New Civil Law Books

Below is a list of Civil Law books added to the library's collection in the past 6 months.

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2013 E-Discovery and Information Governance National Institute.

Location: lax
Call #: KF8902.E42 E353 2013
Publisher: American Bar Association, Section of Science & Technology Law and Center for Professional Development,


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According to our hearts : Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the law of the multiracial family / Angela Onwuachi-Willig.

Location: lax
Call #: KF228.R47 O59 2013
Publisher:


This landmark book looks at what it means to be a multiracial couple in the United States today.According to Our Hearts begins with a look back at a 1925 case in which a two-month marriage ends with a man suing his wife for misrepresentation of her race, and shows how our society has yet to come to terms with interracial marriage. Angela Onwuachi-Willig examines the issue by drawing from a variety of sources, including her own experiences. She argues that housing law, family law, and employment law fail, in important ways, to protect multiracial couples. In a society in which marriage is used to give, withhold, and take away status in the workplace and elsewhere she says interracial couples are at a disadvantage, which is only exacerbated by current law. Find out more (catalog link)
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Adventure and the law / Cecil B. Kuhne III.

Location: lax
Call #: KF1290.S66 K84 2014
Publisher:


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Alternative dispute resolution in a nutshell / by Jacqueline M. Nolan-Haley, Professor of Law, Director of ADR & Conflict Resolution Program, Fordham University, School of Law.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF9084.Z9 N65 2013
Publisher:


This title presents a concise summary of alternatives to the court adjudication of disputes. On-point discussion facilitates an understanding of the wide variety of options available that can better suit a client's needs, such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and various hybrids such as arb-med, med-arb, consensus-building as well as court-connected processes. Particular attention is focused on the legal and ethical issues associated with negotiation, mediation and arbitration. Each chapter contains a bibliography. This is a must read for anyone interested in the field of dispute resolution. Find out more (catalog link)
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Alternative dispute resolution in a nutshell / by Jacqueline M. Nolan-Haley, Professor of Law, Director of ADR & Conflict Resolution Program, Fordham University, School of Law.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF9084.Z9 N65 2013
Publisher:


This title presents a concise summary of alternatives to the court adjudication of disputes. On-point discussion facilitates an understanding of the wide variety of options available that can better suit a client's needs, such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and various hybrids such as arb-med, med-arb, consensus-building as well as court-connected processes. Particular attention is focused on the legal and ethical issues associated with negotiation, mediation and arbitration. Each chapter contains a bibliography. This is a must read for anyone interested in the field of dispute resolution. Find out more (catalog link)
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American illness : essays on the rule of law / edited by F.H. Buckley.

Location: lax
Call #: KF389 .A44 2013
Publisher:


This provocative book brings together twenty-plus contributors from the fields of law, economics, and international relations to look at whether the U.S. legal system is contributing to the countrys long postwar decline. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the interactions between economics and the lawin such areas as corruption, business regulation, and federalismand explains how our system works differently from the one in most countries, with contradictory and hard to understand business regulations, tort laws that vary from state to state, and surprising judicial interpretations of clearly written contracts. This imposes far heavier litigation costs on American companies and hampers economic growth. Find out more (catalog link)
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American juries : the verdict / Neil Vidmar & Valerie P. Hans.

Location: lax
Call #: KF8972 .V53 2007
Publisher: Prometheus Books,


Vidmar and Hans review over 50 years of empirical research on civil and criminal juries and returns a verdict that strongly supports the jury system. They place the jury system in its historical and contemporary context giving the stories behind important trials while providing fact-based answers to critical questions. Find out more (catalog link)
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Arbitration and the constitution / Peter B. Rutledge.

Location: lax
Call #: K2400 .R88 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press,


Arbitration has become an increasingly important mechanism for dispute resolution, both in the domestic and international setting. Despite its importance as a form of state-sanctioned dispute resolution, it has largely remained outside the spotlight of constitutional law. This landmark work represents one of the first attempts to synthesize the fields of arbitration law and constitutional law. Drawing on the author's extensive experience as a scholar in arbitration law who has lectured and studied around the world, the book offers unique insights into how arbitration law implicates issues such as separation of powers, federalism, and individual liberties. Find out more (catalog link)
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Boilerplate : the fine print, vanishing rights, and the rule of law / Margaret Jane Radin.

