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The 22nd annual National Institute on Health Care Fraud - National Institute on Health Care Fraud (22nd : 2012)
Call Number: KF3608.A4 H43 2012
ISBN: 1614384657
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Section A: The Foundations of Health Law -- Section B: Foundations of and Ethical Considerations in White Collar Law -- Section C: Government Enforcement Panel -- Section D: State and Federal Administrative Sanctions -- Section E: False Claims Act Developments -- Section F: Criminal and Civil Liability for Overpayments -- Section G: Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Fraud and Abuse -- Section H: Anti-Kickback Developments -- Section I: Trial Practice Demonstration - State of Texas v. Khaled Jabboury (Harris County, Tx) -- Section J: Pharmacy Compliance -- Section K: Advanced Stark Law and Compliance -- Section L: Litigating False Claims Act Cases -- Section M: Negotiating Complex Civil Settlement and Corporate Integrity Agreements -- Section N: Workshop for Defense Counsel and In-House Counsel-Substantive Review of False Claims Act Cases and Settlements; U.S. V. Stryker Biotech (D. Ma.) and the Basis for Dismissal of Criminal Charges Against Individuals and the Organization -- Section O: Workshop for Qui Tam/Relators and Other Plaintiffs Counsel -- Section P: Criminal and Civil Liability for Lack of Medical Necessity -- Section Q: Mediation of False Claims Act Cases

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ABA basic guide to punctuation, grammar, workplace productivity, and time management - Jayne Kracker
Call Number: KF250 .K73 2012
ISBN: 1614385637
Publication Date: 2012
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index

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Analytical methods for lawyers - Howell E. Jackson
Call Number: K212 .A53 2011
ISBN: 1599419211
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Decision analysis -- Games and information -- Contracting -- Accounting -- Finance -- Microeconomics -- Economic analysis of law -- Fundamentals of statistical analysis -- Multivariate statistics

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ANDA litigation : strategies & tactics for pharmaceutical patent litigators - Kenneth Dorsney, editor
Call Number: KF3133.B56 A76 2012
ISBN: 1614384789
Publication Date: 2012
Contents; Statutory and regulatory scheme -- Drug approval process; an overview -- Notice and pre-filing considerations -- Litigation timeline -- Initiating litigation -- Responding to the complaint -- Discovery -- Experts -- Claim construction -- Summary judgment -- Remedies -- Settlement -- Antitrust -- Pretrial preparation -- Trial -- Post-trial -- Appeals to the court of appeals for the federal circuit -- Pharmaceutical regulation and litigation in foreign countries -- Managing an ANDA litigation

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Animals confined for human benefit : a legal research guide - Stefanie S. Pearlman & Melissa M. Serfass
Call Number: KF241.A55 P43 2012
ISBN: 083773908X
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: This research guide covers the law concerning animals confined for human benefit: farm, laboratory and entertainment animals. From the publisher.

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Assisted death in Europe and America : four regimes and their lessons - Guenter Lewy
Call Number: R726 .L49 2011
ISBN: 0199746419
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: 1. Introduction : Why assisted death has become an important public policy issue ; The euthanasia and assisted-suicide underground ; The aims of this study -- 2. Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in the Netherlands ; The path to legalization ; The law of 2002 decriminalizing euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide ; Empirical data on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide: who, when, why, where, and how? ; Problems in the practice of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide : Failure to report cases of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide ; Ending life without explicit request of the patient ; Termination of life in pediatric cases ; Assisted death for patients with mental suffering ; Can palliative care eliminate the need for assisted death? ; The Dutch regime of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide assessed -- 3. Voluntary euthanasia in Belgium : How Belgium legalized euthanasia ; The law on euthanasia of May 28, 2002 ; The practice of euthanasia since 2002 -- 4. Assisted suicide in Switzerland : Exit, German Switzerland: Association for a humane death ; Exit, association pour le droit de mourir dans la dignité/Suisse Romande ; Dignitas ; Other right-to-die organizations ; The public debate on assisted suicide -- 5. Physician-assisted suicide in Oregon : A legal obstacle course ; The Death with Dignity Act ; Ten years of physician-assisted death ; Criticism and problem areas -- 6. Assisted death as a last resort : Lessons from four regimes of assisted death ; A model statute for physician-assisted suicide ; Dilemmas and promise of legalized assisted death -- Appendices : 1. The Dutch Termination of Life on Request and Assisted Suicide (Review Procedures) Act ; 2. The Belgian Act on Euthanasia of 28 May 2002 ; 3. Swiss Criminal Code of 1937 (as of October 1, 2008) ; 4. The Oregon Death with Dignity Act: Oregon revised statutes.

