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Accounting

Family Law

Legal Profession

Arts & Literature

Foreign Law

Legal Research & Bibliography

Bankruptcy

Health Law

Libraries

Civil Rights

History

Practice & Procedure

Commercial Law

Human Rights

Property

Comparative Law

Insurance Law

Psychology & Psychiatry

Computer Law

Intellectual Property

Science & Technology

Constitutional Law

International Law

Securities Law

Consumer Protection

International Trade

Taxation

Contracts

Jurisdiction

Terrorism

Corporations

Labor Law

Torts

Courts

Law of the Sea

Trade Regulation

Criminal Law & Procedure

Law & Society

Trials

Environmental Law

Law of War

Trusts

Estate Planning & Probate

Legal History

Women

Evidence

 

 

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Accounting

 

Dietrich, Mark O., chair.  Business valuation.  KF1355 .D53 2008

 

Arts & Literature

 

Chamberlain, Kevin.  War and cultural heritage: an analysis of the 1954 Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its two protocols.  K3791 .A41954 A32 2004

 

Cormack, Bradin.  A power to do justice: jurisdiction, English literature, and the rise of common law, 1509-1625.  PR428 .L37 C67 2007

 

Bankruptcy

 

Hoffman, Melvin S., chair.  The bankruptcy card and how to play it.  KF1524.85 .B36 2008

 

Peretore, Frank.  Workouts and enforcement for the secured creditor and equipment lessor.  KF1539 .P47 2008

 

Civil Rights

 

Fisher, Louis.  The Constitution and 9/11: recurring threats to America's freedoms.  KF7225 .F57 2008

 

Commercial Law

 

Gurvits, Val D., chair.  Doing business online.  KF889 .A2 D65 2008

 

Comparative Law

 

Horder, Jeremy, editor.  Homicide law in comparative perspective.  K5171 .H66 2007

 

Orucu, E. and David Nelken, editors.  Comparative law: a handbook.  K559 .C656 2007

 

Computer Law

 

Landy, Gene K.  The IT/digital legal companion: a comprehensive business guide to software, Internet, and IP law: includes contracts and web forms.  KF390.5 .C6 L36 2008

 

Lindsay, David.  International domain name law: ICANN and the UDRP.  K564 .C6 L557 2007

 

Constitutional Law

 

Fein, Bruce E.  Constitutional peril: the life and death struggle for our constitution and democracy.  KF5050 .F45 2008

 

Tans, Olaf, Carla Zoethout, and Jit Peters.  National parliaments and European democracy: a bottom-up approach to European constitutionalism.  KJE5400 .N365 2007

 

Consumer Protection

 

Hobbs, Robert J.  Fair debt collection. 6th edition.  KF1024 .H63 2008

 

Sheldon, Jonathan, Carolyn Carter, and Chi Chi Wu.  Collection actions: defending consumers and their assets.  KF1024 .S54 2008

 

Contracts

 

DVD:  The ballad of Willie & Lucille: disappointed expectations of contract law and the legal system.  Permanent Reserve/AV KFO1351 .B74 B35 2008

 

Lookofsky, Joseph M.  Understanding the CISG: a compact guide to the 1980 United Nations Convention on Contracts for International Sale of Goods. 3rd (worldwide) edition.  KF915 .L66 2008

 

Corporations

 

Kerr, Robert L.  The corporate free-speech movement: cognitive feudalism and the endangered marketplace of ideas.  KF477 2.K46 2008

 

McCahery, Joseph and Erik P.M. Vermeulen.  Corporate governance of non-listed companies.  K1301 .M37 2008

 

Tannenbaum, Fredric D.  Organizing, financing, growing, and selling businesses: forms and advice for lawyers.  KF1355 .T36 2002

 

Courts

 

Maveety, Nancy.  Queen's court: judicial power in the Rehnquist era.  KF8742 .M287 2008

 

Thomas, George C.  The Supreme Court on trial: how the American justice system sacrifices innocent defendants.  KF9685 .T48 2008

