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Selected new titles added to the Law Library's collection in August 2013.
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The ABA cybersecurity handbook : a resource for attorneys, law firms, and business professionals - Jill D. Rhodes and Vincent I. Polley [editors]
Call Number: KF318 .A7518 2013
ISBN: 1627222545
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Purpose of this handbook -- Understanding cyber and data security risks and best practices -- Data security and lawyers' legal and ethical obligations to clients -- Understanding the practice setting -- Best practices for incident response and cyber coverage -- Cyber liability insurance for law firms and legal organizations

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The ABCs of the UCC. Article 2, Sales - Henry D. Gabriel, UCC Committee
Call Number: KF915 .Z95 .G32 2013
ISBN: 1627222421
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Contract formation : the simple case -- Contract terms : the simple case -- Contract terms : express and implied warranties -- Offer, acceptance, and terms in the hard case : section 2-207 and the battle of the forms -- Contract performance and breach -- Property aspects of the sales transactions -- Remedies

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Acing negotiable instruments : a checklist approach to negotiable instruments - David J. Leibson
Call Number: KF957 .L45 2010
ISBN: 0314911456
Publication Date: 2010
Summary: To help prepare students for law school examinations, this book includes pages of text, numerous outlines, bullet points, sample essay questions and answers, and mini-checklists to teach the basics and fine points of professional responsibility. From the publisher.

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The ADA Amendments Act and the EEOC's implementing regulations : questions and answers - Amy Allbright
Call Number: KF3469.A3282008 A2 2013
ISBN: 162722145X
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: A comprehensive analysis of the ADAAA and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions (EEOC) regulations implementing it. From the publisher

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Alternative dispute resolution in a nutshell - Jacqueline M. Nolan-Haley
Call Number: KF9084 .N65 2013
ISBN: 0314285326
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Introduction -- Negotiation -- Mediation -- Arbitration -- Dispute resolution in the court -- Hybrid dispute resolution procedures

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Basic contract law - Lon L. Fuller, Melvin Aron Eisenber, Mark P. Gergen
Call Number: KF801.A7 F824 2013 Circ/Reserve
ISBN: 0314200355
Publication Date: 2013

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Building community resilience post-disaster : a guide for affordable housing and community economic development practitioners - Dorcas R. Gilmore, Editor
Call Number: KF3750 .B85 2013
ISBN: 1627221786
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Federal financing and funding programs post-disaster -- The role of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development in post disaster community recovery -- Beyond the Stafford Act : a human rights approach to disaster policy -- Local government and inter-jurisdictional coordination in disaster response and recovery -- The role of nonprofits and religious organizations in emergency response -- Equity in disasters : civil and human rights challenges in the context of emergency events -- The 9/11 attack on America and lessons on how to rebuild a mixed use business district -- Small business disaster assistance -- Restoring small business : a state agency response to the 2008 Iowa disasters -- The 2008 Texas hurricanes : working for equitable and transparent redevelopment -- Public housing : to rehabilitate or replace? -- Locked out and torn down : public housing post Katrina -- Wolf at the door : protecting homeowners from predatory housing activities in the wake of disaster -- Housing choice in crisis : short term post-Katrina relief -- Disasters' long term impact on fair housing : rebuilding as an engine to perpetuate or challenge entrenched segregation -- Innovative post-disaster community-based housing strategies -- Disaster as a catalyst for collaboration and innovation : workforce development in Mississippi following hurricane Katrina

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The dissenting opinions of Mr. Justice Holmes : arranged, with introductory notes - Alfred Lief
Call Number: KF213 .H6 1929
Publication Date: 1929
Contents: Foreword -- Natural law -- I. On hampering social experiments -- II. On infringing upon freedom -- III. On encroaching upon the states -- IV. On usurping power -- V. On escaping taxes -- The Espionage act: majority opinions -- Excerpts from the majority opinions -- Index

