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The Death Penalty: What's Keeping It Alive

by Andrea D. Lyon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In The Death Penalty: What’s Keeping it Alive an award-winning criminal defense attorney turns a critical eye towards the death penalty in America. Filled with gripping case studies, the book analyzes why...


Cyberbullying in Social Media within Educational Institutions: Featuring Student, Employee, and Parent Information

by Merle Horowitz & Dorothy M. Bollinger Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

This book presents the information from the collaborative efforts and perspectives of a current school district superintendent who has researched and worked day-to-day with the issues, and an attorney currently...


When Caregivers Kill: Understanding Child Murder by Parents and Other Guardians

by Betty L. Alt & Sandra K. Wells Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2010)

Each year in the U.S. hundreds of children under the age of ten are killed by parents, relatives, or other caregivers. In recent years, families have become less dependent on kinship and neighborhood relationships,...


The Evolution of the Global Terrorist Threat: From 9/11 to Osama bin Laden's Death

by Bruce Hoffman & Fernando Reinares Columbia University Press (October 28, 2014)

Examining major terrorist acts and campaigns undertaken in the decade following September 11, 2001, internationally recognized scholars study the involvement of global terrorist leaders and organizations in...


Threat Perceptions: The Policing of Dangers from Eugenics to the War on Terrorism

by Saran Ghatak Lexington Books (December 13, 2010)

Threat Perceptions: The Policing of Dangers from Eugenics to the War on Terrorism examines the legal, scientific, and social construction of risk of crime in the United States. Ghatak focuses on the crime control...


An Error in Judgement

by Dara Culhane Talonbooks (August 01, 2014)

An analysis of the controversy surrounding the death of a Native child in Alert Bay, British Columbia.


Problem Solving Courts: A Measure of Justice

by JoAnn Miller & Donald C. Johnson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2009)

Problem Solving Courts examines a relatively new approach to criminal justice in which judges, advised by law enforcement officers and mental health workers, meet with offenders on a weekly basis to talk about...


Punishment for Sale: Private Prisons, Big Business, and the Incarceration Binge

by Donna Selman & Paul Leighton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2010)

Punishment for Sale is the definitive modern history of private prisons, told through social, economic and political frames. The authors explore the origin of the ideas of modern privatization, the establishment...


How to Play the Game: What Every Sports Attorney Needs to Know

by Darren Heitner American Bar Association (July 03, 2014)

If you want to play the game, you need to know how to play the game.

Sports law is a niche practice area. It encompasses a variety of disciplines, but also requires knowledge of the inner workings of professional...


The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Justice

by Michael McCall, Christina DeJong, Christopher E. Smith & Madhavi M. McCall et al. Lexington Books (November 16, 2011)

By analyzing the perspectives and influential decisions of individual justices on the Rehnquist Court (1986-2005), this volume reveals how a divided Supreme Court limited the scope of rights affecting criminal...


New Media, Old Regimes: Case Studies in Comparative Communication Law and Policy

by Lyombe S. Eko Lexington Books (July 30, 2012)

New Media, Old Regimes: Case Studies in Comparative Communication Law and Policy, by Lyombe S. Eko, is a collection of novel theoretical perspectives and case studies in comparative communication law. Through...


From Poverty to History Maker: An Autobiography

by Robert A. Holmes UPA (February 18, 2014)

This book describes how Robert “Bob” Holmes, a former juvenile delinquent, rose from humble beginnings in West Virginia and Harlem, New York to become an influential voice in academics and politics. This...


Drug Court for Young Offenders: A View from the Bench

by Cedric Kerns Central Recovery Press (January 31, 2014)

Answers questions and details the model of Youth Offender (YO) Court, a unique family-focused specialty drug court program.


Who Killed George?: The Ordeal of Olive Sternaman

by Cheryl MacDonald Natural Heritage (June 30, 1994)

Drawing on newspaper accounts and legal documents, Cheryl MacDonald has recreated a true-to-life Victorian melodrama. Who Killed George? offers insight into the legal system, social sentiments, and status of...


Data Protection and Compliance in Context

by Stewart Room British Computer Society (November 27, 2006)

This comprehensive accessible guide for those with little or no legal knowledge provides detailed analysis of current data protection laws. It enables the reader to construct a platform on which to build internal...


A Manager's Guide to IT Law

by Jeremy Holt & Jeremy Newton BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT (August 22, 2011)

This comprehensive guide for management professionals discusses the IT-related legal issues faced by businesses on a daily basis. Legal concepts and terminology are notoriously difficult for non-specialists,...


iOS Programming: Starter Guide: What Every Programmer Needs to Know About iOS Programming

by Jason Scotts Tech Tron (November 25, 2013)

What Every Programmers Need To Know About iOS Programming Exposed! iOS Programming: Starter Guide: What Every Programmer Needs to Know About iOS Programming is a precise and concise book for any programmmer...


