NEW BOOKS added April 2008


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Administrative Law

Evidence

Legal Profession

Agency

Family Law

Legal Research & Bibliography

Arts & Literature

Food & Drug Law

Legislation

Biography

Foreign Law

Medical Law

Civil Rights

History

Organizations

Commercial Law

Human Rights

Politics & Government

Communications Law

Immigration Law

Practice & Procedure

Comparative Law

Indian Law

Property

Constitutional Law

Insurance Law

Religion

Consumer Protection

Intellectual Property

Science & Technology

Contracts

International Law

Sexuality & the Law

Corporations

International Trade

Social Welfare

Courts

Judges

State & Local Government

Criminal Law & Procedure

Jurisprudence

Taxation

Death Penalty

Land Use Planning

Terrorism

Dispute Resolution

Law Enforcement & Corrections

Torts

Economics

Law & Society

Trade Regulation

Education Law

Law of War

Trials

Elder Law

Legal Analysis & Writing

Trusts

Employment Law

Legal Education

Women

Environmental Law

Legal History

Workers Compensation

Estate Planning & Probate

 

 

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Administrative Law

 

Martinez, J. Michael and William D. Richardson.  Administrative ethics in the twenty-first century.  JF1525 .E8 M37 2008

 

Seerden, Rene, editor.  Administrative law of the European Union, its member states and the United States: a comparative analysis. 2nd ed.  K3400 .A935 2007

 

Agency

 

Story, Joseph.  Commentaries on the law of agency.  Rare Books KF1345 .S76 1839

 

Arts & Literature

 

DVD:  Trollope?s The way we live now.   Reference Area  Feature Film Collection

 

DuBoff, Leonard D.  Art law: cases and materials.  KF4288 .A7 .D83 2004

 

Kaufman, Roy S., editor.  Art law handbook.  KF4288 .A948 2000

 

Biography

 

Bennett, Robert S.  In the ring: the trials of a Washington lawyer.  Popular Reading Collection KF373 .B446 A3 2008

 

Civil Rights

 

Heyman, Steven J.  Free speech and human dignity.  KF4772 .H49 2008

 

Kirkland, Anna Rutherford.  Fat rights: dilemmas of difference and personhood.  KF4757.5 .O94 K57 2008

 

Nussbaum, Martha Craven.  Frontiers of justice: disability, nationality, species membership.  HM671 .N87 2006

 

Posner, Eric A.  Terror in the balance: security, liberty, and the courts.  KF5060 .P67 2007

 

Tsesis, Alexander.  We shall overcome: a history of civil rights and the law.  JC599 .U5 T74 2008

 

Commercial Law

 

Montefiore, Joshua.  A commercial dictionary: containing the present state of mercantile law, practice and custom. 1st American edition.  Rare Books KF887 .M66 1804

 

Communications Law

 

Gies, Lieve.  Law and the media: the future of an uneasy relationship.  KJC3655 .G54 2008

 

Comparative Law

 

Stepniak, Daniel.  Audio-visual coverage of courts.  K5001.5 .S84 2008

 

Constitutional Law

 

Brudner, Alan.  Constitutional goods.  K3165 .B785 2007

 

Fritz, Christian G.  American sovereigns: the people and America's Constitutional tradition before the Civil War.  KF4881 .F75 2008

 

Kersch, Kenneth Ira.  Constructing civil liberties: discontinuities in the development of American constitutional law.  KF4749 .K47 2004

 

Lewis, Anthony.  Freedom for the thought that we hate: a biography of the First Amendment.  KF4770 .L49 2007

 

Pinaire, Brian K.  The constitution of electoral speech law: the Supreme Court and freedom of expression in campaigns and elections.  KF4770 .P56 2008

 

Schmitt, Carl.  Constitutional theory.  KK4450 .S3613 2008

 

Shaman, Jeffrey M.  Equality and liberty in the golden age of state constitutional law.  KF4749 .S53 2008

 

Consumer Protection

 

Carroll, Stephen J., et al.  The effects of the changes in Chapter 7 debtors' lien-avoidance rights under the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005.  KF1539 .E34 2007

 

Contracts

 

Cherednychenko, Olha O.  Fundamental rights, contract law and the protection of the weaker party: a comparative analysis of the constitutionalisation of contract law, with emphasis on risky financial transactions.  KJC1720 .C44 2007

 

Flechtner, Harry M., Ronald A. Brand, and Mark S. Walter, editors.  Drafting contracts under the CISG.  K1031 .D73 2008

 

Lilleholt, Kare.  Lease of goods (PEL LG).  KJE1714 .L437 2008

 

Corporations

 

