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216 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Introduction
  • Three lucky Swedes and one corrupt judge
  • Wickersham chafes under Eagle's slow pace
  • George Grigsby's biggest damned hat
  • Becoming Norman Banfield
  • W.C. Arnold : territorial Alaska's most powerful lobbyist
  • Mildred Hermann and Dorothy Haaland : independent thinking women
  • Hellenthal chooses Anchorage
  • Tales of the silver fox
  • Judge George Folta : license to hunt
  • Remembering Judge Folta and Ketchikan's red light district
  • Influence and discipline : policing territorial lawyers
  • Buell Nesbett : navigating territorial waters and getting soaked
  • Anchorage lawyers : creating a better system
  • Rocky seas : the great Alaska court-bar fight
  • Nesbett's surrogate
  • Grace Berg Schaible and the Tanana Valley bar
  • More frontier stories
  • Afterword.
Alaska history from the days before statehood is rich in stories of colorful characters prospectors, settlers, heroes, and criminals. And right alongside them were judges and lawyers, working first to establish the rule of law in the territory, then, later, laying the groundwork for statehood. The Biggest Damned Hat presents a fascinating collection of stories ranging from the gold rush to the 1950s. Built on interviews and oral histories from more than fifty lawyers who worked in Alaska before 1959, and buttressed by research into legal history, the book offers a brilliantly multifaceted portrait of law in the territory from laying the groundwork for strong civil and criminal law to helping to secure mining and fishing rights to the Alaska Court-Bar fight, which pitted Alaska's community of lawyers against its nascent Supreme Court. Bringing to life a time long past when some of the best lawyers had little formal legal education The Biggest Damned Hat fills in a crucial part of the story of Alaska's history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781602233171 20170515
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1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)).
Law Library (Crown)
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xvi, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • The research process and legal analysis
  • Secondary sources and practice materials
  • Constitutions
  • Case law
  • Statutes and ordinances
  • Legislation and legislative history
  • Administrative and executive law
  • Court rules
  • Updating your research
  • Essentials of legal citation
  • Resources for Arkansas legal research.
"The second edition of Arkansas Legal Research provides updated coverage of online and print sources of state law. It describes and guides the research process for fundamental sources such as the Arkansas Constitution, case law, statutes, ordinances, legislation, and administrative materials, and it demonstrates not only the overall process of legal research, but also the value of using secondary sources to begin and to expand that process. Each chapter has been revised to include current information about online sources of law, including free materials on the Internet, Fastcase, Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg. A new chapter on updating shows users how to ensure that they're using the most current versions of enacted law. This chapter not only focuses on, but also compares, the operation of full-feature online citators such as KeyCite and Shepards and the simpler updating tools for case law used by Fastcase and BCite. The second edition adds two new appendices: The first addresses the essentials of citing specific items of primary and secondary law, comparing and contrasting citation formats used in practice with those used in academic writing. The second appendix furnishes titles and URLs to enhance the research of Arkansas-specific legal topics."-- Provided by publisher.
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1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)).
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xii, 360 pages ; 24 cm
  • "A hegemonic function of the law" : an introduction
  • "Peculiar province and duty" : organization, procedures and trends in the early Arkansas courts
  • Finding "repose" from the "nagging concern of title insecurity" : cases, controversies, and conflicts relating to land titles
  • "Coon skins and peltry" : cases, controversies, and conflicts relating to transportation
  • "Inspecting the Negro foot" : cases, controversies, and conflicts relating to slaves and slavery
  • "Affording peace and quiet" : cases, controversies, and conflicts relating to family law and family property
  • "The key to Republican economic morality" : cases, controversies, and conflicts relating to debt and contracts
  • "A stronghold of legal puritanism" : cases, controversies, and conflicts relating involving criminal law and procedure
  • "Rights of belligerents" : cases, controversies, and conflicts during the war years and in the war's aftermath, 1861-1867
  • "Usurpation and treachery" : cases, controversies, and conflicts in the Arkansas Supreme Court during Reconstruction, 1868-1874
  • "Distinguishing the righteous from the roguish" : summary and conclusions.
