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European Citizenship after Brexit: Freedom of Movement and Rights of Residence

by Patricia Mindus Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

This book investigates European citizenship after Brexit, in light of the functionalist theory of citizenship. No matter its shape, Brexit will impact significantly on what has been labelled as one of the major...


The Digital Rights Movement

by Hector Postigo The MIT Press (June 08, 2018)

The evolution of activism against the expansion of copyright in the digital domain, with case studies of resistance including eBook and iTunes hacks.

The movement against restrictive digital copyright protection...


Viral Spiral

by David Bollier The New Press (January 30, 2018)

A stunning narrative history of the emergence of electronic “free culture”, from open-source software and Creative Commons licenses to remixes and web 2.0—in the tradition of Lawrence Lessig’s Free Culture...


Context

by Cory Doctorow Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

One of the internet’s most celebrated hi-tech culture mavens returns with this second collection of essays and polemics. Discussing complex topics in an accessible manner, Cory Doctorow’s visions of a future...


Precarious Claims

by Shannon Gleeson Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Precarious Claims tells the human story behind the bureaucratic process of fighting for justice in the U.S. workplace. The global economy has fueled vast concentrations of wealth that have driven a demand for...


Understanding Rights Reversion

by Brianna Schofield, Jordyn Ostroff & Nicole Cabrera Authors Alliance (January 30, 2018)

Authors commonly transfer any or all of the rights in their works to their publishers when they sign their publishing agreements. In time, authors may regret transferring certain rights if their books fall out...


Sustaining the Commons

by Marco A Janssen & John M Anderies Center for Behavior, Institutions and the Environm (March 22, 2018)

"In this book you will learn about institutions - the rules and norms that guide the interactions among us. Those rules and norms can be found from traffic rules, rules in sports, regulations on when and where...


Who Will Be the Next President?

by Alexander S. Belenky Springer International Publishing AG (April 06, 2018)

If the title of this book has caught your eye, spend a couple of minutes to look at the following list of statements relevant to American presidential elections:

  1. The system for electing a President was not...


Wetlands law: a course source

by Stephen M Johnson CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"The Wetlands Law Course Source can be used as the primary text for a two credit seminar or as a supplemental text to cover wetlands material in an environmental law, natural resources law, or water law course....


Law of wills

by Browne C Lewis CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"The purpose of this casebook is to train law students to think and act like probate attorneys. This book is meant to be used in conjunction with the author's book on the law of trusts. This book's focus is...


The law of trusts

by Browne C Lewis CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"The use of testamentary trusts is becoming an important part of estate planning. As a result, students who want to make a living as probate attorneys will need to know how trusts fit into estate planning. In...


Computer-aided exercises in civil procedure

by Roger C Park & Douglas D Mcfarland CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"This book is not a comprehensive treatise on the subject of civil procedure, yet it provides a mixture of expository text, cases, and self-testing questions in nearly all of the major areas of the subject....


Evidence: Best Evidence Rule

by Colin Miller CALI eLangell Press (March 22, 2018)

"The Best Evidence Rule, contained in Article X of the Federal Rules of Evidence (Rules 1001-1008) and state counterparts, is a Rule that requires a party seeking to prove the contents of a writing, recording,...


Evidence: jury impeachment

by Colin Miller CALI eLangell Press (March 22, 2018)

"The anti-jury impeachment rule, contained in Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b) and state counterparts, is a rule preventing the admission of jury testimony or statements in connection with an inquiry into the...


Evidence: Rape Shield Rule

by Colin Miller CALI eLangell Press (March 22, 2018)

"The Rape Shield Rule, contained in Federal Rule of Evidence 412 and state counterparts is a Rule preventing the admission of evidence concerning the sexual predisposition and behavior of an alleged victim of...


The story of contract law: formation

by Val Ricks CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"This book is designed to teach contract doctrine beginning with the most fundamental concepts and building on these until the structure of contract doctrine as coherent and cohesive regulation appears. The...


Contract doctrine: theory & practice

by J. H Verkerke CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

This is the first in a series of Contracts casebooks. It was originally titled "Collaborative Teaching Materials for Contracts." The first semester of law school is mostly about learning to speak a new legal...


