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Betrayal In Blue: The Shocking Memoir Of The Scandal That Rocked ...
by , Ken Eurell

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English

Pages

268

Publication Date

December 06, 2016

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<b>They Had No Fear Of The Cops Because They <em>Were</em> The Cops</b><br /><br />NYPD officers Mike Dowd and Kenny Eurell knew there were two ways to get rich quick in Brooklyn's Lower East Side. You either became drug dealers, or you robbed drug dealers. They decided to do both. <br /><br /><em>“I promised my wife that we would make a lot of money, and that she had nothing to worry about. I LIED!”</em><br /><br />Dowd and Eurell ran the most powerful gang in New York’s dangerous 75th Precinct, the crack cocaine capitol of 1980s America. These “ Cocaine Cops” formed a lucrative alliance with Adam Diaz, the kingpin of an ever-expanding Dominican drug cartel. Soon Mike and Ken were buying fancy cars no cop could afford, and treating their wives to levels of luxury not associated with a patrol officer's salary. They Were Daring, Dangerous and Untouchable Until ...Then “ the biggest police scandal in New York history” exploded into the headlines with the arrest of Mike, Ken, and their fellow crooked cops. Released on bail, Mike offered Ken a long shot at escape to Central America—a bizarre plan involving robbery, kidnapping, and murder—forcing Ken to choose between two forms of betrayal. <br /><br /><em>“When you lie, you steal the truth. Once you have stolen the truth, you can justify stealing anything from anybody.”</em><br /><br />Adapted from Ken Eurell's shocking personal memoir, plus hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with the major players, including former international drug lord, Adam Diaz, and Dori Eurell, revealing the truth behind what you won't see in the hit documentary THE SEVEN FIVE. Edgar Award winner Burl Barer once again teams with award-winning journalist Frank C. Girardot, Jr, and Eurell to bring you an astonishing story of greed and betrayal.
Lawyers Gone Bad (Lawyers Gone Bad Series Book 1)
by , Digital Fiction

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English

Pages

309

Publication Date

February 26, 2016

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<h3>"Scarsella spices [his tale] with saucy language when needed and street lingo where appropriate. He keeps the suspense at high level until the answers unfold." - The Buffalo News (May 31, 2015)</h3><p></p><p> <b>Lawyers Gone Bad</b> is the story of beleaguered attorney disciplinary counsel, Dean Alessi, and his trusty investigator, Stu Foley, in their fight against lawyers gone bad – that is, lawyers who commit ethical and criminal wrongs. In this case they’re investigating the local District Attorney, who may have committed the ultimate ethical wrong - murder.</p><p>Novelist Vincent Scarsella draws on his over 18 years of real life experience as head of the Eighth Judicial District Grievance Committee in Buffalo, New York to craft a gripping, suspenseful novel about lawyers gone bad.</p><p>But the story is more than a crime novel. It concerns friendship, loss, unrequited love, and ultimately, justice. It seeks to answer the question, does what goes around, come around? "Lawyers Gone Bad,” follows on the success of Vincent Scarsella’s debut crime novel, “The Anonymous Man”, about which The Buffalo News said: "’The Anonymous Man’ gets decent marks for creativity and intricacy...it's a fast read that runs through familiar local settings to a satisfying conclusion. Scarsella has the makings of a good storyteller...he and [Jack] Fox could go places."</p><p></p><br /><h4>★★★★★ I am really enjoying reading this book so far. - Krystal H. (March 7, 2016)<br /><br />★★★★★ Lawyers Gone Bad Is So Good! - Gary L. Hosking (January 1, 2015)<br /><br />★★★★★ Fantastic Plot! - Harry J Gawronski (April 8, 2015)</h4><br /><h3><u>Scroll Up and Grab Your Copy</u></h3><p></p><br /><p>Thank you for your interest.<br />DigitalFictionPub.com<br />Facebook.com/digitalfictionpub</p><p></p><br /><h6>Tags: 2017 select age anthology author best book lending ebook fiction free genre gift like list literature novel on paperback prime read reading release sale seller series short store story top young adult in new of unlimited teen wish ya deal digital library crime mystery thriller suspense law lawyer legal murder killer trial court professional pulp ethics</h6>
The Death of Common Sense: How Law Is Suffocating America
by Philip K. Howard

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English

Pages

258

Publication Date

May 03, 2011

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<p><b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER</b><br /><br />“We need a new idea of how to govern. The current system is broken. Law is supposed to be a framework for humans to make choices, not the replacement for free choice.” So notes Philip K. Howard in the new Afterword to his explosive manifesto <i>The Death of Common Sense</i>. Here Howard offers nothing less than a fresh, lucid, practical operating system for modern democracy. America is drowning—in law, lawsuits, and nearly endless red tape. Before acting or making a decision, we often abandon our best instincts. We pause, we worry, we equivocate, and then we divert our energy into trying to protect ourselves. Filled with one too many examples of bureaucratic overreach, <i>The Death of Common Sense</i> demonstrates how we—and our country—can at last get back on track.<br /></p>
If The Devil Had A Wife
by , Frank Mills

