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O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: As the horrors of the Third Reich were exposed after World War II, many Nazi war criminals--including Josef Mengele, Klaus Barbie, and Adolf Eichmann--went on the run. But self-styled "Nazi hunters" were determined to track them down. This disparate group included a French couple, American lawyer, German prosecutor, Israeli Mossad agents, and a death camp survivor. Over decades, these men and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5318 ORE

Stevenson, Bryan

Summary: "In this young adult adaptation of the acclaimed bestselling Just Mercy, which the New York Times calls "as compelling as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways more so," Bryan Stevenson delves deep into the broken U.S. justice system, detailing from his personal experience his many challenges and efforts as a lawyer and social advocate, especially on behalf of America's most rejected and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 340 STE

Dreisinger, Baz

Summary: "Beginning in Africa and ending in Europe, Incarceration Nations is a first-person odyssey through the prison systems of the world. Professor, journalist, and founder of the Prison-to-College-Pipeline, Dreisinger looks into the human stories of incarcerated men and women and those who imprison them, creating a jarring, poignant view of a world to which most are denied access, and a rethinking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 DRE

Summary: The number of Americans who live behind bars has increased by 550 percent over the last 40 years. This has been the result of aggressive tough-on-crime legislation that had more harmful effects than lawmakers could have foreseen. Experts now see the problem but disagree on the solutions. Does incarceration limit crime, or does it simply feed into a cycle of problems that harm society and create...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Publishing, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 365 MAS

Keller, Timothy J.

Summary: Keller argues that the Bible's message helps, not hinders, justice and human rights, and provides evidence in scripture guiding Christians to aid the poor and seek a life of justice empowered by grace.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.8 KEL

Manning, Matthew K.

Summary: When the Joker and a team of supervillains invade the Justice League Watchtower and knock out Batman and Superman, it is up to Cyborg to try and rescue his teammates and retake the Watchtower, and it is up to the reader to decide how he will proceed--and whether he succeeds.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAN

Sutton, Laurie

Summary: Seeking an ancient weapon with which to destroy Aquaman, Black Manta accidentally unleashes a horde of inter-dimensional monsters, and when the Justice League swings into action, it is up to the reader to decide how they proceed, and what surprises they discover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SUT

Summary: The seven superheroes of the Justice League unite to fight evil across the galaxy, but when one of their own commits the ultimate betrayal, it could be the end of the Justice League and Earth forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV JUS

Summary: "In Tales of Two Americas, some of the literary world's most exciting writers look beyond numbers and wages to convey what it feels like to live in this divided nation. Their extraordinarily powerful stories, essays, and poems demonstrate how boundaries break down when experiences are shared, and that in sharing our stories we can help to alleviate a suffering that touches so many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 TAL

Bharara, Preet

Summary: A former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York presents an overview of the American justice system, drawing on case histories and personal experiences to discuss why the rule of law is essential to U.S. society.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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Grisham, John.

Summary: Theo thought the danger had passed, but he's about to face off against an old adversary: accused murderer and fugitive Pete Duffy. On a field trip to Washington, DC, Theo spots a familiar face on the Metro: Duffy, who jumped bail and was never seen again. Theo's quick thinking helps bring Duffy back to Strattenburg to stand trial. But now that Duffy knows who he is, Theo is in greater danger...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GRI

Hayes, Christopher

Summary: "America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure-- wealth, unemployment, incarceration, school segregation-- reveals that racial inequality has barely improved since 1968, when Richard Nixon became our first 'law and order' president." Hayes examines the surge in crime that began in the 1960s and peaked in the 1990s, and the unprecedented...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364 HAY

Summary: How do wrongful convictions happen, and what are the consequences for the lucky few who are acquitted, years after they are proven innocent? Fourteen exonerated inmates narrate their stories, while another exoneree's case is explored. They detail every aspect of the experience of wrongful conviction, as well as the remarkable depths of endurance sustained by each exoneree who never lost hope.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.973 CAL

Summary: The Justice League are Earth's finest super heroes and protectors of humanity. But in the mind of the Dark Knight, they are potentially the most dangerous people on the planet should any of them go rogue. Over time, Batman has compiled top-secret contingency plans in the event he is forced to neutralize one of his fellow Justice League members such as Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE JUS

Summary: Cutthroat defense attorney Sebastian Stark has made a career out of bending the rules, manipulating the system, humiliating prosecutors and getting ruthless criminals off the hook. But, with the blood of an innocent woman on his hands, Stark has a change of heart and takes a job with the Los Angeles District Attorney's high-profile crime unit, leading a promising but inexperienced team of young...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

Flanagan, John (John Anthony)

Summary: When the former Baron Morgarath escaped to avoid punishment for treason, an uneasy peace fell on Araluen. But Morgarath, now in hiding, is already planning his next move, recruiting an army of savage, overpowering beasts known as Wargals. Newly crowned King Duncan knows he must assemble his troops for battle. To find out the full extent of Morgarath's plan of attack, Halt prepares for a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Sutton, Laurie

Summary: When Circe transforms the male members of the Justice League into Beastiamorph servants, and plans to use them to conquer other planets, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and the other female superheroes must stop her and rescue and reverse Circe's spells--and it is up to the reader if they will succeed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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Manning, Matthew K.

Summary: Batman, Wonder Woman, and Aquaman investigate Lex Luthor's ultimate weapon auction, and when they discover that it is their Justice League teammate Metamorpho that is being sold, they realize that they must rescue him--and how they proceed and whether they succeed is up to the reader in this "you choose" story.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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Stevenson, Bryan

Contents: Introduction: Higher ground -- Mockingbird players -- Stand -- Trials and tribulation -- The old rugged cross -- Of the coming of John -- Surely doomed -- Justice denied -- All God's children -- I'm here -- Mitigation -- I'll fly away -- Mother, mother -- Recovery -- Cruel and unusual -- Broken -- The stonecatchers' song of sorrow -- Epilogue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit 345 Stevenson

Summary: Can Batman prevail against an unstoppable intergalactic machine with the power to bend time itself? Until now, the Justice League has triumphed over every foe who has challenged them. But all of those enemies had one thing in common: they were alive. This time, they face Brainiac a super-intelligent invulnerable machine whose mad quest endangers all life in the galaxy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV LEG

Summary: Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher in the outback of Australia's Northern Territory. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves into a neighboring outpost, the preacher sends Sam and his family to help Harry renovate his cattle yards. But Sam's relationship with the cruel and ill-tempered Harry quickly deteriorates, culminating in a violent shootout in which Sam kills Harry in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SWE

Forman, James

Summary: "An original and consequential argument about race, crime, and the law. Today, Americans are debating our criminal justice system with new urgency. Mass incarceration and aggressive police tactics -- and their impact on people of color -- are feeding outrage and a consensus that something must be done. But what if we only know half the story? In Locking Up Our Own, the Yale legal scholar and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 FOR

Hayes, Christopher

Summary: "An Emmy Award-winning news anchor and New York Times best-selling author argues that there are really two Americas--a Colony and a Nation,"--NoveList.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 HAY

Summary: An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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