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Treason

Author : Orson Scott Card
Publisher : Orb Books
Release : 2006-01-24
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 0765309041

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Lanik Mueller's birthright as heir to planet Treason's most powerful rulership will never be realized. He is a "rad" -- radical regenerative. A freak among people who can regenerate injured flesh... and trade extra body parts to the Offworld oppressors for iron. For, on a planet without hard metals -- or the means of escape -- iron is power in the race to build a spacecraft. Iron is the promise of freedom -- which may never be fulfilled as Lanik uncovers a treacherous conspiracy beyond his imagination. Now charged with a mission of conquest -- and exile -- Lanik devises a bold and dangerous plan... a quest that may finally break the vicious chain of rivalry and bloodshed that enslaves the people of Treason as the Offworld never could.

On Treason

Author : Carlton F. W. Larson
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2020-09-29
Category : Law
ISBN : 9780062996183

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A concise, accessible, and engaging guide to the law of treason, written by the nation’s foremost expert on the subject The only crime defined in the United States Constitution, treason is routinely described by judges as more heinous than murder. Today the term is regularly thrown around by lawmakers and pundits on both sides of the aisle. But as these heated accusations flood the news cycle, it’s not always clear what the crime of treason truly is, or when it should be prosecuted. Drawing on over two decades of research, constitutional law and legal history scholar Carlton Larson takes us on a grand tour of the Treason Clause of the United States Constitution. Despite the Clause’s apparent simplicity, Larson demonstrates that it is a form of constitutional quicksand in which seemingly obvious intuitions are often far off the mark. From the floors of the medieval British Parliament that codified the Statute of Treasons upon which the American law was based to the treason of Benedict Arnold, our nation’s founding traitor, to more recent events, including WWII’s “Tokyo Rose” and the allegations against Edward Snowden and Donald Trump, Larson provides a riveting account of treason law in action. On Treason is an indispensable guide for anyone who wants to understand this fundamental aspect of our legal system. With this short, accessible look at the law’s history and meaning, Larson clarifies who is actually guilty—and readers won’t need a law degree to understand why.

Treason

Author : Stuart Woods
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2020-01-07
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780593083215

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Stone Barrington takes on a scheming rebel in this latest action-packed thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods. Upon returning to New York City after a whirlwind British excursion, Stone Barrington is notified of a delicate situation within the country's administration. A close friend requires his expertise and subtlety to eradicate a destructive presence in a classified agency--only it soon becomes clear that this renegade was sent by a rival Stone has encountered before. From the City of Light to the rocky Maine coastline, Stone will need to summon all his wit and daring to halt the audacious plots threatening to reveal confidential intel, and catch the evasive traitor at last. This enemy may be equipped with unlimited resources and devious schemes, but if Stone remains vigilant, justice may finally prevail. . . .

Treason By The Book

Author : Jonathan Spence
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2012-04-05
Category : History
ISBN : 9780241959145

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In 1728 a stranger handed a letter to Governor Yue calling on him to lead a rebellion against the Manchu rulers of China. Feigning agreement, he learnt the details of the plot and immediately informed the Emperor, Yongzheng. The ringleaders were captured with ease, forced to recant and, to the confusion and outrage of the public, spared. Drawing on an enormous wealth of documentary evidence - over a hundred and fifty secret documents between the Emperor and his agents are stored in Chinese archives - Jonathan Spence has recreated this revolt of the scholars in fascinating and chilling detail. It is a story of unwordly dreams of a better world and the facts of bureaucratic power, of the mind of an Emperor and of the uses of his mercy.

Gospel Treason

Author : Brad Bigney
Publisher : P & R Publishing
Release : 2012-06
Category : Religion
ISBN : 1596384026

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Why do we find it so hard to change? Is it because modern-day idols trap us to commit treason against the gospel? Brad Bigney shows, using poignant testimonies, how to live joyfully and free.

Treason

Author : Don Brown
Publisher : Zondervan
Release : 2009-05-26
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780310542681

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The stakes are high . . . and the entire world is waiting for the verdict. The Navy has uncovered a group of radical Islamic clerics who have infiltrated the Navy Chaplain Corps, inciting sailors and marines to acts of terrorism. And Lieutenant Zack Brewer has been chosen to prosecute them for treason and murder. Only three years out of law school, Zack has already made a name for himself, winning the coveted Navy Commendation medal. Just coming off a high-profile win, this case will challenge the very core of Zack’s skills and his Christian beliefs—beliefs that could cost him the case and his career. With Diane Colcernian, his staunchest rival, as assistant prosecutor, Zack takes on internationally acclaimed criminal defense lawyer Wells Levinson. And when Zack and Diane finally agree to put aside their animosity, it causes more problems than they realize.

