Suicide and the Law

2010, Federal Health Law Series, Psychology/Sociology admin

Cases, Theories and Strategies for Prevention
By: James Selkin, Ph.D.

Following the tragic death of actress Marilyn Monroe in 1969, a new concept in psychiatry emerged in the United States. Psychological autopsies, investigations to reconstruct the state of mind of the deceased just prior to his or her death, originated in the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office. These psychological autopsies would evolve into a form of expert testimony by a “suicidologist” that would have a significant impact on the rulings of a multitude of criminal and civil court cases into the next century. In this work, Dr. Selkin cites specific court cases where expert testimony helped bring about the desired outcome, along with those that were not successful,

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Administered Protection

2010, Business/Economics, International Relations, Psychology/Sociology, Trade Regulation, Vandeplas Trade Law Series admin

The Political Economy of U.S. Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Regulation
By: Kevin S. Marshall

Inspired by and drawing from the work of many who have addressed issues of trade protectionism, Marshall analyzes the historical development and application of the United States Antidumping and Countervailing Duty legislation from a political economy perspective. Political economy depicts relationships between political and economic processes and is grounded on an interdisciplinary approach to the study of human condition within an institutional framework. It is from this perspective that Marshall’s study proceeds and concludes.

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Published: Lake Mary,

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Suicide and the Law

2009, Health and Safety, Psychology/Sociology admin

Cases, Theories and Strategies for Prevention
By: James Selkin, Ph.D.

Following the tragic death of actress Marilyn Monroe in 1969, a new concept in psychiatry emerged in the United States. Psychological autopsies, investigations to reconstruct the state of mind of the deceased just prior to his or her death, originated in the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office. These psychological autopsies would evolve into a form of expert testimony by a “suicidologist” that would have a significant impact on the rulings of a multitude of criminal and civil court cases into the next century. In this work, Dr. Selkin cites specific court cases where expert testimony helped bring about the desired outcome,

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Administered Protection

2009, Business/Economics, International Relations, Psychology/Sociology, Trade Regulation, Vandeplas Trade Law Series admin

The Political Economy of U.S. Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Regulation
By: Kevin S. Marshall

In the world economy, is America’s “process of administered protection” inefficient, unprincipled and unfair? Author Kevin S, Marshall considers these and other aspects of U.S. economic policy. Inspired by and drawing from the work of many who have addressed similar and related issues of trade protectionism, Marshall analyzes the historical development and application of the United States Antidumping and Countervailing Duty legislation from a political economy perspective.

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Published: Lake Mary, Florida: Vandeplas Publishing; 2006
Distributed by: Buffalo;

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Lyrics and the Law

2008, Humanities and the Law, Psychology/Sociology admin

The Constitution of Law in Music
By Aaron R.S. Lorenz

This new Vandeplas publication addresses the role that music plays in constituting law in the United States. The book’s first purpose is to introduce readers to the classical jurisprudential schools of thought and connect those philosophies to the lyrics of various songs. The book’s second objective is to systematically explain the role that music plays in constituting images of race, gender and class. This book asserts that music creates law and images of law through specific lenses.

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Published: Lake Mary,

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Administered Protection

2008, Business/Economics, International Relations, Psychology/Sociology, Trade Regulation admin

The Political Economy of U.S. Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Regulation
By: Kevin S. Marshall

In this title from Vandeplas Publishing, the author analyzes the historical development and application of the United States Antidumping and Countervailing Duty legislation from a political economy perspective. Marshall concluded that national wealth is the result of multi-dimensional causes, including external physical circumstances of the countries in question, the intelligence and moral character of their people, and their political and social institutions. This work will enhance any Business/Economics or Trade Law Collection.
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Published: Lake Mary, Florida; Vandeplas Publishing; 2006
Distributed by William S.

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