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A documentary companion to A civil action : with notes, comments and questions - Lewis A. Grossman, Robert G. Vaughn
Call Number: KF228.A667 G76 2002
ISBN: 158778422X
Publication Date: 2002
Contents: 1. Personal jurisdiction -- 2. Notice -- 3. Subject matter jurisdiction -- 4. Venue and transfer -- 5. The governing law in a diversity case -- 6. Pleadings -- 7. Joinder of claims and parties -- 8. Discovery I: Introduction and scope -- 9. Discovery II: Techniques -- 10. Discovery III: secrecy in litigation -- 11. Discovery IV: abuse and sanctions -- 12. Scheduling and pretrial conferences -- 13. Settlement and voluntary dismissal -- 14. Summary judgment -- 15. Right to trial by jury and jury selection -- 16. Motion for judgment as a matter of law -- 17. Instructions and verdicts -- 18. Renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law after trial and motion for a new trial -- 19. Appeals and rule 60 motions -- 20. Claim and issue preclusion

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The environmental law sourcebook
Call Number: KF3775.A3 E6 2013
ISBN: 1627222448
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Vol. 1. Clean Air Act -- Clean Water Act -- The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act -- Vol. 2. Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act -- Endangered Species Act -- Federal Foo, Drug, and Cosmetic Act -- Vol. 3. Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act -- Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act -- National Environmental Policy Act -- Oil Pollution Act -- Pollution Prevention Act -- Resource Conservation and Recovery Act -- Safe Drinking Water Act -- Shore Protection Act -- Toxic Substances Control Act

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Equal protection: cases and materials - Robert C. Farrell (Faculty, QUSL) and Alison E. Conroy
Call Number: KF4764.A7 F38 2013
ISBN: 9781600421891
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: Equal Protection, Cases and Materials is a study of the substantive law of equal protection, both under the Fourteenth Amendment as applied against state governments, and under the implied equal protection component of the Fifth Amendment as applied against the federal government. The book focuses on decisions of the United States Supreme Court. It contains carefully edited opinions followed by notes that include explanatory material, commentary, and citations to leading law review articles. The book covers the following topics: rational basis review, racial classifications, the different tiers of review, gender classifications, classifications affecting nonmarital children, classifications of aliens, classifications on the basis of sexual orientation, implied fundamental rights under the Equal Protection Clause, and Congressional power to enforce the Equal Protection Clause. From the publisher.

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Essential qualities of the professional lawyer - Paul A. Haskins, editor
Call Number: KF297 .E87 2013
ISBN: 1627220526
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: The qualities of the professional lawyer / Nell W. Hamilton -- The authentic lawyer: merging the personal and the professional / Daisy Hurst Floyd -- Civility as the core of professionalism / Jayne R. Reardon -- The practical case for civility / Peter R. Jarvis and Katie M. Lachter -- Successful lawyer skills and behaviors / William D. Henderson -- Inclusive thinking / Arlin N. Reeves -- Women in the law / Roberta D. Liebenberg -- Mastering the craft of lawyering / Mark A. Dubois -- Diligence / Daisy Hurst Floyd and Paul A. Haskins -- Honesty, integrity and loyalty / Mark A. Dubois -- Navigating the character and fitness process / Patricia A. Sexton -- Reputation / Avarita L. Hanson -- Finding and getting the most out of a mentor / Lori L. Keating and Michael P. Maslanka -- Handling money / Martha Middleton -- eProfessionalism / Stephanie L. Kimbro -- Pro bono and public service / Anthony C. Musto -- Health and wellness / Frederic S. Ury and Deborah M. Garskof -- Mindfulness and professionalism / Jan L. Jacobowitz -- The importance of personal organization / Kelly Lynn Anders -- The globalization of professionalism / Robert E. Lutz

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Federalism of wetlands - Ryan W. Taylor
Call Number: KF5624 .T39 2013
ISBN: 9780415503419
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Wetlands : a missing piece of the federalism puzzle -- An example of intergovernmental management -- Taking a "bottom-up" approach -- A "top-down" look at effectiveness -- Applying an empirical logic of governance -- The administrative context of wetland regulation -- The significance of redundancy

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Getting to yes : negotiating agreement without giving in - Roger Fisher and William Ury, with Bruce Patton, editor
Call Number: BF637.N4 F57 2011 Circ/Reserve
ISBN: 9780143118756
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Ch. 1. Don't Bargain Over Positions -- Ch. 2. Separate the People from the Problem -- Ch. 3. Focus on Interests, Not Positions -- Ch. 4. Invent Options for Mutual Gain -- Ch. 5. Insist on Using Objective Criteria -- Ch. 6. What If They Are More Powerful? (Develop Your BATNA - Best Alternative To A Negotiated Agreement) -- Ch. 7. What If They Won't Play? (Use Negotiation Jujitsu) -- Ch. 8. What If They Use Dirty Tricks? (Taming the Hard Bargainer)