Treason

Author : Rick Campbell
Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
Release : 2020-01-28
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 1250252792

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The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr

Author : R. Kent Newmyer
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2012-09-24
Category : History
ISBN : 1107606616

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The Burr treason trial, one of the greatest criminal trials in American history, was significant for several reasons. The legal proceedings lasted seven months and featured some of the nation's best lawyers. It also pitted President Thomas Jefferson (who declared Burr guilty without the benefit of a trial and who masterminded the prosecution), Chief Justice John Marshall (who sat as a trial judge in the federal circuit court in Richmond), and former Vice President Aaron Burr (who was accused of planning to separate the western states from the Union) against each other. At issue, in addition to the life of Aaron Burr, were the rights of criminal defendants, the constitutional definition of treason, and the meaning of separation of powers in the Constitution. Capturing the sheer drama of the long trial, Kent Newmyer's book sheds new light on the chaotic process by which lawyers, judges, and politicians fashioned law for the new nation.

With Malice Toward Some

Author : William A. Blair
Publisher : UNC Press Books
Release : 2014-06-01
Category : History
ISBN : 9781469614052

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Few issues created greater consensus among Civil War-era northerners than the belief that the secessionists had committed treason. But as William A. Blair shows in this engaging history, the way politicians, soldiers, and civilians dealt with disloyalty varied widely. Citizens often moved more swiftly than federal agents in punishing traitors in their midst, forcing the government to rethink legal practices and definitions. Ultimately, punishment for treason extended well beyond wartime and into the framework of Reconstruction policies, including the construction of the Fourteenth Amendment. Establishing how treason was defined not just by the Lincoln administration, Congress, and the courts but also by the general public, Blair reveals the surprising implications for North and South alike.

Sacred Treason

Author : James Forrester
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release : 2012-10-01
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781402272677

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"Vivid and dramatic."—The Guardian "Arresting."—Daily Telegraph Your God. Your Country. Your Kin. Who Do You Betray? 1563: Anyone could be a suspect; any Catholic could be accused of plotting against the throne. Clarenceux keeps his head down and his religion quiet. But when a friend desperately pleads with Clarenceux to hide a manuscript for him, he is drawn into a web of treachery and conspiracy he may never untangle. Is there no refuge if your faith is your enemy? Bestselling author Dr. Ian Mortimer, writing as James Forrester, has crafted a chilling, brilliant story that re-imagines how the explosive mix of faith and fear can tear a country apart. Sacred Treason tells a thrilling story of murder, betrayal, and loyalty—and the power of the written word. "An Elizabethan romp featuring a conspiracy, a secret manuscript, and whispers about Anne Boleyn."—Sunday Times

Patriotic Treason

Author : Evan Carton
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Release : 2009-04
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780803219465

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Book Patriotic Treason Description/Summary:

A portrait of the American abolitionist offers insight into his enigmatic personality, covering such topics as his friendships with African-American contemporaries, his twenty children by two wives, and his willingness to resort to extremist methods.

If this be Treason

Author : Gregory Rabassa
Publisher : New Directions Publishing
Release : 2005
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 0811216195

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Book If this be Treason Description/Summary:

The long-awaited memoir and meditation on the art of translating by the most acclaimed American translator of Latin American literature.

Treason

Author : Ruth R. Greig
Publisher : Trafford Publishing
Release : 2005-01
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781412049252

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"He is not mad... but he has power to drive others to it." When Lucius Aurelius, commander of the Castasian mercenaries in service to the Torpani Empire is arrested for treason, he turns the world upside down. His mystified wife, faced with the Emperor's petulant proxy, must save herself and her children from their father's fate. His trusted aide finds himself motivated by more than sworn fealty when enlisted to help her. Emperor Maximian is forced to a judgment he would rather not make when Lucius, his best officer, twice refuses a direct order. The Emperor's Castasian courtesan is finally confronted by a truth she has denied for years - and an ancient power is roused in Lucius's eight-year-old daughter; a power that he alone must teach her to control before it destroys her. Sentenced to public execution between chariot races at the Imperial Forum, he is driven to return to Nerona, where the world he has shaped is threatened by treachery closer to home, and where the past he abandoned has become his child's future...

Thrawn: Treason (Star Wars)

Author : Timothy Zahn
Publisher : Del Rey
Release : 2019-07-23
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781984820990

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Book Thrawn: Treason (Star Wars) Description/Summary:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Grand Admiral Thrawn faces the ultimate test of his loyalty to the Empire in this epic Star Wars novel from bestselling author Timothy Zahn. “If I were to serve the Empire, you would command my allegiance.” Such was the promise Grand Admiral Thrawn made to Emperor Palpatine at their first meeting. Since then, Thrawn has been one of the Empire’s most effective instruments, pursuing its enemies to the very edges of the known galaxy. But as keen a weapon as Thrawn has become, the Emperor dreams of something far more destructive. Now, as Thrawn’s TIE defender program is halted in favor of Director Krennic’s secret Death Star project, he realizes that the balance of power in the Empire is measured by more than just military acumen or tactical efficiency. Even the greatest intellect can hardly compete with the power to annihilate entire planets. As Thrawn works to secure his place in the Imperial hierarchy, his former protégé Eli Vanto returns with a dire warning about Thrawn’s homeworld. Thrawn’s mastery of strategy must guide him through an impossible choice: duty to the Chiss Ascendancy, or fealty to the Empire he has sworn to serve. Even if the right choice means committing treason. Praise for Thrawn: Treason “Another excellent addition to the new canon . . . Thrawn: Treason will reward you thoroughly for your time.”—GeekMom “If you’ve ever enjoyed a Thrawn story—whether that was Heir to the Empire and its sequels or Zahn’s new novels—you’ll find more of what you enjoy in Treason.”—Dork Side of the Force

