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Android apps in one hour for lawyers - Daniel J. Siegel
Call Number: KF320.A9 S55 2013
ISBN: 1614387001
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: How and where to buy, install, update, and manage apps -- Using the cloud with your device -- Security -- Apps to help you be organized and productive -- Creating, editing, and organizing documents -- Apps for law offices -- News, reading, and reference apps -- Utilities to keep your devices running -- Using android devices on the road -- Having fun with android -- Concluding thoughts

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At the cutting edge 2012 : land use law from The Urban lawyer - Dwight H. Merriam, editor
Call Number: KF5698 .A79 2013
ISBN: 1614388571
Publication Date: 2013
Subjects: Land use -- Law and legislation -- United States
Building laws -- United States
City planning -- United States

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Blowing smoke : rethinking the war on drugs without prohibition and rehab - Michael J. Reznicek
Call Number: HV5825 .R484 2012
ISBN: 1442215143
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction -- Murder, thievery, and drunkenness -- Demon rum -- Disease crusaders -- Racism, progressivism, and drug laws -- The power of paradigms -- The brain on drugs -- Deconstructing rehab -- rethinking the effectiveness of rehab -- The habit model -- The case for drug legalization -- Controlling teen drug use -- Controlling adult drug use -- Challenges and opportunities -- Conclusion -- Appendix A : signs of drug use in children -- Appendix B : medications used to treat addictions -- Appendix C : diagnosing addictions

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Construction damages & remedies - Alec Moseley, editor
Call Number: KF902 .C6125 2013
ISBN: 161438892X
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Theories of recovery / Douglas S. Oles -- Elements of damages / Douglas S. Oles -- Statutory sources of remedies and damages / Leslie O'Neal-Coble and Bradley Smith -- Remedies and damages related to bidding / Leslie O'Neal-Coble and W. Alexander Moseley -- Remedies and damages available to owners / Leslie O'Neal-Coble, C. Allen Gibson Jr., and Mike Switzer -- Design professional liability to clients / A. Holt Gwyn and C. Allen Gibson Jr -- Contractor and subcontractor remedies for breach / C. Allen Gibson Jr -- Tort damages / A. Holt Gwyn -- The economic loss rule / A. Holt Gwyn -- Contractual and negotiated limitations on remedies or damages / Charles M. Sink and Jeffrey A. Sykes -- Statutory, common law, and constitutional limitations on remedies or damages / Charles M. Sink and Jeffrey A. Sykes -- Proof of damages / Douglas S. Oles and Leslie O'Neal-Coble

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Counterinsurgency law: new directions in asymmetric warfare - William Banks, editor
Call Number: KZ6398.A87 C68 2013
ISBN: 0199941440
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Shaping a global legal framework for counterinsurgency: placing postmodern war in context / William C. Banks -- The human rights council and the convergence of humanitarian law and human rights law / Daphné Richemond-Barak -- Proportionality in counterinsurgency : reconciling human rights and humanitarian law / Evan J. Criddle -- Reunifying the law of armed conflict in COIN operations through a sovereign agency theory / Eric Talbot Jensen -- Two sides of the combatant COIN : untangling direct participation from belligerent status in non-international armed conflicts / Geoffrey S. Corn -- Valor's vices : against a state duty to risk forces in armed conflict / Peter Margulies -- Agency of risk: the competing balance between protecting military forces and the civilian population during counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan / Christopher Jenks -- New approaches to reducing and mitigating harm to -- Civilians / Gregory S. McNeal -- Terrorism and the laws of multi-dimensional warfare / Boaz Ganor -- The use of force regime and unconventional threats: Anwar al-Awlaki as a case study / Robert M. Chesney -- The Gaza flotilla incident: the role of maritime law and strategy in COIN operations / Corri Zoli

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Devil's advocate [videorecording] - Warner Bros. presents in association with Regency Enterprises a Kopelson Entertainment production ; a Taylor Hackford film
Call Number: LDVD 32
ISBN: 6305065551
Publication Date: 1998
Summary: Hotshot attorney Kevin Lomax's 64-0 case record has brought him a tempting offer from an elite New York firm. But the job Lomax accepts isn't what it seems. The Devil is in the details.

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Expert witnesses, valuation, & damages : the expert's point of view - Weston Anson
Call Number: KF8961 .A97 2013
ISBN: 1614389136
Publication Date: 2013
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.

