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The ABA guide to international bar admissions - Russell W. Dombrow, Nancy A. Matos, co-editors
Call Number: K120 .A22 2012
ISBN: 1614386218
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Trade agreements and legal services -- Africa -- Asia -- Australia/Oceania -- Europe -- North America and Central America -- South America

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ABA model guidelines for the utilization of paralegal services - American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals
Call Number: KF320.L4 A45 2012
ISBN: 1614386781
Publication Date: 2012
Note: ""The Standing Committee has based these 2012 revisions on the American Bar Association's Model Rules of Professional Conduct... but has also attempted to take into account existing state recommendations and guidelines, decided authority and contemporary practice."--Preamble

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The ABA practical guide to drafting basic Islamic finance contracts - Dena H. Elkhatib
Call Number: KBP940.2 .E43 2012
ISBN: 1614386196
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: What is Islamic finance? -- Basic elements to any Islamic contract -- Types of Islamic finance structures -- Conclusion

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American lawyers : public servants and the development of a nation - Paul Carrington
Call Number: KF297 .C37 2012
ISBN: 1614383022
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Founding lawyers : enthroning law as king -- Founding lawyers as partisans : making the judiciary -- Lawyers unifying a nation -- Lawyers for equal rights for all citizens -- Lawyers and the issue of slavery -- Lawyers at war with one another -- Lawyers reconstructing the South -- Lawyers and the "search for order" -- Lawyers competing for status : law as science? -- Lawyers organizing their profession -- Lawyers for social progress -- Exporting progress : lawyers as missionaries -- Progress on a national scale -- Progress interrupted -- Institutional reforms -- Lawyers in the New Deal -- Patriotic lawyers -- Lawyers seeking world peace -- The Cold War : lawyers and loyalties -- Civil rights lawyers -- Lawyers for civil liberties and "The Great Society" -- Private lawyers enforcing public law -- Lawyers as human capitalists -- Lawyers deterring public disorder -- Lawyers in disorder : Watergate -- New law governing lawyers and legal institutions


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Beyond the basics : a text for advanced legal writing - Mary Barnard Ray
Call Number: KF250 .R38 2013
ISBN: 031427166X
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: UNDERSTANDING THE NATURE OF WRITING -- Introduction -- Process -- CONTROLLING MEASURES -- Statutes, rules, or other regulations -- Jury instructions -- Contracts -- SHAPING MEANING AND RESPONSES -- Issues and brief answers -- Objective statements of fact -- Persuasive statements of fact -- Discussion sections of research memos -- Argument sections -- BUILDING ABILITY AND EXPERIENCE -- Pleadings -- Notices of motion, motions and orders -- Interrogatories -- CREATING TONE -- General correspondence -- Opinion letters -- INTEGRATING TECHNIQUES -- Wills and trusts -- Scholarly articles and other research papers -- Index

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Blogging in one hour for lawyers - Ernie Svenson
Call Number: KF320.I57 S88 2012
ISBN: 161438522X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction: blogs are powerful tools -- Basic questions -- Examining the blog anatomy -- Selecting your blog tools -- Setting up your blog -- Designing your blog -- Posting to your blog -- Getting attention and monitoring it -- Gathering information

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Building your practice with pro bono for lawyers - Nelson P. Miller
Call Number: KF336 .M55 2012
ISBN: 1614386315
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Part I : Skills, practices, and attitudes -- Introduction -- Intercultural skills -- Consultation -- Agency relationship -- Professional relationship -- Judicial relationship -- Part II : Serving underserved populations -- The prisoner -- The releasee -- The homeless -- The debtor -- The divorced -- The foreclosed -- The soldier -- The immigrant -- The disabled -- The children -- Part III : Serving the charitable organization -- The nonprofit board -- The self-help center -- The pro bono program

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A claimants guide to understanding and presenting injury damages : a damages expert's perspective - Michael Shahnasarian
Call Number: KF1325.P3 S53 2012
ISBN: 1614387370
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The truth -- Pursuing a claim -- The evolution of a claim -- The Players -- Presenting your claim -- Plaintiff's counsel perspective -- Defense Counsel's perspective -- Final words of advice

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Constitutional law in Russia - Irina Bogdanovskaia
Call Number: KLB2070 .B648 2012
ISBN: 9041139206
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: General Introduction, the Constitution, Legislation and Equivalent Legislative Rules, Jurisprudence, Unwritten Laws, Administrative Regulations and Orders, Codification, Interpreation and Publication,

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Corporation law - James D. Cox and Thomas Lee Hazen
Call Number: KF1414 .C685 2012
ISBN: 1614385505
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Forms of business association : definitions and distinctions -- The evolution of corporations in England and America -- The incorporation process -- The scope of the authorized business and duties to other constituencies -- The promotion of the corporation -- Defective formation of corporations and revival of existence -- The separate corporate entity : privilege and its limitations : piercing the corporate veil -- Powers of officers and agents; tort and criminal liability of corporations : criminal liability of officers and directors -- Functions and powers of directors -- Directors' and officers' duties of care and loyalty -- Fiduciary duties for executive compensation, corporate opportunities, and controlling stockholders -- Obligations arising out of transactions in shares -- Rights and powers of shareholders: inspection rights, voting, and proxies -- Closely held entities -- The derivative suit -- Issuance of shares -- Liability for watered, bonus, and underpaid shares -- Capital structure, preferences, and classes of securities -- Accounting statements and dividend law -- Dividend distributions: rights, restrictions, and liabilities -- Repurchases, redemptions and the reduction of capital -- Corporate combinations -- Equitable limits on acquisitions and defensive maneuvers -- Federal and state takeover laws -- Amendments to the corporate charter -- Voluntary dissolution, administrative dissolution, and winding up -- Investor protection: state and federal securities regulation

