Category Archives: Women & the Law

Library Highlights: Election Law

The Supreme Court and Elections: Into the Political Thicket

Charles L. Zelden

KF4886 .Z45 2010

From the Publisher: Voting is simple in the United States, right? The process of voting (organizing, running and tabulating the results of a popular election) is, in fact, a highly contested act whose forms, meanings, and practical boundaries are open to widely differing interpretations. From questions of who can vote to the tricky problem of accurately counting the votes, popular democracy is still a work in progress in the United States. Add in the complexities of politics and the picture becomes even more complicated. Taking a chronological approach to the topic, The Supreme Court and Elections explores the ways that the Court has struggled with these questions. From the earliest days of the Union when the Supreme Court refused to address the topic, to the early struggles with the Fourteenth Amendment’s impact on the question of who can vote, to the rise and fall of race-based disenfranchisement, to our recent issues of proper districting, campaign finance reform and the struggle to find a workable voting technology, the essay and documents in this reference illuminate the multifaceted nature of voting and election laws. At the same time, this title provides in-depth analysis of the impact of the Court in shaping this ongoing history.

Notes from the Cracked Ceiling: Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and What it will Take for a Woman to Win

Anne E. Kornblut

HQ1236.5.U6 K67 2009

From the Publisher: In a probing analysis sure to ignite controversy, acclaimed White House correspondent Anne Kornblut argues that the optimists are blind to formidable obstacles that still stand in the way of any woman who aims for America’s highest political offices. And she makes clear exactly which strategies and common assumptions will need to change if a woman intends to break through the “highest, hardest glass ceiling” of all. Delving deep inside the Clinton and Palin campaigns, Kornblut reveals: the strategists’ mishandling of their candidates as women by failing to strike the right balance between femininity and toughness; Clinton’s weathering of a series of stinging genderbased attacks, until accusations of “pimping out” her daughter, Chelsea, finally brought her to tears; that Barack Obama was celebrated for his “historic”win in Iowa, even though it was not the first time an African American had won a caucus, but few noticed when Clinton became the first woman to win a primary in New Hampshire; that Palin was chosen solely by men, none of whom had experience in running women for office […]. Kornblut identifies the surprising realities of gender politics, such as the harsh treatment female candidates often receive from women voters, the gap between the United States and other countries when it comes to the electability of women, the “mommy penalty” that handicaps women candidates with young children, and the special appeal that women with law enforcement backgrounds have with voters.

The Battle over Bilingual Ballots: The Language Minorities and Political Access under the Voting Rights Act

James Thomas Tucker

KF4896.L56 T83 2009

From the Publisher: In recent years, few federal requirements have been as controversial as the mandate for what critics call ‘bilingual ballots’. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 included a permanent requirement for language assistance for Puerto Rican voters educated in Spanish and ten years later Congress banned English-only elections in certain covered jurisdictions, expanding the support to include Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian-language voters and Spanish-language voters. Some commentators have condemned the language assistance provisions, underlying many of their attacks with anti-immigrant rhetoric. Although the provisions have been in effect for over three decades, until now no comprehensive study of them has been published. This book describes the evolution of the provisions, examining the evidence of educational and voting discrimination against language minorities covered by the Act. Additional chapters discuss the debate over the 2006 amendments to the Voting Rights Act, analysis of objections raised by opponents of bilingual ballots and some of the most controversial components of these requirements, including their constitutionality, cost and effectiveness. Featuring revealing case studies as well as analysis of key data, this volume makes a persuasive and much-needed case for bilingual ballots, presenting a thorough investigation of this significant and understudied area of election law and American political life.

The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States

Alexander Keyssar

JK1846 .K48 2009

From the Publisher: Originally published in 2000, The Right to Vote was widely hailed as a magisterial account of the evolution of suffrage from the American Revolution to the end of the twentieth century. In this revised and updated edition, Keyssar carries the story forward, from the disputed presidential contest of 2000 through the 2008 campaign and the election of Barack Obama. The Right to Vote is a sweeping reinterpretation of American political history as well as a meditation on the meaning of democracy in contemporary American life.

