NEW BOOKS added April 2010


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Administrative Law

Evidence

Legal Research & Bibliography

Arts & Literature

Food & Drug Law

Libraries

Bankruptcy

Foreign Law

Medical Law

Biography

Health Law

Partnerships

Civil Rights

History

Politics & Government

Commercial Law

Human Rights

Practice & Procedure

Communications Law

Immigration Law

Property

Comparative Law

Intellectual Property

Psychology & Psychiatry

Computer Law

International Law

Religion

Constitutional Law

International Trade

Science & Technology

Contracts

Jurisdiction

Securities Law

Corporations

Jurisprudence

Sexuality & the Law

Courts

Juveniles

State & Local Government

Criminal Law & Procedure

Law Enforcement & Corrections

Taxation

Death Penalty

Law of the Sea

Torts

Dispute Resolution

Law of War

Trade Regulation

Economics

Legal Analysis & Writing

Trials

Employment Law

Legal Education

Trusts

Environmental Law

Legal History

Women

Estate Planning & Probate

Legal Profession

Zoning

 

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Administrative Law

 

Andersen, William R. Mastering administrative law. KF5402 .A83 2010

 

Fox, William F. Understanding administrative law. 5th edition. Permanent Reserve KF5402 .F68 2008

 

Koch, Charles H. Administrative law and practice. 3rd edition. KF5407 .K63 2010

 

O'Reilly, James T., editor. Careers in administrative law & regulatory practice. KF299 .A32 C37 2010

 

Arts & Literature

 

DVD: Changeling. Reference Area Feature Film Collection

 

DVD: Doubt. Reference Area Feature Film Collection

 

DVD: Leave her to heaven. Reference Area Feature Film Collection

 

Appleton, Dina and Daniel Yankelevits. Hollywood dealmaking: negotiating talent agreements for film, TV, and new media. 2nd edition. KF390 .A7 A67 2010

 

Bankruptcy

 

Blum, Brian A. Bankruptcy and debtor/creditor: examples & explanations. 5th edition. Permanent Reserve KF1524.3 .B58 2010

 

Ferriell, Jeffrey Thomas and Edward J. Janger. Understanding bankruptcy. 2nd edition. Permanent Reserve KF1524 .H427 2007

 

Westbrook, Jay Lawrence, et al. A global view of business insolvency systems. K1375 .G58 2010

 

Biography

 

DVD: Milk. Reference Area Feature Film Collection

 

Civil Rights

 

Bollinger, Lee C. Uninhibited, robust, and wide-open: a free press for a new century. KF4774 .B66 2010

 

Demaske, Chris. Modern power and free speech: contemporary culture and issues of equality. KF4770 .D462 2009

 

Ides, Allan and Christopher N. May. Constitutional law--individual rights: examples & explanations. 5th edition. Permanent Reserve KF4749 .I34 2010

 

Weber, Mark C. Understanding disability law. Permanent Reserve KF480 .W43 2007

 

Commercial Law

 

American Bar Association.Section of Antitrust Law. State action practice manual. 2nd edition. KF1657 .S72 S73 2010

 

Brook, James. Payment systems: examples & explanations. 4th edition. Permanent Reserve KF933 .B76 2010

 

Communications Law

 

Barnes, Robin D. Outrageous invasions: celebrities' private lives, media, and the law. K3255 .B37 2010

 

Comparative Law

 

Mendez-Pinedo, M. Elvira. EC and EEA Law: a comparative study of the effectiveness of European law. KJE621 .M46 2009

 

Computer Law

 

American Law Institute. Principles of the law, software contracts: as adopted and promulgated by the American Law Institute at Washington, D.C., May 19, 2009. KF905 .C6 P75 2010

 

Constitutional Law

 

Kwak, Arie-Jan, editor. Holy writ: interpretation in law and religion. K3165 .H654 2009

 

