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Product Description: In this warm and intimate memoir Judge Wilkinson delivers a chilling message. The 1960s inflicted enormous damage on our country; even at this very hour we see the decade’s imprint in so much of what we say and do. The chapters reveal the harm done to the true meaning of education, to our capacity for lasting personal commitments, to our respect for the rule of law, to our sense of rootedness and home, to our desire for service, to our capacity for national unity, to our need for the sustenance of faith...read more

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9781594038914 | Encounter Books, January 31, 2017, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: In this warm and intimate memoir Judge Wilkinson delivers a chilling message.

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Product Description: An eye-opening look by a renowned expert at one of the most important institutions in American democracy.To many Americans, the United States Supreme Court continues to loom large as an unimpeachable symbol of the rule of law and the triumph of justice...read more
By Max Lerner and Stephen Wermiel (contributor)

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9781628727241 | Arcade Pub, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: An eye-opening look by a renowned expert at one of the most important institutions in American democracy.

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Product Description: In Madam Chief Justice, editors W. Lewis Burke Jr. and Joan P. Assey chronicle the remarkable career of Jean Hoefer Toal, South Carolina's first female Supreme Court Chief Justice. As a lawyer, legislator, and judge, Toal is one of the most accomplished womenin South Carolina history...read more
By Ruth Bader Ginsburg (introduced by)

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9781611176926 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, December 22, 2015, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: In Madam Chief Justice, editors W.

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Product Description: Born in Rhode Island, Arthur Browne was a lawyer, a scholar, and a politician in the Ireland of the late 18th century, where he established a brilliant reputation at a time of enormous conflict and upheaval. The pre-eminent maritime lawyer of his era, Browne was also an MP in the Irish parliament, and the Regius Professor of Civil and Canon Law at Trinity College Dublin, where he was described as 'one of the most able and learned academic lawyers ever to teach there...read more

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9781846826221 | Four Courts Pr Ltd, December 9, 2016, cover price $74.50 | About this edition: Born in Rhode Island, Arthur Browne was a lawyer, a scholar, and a politician in the Ireland of the late 18th century, where he established a brilliant reputation at a time of enormous conflict and upheaval.

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Product Description: Rose Elizabeth Bird was forty years old when in 1977 Governor Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown chose her to become California’s first female supreme court chief justice. Appointed to a court with a stellar reputation for being the nation’s most progressive, Bird became a lightning rod for the opposition due to her liberalism, inexperience, and gender...read more

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9780803255753 | Bison Books, November 1, 2016, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Rose Elizabeth Bird was forty years old when in 1977 Governor Edmund G.

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Product Description: Eric Sirotkin’s Witness speaks to something innate in us all: the desire to feel connected to those around us and to feel our full potential as human beings. This was brought home in Sirotkin’s first meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu in South Africa, while Sirotkin co-chaired the International Monitoring Project of the South Africa Truth and Reconciliation Commission...read more

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9781940468488 | White Cloud Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Eric Sirotkin’s Witness speaks to something innate in us all: the desire to feel connected to those around us and to feel our full potential as human beings.

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Product Description: The New York Times bestselling book from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—“a comprehensive look inside her brilliantly analytical, entertainingly wry mind, revealing the fascinating life of one of our generation's most influential voices in both law and public opinion” (Harper’s Bazaar)...read more
By Wendy W. Williams (contributor)

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9781501145247 | Simon & Schuster, October 4, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The New York Times bestselling book from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—“a comprehensive look inside her brilliantly analytical, entertainingly wry mind, revealing the fascinating life of one of our generation's most influential voices in both law and public opinion” (Harper’s Bazaar).

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9781508226284 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, October 4, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993—a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women’s rights, and popular culture.

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Product Description: In Citizen, Garrett Wilson tells stories of Saskatchewan's political, legal, and economic history from an insider's perspective. From his birth in the province's dustbowl in the 1930s to his rise to become a key figure in both the federal and provincial Liberal Parties, Wilson describes his role as the right-hand man of Premier Colin Thatcher and as the man who warned Pierre Trudeau's government that the party was about to see its support in the West disappear...read more

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9780889774469 | Univ of Regina Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In Citizen, Garrett Wilson tells stories of Saskatchewan's political, legal, and economic history from an insider's perspective.

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Product Description: “A bombshell unauthorized biography tells the haunting past that kept Kennedy from following in his father’s footsteps.” ―New York Daily NewsRobert F. Kennedy Jr. inherited his assassinated father’s piercing blue eyes and Brahmin style, earning a reputation as the nation’s foremost environmental activist and lawyer―the “toxic avenger”―battling corporate polluters...read more

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9781250032959, titled "RFK Jr.: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and the Dark Side of the Dream" | St Martins Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: From New York Times bestselling author Jerry Oppenheimer comes a sensational biography of the son of the legendary Senator and troubled standard bearer of America's most fabled political dynasty.

