Harvard Law Review Nov. 2014: Annual Supreme Court Review and Essays for Justice Breyer

The November issue is the special annual review of the U.S. Supreme Court’s previous Term. Each year, the issue is introduced by noteworthy and extensive contributions from recognized scholars. In this issue, for the 2013 Term, articles include:
• Foreword: “The Means of Constitutional Power,” by John F. Manning
• Comment: “Slipping the Bonds of Federalism,” by [...]

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Wester’s new book Land Divided By Law explores environmental history of Yakama Indians in Pacific Northwest

Wester’s environmental history of Yakama and Euro-American cultural interactions during the 19th and early 20th century explores the role of law in both curtailing and promoting rights to subsistence resources within a market economy. Her study, using original source files, case histories, and contemporary writings, particularly describes how the struggle [...]

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Galanter’s much-cited Why the Haves Come Out Ahead is now a book, adding new commentary

This is the fortieth anniversary edition of a classic of law and society, updated with extensive new commentary. Drawing a distinction between experienced “repeat players” and inexperienced “one shotters” in the U.S. judicial system, Marc Galanter establishes a recognized and applied model of how the structure of the legal system and an actor’s frequency of [...]

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Lawrence Friedman’s new mystery A Heavenly Death asks whether there is murder in the afterlife

Frank May is back and more hesitant than ever to get involved. But a mystery finds him anyway, too bizarre for him to ignore. Many people believe in life after death, but how many believe in murder after death? Or at least the revelation of a murder from a dead mother?
Frank’s rich client Morris Gross [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s 1st issue, Oct. 2014, explores Separation of Powers Self-Help and Criminal Attempts

The October 2014 issue of The Yale Law Journal (the first for academic year 2014-2015) features new articles on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:
* Article, “Self-Help and the Separation of Powers,” by David E. Pozen
* Article, “Criminal Attempts,” by Gideon Yaffe
* Note, “The Rise of Institutional Mortgage Lending [...]

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Selznick’s The Organizational Weapon is Digitally Remastered, adding extensive new foreword by Martin Krygier

The Organizational Weapon is a classic study of the methods, propaganda, and institutions which create infiltration and eventually cooptation of organizations from within. The study applies its theory to communist techniques, but its analysis and insights have, over the years, become extremely useful in identifying and combating such methods in [...]

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Crump’s How To Reason explains logic, scientific method, statistics, game theory, psychology, jurisprudence, econ, accounting, and more

This book is a kind of  “thinker’s toolkit.” It’s a guide to clear reasoning. The sources range from Plato to Pareto, from Kant to Clausewitz, from Rawls to Rousseau, from Freud to Friedman, and from Adam and Eve to Adam Smith. In these pages, you will be amused by the fallacy [...]

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Jews and the Law is a New Collection by Leading Scholars on the Legal Profession, Antisemitism, and Historical Insights

Jews are a people of law, and law defines who the Jewish people are and what they believe. This anthology engages with the growing complexity of what it is to be Jewish — and, more problematically, what it means to be at once Jewish and participate in secular legal systems as lawyers, judges, legal thinkers, civil rights advocates, and teachers. The essays in this book trace the history and chart the sociology of the Jewish legal profession over time.

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Mangum’s Classic Study The Legal Status of the Negro is Available as a New eBook

An important and much-cited snapshot in time before World War II and its aftermath dramatically changed the lives and legal relations of African Americans in the United States. This classic book is now available in this quality ebook edition, part of the Legal History & Biography Series. Digital features include active Contents, linked notes, the [...]

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New study of Ireland’s legal profession discusses history, financial crisis, and reform efforts

The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland is a new and insightful exploration of history, controversy and reform relating to the Irish legal system. During recent legislative debate over a professional reform bill, Alan Shatter — then the Minister of Justice in Ireland — publicly called this study, in its earlier form as a [...]

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Walter Murphy’s Congress and the Court is Digitally Remastered™ with New Foreword by Thomas Baker

Princeton political scientist Walter Murphy analyzed the role of Congress in trying to manage an activist Supreme Court at a time of seismic change in the law and evolving interplay between these powerful institutions. As the original dustjacket offered, this is a “first-rate assessment of the delicate balance of power between Congress and the Supreme [...]