Torts: cases, principles, and institutions

by John Fabian Witt Cali eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"This is the second edition of Torts: Cases, Principles, and Institutions, a casebook for a one-semester torts course that carves out a distinctive niche in the field by focusing on the institutions and sociology...


Ethics in law enforcement

by Steve Mccartney & Rick Parent BCcampus (March 22, 2018)

"In this book, you will examine the moral and ethical issues that exist within law enforcement. This book will also familiarize you with the basic history, principles, and theories of ethics. These concepts...


Bankruptcy law and practice: a casebook designed to train lawyers for the practice of bankruptcy law

by Gregory Germain CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"This is the first edition of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, a Casebook Designed to Train Lawyers for the Practice of Bankruptcy Law. It is designed for a one-semester course in debtor/creditor law and bankruptcy....


The Ethics of Tax Lawyering, Second Edition

by Michael Hatfield CALI's eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

This chapter’s objective is to raise interesting tax ethics issues in practical contexts. There are 44 notes and questions to prompt and guide discussions, and primary source materials to inform the discussions...


Torts: cases and contexts

by Eric E Johnson CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"Plain-spoken and convivial, this casebook makes a deliberate effort to explain the law, rather than to provide a mere compilation of readings and questions. Simple concepts are presented simply. Complex concepts...


Basic income tax

by William P Kratzke CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"This book is the 4th edition of a basic income tax text. It is intended to be a readable text, suitable for a three-hour course for a class comprised of law students with widely different backgrounds. The text...


Civil procedure: pleading : the plaintiff's complaint

by Hillel Y Levin CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"This chapter covers the Civil Procedure topic of Pleading: The Plaintiff's Complaint. The chapter takes approximately four class periods to cover in detail. The student is exposed to cases, presented with questions...


Land use

by Turner Christian CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"This text explores the laws governing the use of land. Sometimes narrowly focused, often intensely local, land use regulation may give the impression of a highly specialized field with small stakes. The text...


Sources of American Law

by Danah Boyd CALI eLangdell Press (March 22, 2018)

"At its most basic definition the practice of law comprises conducting research to find relevant rules of law and then applying those rules to the specific set of circumstances faced by a client. However, in...


The Law and Politics of Engaging De Facto States

by Benedikt Harzl Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS (May 08, 2018)

The secessionist entities that emerged out of the turbulent upheavals in the 1990s in the South Caucasus have, over many years and with enormous external assistance, successfully defied the jurisdiction of their...


Selected Works of Alexander Hamilton

by Alexander Hamilton Canterbury Classics (April 03, 2018)

The vital words of Alexander Hamilton, including essays, private correspondence, and public statements

Alexander Hamilton is best known as the United States’ first Secretary of the Treasury and the author of...


The Public Domain

by James Boyle Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

In this enlightening book James Boyle describes what he calls the range wars of the information age--today's heated battles over intellectual property. Boyle argues that just as every informed citizen needs...


Educational Institutions

by Mr Mark Abell Globe Law & Business (April 01, 2018)

With growing numbers of independent schools (pre-school, primary and secondary), vocational colleges and universities seeking to establish themselves internationally, this new text focuses on the complex legal...


Students as suspects?

by Francesco Ragazzi Council of Europe (January 08, 2018)

Could policies aimed at preventing radicalisation in Europe end up undermining the very social cohesion they aim to preserve? Since the mid-2000s, a growing number of European governments have broadened the...


Discrimination at Work

by Marie Mercat-Bruns Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

How do the United States and France differ in laws and attitudes concerning discrimination at work? Franco-American scholar Marie Mercat-Bruns interviews prominent legal scholars to demonstrate how these two...


Intellectual Property

by James Boyle CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (January 30, 2018)

This open coursebook is an introduction to intellectual property law, the set of private legal rights that allows individuals and corporations to control intangible creations and marks from logos to novels to...


The Trial of Hissène Habré

by Celeste Hicks Zed Books (April 15, 2018)

  • The first published account of Hissène Habré’s trial and conviction

  • With the authority of the International Criminal Court under increasing pressure, Habre's trial offers an alternative model for challenging...

