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Classic memoir of escaping from Georgia chain gang gets digitally remastered™ as new ebook, hardcover & paperback

This classic book tells the harrowing and inspirational story of Robert Elliott Burns’ imprisonment on a chain gang in Georgia in the 1920s, his subsequent escape from the chain gang (twice, no less!), and the public furor that developed. The book was immediately turned into a famous movie and sparked outrage about prison conditions and [...]

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HARVARD LAW REVIEW’s May ‘17 issue: Harmless Error, Vagrancy Laws, and Abolition of the Death Penalty

The May 2017 issue, Number 7, features these contents: • Article, “A Contextual Approach to Harmless Error Review,” by Justin Murray • Book Review, “Courting Abolition,” by Deborah W. Denno • Book Review, “This Land Is My Land?” by Tracey Meares • Note, “Clarifying Kiobel’s ‘Touch and Concern’ Test” • Note, “If These Walls Could [...]

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Crump pens new courtroom novel of suing the operator of a Gulf oil platform

The offshore oil platform known as the Emerald Rose is an explosion waiting to happen.

And just as surely, it’s a blizzard of lawsuits waiting to happen.

Robert Herrick is “the lawyer for the little guy.” Against his better judgment, he finds himself drawn into representing more than 100 plaintiffs suing the Emerald Petroleum Company. Careless managers [...]

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