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Acing tort law : a checklist approach to tort law - Shubha Ghosh
Call Number: KF1250.Z9 G48 2012
ISBN: 9780314279972
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Overview -- Intentional torts : prima facie case and defenses -- Negligence : duty of care -- Negligence : breach through unreasonable conduct -- Negligence : factual and legal causation -- Negligence : recoverable damages -- Strict liability -- Tort remedies -- Defenses to negligence and strict liability claims -- Multiple defendants -- Products liability -- Reputation based torts -- Business torts -- Torts arising from the legal process -- Exam pointers -- Example of a comprehensive exam -- Exam checklists

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The bankruptcy claims handbook - Brett D. Fallon, Jessica D. Gabel, Paul R. Hage, Joy Lyu Monahan, editors
Call Number: KF1532 .B36 2013
ISBN: 1627221840
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Introduction -- Debtor's duties with respect to the claims process -- Life cycle of claims -- Secured claims -- Unsecured claims -- Administrative expenses -- Administrative expenses under section 503(b)(9) -- Rejection damages claims -- Class proofs of claim -- Reclamation -- Equitable subordination and debt recharacterization -- Critical vendors claims -- D&O policies and advancement of legal fees -- Objections to claims

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Becoming the tech savvy family lawyer - Melissa A. Kucinski and Daniel J. Berlin
Call Number: KF320.A9 K83 2013
ISBN: 1627222618
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: How tech savvy are family lawyers? -- Your commute -- Working while out of the office -- In the office (or home office) -- Client meetings -- Client-based technology -- Negotiations, including mediation -- Discovery issues -- Trial preparation -- In court -- Promoting and marketing your law firm -- Work-life balance -- Conclusion

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Bending toward justice : the Voting Rights Act and the transformation of American democracy - Gary May
Call Number: KF4893 .M39 2013
ISBN: 9780465018468
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Prologue: The most powerful instrument -- Planting the First Seed -- An Ideal Place -- "Give Us the Ballot!" -- Nothing Can Stop Us -- To the Promised Land -- The Die Is Cast -- Breaking down injustice -- Where the Votes Are -- The Struggle of a Lifetime

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Buried treasure : finders, keepers, and the law - Cecil C. Kuhne III.
Call Number: KF713.T7 K84 2013
ISBN: 1627221352
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Finding gold coins : the vexing question of ownership -- Trash as treasure : resolving the trespasser issue -- Lost loot : an Indiana Jones moment -- Heap big wampum : trafficking in artifacts -- Cash stash : was it lost or merely mislaid? -- Ancestor treasure : resolving the heirship issue -- Stolen archaeology : defining the federal offense -- Ocean plunder : the salvage of the Central America -- Buccaneer bounty : the quest for the Atocha -- Sinking spanish warship : recovering the Mercedes -- The Google Maps caper : a question of navigable waters -- Flying high : currency stashed in an airplane wing -- Motel money : the lucky chambermaid? -- Hide and seek : children as treasure finders -- Ceiling tiles : bounty in the attic -- Income tax ramifications : booty as ordinary income -- Money in the mattress : finding the rightful owner -- Bag o' rags : not your normal treasure trove -- Appendix 1 : Cash in the walls -- Appendix 2 : Buried suitcase money -- Appendix 3 : Raising the Titanic -- Appendix 4 : A treasure of international intrigue

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Children held hostage : identifying brainwashed children, presenting a case, and crafting solutions - Stanley S. Clawar & Brynne V. Rivlin
Call Number: BF633 .C59 2013
ISBN: 9781627221559
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: "updated treatise with its continuing studies of families and its new suggestions on how to undo the dangers to the innocent child alienated from one of the parents " from the publisher.

