Acquisition List of New Books

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Chan, Geraldine

     Guide to due diligence / Geraldine Chan. - Kelana Jaya : Malayan Law Journal Sdn. Bhd., 2004.

This bookk is an approachable and easy guide to those who find themselves suddenly involved in a Due Diligence exercise.

KN 261

Global perspectives on the rule of law / edited by James J. Heckman, Robert L. Nelson, and Lee Cabatingan. - London : Routledge, 2010.

Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law is a collection of original research on the rule of law from a panel of leading economists, political scientists, legal scholars, sociologists and historians. The chapters critically analyze the meaning and foundations of the rule of law and its relationship to economic and democratic development, challenging many of the underlying assumptions guiding the burgeoning field of rule of law development.

KM 34

Baxter, Everett

     Complete crime scene investigation handbook / Everett Baxter, JR. - Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2015.

Crime scene investigators are the foundation for every criminal investigation. The admissibility and persuasiveness of evidence in court, and in turn, the success of a case, is largely dependent upon the evidence being properly collected, recorded, and handled for future analysis by investigators and forensic analysts in the lab. Complete Crime Scene Investigation Handbook is the most complete, one-stop practical reference for law enforcement and crime scene professionals as well as students looking to enter the field. The book provides step-by-step methods and best practice protocols for effectively finding, recognizing, recording, collecting, preserving, handling, and packaging evidence.

KM 580.1

Teilmann-Lock, Stina

     The object of copyright : a conceptual history of originals and copies in literature, art, and design / Stina Teilmann-Lock. - Milton Park : Routledge, 2016.

The proposed book will present an interdisciplinary study of the history of copyright law with a focus on the historical development of the object of protection. The book analyses British, French, and Danish copyright law in order to examine the Anglo-American copyright system, the Continental authorial rights system and the Scandinavian system which is influenced by both systems. The book explores several ways in which copyright law has changed over time in terms of the object of protection.

KN 112

Sanchez, Gabriella E.

     Human smuggling and border crossings / Gabriella E. Sanchez. - London : Routledge, 2015.

Graphic narratives of tragedies involving the journeys of irregular migrants trying to reach destinations in the global north are common in the media and are blamed almost invariably on human smuggling facilitators, described as rapacious members of highly structured underground transnational criminal organizations, who take advantage of migrants and prey upon their vulnerability. This book contributes to the current scholarship on migration by proving a window into the lives and experiences of those behind the facilitation of irregular border crossing journeys.

KC 199.5

Chua, Annie

     GST 123 managing & complying with GST / Annie Chua. - Subang Jaya : Thomson Reuters Malaysia Sdn Bhd, 2015.

GST 1-2-3 is a business resource specifically developed to help the Malaysia community in the practical application of GST. The series brings together international and Malaysia experiences on managing a business in compliance with GST. The 3 books in this series are designed to provide practical knowledge grounded on fundamental business skill, practices and processes necessary to operate with GST. The books are full of useful hands-on guidance including examples, smart tips, check lists, worksheets and focus points.

KM 337

Stephenson, Graham

     Core statues on contract, tort and restitution / Graham Stephenson. - Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Well-selected and authoritative, Palgrave Macmillan Core Statutes provide the key materials needed by students in a format that is clear, compact and very easy to use. They are ideal for use in exams.

KN 5

Doss, Daniel Adrian

     The foundations of communication in criminal justice systems / Daniel Adrian Doss, William H. Glover, Jr., Rebecca A. Goza, Michael Wigginton, Jr.. - Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2015.

Myriad forms of communication occur within the criminal justice system as judges and attorneys speak to juries, law enforcement officers interact with the public, and the news media presents stories of events in courtrooms. Hindrances abound, however. Law enforcement officers and justice system personnel often encounter challenges that affect their ability to communicate with others, ranging from language barriers, to conflicting accounts of witnessed events, to errors caused by malfunctioning technology.

KM 570

Thomas, Tommy

     Abuse of power : selected works on the law and constitution / Tommy Thomas. - Petaling Jaya : Strategic Information and Research Development Centre, 2016.

Amongst the select group of constitutional law advocates in Malaysia, Tommy Thomas ranks among the best - fearless, dedicated, committed and vocal in his decades-old pursuit to entrench respect for fundamental rights and liberties for the ordinary Malaysian.This timely collection of essays should be read by lawyers and non-lawyers alike for its valuable insights into important constitutional issues, and for the thinking jurist, it will serve as a beacon of conscience into what is right, correct and proper under the Constitution.

KM 231

Teff, Harvey

     Causing psychiatric and emotional harm : : reshaping the boundaries of legal liability / Harvey Teff. - Oxford : Hart Publishing, 2009.

This book traces the history of civil liability for mental harm and offers a new legal framework.

KN 38.15


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