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Art law & transactions - Anne-Marie Rhodes
Call Number: KF4288 .R48 2011
ISBN: 9781594607738
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Acquisition by purchase from artist -- Acquisition by purchase involving dealer or gallery -- Acquisition at auction -- Authenticity -- Questions of title : stolen, looted, and encumbered art -- Crossing borders -- Moral rights -- Art loans -- Sales and exchanges -- Gratuitous transfers -- Valuation

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Buying America from the Indians : Johnson v. McIntosh and the history of native land rights - Blake A. Watson
Call Number: KF228.J644 W38 2012
ISBN: 9780806142449
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: February 28, 1823 -- "The sinne of the pattents" -- The Illinois and Piankeshaws -- "An unaccountable thirst for large tracts of land?" -- The Illinois purchase of 1773 -- Lord Dunmore, the Wabash purchase of 1775, and revolution -- Virginia fights for the Illinois country, 1775-1781 -- The Illinois and Wabash proprietors unite -- Virginia gives up the Illinois country, 1781-1784 -- Conquest, purchase, and preemption -- A time of transition -- Cession, resistance, and removal -- The shareholders regroup -- Litigation -- Argument and decision in Johnson v. McIntosh -- Closure and continuity -- The legacy of Johnson v. McIntosh -- The critical response to the doctrine of discovery

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Client science : advice for lawyers on counseling clients through bad news and other legal realities - Marjorie Corman Aaron
Call Number: KF311 .A923 2012
ISBN: 9780199891900
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Bad news and the fully informed client -- Translating the terrain -- Meaning truths -- Emotional effects and affecting emotions -- Predictable and potent psychology -- How to say it, and why -- Choices in voice -- Choreography of counsel -- A gesture to clarity -- Channel navigation notes

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Confessions of guilt : from torture to Miranda and beyond - George C. Thomas III, Richard A. Leo
Call Number: HV8073.3 .T46 2012
ISBN: 9780195338935
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction -- The first revolution in interrogation law : from torture to protecting autonomy -- Early interrogation law -- English interrogation law from 1674-1848 -- Early American interrogation law -- The second revolution in interrogation law : the rational approach comes of age -- The rise of rationality in the interrogation law -- The "American method" : the third degree -- The third revolution in interrogation law : Miranda's volcano : fiery, brief, dormant -- The Miranda "revolution" -- Miranda changes the confessions world -- Miranda today -- Interrogation law : the future?

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The Connecticut state constitution - Wesley W. Horton
Call Number: KFC4001 1965.A6 H67 2012
ISBN: 9780199890743
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: PART ONE : THE HISTORY OF THE CONNECTICUT CONSTITUTION -- PART TWO : THE CONNECTICUT CONSTITUTION AND COMMENTARY: Preamble -- Article I : Declaration of rights -- Article II : Of the distribution of powers -- Article III : Of the legislative department -- Article IV : Of the executive department -- Article V : Of the judicial department -- Article VI : Of the qualifications of electors -- Article VII : Of religion -- Article VIII : Of education -- Article IX : Of impeachment -- Article X : Of home rule -- Article XI : General provisions -- Article XII : Of amendments to the Constitution -- Article XIII : Of constitutional conventions -- Article XIV : Of the effective date of this Constitution

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Covenants against competition in franchise agreements - Michael R. Gray and Natalma M. McKnew, editors
Call Number: KF2023 .C68 2012
ISBN: 1614387494
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: the purpose of this publication is to provide a framework for comparative analysis of this critical topic in the franchise context throughout North America. This book gives franchisors, franchisees and their counsel a single source for the most current franchising statutory and decisional law in each of the 50 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada and Mexico. Organized on a state-by-state basis, this book is structured to make understanding and analyzing covenants law quicker and easier. A convenient 45-page Table of Cases is also included for Canada and the United States. Provided by the publisher.

