A Legal Education Renaissance: A Practical Approach for the Twenty-First Century

2008, Legal Education admin

The History and Status of Legal Education
By: John O. Sonsteng with Donna Ward, Colleen Bruce and Michael Peterson

A Legal Education Renaissance suggests a model for change and provides answers to criticism of the current system by addressing curriculum, teaching, faculty and costs. It offers a realistic, achievable solution that fits with guidelines that govern legal education institutions. The perspectives and recommendations are presented with the intent of encouraging discussion about the future of modern legal education.

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Published: Lake Mary, FL.; Vandeplas Publishing; 2008
Distributed: Buffalo; William S.

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Secret Treaties of History

2008, International Law, International Relations admin

Second Edition
By: Edward Grosek

Treaties and agreements between nations are indispensible tools for diplomacy. In every period in history when war was a threat or in progress, treaties and secret treaties were negotiated, concluded, signed, ratified, and implemented. Grosek’s work, recently awarded the Joseph L. Andrews Bibilographical Award, is organized into a chronological listing of the 973 documents identified, including an informative annotated bibliography of the sources for texts of and information on these secret treaties, an essay on where to begin one’s research on pre-1648 treaties to educate the in-depth treaty researcher, and an index by country for those researching secret treaties of specific countries.

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Pension Reform:

2008, Business/Economics, Investments, Legislative History admin

Legislative History of the Pension Protection Act of 2006
Edited by: William H. Manz

The Pension Protection Act of 2006 represents the most extensive revision of American pension law in more than 30 years. It was a reaction to the collapse of more than 700 pension plans nationwide. This DVD includes all relevant documents related to the legislative history of the Act, including hearings, reports, bill versions, congressional committee prints, CBO estimates, presidential comments and the final Act as passed.
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Introduction to Design for Law and Other Academic Libraries: Reflection and Change

2008, Librarianship admin

Second Edition
By: Stephen G. Margeton

This work is a must-have resource for all academic libraries. This in-depth work covers needs assessments, design development, construction documents, mechanical, electrical and acoustical needs, furniture, displays and exhibits, security, patron amenities, and more! This book’s format sets it apart from others dealing with similar subject matter. Margeton provides readers with comments from five librarians with experience in specific design features, as well as an annotated bibliography of books and articles he himself found useful.

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Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2007

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Code Remedies:

2008, Civil Procedure, Jurisprudence, Law Reform admin

Remedies and Remedial Rights by the Civil Action According to the Reformed American Procedure. A Treatise Adapted to Use in ALL the States and Territories Where that System Prevails, Fifth Edition
By: John Norton Pomeroy
Revised and Enlarged by: Walter Carrington

Originally printed in 1929, this “A-Rated” reprint from Hein was written in the midst of the most productive decade in our legal history by one of the leading American authors of the 19th century, John Norton Pomeroy. Code Remedies was heralded in America and abroad. Pomeroy’s most original work was welcomed with gratitude due to its fearlessness, its breadth of view, and its practical common sense.

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Originally Published: Boston;

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Prestatehood Legal Materials

2008, Constitutional Law, Legislative History, Local/Municipal Government, State Law admin

A Fifty-State Research Guide, Including New York City and the District of Columbia
Edited by: Michael Chiorazzi and Marguerite Most

Originally published in 2005 by The Haworth Information Press, Prestatehood Legal Materials is a one-stop guide to the history and development of law in the United States and the change from territory to statehood. In this two-volume work, nearly 70 of the nation’s foremost legal professionals were tapped to share their wealth of knowledge with the research community. Readers are provided with brief overviews of state histories from colonization to acceptance into the United States.

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Published: Haworth Press,

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Handbook of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

2008, Law Reform, State Law admin

The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws is bringing conference proceedings up to date. Several volumes will be available annually until they are current. Each year’s handbook contains the pertinent information of the proceedings of the year’s conference, historical backgrounds listings, and Uniform and Model Acts approved, as well as acts promulgated by the National Conference which are at present recommended for adoption by all jurisdictions, acts withdrawn because they are obsolete or suspended, and other important topics covered at the National Conference.

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The Power to Regulate Corporations and Commerce

2008, Business/Economics, Commercial Law, Trade Regulation admin

A Discussion of the Existence, Basis, Nature and Scope of the Common Law of the United States
By: Frank Hendrick

Originally published in 1906, this Hein reprint attempts to define the limits within which the federal and state governments may control commerce and corporations and to indicate the respective powers of the three departments in the exercise of such control. The relationship of the three departments of the government of the United States to one another and to those of the state governments in the control of interstate commerce and corporations is set forth with reference to more than two thousand cases involving questions of constitutional law.
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Originally Published: New York;

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WTO Law, Litigation and Policy

2008, International Law, International Relations, Trade Regulation admin

Sourcebook of Internet Material
By: Stuart S. Malawer, J.D., Ph. D.

This outstanding sourcebook of hard-to-find Internet documents concerning WTO law, related policies and the dispute resolution system, is a tremendous resource. The World Trade Organization is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. This work provides access to many of the essential pieces of legal and policy information from the WTO, the United States and other major players such as the EU, China, Japan, Korea and Brazil. This work is invaluable to legal researchers, governments and professionals worldwide.

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Prescription Drug, Improvement, And Modernization Act of 2003, Public Law 108-173

2008, Food Drugs and Cosmetics, Legislative History, Medical Jurisprudence admin

Edited by: Michael Welsh

The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 marks the greatest expansion of federal health care benefits for seniors and the disabled in nearly four decades. This legislative history gathers more than 170 documents that frame Congress’s intent in enacting this far reaching legislation. The core documents, the law, committee reports and floor-debate are provided in five bound volumes. This work serves as an invaluable resource for understanding this complex statute and explaining it to clients.

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Published: Buffalo; William S.

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