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The 2014 solo and small firm legal technology guide : critical decisions made simple - Sharon D. Nelson
Call Number: KF 320.A9 N45 2014
ISBN: 1627224394
Publication Date: 2014
Summary: This annual guide is the only one of its kind written to help solo and small firm lawyers find the best technology for their dollar. You'll find the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products, smartphones, the iPad, and anything else a law office might need. From the publisher

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Adobe acrobat in one hour for lawyers - Ernie Svenson
Call Number: KF322 .S84 2013
ISBN: 1627222162
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: Adobe Acrobat in One Hour for Lawyers is written for lawyers and legal professionals who want to be more organized by making better use of PDFs. From the publisher

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Adventure and the law - Cecil B. Kuhne III
Call Number: KF1290.S66 K84 2014
ISBN: 1627223533
Publication Date: 2014
Contents: Heli-skiing : a hazardous sport? -- Car racing : the dreaded tire blow-out -- Snowboarding : the issue of inherent danger -- Mountain biking : beware the automobile -- Spelunking : a thorny question of waiver -- Snowmobiling : whether governmental immunity applies -- Scuba diving: assuming the risk -- Sailboat racing: was the collision negligent? -- Sea kayaking: a failed rescue attempt -- Jet skiing: more dangerous than it looks -- Whitewater rafting: construing the liability release -- Bungee jumping: a long way down -- Hot air ballooning: a matter of insurance coverage -- Parachuting: the duty to warn -- Mountain climbing: the ascent of Devils Tower -- Skydiving: following a little too close -- Appendix 1. paddling down the middle fork -- Appendix 2. colliding snowboards -- Appendix 3. bungee failure -- Appendix 4. the big jump

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Bankruptcy : cases and materials - Margaret Howard
Call Number: KF1501.A7 A43 2012
ISBN: 0314277676
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Creditors' rights and remedies -- The first consequences of bankruptcy -- Unsecured claims in bankruptcy -- Secured claims in bankruptcy -- Avoiding powers -- Executory contracts and unexpired leases -- Discharge -- Reorganization

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Burtons legal thesaurus - William Burton
Call Number: KF156 .B856 2013 Law Reference
ISBN: 0071818812
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: "The fifth edition of the classic, go-to reference for everyone in the profession of law . Updated with 1,000 essential new terms--from "Super PAC" to "same sex marriage"The first book of its kind when it was first published in 1980, Burton's has become a staple among lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and anyone else in law. Now, this fifth edition celebrates 35 years of this one-of-a-kind law reference tool, a field where the precision and accuracy of language is vital." From the publisher.

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Business torts and unfair competition handbook - ABA Section of Antitrust Law
Call Number: KF3195.Z9 B87 2014
ISBN: 1614389330
Publication Date: 2014
Contents: The evolving role of business torts in antitrust litigation -- Application of antitrust principles to business tort claims -- Federal law of unfair competition -- Commercial disparagement and defamation -- The interference torts -- Fraud and misrepresentation -- Misappropriation of trade secrets -- Limitations on punitive damages -- Subject matter jurisdiction in antitrust and business tort litigation -- Personal jurisdiction, process, and venue in antitrust and business tort litigation -- Forum selection in antitrust and business tort litigation -- Removal and remand -- Issues relating to parallel litigation -- Preemption and commerce clause issues

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Cases and materials on the rules of evidence - Olin Guy Wellborn III
Call Number: KF8934 .W43 2012
ISBN: 0314277544
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Relevancy [Fed. R. Evid. Art. IV] -- Hearsay [Fed. R. Evid. Art. VIII] -- Procedures for admitting and excluding evidence [Fed. R. Evid. Art. I] -- Witnesses [Fed. R. Evid. Art. VI] -- Opinions and expert testimony [Fed. R. Evid. Art. VII] -- Authentication and identification [Fed. R. Evid. Art. IX] -- Contents of writings, recordings, and photographs (The "Best evidence rule") [Fed. R. Evid. Art. X] -- Privileges [Fed. R. Evid. Art. V] -- Presumptions [Fed. R. Evid. Art. III] -- Judicial notice [Fed. R. Evid. Art. II]

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Coaching for attorneys : improving productivity and achieving balance - Cami McLaren
Call Number: KF298 .M35 2014
ISBN: 1627223592
Publication Date: 2014
Contents: How to use this book or "taking a stand" -- What do you want from this book? : creating a well-formed outcome -- Accountability : your keys to the kingdom -- Are you committed? (and if not why not?) -- Values-based living -- The case for self-maintenance -- Managing your time and energy : a different way to practice -- Communication skills for lawyers -- Purpose and vision -- The art of enrollment -- Trust in our profession

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Commercial Law - Linda J. Rusch; Stephen L. Sepinuck
Call Number: KF915 .R87 2012
ISBN: 0314278176
Publication Date: 2011

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Criminal law - Paul Marcus
Call Number: KF9218 .C66 2012
ISBN: 0769852874
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The province and limits of the criminal law -- The act requirement -- The mental state -- Parties to crimes -- Principal offenses -- Inchoate offenses -- Defenses

