Legal History Books

Last updated: December 31, 2011
  1. The Law
    1. The Law by Frederick Bastiat Published: March 7, 2009 Score: 7.95
  2. Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices
    2. Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices by Noah Feldman Published: November 8, 2010 Score: 1.88
  3. John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster
    3. John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster by Sam L. Amirante and Danny Broderick Published: August 1, 2011 Score: 1.61
  4. The Eichmann Trial (Jewish Encounters)
    4. The Eichmann Trial (Jewish Encounters) by Deborah E. Lipstadt Published: March 15, 2011 Score: 1.33
  5. Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned
    5. Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned by John A. Farrell Published: June 14, 2011 Score: 0.98
  6. Cruel and Usual Punishment: The Terrifying Global Implications of Islamic Law
    6. Cruel and Usual Punishment: The Terrifying Global Implications of Islamic Law by Nonie Darwish Published: January 6, 2009 Score: 0.97
  7. Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age
    7. Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle Published: April 14, 2005 Score: 0.9
  8. Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View (Vintage)
    8. Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View (Vintage) by Stephen G. Breyer Published: September 13, 2011 Score: 0.86
  9. The Buffalo Creek Disaster: How the survivors of one of the worst disasters in coal-mining history brought suit against the coal company--and won (Vintage)
    9. The Buffalo Creek Disaster: How the survivors of one of the worst disasters in coal-mining history brought suit against the coal company--and won (Vintage) by Gerald M. Stern Published: May 6, 2008 Score: 0.86
  10. Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion
    10. Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion by Edward J. Larson Published: November 15, 1998 Score: 0.77
  11. Democracy in America
    11. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville and Henry Reeve Published: August 1, 2003 Score: 0.65
  12. Justice: Crimes, Trials, and Punishments
    12. Justice: Crimes, Trials, and Punishments by Dominick Dunne Published: May 14, 2002 Score: 0.53
  13. Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court
    13. Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court by Jeff Shesol Published: March 14, 2011 Score: 0.51
  14. The Legal Analyst: A Toolkit for Thinking about the Law
    14. The Legal Analyst: A Toolkit for Thinking about the Law by Ward Farnsworth Published: June 15, 2007 Score: 0.41
  15. Iphigenia in Forest Hills: Anatomy of a Murder Trial
    15. Iphigenia in Forest Hills: Anatomy of a Murder Trial by Janet Malcolm Published: March 29, 2011 Score: 0.38
  16. Dred Scott's Revenge: A Legal History of Race and Freedom in America
    16. Dred Scott's Revenge: A Legal History of Race and Freedom in America by Andrew P. Napolitano Published: April 21, 2009 Score: 0.38
  17. Stealth Jihad: How Radical Islam Is Subverting America Without Guns or Bombs
    17. Stealth Jihad: How Radical Islam Is Subverting America Without Guns or Bombs by Robert Spencer and Lloyd James Published: December 29, 2008 Score: 0.32
  18. For the Thrill of It: Leopold, Loeb, and the Murder That Shocked Chicago
    18. For the Thrill of It: Leopold, Loeb, and the Murder That Shocked Chicago by Simon Baatz Published: August 5, 2008 Score: 0.29
  19. The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates (Kaplan Classics of Law)
    19. The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates (Kaplan Classics of Law) by Xenophon and Morris B Kaplan Published: March 10, 2009 Score: 0.25
  20. Little Pink House: A True Story of Defiance and Courage
    20. Little Pink House: A True Story of Defiance and Courage by Jeff Benedict Published: January 26, 2009 Score: 0.24
  21. Gideon's Trumpet
    21. Gideon's Trumpet by Anthony Lewis Published: April 23, 1989 Score: 0.24
  22. The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America
    22. The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America by Jeffrey Rosen and Thirteen/WNET Published: January 9, 2007 Score: 0.24
  23. The Founders' Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Bear Arms
    23. The Founders' Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Bear Arms by Stephen P. Halbrook Published: April 18, 2008 Score: 0.2
  24. All the Justice Money Can Buy: Corporate Greed on Trial
    24. All the Justice Money Can Buy: Corporate Greed on Trial by Snigdha Prakash Published: June 7, 2011 Score: 0.19
  25. The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South
    25. The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South by Alex Heard Published: May 10, 2011 Score: 0.18

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