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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Research Handbook on International Environmental Law
A collection of essays covering theory and principles with useful chapters on dispute settlement, human rights, and liability.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scholarly Writing for Law Students: Seminar Papers, Law Review Notes, and Law Review Competition Papers
This text is a thorough guide to the process of legal writing and includes exercises to develop writing with care.
School Law and the Public Schools: a Practical Guide for Educational Leaders
This text outlines legal issues that affect the organization and administration of schools in the US. It addresses such issues as religion, teacher freedom, discrimination, desegregation, school finance, No Child Left Behind, bullying, the Pledge of Allegiance, the PATRIOT Act, intelligent design, charter schools, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Scott and Ascher on Trusts
This multi-volume treatise is the preeminent set for researching the law of trusts. Some of the topics covered include the powers and liabilities of the trustee, third person liabilities, remedies of the beneficiary, ERISA and corporate fiduciaries. Updated with supplements.
Search and Seizure
Written by a practitioner for practicing attorneys, this two-volume treatise offers insight into such issues as the expectation of privacy, probable cause, the exclusionary rule, vehicle searches, and many other pertinent topics.