First Presidential Messages: Two Hundred Twenty Years of Inaugural Addresses and Statements on Becoming President, 1789-2009

edited by George N. Otey

J81.4 .F577 2009

From the Publisher: First Presidential Messages is a unique historical collection of presentations made upon becoming the nation’s chief executive. This compilation presents not only the traditional inaugural addresses but also the little-known remarks given by Vice Presidents when assuming the higher office. As the nation marks the two hundred twentieth anniversary of the U.S. Presidency, it is inspiring and enlightening to read the comments of each President, from George Washington in 1789 to Barack Obama in 2009. While First Presidential Messages reveals a uniformity of focus on the Founders vision of self-government, some presidential speeches are so artfully crafted that they rank among the world s greatest; especially Lincoln s second inaugural, FDR s first inaugural, Eisenhower s first inaugural, and Kennedy s inaugural. More than historical curiosities, these presidential speeches transcend time and present a continued call for national unity, an appeal to surpass the leadership of the past and a challenge to actively and creatively work through the issues of the day so as to safeguard civil liberties and leave the nation, and the world, a better place. This 368 page hardbound volume is both a general research tool and a citizen s companion that will provide the reader with a sense of pride in the genius of our Founding Fathers and the political system they created to protect the values of the American Revolution.

Center for Global Legal Studies— Recent Acquisitions

Antigone: Texte Original, Introduction et Notes
David I. Grossvogel
PQ2601.N67 A63 1959 (Course Reserve)
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Beyond the Boycott: Labor Rights, Human Rights, and Transnational Activism
Gay W. Seidman
HD8943 .S44 2009
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China’s Long March toward Rule of Law
Randall Peerenboom
KNQ2025 .P44 2002 (Course Reserve)
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French Criminal Law
Catherine Elliott
KJV7979 .E435 2001
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Global Unions: Challenging Transnational Capital through Cross-Border Campaigns
edited by Kate Bronfenbrenner
HD6475.A1 G57 2007
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International Encyclopaedia of Laws. Civil Procedure
edited by Paul Lemmens
K2205 .I584 1994-
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Iran Awakening: A Memoir of Revolution and Hope
Shirin Ebadi with Azadeh Moaveni
KMH110.I23 A3 2006 (Course Reserve)
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The Pianist
Produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde; screenplay by Ronald Harwood
VIDEO PN1995.9.B55 P536578 2002 (Course Reserve)
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The Pianist: The Extraordinary Story of One Man’s Survival in Warsaw, 1939-4
Wadysaw Szpilman; with extracts from the diary of Wilm Hosenfeld; foreword by Andrzej Szpilman
DS135.P63 S94713 1999 (Course Reserve)
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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Azar Nafisi
PE64.N34 A3 2003 (Course Reserve)
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Sophocles
Translated and with an introduction by David Grene
PA4414.A1 G7 1991 (Course Reserve)
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Two Women
Produced by Arta Film & Arman Film; written and directed by Tahmineh Milani
VIDEO PN1997 .T862 1998 DVD-ROM (Course Reserve)
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Women and the Law Conference and Ruth Bader Ginsberg Lecture Series Display

Come by the Library Lobby and look over our display of materials related to this year’s Women and the Law Conference and Ruth Bader Ginsberg Lecture Series. The conference, on campus Friday April 30, 2020, will examine the past, present and future of intersectionality. Speakers will discuss ways that intersectional analysis illuminate stories of marginalization in the lives of women of color and other groups; and will set out concrete and aspirational visions of what it means to use intersectional awareness to reshape social movements and advance social justice. The display  includes books and articles published by the distinguished conference speakers: Kimberle Crenshaw, Devon Carbado, Cheryl Harris, Saul Sarabia, and Russell Robinson as well as other relevant works.

