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Animal Law

Human Rights

Legal Profession

Arts & Literature

Immigration Law

Legal Research & Bibliography

Banking & Finance

Indian Law

Libraries

Biography

Insurance Law

Medical Law

Civil Rights

Intellectual Property

Military Law

Constitutional Law

International Law

Politics & Government

Contracts

International Trade

Practice & Procedure

Corporations

Judges

Professional Ethics

Courts

Jurisprudence

Religion

Criminal Law & Procedure

Labor Law

Science & Technology

Economics

Law Enforcement & Corrections

Social Welfare

Education Law

Law & Society

Taxation

Family Law

Legal Analysis & Writing

Terrorism

Foreign Law

Legal Education

Women

History

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Animal Law

 

Palmer, Clare. Animal ethics in context. HV4708 .P34 2010

 

Arts & Literature

 

DVD: The art of the steal. Permanent Reserve/AV N675 .A78 2010

 

DVD: Downton Abbey. Reference Area Feature Film Collection

 

DVD: Exit through the gift shop. Permanent Reserve/AV ND2590 .E953 2010

 

Cleave, Chris. Little Bee. PR6103 .L43 L58 2010

 

Donaldson, Michael C. and Lisa A. Callif. The American Bar Association's legal guide to independent filmmaking. KF4298 .D66 2010

 

Simonsen, Karen-Margrethe and Ditlev Tamm, editors. Law and literature: interdisciplinary methods of reading. PN56 .L33 L37 2010

 

 

Banking & Finance

 

Felsenfeld, Carl and David L. Glass. Banking regulation in the United States. 3rd edition. KF974 .F45 2011

 

Biography

 

Billings, Roger D. and Frank J. Williams, editors. Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: the legal career of America's greatest president. E457.2 .A1447 2010

 

Stein, Jacob A. Eulogy of lawyers: written by a lawyer. KF373 .S689 A3 2010

 

Civil Rights

 

Erdos, David Oliver. Delegating rights protection: the rise of bills of rights in the Westminster world. K3240 .E73 2010

 

Li, Xiaobing. Civil liberties in China. JC599 .C6 L56 2010

 

Sweet, Martin J. Merely judgment: ignoring, evading, and trumping the Supreme Court. KF4749 .S93 2010

 

Constitutional Law

 

Faber, Michael J. Our Federalist constitution: the founders' expectations and contemporary American government. KF4541 .F23 2011

 

Rogoff, Martin A. French constitutional law: cases and materials. KJV4079 .R64 2011

 

Sajo, Andras. Constitutional sentiments. K3165 .S235 2011

 

Smith, David E. Federalism and the constitution of Canada. JL65 .S65 2010

 

Tuori, Kaarlo and Suvi Sankari, editors. The many constitutions of Europe. KJC4445 .M36 2010

 

Contracts

 

Dickinson, Laura A. Outsourcing war and peace: preserving public values in a world of privatized foreign affairs. KF855 .D53 2011

 

Mau, Stephen D. Contract law in Hong Kong: an introductory guide. KNQ9322.2 .M38 2010

 

Shrank, Ian and Arnold G. Gough, editors. Equipment leasing--leveraged leasing. 5th edition. KF946 .E652

 

Corporations

 

Visser, Wayne and Nick Tolhurst, editors. The world guide to CSR: a country-by-country analysis of corporate sustainability and responsibility. HD60 .W67 2010

 

Courts

 

Clark, Thomas S. The limits of judicial independence. KF8775 .C58 2011

 

Hall, Matthew Eric Kane. The nature of Supreme Court power. KF8742 .H35 2011

 

Lee, Evan Tsen. Judicial restraint in America: how the ageless wisdom of the federal courts was invented. KF8742 .L44 2011

 

Marlowe, Marcella. Jurisprudential regimes: the Supreme Court, civil rights, and the life cycle of judicial doctrine. KF8742 .M275 2011

 

Resnik, Judith and Dennis Curtis. Representing justice: invention, controversy, and rights in city-states and democratic courtrooms. K2100 .R476 2011

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Heller, Kevin Jon and Markus D. Dubber, editors. The handbook of comparative criminal law. K5015.4 .H3635 2011

 

Scheffer, Thomas. Adversarial case-making: an ethnography of English Crown Court procedure. KD8286 .S34 2010