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Cases and materials on torts - Richard A. Epstein, Catherine M. Sharkey
Call Number: KF1249 .E67 2012
ISBN: 0735599920
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Intentional harms : the prima facie case and defenses -- Strict liability and negligence : historic and analytic foundations -- Negligence -- Plaintiff's conduct -- Causation -- Affirmative duties -- Strict liability -- Products liability -- Damages -- The Institution of Insurance -- The no-fault systems -- Defamation -- Privacy -- Misrepresentation -- Economic harms -- Tort immunities

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Cases, problems, and materials on contracts - Thomas D. Crandall, Douglas J. Whaley
Call Number: KF801.A7 C7 2012
ISBN: 1454810068
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction to the study of the law of contracts -- Intent to contract : offer and acceptance -- Consideration -- Remedies -- The statute of frauds -- The parol evidence rule and interpretation of the contract -- Avoidance of the contract -- Conditions and promises : performance and breach -- Anticipatory repudiation -- Third party beneficiaries -- Assignment and delegation

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Children and the Internet : a global guide for lawyers and parents - Thomas J. Shaw
Call Number: K564.C6 S53 2012
ISBN: 1614384355
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Risks to children and the Internet -- International agreements protecting children and the Internet -- U.S. laws protecting children and the Internet -- International laws protecting children and the Internet -- Best practices to protect children and the Internet -- Starting and conclusion

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Civil procedure - Stephen C. Yeazell
Call Number: KF8839 .L35 2012
ISBN: 1454807105
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: An overview of procedure -- Part I : The constitutional framework for U.S. litigation -- Personal jurisdiction -- Subject matter jurisdiction of the Federal courts -- State law in Federal courts : Erie and its entailments -- Part II : The process of litigation -- Incentives to litigate -- Pleading -- Discovery -- Resolution without trial -- The trier and the trial -- Appeal -- Respect for judgments -- Part III : Probing the boundaries : additional claims and parties -- Joinder

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Civil procedure - Steven L. Emanuel
Call Number: KF8841 .E52 2008
ISBN: 0735572267
Publication Date: 2008
Contents: 1. Introduction -- 2. Jurisdiction over the parties -- 3. Subject matter jurisdiction -- 4. Pleading -- 5. Discovery and pretrial conference -- 6. Ascertaining applicable law -- 7. Trial procedure -- 8. Multi-party and multi-claim litigation -- 9. Former adjudication

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Consumer law - Lee F. Peoples
Call Number: KF241.C64 P46 2012
ISBN: 0837738571
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction -- Secondary sources -- Primary authority

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Corporate crime & financial fraud : legal and financial implications of corporate misconduct - Miriam F. Weismann
Call Number: KF9351 .W45 2012
ISBN: 1614385068
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Exposing the corporate criminal : an exercise in corporate transparency -- The facts behind the fiction : theories of corporate criminal liability -- Crime and punishment : statutory tools -- Constitutional perspectives : few rights and even fewer privileges -- Affirmative defenses : denying liability and deflecting blame -- Structuring corporate plea and settlement agreements : an exercise in damage control -- Tax consequences and planning opportunities : crime doesn't pay but it may be tax deductible -- Accounting "hocus-pocus" earnings management -- The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act : bribery as a global market entry strategy -- Statutory reforms post-enron : the new corporate goverance model

