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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Legal Scholarship in Jewish Law: An Annotated Bibliography of Journal Articles

Hein Cites, Jewish Law, New Book Kaylyn Zurawski


  • A must-have for scholars of Jewish law
  • More than 500 annotated entries included
  • Covers a broad range of subjects
  • First source of its kind

About This Title

Legal Scholarship in Jewish Law: An Annotated Bibliography of Journal Articles by David Hollander annotates the legal literature addressing issues of Jewish law. Jewish law courses, scholarship, and collections have been increasing in frequency and size in American law schools for several decades. Today, many law schools house institutes and centers for the study of Jewish law.

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Designing Law and Other Academic Libraries: Building Upon Change

Hein Company, New Book Bonnie Hein

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Designing Law and Other Academic Libraries: Building Upon Change, now in its third edition, is a must-have for every academic, library science, and architecture library. This 2017 revised edition features extensively revised chapters with much new material.

 

 

The third edition includes numerous new photographs from recently opened academic law libraries on the forefront of design. Represented among the more than 70 pictures and illustrations are American, Catholic, Georgetown, Marquette, and Oklahoma City Universities, the Universities of Maryland, Michigan, Pittsburgh, and Washington, as well as the College of William & Mary; each photo illustrates unique features and eye-catching décor.

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Do English-Only Rules Have a Place in the Workplace?

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  • Quickly locate resources for both employers and employees
    pertaining to this sensitive and timely issue
  • Find expert help in exploring a relatively new idea in discrimination law
  • Includes citations to and summaries of leading primary and secondary sources
  • Sources include federal and state statutes and regulations, law review articles, legal encyclopedias, and treatises

About This Title

It is an unlawful employment practice under Title VII to discriminate against an employee on the basis of national origin; however, the statute is silent as to whether English-only rules constitute such discrimination. With an ever more diverse workforce, it is readily apparent that claims of this type will only increase.

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Finding English Law: Quick Access to Key Titles, Second Edition

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  • Easy-to-use helpful guide to basics of English Law
  • Thumbnail descriptions of 97 legal topics with a list of leading texts relevant to each
  • New: Expanded scope
  • New: Updated edition includes noteworthy websites, blogs, and databases

About this Title

Efficient legal research begins with consulting leading secondary sources, and this book seeks to provide assistance to researchers of English law by providing a quick, thumbnail description of English law (statutory and jurisprudential) in ninety-seven different legal topics, along with a list of leading texts relevant to each. This new edition also includes a list of noteworthy websites, blogs, and databases.

It deals specifically with English (rather than UK) law,

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Comparative Criminal Procedure: History, Processes and Case Studies, Second Edition

Comparative Criminal Procedure, New Book Ben Boron

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The second edition of Comparative Criminal Procedure contains the most up-to-date statutory material from England, France and Germany in a variety of areas and more condensed versions of cases from the European Court of Human Rights to maintain focus on the core aspects of those opinions.

About This Title

In a globally connected world, criminal conduct can easily transcend international borders. Citizens of one country might find themselves being prosecuted in another country for conduct committed within that country’s borders. Therefore, it is important to understand the unique differences in criminal justice systems across the world.

The book takes a process-oriented approach that begins with police searches and continues through to the trial and appeals process so students can compare how various countries approach each of these stages in the criminal process.

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