NEW EDITION AVAILABLE: Dahl’s Law Dictionary

Civil Procedure, Dictionaries, Lawbook, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

What’s New in the Sixth EditionDahlscover6thedition

The new edition has been expanded, with both short and long definitions and new fields of law, such as enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, global warming, mediation, human rights, and international contracts. A special feature is an index that groups together the long definitions by subject matter.

About Dahl’s Law Dictionary

Dahl’s Law Dictionary was the first bilingual dictionary containing encyclopedic definitions. The English reader will be able to understand Spanish and Latin American legal concepts through definitions pulled from crucial sources such as:

  • The five basic Spanish codes (Civil, Commercial, Criminal, Civil Procedure,

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NOW AVAILABLE: The Sixth Edition of Dahl’s Law Dictionary

Civil Procedure, Dictionaries, Lawbook, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

New Edition AvailableDahlscover6thedition

Dahl’s Law Dictionary was the first bilingual dictionary containing encyclopedic definitions. The English reader will be able to understand Spanish and Latin American legal concepts through definitions pulled from crucial sources such as:

  • The five basic Spanish codes (Civil, Commercial, Criminal, Civil Procedure, and Criminal Procedure)
  • Civil Code of Louisiana
  • Standard Penal Code for Latin America
  • Decisions from the Puerto Rico Supreme Court

The Spanish reader will gain knowledge of the American legal system through fundamental legal sources such as the U.S. Constitution, the Uniform Commercial Code, the Model Penal Code, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure,

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Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger

2010, Civil Procedure, Legal Education, Legal Research Guides admin

Litigation Documents:
A Documentary History of Affirmative Action in Higher Education
Edited and Compiled by: Roy Mersky and Kumar Percy Jayasuriya

This work catalogs the history of affirmative action in the higher education realm, focusing primarily on the cases of Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger. Affirmative action has long been and continues to be a hot topic in the United States. This book contains a collection of all briefs submitted to the Supreme Court, the transcripts of the two Supreme Court oral arguments, the lower court opinions, and the final decisions of the two cases. This compilation is intended as a learning tool as well as a historical record.

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The Civil Law of Spain and Mexico

2010, Civil Procedure, Legal History admin

By: Gustavus Schmidt

One of the first treatises in comparative law is available from William S. Hein & Co., Inc. The Civil Law of Spain and Mexico is Gustavus Schmidt’s classic work on civil law. In this rare work, published in 1851 in New Orleans, Schmidt provides notes and references regarding the principles of the modern codes that were in place at the time. In addition, he offers a historical introduction to Spanish and Mexican law, with an appendix that includes some of the most important acts of the Mexican congress. The Civil Law of Spain and Mexico is a great addition to any comparative law collection.

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Class Action Fairness Act of 2005

2009, Civil Procedure, Judicial Administration, Legislative History admin

By: William H. Manz

This compilation contains reports, hearings, debates, and presidential materials from 1998-2008 that relate to the efforts to enact class action legislation. One hundred and twenty documents provide a broad insight to the conflicting views of the many bills that were introduced from the 105th to 109th Congresses and Congressional Budget Office Reports on the proposed legislation. This collection contains a legislative chronology, bibliography, and table of documents, maximizing research capabilities.
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Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2006

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Appellate Procedure in Civil Cases

2009, Civil Procedure, Judicial Administration, Jurisprudence admin

By: Roscoe Pound

This reprint comes from one of the best-known and most well respected legal scholars of the 20th century, Roscoe Pound. Here in one concise volume is all there is to be said concerning the past, present and future of our system of civil appellate procedure. This work is a magnificent contribution to the literature of our law.

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Originally Published: Boston; Little, Brown and Company; 1941
Reprinted: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2007

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Black Kalendar of Scotland:

2009, Civil Procedure, Criminal Justice, Evidence, United Kingdom admin

Records of Notable Scottish Trials
By: A.H. Millar

This reprint is full with tales of the prisons, or “tollbooths” of Scotland, names of legendary castles and their infamous inhabitants. The beautiful illustrations by Martin Anderson greatly enhance the accounts of like in Scotland from the 12th Century and provide the background of historic and long ago landmarks. Black Kalendar will be a great addition to any United Kingdom or Scottish Law collection and a valuable find for the legal researcher or genealogist.

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Originally Published: Dundee and London; John Leng &

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Civil Procedure Law and Court Rules of the People’s Republic of China

2009, Chinese Law, Chinese Law Series, Civil Procedure admin

By: Wei Luo

This work is the essential resource to understanding the complex Civil Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China. Luo succeeds in providing a clear, accurate translation of the Criminal Procedure Law. He also includes the first-ever annotations in English for 30 crucial court rules of the Supreme People’s Court. This title will enhance the Chinese law collection of any legal researcher, law librarian or individual with an economic interest in Asia’s industrial giant.

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Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2006

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The Civil Law of Spain and Mexico

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By: Gustavus Schmidt

One of the first treatises in comparative law is now available from William S. Hein & Co., Inc. The Civil Law of Spain and Mexico is Gustavus Schmidt’s classic work on civil law. In this rare work, published in 1851 in New Orleans, Schmidt provides notes and references regarding the principles of the modern codes that were in place at the time. In addition, he offers a historical introduction to Spanish and Mexican law, with an appendix that includes some of the most important acts of the Mexican congress. The Civil Law of Spain and Mexico is a great addition to any comparative law collection.

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List Price: $95.00 Order Now
Originally Published: New Orleans;

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Treatise on the Civil Law

2008, Civil Procedure, Comparative Law, French Law admin

By: Marcel Planiol

This reprint discusses that as legal systems developed in the U.S., its states relied heavily on the writings of foreign legal scholars whose works were consistently aimed at the development of a code of general law that could be applied to their own nations. This reliance upon foreign laws was especially prevalent in Louisiana. Treatise on the Civil Law provides lawyers with a panoramic view of the historical development and underlying philosophy on which Louisiana’s Code was based.

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Originally Published: St. Paul; West Publishing Co.; 1959
Reprinted: Buffalo;

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