May, Christopher N. and Allan Ides. Constitutional law: national power and federalism: examples & explanations. 5th edition. Permanent Reserve KF4550 .M29 2010

 

Contracts

 

Espenschied, Lenné Eidson. Contract drafting: powerful prose in transactional practice. KF807 .E84 2010

 

Henning, William H. and William H. Lawrence. Understanding sales and leases of goods. 2nd edition. Permanent Reserve KF915 .L395 2009

 

Kramer, Adam. Contract law: an index and digest of published writings. Reference Area K840 .A12 K73 2010

 

Lawrence, William H. Understanding negotiable instruments and payment systems. Permanent Reserve KF957 .L394 2002

 

Corporations

 

Johnston, Andrew. EC regulation of corporate governance. KJE2460 .J64 2009

 

Masson, Antoine and Mary J. Shariff, editors. Legal strategies: how corporations use law to improve performance. K1315 .L44 2010

 

Oshionebo, Evaristus. Regulating transnational corporations in domestic and international regimes: an African case study. K1322 .O83 2009

 

Pinto, Arthur R. Understanding corporate law. 3rd edition. Permanent Reserve KF1414 .P56 2009

 

Courts

 

Brenner, Saul and Joseph M. Whitmeyer. Strategy on the United States Supreme Court. KF8742 .B727 2009

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Bloom, Robert M. and Mark S. Brodin. Criminal procedure: the Constitution and the police: examples & explanations. 6th edition. Permanent Reserve KF9618 .B56 2010

 

Podgor, Ellen S. and Roger S. Clark. Understanding international criminal law. 2nd edition. Permanent Reserve K5015.4 .P63 2008

 

Schijndel, R. A. M. van. Confidentiality and victim-offender mediation. K5572 .S35 2009

 

Singer, Richard G. Criminal procedure II: from bail to jail: examples & explanations. 2nd edition. Permanent Reserve KF9619.3 .S56 2008

 

Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza, Lillian. Criminal law in Uganda: sexual assaults and offences against morality. KTW420 .T53 2005

 

Death Penalty

 

Carter, Linda E., Ellen S. Kreitzberg and Scott W. Howe, editors. Understanding capital punishment law. 2nd edition. Permanent Reserve KF9227 .C2 C36 2008

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Grando, Michelle T. Evidence, proof, and fact-finding in WTO dispute settlement. K4610 .G73 2009

 

Economics

 

Fennell, Shailaja. Rules, rubrics and riches: the interrelations between legal reform and international development. K3820 .F46 2010

 

Gruber, Jonathan. Public finance and public policy. 3rd edition. HJ141 .G78 2010

 

Rubini, Luca. The definition of subsidy and state aid: WTO and EC law in comparative perspective. K3825 .R83 2009

 

Sullivan, E. Thomas and Jeffrey L. Harrison. Understanding antitrust and its economic implications. 5th edition. Permanent Reserve KF1649 .S89 2008

 

Employment Law

 

Bales, Richard A. Understanding employment law. Permanent Reserve KF3455 .B354 2007

 

Estlund, Cynthia. Regoverning the workplace: from self-regulation to co-regulation. KF3369 .E88 2010

 

Environmental Law

 

Ferrey, Steven. Environmental law: examples & explanations. 5th edition. Permanent Reserve KF3775 .Z9 F45 2010

 

Schoenbrod, David, Richard B. Stewart and Katrina M. Wyman. Breaking the logjam: environmental protection that will work. KF3775 .S365 2010

 

Weinberg, Philip and Kevin A. Reilly. Understanding environmental law. 2nd edition. Permanent Reserve KF3775 .W45 2008

 

Estate Planning & Probate

 

Madoff, Ray D. Immortality and the law: the rising power of the American dead. KF750 .M328 2010

 

Evidence

 

Best, Arthur. Evidence: examples & explanations. 7th edition. Permanent Reserve KF8935 .Z9 B48 2009

