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xxviii, 295 pages ; 24 cm
  • The historic New Hampshire civic culture
  • Twentieth-century reforms : reconfiguring only the judiciary
  • Interbranch relations at century's end
  • The Fairbanks scandal and its repercussions
  • Education funding litigation
  • Tipping points
  • The House of Representatives acts
  • Impeachment proceedings in the Senate
  • Populist efforts to constrain judicial power
  • Restoring interbranch comity
  • Conclusion.
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xx, 285 pages ; 26 cm
  • Family court / Theo Liebmann
  • Marriage / Barbara Stark
  • Adoption, guardianship, and surrogacy parenting contracts / J. Herbie Difonzo
  • Dissolution of marriage / Joanna Grossman
  • Maintenance / Barbara Stark
  • Agreements / Joanna Grossman
  • Equitable distribution / Joanna Grossman
  • Contested custody, support, and maintenance / Barbara Stark
  • Domestic violence / Barbara Barron
  • Paternity, surrogacy and reproductive technology / Janet Dolgin.
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x, 638 pages : forms ; 23 cm
  • Getting on the ballot : introduction
  • Is the candidate eligible to run? : the residency issue
  • Getting on the ballot : the petitioning process
  • Staying on the ballot : objections, board hearings and the judicial process
  • Getting on the ballot : alternative methods
  • Sudden death, convictions, disqualifications and other extraordinary situations
  • Election day
  • Post-election day proceedings
  • Party time in New York
  • Initiative and referendum
  • Table of cases
  • Table of names
  • NYS election law
  • NYS rules and regulations.
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2 volumes ; 27 cm.
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x, 330 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Cleaning the constitution part I : institutions and rights / Peter J. Galie and Christopher Bopst
  • Cleaning the constitution part II : public policies / Peter J. Galie and Christopher Bopst
  • New york state's allegedly unified court system / Daniel L. Feldman and Marc C. Bloustein
  • These seats may not be saved : a fair and rule-bound legislative reapportionment process / Jeffrey Wice and Todd A. Breitbart
  • "Mixed messages" : the governor's message of necessity and the legislative process in New York / Peter J. Galie
  • "Mind the gap" : the promise and limits of home rule in New York / Richard Briffault
  • "Till debt do us part" : the opportunity for New York finance law to enter the twenty-first century / Kenneth Bond
  • "The gift that keeps on giving" : New York's approach to gifts and loans of public money and credit / Christopher Bopst
  • "Forever wild" : the treatment of conservation and the environment by the New York state constitution / Paul Bray
  • Gaming the constitution : why New York's constitutional gambling prohibition does not prohibit gambling / Gerald Benjamin
  • "All of nothing at all" : changing the constitution, the reform dilemma / Gerald Benjamin
  • Coda: Should voters approve the 2017 ballot proposition calling for a constitutional convention in New York?
"On its face, New York State's constitution is an elaborate and impressive aggregation of processes, powers, mandates, and limits. But many of these are 'inoperative,' and New Yorkers who read the document and believe what it says will come away with a massive misunderstanding of the realities of state government. The essays in [this book] seek to clarify the realities by bringing attention to the gaps between what the constitution says and how the state is actually governed, and they provide a disquieting picture of the state of the state's constitution. Among the topics addressed are state debt and budgeting practices, legislative redistricting, local government, gambling, conservation, and the process of amending the constitution...[The] chapters explain the constitutional provisions in question, including the reasons for their constitutional status; how they have been used and interpreted; and the extent of the gaps between the constitutional provisions and practice. Various proposals for reform are also examined."-- Back cover.
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1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)).
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xxi, 210 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • The legal research process
  • Research techniques
  • Receiving research assignments and gathering facts
  • Secondary sources
  • Constitutional law
  • Statutes
  • Legislative history and bill tracking
  • Administrative law
  • Court rules and rules of professional conduct
  • Judicial systems and judicial opinions
  • Cases
  • Updating
  • Ballot measures
  • Oil and gas law
  • Indian law
  • Federal equivalents.
"Accessible to practitioners and students alike, this book explains where and how to find the major sources of North Dakota law such as cases, statutes, administrative regulations, court rules, and legislative history. It also includes a general overview of the research process and valuable tips on how to approach a new research question. Additional chapters cover researching Oil & Gas Law, Indian Law, federal law, and secondary sources."-- Provided by publisher.
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xxi, 259 pages ; 25 cm.
