Ethics and Politics<br />Nicomachean Ethics (10 Books), translated by W. D. Ross<br />Politics (8 Books), translated by Benjamin Jowett<br />The Athenian Constitution, translated by Sir Frederic G. Kenyon<br /><br />Part 7: Aesthetic Writings<br />Rhetoric (3 Books), translated by W. Rhys Roberts<br />Poetics, translated by S. H. Butcher
The Feminist Lie: It Was Never About Equality
by Bob Lewis

Language

English

Pages

199

Publication Date

May 23, 2017

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Feminist ideology has seeped into every aspect of our society. This book is a sobering true story of tragedy, suicide, and murder directly caused by feminism. It not only chronicles true stories that show feminism's discrimination against men, it's backed by peer-reviewed research. Additionally, it includes investigative journalism that proves feminism was never about equality. The reality is that feminism doesn't just victimize men. It also victimizes women, children, families, and communities.
Aristotle: Complete Works (Golden Deer Classics)
by , Golden Deer Classics

Language

English

Pages

2937

Publication Date

July 10, 2019

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CONTENTS:<br /><br />- Part 1: Logic (Organon)<br /><br />Categories, translated by E. M. Edghill<br />On Interpretation, translated by E. M. Edghill<br />Prior Analytics (2 Books), translated by A. J. Jenkinson<br />Posterior Analytics (2 Books), translated by G. R. G. Mure<br />Topics (8 Books), translated by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge<br />Sophistical Refutations, translated by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge<br /><br /><br />- Part 2: Universal Physics<br /><br />Physics (8 Books), translated by R. P. Hardie and R. K. Gaye<br />On the Heavens (4 Books), translated by J. L. Stocks<br />On Gerneration and Corruption (2 Books), translated by H. H. Joachim<br />Meteorology (4 Books), translated by E. W. Webster<br /><br /><br />- Part 3: Human Physics<br /><br />On the Soul (3 Books), translated by J. A. Smith<br />On Sense and the Sensible, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Memory and Reminiscence, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Sleep and Sleeplessness, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Dreams, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Prophesying by Dreams, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Longevity and Shortness of Life, translated by G. R. T. Ross<br />On Youth, Old Age, Life and Death, and Respiration, translated by G. R. T. Ross<br /><br /><br />- Part 4: Animal Physics<br /><br />The History of Animals (9 Books), translated by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson<br />On the Parts of Animals (4 Books), translated by William Ogle<br />On the Motion of Animals, translated by A. S. L. Farquharson<br />On the Gait of Animals, translated by A. S. L. Farquharson<br />On the Generation of Animals (5 Books), translated by Arthur Platt<br /><br /><br />- Part 5: Metaphysics<br /><br />(15 Books), translated by W. D. Ross<br /><br /><br />- Part 6: Ethics and Politics<br /><br />Nicomachean Ethics (10 Books), translated by W. D. Ross<br />Politics (8 Books), translated by Benjamin Jowett<br />The Athenian Constitution, translated by Sir Frederic G. Kenyon<br /><br /><br />- Part 7: Aesthetic Writings<br /><br />Rhetoric (3 Books), translated by W. Rhys Roberts<br />Poetics, translated by S. H. Butcher
Situational Ethics: What Would You Do?
by Rick Jordan

Language

English

Pages

84

Publication Date

July 26, 2018

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This book covers a variety of situational ethics issues. The true stories discussed in the book include ethics relating to sex, money, power, intimidation and manipulation. There are many questions that could be asked about each situation.聽<br /><br />I hope that the questions asked in this book will help you to think about situations in your own life, or the life of other people you know, and help you to understand yourself better. What choices would you make? Why?
Tangled Webs: How False Statements Are Undermining America: From ...
by James B. Stewart

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English

Pages

496

Publication Date

April 19, 2011

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<b>Bestselling author James B. Stewart's newsbreaking investigation of our era's most high-profile perjurers, revealing the alarming extent of this national epidemic. </b> <br /><br /> Our system of justice rests on a simple proposition: that witnesses will raise their hands and tell the truth. In <i>Tangled Webs</i>, James B. Stewart reveals in vivid detail the consequences of the perjury epidemic that has swept our country, undermining the very foundation of our courts. <br /><br /> With many prosecutors, investigators, and participants speaking for the first time, <i>Tangled Webs</i> goes behind the scene of the trials of media and homemaking entrepreneur Martha Stewart; top White House political adviser Lewis "Scooter" Libby; home-run king Barry Bonds; and Wall Street money manager Bernard Madoff. <br /><br /> The saga of Martha Stewart's conviction captured the nation, but until now no one has answered the most basic question: Why would Stewart risk prison, put her entire empire in jeopardy, and lie repeatedly to government investigators to save a few hundred thousand dollars in stock gains? Moreover, how exactly was the notoriously meticulous Stewart brought down? <br /><br /> Drawing on the accounts of then-deputy attorney general James Comey and U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, Stewart sheds new light on the Libby investigation, making clear how far into the White House the Valerie Plame CIA scandal extended, and why Libby took the fall. <br /><br /> In San Francisco, Giants home-run king Barry Bonds faces trial due to his testimony before a grand jury investigating the use of illegal steroids in sports. Bonds was warned explicitly that the only crime he faced was perjury. Stewart unlocks the story behind the mounting evidence that he nonetheless lied under oath. <br /><br /> Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme is infamous, but less well known is how he eluded detection for so long in the face of repeated investigations. Of the four he is the only one who has admitted to lying. <br /><br /> The perjury outbreak is symptomatic of a broader breakdown of ethics in American life. It isn't just the judicial system that relies on an honor code: Academia, business, medicine, and government all depend on it. <i>Tangled Webs</i> explores the age-old tensions between greed and justice, self-interest and public interest, loyalty and duty. At a time when Americans seem hungry for moral leadership and clarity, <i>Tangled Webs</i> reaffirms the importance of truth.
Examples & Explanations for Professional Responsibility
by W. Bradley Wendel

