An Exposition of Our Judicial System and Civil Procedure as Reconstructed Under the Judicature Acts Including the Act of 1876

2008, Civil Procedure, Jurisprudence editor

With Comments on Their Effect and Operation
By W. F. Finlason

This new acid-free reprint, by W.F. Finlason, describes the Supreme Court of Judicature Acts of the late nineteenth century. These acts essentially joined together the previously chaotic British courts of Equity and Common Law. Obtain your copy of this AALS Law Books Recommended for Libraries title today!

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Originally Published: London; Longmans, Green & Co.; 1877
Reprinted: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2007

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Better Legal Writing

2008, Legal Education, Legal Profession editor

15 Topics for Advanced Legal Writers
By: Wayne Schiess, J.D.

Two themes underscore this work: that legal writing ought to be more like other professional writing; and that legal writers ought to behave more like other writing professionals. Better Legal Writing grew out of materials created by attorney and law professor Wayne Schiess for a popular continuing-legal-education seminar sponsored by the University of Texas School of Law. Experienced writers will find the information to be a reminder of good writing techniques, while less experienced writers will be extremely enlightened.

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Published: Buffalo; William S.

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Alexander Forrester’s Chancery Reports

2008, Legal History, United Kingdom editor

Edited by: W. Hamilton Bryson

Alexander Forrester’s Chancery Reports publish for the first time a series of cases on law of wills, trusts and general equity from the mouth of the famous chancellor, Lord Hardwicke. These decisions helped settle much of the law in the areas. This book also includes verbatim opinions by the two chancellors before him, Lord Talbot and Lord King.

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Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2006

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Educating Lawyers Now and Then

2008, Legal Education editor

An Essay Comparing the 2007 and 1914 Carnegie Foundation Reports on Legal Education
By: James R. Maxeiner

This book, published by Vandeplas Publishing, compares the first report on legal education authored by the Carnegie Foundation, named the Redlich Report, to the 2007 report issued by Carnegie. In analysis of American legal education the two reports are eerily similar, although they are very different in their prescriptions for the future. The new report is intended to foster appreciation for what legal education does at its best.

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Published: Lake Mary, Florida; Vandeplas Publishing; 2008
Distributed: Buffalo;

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Electoral Count of 1877

2008, Constitutional Law, Political Science editor

Proceedings of the Electoral Commission and of the Two Houses of Congress in Joint Meeting Relative to the Count of Electoral Votes Cast December 6, 1876…

This new Hein reprint contains the proceedings of the Electoral Commission and of the two houses of Congress while they worked to resolve the disputes of the United States presidential election of 1876. The election was contested by the Democrats and Republicans alike. At issue were 20 electoral votes from the states of Florida, Louisiana, Oregon, and South Carolina.
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Originally Published: Washington;

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“A Decent Respect to the Opinions of Mankind…”

2008, Foreign Law, International Law editor

Selected Speeches by Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court on Foreign and International Law
Edited by: Christopher J. Borgen

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) has served as a meeting place and research center for scholars, official, practicing lawyers, judges, policy makers, students and others interested in the use and development of international law and institutions in international law. The ASIL has encouraged a discussion concerning America and its relationship to international law since its inception. This ASIL title includes a collection of speeches from Justices William Howard Taft, Robert H. Jackson, Sandra Day O’Connor, Steven G. Breyer, Antonin G. Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The speeches in this collection remain unaltered from their original publication.

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And Justice For All

2008, Criminal Justice, Criminal Law and Procedure, Political Science editor

By: William M. Kunstler

In this reprint, Kunstler explores ten criminal trials, including the cases of Mary Surratt, Alger Hiss, the Rosenbergs, and Sacco and Vanzetti. William M. Kunstler defended many controversial clients and throughout his career he believed that the “fixed preconceptions of the community” can contribute more to the outcome of criminal trials than the quantity or quality of the evidence. Kunstler shows readers evidence of the overwhelming influence of societal attitudes working against the defendants in each case.

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Originally Published: Dobbs Ferry; Oceana Publications; 1963
Reprinted: Buffalo; William S. Hein &

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Sexual Orientation and the Law:

2008, AALL Publications Series, Bibliography editor

A Research Bibliography Selectively Annotating Legal Literature Through 2005
By: AALL Standing Committee on Lesbian and Gay Issues

Title number 74 in the AALL Publications Series, Sexual Orientation and the Law is an indispensable research bibliography on sexuality issues. This update to the previous edition, published in 1993, aims to provide guidance to all librarians in both developing a core collection of relevant material and in providing research assistance to all law library patrons – professors, students, attorneys and judges. This edition features 877 new bibliographic entries and 235 new cases. The major innovation in the edition, and the most helpful feature, is this addition of concise annotations for all entries.

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Legal Research in Wisconsin

2008, Legal Education, Legal Profession, State Law editor

Second Edition
General Editor: Theodore A. Potter, with Jane Colwin, William J. Ebbott, Mary J. Koshollek & Sunil T. Rao

This Second Edition comes nearly ten years after the first, Wisconsin Practice Materials: A Selective Annotated Bibliography. A one-of-a-kind resource, this research guide continues the effort to offer a comprehensive reference tool about legal research in the state of Wisconsin. Legal Research in Wisconsin, Second Edition serves as a guide for attorneys, judges, paralegals, law librarians, students and others needing ready access to information in Wisconsin legal materials. It is also the intention of the authors that this work will benefit ordinary citizens, not as legal advice but as a guide outlining where Wisconsin’s statutory,

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