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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...


The Common Law

by Oliver Wendell Holmes Dover Publications (January 09, 2013)

Only paperback edition of great legal classic. Lucid, accessible coverage of liability, criminal law, torts, contracts, more, from historical perspective. New introduction by Sheldon M. Novick. Table of Cases....


Dying to Live: A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid

by Joseph Nevins & Mizue Aizeki City Lights Publishers (December 15, 2013)

The real story--and human price--of US/Mexico border enforcement.


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...


All the Centurions

by Robert Leuci HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The bestselling book and acclaimed film Prince of the City told only part of Robert Leuci's story. In All the Centurions, he shares the full account of his years as a narcotics detective with the New York Police...


The Case for Capital Punishment

by Alfred B. Heilbrun Jr. Hamilton Books (December 03, 2012)

Does the prospect of possible execution save lives by deterring the act of murder? Heilbrun presents evidence concerning whether state death penalties demonstrate the two necessary properties of a true deterrent....


The Tangled Web

by Michael J. Cain & Jack Clarke Skyhorse (February 20, 2018)

The Tangled Web tells the dramatic story of Detective Richard Cain, the man the FBI described as “possibly the most corrupt police official in the history of Chicago.” Cain led double life--at once a chief...


Policing Ferguson, Policing America

by Thomas Jackson Skyhorse (July 25, 2017)

Following the fatal shooting in broad daylight of unarmed African American Michael Brown by a white cop in August 2014, Ferguson, Missouri became the scene of protests that pitted law enforcement against locals...


A Day in Prison

by John Fuller & Holly Lorincz Skyhorse (July 04, 2017)

Twenty-four hours is a lot of time in prison, and here is a moment to moment guide of how each one goes by.

A Day in Prison shows what life is like for prisoners from morning roll call to lights out. It tracks...


The Heroic Gangster

by Neil Hanson Skyhorse (July 01, 2013)

Monk Eastman was born in 1873 to a respectable New York family. By the age of eighteen he was running the streets of Lower Manhattan, first starting as a bouncer, and later as a gang leader who led an army of...


Tales of the Alaska State Troopers

by Peter B. Mathiesen Skyhorse (February 10, 2015)

With the elements against them, the state troopers of Alaska face every day with a fight for their lives.

In the state of Alaska, anything goes. For the state troopers, an average day can include blizzard conditions,...


The Shooting of Rabbit Wells

by William Loizeaux Arcade (September 22, 2015)

What put a white cop and a black youth on a tragic collision course? This moving account is more timely than ever.

On a frigid winter's night in 1973, William Rabbit" Wells, a young man of mixed race, was shot...


Blood in the Soil

by Carole Townsend Skyhorse (April 12, 2016)

Blood in the Soil is the first book about the investigation into the shooting of Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt and his country attorney in Gwinnett County, Georgia, in 1978. But this book is not primarily...


The Court-Martial of Corporal Nutting

by John R. Nutting & Roy M. Franklin Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

John Nutting is nineteen years old in 1966. Raised in small-town Idaho, to a family that could trace its military roots back to the Revolutionary War, Nutting knows he's going to fight the war as a Marine. On...


Our 50-State Border Crisis

by Howard G. Buffett & Matt Kugler Hachette Book Group (April 03, 2018)

From one of America's most prominent philanthropists, an eye-opening, myth-busting new perspective on the crisis at the US-Mexico border

Howard G. Buffett has seen first-hand the devastating impact of cheap Mexican...


Punishment Without Crime

by Alexandra Natapoff Basic Books (December 30, 2018)

A revelatory account of the misdemeanor machine that unjustly brands millions of Americans as criminals.

Punishment Without Crime offers an urgent new interpretation of inequality and injustice in America by...


The Black and the Blue

by Matthew Horace & Ron Harris Hachette Books (August 06, 2018)

During his 28-year career, Matthew Horace rose through the ranks from a police officer working the beat to a federal agent working criminal cases in some of the toughest communities in America to a highly decorated...


Why Honor Matters

by Tamler Sommers Basic Books (May 07, 2018)

A controversial call to put honor at the center of morality

To the modern mind, the idea of honor is outdated, sexist, and barbaric. It evokes Hamilton and Burr and pistols at dawn, not visions of a well-organized...


