Law

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  1. 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

  2. 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

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

    David King

    The never-before-told story of the scandalous courtroom drama that paved the way for the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party.More

  4. Book ImageDetroit Resurrected: To Bankruptcy and Back

    Nathan Bomey

    What happens when an iconic American city goes broke?More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Book ImageLincoln's Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America

    Brian McGinty

    The untold story of how one sensational trial propelled a self-taught lawyer and a future president into the national spotlight.More

  15. Book ImageA Wild Justice: The Death and Resurrection of Capital Punishment in America

    Evan J. Mandery

    New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice

    Drawing on never-before-published original source detail, the epic story of two of the most consequential, and largely forgotten, moments in Supreme Court history.More

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