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Evidence in Law

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (August 14, 2014)

Acquiring an understanding of evidence in law can be a confusing topic. Evidence can often be the determining factor between a case won, and one that suffers a loss. Without proper evidence a case cannot be...


The Pleasure of the Crown: Anthropology, Law and First Nations

by Dara Culhane Talonbooks (October 10, 2014)

An in-depth analysis of the history of the Aboriginal title issue in British Columbia, particularly the Gitksan and Wet’suwet’en case.


Risk Management in Social Work: Preventing Professional Malpractice, Liability, and Disciplinary Action

by Frederic G. Reamer Columbia University Press (November 18, 2014)

This all new edition is based on Frederic G. Reamer’s key reference for practitioners: Social Work Malpractice and Liability: Strategies for Prevention. Rooted in his own experiences as an expert witness in...


The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom

by Joel Simon Columbia University Press (November 11, 2014)

Journalists are being imprisoned and killed in record numbers. Online surveillance is annihilating privacy, and the Internet can be brought under government control at any time. Joel Simon, the executive director...


Heaven's Chancellery

by Irina Zakirova UPA (September 24, 2014)

There is no universally accepted definition of moral damages. The concept is usually understood in the context of torts that cause psychological harm to a person that are difficult to quantify. Heaven’s Chancellery...


Trust Me: Frauds, Schemes, and Scams and How to Avoid Them

by Gordon G. Leek Dundurn (August 30, 2010)

The worldwide growth of criminal fraud has mushroomed to such a degree that traditional law-enforcement techniques have been unable to cope effectively with the fallout. Former Calgary police detective and fraud...


Forensic Science in Court: Challenges in the Twenty First Century

by Hon. Donald Shelton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2010)

Forensic Science in Court explores the legal implications of forensic science—an increasingly important and complex part of the legal system. Judge Donald Shelton provides an accessible overview of the legal...


The Mother Court: Tales of Cases that Mattered in America's Greatest Trial Court

by James D. Zirin & Robert M. Morgenthau American Bar Association (June 19, 2014)

A fascinating chronicle of the history of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York—the most influential District court in the United States. It features the most famous trials of the period...


Lawyers as Peacemakers: Practicing Holistic, Problem-Solving Law

by J. Kim Wright American Bar Association (June 23, 2014)

Lawyers as Peacemakers can teach lawyers new ways of finding satisfaction in thier practice and providing comprehensive, solution-focused services to clients; sometimes it's not about winning, it's about finding...


New Media, Old Regimes: Case Studies in Comparative Communication Law and Policy

by Lyombe S. Eko Lexington Books (July 30, 2012)

New Media, Old Regimes: Case Studies in Comparative Communication Law and Policy, by Lyombe S. Eko, is a collection of novel theoretical perspectives and case studies in comparative communication law. Through...


The Complete Law School Companion: How to Excel at America's Most Demanding Post-Graduate Curriculum

by Jeff Deaver Wiley (April 01, 1992)

Offers complete, accessible information on every topic of concern to law students ranging from the LSAT, the Bar Exam, Law Review, computerized research and videotape study aids to obtaining that important clerkship...


My Attorney's Guide ... To Understanding Insurance Coverage After An Accident: (Florida Edition)

by Jason Turchin Jason Turchin, Esq., LLC (March 01, 2014)

Understand Insurance Coverage After A Car Accident Learn about the various insurance coverages which may apply after a car accident in Florida. Topics include what insurance may apply through your own insurance...


The Nature of the Judicial Process

by Benjamin N. Cardozo Dover Publications (July 31, 2012)

In this legal classic, a former Associate Supreme Court Justice explains the conscious and unconscious processes by which a judge decides a case and the ways rulings are guided and shaped.


Law Librarianship in the Digital Age

by Ellyssa Kroski Scarecrow Press (November 14, 2013)

It is absolutely essential that today’s law librarians are digitally literate and possess an understanding and awareness of recent advancements and trends in information technology as they pertain to the library...


Tribal Criminal Law and Procedure

by Sarah Deer & Carrie E. Garrow AltaMira Press (October 30, 2004)

This text is a comprehensive introduction to tribal criminal law and procedure in the United States. Garrow and Deer discuss in depth the histories, structures and practices of tribal justice systems, comparisons...


