The Legal History of Mexico: From the Era of Exploration of the New World to the Present

Hein Cites, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

  • This up-to-date and unique resource outlines the complete legal history of Mexico
  • Extensive scope plus author expertise provides a comprehensive guide for researchers at all levels
  • Details important events, discusses socio-political realities, and covers majors legal and social institutions for the executive, legislative, and judicial arms of government for each historical period
  • Provides extensive bibliographies and citations for key primary and secondary sources
  • Only work of its kind! 

About This Title

This book is an important and comprehensive guide to the historical periods of Mexico: Aztec Empire;

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Charting the Legal Systems of the Western Pacific Islands: A Legal Research Guide

Hein Cites, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

  • Only available resource on researching early and current legal systems of the Western Pacific Islands
  • Helps researchers easily identify current and historical primary and secondary sources on this topic
  • Links historical resources to current legislation in force
  • Outlines key untraditional resources which fill documentation gaps in pre-independence legal systems
  • Succinctly summarizes Great Britain’s involvement in the Western Pacific
  • Key research guide for anyone with an interest in the region’s colorful but difficult legal landscape! 

About This Title

The Pacific region holds a cluster of emerging nations that are attempting to reconcile a British-styled legal system with indigenous customary law.

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Monograph Series IV: NewSpace Commercialisation and the Law

Hein Cites, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

  • Explores the challenges of space law, policy, and regulation
  • Addresses existing and unresolved issues in the use of space
  • Contains 19 chapters carefully selected from 47 papers presented at the 3rd Manfred Lachs International Conference on NewSpace Commercialisation and the Law
  • Covers the emergence of the fourth phase of NewSpace in the global space exploration and use

About This Title

This title provides a smorgasbord of interdisciplinary and international papers by experienced and knowledgeable people from the industry, international institutions, academia,

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Benched: Abortion, Terrorists, Drones, Crooks, Supreme Court, Kennedy, Nixon, Demi Moore, and Other Tales from the Life of a Federal Judge

Hein Cites, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

  • Get an inside look from an expert at what federal judges really do
  • Includes 20 provocative proposals for improving the administration of justice
  • Review key cases dealing with terrorism, drones, convicted members of Congress, abortion, civil rights, authors, and movie stars
  • Explore Judge Newman’s fascinating years in politics as a federal prosecutor

About the Author

Jon O. Newman is a senior judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit,

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Subject Compilations of State Laws 2015-2016 Volume

Hein Cites, State Law, Subject Compilations of State Laws Ben Boron

  • Identifies and describes fifty-state law surveys on hundreds of subjects in hundreds of sources
  • Includes annotations for National Survey of State Laws charts
  • Previously chosen for Best Legal Reference Books

What’s New

The Subject Compilations of State Laws 2015-2016 volume contains 643 entries under 243 main subject headings. The annotated material includes law review and other periodical articles, appellate court opinions, books, briefs from cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal and state courts, commercial database contents,

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Legal Scholarship in Jewish Law: An Annotated Bibliography of Journal Articles

Hein Cites, Jewish Law, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

  • A must-have for scholars of Jewish law
  • More than 500 annotated entries included
  • Covers a broad range of subjects
  • First source of its kind

About This Title

Legal Scholarship in Jewish Law: An Annotated Bibliography of Journal Articles by David Hollander annotates the legal literature addressing issues of Jewish law. Jewish law courses, scholarship, and collections have been increasing in frequency and size in American law schools for several decades. Today, many law schools house institutes and centers for the study of Jewish law.

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Hein Cites Issue #19: Check out Hein’s Newest Titles!

Hein Cites, Lawbook, Weekly HeinCites Kaylyn Zurawski

Locating U.S. Government Information
Handbook, Third Edition

A must-have for any researcher looking for government informationcover2

By: Edward Herman & Theodora Belniak

What’s New in the Third Edition
Numerous changes in government information have occurred since the second edition was published in 1999, the most prominent being the availability of free government documents online. Government portals such as and FDSys were launched after the release of the second edition, which means you have access to more material than ever, making finding government documents much easier!

Because many government documents are available free online,

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Hein Cites Issue #18: Celebrate Constitutions Day with HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated!

Constitutional Law, Hein Cites, World Constitutions Illustrated Kaylyn Zurawski

World Constitutions Illustrated

The Most Complete Source for Current & Historical Constitutions

HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated holds thousands of contemporary and historical documents. Focusing on the study of historical and current constitutions of governments, this database enables scholars to research constitutional and political developments of the nations of our world. This database provides access to all types of documents about constitutions and allows libraries to contribute.

What’s Included:

  • Current constitution of every country.
  • Constitutional histories of several countries including the United Kingdom, France, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Mexico, Italy, South Africa, and El Salvador (among others).
  • Thousands of books on constitutional law,

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Hein Cited Issue #17: Hein as the Resources you need on Copyright Law!

Company News, Copyright, Hein Cites, Law Libraries, Librarianship Kaylyn Zurawski

Legislative History of the 1909 Copyright Act


The best resource for the history of copyright law

This collection contains all of the significant materials leading to the Copyright Act of 1909. Many of these documents were never distributed on a wide basis, and some were never officially published. Hence, this set’s value to the legal research community.

Under the 1909 Act, federal statutory copyright protection attached to the original works only when the titles were published and had a notice of copyright affixed. Therefore state copyright law governed protection for unpublished works, but published titles, whether they had a notice of copyright or not, were governed only by federal law.

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