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Constitutional Law

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (August 14, 2014)

Constitutional law is a difficult subject to grasp as it incorporates many different theories, legal questions, and interpretations. It also incorporates many different Supreme Court decisions that have helped...


Immigration Law (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 03, 2014)

The term immigration law has come up many times in the news during the past few years. What is immigration law? Immigration law is the law that a country uses to determine the status of the people coming into...


The Article V Amendatory Constitutional Convention: Keeping the Republic in the Twenty-First Century

by Thomas E. Brennan Lexington Books (October 08, 2014)

This book is the first full-length entry into the academic debate about Article V by an author with judicial credentials. It includes the proposal of a plan to conduct an Article V convention. The work will...


The Pleasure of the Crown: Anthropology, Law and First Nations

by Dara Culhane Talonbooks (October 10, 2014)

An in-depth analysis of the history of the Aboriginal title issue in British Columbia, particularly the Gitksan and Wet’suwet’en case.


Saving the St.Lawrence

by F. Pierre Gingras Marcel Broquet La nouvelle édition (September 10, 2014)

The climate changes experts predict a drying of 20 to 30 % of the water available in the Great Lakes area in the next century, a forecast already in progress. Environment Canada predicts a 24% flow decreasing....


Drinking-Water Distribution, Sewage, and Rainfall Collection, second edition

by François G. Brière Presses Internationales Polytechnique (December 12, 2011)

This book covers five major subject areas. The first is evaluation of network flow rates and their variation over time; these are drinking-water and fire-protection flows; storm, sanitary, combined, and pseudo-sanitary...


Approaching the U.S. Constitution: Sacred Covenant or Plaything for Lawyers and Judges

by Kerry L. Hunter Lexington Books (June 18, 2014)

This book argues that, given the political power the Supreme Court enjoys today, the answer to preserving the separation of powers, democracy, and the American commitment to unalienable human rights is to encourage...


Chemtrails, HAARP, and the Full Spectrum Dominance of Planet Earth

by Elana Freeland Feral House (May 26, 2014)

The skies look strange and different. Scientists are discovering heavy metals in the soil. Chemtrails tells us why.


The Second Amendment

by Michael Waldman Simon & Schuster (April 10, 2014)

Widely acclaimed at the time of its publication, the life story of the most controversial, volatile, misunderstood provision of the Bill of Rights.

At a time of increasing gun violence in America, Waldman’s...


Undoing Border Imperialism

by Harsha Walia & Andrea Smith AK Press (February 15, 2014)

Cutting-edge practice and theory from the front lines of the movements for indigenous and transnational freedom.


The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet One Community at a Time

by Paul Connett & Jeremy Irons Chelsea Green Publishing (October 09, 2013)

Waste is something we all make every day but often pay little attention to.  That's changing, and model programs around the globe show the many different ways a community can strive for, and achieve, zero-waste...


Physician-Assisted Suicide: The Anatomy of a Constitutional Law Issue

by Susan M. Behuniak & Arthur G. Svenson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 04, 2002)

Whether competent, terminally ill patients have a right to die with the assistance of their physicians or whether state and national governments have legitimate interests in forbidding the exercise of this right...


A Nation Under God?: The ACLU and Religion in American Politics

by Thomas L. Krannawitter & Daniel C. Palm Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 08, 2005)

A Nation Under God? The ACLU and Religion in American Politics questions the claim of the ACLU that the First Amendment to the Constitution requires the complete cleansing of any religious expression in the...


Environmental Law: Cases and Materials

by Philip Weinberg UPA (February 24, 2006)

Environmental Law: Cases and Materials, Third Edition is designed to reflect the vital and symbiotic connection between land-use regulation and the more traditional scope of environmental law. In addition it...


Tried and Convicted: How Police, Prosecutors, and Judges Destroy Our Constitutional Rights

by Michael D. Cicchini Jd Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 12, 2012)

Tried and Convicted offers a controversial look at how our constitutional rights are often circumvented by the criminal justice system with impunity. Readers interested in personal liberties and rights will...


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...


Challenges to the American Founding: Slavery, Historicism, and Progressivism in the Nineteenth Century

by Ronald J. Pestritto & Thomas G. West Lexington Books (December 28, 2004)

American politics in the twentieth century and beyond represents a sharp departure from the political vision of the American founders. This volume looks to the roots of this departure in the political ideas...


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.


The Secret Circuit: The Little-Known Court Where the Rules of the Information Age Unfold

by Bruce D. Abramson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2007)

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit was born in the early 1980s as part of the drive to liberalize and reinvigorate the American economy. Its docket covers the rules guiding patents, innovation,...


