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Selected new titles added to the Law Library's collection in August 2012.
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Administrative law - William F. Funk
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF5402.A4 F86 2012
ISBN: 9781454805212
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction to administrative law -- How agencies fit into our system of separated powers -- Adjudication -- Due process -- Rulemaking -- The availability of judicial review -- The scope of judicial review -- Government acquisition of private information -- Public access to government information

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Bankruptcy law : claims articles [electronic resource]
Publication Date: 2012
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Basic legal research : tools and strategies - Amy E. Sloan
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF240 .S585 2012
ISBN: 9781454808473
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction to legal research -- Generating search terms -- Evaluating search options -- Secondary source research -- Case research -- Research with citators -- Statutory research -- Federal legislative history research -- Federal administrative law research -- Electronic legal research -- Developing a research plan

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The contract clause of the Constitution - Benjamin Fletcher Wright, Jr.
Call Number: KF4608 .W75 1938
Publication Date: 1938
Subjects: United States. Supreme Court; Contracts -- United States; Corporations -- Taxation -- United States;
Constitutional law -- United States -- Cases

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Copyright : examples and explanations - Stephen M. McJohn
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF2995 .M35 2012
ISBN: 9781454803317
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: An overview of copyright -- Works of authorship -- Originality -- Fixation -- Ideas are not subject to copyright -- More excluded subject matter : functional aspects, infringing material, government works -- Initial ownership of copyright -- Formalities : copyright notice, registration, and deposit -- Duration of copyright -- Copyright transactions -- The section 106 exclusive rights -- First sale -- Some other limits on the exclusive rights -- Fair use -- Moral rights in works of visual art -- Protections for technological measures and copyright management information -- Jurisdiction, standing, and the elements of an infringement action -- Contributory infringement and vicarious liability -- Remedies -- Three State law theories and federal preemption

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Corporate governance : cases and materials - J. Robert Brown, Jr., Lisa L. Casey
Call Number: KF1422 .B76 2011
ISBN: 1422426815
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: An introduction to corporate governance -- Corporate governance, path dependency, and the sources of regulation -- The public company board -- Duties of corporate fiduciaries -- The duty of loyalty -- Executive compensation -- The role of shareholders in the governance process -- The market for corporate control : hostile tender offers and proxy contests -- The role of disclosure in the governance process -- Shareholders' derivative litigation -- Philanthropy, social responsibility, and stakeholder rights -- Compatative corporate governance -- How does corporate governance matter?

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Corporations : examples and explanations - Alan R. Palmiter
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF1414.3 .S658 2012
ISBN: 9781454802471
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The corporation : an overview -- Choice of organizational form -- Incorporation : how, where, and what -- Financial rights in corporation -- Federal regulation of securities offerings -- Shareholders' : role in corporate governance -- Voting structure -- Judicial protection of voting rights -- Federal regulation of proxy voting -- Proxy fraud -- Corporate fiduciary duties : an introduction -- Duty of care and the business judgment rule -- Duty of loyalty : self-dealing transactions -- Executive compensation -- Indemnification and insurance -- Corporate opportunities and unfair competition -- Duties of controlling shareholders -- Shareholder litigation -- Share transferability : an introduction -- Limitations on control sales -- Disclosure in securities trading markets -- Securities fraud : Rule 10b-5 -- Insider trading -- Section 16(b) : disgorgement of short-swing profits -- Control dilemma in close corporation -- Control devices in close corporation -- Dispute resolution in close corporations -- Rule of limited liability -- Liability during incorporation process -- Authority to bind the corporation -- Limitations on corporate distributions -- Piercing the corporate veil -- Statutory recognition of corporate form -- Takeovers : an introduction -- Internal fundamental changes -- Corporate combinations -- Appraisal remedy -- Federal regulation of tender offers -- Takeover defenses

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Criminal law and its processes : cases and materials - Sanford H. Kadish
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF9218 .K3 2012
ISBN: 9781454817550
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Institutions and processes -- The justification of punishment -- Defining criminal conduct : the elements of just punishment -- Rape -- Homicide -- The signicance of resulting harm -- Group criminality -- Exculpation -- Theft offenses -- Discretion

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Evidence : a structured approach - David P. Leonard, Victor J. Gold, Gary C. Williams
Call Number: KF8935.Z9 L46 2012
ISBN: 9781454805410
Publication Date: 2012
Subjects: Evidence (Law) -- United States: Evidence (Law) -- Study and teaching -- United States

