Faculty Books

Professor Kenneth Vandevelde's Books
Professor Vandevelde's Books Published in 2009 & 2010 by Oxford University Press

Our dynamic full-time faculty is highly prolific, having authored more than fifty books and 550 law review articles. Some professors have published multiple books in consecutive years. Professor Kenneth Vandevelde published U.S. International Investment Agreements (Oxford University Press 2009), Bilateral Investment Treaties: History, Policy and Interpretation (Oxford University Press 2010), and the second edition of his book Thinking Like a Lawyer  (Westview Press 2011).  Professor Susan Tiefenbrun published two books in 2012 and one book in 2010: Tax Free Trade Zones of the World and in the United States (Edward Elgar Press 2012), Women’s International and Comparative Human Rights (Carolina Academic Press 2012), and Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities (Oxford University Press 2010).  To see all the faculty book listings, please visit the TJSL Faculty Profiles.

Book News

  • November 20, 2013
    LexisNexis Publishes 2nd Edition of International Withholding Tax Treaty Guide, Authored by Associate Dean William H. Byrnes and Dr. Robert J. Munro...
  • TJSL's Professor Byrnes Author for Two Tax Books Published
    November 5, 2013
    Summit Professional Network’s National Underwriter published two books of the 2014 edition of three-title Tax Facts series authored by...
  • October 17, 2013
    Professor Julie Greenberg has been awarded the 2013 Bullough Book Award by the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality for her book,...

Latest Faculty Books


The First Bilateral Investment Treaties: Friendship, Commerce and Navigation Treaties in the Truman Administration (Proquest 2012)

2013 Tax Facts on Insurance & Employee Benefits (with Robert Bloink) (with Richad Niles ed., National Underwriters-Summit Business Media 2012)

2013 Tax Facts On Investments (with Robert Bloink) (with Richard Niles ed., National Underwriters-Summit Business Media 2012)

"One L of a Year": Learning Strategies for Maximizing Your Success in Law School (Carolina Academic Press, 2012)

Nat’l Underwriter Advanced Markets (with Robert Bloink) (National Underwriters-Summit Business Media 2012)

Women and Human Rights Law (Carolina Academic Press, 2012)

Women's international and Comparative Human Rights (Carolina Academic Press, 2012)

Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters (NYU Press, 2012)

The Global Workplace: International And Comparative Employment Law – Cases And Materials (with Roger Blanpain, William R. Corbett, Hilary K. Josephs, and Michael J. Zimmer) (Aspen/KLI, 2d ed., 2012)

O’Connor’s California Practice: Civil Pretrial 2012 (Jones McClure 2012)

Sports Law, Policy and Regulation [a text for graduate and upper-level undergraduates to be published by Aspen, co-authored with Professors Mitten (Marquette), Davis (Wake Forest), Berry (formerly of Boston College), and Shropshire (of the Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania)] (forthcoming)

The Right of Conscience and the Meaning of the First Amendment (in this book, I argue that the First Amendment is intended to protect the right of conscience in its various forms) (forthcoming)

The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration, And Abuse (paperback) (NYU Press, 2012)


Teacher's Manual for Cases and Materials on California Civil Procedure (with David I. Levine and Rochelle Shapell) (Thomson West, 4th ed. 2011)

Fan Fiction and Copyright: Outsider Works and Intellectual Property Protection (Farnham, Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publ. 2011)

Clean Tech Intellectual Property: Eco-marks, Green Patents, and Green Innovation (Oxford University Press 2011)

Money Laundering, Asset Forfeiture & Recovery, and Compliance (a Global Guide) (available online) (ed., LexisNexis, New York 2011)

The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration and Abuse (Ed., NYU Press, 2011)

O'Connor's California Practice: Civil Pre-trial 2011 (with co-editors Julie Capell, David Levine, and Michol O'Connor) (JonesMcClure, 2011) 

California Civil Procedure in a Nutshell (4th ed. West 2011)

Tax-Free Trade Zones of the World and in the United States (Edgar Elgar Press, 2011)

Thinking Like a Lawyer: An Introduction to Legal Reasoning (Westview Press, 2nd ed., 2011) 

Mediation Ethics: Cases and Commentaries (Jossey Bass, March 2011)


Selected Provisions and Analysis of the Tax Relief Act of 2010 (with Robert Bloink) (National Underwriters-Summit Business Media 2010)

Learning Outside The Box: A Handbook for Law Students Who Learn Differently (Carolina Academic Press (2010)

The International Legal System, Cases and Materials (with Mary Ellen O’Connell and Naomi Roht-Arriaza) (Foundation Press, 6th ed., 2010)

Fundamental Perspectives on International Law (Thomson Wadsworth, 6th ed. 2010)

Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities (Oxford University Press 2010)

Bilateral Investment Treaties: History, Policy and Interpretation (Oxford University Press, 2010)