Recommended Publications for Legal Research, 2017 Volume

New Book Lauren Mattiuzzo

Save hours of collection development time with this easy-to-use and well-established tool. The new compiler, Patricia Roncevich, is a librarianship expert with years of experience! All the titles in this publication are classified by subject and ranked to help determine the most essential resources for your library.

About Recommended Publications for Legal Research

For nearly 40 years, this annual publication has been providing guidance to law librarians to assist them in developing collections that support the curriculum and research needs of their users. The volume for each year contains a subject index,

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Kavass’s Guide to the United States Treaties in Force, 2017 Edition

New Book Lauren Mattiuzzo

The United States has the most complete and efficient system for documentation of treaty law of any country in the world. Every year, the United States Department of State compiles an annual list of all bilateral and multilateral treaty agreements that are considered to be in force, in whole or in part, for the United States. This compilation, known as Treaties in Force, consists of two lists: one contains bilateral agreements arranged by country and then by subject, and the other contains multilateral agreements arranged by subject.

Kavass’s Guide to United States Treaties in Force provides access to currently operative bilateral and multilateral agreements of the United States from a variety of perspectives.

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Monograph Series V: Conflicts in Space and the Rule of Law

New Book Lauren Mattiuzzo

  • Addresses issues related to state-of-the-art military and securities technologies and activities
  • Includes papers written by renowned academics and subject-matter experts
  • Includes thought-provoking dialogues on the achievement of sustainable uses of outer space for peaceful purposes
  • Highlights strengths and weaknesses of the current regulatory regime governing military uses of outer space

About This Title

Edited by Maria Manoli and Sandy Belle Habchi, this title contains papers presented at the 4th Manfred Lachs International Conference on Conflicts in Space and the Rule of Law.

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Amended and Annotated Criminal Procedure Law of the People’s Republic of China, 2nd ed.

New Book Lauren Mattiuzzo

  • One-of-a-kind resource for Chinese criminal procedure law 
  • One-stop shop for translations of the new criminal procedure as well as its judicial and administrative interpretations
  • Includes author’s subtitles to show the subject of each of the 290 articles comprising the law

About This Title

On March 14, 2012, the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China substantially amended the country’s 1979 Criminal Procedure Law. The Law was first extensively revised in 1996; this second revision also affects a large number of articles,

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Author’s Spotlight: Steve Margeton

Author's Spotlight, Law Libraries Ben Boron

About Steve Margeton


Steve Margeton is Professor Emeritus at the Columbus School of Law of the Catholic University of America. Margeton received his undergraduate degree from Mount St. Mary’s College, now University, in Maryland, a law degree from George Washington University, and his Master of Science in Library Science from The Catholic University of America. In addition to his library, teaching and writing responsibilities, he has served on various American Bar Association panels and site inspection teams and as a consultant on library planning.


Currently, Margeton is researching the 120-year history of the Columbus School of Law with an eye toward a future publication.

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Let’s Get Digital

Digital Services, Hein Company Kaylyn Zurawski

Why Digitize with Hein?

  • More than 40 years of imaging experience
  • More than 200 million pages digitized
  • Increase and broaden access
  • Improve control over collections
  • Alternative for fragile materials
  • Open a window into the past
  • Innovative environment for users

REQUEST DIGITAL SERVICES

“Working with Hein has allowed us to showcase our collection in a way we would have been unable to do on our own.”Linda Tesar,

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