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9781250096661, titled "RFK Jr.: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and the Dark Side of the Dream" | Griffin, September 13, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: “A bombshell unauthorized biography tells the haunting past that kept Kennedy from following in his father’s footsteps.

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9781427264336, titled "RFK Jr.: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and the Dark Side of the Dream" | Unabridged edition (St Martins Pr, September 22, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: From New York Times bestselling author Jerry Oppenheimer comes a sensational biography of the son of the legendary Senator and troubled standard bearer of America's most fabled political dynasty.

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWASHINGTON POST BESTSELLERThe author of the celebrated Victory tells the fascinating story of the intertwined lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first and second women to serve as Supreme Court justices...read more

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9780062238467 | Harpercollins, September 1, 2015, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: NPR Best Book of 2015NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWASHINGTON POST BESTSELLERThe author of the celebrated Victory tells the fascinating story of the intertwined lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first and second women to serve as Supreme Court justices.

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9780062238474 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, September 6, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWASHINGTON POST BESTSELLERThe author of the celebrated Victory tells the fascinating story of the intertwined lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first and second women to serve as Supreme Court justices.
9780416324709, titled "Unemployment" | Routledge Kegan & Paul, September 1, 1981, cover price $5.95 | also contains Unemployment | About this edition: 151p grey paperback with illustrated laminated cover, from a Cambridge college library, pages clean with charts and footnotes, very good

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9781504648813 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 1, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: The relationship between Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg transcends party, religion, region, and culture.

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Product Description: A successful former defense attorney exposes the raw truth about the courtroom "game" and a career spent defending the guilty. As an advocate for the accused in Newark, New Jersey, criminal lawyer Seymour Wishman defended a vast array of clients, from burglars and thieves to rapists and murderers...read more
By Steven Menasche (narrator)

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9781531803605 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 23, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A successful former defense attorney exposes the raw truth about the courtroom "game" and a career spent defending the guilty.

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Product Description: Over the course of his forty-year career, Thurgood Marshall brought down the separate-but-equal doctrine, integrated schools, and not only fought for human rights and human dignity but also made them impossible to deny in the courts and in the streets...read more

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9780307957191 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 15, 2015), cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Thurgood Marshall brought down the separate-but-equal doctrine, integrated schools, and not only fought for human rights and human dignity but also made them impossible to deny in the courts and in the streets.

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9780307947376 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, August 9, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Over the course of his forty-year career, Thurgood Marshall brought down the separate-but-equal doctrine, integrated schools, and not only fought for human rights and human dignity but also made them impossible to deny in the courts and in the streets.

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9781101924112 | Unabridged edition (Random House, September 15, 2015), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Thurgood Marshall brought down the separate-but-equal doctrine, integrated schools, and not only fought for human rights and human dignity but also made them impossible to deny in the courts and in the streets.

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Product Description: Peggy Garrity began her life as a small-town Irish Catholic girl in the Midwest. Initially convent-bound, she became determined to escape a life like her mother’s, and in the mid-1970s she reinvented herself as a high-profile Los Angeles trial lawyer and single mother of four...read more

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9781631521058 | She Writes Pr, August 9, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Peggy Garrity began her life as a small-town Irish Catholic girl in the Midwest.

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Product Description: In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F. Lee Bailey, Gerry Spence, and Alan Dershowitz, John Henry Browne's The Devil's Defender recounts his tortuous education in what it means to be an advocate -- and a human being...read more

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9781613734872 | Chicago Review Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F.

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9781504727075 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F.
9781504727082 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F.

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Product Description: In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F. Lee Bailey, Gerry Spence, and Alan Dershowitz, John Henry Browne's The Devil's Defender recounts his tortuous education in what it means to be an advocate--and a human being...read more

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9781504727068 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 2016), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F.

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Product Description: This first comprehensive biography of Thomas Goode Jones records the life of a man whose political career reflects the fascinating and unsettled history of Alabama and the Deep South at the turn of the twentieth century.   Often overshadowed by the pharaonic antebellum period, the Civil War, and the luminous heights of the civil rights movement, the deceptively placid decades at the turn of the century were, in fact, a period when southerners fiercely debated the course of the South’s future...read more

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9780817319137 | Univ of Alabama Pr, July 15, 2016, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This first comprehensive biography of Thomas Goode Jones records the life of a man whose political career reflects the fascinating and unsettled history of Alabama and the Deep South at the turn of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: This long overdue biography elevates Jane Matilda Bolin to her rightful place in American history as an activist, integrationist, jurist, and outspoken public figure in the political and professional milieu of New York City before the onset of the modern Civil Rights movement...read more

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9780252036576 | Univ of Illinois Pr, November 1, 2011, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This long overdue biography elevates Jane Matilda Bolin to her rightful place in American history as an activist, integrationist, jurist, and outspoken public figure in the political and professional milieu of New York City before the onset of the modern Civil Rights movement.