Landau, Allan J. and  Mark J. Tarallo, cochairs.  1st Annual Family and Closely Held Business Conference, 2008.  KFM2615 .C55 F36 2008

 

Roney, Nancy, chair.  Corporate practice for the paralegal.  KFM2613 .C677 2008

 

Courts

 

Abraham, Henry Julian.  Justices, presidents, and senators: a history of the U.S. Supreme Court appointments from Washington to Bush II. 5th ed.  KF8742 .A72 2008

 

Barton, Charles.  An historical treatise of a suit in equity: in which is attempted a scientific deduction of the proceedings used on the equity sides of the courts of Chancery and Exchequer, from the commencement of the suit to the decree and appeal, with occasional remarks of their import and efficacy.  Rare Books KD6873 .B29 1843

 

Dickson, Brice, editor.  Judicial activism in common law supreme courts.  K3367 .J825 2007

 

Maloy, Richard H. W.  America's supreme court: an unfinished symphony.  KF8748 .M283 2007

 

Marshall, Thomas R.  Public opinion and the Rehnquist court.  KF8748 .M286 2008

 

Wolf, Mark L., et al.  The U.S. District Court speaks: District of Massachusetts. 5th ed.  KFM2915 .Z9 U73 2008

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Hunt, Pamela L. and Wayne R. Murphy, cochairs.  Criminal law 911: triage for the non-practitioner.  KFM2961 .A75 C75 2007

 

Wilkes, Donald E.  State postconviction remedies and relief handbook with forms. 2007-2008 edition.   KF9690 .Z95 W55 2007

 

Death Penalty

 

Brook, Timothy, Jerome Bourgon, and Gregory Blue.  Death by a thousand cuts.  HV8699 .C6 B76 2008

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Ouellette, Linda A. and Mark T. Smith, cochairs.  High-conflict clients, difficult cases.  KFM2500 .A75 H54 2007

 

Economics

 

Ariely, Dan.  Predictably irrational: the hidden forces that shape our decisions.  HB74 .P8 A75 2008

 

Jordan, Emma Coleman and Angela P. Harris.  Economic justice: race, gender, identity and economics : cases and materials.  KF385 .A4 J67 2005

 

Education Law

 

Kronman, Anthony T.  Education's end: why our colleges and universities have given up on the meaning of life.  AZ183 .U5 K76 2007

 

Olivas, Michael A. and Ronna Greff Schneider, editors.  Education law stories.  KF4119 .E48 2007

 

Elder Law

 

Freedman, Donald N., chair.  10th Annual Elder and Disability Law Conference, 2008.  KFM2741.5 .A34 E34 2008

 

Employment Law

 

Alfred, Richard L., et al.  Employment discrimination in Massachusetts.  KFM2734.5 .D5 E47 2008

 

Cohen, Nadine, et al.  Massachusetts wage and hours handbook.  KFM2734 .M39 2008

 

Romantz, Allison Kaplan, chair.  Hot topics in employment discrimination law.  KFM2734.5 .D5 H69 2008

 

Environmental Law

 

Douma, Wybe Th. and  M. Montini.  The Kyoto Protocol and beyond: legal and policy challenges of climate change.  QC981.8 .G56 K96 2007

 

Jans, J. H. and Hans H.B. Vedder.  European environmental law. 3rd ed.  KJE6242 .J36 2008

 

Schlosberg, David.  Defining environmental justice: theories, movements, and nature.  GE220 .S34 2007

 

Estate Planning & Probate

 

Peckham, Thomas E., chair.  Estate administration, post-mortem estate planning, and planning for the surviving spouse.  KFM2547 .A75 E88 2008

 

Evidence

 

Craik, Neil.  The international law of environmental impact assessment: process, substance and integration.  K3585 .C73 2008

 

Krupp, Peter B., chair.  Confidentiality and impoundment: the challenges they present.  KFM2941.2 .A75 C66 2008

 

Lempert, Richard O., editor.  Evidence stories.  KF8934 .E944 2006 

 

Lissitzyn, Christine Beck.  Forensic evidence in court: a case study approach.  KF9674 .L55 2008

 

Walton, Douglas N.  Witness testimony evidence: argumentation, artificial intelligence, and law.  K213 .W355 2008

 

Family Law

 

Bassil, Janice, Gene D. Dahmen, and John A. Fiske, chairs.  11th Annual Family Law Conference, 2008.  KFM2494 .Z9 F3515 2008

 

McCue, Margi Laird.  Domestic violence: a reference handbook. 2nd ed.  HV6626.2 .M43 2008

 

Food & Drug Law

 

Masson-Matthee, Marielle D.  The Codex Alimentarius Commission and its standards.  K3626 .M37 2007