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Evidence : examples & explanations - Arthur Best
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF8935.Z9 B48 2012
ISBN: 9781454802488
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The general requirement of relevance -- Specific exclusions of relavant material -- Defining hearsay -- Exceptions to the hearsay exclusionary rule -- Examination and impeachment -- Expert testimony -- Privileges -- Authentication and the original writing rule -- Presumptions -- Judicial notice

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Federal income tax : doctrine, structure, and policy : text, cases, problems - Joseph M. Dodge, J. Clifton Fleming, Jr., Robert J. Peroni
Call Number: KF6368 .D636 2012
ISBN: 1422493385
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Taxonomy, history, and the institutional structure of taxation in the United States -- Basic income tax principles -- Tax policy : evaluating tax systems and provisions -- Rates and allowances for basic maintenance -- Deductions for off-the-bottom personal expenses -- Viewing the income tax through a consumption tax lens -- The capitalization principle in practice -- The basic framework governing business and investment deductions -- Defining the personal realm : of human capital -- Dual-purpose outlays -- Allocating costs between the income-production and personal realms -- Forms of compensation income -- Can in-kind consumption be "residual gross income"? -- Recoveries for personal injury and other windfall receipts -- Gratuitous transfers -- Charitable contributions -- Income-shifting strategies -- Borrowing, lending, and interest -- Cancellation-of-debt income -- Debt and property -- Tax shelters -- Realization of gross income -- Tax accounting methods -- Realization of loss on the destruction or theft of property -- Capital gains and losses -- Recoveries of expense items : the effect of annual accounting on basis and basis recovery -- The taxation of financial investments -- Depreciation -- The disposition of a part of the whole

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Federal Rules of Evidence
Call Number: KF8931.7 .U64 2012
Publication Date: 2012
Notes: Including Notes by the Federal Judicial Center; Pertinent Advisory Committee Notes; Relevant Legislative History; References to McCormick on Evidence; Deleted and Superseded Materials; California Evidence Code (with selected comments); Uniform Rules of Evidence; Electronic Research in Evidence; Notes on Case Law Divergence from the Federal Rules of Evidence

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Forensic evidence : science and the criminal law - Terrence F. Kiely
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF8961 .K54 2006
ISBN: 0849328586
Publication Date: 2006
Contents: 1. Science and the criminal law -- 2. Science, forensic science, and evidence -- 3. Hair analyses -- 4. Fiber analysis -- 5. Ballistics and tool marks -- 6. Soil, glass, and paint -- 7. Footprints, tire impressions, and bite marks -- 8. Fingerprints -- 9. Blood-spatter analysis -- 10. DNA analysis -- 11. Forensic anthropology and entomology -- 12. Epilogue

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Fundamentals of employment law [electronic resource]
Publication Date: 2009
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Immigration emerging issues [electronic resource]
Call Number: 2009 -
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Intellectual property taxation : problems and materials - Jeffrey A. Maine, Xuan-Thao N. Nguyen
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF6428.I5 M35 2004
ISBN: 0890894310
Publication Date: 2004
Subject: Intellectual property -- Taxation -- United States -- Cases

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International business and economics : law and policy - Paul. B. Stephan, Julie Roin
Call Number: Circ/Reserve K1005.3 .S74 2010
ISBN: 1422478920
Publication Date: 2010
Contents: The institutional framework -- Finance -- Business organization and transactional structure, property rights, Organizational forms and governmental intervention -- International trade in goods and services

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Law school exams : preparing and writing to win - Charles R. Calleros
Call Number: KF283 .C35 2007
ISBN: 9780735563568
Publication Date: 2007
Contents: Overview: a recipe for success in law school -- Overview: types of examinations -- Getting ready for law school -- Class preparation and participation -- Reviewing class notes and synthesizing cases -- Outlining course material -- Know your audience -- Getting primed for the task -- Techniques common to all essay questions -- Fact-based essay questions with uncertain answers -- Essay questions of a different kind -- Objective questions

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Materials on accounting for lawyers - David R. Herwitz, Matthew J. Barrett
Call Number: KF320.A2 H47 2006
ISBN: 1599410397
Publication Date: 2006
Contents: INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, BOOKKEEPING AND ACCRUAL ACCOUNTING; THE DEVELOPMENT OF ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES AND AUDITING STANDARDS;THE TIME VALUE OF MONEY; INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS AND FINANCIAL RATIOS; LEGAL ISSUES INVOLVING SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY AND THE BALANCE SHEET; REVENUE RECOGNITION AND ISSUES INVOLVING THE INCOME STATEMENT; CONTINGENCIES; INVENTORY; LONG-LIVED ASSETS AND INTANGIBLES

