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Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishment

By Lauren-Brooke Eisen |

Echoes of My Soul

By Jeffrey Winn |

The Marble and the Sculptor: From Law School to Law Practice

By Nicole Black |

This recently published book was written for new law graduates and those considering attending law school and is designed to aid them in deciding whether a career in law is for them, and if so, how to go about making the most of their chosen field by becoming the best lawyer that they can be.

A Mayor's Life

By Jeffery Winn |

By David N. Dinkins with Peter Knobler, Public Affairs Books, New York, 385 pages, $29.99

Trying Cases to Win in One Volume

By Reviewed by Phil Schatz |

The Partner Track

By Reviewed by Victor Olds |

Midnight

By Reviewed by Richard Weinberg |

Reflections on Judging

By Reviewed by Jeffrey Winn |

The Great Dissent

By Jeffrey Winn |

Death Angel

By Reviewed by Ina R. Bort |

Baseball as a Road to God: Seeing Beyond the Game

By Reviewed by Ronald W. Meister |

Young Marshall: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice

By Reviewed by Jeffrey Winn |

Chasing Gideon: The Elusive Quest for Poor People's Justice

By Reviewed by Lauren-Brooke Eisen |

My Beloved World

By Reviewed by Jeffrey Winn |

Quest for Justice: Defending the Damned

By Reviewed by Michael S. Hiller |

The Law of Superheroes

By Reviewed by Lauren-Brooke Eisen |

The Oath: The Obama White House and The Supreme Court

By Reviewed by Jeffrey Winn |

More Essential Than Ever: The Fourth Amendment in the Twenty-first Century

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Disrobed

By Reviewed by Henry G. Miller |

Laughing at the Gods: Great Judges and How They Made the Common Law

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer

By Reviewed by Jeffrey Winn |

Typography for Lawyers

By Reviewed by Gary Muldoon |

In Doubt: The Psychology of the Criminal Justice Process

By Reviewed by Lauren-Brooke Eisen |

Henry Friendly: Greatest Judge of His Era

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power

By Reviewed by Jeffrey Winn |

Eisenhower in War and Peace

By Reviewed by Jeffrey Winn |

George Kennan: An American Life

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Good Counsel: Meeting the Legal Needs of Nonprofits

By Reviewed by Stephen P. Younger |

No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington

By Reviewed by Jeffrey Winn |

Rehabilitating Lochner: Defending Individual Rights Against Progressive Reform

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Professor David E. Bernstein of George Mason University School of Law seeks to set the record straight by bestowing respectability on the 'Lochner' case. Not every reader will agree with every step in his reasoning, but it is difficult not to respect his scholarship and conscientious facility of expression.

Defending Corporations and Individuals in Government Investigations

By Reviewed by William F. Johnson and Lisa H. Bebchick |

Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir

By Reviewed by Lewis Liman |

The Collapse of American Criminal Justice

By Reviewed by Lauren-Brooke Eisen |

The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

By Reviewed by Jeffrey Winn |

Judges Under Fire: Human Rights, Independent Judges, and the Rule of Law

By Reviewed by Helen E. Freedman |

Tangled Webs: How False Statements Are Undermining America

By Reviewed by Joel Cohen |

Convicting the Innocent: Where Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Nonprofit Law: The Life Cycle Of a Charitable Corporation

By Reviewed by Kenneth H. Ryesky |

Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge (Second Edition)

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Finding the Uncommon Deal

By Reviewed by Barbara Jaffe |

Justice Perverted: Sex Offender Law, Psychology and Public Policy

By Reviewed by Gary Muldoon |

This book examines the interplay of psychology, law and public policy in an exceedingly controversial area of criminal justice: sex offender laws, examining civil commitment, sex offender registration, child pornography and Internet sex offenses.

Lawyer Barons: What Their Contingency Fees Really Cost America

By Reviewed by Dennis Jacobs |

George Washington: A Life

By Jeffrey Winn |

Final Verdict: What Really Happened In the Rosenberg Case

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Commercial Litigation in the New York Courts

By Thomas E. Mercure |

The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Truth Be Veiled, A Justin Steele Murder Case

By Reviewed by Laura A. Ward |

Henry Clay: The Essential American

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Unlikely Muse: Legal Thinking and Artistic Imagination

By Reviewed by Alan Fell |

Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media, and the Rule of Law

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Federal Criminal Practice: A Second Circuit Handbook

By Reviewed by Ronald P. Fischetti |

The Crisis of Capitalist Democracy

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

Unbillable Hours: A True Story

By Review By Michael Stern |

The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama

By Reviewed by Andrea M. Alonso |

Initial Public Offerings: A Practical Guide to Going Public

By Reviewed by Richard D. Truesdell Jr. |

The Citizen's Constitution: An Annotated Guide

By Review by Walter Barthold |

The Guantánamo Lawyers: Inside a Prison Outside the Law

By Ronald W. Meister |

Why the Dreyfus Case Matters

By Reviewed by Harold J. Reynolds |

Slavery and the Supreme Court, 1825-1861

By Walter Barthold |

Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

By Reviewed by Walter Barthold |

A Rumpole Christmas

By Ronald W. Meister |

Louis D. Brandeis: A Life

By Walter Barthold |

Old City Hall

By Richard M. Weinberg |

The Defector

By Richard M. Weinberg |

Gaspipe: Confessions of a Mafia Boss

By Reviewed by Theodore Pollack |

Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy

By Reviewed by Andrea M. Alonso |

Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City

By William J. Dean |