Our 50-State Border Crisis

by Howard G. Buffett Hachette Books (April 02, 2018)

From one of America's most prominent philanthropists, an eye-opening, myth-busting new perspective on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Howard G. Buffett has seen first-hand the devastating impact of cheap...


Crossing the Thinnest Line

by Lauren Leader-Chivee Center Street (September 19, 2016)

FROM THE VERY FOUNDING OF OUR NATION, diversity has been one of our greatest strengths but also the greatest source of conflict. In less than a generation, America will become "minority-majority," and the world...


Locked In

by John Pfaff Basic Books (February 06, 2017)

A groundbreaking reassessment of the American prison system, challenging the widely accepted explanations for our exploding incarceration rates

In Locked In, John Pfaff argues that the factors most commonly...


Manhunters

by Steve Murphy & Javier F. Peña St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2019)

For the first time, legendary DEA operatives Steve Murphy and Javier F. Peña tell the true story of how they helped put an end to one of the world's most infamous narco-terrorists in Manhunters: How We Took...


Honour

by Caroline Goode Oneworld Publications (March 26, 2020)

When Rahmat Sulemani reported his girlfriend Banaz missing, it quickly became clear to DCI Caroline Goode that something was very wrong. In fact, Banaz had contacted her local police station multiple times before,...


Policing the Open Road

by Sarah A. Seo & Nancy Wu Blackstone Publishing (February 18, 2020)

How the rise of the car, the symbol of American personal freedom, inadvertently led to ever more intrusive policing-with disastrous consequences for racial equality in our criminal justice system.

When Americans...


Fighting Terrorism

by Benjamin Netanyahu & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (January 12, 2010)

The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 raise grave questions. Where did this rising tide of terror come from? Is it here to stay? And how can it be fought?

In this newly revised edition of Fighting Terrorism,...


The Bureau

by Ronald Kessler & Raymond Todd Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

The Bureau takes listeners behind the scenes of the FBI, from its creation in 1908 to the scandals of present day. Based on exclusive interviews, Kessler reveals the inside story surrounding the events of September...


One Ranger

by H. Joaquin Jackson, David Marion Wilkinson, Rex Linn & Stefan Rudnicki Blackstone Publishing (May 01, 2005)

When his picture appeared on the cover of Texas Monthly, Joaquin Jackson became the icon of the modern Texas Rangers. He was the inspiration for Nick Nolte's character in the movie Extreme Prejudice, and he...


Law and Disorder

by John Douglas, Mark Olshaker & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (February 26, 2013)

From the New York Times bestselling authors of Mindhunter--former FBI agent John Douglasand Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Mark Olshaker--comes an explosive look at how ahigh-profile murder case can test the limits...


90 Church

by Dean Unkefer & Keith Szarabajka Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2015)

Mad Men meets The Wire in this gripping true-crime memoir by a former agent at the Federal Bureau of Narcotics in 1960s New York.

Before Nixon famously declared a "war on drugs," there was the Federal Bureau...


Enemies Within

by Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman & Keith Szarabajka Blackstone Publishing (September 03, 2013)

Two Pulitzer Prize-winningjournalists take an unbridled look into one of the most sensitive post-9/11national security investigations, a breathtaking race to avert a seconddevastating terrorist attack on American...


The Prince of the City

by Fred Siegel, Brian Emerson & Harry Siegel Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

In the dark days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Rudy Giuliani established himself as “America’s mayor.” This first post-9/11 account of his career shows how Giuliani’s successes in New York set a...


Injustice

by J. Christian Adams & Johnny Heller Blackstone Publishing (October 04, 2011)

Justice is supposed to be blind, especially to race and politics. Yet as Department of Justice (DOJ) whistle-blower J. Christian Adams divulges in his shocking exposé, Injustice, justice under the Obama administration...


Rise of the Warrior Cop

by Radley Balko & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (July 09, 2013)

The American approach to law enforcement was forged by the experience of revolution. Emerging as they did from the shadow of British rule, the country's founders would likely have viewed police as they exist...


Chechen Jihad

by Yossef Bodansky & James Adams Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2007)

If you think the next terrorist attacks are coming from the Middle East, think again. One of the world’s most respected experts on radical Islamism returns to alert Americans to the future course of Islamist...