Location: lax
Call #: KF808 .R25 2013
Publisher: Princeton University Press,


Boilerplate--the fine-print terms and conditions that we become subject to when we click "I agree" online, rent an apartment, enter an employment contract, sign up for a cellphone carrier, or buy travel tickets--pervades all aspects of our modern lives. On a daily basis, most of us accept boilerplate provisions without realizing that should a dispute arise about a purchased good or service, the nonnegotiable boilerplate terms can deprive us of our right to jury trial and relieve providers of responsibility for harm.Boilerplateis the first comprehensive treatment of the problems posed by the increasing use of these terms, demonstrating how their use has degraded traditional notions of consent, agreement, and contract, and sacrificed core rights whose loss threatens the democratic order. Find out more (catalog link)
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Business organizations : cases, problems, and case studies / D. Gordon Smith , Cynthia A. Williams.

Location: lax
Call #: KF1355 .S63 2012
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business,


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Changing legal regulation of cohabitation : from fornicators to family, 1600-2010 / Rebecca Probert.

Location: lax
Call #: KD771 .P78 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press,


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Children and the law : doctrine, policy and practice / by Douglas E. Abrams, Sarah H. Ramsey.

Location: lax
Call #: KF479.A7 A25 2010
Publisher: West/Thomson,


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Civil code of Iran : basic document in Iranian law / introduced and edited by S.H. Amin ; general editor, Dr. Eftikhar.

Location: lax
Call #: IRANIII-6
Publisher: s.n.,


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Civil procedure in a nutshell / by Mary Kay Kane.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF8841 .K36 2013
Publisher: West/Thompson Reuters


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Civil rights in the shadow of slavery : the constitution, common law, and the Civil Rights Act of 1866 / George Rutherglen.

Location: lax
Call #: KF4749 .R85 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


The 1866 Civil Rights Act is one of the most monumental pieces of legislation in American history, figuring into almost every subsequent piece of legislation dealing with civil rights for the next century. While numerous scholars have looked at it in the larger social and political context of Reconstruction and its relationship with the Fourteenth Amendment, this will be the first book that focuses on its central role in the long history of civil rights. Find out more (catalog link)
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Class Action Fairness Act : law and strategy / Gregory C. Cook, editor.

Location: lax
Call #: KF8896 .C66 2013
Publisher:


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Class actions, 2013 / chapter authors: Wilber H. Boies ... [et al.].

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1730 .C55 2013
Publisher: Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education,


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Class, mass, and collective arbitration in national and international law / S.I. Strong.

Location: lax
Call #: K2400 .S8725 2013
Publisher:


Class arbitration first developed in the United States in the 1980s as a means of providing large numbers of individuals with the opportunity to assert their claims at the same time and in the same proceeding. Large-scale arbitration has since spread beyond US borders, with collective arbitration being seen in Europe and mass arbitration being used in the international investment regime. This title considers all three forms of arbitration as a matter of domestic and international law, providing arbitrators, advocates and scholars with the tools they need to evaluate these sorts of procedural mechanisms. Find out more (catalog link)
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Collection litigation : representing the creditor / Michael L. Starzec, Christopher DiPlacido.

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1367.C6 S73 2014
Publisher:


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Commercial and industrial loan documentation, 2014 / Michael L. Weissman.

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1370 .W45 2014
Publisher:


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Common law in colonial America / William E. Nelson.

Location: lax
Call #: KF361 .N45 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


Nelson's The Common Law in Colonial America begins a sweeping multi-volume revision of the way we understand our nation's legal foundations. With exhaustive research and the perspective of a master historian and legal scholar, he demonstrates how the earliest years of settlement shaped thefuture of American law and bequeathed to us a system that accommodates diversity within a common commitment to the basic concepts of the rule of law. Find out more (catalog link)
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Community property in a nutshell / by Robert L. Mennell, St. Paul, Minnesota, Jo Carrillo, Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF526.Z9 M46 2014
Publisher: West Academic Publishing,


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Construction dispute litigation, 2013 / general editors, Mark C. Friedlander, Stanley P. Sklar, Lorence H. Slutzky ; chapter authors, Douglas R. Allen ... [et al.].

