Feminist Jurisprudence

Author: Cynthia Bowman
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781683283058
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This coursebook introduces students to feminist jurisprudence. The first three chapters develop the historical range of feminist theories. Subsequent chapters examine topics such as violence, reproduction, intimate relationships, children, employment, and education. Extensive readings, cases, and text notes encourage detailed, rigorous analysis and critical thinking.

Women and the Law Stories

Author: Elizabeth M. Schneider
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781599415895
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book examines landmark cases establishing women's legal rights, offering accounts of the litigants, history, parties, strategies, and theoretical implications. It will enrich any law school course and can serve as a text for a course on women and the law, gender and law, feminist jurisprudence, or women's studies. This volume utilizes subject areas common to many women and law casebooks: history, constitutional law, reproductive freedom, the workplace, the family, and women in the legal profession. Several chapters explore issues of domestic violence and rape. See http://law.scu.edu/socialjustice/women-and-the-law-stories-book.cfm (a website with additional resources for teaching).

Race Law Stories

Author: Rachel F. Moran
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781599410012
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Race Law Stories brings to life well-known and not-so-well known legal opinions hidden gems that address slavery, Native American conquest, Chinese exclusion, Jim Crow, Japanese American internment, immigration, affirmative action, voting rights and employment discrimination. Each story goes beyond legal opinions to explore the historical context of the cases and the worlds of the ordinary people and larger-than-life personalities who drove the litigation process. The book s multiracial and interdisciplinary approach makes it useful for courses on race and the law and Critical Race Theory both inside and outside the law school as well as for undergraduate and graduate courses in ethnic studies. Each story illuminates the role that the law has played in both creating and combating racial inequality. Race Law Cases, an edited collection of the cases discussed in the Race Law Stories, will be available as a supplement in 2008.

Cases and Materials on Sexuality Gender Identity and the Law

Author: Carlos Ball
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634604123
Format: PDF
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This casebook on the law of sexual orientation and gender identity weaves interdisciplinary perspectives into the up-to-date coverage of a rapidly changing legal landscape. It provides comprehensive coverage of the range of legal issues concerning LGBT persons, along with scholarly commentary on these issues. It also covers issues of sexuality and gender more broadly. It addresses in depth many significant recent developments, including the Supreme Court's landmark decisions on marriage equality in Obergefell and Windsor, and the growing set of religious liberty claims asserted by opponents of LGBT equality measures. Gender identity issues are covered throughout the book.

Taxation of Business Enterprises

Author: Robert J. Peroni
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314194879
Format: PDF
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The new 4th Edition retains the organization of the 3rd Edition. The updating includes all legislation from 2006-2011 and all regulatory changes and case law developments during that period . The major legislative developments that affect this book are the 2010 extension of the Bush tax cuts through 2012 and the 2010 codification of the economic-substance doctrine.

Flawed Convictions

Author: Deborah Tuerkheimer
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
ISBN: 0199913633
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This text surveys the scientific, cultural, and legal history of 'Shaken Baby Syndrome' from inception to formal dissolution. Deborah Tuerkheimer exposes extraordinary failings in the criminal justice system's treatment of what is, in essence, a medical diagnosis of murder.