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Library Highlights: Sexuality and the Law

Intersexuality and the law

Intersexuality and the Law

Julie Greenberg

KF478.5 .G74 2012

From the Publisher: In Intersexuality and the Law, Julie A. Greenberg examines the role that legal institutions can play in protecting the rights of people with an intersex condition. She also explores the relationship between the intersex movement and other social justice movements that have effectively utilized legal strategies to challenge similar discriminatory practices. She discusses the feasibility of forming effective alliances and developing mutually beneficial legal arguments with feminists, LGBT organizations, and disability rights advocates to eradicate the discrimination suffered by these marginalized groups.

Loving v Virginia

Loving V. Virginia in a Post-Racial World

Kevin Noble Maillard

KF517 .L68 2012

From the Publisher: In 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that laws prohibiting interracial marriage were unconstitutional in Loving vs. Virginia. Although this case promotes marital freedom and racial equality, there are still significant legal and social barriers to the free formation of intimate relationships. Marriage continues to be the sole measure of commitment, mixed relationships continue to be rare, and same-sex marriage is only legal in 6 out of 50 states. Most discussion of Loving celebrates the symbolic dismantling of marital discrimination. This book, however, takes a more critical approach to ask how Loving has influenced the “loving” of America. How far have we come since then, and what effect did the case have on individual lives?

Geography of Love

The Geography of Love: Same-Sex Marriage & Relationship Recognition in America (the Story in Maps)

Peter Nicolas

KF539 .N52 2011

From the Publisher: There is no question that the most prominent gay rights issue in the United States today is the right to marry. Yet accurate, objective information about same-sex marriage and relationship recognition in the United States is difficult to come by. In this book, Seattle-based authors Peter Nicolas & Mike Strong combine their respective training in law and geography to depict the history and current state of marriage and relationship recognition rights for same-sex couples in the United States in words…and in maps.

Gender sexualities and the law

Gender, Sexualities and Law

Jackie Jones et al.

K644 .G459 2011

From the Publisher: This collection of essays offers an unrivalled examination of its various contemporary dimensions, focusing on: issues of theory and representation; violence, both national and international; reproduction and parenting; and partnership, sexuality, marriage and the family. Gender, Sexualities and Law will be invaluable for all those engaged in research and study of the law (and related fields) as a form of gendered power.

Courting change

Courting Change Queer Parents, Judges, and the Transformation of American Family Law

Kimberly D. Richman

KF540 .R53 2009 

From the Publisher: In Courting Change, Kimberly D. Richman zeros in on the nebulous realm of family law, one of the most indeterminate and discretionary areas of American law. She focuses on judicial decisions—both the outcomes and the rationales—and what they say about family, rights, sexual orientation, and who qualifies as a parent. Richman challenges prevailing notions that gay and lesbian parents and families are hurt by laws’ indeterminacy, arguing that, because family law is so loosely defined, it allows for the flexibility needed to respond to—and even facilitate — changes in how we conceive of family, parenting, and the role of sexual orientation in family law.

states of passion

States of Passion

Yvonne Zylan

KF9325 .Z85 2011

From the Publisher: Professor Yvonne Zylan explores the role of legal discourse in shaping sexual experience, sexual expression, and sexual identity. The book focuses on three topics: anti-gay hate crime laws, same-sex sexual harassment, and same-sex marriage, examining how sexuality is socially constructed through the institutionally-specific production of legal discourse.

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Center for Law, Technology & Communications— Recent Acquisitions

Bank 2.0: How Customer Behaviour and Technology will Change the Future of Financial Services
Brett King
HG1616.C87 K56 2010
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Creating an Opportunity Society
Ron Haskins, Isabel Sawhill
HN90.S65 H35 2009
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The Glannon Guide to Commercial Paper and Payment Systems: Learning Commercial Paper and Payment Systems through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis
Stephen M. McJohn
KF957 .M39 2009 (Course Reserve)
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Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age
Robert P. Merges, Peter S. Menell, Mark A. Lemley
KF2979 .I432 2010 (Course Reserve)
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The Patent Crisis and how the Courts can Solve it
Dan L. Burk and Mark A. Lemley
KF3114 .B87 2009
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A Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy
Mary Beth Beazley
KF251 .B42 2010 (Course Reserve)
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Principles of Payment Systems
James J. White, Robert S. Summers
KF957 .W48 2008 (Course Reserve)
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Selected Commercial Statutes for Secured Transactions Courses
Carol L. Chomsky .. [et al.]
KF879.A15 S456 (Course Reserve)
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The Tech Contracts Handbook: Software Licenses and Technology Services Agreements for Lawyers and Business People
David W. Tollen
KF905.C6 T65 2010
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This Business of Urban Music: A Practical Guide to Achieving Success in the Industry, from Gospel to Funk to R&B to Hip-Hop
James L. Walker, Jr.
ML3795 .W26 2008
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Trademarks and Unfair Competition: Law and Policy
Graeme B. Dinwoodie, Mark D. Janis
KF3180 .D56 2010 (Course Reserve)
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U.S. Social Security: A Reference Handbook
Steven G. Livingston
HD7125 .L58 2008
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