 

Scheffer, Thomas, Kati Hannken-Illjes and Alexander Kozin. Criminal defence and procedure: comparative ethnographies in the United Kingdom, Germany, and the United States. K5455 .S34 2010

 

Wolf, Willem-Jan van der. War crimes and international criminal law. K5301 .W37 2010

 

Economics

 

Kuran, Timur. The long divergence: how Islamic law held back the Middle East. HC415.15 .K87 2011

 

Finn, Daniel K., editor. The true wealth of nations: Catholic social thought and economic life. BX1795 .E27 T78 2010

 

Education Law

 

Ravitch, Frank S. Marketing intelligent design: law and the creationist agenda. KF4208.5 .S34 R38 2011

 

Family Law

 

Ratia, Emma and Anne Walter. International exploration on forced marriages: a study on legal initiatives, policies and public discussions in Belgium, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. KJC1121 .R38 2009

 

Foreign Law

 

Bustamam-Ahmad, Kamaruzzaman. Islamic law in Southeast Asia: a study of its application in Kelantan and Aceh. KPG479 .B87 2009

 

Lindseth, Peter L. Power and legitimacy: reconciling Europe and the nation-state. KJE5602 .L56 2010

 

Madhuku, L. An introduction to Zimbabwean law. KTZ6.3 .M33 2010

 

Makdisi, John. Islamic property law: cases and materials for comparative analysis with the common law. KBP640.32 .M35 A34 2005

 

Shabana, Ayman. Custom in Islamic law and legal theory: the development of the concepts of urf and adah in the Islamic legal tradition. KBP455 .S52 2010

 

History

 

Hoffer, Peter Charles. A nation of laws: America's imperfect pursuit of justice. KF352 .H64 2010

 

Reinhardt, Mark. Who speaks for Margaret Garner? E450 .G225 R44 2010

 

Human Rights

 

Forowicz, Magdalena. The reception of international law in the European Court of Human Rights. KJC5138 .F67 2010

 

Niezen, Ronald. Public justice and the anthropology of law. K3242 .N543 2010

 

Sharpe, Jonathan, editor. The conscience of Europe: 50 years of the European Court of Human Rights. KJC5138 .C68 2010

 

Wicks, Elizabeth. The right to life and conflicting interests. K3252 .W53 2010

 

Immigration Law

 

Martin, Susan F. A nation of immigrants. JV6450 .M366 2011

 

Indian Law

 

Ballenger, Thomas Lee. The development of law and legal institutions among the Cherokees. KF8228 .C5 B35 2010

 

Insurance Law

 

Zimmerman, Joseph Francis. Regulating the business of insurance in a federal system. KF1164 .Z56 2010

 

Intellectual Property

 

Lerner, Ralph E. and Judith Bresler. All about rights for visual artists. KF3050 .Z9 .L465 2006

 

Saint-Amour, Paul K., editor. Modernism and copyright. K1420.5 .M63 2011

 

Vogel, Joseph Henry, editor. The museum of bioprospecting, intellectual property, and the public domain: a place, a process, a philosophy. K1401 .M89 2010

 

International Law

 

Gallagher, Anne T. The international law of human trafficking. K5258 .G35 2010

 

Leben, Charles. The advancement of international law. KZ3410 .L433 2010

 

Rossi, Ingrid. Legal status of non-governmental organizations in international law. KZ4850 .R67x 2010

 

Sinclair, Adriana. International relations theory and international law: a critical approach. KZ3410 .S56 2010

 

Weller, Marc. Iraq and the use of force in international law. KZ6795 .I73 W45 2010

 

International Trade

 

Diebold, Nicolas F. Non-discrimination in international trade in services: 'likeness' in WTO/GATS. HD9980.6 .D54 2010

 

Franco, Beatriz, Daniel Kalansky, Bianca Soares and Rodrigo V. Vella, editors. International business transactions with Brazil. KHD333 .B86 .I58 2008

 

McGowan, Lee. The anti-trust revolution in Europe: exploring the European Commission's cartel policy. KJE6497 .M393 2010

 

Snyder, Francis G. The EU, the WTO and China: legal pluralism and international trade regulation. K3943 .S69 2010

 

Judges

 

Clouatre, Doug. Presidents and their justices. KF8744 .C56 2010

 

