Of the 347 U.S. false criminal convictions overturned so far through DNA testing, 73 percent were based on erroneous eyewitness testimony. How could so many eyewitnesses be wrong? This book answers this question. The analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court eyewitness cases shows that most of the Court’s holdings were likely in error. The Court—like the judges and juries in the courts below—greatly ... read more
In this collection, no fewer than 30 of Edward S. Herman and David Peterson's essays in the critique of the "Art of Deceit" spanning a period of close to 20 years have been published together in one volume for the first time. They bring impressive levels of skepticism and scholarship to bear on the often hidden-in plain-sight systems of false belief (or ideologies) that rule both intellectual ... read more
Do you feel like you are on a gerbil wheel, and just can't get off? Does it feel like life keeps coming at you,leaving no place for you? Do you crave the comfort of a garden?Do you wish you could walk out your door and be surrounded by the restorative powers of Nature? Do you crave a place to connect with something greater than yourself? Maybe you have a backyard and want a garden to relax in,... read more
This book provides readers with an increased understanding of and sensitivity to the many powerful ways in which personal names are used by both perpetrators and victims during wartime. Whether to declare allegiance or seek refuge, names are routinely used to survive under life-threatening conditions. To illustrate this point, this book concentrates on one of the most terrifying and yet fascin... read more
Law school classroom lectures can leave you with a lot of questions. Glannon Guides can help you better understand your classroom lecture with straightforward explanations of tough concepts with hypos that help you understand their application. The Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Here’s why you ne... read more
Designed to provide a business basis for legal applications, Entertainment Law and Business provides a practical approach to learning the law that applies to the entertainment industry, and covers the processes involved from submitting an idea to creating an actual product. The book includes the most up-to-date material along with the seminal cases that have shaped the industry. Organized by s... read more
Beginning Well is a trove of wisdom on mindful care for the child from birth to age three, based on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner and the observations and practice of Emmi Pikler. Full-color photographs offer clear illustrations of empathetic childcare from daily care routines and suitable play materials to play and movement development, sleep and waking rhythms, holistic learning, and more.... read more
Always at War With Life is a life story of a young boy that grew up between villages in Liberia, but found himself in the United States in early 1980s. The book, conversely, depicts the life of an ordinary village boy that grew up in Liberia from its inception to present. It briefly traces the Kwa people from the Niger basin, and teaches a fraction of the We (Krahn-Guéré) cultural games that a... read more
Constitutional and administrative law (public law) is an essential element of all law degrees. Unlocking Constitutional and Administrative Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, while giving you an indispensable foundation in the subject. This revised fourth edition is fully up to date with the latest key changes in the law and constitutional developments.The UNLOCKING THE... read more
"A clear explanation of the workings of the United States government that should be required reading for politically engaged Americans." -- KIRKUSCongressional Procedure explains the legislative and congressional budget processes along with all aspects of Congress.This comprehensive guide to Congress is ideal for anyone who wants to know how Congress really works, including federal executives,... read more
Why do we continue to experience many of Shakespeare's dramatic characters as real people with personal histories, individual personalities, and psychological depth? What is it that makes Falstaff seem to jump off the page, and what gives Hamlet his complexity? Shakespearean Character: Language in Performance examines how the extraordinary lifelikeness of some of Shakespeare's most enigmatic a... read more
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