NEW BOOKS added April 2007


Boston College Law Library

 

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Arts & Literature

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Libraries

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Immigration Law

Medical Law

Comparative Law

Insurance Law

Politics & Government

Constitutional Law

Intellectual Property

Practice & Procedure

Contracts

International Law

Professional Ethics

Corporations

Judges

Property

Courts

Jurisdiction

Religion

Criminal Law & Procedure

Jurisprudence

Science & Technology

Dispute Resolution

Juveniles

Space Law

Economics

Labor Law

Taxation

Education Law

Law of the Sea

Terrorism

Elder Law

Law & Society

Torts

Employment Law

Law of War

Trials

Environmental Law

Legal Analysis & Writing

Trusts

Family Law

Legal Education

Workers? Compensation

Foreign Law

Legal History

 

 

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Arts & Literature

 

Nathan, Will.  Book of business: a novel of the law.  PS3614 .A87 B66 2006

 

Bankruptcy

 

Lassman, Donald R., chair.  Bankruptcy law: MCLE BasicsPlus! Chapters 7, 11 and 13 debtor and creditor essentials.  KF1524.3 .B36 2006

 

Civil Rights

 

Goluboff, Risa Lauren.  The lost promise of civil rights.  E185.61 .G64 2007

 

Comparative Law

 

Open Society Justice Initiative.  Transparency & silence: a survey of access to information laws and practices in fourteen countries.  K3255 .T72 2006

 

Constitutional Law

 

DVD: Lynch v. Donnelly.  Permanent Reserve KF228 .L96 2007

 

Rotunda, Ronald D. and John E. Nowak.  Treatise on constitutional law: substance and procedure.  4th ed.  Permanent Reserve KF4550 .R63 2007

 

Schweber, Howard H.  The language of liberal constitutionalism.  K3165. S39 2007

 

Contracts

 

Bonell, Michael Joachim, editor.  The UNIDROIT principles in practice: caselaw and bibliography on the UNIDROIT principles of international commercial contracts. 2nd ed.  K1004.53 .U55 2006

 

Fontaine, Marcel and Filip De Ly.  Drafting international contracts: an analysis of contract clauses.  K1024 .F6613 2006

 

Heidemann, Maren.  Methodology of uniform contract law: the UNIDROIT principles in international legal doctrine and practice.  K843 .H45 2007

 

Officer, David J., chair.  Legal ways to get out of a contract: practical and ethical advice.  KFM2550 .L44 2006

 

Corporations

 

American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Committee on Negotiated Acquisitions.  The M & A process: a practical guide for the business lawyer.  KF1477 .M47 2005

 

DiPietro, Louis, chair.  Delaware corporate law--it's not just for "big clients": advantages for small and medium sized businesses.  KFM2613 .D56 2006

 

Griffin, William F., chair.  Fiduciary duties of directors, officers and owners of closely-held businesses: identifying, avoiding, resolving and litigating disputes.  KFM2615 .C55 F53 2006

 

Kraakman, Reinier H., et al.  The anatomy of corporate law: a comparative and functional approach.  K1315 .A53 2004

 

Courts

 

Rutland, George H., editor.  Supreme Court of the United States: a bibliography with indexes.  KF8741 .A1 R883 2006

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Goldman, Stan, chair.  Mental health issues in the criminal justice system.  KFM2966.6 .M46 2007

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Carbonneau, Thomas E.  The law and practice of arbitration.  KF9085 .C37 2007

 

Economics

 

DVD: Small fortunes: microcredit and the future of poverty.  Permanent Reserve/AV HQ1240 .S63 2005

 

Kelly, D. A., Ramkishen S. Rajan, and Gillian H. L. Goh.  Managing globalization: lessons from China and India: inaugural conference of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.  JZ1318 .K396 2006

 

Education Law

 

Essex, Nathan L.  School law and the public schools: a practical guide for educational leaders. 4th ed.  KF4119 .E84 2008

 

Elder Law

 

Freedman, Donald N. and Emily S. Starr, cochairs.  Elder and disability law conference 2006.  KFM2541.5 .A34 E34 2006

 

Employment Law

 

Hartley, H. James., chair.  Representing the corporate executive in employment matters: dealing with cross-disciplinary legal issues.  KFM2734 .R47 2006

 

Koffel, William B., editor.  Drafting employment documents in Massachusetts. 2nd ed.  KFM2734 .Z9 D734 2007

 

Kugell, Jaclyn L., chair.  Emerging issues in employment discrimination law.  KFM2734.5 .D5 E474 2007

 

Environmental Law

 