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Electronic discovery for small cases : managing digital evidence and ESI - Bruce A. Olson and Tom O'Connor
Call Number: KF8902.E42 O47 2012
ISBN: 1614383502
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Rule changes -- Electronic discovery : the early years -- Small case dilemma -- A cooperative approach to amanging E-Discovery in smaller cases -- Collection concerns : should you collect ESI by yourself or seek outside assistance? -- Quickly viewing a mixed bag of ESI quick view plus -- Small budget searching solutions dtSearch desktop -- A processing, review, and production tool all in one digital War Room Pro -- Managing large volumes of e-mail and their attachments with Intellea -- Working in the cloud -- A simple solution for producing ESI -- Managing E-mail with Adobe Acrobat portfolios -- Working with electronic records at mediation, arbitration or trial -- What's next

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Employee benefits hot topics III [electronic resource] - ABA Joint Committee On Employee Benefits
Call Number: KF3509 .E572 2012
ISBN: 161438570X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: CD Disc 1. Negotiating investment management & consulting agreements in a new regulatory landscape: best practices / moderator, Tiffany N. Santos -- Disc 2. Current IRS & DOL audit initiatives: a chat with Monika Templeman & Jeffrey Monhart / moderator, Joy M. Mercer -- Disc 3. Countdown to year end: what you need to do to keep your plans in compliance / moderator, Susan A. Wetzel -- Disc 4. 2014: the end of the health care world as we know it? / moderator, Andy R. Anderson -- Disc 5. Severance & other termination arrangements: planning & executing defesible goodbyes / moderator, Cynthia Marcotte Stamer -- Disc 6. Lifetime income options for retirement plans: where dowe do from here? / moderator, Kathryn J. Kennedy -- Disc 7. Paper chase & follow the money: paper & electronic benefit disclosures including fees / moderator, Bernard V. Kearse III

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Environmental liability and insurance recovery - David L. Guevara, Frank J. Deveau
Call Number: KF1298 .G84 2012
ISBN: 1614384975
Publication Date: 2012
Subjects: Liability for environmental damages -- United States; Business income insurance -- Law and legislation -- United States ; Environmental law -- United States -- Trial practice

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Evidentiary foundations - Edward J. Imwinkelried
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF8935 .I45 2012
ISBN: 0769847692
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Related procedures -- The competency of witnesses -- Authentication -- Rule 403 and legal relevance limitations on credibility evidence -- Legal relevance limitations on evidence that is relevant to the historical merits of the the case -- Privileges and similar doctrines -- The best evidence rule -- Opinion evidence -- The hearsay rule, its exemptions, and its exceptions -- Substitutes for evidence


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Federal taxation of wealth transfers : cases and problems - Stephanie J. Willbanks
Call Number: KF6583 .W55 2012
ISBN: 1454810149
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Part I. Overview of federal taxation of the transfer of wealth -- Introduction to the federal transfer tax system -- Income taxation of the transfer of wealth -- Valuation -- The definition of a gift -- Completion -- The annual exclusion -- Property owned at death -- Joint ownership -- Retained interests -- Annuities and employee death benefits -- Powers of appointment -- Life insurance -- Expenses, claims, debts, taxes, and losses -- Transfers to charity -- Transfers to the surviving spouse -- Credits and calculation of the gift and estate taxes -- The generation-skipping transfer tax

