Law

The New Jersey State Constitution

Author: Robert Forrest Williams

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0199778272

Category: Law

Page: 236

View: 9998

The New Jersey State Constitution provides an outstanding constitutional and historical account of the state's governing charter. In addition to an overview of New Jersey's constitutional history, it provides an in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the entire constitution, detailing the many significant changes that have been made since its initial drafting. This treatment, along with a table of cases, index, and bibliography provides an unsurpassed reference guide for students, scholars, and practitioners of New Jersey's constitution. State constitutions perform different functions and contain different provisions from the more-familiar U.S. Constitution. The book first outlines the historical development of New Jersey's state constitution from 1776 to the present and explains the highlights of the process of state constitutional development, leading to the current New Jersey constitution. Next, each section of the current constitution is analyzed, including its origins, general intent and purpose, and important judicial interpretations illustrating the types of situations in which the section can come into play, including references to key academic analysis of each section. Careful explanation is provided, with illustrations from cases, of the complex and evolving relationship between rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and rights guaranteed by the New Jersey constitution. In many instances, New Jersey's rights can be more protective than those included in the Federal Constitution. Finally, the book provides a thorough bibliographical essay reviewing the evolution of the New Jersey constitution. 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.
History

Prestatehood Legal Materials

A Fifty-State Research Guide, Including New York City and the District of Columbia, Volumes 1 & 2

Author: Michael Chiorazzi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136766022

Category: History

Page: 1564

View: 1089

Explore the controversial legal history of the formation of the United States Prestatehood Legal Materials is your one-stop guide to the history and development of law in the U.S. and the change from territory to statehood. Unprecedented in its coverage of territorial government, this book identifies a wide range of available resources from each state to reveal the underlying legal principles that helped form the United States. In this unique publication, a state expert compiles each chapter using his or her own style, culminating in a diverse sourcebook that is interesting as well as informative. In Prestatehood Legal Materials, you will find bibliographies, references, and discussion on a varied list of source materials, including: state codes drafted by Congress county, state, and national archives journals and digests state and federal reports, citations, surveys, and studies books, manuscripts, papers, speeches, and theses town and city records and documents Web sites to help your search for more information and more Prestatehood Legal Materials provides you with brief overviews of state histories from colonization to acceptance into the United States. In this book, you will see how foreign countries controlled the laws of these territories and how these states eventually broke away to govern themselves. The text also covers the legal issues with Native Americans, inter-state and the Mexico and Canadian borders, and the development of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of state government. This guide focuses on materials that are readily available to historians, political scientists, legal scholars, and researchers. Resources that assist in locating not-so-easily accessible materials are also covered. Special sections focus on the legal resources of colonial New York City and Washington, DC—which is still technically in its prestatehood stage. Due to the enormity of this project, the editor of Prestatehood Legal Materials created a Web page where updates, corrections, additions and more will be posted.
Law

A Distinct Judicial Power

The Origins of an Independent Judiciary, 1606-1787

Author: Scott Douglas Gerber

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199765871

Category: Law

Page: 413

View: 1636

This title provides a comprehensive critical analysis of the origins of judicial independence in the United States. The book examines the political theory of an independent judiciary and chronicles how each of the original 13 states and their colonial antecedents treated their respective judiciaries.
Law

Legal Research Illustrated

An Abridgment of Fundamentals of Legal Research, Eighth Edition

Author: Roy M. Mersky,Donald J. Dunn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 543

View: 6007

Reprinted from Jacobstein, Mershy and Dunn's Fundamentals of Legal Research, 6th ed. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Bibliography

Bulletin of Bibliography

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bibliography

Page: N.A

View: 2172

Law

Fundamentals of Legal Research

Author: Roy M. Mersky,Donald J. Dunn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 821

View: 6079

Updated to include the latest developments, Fundamentals of Legal Research provides an authoritative introduction and guide to all aspects of legal research. The guide offers an in-depth discussion of the legal research process, including citators, research aids, computer-assisted research, and key Internet sources. The book's 1000+ new appendix entries simplify research, and its illustrations and charts help clarify fundamentals. Designed for use in conjunction with Jacobstein, Mersky, and Dunn's Assignment to Fundamentals of Legal Research, a workbook of exercises that complement and reinforce information in the textbook, this textbook provides updated information on digests, federal legislation, federal legislative histories, administrative law, citators, electronic legal research, legal citation form, and federal tax. The eighth edition also includes significant discussion of the Internet, information from both The Bluebook and the ALWD Citation Manual (from the Association of Legal Writing Directors), and a new chapter on United Kingdom legal systems.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Find the law in the library

a guide to legal research

Author: John Corbin,American Library Association

Publisher: Amer Library Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 327

View: 694

Briefly looks at the history of U.S. law and where it is recorded, and discusses how to find information about laws dealing with the family, the community, business, and the elderly
Bibliography

Bulletin of Bibliography

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bibliography

Page: N.A

View: 6844

Law

Finding the law

Author: Robert C. Berring

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: 9780314060846

Category: Law

Page: 331

View: 4136

Law

Law Books Published

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 9818

Law

Law Library Journal

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 5099

Vols. 1- include Proceedings of the annual meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries.
Citation of legal authorities

The Bluebook

A Uniform System of Citation

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789998255289

Category: Citation of legal authorities

Page: 415

View: 7022

Provides a guide to legal citation information inthe United States. Compiled from the Columbia LawReview, 105th edition, c2005; Harvard Law Review,118th edition, c2005; Univ. of Pennsylvania LawReview, 153rd edition, c2005; and the Yale LawJournal, 114th edition, c2005. New edition offersthe Bluepages for beginning law students.
United States

American Book Publishing Record

BPR cumulative

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: United States

Page: N.A

View: 8297

Law

Law Books in Print

Books in English Published Throughout the World and in Print Through 1986. Publishers' listing. 6

Author: Nicholas Triffin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780878020317

Category: Law

Page: 594

View: 8938

Citation of legal authorities

The Indigo Book

Author: Christopher Jon Sprigman

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1892628023

Category: Citation of legal authorities

Page: 201

View: 3890

This public domain book is an open and compatible implementation of the Uniform System of Citation.
Law

Law Dissertations

A Step-by-Step Guide

Author: Laura Lammasniemi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315282836

Category: Law

Page: 195

View: 2093

Law Dissertations: A Step-by-Step Guide provides you with all the guidance and information you need to complete and succeed in your LLB, LLM or law-related dissertation. Written in a simple, clear format and with plenty of tools to help you to put the theory into practice, Laura Lammasniemi will show you how to make writing your law dissertation easy, without compromising intellectual rigour. As well as explaining the process of research and outlining the various legal methodologies, the book also provides practical, step-by-step guidance on how to formulate a proposal, research plan, and literature review. Unlike other law research skills books, it includes a section on empirical research methodology and ethics for the benefit of students who are studying for a law-related degree. Packed full of exercises, worked examples and tools for self-evaluation, this book is sure to become your essential guide, supporting you on every step of your journey in writing your law dissertation.