NEW BOOKS added September 2007


Boston College Law Library

 

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Administrative Law

Foreign Law

Medical Law

Banking & Finance

History

Organizations

Bankruptcy

Human Rights

Partnerships

Civil Rights

Immigration Law

Politics & Government

Comparative Law

Insurance Law

Practice & Procedure

Constitutional Law

Intellectual Property

Products Liability

Consumer Protection

International Law

Professional Ethics

Contracts

International Trade

Property

Corporations

Judges

Religion

Courts

Jurisdiction

Science & Technology

Criminal Law & Procedure

Jurisprudence

Securities Law

Dispute Resolution

Labor Law

Social Welfare

Education Law

Law of War

Sports Law

Employment Law

Legal Education

Taxation

Environmental Law

Legal Profession

Torts

Estate Planning & Probate

Legal Research & Bibliography

Trade Regulation

Evidence

Legislation

Trials

Family Law

Libraries

Trusts

 

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Administrative Law

 

Fisher, Elizabeth.  Risk regulation and administrative constitutionalism.  K3400 .F57 2007

 

O'Reilly, James T.  Administrative rulemaking: winning strategies when using or opposing federal agency rules.  KF5411 .O73 2007

 

Banking & Finance

 

Bryant, Ralph C.  Turbulent waters: cross-border finance and international governance.  HG3891 .B793 2003

 

Scott, Hal S.  International finance: transactions, policy, and regulation. 14th ed.  K1005.3 .S29 2007

 

Singer, David Andrew.  Regulating capital: setting standards for the international financial system.  HG3881 .S5365 2007

 

Bankruptcy

 

Grassgreen, Debra and Maxim Litvak.  First-day motions: a practical guide to the critical first days of a bankruptcy case.  KF1530 .M6 G73 2006

 

Henry, Sally M.  The new bankruptcy code: cases, developments, and practice insights since BAPCPA.  KF1511.597 .H46 2007

 

Civil Rights

 

Zucca, Lorenzo.  Constitutional dilemmas: conflicts of fundamental legal rights in Europe and the USA.  K3240 .Z83 2007

 

Comparative Law

 

Cotter, Anne-Marie Mooney.  This ability: an international legal analysis of disability discrimination.  K637 .C68 2007

 

Constitutional Law

 

Müller, Jan-Werner.  Constitutional patriotism.  JF801 .M85 2007

 

Weaver, Russell L. and Donald E. Lively.  Understanding the First Amendment. 2nd ed.  KF4770 .W43 2006

 

Consumer Protection

 

Carter, Carolyn L., Jonathan Sheldon, and John W. Van Alst.  Automobile fraud: odometer tampering, lemon laundering, and concealment of salvage or other adverse history. 3rd ed.  KF2036 .A8 S32 2007

 

Contracts

 

Haigh, Simon P.  Contract law in an e-commerce age.  KDK378 .H35 2001

 

Zupcofska, Peter F., chair.  Before the "I Do's": pre-marital agreements.  KFM2495 .B44 2007

 

Corporations

 

Committee on Corporate Laws.  Corporate director's guidebook. 5th ed.  KF1423 .Z9 C67 2007

 

Pinto, Arthur R.  Understanding corporate law.  KF1414 .P56 1999

 

Courts

 

Chipchase, Calvert G.  Federal district court law clerk handbook.  KF8807 .C48 2007

 

Lemon, Joseph L.  Federal appellate court law clerk handbook.  KF8807 .L46 2007

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Dressler, Joshua and Alan C. Michaels.  Understanding criminal procedure. 4th ed.  KF9619 .D74 2006

 

Per?ak, Nina.  Criminalising harmful conduct: the harm principle, its limits and continental counterparts.  K5018 .P47 2007

 

Seidman, Louis Michael.  Silence and freedom.  KF9625 .S45 2007

 

Strader, J. Kelly.  Understanding white collar crime. 2nd ed.  KF9350 .S77 2006

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Goldsmith, Jean-Claude, Arnold Ingen-Housz and Gerald H. Pointon, editors.  ADR in business: practice and issues across countries and cultures.  K2390 .A937 2006

