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Selected new titles added to the Law Library's collection in November 2013.
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101 law forms for personal use - Nolo
Call Number: KF170 .L46 2013
ISBN: 1413319130
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Delegating authority to care for children, pets, and property -- Basic estate planning -- Things to do after a death : documents for executors -- Renting a place to live -- Borrowing and lending money -- Buying a house -- Buying or selling a car, dog, or personal property -- Renting personal property and storing goods -- Home repairs and maintenance -- Handling personal finances -- Dealing with junk mail and telemarketing calls -- Hiring child care, elder care, or household help -- Living together -- Settling legal disputes -- Miscellaneous forms for personal use -- Appendices. Using the interactive forms ; Forms

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The ABCs of the UCC : Article 9, Secured transactions - Russell A. Hakes
Call Number: KF1050.Z9 H355 2013
ISBN: 1627223959
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Overview of security interests -- Creating a security interest -- Perfecting a security interest -- Determining priority -- Default : realizing on the collateral -- Issues from the transition to revised Article 9 -- Transition : first five years under 2010 amendments

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Beyond the fracking wars : a guide for lawyers, public officials, planners, and citizens - Erica Levine Powers and Beth E. Kinne, editors
Call Number: KF1849.A2 B49 2013
ISBN: 1627221638
Publication Date: 2013
Content: The technology of oil and gas shale development -- The oil and gas industry operations and best practices -- Leasing mineral rights -- Oil and gas exploration without -- Getting gas to the people -- Anticipating problems road agreements, performance bonds, and enforcement -- Clearing the air: reducing emissions from unconventional oil and gas development -- Western water law -- A riparian rights perspective -- Fractured: hydraulic fracturing and the environmental response in Michigan -- Man camps, boomtowns, and the boom-and-bust cycle -- Getting ahead of drilling companies in the Haynesville shale -- Backyard drilling -- An industry perspective from Texas -- Resolving the fracking wars through planning and stakeholder engagement -- The international community's response to hydraulic fracturing and a case for international oversight -- Shareholder engagement as a tool for risk management and disclosure

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A brief guide to brief writing : demystifying the memorandum of law - Janet S. Kole
Call Number: KF251 .K65 2013
ISBN: 1627223045
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: What is a brief? -- What to avoid in a persuasive brief -- What do you want the court to do? -- Humanize your client -- Write your story -- Find and argue the law -- The responsive brief -- Lower court/appellate court differences -- The summary of argument, or, Introduction -- Follow the rules -- The mechanics of organization -- Ethical issues -- Who's in charge here? -- Oral argument -- A brief in brief

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The Class Action Fairness Act : law and strategy - Gregory C. Cook, editor
Call Number: KF8896 .C66 2013
ISBN: 1627223061
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: CAFA legislative timeline -- Hey CAFA, is that a class action? -- The amount in controversy under CAFA : have you got what it takes for federal court? -- CAFA's numerosity requirement, or how to count from 1 to 100 -- Basics of minimal diversity in CAFA -- Welcome to the jungle : CAFA exceptions -- How cafa expands federal jurisdiction to include certain mass actions -- Advanced procedural and strategic -- Considerations on removal under CAFA -- CAFA-related appeals -- CAFA settlement provisions

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Dupont on Connecticut civil practice - Ralph P. Dupont
Call Number: KFC4130 .D87
ISBN: 9780769862927
Publication Date: 2013
Summary:" ...source on Connecticut 's rules of practice and their application, including the state's unique fact pleading requirements and rules of discovery" From the publisher. Note: Accompanying disk contains: Forms

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Estates, future interests, and powers of appointment in a nutshell - Thomas P. Gallanis
Call Number: KF605 .W33 2014 Circ/Reserve
ISBN: 0314290966
Publication Date: 2014

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Every dog's legal guide : a must-have book for your owner - Mary Randolph
Call Number: KF390.5.D6 R36 2012
ISBN: 1413318215
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Dogs and people -- State and local regulation -- Buying and selling dogs -- Landlords and dogs -- Veterinarians -- Traveling with your dog -- Barking dogs -- Assistance dogs -- If a dog is injured or killed -- Providing for pets -- Dog bites -- Dangerous dogs -- Dogs and divorce -- Cruelty
Summary: Describes the legal rights, responsibilities, and restrictions for dog owners on state and local levels, including laws on registration, travel, housing, and animal cruelty

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Federal legal research - Mary Garvey Algero, Spencer L. Simons, Suzanne E. Rowe, Scott Childs, Sarah E. Ricks
Call Number: KF240 .F48 2012
ISBN: 161163122X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Legal authority and the research process -- Research techniques -- Secondary sources -- Constitutional law research -- Statutory research -- Bill tracking and legislative history -- Administrative law research -- Judicial systems and judicial opinions -- Case law research -- Citators -- Court rules and rules of professional responsibility

