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    Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lowest new price: $11.64
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    Author: Irin Carmon
    Brand: Dey Street Books

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    Featured in the critically acclaimed documentary RBG

    “The authors make this unassuming, most studious woman come pulsing to life. . . . Notorious RBG may be a playful project, but it asks to be read seriously. . . . That I responded so personally to it is a testimony to [its] storytelling and panache.”— Jennifer Senior, New York Times

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg never asked for fame—she has only tried to make the world a little better and a little freer.

    But nearly a half-century into her career, something funny happened to the octogenarian: she won the internet. Across America, people who weren’t even born when Ginsburg first made her name as a feminist pioneer are tattooing themselves with her face, setting her famously searing dissents to music, and making viral videos in tribute.

    Notorious RBG, inspired by the Tumblr that amused the Justice herself and brought to you by its founder and an award-winning feminist journalist, is more than just a love letter. It draws on intimate access to Ginsburg's family members, close friends, colleagues, and clerks, as well an interview with the Justice herself. An original hybrid of reported narrative, annotated dissents, rare archival photos and documents, and illustrations, the book tells a never-before-told story of an unusual and transformative woman who transcends generational divides. As the country struggles with the unfinished business of gender equality and civil rights, Ginsburg stands as a testament to how far we can come with a little chutzpah.

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    To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment

    To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment Lowest new price: $17.87
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    Author: Laurence Tribe

    The history and future of our democracy's ultimate sanction, presidential impeachment, and a guide to how it should be used now

    To End a Presidency addresses one of today's most urgent questions: when and whether to impeach a president. Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz provide an authoritative guide to impeachment's past and a bold argument about its proper role today. In an era of expansive presidential power and intense partisanship, we must rethink impeachment for the twenty-first century.

    Of impeachments, one Constitutional Convention delegate declared,
    "A good magistrate will not fear them. A bad one will be kept in fear of them." To End a Presidency is an essential book for all Americans seeking to understand how this crucial but fearsome power should be exercised.

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    Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (Robert's Rules of Order (Paperback))

    Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (Robert's Rules of Order (Paperback)) Lowest new price: $12.00
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    Author: Henry M. Robert III
    Brand: Da Capo Press

    The only authorized edition of the classic work on parliamentary procedure, with new and enhanced features, including how to conduct electronic meetings


    Robert's Rules of Order is the book on parliamentary procedure for parliamentarians and anyone involved in an organization, association, club, or group and the authoritative guide to smooth, orderly, and fairly conducted meetings and assemblies. This newly revised edition is the only book on parliamentary procedure to have been updated since 1876 under the continuing program of review established by General Henry M. Robert himself, in cooperation with the official publisher of Robert's Rules. The eleventh edition has been thoroughly revised to address common inquiries and incorporate new rules, interpretations, and procedures made necessary by the evolution of parliamentary procedure, including new material relating to electronic communication and "electronic meetings."

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    10 New Actual, Official LSAT PrepTests: (PrepTests 52–61) (Lsat Series)

    10 New Actual, Official LSAT PrepTests: (PrepTests 52–61) (Lsat Series) Lowest new price: $18.99
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    Author: Law School Admission Council
    Brand: Law School Admission Council

    Comparative Reading questions first appeared in the LSAT in 2007. Our new 10 Actual, Official LSAT PrepTests book is the first one ever to include previously administered Comparative Reading questions. This essential LSAT preparation tool encompasses PrepTest 52 (the September 2007 LSAT) through PrepTest 61 (the October 2010 LSAT).

    For pure practice at an unbelievable price, you can't beat the 10 Actual series. Each book includes: 10 previously administered LSATs, an answer key for each test, a writing sample for each test, and score-conversion tables.

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    The PowerScore LSAT Logical Reasoning Bible

    The PowerScore LSAT Logical Reasoning Bible Lowest new price: $39.21
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    Author: David M. Killoran

    The PowerScore LSAT Logical Reasoning Bible is the most comprehensive book available for the Logic Reasoning section of the LSAT. This book will provide you with an advanced system for attacking any Logical Reasoning question that you may encounter on the LSAT. The concepts presented in the Logical Reasoning Bible are representative of the techniques covered in PowerScore's live courses and have been consistently proven effective for thousands of our students. The book features and explains a detailed methodology for attacking all aspects of Logic Reasoning problems, including recognizing question types, identifying common reasoning elements and determining their validity, the methods for efficiently and accurately making inferences, and techniques for quickly eliminating answer choices as you solve the questions. Entire chapters are devoted to every currently-tested question type, to section strategy and time management, and to even the most challenging reasoning concepts presented, such Formal Logic, Conditional Reasoning, and Causality.