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Entertainment law in a nutshell - Sherri Burr
Call Number: KF4290 .B87 2013
ISBN: 0314280618
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: The film industry -- The television industry -- The music industry -- Censorship -- Intellectual property -- Representing entertainers -- Credit and compensation -- Entertainment contracts -- Celebrity status -- Globalization

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From the closet to the altar : courts, backlash, and the struggle for same-sex marriage - Michael J. Klarman
Call Number: KF539 .K58 2013
ISBN: 0199922101
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: World War II to Stonewall (1950s and 1960s) -- Stonewall to Bowers (1970s and 1980s) -- Hawaii and the "Defense of Marriage" (1990s) -- Baker (Vermont) and Lawrence (1999-2003) -- Goodridge (Massachusetts) and its backlash (2003-2008) -- The gay marriage Spring (2009) -- Backlash (Again) : Maine and Iowa (2009-2010) -- To the present -- Why backlash? Part 1 : Courts and public opinion -- Why backlash? Part 2 : Politics and federalism -- Looking to the future : the inevitability of gay marriage

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Intellectual property and unfair competition in a nutshell - Charles R. McManis, David J. Friedman
Call Number: KF1610 .M35 2013
ISBN: 9780314280640
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Introduction to the law of intellectual property and unfair competition -- Interference with precontractual and non-contractual relations -- Interference with contractual relations -- Use of similar trademarks and trade names -- Product substitution or alteration -- Appropriation of publicly disclosed intangible assets -- Appropriation of trade secrets and ideas -- Injurious promotional practices -- Injurious pricing practices

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International trade law - Andrew T. Guzman, Joost H.B. Pauwelyn
Call Number: K3943 .G896 2012
ISBN: 1454805390
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Trade and economic policy -- The modern trade debate among economists -- The making and impact of trade agreements in national legal systems -- The WTO : history, structure, and future -- WTO dispute settlement -- Special topics in WTO dispute settlement -- Tariffs -- Quantitative restrictions -- National treatment's : internal taxation -- National treatment's : internal regulations -- Most-favored-nation treatment -- Preferential trade agreements -- General exceptions : GATT Article XX -- General exceptions : the chapeau of GATT Article XX -- Subsidies and countervailing duties -- Dumping and anti-dumping -- Safeguards -- Agreement on sanitary and phytosanitary measures -- Agreement on technical barriers to trade -- Trade in services -- Trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights -- The WTO and developing countries

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J.K. Lasser's new rules for estate and tax planning : keep more today, leave more to your heirs tomorrow - Stewart H. Welch, III, Harold I. Apolinsky, Craig Stephens
Call Number: KF6585 .A66 2012
ISBN: 1118113551
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Tax relief, unemployment insurance reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 -- Estate planning: you need it? here's why -- The estate tax system: how much are you really worth? -- Investment strategies for maximizing estate growth

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Judicial clerkships : a practical guide - Mary L. Dunnewold, Beth A. Honetschlager, Brenda L. Tofte
Call Number: KF8807 .D86 2010
ISBN: 1594606412
Publication Date: 2010
Contents: Judicial clerkships : an overview -- The judicial clerk's job -- Applying for a clerkship -- Legal research refresher -- Legal writing refresher -- Citation refresher -- Drafting bench memoranda -- Drafting trial court documents -- Drafting appellate opinions -- Drafting correspondence and other documents -- Reviewing others' work -- Ethics and professionalism -- What comes next?

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Law's history : American legal thought and the transatlantic turn to history - David M. Rabban
Call Number: KF380 .R33 2013
ISBN: 0521761913
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction: the historical study of law in the United States; Part I. The European Background: 1. The historical nineteenth century; 2. German legal scholarship; 3. English legal scholarship: Sir Henry Maine; Part II. The Historical Turn in American Legal Scholarship: 4. Henry Adams and his students: the origins of professional legal history in America; 5. Melville M. Bigelow: from the history of Norman Procedure to protorealism; 6. Holmes the historian; 7. Thayer on the history of evidence; 8. Ames on the history of the common law; 9. The history of American constitutional law; 10. The historical school of American jurisprudence; Part III. Maitland, Pound, and Pound's Successors: 11. Maitland: the maturity of English legal history; 12. Pound: from historical to sociological jurisprudence; 13. Pound's successors: twentieth-century interpretations of late nineteenth-century American legal thought

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Leaving Guantánamo : policies, pressures, and detainees returning to the fight - U.S. G.P.O. HASC committee print 112-4
Call Number: HV6432 .L43 2012
ISBN: 0160903866
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Executive Summary and Introduction, Methodological and Stylistic Notes, Snapshots of Reengagement. Reengagement: The Basics, Definitions, Russia, Foreign Prosecution, Pakistan, Saudi Rehabilitation Program, 50 Success Story ...