During the period from 1836 to 1874, the legal system in the new state of Arkansas developed amid huge social change. While the legislature could, and did, determine what issues were considered of importance to the populace, the Arkansas Supreme Court determined the efficacy of legislation in cases involving land titles, banks, transportation, slavery, family law, property, debt, contract, criminal law, and procedure. Distinguishing the Righteous from the Roguish examines the court's decisions in this era and shows how Arkansas, as a rural slave-holding state, did not follow the transformational patterns typical of some other states during the nineteenth century. Rather than using the law to promote broad economic growth and encourage social change, the Arkansas court attempted to accommodate the interests of the elite class by preserving the institution of slavery. The ideology of paternalism is reflected in the decisions of the court, and Looney shows how social and political stability-an emphasis on preserving the status quo of the so-called "righteous"-came at the expense of broader economic development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781682260043 20161108
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xvi, 411 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction: The structure of the United States district courts in Arkansas - Richard S. Arnold and Michael B. Heister
  • I. District of Arkansas (1836-51): 2. Benjamin Johnson (1836-49) - Lynn Foster
  • II. Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas (1851-71): 3. Daniel Ringo (1850-61) - L. Scott Stafford
  • III. Eastern District of Arkansas (1871-1969): 4. Henry Clay Caldwell (1864-90) - Richard S. Arnold and George C. Freeman III
  • 5. John Apps Williams (1890-1900) - Henry Woods
  • 6. Jacob Trieber (1901-27) - Gerald W. Heaney
  • 7. John Ellis Martineau (1928-37) - Stephen M. Reasoner
  • 8. Thomas Clark Trimble III (1937-57) - Elsijane Trimble Roy
  • 9. Gordon Elmo Young (1959-69) - David Young;
  • IV. Western District of Arkansas (1871-1967): 10. William Story (1871-74) - Frances Mitchell Ross
  • 11. Isaac Charles Parker (1875-96) - Morton Gitelman
  • 12. John Henry Rogers (1896-1911) - Morton Gitelman
  • 13. Frank Abijah Youmans (1911-32) - Morton Gitelman
  • 14. Heartsill Ragon (1933-40) - Heartsill Ragon III
  • 15. John Elvis Miller (1941-67) - Susan Scafidi, Susie Margaret Ross, and Bradley J. Nicholson
  • V. Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas (1939-75): 16. Harry Jacob Lemley (1939-58) - Susan Webber Wright
  • 17. Jesse Smith Henley (1959-75) - Susan Webber Wright
  • Notes
  • Contributors
  • Index.
The essays in United States District Courts and Judges of Arkansas, 1836- 1960 one each for a judge and his decisions-come together to form a chronological history of the Arkansas judicial system as it grew from its beginnings in a frontier state to a modern institution. The book begins with statehood and continues with Congress'sdecision to expand jurisdiction of the original 1836 District Court of Arkansas to include the vast Indian Territory to the west. The territory's formidable size and rampant lawlessness brought in an overwhelming number of cases. The situation was only somewhat mitigated in 1851, when Congress split the state into eastern and western districts, which were still served by just one judge who travelled between the two courts. A new judgeship for the Western District was created in 1871, and new seats for that court were established, but it wasn't until 1896 that Congress finally ended all jurisdiction of Arkansas's Western District Court over the Indian Territory. Contributors to this collection include judges, practicing attorneys, academics, and thoughtful and informed family members who reveal how the judges made decisions on issues involving election laws, taxes, civil rights, railroads, liquor and prohibition, quack medicine, gang- sters, bankruptcy, personal injury, the draft and Selective Service, school desegregation, prisons, and more. United States District Courts and Judges of Arkansas, 1836-1960 will be of value to anyone interested in Arkansas history-particularly Arkansas legal and judicial history as it relates to the local and national issues that came before these judges. This project was supported in part by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas and the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781557286949 20161031
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x, 183 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
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x, 183 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Developments of the enclosure movement in Alabama : disrupting the free roaming / Warren Hoffman
  • Flush times in the chancery : a brief note on the history of equity and trusts / Paul Rand
  • The militarization of the University of Alabama / Helen Eckinger
  • Economic growth in Blount County/Onteonta : attorneys, companies, and cases / Eddie Lowe
  • Pioneers in Alabama legal history : a firm understanding of the history of Alabama / Mike Dodson
  • A man in a boy's coat : the evolution of Alabama's constitutions / Courtney Cooper
  • The uniform beneath the robe / Deirdra Drinkard
  • The "breathrough verdict" : Strange v. Slate / Ellie Campbell.
"[This book] is an anthology of research papers that explore a range of topics from the rich legal history of the state of Alabama and its influential legal and judicial figures. Contemporary photography and mapwork are featured as well...[This book] presents eight new essays on Alabama legal history from the pre-Civil War era through the Civil Rights era. These...chapters survey a broad spectrum, from economics, race, education, and professional concerns of lawyers, to plain old legal doctrine, to show how those variables affected the state's development. These essays reveal why we need intensive studies of American law at the state and county level in the 19th and 20th centuries. For they demonstrate that law is embedded in our culture. These invite many other studies, from the county level on up, in other states, to demonstrate how law lies at the center of nation's history."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xix, 175 pages : forms ; 22 cm.
