Lay Down the Law

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ISBN: 9781626393806
Release Date: 2015-04-20
Number of pages: 264
Author: Carsen Taite
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Inc

Download and read online Lay Down the Law in PDF and EPUB Peyton Davis is part rancher, part federal prosecutor, and all Texan. Strong and steady, she’s known for keeping her cool in every situation, but when she meets the beautiful and accomplished heiress to the Gantry oil fortune, she falls fast and hard. When she learns her new assignment is to investigate the Gantry family’s business, her entire belief system will be tested. Lily Gantry leads a privileged and protected life and she has no idea it’s all about to blow up in her face. What she does know is that the striking rancher she met at the Cattle Baron’s Ball has the potential to steal her heart. Will she feel the same way when she finds out Peyton Davis’s investigation threatens not only her family’s fortune, but the very foundation of her identity?


Laying Down the Law

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ISBN: 0895267632
Release Date: 1989
Number of pages: 207
Author: Joe Clark
Publisher: Gateway Books

Download and read online Laying Down the Law in PDF and EPUB Profiles the controversial high school principal who employs a baseball bat to foster learning through intimidation, a method that has had surprisingly effective results.


Laying Down the Law

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ISBN: 9780814788769
Release Date: 1998-10-01
Number of pages: 206
Author: Pierre Schlag
Publisher: NYU Press

Download and read online Laying Down the Law in PDF and EPUB In the collected essays here, Schlag established himself as one of the most creative thinkers in the contemporary legal academy. To read them one after another is exhilarating; Schlag's sophistication shines through. In chapter after chapter he tackles the most vexing problems of law and legal thinking, but at the heart of his concern is the questions of normativity and the normative claims made by legal scholars. He revisits legal realism, eenergizes it, and brings readers face-to-face with the central issues confronting law at the end of the 20th century. --Choice, May 1997 Pierre Schlag is the great iconoclast of the American legal academy. Few law professors today are so consistently original, funny, and provocative. But behind his playful manner is a serious goal: bringing the study of law into the late modern/ postmodern age. Reading these essays is like watching a one-man truth squad taking on all of the trends and movements of contemporary jurisprudence. All one can say to the latter is, better take cover. --J. M. Balkin, Lafayette S. Foster Professor, Yale Law School At a time when complaints are heard everywhere about the excesses of lawyers, judges, and law itself, Pierre Schlag focuses attention on the American legal mind and its urge to lay down the law. For Schlag, legalism is a way of thinking that extends far beyond the customary official precincts of the law. His work prompts us to move beyond the facile self- congratulatory self-representations of the law so that we might think critically about its identity, effects, and limitations. In this way, Schlag leads us to rethink the identities and character of moral and political values in contemporary discourse. The book brings into question the dominant normative orientation that shapes so much academic thought in law and in the humanities and social sciences. By pulling the curtain on the rhetorical techniques by which the law represents itself as coherent, rational, and stable, Laying Down the Law discloses the grandiose (and largely futile) attempts of American academics to control social and political meaning by means of scholarly missives.


Laying Down the Law

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ISBN: 9781623362881
Release Date: 2002-09-14
Number of pages: 240
Author: Ruth Peters
Publisher: Rodale

Download and read online Laying Down the Law in PDF and EPUB Laying Down the Law presents 25 no-nonsense rules that teach your kids values and discipline from the inside out NBC Today show expert Dr. Ruth Peters shares her best and newest advice for helping families restore order and keep the peace with proven, painless methods that once and for all get your children to: Understand and follow your family's values Do their work when and how YOU want it done-- without whining Follow your rules, even when their friends don't Develop compassion and empathy Now, you'll know: When snooping in their rooms is okay-- and how to do it When making peace is the WORST thing you can do The 5 questions you must ask your teenager every time he leaves the house Why your kids should earn their privileges-- and how to get them to


Laying Down the Law

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ISBN: 040933622X
Release Date: 2014
Number of pages: 611
Author: Catriona Cook
Publisher:

Download and read online Laying Down the Law in PDF and EPUB An ideal introduction to key legal concepts, principles and skills Fully revised and expanded, the ninth edition of Laying Down the Law provides an invaluable introduction to the study of law. Clear and engaging explanations of essential foundation topics include Australia's legal system and sources of law while discussion of current issues assists readers to understand the context in which our legal system operates. The comprehensive coverage of precedent and statutory interpretation provides a solid basis for legal study and practice, and the margin glossary identifies, explains and demystifies legal terms. Practical examples and exercises support learning and the development of key skills. New to the ninth edition is a chapter on the legal profession and professional legal practice and ethics.