Law & Social Justice — Recent Acquisitions

Agenda for a Sustainable America
edited by John C. Dernbach
HC79.E5 A358 2009
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Assignment and Arbitration: A Comparative Study
Juan Carlos Landrove
K2400 .L36 2009
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At Home in the Law: How the Domestic Violence Revolution is Transforming Privacy
Jeannie Suk
KF9322 .S85 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Autonomy, Consent and the Law
Sheila A. M. McLean
K3611.I5 M38 2010
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The Challenge of Child Labour in International Law
Franziska Humbert
K1821 .H86 2009
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Climate Change and the Law
Chris Wold, David Hunter, Melissa Powers
K3593 .W65 2009
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Covering: The Hidden Assault on our Civil Rights
Kenji Yoshino
KF4749 .Y674 2007
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Does the Constitution Follow the Flag?: The Evolution of Territoriality in American Law
Kal Raustiala
KF413.J87 R38 2009
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The Evolution of the Fourth Amendment
Thomas N. McInnis
KF9630 .M35 2009
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Freedom from Religion: Rights and National Security
Amos N. Guiora
K3258 .G85 2009
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The Gender of Reparations: Unsettling Sexual Hierarchies While Redressing Human
Rights Violations
edited by Ruth Rubio-Marin
K5301 .G46 2009
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Global Democracy and Sustainable Jurisprudence: Deliberative Environmental Law
Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett
K3585 .B33 2009
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Global Employee Privacy and Data Security Law
Morrison & Foerster LLP; editors Miriam H. Wugmeister and Christine E. Lyon
K3264.C65 G578 2009
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Government by Contract: Outsourcing and American Democracy
edited by Jody Freeman, Martha Minow
HD3861.U6 G678 2009
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An Introduction to the American Legal System
John M. Scheb, John M. Scheb II.
KF385 .S34 2010
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Justice in Plainclothes: A Theory of American Constitutional Practice
Lawrence G. Sager
KF4550 .S235 2004
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Law and the Disordered: An Exploration in Mental Health, Law, and Politics
George C. Klein
KF3828 .K59 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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The Law of American State Constitutions
Robert F. Williams
KF4530 .W538 2009
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Legal Studies: Terminology and Transcription
Wanda Roderick-Bolton
KF319 .R6 2004
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Mechanical Witness: A History of Motion Picture Evidence in U.S. Courts
Louis-Georges Schwartz
KF8725 .S39 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics
Beth A. Simmons
K3240 .S5435 2009
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Obstruction of Justice: Federal Statutes
Charles Doyle
KF9300 .D69 2008
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Private Lawyers and the Public Interest: The Evolving Role of Pro Bono in the
Legal Profession
edited by Robert Granfield, Lynn Mather
KF299.P8 P745 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Punishing Corporate Crime: Legal Penalties for Criminal and Regulatory
Violations
James T. O’Reilly et al.
KF9351 .P86 2009
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Rediscovering Rhetoric: Law, Language, and the Practice of Persuasion
editors, Justin T. Gleeson, Ruth C.A. Higgins.
P301.5.P47 R43 2008
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The Religious Left and Church-State Relations
Steven H. Shiffrin
KF4783 .S56 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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The Restitution of Cultural Assets: Causes of Action, Obstacles to Restitution,
Developments

Beat Schonenberger
K3791 .S36 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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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
KF4778 .K67 2009
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Sexual Harassment: Prevention, Investigation and Litigation
Sound recording
State Bar of California
AUDIO KFC100.S49 S49 2009 (Lobby Display)
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The South’s Role in the Creation of the Bill of Rights: Essays
Jack P. Greene et al.; edited by Robert J. Haws
KF4545.S5 S68 2009
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Targeted Killing in International Law
Nils Melzer
KZ6362 .M45 2009
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US Pension Reform: Lessons from Other Countries
Martin Neil Baily, Jacob Funk Kirkegaard
HD7125 .B275 2009
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Women, Family, and Gender in Islamic Law
Judith E. Tucker
KBP526.3 .T83 2008
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Global Legal Studies — Recent Acquisitions

