Congress and Sports Agents

2008, Legislative History, Sports Law admin

A Legislative History of the Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act (SPARTA)
Edited by: Edmund P. Edmonds, William H. Manz and Thomas J. Kettleson

There is a common perception of sports agents as unscrupulous, unethical, self-interested and dishonest, doing anything and everything to sign the next star athlete. In recent years, Congress has grown concerned over the deceptive and unethical treatment of amateur athletes by sports agents. Although a majority of individual states have adopted legislation directed toward the conduct of sports agents, the federal government found it necessary to enact Public Law 108-304, the Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act (SPARTA). This volume offers readers the legislative history of SPARTA and includes copies of the law,

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Reflections of a Lawyer’s Soul

2008, Legal Education, Legal Profession admin

The Institutional Experience of Professionalism at Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Edited by: Amy Timmer & Nelson Miller

The editors of this work and other professionals at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School wanted to evaluate and describe Cooley’s professionalism efforts in a series of introductory monographs in order to share those efforts with the law school community as well as with lawyers, judges, bar leaders, alumni, law students, other law schools, and prospective law students. This book is divided into six parts: Vision, Knowledge, Skills, Ethics, Assessment, and Future. This work is aimed at law school professionals who are interested in improving legal education at their institution!

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An Investigation into the Removal of Nine U.S. Attorneys in 2006

2008, Hein's Electronic Documents Reprint Series, Legal History admin

Hein’s Electronic Document Reprint Series – Title #31

On December 7, 2006, at the direction of senior Department of Justice officials, seven U.S. Attorneys were told to resign from their positions. Two other U.S. Attorneys had been told to resign earlier in the year. In 2007, the Office of the Inspector General and the Office of Professional Responsibility conducted a joint investigation into the removal of the nine attorneys. At the conclusion of their investigation, the OIG and the OPR determined that the process used to remove the attorneys was flawed. This work describes the investigation, with a specific focus on the reasons for the removals and whether or not the removals were justifiable. This work is an excellent addition to any collection.

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Bankruptcy Reform

2008, Business/Economics, Legal History admin

The Legislative History of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005

Edited by: William H. Manz

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. is proud to offer the legislative history of the most substantial and controversial reform to the U.S. Bankruptcy Laws since 1978. Bankruptcy Reform is a complete legislative history of the 2005 Act that has drawn harsh criticism from several outspoken groups, despite being adopted by a definitive 302-to-126 vote.

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