 

Education Law

 

Schneider, Rhoda E., editor.  Special education law in Massachusetts. 2nd ed.  KFM2790 .Z9 S735 2007

 

Employment Law

 

Lipsig, Ethan, Mary C. Dollarhide and Brit K. Seifert.  Reductions in force in employment law.  KF3471 .L57 2007

 

Shepherd, Jay, Laurence H. Reece, Laurie S. Gill.  Negotiating, drafting, and enforcing noncompetition agreements. 2nd ed.  KFM2630 .Z9 R44 2007

 

Shilepsky, Nancy S. and Jennifer A. Yelen.  Representing a plaintiff in a wrongful termination case. 3rd ed.  KFM2734.5 .E55 S544 2007

 

Environmental Law

 

Beirne, Piers and Nigel South, editors.  Issues in green criminology: confronting harms against environments, humanity and other animals.  HV6401 .I77 2007

 

Selected texts of legal instruments in international environmental law.  K3583 .S467 2005

 

Smith, Joseph and David Shearman.  Climate change litigation: analysing the law, scientific evidence & impacts on the environment, health & property.  K3593 .S65x 2006

 

Estate Planning & Probate

 

Cukier, Lisa M., chair.  Estate planning for subsequent marriages and same-sex marriages.  KFM2503 .Z9 E887 2007

 

DeGiacomo, James R., et al.  Actions involving probate of wills, accounts and settlements.  KFM2507 .Z9 G35 2007b

 

Mezzullo, Louis A.  An estate planner's guide to qualified retirement plan benefits. 4th ed.  KF3512 .Z9 M49 2007

 

Ray, Thomas J.  Charitable gift planning: a practical guide for the estate planner. 2nd ed.  KF6388 .R39 2007

 

Evidence

 

Giannelli, Paul C.  Understanding evidence. 2nd ed.  KF8935 .G52 2005

 

Imwinkelried, Edward J. and Daniel D. Blinka.  Criminal evidentiary foundations. 2nd ed.  KF9660 .I47 2007

 

Potter, Harold W. and Paul E. Troy, editors.  A practical guide to introducing evidence: basic foundations and objections.  KFM2938 .P73x 2007

 

Family Law

 

Gregory, John DeWitt, Peter N. Swisher, and Sheryl L. Wolf.  Understanding family law. 3rd ed.  KF505 .G734 2005

 

Tunick, Laurie R., chair.  Enhance your family law financial IQ.  KFM2500 .E54 2007

 

Foreign Law

 

Al-Matroudi, Abdul Hakim I.  The anbalî school of law and Ibn Taymiyyah: conflict or conciliation.  KBP310 .I288 A4 2006

 

Burrows, Noreen and Rosa Greaves.  The advocate general and EC law.  KJE5472.5 .B87 2007

 

Harrison, Kevin and Tony Boyd.  The changing constitution.  KD3934 .H37 2006

 

Moustafa, Tamir.  The struggle for constitutional power: law, politics, and economic development in Egypt.  KRM2620 .M68 2007

 

History

 

Davie, Neil.  Tracing the criminal: the rise of scientific criminology in Britain, 1860-1918.  HV6022 .G7 D38 2005

 

Dubber, Markus Dirk and Lindsay Farmer, editors.  Modern histories of crime and punishment.  KD7876 .M63 2007

 

Fishman, James J.  The faithless fiduciary: and the quest for charitable accountability, 1200-2005.  KD1487 .F57 2007

 

MacDonald, Alan R.  The burghs and parliament in Scotland, c. 1550-1651.  JS4123 .M33 2007

 

Human Rights

 

Foster, Michelle.  International refugee law and socio-economic rights: refuge from deprivation.  K3230 .R45 F67 2007

 

Mahoney, John.  The challenge of human rights: origin, development, and significance.  JC571 .M25 2007

 

