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xv, 245 pages ; 26 cm
  • Introduction / Willem H van Boom
  • Litigation costs and third party funding / Willem H van Boom
  • TPF and its alternatives : an economic appraisal / Jef De Mot, Michael Faure & Louis Visscher
  • "Playing the man not the ball" / John Peysner
  • Legal costs awards and access to justice in Dutch intellectual property cases / Charlotte Vrendenbarg
  • "Mercantile adventurers" : the disclosure of third-party funding in investment treaty arbitration / Eric De Brabandere
  • Experimenting with conditional fees in the Netherlands :/ Ben Van Velthoven and Peter van Wijck
  • Financial arrangements with litigation funders and law firms in Australian class actions / Vicki Waye and Vince Morabito
  • Funding of mass claims in Germany : "caught between a rock and a hard place" / Astrid Stadler
  • Entrepreneurial motives in Dutch collective redress : adding fuel to a "compensation culture" / Ilja Tillema.
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  • Thurgood Marshall : the law's promise
  • William Brennan : a life lived twice
  • John Doar : to stand for what is right
  • Burke Marshall : a reluctant hero
  • Harry Kalven : a tenth justice
  • Eugene Rostow : the law according to Yale
  • Arthur Leff : making coffee and other duties of citizenship
  • Catharine MacKinnon : feminism in the classroom
  • Joseph Goldstein : the scholar as sovereign
  • Carlos Nino : the death of a public intellectual
  • Robert Cover : cases and materials
  • Morton Horwitz : timeless truths
  • Aharon Barak : law is everywhere
  • Coda : toiling in Eden.
Pillars of Justice explores the purpose and possibilities of life in the law through moving accounts of thirteen lawyers who shaped the legal world during the past half century. Some, such as Thurgood Marshall, were Supreme Court Justices. Others, like John Doar and Burke Marshall, set the civil rights policies of the federal government during the 1960s. Some, including Harry Kalven and Catharine MacKinnon, have taught at the greatest law schools of the nation and nourished the liberalism rooted in the civil rights era. Jurists from abroad--Aharon Barak, for example--were responsible for the rise of the human rights movement that today carries the burden of advancing liberal values. These lawyers came from diverse backgrounds and held various political views. What unites them is a deep, abiding commitment to Brown v. Board of Education as an exceptional moment in the life of the law--a willingness to move mountains, if need be, to ensure that we are living up to our best selves. In tracing how these lawyers over a period of fifty years used the Brown ruling and its spirit as a beacon to guide their endeavors, this history tells the epic story of the liberal tradition in the law. For Owen Fiss, one of the country's leading constitutional theorists, the people described were mentors, colleagues, and friends. In his portraits, Fiss tries to identify the unique qualities of mind and character that made these individuals so important to the institutions and legal principles they served-- Provided by publisher.
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xiii, 289 pages ; 26 cm
  • What does and should influence the number of lawyers? / Richard L. Abel
  • Too many lawyers? : or should lawyers be doing other things? / Carrie Joan Menkel-Meadow
  • Unauthorized practice of law and the production of lawyers / Neta Ziv
  • The flood of US lawyers : natural fluctuation or professional climate change? / Bruce A. Green
  • It's the law schools stupid! : explaining the continuing increase in the number of lawyers / Herbert M. Kritzer
  • Coping with the consequences of 'too many lawyers' : securing the place of international graduate law students / Carole Silver
  • Effects of the acceleration in the number of lawyers in Israel / Limor Zer-Gutman
  • The new knowledge economy and the transformation of the law discipline / Margaret Thornton
  • Is access to the profession access to justice? : lessons from Canada / Avner Levin & Asher Alkoby
  • The 'overcrowding the profession' argument and the professional melting pot / Eyal Katvan
  • Setting the limits : who controls the size of the legal profession in Japan? / Kay-Wah Chan
  • Legal education in Spain : challenges and risks in devising access to the legal professions / Laura Carballo Piñeiro
  • The virtue of low barriers to becoming a lawyer : promoting liberal and democratic values / Russell G. Pearce & Sinna Nasseri
  • 'I love my American job' : professional prestige in the Indian outsourcing industry and global consequences of an expanding legal profession / Swethaa Ballakrishnen.
