NEW BOOKS added December 2009


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Arts & Literature

Foreign Law

Legal Profession

Biography

History

Legal Research & Bibliography

Civil Rights

Human Rights

Medical Law

Commercial Law

Immigration Law

Military Law

Constitutional Law

Intellectual Property

Politics & Government

Corporations

International Law

Psychology & Psychiatry

Courts

Judges

Religion

Criminal Law & Procedure

Jurisprudence

Securities Law

Death Penalty

Law Enforcement & Corrections

Taxation

Dispute Resolution

Law & Society

Terrorism

Education Law

Law of War

Torts

Employment Law

Legal Education

Trade Regulation

Environmental Law

Legal History

Trials

Evidence

 

 

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Arts & Literature

 

Madero, Marta. Tabula picta: painting and writing in medieval law. KJA2438 .I58 M3313 2010

 

Biography

 

Urofsky, Melvin I. Louis D. Brandeis: a life. Popular Reading Collection KF8745 .B67 U748 2009

 

Civil Rights

 

Smith, Janet E. The right to privacy. JC596.2 .U5 S63 2008

 

Commercial Law

 

Born, Gary. International commercial arbitration. K2400 .B673 2009

 

Constitutional Law

 

Carolan, Eoin. The new separation of powers: a theory for the modern state. KJC5049 .C368 2009

 

Jackson, Vicki C. Constitutional engagement in a transnational era. K3165 .J3253 2010

 

Kautz, Steven J., et al., editors. The Supreme Court and the idea of constitutionalism. KF5130 .S87 2009

 

Corporations

 

Bostelman, John T., Robert E. Buckholz, Jr. and Marc R. Trevino. Public company deskbook: Sarbanes-Oxley and federal governance requirements. KF1446 .A315 B67

 

Carney, William J. Mergers and acquisitions. KF1477 .C374 2009

 

Kraakman, Reinier H., et al. The anatomy of corporate law: a comparative and functional approach. 2nd edition. K1315 .A53 2009

 

Radin, Stephen A. The business judgment rule: fiduciary duties of corporate directors. 6th edition. KF1423 .B5854 2009

 

Ribstein, Larry E. The rise of the uncorporation. KF1361 .R53 2010

 

The takeover code. HD2746.5 .T348

 

Courts

 

Muller, Sam and Marc Loth, editors. Highest courts and the internationalisation of law: challenges and changes. K2123 .H54 2009

 

Porto, Brian L. May it please the court: judicial processes and politics in America. 2nd edition. KF8700 .P667 2009

 

Powe, L. A. Scot. The Supreme Court and the American elite, 1789-2008. KF8742 .P678 2009

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Wolfe, Alan and Erik C. Owens, editors. Gambling: mapping the American moral landscape. HV6715 .G2856 2009

 

Death Penalty

 

Temple, John. The last lawyer: the fight to save death row inmates. HV8701 .J66 T46 2009

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Friedman, Gary J. Challenging conflict: mediation through understanding. KF9084 .H56 2008

 

Toft, Monica Duffy. Securing the peace: the durable settlement of civil wars. JZ6368 .T64 2010

 

Education Law

 

Dunn, Joshua M. and Martin R. West, editors. From schoolhouse to courthouse: the judiciary's role in American education. KF4119 .F76 2009

 

Employment Law

 

Finkin, Matthew W. Privacy in employment law. 3rd edition. KF3457.5 .F56 2009

 

Environmental Law

 

Westra, Laura. Environmental justice and the rights of ecological refugees. K3230 .R45 W47 2009

 

Evidence

 

Imwinkelried, Edward J. The new Wigmore: a treatise on evidence: evidentiary privileges. KF8935 .W554 I49 2009

 

Foreign Law

 

Jones, Nicholas A. The courts of genocide: politics and the rule of law in Rwanda and Arusha. K5001 .J66 2010

 

Sharma, Shalendra D. China and India in the age of globalization. HC427.9 .S457 2009

 

Weber, Anne. Manuel sur le discours de haine. KJC8781 .I63 W43 2009

 

History

 

Firey, Abigail. A contrite heart: prosecution and redemption in the Carolingian empire. KJ147 .F57 2009

 

Sterling, Brent L. Do good fences make good neighbors?: what history teaches us about strategic barriers and international security. JZ5588 .S745 2009

 

Human Rights

 

Dupuy, P.M., F. Francioni, and E.U. Petersmann, editors. Human rights in international investment law and arbitration. K3830 .H86 2009

 

Rubio-Marin, Ruth, editor. The gender of reparations: unsettling sexual hierarchies while redressing human rights violations. K5301 .G46 2009

 

Immigration Law

 

Ramji-Nogales, Jaya, Andrew I. Schoenholtz, and Philip G. Schrag. Refugee roulette: disparities in asylum adjudication and proposals for reform. KF4836 .R36 2009

 

Intellectual Property

 

Cunha, Manuela Carneiro da. "Culture" and culture: traditional knowledge and intellectual rights. K1420 .C76 2009

 

Donner, Irah H. Patent prosecution: law, practice, and procedure. 6th edition. KF3120 .D66 2009

 

Fox, David L. U.S. patent opinions and evaluations. KF3120 .F69 2010

 

Hirtle, Peter B., Emily Hudson, and Andrew T. Kenyon. Copyright and cultural institutions: guidelines for digitization for U.S. libraries, archives, and museums. Professional Collection KF2996 .H57 2009

 

International Law

 

Bosco, David L. Five to rule them all: the UN Security Council and the making of the modern world. JZ5006.7 .B67 2009