    Another title from PowerScore's Best Selling Standardized Test Preparation Bible Series.

    The following Logical Reasoning question types are covered in detail:

    Must Be Must Be True Questions Main Point Questions Weaken Questions Strengthen Questions Justify the Conclusion Questions Assumption Questions Resolve the Paradox Questions Method of Reasoning Questions Flaw in the Reasoning Questions Parallel Reasoning Questions Evaluate the Argument Questions Cannot Be True Questions Point at Issue Questions Principle Questions

    In addition, the Logical Reasoning Bible features over 100 real LSAT Logical Reasoning questions that are used to illustrate and reinforce our techniques. This includes examples for each of the question types referenced above. The two Logical Reasoning sections on the LSAT represent approximately 50% of your final score and are frequently considered to be the most challenging aspect of the test. However, once you understand how to efficiently approach each question type and deconstruct the reasoning presented, the solution to each question can be quickly discovered. Through step-by-step analysis of every reasoning idea that you will encounter, detailed explanations for every answer choice, and extensive drills to enforce every major concept, this book with teach you how to correctly solve even the most complicated Logical Reasoning problems.

    The Logical Reasoning Bible is also supplemented by a unique website that provides additional materials to complement the book and answer frequently asked student questions.

    FAQ

    1. Does the PowerScore LSAT Logical Reasoning Bible use real LSAT questions?

    Yes, we believe using real questions is a must for high-level LSAT preparation. The Logical Reasoning Bible features 128 real questions drawn from previously released LSATs.

    2. Is the Logical Reasoning Bible just a collection of problems or will it teach me how to understand and solve reasoning questions?

    The purpose of the Logical Reasoning Bible is to teach you how to attack and solve every type of Logical Reasoning question that appears on the LSAT. There are extensive explanations of the PowerScore methodology, how-to s on identifying argument structure and inference-making, helpful drills, and of course full explanations to all of the problems in the book. The book features real LSAT questions to help explain our approach and to provide you with practice with applying our techniques.

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    Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide

    Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide Lowest new price: $75.00
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    Author: Carolyn Buppert
    Brand: Buppert Carolyn

    Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition is a must-have resource for every new or current nurse practitioner (NP) that explains and analyzes the legal issues relevant to nurse practitioners. Completely updated and revised, it includes a new chapter on answering frequently asked questions from NPs. In addition, it provides the latest state-by-state laws, including regulatory developments and prosecutions of nurse practitioners, and new case analyses and lessons learned from those cases.

    The Sixth Edition also offers new discussions of NP competencies, how the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree relates to NPs, the differences in primary care and acute care NPs, definitions of medical bio-ethics terminology, additional malpractice cases and the lessons to learn from them, emerging issues in health policy, guidelines around prescribing opioids and controlled drugs, clinical performance measures, electronic health records, and new opportunities for NPs under the Affordable Care Act.

    What's more, it addresses emerging health law issues with analysis of key cases, including:
    * Examples regarding trouble over NPs and kickbacks
    * Stark Law compliance issues and related criminal cases involving nurse practitioners who are employed by hospitals
    * Nurse practitioners who have encountered issues with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
    * An attempted work around for the Medicare requirement that a physician order home care resulting in an NP using a physician's name to order home care and then being prosecuted for identity theft
    * An NP and physician who did not follow Medicare's incident-to rules and both the NP and MD were charged with health care fraud
    * Criminal cases against NPs who prescribed opioids or steroids either without authorization or without appropriate evaluation and monitoring

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    The Gulag Archipelago Abridged: An Experiment in Literary Investigation (P.S.)

    The Gulag Archipelago Abridged: An Experiment in Literary Investigation (P.S.) Lowest new price: $8.29
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    Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
    Brand: Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isaevich/ Ericson, Edward E. (ADP)/ Applebaum, Anne (FRW)/ Whitney, Thomas P

    “BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY” —Time

    “It is impossible to name a book that had a greater effect on the political and moral consciousness of the late twentieth century.” —David Remnick, The New Yorker

    The Nobel Prize winner’s towering masterpiece of world literature, the searing record of four decades of terror and oppression, in one abridged volume (authorized by the author). Features a new foreword by Anne Applebaum.