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Legal ethics in a nutshell - Ronald D. Rotunda
Call Number: KF306.Z9 R668 2013
ISBN: 0314282246
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: The Rotunda Nutshell fulfils that need as it digests the Model Rules in an engaging, analytical, and often critical way. In a surprisingly pithy manner, this book places the Rules in an historic context that lets the student understand problems with prior versions of the Rules and the Model Code. The Nutshell also analyzes the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers, Third. From the publisher.

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The librarian's legal companion for licensing information resources and services - Tomas A. Lipinski
Call Number: KF3002 .L57 2013
ISBN: 155570610X
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: The information acquisition landscape today -- Basic contract law concepts -- Contract formation and enforceability -- Broader legal and policy issues in licensing -- Electronic signatures in Global and National Commerce Act and the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act -- Negotiated and nonnegotiated licenses -- Shrink-wrap, click-wrap, and browse-wrap licenses -- The end user license agreements (websites) -- General public licenses, open source agreements, and creative commons agreements -- Basic music and media licenses -- The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act -- The developing law of implied licenses -- The future look of licenses -- A basic licensing glossary -- Four common library licenses deconstructed -- Twenty sample key clauses to look for in content licenses -- Look before you license : 126 questions and answers for evaluating licenses

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Managing electronic resources : a LITA guide - Ryan O. Weir, editor
Call Number: Z692.C65 M35 2012
ISBN: 155570767X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Learning the basics of electronic resources management / Ryan O. Weir -- Coping with economic issues and a paradigm shift in collections / Regina Koury -- Acquiring electronic resources / Denise Pan -- Licensing electronic resources and contract negotiation / Ryan Weir -- Making electronic resources accessible / George Stachokas -- Gathering, evaluating, and communicating statistical usage information for electronic resources / Geoffrey Timms -- Staffing changes to facilitate the shift to electronic resources / Denise Pan -- Looking ahead from now to 2020 / George Stachokas

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Marijuana legalization : what everyone needs to know - Jonathan P. Caulkins, Angela Hawken, Beau Kilmer, and Mark A.R. Kleiman
Call Number: HV5822.M3 M2935 2012
ISBN: 0199913714
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: What is marijuana and what would it mean to legalize it? -- Who uses marijuana? -- How is marijuana produced and distributed today? -- How stringent is marijuana enforcement in the U.S.? -- What are the risks of using marijuana? -- What is known about the nonmedical benefits of using marijuana? -- What are the medicinal benefits of using marijuana? -- What are the pros and cons of legalization generally? -- How is legalization of marijuana different from legalization of other drugs? -- What is the context of the marijuana legalization debate? -- What if marijuana were treated like alcohol? -- Could one state legalize marijuana if the federal government didn't? -- How would marijuana legalization affect me personally? -- Between marijuana prohibition and commercial legalization : is there any middle ground? -- Can industrial hemp save the planet? -- What do the authors think about marijuana legalization?

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Medical law and ethics - Jonathan Herring
Call Number: K301 .H47 2012
ISBN: 0199646406
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Ethics and medical law -- The structure of the NHS and the rationing of health care resources -- Medical negligence -- Consent to treatment -- Confidentiality -- Contraception, abortion, and pregnancy -- Reproduction -- Organ donation and the ownership of body parts -- Dying and death -- Mental health law -- Research

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New York legal research - Elizabeth G. Adelman, Theodora Belniak, Suzanne E. Rowe
Call Number: KFN5074 .A34 2012
ISBN: 1594609802
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The research process and legal analysis -- Legal research techniques -- Secondary sources -- Cases, digests, and online searching -- Statutes, constitutions, local law, and court rules -- Legislative history -- Administrative law -- Updating research with citators -- New York City legal research -- Legal ethics research -- Research strategies and organization

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No way out but one [videorecording] - a Garland Waller production ; produced and directed by Garland Waller, Barry Nolan ; written by Barry Nolan, Garland Waller
Call Number: LDVD AV 12
Publication Date: 2012
Note: Accompanied by text: Our broken family court system - Lenore E.A. Walker, Dorothy M. Cummings, Nicholas A. Cummings, editors. See entry below.

