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Arts & Literature

History

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Banking & Finance

Human Rights

Legal Research & Bibliography

Bankruptcy

Immigration Law

Legislation

Civil Rights

Insurance Law

Libraries

Commercial Law

Intellectual Property

Organizations

Computer Law

International Law

Politics & Government

Constitutional Law

International Trade

Practice & Procedure

Contracts

Jurisdiction

Psychology & Psychiatry

Courts

Jurisprudence

Religion

Criminal Law & Procedure

Juveniles

Science & Technology

Death Penalty

Labor Law

Securities Law

Dispute Resolution

Law & Society

Space Law

Economics

Law of War

State & Local Government

Education Law

Legal Analysis & Writing

Terrorism

Environmental Law

Legal Education

Torts

Foreign Law

Legal History

Trials

 

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Arts & Literature

 

DVD: The rape of Europa.  Permanent Reserve/AV N8795.3 .G47 R37 2008

 

Gerstenblith, Patty.  Art, cultural heritage, and the law: cases and materials. 2nd edition.  Permanent Reserve KF4288 .A7 G47 2008

 

Raffield, Paul and Gary Watt, editors.  Shakespeare and the law.  KD612 .S53 2008

 

Wittern-Keller, Laura.  The Miracle case: film censorship and the Supreme Court.  KF4300 .W58 2008

 

Banking & Finance

 

Wolf, Martin.  Fixing global finance.  HG3881 .W65 2008

 

Bankruptcy

 

Silkenat, James R. and Charles D. Schmerler, editors.  The law of international insolvencies and debt restructurings.  K1370 .L39 2006

 

Stern, Marc S. and Joel Pelofsky.  Letters for bankruptcy lawyers: essential communications for clients, creditors, opposing counsel, and others.  KF1527 .S645 2005

 

Civil Rights

 

Bodenhamer, David J. and James W. Ely, editors.  The Bill of Rights in modern America. Revised and expanded.  KF4550 .A2 B49 2008

 

Finan, Christopher M.  From the Palmer Raids to the Patriot Act: a history of the fight for free speech in America.  KF4772 .F56 2007

 

Commercial Law

 

Chew, Charles.  Business law guidebook.  KU856 .C54 2008

 

Computer Law

 

Duranske, Benjamin Tyson.  Virtual law: navigating the legal landscape of virtual worlds.  KF390.5 .C6 D87 2008

 

Constitutional Law

 

Davey, Joseph Dillon.  The Bill of Rights today: constitutional limits on the powers of government.  KF4749 .D38 2008

 

Faigman, David L.  Constitutional fictions: a unified theory of constitutional facts.  KF4552 .F35 2008

 

Hamburger, Philip.  Law and judicial duty.  KF4575 .H36 2008

 

Kiiver, Philipp, editor.  Sources of constitutional law: selected provisions from constitutions and fundamental legislations of the United States, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.  K3157 .E5 S68 2008

 

Contracts

 

Mitchell, Charles and Paul Mitchell, editors.  Landmark cases in the law of contract.  KD1554 .L36 2008

 

Oser, David.  The UNIDROIT principles of international commercial contracts: a governing law?  K7350 .O84 2008

 

Rubin, Robert A., Virginia Fairweather, and Sammie D. Guy.  Construction claims: prevention and resolution.  KF902 .C596 1999

 

Courts

 

Collins, Paul M.  Friends of the Supreme Court: interest groups and judicial decision making.  KF8742 .C62 2008

 

Harrington, Matthew P.  Jay and Ellsworth, the first courts: justices, rulings and legacy.  KF8742 .H368 2008

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Doyle, Charles.  Crime and forfeiture.  KF9747 .D695 2008

 

Huff, C. Ronald and Martin Killias, editors.  Wrongful conviction: international perspectives on miscarriages of justice.  K5560 .W76 2008

 

Preston, Douglas J. with Mario Spezi.  The monster of Florence.  Popular Reading Collection HV6535 .I83 F5666 2008

