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Title: In Cold Blood

An account of the senseless murder of a Kansas farm family and the search for the killers
Author(s): Truman Capote
ISBN 13: 9780679745587
Pages: 343
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Title: Lawfare: The War Against Free Speech: A First Amendment Guide for Reporting in an Age of Islamist Lawfare

This book is a must-read primer on the First Amendment, and should be reviewed by anyone writing about the most controversial topics of our time.
Author(s): Brooke M. Goldstein;Aaron Eitan Meyer
ISBN 13: 9780982294796
Pages: 242
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Title: To Kill a Mockingbird

Lawyer Atticus Finch defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic, Puliter Prize-winning novela black man charged with the rape of a white woman. Through the eyes of Atticus's children, Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with rich humor and unanswering honesty the irrationality of adult attitudes toward race and class in the Deep South of the 1930's.

Author Biography:

Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama, where she attended local schools and the University of Alabama. She has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, three honarary degrees, and many other literart awards.

Winner of the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Literature, Fiction.

Author(s): Harper Lee
ISBN 13: 9780446310789
Pages: 384
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Title: The Bramble Bush: On Our Law and Its Study

Written over 80 years ago, but highly relevant today, The Bramble Bush remains one of the books most recommended for students to read when considering law school, just before beginning its study, or early in the first semester. Its first edition began as a collection from a series of introductory lectures given by legal legend Karl Llewellyn to new law students at Columbia University. It still speaks to law, legal reasoning, and exam-taking skills in a way that makes it a classic for each new generation.
Author(s): Karl N. Llewellyn
ISBN 13: 9781610271349
Pages: 200
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Title: Billy Budd, Sailor

Although published after his death, Herman Melville's Billy Budd is now placed alongside his classic "Moby-Dick" as one of the great books of Western literature.
Author(s): Herman Melville
ISBN 13: 9781479125920
Pages: 102
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Title: The Federalist Papers

Three early American statesmen defend the political principles and ideologies set forth in the Constitution of the United States, in a new edition of the classic, which is accompanied by a selected bibliography, historical glossary, new ...
Author(s): Alexander Hamilton;James Madison;John Jay;Clinton Rossiter
ISBN 13: 9780451528810
Pages: 648
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Title: Walden Two

A reprint of the 1976 Macmillan edition. This fictional outline of a modern utopia has been a center of controversy ever since its publication in 1948. Set in the United States, it pictures a society in which human problems are solved by a scientific technology of human conduct.
Author(s): B. F. Skinner
ISBN 13: 9780872207783
Pages: 320
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Title: DAMAGES

DAMAGES is the riveting true story of one family's legal struggles in the world of medicine. At the urging of a friend, the Sabias filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against Dr. Humes and Norwalk Hospital. Barry Werth takes us through the seven-year lawsuit, allowing us to see the legal strategy plotted by the Sabias' attorneys, Connecticut's premier medical malpractice law firm.
Author(s): Barry Werth
ISBN 13: 9781416594918
Pages: 400
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