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Legal Research & Bibliography

Arts & Literature

Family Law

Medical Law

Banking & Finance

Foreign Law

Military Law

Bankruptcy

History

Organizations

Biography

Human Rights

Politics & Government

Civil Rights

Insurance Law

Practice & Procedure

Commercial Law

Intellectual Property

Professional Ethics

Comparative Law

International Law

Property

Computer Law

International Trade

Psychology & Psychiatry

Constitutional Law

Judges

Religion

Contracts

Jurisdiction

Science & Technology

Corporations

Jurisprudence

Securities Law

Courts

Juveniles

Sexuality & the Law

Criminal Law & Procedure

Labor Law

Taxation

Dispute Resolution

Law Enforcement & Corrections

Terrorism

Economics

Law & Society

Torts

Elder Law

Legal Analysis & Writing

Trade Regulation

Employment Law

Legal Education

Trials

Environmental Law

Legal History

Trusts

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Agency

 

Acharya, Amitav. Whose ideas matter?: agency and power in Asian regionalism. JZ5333 .A27 2009

 

Arts & Literature

 

Waxman, Sharon. Loot: the battle over the stolen treasures of the ancient world. N8795 .W39 2008

 

Banking & Finance

 

Buckley, Ross P. International financial system: policy and regulation. K4430 .B83 2008

 

Cappello, A. Barry. Lender liability. 4th edition. KF974 .C362 2009

 

Bankruptcy

 

Halliday, Terence C. Bankrupt: global lawmaking and systemic financial crisis. K1375 .H35 2009

 

Biography

 

Elliott, Mark Emory. Color-blind justice: Albion Tourgee and the quest for racial equality from the Civil War to Plessy v. Ferguson. PS3088 .E55 2006

 

Fenster, J. M. Case of Abraham Lincoln: a story of adultery, murder, and the making of a great president. Popular Reading Collection E457.2 .F46 2007

 

Holzer, Harold and Sara Vaughn Gabbard, editors. Lincoln and freedom: slavery, emancipation, and the Thirteenth Amendment. E457.2 .L815 2007

 

Newman, Roger K., editor. The Yale biographical dictionary of American law. Reference Area KF353 .Y35 2009

 

Civil Rights

 

Grammond, Sebastien. Identity captured by law: membership in Canada's indigenous peoples and linguistic minorities. KE4395 .G73 2009

 

Scotch, Richard K. From good will to civil rights: transforming federal disability policy. 2nd edition. KF480 .S3 2001

 

Sugrue, Thomas J. Sweet land of liberty: the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North. E185.9 .S95 2008

 

Commercial Law

 

Blazey, Patricia and Kay-Wah Chan. The Chinese commercial legal system. KNQ920 .B35 2008

 

Comparative Law

 

Bachner, Thomas. Creditor protection in private companies: Anglo-German perspectives for a European legal discourse. K1330 .B33 2009

 

Fish, M. Steven and Matthew Kroenig. The handbook of national legislatures: a global survey. JF511 .F57 2009

 

Kende, Mark S. Constitutional rights in two worlds: South Africa and the United States. K3240 .K46 2009

 

Lindsey, Timothy, editor. Law reform in developing and transitional states. K559 .L39 2007

 

Computer Law

 

Lessig, Lawrence. Code. Version 2.0. KF390.5 .C6 L47 2006

 

Phillips, Douglas E. The software license unveiled: how legislation by license controls software access. K1443 .C6 P49 2009

 

Constitutional Law

 

Arato, Andrew. Constitution making under occupation: the politics of imposed revolution in Iraq. KMJ2220 .A97 2009

 

Gerangelos, Peter A. The separation of powers and legislative interference in judicial process: constitutional principles and limitations. K3367 .G47 2009

 

Maddex, Robert L. Constitutions of the world. 3rd edition. Reference Area K3157 .E5 M33 2008

 

Redish, Martin H. Wholesale justice: constitutional democracy and the problem of the class action lawsuit. KF8896 .R438 2009

 

Contracts

 

Bortolotti, F. Drafting and negotiating international commercial contracts: a practical guide. K1024 .B67 2008

