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The ABA Spanish Legal Phrasebook

Publication Year: 2010
Price: $34.95 to subscribe , $34.95 to renew (Term: 365 Days)
Author: Corinne Cooper, Samantha Snow Ward


Accurate communication between professionals and clients is critical. This is of particular concern when there are language and cultural differences. While many Spanish-language phrasebooks are available, most are geared to the travel market. This book is designed specifically for professionals who need to communicate with Spanish speakers about U.S. law.

This guide identifies common American legal phrases and concepts and provides accurate Spanish translations. The book is divided into sections based on substantive areas of law including criminal law, family law, labor and employment law, personal injury and medical malpractice, immigration, bankruptcy, and business law.

In addition, a handy pronunciation guide makes communication a breeze. Whether or not you are bi-lingual, if you have Spanish-speaking clients, this book is the one reference you'll use every day to improve your client communications.

The National Security Implications of Immigration Law

Publication Year: 2012
Price: $149.95 to subscribe , $149.95 to renew (Term: 365 Days)
Author: Arthur Rizer


Author Arthur Rizer is a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, and adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center. Rizer developed a casebook for his Georgetown class on the intersection of immigration law and national security issues, and expanded the casebook into this new handbook from the American Bar Association. Immigration law is unique in its national security applications because, while it may be used as a mechanism for keeping the enemy out, it is also the apparatus for entry into the United States. Viewing "national security" in its broadest meaning, there is a clear security interest in maintaining the integrity of the borders while simultaneously preserving our role as a nation that offers refuge. The National Security Implications of Immigration Law examines this topic first by conducting a historical overview of using immigration law for national security purposes, and then exploring the laws and cases more...