Legal Guide to Social Media

by Kimberly A. Houser Allworth (November 13, 2013)

How should you respond to a request to remove copyrighted materials from a Facebook page? If you create a Twitter handle at work, who owns that handle when you change jobs? Can you be sued for libel if your...


Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps in the Dark?

by Geoffrey R. Stone Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 24, 2007)

Top Secret explores the government, the press, and the tension that has escalated between the two since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. This book addresses the executive branch's attempts to prevent...


Mental Disability, Violence, and Future Dangerousness: Myths Behind the Presumption of Guilt

by John Weston Parry Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 26, 2013)

Using a multi-disciplinary approach, this book documents and explains how, when and why adults and children with mental disabilities—including those with sexual disorders— who are perceived to be a future...


Supreme Court Case Briefs in Criminal Procedure

by Michael A. Cretacci Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 13, 2007)

An essential collection of more than 265 United States Supreme Court case briefs detailing the various elements of criminal procedures, from criminal investigations to arrest to trial to conviction. Cretacci...


Culture Conglomerates: Consolidation in the Motion Picture and Television Industries

by William M. Kunz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 29, 2006)

This succinct overview explains conglomeration and regulation in the film and television industries, covering its history as well as the contemporary scene. Former producer William M. Kunz shows how the structure...


Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law

by Michael Mandelstam Jessica Kingsley Publishers (November 15, 2008)

The book focuses on how many areas of law apply to vulnerable adults, bringing together an extensive body of case law to illustrate this. Also covered is how local authorities and the NHS may themselves be implicated...


Crime and Justice: Learning through Cases

by Carolyn Boyes-Watson, Susan T. Krumholz & Aviva M. Rich-Shea Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 08, 2013)

Crime and Justice offers a comprehensive introduction to the U.S. criminal justice system through historical and contemporary case studies. Extensively revised and updated, the second edition features new chapters...


Principles of Criminology

by Edwin H. Sutherland, Donald R. Cressey & David F. Luckenbill AltaMira Press (January 01, 1992)

This classic has been the most authoritative text in the field since 1924. The thoroughly revised Eleventh Edition continues to provide a sound, sophisticated, sociological treatment of the principal issues...


Sexual Harassment: A Debate

by Linda LeMoncheck Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 01, 2000)

The question of what constitutes sexual harassment—from suggestive remarks to outright threats, from off-color jokes to lewd posters on office walls—is contentious, as is the question of how to address sexual...


The War on Terror: The Legal Dimension

by Col. James P. Terry Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 30, 2013)

Examining the legal dimension of the war on terror, James P. Terry carefully explores the myriad juridical concerns that must be addressed in prosecuting a war with few established legal boundaries.


When the Shooting Stopped: Crisis Negotiation and Critical Incident Change

by Laurie L. Charlés Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 28, 2007)

A methodology for crisis negotiation for use by those in the fields of law enforcement and criminology.


Enemies Within

by Matt Apuzzo & Adam Goldman Atria Books (September 03, 2013)

Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists take an unbridled look into one of the most sensitive post-9/11 national security investigations--a breathtaking race to stop a second devastating terrorist attack on American...


Handbook of Comparative Higher Education Law

by Charles J. Russo R&L Education (July 11, 2013)

This book can serve as valuable resource for educational practitioners in higher education insofar as it provides them with an enhanced awareness of strategies that are being used to manage problems commonly...


Made Men: Mafia Culture and the Power of Symbols, Rituals, and Myth

by Antonio Nicaso & Marcel Danesi Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 05, 2013)

Despite depictions to the contrary, the mafia is not a cadre of noble and righteous warriors, a class of citizens working in the shadows but upholding traditional values. Instead, the authors argue, it is a...


The Modern Military and the Environment: The Laws of Peace and War

by William A. Wilcox Jr. Government Institutes (April 16, 2007)

The battle is an old one: man versus nature. And in modern society, man includes the military. Machines. Chemicals. Who wins the battle and at what cost? This practical analysis of the conflict between national...


Air Warriors

by Douglas Waller Simon & Schuster (July 16, 2013)

Veteran journalist and author of The Commandos Douglas Waller chronicles his rare and intimate experience with the training program for Navy pilots in this “engrossing saga that will likely become an unofficial...


Human Trafficking Around the World: Hidden in Plain Sight

by Stephanie Hepburn & Rita J. Simon Columbia University Press (May 14, 2013)

This unprecedented study of sex trafficking, forced labor, organ trafficking, and sex tourism across twenty-four nations highlights the experiences of the victims, perpetrators, and anti-traffickers involved...