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The FBI's Obscene File : J. Edgar Hoover and the Bureau's crusade against smut - Douglas M. Charles
Call Number: HV8144.F43 C427 2012
ISBN: 0700618252
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction -- The evolution of American obscenity regulation and the FBI : the 1830s to 1932 -- The development of a centralized Obscene File : the 1940s -- The postwar Obscene File and social regulation : the late 1940s and 1950s -- Changing judicial views on obscenity, the Nixon administration, and the FBI : 1957 to the early 1970s -- The FBI's anti-obscenity undercover operations : the 1970s and 1980s -- The end of the Obscene File and the temporary revival of the FBI's role in adult obscenity -- Conclusion

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The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) : a legal research guide - Craig W. Hiltz
Call Number: KF4850.A1 H55 2012
ISBN: 9780837738888
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: FISMA was enacted in 2002 to increase national ecurity following the events of 9/11. The Act establishes a matrix of responsiblities across every federal agency to establish security when acquiring information technology. The purpose of this research guide is to aid legal researchers in locating and navigating the best resources to understand the obligations under this Act, process and regulations that must be followed through the acquisition and management of information technology, and the performance and attetsation requirements to ensure compliance. The first part of the guide will focus on the newer Act, FISMA, and resources to research it directly. The later portions of the guide will look more broadly at inter-related resources that will be necessary for your research.--Publisher

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How to examine mental health experts : a family lawyer's handbook of issues and strategies - John Zervopoulos
Call Number: KF8965 .Z474 2013
ISBN: 1614388377
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: How qualified is qualified -- When experts rely on experts -- Consulting versus testifying experts: is there a problem? -- Retained experts and their testimony: hired gun or credible? -- Retaining and working with your expert -- Peer into counseling's black box -- Psychological evaluations: more than just testing -- Make sense of psychological tests -- Psychological tests and catching lies -- Make sense of computer-based test reports -- Collateral information: uses and abuses -- Tie experts to professional practice guidelines -- Let the records show -- Use Daubert's reliability toolbox -- Daubert's reliability toolbox: general acceptance and peer review/publication -- Daubert's reliability toolbox: testability and error rates -- Mental health testimony = conclusions + opinions -- Manage experience-based testimony -- It's research, but is it relevant? -- DSM/IV diagnoses: what's the problem? -- Use the analytical gap test: Joiner's versatile reliability metaphor -- Recognize and challenge experts' judgment biases -- Hiding the gap: the power of words -- Recommendations; where the rubber meets the road -- Interim reports: half-baked or reliable? -- Size up evaluation reports: what's the purpose? -- Mine the report's treasures -- Rescue an expert's testimony? try Daubert's flexibile side

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Immigration law sourcebook : a compendium of immigration-related laws and policy documents - American Bar Association
Call Number: KF4819.85 .I4674 2013
ISBN: 9781614388241
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
Title 8 Code of Federal Regulations -- Aliens and Nationality
Title 18 U.S. Code -- Crimes and Criminal Procedure (relevant sections)
Title 21 U.S. Code -- Food and Drugs
Title 22 U.S. Code -- Foreign Relations
Relevant State Department Guidance on Immigration
Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
Rules for Alien Terrorist Removal to U.S. Courts
Federal Rules of Evidence

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The law of guaranties : A jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction guide to U.S. and Canadian Lawa state-by-state guide - Jeremy S. Friedberg, Brian D. Hulse, and James H. Prior, editors
Call Number: KF1045 .L39 2013
ISBN: 1614388059
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: This resource contains key cases, statutes, and nuances of the law of guaranty in each jurisdiction and is an essential tool for both transactional lawyers and litigators. Transactional lawyers can use it when drafting or negotiating a guaranty, particularly one that may be governed by the law of a jurisdiction with which the lawyer is not intimately familiar. Litigators will find this book useful in preparing to enforce or escape liability under a guaranty. By organizing the material by jurisdiction, and providing what is in essence a basic law review article about the law in that locality, this book refers users to what they need to know, even if they were unaware they needed to know it. Provided by the publisher.

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Legally blonde [videorecording] - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures presents a Marc Platt production ; produced by Marc Platt, Ric Kidney ; screenplay by Karen McCullah Lutz & Kirsten Smith ; directed by Robert Luketic
Call Number: LDVD 69 Circ/Reserve
ISBN: B00005O5CM
Publication Date: 2006
Summary: When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.

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The Lincoln lawyer [videorecording] - Lionsgate and Lakeshore Entertainment present a Lakeshore Entertainment Lionsgate production in association with Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Stone Village Pictures ; producers, Sidney Kimmel ... [et al.] ; screenplay by John Romano ; directed by Brad Fur
Call Number: LDVD 70 Circ/Reserve
Publication Date: 2911
Summary: Michael 'Mick' Haller is a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money payoff swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis of conscience for Haller.