  • The history of the New Hampshire constitution
  • The New Hampshire constitution and commentary.
In this newly revised work, Lawrence Friedman presents a comprehensive and accessible survey of New Hampshire constitutional history and constitutional law. One of the oldest written constitutions in the United States, the New Hampshire Constitution pre-dates the federal constitution and, with the Massachusetts Constitution, served as a model for many of the state constitutions that followed. This volume recounts the history of its drafting and development over the past 200 years and reviews in detail both the constitutional provisions that frame the state government as well as those that secure individual rights against government infringement. The book reviews the major cases decided under each provision and provides commentary on the continued development of state constitutional law in New Hampshire. The second edition provides revisions throughout the book updating each commentary with the latest cases including those involving the state constitutional right to education, along with cutting-edge issues of search and seizure law, making it the most comprehensive, single-volume guide to the New Hampshire Constitution. The Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States is an important 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)9780199965021 20160619
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xxv, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • The research process and legal analysis
  • Legal research techniques
  • Secondary sources
  • Researching judicial opinions
  • Statutes, constitutions, local law, and court rules
  • Legislative hsitory
  • Administrative law
  • Updating with citators
  • New York city legal research
  • Legal ethics research
  • Research strategies and organization.
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xi, 184 pages ; 23 cm
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xvii, 728 pages ; 26 cm
  • New York's constitutions
  • State legislation : legislative process, bills, resolutions, and session laws
  • State legislation : revisions and compilations of New York legislation from 1638-1906
  • The Consolidated laws
  • Unconsolidated laws, appropriation legislation, uniform laws, and interstate compacts
  • Legislative history
  • Judicial system
  • Regulation of the bench and bar
  • Court reports
  • Case finders, court records, briefs, and citators
  • Records and briefs, oral arguments, lower court records, and jury verdicts
  • Practice and procedure act, evidence law, court acts and court rules
  • Administrative codes, rules, and regulations
  • Administrative decisions, opinions and rulings, and documents of the governor
  • Local legislation
  • Databases, internet sites, and CD-ROMs
  • Treatises and practice books
  • CLE, popular works, legal periodicals, and blogs
  • Forms
  • Reference sources
  • New York City charters
  • The charters of Brooklyn and other former municipalities
  • City legislation : bills, resolutions, and local laws
  • City legislation : land use
  • Legislative history, proceedings, and legislative compilations
  • The New York City Administrative Code
  • Rules of the City of New York
  • City and state relations
  • The New York City judicial system
  • Court minutes, reporters, records, and case finders
  • Opinions, administrative materials, and documents
  • Treatises, practice books, guidebooks, encyclopedias, newspapers, newsletters, and internet sites
  • Sources of New York City documents and publications.
A comprehensive legal research guide for New York State as well as New York City law, with complete coverage of the rich legal history of the City and its current primary and secondary legal research sources. The 4th ed. covers new developments since the 3rd ed. (2004) in both print and electronic sources of information, including Bloomberg BNA, and the online availability of many old, out-of-print titles.--Publisher.
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1 online resource (252 pages)
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xxi, 223 pages ; 25 cm.
  • The history of the Nevada constitution
  • The Nevada constitution and commentary: Article 1 : Declaration of rights
  • Article 2 : Right of suffrage
  • Article 3 : Distribution of powers
  • Article 4 : Legislative department
  • Article 5 : Executive department
  • Article 6 : Judicial department
  • Article 7 : Impeachment and removal from office
  • Article 8 : Municipal and other corporations
  • Article 9 : Finance and state debt
  • Article 10 : Taxation
  • Article 11: Education
  • Article 12 : Militia
  • Article 13 : Public institutions
  • Article 14 : Boundary
  • Article 15 : Miscellaneous provisions
  • Article 16 : Amendments
  • Article 17 : Schedule
  • Article 18 : Right of suffrage
  • Article 19 : Initiative and referendum
  • Congressional Term Limits Act of 1996
  • Election Ordinance.
In this newly revised work, Michael Bowers presents an historical overview of constitutional development in the state of Nevada. The Nevada State Constitution provides a comprehensive section-by-section analysis of the state constitution. In addition, a thorough bibliographic essay notes the seminal works relating to the constitution, and a list of cases enumerates the landmark federal and state court decisions interpreting the state's constitution and the more than one hundred amendments to it. This one-of-a-kind treatment of the Nevada Constitution is essential reading for those interested in the historical development and contemporary meaning of the Sagebrush State's oldest and most foundational legal document. The Oxford Commentaries on the State Constitutions of the United States is an important 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)9780199892549 20160617
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xxvi, 200 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
  • Foundations for legal research and analysis
  • The research process : strategies and techniques
  • Researching secondary sources
  • Researching constitutions
  • Researching statutes
  • Researching legislative history
  • Researching judicial opinions
  • Researching administrative rules and decisions
  • Updating research
  • Researching North Carolina Court Rules and rules of ethics.
