Audible The Law Book: From Hammurabi to the International Criminal Court, 250 Milestones in the History of Law –

Join author Michael H Roffer as he exploresof the most fundamental, far reaching, and often controversial cases, laws, and trials that have profoundly changed our world for good or bad Offering authoritative context to ancient documents as well as today s hot button issues, The Law Book presents a comprehensive look at the rules by which we live our lives It covers such diverse topics as the Code of Hammurabi, the Ten Commandments, the Trial of Socrates, women s suffrage, andRoffer takes us around the globe to ancient Rome and medieval England before transporting us forward to contemporary accounts that tackle everything from civil rights and assisted suicide toand the fight for marriage equality Organised chronologically, the entries each consist of a short essay and a stunning full colour image, while the Notes and Further Reading section provides resources forin depth studyMichael H Roffer is associate librarian for reader services and professor of legal research at New York Law School A member of the New York Bar since , he served as a law clerk for Senior Judge Roger J Miner of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Roffer s articles on antitrust, criminal procedure, and employment law have appeared in academic and professional law journals