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Digital prohibition : piracy and authorship in new media art - Carolyn Guertin
Call Number: KF3080 .G84 2012
ISBN: 1441106103
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction. Ambivalence and authorship -- The third space of authorship -- The new prohibition -- The aesthetics of appropriation -- Interruption (stoppage + repetition) -- Disturbance (action + event) -- Capture/leakage (performance + documentation) -- Dynamic data and augmented bodies -- Authorship -- From karaoke culture to vernacular video -- "Aberrant decoding" and atactical aesthetics -- Google Empire: smart art, intelligent agents -- Real time -- Creative cannibalism and digital anthropophagy -- Digital anthropophagy -- Translation : performing the in between -- "Productive mistranslation" (China and Pakistan)

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Endangered Species Act - Sam Kalen and Murray Feldman
Call Number: KF5640 .S85 2012
ISBN: 1614385572
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Executive summary -- Listing and critical habitat designation -- Conservation: section 7(a)(1) and recovery planning -- Prohibited acts and penalties: sections 9 and 11 -- Consultation: section 7(a)(2) -- Incidental take permits and other allowable take -- Section 7 exemption process -- Federal interaction with states and tribes -- International application of the ESA -- Experimental populations -- Citizen suits, standing, and procedure

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ERISA basics series IV [electronic resource] - ABA Joint Committee On Employee Benefits
Call Number: KF3512.A75 E75 2012
ISBN: 1614386161
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: 1. Where in the world are your employees? Hidden dangers of a globally mobile workforce / moderator: Marjorie R. Culver -- 2. The nuts & bolts of reporting & disclosure rules for employee benefit plans / moderator, Bernard V. Kearse III -- 3. A chat with Andy Zuckerman on interim amendment changes, determination letter processing & ESOPs / moderator, Joy M. Mercer -- 4. Multiemployer plans in mergers and acquisitions / moderator, Susan Katz Hoffman -- 5. Best practices after Cigna v. Amara for plan documents / moderators, Joy M. Mercer & Bernard V. Kearse, III -- 6. MEWAs: a new look at old problems / moderator, Sally Doubet King -- 7. Wellness programs: what works & what doesn't? / moderator: Linda R. Mendel

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The essential guide to family & medical leave - Lisa Guerin & Deborah C. England
Call Number: KF3531 .G84 2012
ISBN: 1413313957
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: An overview of family and medical leave -- Is your company covered by the FMLA? -- Is the employee covered by the FMLA? -- Leave for a serious health condition -- Leave for a new child -- Military family leave -- How much leave can an employee take? -- Giving notice and designating leave -- Certifications -- Managing an employee's leave -- Reinstatement -- How other laws affect FMLA leave -- Record-keeping requirements

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From Black Power to Prison Power : The Making of Jones v. North Carolina Prisoners' Labor Union - Donald F. Tibbs
Call Number: KF228.N2 T53 2012
ISBN: 0230340164
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Part I: Foundations -- At the Q -- Negroes with guns -- Part II: Formations -- Souls on ice -- A crisis erupts -- From a spark to a raging fire -- Part III: Litigations -- Coalitions -- We have a union! -- Won and appealed -- Anatomy of a decision -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index

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FTC franchise rule - Susan Grueneberg and Ann Hurwitz, editors
Call Number: KF2023 .F75 2012
ISBN: 1614385599
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Overview of the FTC rule and related authorities / Warren Lee Lewis -- Scope and coverage of the FTC rule / Leonard D. Vines and Jan S. Gilbert -- FTC rule disclosure item / Kim McCullough and Kenneth R. Costello -- Delivery and updating / Mary Beth Warman and Joel R. Buckberg -- Prohibitions and liabilities / W. Michael Garner

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Heresy trials and English women writers, 1400-1670 - Genelle Gertz
Call Number: KD371.H47 G47 2012
ISBN: 110701705X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction : articulating women -- Belief papers and the literary genres of heresy trial -- Confessing Margery Kempe, 1413-1438 -- Recanting and rewriting Anne Askew, 1540-1546 -- Sanctifying ploughmens' daughters and butchers' wives : the interrogations of Alice Driver, Elizabeth Young, Agnes Prest and Margaret Clitherow, 1555-1586 -- Exporting inquisition : Katherine Evans and Sarah Cheevers at Malta, 1659-1663 -- Conclusion : visionaries, non-conformists and the history of women's trial writing