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The fourth annual National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum for In-House Counsel - National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum for In-House Counsel
Call Number: KF9351 .N27 2012
ISBN: 1614384665
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Section A: Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Investigations -- Presentation Outline / Meredith S. Auten and Jeremy Menkowitz -- Six Basic Steps to Conducting a Corporate Internal Investigation / Robert M. Stephenson -- Section B: Hot Topics: Establishing and Managing -- Establishing and Managing an In-House Investigative Function (Presentation Slides) -- Section C: Hot Topics for In-House Counsel -- Employee Privacy After Quon & Jones / Nanci L. Clarence and Mario A. Moya -- Section D: T The Responsible Corporate Officers Doctrine: New and Evolving Threats Facing In-House Counsel -- Presentation Slides / Michael E. Clark -- The Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine: A Re-emergent Threat to General Counsel and Corporate Officers / Michael E. Clark -- Section E: C Case Study: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly -- Walking on a Wire: Legal and Ethical Challenges in Responding to Civil and Criminal Investigations / William W. Horton -- Best Practices For Managing Documents in Government Investigations / Kirby D. Behre and Adam J Schwartz -- Section F: Regulators Roundtable: Recent Developments in Government Enforcement -- Internal Investigations: Are We Out of the Lions Den? / Nicholas C. Harbist -- Section G: International Panel: Protecting Privilege When Dealing With Foreign Jurisdictions and Other International Investigation Issues -- Foreign In-House Counsel Communications / Michael Campion Miller and Richard Rondoux -- Section H: Internal Investigations of Financial Institutions Internal Investigations at Financial Services Firms: Special Considerations -- (Presentation Slides) / W. Hardy Callcott -- Section I: Investigations in the Life Sciences, Healthcare & Pharma Industries: Lessons Learned and Their Applicability to Other Industries -- Presentation Slides / Linda A. Baumann, Lee J. Dobkin, Shelly L. Goldklang, and Richard W. Westling -- Internal Investigations in the Life Sciences, Healthcare and Pharma Industries / Linda A. Baumann, Lee J. Dobkin, Shelly L. Goldklang, and Richard W. Westling -- Section J: Internal Investigations & Compliance Issues for Technology Companies -- In-House Counsel's Guide to Conducting Internal Investigations -- Section K: How to Effectively Address Data Breaches -- Defending the Muffin Man and Protecting Your Client from Intellectual Property -- Section L: Current Issues in D&O Coverage: Changes in the Coverage Landscape -- D&O Insurance Essentials and Current Issues / William A. Schreiner, Jr., Jay Cassidy, Nancy D. Adams, and Deborah J. Krabbendam -- Section M: The Whistleblowers Among Us: The Implications of the Dodd-Frank Act and Other Government Whistleblower Regimes -- Dodd-Frank Act, False Claims Act and Whistleblower Litigation (Presentation Slides) -- The Intersection of the Dodd-Frank Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: What All Practitioners, Whistleblowers, Defendants, and Corporations Need to Know / Joel Androphy, Ashley Gargour, and Kathryn E. Nelson -- The Dodd-Frank Act's Bounty Hunter Provisions / Michael E. Clark -- Insights into the SEC's Whistleblower Program / Laurence S. Lese and Michael E. Clark -- Section N: Remediation, Special Monitors and Settling With the Government -- Dos and Dont's for Managing a Monitor / George A. Stamboulidis and Lauren J. Resnick

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A guide to federal agency adjudication - Jeffrey B. Litwak, editor
Call Number: KF5407 .G838 2012
ISBN: 1614385378
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Adjudication under the Administrative Procedure Act -- Hearings required by procedural due process -- The right to a hearing under the APA -- Pre-hearing requirements -- Hearing requirements -- Post-hearing requirements -- Integrity of the decisionmaking process -- Alternative dispute resolution -- Informal adjudication -- Administrative law judges -- Attorneys' fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act -- Adjudication under the 2010 model state APA

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Guidebook to the Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts - Cornish F. Hitchcock, editor
Call Number: KF5753 .G85
Publication Date: 2012
Subjects: Government information -- United States;
Public records -- Law and legislation -- United States;
Records -- Law and legislation -- United States ;
Privacy, Right of -- United States

