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The Second Amendment: A Biography
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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 book provoked a wide range of discussion.


Root and Branch: Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, and the Struggle to End Segregation
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
The riveting story of the two crusading lawyers who led the legal battle to end segregation, one case and one courtroom at a time The Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education is widely considered a seminal point in the battle to end


The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption
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This nonfiction legal thriller traces the 14-year struggle of two lawyers to bring the most powerful coal baron in American history to justice. Don Blankenship, head of Massey Energy since the early 1990s, ran an industry that provides nearly half o


Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck
By Unknown
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One of America's great miscarriages of justice, the Supreme Court's infamous 1927 Buck v. Bell ruling made government sterilization of "undesirable" citizens the law of the land. New York Times best-selling author Adam Cohen tells the story in Im


The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind and Changed the History of Free Speech in America
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No right seems more fundamental to American public life than freedom of speech. Yet well into the 20th century, that freedom was still an unfulfilled promise, with Americans regularly imprisoned merely for speaking out against government policies. In


Injustices: The Supreme Court's History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted
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Few American institutions have inflicted greater suffering on ordinary people than the Supreme Court of the United States. Since its inception the justices of the Supreme Court have shaped a nation where children toiled in coal mines, where Americans


The Handover: How Bigwigs and Bureaucrats Transferred Canada's Best Publisher and the Best Part of Our Literary Heritage to a Foreign Multinational
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ean: 9781721341894, isbn: 1721341897,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Until recently, McClelland and Stewart had been known as 'The Canadian Publisher', the country's longest-lived and best independent press. Its dynamic leader, Jack McClelland, worked with successive provincial and federal governments to help draft policies in the 1960s and '70s which ensured that Canadian stories would, for the first time in the nation's history, be told and published by Canadians. M&S introduced Canadians to themselves while championing the nation's literature, bringing to the


The Majesty of the Law: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice
By Random House Audio
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Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor explores the law, her life as a justice, and how the Court has evolved and continues to function, grow, and change as an American institution. Tracing some of the origins of American law through history, people, and ideas, O'Connor sheds new light on the basics, and through personal observation she explores the development of institutions and ideas we have come to regard as fundamental. O'Connor discusses notable cases that have shaped American


Blood & Ivy
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A delectable true-crime story of scandal and murder at America's most celebrated university On November 23, 1849, in the heart of Boston, one of the city's richest men vanished. Dr. George Parkman, a Brahmin who owned much of Boston's West End, was last seen that afternoon visiting his alma mater, Harvard Medical School. Police scoured city tenements and the harbor - some leads put Parkman at sea or in Manhattan - but a Harvard janitor held a much darker suspicion: that their ruthless


Enemies: A History of the FBI
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Enemies is the first definitive history of the FBI's secret intelligence operations, from an author whose work on the Pentagon and the CIA won him the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. We think of the FBI as America's police force. But secret intelligence is the Bureau's first and foremost mission. Enemies is the story of how presidents have used the FBI as the most formidable intelligence force in American history. Here is the hidden history of America's hundred-year war on


A Well-Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America
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Americans are deeply divided over the Second Amendment. Some passionately assert that the Amendment protects an individual's right to own guns. Others, that it does no more than protect the right of states to maintain militias. Now, in the first and only comprehensive history of this bitter controversy, Saul Cornell proves conclusively that both sides are wrong. Cornell, a leading constitutional historian, shows that the Founders understood the right to bear arms as neither an individual nor a


The Faithful Executioner: Life and Death, Honor and Shame in the Turbulent Sixteenth Century
By Novel Audio
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Based on the rare and until now overlooked journal of a Renaissance-era executioner, the noted historian Joel F. Harrington's The Faithful Executioner takes us deep inside the alien world and thinking of Meister Frantz Schmidt of Nuremberg, who, during 45 years as a professional executioner, personally put to death 394 individuals and tortured, flogged, or disfigured many hundreds more. But the picture that emerges of Schmidt from his personal papers is not that of a monster. Could a man who


Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times
By Penguin Audio
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The remarkable story of John Marshall who, as chief justice, statesman, and diplomat, played a pivotal role in the founding of the United States. No member of America's founding generation had a greater impact on the Constitution and the Supreme Court than John Marshall, and no one did more to preserve the delicate unity of the fledgling United States. From the nation's founding in 1776 and for the next 40 years, Marshall was at the center of every political battle. As Chief Justice of the


Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality
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The riveting inside story of the Supreme Court's landmark rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 - by the two lawyers who argued the case. On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United Statesissued a pair of landmark decisions, striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and eliminating California's discriminatory Proposition 8, thereby reinstating the freedom to marry for gays and lesbians in California. Redeeming the Dream is the story of how David Boies and Theodore B.


Anatomy of Injustice: A Murder Case Gone Wrong
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From Pulitzer Prize winner Raymond Bonner comes the gripping story of a grievously mishandled murder case that put a twenty-three-year-old man on death row. In January 1982, an elderly white widow was found brutally murdered in the small town of Greenwood, South Carolina. Police immediately arrested Edward Lee Elmore, a semiliterate, mentally retarded black man with no previous felony record. His only connection to the victim was having cleaned her gutters and windows, but barely ninety days




Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 230 reviews
In the mid-1990s, residents of Anniston, Alabama, began a legal fight against the agrochemical company Monsanto over the dumping of PCBs in the city's historically African American and white working-class west side. Simultaneously, Anniston environmentalists sought to safely eliminate chemical weaponry that had been secretly stockpiled near the city during the Cold War. In this probing work, Ellen Griffith Spears offers a compelling narrative of Anniston's battles for environmental justice,




Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight Over Controlling Nature
By Blackstone Audiobooks
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ean: 9781504722933, isbn: 1504722930,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 224 reviews
The fascinating story of the century-long attempt to control nature in the American wilderness as told through the prism of a tragic death at YellowstoneWhen twenty-five-year-old Harry Walker was killed by a bear in Yellowstone Park in 1972, the civil trial prompted by his death became a proxy for bigger questions about American wilderness management that had been boiling for a century. At immediate issue was whether the Park Service should have done more to keep bears away from humans, but


The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan; Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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ean: 9781504735971, isbn: 1504735978,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 235 reviews
The New York Times bestselling author of The Kennedy Women chronicles the powerful and spellbinding true story of a brutal race-based killing in 1981 and subsequent trials that undid one of the most pernicious organizations in American history--the Ku Klux Klan.On a Friday night in March 1981, Henry Hays and James Knowles scoured the streets of Mobile in their car, hunting for a black man. The young men were members of Klavern 900 of the United Klans of America. They were seeking to retaliate



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