Rogue Male

Autor: Geoffrey Household
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590174755
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1930-something: a professional hunter is passing through an unnamed Central European country that is in the thrall of a vicious dictator. The hunter wonders whether he can penetrate undetected into the dictator’s private compound. He does. He has the potential target in his sites and is wondering whether to pull the trigger when security catches up with him. Imprisoned, tortured, doomed to a painful death, the hunter makes an extraordinary and harrowing escape, fleeing through enemy territory to the safety of his native England. But that safety is delusive: his pursuers will not be diverted from their revenge by national borders; the British government cannot protect him without seeming to endorse his deed. The hunter must flee society, and he goes literaly underground, like a fox to its earth. The hunter has become the hunted. Geoffrey Household’s Rogue Male is a classic thriller and a triumph of suspense. Described by Household as a “bastard offspring of Stevenson and Conrad,” the book is no less remarkable as an exploration of the lure of violence, the psychology of survivalism, and the call of the wild.

Rogue Justice

Autor: Geoffrey Household
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504010493
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After years on the run, an assassin seeks vengeance against the Nazis It’s been four years since Raymond Ingelram failed to kill Hitler. All it took was a slight change in wind to force his bullet wide and put the entire German secret service on his tail. Ingelram ran to England, where he went to ground in the wilds of Dorset and finally escaped his pursuers. Safe at last, he does the only thing that makes sense: He decides to go back to Germany. War is raging across Europe, and Hitler deserves death more than ever. Infiltrating the Reich with a forged passport, Ingelram is thrown into a provincial prison—only to be freed by a stray RAF bomb. Wearing a stolen Nazi uniform, he again goes to ground . . . and forms a plan to tear Nazi Germany apart from the inside out.

Rogue Justice

Autor: Karen J. Greenberg
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0804138230
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Gives an account of how America's War on Terror sparked a decade-long assault on the rule of law, weakening our courts and our Constitution in the name of national security. In this exposé, Greenberg introduces key players and events in the post-9/11 justice system, showing that time and again, when liberty and security have clashed, justice has been the victim. She connects the dots--from the Patriot Act to today's military commissions, from terrorism prosecutions to intelligence priorities, from the ACLU's activism to Edward Snowden's revelations. And she poses a stark question: will the American justice system ever recover from the compromises it made for the war on terror? --Adapted from publisher description.

Rogue Justice

Autor: William Neal
Publisher: ePublishing Works!
ISBN: 1614173761
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When a renowned marine biologist threatens to expose the death of a killer whale in captivity—and bring down the aquatic empire of ruthless tycoon Mitchell Chandler—she ends up dead. But Chandler doesn't stop there. He blackmails the victim's best friend, firebrand commercial fisherman Zora Flynn, into secretly capturing another orca. The bait: Zora's kidnapped mother. Then a super-species of killer whale surfaces in Puget Sound—creatures of mind-bending size, speed, and intelligence. As the world watches, awe-struck scientists race to understand the whales' sudden appearance and Zora makes two chilling discoveries: Chandler will kill again to protect his empire; and the rogue orcas have returned for one exact justice. REVIEWS: "An action-packed thriller about greed, corruption, and power... adrenaline-pumping... compelling." ~Kirkus Reviews "Rogue Justice should come with a warning: Prepare to lose sleep." ~Mallory Rush, Bestselling author "A maritime Da Vinci Code meets Jurassic Park." ~Karen Sullivan, Marine Biologist, author

Mr Justice Mccardie 1869 1933

Autor: Antony Lentin
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443878642
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According to the Law Journal in 1932, ‘No present-day figure on the Bench is of greater interest than Mr Justice McCardie’. A High Court Judge from 1916 to 1933, no twentieth-century judge was more conspicuous or controversial. To his critics, he was a ‘rogue judge’ whose headline-hitting pronouncements often angered his fellow judges, called down the ire of the Churches, provoked calls in Parliament for his removal and earned a public rebuke from the Prime Minister. To his admirers, he was ‘a Crusader on the Bench’, a pioneer who denounced outdated laws, strove to make the law meet the needs of modern society and boldly championed women’s causes, birth control and abortion. The Law Quarterly Review described him as ‘one of the most interesting men in the history of the English Bench.’

Drowning In The Desert

Autor: Vivian H. Gembara
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 9780760334485
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The remarkable first-person account of the search for justice of a young army lawyer in Iraq.

Rough Justice

Autor: Kelley Armstrong
Publisher: Subterranean Press
ISBN: 9781596068568
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A novella featuring Olivia Taylor-Jones, from the Cainsville series. An heiress who works as an investigator for her boyfriend, and defense lawyer Gabriel Walsh, is the newly minted Mallt-Y-Nos, or Matilda of the Hunt. She must lead the Welsh Wild Hunt, bringing accused killers to their final justice with her pack of giant black dogs. During Olivia's first hunt, outside Chicago, she begins to suspect that the target, Keith Johnson, is innocent, and asks to do a little research before bringing him down. She puts her investigative skills to good use digging into Johnson's past. When Gabriel takes on a client accused of shooting her husband, Olivia's research leads her to believe that Johnson's case and Gabriel's new client may be connected.

Encyclopedia Of Global Justice

Autor: Deen K. Chatterjee
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402091605
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This two-volume Encyclopedia of Global Justice, published by Springer, along with Springer's book series, Studies in Global Justice, is a major publication venture toward a comprehensive coverage of this timely topic. The Encyclopedia is an international, interdisciplinary, and collaborative project, spanning all the relevant areas of scholarship related to issues of global justice, and edited and advised by leading scholars from around the world. The wide-ranging entries present the latest ideas on this complex subject by authors who are at the cutting edge of inquiry. The Encyclopedia sets the tone and direction of this increasingly important area of scholarship for years to come. The entries number around 500 and consist of essays of 300 to 5000 words. The inclusion and length of entries are based on their significance to the topic of global justice, regardless of their importance in other areas.

Rogue Island

Autor: Bruce DeSilva
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 9781429948876
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2011 Edgar Award Winner for Best First Novel Liam Mulligan is as old school as a newspaper man gets. His beat is Providence, Rhode Island, and he knows every street and alley. He knows the priests and prostitutes, the cops and street thugs. He knows the mobsters and politicians—who are pretty much one and the same. Someone is systematically burning down the neighborhood Mulligan grew up in, people he knows and loves are perishing in the flames, and the public is on the verge of panic. With the whole city of Providence on his back, Mulligan must weed through a wildly colorful array of characters to find the truth. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Least Worst Place

Autor: Karen Greenberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199832099
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Named one of the Washington Post Book World's Best Books of 2009, The Least Worst Place offers a gripping narrative account of the first one hundred days of Guantanamo. Greenberg, one of America's leading experts on the Bush Administration's policies on terrorism, tells the story through a group of career officers who tried--and ultimately failed--to stymie the Pentagon's desire to implement harsh new policies in Guantanamo and bypass the Geneva Conventions. Peopled with genuine heroes and villains, this narrative of the earliest days of the post-9/11 era centers on the conflicts between Gitmo-based Marine officers intent on upholding the Geneva Accords and an intelligence unit set up under the Pentagon's aegis. The latter ultimately won out, replacing transparency with secrecy, military protocol with violations of basic operation procedures, and humane and legal detainee treatment with harsh interrogation methods and torture. Greenberg's riveting account puts a human face on this little-known story, revealing how America first lost its moral bearings in the wake of 9/11.