NEW BOOKS added July 2010


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Abortion

Employment Law

Legal Profession

Bankruptcy

Environmental Law

Legal Research & Bibliography

Biography

Food & Drug Law

Legislation

Civil Rights

Foreign Law

Libraries

Commercial Law

History

Medical Law

Communications Law

Human Rights

Politics & Government

Comparative Law

Immigration Law

Practice & Procedure

Constitutional Law

Intellectual Property

Religion

Contracts

International Law

Taxation

Corporations

Jurisprudence

Terrorism

Criminal Law & Procedure

Land Use Planning

Torts

Death Penalty

Legal Analysis & Writing

Trade Regulation

Dispute Resolution

Legal Education

Trials

Education Law

Legal History

Women

 

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Abortion

 

Greenhouse, Linda and Reva Siegel, editors. Before Roe v. Wade: voices that shaped the abortion debate before the Supreme Court's ruling. KF228 .R59 B44 2010

 

Bankruptcy

 

Ayer, John D. Bankruptcy overview: issues, law and policy. KF1524.3 .P33 2006

 

Glosband, Daniel M. et al., editors. The American Bankruptcy Institute guide to cross-border insolvency in the United States. KF1524 .A44 2008

 

Gummow, Susan N. K. Bankruptcy and insurance law manual: the basics of insurance law for the bankruptcy professional and the basics of bankruptcy law for the insurance professional. KF1524.3 .G85 2009

 

McLeod, William J. Chapter 13 in 13 chapters. KF1524.85 .M45 2009

 

Wilcox, J. Blake. et al., editors. The surety and bankruptcy. KF1524 .S87 2010

 

Yerbich, Thomas J. Consumer bankruptcy: fundamentals of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. KF1526 .Y45 2005

 

Biography

 

Canton, David A. Raymond Pace Alexander: a new Negro lawyer fights for civil rights in Philadelphia. KF373 .A385 C36 2010

 

Civil Rights

 

Colker, Ruth. The law of disability discrimination. KF480 .C6498 2007

 

Konig, David Thomas, Paul Finkelman, and Christopher Alan Bracey, editors. The Dred Scott case: historical and contemporary perspectives on race and law. KF228 .S27 D74 2010

 

Commercial Law

 

Zimmerman, James M. China law deskbook: a legal guide for foreign-invested enterprises. 2 volumes. KNQ78 .B87 Z56 2010

 

Communications Law

 

Tiersma, Peter Meijes. Parchment, paper, pixels: law and the technologies of communication. K487 .T4 T54 2010

 

Comparative Law

 

Glenn, H. Patrick. Legal traditions of the world: sustainable diversity in law. K559 .G545 2010

 

Constitutional Law

 

Arkes, Hadley. Constitutional illusions and anchoring truths: the touchstone of the natural law. KF4550 .A77 2010

 

Connelly, William F. James Madison rules America: the constitutional origins of congressional partisanship. KF4930 .C66 2010

 

Rose, Gary L. Shaping a nation: twenty-five Supreme Court cases that changed the United States. KF4550 .R597 2010

 

Contracts

 

Del Duca, Patrick L. Choosing the language of transnational deals: practicalities, policy, and law reform. K843 .D45 2010

 

Corporations

 

Collins, Gary H. and David Z. Seide. Warning the witness: a guide to internal investigations and the attorney-client privilege. KF1425 .C65 2010

 

Pratt, Shannon P. and Alina V. Niculita. The lawyer's business valuation handbook: understanding financial statements, appraisal reports, and expert testimony. KF1416 .P73 2010

 

Prescott, Darrell and Salli A. Swartz, editors. Joint ventures in the international arena. K1309 .J62 2010

 

Criminal Law & Procedure

 

Vermeulen, Gert. Essential texts on international and European criminal law. KJC7973 .E84 2010

 

Wrightsman, Lawrence S. The Miranda ruling: its past, present, and future. KF9625 .W75 2010

 

Death Penalty

 

Leyton-Brown, Kenneth B. The practice of execution in Canada. HV8699 .C2 L49 2010

 

Dispute Resolution

 

Campbell, Dennis, editor. International dispute resolution. K521 .C652x v.31a 2010

 

Wright, J. Kim. Lawyers as peacemakers: practicing holistic, problem-solving law. KF311 .W75 2010

 

Education Law

 

Schneider, Rhoda E., editor. Special education law in Massachusetts. 3rd edition. KFM2795.9 .H3 S64 2010

 

Employment Law

 

Beveridge, Cathy, editor. Employment litigation handbook. 2nd edition. KF3464 .E46 2010

 

Bobo, Kimberley A. Wage theft in America: why millions of working Americans are not getting paid--and what we can do about it. HD4975 .B63 2009

 

Skedinger, Per. Employment protection legislation: evolution, effects, winners and losers. K1773 .S5413 2010

 

Environmental Law

 

