Designing Law and Other Academic Libraries: Building Upon Change

Hein Company, New Book Bonnie Hein

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Designing Law and Other Academic Libraries: Building Upon Change, now in its third edition, is a must-have for every academic, library science, and architecture library. This 2017 revised edition features extensively revised chapters with much new material.

 

 

The third edition includes numerous new photographs from recently opened academic law libraries on the forefront of design. Represented among the more than 70 pictures and illustrations are American, Catholic, Georgetown, Marquette, and Oklahoma City Universities, the Universities of Maryland, Michigan, Pittsburgh, and Washington, as well as the College of William & Mary; each photo illustrates unique features and eye-catching décor.

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Do English-Only Rules Have a Place in the Workplace?

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  • Quickly locate resources for both employers and employees
    pertaining to this sensitive and timely issue
  • Find expert help in exploring a relatively new idea in discrimination law
  • Includes citations to and summaries of leading primary and secondary sources
  • Sources include federal and state statutes and regulations, law review articles, legal encyclopedias, and treatises

About This Title

It is an unlawful employment practice under Title VII to discriminate against an employee on the basis of national origin; however, the statute is silent as to whether English-only rules constitute such discrimination. With an ever more diverse workforce, it is readily apparent that claims of this type will only increase.

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Finding English Law: Quick Access to Key Titles, Second Edition

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  • Easy-to-use helpful guide to basics of English Law
  • Thumbnail descriptions of 97 legal topics with a list of leading texts relevant to each
  • New: Expanded scope
  • New: Updated edition includes noteworthy websites, blogs, and databases

About this Title

Efficient legal research begins with consulting leading secondary sources, and this book seeks to provide assistance to researchers of English law by providing a quick, thumbnail description of English law (statutory and jurisprudential) in ninety-seven different legal topics, along with a list of leading texts relevant to each. This new edition also includes a list of noteworthy websites, blogs, and databases.

It deals specifically with English (rather than UK) law,

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Comparative Criminal Procedure: History, Processes and Case Studies, Second Edition

Comparative Criminal Procedure, New Book Ben Boron

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The second edition of Comparative Criminal Procedure contains the most up-to-date statutory material from England, France and Germany in a variety of areas and more condensed versions of cases from the European Court of Human Rights to maintain focus on the core aspects of those opinions.

About This Title

In a globally connected world, criminal conduct can easily transcend international borders. Citizens of one country might find themselves being prosecuted in another country for conduct committed within that country’s borders. Therefore, it is important to understand the unique differences in criminal justice systems across the world.

The book takes a process-oriented approach that begins with police searches and continues through to the trial and appeals process so students can compare how various countries approach each of these stages in the criminal process.

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Research Guide to Chinese Copyright Law, Second Edition

Chinese Law, Chinese Law Series, Hein Company, New Book Ben Boron

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This book is not merely a revision of the first edition (Guide to China Copyright Law Studies); instead it is a complete rewrite. The new second edition attempts to capture and reflect the changes in the dramatically transformed landscape of Chinese copyright law since the first edition was published in 2000.

Copyright law was amended in 2010, followed by promulgation of a new set of regulations in 2013. China also joined a series of international treaties and agreements concerning copyright and intellectual property rights, including the TRIPS agreement of 2001 and the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances of 2012. The national legislature established three new specialized intellectual property courts in Beijing,

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Prince’s Dictionary of Legal Citations: A Reference Guide for Attorneys, Legal Secretaries, Paralegals, and Law Students, Ninth Edition

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Prince’s Dictionary of Legal Citations: A Reference Guide for Attorneys, Legal Secretaries, Paralegals, and Law Students, Ninth Edition** assists the legal profession in citing legal authorities according to the rules given in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 20th ed. (2015). This title is a companion to The Bluebook (not a replacement) and applies Bluebook rules to a representative collection of common legal authorities. The citations included are based on Bluebook rules, and the abbreviations are those found in The Bluebook or derived from its guidelines.

While The Bluebook strives to establish uniformity in citation form for court documents, the practitioner should remember that citation rules contained in local rules,

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March Trivia 2017

Trivia, Where in the World is Hein? Ben Boron

Following is the March 2017 Trivia Contest:

To celebrate Women’s History Month, name one of the top 10 women authors in HeinOnline’s ScholarRank.

 

Email your answer to marketing@wshein.com by March 31, 2017. If you submit a correct answer to the question asked above, you’ll be entered to win a “Where in the World is Hein” t-shirt! Be sure to include your name, organization or institution, and your mailing address. We’ll announce the winner in a follow-up blog post and in the monthly HeinOnline Newsletter, so stay tuned!

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An Oral History of Law Librarianship: Edward J. Bander

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A new installment of video interviews are available each month in An Oral History of Law Librarianship in Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf in HeinOnline. The videos contain interviews of active and retired law librarians and others related to the profession. This series showcases individuals in the profession as they discuss and reflect on their experiences.

These videos are now being made available to you via our HeinOnline YouTube Channel. Each week, here on our blog, we will be featuring one video highlighting an active or retired law librarian. Be sure to check back each week for a new feature!

Today we’re featuring:

Edward J. Bander


An Oral History of Law Librarianship was first available through Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf in HeinOnline.

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