State of the Federal Judiciary

2010, Judicial Administration, Political Science admin

Annual Reports of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Introduction by: Shelley L. Dowling

Beginning with Chief Justice Warren Burger’s first annual report in 1970, this important collection offers a historical overview of the accomplishments, as well as the needs and goals, of the federal judiciary. Each year, the annual reports are used as a forum by the Chief Justice to detail the current condition of the federal judiciary through caseload statistics, committee accomplishments, and enacted, as well as pending, legislation that affects the courts. In addition, the reports provide a forum for a discussion of the management of the federal courts, providing all the issues that should be evaluated in the coming years.

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Confidence in the Courtroom

2010, Criminal Law and Procedure, Judicial Administration admin

Understanding the Federal Rules of Evidence
By: James Headley and Corey Osborn

Confidence in the Courtroom is a practical guide to understanding the federal rules of evidence and how they are applied. Lawyers have a responsibility to introduce evidence that helps their client and to prevent opponents from introducing evidence that is improper. The judge, the person determining what evidence is admitted and what evidence is not, uses legal reasoning to apply the rules of evidence to the facts of the case. Understanding how legal professionals think and they way they analyze problems will help readers communicate effectively with the judge and get the evidentiary rulings they want.

This work is designed to introduce the process of legal reasoning and the basic principles of evidence to anyone preparing for trial.

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JUST PUBLISHED – Confidence in the Courtroom

2010, Criminal Law and Procedure, Judicial Administration admin

Understanding the Federal Rules of Evidence
By: James Headley and Corey Osborn
Confidence in the Courtroom is a practical guide to understanding the federal rules of evidence and how they are applied. Lawyers have a responsibility to introduce evidence that helps their client and to prevent opponents from introducing evidence that is improper. The judge, the person determining what evidence is admitted and what evidence is not, uses legal reasoning to apply the rules of evidence to the facts of the case. Understanding how legal professionals think and the way they analyze problems will help readers communicate effectively with the judge and get the evidentiary rulings they want.

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Congress and the Courts

2010, Constitutional Law, Judicial Administration, Legislative History admin

A Legislative History 2005-2008, The 109th through the 110th Congresses
Documents and Materials Regarding the Creation, Structure, Organization, Decisions, and Jurisdiction of Federal Courts and the Federal Judiciary
Second Series, 2009 Supplement
Edited by: William H. Manz

The 2009 Supplement is an essential tool for legislative research. This supplement includes the documents, materials, and decisions of hearings that were held on several controversial Supreme Court decisions during the 109th and 110th Congresses. These include Kelo v. City of New London, in which the Court held in a 5-to-4 decision that private development plans could offer enough benefits to the community through economic growth as to qualify such plans as a permissible “public use”

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State of the Federal Judiciary

2010, Judicial Administration, Political Science admin

Annual Reports of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Edited and with an Introduction by: Shelley L. Dowling

The most recent update to a valuable reference source of Supreme Court history is now available from Hein. Beginning with Chief Justice Warren Burger’s first annual report in 1970, this important collection offers an historical overview of the accomplishments, as well as the needs and goals, of the federal judiciary. Each year, the annual reports are used as a forum by the Chief Justice to detail the current condition of the federal judiciary, through caseload, statistics, committee accomplishments, and enacted (as well as pending) legislation affecting the courts. The reports also provide a forum for discussion of the management of the federal courts,

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What Good Is Legislative History?

2010, Judicial Administration, Legislative History admin

Justice Scalia in the Federal Courts of Appeals
By: Joseph L. Gerken

This title from Hein is the first to study the influence of Justice Antonin Scalia’s criticism of legislative histories in more than 250 court decisions. Gerken paints a picture of Justice Scalia’s influence on the judicial system with his approach to statutory interpretation. This book provides unique insight into how judges think and what reasoning goes into their decisions.

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List Price: $82.00
Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2006

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Forms in Chancery, Admiralty, and at Common Law

2010, Admirality, Constitutional Law, Judicial Administration, Property admin

Adapted to the Practice of the Federal and State Courts
By: Benjamin L. Oliver

Benjamin L. Oliver intended for this book to be a supplement to his earlier work, American Precedents of Declarations. This Hein reprint contains an introduction to the first part, on the subject of equitable relief and equity practice, and an introduction to the second part, on the jurisdiction and practice of the supreme and circuit courts.

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List Price: $78.00
Originally Published: Boston; Charles C. Little and James Brown; 1842
Reprinted: Buffalo;

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In Chambers Opinions

2010, Constitutional Law, Judicial Administration admin

By the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States
Compiled by: Cynthia Rapp

In chambers opinions offer a unique opportunity to study the reasoning of an individual Justice apart from the rest of the Court, and presents insight into the criteria used by the Justices to decide when to grant an application. In Chambers Opinions is a valuable compilation of the opinions written from February 1926 through November 1998. The material contained in this work is greatly beneficial to any researcher looking to gain a deeper understanding of the perceptions of the Justices on a variety of cases.

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Congress and the Courts

2010, Constitutional Law, Judicial Administration, Legislative History admin

A Legislative History 2005-2008, the 109th through the 110th Congresses
Documents and Materials Regarding the Creation, Structure, Organization, Decisions, and Jurisdiction of Federal Courts and Federal Judiciary
Second Series, 2009 Supplement
Edited by: William H. Manz

The 2009 Supplement includes the documents, materials, and decisions of hearings that were held on several controversial Supreme Court decisions during the 109th and 110th Congresses. These include Kelo v. City of New London, in which the Court held in a 5-to-4 decision that private development plans could offer enough benefits to the community through economic growth as to qualify such plans as permissible “public use” under the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment.

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State of the Federal Judiciary

2010, Judicial Administration, Political Science admin

Annual Reports of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Introduction by: Shelley L. Dowling

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. is pleased to announce the most recent update to a valuable reference source of Supreme Court history. Beginning with Chief Justice Warren Burger’s first annual report in 1970, this important collection offers a historical overview of the accomplishments, as well as the needs and goals, of the federal judiciary. Each year, the annual reports are used as a forum by the Chief Justice to detail the current condition of the federal judiciary, through caseload statistics, committee accomplishments, and enacted (as well as pending) legislation that affects the courts.

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