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Human rights, corporate complicity and disinvestment - Gro Nystuen, editor
Call Number: HD60 .H85 2011
ISBN: 1107012856
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Introduction / Gro Nystuen, Andreas Follesdal and Ola Mestad -- Disinvestment on the basis of corporate contribution to human rights violations: the case of the Norwegian Government Pension / Fund Gro Nystuen -- Laws, standards, or voluntary guidelines / Simon Chesterman -- Responsibility beyond the law? / Christopher Kutz -- Attribution of responsibility of listed companies / Ola Mestad -- Responsibility for human rights violations, acts or omissions, within the 'sphere of influence' of companies / Urs Gasser -- Human rights investment filters: a defense / Andreas Follesdal -- Moral responsibilities of shareholders: a conceptual map / Helene Ingierd and Henrik Syse -- Sovereign-wealth funds and (un)ethical investment: using 'due diligence' to avoid contributing to human rights violations committed by companies in the investment portfolio / Bruno Demeyere -- Corporations and criminal complicity / Andrew Clapham

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Idea rights : a guide to intellectual property - Howard C. Anawalt
Call Number: KF2979 .A745 2011
ISBN: 1594603138
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Table of principal legal authorities -- Intellectual property -- Patents -- Copyrights -- Trademarks. Concepts ; Practical applications -- Trade secrets -- Other legal theories and remedies -- Policy. Origins ; Selected policy problems -- An Internet case study: Perfect 10 v. Google

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Implicit racial bias across the law - Justin D. Levinson, editor
Call Number: KF384 .I48 2012
ISBN: 1107010950
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction : racial disparities, social science, and the legal system / Justin D. Levinson -- Implicit racial bias : a social science overview / Justin D. Levinson, Danielle M. Young and Laurie A. Rudman -- Property law : implicit bias and the resilience of spatial colorlines / Michele Wilde Anderson and Victoria C. Plaut -- Criminal law : coloring punishment : implicit social cognition and criminal justice / Charles Ogletree, Robert J. Smith, and Johanna Wald -- Torts : implicit bias : inspired torts / Deana Pollard Sacks -- Employment law : implicit bias in employment litigation / Nancy Gertner and Melissa Hart -- Health law : cognitive bias in medical decision-making / Michele Goodwin and Naomi Duke -- Education law : unconscious racism and the conversation about the racial achievement gap / Charles R. Lawrence III -- Communications law : bits of bias / Jerry Kang -- Corporations law : biased corporate decision-making? / Justin D. Levinson -- Tax law : implicit bias and the earned income tax credit / Dorothy A. Brown -- Intellectual property : implicit racial and gender bias in right of publicity cases and intellectual property law generally / Danielle M. Conway -- Environmental law : a tale of two neighborhoods : implicit bias and environmental decision-making / Rachel D. Godsil -- Federal Indian law : implicit bias against native peoples as sovereigns / Susan K. Serrano and Breann Swann Nu'uhiwa -- Capital punishment : choosing life or death (implicitly) / Robert J. Smith and G. Ben Cohen -- Reparations law : redress bias? / Eric K. Yamamoto and Michele Park Sonen

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Insurance counselor: federal gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer taxation of life insurance - Lawrence Brody, Norman H. Lane, Mary Ann Mancini
Call Number: KF6588 .B76 2012
ISBN: 161438665X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Gift taxation of life insurance -- Estate taxation of life insurance -- Generation-skipping transfer taxation of life insurance -- Community property considerations

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International trade and economic relations in a nutshell - Ralph H. Folsom
Call Number: K3943 .F64 2012
ISBN: 0314284354
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction -- World trade and multinational enterprises -- The World Trade Organization (WTO) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) -- Restrictions on imports -- Trade remedies : responses to import competition -- Controls on exports -- Free trade agreements and customs unions -- The European Union -- NAFTA and free trade in the Americas

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Know your rights [videorecording] - American Bar Association
Call Number: KF4842 .K66 2012
ISBN: 1614386773
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: "Presents overview of the American legal system's immigration removal process to help people who have received a notice to appear (NTA) or who are detained currently understand their rights and what to expect during the process" provided by the publisher.

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Land surveys : a guide for lawyers and other professionals - Mitchell G. William
Call Number: KF683.A75 L36 2012
ISBN: 1614386528
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Pt. I. Land surveys : an introduction -- What every lawyer should know about title surveys / Mitchell G. Williams and Harlan J. Onsrud -- What to look for when examining a survey map / R. Lee Hixson -- Advanced survey examination issues / Richard F. Bales -- Pt. II. Certifications and codes of practice -- Minimum standard detail requirements for ALTA/ACSM land title surveys -- The 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards / Richard F. Bales and Gary R. Kent -- The annotated surveyor's certificate / Mitchell G. Williams -- Certification from a surveyor's point of view / Robert W. Foster -- A code for title insurers / Mitchell G. Williams -- Surveys and title insurance / David E. Snediker -- The surveyor as expert witness / Robert W. Foster -- The surveyor's role in boundary disputes / Robert W. Foster -- Surveying's legal body of knowledge / Wendy Lathrop -- Surveying services / Knud E. Hermansen -- Coordinating land surveys in multiple jurisdictions / Landon Blake -- Reading, interpreting, and writing land descriptions / Donald A. Wilson -- A guide to gaps and overlaps in legal descriptions / Richard F. Bales -- Center of section, center of controversy? / Richard F. Bales -- Record research : paper versus ground truth / Wendy Lathrop -- Locating utility easements in New York State : a detailed analysis / Gerald J. Greenan -- Uncertainties in boundary locations / Gary R. Kent -- Aerial photography in the land development process : understanding the basics of the land surveyor's role / Landon Blake -- National flood insurance program : floodplain management and regulatory basics for land development / Wendy Lathrop -- Licensure and responsibilities of land surveyors / Wendy Lathrop -- Ethical considerations for the professional surveyor / Robert W. Foster -- Possible surveyor liability relating to tree encroachments / Richard F. Bales -- Early English and American surveying / Mitchell G. Williams -- When is a rod not 16.5 feet? (more times than not) / Knud E. Hermansen