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Learning to lead : what really works for women in law - Gindi Eckel Vincent ; Mary B. Cranston, advisor
Call Number: KF299.W6 V56 2013
ISBN: 1627222146
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Understanding the lay of the land : the statistics on working and leading women -- The men, the myths, the legends : understanding myths and stereotypes -- What we know : what the experts tell us about women leaders -- How does it all work : applying what we know to women in law -- Insight from the top : interviews with legal leaders -- View from the bench : interviews with the judiciary -- Total leadership makeover : transforming real-life lawyers

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Legal guide for starting & running a small business - Fred S. Steingold
Call Number: KF1659 .S745 2013
ISBN: 1413317391
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Which legal form is best for your business? -- Structuring a partnership agreement -- Creating a corporation -- Creating a limited liability company -- Preparing for ownership changes with a buyout agreement -- Naming your business and products -- Licenses and permits -- Tax basics for the small business -- Raising money for your business -- Buying a business -- Franchises : how not to get burned -- Insuring your business -- Negotiating a favorable lease -- Home-based business -- Employees and independent contractors -- The importance of excellent customer relations -- Legal requirements for dealing with customers -- Cash, credit cards, and checks -- Extending credit and getting paid -- Put it in writing : small business contracts -- The financially troubled business -- Resolving legal disputes -- Representing yourself in small claims court -- Lawyers and legal research

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The little book of Elvis law - Cecil C. Kuhne III
Call Number: KF228.P737 K84 2013
ISBN: 9781627221139
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Elvis impersonator : defining the boundaries, Estate of Elvis Presley v. Russen, 513 F. Supp. 1339 (D.N.J. 1981) -- Generous gesture : making it a contract, Alden v. Presley, 637 S.W.2d 862 (Tenn. 1982) -- Elvis memorabilia : off to the auction, estate of Pepper v. Whitehead, 686 F.3d 658 (8th cir. 2012) -- Will contest : whoʹs your daddy? Presley v. Hanks, 782 S.W.2d 482 (Tenn. App. 1989) -- Priscillaʹs bane : stopping false endorsements, Presley v. Grant, 2002 WL31547000 (Calif. App. 2002) -- Canceled concert : a question of refunds, Presley v. City of Memphis, 769 S.W.2d 221 -- (Tenn. App. 1988) -- Precious piano : disregarding the agreement, 148 Investment Group, inc. v. Elvis Presley Enterprises, inc., 54 F.3d 777 (6th cir. 1995) -- The velvet Elvis : an issue of infringement, Elvis Presley Enterprises, inc. v. Capece, 141 f.3d 188, (5th cir. 1998) -- False gossip : suing for libel, Brewer v. Memphis Publishing co., 626 F.2d 1238 -- (5th cir. 1980) -- Recording contract : what?s included?, Current Audio, inc. v. RCA Corp., 71 Misc. 2d 831 -- N.Y.S.2d 949 (Sup. Ct. 1972) -- Elvis documentary : a violation of copyright, Elvis Presley Enterprises, inc, v. Passport Video, 349 F.3d 622 (9th cir. 2003) -- Bootleg music : defining the crime, Dowling v. United States, 473 U.S. 207 -- Photo spread : a case of unauthorized use, Curtin v. Star Editorial, inc., 2 F.Supp. 2d 670 (E.D. Pa. 1998) -- Booking agent : dropping the ball, Cummins v. Brodie, 667 S.W.2d 759 (Tenn. app. 1983) -- Press scoop : or not, Sellers v. American Broadcasting Co., 668 F.2d 1207 -- (11th cir. 1982) -- Death certificate : the investigation requirement, Board of County Commissioners of Shelby County v. Taylor, 1994 WL 420922 (Tenn. App. 1994)

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The little book of music law - Amber Nicole Shavers
Call Number: KF4291 .S52 2013
ISBN: 1627221476
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: The Little Book of Music Law discusses the history and cases surrounding the music business from the early 20th century through today. The cases include legal issues which have had significant effects on the evolution of the industry and are illuminated by the personalities, conflicts, and overwhelming talents within the music industry, including stories featuring Enrico Caruso, Frank Sinatra, Alan Freed, The Beatles, The Supremes, 2 Live Crew, and Eminem. From the publisher.

