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ABA standards for criminal justice : treatment of prisoners - American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Standards Committee
Call Number: KF 9731 .A44 2011
ISBN: 9781616328900
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: General principles -- Intake and classification -- Conditions of confinement -- Rules of conduct and discipline -- Personal security -- Health care -- Personal dignity -- Rehabilitation and reintegration -- Grievances and access to courts -- Administration and staffing -- Accountability and oversight

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The art of practicing law : talking to clients, colleagues and others - James M. Kramon
Call Number: KF 300 .K73 2012
ISBN: 1614384258
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Clients -- Others -- Reflections -- Lessons

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Cases and materials on American property law - Sheldon F. Kurtz
Call Number: KF560 .K87 2012
ISBN: 031426535X
Publication Date: 2012
Includes index

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Construction defects - Roland Nikles ... [et al.], editor
Call Number: KF 1190 .C658 2012
ISBN: 1614384398
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Managing the risk of construction defects : or risking money, effort, and forethought to get construction right / Steven M. Charney, Deborah Bovarnick Mastin -- Common types of construction defects / Neil S. Haldrup, William W. (Trey) Watkins, Jr., and L.G. (Skip) Lewis -- Liability theories and defenses for construction defects claims / John W. Ralls, Clark T. Thiel, and John Foust -- Stautes of limitation and repose / Steven Siegfried and Jason Rodgers-da Cruz -- Rights and liabilities of the parties / Anna H. Oshiro and Christi-Anne H. Kudo Chock -- Owners' damages arising from defective construction / Christopher S. Dunn, Ryan K. Cochran, and Ryan J. Klein -- Insurance in construction defect cases / John H. Banister and Raymond E. Kong -- Alternative dispute resolution / Gary M. Stein and Adam P. Handfinger -- Preparing and presenting the case / Steven B. Lesser and Michele C. Ammendola

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Construction schedules : analysis, evaluation, and interpretation of schedules in litigation and dispute resolution - Michael T. Callahan, H. Murray Hohns
Call Number: KF 902 .C34 2011
ISBN: 1578233208
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Introduction to schedules -- Project scheduling techniques -- The law and construction schedules -- Improving scheduling clauses and requirements -- Using the schedule to prove time -- The status of network schedules -- Contract scheduling requirements

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Contemporary ijtihad: limits and controversies [electronic resource] - L. Ali Khan and Hisham M. Ramadan
Call Number: KBP 453 .K49 2011, e-book
ISBN: 0748641289
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Classical era of Ijtihad, 632-875 -- Free markets of Fiqh -- Islamic positive law -- Islamic constitutionalism -- Covenants with non-Muslims -- Western view of Islamic law -- Muslim diaspora law

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Corporations and other business associations : selected statutes, rules, and forms - Charles R.T. O'Kelley, Robert B. Thompson
Call Number: KF 1413 .O434 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Corporation statutes -- New York Stock Exchange listed company manual -- Derivative complaint : the Walt Disney Company litigation -- Corporation forms -- Agency law -- Unincorporated business association statutes -- Federal securities laws, regulations, and forms -- Other federal regulations

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Dangerous people : policy, prediction, and practice [electronic resource] - Bernadette McSherry, Patrick Keyzer, editors
Call Number: K 5105.A6 D36 2011, e-book
ISBN: 9780415884952
Publication Date: 2011
Summary: Experienced legal academics and mental health professionals explore the current approaches to “dangerousness” and preventive detention. The defining characteristics of those deemed dangerous by society vary according to culture, place, and time, and the contributors to this text have gathered to analyze the policies and practices related to current out-groups such as sex offenders, suspected terrorists, and young offenders in the United States, Scotland, England, and Australia. Provided by the publisher.