 

Eggleston, Brian. Liquidated damages and extensions of time in construction contracts. 3rd edition. KD1641 .E34 2009

 

Hill, Jonathan. Cross-border consumer contracts. K3842 .H55 2008

 

Corporations

 

Autry, Charles T. and Roland F. Hall. The law of cooperatives. KF1470 .A98 2009

 

McNeil, Barry F. and Brad Brian, editors. Internal corporate investigations. 3rd edition. KF1416 .I573 2007

 

Roberts, John. The modern firm: organizational design for performance and growth. HD30.28 .R6345 2004

 

Saint-Onge, Hubert and Jay Chatzkel. Beyond the deal: mergers & acquisitions that achieve breakthrough performance gains. HD2746.5 .S25 2009

 

Courts

 

Epstein, Lee, et al. The Supreme Court compendium: data, decisions, and developments. 4th edition. Reference Area KF8742 .S914 2007

 

Johnson, Timothy Russell and Jerry Goldman, editors. A good quarrel: America's top legal reporters share stories from inside the Supreme Court. Popular Reading Collection KF8742 .G66 2009

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Dempsey, Michelle Madden. Prosecuting domestic violence: a philosophical analysis. KF9322 .D46 2009

 

Hall, Matthew. Victims of crime: policy and practice in criminal justice. K5572 .H35 2009

 

Mitsilegas, Valsamis. EU criminal law. KJE7975 .M58 2009

 

Olasolo, Hector. The criminal responsibility of senior political and military leaders as principals to international crimes. K5301 .O43 2009

 

Ramirez, Linda Friedman. Cultural issues in criminal defense. 2nd edition. KF9646 .R35 2007

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Carbonneau, Thomas E. Employment arbitration. 2nd edition. KF3424 .C37 2006

 

Partridge, Mark V. B. Alternative dispute resolution: an essential competency for lawyers. K2390 .P37 2009

 

Economics

 

Piedra, Alberto Martinez. Natural law: the foundation of an orderly economic system. BX1795 .E27 P54 2004

 

White, Mark D., editor. Theoretical foundations of law and economics. K487 .E3 T48 2009

 

Elder Law

 

Doron, Israel, editor. Theories on law and ageing: the jurisprudence of elder law. K646 .T48 2009

 

Employment Law

 

Steingold, Fred. The employer's legal handbook. 8th edition. KF3455 .Z9 S74 2007

 

Environmental Law

 

Drost, Philip J. J., editor. Multilateral environmental agreements: state of affairs and developments, 2009. K3583 .M85 2009

 

Estate Planning & Probate

 

Price, John R. Price on contemporary estate planning. 2009 edition. KF750 .P75 2009

 

Evidence

 

Gelb, Daniel K. and Richard M. Gelb. Massachusetts e-discovery & evidence: preservation through trial. KFM2937 .G45 2009

 

Hamilton, Melissa. Expert testimony on domestic violence: a discourse analysis. KF8968.7 .H36 2009

 

Pocket guide to Massachusetts evidence, 2009. Permanent Reserve KFM2940 .Z9 P63 2009

 

Family Law

 

Bingham Jennifer A. Child support guidelines, 2009—alert. KFM2504.8 .C48 2009

 

Witte, John. The sins of the fathers: the law and theology of illegitimacy reconsidered. K702 .W58 2009

 

Foreign Law

 

Bantekas, Ilias, editor. Law and legal system of Uzbekistan. KLW6.3 .L39 2005

 

Butler, William Elliott. Russian law. 3rd edition. KLB68 .B88 2009

 

Christiansen, Thomas and Christine Reh. Constitutionalizing the European Union. KJE4445 .C49 2009

 

Crifo, Carla. Cross-border enforcement of debts in the European Union, default judgments, summary judgments and orders for payment. KJE4175 .C75 2009

 

Jin, Chaowu and Wei Luo. Competition law in China. KNQ1234 .J56 2002

 

Kochenov, Dimitry. EU enlargement and the failure of conditionality: pre-accession conditionality in the fields of democracy and the rule of law. KJE5090 .K63 2008

 