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Robert Sauté recounts history and institutions of U.S. public interest law in new book For the Poor and Disenfranchised

Robert Sauté’s study explores over a century of public interest representations, pro bono legal work, and litigation groups such as the ACLU and NAACP’s Inc. Fund from a social science perspective of history and institutional analysis.
This is an authorized and unabridged new addition to the Dissertation Series from Quid Pro.
Available in new paperback edition: at [...]

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New University of Chicago Law Review, #3 of 2014: on precedent, constitutional outliers, and prizes vs. IP law

The third issue of 2014 features articles from recognized legal scholars. Contents include:
Articles:
* Following Lower-Court Precedent, by Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
* Constitutional Outliers, by Justin Driver
* Intellectual Property versus Prizes: Reframing the Debate, by Benjamin N. Roin
Book Review:
* The Text, the Whole Text, and Nothing but the Text, So Help Me God: Un-Writing Amar’s Unwritten [...]

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Leslie Epstein’s novel Pinto and Sons takes an ex-med student on journeys into the Gold Rush

In the fall of 1846, young medical student Adolph Pinto witnesses a demonstration of anesthesia and sets off on a lifelong quest to bring “life without pain” to the masses. A darkly comic and sweeping novel in which Pinto endures every tribulation with hope.
This ironic comedy by the author of the acclaimed Leib Goldkorn series [...]

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Hirsch’s enduring The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter explores the contradictions of the influential jurist

A recognized, fascinating, and much-cited classic of judicial biography and Supreme Court insight is now available in a quality ebook edition—featuring active contents, linked notes, proper formatting, and a fully-linked Index—as well as a new paperback reprint edition.
Felix Frankfurter was perhaps the most influential jurist of the 20th century—and one of the most complex men [...]

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Pritchett’s The Roosevelt Court is a classic of law & society, exploring decision-making on the Supreme Court over a decade

THE ROOSEVELT COURT is a brilliant analysis of Supreme Court decisions during a crucial decade in the Supreme Court’s history, by a political scientist “interested in the social and psychological origins of judicial attitudes and the influence of individual predilections on the development of law.” A much-cited classic of the Court and judicial decision-making from [...]

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Jay Jacobs’ new The Widow Wave offers exciting account of wrongful death trial from shipwreck

Will anyone ever know what happened to the Aloha, a sport fishing boat that vanished with all onboard in the Pacific off San Francisco’s coast? ‘Knowing’ may be a complex, inexact business. There’s real truth and then there’s courtroom truth; a jury’s verdict may or may not approach what actually happened. Nor can someone reading about [...]

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Cicero’s On Old Age is adapted and illustrated for today’s reader, with commentary and humor

Richard Gerberding, a retired Professor of History and Director of Classical Studies at the University of Alabama – Huntsville, adapts the classic On Old Age to a new generation of readers. Illustrator Lance Rossi of Salem, Oregon, contributes over sixty clever drawings and sketches. There’s no edition paying homage to Cicero anywhere like this.
Cicero’s classic [...]

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Herzl’s impactful The Jewish State, calling for a new Israel in 1896, adds 2014 Foreword by Jerold Auerbach

Few books have changed human history as did Theodor Herzl’s 1896 tract advocating the founding—even the inevitability—of a Jewish state. The new edition from Quid Pro Books adds a 2014 Foreword by Jerold S. Auerbach, Professor Emeritus of History at Wellesley College and recognized as a leading scholar in the U.S. on Judaism in America [...]

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The Landis Report to Kennedy on Regulatory Reform Joins Legal Legends Series, in Print and eBooks

James Landis’ hard-to-find but much-cited Report to Sen. John Kennedy’s committee on administrative regulation and commissions is now readily and affordably available as an ebook or new paperback. Sold out or “unavailable” with major booksellers despite its frequent use in academic literature, the Report finds its new home in the Legal Legends Series.
In 1960, James [...]