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The choreography of resolution : conflict, movement, and neuroscience - Michelle LeBaron, Carrie MacLeod, and Andrew Floyer Acland, editors
Call Number: HM1126 .C46 2013
ISBN: 1627221379
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Dance and neuroscience : implications for conflict transformation / by Emily Beausoleil -- Dance as metaphor : the metaphor of dance and peace building / by Tara Ney and Emmy Humber -- Dance as praxis / by Margie Gillis -- Choreography of conflict: refinding home / by Carrie MacLeod -- Choreography of space : transforming conflict through movement / by Andrew Floyer Acland -- Choreography of negotiation : movement in three acts / by Christopher Honeyman and Rachel Parish -- Building kinesthetic intelligence : dance in conflict-resolution education / by Nadja Alexander and Michelle LeBaron -- Building emotional intelligence : a grid for practitioners / by Charlie Irvine -- Dancing through conflict : developing intuition for mediation / by Simon J.A. Mason, Susan Allen Nan and Virginie van de Loe -- An embodied pedagogy for conflict transformation : stepping into new practices / by Margie Gillis -- Ireland : finding meaning : dancing out of conflict / by Maureen Maloney -- Ireland : finding meaning : melting the stone in relational disputes / by Geoffrey Corry -- Cambodia and Liberia : finding new futures : dancing home / by Toni Shapiro-Phim -- Cambodia : finding new futures : a case study of a dance and music association in the Tonle Bassac community / by John Burt with Andrew Dilts -- Cambodia : dancing in the eye of a storm : principles of practice when working with the arts therapeutically with traumatised communities / by Carrie Herbert -- Finding coherence I : observations on movement and worldview conflict in the workplace / by Mark McCrea -- Finding coherence II : catalyzing embodied change processes in conflict / by Clemens Lang -- New choreographies of conflict / by Carrie MacLeod

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Climate change law and policy - Hari M. Osofsky, Lesley K. McAllister
Call Number: K3585.5 .O84 2012
ISBN: 9780735577169
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The challenge of climate change : scientific, legal, and political elements -- International legal approaches : treaties and non-binding agreements -- U.S. legal developments : legislative, executive, and judicial action -- Foreign legal developments : comparative law and policy -- State and local action : governmental efforts and transnational collaboration -- Non-state actors and initiatives : NGOs, corporations, and individuals -- The future of climate change law and policy : risks and possibilities

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Cloud computing for lawyers and executives : a global approach - Thomas J. Shaw
Call Number: K564.C6 S535 2013
ISBN: 1614389527
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: 1. Introduction to cloud computing -- 2. U.S. statutes -- 3. International statutes -- 4. Information security and privacy in the cloud : the risks -- 5. Information security and privacy in the cloud : risk response -- 6. Data preservation and breach in the cloud -- 7. Negotiating the CSP agreement -- 8. Practical application -- 9. Lawyers and the cloud -- Appendix - Table of authorities -- Index

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Comparative law : historical development of the civil law tradition in Europe, Latin America, and East Asia - John Henry Merryman, David S. Clark, John Owen Haley
Call Number: K585 .M478 2010
ISBN: 142247478X
Publication Date: 2010
Contents: Litigating cases with foreign parties or foreign law issues in American courts -- Roman law in the civil law tradition -- Canon law, commercial law, and the reception of the jus commune in Europe before the revolution -- The legal traditions of Latin America -- The intellectual revolution and legal science -- The legal traditions of East Asia

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The constitutional law of the European Union - James D. Dinnage, Jean-Luc Laffineur
Call Number: E4445 .D56 2012
ISBN: 0769846009
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: The European Union as an international federation -- The components of EU law -- The Union's legislative, executive and judicial functions -- European Union competences -- Treaty limitations on the exercise of member state competences -- Citizenship and fundamental rights -- Relations between the member states

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Contract law : flowcharts and cases : a student's visual guide to understanding contracts - Frank J. Doti
Call Number: KF801.A7 D68 2012
ISBN: 9780314277893
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: Table of flowcharts -- Mailbox rule for rejections -- Shipment of non-conforming goods -- Battle of the forms -- Statute of frauds : sale of goods -- Accord and satisfaction -- Fraud and misrepresentation -- Parol evidence rule -- Oral modifications -- UCC buyer's remedies -- UCC seller's remedies -- Mistake

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Copyright law - Craig Joyce
Call Number: KF2993 .J69 2010
ISBN: 142247738X
Publication Date: 2010
Contents: Introduction : the landscape of copyright -- Prerequisites for copyright protection -- Works of authorship -- Ownership and transfers -- Duration and terminations -- Publication and formalities -- Exclusive rights and their limitations -- Infringement actions -- Secondary liability -- Fair use and affirmative defenses -- Remedies, preemption, and related bodies of law -- Epilogue : the horizon of copyright