The topic of "too many lawyers" is both timely and timeless. The future make up and performance of the legal profession is in contest, challenged by new entrants, technology and the demand for transparency; at the same time, lawyers long have participated in contests over professional boundaries. In this book, we take up several fundamental questions about the question of whether there are "too many lawyers". What do we mean by "too many"? Is there a surplus of lawyers? What sort of lawyers are and will be needed? How best can we discern this? These questions and more are addressed here in scholarly articles presented at the Onati International Institute for the Sociology of Law (Spain) by some of the best researchers in the field. The collection, witha chapter by Prof. Richard L. Abel, addresses methodological, normative and policy questions regarding the number of lawyers in particular countries and worldwide, while connecting this phenomenon to political, social, economic, historical, cultural and comparative contexts. This book was previously published as a special issue of the International Journal of the Legal Profession.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138212794 20170220
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50 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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vii, 251 pages : forms ; 26 cm
  • Getting ready to meditate
  • Week one, beginning to meditate
  • Week two, mindfulness
  • Week three, clarity
  • Week four, compassion toward others
  • Week five, self-compassion
  • Week six, mantra repetition
  • Week seven, heartfulness
  • Week eight, gratitude
  • Taking your practice forward.
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viii, 556 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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xix, 264 pages ; 23 cm
  • Lawyers : education, practice, and alternatives
  • Judiciary : system, issues, and alternatives
  • Civil procedure
  • Family law and torts : personal relationships and personal injury
  • Property : real and intellectual
  • Contract and employment law
  • Commercial and company law
  • Administrative law
  • Criminal law
  • International law.
While international attention has focused on China's developing economy, dramatic changes are also taking place in its legal system. This book gives an introduction to different aspects of Chinese law and presents a real life picture of legal practice in China, in which Chinese lawyers and judges speak openly about their frustrations and hopes.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137452054 20160619
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pages 1811-2412 : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Forword: Lawyering in the regulatory state / Nancy J. Moore
  • Time, due process, and representation : an empirical and legal analysis of continuances in immigration court / David Hausman & Jayashri Srikantiah
  • Lawyers and the secret welfare state / Milan Markovic
  • Inside lawyers : friends or gatekeepers? / Sung Hui Kim
  • Recalling the lawyers : the NHTSA, GM, and the Chevrolet Cobalt / Bernard W. Bell
  • Lawyering within the domain of expertise / David McGowan
  • The laws of agency lawyering / George M. Cohen
  • Lawyers in the shadow of the regulatory state : transnational governance on business and human rights / Milton C. Regan, Jr. & Kath Hall
  • Nothing could be finer? : the role of agency general counsel in North and South Carolina / Elizabeth Chambliss & Dana Remus
  • Ethics for examiners / Daniel J. Bussel
  • Lawyer speech in the regulatory state / Renee Newman Knake
  • Articles: Communication and competence for self-representation / E. Lea Johnston
  • Guns and drugs / Benjamin Levin.
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xxi, 362 pages ; 23 cm
  • History of antidiscrimination law : the Constitution and the search for paradigms of equality
  • Antidiscrimination models and enforcement
  • Disparate treatment discrimination : intent, bias, and the burden of proof
  • From disparate impact to systemic discrimination
  • The multiple grounds of discrimination.