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Classic Legends and Foods of New Orleans are Digitally Remastered Books and Available New Again

Four books that New Orleanians grew up with are now readily available again, as part of Quid Pro Books’ project to republish classic work to speak to a new generation. They are part of the Quaint Press imprint that identifies out-of-print works and brings them back worldwide in convenient formats. They are:
1. NEW ORLEANS: FACTS [...]

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Yale Law Journal Symposium on Modern Civil Rights Law & Theory Honors, or Challenges, Bruce Ackerman

“Symposium: The Meaning of the Civil Rights Revolution” (Vol. 123, No. 8, June 2014) is, in effect, a new and extensive book of contemporary thought on civil rights, written by today’s leading voices on constitutional law. In February 2014, Yale Law Journal held a symposium marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of [...]

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University of Chicago Law Review, #2 of 2014, explores scientific evidence, regulatory agencies, habeas, and disability law

The second issue of 2014 features articles and essays from recognized scholars. Contents include these articles:
• “Group to Individual (G2i) Inference in Scientific Expert Testimony,” David L. Faigman, John Monahan & Christopher Slobogin
• “Game Theory and the Structure of Administrative Law,” Yehonatan Givati
• “Habeas and the Roberts Court,” Aziz Z. Huq
• “Cost-Benefit Analysis and Agency [...]

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Delmar Karlen’s classic comparison of appeals courts in US and UK is Digitally Remastered™ in print and ebook

Considered a classic of comparative law and legal systems, this book has been twice reprinted since its first appearance 50 years ago, and is now available in a high-quality digital edition. No work has so openly and extensively—using hands-on observations by the leading legal figures of the time—compared appellate courts in two common law countries. [...]

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Harvard Law Review, #8, June 2014, Features Symposium on Freedom of the Press; plus Public Trials and Judicial Behavior

Harvard Law Review, Number 8 (June 2014), includes an extensive Symposium on Freedom of the Press, as well as an article, “The Criminal Court Audience in a Post-Trial World,” by Jocelyn Simonson, and a book review essay, “The Positive Foundations of Formalism: False Necessity and American Legal Realism,” by Lawrence B. Solum (reviewing Epstein, Landes, [...]

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Jerold Auerbach explores Israeli legitimacy in his 2014 book Jewish State, Pariah Nation

Jewish statehood was restored in 1948 amid a struggle over legitimacy that has persisted in Israel ever since: Who rules? Who decides? Antagonism between the political left and right erupted into bloody violence over the Altalena. Secular-religious discord even made defining who is a Jew in a Jewish state contentious.
After the Six-Day War, the return [...]

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Rutgers Computer & Tech Law Journal, #2, includes massive Bibliography of net, comm, and computer scholarship

The Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal now offers its issues in convenient and modern ebook formats for e-reader devices, apps, pads, smartphones, and computers. This second issue of Volume 40, 2014, was published in June 2014 and contains articles from leading figures of the academy, technology, and the legal community, as well as contributions [...]

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Walter Murphy’s novels of World War II espionage and the life of St. Peter are Digitally Remastered

The acclaimed novel of spies, code-breaking, and intrigue in World War II Italy, by bestselling author Walter Murphy (The Vicar of Christ), is now a convenient ebook and a new paperback edition. Previously published by Macmillan and Dell, this book is now presented in a quality digital edition, including active Contents and proper formatting, as [...]

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Classic Social Science, Digitally Remastered: The Protection of Children, Second Edition, by Dingwall, Eekelaar & Murray

This book has not been easily available in print for many years, but it has long been regarded as an important contribution to the study of child abuse and neglect, and legal and social responses to it.
This classic study of law and social work in action is based on the most extensive investigation of child [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s May 2014 Issue: Citizenship Via the Mother; Federal & Local Crime Enforcement; Bobbitt on Gilmore; and Appellate Injustice

The May 2014 issue of The Yale Law Journal features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:
* Article, “Illegitimate Borders: Jus Sanguinis Citizenship and the Legal Construction of Family, Race, and Nation,” by Kristin Collins
* Article, “Legitimacy and Federal Criminal Enforcement Power,” by Lauren M. Ouziel
* Feature, [...]

