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The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder That Shook the Nation

Resurrecting a huge national tabloid sensation covered by the likes of Walter Winchell, this fascinating tale of a charismatic and savvy madman will thrill historical true crime fans.

Human Trafficking Around the World: Hidden in Plain Sight

Superior and well written, this is the rare resource that is both scholarly and approachable, making it a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the complexities of international human trafficking and the human slave trade as a growing worldwide problem.

Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery

With an historian's dedication to detail, Collins brings to life the dusty story discovered in voluminous trial transcripts and newspaper clippings. An entertaining read is in store for those lucky enough to find this book.

Kids, Cops, and Confessions: Inside the Interrogation Room

Recommended. Judges and attorneys as well as law enforcement agencies and juvenile advocates will find this book useful as they work toward the goal of fair treatment and justice for juveniles, both guilty and innocent.

Promise Unfulfilled: Juvenile Justice in America

For those interested in the current state of the U.S. juvenile justice system, this title provides a good overview as well as a solid springboard for discussion and future study. A similar book is Juvenile Justice: A Text/Reader by Richard Lawrence and Craig Hemmens.

A Case for Solomon

Much of this book retells the story of how a small boy could be taken from his mother and placed with another family despite his own recollections. A solid read that provides plenty of food for thought, especially for those interested in children's rights.

The FBI's Obscene File

For more on the difficulties of regulating obscenity, or the agendas and motivations of the FBI in this and other areas, look to Tim Weiner's Enemies: A History of the FBI and numerous works dealing with civil liberties and the First Amendment.

The Right To Be Parents

Ball provides a solid reference for both those arguing in favor of LGBTQ parental rights and those seeking to understand the legal arguments advanced by those advocating for them. Recommended.

Fighting CPS

Families battling CPS claims may find comfort in the voice of a kindred spirit. Those seeking information about the complexities surrounding balancing parental rights with protecting children and those seeking systemic change are better served by Joseph Goldstein's The Best Interests of the Child: The Least Detrimental Alternative and Dean Tong's Elusive Innocence: Survival Guide for the Falsely Accused.

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