NEW BOOKS added March 2011


Boston College Law Library

 

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Abortion

Family Law

Legal Profession

Animal Law

Foreign Law

Legal Research & Bibliography

Banking & Finance

Human Rights

Politics & Government

Bankruptcy

Immigration Law

Products Liability

Biography

Insurance Law

Professional Ethics

Civil Rights

Intellectual Property

Religion

Comparative Law

International Law

Science & Technology

Constitutional Law

International Trade

Securities Law

Contracts

Judges

Social Welfare

Corporations

Jurisprudence

Taxation

Criminal Law & Procedure

Law of the Sea

Terrorism

Dispute Resolution

Law & Society

Trials

Environmental Law

Legal Education

 

 

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Abortion

 

Ainsworth, Scott H. and Thad E. Hall. Abortion politics in Congress: strategic incrementalism and policy change. KF9315 .A945 2011

 

Animal Law

 

Schaffner, Joan E. An introduction to animals and the law. K3620 .S335 2011

 

Walsh, Julie M. Unleashed fury: the political struggle for dog-friendly parks. KF390.5 .D6 W35 2011

 

Banking & Finance

 

Norzrul Thani. Law and practice of Islamic banking and finance. 2nd edition. KPG885 .N67 2010

 

Skeel, David A. The new financial deal: understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and its (unintended) consequences. KF969.58201 .A2 2011a

 

Bankruptcy

 

Martin, Nathalie and Ocean Tama. Inside bankruptcy law: what matters and why. KF1524.85 .M37 2011

 

Biography

 

Babcock, Barbara Allen. Woman lawyer: the trials of Clara Foltz. KF368 .F585 B33 2011

 

Burrill, Donald R. Servants of the law: judicial politics on the California frontier 1849-89: an interpretive exploration of the Field-Terry controversy. KF354 .C3 B87 2011

 

Long, Michael G., editor. Marshalling justice: the early civil rights letters of Thurgood Marshall. KF8745 .M34 A4 2011

 

Civil Rights

 

Horwitz, Joshua and Casey Anderson. Guns, democracy, and the insurrectionist idea. JC599 .U5 H626 2009

 

Comparative Law

 

Wiener, Jonathan B., Michael. D Rogers, James K. Hammitt and Peter H. Sand. The reality of precaution: comparing risk regulation in the United States and Europe. K3585 .R43 2010

 

Constitutional Law

 

D'Andrea, Antonio, editor. Il governo sopra tutto: cattiva politica e Costituzione : tavola rotonda, Brescia, 12 dicembre 2008: Giuliano Amato, Enzo Cheli, Valerio Onida. KKH2069 2008

 

Heun, Werner. The Constitution of Germany: a contextual analysis. KK4450 .H48 2011

 

Husa, Jaakko. The Constitution of Finland :a contextual analysis. KJT2070 .H87 2011

 

Mathewson, Joe. The Supreme Court and the press: the indispensable conflict. KF4772 .M38 2011

 

Matsui, Shigenori. The Constitution of Japan: a contextual analysis. KNX2070 .M365 2011

 

Rosas, Allan and Lorna Armati. EU constitutional law: an introduction. KJE4445 .R67 2010

 

Saunders, Cheryl. The Constitution of Australia: a contextual analysis. KU1750 .S278 2011

 

Contracts

 

Barnett, Randy E. Contracts. KF801 .B37 2010

 

Corporations

 

Dravis, Bruce F. The role of independent directors in corporate governance: an update of the Role of independent directors after Sarbanes-Oxley. KF1423 .D734 2010

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Belknap, Michal R. The Supreme Court and criminal procedure: the Warren Court revolution. KF9625 .B45 2010

 

Duff, R. A., Lindsay Farmer, S. E. Marshall, Massimo Renzo and Victor Tadros, editors. The boundaries of the criminal law. K5015.4 .B68 2010

 

Hennebel, Ludovic and Thomas Hochmann, editors. Genocide denials and the law. K5302 .G425 2011

 

Krimsky, Sheldon and Tania Simoncelli. Genetic justice: DNA data banks, criminal investigations, and civil liberties. HV8073 .K668 2011

 

Saunders, Kevin W. Degradation: what the history of obscenity tells us about hate speech. K5210 .S28 2011

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Peters, Christopher J. A matter of dispute: morality, democracy, and law. K3171 .P669 2011

 

Environmental Law

 

Fitzmaurice Malgosia, David M. Ong and Panos Merkouris, editors. Research handbook on international environmental law. K3585.6 .R43 2010

 

Family Law

 

Lind, Craig, Heather Keating and Jo Bridgeman, editors. Taking responsibility, law and the changing family. KD772 .T35 2011

 

Parkinson, Patrick. Family law and the indissolubility of parenthood. K670 .P375 2011

 

Foreign Law

 

Burnham, William, Peter B. Maggs and Gennady M. Danilenko. Law and legal system of the Russian Federation. KLB68 .D36 2009

 

Gu, Minkang. Understanding Chinese company law. KNQ1050 .G8 2010

 

Huo, Zhengxin. Private international law in China. KNQ480 .H86 2010

 

Weiss, Bernard G. The search for God's law: Islamic jurisprudence in the writings of Sayf al-Dīn al-Āmidī. KBP50 .W45 2010

 

Human Rights

 

