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J. Layne Smith’s “Civics, Law, and Justice” - Free Download Tomorrow (6/8/2020)

Pasadena, CA – WEBWIRE

Best Seller Publishing announces the release of J. Layne Smith’s new book, Civics, Law, and Justice--How We Became U.S.: Insights from a Trial Judge.” It will be available for free download in the Amazon Kindle Store on June 8th.   

If you have questions about U.S. civics, law, and justice but don’t want to wade through dry and dull legalese to get the answers, you will love this down-to-earth collection of essays that provide an insider’s view of the legal system. In “Civics, Law, and Justice—How We Became U.S.,” career trial lawyer and judge J. Layne Smith offers crystal-clear insight and straightforward answers to everything you’ve ever wondered about the art and science of justice in American history and society.

How does a judge feel when handing down a sentence? Which is better: A republic or a democracy? And what do King Henry VIII and his six wives have to do with the U.S. Constitution? Infused with Smith’s warmth, clarity, and humor, this accessible collection will make you feel like you’re learning about U.S. civics, law, and justice while having a cup of coffee with a knowledgeable friend.

“Civics, Law, and Justice” by J. Layne Smith will be free and available for download on Amazon for 5 days (6/8/2020 – 6/12/2020) at:

“Civics, Law, and Justice” has a 5.0-star rating on Here’s what some people had to say:
“I found Judge J Layne Smith’s book enjoyable to read and easy to comprehend. It contains a wealth of useful information about the legal system and is written in a style that holds your attention. I think it would also be excellent educational material for middle school through college age students. I would recommend this book for anyone who wants to learn more about the history of the US government’s role in the subjects of law. and how our current court systems operate.” – Kim Hamilton

“At a mere 129 pages, Judge Smith has been able to run the gamut of American History from the French and Indian War to present times and our current legal system. Filled with information we knew but forgot; should have known, but didn’t; and what we knew but remembered incorrectly, this book is a quick and easy read. Humorous and informative and written in an easy and straightforward manner it should be mandatory reading for every middle school and high school civics class. And as an added bonus, it is guaranteed to make you a subject matter trivia wizard! Cannot wait for the next installment.” – Colin Roopnarine 

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About the Author:

The Honorable J. Layne Smith is a county judge in Leon County, Florida. A legal scholar, Smith graduated in the top 6 percent of his law school class. He was previously a successful private practice civil, criminal, and administrative trial lawyer for twenty-four years. He then served four years in state government as the general counsel to two Florida state agencies and as a state retirement commissioner. For decades, he has held Martindale-Hubbell’s highest ratings for legal skills and ethics. 
Smith lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife, Cindy. In his spare time, he can be found reading, writing, and spending time with family, friends, and his dog Barley. He is a passionate fan of college sports, particularly football. Go Seminoles and Roll Tide!

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