Book Reviews

  • Recommended Reading/Listening

    … Have you read or listened to the book Unbroken? If you haven’t, I urge you to read or listen to it. I listening to it. Edward Herrman was an excellent narrator. I cannot picture how I would have ever been resilient enough to endure what Louis Zamperini did. He is an inspiration for us all. He passed away at 97 this year. You can watch this CBS segment to learn more about him: Remembering the “Unbroken” spirit of Louis Zamperini. …

    3 readers - Cordell Parvin Blog
  • In Light of the Madness by Hemmie Martin

    … In Light of the Madness by Hemmie Martin starts slow but once the story unfolds, the author does not hold back. Every parent’s nightmare is to survive your own child. To see them die before your eyes. To see them in the morgue after an autopsy. To answer questions to which you frankly have no answer […] The post In Light of the Madness by Hemmie…

    6 readers - Defrosting Cold Cases
  • Book Review: Justice for Ella, by Pam Johnson

    … and her husband Nelse are pulled over and arrested for being black. Jewell McMahan and her husband Bryce come to their friends’ rescue by bailing them out of jail and funding their legal defense to the State’s bogus charges. The book follows the case through the legal system from Justice Court to Circuit Court to the Mississippi Supreme Court…

    7 readers - Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary
  • New or forthcoming books on the Supreme Court & other related materials

    … There has never been a shortage of books on the Supreme Court, and that tradition continues as evidenced by fifteen new or forthcoming works.  The new books cover a range of topics, from a critique of the current Court to an examination of the Court’s monetary decisions to books on how the traditional and electronic media cover the Court’s work…

    2 readers - SCOTUSblog
  • 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…

    5 readers - Concurring Opinions
  • 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. …

    3 readers - Defrosting Cold Cases
  • 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…

    2 readers - Concurring Opinions
  • 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. …

    6 readers - Defrosting Cold Cases
  • 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…

    2 readers - Concurring Opinions
  • 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. …

    2 readers - Defrosting Cold Cases
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