Punishment Without Crime

by Alexandra Natapoff & Janina Edwards Basic Books (December 31, 2018)

A revelatory account of the misdemeanor machine that unjustly brands millions of Americans as criminals.

Punishment Without Crime offers an urgent new interpretation of inequality and injustice in America by...


On Killing

by Dave Grossman Little, Brown & Company (June 22, 2009)

The revised and updated edition of Lt. Col. Dave Grossman's modern classic, hailed by the Washington Post as "an illuminating account of how soldiers learn to kill and how they live with the experiences of having...


Illegal

by Elizabeth F. Cohen & Ginger White Basic Books (January 28, 2020)

A political scientist explains how the American immigration system ran off the rails -- and proposes a bold plan for reform

Under the Trump administration, US immigration agencies terrorize the undocumented,...


The Threat Matrix

by Garrett M. Graff & Dan Woren Little, Brown & Company (December 12, 2017)

An intimate look at Robert Mueller, the sixth Director of the FBI, who oversaw the investigation into ties between President Trump's campaign and Russian officials.

Covering more than 30 years of history, from...


Property Of Folsom Wolf

by Don Lasseter Pinnacle Books (January 01, 1995)

Veteran investigative reporter Lasseter now delivers this incredible true story of Cynthia Coffman, the St. Louis housewife who abandoned her family and became the sex-slave of ex-Folsom Prison convict Greg...


Right-Wing Resurgence: How a Domestic Terrorist Threat is Being Ignored

by Daryl Johnson & Mark Potok Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 31, 2012)

In Right Wing Resurgence, author Daryl Johnson offers a detailed account of the growth of right wing extremism and militias in the United States and the increasing threat they pose. He presents a comprehensive...


Thin Blue Lie

by Matt Stroud Metropolitan Books (March 18, 2019)

A wide-ranging investigation of how supposedly transformative technologies adopted by law enforcement have actually made policing worse--lazier, more reckless, and more discriminatory

American law enforcement...


Double Cross

by Bettina Giancana, Sam Giancana, Chuck Giancana & Tim Newark Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

One of the most feared Chicago mobsters Sam Giancana clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy by starting as a hit man for Al Capone. He was known as one of the best vehicle escape artists, a tenacious...


The Anthrax Letters

by Leonard A. Cole Skyhorse (April 01, 2009)

At 2:00am on October 2, 2001, Robert Stevens entered a hospital emergency room. Feverish, nauseated, and barely conscious, no one knew what was making him sick. Three days later he was dead. Stevens was the...


Impact Statement

by Bob Halloran Skyhorse (September 17, 2013)

As the biggest criminal trial since the Boston Strangler draws nearer, the public's fascination with the life and crimes of mob boss Whitey Bulger continues to heat up. Many stories have been told about the...


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,...


Getting Away With Murder

by Richard D. Mahoney Arcade (September 01, 2011)

Getting Away With Murder is an explosive investigation into the death of an American hero, the strange case of the American Taliban," and why we never got the truth about eitheruntil now. When John Walker Lindh...


Balls

by Ken Sanz & Scott M. Deitche Skyhorse (January 20, 2015)

The true story of the man who scammed the mob and informed the FBI for over two decades.

Eddie Trascher had balls. Born in the bayou of Louisiana, Eddie learned about gambling at the side of his stepfather. Starting...


Beyond These Walls

by Tony Platt St. Martin's Press (January 07, 2019)

"You should definitely read this book... What really struck me in reading Beyond These Walls was that Tony Platt had very seriously and carefully considered the contributions of social movements--feminist, queer,...


A Unified Theory of Justice and Crime

by Michael J. DeValve, Tammy S. Garland & Elizabeth Q. Wright Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Despite great effort and some improvements, criminal justice today still seems like an oxymoron. There are some very good reasons for this feeling: catastrophic failures abound and marginal improvements appear...


This Stops Today

by Dave Smitherman, Gwen Carr & Hillary Rodham Clinton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2018)

After the death of her son, Eric Garner, at the hands of New York City police officers on Staten Island went viral, Gwen Carr’s life changed forever. The illegal chokehold that took Garner’s life has been...