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The Anxious Lawyer
By Jeena Cho and Karen Gifford
The Anxious Lawyer provides a straightforward 8-week introductory program on meditation and mindfulness, created by lawyers for lawyers. The program draws on examples from Cho and Gifford's professional and personal lives to create an accessible and enjoyable entry into practices that can reduce anxiety, improve focus and clarity, and enrich the quality of life.
The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right
By Michael J. Graetz and Linda Greenhouse
A fresh and revelatory look at the Warren Burger Supreme Court finds that it was not a "moderate" or transitional court, as often portrayed, but a conservative one that still defines the constitutional landscape we live in today.
The Tortoise Shell Game
By V. Frank Asaro
Off the coast of Central America the Sea Diva tuna boat sinks and crew are missing. At trial, a missing crew member is said to be at fault but new evidence points the finger of guilt in a completely unanticipated direction.
Mastering the Mechanics of Civil Jury Trials: A Strategic Guide Outlining the Anatomy of a Trial
By Tyler G. Draa, Doris Cheng, Maureen Harrington and Franklin E. Bondonno
A veritable Dream Team of civil litigators collaborated on "Mastering the Mechanics of Civil Jury Trials: A Strategic Guide Outlining the Anatomy of a Trial," a must-have reference for both aspiring and veteran lawyers interested in honing the craft of civil jury trial strategy and procedure.
Women-at-Law: Lessons Learned Along the Pathways to Success
By Phyllis Horn Epstein
Much has changed in the ten years since the publication of the first edition of Women-at-Law. But, unfortunately, much has also stayed the same. Women are still confronting issues of promotions and equal pay, while also struggling to maintain a healthy work/life balance. But no woman is alone in the legal profession, and Women-at-Law, Second Edition is the guide that proves it. Author Phyllis Epstein has interviewed over 500 women lawyers of all ages, backgrounds, and lifestyles nationwide to address how women today are meeting the challenges of competing in the legal profession without sacrificing their home and family lives as well.
Forensic GIS: The Role of Geospatial Technologies for Investigating Crime and Providing Evidence
By Gregory A. Elmes, George Roedl and Jamison Conley
A variety of disciplines and professions have embraced geospatial technologies for collecting, storing, manipulating, analyzing and displaying spatial data to investigate crime, prosecute and convict offenders, exonerate suspects and submit evidence in civil lawsuits. The applications, acceptability and relevance and procedural legality of each geospatial technologies vary. The purpose of this book is to explain the nature of geospatial technologies, demonstrate a variety of geospatial applications used to investigate and litigate civil and criminal activities and to provide a reference of current acceptability of geospatial technology in the production of evidence.
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