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Kasztner's Crime (Jewish Studies)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781412864435, isbn: 9781412864435,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
This book re-examines one of the most intense controversies of the Holocaust: the role of Rezs Kasztner in facilitating the murder of most of Nazi-occupied Hungary's Jews in 1944. Because he was acting head of the Jewish rescue operation in Hungary, some have hailed him as a saviour. Others have charged that he collaborated with the Nazis in the deportations to Auschwitz. What is indisputable is that Adolf Eichmann agreed to spare a special group of 1,684 Jews, who included some of Kasztner's re

Indefensible: One Lawyer's Journey into the Inferno of American Justice
By Little, Brown and Company
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ean: 9780316156233, isbn: 031615623X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
With verve and insider know-how, a young lawyer reveals his outrageous and heartbreaking long day's journey into night court.well written. riveting expose. humorous.

In Defense of Justice: The Greatest Dissents of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Edited and Annotated for the Non-Lawyer
By Mockingbird Press
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ean: 9781946774668, isbn: 1946774669,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
This book features Ginsburg's best-known dissents in a format that is accessible to the non-lawyer, so that RBG's worldwide fans can gain better access to their hero's life's work. Each dissent is prefaced with an explanation of the case to help prepare the lay reader for approaching what can often be difficult to understand legal prose. Ginsburg is renowned for her feisty and fearless dissents, which are her written arguments in opposition to a majority opinion when her side fails to carry the

Heirs of an Honored Name: The Decline of the Adams Family and the Rise of Modern America
By Basic Books
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ean: 9780465093885, isbn: 0465093884,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
An enthralling chronicle of the American nineteenth century told through the unraveling of the nation's first political dynastyJohn and Abigail Adams founded a famous political family, but they would not witness its calamitous fall from grace. When John Quincy Adams died in 1848, so began the slow decline of the family's political legacy.In Heirs of an Honored Name, award-winning historian Douglas R. Egerton depicts a family grown famous, wealthy -- and aimless. After the Civil War, Republicans

Looking for Carroll Beckwith: The True Stories of a Detective's Search for His Past Life
By Brand: Daybreak Books
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ean: 9781579541019, isbn: 1579541011,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
A police commander relates the tale of how, under hypnosis, he discovered that he had a past life, describing his quest to discover the truth about Carroll Beckwith, the man he had been. ~~~ From Wikipedia: Reincarnation is the religious or philosophical concept that the soul or spirit, after biological death, begins a new life in a new body that may be human, animal or spiritual depending on the moral quality of the previous life's actions. This doctrine is a central tenet of the Indian religio

Justice Stanley Mosk: A Life at the Center of California Politics and Justice
By McFarland & Company
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ean: 9780786468416, isbn: 0786468416,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
This is the first biography of Stanley Mosk (1912-2001), iconic protector of civil rights and civil liberties during his 37 years as a justice of the Supreme Court of California (1964 to 2001). He had quickly risen as a well liked leader among Los Angeles reformers, as executive secretary to California governor Culbert Olson and then 16 years as a superior court judge. His 1958 election and service as state attorney general soon won national attention and the promise of likely election to the U.

Great Christian Jurists in American History (Law and Christianity)
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781108475358, isbn: 1108475353,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
From the early days of European settlement in North America, Christianity has had a profound impact on American law and culture. This volume profiles nineteen of America's most influential Christian jurists from the early colonial era to the present day. Anyone interested in American legal history and jurisprudence, the role Christianity has played throughout the nation's history, and the relationship between faith and law will enjoy this worthy and unique study. The jurists covered in this coll

John Jay: Founding Father
By Bloomsbury Academic
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mpn: 9781852854447, ean: 9781852854447, isbn: 1852854448,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
John Jay was a central figure in the early history of the American Republic. A New York lawyer, born in 1745, Jay served his country with the greatest distinction and was one of the most influential of its Founding Fathers. In the first full-length biography in almost seventy years, Walter Stahr brings Jay vividly to life, setting his astonishing career against the background of the American Revolution. Drawing on substantial new material, Walter Stahr has written a full and highly readable port

One L
By Macmillan Audio
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ean: 9781593976736, isbn: 1593976739,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Thirty years after Scott Turow entered law school comes an all new unabridged production of this classic with a special introduction by and interview with the authorONE L, Scott Turow’s journal of his first year at law school and a bestseller when it was first published in 1977, has gone on to become a virtual bible for prospective law students. Not only does it introduce with remarkable clarity the ideas and issues that are the stuff of legal education; it also brings alive the anxiety and co

Sherman Minton: New Deal Senator, Cold War Justice
By Brand: Indiana Historical Society
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ean: 9780871951168, isbn: 0871951169,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Written by Gugin and St. Clair, Indiana University Southeast professors, this book details the life of Indiana native Sherman Minton (1890–1965), U.S. senator (1935–41), justice of the Seventh Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals (1941–49), and U.S. Supreme Court justice (1949–56). In his foreword, Abner J. Mikva, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Washington, D.C., Circuit, states that ''this is a long overdue biography. Sherman Minton of Indiana was the last appointee to the Supreme C

Wild Bill: The Legend and Life of William O. Douglas
By Random House
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ean: 9780394576282, isbn: 0394576284,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
William Orville Douglas was both the most accomplished and the most controversial justice ever to serve on the United States Supreme Court. He emerged from isolated Yakima, Washington, to be dubbed, by the age of thirty, “the most outstanding law professor in the nation”; at age thirty-eight, he was the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, cleaning up a corrupt Wall Street during the Great Depression; by the age of forty, he was the second youngest Supreme Court justice in Ame

Salt of the Earth, Conscience of the Court: The Story of Justice Wiley Rutledge
By Brand: The University of North Carolina Press
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ean: 9780807828663, isbn: 0807828661,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
The Kentucky-born son of a Baptist preacher, with an early tendency toward racial prejudice, Supreme Court Justice Wiley Rutledge (1894-1949) became one of the Court's leading liberal activists and an early supporter of racial equality, free speech, and church-state separation. Drawing on more than 160 interviews, John M. Ferren provides a valuable analysis of Rutledge's life and judicial decisionmaking and offers the most comprehensive explanation to date for the Supreme Court nominations of Ru

Operation Greylord: The True Story of an Untrained Undercover Agent and America's Biggest Corruption Bust
By American Bar Association
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781627229197, isbn: 1627229191,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Operation Greylord was the longest and most successful undercover investigation in FBI history, and the largest corruption bust ever in the U.S. It resulted in bribery and tax charges against 103 judges, lawyers, and other court personnel, and, eventually, more than seventy indictments. And it was led by Terrence Hake, a young assistant prosecutor in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office in Chicago, who worked undercover for nearly four years, accepting bribes, making payoffs, wearing a wire

New Deal Justice
By Brand: Rowman n Littlefield Publishers
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mpn: 11026772, ean: 9780847682119, isbn: 0847682110,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
This well-researched and engrossing book illuminates the constitutional jurisprudence of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's most notable appointees to the United States Supreme Court-Hugo L. Black, Felix Frankfurter, and Robert H. Jackson. 'New Deal Justice' draws extensively upon the memoirs, writings, opinions, and personal papers of these justices but also employs the insights of recent works on American legal, social, and political theory to dramatically alter the theoretical lens through whi

Arthur J. Goldberg: New Deal Liberal
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 9780195071054, ean: 9780195071054, isbn: 0195071050,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
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 himself, shared his thoughts about his life and work with Stebenne in a series of conversations, which too

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