Recommended Publications for Legal Research, 2017 Volume

New Book Lauren Mattiuzzo

Save hours of collection development time with this easy-to-use and well-established tool. The new compiler, Patricia Roncevich, is a librarianship expert with years of experience! All the titles in this publication are classified by subject and ranked to help determine the most essential resources for your library.

About Recommended Publications for Legal Research

For nearly 40 years, this annual publication has been providing guidance to law librarians to assist them in developing collections that support the curriculum and research needs of their users. The volume for each year contains a subject index,

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Kavass’s Guide to the United States Treaties in Force, 2017 Edition

New Book Lauren Mattiuzzo

The United States has the most complete and efficient system for documentation of treaty law of any country in the world. Every year, the United States Department of State compiles an annual list of all bilateral and multilateral treaty agreements that are considered to be in force, in whole or in part, for the United States. This compilation, known as Treaties in Force, consists of two lists: one contains bilateral agreements arranged by country and then by subject, and the other contains multilateral agreements arranged by subject.

Kavass’s Guide to United States Treaties in Force provides access to currently operative bilateral and multilateral agreements of the United States from a variety of perspectives.

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The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Compendium (1960-2017): Subject Indexes and Finding Aids, 2nd Edition

New Book Lauren Mattiuzzo

Is your school competing in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition? Don’t let your team lag behind—use this incredible and updated compilation to quickly find key information in past Jessup competition volumes.

  • Must-have guide for Jessup competition teams
  • Easy-to-follow indices now include nearly 60 years of information and cover more than 50 volumes of materials
  • References timely issues in international law
  • Perfect for students, faculty, and legal professionals!

About This Title

The Philip C.

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Monograph Series V: Conflicts in Space and the Rule of Law

New Book Lauren Mattiuzzo

  • Addresses issues related to state-of-the-art military and securities technologies and activities
  • Includes papers written by renowned academics and subject-matter experts
  • Includes thought-provoking dialogues on the achievement of sustainable uses of outer space for peaceful purposes
  • Highlights strengths and weaknesses of the current regulatory regime governing military uses of outer space

About This Title

Edited by Maria Manoli and Sandy Belle Habchi, this title contains papers presented at the 4th Manfred Lachs International Conference on Conflicts in Space and the Rule of Law.

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Amended and Annotated Criminal Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China, 2nd ed.

New Book Lauren Mattiuzzo

  • One-of-a-kind resource for Chinese criminal procedure law 
  • One-stop shop for translations of the new criminal procedure as well as its judicial and administrative interpretations
  • Includes author’s subtitles to show the subject of each of the 290 articles comprising the law

About This Title

On March 14, 2012, the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China substantially amended the country’s 1979 Criminal Procedure Law. The Law was first extensively revised in 1996; this second revision also affects a large number of articles,

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We Like Print Books and We Cannot Lie: 2017 Books in Review

Book Review, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

2017 Books in Review

Hein published more than 20 books in 2017! Notable titles published this year include Benched by Judge Jon O. Newman, which was 2017’s top seller; Dred Scott v. Sandford: Opinions and Contemporary Commentary, which is the first book to include all nine opinions comprising the Dred Scott decision along with contemporary scholarly commentary; and Legal Scholarship in Jewish Law: An Annotated Bibliography of Journal Articles, which is an essential resource for Jewish law scholars. 

Several titles were updated with brand-new editions: Union List of Appellate Court Records and Briefs: Federal and State,

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The Legal History of Mexico: From the Era of Exploration of the New World to the Present

Hein Cites, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

  • This up-to-date and unique resource outlines the complete legal history of Mexico
  • Extensive scope plus author expertise provides a comprehensive guide for researchers at all levels
  • Details important events, discusses socio-political realities, and covers majors legal and social institutions for the executive, legislative, and judicial arms of government for each historical period
  • Provides extensive bibliographies and citations for key primary and secondary sources
  • Only work of its kind! 

About This Title

This book is an important and comprehensive guide to the historical periods of Mexico: Aztec Empire;

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Charting the Legal Systems of the Western Pacific Islands: A Legal Research Guide

Hein Cites, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

  • Only available resource on researching early and current legal systems of the Western Pacific Islands
  • Helps researchers easily identify current and historical primary and secondary sources on this topic
  • Links historical resources to current legislation in force
  • Outlines key untraditional resources which fill documentation gaps in pre-independence legal systems
  • Succinctly summarizes Great Britain’s involvement in the Western Pacific
  • Key research guide for anyone with an interest in the region’s colorful but difficult legal landscape! 

About This Title

The Pacific region holds a cluster of emerging nations that are attempting to reconcile a British-styled legal system with indigenous customary law.

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Monograph Series IV: NewSpace Commercialisation and the Law

Hein Cites, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

  • Explores the challenges of space law, policy, and regulation
  • Addresses existing and unresolved issues in the use of space
  • Contains 19 chapters carefully selected from 47 papers presented at the 3rd Manfred Lachs International Conference on NewSpace Commercialisation and the Law
  • Covers the emergence of the fourth phase of NewSpace in the global space exploration and use

About This Title

This title provides a smorgasbord of interdisciplinary and international papers by experienced and knowledgeable people from the industry, international institutions, academia,

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Benched: Abortion, Terrorists, Drones, Crooks, Supreme Court, Kennedy, Nixon, Demi Moore, and Other Tales from the Life of a Federal Judge

Hein Cites, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski

  • Get an inside look from an expert at what federal judges really do
  • Includes 20 provocative proposals for improving the administration of justice
  • Review key cases dealing with terrorism, drones, convicted members of Congress, abortion, civil rights, authors, and movie stars
  • Explore Judge Newman’s fascinating years in politics as a federal prosecutor

About the Author

Jon O. Newman is a senior judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit,

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