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English

Pages

365

Publication Date

February 02, 2010

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Once upon a time. Happily ever after. Such are the classic promises of fairy tales. Yet in Texas we find a twist to the familiar storyline. In If the Devil Had a Wife, there is still the battle of Good vs. Evil, a beautiful maiden, a wealthy suitor, a kingdom of riches and the wicked witch, but any similarity with Cinderella and Snow White ends there. With the help of her life partner and an attorney (always necessary in these modern times), Nelda Stark executes a devious plan that elevates fraud and theft to a new high. A massive coverup reaches into the Texas Attorney General's Office, stealing from not only the Stark family, but the federal and state governments.
Life After Life: A Guildford Four Memoir
by Paddy Armstrong

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English

Pages

304

Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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<p><p>Paddy Armstrong was one of four people falsely convicted of The Guildford Bombing in 1975. He spent fifteen years in prison for a crime he did not commit.</p><br /><p>Today, as a husband and father, life is wonderfully ordinary, but the memory of his ordeal lives on. Here, for the first time and with unflinching candour, he lays bare the experiences of those years and their aftermath.</p><br /><p><em>Life after Life</em> is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the power of forgiveness. It reminds us of the privilege of freedom, and how the balm of love, family and everyday life can restore us and mend the scars of even the most savage injustice.</p><br /><p>'This book captures the sweet soul of Paddy. Beautifully written. For lovers of freedom everywhere.' Jim Sheridan</p></p>
On Crimes and Punishments (With Active Table of Contents)
by , Voltaire

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English

Pages

118

Publication Date

September 11, 2011

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Cesare, Marquis of Beccaria-Bonesana was an Italian jurist, philosopher and politician best known for his treatise On Crimes and Punishments (1764), which condemned torture and the death penalty, and was a founding work in the field of penology.
An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (with...
by Jeremy Bentham

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English

Pages

404

Publication Date

April 28, 2010

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This ebook is complete with linked Table of Content making navigation quicker and easier.<br /><br />Jeremy Bentham was an English jurist, philosopher, and legal and social reformer. He became a leading theorist in Anglo-American philosophy of law, and a political radical whose ideas influenced the development of welfarism. He is best known for his advocacy of utilitarianism and animal rights, and the idea of the panopticon.<br /><br />His position included arguments in favour of individual and economic freedom, usury, the separation of church and state, freedom of expression, equal rights for women, the right to divorce, and the decriminalizing of homosexual acts. He also argued for the abolition of slavery, physical punishment (including that of children) and the death penalty. Although strongly in favour of the extension of individual legal rights, he opposed the idea of natural law and natural rights, calling them "nonsense upon stilts."<br /><br />He became the most influential of the utilitarians, through his own work and that of his students. These included his secretary and collaborator on the utilitarian school of philosophy, James Mill; James Mill's son John Stuart Mill; John Austin, legal philosopher; and several political leaders, including Robert Owen, a founder of modern socialism. He is also considered the godfather of University College London. <br /><br />Bentham's ambition in life was to create a "Pannomion", a complete utilitarian code of law. Bentham not only proposed many legal and social reforms, but also expounded an underlying moral principle on which they should be based. This utilitarianism philosophy argued that the right act or policy was that which would cause "the greatest good for the greatest number of people", also known as "the greatest happiness principle", or the principle of utility. He wrote in The Principles of Morals and Legislation:<br />“ Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure. It is for them alone to point out what we ought to do, as well as to determine what we shall do. On the one hand the standard of right and wrong, on the other the chain of causes and effects, are fastened to their throne. They govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think.. ”<br /><br />He also suggested a procedure for estimating the moral status of any action, which he called the Hedonistic or felicific calculus. Utilitarianism was revised and expanded by Bentham's student, John Stuart Mill. In Mill's hands, "Benthamism" became a major element in the liberal conception of state policy objectives. ---From Wikipedia
The Methods of Ethics (Interesting Ebooks)
by Henry Sidgwick

