New Titles List for the Week of January 18, 2010


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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Arbitration
  • Children’s Rights
  • Civil Procedure
  • Comparative Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Copyright
  • Corporate Finance
  • Court Rules
  • Criminal Justice
  • Death Penalty
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Environmental Law
  • Foreign Trade Law
  • German Law
  • Health Law
  • HIV and the Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Contracting
  • International Law
  • Judicial Review
  • Land Use
  • Law and Religion
  • Law Office Management
  • Legal Analysis, Research and Communication
  • Legal Education
  • Legal Reference Work
  • Maritime Law
  • Minorities
  • Native Americans
  • Patent Law
  • Personal and Professional Ethics
  • Presidents
  • Sales and Leasing
  • Supreme Courts
  • Tax Law
  • Terrorism
  • Torts
  • Trusts and Wills
  • Women and the Law
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

Gerhard Dannemann. The German law of unjustified enrichment and restitution : a comparative introduction. Oxford University Press, 2009.

KK1907.D36 2009


This book provides a description of the German law of unjustified enrichment. It explains how German law generally allows restitution for transfers made without legal ground (rather than on the basis of individual unjust factors), an approach which the late Peter Birks proposed for English law to adopt, and which the House of Lords was careful not to rule out for the future in Deutsche Morgan Grenfell v Inland Revenue. Part I explains the workings of German unjustified enrichment law within the particular context of German contract, tort, and property law. It shows how the German general unjust enrichment clause is controlled by limiting its scope to intentional transfers, and complemented by specific grounds of unjust enrichment. Part II places German law in the comparative context of three different fundamental approaches towards unjustified enrichment, shows some unexpected similarities between English and German law, and discusses whether English law could and should adopt the German approach.





Brian H. Bornstein and Monica K. Miller. God in the courtroom : religion's role at trial. Oxford University Press, 2009.

KF8700.B67 2009


This book’s concept evokes a few grand images, there are numerous, often subtle, ways in which religion and law intersect. For example, religious beliefs might influence the decisions of legal decision makers, such as judges and jurors. Attorneys might rely on religion, both in the way they approach their professional practice generally and in specific trial tactics (e.g., using a scriptural rationale in arguing for a particular trial outcome). “God in the courtroom” reviews legal developments and behavioral science research concerning the effects of religion on legal practice, decision-making processes of various legal actors, and trial outcomes.

New Titles List


 David W. Plant. We must talk because we can : mediating international intellectual property disputes. International Chamber of Commerce, c2008.

K1401.P54 2008

Julia Hörnle. Cross-border internet dispute resolution. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

K564.C6H67 2009

Children's Rights

Sara Dillon. International children's rights. Carolina Academic Press, c2009.

K639.D555 2010

Civil Procedure

Howard M. Erichson. Inside civil procedure : what matters and why. Wolter Kluwers Law & Business, c2009.

KF8841.E75 2009

Comparative Law

The role of domestic courts in treaty enforcement : a comparative study / edited by David Sloss. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

KZ1303.R65 2009

Consumer Law

Zheng Sophia Tang. Electronic consumer contracts in the conflict of laws. Hart, 2009.

K845.E44T36 2009


R. Deazley. Rethinking copyright : history, theory, language.Edward Elgar, 2008.

KD1289.D43 2008

Corporate Finance

Robert J. Rosenberg, Michael S. Lurey, Mark A. Broude. A lender's participation in a Chapter 11 case. LexisNexis, 2008.

KF1544.R67 2009

Court Rules

Grant Hammond. Judicial recusal : principles, process and problems. Hart, 2009.

K2146.H363 2009

Criminal Justice

David R. Lynch. Inside the criminal courts. 2nd ed. Carolina Academic Press, c2009.

KF9619.L96 2009

Death Penalty

Andrew Welsh-Huggins. No winners here tonight : race, politics, and geography in one of the country's busiest death penalty states. Ohio University Press, c2009.

KFO565.C2W45 2009

Dispute Resolution

Simon A.B. Schropp. Trade policy flexibility and enforcement in the World Trade Organization : a law and economics analysis. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

K4610.S37 2009

Environmental Law

Chris Wold, David Hunter, Melissa Powers. Climate change and the law. LexisNexis Matthew Bender, c2009.

K3593.W65 2009

Oliver A. Houck. Taking back Eden : eight environmental cases that changed the world. Island Press, c2010.

K3585.H68 2010

Foreign Trade Law

Jorge Alberto Huerta-Goldman. Mexico in the WTO and NAFTA : litigating international trade disputes. Aspen Publishers, c2010.

KGF4066.H84 2010

Laurence Boulle. The law of globalization : an introduction. Aspen Publishers, c2009.

K3842.B68 2009

National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade. A Guide to incorporating a business in Mexico. National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade, c2009.

KGF1325.G85 2009

German Law

Gerhard Dannemann. The German law of unjustified enrichment and restitution : a comparative introduction. Oxford University Press, 2009.

