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  • The Death of Punishment: Searching for Justice Among the Worst of the Worst by Robert Blecker

    If you want to read a book about the pros and cons of the death penalty, this is not it. The Death of Punishment: Searching for Justice Among the Worst of the Worst fails to do much more than further Professor Robert Blecker’s career as a crusader for the death penalty. For ...

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  • BOOK REVIEW: Linder & Levit, The Good Lawyer: Seeking Quality in the Practice of Law

    Review of The Good Lawyer: Seeking Quality in the Practice of Law by Douglas O. Linder & Nancy Levit (Oxford University Press 2014) Linder and Levit have – yet again – confronted some of the most challenging questions faced by lawyers who seek to find satisfaction in ou...

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    • New Book: Berkshire Beyond Buffett

      As people speculate about what will happen to Berkshire Hathaway after Warren Buffett is no longer around, I’ve written what I hope to be the definitive book explaining how Berkshire will continue to prosper, thanks to the cul...
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    • JP Morgan Summer Reading List

      The 15th Bi-Annual JP Morgan Reading List is out, with a characteristically rich selection of ten recommended titles in several categories (business, sports, art, adventure, science, cooking, philanthropy, and personal growth)...
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    • The Skeleton Crew by Deborah Halber

      The Skeleton Crew by Deborah Halber gives you insight in all the armchair sleuthing and obstacles they face(d) trying to help others. These crews have one thing in common with the cops: the desire the ser...
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    • New Book: Berkshire Beyond Buffett

      … As people speculate about what will happen to Berkshire Hathaway after Warren Buffett is no longer around, I’ve written what I hope to be the definitive book explaining how Berkshire will continue to prosper, thanks to the culture that Buffett has forged at Berkshire.  The book, Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values…

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    • Book Review: Deborah Cadbury’s “Lost King of France”

      … Book Review: Deborah Cadbury‘s “Lost King of France” combines my passion for historical mysteries, cold cases, and forensics. My interest was peaked after watching the movie “the Scarlet Pimpernel” with Anthony Andrews and Jane Seymour. I had read the book by Baroness Emmuska Orczy but found it tedious and much less amusing than the movie. My attraction […] The post Book Review: Deborah Cadbury’s “Lost King of France” appeared first on Defrosting Cold Cases. …

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    • JP Morgan Summer Reading List

      … The 15th Bi-Annual JP Morgan Reading List is out, with a characteristically rich selection of ten recommended titles in several categories (business, sports, art, adventure, science, cooking, philanthropy, and personal growth). Among the fine books, I’d heartily endorse as number one Col. Chris Hadfield’s An Astronauts Guide to Life on Earth…

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    • The Skeleton Crew by Deborah Halber

      … The Skeleton Crew by Deborah Halber gives you insight in all the armchair sleuthing and obstacles they face(d) trying to help others. These crews have one thing in common with the cops: the desire the serve and help others especially those who cannot speak anymore  for themselves. Reading the book makes you aware how far […] The post The Skeleton Crew by Deborah Halber appeared first on Defrosting Cold Cases. …

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    • Fourth Annual Book Review Issue of the Tulsa Law Review Available Online

      … Professor Ken Kersch and Professor Linda McClain recently announced that the fourth annual book review issue of the Tulsa Law Review (Volume 49, No. 2, Winter 2013) is now in print and available online. At the Tulsa Law Review’s website, you will find a Table of Contents, the List of Books Reviewed, and PDFs of all of the review essays…

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    • Contracts in the Real World Gets CHOICE Award for Outstanding Title

      … The American Library Association last year named my book, Contracts in the Real World: Stories of Popular Contracts and Why They Matter (Cambridge University Press 2012), an “outstanding title” in its annual CHOICE awards.  The following kind entry accompanied the announcement, supplied by A. R. S. Lorenz of Ramapo College.  I’m grateful to the Association–and to the many 1Ls who have bought and used the book profitably in their courses!       …

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    • Powers Not Delegated by Rodney Page

      … Powers Not Delegated by Rodney Page is a book that will leave you with a headache of the good kind. This book describes every feeling of helplessness a citizen gets when big government tries to take over. It voices the frustration of Governors whose hands are more tied than ever. It shows you what happens when […] The post Powers Not Delegated by Rodney Page appeared first on Defrosting Cold Cases. …

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    • Book Alert: the Skeleton Crew

      … Book Alert: the Skeleton Crew by author Deborah Halber will be released in June 2014 and it is a must read if you love solving crimes and mysteries. The book tells the stories of ordinary citizens who take on the grim task largely abandoned by law enforcement: helping identify the estimated 40,000 unidentified human remains languishing […] The post Book Alert: the Skeleton Crew appeared first on Defrosting Cold Cases. …

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    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Chronicle of a Death Foretold

      … teach this great work in my law and literature class. It is a novella about a murder and its legal consequences that takes place in a small town. What is amazing about the book is that it is quite short — it is really just a long short story — yet unlike most works of its length, it focuses on not just the microcosm of one character…

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