Featured books

by on June 12, 2009 2:16 pm
The Widows’ Might: Widowhood and Gender in Early British America by Vivian Bruce Conger. Published by New York University Press in 2009. Find at HQ1058.5 .U5 C657 2009   Working at a law school, it’s hard for me to imagine a time when a widow was not supposed to hire a lawyer to represent her… Read more Featured books

Japanese Law Translation

by on June 10, 2009 11:55 am
[cross-posted on LegalResearchPlus] By Sergio Stone Japan’s Ministry of Justice has a new Website that offers official English translations of thousands of Japanese statutes and regulations. The site provides bilingual versions of the laws and regulations. It also includes lexicographic notes explaining the translation of difficult terms. Here is an example of Article 1 of the… Read more Japanese Law Translation

Featured Book

by on June 1, 2009 8:41 am
Going to Extremes : How Like Minds Unite and Divide / by Cass R. Sunstein. Published by Oxford University Press in 2009. Shelved at HN90.R3 S48 2009 Sunnstein explains the inexplicable–how seemingly rational decent people can become sadistic prison guards, for example–using an experiment done here at Stanford (see Zimbardo’s The Lucifer Effect, in the library at… Read more Featured Book