Jurisprudence

 

Black, C. F. The land is the source of the law: a dialogic encounter with indigenous jurisprudence. K190 .B58 2011

 

Labor Law

 

Blanpain, R., editor. Comparative labour law and industrial relations in industrialized market economies. K1705 .C65 2010

 

Fenwick, Colin F. and Tonia Novitz, editors. Human rights at work: perspectives on law and regulation. K1763 .H86 2010

 

Law Enforcement & Corrections

 

Tonry, Michael H., editor. Why punish? How much? A reader on punishment. HV8665 .W49 2011

 

Law & Society

 

Hutchinson, Allan C. Is eating people wrong? Great legal cases and how they shaped the world. K370 .H88 2011

 

Stout, Lynn A. Cultivating conscience: how good laws make good people. BJ1471 .S725 2011

 

Legal Analysis & Writing

 

Drennan, William. Advocacy words: a thesaurus. 2nd edition. RFA K50 .D74 2010

 

Raymond, James C. Writing for the court. KF250 .R39 2010

 

Legal Education

 

Brest, Paul and Linda Hamilton Krieger. Problem solving, decision making, and professional judgment: a guide for lawyers and policymakers. K346 .B74 2010

 

Christensen, Leah M. Learning outside the box: a handbook for law students who learn differently. KF283 .C48 2011

 

Legal History

 

Greene, Jack P. The constitutional origins of the American Revolution. KF4541 .G743 2010

 

Honore, Tony. Justinian's Digest: character and compilation. KJA1117 .H66 2010

 

Legal Profession

 

Sarat, Austin, editor. Law firms, legal culture, and legal practice. K300 .L28 2010

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Cane, Peter and Herbert M. Kritzer, editors. The Oxford handbook of empirical legal research. K235 .O938 2010

 

Libraries

 

Law library benchmarks. 2010-2011 edition. Professional Collection Z675 .L2 L39 2010

 

Medical Law

 

Lewy, Guenter. Assisted death in Europe and America: four regimes and their lessons. R726 .L49 2011

 

Military Law

 

Mazur, Diane H. A more perfect military: how the constitution can make our military stronger. KF7209 .M39 2010

 

Privott, Daryl R. Military recruiting on college campuses: legal, theoretical and practical implications of Rumsfeld v. FAIR. KF229 .F67 P76 2011

 

Whetham, David, editor. Ethics, law, and military operations. K4720 .E84 2011

 

Politics & Government

 

Congleton, Roger D. Perfecting parliament: constitutional reform, liberalism, and the rise of Western democracy. JC423 .C685 2011

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Longo, Amy Jane, Allen W. Burton, and Allan D. Johnson. Electronic discovery practice under the federal rules. KF8902 .E42 L66 2010

 

Professional Ethics

 

Abel, Richard L. Lawyers on trial: understanding ethical misconduct. KFC76.5 .A2 A72 2011

 

Religion

 

Lubin, Timothy, Donald R. Davis Jr. and Jayanth K. Krishnan, editors. Hinduism and law. KNS122 .H564 2010

 

Waltman, Jerold L. Religious free exercise and contemporary American politics: the saga of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000. KF4783 .W35 2011

 

Science & Technology

 

Peel, Jacqueline. Science and risk regulation in international law. K487 .R57 P44 2010

 

Social Welfare

 

Hornle, Julia and Brigitte Zammit. Cross-border online gambling law and policy. K915 .H67 2010

 

Taxation

 

Reimer, Ekkehart, Nathalie Urban and Stefan Schmid, editors. Permanent establishments: a domestic taxation, bilateral tax treaty, and OECD perspective. K4475 .P47 2011

 

The VAT reader: what a federal consumption tax would mean for America. KF6598 .V38 2011

 

Terrorism

 

Hafetz, Jonathan. Habeas corpus after 9/11: confronting America's new global detention system. KF9011 .H34 2011

 

Volcansek, Mary L. and John F. Stack, Jr., editors. Courts and terrorism: nine nations balance rights and security. K5256 .C68 2011

 

Zwitter, Andrej. Human security, law, and the prevention of terrorism. HV6431 .Z88 2011

 

Women

 

Mumford, Ann. Tax policy, women and the law: UK and comparative perspectives. HQ1381 .M86 2010