 

Robinson, Paul H.  Distributive principles of criminal law: who should be punished, how much?  K5103 .R628 2008

 

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.  Compendium of United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice.  HV7431 .C666 2006

 

Death Penalty

 

Palmer, Louis J.  Encyclopedia of capital punishment in the United States. 2nd edition.  Reference Area HV8694 .P35 2008

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Asgeirsdottir, Aslaug.  Who gets what?: domestic influences on international negotiations allocating shared resources.  K2390 .A98 2008

 

Kirchhoff, Lars.  Constructive interventions: paradigms, process and practice of international mediation.  KZ6045 .C665 2008

 

Economics

 

Eidenmuller, Horst and Wolfgang Schon, editors.  The law and economics of creditor protection: a Transatlantic perspective.  KJC1502 .L39 2008

 

Trebilcock, M. J. and Ronald J. Daniels.  Rule of law reform and development: charting the fragile path of progress.  K3171 .T74 2008

 

Education Law

 

Baer, Frances Lisa.  Resistance to public school desegregation: Little Rock, Arkansas, and beyond.  LC212.52 .B34 2008

 

Environmental Law

 

Brickey, Kathleen F.  Environmental crime: law, policy, prosecution.  KF3775 .B725 2008

 

Kormos, Cyril F., editor.  A handbook on international wilderness law and policy.  K3478 .H357 2008

 

Foreign Law

 

Markesinis, B. S., Hannes Unberath, and Angus Johnston.  The German law of contract: a comparative treatise. 2nd edition.  KK1640 .M37 2006

 

Smith, Gordon B. and Robert Sharlet.  Russia and its constitution: promise and political reality.  KLB2070 .R87 2008

 

Xu, Xiaoqun.  Trial of modernity: judicial reform in early twentieth-century China, 1901-1937.  KNN1572 .X89 2008

 

History

 

Capozzola, Christopher Joseph Nicodemus.  Uncle Sam wants you: World War I and the making of the modern American citizen.  E780 .C26 2008

 

Finkelman, Paul and Donald R. Kennon, editors.  Congress and the emergence of sectionalism: from the Missouri Compromise to the age of Jackson.  JK316 .C66 2008

 

Howlett, Charles F. and Robbie Lieberman.  A history of the American peace movement: from colonial times to the present.  JZ5584 .U55 H69 2008

 

Human Rights

 

Arp, Bjorn.  International norms and standards for the protection of national minorities: bilateral and multilateral texts with commentary.  K3242 .A35 A77 2008

 

Stephens, Beth.  International human rights litigation in U.S. courts. 2nd edition.  KF1309.5 .S74 2008

 

Viale, Cedric.  Lexicon of human rights = Les definitions des droits de l'homme.  K3239.6 .V53 2008

 

Weissbrodt, David S.  The human rights of non-citizens.  K3240 .W452 2008

 

Immigration Law

 

VHS: Well-founded fear: discussion modules: tales from real life.  Permanent Reserve/AV KF4836 .Z9 W455 2004

 

Bacon, David.  Illegal people: how globalization creates migration and criminalizes immigrants.  HD8081 .A5 B33 2008

 

Newton, Lina.  Illegal, alien, or immigrant: the politics of immigration reform.  JV6465 .N498 2008

 

Insurance Law

 

Brody, Lawrence and Stephen B. Daiker.  The insured stock purchase agreement with sample forms. 2nd edition.  KF1448 .B76 2008

 

Intellectual Property

 

Fishman, Stephen.  Public domain: how to find & use copyright-free writings, music, art & more. 4th edition.  KF3022 .F57 2008

 

Ilias, Shayerah and Ian F. Fergusson.  Intellectual property rights and international trade.  K1401 .I563 2008

 

International Law

 

Bederman, David J.  International law in antiquity.  KZ1242 .B43 2001

 

