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THE LAST TRIAL

by Turow, Scott

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2020
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Fine
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New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2020. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 12th legal thriller from Turow, a current master of the genre, features 85-year-old Sandy Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer with failing health and about to retire, and his old friend, Dr. Kiril Pafko, Nobel Prize winner in Medicine now charged with insider trading and murder. First edition, first printing… Read more
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THE GOVERNMENT CLASS BOOK: A MANUAL OF INSTRUCTION IN THE PRINCIPLES OF CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT AND LAW

by Young, Andrew W.

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Published
1894
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Good Plus to Very Good
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$25.00

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New York: Maynard, Merrill, & Co., 1894. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Issued Without Jacket. Andrew Young (1802 - 1877) was something of a 19th-century, western NY prodigy, largely self-taught and a teacher himself by age 13. Young's teaching career ended at 21 when he became a merchant, then shortly later, an editor and publisher of local newspapers… Read more
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UPSIDE DOWN: MADNESS, MURDER, and the PERFECT MARRIAGE

by Fisher, Jerid M.

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Published
2013
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Fine
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$18.00

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Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Co., 2013. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The True Crime story of Timothy Wells, the Rochester, NY, college professor who, in 2009, murdered his wife and spent a day driving around upstate New York with her body in the trunk of his car while he looked for the perfect spot to end his own life. It… Read more
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HOMER & LANGLEY

by Doctorow, E.L.

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Published
2009
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Fine
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New York: Random House, 2009. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The eleventh and next-to-last of Doctorow's novels is this fictional account of New York City's notorious eccentrics, the Collyer brothers. Homer, a lawyer, and Langley, a professional concert pianist, sons of a wealthy NYC physician, began, after the death of their mother, to withdraw from society and eventually barricaded themselves… Read more
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FIFTY FAMOUS TRIALS

by Raby, R. Cornelius

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Published
1937
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Very Good
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$25.00

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Washington, D.C.: Washington Law Book Co., 1937. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. A collection of 50 trials, most from English and American history and including Socrates, Queen Anne, Joan of Arc, and Captain Kidd as well as more modern, 20th century trials such as the Scopes evolution trial, Dr. Crippen, Leo Frank, and the Lindbergh kidnapping, the last trial in… Read more
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ANNE PERRY and the MURDER of the CENTURY

by Graham, Peter

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Published
2013
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Near Fine
ISBN
9781620876305
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$24.75

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New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2013. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A True Crime account of how in 1954 two teenaged girls in New Zealand -- Honorah Parker and Juliet Hulme (known today as crime writer Anne Perry) -- murdered Parker's mother, were arrested and confessed. Their motive, which came out at their sensational trial: Parker's mother stood in the… Read more
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THE WHISTLER

by Grisham, John

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Published
2016
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Near Fine
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$13.00

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New York: Doubleday/PenguinRandom House, 2016. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The twenty-seventh novel in Grisham's mystery-crime series featuring lawyers and other actors and performers in the American legal system. This time, Lacy Stoltz, an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct, has to deal with a disbarred lawyer who says he can blow the whistle on a judge… Read more
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TESTIMONY

by Turow, Scott

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Published
2017
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Fine
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9781455553549
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New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2017. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Testimony" is Turow's tenth novel in his Kindle County legal thriller series, the first in four years. It features Bill ten Boom, former prosecutor, who at age 50 has walked out on everything that used to matter to him -- his law career, his wife, his country. But when asked… Read more
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KILLER

by Kellerman, Jonathan

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Published
2012
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Near Fine
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New York: Ballantine Books, 2012. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The 29th novel in Kellerman's psychological thriller series featuring Los Angeles psychologist, Alex Delaware. This time, Delaware, trying to save a little girl trapped in a custody fight between a successful physician, Connie Sykes, and her sister, finds himself facing death threats and suddenly murder. First Edition, first printing… Read more
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Syracuse, NY: C.W. Bardeen, Publisher, 1893. Hardcover. Good Plus/Issued Without Jacket. A manual containing a multitude of facts about 1890s government at all levels in New York State. Its purpose was to provide a basic reference for each classroom on questions such as: What is a city? What officers does a city have, and how much are they… Read more
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$16.00
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THE WOMEN'S MANUAL OF PARLIAMENTARY LAW

by Shattuck, Harriette R.