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Derelict paradise : homelessness and urban development in Cleveland, Ohio - Daniel R. Kerr
Call Number: HV4506.C54 K47 2011 Circ/Reserve
ISBN: 1558498494
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Employment sharks and spying organizations -- A city with a smile -- The nation's housing laboratory -- Businessmen gone berserk -- The urban renewal doldrums -- A bombing run -- Open penitentiaries

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Environmental and natural resources law - Eric Pearson
Call Number: KF3775 .P43 2012
ISBN: 076984748X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction -- Common law considerations -- Constitutional considerations -- The National Environmental Policy Act -- Federal lands -- The public trust doctrine -- Endangered Species Act -- Water rights -- The Clean Air Act -- The Clean Water Act -- Resource Conservation and Recovery Act -- The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act ("CERCLA")

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Evidence : a contemporary approach - Sydney A. Beckman, Susan Crump, and Fred Galves
Call Number: KF8935 .B37 2012
ISBN: 9780314278746
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Overview -- The process of proof and the structure of trial -- Judicial notice -- Burdens and presumptions -- Relevance : a primer -- Relevance : limits based on policy -- Relevance : character evidence -- Hearsay : definition and applications -- Hearsay : exclusions -- Hearsay : exceptions -- Hearsay : constitutional issues in criminal cases -- Witnesses : competency, examination, and impeachment -- Witnesses : opinion testimony, lay and expert -- Witnesses : privileges -- Exhibits : authentication -- The best evidence rule

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Evidence : cases and materials - Roger C. Park
Call Number: KF8935 .W337 2013
ISBN: 9781609301385
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: "...complete overview of evidence, including key U.S. Supreme Court and other court opinions, updated information on scientific evidence, new questions and hypotheticals, and common courtroom objections." From the publisher.

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Evidence : practice, problems, and rules - Arthur Best
Call Number: KF8935 .B399 2013
ISBN: 9781454808121
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Relevance -- Social policy relevancy rules -- Proof of character -- Habit and sexual conduct in the context of character -- Hearsay foundations -- Opponents' statements -- Witnesses' out-of-court statements -- Hearsay exceptions : spontaneous and personal statements -- Hearsay exceptions : recorded statements -- Hearsay exceptions : unavailability required exceptions -- Modifications of the basic hearsay rules : residual exception -- Confrontation clause -- Impeachment -- Witnesses -- Opinions -- Privileges -- Authentication and the original writing rule -- Presumptions and judicial notice

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Family law : examples & explanations - Robert E. Oliphant
Call Number: KF505.Z9 O43 2013
ISBN: 9781454815525
Publication Date: 2013
Summary:"The comprehensive coverage of Family Law: Examples & Explanations provides readers with an in-depth understanding of complex family law principles and how they are applied in practice. Its clear organization breaks family law into distinct topics. Examples based on challenging real-life situations are followed by practical solutions in the Explanations section." From the publisher.

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Federal courts - Laura E. Little
Call Number: KF8719 .L58 2013
ISBN: 9781454815556
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: "approachable, and practical study guide to what is considered a challenging and abstract subject. Federal Courts, E & E, 3E, grounds the material for students by providing brief textual introductions to doctrines, as well as examples and analytical answers." From the publisher.

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Federal rules of civil procedure : amendments received to May 1, 2012
Call Number: KF8816.A2 2012
ISBN: 9780314949868
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Historical introduction -- An outline of procedure -- Federal rules for civil procedure for the United States District Courts -- Time table for lawyers -- Appendix of forms -- Supplemental rules for certain admiralty and maritime claims -- Rules of procedure of judicial panel on multidistrict litigation -- Rules governing section 2254 Cases and Section 2255 Proceedings -- Federal rules of appellate procedure -- Appendix of forms -- Rules of the Supreme Court of the United States -- Title 28, judiciary and judicial procedure (selected sections) -- Selected State provisions -- The U.S. Constitution -- Federal rules of evidence

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The federal rules of evidence - Daniel J. Capra, prepared by
Call Number: KF8935 .S2 2012
ISBN: 9780314280992
Publication Date: 2012
Note: "Including 1. Restyled rules of evidence, effective December 1, 2011- side-by-side with pre-restyled rules, 2. Reporter's comments on restyled rules, 3. Notes by the Federal Judicial Center, 4. Pertinent Advisory Committee Notes, 5. Relevant legislative history, 6. References to McCormick on evidence, 6th, 7. Deleted and superseded materials also California evidence code (with selected comments), Uniform rules of evidence, report on caselaw divergence from federal rules of evidence"

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Federal taxation of property transactions - David L. Cameron
Call Number: KF6566 .C36 2012
ISBN: 159345886X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Basis and realization -- Capital gains and losses -- Liabilities : discharge of indebtedness : mortgaged property -- Capitalization and cost recovery -- Nonrecognition transactions -- Executive compensation and stock options -- Advanced characterization problems -- Limitations on deductions and losses

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The fundamentals of counterterrorism law - Lynne Zusman
Call Number: KZ7220 .F86 2014
ISBN: 1627223657
Publication Date: 2014
Contents: The new griffin of war / Shane R. Reeves and Robert E. Barnsby -- FBI domestic and foreign counterterrorism operations / Robert M. Blitzer -- FBI international investigations: Benghazi, Libya / Thomas V. Fuentes -- Terrorism's threat to cities large and small / Raymond W. Kelly -- What is the mission: why is counterterrorism so difficult? / Lt. Colonel Tania M. Chacho and Brig. General (retired) Michael J. Meese -- Lawyers, the courts, and military commissions ...

