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The A-Z encyclopedia of food controversies and the law [electronic resource] - Elizabeth M. Williams and Stephanie Jane Carter
Call Number: KF3869 .W53 2011, e-book
ISBN: 9780313364488
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Pt. 1. Court cases -- United States v. Fior d'Italia, Inc. (2002) -- Commack Self-Service Kosher Meats, Inc v Weiss (2002) -- Pelman, et al. v. Mcdonald's Corporation (2003) -- Amended complaint in Pelman, et al. v. Mcdonald's Corporation (2003) -- Pelman, et al. v. Mcdonald's Corporation, Court of Appeals (2005) -- Arnett, et al. v. Snyder (2001) -- North American Cold Storage Co. v. City of Chicago (1908) -- United States v. Park (1975) -- Pt. 2. Laws, regulations, and regulatory review -- In the matter of McCormick & Company, Inc. (2000) -- California Organic Products Act of 2003 -- Twenty-Eight Hour Law of 1873, as amended in 1994 -- Senate bill, introduced into the 111th Congress, amending the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (2009) -- Bill AB 1437 introduced into the California legislature dealing with shelled eggs (2009) -- U.S. Code Sections 341 and others -- Code of Federal Regulations regarding cheese and cheese food -- Enabling Act of the zoning laws of the City of Boston (1956), as amended -- Pt. 3. Uruguay Round Agreement on agriculture (1998) -- World Trade Organization ministerial conference decision (2001) -- World medical assembly declaration on hunger strikers (1992)

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Abortion politics in Congress : strategic incrementalism and policy change [electronic resource] - Scott H. Ainsworth, Thad E. Hall
Call Number: KF9315 .A945 2011, e-book
ISBN: 0521515815
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Some of the politics surrounding abortion policy -- The strategic foundations for incrementalism in legislatures -- The nature of Congress and incrementalism in abortion politics : views from the inside and views from the outside -- A short legislative history of abortion -- Sponsors of abortion policies -- Playing the field : committee referrals of abortion-related proposals

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Children, parents, and the law : public and private authority in the home, schools, and juvenile courts - Leslie J. Harris, Lee E. Teitelbaum, Tamar R. Birckhead
Call Number: KF540 .H375 2012
ISBN: 9780735507135
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Providing and controlling children's education -- Children's rights as autonomy claims -- Decisions about medical care -- Juvenile courts and juvenile offenders -- Juvenile offenders : investigation and pretrial processes -- Juvenile delinquency cases : adjudication and disposition -- Defining and discovering child abuse and neglect -- The child welfare system -- Criminal prosecution of child abuse and neglect

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Consumer credit regulation : credit cards, payday loans, auto finance, and other non-mortgage credit - Carolyn L. Carter, Andrew G. Pizor, Johnathan Sheldon
Call Number: KF1040 .C37 2012
ISBN: 1602481067
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Background -- Statutes restricting credit terms -- Federal preemption and the applicable state statute -- Interest, points, fees, and delinquency charges -- Credit math: calculating interest and rebates -- Credit insurance and debt protection products -- Litigation -- Credit cards: abuses, regulation, and state law claims -- Payday loans -- Motor vehicle, manufactured home and other installment sales -- Auto title loans -- Rent-to-own -- "Sale" of future payment streams -- Refund anticipation loans (RALs) and tax refund schemes -- Appendices

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Cracking the case method : legal analysis for law school success - Paul Bergman, Patrick Goodman, Thomas Holm
Call Number: KF283 .B37 2012
ISBN: 1600421598
Publication Date: 2012
The case method and its myths -- Legal issues -- Common argument strategies -- Sources of law -- Casebooks -- Briefing cases -- Rhetorical class discussions -- Final exam strategies -- Sample contracts final examination essay question and annotated answer -- Sample constitutional law final examination essay question and annotated answer -- The common law tradition (with civil law comparisons)

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The creative artist's legal guide : copyright, trademark, and contracts in film and digital media production - Bill Seiter & Ellen Seiter
Call Number: KF2979 .S45 2012
ISBN: 0300161190
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Copyright -- Trademarks -- Terms and conditions -- Contracts -- Rights of privacy and publicity -- Internet and new media -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1: How to register a copyright -- Appendix 2: How to register a trademark

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Cultural property : a legal research guide - Rebecca Lutkenhaus
Call Number: K88.C85 L88 2012
ISBN: 0837739284
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: This guide contains information on primary law, secondary resources and non-legal resources relating to cultural property. It includes listings of international conventions with annotations, and also contains information on non-governmental organizations concerned with cultural property and ethical codes that relate to the topic.--Publisher

