Category Archives: International Peacekeeping

Law & Social Justice — Recent Acquisitions

ADHD on Trial: Courtroom Clashes Over the Meaning of “Disability”
Michael Gordon
KF228.L684 G67 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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American Indian Law in a Nutshell
KF8205.Z9 A44 (Study Aids)
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The Americanization of Religious Minorities: Confronting the Constitutional Order
Eric Michael Mazur
BL2525 .M39 1999
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A Concise History of Economic Thought: from Mercantilism to Monetarism
Gianni Vaggi and Peter Groenewegen
HB75 .V32 2003
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Confronting Mental Health Evidence: A Practical Guide to Reliability and Experts in Family Law
John A. Zervopoulos
KF8965 .Z47 2008
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Cruel and Unusual Punishment: Comparative Perspective in International Conventions, the United States and Iran
Sanaz Alasti
K5103 .A43 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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The Death Penalty on Trial: Crisis in American Justice
Bill Kurtis
HV8699.U5 K87 2004
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Economics, Governance, and Law: Essays on Theory and Policy
Warren J. Samuels
HD87 .S358 2002
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Equal: Women Reshape American Law
Fred Strebeigh
KF4758 .S77 2009
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Essays in Positive Economics
Milton Friedman
HB33 .F74 1966
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Financial Failure and Confederate Defeat
Douglas B. Ball
E480.5 .B35 1991
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The International Law of Belligerent Occupation
Yoram Dinstein
KZ6429 .D56 2009
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Intersectionality and Beyond: Law, Power and the Politics of Location
edited by Emily Grabham et al.
K376 .I582 2009
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Our Nation Unhinged: the Human Consequences of the War on Terror
Peter Jan Honigsberg
KF9625 .H66 2009
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Law & Social Justice — Recent Acquisitions