Language

English

Pages

597

Publication Date

August 20, 2019

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<p></p><p><strong><em>Examples & Explanations for Professional Responsibility, Sixth Edition</em></strong>, is a thorough and comprehensive text that can be used by students as a study aid and by professional responsibility teachers as a class text. It covers the whole field of professional responsibility, focusing not only on the ABA Model Rules, but on the often-complex relationship between the rules and doctrines of agency, tort, contract, evidence, and constitutional law.</p><p></p> <p></p><p>Beginning with the formation of the attorney-client relationship, the book proceeds through topics including attorneys鈥?fees, malpractice and ineffective assistance of counsel, confidentiality and privilege rules, conflicts of interest, witness perjury and litigation misconduct, advertising and solicitation, admission to practice, and the organization of the legal profession.</p><p></p> <p></p><p>Coverage includes all subjects that are tested on the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE), including:</p><p></p> <p></p><ul><p></p> <p></p><li>A chapter on judicial ethics, a subject tested on the MPRE and not often covered thoroughly, if at all, in law school professional responsibility courses.</li><p></p> <p></p><li>Updated discussion and examples based on recent developments in the law, including the ABA鈥檚 simplification of the rules on advertising and solicitation, new Model Rule 8.4(g) on discrimination in the practice of law, the California Supreme Court鈥檚 <em>Sheppard Mullin</em> opinion on advance waivers of conflicts, and continuing developments in the impact of technology on the practice of law.</li><p></p> <p></p><li>More MPRE-style multiple-choice questions in the Examples.</li><p></p> <p></p></ul><p></p> <p></p><p><strong>New to the Sixth Edition:聽</strong></p><p></p> <p></p><ul><p></p> <p></p><li>Revised and updated to reflect recent developments in the law having to do with lawyering, including new ABA rules, ethics opinions, and cases.聽</li><p></p> <p></p><li>New and revised examples and explanations in many chapters.</li><p></p> <p></p></ul><p></p> <p></p><p><strong>Professors and students will benefit from:</strong></p><p></p> <p></p><ul><p></p> <p></p><li>Comprehensive, updated coverage of all areas of professional responsibility, with attention to areas that are particularly challenging for students (as well as many practicing lawyers!), such as conflicts of interest and privilege and confidentiality.聽</li><p></p> <p></p><li><strong>A study aid that </strong>without 鈥渢eaching to the test,鈥?provides students with thorough preparation for the MPRE, which is the first licensing exam that many law students take.聽聽</li><p></p> <p></p></ul><p></p>
The Introverted Lawyer: A Seven Step Journey Toward Authentically...
by Heidi K. Brown

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

August 01, 2017

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<p>A stereotype bias exists in law school and legal practice favoring the garrulous extrovert. While loquacious law students, professors, lawyers, and judges thrive in a world dominated by the Socratic Method and rapid-fire oral discourse, quiet thinkers and writers can become sidelined. Introverted, shy, or socially anxious law students and lawyers often question their place in the legal arena, though research reveals they offer much-needed gifts to the profession, including active listening, empathy, contemplative analysis, and impactful writing. As legal education and law practice adjust to economic shifts and changing client mindsets, this is a prime opportunity for the legal community to make room for subtler voices. The Introverted Lawyer invites that dialogue into the legal profession.</p><p></p><p></p><p>This book explains the differences among introversion, shyness, and social anxiety and how each manifests in the legal context; describes how the extrovert bias in law school and practice detrimentally can impact quiet individuals, fueling enhanced anxiety in a vocation already fraught with mental health issues; explores how quiet law students and lawyers offer greatly needed proficiencies to the legal profession; and finally, presents a seven-step process to help introverted, shy, and socially anxious individuals amplify their authentic lawyer voices, capitalize on their natural strengths, and diminish unwarranted stress.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The Introverted Lawyer provides practical, tangible steps for individual growth, as well as a sound platform to enable caring professors, law office mentors, and bar association representatives to educate themselves, their students, and developing lawyers about this important and often overlooked issue.</p>
Ordinary Injustice: How America Holds Court
by Amy Bach

Language

English

Pages

321

Publication Date

August 03, 2010

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<p><b>"A groundbreaking book . . . revealing the systemic, everyday problems in our courts that must be addressed if justice is truly to be served."鈥擠oris Kearns Goodwin</b></p><p>Attorney and journalist Amy Bach spent eight years investigating the widespread courtroom failures that each day upend lives across America. What she found was an assembly-line approach to justice: a system that rewards mediocre advocacy, bypasses due process, and shortchanges both defendants and victims to keep the court calendar moving. </p><p>Here is the public defender who pleads most of his clients guilty with scant knowledge about their circumstances; the judge who sets outrageous bail for negligible crimes; the prosecutor who habitually declines to pursue significant cases; the court that works together to achieve a wrongful conviction. Going beyond the usual explanations of bad apples and meager funding, <i>Ordinary Injustice</i> reveals a clubby legal culture of compromise, and shows the tragic consequences that result when communities mistake the rules that lawyers play by for the rule of law. It is time, Bach argues, to institute a new method of checks and balances that will make injustice visible鈥攖he first and necessary step to reform.</p>

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