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Dangerous sex, invisible labor : sex work and the law in India [electronic resource] - Prabha Kotiswaran
Call Number: KNS 4224 .K68 2011, e-book
ISBN: 0691142505
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Dangerous sex, invisible labor : an introduction -- Revisiting the material : recasting the sex work debates -- Theorizing the lumpen proletariat : a genealogy of materialist feminism on sex work -- Not on the lord's agenda : the traveling sex workers of Tirupati -- Born unto brothels : sex work in a Kolkata red-light area -- Regulating sex markets : the paradoxical life of the law -- Toward a postcolonial materialist feminist theory of sex work

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ERISA litigation - National Institute on ERISA Litigation
Call Number: KF 3509.A75 E76 2011
ISBN: 161438083X
Publication Date: 2011
Note: Papers and slides originally presented at the 21st annual National Institute on ERISA Litigation held in Chicago, Ill., Nov. 14-15, 2011

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Essentials of the Dodd-Frank Act [electronic resource] - Sanjay Anand
Call Number: KF 969.58201 A2 2011, e-book
ISBN: 0470952334
Publication Date: 2011
Summary: Executive summary of the newly passed Financial Regulations Act. It examines the most important sections of the Act, how it impacts the financial industry, as well as what executives must know and do in order to comply with the Act. Provided by the publisher.

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Family law [electronic resource] - Rachael Stretch
Call Number: KD 750 .S77 2011, e-book
ISBN: 9780415599146
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Nullity of marriage -- Divorce -- Financial provision and child support -- Financial provision on divorce -- Property disputes -- Domestic violence and occupation of the home -- Parental responsibility and disputes about the upbringing of children -- Children on divorce -- Children and the local authority -- Adoption -- An overview

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Fiduciary law - Tamar Frankel
Call Number: KF730 .F728 2011
ISBN: 019539156X
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: The nature of fiduciary relationships -- Where does fiduciary law come from? -- The duties of fiduciaries -- Default rules in fiduciary law -- Why view fiduciary law as a separate category? -- The courts' regulation of fiduciaries, remedies and procedures -- The role of fiduciary law in facilitating entrustment and trust

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Franchise and dealership termination handbook - Section of Antitrust Law, ABA
Call Number: KF 2023 .F69 2012
ISBN: 161632886X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: What is termination? -- Preparation and review -- Limits on termination rights -- Alternatives to termination -- Litigation issues -- Alternatives to litigation -- Adjunct claims and defenses -- Antitrust claims arising out of franchise or dealership termination -- Post-termination trademark and trade secret infringement -- Post-termination covenants not to compete

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Fundamentals, forensic science - D. P. Lyle
Call Number: KF 8961 .L95 2012
ISBN: 1614383529
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Basic considerations and history -- General organization of forensic science -- Evidence -- The autopsy -- Corpse identification -- Time of death -- Cause, mechanism, and manner of death -- Traumatic injuries -- Asphyxia -- Blood and other bodily fluids -- Dna -- Toxicology -- Fingerprints -- Bloodstains -- Impressions: shoes, tires, and tools -- Trace evidence -- Firearms examination -- Arson investigation -- Questioned documents -- Criminal psychology

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Greening local government : legal strategies for promoting sustainability, efficiency, and fiscal savings - Keith H. Hirokawa & Patricia E. Salkin, editors
Call Number: KF 5305 .G74 2012
ISBN: 1614384274
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The politics of greening governmental operations / Jared Lang -- Government entrepreneurs : incentivizing sustainable businesses as part of local economic development strategies / Jonathan Rosenbloom -- Sustainable procurement policies and practices at the state and local government levels / Danielle M. Conway -- The legal implications for green policies by state and local government employers / Rosemary Queenan -- Paperless government : moving toward sustainability / Patricia E. Salkin and Howard F. Gross -- Sustainable development codes / Chad D. Emerson -- Green buildings and building energy codes / J. Cullen Howe -- Green transportation : " roadblocks" and "avenues" from promoting low-impact transportation choices / David S. Silverman and Brent O. Denzin -- Sustainable waste management : tools for resource recovery / Art von Lehe -- Greening the gird / Jessica Reinhardt

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Heaven on earth : a journey through shariʻa law - Sadakat Kadri
Call Number: KBP 440.32 .K33 2011
ISBN: 1847920160
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Laying down the law -- From revelations to revolution -- The formation of the law schools -- Commanding the faithful -- The Sunni challenge and the Shiʻa response -- The caliphate destroyed: a shadowless God -- The reinvention of tradition: salafism -- Jihad: a law-torn world -- Innovation and its discontents: Islamic law and the challenge of change -- Punishment and pity: the modern revival of Islamic criminal law -- "No compulsion in religion'? Apostasy, blasphemy and tolerance -- Heaven on earth

