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Landmark Cases in the Law of Restitution

By Charles Mitchell,Paul Mitchell
  • ISBN Code: : 1847316956
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Law
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It is now well established that the law of unjust enrichment forms an important and distinctive part of the English law of obligations. Restitutionary awards for unjust enrichment and for wrongdoing are clearly recognised for what they are. But these are recent developments. Before the last decade of the twentieth century the very existence of a separate law of unjust enrichment was controversial, its scope and content matters of dispute. In this collection of essays, a group of leading scholars look back and reappraise some of the landmark cases in the law of restitution. They range from the early seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth century, and shed new light on some classic decisions. Some argue that the importance of their case has been overstated; others, that it has been overlooked, or misconceived. All persuasively invite the reader to think again about some well-known authorities. The book is an essential resource for anyone, scholar, student or practitioner, with an interest in this fascinating area of the law.

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POWERFULL... COMPELLING... INSPIRATIONAL... These words come to mind after becoming immersed in this true story of Hector Rodriguez whose Mother left when he was only nine months old. His Father turned to alcohol to escape the responsibilities of raising seven children by himself in New York City. By the age of ten, his gang had become his family and by fourteen he was already a street hardened criminal. In a desperate attempt to get him off the streets, his father sent him to Vietnam where he learned to kill without remorse. After his tour of duty, he found his way back to the streets of New York where he became the ruthless leader of a very large and powerful drug gang. Though God had been calling him since he was twelve, the devil had already ensnared him with drugs and money. Then the one time he showed mercy on someone, it led to a series of life changing events which allowed him to finally hear God's voice. Upon hearing God's word and feeling his peace and grace, the thick walls of anger around Hector finally crumbled to dust. With the same intensity he put into building his drug empire, he now used to build God's empire. This book will move you to tears, make you laugh until it hurts, and fill you with so much inspiration that if you open yourself to its message, it can and will change your life. Very few stories will keep you on the edge of your seat while offering so much in return. Pastor Hector Rodriguez is a true apostle for God and his story has already inspired so many to change their ways and follow the path of light, just as it has done for me. Joseph Dinan Jr. Editor

Wells, Fargo & Co. Stagecoach and Train Robberies, 1870Ð1884

By James B. Hume,John N. Thacker,R. Michael Wilson
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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 0786456248
  • Total of Pages : 281
  • Category : History
  • Members : 657
  • Pdf File: wells-fargo-co-stagecoach-and-train-robberies-1870Ð1884.pdf

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In January 1, 1885, Wells, Fargo & Company’s chief detective James B. Hume and special agent John N. Thacker published a report summarizing the company’s losses during the previous 14 years. It listed 313 stagecoach robberies, 23 burglaries, and four train robberies but included little or no details of the events themselves, focusing instead on physical descriptions of the robbers. Widely circulated, the report was intended to assist law enforcement in identifying and apprehending the criminals believed still to present a danger to the company. The present volume revisits each crime, updating Hume and Thacker’s original report with rich new details culled from local newspapers, personal diary entries, and court records.

Sarah Osborn’s Collected Writings

By Sarah Osborn
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  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Book Code : 0300188315
  • Total of Pages : 448
  • Category : History
  • Members : 427
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Riveting and eloquent, the collected writings of a key figure—and one of the first female leaders—of the eighteenth-century evangelical movement Sarah Osborn (1714–1796) was one of the most charismatic female religious leaders of her time and one of relatively few colonial women whose writings have been preserved. This volume reprints selections from Osborn’s fascinating manuscripts, including her memoir, letters, and diaries. An evangelical Christian who led popular revival meetings at her own home, Osborn was also a gifted writer who recorded the story of her life. In thousands of pages of manuscripts, Osborn chronicled her personal struggles alongside the great events of her age, including the Great Awakening, the French and Indian War, the moral crisis posed by slavery, and the American Revolution. A rare opportunity to hear an early American woman speak about her faith and her religious leadership, this masterfully edited work is also an invaluable resource for understanding the rise of evangelical Christianity.

Kindling

By Mick Farren
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  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Book Code : 1466838752
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 417
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The last bastions of freedom, the Kingdom of Albany and the Norse Alliance, stand at bay. They are threatened by the Empire of the Mosul, whose unstoppable forces, driven by the brutal theocracy of the Zhaithan and drawn by the promise of paradise, have already conquered most of Europe and now set their sights on the New World. There is one slim chance of salvation. Four youngsters must find each other, and themselves, to form an entity that can challenge the Dark Things, warrior demons raised by the necromancy of the Zhaithan. But the Four are widely scattered. Argo Weaver, fleeing his East Virginia home to escape a brutal stepfather, is concerned only with his own survival. Lady Cordelia Blakeney, aristocratic and decorative adjunct to the Army of Albany, cares more for the fit of her uniform than the state of the world. Jesamine is the slave-concubine of a brutal Teuton colonel. Raphael Vega, Hispanian conscript in the army of the Mosul, must hide his artistic talents from the heresy-seeking priests. And even with the help of the mysterious Yancey Slide, who may not be entirely human, the obstacles they face may well be insurmountable. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Man in the Empty Suit

By Tom Walker
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  • Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency
  • Book Code : 1950860388
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 180
  • Pdf File: the-man-in-the-empty-suit.pdf

