Implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act

2010, Contemporary Law, Health and Safety, Hein's Electronic Documents Reprint Series, Public Law and Policy admin

Challenges, Best Practices and New Opportunities for Success
National Council on Disabilities

The Americans with Disabilities Act has been a catalyst for significant progress in bringing about equality of opportunity for people with disabilities. It has spurred increased architectural accessibility, particularly in newly constructed buildings and facilities, an increase in accessible fixed-route public transportation in most locales, and readily available telecommunications services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This report presents the views and opinions of diverse stakeholders about ADA implementation challenges and issues, and their recommendations for improvement.

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Report of the President’s Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

2010, Contemporary Law, Criminal Justice, Criminal Law and Procedure, Political Science admin

President’s Commission on the Assassination of Pres. Kennedy

Commonly referred to as “The Warren Report,” this highly controversial title discloses the findings and conclusions of the Warren Commission assigned to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the public shooting death of the man charged with the assassination, Lee Harvey Oswald. Based on testimony obtained in the Warren Commission’s investigation, this highly controversial Report was released in 1964, disclosing its findings and igniting a public furor that led to the publication of hundreds of books and articles attempting to disprove its conclusions.

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Hearings Before the President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

2010, Contemporary Law, Criminal Justice, Criminal Law and Procedure, Political Science admin

President’s Commission on the Assassination of Pres. Kennedy

Commonly referred to as “The Warren Commission Hearings,” this set contains all of the testimony given and exhibits presented before the Warren Commission, whose duty it was to discover, evaluate, and report all the facts relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the death of the man charged with the assassination. Jack Ruby, President Lyndon B. Johnson, and Marina Oswald were among the 550 who testified, while exhibits include a frame-by-frame reprint of the renowned Zapruder Film, photos and diagrams of the Texas School Book Depository Building, and the famous exhibit 339 โ€“ a bullet in almost perfect condition recovered from the stretcher of Texas Governor John Connally.

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From Here to Eternity?

2008, 2009, Contemporary Law, Property admin

Property and the Dead Hand
By Ronald Chester

In this groundbreaking book, Professor Chester examines dead hand control of property by decedents and how this phenomenon has changed form over the centuries, with particular emphasis on the period beginning with the 1980s. Although there is something essentially human about the desire to control the use of one’s property after death, modern American dead hand control is both less personal and more far-reaching than in the past.

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Published: Lake Mary, FL; Vandeplas Publishing; 2007
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Journal of Law and Policy

2008, Contemporary Law, Judicial Administration admin

Hein is pleased to announce that we have obtained the multi-media rights to this scholarly journal. This is a journal of analysis and commentary whose mission is to promote the debate of law-related issues and public policy through the publication of articles written by legal scholars, law students, and distinguished members of the legal and policymaking communities.

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