No Magic Wand: The Idealization of Science in Law

by David S. Caudill & Lewis H. LaRue Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 29, 2006)

Since 1993, Supreme Court precedent has asked judges to serve as gatekeepers to their expert witnesses, admitting only reliable scientific testimony. Lacking a strong background in science, however, some judges...


Legal Anthropology: An Introduction

by James M. Donovan AltaMira Press (December 28, 2007)

Legal Anthropology: An Introduction offers an initial overview into the challenging debates surrounding the cross-cultural analysis of legal systems. Equal parts review and criticism, the text outlines the historical...


Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws

by Kimberley A. Strassel, Celeste Colgan, John C. Goodman & Se n. Kay Bailey Hutchison Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 26, 2007)

Paternalistic federal laws and regulations thwart initiatives to grant women the same economic liberties as men. Why have federal institutions overseeing employment, employee benefits, childcare, taxation, health...


Moral Desert: A Critique

by Howard Simmons UPA (February 23, 2010)

In this book, the author critically explores the idea that we deserve to be praised or rewarded for good behavior and blamed or punished when we act badly, which seems central to everyone's moral deliberation...


In the Interest of Justice: Great Opening & Closing Statements Throu

by Joel Seidemann HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

This rich and rewarding volume collects more than two dozen of the most memorable opening and closing arguments made by top prosecutors and defense attorneys of the last one hundred years. Carefully selected...


Introduction to Tribal Legal Studies

by Justin B. Richland & Sarah Deer AltaMira Press (January 16, 2010)

This book is the only available comprehensive introduction to tribal law. It is an indispensable resource for students, tribal leaders, and professionals interested in the complicated relationship between tribal,...


Collaborative Divorce: A New Paradigm

by Pauline H. Tesler & Peggy Thompson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

About half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce, and most of these divorces result in unnecessary collateral damage. Now there is a better way.

In Collaborative Divorce, Pauline Tesler and Peggy...


Beyond the Body Farm

by Dr. Bill Bass & Jon Jefferson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

There is no scientist in the world like Dr. Bill Bass. A pioneer in forensic anthropology, Bass created the world's first laboratory dedicated to the study of human decomposition—three acres of land on a hillside...


A Question of Choice: Roe v. Wade 40th Anniversary Edition

by Sarah Weddington The Feminist Press at CUNY (March 08, 2013)

The incredible story of how a twenty-seven-year-old lawyer won Roe v. Wade, and what it means forty years later.


Running for Office: The Strategies, Techniques and Messages Modern Political Candidates Need To Win Elections

by Ronald A. Faucheux M. Evans & Company (May 22, 2002)

This is your first and last stop for everything you need to know about winning the political game in the modern world of expensive, competitive campaigning.


Irrefutable Evidence: A History of Forensic Science

by Michael Kurland Ivan R. Dee (October 16, 2009)

The rise of scientific thinking in finding, catching, and convicting criminals-and, just as important, freeing the innocent-has transformed society's assault on crime. Before scientific detective work, early...


A New, Objective, Pro-Objectivity Normative Theory: An Objective Basis for Morality, Society, Politics, Law, Education, Etc.-And for Liberty and Peace

by Frederick Farrand UPA (October 29, 2010)

This book tries to solve fundamental normative moral, social, political, educational, legal, etc. problems. It defends a uniquely evidence-based, objective theory. Part I mainly explains and defends the theory's...


American Indian Sovereignty and Law: An Annotated Bibliography

by Wade Davies & Richmond L. Clow Scarecrow Press (February 04, 2009)

American Indian Sovereignty and Law: An Annotated Bibliography covers a wide variety of topics and includes sources dealing with federal Indian policy, federal and tribal courts, criminal justice, tribal governance,...


Servants of the Law: Judicial Politics on the California Frontier, 1849-89

by Donald R. Burrill UPA (December 02, 2010)

This book examines the lives of two famous California judges, David S. Terry and Stephen J. Field, who created a lasting influence on the politics and judicial history of California's Supreme Court during the...


Freedom of expression and defamation

by Tarlach McGonagle & Onur Andreotti Council of Europe (August 31, 2016)

Freedom of expression and defamation: where do we draw the line? Freedom of expression is a fundamental freedom, one of the cornerstones of democracy in Europe, enshrined in various key texts, including the...


The Ulysses Trials

by Joseph M. Hassett The Lilliput Press (June 16, 2016)

"Hassett's combination of literary insight and legal dexterity...makes his book ...an original and subtly entertaining contribution to the history of modernist culture.' -Roy Foster

The publishers of Ulysses...


