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Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America

This casebook explores the experiences and legal issues of African Americans, American Indians, Latinos, Asian Americans, before turning to race's relationship with "whiteness," equality, voting, education, freedom of expression, gender, family law, popular culture, and crime.
Juan F. Perea, Richard Delgado, Angela P. Harris, Jean Stefancic, & Stephanie M. Wildman

Race Law and American History 1770-1990

This multi-volume set wriitten by multiple scholars addresses separate historical issues in each volume. Volume I is entitled "African Americans and the Law", Volume 2: "Race and Law Before Emancipation". Other volumes look at the Jim Crow decision, integration, right to vote, civil rights and African Americans and the legal profession from an historical perspective. Written in 1992.

Race Law: Cases, Commentary and Questions

This text covers race classification, racial prejudices of the judiciary, slavery, the northern and southern approaches to free blacks during the era of slavery, reconstruction, segregation, race conscious remedies to racial inequality. The appendix includes copies of legal documents relating to race such as the Fugitive Slave Acts, the Missouri Compromise, and the Black Code of Mississippi along with a historical timeline.
Michael F. Higginbotham

Race, Racism and American Law

Bell's text discusses the definition of race, the history of racism in America, and race's relationship to constitutional law, education, public facilities, interracial relationships, housing, the justice system, voting, protest, and employment.
Derrick Bell

Rathkopf’s The Law of Zoning and Planning

This five volume treatise extensively covers zoning law. It aims to be comprehensive in it explanations. Its finding aids include a table of laws and rules, table of cases, and index.
Edward H. Zieglar, Jr

Real Property in a Nutshell

This study aid, from the Nutshell series, outlines and explains major concepts in Real Property. Topics include possession and ownership; common law estates; concurrent ownership; landlord and tenant, easements, profits, and licenses; covenants and equitable servitudes; real estate brokers; contracts of sale; transfer of title by deeds; the recording system; title insurance; mortgages; airspace; water; support; boundaries; fixtures; trespass; nuisance; and land use regulation. The Fifth Edition is the newest edition, printed in 2005.
Roger Bernhardt & Ann M. Burkhart

Regulated Industries in a Nutshell

This is a simple explanation of the reasons behind industry regulation and the legal basis for it. The study aid discusses calculating rate base and rate of return, cost allocation, and rate design. Added attention is given to many of the new market-oriented forms of regulation, such as service unbundling, equal access to bottleneck facilities, competitive contracting, managed competition in health care, and incentive regulation. Written in 1999.
Richard J. Pierce, Jr. and Ernest Gellhorn

Religion and American Law

This is written in an encyclopedic format with wide ranging entries on people, events and places relevant to religion and American law. A wide range of Supreme Court cases are examined and even entries on topics such as Sunday closing laws and religious garb include a bibliography and listing of cases.
Paul Finkelman

Religious Organizations in the United States: A Study of Identity, Liberty, and the Law

This collection of essays analyze the law of religious organizations, focusing on the treatment Federal and state constitutions give these organizations, as well as the legal structures available to these organizations. A third section focuses on some of the legal issues facing these organizations such as liability principles, taxation and employment. Health care, education and free exercise of religion finish out the treatise. A table of cases is included. Published in 2006.
James A. Serritella, ed

Representing Start-Up Companies

This multi-volume treatise is also written for practitioners who represent start-up or small growing companies. It is designed to give insight into the various phases of growth for a small business. The print edition of this title is supplemented periodically. The newest supplements can be found on Westlaw.
Lee R. Petillon
Research handbook on human rights and humanitarian law  2013

Research Handbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

As traditional warfare has evolved, the interplay of these two concepts presents an opportunity to discuss their common concerns and backgrounds, while also considering their future role in international law.
Robert Kolb, Gloria Gaggioli, editors
Research Handbook on International Environmental Law 2010

Research Handbook on International Environmental Law

A collection of essays covering theory and principles with useful chapters on dispute settlement, human rights, and liability.
Malgosia Fitzmaurice, David M. Ong, Panos Merkouris (eds)

Restatement of the Law (Third) The Foreign Relations Law of the United States.

A comprehensive and authoritative summary of the American approach to international law and diplomacy and the role of international law in American jurisprudence.
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Restatement of the Law Second, Torts, 2d

With over 20 volumes, this treatise was originally published in 1965, but these volumes are updated annually and a Restatement of the Law Third exists for Apportionment of Liability and Products Liability. The appendices contain Reporter's Notes, citations to court decisions, as well as cross references to key numbers and ALR annotations.

Restatement of the Law Second. Contracts.

Contract law is analyzed by the practitioners, judges and legal scholars of the American Law Institute in this multi-volume treatise which contains black letter restatements, reporter's notes and commentaries. Updated with pocket parts and annual supplements. 
American Law Institute

Restatement of the Law Third: The Law Governing Lawyers

This set covers the "common law applicable to the legal profession: regulation of the profession; the client-lawyer relationship, including the financial and property relationship; lawyer civil liability; confidential client information; representing clients, especially in litigation; and conflict of interest."
American Law Institute

Restatement of the Law.

Adopted in 2005 and published in 2006, the third Restatement of Agency includes the American Law Institute's analysis of the black letter law. Numerous case citations are included. Updated with pocket parts and supplementary volumes.
Agency.

Rights of Juveniles: The Juvenile Justice System

This treatise provides an in-depth examination of the intricate procedures of the juvenile justice process, discussing current practices and their constitutionality. It surveys state and federal cases, analyzes statutory and decisional law, as well as recent developments. A 50-state survey of juvenile laws is featured. Updated regularly. 
Samuel Davis
Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law 2012

Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law

This collection of essays discusses the background, implementation, key issues, and framework of international environmental law. Also includes sections on major regional environmental regimes, and related areas such as trade, indigenous rights, disasters, and armed conflict.
Shawkat Alam et al.

Sales and Leases of Goods in a Nutshell

This is a primer on the law of sales and leases under Articles 2 and 2A of the UCC. It focuses on related subjects governed by Articles 5 and 7 of the UCC (letters of credit and documents of title) and introduces the formation of the contract. It also examines the statute of frauds, parol evidence, and modification.
Frederick H. Miller

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