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The little book of skiing law - Cecil C. Kuhne III
Call Number: KF3989 .K64 2012
ISBN: 1614388326
Publication Date: 2012
Content: Out of bounds : the inherent dangers of skiing : Graven v. Vail Associates, Inc., 909 P.2d 514 (Colo. 1995) -- Proving the ski accident case : use of the excited utterance : Brunsting v. Lutsen Mountains Corp., 601d F.3d 813 (8th Cir. 2010) -- Trademark dilution : traversing the snowy boundaries : Ringling Bros.-Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows, Inc. v. Utah Division of Travel Development, 170 F.3d 449 (4th Cir. 1999) -- Scope of ski resort employment : more treacherous than moguls : Clover v. Snowbird Ski Resort, 808 P.2d 1037 (Utah 1991) -- Liability releases : how effective are they? : Rowan v. Vail Holdings, Inc., 31 F. Supp.2d 889 (D. Colo. 1998) -- Sacred peaks : a matter of line drawing : Navajo Nation v. U.S. Forest Service, 535 F.3d 1058 (9th Cir. 2008) -- Reckless manslaughter : a case of dangerous skiing : People v. Hall, 999 P.2d 207 (Colo. 2000) -- Fast exit : what constitutes risk? : Dunbar v. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Corp., 392 F.3d 1145 (10th Cir. 1994) -- Choice of law : a multi-jurisdictional dispute : Jeffrey v. Whitworth College, 128 F. Supp. 219 (E.D. Wash. 1955) -- Lift tickets : cornering the market : Aspen Skiing Co. v. Aspen Highlands Skiing Corp., 472 U.S. 585 (1985) -- Colliding skiers : defining the duty of care : Dillworth v. Gambardella, 970 F.2d 1113 (2d Cir. 1992) -- The unknown skier : a matter of identification : O'Connell v. Killington, Ltd., 665 A.2d 39 (Vt. 1995) -- No one around : negotiating ski-lift towers : Leopold v. Okemo Mountains, Inc., 420 F. Supp. 781 (D. Vt. 1976) -- Chairlift technique : doing a little dance : Vogel v. State of New York, 124 N.Y.S.2d 563 (1953) -- Ski marketing : the chance for confusion : Vail Associates, Inc. v. Vend-Tel-Co, Ltd., 516 F.3d 853 (10th Cir. 2008).

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My beloved world - Sonia Sotomayor
Call Number: KF8745.S67 A3 2013
ISBN: 0307594882
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Needles -- At home -- Abuelita -- Gilmar's goodbyes -- Trips to Puerto Rico -- Papi's death -- El luto -- Celina's story -- Transformation -- Diabetes, Nancy Drew, Perry Mason -- Middle school -- Transition to CSHS, first job -- Co-op city / high school -- Forensics club, Celina starts hostos -- College dreams -- Princeton -- Abuelita's death -- Puerto Rican identity -- Pyne prize, graduation, wedding -- Yale -- Morgenthau recruiting -- D.A.'s office : learning the ropes -- Divorce -- Found families -- Child porn, Tarzan, Nelson's death -- PRLDEF, pro bono -- Pavia and Harcourt -- Diabetes, personal growth -- Judge

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A practical guide to software licensing for licensees and licensors - H. Ward Classen
Call Number: KF3024.C6 C56 2013
ISBN: 1614388075
Publication Date: 2013
Notes: "Model forms and annotations included in print and on CD-ROM." Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Reading like a lawyer : time-saving strategies for reading law like an expert - Ruth Ann McKinney
Call Number: KF283 .M398 2012
ISBN: 1611631106
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Reading in law school -- Basic briefing : developing an initial strategy for managing cases -- Advanced thinking leads to advanced reading -- Expert reading : a new take on a familiar skill -- Engage with energy -- Monitor your reading and read for the main idea -- Always (always!) read with a clear purpose -- Get oriented and "own" your prior knowledge and experience -- There's more to the five Ws (who, what, when, where, and why) than meets the eye -- Evaluate what you're reading -- your ideas matter -- Review, rephrase, record -- Casebook reading : a summary -- Reading statutes -- Reading cases outside of casebooks -- Reading on a screen

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Red tails [videorecording] - Twentieth Century Fox presents a Lucasfilm Ltd. production ; produced by Rick McCallum and Charles Floyd Johnson ; screenplay by John Ridley and Aaron McGruder ; directed by Anthony Hemingway
Call Number: LDVD 71 Circ/Reserve
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky, even as they battle discrimination on the ground. Featuring jaw-dropping aerial action and thrilling special effects, Red Tails is a breathtaking tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary challenges and ultimately soared into history.

