Materials related to international affairs, starting from 1991, including working papers from universities and NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
Select compiled U.S. Congressional legislative histories.
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Helpful Books at the Irvine Library
International Legal Research by Marci Hoffman; Robert C. Berring
Publication Date: 2008-04-30
Providing a basic introduction to international legal research for the nonspecialist, Hoffman and Berring's International Legal Research in a Nutshell offers guidance through the unfamiliar pathways of research using international legal materials and demystifies the world of treaties. Because it is aimed at the nonspecialist, the text provides straightforward background information on the United Nations and the European Union and includes guidance using the documents and legal materials of these institutions. It includes extensive links to the rich world of Web resources, but it also describes paper research tools that remain important in this field.
Patent Law in a Nutshell by Martin J. Adelman; Randall R. Rader; Gordon Klancnik
Call Number: KF3114.85 .A32 2008
Publication Date: 2007-11-01
This Nutshell provides a succinct description of the fundamentals of U.S. patent law. Ranging from the acquisition of patent rights to their enforcement, it contains an overview of relevant statutes, rules, and cases that collectively define this area of intellectual property law. Topics include claim construction, obviousness, anticipation, written description and enablement, infringement, remedies, and other notable doctrines. Patent law has evolved quickly in the past few years. This Nutshell captures those changes and relates them well to the overall fabric of intellectual property law. This reference is suitable for use by those with a beginner's knowledge of patent law, but it has sufficient depth to be instructive for every practitioner in this exciting and dynamic field.
Global Internet Law in a Nutshell by Michael Rustad
Call Number: KF390.5.C6 R87 2016
Publication Date: 2015-11-20
Elder Law in a Nutshell, 6th by Lawrence A. Frolik; Richard L. Kaplan
Call Number: KF390.A4 F752 2014
Publication Date: 2014-04-29
This edition integrates the wide-ranging changes made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (health reform legislation), as well as other recent developments. It includes the following topics: the Elder Justice Act responding to elder abuse and neglect; criminal background checks of workers who work with older patients; major Medicare changes, such as cost-free annual wellness visits and personalized prevention assessments, end-of-life planning, tax increases on both earned and investment income, increased premiums on higher-income enrollees in Part D, and gradual filling of the Part D "donut hole"; Medicaid spousal impoverishment protection changes; and more.
Smith and Roberson's Business Law by Richard A. Mann; Barry S. Roberts
Publication Date: 2014-02-11
The most complete, credible, and authentic business law text available, the Sixteenth Edition of SMITH & ROBERSON'S BUSINESS LAW by Richard A. Mann and Barry S. Roberts continues a long tradition of accuracy, thoroughness, and consistent coverage of the latest issues and emerging trends. This updated classic delivers a comprehensive, detailed presentation of business law that covers all topics included in the business law section of the certified public accountant (CPA) exam. In addition, this text covers the legal responsibilities and liabilities of accountants section and the corporate governance portion of business environment and concepts section of the CPA Exam. The cases--located at the end of each chapter--offer an excellent mix of landmark and current decisions and are edited to preserve a large portion of the language of the court. Proven, comprehensive, and completely up-to-date, this trusted and thorough text will challenge and engage your students--and ensure they leave your class with a solid understanding of modern business law.
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