Score: 4.5
From 43 Ratings

Exile


  • Author: Richard North Patterson
  • Release Date : 2007-01-09
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 3003615 Bytes


From one of America's most compelling novelists comes the mesmerizing story of a lawyer who must defend the woman he loves against a charge of conspiring to assassinate the prime minister of IsraelDavid Wolfe's life is approaching an exhilarating peak: he's a successful San Francisco lawyer, he's about to get married, and he's being primed for a run for Congress. But when the phone rings and he hears the voice of Hana Arif—the Palestinian woman with whom he had a secret affair in law school—he begins a completely unexpected journey. The next day, the prime minister of Israel is assassinated by a suicide bomber while visiting San Francisco; soon, Hana herself is accused of being the mastermind behind the murder. Now David faces an agonizing choice...

Score: 3.5
From 22 Ratings

Perfect Murder, Perfect Town


  • Author: Lawrence Schiller
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17
  • Genre: True Crime
  • File Size: 2485091 Bytes


In Perfect Murder, Perfect Town, Lawrence Schiller thoroughly recreates every aspect of the complex case of the death of JonBenét Ramsey. A brilliant portrait of an inscrutable family thrust under the spotlight of public suspicion and an affluent, tranquil city torn apart by a crime it couldn't handle, Perfect Murder, Perfect Town uncovers the mysteries that have bewildered the nation.Why were the Ramseys, the targets of the investigation, able to control the direction of the police inquiry?Can the key to the murder be found in the pen and writing pad used for the ransom note?Was it possible for an intruder to have killed JonBenét?...

High Profile Crimes

High Profile Crimes


  • Author : Lynn S. Chancer
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02-15
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0226101134


High Profile Crimes Book Description :

O. J. Simpson. The Central Park jogger. Bensonhurst. William Kennedy Smith. Rodney King. These are more than crimes and criminals, more than court cases. They are cultural events that, for better or worse, gave concrete expression to latent social conflicts in American society. In High-Profile Crimes, Lynn Chancer explores how these cases became conflated with larger social causes on a collective level and how this phenomenon has affected the law, the media, and social movements. An astute and incisive chronicle of some of the most polarizing cases of the 1980s and 1990s, High-Profile Crimes shows that their landmark status results from the overlapping interaction of diverse participants. The merging of legal cases and social causes, Chancer argues, ...

Major Case Management

Major Case Management


  • Author : Daniel S. McDevitt
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780398085544


Major Case Management Book Description :

Managing a major case is among the most challenging managerial functions that anyone in law enforcement can perform, and there are numerous pitfalls to avoid. It is the goal of this book to provide law enforcement managers with the necessary tools and strategies they can use in managing their next major case. Many of these strategies were learned through trial and error. It begins with a look at the various elements of the investigative process. Organization of the investigative unit, whether it is a general assignment or highly specialized unit, is discussed as well as how to determine proper....

Murder in the Mountains

Murder in the Mountains


  • Author : Bluefield Daily Telegraph/Register-Herald
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-09-29
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 153238873X


Murder in the Mountains Book Description :

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Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability


  • Author : United States. General Accounting Office
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Disability evaluation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924067913008


Social Security Disability Book Description :

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Understanding Forfeitures

Understanding Forfeitures


  • Author : Amy Richardson
  • Publisher : Rand Corporation
  • Release Date : 2009-03-27
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780833048677


Understanding Forfeitures Book Description :

The Treasury Executive Office for Asset Forfeiture (TEOAF) administers the Treasury Forfeiture Fund (TFF), which receives deposits of nontax forfeitures made by current and former Treasury agencies. Participating agencies use TFF funds to disrupt and dismantle criminal enterprises. This report examines the relationship between targeted funding support of major financial investigations and the forfeiture outcomes of such investigations....

Medical Self regulation

Medical Self regulation


  • Author : Mark Davies
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0754644596


Medical Self regulation Book Description :

Medical Self-Regulation focuses directly on the regulatory process in the context of both the wider regulatory framework and that of other regulatory models. It will appeal to policy makers, as well as students and practitioners in the fields of medicine, medical law, sociology and professional regulation....

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Introduction to Forensic Psychology


  • Author : Curt R. Bartol
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412958301


Introduction to Forensic Psychology Book Description :

While students most often associate forensic psychology with criminal profiling, crime scene investigations, and serial murder, the Second Edition of Introduction to Forensic Psychology covers the many others areas where psychology has played a significant role in providing research knowledge to the civil and criminal justice systems. Practical applications and case law are discussed along with a summary of contemporary research and practice across a broad spectrum of topics. New to the Second Edition: - More contemporary developmental and biological material in criminal behaviour sections - Includes more on the relationship between mental disorders and crime and violence. - More examples throughout the text, with a case at the beginning of each chap...

Socialist Law in Socialist East Asia

Socialist Law in Socialist East Asia


  • Author : Hualing Fu
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-05
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781108424813


Socialist Law in Socialist East Asia Book Description :

A fresh perspective on socialist law as practiced in China and Vietnam, two major socialist states....

Child Neglect

Child Neglect


  • Author : Julie Taylor
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781843101604


Child Neglect Book Description :

This book addresses the key themes in child neglect, draws on current research and practice knowledge and sets out the implications for practice. With a joint health and social work focus, this interdisciplinary book is an essential resource for all professionals working towards integrated and collaborative childcare services....

Taking the Stand

Taking the Stand


  • Author : Alan Dershowitz
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307719294


Taking the Stand Book Description :

America's most prominent legal mind and the #1 bestselling author of Chutzpah and The Best Defense, Alan Dershowitz, recounts his legal autobiography, describing how he came to the law, as well as the cases that have changed American jurisprudence over the past 50 years, most of which he has personally been involved in. In Taking the Stand, Dershowitz reveals the evolution of his own thinking on such fundamental issues as censorship and the First Amendment, Civil Rights, Abortion, homicide and the increasing role that science plays in a legal defense. Alan Dershowitz, the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University, and the author of such acclaimed bestsellers as Chutzpah, The Best Defense, and Reversal of Fortune, for the first time rec...