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  1. Over My Dead Body Audiobook Over My Dead Body
  2. The Whalebone Theatre: The instant Sunday Times bestseller Audiobook The Whalebone Theatre: The instant Sunday Times bestseller
  3. Bridgerton: Romancing Mister Bridgerton: Bridgertons Book 4 Audiobook Bridgerton: Romancing Mister Bridgerton: Bridgertons Book 4
  4. Lapvona Audiobook Lapvona
  5. You Are Not a Before Picture: How to finally make peace with your body, for good Audiobook You Are Not a Before Picture: How to finally make peace with your body, for good
  6. Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition Audiobook Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition
  7. The Murders at Fleat House Audiobook The Murders at Fleat House
  8. Modern Romance: An Investigation Audiobook Modern Romance: An Investigation
  9. Counterfeit Audiobook Counterfeit
  10. Richer Than Sin Audiobook Richer Than Sin
Dirty Dealing: Grosso v. Miramax-Waging War with Harvey Weinstein and the Screenplay that Changed Ho Audiobook

Dirty Dealing: Grosso v. Miramax-Waging War with Harvey Weinstein and the Screenplay that Changed Ho

Author: Jeffrey Allan Grosso Narrator: Jonathan Yen Release Date: June 2022

When a young screenwriter goes online to check out the promotional website for a new poker movie called Rounders, he's shocked to discover how similar it is to a screenplay he wrote a few years earlier and submitted to a number of studios. When he later sees the Miramax-produced film in theaters, he is astonished by the number of overlapping elements-the protagonist playing Texas Hold 'em to pay his way through college while deceiving the girlfriend who believes he's quit, the loss of everything he has in a single hand of high-stakes Hold 'em, a character named 'Worm,' and many other commonalities that form the foundation of what will become his lawsuit against Miramax. He leaves the theater that day feeling that not only has the studio stolen his script, but his life, which had encompassed years of professional poker playing that informed the screenplay he hoped would open the door to a writing career in Hollywood. Against all odds, he proceeds to take on Miramax and the Hollywood system with the help of an ingenious lawyer. Jeffrey Grosso simply has to prove how it could have happened and convince a judicial system that often favors studios over writers that he's a victim of intellectual property theft, which results in a ten-year landmark legal battle against Hollywood's most notorious studio.

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The Author Estate Handbook: How to Organize Your Affairs and Leave a Legacy Audiobook

The Author Estate Handbook: How to Organize Your Affairs and Leave a Legacy

Author: M.L. Ronn Narrator: Craig Van Ness Release Date: June 2022

If you died tomorrow, would your books survive you? It's so easy to focus on writing and marketing. You’re so busy building a writing business, but you know that if you don’t plan on what will happen after your death, everything you’re building won’t matter. Yet, you probably don’t know where to start.  This book will help you get your affairs in order, understand estate planning basics, and make a plan so that you can create a legacy that will continue making money for your family long after you're gone. - Get organized once and for all--quickly and painlessly - Avoid the top 10 estate-ending mistakes - Learn how to gather all your affairs in one place - Discover key talking points to bring up with your estate planning attorney that no one else will tell you about From passwords to bank accounts to book retailer accounts, this book will hold your hand through the process of getting your ducks in a row. This book will help you get more organized and help your heirs make more money from your books. It'll give you a fighting chance at preserving the amazing legacy you're already building.  V1.0

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The United States of Anonymous: How the First Amendment Shaped Online Speech Audiobook

The United States of Anonymous: How the First Amendment Shaped Online Speech

Author: Jeff Kosseff Narrator: David Stifel Release Date: June 2022

In The United States of Anonymous, Jeff Kosseff explores how the right to anonymity has shaped American values, politics, business, security, and discourse, particularly as technology has enabled people to separate their identities from their communications. Legal and political debates surrounding online privacy often focus on the Fourth Amendment's protection against unreasonable searches and seizures, overlooking the history and future of an equally powerful privacy right: the First Amendment's protection of anonymity. The United States of Anonymous features extensive and engaging interviews with people involved in the highest profile anonymity cases, as well as with those who have benefited from, and been harmed by, anonymous communications. Through these interviews, Kosseff explores how courts have protected anonymity for decades and, likewise, how law and technology have allowed individuals to control how much, if any, identifying information is associated with their communications. From blocking laws that prevent Ku Klux Klan members from wearing masks to restraining Alabama officials from forcing the NAACP to disclose its membership lists, and to refusing companies' requests to unmask online critics, courts have recognized that anonymity is a vital part of our free speech protections. The United States of Anonymous weighs the tradeoffs between the right to hide identity and the harms of anonymity, concluding that we must maintain a strong, if not absolute, right to anonymous speech.