Brecher, Michael.  International political earthquakes.  JZ5595 .B74 2008

 

Wilson, Eric Michael.  The savage republic: De Indis of Hugo Grotius, republicanism, and Dutch hegemony within the early modern world-system (c. 1600-1619).  KZ2093 .A3 S38 2008

 

International Trade

 

Komninos, Assimakis P.  EC private antitrust enforcement: decentralised application of EC competition law by national courts.  KJE6497 .K66 2008

 

Kurkela, Matti.  Letters of credit and bank guarantees under international trade law. 2nd edition.  K7384 .L48 K87 2008

 

Jurisdiction

 

Brand, Ronald A. and Scott R. Jablonski.  Forum non conveniens: history, global practice, and future under the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements.  K7625 .B73 2007

 

Jurisprudence

 

Duxbury, Neil.  The nature and authority of precedent.  KD695 .D89 2008

 

Klatt, Matthias.  Making the law explicit: the normativity of legal argumentation.  K212 .K58 2008

 

Marmor, Andrei.  Law in the age of pluralism.  K230 .M356 L39 2007

 

Veitch, Scott, Emilios Christodoulidis and Lindsay Farmer.  Jurisprudence: themes and concepts.  K237 .J87 2007

 

Vinx, Lars.  Hans Kelsen's pure theory of law: legality and legitimacy.  K339 .V558 2007

 

Juveniles

 

Abramson, Bruce.  Article 2: the right of non-discrimination.  K3242 .A927 2008

 

Scott, Elizabeth S. and Laurence Steinberg.  Rethinking juvenile justice.  KF9779 .S36 2008

 

Labor Law

 

Blanpain, R., editor.  Comparative labour law and industrial relations in industrialized market economies. 9th revised edition.  K1705.6 .C65 2007

 

Law & Society

 

Miller, Wm. G.  Faith, reason, and consent: legislating morality in early American states.  KF4541 .M55 2008

 

Law of War

 

Diehl, Paul F.  Peace operations.  JZ5538 .D536 2008

 

Kolb, Robert and Richard Hyde.  An introduction to the international law of armed conflicts.  KZ6385 .K65 2008

 

Ratner, Michael and the Center for Constitutional Rights.  The trial of Donald Rumsfeld: a prosecution by book.  Popular Reading Collection HV6322.3 .U6 R38 2008

 

Shiner, Phil and Andrew Williams, editors.  The Iraq War and international law.  KZ6795 .I73 I73 2008

 

Tal, David.  The American nuclear disarmament dilemma, 1945-1963.  JZ5665 .T36 2008

 

Legal Analysis & Writing

 

Schiess, Wayne.  Preparing legal documents nonlawyers can read and understand.  KF250 .S349 2008

 

Legal Education

 

Schwartz, Michael Hunter.  Expert learning for law students. 2nd edition.  KF283 .S39 2008

 

Sonsteng, John O.  A legal education renaissance: a practical approach for the twenty-first century: the history and status of legal education.  KF272 .S66 2008

 

Spillane, Meghan and the International Bar Association.  International moot court: an introduction.  KZ1237 .S65 2008

 

Legal History

 

Nelson, William Edward.  The common law in colonial America.  KF361 .N45 2008

 

Legal Profession

 

Bittan, Bradley M.  The public defender experience: a student career guide into the heads and hearts of America's "real lawyers."  KF9646 .B58 1997

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Ritchie, David T.  Mastering legal analysis and communication.  K290 .R58 2008

 

Legislation

 

White, Paul F. and Sardar M.N. Islam.  Formulation of appropriate laws: a new integrated multidisciplinary approach and an application to electronic funds transfer regulation.  K1081 .W45 2008

 

Libraries

 

Katz, William A.  Introduction to reference work. 8th edition.  Professional Collection Z711 .K32 2002

 

Organizations

 

Schiavone, Giuseppe.  International organizations: a dictionary and directory. 7th edition.  Reference Area JZ4838 .S344 2008