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Looting and rape in wartime : law and change in international relations - Tuba Inal
Call Number: KZ7162 .I53 2013
ISBN: 0812244761
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Prohibition regimes -- The prohibition of pillage in war -- The (non)prohibition of rape in war : the Hague Conventions -- The prohibition of rape in war : first steps : the Geneva Conventions and the additional protocols -- The prohibition of rape in war : success: the Rome Statute

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Patent law essentials : a concise guide - Alan L. Durham
Call Number: KF3114.85 .D87 2013
ISBN: 9781440828782
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Patents distinguished from other rights -- Reading a patent -- Patentable subject matter -- Patent prosecution -- Ownership and other rights -- Interpreting patent claims -- Conditions of patentability -- Enforceability defenses -- Infringement -- Patent litigation -- Special topics

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Privacy, information, and technology - Daniel J. Solove, Paul M. Schwartz
Call Number: KF1262 .S664 2011
ISBN: 9780735510425
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Information privacy, technology, and the law -- Information privacy law : origins and types -- Perspectives on privacy -- The Fourth Amendment and emerging technology -- Federal electronic surveillance law -- Digital searches and seizures -- National security and foreign intelligence -- Public access to government records -- Government records of personal information -- The financial services industry and personal data -- Commercial entities and personal data -- Data security -- First Amendment limitations on privacy regulation -- Government access to private sector records

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Privacy law fundamentals - Daniel J. Solove & Paul M. Schwartz
Call Number: KF1262 .S653 2013
ISBN: 0988552523
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: 1. New developments -- 2. Introduction: an overview of privacy law -- 3. Privacy and the media -- 4. Privacy and law enforcement -- 5. National security -- 6. Government records -- 7. Health and genetic privacy -- 8. Financial information -- 9. Business data and consumer privacy -- 10. Government access to private-sector records -- 11. Data security -- 12. School privacy -- 13. Employment privacy -- 14. International privacy law

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The redbook : a manual on legal style - Bryan A. Garner ; with Jeff Newman, Tiger Jackson
Call Number: KF250 .G375 2013
ISBN: 9780314289018
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Mechanics -- Punctuation -- Capitalization -- Italics, boldface and underlining -- Document design -- Numbers -- Typographic symbols -- Spelling -- Citations -- Footnotes -- Grammar, usage, and editing -- Grammar -- Stuffy words and legalese -- Troublesome words -- Editing and proofreading -- Legal documents-- Case briefs -- Business correspondence -- E-mail messages -- Research memos -- Opinion letters -- Demand letters -- Affidavits and declarations -- Pleadings -- Motions -- Appellate briefs -- Judicial opinions -- Contracts -- Legislation, rules, and regulations -- Scholarly writing -- Student research papers and law-review notes -- Law-review articles -- Book reviews

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Restatement of the law third : the law of American Indians. Discussion draft - American Law Institute
Call Number: KF395.A2 A482 Basic Research Collection
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: [No. 1] April 11, 2013: Chapter 1. Federal-tribal relations; Appendix: Black letter of discussion draft

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Skills and values. Constitutional law - William D. Araiza
Call Number: KF4550.Z9 A47 2013
ISBN: 1422474518
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: A prerequisite to constitutional issues: state action -- Standing and the spending power -- The federal interstate commerce power and the Tenth Amendment -- State sovereign immunity and congressional power to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment -- Federal executive powers -- The "Dormant" Commerce Clause -- Procedural due process -- Is there a right to die? -- Equal protection -- Privileges or immunities clause -- The protection of economic rights -- The freedom of speech -- The establishment clause -- The free exercise clause