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Customs enforcement of intellectual property rights [electronic resource] - Timothy P. Trainer and Vicki E. Allums
Call Number: ebook, Westlaw login and password required
Publication Date: 2011
Subjects: Customs administration -- Law and legislation -- United States; Intellectual property -- United States; Electronic journals

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Democracies and the shock of war : the law as a battlefield - Marc Cogen
Call Number: KZ6355 .C64 2012
ISBN: 1409443639
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Gentili and Grotius : founding fathers of modern international law and the laws of armed conflict -- Democracies, the First World War and the Peace of Versailles -- Democracies and the Second World War

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The developing labor law : the board, the courts, and the National Labor Relations Act - John E. Higgins, Jr, editor-in-chief
Call Number: KF3369 .A76 2012
ISBN: 1570187789
Publication Date: 2012
Subjects: United States. National Labor Relations Act; United States. National Labor Relations Board; Labor laws and legislation -- United States

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Distribution law of the United States - David Gurnick
Call Number: KF1600 .G87 2011
ISBN: 1578232775
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Introduction -- Distribution methods -- Recruiting distributors -- Overview of sales law : Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code -- Representation, warranties and conditions -- Antitrust considerations -- Product brands (trademarks) and branding -- Other intellectual property considertions : trade secrets, patents and copyrights -- Product liability and liability risk management -- Other legal considerations -- Forms appendix

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Endowed by our creator : the birth of religious freedom in America - Michael I. Meyerson
Call Number: KF4783 .M49 2012
ISBN: 030016632X
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The great seal -- Before the beginning -- A tolerant, Protestant nation -- The second American revolution -- "We have become a nation" : drafting the Constitution -- Adding the First Amendment -- Freedom of religion in the new nation -- Original wisdom

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Evidence - Christopher B. Mueller, Laird C. Kirkpatrick
Call Number: KF8935 .M836 2012
ISBN: 1454804033
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Preliminary matters -- Judicial notice -- Burdens and presumptions -- Relevancy and its limits -- Privileges -- Witnesses -- Opinions and expert testimony; scientific evidence -- Hearsay -- Foundational evidence, authentication -- The best evidence doctrine

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Family law and the indissolubility of parenthood [electronic resource] - Patrick Parkinson
Call Number: K670 .P375 2011, e-book
ISBN: 0521116104
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Family law and the issue of gender conflict -- The divorce revolution and the process of allocation -- Redefining parenthood after separation -- Reasons for the demise of sole custody -- Shared parenting : the new frontier -- Violence, abuse and post-separation parenting -- Relocation -- Dispute resolution for the enduring family -- Adjudication for the enduring family -- Child support and the obligations of parenthood -- Spousal support and the feminization of poverty -- Between two conflicting views of separation and divorce

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Fan fiction and copyright : outsider works and intellectual property protection [electronic resource] - Aaron Schwabach
Call Number: K1447.95 .S39 2011, e-book
ISBN: 9780754679035
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: The world of fan fiction -- The first question : are the underlying works or characters protected? -- The second question : if the underlying works or characters are protected, does the fan work infringe upon that protection? -- Three interests of the author in conflict with fanfic

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Federal information disclosure [electronic resource] - James T. O'Reilly
Call Number: ebook, Westlaw login and password required
Publication Date: 2012
Subjects: Government information -- United States; Public records -- United States; Freedom of information -- United States

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Gentlemen of the grand jury : the surviving grand jury charges from colonial, state, and lower federal courts before 1801 - Stanton D. Krauss, editor
Call Number: KF9642 .G46 2012
ISBN: 1594608156
Publication Date: 2012
Stanton Krauss is a Professor of Law at Quinnipiac University School of Law.
Summary: These two volumes include transcriptions of every complete, partial, or summarized grand jury charge known to have been given in the United States prior to 1801, except those delivered by members of the United States Supreme Court. They also contain transcriptions of drafts of other charges that may have been delivered, and a number of items involving disputes between judges and grand juries over the extent of their respective authority. In addition, bibliographic information accompanying each selection enables readers to estimate its minimum contemporary circulation. From the publisher.

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The harm in hate speech - Jeremy Waldron
Call Number: KF9345 .W34 2012
ISBN: 0674065891
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Approaching hate speech -- Anthony Lewis's freedom for the thought that we hate -- Why call hate speech group libel? -- The appearance of hate -- Protecting dignity or protection from offense? -- C. Edwin Baker and the autonomy argument -- Ronald Dworkin and the legitimacy argument -- Toleration and calumny

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The human right to water : significance, legal status and implications for water allocation - Inga T. Winkler
Call Number: K3260 .W35 2012
ISBN: 1849462836
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction -- Background: water availability and competing demands -- Legal foundations of the human right to water -- Legal characteristics of the human right to water -- Human rights implications for water allocation -- Benefits of understanding water as a human right -- Conclusion and outlook