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Harvard Law Review, May 2014, on Exclusionary Rule, Opt-outs, and Financial Regulation’s Politics

Harvard Law Review, Number 7 (May 2014), includes an article, two book review essays, and extensive student research. Specifically, the issue features:
• Article, “The Due Process Exclusionary Rule,” by Richard M. Re
• Book Review, “Consent and Sensibility,” by Michelle E. Boardman
• Book Review, “The Politics of Financial Regulation and the Regulation of Financial Politics: A [...]

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Mark Aaronson Examines Representing the Poor Against Governor Reagan’s Welfare Reforms

An extended, multifaceted case study of a kind not much found in the literature on social cause lawyering. The narrative highlights the forceful presence of California Governor Ronald Reagan and the pivotal role in representing the welfare poor of Ralph Santiago Abascal, a government-funded legal aid attorney and social reform leader. To fight Reagan’s ambitious [...]

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Classic Social Science, Digitally Remastered: The Sociology of the Professions, edited by Dingwall & Lewis

Robert Dingwall and Philip Lewis’s renowned compilation of diverse studies—written by internationally recognized theorists and empirical researchers into the sociology of the professions—was groundbreaking when first published in 1983 and has influenced scholars, practitioners, and professionals since. Not limited to one occupation or field, as are most such works, this collection examines across traditional fields [...]

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Yale Law Journal Symposium: “Federalism as the New Nationalism”; Apr. 2014 also has articles on threatening war and on counting judicial votes

The April 2014 issue of The Yale Law Journal includes an extensive Feature that explores the idea of Federalism as the New Nationalism, with contributions by Jessica Bulman-Pozen (“From Sovereignty and Process to Administration and Politics: The Afterlife of American Federalism”), Heather Gerken (“An Overview,” “The Loyal Opposition”), Abbe Gluck (“Our [National] Federalism”), Alison LaCroix [...]

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New England Law Review, #2: Confrontation Clause in Military Court, Forced Doctor Speech, Pandora/XM Royalty Rates, CFAA, Blood Alcohol, and Assisted Suicide

The New England Law Review now offers its issues in convenient and modern ebook formats for e-reader devices, apps, pads, smartphones, and computers. This second issue of Volume 48, Winter 2014, contains articles from leading figures of the academy and the legal community. Contents of this issue include:
Articles:
• Military Justice as Justice: Fitting Confrontation Clause [...]

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Harvard Law Review’s April 2014 issue includes Developments on “Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity”

The contents of Number 6 (Apr. 2014) include scholarly articles and student research, as well as as the extensive, annual survey of Developments in the Law. This year’s subject is SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY. Topics include “Pro-Gay and Anti-Gay Speech in Schools,” “Transgender Youth and Access to Gendered Spaces in Education,” “Classification and Housing [...]

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Rutgers CompTech Joins Law Review eBook Project with New Issue 1, 2014

The Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal now offers its issues in convenient and modern ebook formats for e-reader devices, apps, pads, smartphones, and computers. This first issue of Volume 40, 2014, was published in March 2014 and contains articles from leading figures of the academy, technology, and the legal community, as well as contributions [...]

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Kitty Calavita goes Inside the State, with the rise and fall of the Bracero INS Program

The classic study of the rise and demise — among controversy and abuse — of the INS farmworker program of Braceros is now Digitally Remastered™ and available for classrooms and other interested readers, with a new Foreword. Available in ebook formats for Kindle, Kobo, Nook & iBooks — and in new paperback, including bulk sales.

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University of Chicago Law Review Symposium: Revelation Mechanisms and the Law; Plus Article, Comment & Book Review in First 2014 Issue

The first issue of 2014 features articles and essays from internationally recognized legal and economics scholars, including an extensive Symposium on “Revelation Mechanisms and the Law.” Topics include voting options and strategies to reveal preferences, corporate governance, regulatory intensity, tort calculations of risk, audits, mandatory disclosure of choices, partitioning interests in land, and shopping for [...]

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Yale Law Journal, March 2014, Studies Shrinking Cities, Fund Managers, Moral Impact, & Pretrial Monitoring

The March 2014 issue of The Yale Law Journal features new articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. The contents for Volume 123, Number 5, include:
Articles:
The New Minimal Cities, by Michelle Wilde Anderson
The Separation of Funds and Managers: A Theory of Investment Fund Structure and Regulation, by John Morley
Essays:
The Moral [...]