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The information privacy law sourcebook - Section of Antitrust Law, Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association
Call Number: KF1263.C65 A3 2014
ISBN: 1627224254
Publication Date: 2014
Content: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Privacy Framework -- Bank Secrecy Act -- Cable Communications Policy Act -- CAN-SPAM Act -- Children's Online Privacy Protection Act -- Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act -- Computer Fraud and Abuse Act -- Computer Security Act -- DNA Identification Act -- Dodd-Frank Act -- Driver's Privacy Protection Act -- The Economic Espionage Act Act of 1996 -- Electronic Communications Privacy Act ...

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Lawyer disqualification : disqualification of attorneys and law firms - Richard E. Flamm
Call Number: KF306 .F53 2014
ISBN: 1890080071
Publication Date: 2014
Contents: Introductory materials -- Common representation conflicts -- Conflicts involving former clients -- The advocate-witness rule -- Other bases for disqualification -- Defenses to disqualification -- Deciding disqualification motions -- Performing the balancing test -- Vicarious disqualification -- Disqualification in special situations -- After the motion has been decided

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The police function - Frank W. Miller
Call Number: KF5399 .C37 2012
ISBN: 9781599415642
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The exclusionary sanction -- Constitutional doctrines relating to law enforcement conduct -- Issuance and execution of arrest and search warrants -- Detentions of persons and related searches -- " Warrantless" searches -- Interrogation and confessions -- Undercover investigations -- Grand jury investigative functions -- Eyewitness identification

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Problems in evidence - Kenneth S. Broun
Call Number: KF8934 .B75 2011
ISBN: 031419889X
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Characteristics of the adversary system -- Limitations of the adversary system -- Allocating the case -- Burden of proof -- Presumptions -- The order of proof -- The concept of relevancy -- Formalized applications of the relevancy concept -- Judicial notice -- Real and demonstrative evidence -- Writings and related matters -- Testimonial evidence -- The foundation of the rule and confrontation -- Exceptions to the hearsay rule -- Protecting relationships by means of privilege -- Privileges designed to safeguard governmental operations

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Professional responsibility : a student's guide - Ronald D. Rotunda
Call Number: KF306.Z9 R68 2012
ISBN: 9780314281258
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: "This book on legal ethics is the premier text that examines the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, the ABA Code of Judicial Conduct, the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers, and the case law. " From the publisher

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Traveling the beaten trail : Charles Tait's charges to federal grand juries, 1822-1825 - Paul M. Pruitt, Jr.
Call Number: KF213.T35 P78 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Preface and acknowledgments -- Charles Tait : a biographical sketch / Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. and David I. Durham -- Exhibition, exhortation, example : Judge Tait's antebellum grand jury charges and legal problems on the frontier / Sally E. Hadden -- 1822 grand jury charge / transcribed by Sarah Elizabeth Kelly -- 1824 grand jury charge / transcribed by Samantha Chandler -- 1825 grand jury charge / transcribed by Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. -- Appendix 1: Facsimile of 1825 grand jury charge -- Appendix 2: Charles Tait's lawbooks -- Index

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What is-- Stark law? - Donald H. Romano, editor
Call Number: KF2907.P38 W43 2014
ISBN: 9781627224413
Publication Date: 2014
Contents: The Stark Law -- Stark regulations -- Interpretations of the Stark Law -- Penalties and compromise

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Win win - Fox Searchlight Pictures presents in association with Everest Entertainment ; a Groundswell/Next Wednesday production ; produced by Mary Jane Skalski, Michael London, Lisa Maria Falcone, Tom McCarthy ; story by Tom McCarthy & Joe Tiboni ; screenplay by To
Call Number: LDVD 80
ISBN: B0057LOEGS
Publication Date: 2011
Summary: Mike Flaherty is "a lovable yet long-suffering lawyer and high school wrestling coach... When Mike... comes across a teenage runaway who also happens to be a champion wrestler, Mike's luck turns around in spectacular fashion. But his win-win situation soon becomes more complicated than he ever imagined when the boy's family affairs come into play"--Container

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WordPress in one hour for lawyers : how to create a Website for your law firm - Jennifer Ellis
Call Number: KF320.I57 E45 2014
ISBN: 1627222103
Publication Date: 2014
Contents: Choosing a web host -- Choosing and setting up a domain name -- Installing and setting up WordPress -- Choosing the look of your website -- Manipulating a theme -- Adding functionality through plugins -- Adding functionality through widgets -- Adding content -- Search engine optimization -- Ethics

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