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Book Reviews

Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

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Over the past two decades, a plethora of lawsuits have been brought by federal, state, local, and tribal governments, as...

The Choices She Made

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Life presents a never-ending series of choices. Those made in our youth may affect us for years to come. In...

God’s Ponzi

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In God’s Ponzi, Robert Buschel builds on his storytelling skills and knowledge of law and technology to provide readers with...

Kidnap: Inside the Ransom Business

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Every litigator has been there: explaining to a client why a frivolous case cannot just be dismissed. Usually, the reason...

Chesterfield Smith, America’s Lawyer

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Mary Adkins’ America’s Lawyer (2020) is the long-awaited, riveting biography of Chesterfield Smith, a Florida lawyer and one of the...

Let My People Vote: My Battle to Restore the Civil Rights of Returning Citizens

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By now, you have probably heard of Florida’s Amendment 4, the constitutional amendment placed on Florida’s referendum ballot to restore...

One Taken: A Lawyer’s Guide to Being Sure You Are a Christian

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One Taken: A Lawyer’s Guide to Being Sure You Are a Christian was written by Brett Preston. The author has...

The East River Ripper: The Mysterious 1891 Murder of Old Shakespeare

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In his most recent scholarly publication, former prosecutor turned law school professor and writer, George R. Dekle, Sr., provides a...

Credit Nation: Property Laws and Institutions in Early America

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The American system of property and credit is unique, and gives rise to many keystones of American life. The 30-year...

Miami Memoirs

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Life is a journey, they say, and in Miami Memoirs, attorney emeritus Lewis M. Ress takes us on an episodic...