Aspen Publishers (New York) has released "World Antitrust Law and Practice," a loose-leaf publication that is designed to help readers identify and avoid potential danger areas arising from antitrust and competition laws in the world's major trade jurisdictions, including the EU, the U.S. and 20 other countries. It includes information on negotiating the process by which exemptions may be obtained, relations between competitors, pricing products and services, non-price restraints on distribution, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, enforcement agencies and procedures, issues of trade law and compliance and litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.
When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation. . The new title costs $225.
World Trade Executive, Inc. (Concord, MA) has released "Offshore Business Sourcing Special Report on Law & Strategy," a new title for lawyers who manage offshore strategy for their own firms or for their clients. It is written to provide information and guidance on the myriad of legal and tax issues impacting global sourcing operations. Content includes coverage of corporate governance issues, licensing, exit strategies, cost management, policies and national legislation, site selection, information technology and healthcare, as well as related case studies. It costs $245.
Transnational Publishers (Ardsley, NY) has published "The Jurisprudence on the Rights of the Child," a four-volume hardbound hard·bound
adj. & n.
Adj. 1. hardbound - having a hard back or cover; "hardback books"
hardback, hardbacked, hardcover
backed - having a back or backing, usually of a specified type set that covers the 'Observations' of the Committee on the Rights of the Child The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child by governments that ratify the Convention. , the compliance arm for the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, often referred to as CRC or UNCRC, is an international convention setting out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of children. treaty. The volumes provide access to the Committee's jurisprudence on an article-by-article basis and divides the Concluding Observations for each state party into sections corresponding to specific articles of the Convention. The set costs $475.
The National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA NITA National Institute for Trial Advocacy
NITA National Information Technology Agenda (Malaysia)
NITA Naval Intelligence Technical Assessment ; South Bend, IN) has published "Practical Criminal Procedure: A Constitutional Manual," a guide to constitutional rules of criminal procedure. Targeted to students and practitioners, the volume covers the topic chronologically, from the initial probable cause determination through the pretrial and trial proceedings, to sentencing hearings and motions for a new trial, and concluding with direct and collateral appeals. Chapters also cover bail practices, Sixth Amendment right to counsel, motions to suppress evidence, motions to suppress confessions, the right to a jury trial, constitutional issues that arise during trial, motions for judgments of acquittal, guilty pleas, extra-record post-trial claims, direct appeals and post-conviction Habeas Corpus review. The book costs $60.
Carolina Academic Press (CAP; Durham, NC) has published "Sexuality and Discrimination: A Rights and Liberties Perspective," a new casebook A printed compilation of judicial decisions illustrating the application of particular principles of a specific field of law, such as torts, that is used in Legal Education to teach students under the Case Method system. that examines the "many dimensions" of discrimination in the context of sexuality. It is designed to "heighten students' awareness of the personal complexities that often attend the representation of gay and lesbian clients," CAP said, and it addresses the variety of federal, state and international constitutional and statutory regimes in the context of education, employment, housing, domestic relations and family status and immigration immigration, entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important. . It also includes chapters on hate crimes and the civil rights of people with AIDS The People With AIDS (PWA) Self-Empowerment Movement was a movement of those diagnosed with AIDS and grew out of San Francisco. The PWA Self-Empowerment Movement believes that those diagnosed as having AIDS should "take charge of their own life, illness, and care, and to minimize . The book costs $100; $80 for students.
Transnational Publications (Dobbs Ferry, NY) has published "E-Commerce and the Law of Digital Signatures," a guide to evolving laws of e-commerce and electronic communications. Produced in cooperation with the Center for International Legal Studies The Center for International Legal Studies (CILS) is a non-profit research, training, and law publications institute, established and operating under Austrian law. Its international headquarters are in Salzburg, Austria. The Center has operated from there since 1976. (CILS CILS Commerce Information Locator Service
CILS Continuous Integrated Logistics System
CILS Chicago International Language School (Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan)
CILS Center for International Law Studies
CILS Crew-In-the-Loop Simulator ; Salzburg, Austria), the book analyzes the impact of the standards on the use and legality of digital signatures that have been adopted by the U.N. Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITL) and implemented in various forms by individual nations. Content examines that implementation, the application and enforceability of electronic transactions, legal recognition of data messages, formation of contracts and retention of data messages. The new book costs $135.
CCH CCH Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades (Spanish)
CCH Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
CCH Cook County Hospital
CCH Certified in Classical Homeopathy
CCH Country Club Hills (Fairfax City, VA, USA) (Riverwoods, IL) this month released "Energy Policy Act of 2005: Law and Explanation," a softbound soft·bound
Not bound between hard covers: softbound books. book that contains the text of the law, and explanations and analysis of the law that has a major impact on the future of oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear, electric and hydroelectric industries. Chapters also cover alternative energy resources, hydrogen, energy efficiency, energy policy tax incentives and research and development. With over 1100 pages, it costs $58.
The ALI-ABA (Philadelphia, PA) has published "Getting Your Hands on Evidence," a hard-bound book that is a guide through the process of locating, gathering and preserving physical evidence. Targeted to both plaintiffs' and defense attorneys, the book explains "why formal discovery should be the last resort in discovering physical evidence," ALI-ABA said, and offers information on evaluating an investigators effectiveness, preserving evidence of a client who has died intestate The description of a person who dies without making a valid will or the reference made to this condition.
intestate adj. referring to a situation where a person dies without leaving a valid will. , filing a motion to preserve evidence, preserving the chain of custody The movement and location of physical evidence from the time it is obtained until the time it is presented in court.
