Adoption Law

2010, Family Law, Legal Education editor

Theory, Policy, and Practice
Second Edition
By: Cynthia R. Mabry and Lisa A. Kelly

Today, adoption laws that protect the interests of birth parents, adoptive parents and adoptees have been enacted in every state of the United States and the District of Columbia. This casebook includes extensively edited cases from several jurisdictions in which courts interpret and apply various adoption statutes. Although many similarities exist among state laws, noteworthy distinctions are emphasized. Mabry and Kelly, both of whom are recognized as national and international experts on adoption law, focus on the practical and theoretical aspects of adoption law throughout this work. Each chapter contains statutory excerpts, new cases and updated information about contemporary adoption issues.

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1000 Days to the Bar

2010, Legal Education, Legal Profession editor

But the Practice of Law Begins Now
Second Edition
By: Dennis Tonsing

This outstanding second edition teaches law students how to achieve their personal best in law school. Tonsing provides students with a fresh and novel approach to the study of law, explaining the relationship between the professional practice of law and the actual practices students must perform to achieve their weekly objectives.

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Acing Your First Year of Law School

2010, Legal Education, Legal Profession editor

The Ten Steps to Success You Won’t Learn in Class
Second Edition
By: Shana Connell Noyes and Henry S. Noyes

This second edition will get you started off on the right track in law school. Not only will you learn what you need to know to succeed, you will also learn what you don’t need to know so that you can stop wasting your time on trivial things in your first year. There is a lot to master in law school and this book will teach you how to learn it all more efficiently
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Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger

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

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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Physician-Assisted Death:

2010, Legal Education, Legal Research Guides, Medical Jurisprudence editor

Four Views on the Issue of Legalizing PAD: A Legal Research Guide
By: Candle M. Wester-Mittan

The issues surrounding physician-assisted death (PAD) are not new to the legal areana. However, with the enactment of the Oregon Death with Dignity Act, more attention has been focused on the subject of legalizing PAD during the past decade. Oregon is truly a minority in the United States by allowing legalized PAD. The majority of states have legislation that clearly sets forth they do not condone or authorize assisted death. This issue of PAD is not limited to the United States. Views both for and against the legalization of PAD can be noted in various international communities.

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Federal Income Tax Law

2010, Legal Education, Legal Research Guides, Taxation editor

A Legal Research Guide
By: Christopher C. Dykes

Federal income tax, an important area of the legal field, is intertwined with other areas of law such as domestic law, estate planning, bankruptcy, international law, criminal law, even law firms that do not solely focus on this area of law are finding themselves increasingly involved with tax law. Federal Income Tax Law is a legal research guide designed to provide an overview of primary and secondary sources of federal income tax law in print and online. This work thoroughly explores the different sources of primary law, including statutes, regulations, case law, and agency decisions, along with the sources that hold them. Secondary sources,

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1000 Days to the Bar

2010, Legal Education, Legal Profession editor

But the Practice of Law Begins Now
By: Dennis Tonsing

This outstanding second edition teaches law students how to achieve their personal best in law school. Tonsing provides students with a fresh and novel approach to the study of law, explaining the relationship between the professional practice of law and the actual practices students must perform to achieve their weekly objectives.

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Family Manifesto

2010, Family Law, Legal Education editor

What Went Wrong with the Moral Basis for the Family and How to Restore It
By: Lynne Marie Kohm

Working through a combination of ideology, law and faith, Family Manifesto is designed to be a macro revelation of what has occurred and a micro guide for implementing change for the family. Kohm’s Family Manifesto follows the style and goals of previous manifestos, particularly building upon the foundation laid in 1981 by Francis Schaeffer’s Christian Manifesto. Although sometimes written in a Marxian style, this work is replete with Biblical truth for “intentional” living and spells out a directive strategy for the continued success of the family. It is about changing the world,

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Fundamental Principles of Family Law

2010, Family Law, Legal Education editor

Second Edition
By: Lynn D. Wardle and Laurence C. Nolan

Fundamental Principles of Family Law emphasizes the general principles, practical skills, and ethical considerations of substantive and procedural law that regulate family relations in most American states. This casebook takes into account that its readers come from (and practice in) many different states throughout the country – one of many features that help to differentiate it from others in the field. Wardle and Nolan use a simple yet comprehensive organizational structure for studying family law that students will find very useful. While this work offers a thorough overview of common principles, prevailing rules, leading decisions, important trends, uniform laws, and federal laws,

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International Adoption

2010, Family Law, International Law, International Relations, Legal Education, Legal Research Guides editor

A Legal Research Guide
By: Shawn C. Stevens

International adoption is an area of considerable interest, as evidenced by the fact that in 2002 more than 19,000 U.S. adoptions involved children from 20 countries ravaged by war or other major crises. This guide offers prospective parents and researchers alike an overview of the basic issues involved in international adoptions, including the process, legal requirements, costs and pitfalls. This work familiarizes the reader with three ways to adopt internationally and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of such adoptions.

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