Assignment and Arbitration: A Comparative Study
Juan Carlos Landrove
K2400 .L36 2009
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The Effectiveness of International Criminal Justice
edited by Cedric Ryngaert
KZ6304 .E34 2009
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The EU and WTO Law on Services: Limits to the Realisation of General Interest Policies within the Services Markets?
edited by Johan van de Gronden
K3973 .E93 2009
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Fundamental Perspectives on International Law ~Faculty Publication~
William R. Slomanson
KZ3180.S59 F86 2011 (Lobby Display)
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The Gender of Reparations: Unsettling Sexual Hierarchies while Redressing Human Rights Violations
edited by Ruth Rubio-Marin
K5301 .G46 2009
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The Impact of 9/11 and the new Legal Landscape
edited by Matthew J. Morgan; with a foreword by Bob Graham
KF9430 .I47 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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International Crime and Punishment: A Guide to the Issues
James Larry Taulbee
K5301 .T377 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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An Introduction to International Institutional Law
Jan Klabbers
KZ4850 .K58 2009
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Law Among Nations: An Introduction to Public International Law
Gerhard von Glahn, James Larry Taulbee
KZ3185 .V66 2010
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The Law of Command Responsibility
Guenael Mettraux
K5301 .M4825 2009
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Minority Groups and Judicial Discourse in International Law: A Comparative
Perspective
Gaetano Pentassuglia
K3242 .P455 2009
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Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics
Beth A. Simmons
K3240 .S5435 2009
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The Past and Future of EU Law: The Classics of EU Law Revisited on the 50th
Anniversary of the Rome Treaty
edited by Miguel Poiares Maduro and Loic Azoulai
KJE947 .P37 2010
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Research and Practice in International Commercial Arbitration: Sources and
Strategies
S.I. Strong
K2400 .S873 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Restoring the Balance: War Powers in an Age of Terror
Seth Weinberger
KF5060 .W45 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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Targeted Killing in International Law
Nils Melzer
KZ6362 .M45 2009
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Trade Policy Flexibility and Enforcement in the World Trade Organization: A Law
and Economics Analysis
Simon A.B. Schropp
K4610 .S37 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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USA Patriot Act: A Legislative History of the Uniting and Strengthening of
America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct
Terrorism Act, Public Law no. 107-56 (2001) Series III
[compiled] by Bernard D. Reams, Jr. & Michael P. Forrest.
KF9430.A316 U83 2007
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Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict
William H. Boothby
KZ5624 .B66 2009
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Women’s History Month

Check out the display of library materials in honor of Women’s History Month.

Women’s History Month traces its beginnings to the first “International Women’s Day” in 1911.In 1981, Congress passed a resolution making “Women’s History Week” a national holiday. This week was well received, and soon after, schools across the country began to have their own local celebrations. Within a few years, thousands of schools and communities got on the bandwagon that was National Women’s History Week, with the support and encouragement from governors, city councils, school boards, and the U.S. Congress. Congress legally expanded the focus to a whole month in 1987. Since then, the National Women’s History Month Resolution has been approved with bipartisan support in both the House and Senate.

©2009 Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women’s_History_Month.

Law, Technology & Communications – Recent Acquisitions

Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations
edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Jack E. Jackson, Adam P. Romero
K349 .F455 2009
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Food and Drug Law: Cases and Materials
Peter Barton Hutt, Richard A. Merrill, Lewis Grossman
KF3868 .F66 2007 (Course Reserve)
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International Business Transactions: A Problem-oriented Coursebook
Ralph H. Folsom et al.
KF1976.A4 F65 2009 (Course Reserve)
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The Law and Harry Potter
edited by Jeffrey E. Thomas and Franklin G. Snyder
PR6068.O93 Z756 2010 (Lobby Display)
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Law & Social Justice — Recent Acquisitions

