Highlights from Electronic Hein Sites: Issue 13-08

From: William S. Hein & Company, Inc.

Researching Texas Law

Second Edition
This 2008 new edition, titled Legal Research for the Texas Practitioner, focuses on the types of resources and research processes commonly encountered by modern-day practitioners. The work utilizes instructional material from the authors’ courses in Legal Analysis, Research, and Communications and Advanced Legal Research and covers the basic skills that are needed to perform legal research in the day-to-day practice of law. This new edition will be available in June 2008.

Reflections of a Lawyer’s Soul
The Institutional Experience of Professionalism at Thomas M. Cooley Law School

The editors of this new 2008 publication, and other professionals at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School wanted to evaluate and describe Cooley’s professionalism efforts in a series of introductory monographs, in order to share those efforts with the law school community as well as with lawyers, judges, bar leaders, alumni, law students, other law schools, and prospective law students.

The American Doctrine of Judicial Supremacy

The purpose of this reprint, according to author Charles Grove Haines, is to present the history, scope and results of judicial control over legislation in the United States. Haines was a political scientist and professor at the University of California, Los Angeles for more than twenty years. Here, he has traced the history of the unique American Doctrine, and its bases and sources.

History of the Formation of the Union Under the Constitution with Liberty Documents and Reports of the Commission

This new reprint from Hein is the result of the work done by the United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission during their preparations, planning and study in regards to the 150th anniversary of the United States Constitution. It serves a dual purpose of containing a report of the Commission’s work as well as the special commemorations and a history of the formation of the Union.

Lyrics and the Law
The Constitution of Law in Music

This new Vandeplas publication addresses the role that music plays in constituting law in the United States. The book’s first purpose is to introduce readers to the classical jurisprudential schools of thought and connect those philosophies to the lyrics of various songs. The book’s second objective is to systematically explain the role that music plays in constituting images of race, gender and class. This book asserts that music creates law and images of law through specific lenses.


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