 

Christol, Carl Quimby. The American challenge: terrorists, detainees, treaties, and torture--responses to the rule of law, 2001-2008. KF4581 .C58 2009

 

Grant, John P. and J. Craig Barker. Parry & Grant encyclopaedic dictionary of international law. 3rd edition. Reference Area KZ1161 .P37 2009

 

McLachlan, Campbell. Lis pendens in international litigation. K7041 .M34 2009

 

The Michigan guidelines on the international protection of refugees, 1998-2007: presented in English, French, Russian and Arabic. KZ6530 .M53 2009

 

Rodley, Nigel S. The treatment of prisoners under international law. 3rd edition. K5519 .R63 2009

 

Romano, Cesare, editor. The sword and the scales: the United States and international courts and tribunals. KF4581 .S86 2009

 

Taulbee, James Larry. International crime and punishment: a guide to the issues. K5301 .T377 2009

 

Wilt, Harmen van der and Andre Nollkaemper, editors. System criminality in international law. K5036 .S97 2009

 

Judges

 

Tamanaha, Brian Z. Beyond the formalist-realist divide: the role of politics in judging. KF8775 .T36 2010

 

Jurisprudence

 

Miller, Franklin G. and Alan Wertheimer, editors. The ethics of consent: theory and practice. KZ1262 .C65 E84 2010

 

Raz, Joseph. The authority of law: essays on law and morality. 2nd edition. K230 .R38 A96 2009

 

Law Enforcement & Corrections

 

Butler, Paul. Let's get free: a hip-hop theory of justice. KF9223 .B88 2009

 

Kleiman, Mark. When brute force fails: how to have less crime and less punishment. HV6789 .K53 2009

 

Law & Society

 

Richmond, Oliver P. and Jason Franks. Liberal peace transitions: between statebuilding and peacebuilding. JZ5538 .R525 2009

 

Law of War

 

Gathii, James Thuo. War, commerce, and international law. KZ6385 .G38 2010

 

Legal Education

 

Haney, Thomas M. The first 100 years: the centennial history of Loyola University Chicago, School of Law. KF292 .L697 H36 2009

 

Tobin, James. Michigan Law at 150: an informal history. KF292 .M54 T63 2009

 

Legal History

 

Fabricant, Judith, editor. Reflections of the justices. KFM2914 .S9 R44 2009

 

Irish Exchequer reports: reports of cases in the Courts of Exchequer and Chancery in Ireland 1716-1734. JN102 .S44 v.125

 

Lane, Frederick S. American privacy: the 400-year history of our most contested right. KF1262 .L36 2009

 

Matyas, Stephen M. Declaration of Independence: a checklist of books, pamphlets, and periodicals printing the U.S. Declaration of Independence, 1776-1825: with an appendix checklist of American newspapers printing the Declaration of Independence. Z1249 .D29 M37 2009

 

Legal Profession

 

Abel, Richard L. Lawyers in the dock: learning from attorney disciplinary proceedings. KFN5076.5 .A2 A73 2008

 

Duffey, William S. and Richard A. Schneider, editors. A life in the law: advice for young lawyers. KF372 .L54 2009

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Chen, Young. Chinese-English/English-Chinese pocket legal dictionary. Reference Area K52 .C5 C425 2008

 

Hynes, Jessica G. Connecticut legal research. Reference Area KFC3675 .H96 2009

 

Medical Law

 

Garriott, James C., editor. Garriott's medicolegal aspects of alcohol. 5th edition. RA1061.5 .M42 2009

 

Military Law

 

Head, Michael and Scott Mann. Domestic deployment of the armed forces: military powers, law and human rights. K4720 .H43 2009

 

Politics & Government

 

Fatovic, Clement. Outside the law: emergency and executive power. JK339 .F37 2009

 

Miller, Kenneth P. Direct democracy and the courts. JF494 .M55 2009

 

Psychology & Psychiatry

 

Klein, George C. Law and the disordered: an exploration in mental health, law, and politics. KF3828 .K59 2009

 

Religion

 

Evans, Malcolm D. Manual on the wearing of religious symbols in public areas. KJC5156 .E929 2009

 

Razack, Sherene. Casting out: the eviction of Muslims from western law and politics. BP52.5 .R39 2008

 

Securities Law

 

Disclosure roles of counsel in state and local government securities offerings. 3rd edition. KF1449 .D57 2009

 

Taxation

 

Martin, Isaac William, Ajay K. Mehrotra, and Monica Prasad, editors. The new fiscal sociology: taxation in comparative and historical perspective. HJ2305 .N49 2009

 

Terrorism

 

Eckert, Julia M., editor. The social life of anti-terrorism laws: the war on terror and the classifications of the "dangerous other." HV6431 .S63 2008

 

O'Neill, Philip D. Verification in an age of insecurity: the future of arms control compliance. KZ5675 .O54 2010

 

Sulmasy, Glenn M. The national security court system: a natural evolution of justice in an age of terror. KF9223 .S85 2009

 

Torts

 

Johnson, Vincent R. Mastering torts: a student's guide to the law of torts. 4th edition. KF1250 .J64 2009

 

Melick, Jeffrey C., editor. Massachusetts tort law manual. 2nd edition. KFM2595 .M37 2009

 

Trade Regulation

 

Telecom antitrust handbook. KF2765 .T43 2005

 

Trials

 

Abrams, Paula. Cross purposes: Pierce v. Society of Sisters and the struggle over compulsory public education. KF228 .S57 A38 2009