40 Days and 40 Nights

by Matthew Chapman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In this fascinating story of evolution, religion, politics, and personalities, Matthew Chapman captures the story behind the headlines in the debate over God and science in America.

Kitzmiller v. Dover Board...


Law and American Education: An Instructor's Guide

by Ed. D Palestini & Karen Palestini Falk R&L Education (March 20, 2002)

Educators working with Palestini's textbook Law and American Education: a Case Brief Approach will find this comprehensive pedagogical tool useful. This guide for instructors contains the full briefs for the...


Child Identity Theft: What Every Parent Needs to Know

by Robert P. Chappell Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 21, 2012)

Identity theft is a growing problem around the world, and criminals are not above stealing a child’s identity. Child Identity Theft, presented in a question and answer format, will help parents and other guardians...


Uncertain Justice: Canadian Women and Capital Punishment, 1754-1953

by F. Murray Greenwood & Beverley Boissery Dundurn (October 01, 2000)

An exposition of the patriarchal values that lie at the core of criminal law, and the class and gender biases that permeate its procedures and applications.


The Case against the Davis-Bacon Act: Fifty-Four Reasons for Repeal

by Armand J. Thieblot Transaction Publishers (March 31, 2013)

The Davis-Bacon Act is a United States federal law that established the requirement that prevailing wages must be paid on public works projects. In this book, Armand J. Thieblot argues that the law was passed...


The Screenwriter's Legal Guide

by Stephen Breimer Allworth (May 04, 2012)

This authoritative guide will help both fledgling and established writers to negotiate the best deal, protect their work, and get fair compensation for it. One of the most powerful entertainment lawyers in Hollywood...


Think and Grow Rich

by Napoleon Hill Cedro Classics (September 27, 2020)

The bestselling success book of all time is updated and revised with contemporary ideas and examples. Think and Grow Rich has been called the "Granddaddy of All Motivational Literature." It was the first book...


A View from the Jury Box

by Carol W. Hazelwood eBookIt.com (November 11, 2012)

A View from the Jury Box is a journalistic approach to the long and complicated trial of Ron Blaney Jr., a deaf mute, who was accused of murdering and torturing his deaf girlfriend and her mother. The author,...


Don't Be a Victim

by Nancy Grace & John Hassan Grand Central Publishing (September 21, 2020)

Discover gripping true crime stories and the surprising tools you need to keep you and your family safe -- from iconic legal commentator, TV journalist, and New York Times bestselling author Nancy Grace.

Nancy...


Immigration Questions & Answers

by Humberto S. Dominguez, Carl R. Baldwin & Steve Baldwin Allworth (August 11, 2020)

A Comprehensive, User-Friendly Guide for Anyone Planning to Live Temporarily or Permanently in the United States

The process of acquiring and retaining the right to visit or live in the United States is an interesting...


Heinous Crime: Cases, Causes, and Consequences

by Frederic G. Reamer Columbia University Press (December 29, 2004)

What circumstances lead someone to commit murder, rape, or acts of child molestation? Why does society have such a deep-seated wish for vengeance against perpetrators of heinous crimes? Can those found guilty...


Grace and Justice on Death Row

by Brian W. Stolarz Skyhorse (October 04, 2016)

A Washington Post bestseller!

A chilling and compassionate look at how close an innocent man was to being put death with a foreword by Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking.

What is worse than having...


The Attica Turkey Shoot

by Malcolm Bell & Heather Ann Thompson Skyhorse (March 21, 2017)

The Attica Turkey Shoot tells a story that New York State did not want you to know. In 1971, following a prison riot at the Attica Correctional Facility, state police and prison guards slaughtered thirty-nine...


Diary of a DA

by Herbert J. Stern Skyhorse (September 01, 2012)

In 1961, twenty-five-year-old Herbert Jay Stern, fresh from reserve duty, stood in his green army uniform in a New York County courtroom to be sworn in as an attorney. He could only guess what his life as a...


Restoring Valor

by Doug Sterner, Pam Sterner & Michael Mink Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

Terrific read. Stories of stolen valor you won't believe, and those who hunt them down and participated in writing legislation to restore dignity to all those who have truly served in combat." Peter C. Lemon,...


No Time for the Truth

by Nathaniel R. Helms & Haytham Faraj Arcade (September 06, 2016)

An Unflinching Look at a Black Chapter in Our War in Iraq and America's Failure to Serve Justice

In the waning days of 2005, twelve Marines were ambushed by Sunni Muslim insurgents on Route Chestnut, an ancient...