Summary: "Tells the story of Holly Collins, the first American to be granted asylum by the Dutch government as a result of domestic violence. When a family court judge gives custody of Holly's children to the man who had been abusing them, Holly believes she has only one option--to kidnap her children and go on the run. Through the story of Holly Collins, a larger and more shocking national scandal is revealed. In American family courts, all too often, abusers get custody of their children"--Container

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Our broken family court system - Lenore E.A. Walker, Dorothy M. Cummings, Nicholas A. Cummings, editors
Call Number: KF505.5 .A75 2012
ISBN: 0983912165
Publication Date: 2012
Note: Accompanied by DVD: No way out but one : a documentary / by Garland Waller & Barry Nolan. See above entry.

Contents: Seven deadly sins in the family court system / Lenore E. Walker -- Domestic violence cases are a major aspect of the breakdown of the family court / Marjorie Fields -- Discussion with Dr. Walker and Judge Fields -- The ethics of child custody evaluations / John Caccavale -- A lawyer's view of family court evaluations / Toby Kleinman -- Appropriate language to use in family court to protect children / Toby Kleinman -- Risk assessment in family court evaluations / David L. Shapiro -- Trauma-informed custody evaluations / G. Andrew H. Benjamin -- Trauma-informed treatment for traumatized children / Ricky Greenwald -- Family therapy with children in custody litigation / G. Andrew H. Benjamin -- Trauma informed family court : lessons leaned from mental health court / Ginger Lerner-Wren -- Understanding, interpreting, and addressing the unbelievable in men's character and behavior / Eli Newberger -- Estrangement and NOT parental alienation disorder / Leslie Drozd -- Second panel discussion -- The better use of the criminal court by family court judges / Robert Adler -- No way out but one / Garland Waller -- What can be done about fixing the broken family court system? / the closing panel of speakers

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Poverty, health and law : readings and cases for medical-legal partnership - Elizabeth Tobin Tyler, editor
Call Number: KF3825 .P68 2011
ISBN: 1594607796
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Introduction / Elizabeth Tobin Tyler -- Social determinants, health disparities and the role of law / Wendy E. Parmet, Lauren A. Smith, Meredith A. Benedict -- Who cares for the poor? : understanding the healthcare and civil legal systems in the United States / Sara Rosenbaum ... [et al.] -- Medical-legal partnership : a new standard of care for vulnerable populations / Ellen Lawton ... [et al.] -- Bridging the health and legal professions through education and training / Elizabeth Tobin Tyler, Melissa A. Rogers, Dana L. Weintraub -- Client and patient relationships : understanding cultural and social context / Lisa Bliss, Sylvia Caley, Robert Pettignano -- Ethical issues in medical-legal partnership / Paula Galowitz ... [et al.] -- Income and health : dynamics of employment and the safety net / Anne M. Ryan ... [et al.] -- Housing : the intersection of affordability, safety and health / Elizabeth Tobin Tyler ... [et al.] -- Education : connecting health and quality learning opportunities / Pamela Tames ... [et al.] -- Legal status : meeting the needs of immigrants in the healthcare setting / Samantha Morton ... [et al.] -- Personal safety : addressing interpersonal and family violence in the health and legal systems / Betsy McAlister Groves ... [et al.] -- Cancer patients, survivors, and their families / Randye Retkin, Kerry Rodabaugh, Tenley Mochizuki -- Patients and families living with HIV/AIDS / Alison Brock ... [et al.] -- Elders and their caregivers / Eric J. Hardt, Kate Mewhinney -- Adolescent health and legal rights / Abigail English ... [et al.] -- Medical-legal partnership : strategies for policy change / Megan Sandel ... [et al.] -- Public health crisis : medical-legal approaches to obesity prevention / Manel Kappagoda, Samantha Graff, Shale Wong -- Evaluating medical-legal partnership : approaches and challenges / Rebecca Lawrence ... [et al.] -- Looking ahead : opportunities for medical-legal partnership in the era of healthcare reform / Joshua Greenberg, Joel Teitelbaum

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A practical guide to Connecticut school law - Thomas B. Mooney
Call Number: KFC3990 .M66 2012
ISBN: 0964468077
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: Bullying, background checks, child abuse reporting, discrimination issues, educational reform, FERPA, freedom of information, state aid for education.

