Best Urban, State & Local Government Law Books
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1. North Carolina Notary Public Manual, 2016
Author: by North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State
The office of notary public has a long and proud history in our society. Their work is rarely glamorous, but it is so important that the highest courts in the nation routinely accept properly notarized documents as evidence in legal matters.
In fact, the law governing notaries gives them the same mission as sworn law enforcement officers, “to serve and protect.”This new 2016 edition of the North Carolina Notary Public Manual, prepared by the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State, contains practical instruction, tips, and best practices, essential tools for North Carolina notaries public.
It provides updated information including the North Carolina Administrative Code section for notaries that was not in the previous edition. For already commissioned notaries, the book serves as a legally required replacement to the previous edition of the manual that notaries currently own.
2. The Educator's Guide to Texas School Law: Ninth Edition
Author: by Jim Walsh
University of Texas Press
Much has changed in the area of school law since the first edition of The Educator’s Guide was published in 1986. This new ninth edition offers an authoritative source on all major dimensions of Texas school law through the 2017 legislative sessions.
Intended for educators, school board members, interested attorneys, and taxpayers, the ninth edition explains what the law is and what the implications are for effective school operations. It is designed to help professional educators avoid expensive and time-consuming lawsuits by taking effective preventive action.
It is an especially valuable resource for school law courses and staff development sessions. The ninth edition begins with a review of the legal structure of the Texas school system, incorporating recent innovative features such as charter schools and districts of innovation.
Successive chapters address attendance, the instructional program, service to students with special needs, the rights of public school employees, the role of religion, student discipline, governmental transparency, privacy, parent rights, and the parameters of legal liability for schools and school personnel.
3. California Penal Code, 2021 ed. (California Desktop Codes)
Author: by Thomson Reuters Editorial Staff
California Penal Code provides you with the full text of the Code, plus selected provisions from the California Constitution and other California codes. It features: Relevant criminal rules from the California Rules of Court, including the latest criminal rules adopted by the Judicial Council Editorial notes that provide additional guidance in the construction and application of particular sections A Table of Sections Affected that indicates which Penal Code sections were modified by the previous year’s legislation Underlining that indicates additions or changes in statutes affected by the previous years legislation and asterisks that indicate deletions A detailed table of contents and index that facilitate the location of particular sections
4. The Law
Author: by Frederic Bastiat
Here, in this 1850 classic, a powerful refutation of Karl Marx’s Communist Manifesto, published two years earlier, Bastiat discusses: what is law?, why socialism constitutes legal plunder, the proper function of the law, the law and morality, “the vicious circle of socialism”, and the basis for stable government.
French political libertarian and economist CLAUDE FRDRIC BASTIAT (1801-1850) was one of the most eloquent champions of the concept that property rights and individual freedoms flowed from natural law.
5. North Carolina Crimes: A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime
Author: by Jessica Smith
UNC School of Government
The seventh edition updates the sixth edition with new offenses, legislative changes, and case law. New features of this edition include full case citations and case names replacing shortened case citations; a table of cases; and many new additional notes, such as those regarding charging issues, multiple convictions and punishments, defenses, and exceptions.
Also, an improved book design will make this edition easier to use and ensure that readers quickly find what they need. The seventh edition replaces the sixth edition, 2007, and all previous editions and supplements. The 2016 Cumulative Supplement to North Carolina Crimes is availbale for purchase .
The School of Government is excited to offer a new, web-based edition of North Carolina Crimes: A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime, Seventh Edition, 2012, by Jessica Smith. Your subscription includes future enhancements and updates to the product through March 1, 2018.
Features of the online version include-Keyword searching-Linking to cross-references-Printable pages throughout the site-Accessibility anywhere your electronic device can connect to the InternetCollapsible and expandable statutes. See the North Carolina Crimes webpage for more information about this title .
6. The Condominium Concept: A Practical Guide for Officers, Owners, Realtors, Attorneys, and Directors of Florida Condominiums (Condominium Concepts)
Author: by Peter M. Dunbar
A practical and popular guide to operating a successful condominium association in Florida. Working tool with forms and references to the latest Florida Statutes. For officers, owners, realtors, attorneys and directors.
7. The Law of Florida Homeowners Association
Author: by Charles F. Dudley
Completely updated guide to the laws governing homeowners associations in Florida. Cross-referenced to the latest Florida statutes, this book covers everything from creating and maintaining a budget to conducting productive meetings. Includes 27 forms that can be adapted to any association.
8. Arrest, Search, and Investigation in North Carolina
Author: by Robert L. Farb
UNC School of Government
This book covers the legal rules that govern an officer’s authority to enforce laws and to investigate criminal offenses. It also covers the basic rules of evidence in criminal cases. Supplementary material is placed in footnotes at the bottom of the text, and relevant case summary sections are located at the end of each chapter (for chapters 2-5).
Footnotes to the text and case summary sections include appellate cases and statutory references to assist in researching particular issues. The book is current with case law through June 2016 and statutory law through the 2016 legislative session. It contains a subject index and a case index.
The fifth edition replaces all prior editions and supplements. A free download of the table of contents and preface are available .
9. The Hidden History of the War on Voting: Who Stole Your Vote and How to Get It Back
Author: by Thom Hartmann
In California Vehicle Code, the full text of the California Vehicle Code is incorporated into a portable pamphlet, enabling you to reference the most current, complete text of the code. This publication also contains: Law Revision Commission comments and editorial notes that provide guidance in the construction and application of particular sections A table of Vehicle Code violations that qualify as infractions, misdemeanors, or felonies Extensive cross-references to related provisions throughout the California Constitution, California codes, and California Rules of Court
11. 2020 Cumulative Supplement to North Carolina Crimes: A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime
Author: by Jessica Smith
UNC School of Government
This supplement covers legislation enacted and case law decided from January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2020. It is an essential companion to North Carolina Crimes: A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime, Seventh Edition, 2012, which incorporates statutory changes made through the 2011 session of the General Assembly and case law through December 31, 2011.
Purchase of the 2020 supplement includes FREE and unlimited access to the online version of NC Crimes from the time of purchase through May 1, 2022. Online access is granted by a code printed in the front pages of the hard copy publication.