NEW BOOKS added October 2007


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Abortion

Family Law

Legal Education

Admiralty

Foreign Law

Legal History

Arts & Literature

Health Law

Legal Profession

Bankruptcy

History

Legal Research & Bibliography

Biography

Human Rights

Libraries

Civil Rights

Immigration Law

Military Law

Communications Law

Insurance Law

Politics & Government

Comparative Law

Intellectual Property

Practice & Procedure

Constitutional Law

International Law

Property

Contracts

International Trade

Religion

Corporations

Judges

Science & Technology

Courts

Jurisdiction

Sexuality & the Law

Criminal Law & Procedure

Jurisprudence

Social Welfare

Death Penalty

Labor Law

Space Law

Dispute Resolution

Land Use Planning

Taxation

Economics

Law Enforcement & Corrections

Terrorism

Education Law

Law of the Sea

Torts

Employment Law

Law of War

Trials

Environmental Law

Legal Analysis & Writing

Trusts

Evidence

 

 

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Abortion

 

Edelin, Kenneth.  Broken justice: a true story of race, sex and revenge in a Boston courtroom.  KF224 .E35 E34 2008

 

Jayasuriya, Kumar Percy, editor.  A Documentary history of the legal aspects of abortion in the United States. City of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health.  KF228 .A57 D63 2007

 

Admiralty

 

Snell, Steven L.  Courts of admiralty and the common law: origins of the American experiment in concurrent jurisdiction.  KF1112 .S645 2007

 

Arts & Literature

 

DVD:  Being there.   Reference Area Feature Film Collection

 

Majeske, Andrew J.  Equity in English Renaissance literature: Thomas More and Edmund Spenser.  PR428 .L37 M35 2006

 

Markesinis, B. S.  Good and evil in art and law: an extended essay.  K235 .M37 2007

 

Moore, Schuyler M.  The biz: the basic business, legal and financial aspects of the film industry. 3rd ed.  KF4302 .M66 2007

 

Rao, Saira.  Chambermaid: a novel.  Popular Reading Collection PS3618 .A69 C47 2007

 

Bankruptcy

 

Herbert, Michael J.  Understanding bankruptcy.  KF1524 .H427 2000

 

Kilborn, Jason J.  Comparative consumer bankruptcy.  K1375 .K55 2007

 

Biography

 

Larson, Edward J. and Jack Marshall, editors.  The essential words and writings of Clarence Darrow.  KF213 .D3 L37 2007

 

Civil Rights

 

Goren, William D.  Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act. 2nd ed.  KF480 .G67 2006

 

Ross, Mary Massaron and Edwin P. Voss, Jr., editors.  Sword and shield: a practical approach to Section 1983 litigation. 3rd ed.  KF1325 .C58 S96 2006

 

Communications Law

 

Pearlstine, Norman.  Off the record: the press, the government, and the war over anonymous sources.  KF8959 .P7 P43 2007

 

Stone, Geoffrey R.  Top secret: when our government keeps us in the dark.  KF5753 .S76 2007

 

Comparative Law

 

Avi-Yonah, Reuven S., James R. Hines Jr. and Michael Lang, editors.  Comparative fiscal federalism: comparing the European Court of Justice and the US Supreme Court's tax jurisprudence.  K4506. C66 2007

 

Nicholson, Penelope.  Borrowing court systems: the experience of Socialist Vietnam.  KPV1580 .N53 2007

 

Constitutional Law

 

Calabresi, Steven G., editor.  Originalism: a quarter-century of debate.  KF4749 .A2 O75 2007

 

Fisher, Louis and David Gray Adler.  American constitutional law. 7th ed.  KF4549 .F57 2007

 

Tushnet, Mark V.  Out of range: why the Constitution can't end the battle over guns.  KF3941 .T87 2007

 

Yackle, Larry W.  Regulatory rights: Supreme Court activism, the public interest, and the making of constitutional law.  KF4552 .Y33 2007

 

Contracts

 

Speidel, Richard E.  Contracts in crises: excuse doctrine and retrospective government acts.  KF832 .S64 2007

 