The Child Sex Trade
produced by Kurtis Productions, Ltd. for A&E Network; executive producer, Bill Kurtis;
HQ117 .C45 2008 VIDEO (Reserve)
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Children in the Legal System: Cases and Materials
Samuel M. Davis … [et al.]
KF479 .C46 2009 (Course Reserve)
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The Constitution, Race, and Renewed Relevance of Original Intent: Reclaiming the Lost Opportunity of Federalism
Donald Lively
KF4545.S5 L58 2008
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Constitutional Law: The Religion Clauses
Daniel O. Conkle
KF4783 .C62 2009
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Economic Analysis of Civil Law
Hans-Bernd Schafer, Claus Ott; translated from the German by Matthew Braham
K623 .S313 2004
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Efficiency Instead of Justice?: Searching for the Philosophical Foundations of the Economic Analysis of Law
Klaus Mathis; translated by Deborah Shannon
K487.E3 M3813 2009
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Eyes on the prize
creator and executive producer, Henry Hampton
E185.61 .E848 2006 VIDEO (Reserve)
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Fairer Sex
ABC primetime; ABC news
HQ1426 .F342 2008 VIDEO (Reserve)
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Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly
Legal Periodical (2nd floor)
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FORECITE California: Latest Developments in CALCRIM and CALJIC
Thomas Lundy
KFC1171 .F67 2006
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Gifts: a Study in Comparative Law
Richard Hyland
K898 .H95 2009
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Global Climate Change and the Road to Extinction: The Legal and Planning Response
James A. Kushner
QC981.8.C5 K875 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Gun Control: a Documentary and Reference Guide
Robert J. Spitzer
KF3941 .S678 2009 (Reference)
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How to Keep Control of Your Life after 60: a Guide for your Legal, Medical, and Financial Well-being
Teresa Schwab Myers
KF390.A4 M97 1989
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Human Rights: Initial Publication of the American Section of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Consisting of the Papers Prepared for its Second Plenary Meeting
edited by Ervin H. Pollack
K3240 .H8574 1971
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In the Name of Justice: Leading Experts Reexamine the Classic Article “The Aims of the Criminal Law”
edited by Timothy Lynch
KF9223 .I58 2009
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International Law and Fact-finding in the Field of Human Rights
edited by B.G. Ramcharan
K3240.4 .I58 1982
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The International Politics of Judicial Intervention: Creating a More Just Order
Andrea Birdsall
KZ4017 .B57 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Judges on Judging: Views from the Bench
collected and edited by David M. O’Brien
KF8775.A75 J82 2009
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Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement
Samuel R. Bagenstos
KF480 .B345 2009
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Legal Ethics: Rules, Statutes and Comparisons
KF306 .L447
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Legal Responses to HIV and AIDS
James Chalmers
K3575.A43 C45 2008
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Legally Speaking: Contemporary American Culture and the Law
Helle Porsdam
KF385 .P645 1999
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Living Constitution, Dying Faith: Progressivism and the New Science of Jurisprudence
Bradley C.S. Watson
KF4552 .W38 2009
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The Lost History of the Ninth Amendment
Kurt T. Lash
KF4558 9th .L37 2009
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The Necessary Evil of Preventive Detention in the War on Terror: a Plan for a More Moderate and Sustainable Solution
Stephanie Cooper Blum
KF9430 .B48 2008 (New Book Shelf)
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The New Aging: Politics and Change in America
Fernando M. Torres-Gil
HV1461 .T66 1992
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The Principle of Legality in International and Comparative Criminal Law
Kenneth S. Gallant
K5165 .G35 2009
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Principled Sentencing: Readings on Theory and Policy
edited by Andrew von Hirsch, Andrew Ashworth and Julian Roberts.
K5121.Z9 P75 2009
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Protecting Civilians: The Obligations of Peacekeepers
Siobhan Wills
KZ6515 .W55 2009
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Regulating Tobacco
edited by Robert L. Rabin & Stephen D. Sugarman
HD9136 .R43 2001
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Regulators: Our Invisible Government, 1982
KF5407 .R43 2004 (Video)
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Rules of Disengagement: The Politics and Honor of Military Dissent
Marjorie Cohn (TJSL Faculty) and Kathleen Gilberd
U22 .C542 2009
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Sexual Discrimination and Harassment
edited by Rachel C. Feldman
KF4758 .S49 2008
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Speaking for the Dead: The Human Body in Biology and Medicine
D. Gareth Jones and Maja I. Whitaker
QM33.5 .J66 2009
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Speaking Up: The Unintended Costs of Free Speech in Public Schools
Anne Proffitt Dupre
KF4124.5 .D87 2009
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Territorial Rights
Tamar Meisels
KZ3675 .M45 2009
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Trade and Investment Rule-making: The Role of Regional and Bilateral Agreements
edited by Stephen Woolcock
HF1418.7 .T723 2006
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The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public
Susan M. Schweik
KF480 .S39 2009
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Youth Outloud!: A Documentary Addressing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth Issues in our Schools
produced, written, and directed by Kathy Hines & Becky Burklee
HQ75.15 .Y68 2000 (Reserve)
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Library Highlights: Law & War

Jus_Post_BellumJus Post Bellum: Towards a Law of Transition from Conflict to Peace
edited by Carsten Stahn, Jann K. Kleffner
KZ6740 .J87 2008
From the Publisher: Warfare is usually theorised in the categories of jus ad bellum (justification for recourse to force) and jus in bello (rules applicable in armed conflict). The challenge of establishing fair and sustainable peace after conflict (jus post bellum) has received less attention in existing law and practice, although it has an established tradition in just war theory. This book sheds a fresh light on the use and relevance of the concept of jus post bellum in contemporary international law and policy. It examines the origins and foundations of the concept from an inter-disciplinary perspective. Moreover, it identifies some of the features and challenges of a framework governing transitions from conflict to peace, such as the treatment of sovereignty, accountability and local ownership, the relationship of jus post bellum to jus ad bellum and jus in bello and the role of human rights law and transitional justice.