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Practicing law in small-town America - Richard L. Hermann
Call Number: KF297 .H475 2012
ISBN: 1614387338
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: Practicing Law in Small-Town America, in three distinct and thorough parts, paints a picture of what small-town practice is like in its rich diversity, examines how local practitioners got to where they are, and details what an aspiring small-town lawyer needs to know and do in order to locate in--or relocate to--a small community. Provided by the publisher

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A practitioner's guide to class actions - Marcy Hogan Greer
Call Number: KF8896 .P73 2010
ISBN: 1604429550
Publication Date: 2010
Contents: Precertification / Joseph H. Park -- Ethical and practical issues of communicating with members of a class / Scott J. Atlas -- Class definition / Madeleine Fischer -- Numerosity, commonality, and typicality / Ruth A. Bahe-Jachna -- Adequacy requirements / Madeleine Fischer -- Nonmonetary relief / Marcy Hogan Greer -- Predominance and superiority / Rand P. Nolen -- Certification hearings and decisions / Steven F. Griffith, Jr. -- Interlocutory appeals / Michael S. Truesdale -- Discovery from class members / Bradley S. Wolff, Molly Prodgers King, Ernessa M. Brawley -- Trials / Michael J. Mueller, Jason M. Beach -- Settlements / Linda S. Mullenix -- Attorney fee awards and incentive payments / Clifford H. Walston -- Claims administration / David Holland -- The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 / Marcy Hogan Greer, Paul L. Peyronnin -- Mass actions under the Class Action Fairness Act / James L. Bernard, Jill A. Krauss -- Multidistrict litigation / Thomas C. Galligan, Jr., Richard J. Arsenault -- Daubert challenges in class certification / Daniel M. McClure -- The special role of 23(b)(2) claes / Jeffrey M. Grantham, C. Patrick Bodden...

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Prisoners' self-help litigation manual - John Boston & Daniel E. Manville
Call Number: KF9731 .M36 2010
ISBN: 0195374401
Publication Date: 2010
Contents: Introduction : using this manual and using the courts -- Conditions of confinement -- Civil liberties in prison -- Procedural due process -- Equal protection of the laws -- Pre-trial detainee's rights -- The legal system -- Actions, defenses, and relief -- The prison litigation reform act -- How to litigate -- Legal research -- Writing legal documents

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Profile of legal malpractice claims : 2008-2011 - American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability
Call Number: KF313 .P76 2012
ISBN: 161438679X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: 1. Introduction -- 2. Contributors to the 2008-2011 study -- 3. The 2008-2011 data study -- 4. The uses and abuses of malpractice claims data -- 5. The 2008-2011 data, and comparisons to the prior data sets -- 6. Anecdotal observations concerning current malpractice trends -- Appendix A. Definitions -- Appendix B. Comparison with Canadian data

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Remedies in a nutshell - William M. Tabb, Rachel M. Janutis
Call Number: KF9010 .T33 2013
ISBN: 0314267026
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Introduction to remedies -- The significance of remedial characterizations -- Preventive injunctions -- Specific performance -- Equitable defenses -- Preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders -- Contempt -- Structural, restorative, and prophylactic injunctions -- Special issues in equity -- Breach of contract remedies -- Tort damages -- Adjustments to damages -- Limitations on compensatory damages -- Damages for economic loss or distress alone -- Punitive damages -- Unjust enrichment -- Limits on restitutionary remedies -- Jury trials -- Attorneys' fees -- Declaratory remedies

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The rights of Indians and tribes - Stephen L. Pevar
Call Number: KF8210.C5 P48 2012
ISBN: 0199795355
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Map : Indian Reservations and Communities in the United States -- A History of Federal Indian Policy -- Definitions : Indian, Indian Tribe, Indian Country, and Indian Title -- The Trust Responsibility -- Indian Treaties -- Federal Power over Indian Affairs -- Tribal Self-Government -- State Power over Indian Affairs -- Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country -- Civil Jurisdiction in Indian Country -- Taxation -- Indian Hunting and Fishing Rights -- Indian Water Rights -- Civil Rights of Indians -- The Indian Civil Rights Act -- The Unique Status of Certain Indian Groups -- Indian Gaming -- The Indian Child Welfare Act -- Judical Review