Corporations

 

Bagley, Constance E. and Craig E. Dauchy.  The entrepreneur's guide to business law. 3rd ed.  KF390 .B84 B34 2008

 

Cerioni, Luca.  EU corporate law and EU company tax law.  KJE2451 .C47 2007

 

Cross, Frank B. and Robert A. Prentice.  Law and corporate finance.  KF1428 .C76 2007

 

Paris, Carolyn E.C.  Drafting for corporate finance: what law school doesn't teach you.  KF1428 .Z9 P27 2007

 

Westbrook, David A.  Between citizen and state: an introduction to the corporation.  KF1414 .W47 2007

 

Courts

 

Newmyer, R. Kent.  The Supreme Court under Marshall and Taney. 2nd ed.  KF8742 .N49 2006

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Dunn, Jennifer L.  Courting disaster: intimate stalking, culture, and criminal justice.  HV6594 .D86 2002

 

Waters, Tony.  When killing is a crime.  HV6515 .W33 2007

 

Death Penalty

 

DVD:  Race to execution.  Permanent Reserve/AV HV9950 .R33 2006x

 

Kudlac, Christopher S.  Public executions: the death penalty and the media.  Popular Reading Collection HV8699 .U6 K83 2007

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Lawrence, Robert Z.  The United States and the WTO dispute settlement system.  HF1385 .L38 2007

 

Pfetsch, Frank R.  Negotiating political conflicts.  JZ6045 .P44 2007

 

Economics

 

Benkler, Yochai.  The wealth of networks: how social production transforms markets and freedom.  HM851 .B457 2006

 

Michalowski, Sabine.  Unconstitutional regimes and the validity of sovereign debt: a legal perspective.  K4450 .M53 2007

 

Monti, Giorgio.  EC competition law.  KJE6456 .M66 2007

 

Education Law

 

Weinberg, Lawrence D.  Religious charter schools: legalities and practicalities.  KF4162 .W45 2007

 

Employment Law

 

Saunders, Diane M., chair.  Employment law for nonprofits.  KFM2611 .Z9 E47 2007

 

Schwartz, Harvey A., chair.  Employment law for public employees.  KFM2835.5 .Z9 E46 2007

 

Environmental Law

 

Fowler, Theda Braddock.  Wetlands: an introduction to ecology, the law, and permitting. 2nd ed.  KF5624 .B72 2007

 

Jaggard, Lyn.  Climate change politics in Europe: Germany and the international relations of the environment.  QC981.8 .C5 J34 2007

 

Kiss, Alexandre Charles and Dinah Shelton.  Guide to international environmental law.  K3585 .K5695 2007

 

Mintz, Joel A., Clifford Rechtschaffen and Robert Kuehn.  Environmental enforcement: cases and materials.  KF3775 .Z9 M56 2007

 

Taylor, Julie, chair.  Brownfields: legal and practical tips: how to get a good deal done.  KFM2780 .H39 B76 2006

 

Evidence

 

Mueller, Christopher B. and Laird C. Kirkpatrick.  Evidence. 3rd ed.  KF8935 .M836 2003

 

Family Law

 

Huettner, Susan A., chair.  Alimony summit 2007.  KFM2494 .Z9 A45 2007

 

Kiesel, Diane.  Domestic violence: law, policy and practice.  KF9320 .K54 2007

 

Foreign Law

 

Alford, William P., editor.  Raising the bar: the emerging legal profession in East Asia.  KNC50 .R35 2007

 

Alpa, Guido and Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich.  Italian private law.  KKH500 .A4876 2007

 

Bovis, Christopher.  EC public procurement: case law and regulation.  KJE5632 .B678 2006

 

Cownie, Fiona, Anthony Bradney, and Mandy Burton.  English legal system in context. 4th ed.  KD660 .C69 2007

 

Godoy, Angelina Snodgrass.  Popular injustice: violence, community, and law in Latin America.  HV6471 .G9 G63 2006

 

Leyland, Peter.  The constitution of the United Kingdom: a contextual analysis.  KD3989 .L49 2007

 