Legitimate_Use_of_Military_ForceThe Legitimate Use of Military Force: The Just War Tradition and the Customary Law of Armed Conflict
edited by Howard M. Hensel
U22 .L37 2008
From the Publisher: Throughout human history, scholars, statesmen and military leaders have attempted to define what constitutes the legitimate use of armed force by one community against another. Moreover, if force is to be used, what normative guidelines should govern the conduct of warfare? Based upon the assumption that armed conflict is a human enterprise and therefore subject to human limitations, the Western ‘just war tradition’ represents an attempt to provide these guidelines. Following on from the success of Hensel’s earlier publication, The Law of Armed Conflict, this volume brings together an internationally recognized team of scholars to explore the philosophical and societal foundations of just war tradition. It relates the principles of jus ad bellum to contemporary issues confronting the global community and explores the relationship between the principles of jus in bello and the various principles embodied in the customary law of armed conflict.

Applying an interdisciplinary approach to analyzing and assessing the links between just war and the norms of behaviour, the book provides a valuable contribution to international law, international relations and national security studies.

Rules_of_DisengagementRules of Disengagement: The Politics and Honor of Military Dissent
Marjorie Cohn (TJSL Faculty) and Kathleen Gilberd
U22 .C542 2009
From the Publisher: Rules of Disengagement examines the reasons men and women in the military have disobeyed orders and resisted the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It takes readers into the courtroom where sailors, soldiers, and Marines have argued that these wars are illegal under international law and unconstitutional under U.S. law. Through the voices of active duty service members and veterans, it explores the growing conviction among our troops that the war is wrong. It then examines what they have done—and what readers can do—to resist and end the U.S. occupation of Iraq.


Defending_HumanityDefending Humanity: When Force is Justified and Why

George P. Fletcher and Jens David Ohlin
JZ6385 .F54 2008
From the Publisher: In Defending Humanity , internationally acclaimed legal scholar George P. Fletcher and Jens David Ohlin, a leading expert on international criminal law, tackle one of the most important and controversial questions of our time: When is war justified? When a nation is attacked, few would deny that it has the right to respond with force. But what about preemptive and preventive wars, or crossing another state’s border to stop genocide? Was Israel justified in initiating the Six Day War, and was NATO’s intervention in Kosovo legal? What about the U.S. invasion of Iraq?

In their provocative new book, Fletcher and Ohlin offer a groundbreaking theory on the legality of war with clear guidelines for evaluating these interventions. The authors argue that much of the confusion on the subject stems from a persistent misunderstanding of the United Nations Charter. The Charter appears to be very clear on the use of military force: it is only allowed when authorized by the Security Council or in self-defense. Unfortunately, this has led to the problem of justifying force when the Security Council refuses to act or when self-defense is thought not to apply–and to the difficult dilemma of declaring such interventions illegal or ignoring the UN Charter altogether.

Fletcher and Ohlin suggest that the answer lies in going back to the domestic criminal law concepts upon which the UN Charter was originally based, in particular, the concept of “legitimate defense, “which encompasses not only self-defense but defense of others. Lost in the English-language version of the Charter but a vital part of the French and other non-English versions, the concept of legitimate defense will enable political leaders, courts, and scholars to see the solid basis under international law for states to intervene with force–not just to protect themselves against an imminent attack but also to defend other national groups.

Least_Worst_PlaceThe Least Worst Place: Guantanamo’s First 100 Days
Karen Greenberg
HV6432 .G7345 2009
From the Publisher: In January 2002, the first flight of detainees captured in the “Global War on Terror” disembarked in Guantanamo Bay, dazed, bewildered, and–more often than not–alarmingly thin. Given very little advance notice, the military’s preparations for this group of predominantly unimportant ne’er-do-wells were hastily thrown together, but as Karen Greenberg shows, a number of capable and honorable Marine officers tried to create a humane and just detention center–only to be thwarted by the Bush Administration.