The Anatomy of Torture: A Documentary History of Filartiga v. Pena Irala
William J. Aceves
KF226 .A25 2007 (Lobby Display)
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Arbitration Law
Katherine V.W. Stone, Richard A. Bales
KF3423 .S76 2010
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Bought & Sold
Witness production in association with the Global Survival Network
Produced and directed by Gillian Caldwell
VIDEO HQ281 .B68 1997 (Reserve)
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Building Healthy Communities: A Guide to Community Economic Development for Advocates, Lawyers, and Policymakers
edited by Roger A. Clay, Jr. and Susan R. Jones
KF5730 .B85 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Cases and Materials on Criminal Law
Joshua Dressler
KF9218 .D68 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Comparative Criminal Procedure: History, Processes and Case Studies
Raneta Lawson Mack
K5401 .M33 2008
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The Criminal Responsibility of Senior Political and Military Leaders as Principals to International Crimes
Hector Olasolo; with a foreword by Adrian Fulford
K5301 .O42 2009
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Enemy of the State: The Trial and Execution of Saddam Hussein
Michael A. Newton & Michael P. Scharf
KMJ41.H87 N49 2008 (Lobby Display)
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Environmental Regulation: Law, Science, and Policy
Robert V. Percival et al.
KF3775 .E548 2009 (Lobby Display)
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Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations
edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Jack E. Jackson, Adam P. Romero
K349 .F455 2009
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Food and Drug Law: Cases and Materials
Peter Barton Hutt, Richard A. Merrill, Lewis Grossman
KF3868 .F66 2007 (Course Reserve)
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The Glannon Guide to Criminal Law: Learning Criminal Law through Multiple- choice Questions and Analysis
Laurie L. Levenson
KF9219.5 .L474 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Human Rights
Louis Henkin et al.
K3240 .H846 2009 (Course Reserve)
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The International Law on Ballast Water: Preventing Biopollution
Maria Helena Fonseca de Souza Rolim
K3591.2 .R65 2008
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The Politics of Official Apologies
Melissa Nobles
JC599.N66 N63 2008
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Saddam on Trial: Understanding and Debating the Iraqi High Tribunal
Michael P. Scharf, Gregory S. McNeal
KMJ41.H87 S23 2006 (Lobby Display)
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Taking Wrongs Seriously: Apologies and Reconciliation
edited by Elazar Barkan, Alexander Karn
HM1106 .T35 2006
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United States of America–A Safe Haven for Torturers
William J. Aceves
KF4749 .A33 2002 (Lobby Display)
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Women, Politics, and the Constitution
edited by Naomi B. Lynn
KF478.A5 W667 1990
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Library Highlights – Law & Bioethics

The Nexus of Law and Biology: New Ethical Challenges
edited by Barbara Ann Hocking
K328 .N494 2009
From the Publisher: Although law and science have interacted for centuries, today their interactions pose enormous challenges. These challenges are reflected in issues ranging from reproductive technology and resource conservation, to genetic technology and biological warfare.

The emerging dialogue is complex and requires an ongoing re-thinking of general principles, such as expert biological evidence, which features in a wide range of legal contexts, and including medical law, torts, crime and intellectual property.

Studying the many ways in which law and biology come together in many areas of contemporary life, The Nexus of Law and Biology: New Ethical Challenges explores the juridical uses of biological sciences to illuminate key issues and contemporary intersections, arguing that each of several disciplines must communicate with one another, recognizing a common ground in ethics. Featuring an impressive list of contributors, this book is an invaluable reference for legal scholars, students, practising lawyers and scientists engaged with the legal system.

Bioethics and Law in a Nutshell
Sandra H. Johnson and Robert L. Schwartz
KF3821 .J64 2009
From the Publisher: This work provides a concise analysis of areas in which the law has addressed issues in bioethics. Topics include assisted reproductive techniques and family-making, limitations on reproduction (including abortion, contraception, and sterilization), the role of ethical and religious beliefs of health care professionals, the definition of death, end-of-life decision making (including physician-assisted death), genetics, research involving human subjects (including issues related to conflicts of interest), organ transplantation, limitations on coercive public health regulation, the operation of ethics committees, and other emerging topics. The book provides an excellent introduction to this area as well as useful support for students.

Bioethics: Health Care Law and Ethics
Barry R. Furrow et al.
KF3821.A7 B56 2008
From the Publisher: This book provides a rich body of materials for courses in bioethics and law. Primary legal sources, including judicial opinions, statutes, regulations, and institutional policies, will give students insight into the strategies used by courts, legislatures, agencies, and health care providers in addressing bioethics issues. The book also draws from interdisciplinary research in medicine, ethics, and law to provide students with diverse critiques of legal and public policy issues in bioethics. This edition includes a selection of new problems; completely updated notes and bibliographies; and new or expanded treatment of issues that have come to prominence since the previous edition.

Legal Perspectives in Bioethics
edited by Ana S. Iltis, Sandra H. Johnson and Barbara A. Hinze
KF3821 .L445 2008
From the Publisher: Issues in bioethics often turn, at least in part, on the law and regulatory requirements. Consisting of chapters that address particular bioethics topics from the law’s perspective, this fascinating book includes: an introduction to the American legal system, papers identifying the principal ways in which the law influences discussions and decisions concerning each of the topics highlighted, supplemental papers on certain areas that address the influence and status of the law in countries other than the United States.