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1475 .C667 2013
Publisher: Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education,


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Contracts : examples & explanations / Brian A. Blum.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF801 .B58 2013
Publisher:


Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. Find out more (catalog link)
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Copyright remedies : a litigator's guide to damages / Eric M. Stahl & Henry J. Tashman.

Location: lax
Call #: KF3080 .S73 2014
Publisher:


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Corrective justice / Ernest J. Weinrib.

Location: lax
Call #: K600 .W45 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


Private law governs our most pervasive relationships: the wrongs we do one another, the contracts we make and break, and the property we own. This book analyses the deepest questions about the law's foundations, showing how a distinctive notion of justice, 'corrective justice', describes the special morality intrinsic to private law. Find out more (catalog link)
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Courthouse democracy and minority rights : same-sex marriage in the states / Robert J. Hume.

Location: lax
Call #: KF539 .H86 2013
Publisher:


In Courthouse Democracy and Minority Rights: Same-Sex Marriage in the States, Robert J. Hume shows how increasing the democratic accountability of courts has limited the ability of judges to act as reform agents. When judges are elected, or when their decisions can be easily overturned with initiative amendment procedures, they lose the capacity to stand up for the rights of the minorities. Find out more (catalog link)
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Defining the struggle : national organizing for racial justice, 1880-1915 / Susan D. Carle.

Location: lax
Call #: KF4757 .C37 2013
Publisher:


Since its founding in 1910--the same year as another national organization devoted to the economic and social welfare aspects of race advancement, the National Urban League--the NAACP has been viewed as the vanguard national civil rights organization in American history. But these two flagship institutions were not the first important national organizations devoted to advancing the cause of racial justice. Instead, it was even earlier groups -- including theNational Afro American League, the National Afro American Council, the National Association of Colored Women, and the Niagara Movement - that developed and transmitted to the NAACP and National Urban League foundational ideas about law and lawyering that these latter organizations would then pursue.With unparalleled scholarly depth, Defining the Struggle explores these forerunner organizations whose contributions in shaping early twentieth century national civil rights organizing have largely been forgotten today. It examines the motivations of their leaders, the initiatives they undertook, and the ideas about law and racial justice activism they developed and passed on to future generations. Find out more (catalog link)
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Development of law in frontier California : civil law and society, 1850-1890 / Gordon Morris Bakken.

Location: lacom
Call #: KFC80 .B35 1985
Publisher: Greenwood Press,


This is a thought-provoking exploration of the development of civil law in California from 1850 to 1890. Focusing upon contract, landlord and tenant, mortgage, tort, and admiralty law, Bakken argues that the formulation of the law generally responded to socioeconomic forces. He also asserts that on the operational level, the law's reach was limited by ambiguities, judicial inexactitude, and mistakes made by the bar. Find out more (catalog link)
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Drafting contracts : how and why lawyers do what they do / Tina L. Stark, Visiting Professor, Fordham University School of Law.

Location: lax
Call #: KF807 .S73 2014
Publisher:


A perfect fit for the upper-level legal drafting course, Drafting Contracts: How and Why Lawyers Do What They Do teaches the key practices of contract drafting, with particular emphasis on how to incorporate the business deal into the contract and add value to the client's deal. Find out more (catalog link)
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Equal parent presumption : social justice in the legal determination of parenting after divorce / Edward Kruk.

Location: lax
Call #: K707 .K78 2013
Publisher:


'The Equal Parenting Presumption' addresses a major barrier to the principle of gender equality in parenting after divorce, and proposes a viable alternative to sole custody in the form of a legal presumption of shared and equal parenting. Find out more (catalog link)
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Extraterritoriality and collective redress / edited by Duncan Fairgrieve, Eva Lein.

Location: lax
Call #: K2243 .E98 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


Examines the extraterritorial effect of collective redress litigation, looking at the way in which many collective redress issues span frontiers, and thus involve complex transnational dynamics. Includes detailed analysis of the law and jurisprudence with significant practical impact in this area. Find out more (catalog link)
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Felony disenfranchisement in America : historical origins, institutional racism, and modern consequences / Katherine Irene Pettus.