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Immigration procedures handbook - Austin T. Fragomen, Jr.,
Call Number: KF4819 .F726 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Notes: Includes index


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The lawyer's guide to professional coaching : leadership, mentoring, and effectiveness - Andrew Elowitt
Call Number: KF 276.5 .E56 2012
ISBN: 1614382956
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: When and why to call a coach -- The business case for coaching -- Coaching expressly for lawyers and their firms -- Coaching compared to other helping professions -- An inside look at coaching -- More than a fad -- Finding and selecting a coach -- Law firm mentors as coaches -- Law firms leaders as coaches -- Lawyers as coaches -- Becoming a coach -- Looking forward

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Making us crazy : DSM : the psychiatric bible and the creation of mental disorders - Herb Kutchins
Call Number: RC469 .K88 1997
ISBN: 9780743261203
Publication Date: 1997
Contents: Doubting Thomas: psychiatric diagnosis and the Anita Hill controversy -- Pathologizing everyday behavior -- The fall and rise of homosexuality -- Bringing the war back to DSM -- The defeat of masochistic personality disorder -- Border wars: borderline personality disorder -- The enduring legacy of racism in the diagnosis of mental disorders -- Diagnosing the psychiatric Bible

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The NAFTA and other trade agreements sourcebook - American Bar Association
Call Number: KDZ944.A35 N67 2012
ISBN: 1614383588
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Vol. 1: The General Agreements on Tariffs and Trade, Article XXIV -- North American Free Trade Agreement -- The North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation -- The North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation -- Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement -- Chile-United States Free Trade Agreement -- Columbia-United States Free Trade Agreement
Vol. 2: Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement -- Panama-United States Free Trade Agreement -- Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement -- U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement -- European Union (Treaty on European Union and Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union) -- Central American Common Market (Central American Economic Integration Free Trade Agreement) -- MERCOSUR (Treaty of Asuncion) -- South African Customs Union -- ASEAN Free Trade Agreement

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Neuroimaging in forensic psychiatry : from the clinic to the courtroom - Joseph R. Simpson, editor
Call Number: RA 1151 .N48 2012
ISBN: 0470976993
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: PET and SPECT / Susan E. Rushing, Daniel A. Pryma, and Daniel D. Langleben -- MRI and functional MRI / Erin D. Bigler, Mark Allen, and Gary K. Stimac -- Traumatic brain injury / Robert P. Granacher, Jr -- Dementia / Melissa Lamar ... [et al.] -- Neuroimaging in psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder : functional significance and a neurodevelopmental hypothesis / Andrea L. Glenn, Yaling Yang, and Adrian Raine -- Pedophilia / Christine Wiebking ... [et al.] -- Imaging psychoses : diagnosis and prediction of violence / Jazmin Camchong and Angus W. MacDonald III -- Neuroimaging in affective disorders : applications in clinical research and forensic psychiatry / Jonathan B. Savitz, Joseph R. Simpson, and Wayne C. Drevets -- Application of neuroimaging in relationship to competence to stand trial and insanity / Nathan J. Kolla and Jonathan D. Brodie -- Neuroimaging, diminished capacity and mitigation / Judith G. Edersheim, Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, and Bruce H. Price -- Implications of neuroimaging for dangerousness assessment / Joachim Witzel -- Potential uses of neuroimaging in personal injury civil cases / Robert P. Granacher, Jr -- Brain imaging of deception / Dan F.X. Willard, Jane C. Moriarty, and Daniel D. Langleben -- Identifying memories and their use in interrogations / Johanna C. van Hooff -- Practical legal concerns / Kristen M. Nugent -- Neuroimaging and the constitution / Kristen M. Nugent -- Practical legal concerns : the England and Wales context / Shuja M. Reagu and Pamela J. Taylor -- Neuroethics of functional neuroimaging in the courtroom / Elizabeth Ford and Neil Aggarwal -- Neuroimaging evidence in law : a plea for modesty and relevance / Stephen J. Morse

