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Restrictions on Genetically Modified Organisms By The Law Library of Congress Global Legal Research Center
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Argentina was among the first countries in the world to use genetically modified (GM) crops in agriculture,1 using GM technologies in the production of soybeans, corn, and cotton. Argentina first... More > started using GM technologies in 1996 with the introduction of soybeans tolerant of the herbicide glyphosate.2 Since then, Argentina has increased its production of GM crops to become the third largest grower of biotech crops in the world, after the United States and Brazil.3 GM technologies applied in agriculture have resulted in economic benefits for Argentina, a commodities exporting country, of about US$72.6 billion through 2011. The introduction of GM technologies in agriculture in Argentina has resulted in the creation of an estimated 1.8 million jobs through 2011.4 Of the US$72.6 billion in economic benefit, $65.4 billion is attributable to herbicide-tolerant soybeans. Regarding the distribution of economic benefits from cultivating such soybeans, 72.4% went to farmers, 21.2% to the national government...< Less
How to do Legal Research By Anthony Fejfar
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This book is an Introduction as to How to do Legal Research.
Sources of American Law: An Introduction to Legal Research By Beau Steenken, Tina M. Brooks
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The digital version of this book is available for free at http://elangdell.cali.org. This print version is provided by CALI eLangdell Press at no markup. You are simply paying for the cost of... More > Lulu.com's services. This text introduces US first-year law students to the new kind of research required to study and to practice law. It seeks to demystify the art of legal research by following a “Source and Process” approach. First, the text introduces students to the major sources of American law and describes the forms the various authorities traditionally took in print. After establishing this base, the text proceeds to instruct students on the methods they will most likely use in practice, namely electronic research techniques and the consultation of secondary sources. The text incorporates screencasts hosted on YouTube that actively demonstrate the processes described in the static text. Finally, the text illustrates how the different pieces come together in the legal research process.< Less
Sources of American Law: An introduction to Legal Research By Beau Steenken, Tina M. Brooks
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The digital version of this book is available for free at http://elangdell.cali.org. This print version is provided by CALI eLangdell Press at no markup. You are simply paying for the cost of... More > Lulu.com's services. This text introduces US first-year law students to the new kind of research required to study and to practice law. It seeks to demystify the art of legal research by following a “Source and Process” approach. First, the text introduces students to the major sources of American law and describes the forms the various authorities traditionally took in print. After establishing this base, the text proceeds to instruct students on the methods they will most likely use in practice, namely electronic research techniques and the consultation of secondary sources. The text incorporates screencasts hosted on YouTube that actively demonstrate the processes described in the static text. Finally, the text illustrates how the different pieces come together in the legal research process. (COLOR version)< Less
The “People Power” Job Superbook Book 12. Law Career, Legal Profession (Lawyer, Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Scopist, Legal Research, Court Reporting, Judge, Law Librarian) By Tony Kelbrat
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The legal profession has many specialties so you should check with your local specialty organization if one exists. The federal and state governments employ many lawyers and other legal... More > professionals for their courts and many other legal offices in virtually all departments. Also, many of the state bar associations offer some kind of job service. Beyond prosecutor, judge, bailiff and defense attorney, there are many offshoot jobs like administrative, paralegal, probation and parole officer, etc. There's an entire subfield in family court particularly with juvenile justice which has its own court, probation officers, juvenile holding facilities, boot camps, counselors, etc. The Government's Occupational Outlook Handbook summarizes the legal profession neatly. For standard law books, go to #340-49 at the library or K in the Library of Congress System, particularly the KE< Less
Supreme Court Justices: Demographic Characteristics, Professional Experience, and Legal Education, 1789-2010 By Susan Navarro Smelcer, Congressional Research Service
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On May 1, 2009, Justice David H. Souter announced his retirement as an Associate Justice when the U.S. Supreme Court recessed for the summer. To fill this vacancy, President Barack Obama selected... More > Sonia Sotomayor, a judge from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In announcing the nomination, President Obama noted her Ivy League education and extensive judicial experience. President Obama also emphasized Sotomayor’s life story, discussing in particular her upbringing as a child of Puerto Rican born parents in a Bronx housing project. The Sotomayor nomination prompted renewed discussion among Senators, media commentators, and scholars regarding racial, ethnic, gender, religious, professional, and educational diversity on the Court. With the upcoming retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens, announced on April 9, 2010, this discussion is likely to be renewed. With his departure, the Court will lose its only protestant Christian member.< Less
Journal of Legal Issues and Cases in Business By Volume 1 May, 2012
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The Journal of Legal Issues and Cases in Business (JLICB) publishes original, unpublished manuscripts relating legal issues, legislation and regulations as they affect business. It is designed to... More > provide researchers an outlet to present legal issues in case format, analytical format and empirical-research format. Cases and topics from a broad range are appropriate for consideration in the JLICB providing the focus of the work is the law and legal issues as they relate to business. This journal is listed in the Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities with an initial acceptance rate of less than 20%.< Less
Journal of Legal Issues and Cases in Business By Volume 2 May 2013
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The Journal of Legal Issues and Cases in Business (JLICB) publishes original, unpublished manuscripts relating legal issues, legislation and regulations as they affect business. It is designed to... More > provide researchers an outlet to present legal issues in case format, analytical format and empirical-research format. Cases and topics from a broad range are appropriate for consideration in the JLICB providing the focus of the work is the law and legal issues as they relate to business. The Journal of Legal Issues and Cases in Business has an initial acceptance rate of less than 30%. This journal has been submitted to the Cabell's review board for inclusion in the Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities with an initial acceptance rate of less than 30%.< Less
Legal Crimes of the Criminal Justice System By Opal Dockery
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A study composed of eight books, definining legal crimes within the Criminal Justice System. Identifying victimless crimes, as well as crimes that are actually committed against others, this study... More > includes extensive research on laws pertaining to drugs, prostitution, gambling, pornography, legal drugs, childhood obesity, human trafficking, and modern day slavery within the Criminal Justice system.< Less
Legal Crimes of the Criminal Justice System By Opal Dockery
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A study composed of eight books, definining legal crimes within the Criminal Justice System. Identifying victimless crimes, as well as crimes that are actually committed against others, this study... More > includes extensive research on laws pertaining to drugs, prostitution, gambling, pornography, legal drugs, childhood obesity, human trafficking, and modern day slavery within the Criminal Justice system.< Less