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Franchising : cases, materials, and problems - Alexander M. Meiklejohn
Call Number: KF2023 .F693 2013
ISBN: 162722338X
Publication Date: 2013
Author is Professor of Law at QUSL. Contents: Trademark law -- Copyright law -- Trade secrets in franchising -- Antitrust principles affecting franchise law -- Typical contract terms -- Multi-tier and combination franchising -- The FTC rule -- Disclosure -- State franchise sales laws -- Relationship and termination laws -- Other types of business relationships -- Common law doctrines -- Mergers and acquisitions of franchise systems -- National law issues in canada and mexico

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Fundamentals of construction law - L. Franklin Elmore, John W. Ralls, Lauren E. Catoe, editors
Call Number: KF902 .F86 2013
ISBN: 1627223002
Publication Date: 2013

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Tait's handbook of Connecticut evidence - Colin C. Tait,
Call Number: KFC4140 .T33 2013
ISBN: 1454826436
Publication Date: 2013

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Immigration and nationality law : problems and strategies - Lenni B. Benson
Call Number: KF4819.85 B46 2013 Circ/Reserve
ISBN: 142242216X
Publication Date: 2013

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International trade law : problems, cases, and materials - Daniel C.K. Chow
Call Number: KF1976 .C455 2013 Circ/Reserve
ISBN: 1454806869
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: The law of international trade and the multilateral trading system -- Dispute settlement within the WTO -- The implementation of international trade obligations in the domestic legal order -- The core principles of the WTO : most favored nation and national treatment -- Trade in goods : customs and tariff law -- Non-tariff trade barriers -- General exceptions : trade and civil society -- Safeguards -- Developing countries -- Unfair trade remedies : anti-dumping and countervailing duties -- Trade in services and the GATS -- Foreign direct investment and the TRIMS -- Intellectual property and TRIPS -- Export controls

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The law of debtors and creditors : text, cases, and problems - Elizabeth Warren
Call Number: KF1501.A7 W365 2009 Circ/Reserve
ISBN: 0735576262
Publication Date: 2009
Contents: Collection without courts -- State law debt collection -- Introduction to bankruptcy -- Elements common to consumer bankruptcies -- Liquidation bankruptcy -- Chapter 13 Bankruptcy -- Chapter 7 Liquidation -- Chapter 11 Reorganization -- Domestic jurisdiction -- Transnational bankruptcies -- The functions of bankruptcy law

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The law of health care finance and regulation - Mark A. Hall
Call Number: KF3825.A7 H35 2013 Circ/Reserve
ISBN: 9781454805342
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Institutional liability -- Health care financing and reform -- Regulation of health care facilities and transactions

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The legal answer book for families - Emily Doskow
Call Number: KF505.Z9 D67 2011
ISBN: 1413313736
Publication Date: 2011
Summary: "Provides a clear and concise overview of laws that affect personal relationships and families and answers everyday legal questions that nearly every family encounters at some point. This book includes a quick-reference glossary of legal terms and an appendix of detailed information for all 50 states"--Provided by publisher

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Legal environment : business law and business entities - Brian J. Halsey
Call Number: KF390.B84 H35 2012
ISBN: 9780735568105
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Overview of the American legal system -- The American court system -- Contract fundamentals -- Contracts in action -- UCC and commercial paper -- Agency law -- Employment law -- Property rights -- Torts and civil wrongs -- Legal considerations in selecting the business format -- Overview of the variety of business formats -- Formation of corporations -- Corporate financial structure -- Qualification of corporations in foreign jurisdictions and piercing the corporate veil -- Corporate meetings -- Limited liability companies -- Partnerships and limited partnerships

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Legal project management in one hour for lawyers - Pamela H. Woldow and Douglas B. Richardson
Call Number: KF318 .W65 2013
ISBN: 1627221905
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: "...lawyers with practical skills and methods for improving efficiency, keeping budgets under control, building strong working relationships with clients and maximizing profitability. In one hour" Provided by the publisher.

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Making partner : the essential guide to negotiating the law school path and beyond - Adam Gropper
Call Number: KF297 .G76 2013
ISBN: 1627222596
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: How to be successful in law school -- How to determine whether to pursue a position at a top law firm -- How to get into a top law firm -- How to succeed as an associate at a top law firm -- How to make partner at a top law firm -- How to succeed as a junior partner at a top law firm

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Nolo's essential guide to divorce - Emily Doskow
Call Number: KF535.Z9 D67 2012
ISBN: 9781413317176
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Getting oriented -- First steps after you decide to divorce -- When you can agree: uncontested divorce -- Working it out: divorce mediation -- When you can't agree: contested divorce and trial -- Custody decisions and parenting -- Custody disputes -- Child support -- Yours, mine and ours: basics of marital property -- Yours, mine and Uncle Sam's: dividing property -- Spousal support and health insurance -- Military divorce: special issues -- Getting it in writing: preparing your marital settlement agreement -- Critical care: when things really go wrong -- After the divorce -- Getting help, finding information, and looking stuff up