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Questions & answers : civil procedure : multiple choice and short answer questions and answers - William V. Dorsaneo, III
Call Number: KF 8841 .D67 2012
ISBN: 1422498727
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Pleadings : plaintiff's pleadings -- Pleadings : defendant's pleadings -- Pleadings : heightened specificit -- Amended pleadings -- Joinder of claims -- Permissive joinder of parties -- Compulsory joinder of parties -- Interpleader -- Intervention -- Joinder of additional parties -- Counterclaims & cross-claims -- Class actions -- Discovery : automatic initial disclosures -- Discovery : scope of discovery and discovery relevance -- Discovery : work product -- Discovery : attorney-client privilege -- Discovery : expert witnesses -- Discovery devices -- Discovery : electronically-stored information -- Discovery sanctions -- Summary judgment : summary judgment burdens -- Summary judgment : the burdens applied -- Right to jury trial -- Burdens of proof at trial : motions for judgment as a matter of law -- Motions for new trial & Rule 60(b) motions -- Subject matter jurisdiction : diversity of citizenship -- Subject matter jurisdiction : amount in controversy -- Subject matter jurisdiction : federal questions -- Subject matter jurisdiction : supplemental jurisdiction -- Subject matter jurisdiction : computing supplemental jurisdiction & the Class Action Fairness Act -- Subject matter jurisdiction : removal -- Territorial jurisdiction : vocabulary -- Consent, status, domicile, & transient jurisdiction -- In personam jurisdiction : overview -- Specific jurisdiction -- General jurisdiction -- Personal jurisdiction : procedural issues -- Venue generally -- Change of venue -- Forum non conveniens -- Claim preclusion -- Issue preclusion -- Persons bound by prior adjudication -- The law of the case doctrine -- Choice of law -- State law in federal court (the Erie Doctrine) -- Appellate jurisdiction -- Appellate procedure

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Sustainable waste trade under WTO law : chances and risks of the legal frameworks' regulation of transboundary movements of wastes [electronic resource] - Mirina Grosz
Call Number: K3573 .G76 2011, e-book
ISBN: 900419438X
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Conceptualising "waste" -- Conceptualising the international waste trade -- Addressing the waste trade in the context of sustainability -- Chances and limits for enhancing sustainable waste trade in WTO law

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Torts : cases and problems - Frank J. Vandall, Ellen Wertheimer, Mark C. Rahdert
Call Number: KF 1250 .V36 2011
ISBN: 0769846904
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Introduction -- Intentional torts -- Privileges -- Duty -- Negligence -- Cause in fact -- Proximate cause -- Multiple defendants : joint and several liability -- The liability of landowners -- Damages -- The wrongful death and survival statutes -- Strict liability -- Products liability -- Defenses -- Toxic torts -- Defamation -- Privacy -- Misrepresentation -- Nuisance -- Abuse of process and malicious prosecution -- Tortious interference with contract -- Vicarious liability -- Civil rights torts

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The UN and human rights : who guards the guardians? [electronic resource] - Guglielmo Verdirame
Call Number: K3240 .V468 2011, e-book
ISBN: 0521841909
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Concepts and definitions; 3. Human rights obligations of international organisations; 4. International institutional responsibility; 5. UN relief and development operations; 6. UN peacekeeping; 7. International administrations; 8. Implementation of UN sanctions; 9. Accountability; 10. Conclusions

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Understanding the use of financial accounting provisions in private acquisition agreements - Mark L. Stoneman
Call Number: KF 1355 .S76 2012
ISBN: 1614383197
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: What is different? -- The finance revolution -- Description of valuation process -- Representations -- Other financial accounting provisions -- Other provisions impacting financial representation

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Uniform commercial code in a nutshell - Bradford Stone and Kristen David Adams
Call Number: KF 889.85 .S68 2012
ISBN: 0314277447
Publication Date: 2012
Note: includes index.

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Writing for litigation - Kamela Bridges, Wayne Schiess
Call Number: KF250 .B75 2011
ISBN: 1454802731
Publication Date: 2011
Located at Circ/Reserve.
Contents: Engagement letters -- Demand letters -- Complaints -- Answers -- Client communications -- Discovery requests -- Discovery responses -- Opposing counsel communications -- Motions -- Responses -- Supporting evidence -- Mediation statements -- Jury instructions

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