NEW BOOKS added November 2011


Boston College Law Library

 

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Abortion

Foreign Law

Legal Analysis & Writing

Animal Law

History

Legal Profession

Biography

Human Rights

Legal Research & Bibliography

Comparative Law

Intellectual Property

Libraries

Constitutional Law

International Law

Politics & Government

Corporations

International Trade

Professional Ethics

Courts

Jurisprudence

Science & Technology

Criminal Law & Procedure

Juveniles

Social Welfare

Environmental Law

Labor Law

Taxation

Evidence

Law Enforcement & Corrections

Terrorism

 

 

Women

 

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Abortion

 

Steinbock, Bonnie. Life before birth: the moral and legal status of embryos and fetuses. K642 .S74 2011

 

Animal Law

 

Wagman, Bruce A. and Matthew Liebman. A worldview of animal law. K3620 .W34 2011

 

Biography

 

Friedman, Jane M. America's first woman lawyer: the biography of Myra Bradwell. KF368 .B712 F75 1993

 

Toth, Michael C. Founding federalist: the life of Oliver Ellsworth. KF8745 .E4 T68 2011

 

Comparative Law

 

Maxeiner, James. Failures of American civil justice in international perspective. KF384 .M39 2011

 

Constitutional Law

 

Amar, Vikram David and Mark V. Tushnet, editors. Global perspectives on constitutional law. KF4550 .G58 2009

 

Dycus, Stephen, Arthur L. Berney, William C. Banks, and Peter Raven-Hansen. National security law. 5th edition. KF4651 .N377 2011

 

Maxon, Robert M. Kenya's independence constitution: constitution-making and end of empire. KSK1744.51963 .A5 2011

 

McCorquodale, Robert, editor. The rule of law in international and comparative context. K3171 .R856 2010

 

Corporations

 

De Jonge, Alice. Transnational corporations and international law: accountability in the global business environment. K1322 .D44 2011

 

Keay, Andrew R. The corporate objective. K1315 .K43 2011

 

Courts

 

Hoitink, Cecile and Willen-Jan van der Wolf, editors. International courts and tribunals: selected documents and materials. 2nd revised edition. KZ6250 .I58 2011

 

Pfander, James E. One Supreme Court: supremacy, inferiority, and the judicial power of the United States. KF5130 .P48 2009

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Baker, Dennis J. The right not to be criminalized: demarcating criminal law's authority. K5018 .B347 2011

 

Beigbeder, Yves. International criminal tribunals: justice and politics. KZ7230 .B446 2011

 

Crawford, Adam, editor. International and Comparative Criminal Justice and Urban Governance: Convergence and Divergence in Global, National and Local Settings. K5014.8 .I548 2011

 

Kraska, James. Contemporary maritime piracy: international law, strategy, and diplomacy at sea. KZ7212 .K73 2011

 

Schuon, Christine. International criminal procedure: a clash of legal cultures. KZ7360 .S38 2010

 

Wu, Jawjeong. Citizenship status, race, ethnicity, and their effects on sentencing. KF9685 .W8 2011

 

Environmental Law

 

Haritz, Miriam. An inconvenient deliberation: the precautionary principle's contribution to the uncertainties surrounding climate change liability. K955 .H367 2011

 

Evidence

 

Holden, Livia, editor. Cultural expertise and litigation: patterns, conflicts, narratives. K2290 .A58 C85 2011

 

Foreign Law

 

Burell, Mattias and Marina Svensson, editors. Making law work: Chinese laws in context. KNQ68 .M35 2011

 

Eeckhout, Piet. EU external relations law. 2nd edition. KJE5105 .E325 2011

 

European judicial systems - edition 2010 (data 2008): efficiency and quality of justice. KJC61 .E87 2010

 

Hermansen, Marcia K., translator. Shāh Walī Allāh's treatises on juristic disagreement and Taqlīd: Al-ināf fī Bayān Sabab al-Ikhtilāf and ̀Iqd al-Jīd fī Ahkām al-Ijtihād wa-l Taqlīd. KBP173.25 .S518 2011

 

Layish, Aharon. Legal documents from the Judean desert: the impact of the Sharīʻa on Bedouin customary law. KBP455 .L39 2011

 

Otto, Jan Michiel, editor. Sharia incorporated: a comparative overview of the legal systems of twelve Muslim countries in past and present. K588.5 .S53 2010

 