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Unlawful Killings: Life, Love and Murder: Trials at the Old Bailey Audiobook

Unlawful Killings: Life, Love and Murder: Trials at the Old Bailey

Brought to you by Penguin. 'Every day in the UK lives are suddenly, brutally, wickedly taken away. Victims are shot or stabbed. Less often they are strangled or suffocated or beaten to death. Rarely they are poisoned, pushed off high buildings, drowned or set alight. Then there are the many who are killed by dangerous drivers, or corporate gross negligence. There are a lot of ways you can kill someone. I know because I've seen most of them at close quarters.' As one of just a few judges licensed to try murder cases at the Old Bailey, the author has presided over many of the high-profile cases that all too often grab our attention in dramatic media headlines - for every unlawful death tells a story. But, unlike most of us, a judge doesn't get to turn the page and move on. Nor does the defendant, or the family of the victim, nor the many other people who populate the court room. Peeling apart six dramatic murder and manslaughter cases, Unlawful Killings removes this distinction between 'them' and 'us'. By detailing the inner workings of the Old Bailey and UK law, the author makes clear that each of us has a vested interest in what happens in the court room - especially when it comes to the death of a fellow human being. Any one of us could end up in the witness-box or even in the dock. And yet most people have only the sketchiest idea of what happens inside a Crown Court. With breath-taking skill and deep compassion, the author describes how cases unfold and illustrates exactly what it's like to be a murder trial judge and a witness to human good and bad. Sometimes very bad. Right now, with our courts straining under the weight of the many heinous crimes being committed, it's not merely the system that is flawed. The fracture lines that run through our society are becoming harder and harder to ignore and, from a unique vantage point, the author warns that we do so at our peril. © Anonymous 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022

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Who Decides?: States as Laboratories of Constitutional Experimentation Audiobook

Who Decides?: States as Laboratories of Constitutional Experimentation

Author: Jeffrey S. Sutton Narrator: Jonathan Yen Release Date: June 2022

Everything in law and politics, including individual rights, comes back to divisions of power and the evergreen question: Who decides? Who wins the disputes of the day often turns on who decides them. And our acceptance of the resolution of those disputes often turns on who the decision maker is-because it reveals who governs us. In Who Decides, the influential US Appellate Court Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton focuses on the constitutional structure of the American states to answer the question of who should decide the key questions of public policy today. By concentrating on the role of governmental structure in shaping power across the fifty American states, Sutton develops a powerful explanation of American constitutional law, in all of its variety, as opposed to just federal constitutional law. Sutton compares state-level governments with the federal government and draws numerous insights from the comparisons. Instead of focusing on individual rights, however, he focuses on structure. Who Decides makes the case that American Constitutional Law should account for the role of the state courts and state constitutions, together with the federal courts and the federal constitution, in assessing the right balance of power among all branches of government.

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Der Taschenanwalt: Die spannendsten Rechtsfragen einfach geklärt Audiobook