Judges in bench trials and jurors in jury trials are obligated to decide cases on the evidence that is presented to them in court. and evidence-shipping procedures. Chapters also cover purchasing exemplars, losing evidence, evidence in the government's control, duty to preserve evidence and authority for inspections. The new book costs $95.
The American Bar Association American Bar Association (ABA), voluntary organization of lawyers admitted to the bar of any state. Founded (1878) largely through the efforts of the Connecticut Bar Association, it is devoted to improving the administration of justice, seeking uniformity of law (Chicago, IL) has published "U.S. Regulation of Hedge Funds," a paperback book that is written to be a guide to the new and evolving state and federal rules affecting hedge funds. The book surveys federal securities laws and rules applicable to the organization, capitalization and operations of private U.S. domestic investment partnerships that invest and trade mainly in the public securities markets and includes a review of hedge fund regulation with information on securities, tax, ERISA See Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
See Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). and commodities law that apply to hedge funds and their investment advisors. It also covers hedge fund structures, fee arrangements, and marketing practices and disclosure. The new volume, published in September, costs $80.
In October, Ashgate Publishing (Burlington, VT) will release "Enforcing International Law," a soft-cover book that examines the fundamental link between two basic concepts in international law, the right to self-help and the obligation to settle disputes by peaceful means. With the use of five case studies, the book covers such topics as the objectives of self help, self-restraint, alternative dispute resolution Procedures for settling disputes by means other than litigation; e.g., by Arbitration, mediation, or minitrials. Such procedures, which are usually less costly and more expeditious than litigation, are increasingly being used in commercial and labor disputes, Divorce , institutionalized in·sti·tu·tion·al·ize
tr.v. in·sti·tu·tion·al·ized, in·sti·tu·tion·al·iz·ing, in·sti·tu·tion·al·iz·es
a. To make into, treat as, or give the character of an institution to.
b. dispute resolution, implementing consented outcomes and self-contained regimes. It also covers the EU and the World Trade Organization. The book will cost $115.
"Pharmaceutical Patents," from BNA BNA Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
BNA Birds of North America
BNA block numbering area (US Census)
BNA British North America
BNA Banco Nacional de Angola (National Bank of Angola) Books (Washington, D.C.), is a new hardcover book that examines pharmaceutical patents through three disciplines, including the relationship between drug innovation and the patenting process; the interplay between patents and the FDA FDA
Food and Drug Administration
n.pr See Food and Drug Administration.
n.pr the abbreviation for the Food and Drug Administration. approval process for both innovators and generic drug companies; and, how both the patenting process and the FDA approval process are affected by Hatch-Waxman Act-related litigation. It includes coverage of the latest statutory, administrative and judicial developments, patent acquisition and enforcement, FDA marketing procedures for innovative and generic drugs, antitrust implications of patent settlements, the experimental use privilege, patent term extension standards, and the international aspects of pharmaceutical patent practice. The 600-page book costs $355.
Carolina Academic Press (CAP; Durham, NC) has also recently published "Property," a new casebook that examines cases and real-world problems related to property law. Chapters cover possessing and owning assets, adverse possession, basic rules and partition in common law estates; types and economic consequences of co-ownership, types of tenancies, transfer of interests in leases, tenants who refuse to leave, 'defective' premises, and servitudes including easements EASEMENTS, estates. An easement is defined to be a liberty privilege or advantage, which one man may have in the lands of another, without profit; it may arise by deed or prescription. Vide 1 Serg. & Rawle 298; 5 Barn. & Cr. 221; 3 Barn. & Cr. 339; 3 Bing. R. 118; 3 McCord, R. and covenants, land use regulations, and real estate transactions. It costs $110; $80 for students.
Law Journal Press (LJP LJP,
n.pr See localized juvenile periodontitis. ; New York) has published "Attorney Liability After Sarbanes-Oxley," a loose-leaf volume that is targeted to lawyers "trying to meet the needs of corporate clients, serve the interest of shareholder and limit their own exposure to liability," LJP said. It examines inside and outside counsel's potential exposure to liability in a range of contexts and offers guidance on: measures to avoid exposure to liability; implementation of law compliance programs; primary liability under Federal Securities laws; liability under state securities laws; common law liability, including legal malpractice, negligent mis-representation, fraud, and aiding and abetting a·bet
tr.v. a·bet·ted, a·bet·ting, a·bets
1. To approve, encourage, and support (an action or a plan of action); urge and help on.
2. breach of fiduciary duty; limits of attorney-client privilege; in-house counsel's role in the boardroom; handling of whistleblower complaints; and, conflicts of interest. The new book costs $189.
Last month, James Publishing (Costa Mesa, CA) released "New York Trial Notebook," a loose-leaf trial manual that offers advice "from the last few months of preparation to verdict." It covers expert witness disclosure, eve-of-trial preparation, expert witness testimony, jury selection, dealing with the bench, cross-examination of experts and lay witnesses, making and meeting objections, opening and closing arguments, motions during trial and jury instruction preparation. The new book costs $99.