Young, Kirsten A.  The law and process of the U.N. Human Rights Committee.  K3241 .Y68 2002

 

Immigration Law

 

Juss, Satvinder S.  International migration and global justice.  JV6038 .J87 2006

 

LeMay, Michael C.  Illegal immigration: a reference handbook.  JV6483 .L45 2007

 

McWhirter, Robert James.  The citizenship flowchart.  KF4700 .Z9 M38 2007

 

Insurance Law

 

Gosdin, James L.  Title insurance: a comprehensive overview. 3rd ed.  KF1234 .G67 2007

 

Intellectual Property

 

Gundersen, Glenn A.  Trademark searching: a practical and strategic guide to the clearance of new marks in the United States. 2nd ed.  KF3180 .G8 2000

 

LaFrance, Mary.  Understanding trademark law.  KF3180 .L34 2005

 

Leaffer, Marshall A.  Understanding copyright law. 4th ed.  KF2994 .L43 2005

 

Luong, John V., editor.  New intellectual property issues.  KF2979 .N487 2007

 

Mitchell, Glenn, et al.  U.S. trade dress law: a primer for the new millennium.  KF3193 .M47 2002

 

Mostert, Frederick W., editor.  International trademark treaties & agreements.  K1555.4 .I574 1998

 

Zemer, Lior.  The idea of authorship in copyright.  K1440 .Z46 2007

 

International Law

 

Hammer, Leonard M.  A Foucauldian approach to international law: descriptive thoughts for normative issues.  KZ3410 .H36 2007

 

Solingen, Etel.  Nuclear logics: contrasting paths in East Asia and the Middle East.  JZ5675 .S665 2007

 

Stürchler, Nikolas.  The threat of force in international law.  KZ6374 .S78 2007

 

Ulfstein, Geir, editor.  Making treaties work: human rights, environment and arms control.  KZ1301 .M35 2007

 

International Trade

 

Barbic, Andre B., editor.  International trade under the rule of law.  K4610 .I58 2007

 

Judges

 

Baum, Lawrence.  Judges and their audiences: a perspective on judicial behavior.  KF8775 .B378 2006

 

Jurisdiction

 

Mullenix, Linda S., Martin Redish, and Georgene Vairo.  Understanding federal courts and jurisdiction.  KF8719 .M88 1998

 

Jurisprudence

 

Perreau-Saussine, Amanda and James Bernard Murphy, editors.  The nature of customary law.  K282 .N38 2007

 

Labor Law

 

Ray, Douglas E., Calvin William Sharpe, and Robert N. Strassfeld.  Understanding labor law. 2nd ed.  KF3319 .R39 2005

 

Law of War

 

Ronzitti, Natalino and Gabriella Venturini, editors.  The law of air warfare: contemporary issues.  KZ6680 .L39 2006

 

Legal Education

 

Iijima, Ann L.  The law student's pocket mentor: from surviving to thriving.  KF283 .I35 2007

 

Reinhart, Susan M.  Strategies for legal case reading and vocabulary development.  KF280 .R45 2007

 

Scarborough, Sheree.  Corwin W. Johnson: an oral history interview.  KF373 .J54 S33 2003

 

Legal Profession

 

Davis, Anthony E. and Peter R. Jarvis.  Risk management: survival tools for law firms. 2nd ed.  KF313 .D38 2007

 

Manch, Susan G. and Marcia Pennington Shannon.  Maximizing law firm profitability: hiring, training and developing productive lawyers. 2nd ed.  KF276.5 .H463 2006

 

Melcher, Michael F.  The creative lawyer: a practical guide to authentic professional satisfaction.  KF300 .Z9 M45 2007

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Fox, Elyse H., compiler.  The legal research dictionary: from advance sheets to pocket parts. 2nd ed.  Reference Area KF240 .F69 2006

 

Legislation

 

Gerken, Joseph L.  What good is legislative history?: Justice Scalia in the Federal Courts of Appeals.  KF425 .G47 2007

 

Libraries

 