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The death of Reconstruction : race, labor, and politics in the post-Civil War North, 1865-1901 - Heather Cox Richardson
Call Number: E668 .R5 2004
ISBN: 0674013662
Publication Date: 2004
Contents: Prologue: the view from Atlanta, 1895 -- The Northern postwar vision, 1865-1867 -- The mixed blessing of universal suffrage, 1867-1870 -- Black workers and the South Carolina government, 1871-1875 -- Civil rights and the growth of the national government, 1870-1883 -- The Black exodus from the South, 1879-1880 -- The un-American Negro, 1880-1900 -- Epilogue: Booker T. Washington rises Up from slavery, 1901

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Dispute resolution : beyond the adversarial model - Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
Call Number: KF9084.A75 D57 2005
ISBN: 0735544433
Publication Date: 2005
Contents: Entering the fields of conflict and dispute resolution -- Negotiation : concepts and models -- Skills and practices in negotiation -- Negotiation law, ethics, and policy -- Mediation : concepts and models -- Mediation : skills and practices for the mediator and the attorney in mediation -- Mediation : law, ethics, and policy issues -- Arbitration : concepts and models -- Arbitration : law and policy -- Arbitration : skills, practices, and ethics -- Private and public hybrid processes -- Multiparty dispute resolution processes -- Planning for dispute resolution -- Conflict resolution in the international legal order -- Thinking critically about nonadjudicatory processes -- Counseling about dispute resolution processes

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The FCPA and U.K. Bribery Act : a ready reference for business and lawyers - Vivian Robinson QC, Stuart H. Deming, Truman K Butler
Call Number: K5216 .R63 2013
ISBN: 1627222286
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Introduction -- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act -- UK Bribery Act -- Compliance programmes -- Excerpt - A resource guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practice Act ('FCPA Resource Guide') -- Excerpt - The Bribery Act 2010: Guidance about procedures which relevant commercial organisations can put into place to prevent persons associated with then from bribing (section 9 of the Bribery Act 2010)('Government Guidance')

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The federal information manual : how the government collects, manages, and discloses information under FOIA and other statutes - P. Stephen Gidiere, III
Call Number: KF5753 .G53 2013
ISBN: 1627222529
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: An overview of federal information disputes -- Agency collection of information -- Management of agency records -- Classified information -- Access to federal records -- Electronic records and federal public websites -- The elements of a successful FOIA request -- Reasons for the withholding of agency records -- Litigation involving federal records -- Homeland security information

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Flash mob law : the legal side of planning and participating in pillow fights, no pants rides, and other shenanigans - Ruth Carter, Esq
Call Number: KF3993 .C37 2013
ISBN: 161438956X
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: What are flash mobs and flash mob law? -- Flash mob organizers -- The criminalization of "flash mob" -- Legal implications of planning flash mobs -- Selecting a flash mob venue -- Protecting participants and bystanders during flash mobs -- Confrontations with authorities -- Using flash mobs as a marketing tool -- Legal issues that emerge after the flash mob -- Privacy issues in flash mobs -- Potential jurisdictional issues affecting flash mobs -- Case study : dance flash mob -- Case study : pillow fight flash mob -- Case study : global no pants subway ride -- Final thoughts

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Handbook on questioning children : a linguistic perspective - Anne Graffam Walker, Ph.D. with Julie Kenniston, MSW, LSW ; editors Sally Small Inada, M.A. and Julie Kenniston, MSW, LSW ; Catherine Caldwell, J.D. Legal Researcher
Call Number: KF9672.Z9 W34 2013
ISBN: 1627222030
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Introduction -- Principles -- Problems to look out for in your questioning -- Things to look out for in children's answers -- Some additional considerations in communicating with children -- Why are there inconsistencies in children's testimony?: a few language-related reasons -- Conclusion

