NEW BOOKS added April 2009


Boston College Law Library

 

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Arts & Literature

Education Law

Law & Society

Banking & Finance

Elder Law

Legal Education

Civil Rights

Environmental Law

Legal History

Commercial Law

Evidence

Legal Profession

Comparative Law

Foreign Law

Legal Research & Bibliography

Constitutional Law

History

Politics & Government

Contracts

Intellectual Property

Practice & Procedure

Corporations

International Law

Religion

Courts

International Trade

Securities Law

Criminal Law & Procedure

Jurisdiction

Social Welfare

Death Penalty

Jurisprudence

Torts

Dispute Resolution

Labor Law

Trade Regulation

Economics

Law of the Sea

Women

 

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Arts & Literature

 

Demarsin, Bert, et al., editors. Art & law. K3778 .A78 2008

 

Wartzman, Rick. Obscene in the extreme: the burning and banning of John Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath. Popular Reading Collection PS3537 .T3234 G895 2008

 

Banking & Finance

 

McKnight, Andrew. The law of international finance. K4430 .M35 2008

 

Civil Rights

 

American Civil Liberties Union. Reclaiming patriotism: a call to reconsider the Patriot Act. Available online

 

Commercial Law

 

Mak, Vanessa. Performance-oriented remedies in European sale of goods law. KJE2096 .M35 2009

 

Netzer, Antonida, editor. International joint ventures. K521 .C652x v.30a 2008

 

Comparative Law

 

Langford, Malcolm, editor. Social rights jurisprudence: emerging trends in international and comparative law. K370 .S648 2008

 

Constitutional Law

 

DVD: The first Monday in October: a mock Supreme Court argument. Permanent Reserve KF9630 .F57 2007

 

Beeman, Richard R. Plain, honest men: the making of the American Constitution. Popular Reading Collection KF4510 .B44 2009

 

Lash, Kurt T. The lost history of the Ninth Amendment. KF4558 9th .L37 2009

 

Contracts

 

Mak, Chantal. Fundamental rights in European contract law: a comparison of the impact of fundamental rights on contractual relationships in Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, and England. KJC1720 .M35 2008

 

Zeller, Bruno. Damages under the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. 2nd edition. K1030 .Z45 2009

 

Corporations

 

Kang, Yong, Lu Shi, and Elizabeth D. Brown. Chinese corporate governance: history and institutional framework. HD2741 .K36 2008

 

Courts

 

Huls, Nick, Maurice Adams, and Jacco Bomhoff, editors. The legitimacy of highest courts' rulings: judicial deliberations and beyond. K2123 .L44 2009

 

Lindquist, Stefanie A. and Frank B. Cross. Measuring judicial activism. KF8742 .L56 2009

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Levy, Larni S., editor. Sex Offender Registry practice. KFM2967 .S3 S492 2009

 

Death Penalty

 

Welsh-Huggins, Andrew. No winners here tonight: race, politics, and geography in one of the country's busiest death penalty states. HV8699 .U6 O394 2009

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Hornle, Julia. Cross-border internet dispute resolution. K564 .C6 H67 2009

 

Kaymak, Erol, Alexandros Lordos, and Nathalie Tocci. Building confidence in peace: public opinion and the Cyprus peace process. JZ5584 .C97 K39 2008

 

Murithi, Timothy. The ethics of peacebuilding. JZ5538 .M88 2009

 

Economics

 

Mishel, Lawrence, Jared Bernstein, and Heidi Shierholz. The state of working America 2008/2009. HD8051 .S73

 

Education Law

 

Finkin, Matthew W. For the common good: principles of American academic freedom. KF4242 .F56 2009

 

Kaplin, William A. and Barbara A. Lee. Kaplin, William A. A legal guide for student affairs professionals. 2nd edition. KF4225 .K36 2009

 

Elder Law

 

O'Reilly, James T. Litigating the nursing home case. KF3826 .N8 O74 2009

 

Environmental Law

 

Morgera, Elisa. Corporate accountability in international environmental law. K3585 .M67 2009

 

Stephens, Tim. International courts and environmental protection. K3585 .S74 2009

 

Evidence

 

Gilbert, Geoffrey. The law of evidence. 4 volumes. Rare Books KD7499 .G46 1791

 

Peake, Thomas. A compendium of the law of evidence. Rare Books KF8935 .P4 1824

 

Foreign Law

 

Bernard-Maugiron, Nathalie, editor. Judges and political reform in Egypt. KRM1612 .A67 J83 2008

 

Cartwright, John and Martijn Hesselink, editors. Precontractual liability in European private law. KJC1732 .A52 2008

 

History

 

Brooks, C. W. Law, politics and society in early modern England. KD612 .B76 2008

 

Geoffrey,of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph. The British history. Rare Books DA140 .G46 1718

 

Jones, Bernie D. Fathers of conscience: mixed-race inheritance in the antebellum South. KF4755 .J66 2009

 

Wallance, Gregory. Two men before the storm: Arba Crane's recollection of Dred Scott and the Supreme Court case that started the Civil War. Popular Reading Collection PS3623 .A35985 T88 2006

 

Intellectual Property

 

Alikhan, Shahid and Raghunath Mashelkar. Intellectual property and competitive strategies in 21st century. 2nd edition. K1401 .A918 2009

 

Carrier, Michael A. Innovation for the 21st century: harnessing the power of intellectual property and antitrust law. KF3116 .C37 2009

 

Intellectual property law guidebook: China. KNQ1155 .I67 2007

 

Kuney, George W. and Donna C. Looper. Mastering intellectual property. KF2979 .K86 2009

 

Stim, Richard. Patent, copyright & trademark. 10th edition. KF2980 .E44 2009

 

International Law

 