Muhlhahn, Klaus. Criminal justice in China: a history. KNN1572 .M84 2009

 

Quigley, Conor. European state aid law and policy. 2nd edition. KJE6437 .Q54 2009

 

Sjafjell, Beate. Towards a sustainable European company law: a normative analysis of the objectives of EU law, with the Takeover Directive as a test case. KJE2460 .S53 2009

 

Tatham, Allan F. Enlargement of the European Union. JN30 .T37 2009

 

History

 

Boswell, Terry, et al. Racial competition and class solidarity. HD4903.5 .U58 R33 2006

 

Human Rights

 

Goodman, Ryan and and Mindy Jane Roseman, editors. Interrogations, forced feedings, and the role of health professionals: new perspectives on international human rights, humanitarian law, and ethics. R725.5 .I58 2009

 

Ratner, Steven R., Jason S. Abrams, and James L. Bischoff. Accountability for human rights atrocities in international law: beyond the Nuremberg legacy. 3rd edition. K5301 .R38 2009

 

Insurance Law

 

Matthiesen, Bradley W., Gary L. Wickert, and Douglas W. Lehrer. Fundamentals of insurance coverage in all 50 states. 2nd edition. KF1220 .P5 M38 2008

 

Wickert, Gary L. ERISA and health insurance subrogation: in all 50 states. KF3515 .W53 2008

 

Intellectual Property

 

Burk, Dan L. and Mark A. Lemley. The patent crisis and how the courts can solve it. KF3114 .B97 2009

 

Durham, Alan L. Patent law essentials: a concise guide. 3rd edition. KF3114.3 .D87 2009

 

Eiland, Murray L. Patenting traditional medicine. K1401 .E436 2009

 

Lambert, Jane. Enforcing intellectual property rights: a concise guide for businesses, innovative and creative individuals. KD1269 .L36 2009

 

International Law

 

Brabandere, Eric de. Post-conflict administrations in international law: international territorial administration, transitional authority and foreign occupation in theory and practice. KZ3673 .B73 2009

 

Burgis, Michelle L. Boundaries of discourse in the International Court of Justice: mapping arguments in Arab territorial disputes. KZ3684 .B87 2009

 

El Zeidy, Mohamed M. The principle of complementarity in international criminal law: origin, development and practice. KZ6314 .E49 2008

 

Fassbender, Bardo. The United Nations Charter as the constitution of the international community. KZ4991 .F37 2009

 

Grant, Thomas D. Admission to the United Nations: Charter Article 4 and the rise of universal organization. KZ4997 .G73 2009

 

Hayden, Patrick and Chamsy el-Ojeili, editors. Globalization and utopia: critical essays. JZ1318 .G5864 2009

 

Joyner, Daniel. International law and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. KZ5675 .J69 2009

 

Korhonen, Outi. International law situated: an analysis of the lawyer's stance towards culture, history and community. K247.6 .K67 2000

 

Paris, Erna. The sun climbs slow: the International Criminal Court and the search for justice. KZ6311 .P37 2009

 

Raimondo, Fabian. General principles of law in the decisions of international criminal courts and tribunals. KZ6304 .R35 2008

 

Strauss, Ekkehard. The emperor's new clothes?: the United Nations and the implementation of the responsibility to protect. JZ5008 .S77 2009

 

Turner, Peter. A guide to the LCIA arbitration rules. K2400 .T87 2009

 

Weller, M. Contested statehood: Kosovo's struggle for independence. KZ4264 .W45 2009

 

International Trade

 

Andersen, Henrik. EU dumping determinations and WTO law. KJE7347 .A953 2009

 

A handbook on reading WTO goods and services schedules. K4610 .H36 2009

 

Martinez-Fraga, Pedro J. The American influence on international commercial arbitration: doctrinal developments and discovery methods. K2400 .M37 2009

 

Vandevelde, Kenneth J. U.S. international investment agreements. KF1575 .V365 2009

 

Judges

 

Dow, David R. America's prophets: how judicial activism makes America great. KF5130 .D69 2009

 

Jurisdiction

 