  • The research process
  • Researching secondary authority
  • Researching constitutions
  • Researching statutes and court rules
  • Researching legislative history
  • Finding cases in reporters and online
  • Researching cases in digests and online
  • Researching administrative law
  • Researching Arizona tribal law
  • Updating research.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
1 online resource (260 pages)
Book
44 p. ; 27 cm.
  • Summary
  • Recommendations
  • Methodology
  • Background: Landlord-tenant law in Arkansas
  • The crime of not paying rent
  • An abusive law
  • Bad drafting and inconsistent application
  • Criminalizing economic hardship
  • Violations of legal and human rights norms
  • Fixing the law
  • Acknowledgements.
"This 44-page report tells the stories of Arkansas tenants who were dragged into criminal court for transgressions that would not be a crime in any other US state. Other tenants who did not violate the law have faced charges because prosecutors acted on specious claims by landlords. Several of the tenants interviewed for this report were confronted at home or at work by police officers who had warrants for their arrest. One woman was berated in open court by a district judge, who compared her to a bank robber."--Publisher's website.
Green Library
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1 online resource (xvii, 499 pages) : illustrations
  • The federal relationship to alaska natives
  • Aboriginal title
  • Reservations
  • Native allotments and townsites
  • ANCSA: the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
  • History of native services in Alaska
  • Native entitlement to services
  • Subsistence in Alaska
  • Modern Alaska native governments and organizations
  • Sovereignty: the Alaska native claims to self-government.
Now in its third edition, "Alaska Natives and American Laws" is still the only work of its kind, canvassing federal law and its history as applied to the indigenous peoples of Alaska. Covering 1867 through 2011, the authors offer lucid explanations of the often-tangled history of policy and law as applied to Alaska's first peoples. Divided conceptually into four broad themes of indigenous rights to land, subsistence, services, and sovereignty, the book offers a thorough and balanced analysis of the evolution of these rights. This edition brings the volume fully up to date, with consideration of the broader evolution of indigenous rights in international law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781602231757 20180521
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xvii, 499 p.
Now in its third edition, "Alaska Natives and American Laws" is still the only work of its kind, canvassing federal law and its history as applied to the indigenous peoples of Alaska. Covering 1867 through 2011, the authors offer lucid explanations of the often-tangled history of policy and law as applied to Alaska's first peoples. Divided conceptually into four broad themes of indigenous rights to land, subsistence, services, and sovereignty, the book offers a thorough and balanced analysis of the evolution of these rights. This edition brings the volume fully up to date, with consideration of the broader evolution of indigenous rights in international law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781602231757 20180521
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pages [423]-612 ; 26 cm
  • The centennial of Arizona's Constitution : an introduction / Paul Bender
  • Never just a footnote : relying on the Arizona Constitution to protect the rights and liberties of Arizona's people / David L. Abney
  • The Arizona Supreme Court and the Arizona Constitution : the first hundred years / Paul Bender
  • Celebrating the centennial : a century of Arizona Supreme Court constitutional interpretation / Rebecca White Berch, Megan K. Scanlon, & Jared L. Sutton
  • Vindicating the Arizona Constitution's promise of freedom / Clint Bolick
  • What didn't make it into the Arizona Constitution / Paul F. Eckstein, Jerica L. Peters, & D. Andrew Gaona
  • The powers of initiative and referendum : keeping the Arizona Constitution's promise of direct democracy / Lisa T. Hauser
  • 100 years of keeping the trust : the historic role of the judiciary in protecting Arizona's state land trust / Timothy M. Hogan & Joy E. Herr-Cardillo.
