Book Review

Book Review: Broken Scales: Reflections on Injustice

By Joel Cohen | ABA Book Publishing | $29.95 | 288 pages | 2017

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The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case: A Critical Analysis of the Trial of Bruno Richard Hauptman

By James M. Dedman III and George R. Dekle Sr | The Lawbook Exchange Press | $75 hardcover | 414 pages | 2016 | Reviewed by William J. Landers

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Painted Trillium: A Novel of the Civil War

By Robert Brandt | Wandering in the Words Press | $13.97 paperback, $7.99 Kindle | 238 pages | 2016 | Reviewed by Phylinda Ramsey

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BOOK REVIEW Almighty: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age

By Dan Zak | Blue Rider Press | $27 | 402 pages | 2016

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Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song, and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis

By Preston Lauterbach | W. Norton & Company | $16.95 | 352 pages | 2015

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BOOK REVIEW: The Anxious Lawyer

An Eight-Week Guide to a Joyful and Satisfying Law Practice Through Mindfulness and Meditation

Reviewed by J. Terry Price

By Jeena Cho and Karen Gifford | Ankerwycke | $29.95 Hardback | $12.99 Kindle | 251 pages | 2016

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Rush to Justice? Tennessee’s Forgotten Trial of the Century: Schoolfield 1958

By Jerry H. Summers | Waldenhouse | $34.99 | 520 pages | 2016

For many years, prominent Chattanooga attorney Jerry Summers has been fascinated by the mix of legal and political issues surrounding the impeachment of Judge Raulston Schoolfield in 1958. To Summers, Schoolfield was an enigma: a lawyer who fiercely fought for his clients, black and white, yet who ran for governor in 1954 against Frank Clement on a segregationist platform. He writes about it in his book, Rush to Justice? Tennessee’s Forgotten Trial of the Century: Schoolfield 1958.

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Milk and Sugar: The Complete Book of Seersucker

By Bill Haltom | Nautilus Publishing | $24.95 | 208 pages | 2016

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Fair Labor Lawyer

The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin

By Marlene Trestman | Louisiana State University Press Southern Biography Series | $39.95 | 208 pages | 2016

Bessie Margolin may not be a household name, but, it turns out, we live with her legacy every day in our everyday doings. For more than five decades, between the 1930s and the 1970s, her consummate lawyering shaped much of labor policy and labor law as we know it today and modeled the way to success for women attorneys.

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The Billable Hour by Annie Dike

By Annie Dike | LexisNexis | $40 | 100 pages | 2013 | Available at

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