Local Government Law
This title is part of the West Hornbook Series, and is intended as an introductory text for law students. Therefore, treatment of the subject is broad but not as in-depth as that of the multi-volume treatises. Includes an index and a table of cases. Supplemented with pocket parts.
A Guide to European Union Law: as Amended by the Treaty of Lisbon
Good introduction to the history and institutions of the EU. It begins with a concise overview of the treaties and history from the European Coal and Steel Community up through the accession of Bulgaria and Romania in 2007 and then moves on to the institutions, trade, policies, and finishes with a review of the EU's interaction with other nations and international organizations. References to the draft constitution are mentioned in each chapter.
A Guide to Federal Agency Rulemaking
Provides the latest case law, and the most recent legislation affecting Federal agency rulemaking. This manual provides discussion related to how federal rules are made, with an integrated view of the procedural requirements.
A History of American Law
This treatise presents a social history tracing law in America from the Colonial and frontier eras to the present. The main emphasis is on the 19th century but treatment of such contemporary legal issues as environmental law, the death penalty, and family law is emphasized and in some cases, reflects the author's evolving views.
A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting
This resource can be looked at as the "Bluebook" for those who write and review contracts. Adams' book includes checklists and samples on everything from language to alternative formats.
A Possessory Estates and Future Estates Primer
This study aid is designed to introduce the topic of possessory estates and future interests to the beginning Property student. To do so, it offers a basic introduction and overview before discussing examples and offering problems in the application of principles. The book also offers explanations to the offered problems.The third edition of this title was published in 2007.
A Practical Guide to Legal Writing & Legal Method
This basic guidebook to legal writing focuses on the concepts of legal writing, elements of the office memorandum and briefs. Samples in the appendices of the book include a memorandum, the defendant's brief to the trial court, the plaintiff's brief to the trial court, trial court decision, and the appellant and appellee's brief.
A to Z of International Trade
More then just a dictionary of international law trade terms, there are nine focus sections (e.g. liner vessel shipping and vessel chartering) and key words with their French, German, Spanish and Italian translations, as well as an extensive bibliography useful for further research.
A Treatise on the Law of Oil and Gas : including Forms, Statutes, and Regulations
In this major revision of the early 20th century Oil and Gas treatise by Thornton, the first major section contains materials dealing with the rights of owners of various types of interests in oil and gas, with emphasis on conveyancing. The second major section is devoted to an exhaustive analysis of the oil and gas lease and the rights and duties which arise from such lease and the various transactions which stem from the lease. The third section ianalyzes governmental regulations and taxation. Throughout the detailed treatment of each subject, Kuntz tries to preserve the function of Thornton as a publication which includes the past and points to the future. Updated with pocket parts in print format while regularly online.
ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct
This looseleaf provides news and practical guidance in the areas of attorney conduct and legal ethics. In addition to recent court decisions and ethics opinions, its Practice Guides give background and legal analysis.
Academic Legal Writing: Law Review Articles, Student Notes, Seminar Papers, and Getting on Law Review
Volokh's book has advice for choosing a paper topic, doing research, and writing academic papers as well as practical tips for getting the work published.
Access to Utility Services
This is a treatise covering the laws and regulations of delivery of electricity, gas and telecommunications services. Latest supplement received in 2008.
Accounting for Public Utilities
This publication thoroughly explains and analyzes the complex interplay of the Internal Revenue Code, the financial accounting rules, and the regulatory and ratemaking process. Among the topics of particular interest are: normalization rules, contributions in aid of construction, accounting for income taxes, customer deposits, consolidated tax savings from nonregulated affiliates, The alternative minimum tax (AMT) and uniform capitalization rules. Updated annually online.
This West hornbook covers administrative law topics such as adjudication; rulemaking; due process; the Freedom of Information Act; judicial, executive, and legislative control of agency discretion; the Privacy Act; and the Government in the Sunshine Act.
Treatise analyzes all aspects of administrative law with an emphasis on federal law. Updated regularly - as received from the publisher.
Administrative Law and Practice
Provides overview and discussion of working with state and federal agencies. Updated annually. Current through the third edition, published in 2010.
Administrative Law and Process in a Nutshell
Reviews general principles and policy considerations of federal, state, and local agency procedures. Chapters include discussion of authority delegation, political controls over agencies, scope of judicial review, acquiring and disclosing information, and informal administrative processes.
Administrative Law Treatise
Three-volume annually updated administrative law treatise provides analysis of the latest administrative law developments and trends.
Administrative Law: Bureaucracy in a Democracy
Examines the role of administrative agencies in democracies and how the law attempts to keep daily practices of government agencies accountable. Includes discussions of agency discretion, the requirement of fairness, agency rulemaking, investigations and information collection, and accountability through reviewability, accessibility, and liability.
Admiralty and Maritime Law
This is a three volume ready reference to the special procedures, rules, jurisdiction questions and remedies of American admiralty and maritime law. Updated annually with pocket parts.