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Law for architects : what you need to know - Robert F. Herrmann
Call Number: KF2925 .H47 2012
ISBN: 0393733459
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Why do I need an agreement? -- What is my intellectual property and how do I protect it? -- Why do I need insurance? -- What do I need to know about getting paid? -- What do I need to know about forming and organizing an architectural firm? -- What employment issues do I face as an architect? -- How do construction disputes get resolved? -- I may have committed malpractice : what is my legal exposure? -- How do I become qualified to practice architecture? -- How do I choose an attorney to help me?

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A lawyer writes : a practical guide to legal analysis - Christine Nero Coughlin, Joan Malmud, Sandy Patrick
Call Number: KF250 .C68 2008
ISBN: 159460360X
Publication Date: 2008
Contents: 1. How attorneys communicate -- 2. Sources and systems of the law -- 3. Reading for comprehension -- 4. Finding your argument -- 5. Organizing your legal authority -- 6. One legal argument -- 7. Explaining the law -- 8. Applying the law -- 9. Conclusions to one legal argument -- 10. Policy -- 11. Statutory analysis -- 12. The discussion section: introducing and connecting legal arguments -- 13. Question presented and brief answer -- 14. Statement of facts -- 15. Conclusion to the memorandum -- 16. Editing and polishing -- 17. Professional e-mails

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Legal decisions that shaped modern baseball - Patrick K. Thornton
Call Number: KF3989.A52 T46 2012
ISBN: 0786437804
Publication Date: 2012
Popov v. Hayashi : the legal battle over the Barry Bonds 73rd home run ball -- Metropolitan Exhibition Company v. Ward : baseball's first significant legal case -- Philadelphia Ball Club v. Lajoie : Napoleon Lajoie bolts to the American League -- O'Connor v. St. Louis American League Baseball Co. : the legendary dispute over the 1910 American League batting title -- People v. Cicotte : the Black Sox and baseball's most famous trial -- Rose v. Giamatti : the all-time hit leader is banned from the game -- The arbitration case of John Rocker : John Rocker speaks his mind about race relations -- New York State Division of Human Rights v. New York-Pennsylvania Professional Baseball League -- Postema v. National League of Professional Baseball Clubs : Bernice Gera and Pam Postema try to break baseball's glass ceiling -- Flood v. Kuhn : Curt Flood takes his challenge over baseball's reserve clause to the U.S. Supreme Court -- Andy Messersmith/Dave McNally arbitration case : players win their freedom in arbitration -- Baseball's collusion cases : free agents take on the owners -- Schentzel v. Philadelphia Baseball Club : Benejam v. Detroit Tigers, Inc : a day at the ballpark isn't always a can of corn -- C.B.C. Distribution and Marketing v. Major League Baseball Advanced Media : baseball's battle for the box score : a constitutional question -- The arbitration case of Steve Howe : testing baseball's patience

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A legal guide for lesbian and gay couples - Frederick Hertz and Emily Doskow
Call Number: KF539 .L44 2012
ISBN: 1413316816
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Your LGBT family companion -- How we see our relationships -- 1. Defining family : basics of marriage, domestic partnership, and more -- Defining family -- Domestic partnership -- Employee benefits for domestic partners -- Other benefits -- Marriage and marriage-like relationships in the United States: an overview -- Can you get married? -- Creating marriage-like relationships by contract -- Ending a relationship -- Keeping up with legal changes -- 2. Marriage and marriage-equivalent relationships -- Same-sex marriage in the marriage equality states -- Marriage equivalent: California's Domestic Partnership Law -- Other marriage-equivalent laws -- Pre- and postpartnership agreements -- Marriage lite: relationship recognition in Wisconsin, Colorado, and Maine -- Is marriage (or its equivalent) right for you? -- 3. Money, insurance, name changes, and immigration issues -- Cash and credit -- Insurance -- Name changes -- Foreign lovers: visits and immigration -- 4. Renting a home together -- If a landlord discriminates against you -- Sharing a rental -- Sharing one partner's rented home -- Renter's insurance -- Moving on -- Public benefits and living together -- 5. I'm mom, she's mommy (or I'm daddy, he's papa) -- Legal parents and the second-parent trap -- Having a child -- Adopting a child -- Foster parenting -- Becoming a guardian -- Agreements with teenagers -- 6. Medical and financial matters : delegating authority -- Health care decisions -- Physician-assisted suicide -- Burial and body disposition -- Estate planning note -- Durable power of attorney for finances -- 7. Looking ahead : estate planning -- Death and living together contracts -- Wills -- Estate planning beyond a will -- 8. Living together contracts for lesbian and gay couples -- Living together contracts are legal -- When you need a living together contract -- What to include in a living together contract -- Sample living together contracts -- Contracts for jointly acquired items -- Modifying your agreement -- Beware the tax man! -- 9. Buying a home together (and other real estate ventures) -- Finding a house -- How much house can you afford? -- Proceeding with your purchase -- Taking title to your new home -- Contracts for home purchase and ownership -- 10. Going separate ways : issues at the end of a relationship -- Breaking up: an overview -- The separation process: what to do -- Getting to yes: how to work toward resolution -- Ideas for solving some common problems -- Breaking up when there's no legal relationship -- Dissolving a same-sex marriage -- Dissolving a straight marriage -- Domestic violence in same-sex relationships -- 11. Help beyond this book -- Hiring a lawyer -- Doing your own legal research -- Legal organizations -- Appendix. Using the interactive forms -- Editing RTFs -- List of forms

