NEW BOOKS added December 2007


Boston College Law Library

 

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Arts & Literature

Immigration Law

Politics & Government

Bankruptcy

Indian Law

Practice & Procedure

Constitutional Law

Intellectual Property

Property

Contracts

International Law

Psychology & Psychiatry

Corporations

International Trade

Religion

Criminal Law & Procedure

Judges

Science & Technology

Death Penalty

Jurisprudence

Securities Law

Dispute Resolution

Juveniles

Sexuality & the Law

Environmental Law

Labor Law

Social Welfare

Estate Planning & Probate

Law & Society

Taxation

Evidence

Legal Analysis & Writing

Terrorism

Family Law

Legal Education

Torts

Foreign Law

Legal History

Women

History

Legal Research & Bibliography

Zoning

Human Rights

Libraries

 

 

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Arts & Literature

 

DVD:  Perry Mason: season 1, season 2, vol. 1, and season 2, vol. 2.  Reference Area Feature Film Collection

 

Macpherson, Heidi Slettedahl.  Courting failure: women and the law in twentieth-century literature.  PS228 .L39 M33 2007

 

Rosenbaum, Thane, editor.  Law lit: from Atticus Finch to The practice: a collection of great writing about the law.  PN6071 .L33 L39 2007

 

Bankruptcy

 

Bostwick, Janet E. and Michael J. Goldberg, chairs.  9th annual bankruptcy law conference 2007.  KF1501 .Z9 B36 2007

 

Carroll, Stephen J., et al.  The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005: evaluation of the effects of using IRS expense standards to calculate a debtor's monthly disposable income.  KF1539 .B36 2007

 

Constitutional Law

 

Martin, Francisco Forrest.  The constitution as treaty: the international legal constructionalist approach to the U.S. Constitution.  KF4550 .M268 2007

 

Slobogin, Christopher.  Privacy at risk: the new government surveillance and the Fourth Amendment.  KF4558 4th .S56 2007

 

Contracts

 

Pothier, Robert Joseph.  A treatise on the law of obligations, or contracts. 2 vols.  Rare Books K840 .P713 1826

 

Corporations

 

Basri, Carole, editor.  International corporate practice: a practitioner's guide to global success.  K1315 .I68 2008

 

Tully, Stephen.  Corporations and international lawmaking.  KZ1293 .T85 2007

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Fairstein, Linda A., editor.  The best American crime reporting 2007.  HV6785 .B48 2007

 

Death Penalty

 

Gerber, Rudolph J.  The top ten death penalty myths: the politics of crime control.  HV8699 .U5 G47 2007

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Roth, Bette J., chair.  Arbitration practice update 2007.  KF9085 .Z9 A75 2007

 

Environmental Law

 

Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Andreas.  Absent environments: theorising environmental law and the city.  K3585 .P485 2007

 

Estate Planning & Probate

 

Cushing, Leo J., chair.  Estate planning for the moderate estate.  KFM2540 .Z9 E875 2007

 

Evidence

 

Bennett, Cathleen L., et al., chairs.  Forensic testing and how to use it in the courtroom.  KFM2940 .F674 2007

 

Family Law

 

Gibbs, Laura E., chair.  Jurisdictional issues in domestic relations practice.  KFM2494 .Z9 D6674 2007

 

Tye, Donald G., Phyllis K. Kolman, and Patricia A. O'Connell.  Trying divorce cases in Massachusetts.  KFM2939 .D58 T79 2007

 

Ward, Margaret A., chair.  GAL training for category F matters: part II, advanced.  KFM2507 .G362 2007

 

Foreign Law

 

Drobnig, Ulrich, editor.  Personal security (PEL Pers. Sec.).  KJE995 .P47 2007

 

Kortmann, C. A. J. M., Joseph Fleuren, and Wim Voermans, editors.  Constitutional law of 10 EU member states: the 2004 enlargement.  KJC4445 .C666 2006

 

History

 

Document appointing Daniel Webster as Justice of the Peace for Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Rare Books KFM2920.5 .S84 D63 1830

 

Tutino, Stefania.  Law and conscience: Catholicism in early modern England, 1570-1625.  BX1493.5 .T88 2007

 

Human Rights

 

Arold, Nina-Louisa.  The legal culture of the European Court of Human Rights.  KJC5138 .A976 2007

 

Immigration Law

 

Beckman, Kristina.  An immigrant's run-in with the law: a forensic linguistic analysis.  KF8968.54 .B43 2007

 

Stowell, Jacob I.  Immigration and crime: the effects of immigration on criminal behavior.  HV6181 .S76 2007

 

Indian Law

 

Rand, Kathryn R. L.  Indian gaming law and policy.  KF8210 .G35 R36 2006

 

Intellectual Property

 

Garon, Jon M.  Own it: the law & business guide to launching a new business through innovation, exclusivity and relevance.  KF1414.3 .G27 2007

 

International Law

 

Falk, Richard A.  The costs of war: international law, the UN, and world order after Iraq.  KZ6795 .I73 F35 2008

 

Von Mehren, Arthur Taylor.  Adjudicatory authority in private international law: a comparative study.  K7625 .V66 2007

 

