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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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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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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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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HeinOnline’s American Law Institute Collection

2008, HeinOnline smarmion

The American Law Institute Collection in HeinOnline opens new doors in Internet research. It provides easy access to invaluable projects and documents that have influenced modern law and society. This collection includes access to ALL superseded Restatements, codifications, proceedings, reports and other special publications including archival material from the Second Restatement of Torts, the Institute’s Annual Reports, Proceedings, Annual Meeting Speeches, and the Institute’s newsletter, The ALI Reporter.

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HeinOnline’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

2008, Advocacy, International Law, Judicial Administration, Legal Education editor

Sponsored by International Law Students Association & the American Society of International Law

For nearly 50 years, the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition has provided foreign and domestic law school students with the unique opportunity to argue complex and timely questions of international law. This indispensable compilation draws together the Problems, Judges’ Briefs, Rules, and leading written memorials which makeup the Competition. While it will enhance the law student’s ability to grasp the practical side of the law field by presenting award-winning responses to globally relevant cases or problems, this work also serves as a valuable reference source and preparatory tool for students who wish to enter the Competition in the future.

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Congress and Sports Agents

2008, Legislative History, Sports Law editor

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 editor

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 editor

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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