California Legal Research Handbook

2008, Legal Profession, State Law admin

Second Edition
By: Larry Dershem

At last, an all new edition of California Legal Research Handbook! The new edition, published nearly eleven years after the first, is now offered in a hand paperback format, replacing the bulky loose-leaf version. The complete contents of this book have been reorganized and appendixed material from the earlier edition are absorbed into the chapters where appropriate. This books differs from other legal research treatises in that it is designed specifically for California practitioners. It it more that just a bibliography, it’s a complete legal research road map!

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Key Documents and Research Materials in International Law

2008, Intellectual and Industrial Property admin

Edited By: Zakir Hafez

Now for the first time, over 80 treaties have been brought together in one place. Key Documents and Research Materials in International Law is a comprehensive and up-to-date collection identifying some of the most important international treaties, conventions and agreements in history. The Vienna Convention, Kyoto Protocol, and the Geneva Convention are only some of the more than 80 treaties contained in this work. Hafez has brought together a collection of documents covering all important areas of international law!

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Published: William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2008

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Celebrating Diversity

2008, AALL Publication Series, Librarianship admin

A Legacy of Minority Leadership in the American Association of Law Libraries
By: Carol Avery Nicholson, Ruth Johnson Hill, and Vincente E. Garces

Celebrating Diversity is an indispensable historical guide to ethnic diversity within AALL. This work consists of three sections reflecting the pendulum’s swing from past to future: “Early Giants,” “A Legacy of Leadership,” and “The Future.” Celebrating Diversity contains demographic data from 199 minority law librarians, obtained in an electronic survey, providing information on the level and variety of their professional activities and on reflections on recruitment to the field of law.
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What Good Is Legislative History?

2008, Judicial Administration, Legislative History admin

Justice Scalia in the Federal Courts of Appeals
By: Joesph L. Gerken

This work from Hein is the first work that studies the influence of Justice Antonin Scalia’s criticism of legislative histories in more than 250 court decisions. Gerken paints the picture of Justice Scalia’s influence on the judicial system with his approach to statutory interpretation. This book is interesting, in that it provides a unique insight into how judges think – what is the reasoning that goes into their decisions?

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

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Adoption Law

2008, Family Law, Legal Education admin

Theory, Policy and Practice
By: Cynthia R. Mabry and Lisa A. Kelly

Adoption Law is the first adoption law casebook with a state-by-state guide. Professors Mabry and Kelly emphasize theory and practice along with policy. They include recent cases, statutes and conventions that govern inter-country adoption. This interdisciplinary book also contains excerpts from sociological and psychological studies.
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Antitrust Enforcement and Intellectual Property Rights:

2008, Hein's Electronic Documents Reprint Series, Intellectual and Industrial Property, Trade Regulation admin

Promoting Innovation and Competition
U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission

Hein is pleased to introduce the newest installment in the Hein Electronic Document Reprint Series – #28! Antitrust Enforcement and Intellectual Property Rights reaffirms enforcement policy set forth in the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission’s 1995 Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property.
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Originally Published: Washington; US Dept. of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission; 2007
Reprinted: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2008

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Acing Your First Year of Law School

2008, Legal Education, Legal Profession admin

The Ten Steps To Success You Won’t Learn In Class
By: Shana Connell Noyes & Henry S. Noyes

Hein is pleased to introduce one of the bestselling law school preparation books of all time, Acing Your First Year of Law School. First published in 1999, this second edition has been updated to reflect the best use of technology. It includes a Preface that addresses the Socratic Method and how to beat it. It also includes an Epilogue that focuses on tasks that are necessary to ensure a successful transition from the first to the second semester.
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Commentaries on the Conflict of Laws, Foreign and Domestic

2008, Comparative Law, Conflict of Laws, Contracts, Family Law admin

In Regard to Contracts, Rights and Remedies, and Especially in Regard to Marriages, Divorces, Wills, Successions, and Judgments – First Edition
By: Joesph Story

CWhen it was first published, this reprint became the standard of the legal industry and was the first American law book cited as an authority in English Courts. Story explains that his goal is to provide the most current domestic law, along with “diligent researches into foreign jurisprudence.
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Originally Published: Boston; Hilliard, Gray and Company; 1834
Reprinted: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2006

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Economic Report of the President

2008, Business/Economics admin

Together With the Annual Report of the Council of the Economic Advisors

This reprint is a critical resource for researching and forecasting financial trends. This Report provides a comprehensive review of economic conditions and trends, desirable objectives for employment, production and purchasing power, and the President’s economic program for obtaining these objectives. The set, 1947-2008, is bound in 37 books.
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List Price, per book, 1947-1961: $125.00
List Price, per book, 1962-1991: $115.00
List Price, per volume, 1992-2008: $95.00
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Originally Published: Washington; Government Printing Office; 1947-
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Defense, Liberty, and the Constitution:

2008, Constitutional Law, Health and Safety, Military Law admin

Exploring the Critical National Security Issues of our Time
By: Ronald J. Sievert

Professor Ronald J. Sievert’s work analyzes the delicate balance between providing for an adequate defense and assuring civil liberties for all citizens. Defense, Liberty, and the Constitution provides a clear, direct, and honest narrative on what the law and the Constitution state with respect to national security issues. Each chapter identifies and thoroughly discusses the many important legal and political matters that have become relevant as a result of today’s most notable threats, while also determining how similar problems have been handled throughout the country’s history.
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