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Guilt by Accusation: The Challenge of Proving Innocence in the Ag...
by Alan Dershowitz

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English

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Publication Date

November 19, 2019

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鈥淢aybe the question isn鈥檛 what happened to Alan Dershowitz. Maybe it鈥檚 what happened to everyone else.鈥濃€?lt;i>Politico</i><br /><br /><b><i>New York Times </i>bestselling author Alan Dershowitz, one of America鈥檚 most respected legal scholars, proves鈥攚ith incontrovertible evidence鈥攖hat he is entirely innocent of the sexual misconduct accusations against him, while suggesting a roadmap for how such allegations should truly be handled in a just society. 聽</b><br /><br />Alan Dershowitz has been called 鈥渙ne of the most prominent and consistent defenders of civil liberties in America鈥?by <i>Politico </i>and 鈥渢he nation鈥檚 most peripatetic civil liberties lawyer and one of its most distinguished defenders of individual rights鈥?by <i>Newsweek</i>. Yet he has come under intense criticism for applying those same principles, and his famed 鈥渟hoe鈥憃n鈥憈he鈥憃ther鈥慺oot test,鈥?to those accused of sexual misconduct.<br /><br /> In <i>Guilt by Accusation</i>, Dershowitz provides an in鈥慸epth analysis of the false accusations against him, alongside a full presentation of the exculpatory evidence that proves his account, including emails from his accuser and an admission of his innocence from her lawyer, David Boies. Additionally, he examines current attitudes toward accusations of sexual misconduct, which are today, in the age of #MeToo, accepted as implicit truth without giving the accused a fair chance to defend themselves and their innocence, and suggests possible pathways back to a society and legal system in which due process is respected above public opinion and the whims of social media mobs.<br /><br /> This book is Alan Dershowitz鈥檚 plea for fairness for both accuser and accused, his principled stand for due process no matter the allegation, and his compelling assertion of his own innocence. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to know the inside story behind the accusations against him or who cares about the current societal debate over how we should handle accusations of sexual misconduct.<br /><br /> The #MeToo movement has generally been a force for good, but as with many good movements, it is being exploited by some bad people for personal profit. Supporters of the #MeToo movement must not allow false accusers to hurt real victims by hiding behind its virtuous shield, turning it into an exploitive sword against innocent people.
Trial by Blood (Daniel Pike Series Book 3)
by William Bernhardt

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English

Pages

348

Publication Date

December 17, 2019

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<h2>A billion-dollar inheritance. A relative鈥檚 suspicious reappearance. Can Dan dig up the secrets of the past before he鈥檚 buried six feet under?</h2><p><p>Attorney Daniel Pike鈥檚 flashy courtroom antics have earned him plenty of enemies--but also freed many innocent people. When he learns that the same crooked cop who got his father locked up for life is testifying in a contested-identity suit, Daniel takes the case. But it won鈥檛 be easy to prove his client is the long-lost heir to an immense estate since the young man can鈥檛 remember the last fourteen years鈥?lt;/p><p>His civil litigation becomes a criminal trial when another heir is violently murdered and the mysterious amnesiac looks like the prime suspect. Battling vanishing evidence, political interference, and a brutal attack on his life, the savvy lawyer knows he鈥檒l need to put on his best performance yet.</p><p>Can Dan clear his client鈥檚 name and inheritance? Or will they both pay with their lives?</p><p><i>Trial by Blood</i> is the third book in the nail-biting Daniel Pike legal thriller series. If you like sinister conspiracies, brash attorneys, and dark-alley danger, then you鈥檒l love William Bernhardt鈥檚 page-turning novel.</p><h2><u>Buy <i>Trial by Blood</i> and take a crack at injustice today!</u></h2>
Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Concise Edition (Aspen C...
by , Philip G. Schrag

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English

Pages

717

Publication Date

January 31, 2018

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<p><em>Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Concise Fourth Edition</em> is the briefer version of Lerman and Schrag鈥檚 highly successful problem-based textbook that offers a contemporary and thoughtful approach to challenging ethical dilemmas, encouraging deep analysis and lively class discussion.</p> <p><strong>Key Features:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Succinct and accessible explanation of lawyer law in question and answer format</li> <li>Numerous problems based on actual cases, in which students must analyze the ethical and strategic issues as if they were practicing lawyers</li> <li>Focus on issues that students are most likely to face in their early years of practice</li> <li>Stimulating presentation of materials, including cartoons, tables, and photos</li> </ul> <p><strong>New to the Fourth Edition: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Updates of countless recent developments in lawyer law, including the amendments to Rules 1.6, 1.18 and 8.4</li> <li>Up-to-date discussions of how the Internet is affecting law practice, including the use of e-mail and social media</li> <li>Engaging two-color design</li> <li>New chapter on the changing legal profession</li> <li>Reorganized so that the chapters match the practice MPRE questions in Lerman, Schrag, and Gupta鈥檚<em> Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Model Rules, State Variations and Practice Questions.</em></li> </ul>
The Law Governing Lawyers: Model Rules, Standards, Statutes, and ...
by , W. Bradley Wendel