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227 pages ; 26 cm
  • Revisionists' history : a foreword / Anthony W. Crowell
  • Politics, process, and mayoral power : the story of Ed Koch and the appointment of Frank Macchiarola as chancellor of the New York City schools / Ross Sandler
  • Change the rules and you change the game : that's why charter revisions matter in New York City / John Avlon
  • Can government work? / Edward Skyler
  • Working toward a better-functioning government : reflections on the 2010 Charter Revision commission / Matthew Goldstein
  • A discussion on New York City and its future : a conversation with New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn / Christine C. Quinn
  • Learning from Washington : a new approach to analyzing the structure of New York City's government / David S. Yassky
  • Reflection on the 1989 Charter Revision / Michael A. Cardozo
  • Twenty-five years later : reflections on New York City's 1989 Charter Revision Commission and on Charter Commissions in general / Frederick A.O. Schwarz, Jr.
  • Twenty-five years of the Council-Mayor governance of New York City : a history of the Council's powers, the separation of powers, and issues for future resolution / Elizabeth Fine and James Caras
  • On the voters' terms : amending New York City's Charter to protect voter-imposed term limits / Randy M. Mastro
  • Promoting an effective and responsive city government by retaining and strengthening the office of the public advocate / Lucas Anderson
  • A case for and against the borough president in twenty-first century New York City / Gregory Perrotta.
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xix, pages 931-1288 ; 26 cm
  • An empirical study of the use of legal scholarship in Supreme Court trademark jurisprudence / Derek Simpson & Lee Petherbridge
  • Negotiating the unknown : a compulsory licensing solution to the orphan works problem / Robert Kirk Walker
  • In search of meaningful systemic justice for adolescents in New York / Jonathan Lippman
  • Freedom's road : youth, parole, and the promise of Miller v. Alabama and Grahma v. Florida / Laura Cohen
  • Contempt, status, and the criminalization of non-conforming girls / Cynthia Godsoe
  • Reimagining the role of defense counsel for adolescents in the adult criminal court system : bringing the community and policymakers into the process to achieve the goals of Gideon / Nancy Ginsburg
  • Bringing the best of both worlds : recommendations for criminal justice reform for older adolescents / Lisa Schreibersdorf
  • Youth in the adult criminal justice system / Liz Ryan.
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54 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 x 27 cm
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x, 209 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: An experiment in youth justice
  • Calendar days in the youth part : mundanity and drama
  • Creating the "juvenile offender"
  • Rehabilitation, youth part style
  • Individualized justice in a criminal court
  • Managing contradictions
  • Judging the court, judging transfer
  • Conclusion: Kids will be kids.
Despite being labelled as adults, the approximately 200,000 youth under the age of 18 who are now prosecuted as adults each year in criminal court are still adolescents, and the contradiction of their legal labelling creates numerous problems and challenges. In Courting Kids Carla Barrett takes us behind the scenes of a unique judicial experiment called the Manhattan Youth Part, a specialized criminal court set aside for youth prosecuted as adults in New York City. Focusing on the lives of those coming through and working in the courtroom, Barrett's ethnography is a study of a microcosm that reflects the costs, challenges, and consequences the "tough on crime" age has had, especially for male youth of colour. She demonstrates how the court, through creative use of judicial discretion and the cultivation of an innovative courtroom culture, developed a set of strategies for handling "adult-juvenile " cases that embraced, rather than denied, defendants' adolescence.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780814709467 20160610
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pages 643-820 ; 25 cm
  • Introducing Judge Weinstein / Oscar G. Chase
  • CPLR's genesis / Jack B. Weinstein
  • Remarks of Chief Judge Kaye / Judith S. Kaye
  • Remarks : the history of New York civil procedure / William Nelson
  • The CPLR at fifty : a view from academia / Vincent C. Alexander
  • The CPLR : a practitioner's perspective / David L. Ferstendig
  • When can you teach an old law new tricks? / Philip A. Wallach.
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volumes : forms ; 24 cm
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