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The little book of boating law - Cecil C. Kuhne III
Call Number: KF2558.P5 K84 2012
ISBN: 1614387397
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Beware the wake: looming liability for boat capsizes (Engle v. Stull, 377 F.2d 930 (D.C. Cir. 1967)) -- Man overboard: proving that water and alcohol don't mix (Hutchinson v. Dickie, 162 F.2d 103 (6th Cir. 1947)) -- Youthful boat driver: testing the negligent entrustment doctrine (Pritchett v. Kimberling Cove, Inc., 568 F.2d 570 (8th Cir. 1977)) -- Sneaker waves: the duty to warn passengers (Weddle v. West, 275 F. Supp. 165 (W.D. Wash. 1967)) -- Whaling protests: don't mess with the Coast Guard (Woodyer v. U.S., 334 F. Supp. 2d 1263 (W.D. Wash. 2004)) -- What's in a name?: trademark infringements for speed boats (AMF Inc. v. Sleekcraft Boats, 599 F.2d 341 (9th Cir. 1979)) -- Swimmer alert: treading the currents of rescue attempts (Roane v. Greenwich Swim Committee, 330 F. Supp. 2d 306 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)) -- Wilderness paddling: legal grounds for prohibiting motors (Friends of Boundary Waters v. Robertson, 978 F.2d 1484 (8th Cir. 1992)) -- The perfect storm: boat damage from wind and waves (In Re Banks Petition, 133 F. Supp. 276 (E.D.N.Y. 1955)) -- Whitewater rafting: standards for assumption of the risk (Ferrari v. Grand Canyon Dories, 38 Cal. Rptr. 2d 65 (1995)) -- Plastic kayaks as widgets: litigating royalty payments (McClaran v. Plastic Industries, Inc., 97 F.3d 347 (9th Cir. 1996)) -- The perils of inner tubing: finding fault for personal injuries (Bjork v. Mason, 92 Cal. Rptr. 2d 49 (2000)) -- Oil spill: spoiling the waters of pleasure boaters (Oppen v. Aetna Insurance Co., 485 F.2d 252 (9th Cir. 1973)) -- The party barge: a test of maritime skills (Wade v. Grace, 902 S.W.2d 785 (Ark. 1995)) -- Release of liability: a matter of public policy (Dobratz v. Thomson, 455 N.W.2d 639 (Wisc. 1990)) -- Jet skis: a full-fledged vessel? (Keys Jet Ski, Inc. v. Kays, 893 F.2d 1225 (11th Cir. 1990))

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The millennial lawyer : making the most of generational differences in the firm - Ursula Furi-Perry
Call Number: KF297 .F875 2012
ISBN: 1614385483
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Generation Y -- should I care? : and who are the millennial lawyers? -- Generation disloyal : the death of the "company man" -- Generation "slackoisie" -- Why did I go to law school anyway? : the quest for the "meaningful" assignment -- Me, me, and me again -- Generation "mind my own business" : millennials and the entrepreneurial spirit -- Feedback, please : the changing roles and importance of mentoring, evaluations, and employer feedback -- Generation always wired : millennials and technology and their respective roles at the firm -- Generation connected : millennial associates and networking, social networking, and just plain being social -- Work-life balance : having a life -- Generation recession -- Generation change -- Millennial lawyer survey -- Homework for millennial lawyers -- Career resources for millennial lawyers

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Miss representation [videorecording] - a documentary film by Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Call Number: LDVD 68
ISBN: B006GRWCF2
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: Discusses ways in which the media openly degrades women. Features commentary from many influential women in media and politics. Provided by the publisher.