 

McMahon, Joseph A.  EU agricultural law.  KJE6605 .M39 2007

 

Foreign Law

 

Hancher, Leigh, Tom Ottervanger, and Piet Jan Slot.  EC state aids.  KJE6437 .H36 2006

 

Hix, Simon.  What's wrong with the European Union and how to fix it.  JN30 .H59 2008

 

Mohammadi, Majid.  Judicial reform and reorganization in 20th century Iran: state-building, modernization, and Islamicization.  KMH1572 .M64 2008

 

Nethercott, Frances.  Russian legal culture before and after communism: criminal justice, politics, and the public sphere.  KLB3950 .N48 2007

 

Seymour, Mark.  Debating divorce in Italy: marriage and the making of modern Italians, 1860-1974.  HQ893 .S49 2006

 

Watkin, Thomas Glyn.  The legal history of Wales.  KD9430 .W37 2007

 

Weidenfeld, Werner.  Understanding the European constitution.  KJE4445 .W54 2007

 

History

 

Bacon, Francis.  Opuscula varia posthuma, philosophica, civilia, et theologica.  Rare Books Bacon B11551663

 

Donahue, Charles.  Law, marriage, and society in the later Middle Ages: arguments about marriage in five courts.  KJC1100 .D66 2007

 

Humfress, Caroline.  Orthodoxy and the courts in late antiquity.  KJA190 .H85 2007

 

Kaiser, David E.  The road to Dallas: the assassination of John F. Kennedy.  E842.9 .K25 2008

 

Human Rights

 

Bamforth, Nicholas, Maleiha Malik and Colm O'Cinneide.  Discrimination law: theory and context: text and materials.  K3242 .B36 2008

 

Baxi, Upendra.  Human rights in a posthuman world: critical essays.  K3240 .B388 2007

 

Morison, John, Kieran McEvoy, and Gordon Anthony, editors.  Judges, transition, and human rights.  K3240 .J833 2007

 

Shelton, Dinah.  Regional protection of human rights.  K3240 .S526 2008

 

Sikuta, Jan and Eva Hubalkova, editors.  European Court of Human Rights: case-law of the Grand Chamber, 1998?2006.  KJC5138 .A4 E97 2007

 

Smith, Rhona K. M.  Textbook on international human rights. 3rd ed.  K3240 .S55 2007

 

Immigration Law

 

Ignatius, Sarah, chair.  Representing asylum seekers.  KF4836 .Z9 R47 2008

 

Indian Law

 

Dudas, Jeffrey R.  The cultivation of resentment: treaty rights and the new right.  KF8205 .D83 2008

 

Grijalva, James M.  Closing the circle: environmental justice in Indian country.  KF8210 .N37 G75 2008

 

Insurance Law

 

Abraham, Kenneth S.  The liability century: insurance and tort law from the Progressive Era to 9/11.  KF1250 .A714 2008

 

Intellectual Property

 

Bessen, James and Michael J. Meurer.  Patent failure: how judges, bureaucrats, and lawyers put innovators at risk.  KF3114 .B47 2008

 

Netanel, Neil.  Copyright's paradox.  KF2994 .N46 2008

 

Zaid Hamzah.  Intellectual property law & strategy.  K1401 .Z9 Z35 2006

 

International Law

 

Bsoul, Labeeb Ahmed.  International treaties (Muahadat) in Islam: theory and practice in the light of Islamic international law (Siyar) according to orthodox schools.  KBP2400 .B76 2008

 

Guzman, Andrew T.  How international law works: a rational choice theory.  KZ3410 .G89 2008

 

Luck, Edward C. and Michael W. Doyle, editors.  International law and organization: closing the compliance gap.  KZ3410 .I578 2004

 

Peskin, Victor.  International justice in Rwanda and the Balkans: virtual trials and the struggle for state cooperation.  K5001 .P48 2008

 

Richardson, Henry J.  The origins of African-American interests in international law.  KF4757 .R53 2008

 

International Trade

 

Glantz, Michael N., chair.  Doing business abroad.  K1322 .D65 2008

 

International trade and climate change: economic, legal, and institutional perspectives.  HF1379 .I5788 2008

 

Noonan, Chris.  The emerging principles of international competition law.  K3850 .N66 2008

 

Judges

 

Gerhart, Eugene C.  Robert H. Jackson: country lawyer, Supreme Court justice, America's advocate.  KF8745 .J27 G434 2003

 

LaPlante, Eve.  Salem witch judge: the life and repentance of Samuel Sewall.  Popular Reading Collection F67 .L37 2007

 

