To help facilitate access to the State Law Library's print legal resources, our librarians have selected the most noteworthy titles in our collection and arranged them here by subject.
» Federal/General Titles
Evolving military justice
Naval Institute Press. c2002.
"This book scrutinizes the current military justice system, identifying its strengths and weaknesses and pointing the way toward further improvements. Designed to provoke thought about military justice among military justice practitioners and military line officers alike, the book is introduced with an essay by William K. Suter, Clerk of the U.S. Supreme Court." - publisher's description
KF 7620 E94
For service to your country : The insider's guide to veterans' benefits
By Gaytan, Peter S. Kensington Pub. Corp. c2008.
Advises veterans on how and where to claim benefits from the Department of Veteran Affairs.
KF 7701 G39
The Judge Advocate General's School guide to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
ABA Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel. c2007.
"This guide is an indispensable tool for navigating the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), for finding fast, reliable answers on specific SCRA topics, and for understanding how this complex piece of legislation operates as a whole." - page iii
KF 7680 J83
Military criminal justice : Practice and procedure
By Schlueter, David A. LexisNexis. Tenth edition. .
This text explores procedural and substantive military justice rules, military acronyms, and related practices that are unique to military criminal law.
Note: This item is also available electronically.
KF 7620 S3
The military divorce handbook : A practical guide to representing military personnel and their families
By Sullivan, Mark E. American Bar Association, Section of Family Law. 2nd ed. c2011.
"Covering all facets of representing service members and their spouses in divorce, this comprehensive resource draws on Mark Sullivan's decades of specialized practice to provide clear explanations of key issues such as the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and military retirement benefits as well as guidance on handling every aspect of a military divorce." - publisher's description
KF 535 S85
Military law in a nutshell
By Shanor, Charles A. West. Fourth edition. .
"This nutshell is designed to make available to law students and military lawyers a succinct summary of military law and military justice. It has been adapted to serve as a companion to current casebooks in the field, as well as to provide an authoritative resource for those seeking an introduction to the unique aspects of military law and military justice." - publisher's description
Note: This item is also available electronically.
KF 7210 S52
Veterans appeals guidebook : Representing veterans in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
American Bar Association. First edition. , ♭2013.
"This valuable resource assists practitioners in representing veterans and other claimants who are appealing or wish to appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC). It addresses the basics of appeals to the CAVC, explores the jurisdiction of the court, as well as outlines the CAVC appellate process." - publisher's description
KF 7713 V48
Veterans benefits manual
Latest received: 2015. LEXIS Law Pub. c1999-.
"This exhaustive manual is an indispensable guide for advocates who help veterans and their families obtain benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. User-friendly, well-indexed, and packed with practical information, it includes sample forms and briefs, flowcharts, checklists, citations to legal authorities, and other documents designed to streamline the claims process and save you and your veteran client valuable time. Written by practicing lawyers at the National Veterans Legal Services Program, this manual contains valuable insight and analysis from a team of experts on the front line of veterans law. Use their first-hand experience fighting for veterans' rights and their insider's view of the Department of Veterans Affairs to obtain the benefits your client earned. The Veterans Benefits Manual contains dozens of effective, battle-tested advocacy tips for veterans and advocates along with all the latest developments in veterans law." - publisher's description
Note: A newer edition of this title is available electronically.
KF 7745 V4
Veterans rights and benefits
By Jasper, Margaret C. Oceana. 2009.
"Veterans' Rights and Benefits is written for the returning and active soldier and his or her family in an effort to clarify those rights available to them, as well as explain some of the obstacles they may encounter in seeking them. Author Margaret C. Jasper explains in detail rights and benefits such as basic health care, including specializations including PTSD or amputation therapies; education and vocational rehabilitation, which spans from college education and funding to basic reintegration rehabilitation; compensation and pension benefits, applications, qualifications, and spousal support; home loans, applications, qualifications, and rate details; life insurance, terms of applications and extent of coverage; and burial and survivor benefits." - publisher's description
KF 7745 J37
When duty calls : Military leave and veterans' rights
By Hackerott, Cynthia L. CCH Inc. c2003.
This book discusses military leave in the context of employment, providing information on covered military service, reemployment obligations and eligibility at both the state and federal level, rights and benefits during military leave, and protection from discrimination and retaliation.
KF 7270 H33