Yu, Guanghua, editor. The development of the Chinese legal system: change and challenges. KNQ74 .D48 2011

 

History

 

Wolpert, Andrew and Konstantinos Kapparis, editors. Legal speeches of democratic Athens: sources for Athenian history. KL4115 .A75 W65 2011

 

Human Rights

 

Nasu, Hitoshi and Ben Saul, editors. Human rights in the Asia-Pacific region: towards institution building. KM572 .H86 2011

 

Smith, Nicholas. Basic equality and discrimination: reconciling theory and law. K3242 .S627 2011

 

Intellectual Property

 

Aufderheide, Patricia and Peter Jaszi. Reclaiming fair use: how to put balance back in copyright. KF3020 .A984 2011

 

Schwabach, Aaron. Fan fiction and copyright: outsider works and intellectual property protection. K1447.95 .S39 2011

 

International Law

 

Koskenniemi, Martti. The politics of international law. KZ1250 .K669 2011

 

Kouvo, Sari and Zoe Pearson, editors. Feminist perspectives on contemporary international law: between resistance and compliance? KZ1251 .F46 2011

 

Orakhelashvili, Alexander and Sarah Williams, editors. 40 years of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties. KZ1301. A15 2010

 

Waibel, Michael. Sovereign defaults before International courts and tribunals. K4448 .W35 2011

 

International Trade

 

Conrad, Christiane R. Processes and production methods (PPMs) in WTO law: interfacing trade and social goals. K3943 .C656 2011

 

Lewis, Meredith Kolsky and Susy Frankel, editors. International economic law and national autonomy. K3943 .I554 2010

 

Jurisprudence

 

Katz, Leo. Why the law is so perverse. K290 .K38 2011

 

Juveniles

 

Invernizzi, Antonella and Jane Williams, editors. The human rights of children: from visions to implementation. K639 .H86 2011

 

Labor Law

 

Kotiswaran, Prabha. Dangerous sex, invisible labor: sex work and the law in India. KNS4224 .K68 2011

 

Law Enforcement & Corrections

 

McSherry, Bernadette and Patrick Keyzer, editors. Dangerous people: policy, prediction, and practice. K5105 .A6 D36 2011

 

Legal Analysis & Writing

 

Buckley, Marie P. The lawyer's essential guide to writing: proven tools and techniques. KF250 .B83 2011

 

Legal Profession

 

Hess, Gerald F. Techniques for teaching law 2. KF272 .T436 2011

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Levitt, Carole A. Google for lawyers: essential search tips and productivity tools. K87 .L48 2010

 

Libraries

 

Ahlers, Glen-Peter. The history of law school libraries in the United States: defining moments. Z675 .L2 A37 2011

 

Politics & Government

 

Bose, Meena, editor. President or king?: evaluating the expansion of executive power from Abraham Lincoln to George W. Bush. KF5053 .P73 2011

 

Professional Ethics

 

Model rules of professional conduct. 2011 edition. KF306 .A76 2011

 

Pierce, Carl A., Judy M. Cornett and Alex B. Long. Professional responsibility in the life of the lawyer. KF306 .P54 2011

 

Science & Technology

 

Vaidhyanathan, Siva. The Googlization of everything: (and why we should worry). HD9696.8 .U64 G669 2011

 

Social Welfare

 

Gustafson, Kaaryn S. Cheating welfare: public assistance and the criminalization of poverty. KF3720 .G87 2011

 

Taxation

 

Feetham, Nigel. Tax arbitrage: the trawling of the international tax system. K4464 .F44 2011

 

Nouel, Luis, editor. OECD model tax convention on income and on capital: condensed version 2010 ; and, Key tax features of member countries 2011. K4473.25 .O74 2010

 

Susarla, Kamesh and Antoine Glaize, editors. OECD transfer pricing guidelines for multinational enterprises and tax administrations; and, Transfer pricing features of selected countries, 2011. HD62.45 .O43 2011

 

Terrorism

 

Macken, Claire. Counter-terrorism and the detention of suspected terrorists: preventive detention and international human rights law. K5437 .M335 2011

 

Women

 

Hodge, Jessica P. Gendered hate: exploring gender in hate crime law. KF9304 .H63 2011

 

Moussa, Jasmine. Competing fundamentalisms and Egyptian women's family rights: international law and the reform of Shari'a-derived legislation. KRM517.5 .M68 2011