Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law by Shae Irving; Nolo EditorsEverything you wanted to know about the law, but couldn't afford to ask. The law affects practically every aspect of our lives, and legal questions come up daily. When they do, turn to Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, a handy, information-packed desk reference. Written by Nolo's expert team of attorneys, this book answers more than 1,000 of the most frequently asked questions about everyday legal issues, including: Credit & debt Privacy rights Workplace rights Child custody & support Wills & trusts Elder care Buying a house Bankruptcy Divorce Noisy neighbors Small claims court Home businesses Domestic violence Name changes Adoption Searches & seizures Traffic accidents Tenant rights Inventions Criminal law The 10th edition is completely updated to reflect the latest laws, government agency contacts, and resources. There's also a helpful glossary of legal terms and an appendix on how to do your own legal research.
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Indian Treaties in the United States by Donald L. Fixico (Editor)This book examines the treaties that promised self-government, financial assistance, cultural protections, and land to the more than 565 tribes of North America (including Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada). * Examines more than twenty primary source documents from treaties made between American Indians and the U.S. government between the late 18th and 19th centuries * Contextualizes primary source documents with essays on topics such as treaty-making, the American Indian perspective, and treaties made between the Civil War and Reconstruction period to help students more fully understand their significance * Includes images of original, signed treaties negotiated between tribes and the U.S. government, which offers visual learners concrete evidence by which to connect with the events that transpired * Includes key terms such as "doctrine of discovery," "guardianship," and "sovereignty," enabling students to grasp the complexity of federal negotiations