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Health care IT : the essential lawyer's guide to health care information technology and the law - Arthur Peabody, Jr., editor
Call Number: KF3827.R4 H343 2013
ISBN: 162722176X
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Electronic health records : how they work, what they document and how they advance patient care -- Electronic health records : selecting the EHR solution and negotiating the licensing agreement -- Regional extension centers : "boots on the ground" support of EHR technology in small physician practices -- Personal health records and patient portals : leveraging technology to empower and engage patients -- Health information exchange : a critical foundation to improve health care values -- Telemedicine : an expanding frontier in patient care -- Electronic health and mobile health medical technology -- Medical devices in the digital age -- The role of social media in healthcare : the trend toward health care consumerism -- 9/11 : a personal experience -- Contingency planning for health plans and providers : lessons from 9/11 -- The evolution of HIPAA : protecting the privacy of individuals in their physician's office, in the hospital, at the lab, as a subject of research, and throughout the world -- Electronic health records : technology standards and incentives for meaningful use -- The federal data breach notification law for breaches of protected health information -- Safety risks associated with EHRs : how real? -- Health care data breaches and information security : addressing threats and risks to patient data -- Data encryption : essential to afford security and privacy in health care -- Enforcement under HIPAA and HITECH : why you need to worry again about HIPAA -- Enforcing HIPAA in the age of electronic health records : the view of the Office of Civil Rights from its director

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A lawyer writes : a practical guide to legal analysis - Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud Rocklin, Sandy Patrick
Call Number: KF250 .C683 2013 Circ / Reserve
ISBN: 1611633974
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: How attorneys communicate -- Sources and systems of the law -- Reading for comprehension -- Finding your argument -- Organizing your legal authority -- One legal argument -- Explaining the law -- Applying the law -- Conclusions to one legal argument -- Statutory analysis -- The discussion section : introducing and connecting legal arguments -- Question presented and brief answer -- Statement of facts -- Conclusion to the memorandum -- Editing and polishing -- Client letters -- Professional E-mails -- The transition from objective to persuasive writing

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Legal ethics : rules, statutes, and comparisons - Richard Zitrin, Kevin E. Mohr
Call Number: KF306 .Z575 2013
ISBN: 0769845983
Publication Date: 2013
Contents; ABA model rules -- ABA model code -- California--model rules comparisons -- California rules and statutes -- SEC final standards of professional conduct

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A legal guide to enterprise mobile device management : managing bring your own device (BYOD) and employer-issued device programs - Stephen S. Wu
Call Number: KF390.5.C6 W87 2013
ISBN: 1627221832
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Introduction -- The impact of consumerization of information technology -- Managing a mobile device program -- Discovery and records management issues -- Information security issues -- Privacy issues -- Protecting trade secrets and confidential information -- Insurance issues -- Employment law issues -- Future challenges

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Mastering the media in a products liability case - Brett Emison
Call Number: KF1296 .E45 2013
ISBN: 1627220429
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Introduction to products liability law : a laconic appraisal -- Communication tactics for the modern products case in a changing media environment -- Digital media's impact on product manufacturers -- Social media and juries in products cases -- The future of legal journalism (with fewer legal journalists)

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Media coverage in criminal justice cases : what prosecutors and defenders should and should not say - Andrew E. Taslitz, editor
Call Number: KF9223.5 .M43 2013
ISBN: 1627221514
Publication Date: 2013
Contents; Defense perspective on media and the court of public opinion -- Working with public relations experts in high-profile criminal cases -- Ethics: criminal practice and the media -- A criminal practitioner's guide to the media in client representation -- Media impact on trial by jury -- Law professors

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Mediation : practice, policy, and ethics - Carrie Menkel-Meadow
Call Number: KF9084 .M46 2013
ISBN: 9781454802624
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: ...a comprehensive and current introduction to the world of mediation, including law and policy, case examples, and practice guidelines for mediators and attorney representatives. From the publisher.