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Town and gown : legal strategies for effective collaboration - Cynthia A. Baker and Patricia E. Salkin, editors
Call Number: KF4225 .T69 2013
ISBN: 161438861X
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Three trends influencing higher education: effective collaborative responses required / Cynthia A. Baker -- Continuum of relationships between institutions and their host municipalities and communities / Judith Welch Wegner -- Sources and structure of higher education law / Seth Gilbertson -- Conflicts of interest in higher education : boards of trustees / Daniel Gross and Patricia E. Salkin -- Steering a clear course with pilots / Daniel D. Crean -- Yale and New Haven : an evolution in town-gown relations / Daniel D. Crean -- Financing higher education facilities with community input / Kenneth W. Bond and Alexander G. Burlingame -- Campus security and local criminal enforcement entities / Joseph Storch -- Mental health and tobacco: case studies in campus health / Heather A. McCabe -- Off-campus student housing / Amy Lavine -- Interdisciplinary health partnership between graduate schools and host communities / Emily A. Benfer -- Law school clinics and their community / Jennifer Jack and Mary Lynch -- University technology transfer and community economic development / Pamela Ko -- Case study : New York City's town+gown program / Terri Matthews -- Zoning / Leon Goodwin -- Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina: a collaborative approach to planning and development / David W. Owens -- Town, gown, and place-based sustainability : collaborating in the shared space / Keith H. Hirokawa and Jonathan D. Rosenbloom

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Transgender persons and the law - Ally Windsor Howell, LL.M.
Call Number: KF4754.5 .H69 2013
ISBN: 9781614389750
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Who or what is a transgender person? -- Identification documents -- Use of public facilities -- Housing -- Military service and veterans benefits -- Family law -- Education and students -- Health care -- Personal safety -- Employment -- Immigration -- Criminal justice and corrections

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Understanding criminal law - Joshua Dressler
Call Number: KF9219 .D74 2012
ISBN: 0769848931
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Criminal law : an overview -- Principles of criminal punishment -- Sources of the criminal law -- Constitutional limits on the criminal law -- Legality -- Proportionality -- Burdens of proof -- Presumptions -- Actus Reus -- Mens Rea -- Strict liability -- Mistakes of fact -- Mistakes of law -- Causation -- Concurrence of elements -- Defenses : an overview -- Justifications and excuses -- Self-defense -- Defense of others -- Defense of property and habitation -- Law enforcement -- Necessity -- Duress -- Intoxication -- Insanity -- Diminished capacity -- Attempt -- Solicitation -- Conspiracy -- Liability for the acts of others : complicity -- Criminal homicide -- Theft -- Rape

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What the best law teachers do - Michael Hunter Schwartz, Gerald F. Hess, Sophie M. Sparrow
Call Number: K100 .S39 2013
ISBN: 9780674049147
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Introduction, methodology, and executive summary -- What is exceptional learning in law school? -- What personal qualities do they possess? -- How do they relate to their students? -- What do they expect from their students? -- How do they prepare to teach? -- How do they engage students in and out of the classroom? -- How do they provide feedback and assess students? -- What lasting lessons do their students take away? -- Suggestions for using this book

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When robots kill : artificial intelligence under criminal law - Gabriel Hallevy
Call Number: K5070 .H35 2013
ISBN: 1555538010
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: The emergence of machina sapiens criminalis -- AI criminal liability for intentional offenses -- AI criminal liability for negligence offenses -- AI criminal liability for strict liability offenses -- Applicability of general defenses to AI criminal liability -- Sentencing AI

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Zoning the oceans : the next big step in coastal zone management - John M. Boehnert
Call Number: KF5627 .B64 2013
ISBN: 9781627220347
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: The early years : the public trust doctrine and state and local regulation -- Charting the course : navigating federal and states rights in offshore waters -- The modern era : federal guidance and state regulation under the Coastal Zone Management Act -- Ocean zoning : ecosystem-based management and marine spatial planning -- A national ocean zoning policy : ocean zoning and the interagency ocean policy task force -- Ocean zoning models : from national to state, cooperative to regulatory -- Introduction and overview: Ocean zoning for alternative energy development -- Detailed studies and information gathering : building a database for future permitting -- Regulating users : an open-ended model for continued future regulation -- The process : open, cooperative, and consensual -- The benefits : protecting the ecosystem, reducing user conflicts, and shortening permitting time -- Jurisdictional significance : a "states' rights" model for coastal zone management.


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