Atapattu, Sumudu A.  Emerging principles of international environmental law.  K3585 .A86 2006

 

Hedemann-Robinson, Martin.  Enforcement of European Union environmental law: legal issues and challenges.   KJE6245 .H43 2007

 

McGregor, Gregor I., chair.  Environmental science and engineering: everything you need to know but didn't know how to ask.  KFM2754 .E59 2006

 

Murchison, Kenneth M.  The Snail Darter case: TVA versus the Endangered Species Act.  KF5640 .A7 M87 2007

 

Family Law

 

Bingham, Jennifer A., chair.  Dividing benefits in divorce cases: from stock options to severance pay.  KFM2500 .D58 2006

 

Ouellette, Linda A., chair.  Child custody and support.  KFM2504.6 .C56 2007

 

Foreign Law

 

Dien, Dora Shu-fang.  The Chinese worldview regarding justice and the supernatural: the cultural and historical roots of rule by law.  KNN380 .D54 2007

 

Silkenat, James R. and William M. Hannay, editors.  Guide to foreign law firms. 4th ed.  K68 .G85 2004

 

Windhoff-Héritier, Adrienne.  Explaining institutional change in Europe.  HN373.5 .W56 2007

 

History

 

Magliocca, Gerard N.  Andrew Jackson and the Constitution: the rise and fall of generational regimes.  KF4541 .M27 2007

 

Human Rights

 

Menéndez, Agustín José and Erik Oddvar Eriksen, editors.  Arguing fundamental rights.  K3240 .A42 A74 2006

 

Immigration Law

 

Kanstroom, Dan.  Deportation nation: outsiders in American history.  KF4842 .K36 2007

 

Insurance Law

 

Griffin, Carol, chair.  Litigating insurance coverage disputes: understanding insurance coverage litigation and developing winning strategies.  KFM2591 .A1 L57 2006

 

Intellectual Property

 

Huston, Julia and Michael A. Walsh, cochairs.  Intellectual property law conference 2006: hot topics for experienced intellectual property attorneys.  KF3114 .A2 I564 2006

 

McCarthy, J. Thomas.  McCarthy's desk encyclopedia of intellectual property. 3rd ed.  Reference Area KF2976.4. M38 2004

 

Seville, Catherine.  The internationalisation of copyright law: books, buccaneers and the black flag in the nineteenth century.  K1420.5 .S48 2006

 

International Law

 

Bogdan, Michael.  Concise introduction to EU private international law.  KJC967 .B64 2006

 

Caron, David D., Lee M. Caplan, and Matti Pellonpää.  The UNCITRAL arbitration rules: a commentary.  K2400 .C39 2006

 

Gazzini, Tarcisio.  The changing rules on the use of force in international law.  KZ6385 .G39 2005

 

Lee, Roy S. K., editor.  States' responses to issues arising from the ICC statute: constitutional, sovereignty, judicial cooperation and criminal law.  KZ6312 .S73 2005

 

Von Glahn, Gerhard.  Law among nations: an introduction to public international law. 8th ed.  KZ3185 .V6 2007

 

Judges

 

Rutkus, Denis Steven, Maureen Bearden and R. Sam Garrett.  Supreme Court nominations, 1789-2005: actions (including speed) by the Senate, the Judiciary Committee, and the President.  KF8742 .S87 2007

 

Jurisdiction

 

Symeonides, Symeon.  The American choice-of-law revolution: past, present and future.  KF411 .S96 2006

 

Jurisprudence

 

Bankowski, Zenon and James MacLean, editors.  The universal and the particular in legal reasoning.  K247.6 .U55 2006

 

MacCormick, Neil.  Institutions of law: an essay in legal theory.  K331 .M34 2007

 

MacNeil, William P.  Lex populi: the jurisprudence of popular culture.  K487 .C8 M33 2007

 

Juveniles

 

Curry, Lynne.  The DeShaney case: child abuse, family rights, and the dilemma of state intervention.  KF228 .D464 C87 2007

 

Karp, Amy M., editor.  Child welfare practice in Massachusetts.  KFM2491 .M5 C45 2006

 

Labor Law

 

Blanpain, R., editor.  Decentralizing industrial relations and the role of labour unions and employee representatives.  K1715 .D43 2007

 

Law of the Sea

 

Grotius, Hugo.  The free sea.  KZA1348 .G7613 2004

 

Law & Society

 

Haney-López, Ian, editor.  Race, law and society.  KF4755 .R35 2007

 

Law of War

 

Avenhaus, Rudolf, editor.  Verifying treaty compliance: limiting weapons of mass destruction and monitoring Kyoto Protocol provisions.  KZ5624 .V47 2006