Law Library (Crown)
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xxii, 450 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Foreword by Chief Justice Stanley Feldman Series Foreword by G. Alan Tarr Introduction The Constitutional History of Arizona Arizona Constitution and Commentary Declaration of Rights Legislative Department Executive Department Judicial Department Suffrage and Elections Removal from Office Public Debt, Revenue, and Taxation State and School Lands Education Counties Municipal Corporations Corporations other than Municipal The Corporation Commission Militia Water Rights Labor Mines Ordinance Mode of Amending Schedule and Miscellaneous Bibliographic Essay Table of Cases Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199779338 20160605
In The Arizona State Constitution, John D. Leshy provides a comprehensive history of Arizona's consititutional development. Adopted at the height of the progressive movement, the Constitution contains many progressive innovations. Leshy describes these along with the dramatic changes the state has undergone in subsequent decades. He also includes a section-by-section commentary which crisply discusses the evolution and interpretation of each section, including significant court decisions. The Arizona State Constitution is an essential reference guide for readers who seek a rich account of Arizona's constitutional evolution. Previously published by Greenwood, this title has been brought back in to circulation by Oxford University Press with new verve. Re-printed with standardization of content organization in order to facilitate research across the series. This title, as with all titles in the series, is set to join the dynamic revision cycle of The Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States. The Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States is an important new series that reflects a renewed international interest in constitutional history and provides expert insight into each of the 50 state constitutions. Each volume in this innovative series contains a historical overview of the state's constitutional development, a section-by-section analysis of its current constitution, and a comprehensive guide to further research. Under the expert editorship of Professor G. Alan Tarr, Director of the Center on State Constitutional Studies at Rutgers University, this series provides essential reference tools for understanding state constitutional law. Books in the series can be purchased individually or as part of a complete set, giving readers unmatched access to these important political documents.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199779338 20160605
Law Library (Crown)

16. Clean air symposium [2011]

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pages [665]-1106 ; 26 cm
  • Symposium: Clearing the air : clean air, climate change, and sustainability in Arizona / Patrick J. Paul
  • A tale of two architectures : the once and future U.N. climate change regime / Daniel Bodansky
  • The role of law and lawyers in a sustainable society / Edward Z. Fox
  • The science of particulate matter health effects / Matthew P. Fraser
  • Indirect source review : is it a strategy that could help Phoenix finally clear its air / Joy Herr-Cardillo
  • Air quality permitting : an increasingly limited tool for a sustainable future / Eric L. Hiser
  • The challenge of sustainable air quality regulation in Maricopa County after the economic tide has gone out from the perspective of the regulated community / Kenneth A. Hodson
  • Genetic susceptibilities : the future driver of ambient air quality standards? / Gary E. Marchant
  • The potential and power of renewable energy credits to enhance air quality and economic development in Arizona / Matthew McDonnell, Kirsten Engel, Ardeth Barnhart
  • Achieving sustainability through existing environmental regulation / Joseph P. Mikitish
  • Visibility issues in rural Arizona and Indian Country / Douglas K. Miller l-- The Maricopa County PM-10 5% plan : an overview of EPA's proposed disapproval / Patrick J. Paul, Christopher P. Colyer
  • The intersection of climate change and Clean Air Act stationary source programs / Arnold W. Reitze, Jr.
  • Maricopa County Air Quality Department : challenges and solutions / William D. Wiley.
Law Library (Crown)
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29 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Law Library (Crown)
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52 p. ; 27 cm.
  • Summary
  • Recommendations
  • Methodology
  • I. Impact of the Beason-Hammon Act on Access to Everyday Necessities
  • II. Denial of Equal Protection of the Law
  • III. Discriminatory Harassment and Abuse
  • IV. Impact of the Beason-Hammon Act on Children
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments.
This 52-page report documents the effect of the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer Citizen and Protection Act, commonly known as HB 56, on unauthorized immigrants and their families, as well as the larger Alabama communities in which they live. It is based in part on first-hand accounts by 57 Alabama residents, including citizens and permanent residents, who reported abuse or discrimination under the law.--Publisher description.
"The sponsors of Alabama's new immigrant law, widely known as HB 56, intended to make life difficult for unauthorized immigrants in Alabama. As the bill's co-sponsor State Rep. Mickey Hammon stated during debate, "[HB 56] attacks every aspect of an illegal alien's life ... This bill is designed to make it difficult for them to live here so they will deport themselves." Although the law only went into effect on September 28, 2011, it has largely succeeded. No Way to Live is based interviews with 50 unauthorized immigrants as well as several dozen affected citizens, activists, and local government officials in Alabama. It documents the ways in which the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act has radically transformed the lives of unauthorized immigrants in that state. Most of the people we interviewed have lived in the state for more than 10 years, and have deep ties to the state through US citizen family, work, and community. In the first two months the law was in effect, local officials have used it to deny unauthorized immigrants access to everyday necessities such as water and housing in violation of their basic rights. The law also denies all unauthorized immigrants fundamental rights protections that should apply to everyone, not just citizens, making them more susceptible to discriminatory harassment and abuse by local authorities and ordinary people. They live in a climate of fear and uncertainty, which has had a particularly severe impact on children, many of whom are US citizens. Under international law, governments are empowered to regulate immigration. However, no government at any level may enact a law that denies fundamental rights to people based on their status. The experience of Alabama's unauthorized immigrants and their families underscores the urgent need for comprehensive federal immigration reform that is respectful of human rights, and for Alabama's immediate repeal of the Beason-Hammon Act."--P [4] of cover.
Green Library
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xvi, 269 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
  • The Arizona Constitution
  • Origins of the Arizona Constitution
  • The Legislative Branch
  • Direct democracy
  • The Executive Branch
  • The Judicial Branch
  • Local government.
This book is the definitive guide to Arizona government and serves as a solid introductory text for classes on the Arizona Constitution.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780816529445 20160604
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