Dumanoski, Dianne. The end of the long summer: why we must remake our civilization to survive on a volatile Earth. QC981.8 .C5 D85 2009b

 

Food & Drug Law

 

Bodiguel, Luc and Michael Cardwell, editors. The regulation of genetically modified organisms: comparative approaches. K3927 .R44 2010

 

Termini, Roseann B. Life sciences law: federal regulation of drugs, biologies, medical devices, foods and dietary supplements. 4th edition. KF3869 .T47 2010

 

Foreign Law

 

Keping, Yu. Democracy and the rule of law in China. JQ1516 .K47 2010

 

Kirchner, Jens, Pascal R. Kremp, Michael Magotsch, editors. Key aspects of German employment and labour law. KK2860 .K49 2010

 

Li, Buyun. Constitutionalism and China. KNQ2070 .L5 2006

 

Yan, Tieyi, Wang Xinde, Tan Wencheng, Xu Minqiang. China's administrative law. KNQ2720 .Z46 2005

 

History

 

Robertson, Craig. The passport in America: the history of a document. KF4794 .R63 2010

 

Human Rights

 

Byrd, B. Sharon and Joachim Hruschka. Kant's Doctrine of right: a commentary. K457 .K3 A36 2010

 

Grear, Anna. Redirecting human rights: facing the challenge of corporate legal humanity. K650 .G74 2010

 

Grover, Sonja C. The European Court of Human Rights as a pathway to impunity for international crimes. KJC5138 .G76 2010

 

Joseph, Sarah and Adam McBeth, editors. Research handbook on international human rights law. K3240 .R4725 2010

 

Morris, Lydia. Asylum, welfare and the cosmopolitan ideal: a sociology of rights. K3268.3 .M67 2010

 

Vanneste, Frederic. General international law before human rights courts: assessing the specialty claims of international human rights law. K3240 .V364 2010

 

Immigration Law

 

Reforming the immigration system: proposals to promote independence, fairness, efficiency, and professionalism in the adjudication of removal cases: report. KF4842 .R44 2010

 

Intellectual Property

 

Federal antitrust guidelines for the licensing of intellectual property: origins and applications. 3rd edition. KF3116 .F398 2010

 

O'Connor, Edward F. Intellectual property law and litigation: practical and irreverent insights. KF2980 .O36 2009

 

Patry, William F. Patry on fair use. 2010 edition. KF3030.1 .P38 2010

 

Weiss, Pia. Patent policy: legal-economic effects in a national and international framework. K1505 .W45 2010

 

International Law

 

Mackenzie, Ruth, Cesare P. R. Romano, Yuval Shany, with Philippe Sands. Manual on international courts and tribunals. KZ6250 .M36 2010

 

Scheipers, Sibylle. Negotiating sovereignty and human rights: international society and the International Criminal Court. JZ1305 .S385 2009

 

Schlutter, Birgit. Developments in customary international law: theory and the practice of the International Court of Justice and the international ad hoc criminal tribunals for Rwanda and Yugoslavia. KZ1277 .S35 2010

 

Jurisprudence

 

Alford, C. Fred. Narrative, nature, and the natural law: from Aquinas to international human rights. K460 .A44 2010

 

Couso, Javier A., Alexandra Huneeus, Rachel Sieder, editors. Cultures of legality: judicialization and political activism in Latin America. KG83 .C85 2010

 

Lopez, Edward J., editor. The pursuit of justice: law and economics of legal institutions. KF384 .P87 2010

 

McLeod, T. I. Legal theory. K230 .M35 2010

 

Jansen, Nils. The making of legal authority: non-legislative codifications in historical and comparative perspective. K286 .J36 2010

 

Williams, Andrew J. The ethos of Europe: values, law and justice in the EU. KJE960 .W55 2010

 

Land Use Planning

 

Freilich, Robert H., Robert J. Sitkowski and Seth D. Mennillo. From sprawl to sustainability: smart growth, new urbanism, green development, and renewable energy. 2nd edition. KF5692 .F74 2010

 

Legal Analysis & Writing

 

Hurd, Hollis T. Writing for lawyers. KF250 .H87 2009

 

Ray, Mary Barnard. Legal writing: getting it right and getting it written. 5th edition. KF250 .R39 2010

 

Legal Education

 

Chadman, Charles E. Home law school series. 2009 reprint. 12 volumes. KF272 .C43 2009 v.1-12

 

Gallacher, Ian. Coming to law school: how to prepare yourself for the next three years. KF283 .G35 2010

 

Hanks, Eva H., Michael E. Herz and Steven S. Nemerson. Elements of law. 2nd edition. KF385 .A4 H36 2010

 

Legal History

 

Gargarella, Roberto. The legal foundations of inequality: constitutionalism in the Americas, 1776-1860. KG545 .G3713 2010

 

Legal Profession

 

Collier, Richard. Men, law and gender: essays on the 'man' of law. K380 .C65 2010

 

