Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Transactional Lawyering Meet

Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University held its Transactional Lawyering Meet on March 4-5, 2010. The inaugural meet brought teams from 11 law schools around the country to participate in two days of rounds. Teams came from various schools such as Temple University, University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University to join Drexel in the competition.

More information on the meet can be found at http://www.drexel.edu/law/transactional-lawyering-competition.asp

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Recent book of interest for trial advocacy

Items recently acquired by the Law Library

Capital Punishment
KF9227.C2 C656 2009
Death by jury : group dynamics and capital sentencing / Nadine M. Connell.Connell, Nadine M., 1979-El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2009.

HQ767.84 .C55 2009
The child : an encyclopedic companion / editor in chief, Richard A. Shweder ; editors Thomas R. Bidell ... [et al.].Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Constitutional Law
K3165 .E43 2009
The endurance of national constitutions / Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg, James Melton.Elkins, Zachary, 1970-Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Constitutional Law
KF4778 .K67 2009
A right to discriminate? : how the case of Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale warped the law of free association / Andrew Koppelman ; with Tobias Barrington Wolff.Koppelman, Andrew.New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009.

Constitutional Law
K3240 .W43 2009
The negotiable constitution : on the limitation of rights / by Gregoire C.N. Webber.Webber, Grégoire C. N. (Grégoire Charles N.)Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c2009.

Criminal Law
KTD157.7 .M9 2009 DVD
My neighbor, my killer [videorecording] / Gacaca Productions presents ; produced & directed by Anne Aghion.[New York : A. Aghion], c2009

Criminal Law
KF221.M8 N433 2009
Sex, murder & the unwritten law : gender and judicial mayhem, Texas style / Bill Neal ; foreword by Gordon Morris Bakken.Neal, Bill, 1936-Lubbock, Tex. : Texas Tech University Press, c2009.

Criminal Law
K5018 .C753 2009
Criminal law conversations / edited by Paul H. Robinson, Stephen P. Garvey, Kimberly Kessler Ferzan.Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2009.

Criminal Law
(RES) KF9219.3 .S54 2010
Criminal law / Richard G. Singer, John Q. La Fond.Singer, Richard G.New York : Aspen, c2010.

Criminal Procedure
(RES) KF9630 .B58 2010
Criminal procedure : the Constitution and the police / Robert M. Bloom, Mark S. Brodin.Bloom, Robert M., 1946-New York : Aspen Publishers, 2010.

Elder Law
KFP81 P4 NO.5684
16th annual Estate Law Institute.Estate Law Institute (16th : 2009)[Mechanicsburg, Pa.] : Pennsylvania Bar Institute, c2009.

Empirical Research
K5301 .A976 2009
Assessing the impact of transitional justice : challenges for empirical research / edited by Hugo van der Merwe, Victoria Baxter, Audrey R. Chapman.Washington, D.C. :

United States Institute of Peace Press, 2009
Environmental Law
K3593 .A93 2009
Adjudicating climate change : state, national, and international approaches / edited by William C.G. Burns, Hari M. Osofsky.Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.

KJE947 .S745 2009
EU law / Josephine Steiner and Lorna Woods.Steiner, Josephine.Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

KJE2045 .B57 2009
European Union law for international business : an introduction / Bernard Bishop.Bishop, Bernard.Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.

KJE5461 .A957 2009
The European Court's political power : selected essays / Karen J. Alter.Alter, Karen J.Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.KJE5461 .A957 2009

KJE3802 .E97 2009
Europeanization of procedural law and the new challenges to fair trial / edited by Laura Ervo, Minna Gräns and Antti Jokela.Groningen : Europa Law Pub., 2009.

KJE2655.A72 H37 2009
Harmonizing European copyright law : the challenges of better lawmaking / Mireille van Eechoud ... [et al.].Austin [Tex.] : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business ; Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands : Kluwer Law International ; Frederick, MD : Sold and distributed in North, Central and South America by Aspen Publishers, c2009

Family Law
K670 .R545 2010
Rights, gender and family law / edited by Julie Wallbank, Shazia Choudhry and Jonathan Herring.Abingdon [England] ; New York : Routledge

Family Law
KF511 .B68 2009
Almighty God created the races : Christianity, interracial marriage, & American law / Fay Botham.Botham, Fay, 1968-Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2009.

Family Law
KF535.Z9 S76 2009
Divorce without court : a guide to mediation & collaborative divorce / by Katherine E. Stoner.Stoner, Katherine E., 1947-Berkeley, Calif. : Nolo, 2009.

