Category: Law/Law Enforcement


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The province of Jurisprudence Determined

By: Austin, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Legal Classics Library: 1984

Seller ID: 35919

Condition: As New

Privately printed. 391 pp. plus 76 pp. of an outline of a course of lectures on General Jurisprudence and also a 25 page pamphlet entitled Notes from the Editor. Black boards with raised bands on spine and gilt design on cover and gilt lettering on spine. Gilt edges around. Marble design endpapers and black silk ribbon marker. View more info

A New Abridgement of the Law

By: Bacon, Matthew

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Thomas Davis: 1846

Seller ID: 17825

Condition: Very Good

With large additions and corrections by Sir Henry Grayllim and Charles Edward Dodd plus other additions. Volume III. 752 pp. Leather bound with red paste down and black paste down on spine (both with minor chipping, but very readable). View more info

Jerry Brown's Judicial Legacy (The Destruction of the California Judiciary)

By: Barnett, Louis Wm., John Feliz and Dave Scholl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The National Foundation to Fight Political Corruption: 1982

Seller ID: 32339

Condition: As New

126 pp. with extensive footnotes. The authors question whether the judicial appointments made by Jerry Brown when he was governor were proper and reflected the thinking of the citizens of California. Their contention is that the decline of the California judiciary from the premier court system in the U. S. began with his election as governor. Laminated pictorial cover. View more info

Kerner (The Conflict of Intangible Rights)

By: Barnhart, Bill and Gene Schlickman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Univ. Of Illinois Press: 1999

Seller ID: 36354

ISBN: 0-252-02504-0

Condition: As New

406 pp. Biography of Otto Kerner, Governor of Illinois, who achieved fame as chair of the National C ommission on Civil Disorders (the Kerner Commission), which remains a milestone in America's struggle for racial harmony. Signed presentation copy by Bill Barnhart. View more info

Capital Punishment in the United States

By: Bedau, Hugo Adam and Chester M. Pierce (Edited by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: AMS Press: 1976

Seller ID: 34383

Condition: Very Good

567 pp. with tables throughout and extensive notes at the end of every chapter. Chapters include: Judicial Decision, Scientific Evidence and Legislative Response - Administering Criminal Justice in Murder and Rape Cases - What the Public Thinks About the Death Penalty and Why - How Moral ATtitudes Develop Toward Capital Punishment - Measuring Whether the Death Penalty Deters - Murders and Executions as Seen by Psychiatry - How Juries Perceive Capital Cases - Death Row. Black boards with gilt lettering on spine. Former owner's name on upper corner of inner cover. Scarce title. View more info

Police Power (State and Federal)

By: Bierly, Willis Reed

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Rees Walsh and Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 19722

Condition: Very Good

338 pp. Definitions and distinctions - limitations upon other powers, persons and things specially subject to domestic economy and municipal regulation, persons under disability, state and interstate commerce, control of striker, boycotts, etc. Extremely scarce title. Brown boards with red leather pastdown with gilt lettering on spine. View more info

Encyclopedia of Criminology

By: Branham, Vernon C. and Samuel B. Kutash

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philosophical Library: 1949

Seller ID: 28307

Condition: Very Good

527 pp. The volume attempts to cover, in alphabetical order, all basic concepts and theories that have contributed to the development of criminology as a science. Green boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. View more info

Police Horses

By: Campbell, Judith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Wilshire Book Co.: 1971

Seller ID: 18770

Condition: VG+

184 pp. with illustrations throughout. View more info

Long Goodbye

By: Colby, William H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hay House Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 18712

Condition: VG+

The deaths of Nancy Cruzan. 416 pp. with photographs. An excellent account of a highly legal battle which has happened often over the years and could happen to any of us. View more info

Twilight of Liberty (The Legacy of the ACLU)

By: Donohue, William A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Transaction Pub.: 1994

Seller ID: 30347

Condition: As New

332 pp. A sequel to the author's earlier volume entitled The Politics of the American Civil Liberties Union. The author seeks to demonstrate why and how ACLU policy undermines the process of liberty and does so by relentlessly warring with mediating institutions, and by pushing a radical individualism in its policies. View more info

Journey Into Darkness

By: Douglas, John and Mark Olshaker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: A Lisa Drew Book (Scribner), 1997: 1997

Seller ID: 16739

Condition: VG+

VG+/VG+. 383 pp. with photographs. A premier FBI investigative profiler and his methods of penetrating the minds and motives of some of this country's serial criminals. View more info

Fabian of the Yard

By: Fabian, Robert (Ex Superintendent of Scotland Yard)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: British Book Centre, 1953:

Seller ID: 15534

Very Good/Very Good. 2nd Printing. 208 pp. including photographs as well as a glossary of terms. View more info

De Laudibus (In Praise of the Laws of England)

By: Fortescue, Sir John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Legal Classics Library: 1984

Seller ID: 35913

Condition: As New

Privately printed. 302 pp. and includes a 27 page pamphlet entitled Notes from the Editors. Black leather boards with raised bands on spine and with gilt design on cover and gilt lettering on spine. Gilt edges around. Marble design endpapers and yellow silk ribbon marker. View more info

Military Occupation and the Rule of Law

By: Fraenkel, Ernst

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press: 1944

Seller ID: 39390

Condition: Very Good

267 pp. Chapters on Institutions of Occupying, Prosecutionof War Criminals, theRhineland Agreement, and others both in the Armistice Period and the Peace Period. Appendices, bibliography, table of cases and more. Purple boards with gilt lettering on spine. View more info

Law and the Modern Man

By: Frank, Jerome

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Coward-McCann: 1949

Seller ID: 25171

Condition: Very Good

6th printing. 368 pp. A scholarly attempt to explain legal thought by scrutinizing it in a psychological manner. The theory being that the law is what the judge and jury decide, therefore their mental processes must also be studied. An excellent volume and a fairly scarce title. View more info

Death and Justice

By: Fuhrman, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Co. 2003: 2003

Seller ID: 14426

Condition: As New

As New/As New. First Edition. An expose of Oklahoma's death row machine. 276 pp. View more info

The Oxford Book of Legal Anecdotes

By: Gilbert, Michael (Edited by)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press: 1986

Seller ID: 35584

ISBN: 0 19 214112 0

Condition: VG+

Reprint. 333 pp. with sources and acknowledgements, Index of Names Mentioned and Index of Topics. 364 cases are discussed. An interesting volume. Black boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. View more info

The Magistrates Courts

By: Giles, F. T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pelican Pub. Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 30214

Condition: Very Good

A 202. What they do, how they do it and why. 222 pp. An up to date and expert accunt os their role and procedures. View more info

One Thousand Juvenile Delinquents, Their Treatment by Court and Clinic

By: Glueck, Sheldon and Eleanor T. Glueck

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harvard Univ. Press: 1934

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 27519

Condition: Very Good

341 pp. with appendices. Survey of Crime and Criminal Justice in Boston, Volume I. The volume is an effort to guage the combined effort of the Boston Juvenile Court and of its scientific adjunct, The Judge Baker Foundation, and to determine the difference between the promise and fulfillment of social institutions for coping with delinquency and criminalits. Purple boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. View more info

Life on the Outside

By: Gonnerman, Jennifer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23071

Condition: VG++

The prison odyssey of Elaine Bartlett. 354 pp. The account of one woman's struggle to win her freedom and change her life. Also includes the author's notes and a bibliography. View more info