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English

Pages

334

Publication Date

March 18, 2019

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The Law Governing Lawyers: Model Rules, Standards, Statutes, and State Lawyer Rules of Professional Conduct, 2019-2020
Aristotle: The Complete Works
by Aristotle

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English

Pages

973

Publication Date

January 24, 2020

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Aristotle (384鈥?22 BCE) was a Greek philosopher and student of Plato who stunningly changed the course of Western philosophy. He has gone down in history as one of the greatest philosophers of all time. Cicero, the Roman statesman and philosopher, once called his writing style "a river of gold;" and his scope of thought and subsequent influence on the study of science, logic, philosophical discourse, and theology has led many to dub him "The Philosopher."<br /><br />Contents:<br /><br />Part 1: Logic (Organon)<br />Categories, translated by E. M. Edghill<br />On Interpretation, translated by E. M. Edghill<br />Prior Analytics (2 Books), translated by A. J. Jenkinson<br />Posterior Analytics (2 Books), translated by G. R. G. Mure<br />Topics (8 Books), translated by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge<br />Sophistical Refutations, translated by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge<br /><br />Part 2: Universal Physics<br />Physics (8 Books), translated by R. P. Hardie and R. K. Gaye<br />On the Heavens (4 Books), translated by J. L. Stocks<br />On Gerneration and Corruption (2 Books), translated by H. H. Joachim<br />Meteorology (4 Books), translated by E. W. Webster<br /><br />Part 3: Human Physics<br />On the Soul (3 Books), translated by J. A. Smith<br />On Sense and the Sensible, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Memory and Reminiscence, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Sleep and Sleeplessness, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Dreams, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Prophesying by Dreams, translated by J. I. Beare<br />On Longevity and Shortness of Life, translated by G. R. T. Ross<br />On Youth, Old Age, Life and Death, and Respiration, translated by G. R. T. Ross<br /><br />Part 4: Animal Physics<br />The History of Animals (9 Books), translated by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson<br />On the Parts of Animals (4 Books), translated by William Ogle<br />On the Motion of Animals, translated by A. S. L. Farquharson<br />On the Gait of Animals, translated by A. S. L. Farquharson<br />On the Generation of Animals (5 Books), translated by Arthur Platt<br /><br />Part 5: Metaphysics<br />(15 Books), translated by W. D. Ross<br /><br />Part 6: Ethics and Politics<br />Nicomachean Ethics (10 Books), translated by W. D. Ross<br />Politics (8 Books), translated by Benjamin Jowett<br />The Athenian Constitution, translated by Sir Frederic G. Kenyon<br /><br />Part 7: Aesthetic Writings<br />Rhetoric (3 Books), translated by W. Rhys Roberts<br />Poetics, translated by S. H. Butcher
Conflicts of Interest In Science: How Corporate-Funded Academic R...
by Sheldon Krimsky

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English

Pages

400

Publication Date

January 29, 2019

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<b>30+ Years of Peer-Reviewed Studies on the Corporate Ties and Vested Interests that Influence Scientific Research</b><br /><br />For over 500 years, groups and organizations with political, economic, and personal interests have successfully exercised influence on the pursuit of scientific inquiry and knowledge. History is replete with examples like the Papal authority muddying research into studies of the cosmos, but far less attention is paid today to the various corporate and special interest groups who, through funding and lobbying efforts, have been able to shape the modern academic and scientific landscape to fit their agenda.<br /><br />In <i>Conflicts of Interest Within Science</i>, author <b>Sheldon Krimsky</b> compiles 21 peer-reviewed, academic articles that examine the complex relationship between the individual scientists conducting research and the groups who fund them. Ultimately, Krimsky鈥檚 call to action concerns a collective movement among authors, peer reviewers, corporations and journal editors to disclose the sources of their funding. By holding scientists and the groups that fund them more accountable through increased transparency, we as a society can begin to rebuild trust in the integrity of knowledge.
Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law (Aspen Casebook Series)
by , Philip G. Schrag