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9780252082085 | Reprint edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, July 15, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This long overdue biography elevates Jane Matilda Bolin to her rightful place in American history as an activist, integrationist, jurist, and outspoken public figure in the political and professional milieu of New York City before the onset of the modern Civil Rights movement.

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Product Description: The only biography of Thurgood Marshall to be endorsed by Marshall's immediate family Thurgood Marshall was the most important American lawyer of the 20th century. He transformed the nation's legal landscape by challenging the racial segregation that had relegated millions to second-class citizenship...read more
By Vince Bailey (narrator)

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9781522696797 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 12, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The only biography of Thurgood Marshall to be endorsed by Marshall's immediate family Thurgood Marshall was the most important American lawyer of the 20th century.

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Product Description: Marching-Powder

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9781509829408 | Pan Macmillan, June 30, 2016, cover price $14.00 | also contains Marching Powder | About this edition: Marching-Powder

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9781743110669 | Mp3 una edition (Bolinda Audio, May 7, 2012), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Rusty Young was backpacking in South America when he heard about Thomas McFadden, a convicted English drug trafficker who ran tours inside Bolivia’s notorious San Pedro prison.

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Product Description: The surprising life of Chief Justice John Marshall, who turned the Supreme Court into a bulwark against presidential and congressional tyranny and saved American democracy In this startling biography, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals how Virginia-born John Marshall emerged from the Revolutionary War's bloodiest battlefields to become one of the nation's most important Founding Fathers: America's greatest Chief Justice...read more

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9780306822209 | Da Capo Pr, September 30, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A hero in America's war against British tyranny, John Marshall with his heroics as Chief Justice turned the Supreme Court into a bulwark against presidential and congressional tyranny and saved American democracy.

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9780306824562 | Da Capo Pr, June 28, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The surprising life of Chief Justice John Marshall, who turned the Supreme Court into a bulwark against presidential and congressional tyranny and saved American democracy In this startling biography, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals how Virginia-born John Marshall emerged from the Revolutionary War's bloodiest battlefields to become one of the nation's most important Founding Fathers: America's greatest Chief Justice.

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9781483017846 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 30, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Robert Fass]A soul-stirring biography of John Marshall, the young Republic's great chief justice who led the Supreme Court to power and brought law and order to the nation.
9781483017853 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 30, 2014), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: [Read by Robert Fass]A soul-stirring biography of John Marshall, the young Republic's great chief justice who led the Supreme Court to power and brought law and order to the nation.

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Product Description: In the face of corporate bullies, one lawyer's passion and persistence paid off.Bullied as a Jewish kid in the hardscrabble neighborhoods of Chicago, Mike Burg had to learn how to fight at a young age. As an adult who started his own law firm from scratch that fire—and understanding of the underdog—still burns and makes him one of America’s top trial lawyers fighting for consumers’ rights...read more
By Josh Young (contributor)

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9781942952565 | Benbella Books, June 7, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In the face of corporate bullies, one lawyer's passion and persistence paid off.

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Product Description: The Butler's Child is the personal story of a Warner Brothers family grandson who spent more than fifty years as a fighting, no holds barred civil rights lawyer. Lewis M. Steel explores why he, a privileged white man, devoted his life to seeking racial progress in often uncomprehending or hostile courts...read more

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9781250073006 | Thomas Dunne Books, June 14, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The Butler's Child is the personal story of a Warner Brothers family grandson who spent more than fifty years as a fighting, no holds barred civil rights lawyer.

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Product Description: Carla Del Ponte won international recognition as Switzerland's attorney general when she pursued cases against the Sicilian mafia. In 1999, she answered the United Nations' call to become the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda...read more
By Dina Pearlman (narrator)

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9781522693833 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 14, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Carla Del Ponte won international recognition as Switzerland's attorney general when she pursued cases against the Sicilian mafia.

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Product Description: From the prizewinning Jewish Lives series, a riveting new examination of the leading progressive justice of his era, published in the centennial year of his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court According to Jeffrey Rosen, Louis D...read more

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9780300158670 | Yale Univ Pr, June 1, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From the prizewinning Jewish Lives series, a riveting new examination of the leading progressive justice of his era, published in the centennial year of his confirmation to the U.

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Product Description: On this journey called life, I am now, closer to the end, than I am to the beginning. For this reason, I feel some urgency in completing this book. My mission is to pass on as much information about our family history as possible, for my children...read more

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9781483568010 | Bookbaby, May 28, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: On this journey called life, I am now, closer to the end, than I am to the beginning.

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