The Presidential Republic: Executive Representation and Deliberative Democracy

by Gregg, Ii, Gary L. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 21, 1996)

For two centuries, American presidents have considered themselves to be representatives of the American people. In this detailed study of presidential representation, Gary Gregg explores the theory, history,...


The Tenth Amendment and State Sovereignty: Constitutional History and Contemporary Issues

by Mark R. Killenbeck, John Choon Yoo, Jack N. Rakove & Willaim E. Leuchtenburg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 22, 2001)

In the wake of the 2000 Election, the relationship between the Supreme Court and the American states has become more important. Once derided by the Supreme Court as a 'truism,' the Tenth Amendment has in recent...


Constitutional Law in the United States: A Systematic Inquiry Into the Change and Relevance of Supreme Court Decisions

by Randall Walton Bland & Joseph V. Brogan Austin & Winfield Publishers (January 04, 1999)

Constitutional Law in the United States is a clear and focused discussion of the key elements of constitutional law. Part one analyses the structure and authority of the U.S. government. Part two covers the...


Colonial Constitutionalism: The Tyranny of United States' Offshore Territorial Policy and Relations

by Robert E. Statham Jr. Lexington Books (December 17, 2001)

This book's focused case studies analyze each of America's quasi-colonies, revealing how the perpetuation of a this 'imperialist' strategy has rendered the inhabitants second class citizens.


The Second Amendment Primer

by Les Adams Skyhorse (June 26, 2013)

So much of the debate about the Second Amendment is in scholarly journals and academic papers written by scholars and judges, or directed towards other scholars, law professors, attorneys, and judges. Trying...


Divorce Wars

by Jeffery M. Leving HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Think the worst won't happen to you? Divorce can turn even the most sensible and perfectly nice people into malicious cutthroats. And while divorce is never easy, it can get downright nasty if your spouse wants...


A Question of Choice: Roe v. Wade 40th Anniversary Edition

by Sarah Weddington The Feminist Press at CUNY (March 08, 2013)

The incredible story of how a twenty-seven-year-old lawyer won Roe v. Wade, and what it means forty years later.


Original Intent and the Framers' Constitution

by Leonard W. Levy Ivan R. Dee (August 15, 2000)

Rejecting the views of both left and right, Mr. Levy evaluates the doctrine of "original intent" by examining the sources of constitutional law and landmark cases. "Merciless and brilliant. In fascinating detail...Mr....


The Serpentine Wall: The Winding Boundary between Church and State in the United States

by James F. Harris Transaction Publishers (February 28, 2013)

The founding of the United States was a unique event in human history and the result of factors that are unlikely to be repeated. To understand the founding of a democratic country with a unique arrangement...


Kentucky Environmental Law Handbook

by Doll & McDonald Pllc, Greenebaum Government Institutes (April 01, 2001)

Written by one of the nation's leading environmental law firms, this handbook provides concise, easy-to-understand explanations of your state compliance obligations. You'll get complete coverage of hazardous...


The Religion Clauses of the First Amendment: Guarantees of States' Rights?

by Ellis M. West Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

Were the religion clauses of the First Amendment intended to protect individuals' right to religious freedom and equality or the states' traditional right to legislate on religion? This book examines all the...


The Immigration Crisis: Nativism, Armed Vigilantism, and the Rise of a Countervailing Movement

by Armando Navarro AltaMira Press (November 16, 2008)

Political scientist and social activist Armando Navarro takes a hard look at four hundred years of immigration into the territories that now form the United States, paying particular attention to the ways in...


Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty: Emerging Conflicts

by Douglas Laycock, Anthony R. Picarello Jr. & Robin Fretwell Wilson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 05, 2008)

Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty explores the religious freedom implications of defining marriage to include same-sex couples. It represents the only comprehensive, scholarly appraisal to date of the...


Servants of the Law: Judicial Politics on the California Frontier, 1849-89

by Donald R. Burrill UPA (December 02, 2010)

This book examines the lives of two famous California judges, David S. Terry and Stephen J. Field, who created a lasting influence on the politics and judicial history of California's Supreme Court during the...


Student Teaching and the Law

by Zorka Koranxha, Perry A. Zirkel & David A. Ritchey R&L Education (December 16, 2009)

This volume fills that gap in the burgeoning literature of education law that lacks a comprehensive and current source specific to student teaching.