The Law Times Reports

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ISBN: IOWA:31858016871190
Release Date: 1919
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Topographies

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ISBN: 0804723796
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Number of pages: 376
Author: Joseph Hillis Miller
Publisher: Stanford University Press

Download and read online Topographies in PDF and EPUB This book investigates the function of topographical names and descriptions in a variety of narratives, poems, and philosophical or theoretical texts, primarily from the 19th and 20th centuries, but including also Plato and the Bible. Topics include the initiating efficacy of speech acts, ethical responsibility, political or legislative power, the translation of theory from one topographical location to another, the way topographical delineations can function as parable or allegory, and the relation of personification to landscape.



Miss Julia Lays Down the Law

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ISBN: 9780698157996
Release Date: 2015-04-07
Number of pages: 320
Author: Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Miss Julia Lays Down the Law in PDF and EPUB It’s up to Miss Julia to sort out the murder of a hoity-toity newcomer in the latest addition to the New York Times bestselling series. Look out for the newest in the series, Miss Julia Weathers the Storm, coming from Viking in April 2017. Miss Julia fans both new and old will be especially keen to get their hands on the sixteenth in the series, Miss Julia Lays Down the Law, guaranteed to be the steel magnolia’s most exciting adventure yet. It’s November and Miss Julia is looking forward to some quiet time before the holidays. That is until snobby Connie Clayborn and her rich husband move to town. At first, Miss Julia and the other ladies are pleased to be invited over for coffee, but the afternoon turns into a slap in the face when their hostess spouts nonstop criticism about Abbotsville. Why, how dare she? Days later, Miss Julia decides to confront Connie woman to woman, but when she arrives, Connie is lying on the kitchen floor—lifeless in a pool of blood. Who could have done this? Miss Julia will need to find out fast—particularly because her fingerprints are now all over the crime scene. . . . From the Trade Paperback edition.


A Treatise on the Law of Witnesses

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ISBN: 083772581X
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Number of pages: 573
Author: Stewart Rapalje
Publisher: William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

Download and read online A Treatise on the Law of Witnesses in PDF and EPUB The main endeavor of this text has been to cite all the cases exhibiting the different shades of opinion, leaving it, generally, for the reader to pin his faith to such of them as, in his judgment, most correctly lay down the law; but the writer has not hesitated to denounce as unsound some few decisions which appeared to him to be clearly wrong and in no way reconcilable with fundamental principles of law.


Deconstruction and the Possibility of Justice

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ISBN: 0415903041
Release Date: 1992
Number of pages: 409
Author: Drucilla Cornell
Publisher: Psychology Press

Download and read online Deconstruction and the Possibility of Justice in PDF and EPUB First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Leviathan

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Release Date: 2015-10-06
Number of pages: 540
Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher: 谷月社

Download and read online Leviathan in PDF and EPUB Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil—commonly referred to as Leviathan—is a book written by Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679) and published in 1651 (revised Latin edition 1668). Its name derives from the biblical Leviathan. The work concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory. Leviathan ranks as a classic western work on statecraft comparable to Machiavelli's The Prince. Written during the English Civil War (1642–1651), Leviathan argues for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign. Hobbes wrote that civil war and the brute situation of a state of nature ("the war of all against all") could only be avoided by strong undivided government.


The Outsiders

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ISBN: 9781101642610
Release Date: 2012-05-15
Number of pages: 208
Author: S. E. Hinton
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Outsiders in PDF and EPUB 50 years of an iconic classic! This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging. No one ever said life was easy. But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. And he knows that he can count on his friends—true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up on “greasers” like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect—until the night someone takes things too far. The Outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction that laid the groundwork for the YA genre. S. E. Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published. "The Outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world." —The New York Times "Taut with tension, filled with drama." —The Chicago Tribune "[A] classic coming-of-age book." —Philadelphia Daily News A New York Herald Tribune Best Teenage Book A Chicago Tribune Book World Spring Book Festival Honor Book An ALA Best Book for Young Adults Winner of the Massachusetts Children's Book Award From the Trade Paperback edition.


The law of succession

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ISBN: UCAL:B4506488
Release Date: 1957
Number of pages: 1244
Author: Nrisinha Das Basu
Publisher:

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