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From Brooklyn to Biscayne Bay and on to Tallahassee: The Remarkable Story of Former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald Kogan

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Greek philosopher Socrates provided one of the earliest descriptions of the qualities of a good judge: “Four things belong to...

Judicial Fortitude: The Last Chance to Rein in the Administrative State

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Neither Congress nor the federal judiciary perform the key roles assigned them by the Constitution very well, attorney-author Peter J....

The Future of Law

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Technology is changing the legal landscape at a rapid pace. To understand these changes, Frank Ramos explores the effects of...

Death is Different: A Lawyer’s Story

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Death is Different: A Lawyer’s Story is a compelling book by Sarasota lawyer Felix Michael Mosca. The book looks back...

The Judiciary’s Class War

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Glenn Harlan Reynolds, the Beauchamp Brogan Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee, highlights the American judiciary’s inherent...

John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court

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“John Marshall is the greatest judge in American history.” So Richard Brookhiser begins his latest Founding Father biography, John Marshall:...

Beneath a Ruthless Sun

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Gilbert Anthony King is best known as the author of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner, Devil in the Grove: Thurgood...

Blood & Ivy

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There have been countless trials of the century. Most have no lasting impact other than to the victim and defendant....

A Court of Refuge, Stories from the Bench of America’s First Mental Health Court

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This skillfully crafted book is a page turner. Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren and co-writer Rebecca A. Eckland weave a wealth of...

Gorsuch: The Judge Who Speaks for Himself

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Author John Greenya has penned several books on Washington politics, and collaborated on a handful more, so this short, 200-page...