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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.)

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Genre: Fiction
Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Bantam
Release: 2013-08-27
File: 340 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780345545336

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A detailed account of labor corruption in the 1930s and the zealous journalist who railed against it

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Genre: History
Author: David Scott Witwer
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Release: 2009
File: 322 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780252076664

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This book looks at economic violence in early twentieth-century Chicago.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Andrew Wender Cohen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2004-05-03
File: 333 Pages
ISBN-13: 052183466X

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Integrating business law with ethics and effective management, Bagley’s MANAGERS AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: STRATEGIES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY, 8E equips future managers with the legal knowledge and risk management techniques essential for success in global business. Renowned for its cutting-edge coverage and strategic approach, this book offers one of the most comprehensive yet easy-to-understand presentations of today’s global legal environment of business. Proven learning features such as Inside Story and Perspective boxes illustrate how the law impacts daily management decisions and business strategies, and A Manager’s Dilemma feature challenges readers to consider such issues as whether to outsource labor to a country known for poor working conditions and the ethics of structuring a business to avoid domestic taxes. Fulfilling AACSB requirements, the eighth edition addresses the legal, political, regulatory, and ethical dimensions of business. Reflecting the latest developments and decisions, the text’s up-to-date coverage includes the regulation of commercial speech, the disclosure of corporate political spending, the application of the Fourth Amendment to cell phone location data, the patentability of human genes, employees’ use of social media, regulatory responses to climate change, the fiduciary duties of managers of limited liability companies, the FCC’s proposed rules on net neutrality, the constitutionality of Obamacare, the use of race in college admissions, the Defense of Marriage Act, NSA surveillance programs, the right of college football players to unionize, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Constance E. Bagley
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2015
File: 944 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305464995

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Russian and Soviet cinema occupies a unique place in the history of world cinema. Legendary filmmakers such as Sergei Eisenstein, Vsevolod Pudovkin, Dziga Vertov, Andrei Tarkovsky, and Sergei Paradjanov have created oeuvres that are being screened and studied all over the world. The Soviet film industry was different from others because its main criterion of success was not profit, but the ideological and aesthetic effect on the viewer. Another important feature is Soviet cinema’s multinational (Eurasian) character: while Russian cinema was the largest, other national cinemas such as Georgian, Kazakh, and Ukrainian played a decisive role for Soviet cinema as a whole. The Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema provides a rich tapestry of factual information, together with detailed critical assessments of individual artistic accomplishments. This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema contains a chronology, an introduction, and a bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced entries on directors, performers, cinematographers, composers, designers, producers, and studios. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Russian and Soviet Cinema.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Peter Rollberg
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release: 2016-07-20
File: 890 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781442268425

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**Recipient of the American Society of Criminology's 2006 Michael J. Hindelang Award for a book, published within the past three calendar years, that makes "the most outstanding contribution to research in criminology." **Nominated for the 2007 Outstanding Book award of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Sam Goodman, was a long-time thief, fence, and quasi-legitimate businessman. He had a criminal career that spanned fifty years, beginning in his mid-teens and ending with his death when he was in his mid-sixties. Confessions of a Dying Thief is an in-depth ethnographic study of Sam and his world based on continuous contact with him for many years, on multiple interviews with his network of associates in crime and business, and on a series of interviews with him shortly before he died. The book updates and greatly expands the case study of Sam Goodman's fencing activity found in Steffensmeier's award-winning 1986 book The Fence: In the Shadow of Two Worlds. The book combines Sam's colorful narrative accounts with substantive commentary by the authors to provide a more nuanced portrayal of criminal careers, illegal enterprise, and the broad landscape comprising the entity called "crime." To more fully understand pathways into and out of crime as well as the social organization of illegal enterprise, the authors propose an integrative learning-opportunity-commitment framework that combines differential association/social learning theory and an extended conceptualization of criminal opportunity with a three-fold theory of commitment to crime. This framework offers an integrated and more complete way of understanding mechanisms that underlie criminal offending and criminal careers. It also recognizes the complexity and scope of the criminal landscape and its embeddedness in the fabric of the larger society, including its criminal justice system. Sam's illness and death are a sobering backdrop throughout the whole book. However, Confessions is not just a dying thief's intimate confessions. Rather, it is a rare and penetrating journey into the dynamics of criminal careers and the social organization of criminal enterprise, as experienced by a veteran thief and fence and his network of key associates.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Sam Goodman
Publisher: AldineTransaction
Release: 2005
File: 401 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780202307619

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The authors analyze the impact of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and SEC regulations regarding selective disclosure and insider trading.

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Genre: Law
Author: Ralph C. Ferrara
Publisher: Law Journal Press
Release: 2019-11-28
File: 1000 Pages
ISBN-13: 1588520692

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This encyclopedia traces the evolution of American workers and labor organizations from pre-Revolutionary America through the present day. • Suggested reading for each entry, including both print and online resources • A chronology of important labor highlights • 350 entries covering key topics

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Genre: History
Author: Robert E. Weir
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release: 2013-01-08
File: 920 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781598847192

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This book analyzes theories of liability and provides in-depth discussion of: RICO; planning, budgeting and monitoring litigation from the perspective of inside counsel and more.

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Genre: Law
Author: Edward F. Mannino
Publisher: Law Journal Press
Release: 2020-04-28
File: 850 Pages
ISBN-13: 1588520501

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This volume examines the gangster film in its historical context with an emphasis on the ways the image of the gangster has adapted and changed as a result of socio-cultural circumstances. From its origins in Progressive-era reforms to its use as an indictment of corporate greed, the gangster film has often provided a template for critiquing American ideas and values concerning individualism, success, and business acumen. The gangster genre has also been useful in critically examining race and ethnicity in American culture in terms of "otherness." Films studied include Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912), The Racket (1928), The Captive City (1952), The Godfather, Part Two (1974), Goodfellas (1990), and Killing Them Softly (2012).

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Ron Wilson
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Release: 2014-12-16
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780231850674

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