Der Taschenanwalt: Die spannendsten Rechtsfragen einfach geklärt

Author: Christian Solmecke Narrator: Christian Solmecke Release Date: June 2022

Mit dem Auto in zweiter Reihe parken, um kurz die Hemden aus der Reinigung abzuholen, kostet Autofahrer ein Bußgeld von mindestens 55 Euro. Wer noch dazu mit dem Warnblinker auf sein stehendes Fahrzeug aufmerksam macht, zahlt 5 Euro extra. Hätte man den Warnblinker besser nicht eingeschaltet … doch woher soll man das denn wissen? Ganz einfach: Der Taschenanwalt verrät es! Der bekannte Rechtsanwalt Christian Solmecke, dessen YouTube-Kanal Kanzlei WBS 850 000 Abonnenten begeistert, erlebt in seinem Kanzleialltag die verrücktesten Dinge. In seinem Buch behandelt er die wichtigsten, interessantesten und kniffligsten Rechtsfragen, mit denen er im Laufe seiner Anwaltskarriere konfrontiert wurde: von Namensrechten bei der Geburt eines Kindes über Rückerstattungen für eine misslungene Reise bis hin zu Problemen im Arbeitsleben, im Straßenverkehr, beim Scheitern einer Ehe oder in einem Erbschaftsstreit. Vieles gilt es im Alltag zu wissen, einiges zu beachten. Mit dem Taschenanwalt hat man stets die passende Antwort auf alle Fragen parat.

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Nothing But The Truth: Stories of Crime, Guilt and the Loss of Innocence Audiobook

Nothing But The Truth: Stories of Crime, Guilt and the Loss of Innocence

Author: The Secret Barrister Narrator: Jack Hawkins Release Date: May 2022

A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK From the NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR, a memoir full of hilarious, personal and surprising stories from their working life. This is the Secret Barrister at their very best. Just how do you become a barrister? Why do only 1 per cent of those who study law succeed in joining this mysteriously opaque profession? And why might a practising barrister come to feel the need to reveal the lies, secrets, failures and crises at the heart of this world of wigs and gowns? Nothing But The Truth charts an outsider’s progress down the winding path towards practising at the Bar, taking in the sometimes absurd traditions of the Inns of Court, where every meal mandates a glass of port and a toast to the Queen, to the Hunger Games-type contest for pupillage, through the endlessly frustrating experience of being a junior barrister – as a creaking, ailing justice system begins to convince them that something has to change . . . Full of hilarious, shocking and surprising stories, Nothing But The Truth tracks the Secret Barrister’s transformation from hang ‘em and flog ‘em, austerity-supporting twenty-something to campaigning, bestselling, reforming author whose writing in defence of the law is celebrated around the globe. It asks questions about what we understand by justice, and what it takes to change our minds. It also reveals the darker side of working in criminal law, and how the things our justice system gets wrong are not the things most people expect. PRAISE FOR THE SECRET BARRISTER: ‘Dishes the dirt — or serves up a slice of reality — on what barristers do’ - The Times ‘An illuminating and timely insight into the legal system . . . fascinating’ - Sunday Express ‘Excellent . . . at once a vicious polemic, a helpful primer and a cringe-inducing account of one barrister’s travails’ - Daily Telegraph

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When Freedom Speaks: The Boundaries and the Boundlessness of Our First Amendment Right Audiobook

When Freedom Speaks: The Boundaries and the Boundlessness of Our First Amendment Right

Author: Lynn Greenky Narrator: Lisa S. Ware Release Date: May 2022

This book makes first amendment issues immediate and contemporary. When Freedom Speaks chronicles the stories behind our First Amendment right to speak our minds. Lynn Levine Greenky's background as a lawyer, rhetorician, and teacher gives her a unique perspective on the protection we have from laws that abridge our right to the freedom of speech. Rhetoricians focus on language and how it influences perception and moves people to action. Powerfully employing that rhetorical approach, this book explores concepts related to free speech as moral narratives that proscribe the boundaries of our constitutionally protected right. Using the characters and drama embedded in legal cases that elucidate First Amendment principles, When Freedom Speaks makes the concepts easier to understand and clearly applicable to our lives. With a wide range of examples and accessible language, this book is the perfect overview of the First Amendment.

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The Most Human Right: Why Free Speech is Everything Audiobook

The Most Human Right: Why Free Speech is Everything

Author: Eric Heinze Narrator: Julian Elfer Release Date: May 2022

What are human rights? Are they laid out definitively in the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights or the US Bill of Rights? Are they items on a checklist—dignity, justice, progress, standard of living, health care, housing? In The Most Human Right, Eric Heinze explains why global human rights systems have failed. International organizations constantly report on how governments manage human goods, such as fair trials, humane conditions of detention, health care, or housing. But to appease autocratic regimes, experts have ignored the primacy of free speech. Heinze argues that goods become rights only when citizens can claim them publicly and fearlessly: free speech is the fundamental right, without which the very concept of a “right” makes no sense. Heinze argues that throughout history countless systems of justice have promised human goods. What, then, makes human rights different? What must human rights have that other systems have lacked? Heinze revisits the origins of the concept, exploring what it means for a nation to protect human rights, and what a citizen needs in order to pursue them. He explains how free speech distinguishes human rights from other ideas about justice, past and present.