2012 Estate Planning

by Martin Inc. Shenkman & Jonathan Blattmachr eBookIt.com (September 17, 2012)

2012 may be the most important year in history for tax planning. More wealth may be transferred in the waning months of 2012 than any other year. What can and should you do to take advantage of the potentially...


Environmental Protection Policy and Experience in the U.S. and China's Western Regions

by Jijiao Zhang, Joel J. Kassiola, Sujian Guo & Guoqing Shi et al. Lexington Books (June 14, 2010)

Environmental scholars and specialists from U.S. and China provide insightful comparisons and analyses of environmental protection policy and experience in the U.S. and ChinaOs western regions. A special focus...


The Evolution of the Fourth Amendment

by Thomas N. McInnis Lexington Books (June 16, 2009)

This book explains the different approaches to interpreting the Fourth Amendment that the Supreme Court has used throughout American history, concentrating on the changes in interpretation since the Court applied...


TSCA Handbook

by McKenna Long & Aldridge, Llp Government Institutes (November 01, 2005)

Prompted by important developments that have occurred since the publication of the third edition eight years ago, the newly updated TSCA Handbook provides anyone who manufactures, processes, distributes, or...


Hazard Communication Made Easy: A Checklist Approach to OSHA Compliance

by Sean M. Nelson & John R. Grubbs Government Institutes (July 01, 2000)

Using the simple and effective checklist method, this book offers a convenient and efficient way to comply with complicated federal regulations and to help your employees understand the dangers of the hazardous...


The Transformation of the American Democratic Republic

by Stephen M. Krason Transaction Publishers (June 27, 2012)

This stimulating volume considers whether the Founding Fathers’ vision of the American democratic republic has been transformed and, if so, in what ways. Krason looks to the basic principles of the Founding...


Poisoned

by Alan Bell & Jan Schlichtmann Skyhorse (April 04, 2017)

After years of prosecuting hard-core criminals, rising legal star Alan Bell took a private sector job in South Florida’s newest skyscraper. Suddenly, he suffered such bizarre medical symptoms, doctors suspected...


The U.S. Constitution and Related Documents

by Stephen Brennan & Jesse Ventura Skyhorse (February 20, 2018)

No matter who you identify with—Democrat or Republican, Tea Party or Green Party, Independent or something else altogether—we the people should read:

  • The Constitution of the United States of America
  • The Bill...


Guns Across the Border

by Mike Detty Skyhorse (April 29, 2013)

Conducted under the umbrella of Project Gunrunner, intended to stem the flow of firearms to Mexico, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) ran a series of “gun walking” sting operations,...


Threading My Prayer Rug

by Sabeeha Rehman Arcade (June 14, 2016)

ONE OF BOOKLIST'S TOP TEN RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY BOOKS OF 2016

ONE OF BOOKLIST'S TOP TEN DIVERSE NONFICTION BOOKS OF 2017

Honorable Mention in the 2017 San Francisco Book Festival Awards, Spiritual Category...


Wetlands

by Theda Braddock & Dianne Hennessey Bernan Press (July 31, 2018)

Wetlands are a vital natural resource and an integral part of the ecosystem. Yet they are also fraught with contention. Landowners, developers, ecologists, policymakers, and the courts must all navigate a complex...


Governance Innovation and Policy Change

by Nele Noesselt, Jon Taylor, Kent Freeze & Wei-chin Lee et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This edited volume assesses governance innovation and institutional change under the fifth generation of China’s political leaders headed by Xi Jinping. The configuration of long-term policy innovation without...


Language Rights and the Law in the United States and Its Territories

by Eduardo Faingold Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This book analyzes the language policies that result from the promulgation of linguistic rights in the constitutions and statutes of the United States and its territories. The United States is a nation in which...


Essential Composting Toilets

by Gord Baird & Ann Baird New Society Publishers (October 23, 2018)

From wastestream to mainstream, a practical guide to composting toilet systems.

Composting toilets are a key feature for local resilience, money saving, water conservation, resource recovery, septic system replacement,...


The Abortion Rights Controversy in America

by N. E. H. Hull, Williamjames Hoffer & Peter Charles Hoffer The University of North Carolina Press (September 25, 2018)

Beginning with the introduction of abortion law in the nineteenth century, this reader includes important documents from nearly two hundred years of debate over abortion. These legal briefs, oral arguments,...


The State of Secularism

by Dhammamegha Annie Leatt Wits University Press (September 01, 2017)

The Dutch Reformed Church, it was said in apartheid South Africa, was the National Party at prayer, and indeed, given that the Bible was so fundamental to much of the legislation that governed the apartheid...