Category : History
Editor : University of Illinois Press
ISBN : 9780252076664
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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A detailed account of labor corruption in the 1930s and the zealous journalist who railed against it

Category : Fiction
Editor : Bantam
ISBN : 9780345545336
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 352
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When a Federal judge and his secretary fail to appear for a scheduled trial and panicked clerks call for an FBI investigation, a harrowing murder case ensues and culminates in the imprisonment of a lawyer who imparts the story of who killed the judge and why. By the best-selling author of The Litigators. (This book was previously listed in Forecast.)

Category : Fiction
Editor : Dell
ISBN : 9780345530578
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 382
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When a Federal judge and his secretary fail to appear for a scheduled trial and panicked clerks call for an FBI investigation, a harrowing murder case ensues and culminates in the imprisonment of a lawyer who imparts the story of who killed the judge and why. By the best-selling author of The Litigators. (This book was previously listed in Forecast.)

Category : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Tan Books
ISBN : 1618908502
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 470
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Racketeer for Life explains how a former Benedictine monk and journalism professor was drawn into pro-life activism and describes his part in the history of the pro-life movement in the United States. Conversations, protests, and battles with clinic directors, doctors, politicians, judges, media personalities, and even other pro-lifers are woven together in this engaging account of the efforts of Scheidler and other activists to publicize the horrors of abortion, influence legislation, and, ultimately, to save lives.

Category : Business & Economics
Editor : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 052183466X
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 364
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This book looks at economic violence in early twentieth-century Chicago.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Dell Publishing Company
ISBN : 9780345541338
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 274
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Follows the divergent paths of a rookie hitter for the Chicago Cubs and a hard-hitting Mets pitcher.

Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Penguin
ISBN : 9780525556275
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 240
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Theodore Boone is back on the case in an all-new adventure! Bestselling author John Grisham delivers a page-turning legal thriller for a new generation of readers. Theo has been worried about his good friend Woody Lambert. Woody is struggling at school and making bad choices. But when Woody is arrested—an unwitting accomplice to armed robbery—Theo knows he is innocent. Racing the clock while Woody sits in jail, Theo will do everything in his power to help his friend and save Woody from an unforgiving system where justice is not equal for all. Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a #1 international bestseller and undisputed master of the modern legal thriller, Theodore Boone’s trials and triumphs will keep readers hooked until the very last page.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Anchor
ISBN : 9780307576156
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 382
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • If you thought Mitch McDeere was in trouble in The Firm, wait until you meet Kyle McAvoy, The Associate Kyle McAvoy possesses an outstanding legal mind. Good-looking and affable, he has a glittering future. He also has a dark secret that could destroy his dreams, his career, even his life. One night that secret catches up with him. The men who accost Kyle have a compromising video they’ll use to ruin him—unless he does exactly what they say. What they offer Kyle is something any ambitious young lawyer would kill for: a job in Manhattan as an associate at the world’s largest law firm. If Kyle accepts, he’ll be on the fast track to partnership and a fortune. But there’s a catch. Kyle won’t be working for the firm but against it in a dispute between two powerful defense contractors worth billions. Now Kyle is caught between the criminal forces manipulating him, the FBI, and his own law firm—in a malignant conspiracy not even Kyle, with all his intellect, cunning, and bravery, may be able to escape alive.

Category : Political Science
Editor : Jovian Press
ISBN : 9781537820798
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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War Is a Racket is a speech and a 1935 short book, by Smedley D. Butler, a retired United States Marine Corps Major General and two-time Medal of Honor recipient. Based on his career military experience, Butler frankly discusses how business interests commercially benefit (including war profiteering) from warfare. He had been appointed commanding officer of the Gendarmerie during the United States occupation of Haiti, which lasted from 1915 to 1934.

Category : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Barricade Books Incorporated
ISBN : 1569805172
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 256
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The Life and Times of Lepke Buchalter is the first biography of the only organized crime boss to be executed in the United States. At the height of his power, Louis"Lepke" Buchalter had a stronghold on the garment, banking and flour tracking industries. As the overseer of the killing-on-assignment machine known as "Murder Inc.," his penchant for murder was notorious. This impeccably researched book traces his story from childhood, through his incredibly sophisticated rackets, to his ultimate conviction and execution."