Acquisition List of New Books

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Kobetsky, Michael

     Income tax : text, materials and essential cases / Michael Kobetsky, Catherine Brown, Rodney Fisher, Sylvia Villios, Peter Gillies. - 9th edition. - Annandale : The Federation Press, 2016.

This established text covering the major areas of taxation has been fully revised to include the latest developments in taxation law. This 9th edition retains the strengths which have won it universal praise.

KM 337.11

Women and law : critical feminist perspectives / edited by Kalpana Kannabiran. - New Delhi : Sage Publications, 2014.

How should we approach the problem of "women and law"? Should the focus be on women-centred laws and their efficacy? Or should the focus be, instead, on the ways in which the law imagines women and the ways in which women have engaged with the law-spilling beyond fields traditionally associated with the phrase "women and law"? And how does violence figure in all these? Women and Law, a compilation of 11 insightful essays, examines these questions.

KN 152.2

Trestrail, John Harris

     Criminal poisoning : investigational guide for law enforcement, toxicologists, forensic scientists, and attorneys / John H. Trestrail. - Totowa : Humana Press, 2000.

In Criminal Poisoning: Investigational Guide for Law Enforcement, Toxicologists, Forensic Scientists, and Attorneys, leading forensic scientist John Trestrail offers a pioneering survey of all that is known about the use of poison as a weapon in murder. Topics range from the use of poisons in history and literature to convicting the poisoner in court, and include a review of the different types of poisons, techniques for crime scene investigation, and the critical essentials of the forensic autopsy.

KM 543.8

Paget's law of banking / general editors, Ali Malek QC, John Odgers QC. - Fourteenth edition. - London : LexisNexis, 2014.

Paget's Law of Banking has established itself as the leading practitioner text on banking law, combining meticulous accuracy and depth with a clear approach to this complex area. The 14th edition has a new author team from leading banking law chambers 3 Verulam Buildings, led by general editors Ali Malek QC and John Odgers QC. They have completely restructured the book as well as updated it to ensure that it is as close as possible to current practice.

KN 303

Melossi, Dario

     Crime, punishment and migration / Dario Meloss. - Los Angeles : Sage, 2015.

This text looks at crime and migration from both a socio-historical and criminological approach, providing readers with an authoritative account of this much-debated area.

KM 177

Gullifer, Louise

     Corporate finance law : principles and policy / Louise Gullifer and Jennifer Payne. - 2th edition. - Oxford, United Kingdom : Hart Publishing, 2015.

The second edition of this acclaimed book continues to provide a discussion of key theoretical and policy issues in corporate finance law. Fully updated it reflects developments in the law and the markets in the continuing aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis. One of its distinctive features is that it gives equal coverage to both the equity and debt sides of corporate finance law, and seeks, where possible, to compare the two.

KN 261

Arjunan, Subramaniam

     Understanding GST : exemptions and relief orders / Arjunan Subramaniam. - Petaling Jaya : LexisNexis, 2015.

GST has been in operation from April 1, 2015. This book addresses the impact of GST on exempt goods and services and zero-rated goods and services.

KM 337

Whitehead, John T.

     Juvenile justice : an introduction / John T. Whitehead, Steven P. Lab. - 8th edition. - New York : Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.

Juvenile Justice: An Introduction, 8th edition, presents a comprehensive picture of juvenile offending, delinquency theories, and how juvenile justice actors and agencies react to delinquency. It covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, offering evidence-based suggestions for successful interventions and treatment and examining the new balance model of juvenile court. This new edition not only includes the latest available statistics on juvenile crime and victimization, drug use, court processing, and corrections, but provides.

KN 367.1

Hungerford-Welch, Peter

     Criminal procedure and sentencing / Peter Hungerford-Welch. - 8th edition. - Abingdon : Routledge, 2014.

Criminal Procedure & Sentencing provides a comprehensive, engaging and up-to-date guide to each step of criminal procedure, from the arrest of the suspect through to trial, sentencing and appeals. Taking a strong practical focus throughout, it covers all aspects of the criminal justice system and sentencing and has been thoroughly revised and updated in the light of changes to the funding of legal aid and widespread changes to the legal system.

KM 570

Bennett, Michael

     F*ck feelings : one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems / Michael Bennett, MD, Sarah Bennet. - New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.

The only self-help book you'll ever need, from a psychiatrist and his comedy writer daughter, who will help you put aside your unrealistic wishes, stop trying to change things you can't change, and do the best with what you can control--the first steps to managing all of life's impossible problems. Need to stop screwing up? Feel like you're under a loser's curse? Work with an ass? Want to clear your name or get justice, rescue an addicted person, get closure after childhood abuse, get a lover to commit, not ruin your kid? Although other self-help books claim to reveal the path to happiness, F*ck Feelings warns that convincing yourself that there is such a path will actually lead you to feel like a true failure.

KZ 158


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