KK1907.D36 2009

Health Law

Altruism reconsidered : exploring new approaches to property in human tissue / edited by Michael Steinmann, Peter Sýkora, Urban Wiesing. Ashgate, c2009.

K3611.T7A76 2009

HIV and the Law

AIDS and the law / edited by David W. Webber. 4th ed.Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, c2009-


Insurance Law

Barry R. Ostrager, Thomas R. Newman. Handbook on insurance coverage disputes. 15th ed.Aspen Publishers, c2010.

KF1164.O775 2010

Malcolm A. Clarke. The law of insurance contracts. 6th ed. Informa, 2009.

KD1859.C56 2009

Intellectual Property

Adrian Johns. Piracy : the intellectual property wars from Gutenberg to Gates. University of Chicago Press, 2009.

K1401.J645 2009

International Contracting

Hélène van Lith. International jurisdiction and commercial litigation : uniform rules for contract disputes. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

K1024.L58 2009

International Law

Beat Schönenberger. The restitution of cultural assets : causes of action, obstacles to restitution, developments. Eleven International Pub., c2009.

K3791.S3613 2009

Corneliu Bjola. Legitimising the use of force in international politics : Kosovo, Iraq and the ethics of intervention. Routledge, 2009.

KZ6369.B56 2009

Legal republicanism : national and international perspectives / edited by Samantha Besson and José Luis Martí. Oxford University Press, 2009.

K3184.A6L44 2009

Judicial Review

Kenneth P. Miller. Direct democracy and the courts. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

JF494.M55 2009

Juvenile Law

Martin R. Gardner. Understanding juvenile law. 3rd ed. LexisNexis, 2008.

KF9780.G37 2009

Land Use

Lee Anne Fennell. The unbounded home : property values beyond property lines. Yale University Press, c2009.

K3534.F46 2009

Law and Religion

Brian H. Bornstein and Monica K. Miller. God in the courtroom : religion's role at trial. Oxford University Press, 2009.

KF8700.B67 2009

Steven H. Shiffrin. The religious left and church-state relations. Princeton University Press, c2009.

KF4783.S56 2009

Law Office Management

The leading lawyer : a guide to practicing law and leadership / edited by Robert W. Cullen. West, c2009.

KF300.L43 2009

Legal Analysis, Research and Writing

Marcella Chartrand, Catherine Millar, Edward Wiltshire. English for contract and company law. 3rd ed. Sweet & Maxwell, 2009.

K94.C49 2009

Legal Education

The export of legal education : its promise and impact in transition countries / edited by Ronald A. Brand and D. Wes Rist. Ashgate, c2009.

K100.E97 2009

Legal Reference Work

Ralph Warner & Robin Leonard. 101 law forms for personal use. 7th ed. Nolo, c2009.

KF170.L46 2009

Maritime Law

The Rotterdam Rules : a practical annotation / edited by Yvonne Baatz. Informa Maritime Law, c2009.

K1176.A34R68 2009


Gaetano Pentassuglia. Minority groups and judicial discourse in international law : a comparative perspective. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2009.

K3242.P455 2009

Native Americans

Facing the future : the Indian Child Welfare Act at 30 / edited by Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Wenona T. Singel, and Kathryn E. Fort. Michigan State University Press, c2009.

KF8210.C45F33 2009

Patent Law

Irah H. Donner. Patent prosecution : law, practice, and procedure. 6th ed. BNA Books, c2009.

KF3120.D66 2009

Personal and Professional Ethics

Joseph Raz. The authority of law : essays on law and morality. 2nd ed. Oxford University Press, 2009.

K230.R38A96 2009

Sales and Leasing

William H. Henning, William H. Lawrence. Understanding sales and leases of goods. 2nd ed. LexisNexis, 2008.

KF915.L395 2009

Supreme Courts

Mimi Clark Gronlund. Supreme Court Justice Tom C. Clark : a life of service. University of Texas Press, 2010.

KF8745.C54G76 2010

Tax Law

Robert M. Howard. Getting a poor return : courts, justice, and taxes. State University of New York Press, c2009.

KF6324.H69 2009


Carl Q. Christol. The American challenge : terrorists, detainees, treaties, and torture-responses to the rule of law, 2001-2008. University Press Of America, c2009.

KF9430.C48 2009

The impact of 9/11 and the new legal landscape / edited by Matthew J. Morgan. Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

KF9430.I47 2009


Harvey McGregor. McGregor on damages. 18th ed. Sweet & Maxwell, 2009.

KD703.D3M38 2009

Trusts and Wills

Charles E. Rounds, Jr. and Charles E. Rounds, III. Loring and Rounds : a trustee's handbook. Aspen Publishers, c2010-

KF730.L67 2010

Women and the Law

Susan Smith Blakely. Best friends at the bar : what women need to know about a career in the law. Aspen Publishers, c2009.

KF299.W6B59 2009

New Government Documents List

United States Department of Justice. Guide to the Freedom of Information Act. U.S. G.P.O., [2009]


KF5753.J87 2009