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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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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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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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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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 new 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. Previously published by Macmillan and Dell, this book is now presented in a quality digital edition, including active Contents and proper formatting.

Italy: 1943.
• The Target: Enigma, the German’s [...]

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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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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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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, Sony, Nook, & iPad — 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 new 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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New England Law Review Joins Law Journal eBook Project with Volume 48, Issue 1

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 first issue of Volume 48, Fall 2013, was published in 2014 and contains articles and presentations from leading figures of the academy, the judiciary, and the legal community. Contents of this [...]

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Harvard Law Review, Feb. 2014, Explores Partisan Federalism, the Unnecessary Constitution, and State Action under Sebelius

The February 2014 issue (Volume 127, Number 4) features the following articles and essays:
• Article, “Partisan Federalism,” by Jessica Bulman-Pozen
• Book Review, “Never Mind the Constitution,” by Jeremy Waldron
• Note, “NFIB v. Sebelius and the Individualization of the State Action Doctrine”
In addition, student case notes explore Recent Cases on such diverse subjects as FDA limits [...]

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John Flood’s Study of the Corporate Law Firm Reveals a Side of Law Practice Often Ignored: Inside

A legal scholar and sociologist, John Flood spent years observing a large law firm from the inside—much like an embedded journalist, but with the perspective of a researcher on the theory and practice of legal organizations. What he found and analyzed resulted in a study that has been cited by many scholars over the years [...]

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Alabama’s early history is brought to life, in paperback, hardcover & eBooks

Jim Lewis’ new book on antebellum Alabama joins the History & Heroes Series.
The name Alabama comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating new book. It examines Alabama’s early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state’s controversial secession from the Union—after [...]

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Harvard Law Review’s Jan. 2014 issue explores public enforcement & motivation, tech issues with internet & broadband, sentencing review, trademark in fashion, and more

The January 2014 issue (Volume 127, Number 3) includes the following articles and student contributions:
• Article, “For-Profit Public Enforcement,” by Margaret H. Lemos and Max Minzner
• Book Review, “Technological Determinism and Its Discontents,” by Christopher S. Yoo
• Note, “More than a Formality: The Case for Meaningful Substantive Reasonableness Review”
• Note, “Appointing State Attorneys General: [...]

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Yale Law Journal’s Jan. 2014 No. 4: Bankruptcy, Shareholder Governance, Prosecutorial Vindictiveness, and Crowding Out Effects

The January 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 4, include:
• “Ice Cube Bonds: Allocating the Price of Process in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy,” by Melissa B. Jacoby & Edward J. Janger
• “The Evolution of Shareholder [...]

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Frank Zimring’s The Changing Legal World of Adolescence is Digitally Remastered™ in eBooks & in paperback

This work attempts to explain changes in the legal conception of adolescence as a stage of life and as a transition to adulthood. The intended audience includes lawyers and others—such as parents, professionals, and kids—puzzled by trends labeled “children’s liberation” and “the revolution in juvenile justice.” Much cited and long recognized as an authority, it [...]

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Malcolm Feeley’s classic Court Reform on Trial on Innovation & Failure in the Criminal Process, now Digitally Remastered™

COURT REFORM ON TRIAL is a recognized study of innovation in the process of criminal justice, and why it so often fails—despite the best intentions of judges, administrators, and reformers. The arc of innovation to disappointment is analyzed for such ideas as bail reform, pretrial diversion, speedy trials, and determinate sentencing. A much-maligned system of [...]

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Dingwall’s Social Organisation of Health Visitor Training Returns with New Preface by the Author

A book that was hard to find but much cited and well reviewed finds a new home at Quid Pro Books, in multiple digital formats, as a Digitally Remastered Book.™ Its digital edition features new material, too.
Robert Dingwall’s classic and original study of the training of health visitors (public health nurses) in the UK is [...]

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University of Chicago Law Review, Fall 2013, studies bankruptcy, precedent, copyright, and judicial good faith, plus six Comments

The University of Chicago Law Review’s 4th and final issue, Fall 2013, features articles and essays from internationally recognized legal scholars, as well as extensive student research in the form of Comments. Contents of Volume 80, Number 4, are:
ARTICLES
• Bankruptcy Law as a Liquidity Provider, by Kenneth Ayotte & David A. Skeel Jr.
• Impeaching Precedent, [...]

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Harvard Law Review, #2, Dec. 2013: Honoring Dworkin, ‘Lost’ Essay by Hart on Discretion, Article on Media Leaks, and Notes & Recent Cases

The December 2013 issue of the Harvard Law Review is dedicated to the memory of Ronald Dworkin, with In Memoriam essays offered by Richard Fallon, Jr., Charles Fried, John C.P. Goldberg, Frances Kamm, Frank Michelman, Martha Minow, and Laurence Tribe.
The issue features an article by David Pozen entitled “The Leaky Leviathan: Why the Government Condemns [...]

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Novel courtroom fiction by David Crump follows the law and reality of murder for hire in Texas

New from the author of CONFLICT OF INTEREST and THE HOLDING COMPANY: Law professor David Crump’s latest courtroom drama features Houston trial lawyer Robert Herrick, in a case that hits close to home. When his paralegal Brianna Edwards gets arrested for hiring a hit man, Herrick has to work the law [...]

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Yale Law Journal, Dec. 2013, Analyzes Patent “Construction,” Agencies vs. Litigation, Sexual “Tops,” and Religious Value

The third issue of The Yale Law Journal’s Volume 123 (Dec. 2013) features articles on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include:
•  Article, “The Interpretation-Construction Distinction in Patent Law,” by Tun-Jen Chiang & Lawrence B. Solum
•  Article, “Agencies as Litigation Gatekeepers,” by David Freeman Engstrom
•  Essay,”Tops, Bottoms, and Versatiles: What Straight Views [...]

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Solomon Northup’s Twelve Years a Slave is republished in quality hardcover, paperback & eBooks

The classic and compelling narrative of the kidnapping, slavery, and freedom of a free man of color wrested to rural Louisiana. Lured to the nation’s capital by the prospect of work, Solomon Northup, a free man born in New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. He spends the next twelve years in brutal bondage. Paperback, hardback and eBooks, featuring readable font & additional rare imagery of the author’s life.

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Peter Gabel’s new book Another Way of Seeing: in hardcover, paperback and eBooks

In ANOTHER WAY OF SEEING, critical legal studies scholar Peter Gabel argues that our most fundamental spiritual need as human beings is the desire for authentic mutual recognition. Because we live in a world in which this desire is systematically denied due to the legacy of fear of the other that has been passed on [...]

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