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Chemerinsky, Erwin and Laurie L. Levenson.  Criminal procedure: investigation.  KF9619 .C483 2008

 

McManus, Paul J.  and John E. Powers III, chairs.  Anatomy of a criminal case.  KFM2975 .A93 2008

 

Summers, Sarah J.  Fair trials: the European criminal procedural tradition and the European Court of Human Rights.  KJC9485 .S86 2007

 

Environmental Law

 

Parker, Michael William, chair.  Green buildings: legal, regulatory and practical issues.  KFM2859 .G7 G744 2008

 

Estate Planning & Probate

 

Bixby, Brian D., chair.  GAL training for Category D matters. Part II, Advanced.  KFM2507 .Z9 G35 2008

 

Darling, Hyman G., chair.  Preserving and transferring your client's principal residence.  KFM2540 .P74 2008

 

Schlesinger, Edward S. and Robert D. Howard.  Pre-mortem estate planning checklist. 2nd edition.  KF750 .Z9 S324 2003

 

Evidence

 

Carney, J. W., editor.  Massachusetts evidence: a courtroom reference. 4th edition.  Course Reserve KFM2940 .M36 2008

 

Follett, Jeffrey S., chair.  Electronically stored information and spoliation.  KFM2605.5 .B8 E44 2008

 

Paul, George L.  Foundations of digital evidence.  KF9650 .P385 2008

 

Family Law

 

Bello, Marc, chair.  Enhance your family law financial IQ.  KFM2500 .E54 2008

 

Bowman, Jacquelynne J., editor.  Family law advocacy for low and moderate income litigants. 2nd edition.  KFM2494 .F37 2008

 

Lind, Goran.  Common law marriage: a legal institution for cohabitation.  KF516 .L56 2008

 

McBrien-Benjamin, Maureen and Gary Owen Todd, chairs.  Family law case update, 2008.  KFM2504.6 .F36 2008

 

Foreign Law

 

Bergé, Jean-Sylvestre and Sophie Robin-Olivier.  Introduction au droit européen.  KJE947 .B47 2008

 

Bocken, Hubert and Walter De Bondt, editors.  Introduction to Belgian law.  KJK68 .I58 2001

 

Chen, Huiping, editor.  International economic law and China in its economic transition.  KNQ3405 .I58 2007

 

Dessemontet, Francois and T. Ansay, editors.  Introduction to Swiss law. 3rd edition.  KKW120 .I57 2004

 

Dominguez, Jorge I. and Michael Shifter, editors.  Constructing democratic governance in Latin America. 3rd edition.  JL966 .C677 2008

 

Kerameus, Konstantinos D. and Phaedon J. Kozyris, editors.  Introduction to Greek law. 3rd revised edition.  KKE68 .I57 2008

 

Moser, Michael J., editor.  Managing business disputes in today's China: duelling with dragons.  KNQ920 .M67 2007

 

Stolleis, Michael.  A history of public law in Germany, 1914-1945.  KK5569 .S76 2004

 

Van der Merwe, C. G. and Jacques E. du Plessis, editors.  Introduction to the law of South Africa.  KTL68 .I583 2004

 

Health Law

 

Brisk, William J. and Harry S. Margolis.  Massachusetts MassHealth update 2006.  KFM2741.5 .P65 B74 2006

 

History

 

Feldman, Stephen M.  Free expression and democracy in America: a history.  KF4770 .F45 2008

 

Kesselring, K. J.  Mercy and authority in the Tudor state.  DA315 .K39 2003

 

Wunder, John R. and and Joann M. Ross, editors.  The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854.  E433 .N355 2008

 

Human Rights

 

Bass, Gary Jonathan.  Freedom's battle: the origins of humanitarian intervention.  JZ6369 .B37 2008

 

Doak, Jonathan.  Victims' rights, human rights and criminal justice: reconceiving the role of third parties.  K5572 .D63 2008

