Section Newsletter Articles on Book Reviews
Book review: Operation Greylord
, June 2016
This book is the story of rampant bribery and fixing of cases in the Cook County court system during the 1980s and '90s
Book review—Super Storm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy
, February 2016
The book covers the tracking of this storm from Sunday, October 21, 2012, until it made landfall just south of Atlantic City, New Jersey on Monday, October 29, 2012. It caused an estimated $36.8 billion in damages to the State of New Jersey, including the destruction of the boardwalks in Seaside Heights.
Book review: The Forgotten 500
, June 2015
This book tells the story of the nearly impossible rescue of more than 500 Allied airmen behind German lines in Yugoslavia in 1944.
, November 2014
A review of The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Decker.
, June 2014
A review of In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larsen.
Book Review: Defending Jacob by William Landay
Young Lawyers Division
, October 2013
The reviewer contends the twist-filled conclusion, professional ethical dilemmas, and the “murder gene” debate could ignite several lively book club discussions.
View from the Chair
, February 2013
A review of the book, The Joy of Not Working, A book for the retired, unemployed and overworked, by Ernie J. Zelinski
Hiring and Firing: A new book
Labor and Employment Law
, September 2009
Print copies of law books still are being published, and some good ones at that. One example is the recently released book, Hiring and Firing. Written by Frances Kulka Browne and Lauren Reiter Brody, this treatise covers in 12 chapters virtually every conceivable matter that could arise under the rubric of employment law.
Bench and Bar
, June 2009
Lincoln scholar Douglas L. Wilson has penned a fascinating account of our sixteenth President’s extraordinary ability to communicate with the written word.
Less is more: Lessons from BLINK
Bench and Bar
, April 2009
The book, BLINK: THE POWER OF THINKING WITHOUT THINKING, was published in 2005 and asks the questions: How valid is a first impression? What factors are considered? How often (who has time?) do we even think about how we think?