Ahmed, Tawhida. The impact of EU law on minority rights. KJE5144 .M46 A46 2011

 

Keller, Helen, Magdalena Forowicz and Lorenz Engi. Friendly settlements before the European Court of Human Rights: theory and practice. KJC5138 .K45 2010

 

Immigration Law

 

Anderson, Oliver C., editor. Illegal immigration: causes, methods, and effects. JV6201 .I43 2010

 

Insurance Law

 

Bruggeman, Véronique. Compensating catastrophe victims: a comparative law and economics approach. K1980 .B78 2010

 

Mohd. Ma'sum Billah. Applied takaful and modern insurance: law and practice. KBP998.2 .M64 2007

 

Intellectual Property

 

Efroni, Zohar. Access-right: the future of digital copyright law. K1420.5 .E38 2011

 

Stamatoudi, Irini A., editor. Copyright enforcement and the Internet. K1485 .C664 2010

 

International Law

 

Bekker, Peter H. F., Rudolf Dolzer and Michael Waibel, editors. Making transnational law work in the global economy: essays in honour of Detlev Vagts. K561 .M295 2010

 

Besson, Samantha and John Tasioulas, editors. The philosophy of international law. KZ3410 .P54 2010

 

Faúndez, Julio and Celine Tan. International economic law, globalization and developing countries. KZ3410 .I573 2010

 

Sur, Serge. International law, power, security and justice: essays on international law and relations. KZ1250 .S87 2010

 

International Trade

 

Cordonier Segger, Marie-Claire, Markus W. Gehring and Andrew Newcombe, editors. Sustainable development in world investment law. K3830 .S87 2011

 

Dabbah, Maher M. International and comparative competition law. K3850 .D328 2010

 

Munin, Nellie. Legal guide to GATS. K3973 .M86 2010

 

Traub-Merz, Rudolf and Junhua Zhang, editors. Comparative industrial relations: China, South Korea and Germany/Europe. HD6971 .C66 2010

 

Judges

 

Barton, Benjamin H. The lawyer-judge bias in the American legal system. KF8776 .B37 2011

 

Baum, Lawrence. Specializing the courts. KF8775 .B386 2011

 

Lee, James, editor. From House of Lords to Supreme Court: judges, jurists and the process of judging. KD7632 .F76 2011

 

Jurisprudence

 

Meyer, Linda. The justice of mercy. K250 .M49 2010

 

Mootz, Francis J. Law, hermeneutics and rhetoric. K290 .M66 2010

 

Shapiro, Scott. Legality. K230 .S525 L44 2011

 

Law of the Sea

 

Kraska, James. Maritime power and the law of the sea: expeditionary operations in world politics. KZA1560 .K73 2011

 

Law & Society

 

Amad al-Rūmī al-Aqiārī. Against smoking: an Ottoman manifesto. GT3021 .M628 R9513 2010

 

Legal Education

 

Hines, N. William, editor. The history of the Iowa Law School, 1865-2010. KF292 .I64 H57 2011

 

Lynn, Richardson R. A lifetime of pleasant work. KF353 .L96 2010

 

Legal Profession

 

Massaro, Toni Marie. F. Daniel Frost and the rise of the modern American law firm. KF373 .F768 M38 2011

 

Vesper, Tom. Uncle Anthony's unabridged analogies: quotes, proverbs, blessings & toasts for lawyers, lecturers & laypeople. K184 .U53 2010

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Guberman, Ross. Point made: how to write like the nations's top advocates. KF251 .G83 2011

 

Politics & Government

 

Alter, Karen J. The European court's political power: selected essays. KJE 5461

 

Products Liability

 

Vandall, Frank J. A history of civil litigation: political and economic perspectives. KF1250 .V36 2011

 

Professional Ethics

 

American Bar Association. Model code of judicial conduct. KF8779 .A936 2010

 

Religion

 

Horwitz, Paul. The agnostic age: law, religion, and the Constitution. KF4783 .H67 2011

 

McCrea, Ronan. Religion and the public order of the European Union. KJE5530 .M38 2010

 

Scolnicov, Anat. The right to religious freedom in international law: between group rights and individual rights. K3258 .S46 2011

 

Shoukri, Arafat Madi. Refugee status in Islam: concepts of protection in Islamic tradition and international law. KBP461 .S56 2011

 

Science & Technology

 

Levmore, Saul X. and Martha C. Nussbaum, editors. The offensive Internet: speech, privacy, and reputation. KF390.5 .C6 O344 2010

 

Securities Law

 

Williams, Mark, Lu Haitian and Ong Chin Aun. Secured finance law in China and Hong Kong. KNQ859 .W554 2010

 

Social Welfare

 

DiNitto, Diana M. Social welfare: politics and public policy. 7th edition. HV95 .D56 2011

 

Taxation

 

Lyons, William H. and James R. Repetti. Partnership income taxation. 5th edition. KF6452 .G86 2011

 

Terrorism

 

Cohn, Marjorie, editor. The United States and torture: interrogation, incarceration, and abuse. KF9430 .U55 2011

 

Trials

 

Armatta, Judith. Twilight of impunity: the war crimes trial of Slobodan Milosevic. KZ1203 .M55 A76 2010

 

Wasserman, Howard M., editor. Institutional failure: Duke lacrosse, universities, the news media, and the legal system. KFN7977 .I57 2011