White, G. Edward.  The American judicial tradition: profiles of leading American judges. 3rd ed.  KF8744 .W5 2007

 

Jurisprudence

 

de Been, Wouter.  Legal realism regained: saving realism from critical acclaim.  K341 .D43 2008

 

Donovan, James M.  Legal anthropology: an introduction.  K487 .A57 D663 2008

 

Horder, Jeremy.  Oxford essays in jurisprudence. Fourth series.  K235 .O93 2000

 

Veitch, Scott.  Law and irresponsibility: on the legitimation of human suffering.  K247.6 .V45 2007

 

Land Use Planning

 

Friedenberg, Peter, chair.  Public and private development on public land.  KFM2858.3 .A75 P83 2007

 

Law Enforcement & Corrections

 

Bennett, Cathleen L. and Larni S. Levy, cochairs.  Sex offender registration and notification: required training for CPCS certified Superior Court, youthful offender and District Court defense attorneys.  KFM2992.5 .S49 2008

 

Smith, Leslie J.  Coordinating the criminal justice system: a guide to improve the effective administration of justice.  HV9950 .S63 2008

 

Wandall, Rasmus H.  Decisions to imprison: court decision-making inside and outside the law.  KJR3970 .W36 2008

 

Law & Society

 

Haldar, Piyel.  Law, orientalism and postcolonialism: the jurisdiction of the lotus eaters.  K346 .H35 2007

 

Law of War

 

Fletcher, George P. and Jens David Ohlin.  Defending humanity: when force is justified and why.  JZ6385 .F54 2008

 

Legal Analysis & Writing

 

Benson, Robert W.  The interpretation game: how judges and lawyers make the law.  KF425 .B46 2008

 

Oates, Laurel Currie, Anne Enquist and Connie Krontz.  Just briefs. 2nd edition.  KF251 .O18 2008

 

Legal Education

 

Abate, Randall.  Directory of environmental law education opportunities at American law schools. 2nd ed.  Reference Area KF277 .E5 A23 2008

 

Legal History

 

Dugdale, William.  Origines juridiciales; or, Historical memorials of the English laws, ? The third edition.  Rare Books Oversize KD532 .D84 1680

 

Goldman, David B.  Globalisation and the Western legal tradition: recurring patterns of law and authority.  JZ1324 .G65 2007

 

Pagel, Scott B.  The literature of witchcraft trials: books & manuscripts from the Jacob Burns Law Library.  BF1565 .P34 2008

 

Legal Profession

 

Costantino, Paul E., Catherine F. Downing, and Brian J. Harkins.  Hanging your shingle.  KFM2477 .H26 2008

 

Kennedy, Dennis M. and Tom Mighell.  The lawyer's guide to collaboration tools and technologies: smart ways to work together.  KF320 .A9 K46 2008

 

Rubenstein, Herb.  Leadership for lawyers. 2nd ed.  KF275 .R82 2008

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

A catalogue of law books: published and for sale by T. & J.W. Johnson & Co., law booksellers, publishers, and importers.  Rare Books K42 .J64 1856

 

Legislation

 

Stuart, Douglas T.  Creating the national security state: a history of the law that transformed America.  KF4850 .S88 2008

 

Medical Law

 

Zaid Hamzah.  Biomedical science: law & practice: from R & D to market.  K3601 .Z345 2007

 

Organizations

 

Ozmon, Kendi E. and A.L. Spitzer, chairs.  9th Annual Nonprofit Law Conference, 2008.  KFM2611 .Z9 N668 2008

 

Politics & Government

 

Brown, Glenn.  Glenn Brown's History of the United States Capitol.  F204 .C2 B79 2007

 

Teles, Steven Michael.  The rise of the conservative legal movement: the battle for control of the law.  KF385 .T45 2008

 

Velvel, Lawrence R.  Thine alabaster cities gleam: a slightly fictionalized memoir of a career in the last half of the twentieth century.  E169.12 .V45 2007

 

Zamboni, Mauro.  The policy of law: a legal theoretical framework.  K487 .P65 Z37 2007

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Civil causes of action in Massachusetts.  KFM2933 .C58 2008

 

Montagu, Basil.  A summary of the law of set-off: with an appendix of cases argued and determined in the courts of law and equity upon that subject.  Rare Books KD7458 .M66 1806

 

Property

 

Ely, James W.  The guardian of every other right: a constitutional history of property rights. 3rd ed.  KF562 .E54 2008

 

Epstein, Richard Allen.  Supreme neglect: how to revive constitutional protection for private property.  KF562 .E67 2008

 

Keshian, Richard J., chair.  10th Annual Real Estate Law Conference, 2008.  KFM2512 .Z9 R43 2008