Act of Treason

Author : Vince Flynn
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2008-09-04
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781847395702

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THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER Two weeks before the election - and presidential candidate Josh Alexander's motorcade is decimated by a terrorist bomb. Alexander survives the attack, although members of his entourage are not so lucky. It appears to be the work of al-Qaeda. But then CIA director Irene Kennedy is presented with classifed information so toxic that she considers destroying it altogether. Instead she summons Mitch Rapp, the one man reckless enough to follow the evidence to its explosive conclusion... AMERICAN ASSASSIN, book one in the series, is soon to be a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Dylan O'Brien (Maze Runner), Taylor Kitsch (True Detective) and Michael Keaton. Praise for the Mitch Rapp series 'Sizzles with inside information and CIA secrets' Dan Brown 'A cracking, uncompromising yarn that literally takes no prisoners' The Times 'Vince Flynn clearly has one eye on Lee Child's action thriller throne with this twist-laden story. . . instantly gripping' Shortlist 'Action-packed, in-your-face, adrenalin-pumped super-hero macho escapist fiction that does exactly what it says on the label' Irish Independent 'Mitch Rapp is a great character who always leaves the bad guys either very sorry for themselves or very dead' Guardian

Circle of Treason

Author : Sandra Grimes,Jeanne Vertefeuille
Publisher : Naval Inst Press
Release : 2013
Category : History
ISBN : 1591143969

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Book Circle of Treason Description/Summary:

Circle of Treason details the authors' personal involvement in the hunt for and eventual identification of a Soviet mole in the CIA during the 1980s and 1990s.

An Act of Treason

Author : Sgt. Jack Coughlin,Donald A. Davis
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release : 2011-03-01
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781429965415

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Book An Act of Treason Description/Summary:

In the fourth novel in the New York Times bestselling series, Marine sniper Kyle Swanson finds himself in the sights of a man he once idolized—a true American hero turned traitor Swanson and his beautiful girlfriend, CIA agent Lauren Carson, are on a mission in Pakistan when their world is turned inside out. Kyle is captured and thrown in prison. Lauren is accused of being a double agent. The one person they trust to help is the man who sent them on the black operation—Jim Hall, a legendary CIA agent, Kyle's sniper mentor, and Lauren's boss and former lover. But Hall has gone rogue. He is selling America's innermost secrets to a ruthless Pakistani warlord who wants to mold al- Qaeda into a legitimate political party, and secure a nuclear arsenal. For Jim Hall, his former protégé Swanson is the final obstacle. Success or failure pivots on whether Swanson can stop the old friend who trained him to be a shooter. From the streets of Washington to the Bavarian Alps, the two snipers stalk each other in a deadly hunt that has only one possible outcome.

A Treason of Thorns

Author : Laura E. Weymouth
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2019-09-10
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 9780062696922

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Book A Treason of Thorns Description/Summary:

Dark, gripping, and utterly unique, this atmospheric historical fantasy from critically acclaimed author Laura E. Weymouth is perfect for fans of The Hazel Wood and Caraval. Violet Sterling has spent the last seven years in exile, longing to return to Burleigh House. One of the six great houses of England, Burleigh’s magic kept both the countryside and Violet happy. That is, until her father’s treason destroyed everything. Now she’s been given a chance to return home. But Burleigh isn’t what she remembered. Wild with grief, Burleigh’s very soul is crying out in pain. As its tormented magic ravages the countryside, Vi must decide how far she’s willing to go to save her house—before her house destroys everything she’s ever known. A house left unchecked will lead to ruin. But I will not let it ruin me.

Imagining the King's Death

Author : John Barrell,Professor of English and Co-Director Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies John Barrell
Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Release : 2000
Category : Art
ISBN : 0198112920

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Book Imagining the King's Death Description/Summary:

It is high treason in British law to imagine the king's death. But after the execution of Louis XVI in 1793, everyone in Britain must have found themselves imagining that the same fate might befall George III. How easy was it to distinguish between fantasising about the death of George and imagining it, in the legal sense of intending or designing? John Barrell examines this question in the context of the political trials of the mid-1790s and the controversies they generated. He shows how the law of treason was adapted in the years following Louis's death to punish what was acknowledged to be a "modern" form of treason unheard of when the law had been framed. The result, he argues, was the invention of a new and imaginary reading, a "figurative" treason, by which the question of who was imagining the king's death, the supposed traitors or those who charged them with treason, became inseparable.

In a Time of Treason

Author : David Keck
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 2008-02-19
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 0765313219

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Book In a Time of Treason Description/Summary:

Durand Col fights at the side of his liege, Lord Lamorica, against open rebellion in the North and a new conspiracy on the part of the Duke of Yrlac, as he struggles to deal with his growing feelings for his master's wife.