McCormick, John P.  Weber, Habermas, and transformations of the European state: constitutional, social, and supranational democracy.  JN30 .M384 2007

 

Vereshchagin, A. N.  Judicial law-making in post-Soviet Russia.  KLB1679 .V45 2007

 

Health Law

 

Gable, Lance, et al.  Legal aspects of HIV/AIDS: a guide for policy and law reform.  K3575 .A43 L436 2007

 

History

 

Burney, Ian A.  Poison, detection, and the Victorian imagination.  HV6555 .G7 B87 2006

 

Copeland, David A.  The idea of a free press: the Enlightenment and its unruly legacy.  PN4748 .G7 C59 2006

 

Hoffer, Williamjames.  To enlarge the machinery of government: congressional debates and the growth of the American state, 1858-1891.  JK246 .H84 2007

 

Mintz, Steven and John Stauffer, editors.  The problem of evil: slavery, freedom, and the ambiguities of American reform.  E441 .P957 2007

 

Weitz, Eric D.  Weimar Germany: promise and tragedy.  DD237 .W47 2007

 

Wolf, Eva Sheppard.  Race and liberty in the new nation: emancipation in Virginia from the Revolution to Nat Turner's Rebellion.  E445 .V8 W65 2006

 

Human Rights

 

Goodale, Mark and Sally Engle Merry, editors.  The practice of human rights: tracking law between the global and the local.  K3240 .P72 2007

 

Hestermeyer, Holger.  Human rights and the WTO: the case of patents and access to medicines.  K3240 .H475 2007

 

James, Stephen Andrew.  Universal human rights: origins and development.  K3240 .J36 2007

 

Immigration Law

 

Chomsky, Aviva.  "They take our jobs!": and 20 other myths about immigration.  JV6455 .C46 2007

 

Insurance Law

 

Seaman, Scott M. and Jason R. Schulze.  Allocation of losses in complex insurance coverage claims. 2nd ed.  KF1215 .S42 2006

 

Intellectual Property

 

Nguyen, Xuan-Thao N., Robert W. Gomulkiewicz, and Danielle Conway-Jones.  Intellectual property, software, and information licensing: law and practice.  KF3145 .N458 2006

 

Robins, Mark D., chair.  Hot topics in intellectual property for the business lawyer.  KF2979 .H68 2007

 

Schwabach, Aaron.  Intellectual property: a reference handbook.  KF2979 .S39 2007

 

International Law

 

Aghahosseini, Mohsen.  Claims of dual nationals and the development of customary international law: issues before the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal.  K7128 .D8 A34 2007

 

Bassiouni, M. Cherif.  International extradition: United States law and practice. 5th ed.  K5445.4 .B37 2007

 

Blockmans, Steven and Adam £azowski.  The European Union and its neighbours: a legal appraisal of the EU's policies of stabilisation, partnership and integration.  KJE5105 .E97 2006

 

Carty, Anthony.  Philosophy of international law.  KZ1255 .C37 2007

 

Drumbl, Mark A.  Atrocity, punishment, and international law.  K5301 .D78 2007

 

Morgan, Edward M.  The aesthetics of international law.  K487 .A3 M67 2007

 

Ralph, Jason G.  Defending the society of states: why America opposes the International Criminal Court and its vision of world society.  KZ6311 .R35 2007

 

Summers, James.  Peoples and international law: how nationalism and self-determination shape a contemporary law of nations.  KZ1269 .S86 2007

 

International Trade

 

Andersen, Camilla.  Uniform application of the international sales law: understanding uniformity, the global jurisconsultorium and examination and notification provisions of the CISG.  K1028.3198 .A528 2006

 

Hoekman, Bernard M. and Petros C. Mavroidis.  The World Trade Organization: law, economics, and politics.  K4610 .H64 2007

 

Kariyawasam, Rohan.  International economic law and the digital divide: a new Silk Road?  K4315 .K37 2007

 

Voon, Tania.  Cultural products and the World Trade Organization.  K4610 .V66 2007

 

Judges

 

Prest, Wilfrid R., editor.  The letters of Sir William Blackstone: 1744-1780.  KD621 .B52 A4 2006