 

Food & Drug Law

 

Abbott, Frederick M. and Graham Dukes. Global pharmaceutical policy: ensuring medicines for tomorrow's world. K3636 .A93 2009

 

Lightbourne, Muriel. Food security, biological diversity and intellectual property rights. K3876 .A42001 L54 2009

 

Foreign Law

 

Piana, Daniela. Judicial accountabilities in new Europe: from rule of law to quality of justice. KJC3655 .P53 2010

 

Health Law

 

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010: text of P.L. 111-148, as signed by the President on March 23, 2010; text of P.L. 111-152, as signed by the President on March 30, 2010: JCT technical explanation of P.L. 111-148 and P.L. 111-152. KF6276.6201 .P38 2010

 

RIA's complete analysis of the tax and benefits provisions of the 2010 Health Care Act as amended by the 2010 Health Care Reconciliation Act: with Code and ERISA sections as amended and Committee reports. KF6276.5 .U65 2010

 

History

 

Maddock, Shane J. Nuclear apartheid: the quest for American atomic supremacy from World War II to the present. JZ5645 .M33 2010

 

Maltz, Earl M. Slavery and the Supreme Court, 1825-1861. KF4545 .S5 M354 2009

 

Human Rights

 

Batstone, David B. Not for sale: the return of the global slave trade-- and how we can fight it. HQ281 .B33 2007

 

Howard, Erica. The EU race directive: developing the protection against racial discrimination within the EU. KJE5142 .H69 2010

 

Porsdam, Helle. From civil to human rights: dialogues on law and humanities in the United States and Europe. K3240 .P67 2009

 

Sen, Purna, editor. Human rights in the Commonwealth: a status report. K3240 .H857 2008

 

Immigration Law

 

Johnson, Kevin R., et al. Understanding immigration law. Permanent Reserve KF4819 .U53 2009

 

Koulish, Robert E. Immigration and American democracy: subverting the rule of law. JV6483 .K68 2010

 

Intellectual Property

 

Dannenberg, Ross A., Steve Mortinger, Roxanne Christ, Chrissie Scelsi and Farnaz Alemi, editiors. Computer games and virtual worlds: a new frontier in intellectual property law. KF3024 .C6C 625 2010

 

Drahos, Peter. The global governance of knowledge: patent offices and their clients. K1505 .D73 2010

 

Jimenez, Guillermo C. and Barbara Kolsun, editors. Fashion law: a guide for designers, fashion executives, and attorneys. KF3086 .F37 2010

 

Landers, Amy L. Understanding patent law. Permanent Reserve KF3114 .L36 2008

 

McJohn, Stephen M. Intellectual property: examples & explanations. 3rd edition. Permanent Reserve KF2980 .M42 2009

 

Mendis, Dinusha Kishani. Universities and copyright collecting societies. KD1289 .M46 2009

 

International Law

 

Clarke, Kamari Maxine. Fictions of justice: the International Criminal Court and the challenge of legal pluralism in Sub-Saharan Africa. KQC105 .C58 2009

 

Guo, Rongxing. The land and maritime boundary disputes of the Americas. KZ3684.5 .A45 G86 2009

 

Salacuse, Jeswald W. The law of investment treaties. K3830 .S25 2010

 

International Trade

 

Hafner-Burton, Emilie. Forced to be good: why trade agreements boost human rights. HF1721 .H24 2009

 

Liakopoulos, Dimitris and Armando Marsilia. The regulation of transnational mergers in international and European law. K1362 .L53 2010

 

Tang, Yi Shin. The international trade policy for technology transfers: legal and economic dilemmas on multilateralism versus bilateralism. K1530 .T36 2009

 

Jurisdiction

 

Hoffheimer, Michael H. Conflict of laws: examples & explanations. Permanent Reserve KF412 .H64 2010

 

Meisels, Tamar. Territorial rights. 2nd edition. KZ3675 .M45 2009

 

