California Lawyer

The Life and Times of Charles Manson

Author Jeff Guinn takes an unexpected look at the life of Charles Manson


Life on America's Marijuana Frontier

Journalist Emily Brady explores the impact of marijuana’s legalization in Humboldt County

License to Wed

What Legal Marriage Means to Same-Sex Couples

Sociologist Kimberly Richman examines why same-sex couples marry.

Democracy of Sound

Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright in the Twentieth Century

Alex Sayf Cummings's book is a revisionist history of music piracy and copyright.

Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions

The 2013 edition looks at pre- and post-Padilla development of the collateral consequences doctrine.

The Price of Justice

A True Story of Greed and Corruption

Journalist Laurence Leamer delves into the epic legal battle Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co.

Fighting for Their Lives

Inside the Experience of Capital Defense Attorneys

Susannah Sheffer looks inside the lives of capital defense attorneys.

Disabled Education

A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

A review of Ruth Colker's book on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

American Epic

Reading the U.S. Constitution

Law professor Garrett Epps's entertaining and literate exposition on the Constitution.

Excerpt: CHIEF

The Quest for Justice in California

An excerpt from "Chief: The Quest for Justice in California" by Ronald M. George.