 

Howard-Hassmann, Rhoda E.  Reparations to Africa.  K970 .H69 2008

 

Mullally, Siobhan.  Gender, culture and human rights: reclaiming universalism.  K349 .M85 2006

 

Insurance Law

 

Cebula, Raymond A., chair.  Handling SSI and SSDI claims.  KF3649 .H36 2008

 

Intellectual Property

 

Fishman, Stephen.  Copyright and the public domain.  KF3022 .F57

 

International Law

 

Aksu, Esref, editor.  Early notions of global governance: selected eighteenth-century proposals for 'perpetual peace': with Rousseau, Bentham and Kant unabridged.  JZ5552 .E27 2008

 

Gardiner, Richard K.  Treaty interpretation.  KZ1304 .G37 2008

 

Hafez, Mohammed Zakirul, editor.  Key documents and research materials in international law.  KZ3410 .K475 2008

 

Johnston, Douglas M.  The historical foundations of world order: the tower and the arena.  KZ1242 .J64 2008

 

Knoops, Geert-Jan G. J.  Theory and practice of international and internationalized criminal proceedings.  KZ6310 .K583 2005

 

O'Connell, Mary Ellen.  The power and purpose of international law: insights from the theory and practice of enforcement.  KZ1242 .O28 2008

 

Orakhelashvili, Alexander.  The interpretation of acts and rules in public international law.  KZ1285 .O73 2008

 

International Trade

 

Dalhuisen, J. H.  Dalhuisen on transnational and comparative commercial, financial, and trade law.  K1005 .D35 2007

 

Dilling, Olaf, Martin Herberg and Gerd Winter, editors.  Responsible business: self-governance and law in transnational economic transactions.  K1322 .R47 2008

 

Jurisdiction

 

Palmer, Vernon V., editor.  Mixed jurisdictions worldwide: the third legal family.  K585 .P35 2001

 

Labor Law

 

McMorrow, John P., chair.  ERISA litigation.  KF3512 .E765 2008

 

Perdue, Pamela D.  Qualified plans: forms, notices, and supplementary materials.  KF3512 .A65 P47 2007

 

Law of the Sea

 

Ringbom, Henrik.  The EU maritime safety policy and international law.  KJE2260 .R56 2008

 

Law & Society

 

Neocleous, Mark.  Critique of security.  JZ5588 .N46 2008

 

Temkin, Jennifer and Barbara Krahe.  Sexual assault and the justice gap: a question of attitude.  KD7976 .R3 T47 2008

 

Law of War

 

Fortna, Virginia Page.  Does peacekeeping work?: shaping belligerents' choices after civil war.  JZ5538 .F67 2008

 

Senese, Paul Domenic and John A. Vasquez.  The steps to war: an empirical study.  JZ6385 .S46 2008

 

Legal History

 

Barnes, Thomas Garden.  Shaping the common law: from Glanvill to Hale, 1188-1688.  K588 .B37 2008

 

Wormald, Patrick.  Lawyers and the state: the varieties of legal history.  KD532 .W67 2006

 

Legal Profession

 

After the JD: first results of a national study of legal careers.  KF301 .A33 2004

 

Boskey, Bennett.  Some joys of lawyering: selected writings of Bennett Boskey, 1946-2007.  KF373 .B67 A3 2007

 

Butler, Sarina, editor.  The lawyer's guide to buying, selling, merging, and closing a law practice.  KF315 .L38 2008

 

Fortney, Susan Saab.  In pursuit of attorney work-life balance: best practices in management: a report on a cross-profession national study of attorneys.  KF297 .F67 2005

 

Fox, Lawrence J. and Susan R. Martyn.  How to deal with your lawyer: answers to commonly asked questions.  KF311 .F69 2008

 

O'Neill, Suzanne B. and Catherine Gerhauser Sparkman.  From law school to law practice: the new associate's guide. 3rd edition.  KF300 .O56 2008

 