CIA above the law?: secret detentions and unlawful inter-state transfers of detainees in Europe. KJC9552 .C53 2008

 

Klabbers, Jan. Treaty conflict and the European Union. KJE5106 .K53 2009

 

Richardson, Henry S. and Melissa S. Williams, editors. Moral universalism and pluralism. KZ1256 .M67 2009

 

International Trade

 

Perisin, Tamara. Free movement of goods and limits of regulatory autonomy in the EU and WTO. KJE5177 .P47 2008

 

Jurisdiction

 

Birdsall, Andrea. The international politics of judicial intervention: creating a more just order. KZ4017 .B57 2009

 

Sauvant, Karl P. and Lisa E. Sachs, editors. The effect of treaties on foreign direct investment: bilateral investment treaties, double taxation treaties, and investment flow. K4528 .E34 2009

 

Jurisprudence

 

Breuker, Joost, et al., editors. Law, ontologies and the semantic web: channelling the legal information flood. K212 .L39 2008

 

Moore, Michael S. Causation and responsibility: an essay in law, morals, and metaphysics. K579 .C34 M66 2009

 

Naffine, Ngaire. Law's meaning of life: philosophy, religion, Darwin and the legal person. K230 .N27 L39 2009

 

Labor Law

 

Clifton-Dey, Edzard, et al., editors. Employment Law in Europe. 2nd edition. KJC2855 .E47 2008

 

Law of the Sea

 

Tanaka, Yoshifumi. A dual approach to ocean governance: the cases of zonal and integrated management in international law of the sea. K3485 .T36 2008

 

Law & Society

 

Hertogh, M. L. M., editor. Living law: reconsidering Eugen Ehrlich. K376 .L59 2009

 

Shachar, Ayelet. The birthright lottery: citizenship and global inequality. K3224 .S53 2009

 

Legal Education

 

Thomson, David I. C. Law school 2.0: legal education for a digital age. K100 .T48 2009

 

Legal History

 

Beck, Karen S. A working lawyer's life: the letter book of John Henry Senter, 1879-1884. KF373 .S46 B43 2008

 

A collection of the several statutes, and parts of statutes, now in force, relating to high treason, and misprision of high treason. Rare Books KD8022 .A3 1709

 

Craig, Thomas. A compend or breviarie of the most substantiall poynts relating to the law extracted [...]rth of the bookes of that learned jurisconsult D.T.C. treating of the feudall law: manuscript, [16--?] Rare Books KD834 .C713

 

Hamilton, Daniel W. and Alfred L. Brophy, editors. Transformations in American legal history: essays in honor of professor Morton J. Horwitz. KF352 .T73 2009

 

Hobart, Henry, Sir. The reports of that reverend and learned judge, the Right Honourable Sr. Henry Hobart, knight and baronet, lord chief justice of His Majesties Court of common pleas.. Rare Books KD200 1603 .H6A2 1657

 

Jacob, Giles. The complete court-keeper, or, Land-steward's assistant. 8th edition. Rare Books KD6968 .J33 1819

 

Katz, Stanley Nider, editor. The Oxford international encyclopedia of legal history. Reference Area K50 .O94 2009

 

Yates, Robert. Secret proceedings and debates of the convention assembled at Philadelphia, in the year 1787: for the purpose of forming the Constitution of the United States of America. Rare Books JK141 1821

 

Stair, James Dalrymple, Viscount of. The institutions of the law of Scotland. 2nd edition. Rare Books KDC330 .S73 1693

 

Williams, Thomas Walter. A Compendious digest of the statute law: comprising the substance and effect of all the public acts of Parliament in force, from Magna Charta, in the ninth year of King Henry III. To the twenty-seventh year of His present Majesty King George III, inclusive. Rare Books KD140 .W54 1787

 

Legal Profession

 

Anders, Kelly. The organized lawyer. KF318 .A773 2009

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Stein, Amy R. Reassignment under the ADA: must an employer hire a minimally qualified, disabled employee over a more qualified, non-disabled applicant?: a legal research guide. KF3469 .S75 2009

 

Politics & Government

 

Raue, Julia and Patrick Sutter, editors. Facets and practices of state-building. JZ6300 .F33 2009

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Allman, Thomas Y., editor. Electronic discovery deskbook.  KF8902 .E42 M3 2009

 

Kole, Janet S. Chasing paper: the keys to learning about and loving discovery. KF8900 .K65 2009

 

Religion

 

Abdullah Alwi Haji Hassan. Sales and contracts in early Islamic commercial law. KBP874.32 .A237 A37 2006

 

Nussbaum, Martha Craven. Liberty of conscience: in defense of America's tradition of religious equality. BL640 .N87 2008

 

Securities Law

 

Jacob, Valerie Ford andStephanie J. Goldstein. Conducting due diligence in a securities offering. KF1428 .J33 2009

 

Johansson, Erica. Property rights in investment securities and the doctrine of specificity. K1114 .J64 2009

 

Uniform Commercial Code Committee. Forms under Article 9 of the UCC. 2nd edition. KF1048.5 .F67 2009

 

Social Welfare

 

Dobelstein, Andrew W. Understanding the Social Security Act: the foundation of social welfare for America in the twenty-first century. KF3649 .D63 2009

 

Torts

 

Dobbs, Dan B., Paul T. Hayden and Ellen M. Bublick. Torts and compensation: personal accountability and social responsibility for injury. 6th edition. KF1249 .D63 2009

 

Trade Regulation

 

Model jury instructions in criminal antitrust cases. KF1657 .C7 M63 2009

 

Sugden, David R. Gray markets: prevention, detection and litigation. KF1609 .S84 2009

 

Women

 

Strebeigh, Fred. Equal: women reshape American law. KF226 .S77 2009