Final Record of the Diplomatic Conference of Geneva of 1949

2008, International Law, International Relations editor

This reprint contains the complete record of the Fourth Geneva Convention. Included in this work are a comprehensive list of documents connected with the Conference, minutes and summary records of all the meetings, a list of delegates, the Final Act with the names of Signatory States and declarations made, and all other information relating to this landmark meeting. Today, the Geneva Conventions remain at the foundation of international humanitarian law, making this set an important resource in any law library or legal research institution.
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Originally Published: Berne; Federal Political Department
Reprinted: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2005

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Survey on Staff Development Policies

2008, AALL Publications Series, Librarianship editor

By: Barbara Glennan

The purpose of this brief is to give law librarians a quick overview of the status of staff development programs in libraries similar to their own, as well as some starting points for updating or developing a staff development program. The survey divided respondents by how they participate in staff development policies and then asked follow-up that questions dealt with a multitude of matters. The 13th title in the Briefs in Law Librarianship Series, this work is highly recommended for all law libraries.

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

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United States Treaty Index Consolidation

2008, International Law, U.S. Treaty Indexing Servie editor

Edited By: Igor I. Kavass

Volumes 12 & 13 of the United States Treaty Index Consolidation were recently updated! This comprehensive collection brings together information on more than 18,000 treaties and agreements entered into by the United States since 1776 and is conveniently indexed in five unique ways: numerically, chronologically, by country, by subject, and by geographical subject. Kavass has included every source in his efforts to provide the most complete and comprehensive collection found anywhere!
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The First Century

2008, AALL Publications Series, Librarianship editor

One Hundred Years of AALL History, 1906-2005
By: Frank Houdek

Hein is pleased to introduce the latest installment in the AALL Publications Series. Houdek’s work is intended to serve dual purposes. First, it acts as a chronologically arranged telling of people, places and events. Secondly, with nearly 600 footnotes and a detailed index, the book also stands as a valuable reference tool for people researching specific questions or topics. The First Century includes an Introduction, List of Illustrations, Yearly Histories 1906-2005, three Appendixes, and an Index. Multiple copy discounts are available!
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Law of Torts in the South Pacific

2008, International Law, Torts editor

Second Edition
By: Stephen Offei

This title from Vandeplas Publishing is the second edition of a well-received work. It is designed to serve two main purposes: to introduce basic principles and to explain and illustrate the applications of these principles by reference to South Pacific cases and statutes. Law of Torts in the South Pacific is an indispensable guide and reference tool for legal researchers, practitioners, students and anyone with a financial interest in this area.

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Published: Lake Mary, Florida; Vandeplas Publishing; 2006
Distributed: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co.,

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The Sanctity of Law:

2008, Legal History editor

In What Does It Consist?
The Story of Man’s Attainment of Law and Order from Roman Times to the Present
By: John W. Burgess

From one of the greatest authorities on history, public law, and political science, this reprint delves into the history of law from the founding of the Roman Empire to the Treaty of Versailles, seeking to answer the elusive question which forms from its subtitle. Interesting chapters include: “The Meaning of Law” and “The Effort of the Roman Empire to Solve the Questions of Sanctity of Law.”
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Originally Published: New York and London;

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Genre Terms for Law Materials:

2008, AALL Publications Series, Librarianship editor

A Thesaurus, Second Edition
Compiled By: William Benemann

This popular guide in the American Association of Law Libraries Publication Series has been updated. Additional terminology is included, with clarifications made to existing terms at the suggestion of members of the Technical Services Special Interest Section of AALL, who have long put the thesaurus to use in their libraries. Benemann credits their input with “moving this publication from an intellectual exercise to a cataloging tool.”

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

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Beyond the Books:

2008, Librarianship editor

People, Politics, and Librarianship
By: Leslie A. Lee & Michelle M. Wu

This important contribution from Lee and Wu charts a course to aid librarians in their efforts to shorten the length of time between class work and real-life events. The authors bring the experiences of more than two dozen seasoned librarians who have walked the path into the pages of this work. This work is a must-have resource and should be in the hands of librarians everywhere.

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

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Screening Justice – The Cinema of Law Significant Films of Law, Order and Social Justice

2008, Legal Education, Legal Profession smarmion

Edited by: Rennard Strickland, Teree E. Foster & Taunya Lovell Banks

Screening Justice contains more than fifty essays written by fifty legal scholars, professionals and professors, which focuses on significant film about law, order and social justice. The essays selected for the book address a rich and diverse range of films and issues ranging from justice in Nazi Germany to the American dust bowl to the role of military justice, the jury system, race, AIDS, gender, community, environment, and criminal procedure. This work is a must-have for those interested in Entertainment Law, learning about law and pop culture, and understanding how law shapes our society.

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Published: Buffalo;

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Dahl’s Law Dictionary – French-English, 3rd Edition

2008, Dictionaries, Foreign Law smarmion

By: Henry Saint Dahl & Tamera Boudreau

Dahl’s Law Dictionary links two separate languages and two diverse legal systems, assuring that attorneys never use the wrong name or term. The third edition of this annotated legal dictionary provides words and phrases in English with the correct French translation and in French with the English equivalent. The book not only contains short definitions based on synonyms, but also authoritative definitions, which transcribe directly the relevant parts of codes, statutes, judicial decisions, and legal writing in an encyclopedic nature. This important work is a valuable addition to every law library reference shelf.

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Published: Buffalo;

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