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Bow Wow Needs A “Real” Lawyer: A Public Defender’s Life

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Recently, the Chicago Tribune quoted Tennessee law professor Benjamin Barton as stating, “only 44[%] of Big Law lawyers report satisfaction...

On Board: The Insider’s Guide to Surviving Life in the Boardroom

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What can an attorney learn from a book about non-profit boards by a BBC newscaster and arts administrator? In the...

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

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Although published in 2017 and only about 100 pages in length, On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century is...

Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet


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Once upon the early 21st century, the internet was a decentralized space. When you knocked on its door, a web...

Where We Are: The State of Britain Now

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Roger Scruton (1944-2020) was a well-known British intellectual and an expert presenter of Hegel, Kant, and other philosophers. Scruton was...

Doing Justice: A Prosecutor’s Thoughts on Crime, Punishment, and the Rule of Law

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Now more than ever, with our nation in a state of division, Doing Justice is an imperative read. It teaches...

Civics, Law and Justice — How We Became U.S.

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Judge Smith’s book, which relies on his syndicated newspaper column, is an interesting and easily understood overview of our legal...

Grant Justice

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Who can defend the indefensible as well as a criminal defense attorney representing folks accused of murdering high-profile officials or...

Accidental Activist: Justice for The Groveland Four

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This remarkable little nonfiction book of 116 pages is predicated on the “after story” of a grim chapter in Florida...

We Can Do It: A Community Takes on the Challenge of School Desegregation

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Concluding that separate is never equal, the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision gave no guidance on how to...