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Published
1893
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Good Plus to Very Good
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First Edition.
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$26.00

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Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1893. First Edition. . Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. Shattuck was a leader in the women's rights movement in New England in the late 19th century as well as a journalist and a writer of children's books and plays. There is a touch of irony, then, in that the work for which… Read more
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THE CONFESSION

by Grisham, John

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Published
2010
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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$20.00

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New York: Doubleday/Random House, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 21st stand-alone novel by the widely-acclaimed master of the legal thriller. "The Confession" features Travis Boyette, who raped and murdered a high school cheerleader and watched another man convicted for the crime. Now, nine years later, the innocent man is only days away from execution… Read more
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THE PIANO TEACHER: The True Story of a Psychotic Killer

by Tanenbaum, Robert K. & Greenberg, Peter S.

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Published
1987
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780453005470
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New York: New American Library, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Authored by New York Assistant District Attorney Robert K. Tanenbaum, who also worked on the Kennedy assassination investigation and the Hillside Strangler case, and Peter S. Greenberg, a nationally syndicated columnist and producer,this is the True Crime account of Charles Yukl, a gifted piano… Read more
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THE GOVERNMENT LAWYER: Essays On Men, Books, and The Law

by Shriver, Harry C.

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Published
1975
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780914932017
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$32.50

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Potomac, MD: The Fox Hills Press, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. A collection of essays by a lawyer who epitomized what it means to be a good lawyer and a good government lawyer in a succession of posts in Federal agencies, as a hearing examiner and an administrative law judge while still finding time… Read more
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RANTERS RUN AMOK

by Levy, Leonard W.

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Published
2000
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9781566632775
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Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, Publisher, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A collection of essays from Pulitzer Prize winner and history of law scholar Levy that begins with the Ranters, a group of defiant radicals who confronted the state and repudiated moral law in 17th Century England, followed by anecdotes about Supreme Court justices; and a… Read more
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THE SEX OFFENDER

by Delin, Bart

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing.
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Boston: Beacon Press, 1978. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. In 1972, the author was appointed by the Minneapolis Branch of the American Association of University Women to direct a two-year study on sexual behavior and the legal system. The study was followed in 1975-76 by a series of workshops and symposia bringing together sex… Read more
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DUMMY

by Tidyman, Ernest

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Published
1974
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Good Plus
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Book Club (BCE/BOMC).
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1974. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). . Hardcover. Good Plus/Good Plus. Tidyman, an Academy Award-winning screenwriter of 'The French Connection' and author of the "Shaft" novels, wrote this True Crime account of one of the most unusual murder cases in the history of the U.S. criminal justice system. In 1965, Donald Lang, a young African… Read more
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THE DEFENSE NEVER RESTS

by Bailey, F. Lee

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Published
1972
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Good Plus to Very Good
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First Printing, First Edition Thus.
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New York: Signet/New American Library, 1972. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. Vintage Paperback, Signet W5236; a True Crime collection of some of F. Lee Bailey's early cases, the ones that earned him his reputation as a defense attorney and trial lawyer, including the Sam Sheppard retrial; the Boston Strangler;… Read more
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TRIALS OF AN EXPERT WITNESS: Tales Of Clinical Neurology And The Law

by Klawans, Harold L., M.D.

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780316496834
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$14.75

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1991. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Dr. Klawans, well-known as an expert witness in cases involving neurological disease and disorders, discusses some of his most noteworthy trials as well as commenting on several famous cases such as the Twinkie insanity defense, poet Ezra Pound's alleged insanity and whether epilepsy… Read more
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CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE (A Death In The Night)

by Schiller, Lawrence

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Published
2002
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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9780060006655
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New York: HarperCollins, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Schiller's fourth True Crime book, presents a truly unusual case: a young New Jersey doctor sues Ford Motor Company for wrongful death, claiming his pregnant wife was killed by a faulty air bag in a minor accident in the family's Explorer. But Ford, after an exhaustive investigation,… Read more
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