Cotterman, James D., editor. Compensation plans for law firms. 5th edition. KF315 .C66 2010

 

Downey, Michael P. Introduction to law firm practice. KF300 .D69 2010

 

Guinn, Ann M. Minding your own business: the solo and small firm lawyer's guide to a profitable practice. KF318 .G85 2010

 

Hermann, R. L. Managing your legal career: best practices for creating the career you want. KF297 .H45 2010

 

Nerison, Rebecca. Lawyers, anger, and anxiety: dealing with the stresses of the legal profession. KF300 .N46 2010

 

Parker, Monica. What it takes: how women of color can thrive within the practice of law. KF299 .A35 P37 2010

 

Legal Research & Bibliography

 

Blum, E. Joan. Massachusetts legal research. KFM2475 .B58 2010

 

Legislation

 

Lott, John R. More guns, less crime: understanding crime and gun-control laws. KF3941 .L68 2010

 

Libraries

 

Darnton, Robert. The case for books: past, present, and future. Popular Reading Collection Z116 .A2 D37 2009

 

Medical Law

 

Jesson, Lucinda E. and Stacey A. Tovino. Complementary and alternative medicine and the law. KF3821 .J47 2010

 

Stafford, Karen Ristuben and Sherry Yee Mulloy. Obtaining and using medical records in Massachusetts. 3rd edition. KFM2767 .R4 S73 2010

 

Politics & Government

 

Curry, William Sims. Government contracting: promises and perils. KF849 .C87 2010

 

Mallat, Chibli. Iraq: guide to law and policy. KMJ68 .M35 2009

 

Practice & Procedure

 

Dunnewold, Mary L., Beth A. Honetschlager and Brenda L. Tofte, editors. Judicial clerkships: a practical guide. KF8807 .D86 2010

 

Gerber, Michael E. The e-myth attorney: why most legal practices don't work and what to do about it. KF300 .G47 2010

 

Greaney, John M. and Wayne E. Hartwell. Massachusetts summary judgment benchbook. KFM2946 .S8 G74 2005

 

Sanchez Brigido, Rodrigo E. Groups, rules and legal practice. K120 .S26 2010

 

Religion

 

Blaikie, David and Diana Ginn. The legal guide for religious institutions. KF4865 .B53 2009

 

Griffin, Leslie C., editor. Law and religion: cases in context. KF4783 .L387 2010

 

Laycock, Douglas. Religious liberty. Vol. #1 Overviews & history. KF4783 .L39 2010

 

MacCoull, Leslie S. B., translator. Coptic legal documents: law as vernacular text and experience in late antique Egypt. KRM134 .C67 2009

 

McCollum, Dannel Angus. The Lord was not on trial: the inside story of the Supreme Court's precedent-setting McCollum ruling. KF4162 .M37 2008

 

Sen, Ronojoy. Articles of faith: religion, secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court. KNS2162 .S458 2010

 

Taxation

 

Cummings, Jasper L. The Supreme Court's federal tax jurisprudence: an analysis of fact finding methods and statutory interpretation from the Court's tax opinions, 1801-present. KF6289 .C86 2010

 

Terrorism

 

Henn, Martin J. Under the color of law: the Bush administration's subversion of U.S. constitutional and international law in the War on Terror. KF7225 .H46 2010

 

Moore, John Norton and Robert F. Turner, editors. Legal issues in the struggle against terror. KF9430.L44 2010

 

Whitley, Joe D. and Lynne K. Zusman, editors. Homeland security: legal and policy issues. KF4850 .H65 2009

 

Torts

 

Media Law Resource Center, editors. Employment libel and privacy law 2010. KF1266 .Z95 M57 2010

 

Media Law Resource Center, editors. Media libel law 2009-10. KF1266 .A4 2010

 

Moore, Adam D. Privacy rights: moral and legal foundations. KF1262 .M66 2010

 

Trade Regulation

 

Antitrust class actions handbook. KF1652 .A494 2010

 

Competition as public policy. KF3195 .C66 2010

 

Luo, Yan, Dr. Anti-dumping in the WTO, the EU, and China: the rise of legalization in the trade regime and its consequences. K4635 .L86 2010

 

McCarthy, Eric, editor. Indirect purchaser lawsuits: a state-by-state survey. KF1649 .S73 2010

 

Proof of conspiracy under federal antitrust laws. KF1649 .P759 2010

 

Proving antitrust damages: legal and economic issues. 2nd edition. KF1649 .P76 2010

 

Trials

 

Clason, Susanna Shelton. Forensic rhetoric: the force of closing arguments. KF8924 .C58 2010

 

Hecht, Henry L., editor. Effective depositions. KF8900 .E35 2010

 

Sandler, Paul Mark and James K. Archibald. Model witness examinations. KF8950 .S236 2010

 

Women

 

Fletman, Abbe F. and Evelyn R. Storch, editors. The woman advocate. 2nd edition. KF299 .W6 W642 2010