Family Law
KF4754.5 .M49 2009
Gay families and the courts : the quest for equal rights / Susan Gluck Mezey.Mezey, Susan Gluck, 1944-Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2009.

Federal Courts
KF8719 .F427 2010
Federal courts stories / edited by Vicki C. Jackson and Judith Resnik.New York, NY : Foundation Press, 2010.

KK1907 .D36 2009
The German law of unjustified enrichment and restitution : a comparative introduction / Gerhard Dannemann.Dannemann, Gerhard.New York : Oxford University Press, c2009.

KZ1265 .S26 2009
Sanctions, accountability and governance in a globalised world / edited by Jeremy Farrall and Kim Rubenstein.Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.

BF 531 T45 2010 DVD
This emotional life : [videorecording] in search of ourselves...and happiness / a co-production of the NOVA/WGBH Science Unit and Vulcan Productions, Inc. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions.[United States] : [Distributed by] PBS, c2010.

Human Rights
K3238 .O44 2009
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights : selected basic documents and background materials / Hanna Weijers (ed.)Nijmegen : Wolf Legal Publishers, c2009.

Human Rights
K644 .R45 2009
Women's human rights : seeking gender justice in a globalizing age / Niamh Reilly.Reilly, Niamh.Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2009.

Human Rights
K3240 .M54 2009
Migration and human rights : the United Nations Convention on Migrant Workers' Rights / edited by Ryszard Cholewinski, Paul de Guchteneire, Antoine Pécoud.Paris : UNESCO Publishing ; Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Human Rights
K3240 .P67 2009
From civil to human rights : dialogues on law and humanities in the United States and Europe / Helle Porsdam.Porsdam, Helle, 1956-Cheltenham ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, c2009.

Intellectual Property
K3626 .B58 2009
Intellectual property rights and food security / Michael Blakeney.Blakeney, Michael.Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, c2009.

Intellectual Property
KF4757 .S38 2009
Parodies of ownership : hip-hop aesthetics and intellectual property law / Richard L. Schur.Schur, Richard L.Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press : University of Michigan Library, c2009.

Intellectual Property
KF3165 .H75 2009
Patent ethics : prosecution / David Hricik and Mercedes Meyer.Hricik, David Charles.Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2009.

International Criminal Law
K5000 .F5 2010
Beyond punishment : achieving international criminal justice / Mark Findlay and Ralph Henham.Findlay, Mark.Basingstoke ; New York :
International Criminal Law

K5132 .F74 2009
Necessary evils : amnesties and the search for justice / Mark Freeman.Freeman, Mark, 1968-Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press
International Family Law

KMC156 .F36 2009
Family, gender, and law in a globalizing Middle East and South Asia / edited by Kenneth M. Cuno and Manisha Desai.Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2009.

International Law
K1028.3198 .H66 2009
Uniform law for international sales under the 1980 United Nations convention / John O. Honnold ; edited and updated by Harry M. Flechtner.Honnold, John.Austin : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business ; Alphen aan den Rijn : Kluwer Law International ; Frederick, MD : Sold and distributed in North, Central and South America by Aspen Publishers, c2009

International Law
KPL2095 .I63 2010
The right to development in international law : the case of Pakistan / Khurshid Iqbal.Iqbāl, Khūrshīd Ashraf.London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2010.

International Law
K5256 .M36 2010
The United States, international law, and the struggle against terrorism / Thomas Michael McDonnell.McDonnell, Thomas Michael.London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.

International Law
KZ6462 .G46 2010
Geneva Conventions / introduction, Gary Solis ; annotations, Fred L. Borch.New York : Kaplan Pub., c2010.

International Law
KZ1277 .L47 2010
Customary international law : a new theory with practical applications / Brian D. Lepard.Lepard, Brian D.Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2010.

KNX120 .L39 2007
Law in Japan : a turning point / edited by Daniel H. Foote.Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2007.

KF8972 .O94 2009
The juror factor : race and gender in America's civil courts / Sean G. Overland.Overland, Sean G., 1973-El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, 2009.

KF8972 .C58 2008
Civil juries and civil justice : psychological and legal perspectives / Brian H. Bornstein ... [et al.], editors.New York : Springer, c2008.

K3184.A6 L44 2009
Legal republicanism : national and international perspectives / edited by Samantha Besson and José Luis Martí.Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

Language and Law
P301.5.P47 R43 2008
Rediscovering rhetoric : law, language, and the practice of persuasion / editors, Justin T. Gleeson, Ruth C.A. Higgins.Annandale, NSW : Federation Press, 2008.