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Tyrants on Twitter: Protecting Democracies from Information Warfare Audiobook

Tyrants on Twitter: Protecting Democracies from Information Warfare

Author: David L. Sloss Narrator: Graham Rowat Release Date: May 2022

A look inside the weaponization of social media, and an innovative proposal for protecting Western democracies from information warfare. Tyrants on Twitter is the first detailed analysis of how Chinese and Russian agents weaponize Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube to subvert the liberal international order. In addition to examining the 2016 US election, David L. Sloss explores Russia's use of foreign influence operations to threaten democracies in Europe, as well as China's use of social media and other digital tools to meddle in Western democracies and buttress autocratic rulers around the world. Sloss calls for cooperation among democratic governments to create a new transnational system for regulating social media to protect Western democracies from information warfare. Drawing on his professional experience as an arms control negotiator, he outlines a novel system of transnational governance that Western democracies can enforce by harmonizing their domestic regulations. And drawing on his academic expertise in constitutional law, he explains why that system-if implemented by legislation in the United States-would be constitutionally defensible, despite likely First Amendment objections. With its critical examination of information warfare and its proposal for practical legislative solutions to fight back, this is a must-listen in a time when disinformation campaigns threaten to undermine democracy.

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Forensic Data Collections 2.0: The Guide for Defensible & Efficient Processes Audiobook

Forensic Data Collections 2.0: The Guide for Defensible & Efficient Processes

Author: Robert B. Fried Narrator: Mandy Grant-Grierson Release Date: May 2022

Modern day investigations frequently require the identification, preservation, and collection of electronic evidence from a variety of data sources. The field of digital forensics is constantly evolving, and it is vital for all parties involved to work together to understand where relevant data is stored, and how it can be accessed and collected, in a forensically sound manner that is defensible and efficient. Aspiring forensic practitioners, investigators, and even those who have experience with eDiscovery as an attorney, litigation support specialist, or professional services provider, are provided a clear and concise understanding of what to expect, and what may need to be asked of the parties involved, when encountering today's most common data sources during an investigation: Computers Email Network File Shares Mobile Devices Databases Cloud Storage Services Social Media Sites Learn about the different types of methodologies that forensic practitioners utilize, the various documentation that is generated, and important considerations related to planning and performing forensic data collections. An extensive Knowledge Assessment is included to evaluate the reader's understanding of the topics covered.

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Alabama v. King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Criminal Trial That Launched the Civil Rights Moveme Audiobook

Alabama v. King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Criminal Trial That Launched the Civil Rights Moveme

Author: Dan Abrams, David Fisher Narrator: Fred D. Gray, Korey Jackson Release Date: May 2022

The forgotten story of a criminal trial that brought national attention to a young defendant named Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as told by Fred D. Gray, Dr. King's lawyer and friend, along with New York Times bestselling authors Dan Abrams and David Fisher. The audiobook concludes with an exclusive conversation between Fred Gray and Dan Abrams. On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested when she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. After years of mistreatment on public buses, the African American community organized a bus boycott. Eighty-nine people were indicted for violating the city's anti-boycott statute. But rather than putting each of them on trial, the prosecutors chose to make an example of just one: twenty-seven-year-old minister Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This became the moment that transformed Dr. King into a national leader. Fred D. Gray, then twenty-four years old and one of only two Black lawyers in Montgomery, had prepared with Rosa Parks for the bus moment and now became Dr. King's first defense lawyer. The stakes were huge. This was not just a trial about a state statute; this was an attempt to launch a movement in the face of an often violent effort by a Southern city fighting to preserve segregation. And it would set Gray on a path that would lead him to making an impassioned argument to the Supreme Court against segregation in Montgomery's public transit. On the eve of the trial, Dr. King commented, "When the history books are written in the future generations, the historians will pause and say, 'There lived a great people-a Black people-who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization.'" Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.

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