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In this dystopian novel set in the 2030s, a man suffering from a gunshot wound is trying to remember what happened to him in the years since Trump got elected. Fimple is an alcoholic psychological counselor suffering from post-traumatic amnesia. As he recovers in the hospital, he tries to reconstruct his past, but can’t recognize the America his country has become. As his memory slowly returns, he realizes the hospital is owned by his half-uncle, a Trump-like corporatist who wants to run for president and has hired Fimple to babysit three sexually addicted young people to keep them out of the news. This is necessary because a sex scandal in the evangelical right-wing post-Trump era could weaken his run for president. But in counseling the three young addicts locked up in a halfway house, Fimple comes to love them. When they beg him to set them free, he is tempted. Fimple can’t afford to lose his job, but feels morally obligated to aid in their escape. What should he do? “While Walker’s prose is never flashy, his careful grounding of details and patient efforts in constructing character and setting create a universe of flaws and possibilities, and his stories unfold with a cumulative, occasionally wrenching emotional effect.” – Kirkus review of Tom Walker’s book Signed Confessions (2013)

Witness Security Breach

By Juno Rushdan
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 1488067678
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 479
  • Pdf File: witness-security-breach.pdf

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Their only hope is each other. There’s not a target out there that US Marshals Aiden Yazzie and Charlotte “Charlie” Killinger can’t bring down. Until a high-profile witness goes missing and a fellow marshal is murdered. On a killer’s hit list, they go on the run. Their will to stay alive is challenged only by their long-denied physical attraction. Can they steer clear of temptation to find their witness and dodge their pursuers before it’s too late?

The Mueller Report

By Robert S. Mueller
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  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Book Code : 0486840492
  • Total of Pages : 451
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 912
  • Pdf File: the-mueller-report.pdf

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This is the full Mueller Report, as released on April 18, 2019, by the U.S. Department of Justice. A reprint of the report exactly as it was issued by the government, it is without analysis or commentary from any other source and with nothing subtracted except for the material redacted by the Department of Justice. The mission of the Mueller investigation was to examine Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election, consisting of possible links, or "collusion," between the Donald Trump campaign and the Russian government of Vladimir Putin as well as any allegations of obstruction of justice in this regard. It was also intended to detect and prosecute, where warranted, any other crimes that surfaced during the course of the investigation. The report consists of a detailed summary of the various investigations and inquiries that the Special Counsel and colleagues carried out in these areas. The investigation was initiated in the aftermath of the firing of FBI Director James Comey by Donald Trump on May 9, 2017. The FBI, under Director Comey, had already been investigating links between Russia and the Trump campaign. Mueller submitted his report to Attorney General William Barr on March 22, 2019, and the Department of Justice released the redacted report one month later.

The Lamp in the Desert

By Ethel M. Dell
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 721
  • Pdf File: the-lamp-in-the-desert.pdf

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"The Lamp in the Desert" by Ethel M. Dell. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Private Peaceful

By Michael Morpurgo
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Book Code : 000747783X
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 946
  • Pdf File: private-peaceful.pdf

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A stunning edition of this modern classic of World War One, featuring an introduction by the author and insightful testimonies from soldiers.

The Framing of Harry Gleeson

By Kieran Fagan
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  • Publisher : Gill & Macmillan Ltd
  • Book Code : 1848899084
  • Total of Pages : 266
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 798
  • Pdf File: the-framing-of-harry-gleeson.pdf

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In November 1940 the body of Moll McCarthy, an unmarried mother, was found in a field in Tipperary. She had been shot. The man who reported the discovery was neighbour Harry Gleeson. Although Harry had an alibi, he was swiftly convicted and hanged. This travesty of justice suited the parish priest, the Gardaí, and respectable families whose sons, brothers and husbands had fathered Moll’s seven children. The investigation was hijacked and the defence compromised. Neighbours and friends felt intimidated. Moll’s daughter Mary, approaching death over fifty years later, became upset and said to a nurse ‘I saw my own mother shot on the kitchen floor, and an innocent man died’. Somewhere in the grounds of Mountjoy Jail lies the body of Harry Gleeson, posthumously pardoned by the State in 2015. This is the story of how and why he was framed and who the guilty parties were.

The Secret Casino at Red Men’s Hall

By Samuel W. Valenza Jr.
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 1491718447
  • Total of Pages : 514
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 371
  • Pdf File: the-secret-casino-at-red-men-s-hall.pdf

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The sleepy town of Mt. Holly, New Jersey, was more than it seemed. In the unsettled years following the Great Depression, it hosted the Secret Casino at Red Men’s Hall, an underground playground that attracted Mafia bosses and players alike. Under the watchful and protective eye of author Samuel Valenza Jr.’s father, the casino was a thriving den for craps, roulette, poker, and slots players. The continuing cooperation of local law enforcement was assured each Saturday morning, when Officer Bucky Squires made his pickup of payoff money held for him in Mom’s icebox. Growing up in this environment, the author’s young life was scarred with violence, fear, hunger, betrayal, and homelessness, while his father enjoyed the high life with his powerful gangster associates. The author was just six years old when Frank “Paulie” Carbo, a prolific Murder, Inc. assassin, raided the casino and slaughtered his uncle, the casino handyman and ‘gofer’—as a warning. The murder was the beginning of the end at Red Men’s Hall, which fell under intense scrutiny from the authorities. Using the narrative style of a crime novel, Valenza recalls the intimate and often dangerous days of a life lived in the shadow of the Mafia.