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English

Pages

598

Publication Date

September 01, 2014

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Example in this ebook<br /><br />In offering to the public a new book upon a subject so trite as Ethics, it seems desirable to indicate clearly at the outset its plan and purpose. Its distinctive characteristics may be first given negatively. It is not, in the main, metaphysical or psychological: at the same time it is not dogmatic or directly practical: it does not deal, except by way of illustration, with the history of ethical thought: in a sense it might be said to be not even critical, since it is only quite incidentally that it offers any criticism of the systems of individual moralists. It claims to be an examination, at once expository and critical, of the different methods of obtaining reasoned convictions as to what ought to be done which are to be found—either explicit or implicit—in the moral consciousness of mankind generally: and which, from time to time, have been developed, either singly or in combination, by individual thinkers, and worked up into the systems now historical.<br />I have avoided the inquiry into the Origin of the Moral Faculty—which has perhaps occupied a disproportionate amount of the attention of modern moralists—by the simple assumption (which seems to be made implicitly in all ethical reasoning) that there is something under any given circumstances which it is right or reasonable to do, and that this may be known. If it be admitted that we now have the faculty of knowing this, it appears to me that the investigation of the historical antecedents of this cognition, and of its relation to other elements of the mind, no more properly belongs to Ethics than the corresponding questions as to the cognition of Space belong to Geometry. I make, however, no further assumption as to the nature of the object of ethical knowledge: and hence my treatise is not dogmatic: all the different methods developed in it are expounded and criticised from a neutral position, and as impartially as possible. And thus, though my treatment of the subject is, in a sense, more practical than that of many moralists, since I am occupied from first to last in considering how conclusions are to be rationally reached in the familiar matter of our common daily life and actual practice; still, my immediate object—to invert Aristotle’s phrase—is not Practice but Knowledge. I have thought that the predominance in the minds of moralists of a desire to edify has impeded the real progress of ethical science: and that this would be benefited by an application to it of the same disinterested curiosity to which we chiefly owe the great discoveries of physics. It is in this spirit that I have endeavoured to compose the present work: and with this view I have desired to concentrate the reader’s attention, from first to last, not on the practical results to which our methods lead, but on the methods themselves. I have wished to put aside temporarily the urgent need which we all feel of finding and adopting the true method of determining what we ought to do; and to consider simply what conclusions will be rationally reached if we start with certain ethical premises, and with what degree of certainty and precision.<br />I ought to mention that chapter iv. of Book i. has been reprinted (with considerable modifications) from the Contemporary Review, in which it originally appeared as an article on “Pleasure and Desire.” And I cannot conclude without a tribute of thanks to my friend Mr. Venn, to whose kindness in accepting the somewhat laborious task of reading and criticising my work, both before and during its passage through the press, I am indebted for several improvements in my exposition.<br /><br />To be continue in this ebook..................................................................................
La giustizia e i suoi saperi: Professionalità al servizio del gi...
by Daniela Piana

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Italian

Pages

96

Publication Date

April 20, 2017

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Il discorso sulla qualità della giustizia si è consolidato a livello europeo da diversi anni. L’eco si riflette non solo nel dibattito e nell’elaborazione culturale degli attori del sistema giustizia, ma anche direcente nelle riforme proposte per allineare il sistema giustizia italiano agli standard internazionali. Negli ultimi anni il dibattito sul sistema giudiziario italiano, e in particolare sul ruolo politico della magistratura, si è fatto infuocato e ha superato lo stretto ambito degli specialisti. Le soluzioni proposte, gli interventi normativi e organizzativi attuati, i metodi di valutazione e di monitoraggio dell’impatto delle riforme hanno integrato i saperi propri dell’azione istituzionale – soprattutto quella particolare azione che è il “rendere giustizia al cittadino”. Questo volume si avvale di risultati consolidati della ricerca scientifica e di un dialogo regolare con i principali attori del settore per riflettere sul buon governo del sistema giustizia. Propone un’agenda di iniziative, realizzabili senza variare la normativa, accomunate da un’idea semplice e ad alto potenziale di impatto istituzionale: la giustizia è una, unica per tutti i cittadini, mentre i saperi e le competenze di cui il sistema giustizia ha bisogno per poter funzionare al meglio sono necessariamente plurali. Formazione, monitoraggio, valutazione e cooperazione fra magistratura, avvocatura e università: un’agenda volta a una politica interistituzionale a somma positiva che interessa chi si occupa di servizi e tutela dei diritti, sia dal lato della domanda che dell’offerta. Le proposte sono rivolte tanto ai cittadini quanto ad avvocati, magistrati e funzionari. I programmi sono risorse indispensabili per la formazione di professionisti e capi ufficio, peril monitoraggio dell’azione della magistratura e perfavorire il dialogo e l’informazione. Questo lavoro è ispirato dalla attività di ricerca e studio iscritta nel quadro della collaborazione interistituzionale Conferenza dei Rettori delle Università Italiane e Ministero della Giustizia, così come è configurata dalla Convenzione quadro firmata il 27 gennaio 2016 a Roma.
Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians: Best Pract...
by Susan Lewis

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English

Pages

138

Publication Date

September 01, 2016

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<p>Psychologist and attorney Susan J. Lewis, PhD, JD, brings her 25 years of clinical practice and legal expertise directly to you—with practical guidance, strategies, solutions and up-to-date information to help keep you out of court and jail.</p><p>Dr. Lewis uses easy-to-understand language to step you through the legalese, highlighted by 30 engaging case examples to illustrate how you can overcome legal and ethical challenges that arise in your practice, including:</p><p>Risk management</p><p>Contracts</p><p>HIPPA</p><p>Privileged communication</p><p>Licensing complaints</p><p>Supervision pitfalls</p><p>Rights of minors</p><p>Technology</p><p>This go-to resources goes beyond the what and why, focusing on how to protect you and your clients in an increasingly litigious society.</p>

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