Location: lax
Call #: JK1846 .P48 2013
Publisher: State University of New York Press,


Here, Katherine Irene Pettus draws on philosophy, history, law, and punishment theory to make the compelling argument that state disenfranchisement policies have collective moral and political significance that transcends the personal tragedy of being legally deprived of full citizenship status. Find out more (catalog link)
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First Amendment institutions / Paul Horwitz.

Location: lax
Call #: KF4770 .H67 2013
Publisher: Harvard University Press,


Addressing a host of hot-button issues, from the barring of Christian student groups and military recruiters from law schools and universities to churches’ immunity from civil rights legislation in hiring and firing ministers, Paul Horwitz proposes a radical reformation of First Amendment law. Arguing that rigidly doctrinal approaches can’t account for messy, real-world situations, he suggests that the courts loosen their reins and let those institutions with a stake in First Amendment freedoms do more of the work of enforcing them. Find out more (catalog link)
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Forensic autopsy for lawyers / Michael J. Panella and Samuel D. Hodge. Jr.

Location: lax
Call #: KF8802 .H63 2013
Publisher:


The results of the autopsy can be essential evidence in the prosecution of a crime. Such evidence is also necessary in civil cases where tort liability is a key element of a case. Without a firm cause or manner of death. This book will make a lawyer aware of the methods that may be critical in accurately establishing the cause and manner of death, including histology, radiology, microbiology, toxicology, serology, and special forensic laboratory testing. Containing more than 200 illustrations and photos, The Forensic Autopsy is an important guide to maximizing an attorney's use of the autopsy when providing legal representation. Find out more (catalog link)
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From the closet to the altar : courts, backlash, and the struggle for same-sex marriage / Michael Klarman.

Location: lax
Call #: KF539 .K58 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


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Guide to international estate planning : drafting, compliance, and administration strategies / Leigh-Alexandra Basha, editor.

Location: lax
Call #: KF750.A2 I575 2013
Publisher:


This resource provides expert and current guidance on the basic principles of international estate planning, the complex taxation issues involved, jurisdictional options, and governmental controls and reporting requirements. Find out more (catalog link)

How the law works / Gary Slapper.

Location: lax
Call #: KD661 .S584 2014
Publisher:


How the Law Works is a refreshingly clear and reliable guide to the legal system in the UK. Offering interesting and comprehensive coverage, it makes sense of all the curious features of the law in day to day life and in current affairs. Explaining the law and legal jargon in plain English, it provides an accessible entry point to the different types of law and legal techniques, as well as the impact of European law and human rights law. In addition to explaining the role of judges, lawyers, juries and parliament, it clarifies the mechanisms behind criminal and civil law. How the Law Works is essential reading for anyone approaching law for the first time, or for anyone who is interested in an engaging introduction to the subjects bigger picture. Find out more (catalog link)
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Human rights in Sweden / by Hans Danelius.

Location: lacom
Call #: KKV2460 .D36 1970
Publisher: Swedish Institute,


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Illinois causes of action : estate, business & nonpersonal injury actions / Timothy W. Kelly, Richard P. Goldenhersh, general editors ; chapter authors, James L. Anderson ... [and others].

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1730 .I38 2014
Publisher:


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Illinois civil discovery practice, 2014 / chapter authors, Lew R. C. Bricker ... [et al.].

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1737 .I45 2014
Publisher: Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education,


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Immigration law sourcebook : a compendium of immigration-related laws and policy documents.

Location: lax
Call #: KF4819.85 .I4674 2013
Publisher:


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International co-operation in civil and criminal matters / David McClean.

Location: lax
Call #: K2115 .M39 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


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International litigation strategies and practice / editors, Barton Legum, Theodore Edelman, Ethan A. Berghoff.

