The US Constitution: A Pocket Reference w/Constitution, Bill of Rights, Amendments, Declaration of Independence, History of the Constitution, Questions ... Quotes, and Free Download for 10 works cover
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This is the most comprehensive "pocket" edition on the United States Constitution. This 96 page reference fits nicely in your pocket for quick, convenient access.

Contents Included in this Handy Pocket Reference:

  • The Complete Constitution of the United States
    - Preamble and 7 Articles
    - The Bill of Rights and All Other Amendments
    - In Convention Monday, Sept. 17th, 1787 (Presentation of the Constitution before Congress)
    - Congress of the United States Sept. 25, 1797 (The Presentation of the First 12 Amendments to the Legislatures)
  • A Brief History of the US Constitution
    - Introduction, Articles of Confederation, The Delegates, The Virginia Plan, The New Jersey Plan, Hamilton's Plan, The Great Compromise, The First Draft, The Federalists & Anti-Federalists, Ratification, The Bill of Rights, The Document Enshrined.
  • The Declaration of Independence
  • Questions and Answers Pertaining to the Constitution (over 80 Questions & Answers covering the key points of the Constitution)
  • Famous Quotes from the Founders (Key Quotes from John Adams, Benjamin Frank...
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Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive ACCESS to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes – portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency.

Jesse Dukeminier’s trademark wit, passion, and human interest perspective has made Property, now in its Eighth Edition, one of the best—and best loved—casebooks of all time. A unique blend of authority and good humor, you’ll find a moveable feast of visual interest, compelling cases, and timely coverage of contemporary issues. In the Eighth Edition, the authors—along with new co-author Lior Jacob Strahilevitz—have created a thoughtful and thorough revision, true to the spirit of the Late Jesse Dukeminier.

Features:

  • Thoroughly updated throughout with the expansion of many topics and the introduction of new topics.
  • Extended material on intellectual property wi...
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The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder cover
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In the bestselling tradition of The World Is Flat and The Next 100 Years, THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER will be a much discussed, contrarian, and eye-opening assessment of American power.

Near the end of the Second World War, the United States made a bold strategic gambit that rewired the international system. Empires were abolished and replaced by a global arrangement enforced by the U.S. Navy. With all the world's oceans safe for the first time in history, markets and resources were made available for everyone. Enemies became partners.

We think of this system as normal-it is not. We live in an artificial world on borrowed time.

In THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER, international strategist Peter Zeihan examines how the hard rules of geography are eroding the American commitment to free trade; how much of the planet is aging into a mass retirement that will enervate markets and capital supplies; and how, against all odds, it is the ever-ravenous American economy that-alone among the developed nations-is rapidly approaching energy independence. Combined, these factors are doing nothing less than overturning the global system and ushering in a...
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Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America cover
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* Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction
* Nominated for a 2013 Edgar Award 

* Book of the Year (Non-fiction, 2012) The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor

In 1949, Florida's orange industry was booming, and citrus barons got rich on the backs of cheap Jim Crow labor. To maintain order and profits, they turned to Willis V. McCall, a violent sheriff who ruled Lake County with murderous resolve. When a white seventeen-year-old Groveland girl cried rape, McCall was fast on the trail of four young blacks who dared to envision a future for themselves beyond the citrus groves. By day's end, the Ku Klux Klan had rolled into town, burning the homes of blacks to the ground and chasing hundreds into the swamps, hell-bent on lynching the young men who came to be known as "the Groveland Boys."

And so began the chain of events that would bring Thurgood Marshall, the man known as "Mr. Civil Rights," and the most important American lawyer of the twentieth century, into the deadly fray. Associates thought it was suicidal...
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Summary and Analysis of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness: Based on the Book  by Michelle Alexander cover
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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The New Jim Crow tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Michelle Alexander’s book.

Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.
 
This short summary and analysis of The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander includes:
 
  • Historical context
    Chapter-by-chapter summaries
    Detailed timeline of key events
    Profiles of the main characters
    Important quotes
    Fascinating trivia
    Glossary of terms
    Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work
 
About The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander:
 
Legal scholar and civil rights lawyer Michelle Alexander’s invaluable and timely work, The New Jim Crow, examines what she calls the new racial caste system in United States: mass incarceration.
 
Following the practices of slavery and institutional discrimination, Alexander argues, mass incarceration is part of America’s legacy to dehumanize and disenfranchise Afri...
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Indefensible: The Missing Truth About Steven Avery, Teresa Halbach, and Making a Murderer cover
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An insider exposes the shocking facts deliberately left out of the hit Netflix series Making a Murderer - and argues persuasively that Steven Avery was rightfully convicted in the 2005 killing of Teresa Halbach.

After serving eighteen years for a crime he didn't commit, Steven Avery was freed - and filed a thirty-six-million-dollar lawsuit against Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. But before the suit could be settled, Avery was arrested again - this time for the brutal murder of Teresa Halbach - and, through the office of a special prosecutor, convicted once more.

When the saga exploded onto the public consciousness with the airing of Making a Murderer, Michael Griesbach, a prosecutor and member of Wisconsin's Innocence Project who had been instrumental in Avery's 2003 exoneration, was targeted on social media, threatened - and plagued by doubt. Now, in this suspenseful, thorough narrative, he recounts his own re-examination of the evidence in light of the whirlwind of controversy stirred up by the blockbuster true-crime series.

As Griesbach carefully reviews allegations of tampering and planted evidence, the confession by Avery's developme...
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Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (National Book Award Winner) cover
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WINNER OF THE 2016 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER
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NAMED A FINALIST for the 2016 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR NONFICTION
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NOMINATED for the 2016 NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING LITERARY WORK OF NONFICTION, and the 2017 HURSTON/WRIGHT LEGACY AWARD IN NONFICTION
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by Boston Globe, Washington Post, Chicago Review of Books, The Root, Buzzfeed, Bustle, and Entropy
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THE MOST AMBITIOUS BOOK OF 2016 -- The Washington Post
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A KIRKUS BEST HISTORY BOOK OF 2016, BEST BOOK OF 2016 TO EXPLAIN CURRENT POLITICS & BEST HEARTRENDING NONFICTION BOOK of 2016
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Some Americans cling desperately to the myth that we are living in a post-racial society, that the election of the first Black president spelled the doom of racism. In fact, racist thought is alive and well in America--more sophisticated and more insidious than ever. And as award-winning historian Ibram X. Kendi argues in Stamped from the Beginning, if we have any hope of grappling with this stark reality, we must first understand how racist ideas we...
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A Matter of Honor: Pearl Harbor: Betrayal, Blame, and a Family's Quest for Justice cover
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On the seventy-fifth anniversary, the authors of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Eleventh Day unravel the mysteries of Pearl Harbor to expose the scapegoating of the admiral who was in command the day 2,000 Americans died, report on the continuing struggle to restore his lost honor—and clear President Franklin D. Roosevelt of the charge that he knew the attack was coming.

The Japanese onslaught on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 devastated Americans and precipitated entry into World War II. In the aftermath, Admiral Husband Kimmel, Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Fleet, was relieved of command, accused of negligence and dereliction of duty—publicly disgraced.

But the Admiral defended his actions through eight investigations and for the rest of his long life. The evidence against him was less than solid. High military and political officials had failed to provide Kimmel and his Army counterpart with vital intelligence. Later, to hide the biggest U.S. intelligence secret of the day, they covered it up.

Following the Admiral’s death, his sons—both Navy veterans—fought on to clear his name. Now that they in turn are dead, Kimmel’s grandsons continu...
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