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Morality, jus post bellum, and international law - Larry May, Andrew T. Forcehimes
Call Number: KZ6745 .M67 2012
ISBN: 1107024021
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction / Larry May and Andrew T. Forcehimes -- Post-conflict truth telling : exploring extended territory / Margaret Walker -- Reparations, restitution, and transitional justice / Larry May -- Addressing atrocity at the local level : community- based approaches to transitional justice in Central Africa / Phil Clark -- Timor-Leste and transitional justice : should we pursue international prosecutions for the crimes committed in East Timor in 1999? / Jovana Davidovic -- Justice after war : economic actors, economic crimes, and the moral imperative for accountability after war / Joanna Kyriakakis -- Child soldiers, transitional justice, and the architecture of post bellum settlements / Mark A. Drumbl -- Our soldiers, right or wrong : the postwar treatment of troops / C. A. J. Coady -- Democratization and just cause / Robert Talisse -- Skepticism about jus post bellum / Seth Lazar -- Law and the jus post bellum : counseling caution / Robert Cryer -- Conclusion / Andrew Forcehimes and Larry May

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Ninth Annual National Institute on the Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement - American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section, Health Law Section, Section of Labor and Employment Law, Section of Public Contract Law, National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units, and the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education
Call Number: KF849.A2 N38 2012
ISBN: 1614384673
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Section A. Fundamentals of the Civil False Claims Act and qui tam enforcement -- Presentation outline / John T. Boese -- Section B. Looking back and looking ahead: what $30 billion in recoveries and 25 years of False Claims Act litigation and enforement tell us about the future -- Section C. Investigation of a False Claims Act case -- Section D. Recent developments on liability -- Section E. Recent developments on damages and penalties -- Section F. FCA enforcement against pharmaceutical and device manufactures and health care providers -- Section G. FCA enforcement in procurement and nontraditional areas -- Section H. Pretrial procedure : motions and discovery issues : public disclosure/original source, first to file, Rule 9(b), and statute of limitations -- Section I. State qui tam enforcement -- Section J. Settlement of an FCA healthcare case -- Section K. Settlement of FCA procurement case -- Section L. Ethics issues in qui tam litigation

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Principles of criminal procedure - Russell L. Weaver
Call Number: KF9619.3 .P75 2012
ISBN: 0314276661
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction -- Incorporation & retroactivity -- Right to counsel -- Search and seizure -- Police interrogations & confessions -- Entrapment -- Identification procedures -- Exclusionary rule -- Pretrial release -- Prosecutorial discretion -- Preliminary proceedings -- Grand juries -- Charging instrument -- Joinder and severance -- Speedy trial -- Discovery and disclosure -- Guilty pleas -- Jury trials -- Freedom of the press and fair trials--Confrontation and compulsory process rights -- Sentencing -- Double jeopardy -- Appeals -- Collateral remedies

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Protecting trade secrets before, during, and after litigation : an insider's guide to identifying and protecting trade secrets for trial lawyers and in-house counsel - Chris Scott Graham
Call Number: KF3197 .G73 2012
ISBN: 1614387354
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Identifying the proper plaintiff : standing, ownership, and stakeholders -- Legal and business considerations in identifying the proper defendant(s) -- Identifying the trade secrets, internally and during the action -- Identifying the nature and type of trade secret misappropriation, addressing the statute of limitations, and action items for the pre-litigation checklist -- Identifying additional claims to pursue and preemption, pretrial resolution scenarios and mediation, anticipating fee awards and statutory bad faith -- Choosing between jurisdictions and alternative venues: federal versus state courts, jury versus bench trials, arbitrations, and proceedings before the ITC -- Protective orders and document preservation orders -- TROs, preliminary injunctive relief, and expedited discovery -- Special masters, court-appointed neutral experts, and technical advisors -- Addressing the elements of reasonable efforts to protect secrecy and independent economic value -- Headstart injunctions and other forms of post-judgment equitable relief -- The impact of contractual boilerplate provisions on trade secret litigation -- The trade secret fitness audit

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Reading the legal case : cross currents between law and the humanities - Marco Wan, editor
Call Number: K100 .R43 2012
ISBN: 0415673542
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Reading cases in interdisciplinary studies of law and literature / Alan Durant -- 'I crave the law' : Salomon v. Salomon, uncanny personhood and the Jews / Christopher Hutton -- Three close-ups in search of truth : law, cinema, psychoanalysis / Maria Aristodemou -- Everyday law in the court writing of Sybille Bedford / Elaine Ho -- Sir William Jones and the translation of law in India / Robert Young -- The illegality of empire : moral evasion and confusion of historians and literary critics in their reflections on the impeachment trial of Warren Hastings / Tony Carty -- The making of legal cases and the idea of precedent in the common law / Thanos Zartaloudis -- On the edge of reason : law at the borderline / Janny Leung -- Stare decisis in China? : the newly enacted guiding case system / Ping Yu and Seth Gurgel -- Judging judgment in Chinua Achebe's No longer at ease / Katherine Baxter -- The dramatic imagination and the dream of law / Paul Raffield -- The intellectual : Hamlet / Kenji Yoshino -- Stare decisis, binding precedent, and Anthony Trollope's The Eustace Diamonds / Marco Wan -- Binding precedent : Robert Louis Steven's Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / Scott Veitch