Lee, Leslie A. and Michelle M. Wu, editors.  Beyond the books: people, politics, and librarianship.  Professional Collection Z682.35 .V62 B49 2007

 

Sauers, Michael P.  Blogging and RSS: a librarian's guide.  Professional Collection Z680.3 .S38 2006

 

Medical Law

 

Gawande, Atul.  Better: a surgeon's notes on performance.  RC66 .G39 2007

 

Organizations

 

Cafardi, Nicholas P. and Jaclyn B. Cherry.  Understanding nonprofit and tax exempt organizations.  KF6449 .C34 2006

 

Partnerships

 

Friedland, Jerold A.  Understanding partnership and LLC taxation.  KF6452 .F764 2000

 

Politics & Government

 

Sisk, Gregory C.  Litigation with the federal government. 4th ed.  KF9065. S65 2006

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Fischer, James M.  Understanding remedies. 2nd ed.  KF9010 .F57 2006

 

Yeazell, Stephen C.  Civil procedure. 6th ed.  KF8839 .Y43 2004

 

Products Liability

 

Kiely, Terrence F. and Bruce L. Ottley.  Understanding products liability law.  KF1296 .K54 2006

 

Professional Ethics

 

Center for Professional Responsibility (American Bar Association).  Annotated model rules of professional conduct. 6th ed.  Permanent Reserve KF305 .A2 2007

 

Freedman, Monroe H. and Abbe Smith.  Understanding lawyers' ethics. 3rd ed.  KF306 .F76 2004

 

Property

 

Johnson, Alex M.  Understanding modern real estate transactions. 2nd ed.  KF665 .Z9 J638 2007

 

Rao, John, Odette Williamson, and Tara Twomey.  Foreclosures: defenses, workouts, and mortgage servicing. 2nd ed.  KF697 .F6 R36 2007

 

Sprankling, John G.  Understanding property law. 2nd ed.  KF561 .S67 2007

 

Religion

 

Cookson, Catharine, editor.  Religious/freedom, southern style.  BL65 .L52 C66 2002

 

Gey, Steven G.  Religion and the state. 2nd ed.  KF4865 .A7 G49 2006

 

Science & Technology

 

Dornfest, Rael, Paul Bausch, and Tara Calishain.  Google hacks. 3rd ed.  Professional Collection TK5105.885 .G66 C35 2006

 

Securities Law

 

Baker, Nicole A., et al.  The securities enforcement manual: tactics and strategies. 2nd ed.  KF1439 .S417 2007

 

Steinberg, Marc I.  Understanding securities law. 4th ed.  KF1440 .S74 2007

 

Social Welfare

 

Cebula, Raymond A., chair.  Handling SSI and SSDI claims.  KF3649 .H36 2007

 

Sports Law

 

Siekmann, Robert C. R. and Janwillem Soek, editors.  The Council of Europe and sport: basic documents.  KJE6063 .C68 2007

 

Taxation

 

Lederman, Leandra.  Understanding corporate taxation. 2nd ed.  KF6464 .L426 2006

 

Torts

 

Diamond, John L., Lawrence C. Levine, and M. Stuart Madden.  Understanding torts. 3rd ed.  KF1250 .D5 2007

 

Galligan, Thomas C., et al.  Tort law: cases, perspectives and problems.  KF1249 .T656 2007

 

Glannon, Joseph W.  The law of torts: examples and explanations. 3rd ed.  KF1250 .Z9 G58 2005

 

Trade Regulation

 

Antitrust law and economics of product distribution.  KF1609 .A58 2006

 

Trials

 

Aitken, Robert and Marilyn Aitken.  Law makers, law breakers, and uncommon trials.  K540 .A38 2007

 

Trusts

 

Barry, Gina M., Leslie S. Madge, and Robert H. Ryan, chairs.  Preserving and transferring your client's principle [i.e. principal] residence.  KFM2540 .Z9 P74 2007

 

Winston, Neal A., chair.  Special needs trusts.  KF2539 .S64 S64 2007