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Personal branding in one hour for lawyers - Katy Goshtasbi
Call Number: KF316.5 .G67 2013
ISBN: 9781627221597
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: What is personal branding? -- Why does your personal brand matter? -- Is your personal brand happy? -- Unique selling proposition: what sets you apart from other lawyers -- Visual branding -- Marketing materials -- Networking your personal brand -- Communication and your personal brand

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Principles of insurance law - Jeffrey W. Stempel, Peter N. Swisher, Erik S. Knutsen
Call Number: KF1164 .F57 2011 Circ/Reserve
ISBN: 1422476863
Publication Date: 2011

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Questions & answers : payment systems - Timothy R. Zinnecker
Call Number: KF827.Z9 M34 2013
ISBN: 1422493768
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Negotiable instruments: definitions; Basic principles -- Negotiable instruments: persons entitled to enforce; Defenses to payment; Holder in due course doctrine -- Negotiable instruments: forms of liability on notes, ordinary checks, and bank checks -- Negotiable instruments: forgery; Conversion; Alteration; Impostors -- The check collection system -- Funds transfers (consumer) -- Fund transfer (wholesale) -- Credit cards -- Letters of credit

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Social media law : a handbook of cases and use - Ursula Furi-Perry
Call Number: KF390.5.C6 F87 2013
ISBN: 1627223428
Publication Date: 2013

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Terror detentions and the rule of law : US and UK perspectives - Robert H. Wagstaff
Call Number: K5437 .W34 2014
ISBN: 0199301557
Publication Date: 2014

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Trying cases to win : in one volume - Herbert J. Stern, Stephen A. Saltzburg
Call Number: KF8915 .S737 2013
ISBN: 1627222782
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Introduction -- Rule I : personal advocacy -- Rule II : one central theme -- Rule III : make the case bigger than its facts -- Four laws : primacy, recency, frequency, and vividness -- Opening argument -- not opening statement -- Problems to confront in openings -- The form of the opening -- Final considerations in opening -- Application of the principles -- The purpose of direct examination : to argue your case -- Two direct examinations -- Witness preparation and delivery -- Making a witness invulnerable to cross-examination -- Exhibits -- Cross-examination : purpose, methods, and techniques -- Three tools of cross-examination -- Applying the principles -- Expert witnesses -- Closing arguments -- Preparing and delivering a closing argument

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U.S. health in international perspective : shorter lives, poorer health - Steven H. Woolf and Laudan Aron, editors
Call Number: RA445 .U17 2013
ISBN: 0309264146
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Documenting the U.S. Health disadvantage -- Shorter lives -- Poorer health throughout life -- Explaining the U.S. Health disadvantage -- Framing the question -- Public health and medical care systems -- Individual behaviors -- Social factors -- Physical and social environmental factors -- Policies and social values -- Future directions for understanding the U.S. Health disadvantage -- Research agenda -- Next steps

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Understanding bankruptcy - Jeff Ferriell
Call Number: KF1524 .F47 2013 Circ/Reserve
ISBN: 1422499146
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: General principles underlying insolvency law -- Creditors' collection rights -- A brief history of bankruptcy -- Parties and other participants in bankruptcy cases -- Bankruptcy procedure, jurisdiction, and venue -- Commencement -- Property of the estate -- The automatic stay -- Operating the debtor -- Claims and interests -- Executory contracts and unexpired leases -- Preserving assets: exemptions & redemption -- Discharge -- General avoiding powers; limitations on avoiding powers -- Preferences -- Fraudulent transfers -- Liquidation under Chapter 7 -- Rehabilitation of individuals with regular income -- Reorganization under Chapter 11 -- Family farmers and family fishermen reorganization under Chapter 12 -- Role of professionals in bankruptcy proceedings -- Transnational bankruptcy -- Special uses of bankruptcy

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Understanding insurance law - Robert H. Jerry II, Douglas R. Richmond
Call Number: KF1164 .J47 2012
ISBN: 0769845932
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: What is insurance? -- Sources of insurance law -- Contract formation -- The insurable interest requirement -- Scope of obligations : persons and interests -- Scope of obligations : the risks covered -- The insured's duty to pay premiums -- The mechanics of claim presentation -- The insurer's duty to pay proceeds -- Excuses for the insurer's nonperformance -- The additional duties in third-party insurance -- Group insurance -- Automobile insurance -- Excess insurance -- Reinsurance

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Visualizing bankruptcy - Laura B. Bartell
Call Number: KF1524.85 .B37 2011
ISBN: 1422482294
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: The beginning of a bankruptcy case -- The estate and the automatic stay -- Exemptions -- Claims -- Avoiding powers -- Operating the business -- Treatment of claims in Chapter 7 -- Treatment of claims in Chapter 13 -- Treatment of claims in Chapter 11 -- Discharge -- Conversion or dismissal -- Special situations

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Wills, trusts, and estates - Jesse Dukeminier
Call Number: KF753.A7 D8 2013
ISBN: 9781454824572
Publication Date: 2013

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