Covering traditional topics in bioethics, such as determinations of death and health care decisions for vulnerable groups, this study also explores emerging areas such as conflicts of interest in research, genetics, and privacy and confidentiality in the electronic age. Incisive and thought-provoking, this volume provides readers with a rich context for understanding the intersection between the law on bioethics and the central issues in bioethics.

Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics
Dean M. Harris
KF3825 .H373 2008
From the Publisher: Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics, Third Edition, examines the most important legal and ethical issues in healthcare and presents essential information that will help you learnto identify and tackle potential legal problems.

This edition includes new information and extensive updates including: The U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions on physician-assisted suicide, the liability of health plans, and partial-birth abortion, Legal and ethical issues in emergency contraception, The Terri Schiavo case involving termination of life support, The Medicare prescription drug benefit and HIPAA Privacy Rule, Medical malpractice reform and the reporting of medical errors, Obligations to provide emergency care and make services accessible to persons with limited English proficiency, A new chapter on health insurance and the ongoing effort to achieve universal health insurance coverage. This new edition also has a revised emphasis and focus. Rather than focusing on managed care, it emphasizes, and includes more material on, health insurance reform.

Retrieving the Natural Law: A Return to Moral First Things
J. Daryl Charles
K420 .C33 2008
From the Publisher: Restating what all people intuit and what this means in moral, specifically bioethical, discourse is the raison d’être for this volume. J. Daryl Charles argues that a traditional metaphysics of natural law lies at the heart of the present reconstructive project, and that a revival in natural-law thinking is of the highest priority for the Christian community as we contend in, rather than abdicate, the public square.

Nowhere is this more on display than in the realm of bioethics, where the most basic moral questions human personhood, human rights versus responsibilities, the reality of moral evil, the basis of civil society — are being debated. With his timely application of natural-law thinking to the field of bioethics, Charles seeks to breathe new life back into this key debate.

Law & Social Justice — Recent Acquisitions

Bankruptcy Step-by-step
James John Jurinski
KF1524.6 .J87 2003
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Constitutional Engagement in a Transnational Era
Vicki C. Jackson
K3165 .J3253 2010 (New Book Shelf)
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Constitutional Law: National Power and Federalism: Examples & Explanations
Christopher N. May, Allan Ides
KF4550 .M29 2010
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From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawaii
Haunani- Kay Trask
DU627.8 .T73 1999
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In the Light of Reverence [videorecording]
produced & directed by Christopher McLeod; writer, Jessica Abbe; produced in ass’n with the Independent Television Service & Native American Public Telecommunications
VIDEO E98.R3 I5 2002 (Reserve)
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The International Legal Governance of the Human Genome
Chamundeeswari Kuppuswamy
K3611.A77 K87 2009
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Law for Dummies
John Ventura
KF387 .V465 2005
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Let’s Get Free: A Hip-hop Theory of Justice
Paul Butler
KF9223 .B88 2009 (New Book Shelf)
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The Owl of Minerva: Essays on Human Rights
Bostjan M. Zupancic; edited by Nandini Shah
KJC5132 .Z86 2008
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Pimps up, Ho’s Down: Hip Hop’s hold on Young Black Women
T. Denean Sharpley- Whiting
E185.86 .S515 2007
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Re-envisioning Sovereignty: The End of Westphalia?
edited by Trudy Jacobsen , Charles Sampford, Ramesh Thakur
KZ4041 .R44 2008
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Reaching the Bar: Stories from Women at all Stages of their Law Careers
edited by Robin Sax
KF299.W6 R43 2009
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Religious Pluralism and Human Rights in Europe: Where to Draw the Line?
edited by M.L.P. Loenen and J.E. Goldschmidt
BL695 .R45 2007
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When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women, from 1960 to the Present
Gail Collins
HQ1421 .C64 2009
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Words that Wound: Critical Race Theory, Assaultive Speech, and the First Amendment
Mari J. Matsuda et al.
KF9345 .W67 1993
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