Law, Economics, and Game Theory

by John Cirace Lexington Books (April 16, 2018)

This book considers three relationships: law and economics; economics and game theory; and game theory and law. Economists teach lawyers that economic principles cut across and integrate seemingly different...


Judge Knot

by Todd N. Tucker Anthem Press (March 30, 2018)

In recent decades, international legal constraints have shifted far beyond the national border. International lenders’ structural adjustment programs require states to slash budgets, privatize public enterprises...


The Prohibition Era and Policing

by Wesley M. Oliver Vanderbilt University Press (April 20, 2018)

Legal precedents created during Prohibition have lingered, leaving search-and-seizure law much better defined than limits on police use of force, interrogation practices, or eyewitness identification protocols....


Reproductive Rights in New York and New Jersey

by Jonathan F. Parent Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

New York and New Jersey maintain almost identical laws dealing with abortion, but the process for developing those laws differed in each state. Courts were heavily involved in New Jersey, whereas most policy...


The Independent Bar

by Mr David Barnes Globe Law & Business (March 01, 2018)

The business of running a barristers’ chambers has changed immensely over recent years. The traditional image of chambers has been, in many respects, confined to the past and they are now, in large part, run...


Saving International Adoption

by Mark Montgomery & Irene Powell Vanderbilt University Press (January 30, 2018)

International adoption is in a state of virtual collapse, rates having fallen by more than half since 2004 and continuing to fall. Yet around the world millions of orphaned and vulnerable children need permanent...


Against Intellectual Property

by Stephan Kinsella Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

This monograph is justifiably considered a modern classic. It is by Stephan Kinsella who caused a worldwide rethinking among libertarians of the very basis of intellectual property. Mises had warned against...


The Digital Public Domain

by Melanie Dulong de Rosnay (Editor) OpenBook Publishers (January 30, 2018)

The Digital Public Domain: Foundations for an Open Culture

Melanie Dulong de Rosnay and Juan Carlos De Martin (eds.)

Digital technology has made culture more accessible than ever before. Texts, audio, pictures...


If You're in My Office, It's Already Too Late

by James J. Sexton Henry Holt and Co. (April 10, 2018)

Hard-hitting divorce lawyer James Sexton shares his insights and wisdom from the front lines of divorce to keep you out of his office and improve your relationship.

If You're in My Office, It's Already Too Late...


Nixon in New York

by Victor Li Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (April 01, 2018)

Richard Nixon’s loss in the 1962 gubernatorial election in California was more than just a simple electoral defeat. His once-promising political career was in ruins as he dropped his second high-profile race...


Contracts in the People’s Republic of China

by Jacques H. Herbots Die Keure Publishing (March 11, 2018)

A complete and well-documented review of contract law in China.

This in-depth introduction to the law of contracts of Mainland China was written for Western lawyers who have contacts with the People’s Republic...


The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

by Lukas Feiler, Nikolaus Forgó & Michaela Weigl Globe Law & Business (February 26, 2018)

From May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC, representing a significant overhaul of data protection law in the European Union. Applicable...


The Pitfalls of Protection

by Torunn Wimpelmann University of California Press (January 30, 2018)

Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for Afghan gender politics. The Pitfalls of Protection, based on research...


The Case for Copyright Reform

by Christian Engström MEP Lulu Press (January 30, 2018)

Legalized file sharing, shorter protection times for the commercial copyright monopoly, free sampling, and a ban on DRM. These are the main points of the proposal for copyright reform that the Pirate Party is...


Congress and the People’s Contest

by Donald R. Kennon, Paul Finkelman, Mischa Honeck & Fergus M. Bordewich et al. Ohio University Press (February 02, 2018)

The American Civil War was the first military conflict in history to be fought with railroads moving troops and the telegraph connecting civilian leadership to commanders in the field. New developments arose...


Dictionary of Public International Law

by Curtis F. J. Doebbler Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 15, 2018)

Significant use has been made of the jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice because it is the principle judicial organ of the world's most universal international organization, the United Nations....