all ebooks in category: Legal History (34)

Tyrannicide: Forging an American Law of Slavery in Revolutionary South Carolina and Massachusetts
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0820338648 | PDF | pages: 236 | 1.8 mb

Tyrannicide uses a captivating narrative to unpack the experiences of slavery and slave law in South Carolina and Massachusetts during the Revolutionary Era. In 1779, …

The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0674726790 | PDF | pages: 272 | 1.5 mb

The New Deal is often said to represent a sea change in American constitutional history, overturning a century of precedent to permit an expanded federal …

«Never Too Late: A Prosecutor's Story of Justice in the Medgar Evars Case» by Bobby Delaughter
English | ISBN: 9780743223393 | EPUB | 0.4 MB

In June 12, 1963, Mississippi's fast-rising NAACP leader Medgar Evers was gunned down by a white supremacist named Byron De La Beckwith. Beckwith escaped conviction …

The Innocent Man
English | EPUB | 7.7 MB

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption …

Gun Alley: Murder, Lies and Failure of Justice
English | 1 May 2012 | ISBN: 174270266X | 320 Pages | EPUB | 1.4 MB

In the early morning of New Year s Eve 1921, 12-year-old Alma Tirtschke s naked body was found in Gun Alley, a dead-end Melbourne lane. …

Slices and Lumps: Division and Aggregation in Law and Life
2019 | ISBN: 022665026X | English | 320 pages | EPUB | 0.6 MB

How things are divided up or pieced together matters. Half a bridge is of no use at all. Conversely, many things would do more good …

John Adams
English | EPUB | 48.2 MB

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master …

The Law of Contract 1670-1870
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1107040760 | 362 pages | PDF | 2 MB

The foundations for modern contract law were laid between 1670 and 1870. Rather than advancing a purely chronological account, this examination of the development of …

Minds on Trial: Great Cases in Law and Psychology
English | ISBN: 019518176X | March 16, 2006 | EPUB | 304 pages | 2.20 MB

In recent years, the public has become increasingly fascinated with the criminal mind. Television series centered on courtroom trials, criminal investigations, and forensic psychology are …

The Mirror of Justice: Literary Reflections of Legal Crises
English | April 2, 1997 | ISBN: 0691026831, 0691114706 | PDF | 336 pages | 31.7 MB

This book studies major works of literature from classical antiquity to the present that reflect crises in the evolution of Western law: the move from …