 

Jurisdiction

 

Baude, Patrick.  Judicial jurisdiction: a reference guide to the United States Constitution.  KF5130 .B38 2007

 

 

Jurisprudence

 

Feinman, Jay M.  Law 101: everything you need to know about the American legal system. 2nd ed.  KF387 .F45 2006

 

Hervada, Javier.  Critical introduction to natural law.  K460 .H4713 2006

 

Johns, Margaret Z. and Rex R. Perschbacher.  The United States legal system: an introduction. 2nd ed.  KF385 .J64 2007

 

Pavlakos, George.  Our knowledge of the law: objectivity and practice in legal theory.  K260 .P38 2007

 

Priban, Jiri.  Legal symbolism: on law, time and European identity.  KJE960 .P747 2007

 

Ripstein, Arthur, editor.  Ronald Dworkin.  K230 .D92 R66 2007

 

Labor Law

 

Eisenberg, Andrew L. and Ira Sills, cochairs.  What you need to know about labor law: what employment lawyers, business lawyers and corporate counsel should know.  KF3390 .W53 2006

 

Syrpis, Phil.  EU intervention in domestic labour law.  KJE2855 .S97 2007

 

Land Use Planning

 

Lim, Hilary and Anne Bottomley, editors.  Feminist perspectives on land law.  K736 .F46 2007

 

Law Enforcement & Corrections

 

Lynch, Michael J.  Big prisons, big dreams: crime and the failure of America's penal system.  HV9304 .L96 2007

 

Provine, Doris Marie.  Unequal under law: race in the war on drugs.  KF4755 .P76 2007

 

Law of the Sea

 

McCaffrey, Stephen C.  The law of international watercourses. 2nd ed.  KZ3686 .M38 2007

 

Law of War

 

Jaffer, Jameel and Amrit Singh.  Administration of torture: a documentary record from Washington to Abu Ghraib and beyond.  KF7225 .J34 2006

 

Simon, Thomas W.  The laws of genocide: prescriptions for a just world.  K5302 .S57 2007

 

Legal Analysis & Writing

 

Barris, Linda J.  Understanding and mastering The bluebook: a guide for students and practitioners.  Permanent Reserve KF245 .B37 2007

 

Freedman, Adam.  The party of the first part: the curious world of legalese.  KF184 .F74 2007

 

Parrish, Austen L.  Effective lawyering: a checklist approach to legal writing and oral argument.  KF250 .P37 2007

 

Legal Education

 

Stuckey, Roy T., et al.  Best practices for legal education: a vision and a road map.  KF272 .S88 2007

 

Legal History

 

Bablitz, Leanne E.  Actors and audience in the Roman courtroom.  KJA3040 .B33 2007

 

Finkelman, Paul, editor.  Slavery, race, and the American legal system, 1700-1872: a sixteen volume facsimile series reproducing over one hundred and seventy rare and important pamphlets.  See the following distinct titles for more specific information:

 

Finkelman, Paul, editor.  Abolitionists in northern courts: the pamphlet literature.  KF4545 .S5 A5 2007 ser. 3

 

Finkelman, Paul, editor.  The African slave trade and American courts: the pamphlet literature. 2 vols.  KF4545 .S5 A5 2007 ser. 5, vol. 1-2

 

Finkelman, Paul, editor.  Free Blacks, slaves, and slaveowners in civil and criminal courts: the pamphlet literature. 2 vols.   KF4545 .S5 A5 2007 ser. 6, vol. 1-2   

 

Finkelman, Paul, editor.  Fugitive slaves and American courts: the pamphlet literature. 4 vols.   KF4545 .S5 A5 2007 ser. 2, vol. 1-4

 

Finkelman, Paul, editor.  Slave rebels, abolitionists, and southern courts: the pamphlet literature. 2 vols.  KF4545 .S5 A5 2007 ser. 4, vol. 1-2

 

Finkelman, Paul, editor.  Southern slaves in free state courts: the pamphlet literature. 3 vols.  KF4545 .S5 A5 2007 ser. 1, vol. 1-3 

