Nonprofit Organizations Law: A Legal Research Guide

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  • Only resource of its kind!
  • Provides an essential bibliography of primary and secondary sources on this
    growing topic
  • Perfect for lawyers, law students, librarians, and nonprofit organization researchers
  • Includes up-to-date information on all aspects of nonprofit sector, including
    federal tax legislation
  • Convenient, comprehensive and concise—easy to use for researchers

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The nonprofit sector of American society continues to be an increasingly important part of the United States economy,

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In the News: Physician-Assisted Suicide

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On Friday, February 6th, Canada’s supreme court overturned the ban of physician-assisted suicide in the country. The court said the law denies people the right “to make decisions concerning their bodily integrity and medical care” and leaves them “to endure intolerable suffering.”

The ruling includes several provisions:

  • Patients must be competent adults who clearly consent to terminating their life.
  • They must be suffering from “a grievous and irremediable medical condition … that causes enduring suffering that is intolerable.”
  • Physicians cannot be compelled to assist those who want to die.

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Canada isn’t the only one looking to pass legislation on this topic.

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NOW AVAILABLE – Environmental Justice: A Legal Research Guide

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The most comprehensive guide to researching environmental justice and the evolution of geographic equity

 

Relevant to the study of environmental justice, this guide:
● Introduces resources
● Provides information on where to begin research
● Offers an opportunity for advanced legal research
● And much more!

Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. There has not always been geographic equity in the protection of the environment and there are concerns that areas with few resources have been more exposed to environmental hazards.

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Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger

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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:

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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

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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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International Adoption

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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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Federal Income Tax Law

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A Legal Research Guide
By: Christopher C. Dykes

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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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