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International crimes and other gross human rights violations : a multi- and interdisciplinary textbook [electronic resource] - Alette Smeulers and Fred Grunfeld
Call Number: KZ7139 .I68 2011, e-book
ISBN: 9004208046
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: International crimes and other gross human rights violations around the World -- War crimes -- Crimes against humanity -- Torture -- Genocide -- Human nature and social-psychological insights -- Conformism, group behaviour and collective identities -- Training and education of perpetrators -- Ordinary people in extra-ordinary circumstances -- Bystanders -- Prevention by bystanders -- Case studies: failure to prevent genocide in Rwanda (1994), Srebrenica and Darfur (since 2003) -- Intervention by bystanders -- Post-conflict justice

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The Islamic law of war : justifications and regulations [electronic resource] - Ahmed Al-Dawoody
Call Number: KBP2416 .A42 2011, e-book
ISBN: 0230111602
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: War during the prophet's lifetime -- The justifications of war in the Qurʼān -- Juridical justifications for war -- Islamic international humanitarian law -- Internal hostilities and terrorism

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Land use planning and development regulation law - Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer and Thomas E. Roberts
Call Number: KF5692 .J842 2012
Publication Date: 2012
Summary: This reference for city and urban planning specialists discusses these topics and more: types of zones and uses; limitations on zoning power; zoning flexibility and relief; subdivision control; building and housing codes; growth management and planning; windfalls and wipeouts; taxation as a planning and control device; environmental protection regulations; aesthetic regulations and historic preservation; farmland preservation; new communities; urban renewal and downtown revitalization; nuisance law; private land use control through easements, covenants, and servitudes; the power of eminent domain; adoption procedures for land use controls; litigation strategies; and liability for improper exercise of the land use control power. From the publisher.

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Law and education : contemporary issues and court decisions - Richard S. Vacca, William C. Bosher, Jr
Call Number: KF4119 .H8 2012
ISBN: 0769851991
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Part I Law: sources and resources -- Sources of education law -- Tools of legal research -- Part II Law and local boards of education -- Local school districts and boards of education -- Tort liability -- Collective negotiations -- Finance -- Part III Law and professional staff -- Employment and job security -- Academic freedom -- Part IV Law and students -- Assignment and placement -- Control and punishment -- Expression -- Religion -- Secial education

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Mortgage lending - Andrew G. Pizor, Carolyn L. Carter, Tara Twomey
Call Number: KF695 .P59 2012
ISBN: 1602481059
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Background -- Analyzing a mortgage lending case -- Federal laws that apply to abusive mortgage lending -- State law claims and defenses to abusive mortgage lending -- Preemption to state laws that conflict with the National Bank Act and HOLA -- Ability to pay, steering, loan churning, property flipping, and appraisal fraud -- Broker and other third-party charges and abuses -- Interest and other loan terms -- Reverse mortgages -- Mortgage litigation -- Litigating claims when a bank fails -- Appendices

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The oath : the Obama White House and the Supreme Court - Jeffrey Toobin
Call Number: KF8742 .T66 2012
ISBN: 0385527209
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The politician's path -- "On behalf of the strong in opposition to the weak" -- The era of good feelings -- The legacy of Appendix E -- The ballad of Lilly Ledbetter -- The war against precedent -- The hunter -- Lawyers, guns, and money -- The unrequited bipartisanship of Barack Obama -- Wise Latina -- Money talks -- Samuel Alito's question -- The rookie -- The ninety-page swan song of John Paul Stevens -- "With all due deference to separation of powers" -- The retired justices dissent -- Softball politics -- The Tea Party and the Justice's wife -- The Thomas court -- "Democracy is not a game" -- "You should do it." -- Broccoli -- The "effective" argument -- The Roberts court

