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Book Reviews

Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived

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When we remember Justice Antonin Scalia — or most any Supreme Court justice, living or dead — what we recall...

Ideology in the Supreme Court

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The recent confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch was just the latest battle over the ideological composition...

The Supreme Court of Florida: A Journey Toward Justice, 1972-1987

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Neil Skene’s The Supreme Court of Florida: A Journey Toward Justice, 1972-1987, is well written, informative, and very entertaining. The...

The Hooker, the Dancer, and the Nun: A Pine Island Mystery

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Three young women, all with distinctly different personalities, meet in college in 1995. Lacy Turner, nicknamed “the hooker” because of...

June 2017 Books

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Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution by Mary E. Adkins Reviewed by Christopher...

Florida’s Minority Trailblazers: The Men and Women Who Changed the Face of Florida Government

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Florida’s rich history of explosive growth following World War II is told through the lives of minority trailblazers who helped...

The Whistler

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John Grisham visits Florida in The Whistler. The book takes readers on a wild ride through the state, and it...

My Own Words

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A series of strong dissents earned Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg the moniker, The Notorious R.B.G. Those dissents — starting with...

Trials of the Century: A Decade-By-Decade Look at Ten of America’s Most Sensational Crimes

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  Perhaps nothing stokes the fires of human emotion more than the ultimate crime committed by one against another —...

The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain

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The Grasping Hand contains the narratives of a Connecticut town, New London Development Corporation (NLDC), Pfizer, Inc., 19 private property...