Raustiala, Kal. Does the constitution follow the flag?: the evolution of territoriality in American law. KF413 .J87 R38 2009

 

Jurisprudence

 

Hutton, Christopher. Language, meaning and the law. PE1479 .L3 H88 2009

 

Melissaris, Emmanuel. Ubiquitous law: legal theory and the space for legal pluralism. K236 .M45 2009

 

Merle, Jean-Christophe. German idealism and the concept of punishment. K5103 .M47 2009

 

Podgor, Ellen S. and John F. Cooper. Overview of United States law. Permanent Reserve KF385 .P58 2009

 

Twining, William L. General jurisprudence: understanding law from a global perspective. K230 .T875 A34 2009

 

Juveniles

 

Vite, Sylvain. Article 21: adoption. K639 .A41989 V58 2008

 

Labor Law

 

Befort, Stephen F. and John W. Budd. Invisible hands, invisible objectives: bringing workplace law and public policy into focus. KF3319 .B44 2009

 

Law Enforcement & Corrections

 

Gottschalk, Petter. Criminal entrepreneurship. HV6441 .G68 2008

 

James, Nathan and Logan Rishard. How crime in the United States is measured. HV6789 .J35 2008

 

Markel, Dan. Privilege or punish: criminal justice and the challenge of family ties. K5001 .M37 2009

 

Pyle, Christopher H. Getting away with torture: secret government, war crimes, and the rule of law. HV8599 .U6 P95 2009

 

Law & Society

 

Dudziak, Mary L. and Leti Volpp, editors. Legal borderlands: law and the construction of American borders. KF4635 .L44 2006

 

Kerr, Ian, Valerie Steeves, and Carole Lucock, editors. Lessons from the identity trail: anonymity, privacy and identity in a networked society. K3264 .C65 L47 2009

 

Vanacker, Bastiaan. Global medium, local laws: regulating cross-border cyberhate. K5210 .V36 2009

 

Legal Analysis & Writing

 

Neumann, Richard K. Legal reasoning and legal writing: structure, strategy, and style. 6th edition. KF250 .N48 2009

 

Neumann, Richard K. and Sheila J. Simon. Legal writing. KF250 .N484 2008

 

Schmedemann, Deborah A. and Christina L. Kunz. Synthesis: legal reading, reasoning, and writing. 3rd edition. KF250 .S36 2007

 

Tjaden, Ted. Legal research and writing. 2nd edition. KE250 .T53 2004

 

Legal Education

 

Klabbers, Jan and Mortimer Sellers, editors. The internationalization of law and legal education. K100 .I58 2008

 

Legal History

 

Andersen, Per and Mia Munster-Swendsen, editors. Custom: the development and use of a legal concept in the Middle Ages: proceedings of the Fifth Carlsberg Academy Conference on Medieval Legal History 2008. KJ135 2008

 

Bryson, William Hamilton, editor. Robert Paynell's exchequer reports (1627-1631). KD208 1625 .R63 A2 2009

 

Johnson, Dennis W. The laws that shaped America: fifteen acts of Congress and their lasting impact. KF352 .J64 2009

 

Stolleis, Michael. The eye of the law: two essays on legal history. K152 .S76 2009

 

Legal Profession

 

Fox, Lawrence J., editor. Raise the bar: real world solutions for a troubled profession. KF300 .R35 2007

 

Robertson, Mark A. and James A. Calloway. Winning alternatives to the billable hour: strategies that work. 3rd edition. KF316 .R53 2008

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Guide to foreign and international legal citations. 2nd edition. Reference Area K89 .G85 2009

 

McGaugh, Tracy L. and Christine Hurt. Interactive citation workbook for the Bluebook: a uniform system of citation. 2008 edition. Permanent Reserve KF245 .M38 2008

 

Oates, Laurel Currie and Anne Enquist. Just research. 2nd edition. KF240 .O18 2009

 

Medical Law

 

Foster, Charles. Choosing life, choosing death: the tyranny of autonomy in medical ethics and law. K3601 .F67 2009

 

Military Law

 

Mettraux, Guenael. The law of command responsibility. K5301 .M485 2009

 

