Congress and the Courts

2009, Constitutional Law, Judicial Administration, Legislative History editor

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

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The 2009 Supplement of this essential tool for legislative research is available from William S. Hein & Co., Inc. 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,

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Congress and the Courts

2009, Constitutional Law, Judicial Administration, Legislative History editor

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

Coming Soon!

The 2009 Supplement of the essential tool for legislative research will soon be available from William S. Hein & Co., Inc. This supplement includes the documents, materials, and decisions of hearings that were held on several controversial Supreme Courts 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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In Chambers Opinions

2009, Constitutional Law, Judicial Administration editor

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 present the only 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 In Chambers Opinions is greatly beneficial to any researcher looking to gain a deeper understanding into the perceptions of the Justices on a variety of cases.
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Class Action Fairness Act of 2005

2009, Civil Procedure, Judicial Administration, Legislative History editor

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 editor

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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State of the Federal Judiciary

2009, Judicial Administration, Political Science editor

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. All lawyers, law librarians, legal historians, and law students will find this publication to be both interesting and informative; truly a must-have for the law library community.

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Journal of Law and Policy

2008, Contemporary Law, Judicial Administration editor

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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Federal Courts Law Review

2008, Civil Procedure, Judicial Administration editor

Hein is pleased to announce that we have obtained the multi-media rights to this law review. The Federal Courts Law Review is now both a print and electronic product dedicated to legal scholarship relating to federal courts. Articles are contributed by scholars, judges and distinguished practitioners. The editorial board uniquely combines the insight of the federal judiciary with the perspective of law school academics.

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$95 per set (v. 1-2, 2006-2007)
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Forms in Chancery, Admiralty, and at Common Law;

2008, Admirality, Constitutional Law, Judicial Administration, Property editor

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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Originally Published: Boston; Charles C. Little and James Brown; 1842
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The Centenary of Associate Justice John Catron of the United States Supreme Court

2008, Biography/Writings on Legal Minds, Constitutional Law, Judicial Administration editor

By Walter Chandler

This acid-free reprint from Hein is a must-have for those interested in the historical and influential figures of the United States Supreme Court. This historical account of the life of Justice John Catron paints a picture of a self-taught lawyer who rose from humble beginnings, befriended fellow Tennessean and future president Andrew Jackson, and came to sit in one of the most esteemed and honored positions of this nation, United States Supreme Court Justice.

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Published: Memphis; S.C. Tool & Co.; 1937.
Reprinted: Buffalo; William S. Hein &

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