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Implementing institutional controls at brownfields and other contaminated sites - Amy L. Edwards, editor
Call Number: KF3946 .I48 2012
ISBN: 1614385009
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: An overview of institutional controls -- CERCLA "five-year reviews" as a long-term institutional control assurance tool -- The benefits of a uniform state law for institutional controls -- Identifying activity and use limitations as part of all appropriate inquiries in the due diligence process -- Institutional controls as a risk management option -- Activity and use limitations applied to risk-based corrective action -- Remedy selection at closing military bases : institutional controls -- Long-term environmental management at contaminated school sites with an emphasis on vapor intrusion -- Institutional controls and insurance -- Land use restrictions and institutional controls under the brownfields amendments of 2002 -- Life cycle costs of institutional controls -- Land use control implementation plans : a model -- Information technology for institutional control management of environmentally impaired properties -- Mississippi "one call" and the Mississippi Uniform Environmental Covenants Act -- Texas municipal setting designations -- Lessons learned in tracking institutional controls in Emeryville, California -- Rochester, New York: a local government/initiated environmental institutional control program

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Invention analysis and claiming : a patent lawyer's guide - Ronald D. Slusky
Call Number: KF3131 .S58 2012
ISBN: 1614385610
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Inventions are concepts -- Begin from the problem (not the embodiment) -- The problem-solution statement -- The problem-solution statement: reaching for breadth -- The problem-solution statement: reining in overbreadth -- Fallback features and the planned retreat -- Problem-solution-based independent claims -- Inventive-departure-based independent claims -- Intermediate- and narrow-scope claims -- Definition claims -- Assembling the dependent claims -- Claims with functional language -- Means-plus-function -- Inventions settings and direct infringers -- Statutory claim types -- Claim diversity -- Claim review with enforcement in mind -- Writing the background and summary -- Writing the detailed description -- Claim rejections: amend or argue? -- Claim amendments -- Working with the inventor

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The law of commercial surety and miscellaneous bonds - Samuel J. Arena, Jr. , Richard E. Towle, editors
Call Number: KF1225 .M36 2012
ISBN: 1614385181
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Medicare and medicaid surety bonds / Robert J. Duke and Richard H. Stanziale -- Law of developers or subdivision bonds / Susan M. Moore ... [et al.] -- Financial guaranty insurance and surety bonds / James D. Ferrucci and Rosemary Quinn -- Probate bonds / Matthew M. Horowitz, Michelle Himes-Wiederschall and Fred Rettig -- Bankruptcy trustee/receiver bonds / Ellen M. Cavallaro and Chad L. Schexnayder -- Public official bonds / James A. Knox, Jr., Gerald N. Carozza, Jr., and Ralph J. Kooy -- Reclamation bonds / William T. Gorton III, George W. Thompson, and Blaine Early -- Commercial bail bonds / L. Jay Labe and Jerry Watson -- License and permit bonds / Patrick Q. Hustead and Matthew L. Silverstein -- Mechanics' lien discharge bonds / Jonathan J. Dunn and Gregory L. Daily -- Fringe benefit bonds / David C. Olson, Amanda J. Albrecht, and Paul F. Haffner -- Customs bonds, claims, and litigation / James A. Carpenter, T. Scott Leo, and Ann T. Hester -- Alcohol, tobacco , and bonds, an unlikely cocktail : federal excise bonds / Robert A. McCall and Timothy M. Pomarole -- Worker compensation bonds / Greta A. McMorris and Lawrence Lerner -- Judicial bonds / Fred C. Statum III, Edward J. Reilly, and Jeffrey S. Price -- Suretyship in domestic admiralty law / Maura Z. Pelleteri and Robert G. Lavitt -- Lost instrument bonds / Mark Pessolano, David C. Veis, and Julia V. Lee -- Notary bonds / Jay H. Kern and Douglass F. Wynne, Jr. -- Warehouse bonds / Lindsay Erin Levin and William P. Pearce -- The commercial surety's collateral in a principal's bankruptcy case / George J. Bachrach, Michael A. Stover, and Caryn Mohan-Maxfield