A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press' new open access publishing program for monographs. Do the United States and France, both post-industrial democracies, differ in their views and laws concerning discrimination? Marie Mercat-Bruns, a Franco-American scholar, examines the differences in how the two countries approach discrimination. Bringing together prominent legal scholars-including Robert Post, Linda Krieger, Martha Minow, Reva Siegel, Susan Sturm, Richard Ford, and others-Mercat-Bruns demonstrates how the two nations have adopted divergent strategies. The United States continues, with mixed success at "colorblind" policies, to deal with issues of diversity in university enrollment, class action sex-discrimination lawsuits, and rampant police violence against African American men and women. In France, the country has banned the full-face veil while making efforts to present itself as a secular republic. Young men and women whose parents and grandparents came from sub-Sahara and North Africa are stuck coping with a society that fails to take into account the barriers to employment and education they face. Discrimination at Work provides an incisive comparative analysis of how the nature of discrimination in both countries has changed, now often hidden, or steeped in deep unconscious bias. While it is rare for employers in both countries to openly discriminate, deep systemic discrimination exists, rooted in structural and environmental causes and the ways each state has dealt with difference in general. Invigorating and incisive, the book examines hot-button issues such as sexual harassment; race, religious and gender discrimination; and equality for LGBT individuals, thereby delivering comparisons meant to further social equality and fundamental human rights across borders.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520283800 20160619
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xviii, 184 pages ; 23 cm
  • Lawyers in recession : where did we go wrong?
  • Story of law as show business
  • Story of don't ask, don't tell
  • Story of perennial followers
  • Unraveling the failed story : what's it all about?
  • It's about the client
  • It's about adding value
  • The good news : yes, we are still relevant
  • The bad news : being relevant today is not enough
  • New legal landscape : a rude awakening
  • Birth of digital mentality
  • Digital values : ingredients for our new story
  • New paradigm of legal practice : we are of cyberspace
  • The "L" in "law" stands for leadership
  • Leading in the digital age
  • Ethics : the stuff of which digital lawyers are made.
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xvii, 243 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
  • Childhood, 1909-1925
  • College and law school, 1925-1933
  • Summer with a suffragist, 1933
  • Defending the New Deal's Tennessee Valley Authority, 1933-1939
  • Bachelor girl
  • Wages and hours, 1939 1946
  • An interesting adventure in Nuremberg, May-December 1946
  • Return to the Labor Department, 1947-1961
  • Equal opportunities, personal and public, 1961-1972
  • Retirement and last years, 1972-1996.
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leaves 351-372 ; 28 cm
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xiv, 254 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Keeping secrets or saving lives: what is a lawyer to do? / Adam Dodek
  • Putting up a defence : sex, murder, and videotapes / Allan C. Hutchinson
  • "No one's interested in something you didn't do" : freeing David Milgaard the ugly way / David Asper
  • "Begun in faith, continued in determination" : Burnley Allan (Rocky) Jones and the egalitarian practice of law / Richard F. Devlin
  • Feminist lawyering : insiders and outsiders / Janine Benedet
  • Gender and race in the construction of "legal professionalism" : historical perspectives / Constance Backhouse
  • The helping profession : can pro bono lawyers make sick children well? / Lorne Sossin
  • A new wave of access to justice reform in Canada / Trevor C.W. Farrow
  • Michelle's story : creativity and meaning in legal practice / Alice Woolley
  • Ian Scott : renaissance man, consummate advocate, attorney general extraordinaire / W. Brent Cotter
  • Gerry Laarakker : from rustic Rambo to rebel with a cause / Micah Rankin.
What options did Paul Bernardo's lawyer have when his client directed him to retrieve hidden evidence? Where would David Milgaard be today if a lawyer hadn't doggedly challenged his murder conviction? And what should a defence lawyer do when told her client is a danger to the public? In this book, leading Canadian legal academics and practising lawyers draw on real-life stories to probe the tension between ethics and the law. Whether re-examining high-profile cases, celebrating barristers who tore down barriers, or pointing out current injustices within the justice system, their stories are compelling and raise important questions about what it takes to be a "good" lawyer.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780774830980 20160704
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xxix, 648 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Prologue: Environmental litigation and its consequences
  • The growth of government regulation in the United States
  • The development of the Equal Access to Justice Act
  • Use and amendment of the Equal Access to Justice Act from 1981 to 1985
  • Success and expansion of the Equal Access to Justice Act after 1985
  • The universe of the eco-crusaders
  • Barbarians at the gate : saints and sinners
  • The environmental litigation crisis
  • Cooperative conservation: preempting listings and building trust
  • Abuses of the Equal Access to Justice Act : endangered species and beyond
  • Reforming the Equal Access to Justice Act.