International Trade

 

Murray, Carole, David Holloway and Daren Timson-Hunt.  Schmitthoff's export trade: the law and practice of international trade. 11th ed.  KD2463 .S35 2007

 

Judges

 

Terris, Daniel, Cesare P.R. Romano, and Leigh Swigart.  The international judge: an introduction to the men and women who decide the world's cases.  K2146 .T47 2007

 

Jurisprudence

 

Bondeson, Ulla V., editor.  Law & morality.  K235 .L38 2006

 

Edlin, Douglas E., editor.  Common law theory.  K588 .C668 2007

 

Nielsen, Morton Ebbe Juul, editor.  Legal philosophy: 5 questions.  K231 .L54 2007

 

Juveniles

 

UNICEF.  Protecting the world's children: impact of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in diverse legal systems.  K639 .P75 2007

 

Labor Law

 

Sams, Michael P., chair.  The new independent contractor statute.  KFM2555 .N49 2007

 

Law & Society

 

Friedman, Lawrence Meir.  Guarding life's dark secrets: legal and social controls over reputation, propriety, and privacy.  KF1262 .F75 2007

 

Legal Analysis & Writing

 

Hames, Joanne Banker and Yvonne Ekern.  Legal research, analysis, and writing: an integrated approach. 2nd ed.  KF240 .H36 2006

 

Legal Education

 

Maharg, Paul.  Transforming legal education: learning and teaching the law in the early twenty-first century.  K100 .M34 2007

 

Ogilvy, J. P., et al.  Learning from practice: a professional development text for legal externs. 2nd ed.  KF300 .O38 2007

 

Phelps, John.  The legal classic, or, Young American's first book of rights and duties: designed for schools and private students.  Rare Books KF273 .P54x 1835

 

Legal History

 

Blackstone, William.  Commentaries on the laws of England. Vols. 1-4. 1st American edition.  Rare Books KD660 .B52 1771  

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Hoeflich, Michael H.  Subscription publishing and the sale of law books in antebellum America.  Z480 .L38 H63 2007

 

Libraries

 

Farkas, Meredith G.  Social software in libraries: building collaboration, communication, and community online.  Professional Collection Z674.75 .I58 F37 2007

 

Politics & Government

 

Rodrigues, Ricardo Josť Pereira.  The preeminence of politics: executive orders from Eisenhower to Clinton.  K5053 .P47 2007

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Mauet, Thomas A.  Trials: strategy, skills, and the new power of persuasion.  KF8915 .M384 2005

 

Naughton, Edward J., chair.  How to prevail on pretrial motions.  KFM2935 .H69 2007

 

Rouse, Barbara J., chair.  Superior Court Judicial Forum 2007.  KFM2930 .Z9 S87 2007

 

Property

 

Korngold, Gerald and Andrew P. Morriss, editors.  Property stories.  KF560 .P76 2004

 

Sullivan, Michael M., chair.  Tenants-in-common structures (TICs) and section 1031 like-kind exchanges.  KF6540 .Z9 T46 2007

 

Psychology & Psychiatry

 

Melton, Gary B., et al.  Psychological evaluations for the courts: a handbook for mental health professionals and lawyers. 3rd ed.  KF8922 .P77 2007

 

Religion

 

Amanat, Abbas and  Frank Griffel, editors.  Shari'a: Islamic law in the contemporary context.  KBP440.3 .S53 2007

 

Science & Technology

 

Bohrer, Robert A.  A guide to biotechnology law and business.  KF3133 .B56 B64 2007

 

Scholer, Kaye.  Pharmaceutical and biotech patent law.  KF3133 .B56 S46 2008

 

Securities Law

 

Plimpton, Anne G. and Jonathan Wolfman, chairs.  25th annual business and securities law conference 2007.  KF1440 .N48 2007

 

Sexuality & the Law

 

Bamforth, Nicholas and David A.J. Richards.  Patriarchal religion, sexuality, and gender: a critique of new natural law.  K460 .B36 2008

 

Social Welfare

 

Halas, Monica, Margaret Monsell, and Patti Prunhuber.  Unemployment advocacy guide: an advocate's guide to unemployment in Massachusetts.  KFM2745 .Z9 R63 2007

 

Taxation

 

Aaron, Henry J., Leonard E. Burman and C. Eugene Steuerle, editors.  Taxing capital income.  HJ4133 .U6 T39 2007

 

Avi-Yonah, Reuven S.  International tax as international law: an analysis of the international tax regime.  K4528 .A985 2007

 

Lee, David H., chair.  Divorce tax: common mistakes and successful strategies.  KF6333 .D58 2007

 

Terrorism

 

Paust, Jordan J.  Beyond the law: the Bush Administration's unlawful responses in the "War" on Terror.  KF9625 .P38 2007

 

Torts

 

Beever, Allan.  Rediscovering the law of negligence.  K938 .B44 2007

 

Women

 

Welchman, Lynn.  Women and Muslim family laws in Arab states: a comparative overview of textual development and advocacy.  KBP540.32 .W65 2007

 

Zoning

 

Healy, Martin R., editor.  Massachusetts zoning manual. 4th ed.  KFM2858 .M373 2007