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English

Pages

982

Publication Date

March 20, 2016

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Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Fourth Edition is a problem-based casebook with a contemporary and thoughtful approach to challenging ethical dilemmas, encouraging deep analysis and lively class discussion.<p></p><p>Thoroughly updated, the Fourth Edition presents:</p><ul><li>Recent changes to the Model Rules and other new developments in the law governing lawyers, and numerous new examples of recent cases of lawyer misconduct</li><li>Six new problems on conflicts of interest, a criminal defense lawyer s duty to investigate, prosecutorial investigations, and relationships between lawyers and judges</li><li>Up-to-date discussions of how the Internet is affecting law practice, including the use of e-mail, social media, blogging, and raising capital for law firms by crowdfunding</li><li>Expanded coverage of the post-recession changes in the legal profession</li><li>Discussion of the implications for confidentiality of employer monitoring of employees, government monitoring of electronic communications, and hacking of law firm computer systems</li><li>Deeper coverage of ethical issues for prosecutors</li><li>Lerman/Schrag/Gupta Model Rules supplement includes 115 practice questions and detailed answers to help students prepare for the MPRE, and a selection of provisions from the state ethics codes that diverge from the Model Rules for comparative analysis</li></ul><p></p>
Traversing the Ethical Minefield: Problems, Law, and Professional...
by , Lawrence J. Fox

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English

Pages

524

Publication Date

November 22, 2017

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<p><em>Traversing the Ethical Minefield: Problems, Law, and Professional Responsibility, Fourth Edition </em>offers students accessible, teachable problems and notes that clarify and encourage analysis of the law governing lawyers. The book鈥檚 innovative pedagogy (combination of relevant and interesting problems faced by fictitious law firm 鈥淢artyn and Fox,鈥?cases, ethics opinions, thematic notes, and short stories) supports its focus of teaching the Model Rules of Professional Conduct and the Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers as well as conveying the complexities of ethical dilemmas in legal practice. The book鈥檚 manageable length makes it short enough to provide focus, but long enough to convey the rich texture of the material.</p><p>The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and outline tool available through CasebookConnect.</p>
Everyday Ethics for the Criminal Justice Professional, Second Edi...
by , Lisa Nored

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English

Pages

337

Publication Date

January 01, 2016

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<p><em>Everyday Ethics for the Criminal Justice Professional</em> focuses on getting students to think about ethics in the day-to-day context. By placing an emphasis on practical applications as opposed to theoretical ideologies the book is more user-friendly to the student of the 21st century. Unlike other texts, it includes forensics and private security in the list of criminal justice professions, their impact on the field and what it means to 鈥渄o business鈥?in criminal justice.</p><br /><p>The text also utilizes practical scenarios in the career fields of policing, institutional corrections, community corrections, prosecutors and judges, private security, criminal justice supervision and forensics to allow for students to apply theoretical concepts to real life criminal justice situations. The text prepares students to think and process through ethics in both the concrete and abstract.</p><br /><p><strong>Test Bank Details:</strong></p><br /><p>鈥?Multiple-choice/True-False test banks in Word, .txt or pdf format.</p><br /><p>鈥?Blackboard and Moodle formats also available. Other LMS formats may be available; specify test bank type in your request.</p><br /><p>鈥?Test Bank also available through聽Respondus.</p><br /><p><strong>PowerPoint slides are available upon adoption.聽 Sample slides from the full 290-slide presentation are available to view聽here.聽</strong><strong>Email [email protected] for more information.</strong></p>
O acordo de leni錨ncia na lei anticorrup莽茫o: hist貿rico, desafi...
by , Marcelo Pontes Vianna

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Portuguese

Pages

331

Publication Date

March 28, 2017

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O acordo de leni錨ncia, como instrumento de apura莽茫o de il鉚citos, foi previsto pela Lei 12.846/2013, conhecida tamb茅m como Lei Anticorrup莽茫o (LAC).<br /><br />Esse diploma veio inaugurar, no ordenamento p謾trio, a possibilidade de responsabiliza莽茫o administrativa e civil de pessoas jur鉚dicas pela pr謾tica de atos lesivos contra a Administra莽茫o P煤blica nacional e estrangeira.<br /><br />Com sua promulga莽茫o, o Estado passou a deter meios de sancionar pessoas jur鉚dicas de forma efetiva. <br /><br />Anteriormente, a a莽茫o estatal ficava restrita 脿 puni莽茫o das pessoas naturais que agiam em nome das empresas ou, ainda, 脿 aplica莽茫o de san莽玫es judiciais ou administrativas de fundo contratual ou regulat貿rio. <br /><br />Este livro 茅 fruto da reflex茫o de quem teve a oportunidade de trabalhar diretamente com a mat茅ria e, posteriormente, distanciar-se dos acontecimentos para, livres de qualquer compromisso, avaliar criticamente todos os aspectos inerentes ao acordo de leni錨ncia inclusive aqueles que ajudamos a construir sob o ponto de vista exclusivamente t茅cnico. Assim, foram inevit謾veis as in煤meras refer錨ncias aos diversos doutrinadores e juristas em quem nos baseamos. <br /><br />Por fim, o maior desejo com esta obra 茅 que ela se torne uma contribui莽茫o para todos os agentes p煤blicos, advogados e operadores do direito em geral, que continuar茫o a enfrentar os desafios da implementa莽茫o.

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