 

Finkelman, Paul, editor.  Statutes on slavery: the pamphlet literature. 2 vols.  KF4545 .S5 A5 2007 ser. 7, vol. 1-2

 

Legal Profession

 

DVD:  A lawyer walks into a bar.  Permanent Reserve/AV KF300 .L39 2007

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Burton, William C.  Burton's legal thesaurus. 4th ed.  Reference Area KF156 .B856 2007

 

Libraries

 

Veldof, Jerilyn R.  Creating the one-shot library workshop: a step-by-step guide.  Professional Collection Z711.2 .V46 2006

 

Military Law

 

Dycus, Stephen, et al.  National security law. 4th ed.  Course Reserve KF4651 .N377 2007

 

Politics & Government

 

McBride, Keally D.  Punishment and political order.  HV7419 .M398 2007

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Dittfurth, David A.  Learning civil procedure.  KF277 .P7 D58 2007

 

Massachusetts basic forms.  KFM2480 .M372 2007

 

Riedy, Marian K., Suman Beros, and Kim Sperduto.  Litigating with electronically stored information.  KF242 .P746 R54

 

Ritter, G. Christopher.  Creating winning trial strategies and graphics.  KF8915 .Z9 R58 2004

 

Shreve, Gene R.  Understanding civil procedure. 3rd ed.  KF8840 .S484 2002

 

Property

 

Cushing, Leo J., chair.  Real estate issues for boomers and seniors.  KFM2514 .A1 R44 2007

 

DeFabritiis, Sabrina, et al.  Litigating residential real estate disputes in Massachusetts.  KFM2514 .A1 L58 2007

 

Messenger, Pamela C., chair.  Advanced real estate topics for the paralegal.  KFM2512 .Z9 A38 2007

 

Religion

 

Schutt, Michael P.  Redeeming law: Christian calling and the legal profession.  KF298 .S38 2007

 

Science & Technology

 

Mariani, Meredith T.  The intersection of international law, agricultural biotechnology, and infectious disease.  K3925 .B56 M37 2007

 

Sexuality & the Law

 

Miller, Ruth Austin.  The limits of bodily integrity: abortion, adultery, and rape legislation in comparative perspective.  K487 .S65 M55 2007

 

Munro, Vanessa and Carl F. Stychin, editors.  Sexuality and the law: feminist engagements.  KD7975 .S49 2007

 

Social Welfare

 

Baum, Marsha L.  When nature strikes: weather disasters and the law.  KF3750 .B38 2007

 

Sarat, Austin, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey, editors.  Law and catastrophe.  K1980 .L39 2007

 

Space Law

 

Goh, Gérardine Meishan.  Dispute settlement in international space law: a multi-door courthouse for outer space.  KZ6010. G64 2007

 

Taxation

 

Appleby, Kenneth R., chair.  Tax issues for the business attorney.  KF6455 .Z9 T39 2007

 

Terrorism

 

Cole, David.  Less safe, less free: why America is losing the War on Terror.  Popular Reading Collection HV6432 .C62 2007

 

Goldsmith, Jack L.  The terror presidency: law and judgment inside the Bush administration.  KF5060 .G65 2007

 

Olshansky, Barbara.  Democracy detained: secret, unconstitutional practices in the U.S. war on terror.  Popular Reading Collection KF7661 .O44 2007

 

Torts

 

Nagareda, Richard A.  Mass torts in a world of settlement.  KF1250 .N34 2007

 

Trials

 

Aceves, William J.  The anatomy of torture: a documentary history of Filartiga v. Pena Irala.  KF226 .A25 2007

 

Solomon, Stephen D.  Ellery's protest: how one young man defied tradition & sparked the battle over school prayer.  KF228 .A25 S65 2007

 

Watson, Bruce.  Sacco and Vanzetti: the men, the murders, and the judgment of mankind.  Popular Reading Collection KF224 .S2 W38 2007

 

Trusts

 

Menchin, Robert S.  Where there's a will: a collection of wills, hilarious, incredible, bizarre, witty, sad.  K809 .M46 1979