Jurisprudence

 

Corcos, Christine, editor. Law and magic. K487 .M33 L39 2010

 

Fontanelli, Filippo, Giuseppe Martinico and Paolo Carrozza, editors. Shaping rule of law through dialogue: international and supranational experiences. K3171 .S53 2010

 

Okafo, Nonso. Reconstructing law and justice in a postcolony. K236 .O38 2009

 

Juveniles

 

Gardner, Martin R. Understanding juvenile law. 3rd edition. Permanent Reserve KF9780 .G37 2009

 

Law Enforcement & Corrections

 

Blomberg, Thomas G. and Karol Lucken. American penology: a history of control. Enlarged 2nd edition. HV9466 .B55 2010

 

Law of the Sea

 

Nixon, Dennis W., Michael J. Daly and Susan E. Farady. Marine and coastal law: cases and materials. 2nd edition. KF5627 .N59 2010

 

Law of War

 

Allen, Tim. Trial justice: the International Criminal Court and the Lord's Resistance Army. KZ1208 .U33 L67 2006

 

Carpenter, R. Charli, editor. Born of war: protecting children of sexual violence survivors in conflict zones. HQ998 .B57 2007

 

Crawford, Emily. The treatment of combatants and insurgents under the law of armed conflict. KZ6495 .C73 2010

 

Legal Analysis & Writing

 

Clary, Bradley G. and Pamela Lysaght. Successful legal analysis and writing: the fundamentals. 3rd edition. KF250 .C53 2010

 

Volokh, Eugene. Academic legal writing: law review articles, student notes, seminar papers, and getting on law review. 4th edition. Permanent Reserve KF250 .V65 2010

 

Legal Education

 

Brand, Ronald A. and D. Wes Rist, editors. The export of legal education: its promise and impact in transition countries. K100 .E97 2009

 

Kauffman, Kent D. Movie guide for legal studies. 2nd edition. KF279 .K38 2011

 

Legal History

 

Balbo, Giovanni Francesco. Tractatus de praescriptionibus. Rare Books KJA2471 .B35 1582c

 

Halliday, Paul D. Habeas corpus: from England to empire. KD7612 .H35 2010

 

Medici, Sebastiano. Tractatus de regulis juris. Rare Books KBR100 .M43 1572

 

Legal Profession

 

Brooks, Susan L. and Robert G. Madden, editors. Relationship-centered lawyering: social science theory for transforming legal practice. KF311 .R45 2010

 

Munneke, Gary A., William D. Henslee and Ellen Wayne. Nonlegal careers for lawyers. 5th edition. KF297 .M862 2006

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Webb, Julian S. The Penguin dictionary of law. Reference Area K50 .P46 2009

 

Libraries

 

Clarke, Kim. Survey on alumni services offered by academic law libraries. Professional Collection Z675 .L2 B64 binder 2:v.15

 

Melling, Maxine, editor. Supporting e-learning: a guide for library and information managers. Professional Collection LB1028.5 .S96 2005

 

Medical Law

 

Hoppe, Nils. Bioequity: property and the human body. K564 .H8 H67 2009

 

Lizza, John P., editor. Defining the beginning and end of life: readings on personal identity and bioethics. R724 .D446 2009

 

Price, David P. T. Human tissue in transplantation and research: a model legal and ethical donation framework. K3611 .T7 P75 2009

 

Partnerships

 

Friedland, Jerold A. Understanding partnership and LLC taxation. 2nd edition. Permanent Reserve KF6452 .F764 2003

 

Politics & Government

 

Kaplan, Lawrence S. NATO and the UN: a peculiar relationship. JZ5930 .K36 2010

 

Tucker, James Thomas. The battle over bilingual ballots: language minorities and political access under the Voting Rights Act. KF4896 .L56 T83 2009

