Black s Law Dictionary

Author: Henry Campbell Black
Publisher: St. Paul, Minn. : West Publishing Company
ISBN: 031476271X
Release Date: 1990-01-01
Genre: Law

Provides definitions of basic legal terms and phrases used in various branches of law throughout English and American history

Mountain Meadows Massacre

Author: Richard E. Turley
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806158969
Release Date: 2017-06-22
Genre: History

On September 11, 1857, a group of Mormons aided by Paiute Indians brutally murdered some 120 men, women, and children traveling through a remote region of southwestern Utah. Within weeks, news of the atrocity spread across the United States. But it took until 1874—seventeen years later—before a grand jury finally issued indictments against nine of the perpetrators. Mountain Meadows Massacre chronicles the prolonged legal battle to gain justice for the victims. The editors of this two-volume collection of documents have combed public and private manuscript collections from across the United States to reconstruct the complex legal proceedings that occurred in the massacre’s aftermath. This exhaustively researched compilation covers a nearly forty-year history of investigation and prosecution—from the first reports of the massacre to the dismissal of the last indictment in 1896. Of special importance in Volume 2 are the transcripts of legal proceedings against John D. Lee—many of which the editors have transcribed anew from the shorthand. The two trials against Lee led to his confession, conviction, and ultimately his execution on the massacre site in 1877, all documented in this volume. Historians have long debated the circumstances surrounding the Mountain Meadows Massacre, one of the most disturbing and controversial events in American history, and painful questions linger to this day. This invaluable, exhaustively researched collection allows readers the opportunity to form their own conclusions about the forces behind this dark moment in western U.S. history.

Distinguished Classics of Reference Publishing

Author: James Rettig
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: UOM:39015024962923
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

An examination of how and why certain books have become the most widely used reference works in American libraries. From Who's Who and World Book to Turabian's Manual, it explores the origins, influence and possible future for each of these works.

The Family Tree Problem Solver

Author: Marsha Hoffman Rising
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1440311951
Release Date: 2011-03-23
Genre: Reference

Proven Solutions for Your Research Challenges Has your family history research hit a brick wall? Marsha Hoffman Rising's best-selling book The Family Tree Problem Solver has the solutions to help you find the answers you seek. Inside you'll find: Ideas on how to find vital records before civil registration Tips for finding ''missing'' ancestors on censuses Instructions for investigating collateral kin to further your pedigree A look at advanced court records and how they can help you find answers Work-arounds for lost or destroyed records Techniques for correctly identifying and researching ancestors with common names “li>Methods for finding ancestors who lived before 1850 Case studies that show how to apply the author’s advice to real-life research roadblocks Strategies for analyzing your problem and creating a successful research plan This revised edition also includes new information about online research techniques and a look at the role of DNA research. Plus you'll find a glossary of genealogy terms and more than a dozen templates for charts and logs to help you organize and record your research. Let The Family Tree Problem Solver help you find the answers you need today.

Family Tree Problem Solver

Author: Marsha Hoffman Rising
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1558706852
Release Date: 2005-01-02
Genre: Reference

An award-winning genealogist helps beginning family tree researchers overcome such challenges as incomplete or missing records, census irregularities, and same-name obstacles, providing straightforward advice and case studies that demonstrate the strategies employed by experienced researchers. Original.

Manual of Specialised Lexicography

Author: Henning Bergenholtz
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9789027284907
Release Date: 1995-07-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

From 1990–1994 the Danish Research Council for the Humanities granted a research project entitled “translation of LSP texts”, which was initially split up into five part-projects, one of which has been concerned with LSP lexicography. The Manual of Specialised Lexicography is one of the results of the research undertaken by this project. The primary purpose of the Manual is to contribute towards an improved basis for practical specialised lexicography, which has so far had but a small share in the explosive development that has taken place in general-language lexicography since the early 1970s. One implication of this is that only to a limited extent has it been possible to build upon existing findings. The Manual thus has the twofold aim of offering guidance and direction to authors of specialised dictionaries as well as contributing towards the further development of lexicographical theories.

Recordkeeping Ethics and Law

Author: Livia Iacovino
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402047145
Release Date: 2006-07-20
Genre: Business & Economics

This book analyses the interrelationship of recordkeeping, ethics and law in terms of existing regulatory models and their application to the Internet. It proposes an Internet model based on the notion of a legal and social relationship as a means of identifying the legal and ethical rights and obligations of recordkeeping participants in networked transactions. It also provides a unique approach to property, access, privacy and evidence for online records.

Crime and the Justice System in America

Author: Frank Schmalleger
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313294097
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Social Science

An inter-disciplinary survey of crime and violence in America with entry emphasis focused on the late-20th century reaching into the 21st century.

A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence Ancient and Modern

Author: Henry Campbell Black
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 9781886363106
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Law

Black, Henry Campbell. A Law Dictionary. Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern. And Including the Principal Terms of International, Constitutional, Ecclesiastical and Commercial Law, and Medical Jurisprudence, with a Collection of Legal Maxims, Numerous Select Titles from the Roman, Modern Civil, Scotch, French, Spanish, and Mexican Law, and Other Foreign Systems, and a Table of Abbreviations. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing, 1910. 1314 pp. Reprinted 1995 by the Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 97-10320. ISBN 1-886363-10-2. Cloth. $195. * The second edition of Black's classic dictionary incorporates many new definitions and additional citations to decided cases, besides being a thorough revision of previous entries. Also included are many Latin and French terms overlooked in the first edition. Medical jurisprudence in particular is enriched, with new definitions for insanity and pathological and criminal insanity. The second edition (1910) is an essential complement to the first edition (1891) as it provides the scholar and student of law important insights into the rapid development of law at the turn of the century. The second edition is also notable for its revamped system of arrangement, with all compound and descriptive terms subsumed under their related main entries. Libraries, students, historians, and practitioners will all benefit from this historically significant research tool.

The social sciences

Author: Nancy L. Herron
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
ISBN: 1563083094
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Reference

It's here: the third edition of the highly acclaimed guide to social sciences literature! Updated and expanded, this classic comprises more than 1,500 annotated citations, offering librarians and researchers fast and easy access to some of the best and most commonly used resources in the social sciences arena. The book also serves as a standard text in universities nationwide as it gives students a comprehensive overview of must-know reference sources in both print and electronic format. Prepared by leading subject specialist librarians and arranged by discipline, the book's 12 chapters cover general social sciences, political science, economics, business, history, law and justice, anthropology, sociology, education, psychology, geography, and communication. All chapters have been revised, the essays expanded, and the annotated lists of resources have been rewritten to incorporate the latest research findings and developments.

American Reference Books Annual 1980

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015058397046
Release Date: 1980-04-01
Genre: Reference

1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

Basics for buying your personal computer

Author: Perry J. Radoff
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105043965123
Release Date: 1987-01-01
Genre: Computers

This work outlines some basic facts and advice for people in the market for a personal computer. It also includes a short glossary of computer terms, a sample database printout, and a partial list of service companies.