Location: lax
Call #: KF8840 .I578 2014
Publisher:


Focusing on the strategic and practical aspects of handling a transnational case, this resource first discusses the essentials, e.g., finding the right lawyer for the job overseas and communicating with foreign clients and lawyers. It then addresses the strategic decisions and practice tools necessary to successfully initiate, defend, and conclude a transnational case. Find out more (catalog link)

Internet publishing perils and practices : a compass for content in the digital domain / John P. Borger, Steven D. Zansberg, editors.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF2750 .I59 2013
Publisher:


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Intimate associations : the law and culture of American families / J. Herbie DiFonzo and Ruth C. Stern.

Location: lax
Call #: KF505 .D54 2013
Publisher:


The rise in divorce, cohabitation, single parenthood and same-sex partnerships along with an increase in surrogacy, adoption and assisted reproductive technologies has led to many diverse configurations of families, or intimate associations. The authors show that children of married parents fare better than children in a household formed by cohabiting adults. This is not to condemn non-traditional families but to point out that society and the law do not adequately provide for their needs. In conclusion, they call for a legal system that can adapt to the continually changing reality of family life. Find out more (catalog link)
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Involvement of EU law in private law relationships / edited by Dorota Leczykiewicz and Stephen Weatherill.

Location: lax
Call #: KJE824.5 .I58 2013
Publisher: Hart,


The involvement of the EU in regulating private conduct and the relationships between individuals is increasing. EU law thus affects the scope of private autonomy in ever wider contexts, sparking tensions with fundamental concepts of national private law systems. This volume explores the involvement of EU law in private law relationships. Find out more (catalog link)
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It's the law! : pets, animals, and the law / William J. Wynn.

Location: lax
Call #: KF390.5.A5 W96 2002
Publisher: Doral Pub.,


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Language of human rights in West Germany / Lora Wildenthal.

Location: lax
Call #: JC599.G3 W56 2013
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press,


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Law as a tool for empowering women within marital relations : a case study of paternity lawsuits in Egypt / Hind Ahmed Zaki.

Location: lacom
Call #: KRM1749 .A94 2012
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press,


How do women use courts within the context of paternity lawsuits? This study analyzes the challenges that the formal legal approach to empowering women faces once it is translated into everyday socio-legal experiences and court repertoires. It also seeks to trace the pathologies inherent inpersonal status law reform and normal legal practices in Egypt, attesting to the limitations of law as an agent of social change in the private domain of the family. It mainly sheds light on the difficulties of separating formal legal rules from informal social practices. It also explores the problem of paternity claims in Egypt. Adding to growing literature on the use of legal mobilization to advance gender equity, this study offers insights on theoften-neglected role of social norms in court experiences, often leading to unexpected consequences that sometimes defy the intended goals behind policies and legislation. Find out more (catalog link)

Law of class action : fifty-state survey, 2012-2013 / Class Actions & Derivative Suits Committee ; [edited by Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Fabrice Vincent].

Location: lax
Call #: KF8896 .L39 2013
Publisher:


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Litigating the nursing home case / by James T. O'Reilly and Katharine Van Tassel.

Location: lax
Call #: KF3826.N8 O74 2014
Publisher:


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Managing family justice in diverse societies / edited by Mavis Maclean and John Eekelaar.

Location: lax
Call #: K487.C8 M36 2013
Publisher: Hart Publishing,


The aim of this book is to explore what response the law has or should have to different family practices arising from cultural and religious beliefs. The issue has become increasingly debated as western countries have become more culturally diverse. Although discussion has frequently focused on the role Islamic family law should have in these countries, this book seeks to set that discussion within a wider context that includes consideration both of theoretical issues and also of empirical data about the interaction between specific family practices and state law in a variety of jurisdictions ranging from England and Wales to Bangladesh, Botswana, Spain, Poland, France, Israel, Iran and South Africa. Find out more (catalog link)
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Marriage on trial : late medieval German couples at the papal court / Ludwig Schmugge ; translated by Atria A. Larson.

Location: lax
Call #: HQ1051 .S3613 2013
Publisher: Catholic University of America Press,


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Massive resistance and media suppression : the segregationist response to dissent during the civil rights movement / David J. Wallace.