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The modern law of contracts - Bruce W. Frier, James J. White
Call Number: KF801.A7 F75 2012
ISBN: 0314265465
Publication Date: 2012
Contents: A roadmap for contract law -- The bargain theory of contract -- Negotiation and formation of the contract -- The contents of the contract -- Legal regulation of contracts -- Remedies -- Conditions and self-help remedies during performance -- Third-party rights and responsibilities

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Music law for the general practitioner - Thomas R. Leavens
Call Number: KF4291 .L43 2013
ISBN: 1627221530
Publication Date: 2013
Contents:What is music? -- How value in musical properties is created -- Music publishing -- How bands are organized and financed, and planning for the eventual breakup -- How record companies and producers work -- Personal representatives -- Personal appearances -- Distribution -- Tax considerations for the musician / Heather Ryan Liberman -- The musician's estate / Heather Ryan Liberman -- Music and the general business client -- Representing the musician

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Pass the bar exam : a practical guide to achieving academic & professional goals - Sara J. Berman
Call Number: KF303 .B45 2013
ISBN: 1627222383
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Set your goal and commit to success -- Develop a plan for success : your GPS to bar passage -- Climb the bar exam mountain; transition from student to professional -- Reduce distractions, increase your focus, and manage your time -- Get and use quality expert help : reliable bar-review courses, academic support faculty, and trusted mentors -- Enlist your troops and lose the naysayers : it takes a village of positive people -- Write and post your schedule; then adapt it to maximize productivity -- Practice tests : the heavy lifting -- The home stretch : eliminate distractions and embrace success -- Celebrate your achievement, and acknowledge, and thank those who helped you (and set your next goal!) -- Why didn't I pass the bar exam? -- I feel like I was kicked in the teeth -- Rethink "failure" and use your previous experience as preparation for success

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Prosecution principles : a clinical handbook - George R. Dekle, Sr
Call Number: KF9223 .D44 2007
ISBN: 0314184449
Publication Date: 2007
Contents: 1. The role of the prosecutor -- 2. Relations with law enforcement agencies -- 3. Relations with the defense bar -- 4. The charging decision -- 5. Plea bargaining -- 6. Case management from in basket to archive -- 7. Establishing case theory -- 8. Marshaling the evidence -- 9. Discovery -- 10. Interviews, interrogations, and discovery depositions -- 11. Direct esamination -- 12. Constructive cross examination -- 13. Destructive cross examination -- 14. Voir dire -- 15. Opening statement -- 16. Final argument -- 17. Handling motions and objections

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Public international law in a nutshell - Thomas Buergenthal
Call Number: KZ3410 .B84 2013
ISBN: 0314279962
Publication Date: 2013
Summary: "This Fifth Edition of Public International Law in a Nutshell is a concise yet accurate summary of the field of public international law, covering its basic sources, actors, and procedures, and key subject matter areas, such as human rights, the law of the sea, international environmental law, the law of war, and U.S. foreign relations law. This edition is fully updated to include recent treaties, institutions, and Supreme Court decisions."--From the Publisher

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The RCRA practice manual - Theodore L. Garrett, editor
Call Number: KF3946 .R387 2013
ISBN: 1627222960
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: An overview of RCRA / Theodore L. Garrett -- RCRA's relationship to other laws / Daniel H. Squire -- Recycling and the definition of solid waste / Kenneth M. Kastner -- Definition of hazardous waste / Lynn L. Bergeson and Christopher R. Bryant -- The obligations of generators / John A. McKinney, Jr., Vito A. Pinto, and Anthony J. Del Piano -- Transport of hazardous waste / John R. Jacus and Eric Waeckerlin -- Permit requirements / David E. Preston, Matthew B. Eugster, and Tim Lundgren -- Operating and design standards for treatment, storage, and disposal facilities / Janet L. McQuaid -- Closure, postclosure, and financial responsibility / Robert F. Wilkinson and Megan P. Caldwell -- Standards for containers, tanks, incinerators, boilers, and furnaces / Susan J. Sadler -- Land disposal facilities / Robert F. Wilkinson and Megan P. Caldwell -- Land ban disposal restrictions / Steven E. Silverman -- Corrective action requirements / Karl S. Bourdeau -- Regulation of underground storage tanks / Chris S. Leason, Michael D. Hockley, and Benjamin T. Clark -- Regulation of nonhazardous waste under RCRA / Robert B. McKinstry, Jr., Jennifer E. Drust, and Lea A. Phillips -- Civil and criminal enforcement / Michael W. Steinberg and Jayesh Hines-Shah -- The federal-state relationship under RCRA / Marcie R. Horowitz