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 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...


Cases in Communication Law

by Paul Siegel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 09, 2007)

Of the sixty-one cases represented in the second edition of Paul Siegel's popular Cases in Communication Law, forty-one are U. S. Supreme Court decisions, eleven are federal appellate decisions, and four were...


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 UN's Lone Ranger

by John M. Sellar Whittles Publishing (February 10, 2016)

Illegal trade in wildlife is now recognized as one of the most significant criminal activities in the world, bringing billions of dollars in illicit profits to organized crime groups and networks, which are...


The Transformative Years of the University of Alabama Law School, 1966-1970

by Daniel Meador NewSouth Classics (March 01, 2012)

Transformative Years is Daniel Meador's account of his four years as dean of the School of Law at the University of Alabama from 1966 to 1970. Those were indeed transformative years, bridging the Law School...


Legal Compliance and Risk Management in Small Business

by Ian Birt Mirabel Publishing (December 01, 2017)

Small businesses, like all businesses, operate in an increasingly regulated environment. Increasing business regulation is being driven by public desire for greater protection of consumers, workers and the physical...


Foundations of Australian Law

by Callie Harvey Mirabel Publishing (December 01, 2017)

Foundations of Australian Law is pitched exactly at the right level – in terms of both content and language – for business students, for law students, and for international students. This fifth edition has...


Friendly Fire at the Veterans Hospital

by J.B. Simms Erik Publishing (February 01, 2018)

Stories which you hear about mistreatment of Veterans at VA hospitals continue to shock the public, but the cover-up, as they say, is always worse than the crime. Was mistreatment and malpractice of Veterans...


Equality under the Constitution

by Judith A. Baer Cornell University Press (February 15, 2018)

The principle of equality embedded in the Declaration of Independence and reaffirmed in the Constitution does not distinguish between individuals according to their capacities or merits. It is written into these...


Cofounding The Right Way

by Jana Nevrlka Panoma Press (January 24, 2018)

Jobs & Wozniak, Page & Brin, Ben & Jerry... any list of successful companies seems awash with cofounders who are a match made in business heaven. The benefits are obvious: by combining resources, knowledge,...


Joint Operating Agreements

by Dr Eduardo G Pereira Globe Law & Business (January 09, 2018)

Joint operating agreements (JOAs) are well-accepted standard agreements in the oil and gas industry which regulate the relationship between the parties to a joint venture: the operator and the non-operator....


Chinese Language in Law

by Deborah Cao Lexington Books (November 01, 2017)

The book explores some of the intricacies, dilemmas, and idiosyncrasies of the Chinese language used in the legal context, analyzing linguistic matters in both monolingual Chinese context and cross-linguistically...


Recounting the Anthrax Attacks

by R. Scott Decker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 19, 2018)

It was September 18, 2001, just seven days after al-Qaeda hijackers destroyed the Twin Towers. In the early morning darkness, a lone figure dropped several letters into a mailbox. Seventeen days later a Florida...


Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers

by Gary B. Melton, John Petrila, Norman G. Poythress & Christopher Slobogin et al. The Guilford Press (December 04, 2017)

Tens of thousands of readers have relied on this leading text and practitioner reference--now revised and updated--to understand the issues the legal system most commonly asks mental health professionals to...


The Transgender Myth

by Paula Mirare Overby Mirare Publishing (November 24, 2017)

In my childhood I believed I was a girl. I hated the short hair and the hand me down cloths from my brother but otherwise I felt certain I was the same as my girl friends. When I finally accepted the social...


Judicial Enforcement and Implementation of European Union Law

by Ami Barav & Allan Rosas Bruylant (November 07, 2017)

The potency of the law in fostering the process of gradual European integration is easily discernable and widely acknowledged. It is largely and conspicuously revealed by the litigation before the courts of,...


The Integration of the UCLA School of Law, 1966—1978

by Miguel Espinoza Lexington Books (December 01, 2017)

In 1966, a group of UCLA law school professors sparked the era of affirmative action by creating one of the earliest and most expansive race-conscious admissions programs in higher education. The Legal Education...


Upstream Law and Regulation

by Dr Eduardo G Pereira & Professor Kim Talus Globe Law & Business (November 30, 2017)

The golden age of abundant, easy-to-access oil is over and, as a result, international oil and gas companies must search for new and more complex oil and gas provinces. Moreover, independent companies are adopting...