Lowell E. Baier, one of America's preeminent experts on environmental litigation, chronicles the century-long story of Americas' resources management, focusing on litigations, citizen suit provisions, and attorneys' fees. Inside the Equal Access to Justice Act will be a valuable resource for the environmental legal community, environmentalists, practitioners at all levels of government, and all readers interested in environmental policy and the rise of the administrative state.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442257443 20160718
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xviii, 330 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: Restoring Britanniae
  • The matter of Britain and the common law in Jacobean union texts 1604-1607
  • De Antiquis Britanniae Legibus : George Saltern's "Of the Antient Lawes of great Britaine"
  • The juridical genre of ancient constitutionalism
  • Conclusion: Constitutional antiquarianism from the letter of Eleutherus to American originalism.
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xviii, 473 pages ; 23 cm
  • Part 1, Section 1. What is integrative law?
  • Part 1, Section 2. The elements of integrative law
  • Part 2, Section 1. Integrative models and approaches
  • Part 2, Section 2. Shared values of integrative lawyers
  • Part 3. Other stakeholders in the legal system
  • Part 4. Section 1. Engaging challenges and the courage to lead
  • Part 4, section 2. The courage to confront personal challenges
  • Part 5., Section 1. Evolutionary leadership in law
  • Part 5, Section 2. Integrative law leaders around the world
  • Part 6. Designing the future.
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xiv, 499 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Part 1. History in professional apologetics. The use of history in the development of lawyers' mythologies
  • How "French" was the English bar? barristers and political liberalism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
  • Law and colony: making the Canadian legal profession
  • Part 2. Shaping minds and souls: legal education. Professional legal education at Queen's College, Birmingham, in the 1850s
  • Common law legal education in the Dominion of Canada's moral project
  • British Empire perspectives on the case method of legal education: Canada, 1885-1931
  • Part 3. Ethics, regulation, and the business of law. Free trade in law: English barristers, county courts, and provincial practice in the 1850s
  • The end of free trade in law: discipline at the Inns in the 1860s
  • Regulating lawyers' ethics in early-twentieth-century Canada
  • Part 4. Challenging the status quo: communists and liberals. Gordon Martin, British Columbia communist, 1948
  • Liberal entrepreneurship thwarted: Charles Rann Kennedy and the foundations of England's modern Bar
  • Part 5. Dominion and colonial lawyering. Christ, manhood, and Empire: the case method of legal education in Canada, 1885-1931
  • Lawyers' professionalism, colonialism, state formation, and national life in Nigeria, 1900-60: "The Fighting Brigade of the People" / co-authored with Chidi Oguamanam.
"In these critical essays, Wes Pue explores the social roles lawyers imagined for themselves in England and its expanding empire from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century. Each chapter focuses on a critical moment when lawyers--whether leaders or rebels--sought to reshape their profession. In the process, they often fancied they were also shaping the culture and politics of both nation and empire as they struggled to develop or adapt professional structures, represent clients, or engage in advocacy. As an exploration of the relationship between legal professionals and liberalism at home or in the Empire, this work draws attention to recurrent disagreements as to how lawyers have best assured their own economic well-being while simultaneously advancing the causes of liberty, cultural authority, stability, and continuity."-- Provided by publisher.
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xviii, 124 pages ; 23 cm
  • Networking defined
  • The study of networking
  • Your current network
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Barriers and opportunities
  • The nuts and bolts of networking
  • Internal networking
  • Networking in your community and in the profession
  • Networking in the new digital and global world
  • Networking for business development
  • Networking for your next job
  • Follow-up and databases
  • A final thought.
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xiii, 292 pages : forms ; 23 cm
  • Reasons for early retirement and succession planning
  • Coming to terms with aging
  • What other firms are doing
  • Where and when to start
  • Firm size : challenges, issues, and impact upon succession and transition/exit
  • Strategies and approaches
  • Finding candiates and opportunities
  • Valuatin
  • Buy-in/buyout/compensation
  • Developing the plans
  • Implementation of the strategies
  • Key documents and agreements
  • Ethical issues
  • Key chapter takeaways
  • Last words : starting your journey.
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vii, 224 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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