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Real estate closing deskbook : a lawyer's reference guide & state-by-state summary - Kathleen J. Hopkins
Call Number: KF665.Z95 B63 2012
ISBN: 1614386544
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Legal descriptions -- Title examinations -- Matters to address before the closing ceremony -- The closing ceremony -- Federal laws affecting closings -- State-by-State review

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Services contracting best practices : a guide to successful services contracting : report of the Services Contracting Best Practices Task Force - American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law
Call Number: KF849 .A83 2012
ISBN: 1614386404
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction -- Background -- Acquisition planning -- Contract design and formation -- Contract administration -- Appendix

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Silent no more : Victim 1's fight for justice against Jerry Sandusky - Aaron Fisher, Michael Gillum, Dawn Daniels ; with Stephanie Gertler
Call Number: HV6570.3.S73 F57 2012
ISBN: 0345544161
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: "A victim of Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse, Aaron Fisher first spoke up against Sandusky at age 14, weathering ostracism, harassment, fear, frustration, and guilt through the years it took to finally bring the coach to justice" provided by the publisher.

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Thrive : a new lawyer's guide to law firm practice - Desirée Moore
Call Number: KF297 .M66 2012
ISBN: 1614387435
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: "This book is for lawyers who are just beginning their careers, who want to do more than show up, act eagerly, and not get fired. This is for lawyers who want to know what their role is in a law firm from day one and take their careers head-on, with direction and purpose. This is for you if you don't care to be frustrated or overwhelmed by your career, but awakened. This is for you if you know that you want to become a leader in your law firm, practice area, or industry down the line." provided by the publisher.

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Trademark and deceptive advertising surveys : law, science, and design - Shari S. Diamond and Jerre B. Swann, editors
Call Number: KF3193 .T725 2012
ISBN: 1614384746
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The use of pilot tests and pretests in consumer surveys / Ivan Ross -- The universe / William G. Barber -- Likelihood of confusion / Jerre B. Swann -- Secondary meaning surveys / Vincent N. Palladino -- Genericness surveys in trademark disputes : under the gavel / E. Deborah Jay -- Dilution surveys under the Trademark Dilution Revision Act / Jerre B. Swann -- Surveys in dilution cases II / Shari Seidman Diamond -- Swann's rebuttal to Diamond -- Survey evidence in false advertising cases / Bruce P. Keller -- Control foundations rationales and approaches / Shari Seidman Diamond -- Design issues for controls / Mike Rappeport -- Demand effects in likelihood of confusion surveys : the importance of marketplace conditions / Itamar Simonson and Ran Kivetz -- Are closed-ended questions leading questions? / Jacob Jacoby -- Internet surveys for evaluating trademark infringement and deceptive advertising / Roger Tourangeau and Shari Seidman Diamond -- Survey percentages in Lanham Act matters / Gerald L. Ford -- The Daubert revolution and Lanham Act surveys / G. Kip Edwards -- Survey critiques / Jerre B. Swann

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The trial war room handbook : effective strategies from the trenches - G. Christopher Ritter, Amie J. Bailey, Michael Skrzypek
Call Number: KF8915 .R58 2012
ISBN: 1614384215
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Overview -- War room basics? : Asking the right questions -- Who is your audience? -- Who should be there? -- When is trial? -- Where is your war room? -- How to manage your war room -- How to set up your war room -- How to set up (and survive) in the courtroom -- How to organize your material for trial -- How deal with costs