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Shreve, Gene R. and Peter Raven-Hansen. Understanding civil procedure. 4th edition. Permanent Reserve KF8840 .S484 2009

 

Property

 

Burke, D. Barlow. Real estate transactions: examples and explanations. 4th edition. Permanent Reserve KF665 .Z9 B865 2006

 

Goldberg, Charlotte K. California community property: examples and explanations. 2nd edition. Permanent Reserve KFC125 .C6 G65 2008

 

Psychology & Psychiatry

 

Lyons, Nona, editor. Handbook of reflection and reflective inquiry: mapping a way of knowing for professional reflective inquiry. LB1027.23 .H26 2010

 

Religion

 

Epps, Garrett. Peyote vs. the state: religious freedom on trial. KF228 .O74 E67 2009

 

Labuschagne, Barend Christoffel and Ari M. Solon, editors. Religion and State - from separation to cooperation?: legal-philosophical reflections for a de-secularized world (IVR Cracow Special Workshop). K3280 .R45 2009

 

Vogt, Kari, Lena Larsen and Christian Moe, editors. New directions in Islamic thought: exploring reform and Muslim tradition. BP173.25 .N49 2009

 

Science & Technology

 

Kamau, Evanson C. and Gerd Winter, editors. Genetic resources, traditional knowledge and the law: solutions for access and benefit sharing. K3611 .G46 G468 2009

 

Securities Law

 

Boskovic, Tanja, Caroline Cerruti and Michel Noel. Comparing European and U.S. securities regulations: MiFID versus corresponding U.S. regulations. K1114 .B67 2010

 

Lawrence, William H., William H. Henning, and R. Wilson Freyermuth. Understanding secured transactions. 4th edition. Permanent Reserve KF1050 .L39 2007

 

Sexuality & the Law

 

Nussbaum, Martha Craven. From disgust to humanity: sexual orientation and constitutional law. KF4754.5 .N87 2010

 

State & Local Government

 

Kauanui, J. Kehaulani. Hawaiian blood: colonialism and the politics of sovereignty and indigeneity. KFH454 .K38 2008

 

Stevenson, Sandra M. Understanding local government. 2nd edition. Permanent Reserve KF5300 .S74 2009

 

Taxation

 

2010 tax legislation: Patient Protection and Affordable Care ; Health Care Reconciliation ; HIRE and other recent tax acts : law, explanation and analysis. KF3825.5 .A328201 A2 2010

 

Block, Cheryl D. Corporate taxation: examples & explanations. 4th edition. Permanent Reserve KF6465 .B557 2010

 

Burke, J. Martin and Michael K. Friel. Understanding federal income taxation. 3rd edition. Permanent Reserve KF6369.3 .B87 2008

 

James, Malcolm. The UK tax system: an introduction. 2nd edition. KD5359 .J36 2009

 

Torts

 

Koziol, Helmut and Vanessa Wilcox, editors. Punitive damages: common law and civil law perspectives. K923 .P86 2009

 

Trade Regulation

 

Cooper, Phillip J. The war against regulation: from Jimmy Carter to George W. Bush. KF1600 .C66 2009

 

Trials

 

Hebert, Valerie. Hitler's generals on trial: the last war crimes tribunal at Nuremberg. KZ1179 .H54 H43 2010

 

Seigel, Michael L., editor. Race to injustice: lessons learned from the Duke lacrosse rape case. KFN7977 .R33 2009

 

Trusts

 

Andersen, Roger W. Understanding trusts and estates. 4th edition. Permanent Reserve KF730 .A86 2009

 

Women

 

Reilly, Niamh. Women's human rights: seeking gender justice in a globalizing age. K644 .R45 2009

 

Solinger, Rickie, editor. Interrupted life: experiences of incarcerated women in the United States. HV9471 .I63 2010

 

Zoning

 

Burke, D. Barlow. Understanding the law of zoning and land use controls. 2nd edition. Permanent Reserve KF5698 .B87 2009