NEW BOOK: Grandparents’ Visitation Rights: A Legal Research Guide

Legal Research Guides, New Book Breanne Callahan

  • Provides nearly 20 years of updates to primary and secondary materials on current statutory law and case law
  • A one-of-a-kind tool for researching this important aspect of family law
  • A must-have title for anyone researching or practicing in the area of family law

About This Title


Grandparents’ visitation rights are an important part of family law, with laws passed in every state since 1990. This work is a second edition of M. Kristine Taylor Warren’s Grandparent Visitation Rights: A Legal Research Guide (2001), which provided a useful summary of the statutory law,

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NEW BOOK: Weather and Climate Law: A Legal Research Guide

Legal Research Guides, New Book Breanne Callahan

  • A one-of-a-kind legal reference guide on primary state and federal weather-related issues
  • A must-have title for all lawyers and laypeople addressing legal matters caused by extreme climate conditions
  • Includes valuable secondary sources related to weather and climate

About This Title


Weather and law. These two matters may appear unrelated, but they’re not. Peoples’ problems caused by weather is where the law comes into play.

Take, for example, extreme hot or cold temperature conditions—the law might forbid eviction or place a moratorium on utility shutoffs for gas,

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NEW BOOK: Texas Water Law: A Legal Research Guide

Legal Research Guides, New Book, State Law Breanne Callahan

  • A one-of-a-kind tool for researching print and online sources pertaining to Texas water law.
  • Discover the roles and functions that various government bodies play in regulating Texas water use.
  • A must-have title for all attorneys and students researching Texas environmental laws.

About This Title


Understanding water law in Texas is essential due to the continued decline of available resources and climate change. It is certain that conflicts and litigation over the rights to and usage of water are going to increase in the coming years. This guide introduces researchers to the basic concepts and resources (both print and online) needed to research water law issues in Texas;

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NEW BOOK: Grand Juries: A Legal Research Guide

Legal Research Guides, New Book Breanne Callahan

  • A source for locating essential primary and secondary grand jury materials, including constitutional, statutory, rule references, and more.
  • A comprehensive bibliography including more than 300 new periodical references on the grand jury since 1975.
  • A must-have title for all criminal law practitioners and professors, as well as law libraries

About This Title


The grand jury has a distinguished history in Anglo-American legal history, from the reign of King Henry II (1154-1189) to the adoption of the Grand Jury Clause in the Fifth Amendment of the Bill of Rights (1791).

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Author Spotlight: Caitlin Hunter

Author's Spotlight, Book Sale, Legal Research Guides Breanne Callahan

This week we are featuring a guest post by Caitlin Hunter, author of the renowned title California Administrative Law: A Legal Research Guide.

Order this title by September 18, 2020, and save $10.00!

About the Author


Caitlin Hunter


Caitlin Hunter is a Reference Librarian at UCLA School of Law. She previously worked as a Reference Librarian and International and Foreign Law Librarian at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and a Reference, Circulation, and Technical Services Assistant at the University of Denver Law Library.

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NEW BOOK: Judicial Ethics and Discipline: A Legal Research Guide

Legal Research, Legal Research Guides, New Book Breanne Callahan

  • Provides a comprehensive bibliography of judicial ethics and discipline
  • Highlights federal and state resources available to researchers
  • Presents detailed coverage of the major primary and secondary sources in judicial ethics and discipline
  • Perfect for students, lawyers, and judges interested in the topic of legal ethics

About This Title


Legal ethics is usually seen as ethics dealing with attorney practice, but there has been a significant increase in the consideration of judicial conduct throughout the country. The American Bar Association has created a Model Code of Judicial Conduct (1990,

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NEW BOOK: Drones: A Legal Research Guide

Legal Research Guides, New Book Breanne Callahan

  • Unprecedented work on drones and their rapidly growing technology
  • Easy-to-follow research guide covering primary and secondary resources
  • Abundant research material that details the use of drones and how to locate specific laws, regulations, and federal and state agencies that govern them
  • Perfect for students, lawyers, and any citizen researching all matters regarding drones, including their usage and restrictions

About This Title


Drones have garnered recent global headlines, yet these unmanned aircraft (UA), also known as unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs),

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Trade Secrets: A Legal Research Guide, 2nd ed.

Legal Research Guides, New Book Skyler Hein

  • First and only research guide of its kind!
  • New edition includes additional, extensive, and well-rounded treatises,
    covering all applicable research resources
  • Must-have guide for all academic law firms and business libraries dealing with trade secrets
  • Ground-breaking model for a new generation of legal research books which guide the teaching and understanding of trade secrets law

About This Title

The topic of trade secrets is an area of law growing in importance to legal and business professionals.

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Sharia (Islamic Law) in the Contemporary World: A Legal Research Guide

Legal Research Guides, New Book Breanne Callahan


  • First and only research guide of its kind
  • A comprehensive bibliography of essential academic literature on Sharia law
  • Unravels the complex theories, principles, and rules of Islamic jurisprudence
  • Perfect for students, professors, or anyone studying Sharia’s impact on a wide variety of national and international legal issues

About This Title

Sharia (Islamic Law) is one of the most established and controversial legal systems in the world. The literal meaning of Sharia is “the way to the watering hole” and is Islam’s prescribed way (or set of guidelines) for living morally and achieving salvation.

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California Administrative Law: A Legal Research Guide

Legal Research Guides, New Book Breanne Callahan

  • Practical step-by-step guide for tracking proposed regulations, locating administrative decisions, and researching California regulatory history tasks
  • Learn how to quickly and effectively retrieve hard-to-find materials available only in print and microfiche
  • Perfect for law librarians, attorneys, and law students researching California regulations, administrative decisions, and other materials

About This Title

California administrative law research can baffle new associates and experienced librarians alike. Sources are scattered across websites, print, and microfiche, with many major sources available only by contacting the state archives or finding a library with enough foresight to purchase duplicate print copies.

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