 

McGaraghan, Neil Gregory, chair.  Civil motions practice workshop.  KFM2935 .A75 C58 2008

 

Religion

 

Boston College Law School Law & Religion Program.  Matters of life and death: religion and law at the crossroads.  R725.55 .B67 2008

 

Goldberg, Steven.  Bleached faith: the tragic cost when religion is forced into the public square.  KF4783 .G65 2008

 

Jokisch, Benjamin.  Islamic imperial law: Harun-al-Rashid's codification project.  KBP55 .J65 2007

 

Merriman, Scott A.  Religion and the law in America: an encyclopedia of personal belief and public policy.  KF4783 .A68 M47 2007

 

Murray, Bruce T.  Religious liberty in America: the First Amendment in historical and contemporary perspective.  KF4783 .M87 2008

 

Science & Technology

 

Bacon, Francis.  Of the advancement and proficience of learning.  Rare Books Bacon B1173 .E5 W3 1640

 

Bacon, Francis.  Scripta in naturali et universali philosophia.  Rare Books Bacon B1180.S37 1653

 

Bacon, Francis.  The tvvoo bookes of Francis Bacon, of the proficience and aduancement of learning, diuine and humane.  Rare Books Bacon B1190 1605

 

Carter, Barbara J., chair.  Current trends in biotech law and practice.  KF1893 .B56 C87 2008

 

Microsoft Excel for law firms.  Professional Collection  KF322.5 .M53 M525 2005

 

Tomei, Lawrence A., editor.  Integrating information & communications technologies into the classroom.  Professional Collection LB1028.3 .I56538 2007

 

Sexuality & the Law

 

Gerstmann, Evan.  Same-sex marriage and the Constitution. 2nd ed.  KF539 .G47 2008

 

Social Welfare

 

Baker, Patricia and Laura Gallant.  EAEDC advocacy guide: an advocate's guide to emergency aid to elders, disabled, and children in Massachusetts.  KFM2479 .Z9 B35 2008

 

Bates, Kristin Ann and Richelle S. Swan, editors.  Through the eye of Katrina: social justice in the United States.  HV636 2005 .N4T 47 2007

 

De Burca, G. and Bruno de Witte, editors.  Social rights in Europe.  KJC2838 .S63 2005

 

DeWitt, Larry, Daniel Beland, and Edward D. Berkowitz.  Social security: a documentary history.  HD7125 .D495 2008

 

Harris, Deborah, Ruth Bourquin, and Patricia Baker.  TAFDC and EA advocacy guide: an advocate's guide to the Massachusetts welfare and emergency shelter rules for families.  KFM2749 .H37 2008

 

State & Local Government

 

Lampke, James B. and Robert W. Ritchie, cochairs.  6th Annual Municipal Law Conference, 2008.  KFM2831 .Z9 M858 2008

 

Taxation

 

Haight, Richard L.  Taxes in paradise: developing basic income tax concepts. 2nd ed.  K4505.4 .H35 2005

 

Tittle, Martin B.  Permanent establishment in the United States: a view through Article V of the U.S.-Canada Tax Treaty.  KF6419 .T58 2007

 

Terrorism

 

Farer, Tom J.  Confronting global terrorism and American neo-conservatism: the framework of a liberal grand strategy.  K5256 .F37 2008

 

Moeckli, Daniel.  Human rights and non-discrimination in the 'War on terror'.  KZ6795 .T47 M64 2008

 

O'Neill, Philip D.  National security and the legal process.  KF4850 .O54 2008

 

Torts

 

McNamara, Lawrence.  Reputation and defamation.  K930 .M36 2007

 

Milo, Dario.  Defamation and freedom of speech.  K930 .M55 2008

 

Trade Regulation

 

Roth, P. M. and Vivien Rose, editors.  European Community law of competition.  KJE6456 .B453 2008

 

Trials

 

Dunn, Joshua M.  Complex justice: the case of Missouri v. Jenkins.  KF4155 .D86 2008

 

Trusts

 

Langa, Melissa, chair.  Asset protection strategies.  KF750 .A2 A87 2008

 

Women

 

Haddad, al-Tahir.  Muslim women in law and society: annotated translation of al-Tahir al-Haddad's Imra?tuna fi ?l-sharia wa ?l-mujtama, with an introduction.  KBP526.32 .H33 A34613 2007

 

Munro, Vanessa.  Law and politics at the perimeter: re-evaluating key debates in feminist theory.  K349 .M86 2007

 

Workers Compensation

 

Jasper, Margaret C.  Workers' compensation law. 2nd ed.  KF3615 .Z9 37 2008