Location: lax
Call #: E185.61 .W18 2013
Publisher:


Wallace explores the role and methods of media suppression in the South during the civil rights movement and the southern "massive resistance" to integration. Segregationists understood the importance of public opinion to defending their social system, and, as a result, desperately fought to influence how the civil rights movement and segregation were defined for the nation. However, when certain national news coverage and the voices of a minority of southern journalists challenged the growing massive resistance extremism and the arguments used to preserve the "southern way of life," segregationists responded with organized attempts to silence criticism, dissent and public debate within the press. Find out more (catalog link)
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Muslim family law, secular courts and Muslim women of South Asia : a study in judicial activism / Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin.

Location: lax
Call #: KNC156 .S468 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


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Muslim women and Shari'ah Councils : transcending the boundaries of community and law / Samia Bano.

Location: lax
Call #: KD750 .B36 2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan,


Using original empirical data and critiquing existing research, Samia Bano explores the experience of British Muslim woman who use Shari'ah councils to resolve marital disputes. She challenges the language of community rights and claims for legal autonomy in matters of family law showing how law and community can empower as well as restrict women. Find out more (catalog link)
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Ordered liberty : rights, responsibilities, and virtues / James E. Fleming and Linda C. McClain.

Location: lax
Call #: KF4749 .F55 2013
Publisher: Harvard University Press,


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Outsourcing justice : the rise of modern Arbitration laws in America / Imre Szalai.

Location: lax
Call #: KF9085 .S98 2013
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press,


Arbitration is a method of dispute resolution in which parties agree to submit their dispute to a private, neutral third person, instead of a traditional court with a judge and jury. This private system of arbitration, which is often confidential and secretive, can be a polar opposite, in almost every way, to the public court system. Over the past few decades, arbitration agreements have proliferated throughout American society. Such agreements appear in virtually all types of consumer transactions, and millions of American workers are bound by arbitration agreements in their employment relationships. America has become an "arbitration nation," with an increasing number of disputes taken away from the traditional, open court system and relegated to a private, secretive system of justice. How did arbitration agreements become so widespread, and enforceable, in American society? Find out more (catalog link)
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Patent application drafting : a practical guide / Morgan D. Rosenberg.

Location: lax
Call #: KF3120 .R67 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press,


Patent Application Drafting: A Practical Guide, by Morgan Rosenberg, teaches the drafting of patent applications from a practical perspective. It covers the entire patent application and includes many helpful examples illustrating the process from start to finish. Find out more (catalog link)
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Property law and social morality / Peter M. Gerhart, Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Location: lax
Call #: K721.5 .G47 2014
Publisher:


This text develops a theory of property that highlights the social construction of obligations that individuals owe each other. By viewing property law through the lens of obligations rather than through the lens of rights, the book affirms the existence of important property rights and defines the scope of those rights. Find out more (catalog link)
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Real estate litigation, 2013 / general editor: LaVon M. Johns ; chapter authors, Jennifer H. Caracciolo ... [et al.].

Location: laill-nc
Call #: KFI1326 .I55 2013
Publisher: Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education,


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Reform of the Dutch Code of Criminal Procedure in comparative perspective / edited by Marc Groenhuijsen, Tijs Kooijmans.

Location: lacom
Call #: KKM4604.3 1926 .R44 2012
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers,


Looking back at the findings of the 'Strafvorderling 2001'-research project, the contributions in this book discuss the question of whether the legislator has succeeded in improving the Dutch system of criminal procedure. Find out more (catalog link)
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Religion, law, and the present water crisis / Richard A. Hughes.

Location: lax
Call #: K3496 .H84 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang,


This work documents current and impending global water shortages and opposes policies of commodification and privatization of water ownership by multinational water corporations. Find out more (catalog link)
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Short and happy guide to property / by Paula A. Franzese.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF570.Z9 F728 2011
Publisher: West,


This efficient and effective Second Edition takes difficult subject matter and makes it accessible and easy to remember. Professor Paula Franzese, a nationally renowned teacher and scholar, sets forth understandable techniques for mastering estates in land and future interests (including the dreaded rule against perpetuities), concurrent estates, landlord-tenant law, servitudes, land transactions, recording system, zoning, and eminent domain and includes, in this expanded Second Edition, the top ten themes of Property law, the rule of capture, and the law of finders. Find out more (catalog link)
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Signposts : new directions in Southern legal history / edited by Sally E. Hadden and Patricia Hagler Minter.