    Drawing on his own experiences before, during and after his eleven years of incarceration and exile, on evidence provided by more than 200 fellow prisoners, and on Soviet archives, Solzhenitsyn reveals with torrential narrative and dramatic power the entire apparatus of Soviet repression, the state within the state that once ruled all-powerfully with its creation by Lenin in 1918. Through truly Shakespearean portraits of its victims-this man, that woman, that child-we encounter the secret police operations, the labor camps and prisons, the uprooting or extermination of whole populations, the “welcome” that awaited Russian soldiers who had been German prisoners of war. Yet we also witness astounding moral courage, the incorruptibility with which the occasional individual or a few scattered groups, all defenseless, endured brutality and degradation. And Solzhenitsyn’s genius has transmuted this grisly indictment into a literary miracle.

     “The greatest and most powerful single indictment of a political regime ever leveled in modern times.” —George F. Kennan

    “Solzhenitsyn’s masterpiece. ... The Gulag Archipelago helped create the world we live in today.” —Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag: A History, from the foreword

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    My Own Words

    My Own Words Lowest new price: $15.45
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    Author: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Brand: Simon Schuster

    The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993—a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women’s rights, and popular culture.

    My Own Words offers Justice Ginsburg on wide-ranging topics, including gender equality, the workways of the Supreme Court, being Jewish, law and lawyers in opera, and the value of looking beyond US shores when interpreting the US Constitution. Throughout her life Justice Ginsburg has been (and continues to be) a prolific writer and public speaker. This book’s sampling is selected by Justice Ginsburg and her authorized biographers Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams. Justice Ginsburg has written an introduction to the book, and Hartnett and Williams introduce each chapter, giving biographical context and quotes gleaned from hundreds of interviews they have conducted. This is a fascinating glimpse into the life of one of America’s most influential women.

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    The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

    The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America Lowest new price: $11.50
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    Author: Timothy Snyder

    From the author of On Tyranny comes a stunning new chronicle of the rise of authoritarianism from Russia to Europe and America.

    With the end of the Cold War, the victory of liberal democracy seemed final. Observers declared the end of history, confident in a peaceful, globalized future. This faith was misplaced. Authoritarianism returned to Russia, as Putin found fascist ideas that could be used to justify rule by the wealthy. In the 2010s, it has spread from east to west, aided by Russian warfare in Ukraine and cyberwar in Europe and the United States. 

    Russia found allies among nationalists, oligarchs, and radicals everywhere, and its drive to dissolve Western institutions, states, and values found resonance within the West itself.  The rise of populism, the British vote against the EU, and the election of Donald Trump were all Russian goals, but their achievement reveals the vulnerability of Western societies.

    In this forceful and unsparing work of contemporary history, based on vast research as well as personal reporting, Snyder goes beyond the headlines to expose the true nature of the threat to democracy and law. To understand the challenge is to see, and perhaps renew, the fundamental political virtues offered by tradition and demanded by the future. By revealing the stark choices before us--between equality or oligarchy, individuality or totality, truth and falsehood--Snyder restores our understanding of the basis of our way of life, offering a way forward in a time of terrible uncertainty.

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    LSAT Prep Book: Study Guide & Practice Test Questions for the Law School Admission Council's (LSAC) Law School Admission Test

    LSAT Prep Book: Study Guide & Practice Test Questions for the Law School Admission Council's (LSAC) Law School Admission Test Lowest new price: $25.64
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    Author: LSAT Test Prep Team

    LSAT Prep Book: Study Guide & Practice Test Questions for the Law School Admission Council's (LSAC) Law School Admission Test
    Developed for LSAT prep courses and test takers trying to achieve passing LSAT scores, this comprehensive study guide includes:

    •Quick Overview
    •Test-Taking Strategies
    •Introduction to the LSAT
    •Logical Reasoning
    •Analytical Reasoning
    •Reading Comprehension
    •Practice LSAT Test Questions
    •Detailed Answer Explanations

    Each section of the test has a comprehensive LSAT review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the law LSAT test.

    The LSAT test preparation questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again on your LSAT test dates. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them.

    Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential for LSAT preparation. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors.

    Anyone planning to take the LSAT test for law school should take advantage of the prep LSAT review material, practice test questions, and the LSATs test-taking strategies contained in this study guide, one of the best LSAT prep books available.

    LSAT® and LSAC® are registered trademarks of Law School Admission Council, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

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