1000 Days to the Bar

2010, Legal Education, Legal Profession editor

But the Practice of Law Begins Now, 2nd 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 View brochure

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Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2010

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User’s Guide to the Bluebook

2010, Legal Education, Legal Profession editor

Revised for the 19th Edition
By: Alan L. Dworsky
This book is the cure for the Bluebook blues! This guide is designed to make your task of mastering the Bluebook as easy and painless as possible by providing a step-by-step approach to learning the basic skills of citation. It explains the Bluebook rules, and information for each topic is found in one section rather than scattered throughout as in the Bluebook.
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Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2010
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Prince’s Bieber Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations

2010, Dictionaries, Legal Education, Legal Profession editor

6th Edition
By: Mary Miles Prince

This work contains an extensive range of acronyms, abbreviations, and symbols found in reporters, legal treatises, law reviews, law dictionaries, and other selected documents, provided in both forward and reverse order. This book also includes abbreviations established by well-recognized authorities as well as abbreviations otherwise decided by authors in their efforts to shorten legal references and citations.

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Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2009

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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
2nd Edition
By: Shana Connell Noyes & 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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1000 Days to the Bar

2010, Legal Education, Legal Profession editor

But the Practice of Law Begins Now, Second Edition
By: Dennis Tonsing
The first edition of the essential work, published on 2003, provided first year law students with a fresh and novel approach to the study of law. Students discovered how to:
  • Lay a solid foundation for the professional practice of law
  • Achieve fluency in the “language of the law”
  • Earn grades that reflect their best efforts
  • Pass the bar exam the first time around
With this new edition, Dennis Tonsing maintains the central theme of the first by identifying the core aspects of a law student’s responsibilities.

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Federal Income Tax Law

2010, Legal Education, Legal Research Guides, Taxation editor

A Legal Research Guide
By: Christopher C. Dykes

NEW!

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, and criminal law. Even law firms that do not solely focus on this area 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,

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Legal Research in Wisconsin

2010, Legal Education, Legal Profession, State Law editor

Second Edition
Edited by: Theodore A. Potter, General Editor
with Jane Colwin, William J. Ebbot, Mary J. Koshollek & Sunil T. Rao

A one-of-a-kind resource, this research guide continues the effort of the first edition by offering a comprehensive research tool about legal research in the state of Wisconsin. Potter’s work not only revises and updates chapters that appeared before, but also expands them to include electronic tools and many other new sources. In addition, Potter has included three new chapters:
  • Local Government Law
  • Analysis, Commentary & Practice Guides
  • Other Research Tools
Legal Research in Wisconsin, Second Edition serves as a guide for attorneys,

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Introduction to Commercial Law:

2010, Business/Economics, Commercial Law, Legal Education editor

Cases, Problems and Materials, 6th Edition
By: Howard W. Foss

Now in its sixth edition, Howard Foss’s Introduction to Commercial Law: Cases Problems and Materials is an excellent introductory tool for the commercial law novice. Part I of this work covers the Sale of Goods, Part II covers Commercial Paper, and Part III covers Secured Transactions. This work also covers Articles 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. The goal is for readers to become acquainted with issue-generating phrases within the statutory language of the Code. This guide on commercial law is ideal for students, researchers, professors, and librarians.

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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. Family Manifesto is about changing the world,

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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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