 

Rogers, A. P. V.  Law on the battlefield. 2nd ed.  KZ6385 .R64 2004

 

Legal Analysis & Writing

 

Mattila, Heikki E. S.  Comparative legal linguistics.  K213 .M385 2006

 

Legal Education

 

Dernbach, John C.  Writing essay exams to succeed (not just to survive). 2nd ed.  KF283 .D47 2007

 

Legal History

 

Stacey, Robin Chapman.  Dark speech: the performance of law in early Ireland.  KDK156 .S73 2007

 

Legal Profession

 

Carey, Christen Civiletto.  Full disclosure: the new lawyer's must-read career guide. 2nd ed.  KF300 .C295 2001

 

Libraries

 

Curtis, Donnelyn.  E-journals: a how-to-do-it manual for building, managing, and supporting electronic journal collections.  Professional Collection Z692 .E43 C88 2005

 

Medical Law

 

Cushman, Catherine A., chair.  Long-term care revisited: alternatives to Medicaid for payment of long-term care services.  KFM2741.5. A34 L662 2006

 

President's Council on Bioethics (U.S.)  Alternative sources of human pluripotent stem cells: a white paper of the President's Council on Bioethics.  QH588 .S83 P74 2005

 

Rozovsky, Fay A.  Consent to treatment: a practical guide. 4th ed.  KF3827 .I5 R694

 

Politics & Government

 

Mourtada-Sabbah, Nada and Bruce E. Cain.  The political question doctrine and the Supreme Court of the United States.  KF8748 .P565 2007

 

Whittington, Keith E.  Political foundations of judicial supremacy: the presidency, the Supreme Court, and constitutional leadership in U.S. history.  KF8748 .W48 2007

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Fontham, Michael R., Michael Vitiello and David W. Miller.  Persuasive written and oral advocacy in trial and appellate courts. 2nd ed.  KF251 .F658 2007

 

Forum for State Appellate Court Judges.  The rule(s) of law: electronic discovery and the challenge of rulemaking in the state courts: report of the 2005 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges.  KF8902 .E42 F67 2005

 

Panarella, Merriann M.  Moving for injunctive relief. 2nd ed.  KFM2949 .P356 2007

 

Wolf, Mark L. and Allan van Gestel.  Litigators' "summer camp": an in-depth orientation to the federal and state courts.  KFM2930 .L584 2006

 

Professional Ethics

 

Center for Professional Responsibility, American Bar Association.  A legislative history: the development of the ABA model rules of professional conduct, 1982-2005.  KF306 .L45 2006

 

Property

 

Sait, Siraj.  Land, law and Islam: property and human rights in the Muslim world.  KBP640 .S25 2006

 

Religion

 

Lupu, Ira C. and Robert W. Tuttle.  The state of the law 2006: legal developments affecting government partnerships with faith-based organizations.  KF4865 .L862 2006

 

Ravitch, Frank S.  Masters of illusion: the Supreme Court and the religion clauses.  KF4783 .R38 2007

 

Souaiaia, Ahmed E.  The function of orality in Islamic law and practices: verbalizing meaning.  KBP440.95 .S68 2006

 

Science & Technology

 

Francioni, Francesco and Tullio Scovazzi.  Biotechnology and international law.  K1519 .B54 B56 2006

 

Space Law

 

Johnson-Freese, Joan.  Space as a strategic asset.  JZ5695 .J64 2007

 

Taxation

 

Arevalo, Luz A., chair.  Tax law for the poor: minimizing tax benefits for low wage workers and their families.  KF6369.3 .T37 2006

 

Kesti, Juhani, editor.  European tax handbook 2006.  KJC7101.3 .E94 2006

 

Tiley, John, editor.  Studies in the history of tax law, volume 2.  KD5359 .A2 T39 2007

 

Torts

 

Bogan, Jay and A. Michael Ferrill.  Business torts and unfair competition handbook. 2nd ed.  KF3195 .Z9 B97 2006

 

Trials

 

Hamann, Jack.  On American soil: how justice became a casualty of World War II.  KF7641 .H36 2005

 

Heminway, Joan MacLeod, editor.  Martha Stewart's legal troubles.  KF225 .S74 2007

 

Trusts

 

Tyrrell, Jayne, Constance V. Vecchione, and Nancy E. Kaufman.  Client trust accounts.  KFM2476.5 .A2 T97 2007

 

Workers? Compensation

 

Agnelli, Joseph F. and Douglas F. Boyd, cochairs.  Workers' compensation law conference 2006.  KFM2742 .Z9 W678 2006