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Representing clients in mediation : a guide to optimal results based on insights from counsel, mediators and program administrators - Spencer Punnet
Call Number: KF9084 .P86 2012
ISBN: 1614387575
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: Representing Clients in Mediation is designed for lawyers who need to help their clients mediate legal disputes that typically involve a claim for damages. From the publisher.

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Settlement negotiation techniques in family law - Gregg Herman, Family Law, American Bar Association
Call Number: KF535 .H47 2013
ISBN: 1614388989
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Getting to yes : traditional theory -- The basics -- Timing -- Preparing the client for settlement -- Controlling emotions -- Disclosure -- Positional negotiation -- Negotiating with opposing counsel -- Negotiating with the pro se party -- The four-way meeting -- The role of the judge -- Planned early negotiation -- Family law/specific settlement issues -- Mediation -- Collaborative divorce -- Cooperative divorce -- Creative settlement techniques -- Divorce settlements and game theory -- Ethical considerations -- Ten commandments -- The endgame -- Becoming a better negotiator

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Social media and local governments : navigating the new public square - Patricia E. Salkin and Julie A. Tappendorf
Call Number: KF5300 .S63 2013
ISBN: 1614388598
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: What is social media? -- Local government use of social media -- Legal considerations -- Public employee use of social media -- Ethics for government officials and planners -- Government attorneys and social media

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The Social Security Act sourcebook - United States
Call Number: KF3644.581935 .A2 2013
ISBN: 9781614388227
Publication Date: 2013
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.

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A streetwise guide to litigation - Ken Nolan
Call Number: KF373.N59 N65 2012
ISBN: 1614387559
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The basics -- To young lawyers -- Getting business -- The courthouse -- Judge or jury? -- How to take a deposition preparation -- 0 How to take a deposition execution -- Settlement negotiations -- Jury selection -- Opening statement -- Direct examination -- Cross-examination -- Closing argument -- My first trial -- A brand new world -- The client's suffering -- 9/11 and the victim compensation fund -- Before and now -- Words -- Hubris -- Lies we tell ourselves -- Screwing up -- Kentucky -- Saints -- The life

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Sublease and assignment deskbook - Brent Shaffer, editor
Call Number: KF593.C6 S83 2013
ISBN: 1614389373
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Differences of assignments and subleases at law and other basics of lease transfers -- Overview of assignment and subleasing issues in commercial leases -- Dealing with distressed tenants: a case study -- Sublease due diligence -- Impact of subleasing and assignment clauses on transfers of businesses -- The implied duty of landlord reasonableness in consents to assignments and subleases -- Decisions applying the reasonable consent standard to assignments -- Changes in tenant composition: conflicting goals and needs of landlord and tenant -- Case law regarding impact of lease assignment language on business restructurings -- Issues affecting original tenant after assignment -- Default by assignee of tenant: rights and obligations of the parties -- Enforceability of clauses providing for profit-sharing and termination rights upon transfer request -- Enforceability of termination clauses upon tenant breach of transfer restrictions -- Tenant strategy upon transfer prohibition -- Overlandlord consents and recognition agreements -- Subleasing a portion of the premises -- Lease transfer requirements of specific types of tenants -- Bankruptcies and subleased properties: an overview of the issues -- Effects of the sublessor's bankruptcy -- Assignments of retail leases in bankruptcy -- How lease language creates common and uncommon assignment/subletting problems -- Drafting the sublease -- Drafting the prime lease assignment and subletting clause -- Dissecting the typical tenant merger clause -- Drafting the lease to maintain landlord control in a shopping center tenant's bankruptcy.

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The Supreme Court, federal taxation, and the Constitution - Jasper L. Cummings, Jr
Call Number: KF6289 .C858 2013
ISBN: 1614387206
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: The constitutional law of federal taxation -- The power to tax -- Tax versus regulation -- User fees, special assessments, and privilege license taxes -- Direct taxes and other taxes -- The taxation of imports and exports -- Criminal tax constitutional issues -- Other constitutional issues -- Conclusion.

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Visible invisibility : women of color in Fortune 500 legal departments - American Bar Association. Commission on Women in the Profession
Call Number: KF299.M56 A44 2013
ISBN: 161438472X
Publication Date: 2013
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 73-74).


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