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Harvard Law Review, March 2014, challenges judicial review of agencies, adds Reviews on biracial couples, religion, and active judges

Volume 127, Number 5, features these new articles and review essays:
• Article, “The Puzzling Presumption of Reviewability,” Nicholas Bagley
• Book Review, “Making the Modern Family: Interracial Intimacy and the Social Production of Whiteness,” Camille Gear Rich 
• Book Review, “The Case for Religious Exemptions — Whether Religion Is Special or Not,” Mark L. Rienzi
• Book Review, [...]

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Lance Bennett & Martha Feldman Examine Juries and Narrative: What Makes People Believe a Witness?

Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom explains what makes stories believable and how ordinary people connect complex legal arguments and evidence presented in trials to assess guilt and innocence. The explanation takes the core elements of narrative—the who, what, where, when, how, why—and shows how average people who hear hundreds of stories every day use the [...]

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Sybille Bedford’s The Faces of Justice observes judging, personally, in five European countries

Novelist Sybille Bedford was a German-born writer of Jewish heritage who, as a refugee from Germany, lived and wrote in Italy, France, the United States, and England. In this compelling classic, she watched courts closely—and with remarkable insight—in England, France, Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. There, she found stories of human frailty and impulse, even at the bench and bar.

Part of the Classics of Law & Society Series, but written for a wide, U.S. audience.

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Greg Berman Recounts Criminal Process Reforms and Successes in the new book Reducing Crime, Reducing Incarceration

A new collection of compelling and challenging essays from one of the nation’s leading voices on criminal justice reform, Reducing Crime, Reducing Incarceration makes the argument that sometimes small changes on the ground can add up to big improvements in the criminal justice system.
How do you launch a new criminal justice reform? How do you [...]

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Rosann Greenspan’s classic study of due process, criminal procedure & administrative ‘bypass’ is available as a new book

A classic study in law & society is now readily available to scholars, researchers, and others in the field of criminal justice, due process, policing, and administrative procedure. It adds a new Preface by the author and a new Foreword by Berkeley law professor Malcolm M. Feeley. As the author reflects:
“I think it was my [...]

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Jonathan Liljeblad explores endangered species and international law, and how CITES is enforced locally

Debates over U.S. government policy frequently follow a philosophy of devolution in authority from federal government to local government. This concept opens the possibility of greater local involvement in national policy implementation—and provides international treaties an opportunity to advance global policy by incorporating the efforts of local actors into their implementation framework. Much of international [...]

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David Crump’s 2014 Courtroom Thriller Pits Herrick Against a Drug Kingpin and its Bank

New from the author of CONFLICT OF INTEREST and MURDER IN SUGAR LAND: Law professor David Crump’s latest courtroom drama features Houston trial lawyer Robert Herrick, in a case that risks it all.
Herrick is the lawyer for the little guy in Houston, Texas. His courtroom experiences have been realistically recounted in David Crump’s [...]

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John Logue’s Novel of Southern Change and Choices in the Sixties is Digitally Remastered

Set in the tumultuous sixties, and published by Little, Brown in the eighties, this novel of a people’s governor and a Southern newspaperman still resonates with the moral choices that only strong people face. John Logue’s compelling fiction is available again, in a new digital edition. As Library Journal reviewed it, in its original release:
The [...]

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Slow Fire: A U.S. Philosopher’s Fascinating Account of Divided Berlin in the ’80s

Susan Neiman went to learn more about morality and reason, which she did, but she also came to terms with being Jewish in a city that did not always welcome her, as if her presence was a guilty reminder. (Or they did not know she was Jewish and said some amazing stuff.) This memoir–through the [...]

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Lawrence Friedman’s novel Who Killed Maggie Swift? Takes Reluctant Sleuth Frank May to the Dentist

Frank May practices law the safe, routine way: wills, trusts, business law. Books, forms, and documents. At least that’s the way he wants it…. But clients and life don’t always oblige. 
Frank avoids murder cases like most people avoid the dentist. That’s not so easy to do when a dead body shows up during his routine [...]

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