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The Supreme Court and the Fourth Amendment's exclusionary rule - Tracey Maclin
Call Number: KF9662 .M25 2013
ISBN: 0199795479
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: The Fourth Amendment means that illegally acquired evidence "shall not be used at all" -- The influence of Felix Frankfurter -- The Warren Court on exclusion: Mapp v. Ohio, then retreat -- The Burger Court: uncoupling the exclusionary rule from the Constitution -- The Court rushing to limit application of the exclusionary rule "somewhere, anywhere..." -- The good-faith exception -- Warren Burger's triumph -- The Rehnquist and Roberts Courts: making the exclusionary rule largely irrelevant

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Understanding and mastering the Bluebook : student workbook
Call Number: KF245 .B371 2012
ISBN: 1611632056
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: This carefully designed workbook helps students master legal citation through a series of exercises coordinated with Understanding and Mastering The Bluebook. Starting at beginner level, the workbook introduces students to basic citation forms, then builds on this foundation through a step-by-step series of targeted exercises that both reinforce the basics and introduce new rules. Each exercise presents a caption from an authority and all the necessary information to prepare a full or short form citation. The workbook concentrates on the citations used most in the classroom and in practice. Provided by the publisher.

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Understanding negotiable instruments and payment systems - William H. Lawrence
Call Number: KF957 .L394 2002
ISBN: 0820546712
Publication Date: 2002
Contents: Introduction to instruments -- Negotiability -- Transfer and negotiation -- Contract obligations -- Satisfying the conditions of contractual liability -- Holder in due course -- Discharge -- Warranty liability -- Prevention of unjust enrichment -- Tort concepts -- Check collection and payment -- Relationship between a payor bank and its customer -- Payment by cash -- Payment by credit card -- Electronic fund transfers

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Veterans affairs law - Paul M. Schoenhard
Call Number: KF7745 .S36 2012
ISBN: 1611630304
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The evolution of veterans affairs -- General eligibility for benefits -- The basics of service connection -- Establishing service connection for a current disability -- Service connected disability benefits -- Dependency and indemnity compensation -- Other benefits administered by the DVA -- Effective dates for payment of benefits -- Preference eligibility and the USERRA -- The DVA's duties to claimants -- Adjudication of original claims by an agency of original jurisdiction -- One review on appeal to the Secretary -- Review by the Veterans Court -- Article III judicial review -- Readjudication of claims by the DVA -- The availability of representation -- Awards of attorney fees

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When states go broke : the origins, context, and solutions for the American states in fiscal crisis - Peter Conti-Brown, David A. Skeel Jr, editors
Call Number: KF1535.S73 W48 2012
ISBN: 1107023173
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Fiscal institutions and fiscal crises / Isabel Rodriguez-Tejedo and John Wallis -- Obligations without the power to fund them / Damon A. Silvers -- Public pension pressures in the United States / Olivia S. Mitchell -- Structural challenges in state budgeting / Josh Barro -- What states can learn from municipal insolvency / Clayton P. Gillette -- Market discipline and U.S. federalism / Jonathan Rodden -- American states and sovereign debt restructuring / Adam Feibelman -- State bankruptcy from the ground up / David A. Skeel, Jr. -- Fiscal federalism and the limits of bankruptcy / Adam J. Levitin -- Extending bankruptcy law to states / Michael W. McConnell -- Bankruptcy for the states and by the states / George Triantis -- Labor and the states' fiscal problems / Catherine Fisk and Brian Olney

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A worldview of animal law - Bruce A. Wagman, Matthew Liebman
Call Number: HV4708 .W34 2011
ISBN: 1594604622
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: An introduction to comparative animal law -- Commercial uses of animals for food and entertainment -- Criminal law -- Animal experimentation -- Constitutional law -- International law

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The Zen of law school success - Chad Noreuil
Call Number: KF283 .N67 2011
ISBN: 1611631211
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Preparing for the journey -- Knowing your universe -- The Tao of the law school mind -- Knowing your true self -- Writing final exam essays -- Noreuil's top ten tips for essay writing -- Multiple choice questions -- Noreuil's top ten tips for multiple choice questions -- Handling negativity and obstacles -- Knowing your universe : Part II-final exams -- After the journey

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