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Modern dictionary for the legal profession [electronic resource]
Publication Date: Kenneth R. Redden and Gerry W. Beyer
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Open book : succeeding on exams from the first day of law school - Barry Friedman, John C.P. Goldberg
Call Number: KF283 .F75 2011
ISBN: 9781454806073
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: The what and why of exams -- The pinball method of exam-taking -- IRAC-a framework for analysis -- Issue spotting and issue sorting -- Rules -- Application -- Make your lists, check them twice : scoring on IRAC exams -- Tackling other exam formats -- Practice (exams) makes perfect -- Exam trouble-how to avoid it, what to do about it -- Outlining for exam success -- What's class got to do with it? -- The Zen of law school

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The practice of mediation : a video-integrated text - Douglas N. Frenkel, James H. Stark
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF9084 .F746 2012
ISBN: 9781454802198
Publication Date: 2012
Subjects: Mediation -- United States ; Dispute resolution (Law) -- United States

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Regulation of lawyers : problems of law and ethics - Stephen Gillers
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF306.A4 G55 2012
ISBN: 9781454802990
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Where do "ethics" rules come from? -- Defining the attorney-client relationship -- Protecting the attorney-client relationship against invasion -- Lawyers, money, and the ethics of legal fees -- Concurrent conflicts of interest -- Successive conflicts of interest -- Ehics in advocacy -- Special issues in criminal prosecutions -- Negotiation and transactional matters -- Lawyers for companies and other organizations -- Judges -- Control of quality : reducing the likelihood of professional failure -- Control of quality : nonlawyers in the law industry and related issues -- Free speech rights of lawyers and judicial candidates -- Marketing legal services

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Sales and leases - James Brook
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF915.Z9 B76 2012
ISBN: 9781454805229
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Transactions governed by articles 2 and 2A, formation, and basic terms -- The scope of article 2 -- The subject is leases -- Who is a "merchant" and why it matters -- Offer and acceptance: the basics -- Offer and acceptance advanced: the battle of the forms -- The statute of frauds -- Usage of trade, course of dealing, and course of performance -- The parol evidence rule -- Open terms, gap fillers, and the doctrine of unconscionability -- Warranty terms -- The warranty of title -- Express warranties of quality -- Implied warranties of quality -- Disclaimer of warranties and limitation of remedies -- The "privity" puzzle -- The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act -- Warranties in the lease of goods -- Performance of the sales contract -- Identification of goods and the seller's tender -- Acceptance or rejection of goods -- Cure -- Revocation of acceptance -- Anticipatory repudiation and insecurity -- Installment sales -- Excuse of performance -- Risk of loss -- Basic treatment -- Delivery through independent third parties -- When there has been a breach -- Remedies -- Seller's remedies -- Buyer's remedies -- Remedies in lease transactions -- Documentary transactions -- Bailment basics and documents of title -- "Payment against documents"

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A short & happy guide to torts - Roger E. Schechter
Call Number: KF1250.Z9 S34 2012
ISBN: 9780314277879
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction -- Intentional torts -- Defenses to intentional torts -- Negligence : an introduction and the concept of duty -- Negligence : the breach element -- Negligence : factual causation -- Negligence : proximate cause -- Negligence : damages -- Defenses to negligence claims -- Strict liability for defective products -- Other strict liability claims -- Dignitary, economic and other torts -- Vicarious liability and other miscellaneous topics

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UCC Article 1 - general provisions [electronic resource]
Publication Date: 2007 -
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Understanding modern real estate transactions - Alex M. Johnson, Jr
Call Number: KF665.Z9 J638 2012
ISBN: 0769845959
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The parties to the transaction -- Broker-vendor agreements -- The real estate purchase and sale contract -- The closing -- Breach of the purchase and sale contract -- Financing the transaction -- Voluntary transfers of the mortgage by the mortgagee : the securitization of mortgages -- Predatory lending and the issues raised thereby -- Voluntary transfers of mortgaged property -- Involuntary transfers of mortgaged property -- Limitations on foreclosure : statutory redemption and deficiency judgments -- Bankruptcy -- Private techniques of title guarantee -- Public techniques of title guarantee -- Forms of communal ownership and homeowners association -- Financing -- Long-term leases

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