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Truck accident litigation - Laura L. Ruhl, Mary K. Dooley-Owen, editors
Call Number: KF2265.A75 T778 2012
ISBN: 1614386358
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Section I. The truck driver -- Driver responsibilities / Peter A. Philbrick -- The commercial driver's license / / Peter A. Philbrick -- Hours of service and logging / / Peter A. Philbrick -- Loading and unloading / Peter A. Philbrick, Scott C. Buck and Scott M. Duvall -- Cargo securement / Peter A. Philbrick -- General loading and unloading responsibility / Richard P. Traulsen -- OSHA v. DOT regulation / Ashley P. Griffin and Chad C. Marchand -- Pts.1A-1B. Special driving situations : railroad crossings / Peter A. Philbrick and John Wl Chandler -- Pt.2. Special driving situations : highway construction, utility, and maintenance work zones / James A. Bragdon -- Pt.3. Special driving situations : hazardous materials transport / Peter A. Philbrick -- Pt.4. Special driving situations : oversize and overweight vehicles / Peter A. Philbrick -- Human factors: driver response / Roland A. Ruhl -- Truck driver fatigue : a primer / Jeffrey A. Burns -- Distracted drivers / Peter A. Philbrick -- Section II. The commercial motor vehicle -- Brakes and the commercial motor vehicle / Gregory M. Wright and Peter A. Philbrick -- Tires and wheels / Edward C. Sebak -- On-board electronics / Dwayne G. Owen and Scott M. Duvall -- Mirrors, visibility, and conspicuity in over-the-road and vocational trucking / Roland A. Ruhl and Scott M. Duvall -- Vocational trucking / Gregory M. Wright and Scott M. Duvall -- Inspections and maintenance / Gregory M. Wright and Peter A. Philbrick -- New truck technologies / Scott M. Duvall -- Section III. The motor carrier -- Business of trucking / Peter A. Philbrick -- The motor carrier and the driver / Peter A. Philbrick -- Comprehensive safety analysis / Peter A. Philbrick -- Records retention / Peter A. Philbrick -- Section IV. Truck crash investigation and reconstruction -- Data collection, analysis and preservation of evidence / Dwayne G. Owen and Scott M. Duvall -- Analyzing truck component "failures" : an engineer's perspective / Thomas F. Conry -- Truck accident investigation and spoliation of evidence / Kenneth J. Allen adn Bryan L. Bradley -- The lawyer's role / Brian Davis -- Section V. Litigation aspects -- Why trucking cases are unique / Josheph A. Fried -- An overview of the current Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations / Daniel J. Buba -- Interstate financial responsibility requirements / Peter Kestner -- Compliance, safety, accountability (CSA) : crash prevention through early intervention / Jeffrey A. Burns and Thomas J. Hershewe -- Motor carrier liability for failure to properly hire, train, and supervise drivers / Jeffrey A. Burns and J. J. Burns -- Trucking litigation : the tricky task of identifying all parties / Kenneth B. McClain and Daniel A. Thomas -- Essential discovery in trucking cases / Joseph A. Fried -- Trial preparation and strategy in tucking litigation / Ashley P. Griffin and Chad C. Marchand -- The effect of "preventable accident" countermeasures on litigation / Patricia O. Alvarez -- Loading, securing, and unloading liability issues / Richard P. Traulsen -- Choosing a jury and overcoming bias : voir dire / William H. Chamblee, David M. Wlash and Jennifer H. Saucedo -- Telling your story : capturing the jury with your opening statement / Pamela W. Carter -- How reliable is testimony on distance estimation? / Mark G. Strass, James V. Carnahan and Laure L. Ruhl -- Fatigued trucking : a plaintiff's perspective / Daniel T. Ramsdell -- Negligence per se / Morgan Adams -- Dealing with standard defenses in a trucking case / Richard P. Traulsen

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Twitter in one hour for lawyers - Jared Correia
Call Number: KF320.I57 C67 2012
ISBN: 1614385416
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: pt.1. Styling your profile -- ch.1. Creating your profile -- ch.2. Settling the account -- ch.3. Existentialist's Twitter -- pt.2. Tweeting -- ch.4 General considerations -- ch.5. Return on investment analysis -- ch.6. The myth of a Twitter language -- pt.3. Engaging -- ch.7. Be a follower -- ch.8. Tending to your flock: being the followed -- ch.9. Direct engagement -- ch.10. Indirect engagement -- ch. 11. Miscellany -- pt.4. Third party application -- ch.12. Cross-posting -- ch.13. Twitter client management -- pt.5. -- Ethics, confidentiality, privacy and security -- ch.14. Ethics -- ch.15. Privacy and security -- ch.16. Related considerations

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UNHCR and international refugee law : from treaties to innovation - Corinne Lewis
Call Number: K3230.R45 L49 2012
ISBN: 0415524423
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Foundations for UNHCR's international refugee law role -- UNHCR's statutory role and work related to refugee law -- Flexibility in UNHCR's international law role -- The crisis in refugee protection -- UNHCR's approaches to address weaknesses in the treaty framework -- UNHCR's approaches to improve the effectiveness of international refugee law -- Concuding remarks : applying lessons from the past to enhance UNHCR's role in the future

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The U.S. intelligence community law sourcebook : a compendium of national security related laws and policy documents - Andrew M. Borene, editor
Call Number: KF4850 .A3 2012
ISBN: 1614386692
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The Constitution of the United States of America -- Authorization for use of military force -- Federal statutes -- Congressional intelligence committees -- Annual intelligence authorization acts -- Executive orders -- Intelligence policy directives and guidance -- Detention annex -- Cybersecurity annex -- Privacy annex -- Significant proposed legislation in 2012 -- Comparative international legal documents

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The unofficial guide to U.S. legal studies : for foreign lawyers - Albert Vincent Y. Yu Chang and Johana Mantilla Gomez, editors
Call Number: KF283 .U56 2012
ISBN: 1614386730
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Caveat emptor: earning an American diploma / Albert Vincent Y. Yu Chang -- Choices and opportunities / Albert Vincent Y. Yu Chang -- The application process: demystifying the experience / Johana Mantilla Gómez -- Counting the costs: financing your U.S. legal education / Albert Vincent Y. Yu Chang -- The law school experience: in a nutshell / Zubin Billimoria, Malte Richter, Albert Vincent Y. Yu Chang -- U.S. bar exams / Mohammad A. Syed, Yufeng (Ethan) Ma -- Understanding the playing field: career opportunities for foreign lawyers / Johana Mantilla Gómez -- Who's who among U.S.-educated lawyers around the world -- Other essentials. Immigration issues / Donna D. Scadova -- College towns for foodies / George I. Aquino -- Tourist attractions with a legal bent / Albert Vincent Y. Yu Chang -- Questions you were afraid to ask -- Afterword. A few (well-picked) insights to help you stay afloat in a U.S. law school / Johana Mantilla Gómez -- Life and career in Michigan, U.S.A. / Albert Vincent Y. Yu Chang

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