The Least Worst Place is a gripping narrative account of the first one hundred days of Guantanamo. Greenberg, one of America’s leading experts on the Bush Administration’s policies on terrorism, tells the story through a group of career officers who tried–and ultimately failed–to stymie the Pentagon’s desire to implement harsh new policies in Guantanamo and bypass the Geneva Conventions. She sets her story in Camp X-Ray, which underwent a remarkably quick transformation from a sleepy naval outpost in the tropics into a globally infamous holding pen. Peopled with genuine heroes and villains, this narrative of the earliest days of the post-9/11 era centers on the conflicts between Gitmo-based Marine officers intent on upholding the Geneva Accords and an intelligence unit set up under the Pentagon’s aegis. The latter ultimately won out, replacing transparency with secrecy, military protocol with violations of basic operation procedures, and humane and legal detainee treatment with harsh interrogation methods and torture […].

Global Legal Studies — Recent Acquisitions

EC Competition and Telecommunications Law
edited by Christian Koenig … [et al.].
KJE6964 .E25 2009
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Engaging With Foreign Law
Basil Markesinis in co-operation with Jorg Fedtke
K559 .M374 2009
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The Establishment of the Hariri Tribunal
edited by C. Tofan
KZ6304 .E88 2008
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EU Criminal Law
Valsamis Mitsilegas
KJE7975 .M58 2009
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European Employment Law: a Country by Country Guide
edited by Trowers and Hamlins
KJC2855 .E95 1995
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The European Union and China, 1949-2008: Basic Documents and Commentary
Francis Snyder
D1065.C5 S69 2009
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Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials
Curtis A. Bradley, Jack L.Goldsmith
KF4651 .B73 2009
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Gifts: a Study in Comparative Law
Richard Hyland
K898 .H95 2009
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A Guide to the Laws, Regulations, and Policies of the People’s Republic of China on Foreign Trade and Investment
James L. Kenworth
KNQ78.B87 K46 1989
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Housing Homeless Persons: Administrative Law and the Administrative Process
Ian Loveland
KD1179 .L68 1995
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Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child
prepared for UNICEF by Rachel Hodgkin and Peter Newell
K639.A41989 H63 2007
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International Courts and Environmental Protection
Tim Stephens
K3585 .S74 2009
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International Environmental Law: Basic Instruments and References, 1992-1999
Edith Brown Weiss, Daniel Barstow Magraw, Paul C. Szasz
K3583 .W452 1999
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Jurisdiction of Specific International Tribunals
Chittharanjan F. Amerasinghe
KZ6265 .A44 2009
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The Law Market
Erin A. O’Hara and Larry E. Ribstein
KF8858 .R49 2009
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Mass-mediated Terrorism: The Central Role of the Media in Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Brigitte L. Nacos
PN4784.T45 N35 2002
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The Nexus of Law and Biology: New Ethical Challenges
edited by Barbara Ann Hocking
K328 .N494 2009
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Protecting Civilians: The Obligations of Peacekeepers
Siobhan Wills
KZ6515 .W55 2009
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Regimes Matrimoniaux, Successions et liberalites dans les relations internationales et internes
sous la direction de Michel Verwilghen; Union internationale du notariat latin, commission des affaires europeennes et de la Mediterranee
KJC979.M37 R44 2007
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Rethinking Europe’s Constitution
edited by Andreas Kinneging
KJE4445 .R47 2007
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Routledge Handbook of International Law
edited by David Armstrong; editorial board, Jutta Brunee … [et al.].
KZ1250 .R68 2009
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Standard Contract Terms in Europe: a Basis for and a Challenge to European Contract Law
edited by Hugh Collins
KJE1640 .S73 2008
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Status Quaestionis: Questionnaire on the Provision of Legal Interpreting and Translation in the EU
edited by Erik Hertog, Jan Van Gucht
KJE5306 .S73 2008
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Trade and Investment Rule-making: The Role of Regional and Bilateral Agreements
edited by Stephen Woolcock
HF1418.7 .T723 2006
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