 

Politics & Government

 

DVD:  Moore, Michael.  Slacker uprising.  Reference Area Feature Film Collection

 

Hetherington, Cynthia.  The manual to online public records: the researcher's tool to online resources of public records and public information.  Reference Area JK468 .P76 H43 2008

 

Wheeler, Darren A.  Presidential power in action: implementing Supreme Court detainee decisions.  KF5060 .W44 2008

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Kimberling, John F.  How to try a jury case: trial tactics.  KF8972 .K56 2007

 

Read, D. Shane.  Winning at trial.  KF8915 .R38 2007

 

Statsinger, Steven M.  Habeas corpus: practice commentaries and statutes. 2nd edition.  KF9011 .S73 2007

 

Psychology & Psychiatry

 

Slate, Risdon N.  The criminalization of mental illness: crisis & opportunity for the justice system.  KF9242 .S59 2008

 

Religion

 

Brauch, Jeffrey A.  A higher law: readings on the influence of Christian thought in Anglo-American law. 2nd edition.  KF380 .B62 2008

 

Hashemi, Kamran.  Religious legal traditions, international human rights law and Muslim states.  K3242 .H37 2008

 

Science & Technology

 

Friedman, David D.  Future imperfect: technology and freedom in an uncertain world.  Popular Reading Collection T174 .F75 2008

 

Securities Law

 

Liu, Chengwei.  Chinese company and securities law: investment vehicles, mergers and acquistions and corporate finance in China.  KNQ1050 .C34 2008

 

Michie, R. C.  The global securities market: a history.  HG4751 .M53 2006

 

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker.  Securities law claims: a practical guide.  KF1439 .S418 2004

 

Space Law

 

Viikari, Lotta.  The environmental element in space law: assessing the present and charting the future.  KZD1149 .E58 V55 2008

 

State & Local Government

 

Davitt, Jennifer.  State documents bibliography, Washington, D.C.  KFD1201 .D38 2008

 

Egler, Peter J.  Selective annotated bibliography of Delaware state documents and other resources used in Delaware legal research.  KFD1 .E38 2008

 

Gless, Alan G., editor.  The history of Nebraska law.  KFN78 .H57 2008

 

Reid, John Phillip.  Legislating the courts: judicial dependence in early national New Hampshire.  KFN1628 .R45 2009

 

Valentin, Ryan and Michelle Cosby.  Kentucky state documents: a bibliography of legal and law-related material.   KFK1201 .C35 2008 

 

Terrorism

 

Elagab, Omer Yousif and Jeehaan Elagab, editors.  International law documents relating to terrorism. 3rd edition.  K5256 .A35 I58 2007

 

Evangelista, Matthew.  Law, ethics, and the war on terror.  HV6431 .E93 2008

 

McCormack, Wayne.  Understanding the law of terrorism.  Permanent Reserve KF9430 .M33 2007

 

Torts

 

Mills, Jon L.  Privacy: the lost right.  KF1262 .M55 2008

 

Trials

 

DVD:  Izvan razumne sumnje = Beyond reasonable doubt.  Permanent Reserve/AV KZ1203 .A12 I98 2005

 

Gross, Ariela Julie.  What blood won't tell: a history of race on trial in America.  KF4755 .G76 2008

 

Laughland, John.  A history of political trials: from Charles I to Saddam Hussein.  Popular Reading Collection K5301 .L38 2008

 

Mahler, Jonathan.  The challenge: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and the fight over presidential power.  Popular Reading Collection KF225 .H36 M34 2008

 

Newton, Michael A. and Michael P. Scharf.  Enemy of the state: the trial and execution of Saddam Hussein.  Popular Reading Collection KMJ41 .H87 N49 2008

 

Stern, Gerald M.  The Scotia widows: inside their lawsuit against big daddy coal.  Popular Reading Collection KF226 .S74 2008