Articles on Book Review

A Book Review and Inspiration for 2020—’You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life’ By Natali Thomas Young Lawyers Division, January 2020 A review of Jen Sincere's book, 'You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life.'
Book Review of ‘IICLE Child Support and Maintenance Calculation Guide’ by Nancy Chausow Shafer and Margaret Bennett By Marie Sarantakis Young Lawyers Division, January 2020 A review of the new IICLE handbook, 'Child Support and Maintenance Calculation Guide.'
Book Review: ‘Bad Blood’ By Gary T. Rafool Senior Lawyers, December 2019 A review of the book 'Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup' by John Carreyrou.
‘Whisper Network’ Book Review By Jessica Durkin Women and the Law, November 2019 A review of the novel Whisper Network by Chandler Baker.
Book Review: ‘The Chief Justices: The Seventeen Men and the Center Seat, Their Courts, and Their Times’ by Daniel A Cotter By Leonard Amari Senior Lawyers, September 2019 A summary of ‘The Chief Justices: The Seventeen Men and the Center Seat, Their Courts, and Their Times,’ a history of everyone who has served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Review of ‘BIFF’ and How It Works By Lisa M. Nyuli Family Law, September 2019 Communications that are brief, informative, friendly, and firm are shown to be an effective tool for communicating with high-conflict people.
Social Justice Column: ‘HATE: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship’ By Reagan Quynn Intellectual Property, September 2019 A review of the book ‘HATE: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship.'
Book review: ‘Adjudicating Illinois: Justices of the Illinois Supreme Court’ By Judge Barb Crowder, (ret.) Civil Practice and Procedure, June 2019 A review of John Lupton's book, ‘Adjudicating Illinois: Justices of the Illinois Supreme Court.'
Review of ‘Doing Justice: A Prosecutor’s Thoughts on Crime, Punishment, and the Rule of Law’ by Preet Bharara By Kathryn E. Eisenhart Human Rights, June 2019 A review of Preet Bharara's book on justice based on his experiences as a U.S. attorney.
Book review: ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ By Gary T. Rafool Senior Lawyers, May 2019 A review of the book ‘Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI’ by David Grann.
Social justice column: ‘HATE: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship’ By Reagan Quynn Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2019 A review of the book ‘HATE: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship.'
Book review: The Bully Pulpit By Gary T. Rafool Senior Lawyers, March 2019 A book review of The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Book review: The Last Day of Night By Gary T. Rafool Senior Lawyers, January 2019 A summary and review of The Last Day of Night by Graham Moore.
Book review: The Woman Behind the New Deal by Kristin Downey By Cindy G. Buys Women and the Law, December 2018 A review of The Woman Behind the New Deal, a book about the life of Frances Perkins, the first female member of the U.S. Cabinet.
A book review of Hero of the Empire By Gary T. Rafool Senior Lawyers, June 2018 A review of Hero of the Empire, which focuses on the life of Winston Churchill.
Book review: Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State by Karen J. Greenberg By John Otrompke Human Rights, October 2016 Karen Greenberg’s Rogue Justice is a brief but encyclopedic account of modern times.
Book review: Go Set a Watchman By Gary T. Rafool Senior Lawyers, November 2015 A look at Harper Lee's second published book.
Book review By Gary T. Rafool Senior Lawyers, October 2015 A review of The Invisible Wall by Harry Bernstein.
Bills, Quills and Stills offers something for everyone, but most of all the serious scholar By John Otrompke Human Rights, September 2015 A review of this new release published by the ABA.
Book review By Donald L. Shriver Senior Lawyers, February 2015 A review of The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.
Book review By Sue Liemer Women and the Law, August 2014 A new book for women in the professional workplace, What Works for Women at Work, explains the gendered behavior patterns and gendered political dynamics of the American workplace and offers a range of strategies for handling them.
Book review: Made to Stick. Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die By Janice L. Boback Women and the Law, June 2012 As lawyers, the ability to sell is important. We work as salesmen when we try to retain clients or when we try to encourage a judge to “buy” our argument.  
What determines a person’s success? You’d be surprised! By Sharon L. Eiseman Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, April 2012 A review of Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers.

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