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Re-member : rehabilitation, reintegration and reconciliation of war-affected children - Ilse Derluyn, editor
Call Number: HQ784.W3 R4 2012
ISBN: 9400000278
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction: Children affected by armed conflict at the intersection of three fields of study / Cindy Mels ... [et al.] -- International legal protection for the recovery and reintegration of war-affected children / Bo Victor Nylund -- Psychosocial well-being and the integration of war-affected children : toward a community resilience approach / Michael Wessells -- Integrating transitional justice and disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration : the need to achieve rehabilitation, reintegration, and reconciliation for child soldiers and child victims of enforced disappearances / Jeremy Sarkin -- And the children learned not to cry : stories about children and transitional justice in Latin America / Javier Ciurlizza -- When Hurbinek survives : transitional justice and children's rights : lessons learnt from Rwanda / Pietro Sullo -- "We have life without living" : addressing the legacies of genocide for Rwanda's children and youth / Kirrily Pells -- Rehabilitating separated children through holistic, community-based models / Jessica Muir and Elhum Shakerifar -- Release and reintegration of child soldiers : one part of a bigger puzzle / Lucia Withers -- No return home : the (non-)reintegration of youth ex-combatants in Sierra Leone as a challenge to the contextualisation of DDR and transitional justice / Martien Schotsman -- Support to the education and livelihoods of war-affected children and youth in Northern Uganda / Ann Lorschiedter and Femke Bannink-Mbazzi -- Transitional justice implications for the use of child soldiers in Eritrea / Daniel R. Mekonnen -- Children in twentieth century Europe affected by war : historical experiences in giving them refuge / Frank Caestecker -- Life in rebel captivity and its challenges for the psychosocial rehabilitation and reintegration of former child soldiers : the case of Northern Uganda / Sofie Vindevogel ... [et al.] -- Psychosocial care in rehabilitation centres for former child soldiers in Northern Uganda / Kathleen Coppens ... [et al.] -- Lessons learnt from the rehabilitation and reintegration of girl mothers from Northern Uganda : a case study from the Gulu district / Sarah Kamya and Charles N. Bwana -- Community-based approaches to the reintegration of self-demobilised child soldiers : the case of the Democratic Republic of Congo / Mulanda Juma -- Psychosocial adjustment and mental health services in post-conflict Sierra Leone : experiences of CAAFAG and war-affected youth, families and service providers / Theresa Betancourt ... [et al.] -- The fit between mental health needs and programming response for war-affected children in Northern Uganda / James Okello ... [et al.] -- War-affected children, international crisis of meaning, and the limits of rehabilitation programs / Vanessa Pupavac -- Exploring the context for adolescent mental health and psychosocial assistance in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo / Cindy Mels ... [et al.] -- A gender perspective on girls and young women in armed conflicts and organised armed violence : some examples from Latin America / Maria Luisa Bartolomei -- On children's rights and wrongs : the challenges for a rights-based approach to integration / Yannick Weyns

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Reclaiming the petition clause : seditious libel, "offensive" protest, and the right to petition the government for a redress of grievances - Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr
Call Number: KF4780 .K76 2012
ISBN: 0300149875
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The growing marginalization of dissent and the new seditious libel -- The growing loss of public space for collective expression of dissent and the failure of contemporary First Amendment doctrine to address this problematic phenomenon -- Security as a cellophane wrapper : deconstructing the government's security rationale for marginalizing public dissent and dissenters -- The right of petition in historical perspective and across three societies -- The jurisprudential contours of the petition clause : an examination of the potential doctrinal shape and scope of a reclaimed petition clause -- The Selma-to-Montgomery march as an exemplar of hybrid petitioning

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Secured transactions - Linda J. Rusch
Call Number: KF 1050 Z9 R87 2006
ISBN: 031415860X
Publication Date: 2006
Contents: Introduction to secured transactions -- The scope of UCC Article 9 -- Attachment of a security interest or agricultural lien -- Perfection of a security interest or agricultural lien -- Priority of security interests and agricultural liens -- Enforcement of a security interest or agricultural lien -- Liability for violation of Article 9

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Summoned to the Roman courts : famous trials from antiquity - Rebecca L. R. Garber and Carole Curten, translators
Call Number: KJA127 .L5413 2012
ISBN: 0520259629
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Killing a sister for mourning a fallen enemy -- Temporary end to trials involving black magic -- A dowry hunter loses out -- A naive buyer -- The party's intention vs. the pedantry of jurists? -- Cicero thwarts the intrigue of a powerful man -- Defense against a lover's malice -- Corrupter of morals through poetry, or accessory to a conspiracy? -- A precautionary crucifixion -- They hate mankind"? -- A criminal organization -- Brutal slave owners -- Self-help is punished -- Protecting a ward prevails over standard payment practices -- A dispute among christians -- The execution of heretics

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Understanding nonprofit and tax exempt organizations - Nicholas P. Cafardi, Jaclyn Fabean Cherry
Call Number: KF6449 .C34 2012
ISBN: 1422497577
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Introduction to tax exempt organizations -- Structuring a nonprofit organization -- Governance of nonprofit organizations -- Dissolving a nonprofit organization -- Rationales for tax exemption -- IRS tests for tax exemption -- Court imposed limits on tax exempt organizations -- Religious organizations & churches -- Educational organizations -- Healthcare organizations -- Arts organizations -- Other IRC section 501(c)(3) organizations -- IRC section 501(c)(4) : social welfare organizations -- Other tax exempt organizations -- IRC section 527 : political organizations -- Unrelated business income tax -- Charitable contributions -- Fundraising -- Private foundations -- Securing & maintaining tax exempt status

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