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The Law Is A Lady

Author : Nora Roberts
ISBN : 9781405524490
Genre : Fiction
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AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME Film director Phillip Kincaid sees the unfriendly side of Friendly, New Mexico, when he's busted for speeding. But the gritty town proves the perfect place to shoot his latest movie. And though sheriff Victoria 'Tory' Ashton had no trouble putting Kincaid behind bars, she's finding it hard to resist his attempts to put her on camera - and in his bed. Phil's a man who's used to getting what he wants-and he's about to make Tory's summer longer and hotter than ever... Includes a preview of The Witness
Category: Fiction

Not Without You

Author : Nora Roberts
ISBN : 0373281730
Genre : Fiction
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#1 New York Times Bestselling Author NORA ROBERTS brings us two classics that prove when love is on the line, anything can be overcome! Secret Star Lieutenant Seth Buchanan finds his homicide investigation-and his heart-thrown into turmoil when murder victim Grace Fontaine turns up very much alive. The cool, controlled cop never lets his feelings get in the way of his job, and everything he knows about the notorious heiress tells him she's bad news. But in her irresistible presence, Seth finds it hard to remember there's any mystery more important to solve than that of Grace herself. The Law Is a Lady Once Phillip Kincaid fixes his mind on something, he sets about getting it. When he's pulled over for speeding in Friendly, New Mexico, he knows the town is the perfect locale for his next film. And no-nonsense sheriff Victoria Ashton looks pretty perfect to him, too! But Tori's all business. With no interest in romance, she's giving Phillip a run for his money-making him all the more determined to show her that even a lady of the law can surrender love.
Category: Fiction

The Law Of Love

Author : Nora Roberts
ISBN : OCLC:630863504
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Women S Lives Men S Laws

Author : Catharine A. MacKinnon
ISBN : 0674024060
Genre : Law
File Size : 31.3 MB
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In an incisive compilation of essays, the author of Feminism Unmodified explores some of the momentous and ongoing changes that reframe the law of men in terms of their foundation in the lives of women, covering such topics as sexual harassment, rape, domestic violence, sexual discrimination, and pornography.
Category: Law

Women Sex And The Law

Author : Rosemarie Tong
ISBN : 084767231X
Genre : Law
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Feminist scholars have long been concerned with how women and sexuality are perceived and treated by the American legal system. Feminists have put forth a variety of arguments seeking the causes and solutions to the class-based and sex-biased characteristics of the legal system that contribute to the victimization of women in contemporary society. No consensus within the women's movement has been achieved on a number of legal issues, such as pornography or prostitution, since approaches are often divided by political, economic, moral, or sexual ideology.Women, Sex, and the Law is a comprehensive survey and analysis of the legal and sexual issues important to women. Rosemarie Tong introduces the reader to the different feminist and legal perspectives on the causes and solutions for the problems of pornography, sexual harassment, prostitution, rape, and woman-battering. Tong clearly and concisely details and assesses the legal theory and practice for each issue, describs and critiques the various feminist debates surrounding these concerns, and offers her own thoughtful proposals for ameliorating the discriminatory tendencies and improving the effectiveness of our present legal system.
Category: Law

The Law Is A White Dog How Legal Rituals Make And Unmake Persons

Author : Colin Dayan
ISBN : 9780691157870
Genre : Law
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Abused dogs, prisoners tortured in Guantánamo and supermax facilities, or slaves killed by the state--all are deprived of personhood through legal acts. Such deprivations have recurred throughout history, and the law sustains these terrors and banishments even as it upholds the civil order. Examining such troubling cases, The Law Is a White Dog tackles key societal questions: How does the law construct our identities? How do its rules and sanctions make or unmake persons? And how do the supposedly rational claims of the law define marginal entities, both natural and supernatural, including ghosts, dogs, slaves, terrorist suspects, and felons? Reading the language, allusions, and symbols of legal discourse, and bridging distinctions between the human and nonhuman, Colin Dayan looks at how the law disfigures individuals and animals, and how slavery, punishment, and torture create unforeseen effects in our daily lives. Moving seamlessly across genres and disciplines, Dayan considers legal practices and spiritual beliefs from medieval England, the North American colonies, and the Caribbean that have survived in our legal discourse, and she explores the civil deaths of felons and slaves through lawful repression. Tracing the legacy of slavery in the United States in the structures of the contemporary American prison system and in the administrative detention of ghostly supermax facilities, she also demonstrates how contemporary jurisprudence regarding cruel and unusual punishment prepared the way for abuses in Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo. Using conventional historical and legal sources to answer unconventional questions, The Law Is a White Dog illuminates stark truths about civil society's ability to marginalize, exclude, and dehumanize.
Category: Law

Saying What The Law Is

Author : Charles Fried
ISBN : 0674019547
Genre : Law
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The main topics of the constitutional law that structures the American political system and defines the individual's relationship to that government--including freedom of expression, separation of powers, and legal equality--are covered in a study that is free of legal jargon in an effort to inform the educated layperson.
Category: Law


Author : Helena Kennedy
ISBN : 9781473572195
Genre : Social Science
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‘Fascinating and chilling’ Caroline Criado Perez, author of Invisible Women Two women a week are killed by a spouse or partner. Every seven minutes a woman is raped. The police receive one phone call per minute about domestic violence. Now is the time for change. Helena Kennedy forensically examines the pressing new evidence that women are being discriminated against when it comes to the law. From the shocking lack of female judges to the scandal of female prisons and the double discrimination experienced by BAME women, Kennedy shows with force and fury that change for women must start at the heart of what makes society just. ‘Helena Kennedy has written a chilling exposé of how the law has historically failed women. Taking no prisoners, Kennedy outlines the damage we must undo, and the changes we must make’ Amanda Foreman
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Women And The Law

Author : Anja Louis
ISBN : 1855661217
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Given the remarkable similarities between Burgos's critical analysis and recent feminist legal theory, her writings are still disturbingly relevant today. This study also explores the relationship between melodrama as a genre of manichean worldviews and law as a system of binary oppositions and discusses Burgos's subversion of the former as a means to criticise the latter."--Jacket.
Category: Literary Criticism

Deceit The Lie Of The Law

Author : Peter Macdonald Eggers
ISBN : 9781317912736
Genre : Law
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Deceit: The Lie of the Law will provide a complete and detailed account of the law of deceit as developed over the past two centuries. This new book by Peter MacDonald Eggers examines the commercial, contractual and civil relationships in which claims in deceit have been made.
Category: Law