Law

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  1. Book ImageKafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy

    Benjamin Balint

    The story of the international struggle to preserve Kafka’s literary legacy.More

  2. Book ImageGodless Citizens in a Godly Republic: Atheists in American Public Life

    Isaac Kramnick, R. Laurence Moore

    If the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects religious liberty, why doesn’t it protect atheists?More

  3. Book ImageThe Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany

    David King

    “Gripping… a disturbing portrait of how an advanced country can descend into chaos.” —Frederick Taylor, Wall Street JournalMore

  4. Book ImageYou Don't Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie's Dark Side

    Orly Lobel

    The battle between Mattel, the makers of the iconic Barbie doll, and MGA, the company that created the Bratz dolls, was not just a war over best-selling toys, but a war over who owns ideas.More

  5. Book ImageIndelible Ink: The Trials of John Peter Zenger and the Birth of Americas Free Press

    Richard Kluger

    "Vivid storytelling built on exacting research." —Bill Keller, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  6. Book ImageDetroit Resurrected: To Bankruptcy and Back

    Nathan Bomey

    What happens when an iconic American city goes broke?More

  7. Book ImageHe Calls Me By Lightning: The Life of Caliph Washington and the forgotten Saga of Jim Crow, Southern Justice, and the Death Penalty

    S Jonathan Bass

    A heroic reconstruction of the forgotten life of a wrongfully convicted man whose story becomes an historic portrait of racial injustice in the civil rights era.More

  8. Book ImageSex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America's Origins to the Twenty-First Century

    Geoffrey R. Stone

    There has never been a book like Sex and the Constitution, a one-volume history that chapter after chapter overturns popular shibboleths, while dramatically narrating the epic story of how sex came to be legislated in America.More

  9. Book ImageThen Comes Marriage: How Two Women Fought for and Won Equal Dignity for All

    Roberta Kaplan, Edie Windsor, Lisa Dickey

    A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2015: “A riveting account of a watershed moment in our history.”—President Bill ClintonMore

  10. Book ImageLeadership: Essential Writings by Our Greatest Thinkers: A Norton Anthology

    Elizabeth D. Samet

    First Edition

    A new Norton Anthology illuminates how literature can build character and foster critical-thinking skills for future leaders in business, law, politics, medicine, and beyond.More

  11. Book ImageCapital Offenses: Business Crime and Punishment in America's Corporate Age

    Samuel W. Buell

    From the lead prosecutor on the Enron investigation, an eye-opening examination of the explosion of American white-collar crime.More

  12. Book ImageMy Father and Atticus Finch: A Lawyer's Fight for Justice in 1930s Alabama

    Joseph Madison Beck

    The story of Foster Beck, the author’s late father, whose defense of a black man accused of rape in 1930s Alabama foreshadowed the trial at the heart of To Kill a Mockingbird.More

  13. Book ImageCourt-Martial: How Military Justice Has Shaped America from the Revolution to 9/11 and Beyond

    Chris Bray

    A timely, provocative account of how military justice has shaped American society since the nation’s beginnings.More

  14. Book ImageDark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope

    Jonathan M. Bryant

    Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist in History

    A dramatic work of historical detection illuminating one of the most significant—and long forgotten—Supreme Court cases in American history.More

  15. Book ImageThe Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government

    Philip K. Howard

    The secret to good government is a question no one in Washington is asking: “What’s the right thing to do?”More

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