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Learning evidence : from the federal rules to the courtroom - Deborah Jones Merritt, Ric Simmons
Call Number: KF8935 .M47 2012
ISBN: 0314275401
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Why take this course? -- Types of courtroom evidence -- Four W's of the federal rules of evidence : why, who, where, when -- Structure of a trial -- Raising and resolving evidentiary objections -- Relevance -- Prejudice, confusion, or waste of time -- Fitting the rules of together -- Subsequent remedial measures -- Settlements and offers to compromise -- Medical expenses -- Criminal plea bargaining -- Liability insurance -- Putting a witness on the stand -- Examining witnesses -- Refreshing a witness's memory -- Impeaching witnesses -- Using prior statements to impeach witnesses -- Revealing untruthful character on cross-examination -- Using criminal convictions to impeach witnesses -- Reputation or opinion evidence of untruthful character -- Cross-examining the character witness -- Religious beliefs and impeachment -- Rule of completeness -- Character evidence and the rules -- Evidence to prove character as an element -- Using character evidence to prove propensity -- Character evidence to show propensity in criminal prosecutions -- Methods of proving propensity in criminal cases -- Crimes, wrongs, or other acts -- Habit -- Rape shield law -- Propensity in sexual-assault and child-molestation cases -- Preliminary questions -- What is hearsay and why don't we like it? -- The "truth of the matter asserted" -- What is a statement? -- Admissible hearsay -- Hearsay exemption : prior statements by witnesses -- Hearsay exceptions : present sense impressions and excited utterances -- Hearsay exception : state of mind -- Hearsay exception : medical treatment -- Hearsay exception : recorded recollection -- Rule 805 : hearsay within hearsay -- Hearsay exception : business records -- Hearsay exception : public records -- Hearsay exceptions : other 803 exceptions -- Rule 804 introduction : what is unavailability? -- Hearsay exception : former testimony -- Hearsay exception : dying declarations -- Hearsay exception : statement against interest -- Hearsay exception : forfeiture -- Hearsay exemption : statements by opposing party -- Statements by opposing parties in the context of multiple parties -- Hearsay exemption : statements of coconspirators -- Residual exception -- Attacking a declarant's credibility -- The Sixth Amendment and hearsay -- Judicial notice -- Lay opinions -- What subjects are appropriate for expert testimony? -- Qualifying experts -- Bases of expert opinion -- Limits on opinion and expert testimony -- Court-appointed experts -- Introduction to privileges -- Attorney-client privilege -- Other privileges -- Authentication -- Best evidence -- Presumptions -- The role of the jury

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The legal rights of students - NASW Press
Call Number: KF4192.5.S63 L44 2011
ISBN: 0871014254
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: History of school social work -- School social worker credentials -- Legal rights within the public education system -- Issues related to the school environment -- Issues related to social work services within the school

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Legal writing - Terrill Pollman
Call Number: KF250 .L398 2011
ISBN: 0735597308
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Pt. 1. Introduction -- How to use this book -- Transitioning to legal writing -- Pt. 2. Objective writing -- Overview : office memos -- Choosing authority -- Interpreting statutes -- Organizing the discussion -- Constructing a rule -- Stating and explaining the rule -- Applying the law : fact-based analysis -- Applying the law : analogical analysis -- Applying the law : policy analysis -- Writing the introduction to the discussion (or argument) -- Writing the question presented (objective) -- Writing the brief answer -- Writing the facts -- Pt. 3. Persuasive writing -- Overview : motions and briefs -- Handling standards of review -- Developing a theory of the case and themes -- Writing point headings and subheadings -- Making persuasive arguments -- Making persuasive counterarguments -- Writing the summary of the argument -- Writing a persuasive fact statement -- Writing the question presented (persuasive) -- Pt. 4. -- Revising & rewriting -- Overview to part IV : revising & rewriting -- Fixing awkward sentence structure -- Starting paragraphs powerfully -- Writing concisely to stay within the word count or page limit -- Bringing it together : transitions and coherence -- Appendix A. -- The cell phone manslaughter problem -- Appendix B. -- The copyright and fair use problem