Stein, Jacob A. and Andrew M. Beato.  The law of law firms. 2nd edition.  KF300 .S73 2008

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Dershem, Larry D.  California legal research handbook. 2nd edition.  Reference Area KFC74 .D47 2008

 

Kunz, Christina L., et al.  The process of legal research. 7th edition.  KF240 .P76 2008

 

Libraries

 

Braun, Linda W.  Listen up!: podcasting for schools and libraries.  Professional Collection LB1044.87 .B722 2007

 

Healey, Paul D.  Professional liability issues for librarians and information professionals.  Professional Collection KF4316 .H43 2008

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Duggan, Christopher A., chair.  The art of trying your case before a jury.  KFM2938 .A97 2008

 

Klein, Howard Bruce.  Deposition guidebook.  KF8900 .K58 2007

 

Klonoff, Robert H.  Winning jury trials: trial tactics and sponsorship strategies.  KF8922 .K553 2007

 

Young, William G. and Ralph D. Gants, faculty.  Litigators' "summer camp."  KFM2930 .L584 2007

 

Property

 

Hardcastle, Rohan J.  Law and the human body: property rights, ownership and control.  KD667 .H85 H37 2007

 

Psychology & Psychiatry

 

Bailey, R. Bradford, chair.  Forensic psychiatric and legal perspectives on law and memory.  KF8922 .F67 2008

 

Boumil, Marcia Mobilia, chair.  Handling mental health issues in a divorce case.  KFM2500 .H36 2008

 

Science & Technology

 

Palfrey, John and Urs Gasser.  Born digital: understanding the first generation of digital natives.  HM851 .P34 2008

 

Securities Law

 

Morvillo, Richard J., editor.  Securities investigations: internal, civil and criminal.  KF1439 .S42 2008

 

Taxation

 

Jones, John Avery, Peter Harris and David Oliver.  Comparative perspectives on revenue law: essays in honour of John Tiley.  KD5359 .A2 C66 2008

 

Terrorism

 

Ginbar, Yuval.  Why not torture terrorists?: moral, practical, and legal aspects of the 'ticking bomb' justification for torture.  K5256 .G56 2008

 

Kahn, Paul W.  Sacred violence: torture, terror, and sovereignty.  K5304 .K34 2008

 

Torts

 

Bermingham, Vera.  Tort law: directions.  KD1949.6 .B47 2008

 

Trade Regulation

 

Disner, Eliot G.  Antitrust: questions, answers, law, and commentary.  KF1649.85 .D567 2007

 

Irwin, Douglas A., Petros C. Mavroidis, and Alan O. Sykes.  The genesis of the GATT.  K4609.5. I79 2008

 

Trials

 

Dinnerstein, Leonard.  The Leo Frank case. Revised edition.  KF224 .F7 D56 2008

 

Forde, Kathy Roberts.  Literary journalism on trial: Masson v. New Yorker and the First Amendment.  KF228 .M3747 F67 2008

 

Goldman, Robert Michael.  One man out: Curt Flood versus baseball.  KF228 .F57 G65 2008

 

Goldstone, Lawrence.  The activist: John Marshall, Marbury v. Madison, and the myth of judicial review.  KF4575 .G65 2008

 

Hoffer, Peter Charles.  The treason trials of Aaron Burr.  KF223 .B8 H64 2008

 

Scherer, Mark R.  Rights in the balance: free press, fair trial, and Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart.  KF9223.5 .S34 2008

 

Zelden, Charles L.  Bush v. Gore: exposing the hidden crisis in American democracy.  KF5074.2 .Z445 2008

 

Trusts

 

Burns, Lisa Weinstein, chair.  Grantor trusts demystified.  KF6443 .G736 2008

 

Grassi, Sebastian V.  A practical guide to drafting irrevocable life insurance trusts: (with sample forms and checklists). 2nd edition.  KF736 .L4 G73 2007

 

Women

 

Ending violence against women: from words to action.  HV6250.4 .W65 E53 2006