Law and Literature
KFP81 .P4 No.5943
10,000 stages of an endless cause : what literature tells us about lawyers and the practice of law.[Mechanicsburg, Pa.] : Pennsylvania Bar Institute, c2009.

Legal Ethics
(RES) KF306 .G56 2010
Regulation of lawyers : statutes and standards / Stephen Gillers, Roy D. Simon, Andrew M. Perlman.Gillers, Stephen, 1943-Austin [Tex.] : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business/Aspen Publishers, c2010

Legal Writing
KF250 .C528 2010
Scholarly writing : ideas, examples, and execution / Jessica L. Clark, Kristen E. Murray.Clark, Jessica L.Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2010.

KDZ944.A419 A12 2006
NAFTA chapter eleven reports. Vol. 1, Primary materials / [edited] by Charles H. Brower II, Jack J. Coe, Jr., William S. Dodge.The Hague : Kluwer Law International, c2006.

Native Americans
KF8205 .V56 2009
The Supreme Court's role in American Indian policy / John H. Vinzant.Vinzant, John Harlan.El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2009.

JC596.2.U6 N57 2010
Privacy in context : technology, policy, and the integrity of social life / Helen Nissenbaum.Nissenbaum, Helen Fay.Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Law Books, c2010.

K721.5 .P445 2010
Property outlaws : how squatters, pirates, and protesters improve the law of ownership / Eduardo Moisés Peñalver, Sonia K. Katyal.Peñalver, Eduardo Moisés, 1973-New Haven : Yale University Press, c2010.

KF581.Z9 L572
Condominium and co-op closings : a practical guide to residential and commercial properties / William Jay Lippman.Lippman, William Jay, 1927-New York City : PLI Press, c2000-

(RES) KF570.Z9 S56 2010
Property / Joseph William Singer.Singer, Joseph William, 1954-New York : Aspen Publishers, c2010.

BF204.6 .O95 2009
Oxford handbook of positive psychology / edited by C.R. Snyder, Shane J. Lopez.Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

KF4865 .L358 2008
The court and the cross : the religious right's crusade to reshape the Supreme Court / Frederick S. Lane.Lane, Frederick S., 1963-Boston : Beacon Press, c2008.

Reproductive Rights
K3611.A77 C76 2010
Legal conceptions : the evolving law and policy of assisted reproductive technologies / Susan L. Crockin and Howard W. Jones, Jr.Crockin, Susan L.Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

Rule of Law
KF382 .R47 2009
Restoring the rule of law / Patricia V. Barkley, editor.New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2009.

Sports Law
K3702 .M47 2009
The law of the Olympic Games / by Alexandre Miguel Mestre.Mestre, Alexandre Miguel.The Hague : T.M.C. Asser Press, c2009.

Sports Law
K3702 .B52 2009
Sport, mediation and arbitration / by Ian S. Blackshaw.Blackshaw, Ian Stewart.The Hague : T.M.C. Asser ; West Nyack, N.Y. : Distributed by Cambridge University Press, c2009.

Supreme Court
KF8742 .U52 2010
The Supreme Court in American politics / Isaac Unah.Unah, Isaac.New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Supreme Court
KF8745.S33 B57 2009
American original : the life and constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia / Joan Biskupic.Biskupic, Joan.New York, N.Y. : Sarah Crichton
Trial Advocacy

KF8915 .B664 2009
Principles and practice of trial consultation / Stanley L. Brodsky.Brodsky, Stanley L., 1939-New York : Guilford Press, c2009.

Trial Advocacy
KF8915 .J65 2009
Lessons from the courtroom / Frank G. Jones.Jones, Frank G.New York : Kaplan Pub., c2009.

Trial Advocacy
KF8915 .H45 2009
Courtroom persuasion 2d : winning with art, drama, and science / by Russ M. Herman.Herman, Russ M.[S.l.] : AAJ Press ; Eagan, MN : West, 2009

KD8362 .T75 2004 v.2
The trial on trial. Vol. 2, Judgment and calling to account / edited by Antony Duff ... [et al.].Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2006.

Women and the Law
HV6250.4.W65 W6539 2008
Women, crime and social harm : towards a criminology for the global age / edited by Maureen Cain and Adrian Howe.Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2008

Women and the Law
KF478 .G46 2009
Gender equality : dimensions of women's equal citizenship / edited by Linda C. McClain, Joanna L. Grossman.New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.