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The little book of movie law - Carol Robertson
Call Number: KF4298 .R63 2012
ISBN: 1614384703
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The early days of the cinema: a period of invention -- The silent era: 1915-1929: risqué films and scandal in the industry -- The development of sound cinema: 1929-1945 -- The post war era: 1945-1960s -- The movie industry from the 1960s to the 1980s: the rise of independent producers -- Trends in the movie industry post-1980

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The military law sourcebook - American Bar Association
Call Number: KF7209 .M58 2012
ISBN: 1614385203
Publication Date: 2012
Convention on the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide -- Federal tort claims act -- Military claims act -- National guard tort claims act -- Foreign claims act -- Military personnel and civilian employees claims act -- Francis Lieber's code -- The geneva conventions -- The hague conventions -- Patriot act -- Servicemembers civil relief act -- The uniform code of military justice -- Uniformed servicemember employment and reemployment rights act

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Narrowing the gap : legal English for the new international legal practitioner - Kevin J. Fandl
Call Number: KF385 .F36 2012
ISBN: 1614384371
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: U.S. legal institutions -- U.S. contract law -- Commercial law -- Legal reasoning -- Legal research and citation

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The NEPA litigation guide - Albert M. Ferlo, Karin P. Sheldon, and Mark Squillace, editors
Call Number: KF3775 .N473 2012
ISBN: 1614385165
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The background and history of NEPA -- Range of proposals covered by NEPA / John F. Shepherd and Hadassah M. Reimer -- Timing of NEPA compliance / Karin P. Sheldon -- Programmatic EIS issues / Jena A. MacLean, Jay C. Johnson, and Alix Bromer -- The alternatives analysis / Laura Lindley and Kathleen C. Schroder -- Public participation under NEPA / Joseph Feller -- The regulations implementing NEPA / James M. McElfish Jr. -- Litigating NEPA cases / Andrea Berlowe and Albert M. Ferlo -- NEPA and climate change / Mark Squillace and Alexander Hood

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New practitioner's guide to intellectual property - David R. Gerk and John M. Fleming
Call Number: KF2979 .G47 2012
ISBN: 1614384762
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Patents -- Trademarks, trade dress, unfair competition, and trade secrets -- Copyrights

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Picking Cotton : our memoir of injustice and redemption - Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton
Call Number: Circ/Reserve HV6568.B87 T56 2009
ISBN: 0312376537
Publication Date: 2009
Summary: The story behind the unlikely friendship which developed between the accused rapist Ronald Cotton--who served eleven years in prison for a crime he didn't commit--and his accuser, Jennifer Thompson, raped at knifepoint by a man who broke into her apartment while she slept

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Principles of international law - Sean D. Murphy
Call Number: KZ3410 .M873 2012
ISBN: 0314262687
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Foundations of international law -- Actors of international law -- International law creation -- International law interpretation and dispute resolution -- International law compliance and enforcement -- Rules on state responsibility -- Foreign relations law of the United States -- National jurisdiction to prescribe, adjudicate, and enforce -- Immunity from national jurisdiction -- Human rights -- Law of the sea -- International environmental law -- International criminal law -- Use of armed force and arms control -- International legal research