Location: lax
Call #: KF352.A2 S57 2013
Publisher:


In Signposts, Sally E. Hadden and Patricia Hagler Minter have assembled seventeen essays, by both established and rising scholars, that showcase new directions in southern legal history across a wide range of topics, time periods, and locales. The essays will inspire today's scholars to dig even more deeply into the southern legal heritage, in much the same way that David Bodenhamer and James Ely's seminal 1984 work, Ambivalent Legacy, inspired an earlier generation to take up the study of southern legal history. Contributors to Signposts explore a wide range of subjects related to southern constitutional and legal thought, including real and personal property, civil rights, higher education, gender, secession, reapportionment, prohibition, lynching, legal institutions such as the grand jury, and conflicts between bench and bar. Find out more (catalog link)
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Social death : racialized rightlessness and the criminalization of the unprotected / Lisa Marie Cacho.

Location: lax
Call #: JV6456 .C33 2012
Publisher: New York University Press,


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Social inclusion of people with disabilities : national and international perspectives / Arie Rimmerman.

Location: lax
Call #: HV1568 .R56 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press,


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Social media law : a handbook of cases and use / Ursula Furi-Perry.

Location: lax
Call #: KF390.5.C6 F87 2013
Publisher:


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Sovereign citizen : denaturalization and the origins of the American Republic / Patrick Weil.

Location: lax
Call #: KF4715 .W45 2013
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press,


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Supreme Court and McCarthy-era repression : one hundred decisions / Robert M. Lichtman.

Location: lax
Call #: KF8742 .L53 2012
Publisher: University of Illinois Press,


In this volume, attorney Robert M. Lichtman provides a comprehensive history of the US Supreme Court's decisions in 'Communist' cases during the McCarthy era. Lichtman shows the Court's vulnerability to public criticism and attacks by the elected branches during periods of political repression. Find out more (catalog link)
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Torts / by Edward J. Kionka.

Location: lapsc
Call #: KF1250 .K527 2013
Publisher: West Academic Publishing,


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Transferable groundwater rights : integrating hydrogeology, law and economics / Andreas N. Charalambous.

Location: lax
Call #: K3496 .C48 2013
Publisher:


The principle of Transferable Water Rights (TWR) is that by making water rights capable of being traded in the market, water resources can be used more sustainably and efficiently. Water would achieve its economic value, by switching from the high volume-low value irrigation, which is prevalent with many farmers, to low volume-high value urban supply or the growing of intensive horticultural or cash crops. However, sceptics point out that free markets do not usually best serve the environment, the poor and the conservation of resources. This book discusses TWR in their broader context. Find out more (catalog link)
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Truth in lending / Diane E. Thompson, Elizabeth Renuart ; contributing authors, Carolyn L. Carter ... [et al.].

Location: lax
Call #: KF1040 .T78 2012
Publisher: National Consumer Law Center,


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U.S. regulation of hedge funds / Shartsis Friese LLP, Douglas L. Hammer, Carolyn S. Reiser, Geoffrey W. Haynes, Neil J. Koren, James J. Frolik, Christina M. Hamilton, Ellyn T. Roberts, Joan L. Grant.

Location: lax
Call #: KF1078 .U14 2013
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Understanding student rights in schools : speech, religion, and privacy in educational settings / Bryan R. Warnick.

Location: lax
Call #: KF4150 .W37 2013
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What rights should students expect to exercise in public schools? Should bible study meetings be allowed during free periods? Should students be allowed to wear t-shirts that exhort taking drugs or committing violent acts? Should students be required to participate in drug testing? In this concisely argued book, Bryan Warnick examines how student rights in three areas, free speech, privacy, and religious expression, have been addressed in policy, ethics, and the law. Find out more (catalog link)
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Veterans appeals guidebook : representing veterans in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims / Ron Smith, editor.

Location: lax
Call #: KF7713 .V48 2013
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Victims of environmental harm : rights, recognition and redress under national and international law / Matthew Hall.

Location: lax
Call #: K5278 .H35 2013
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