Organizations

 

Linda Fasulo. An insider's guide to the UN. 2nd edition. JZ4984.6 .F37 2009

 

Politics & Government

 

Cato Institute. Cato handbook for policymakers. 7th edition. JK468 .P64 B38 2008

 

Miller, Mark C. The view of the courts from the Hill: interactions between Congress and the federal judiciary. KF5130 .M55 2009

 

Schapiro, Robert A. Polyphonic federalism: toward the protection of fundamental rights. KF4600 .S32 2009

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Fine, Ralph Adam. The how-to-win appeal manual: winning appellate advocacy in a nutshell. 2nd edition. KF9050 .F56 2008

 

Fine, Ralph Adam. The how-to-win trial manual: winning trial advocacy in a nutshell, including a "test yourself" practice session (with the answers). 4th edition. KF8915 .F54 2008

 

McIntosh, Wayne V. and Cynthia L. Cates. Multi-party litigation: the strategic context. K2243 .M35 2009

 

Professional Ethics

 

Cohen, Elliot D. and Michael Davis, with Frederick A. Elliston. Ethics and the legal profession. 2nd edition. KF306 .E84 2009

 

Sheppard, Steve. I do solemnly swear: the moral obligations of legal officials. KF306 .S52 2009

 

Property

 

Lea, David. Property rights, indigenous people and the developing world: issues from aboriginal entitlement to intellectual ownership rights. K3248 .L36 L43 2008

 

Murray, Rebecca S. Freedom of information and public records law in Massachusetts: a discussion of the mechanics of the public records law and the impact of the law's application. 2nd edition. KFM2862.6 .A25 M877 2009

 

Young, James O. and Conrad G. Brunk, editors. The ethics of cultural appropriation. GN496 .E835 2009

 

Psychology & Psychiatry

 

Oswald, Margit, Steffen Bieneck and Jorg Hupfeld-Heinemann. Social psychology of punishment of crime. HV8693 .S58 2009

 

Slovenko, Ralph. Psychiatry in law/law in psychiatry. 2nd edition. KF8965 .S59 2009

 

Teff, Harvey. Causing psychiatric and emotional harm: reshaping the boundaries of legal liability. K925 .T44 2009

 

Religion

 

Bradney, Anthony. Law and faith in a sceptical age. KD4100 .B72 2009

 

Science & Technology

 

Aldrich, Clark. Learning by doing: a comprehensive guide to simulations, computer games, and pedagogy in e-learning and other educational experiences. Professional Collection LB1029 .S53 A42 2005

 

Bollier, David. Viral spiral: how the commoners built a digital republic of their own. TK5105.875 .I57 B633 2009

 

Securities Law

 

Breslow, Stephanie R. and Phyllis A. Schwartz. Private equity funds: formation and operation. KF1078 .B74

 

Sexuality & the Law

 

Wertheimer, Alan. Consent to sexual relations. HQ32 .W463 2003

 

Taxation

 

Silva, Sergio Andre R. G. da. Interpretation of double taxation conventions: general theory and Brazilian perspective. K4475 .S55 2009

 

Terrorism

 

Honigsberg, Peter Jan. Our nation unhinged: the human consequences of the War on Terror. KF9625 .H66 2009

 

Torts

 

Koebele, Michael. Corporate responsibility under the Alien Tort Statute: enforcement of international law through US torts law. KF1309.5 .K64 2009

 

Trade Regulation

 

De Leon, Ignacio. An institutional assessment of antitrust policy: the Latin American experience. KG758 .D4 2009

 

Trials

 

Baatz, Simon. For the thrill of it: Leopold, Loeb, and the murder that shocked Chicago. Popular Reading Collection HV6245 .B27 2008

 

Miller, James A. Remembering Scottsboro: the legacy of an infamous trial. KF224 .S34 M55 2009

 

Temkin, Moshik. The Sacco-Vanzetti Affair: America on trial. KF224 .S2 T46 2009

 

Trusts

 

King, Samuel P. and Randall W. Roth. Broken trust: greed, mismanagement & political manipulation at America's largest charitable trust. KF228 .K36 K56 2006