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Regulating public utility performance : the law of market structure, pricing and jurisdiction - Scott Hempling
Call Number: KF2094 .H46 2013
ISBN: 1627222928
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Regulatory law : purposes, powers, rights and responsibilities -- The traditional utility monopoly -- Authorizing competition -- Making competition effective -- Monitoring competition for anti-competitive behaviors -- "Just and reasonable" prices in non-competitive markets : cost-based rates set by the regulator -- "Just and reasonable" prices in "competitive" markets : market-based rates set by the seller -- Discrimination : when is favoritism "undue"? -- Filed rate doctrine : the "filed rate" is the only lawful rate -- Retroactive ratemaking : the prohibition and the exceptions -- Mobile-Sierra doctrine : when does contract "sanctity" give way to government-ordered amendments? -- The federal-state relationship -- Jurisdiction's future

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Sharing a mediator's powers : effective advocacy in settlement - Dwight Golann
Call Number: KF9084 .G6485 2013
ISBN: 1627222804
Publication Date: 2013
Contents; Two examples -- A commercial mediator's strategy -- Shape the field -- Focus discussion and exchange information -- Address emotional issues -- Influence the bargaining -- Implement a cooperative or interest-based approach -- Use, or respond to, competitive tactics -- Narrow disagreements over legal issues -- Break impasse -- Initiate the process -- Educate the mediator and the parties -- Advocate in the process -- Develop an advocacy plan

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Technology innovation law and practice : cases and materials - Theodore M. Hagelin
Call Number: KF3145 .H34 2011
ISBN: 1422486796
Publication Date: 2011
Contents: Technology innovation fundamentals : intellectual property, economics, finance and business -- Licensing law -- Commercializing university technologies -- Industry employer-employee intellectual property rights -- Experimental use of new technology -- Bankruptcy -- Licensing and antitrust law -- Tax effects of technology creation and transfer -- U.S. technology export controls -- Business organizations and management responsibilities -- Financing technology innovation

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Technology solutions for today's lawyer - Jeffrey Allen and Ashley Hallene
Call Number: KF320.A9 A428 2013
ISBN: 1627221573
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: In the beginning -- Choosing hardware for your office -- Mobile equipment -- Software -- Implementing new software -- Unified messaging and communications -- Networking nuts and bolts -- Cloud computing -- Security considerations -- Backing up your data

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Torts : cases, problems, and exercises - Russell L. Weaver
Call Number: KF1250 .T574 2003
ISBN: 0870849018
Publication Date: 2003
Contents: Introduction to the study of tort law -- Intentional torts -- Defenses to intentional torts -- Negligence -- Cause in fact -- Proximate cause -- Multiple tortfeasors -- Damages for personal injuries -- Limited duty: special limitations on the scope of duty -- Premises liability: duties of owners and occupiers of land -- Wrongful death -- Defenses -- Vicarious liability -- Common law strict liability -- Nuisance -- Products liability -- Defamation -- Privacy -- Civil rights -- Misrepresentation -- Competitive torts

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Toxic tort litigation - Arthur F. Foerster & Christine Gregorski Rolph, editors
Call Number: KF8925.T67 T69 2013
ISBN: 1627221271
Publication Date: 2013
Contents: Introduction / L. Neal Ellis Jr -- Theories of liability and damages / Bruce Jones, Ryan T. Dunn, Courtney A. Lawrence, and Delmar R. Ehrich -- Common defenses / J. Kevin Buster and Randy J. Butterfield -- The use of scientific and medical evidence / William D. Dannelly, Rita A. Sheffey, Ashley Cummings, and Matthew F. Hanchey -- Causation and the use of experts / Alan Rudlin, Alexandra Cunningham, and Thomas R. Waskom -- Case strategy and trial management / John P. Manard Jr., Steven J. Levine, S. Ault Hootsell III, J. Alan Harrell, Roy l. Bergeron Jr., and Evan Dicharry -- Settlemment considerations / Brendan K. Collins -- Emerging areas of litigation and significant legal issues / Shawna Bligh and Chris Wendelbo -- Western states / Karen R. Leviton, Michael G. Romey, and R. Peter Durning Jr. -- Midwestern states / Andrew Holly and Colin Wicker -- Southern states / Lisa Horvath Shub -- Eastern states / Libretta Stennes


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