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Book Reviews

City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance

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The author of City of Debtors illustrates the history of predatory lending from its beginnings as small-sum lending to private...

It’s Only an Opinion: An Appraiser in Court

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“Of the modes of persuasion furnished by the spoken word, there are three kinds. The first kind depends on the...

Law and Addiction

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Jake Rutledge, a smart student, was a brand-new law school graduate and attorney, originally from Oakley, West Virginia. Oakley was...

A Case of Treason: The Traitor of Corregidor

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur, upon leaving Corregidor Island for Australia in March 1942, famously stated: “I shall return.” But for the...

Being Heard: Presentation Skills for Attorneys

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Faith Pincus is a familiar name to many Florida lawyers because of her continuing legal education company, Pincus Professional Education,...

Clarence Thomas and the Lost Constitution

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For readers only passingly familiar with the life and jurisprudence of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, Myron Magnet’s new book,...

Camino Island

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Sooner or later, all famous people land in Florida, besot by sunshine and a tempting tax code. John Grisham, the...

First: Sandra Day O’Connor

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Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s remarkable example of determination, deliberation, and moderation is always worth more reflection. Fortunately for us, Evan...

Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer

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Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer is written by Randall Kiser, an internationally recognized authority on attorney performance who has...

The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee

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Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee had much to be worried about as his once mighty Army of Northern Virginia crumbled...