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The regulation of franchising in the new global economy - Elizabeth Crawford Spencer
Call Number: K3966 .S69 2010
ISBN: 184844866X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Reconceiving regulation -- The market interaction as private regulation -- The contract as private regulation -- Purpose and scope of franchise-specific regulation and the UNIDROIT model law -- Worldwide survey of franchise-specific regulation -- Summary of trends in franchise-specific legislation -- Legislation impacting upon negotiation and formation of franchise contracts -- Legislation impacting upon the performance of and exit from the agreement -- Future directions for the regulation of franchising

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Securities Regulation : cases and materials - John C. Coffee, Jr., Hillary A. Sale
Call Number: KF1438 .J46 2012
ISBN: 1609301161
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The institutional and regulatory framework -- The basic structure and prohibitions of the Securities Act -- The registration process -- Definitions of "security" and "exempted securities" -- The private offering exemptions : sections 4(2) and 4(5) -- The limited offering exemptions : Regulation D, Section 3(b), Regulation A, and Section 4(6) -- Intrastate offerings : Section 3(a)(11) and Rule 147 -- Reorganizations and recapitalizations -- Offerings by underwriters, affiliates and dealers -- Regulation of the securities markets -- Regulation of broker-dealers -- Tender offers, management buyouts, and takeover contests -- Civil liability under the Securities Act of 1933 -- Rule 10b-5 : fraud in connection with a purchase or sale of a security -- General civil liability provisions -- Insider trading -- Federal securities law and shareholder voting -- Civil liability under the Investment Company Act -- State law -- SEC enforcement actions -- Criminal enforcement of the federal securities laws -- International enforcement

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The torts process - James A. Henderson, Jr., Richard N. Pearson, Douglas A. Kysar
Call Number: KF1249 .H4 2012
ISBN: 145480615X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction to the torts process : liability for harmful and offensive battery -- Actual causation -- Negligence : duty of care and proof of breach -- Negligence : proximate causation, special categories of nonrecovery, and defenses -- Trespass to land and nuisance -- Strict liability -- Products liability -- Damages -- The role of liability insurance in the torts process -- Compensation systems as alternatives to the system of tort liability based on fault -- Dignitary wrongs and intentional infliction of mental upset -- Defamation -- Invasion of privacy -- Commercial torts : misrepresentation and interference with business relations -- Global dimensions of tort law

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Treatise on constitutional law : substance and procedure - Ronald D. Rotunda, John E. Nowak
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF4550 .R63 2012
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: v. 1. The origins of judicial review ; Federal jurisdiction ; Sources of national authority ; The federal commerce power ; Federal fiscal powers ; International affairs ; Presidential domestic power ; Congressional powers and privileges -- v. 2. Constitutional limitations on the assumption of public office ; How a bill becomes a law ; The commerce clauses and restrictions on state regulatory powers ; Federal regulation and state authority ; State taxation ; Individual liberties: an overview ; Substantive due process ; State action -- v. 3. Procedural due process - the requirement of fair adjudicative procedures ; Equal protection

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Trial evidence - Thomas A. Mauet, Warren D. Wolfson
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF8935 .M28 2012
ISBN: 1454810181
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: An advocacy approach to trial evidence -- The role and power of the trial judge : evidentiary objections before and during trial -- Opening statements -- Direct examination of witnesses : basic considerations -- Direct examination of witnesses : relevance -- Direct examination of witnesses : hearsay and non-hearsay -- Direct examination of witnesses : hearsay exceptions -- Direct examination of witnesses : policy exclusions and privileges -- Direct examination of experts -- Exhibits -- Judicial notice and presumptions -- Cross-examination and impeachment of lay and expert witnesses -- Redirect, recross, rebuttal, and surrebuttal -- Closing arguments

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Wills, trusts, and estates : examples and explanations - Gerry W. Beyer
Call Number: Circ/Reserve KF755.Z9 B49 2012
ISBN: 0735588244
Publication Date: 2012
Subjects: Wills -- United States -- Outlines, syllabi, etc;
Trusts and trustees -- United States -- Outlines, syllabi, etc; Estate planning -- United States -- Outlines, syllabi, etc

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