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New Titles List for the Week of September 21, 2014

                                                                                                                          

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Timothy K. Kuhner. Capitalism v. democracy: money in politics and the free market constitution. Stanford Law Books, 2014.

KF4920.K84 2014

 

With midterm elections just around the corner, this new book takes a critical look at the role of money in American politics, particularly the rise of super PACs and dark money groups in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. 

 

 

 

 

Hugh Thirlway. The sources of international law. Oxford University Press, 2014.

KZ1279.T45 2014

 

International law, traditionally defined by treaties and customary practice, has become an increasingly complex field with its own authorities and jurisprudence. This book examines and compares the asserted sources of international law, including custom, general principles, and international conventions.

 


New Titles List

Environmental Law and Policy

Committee on the Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Mississippi Canyon-252 Oil Spill on Ecosystem Services in the Gulf of Mexico. An ecosystem services approach to assessing the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The  National Academies Press, 2013.

TD427.P4E3 2013

Immigration Law

Sally Kinoshita. The U Visa: obtaining status for immigrant victims of crime. With Susan Bowyer, Jessica Farb, and Catherine Seitz. Immigrant Legal Resource Center, 2014.

KF4827.K56 2014

International Contracting

Giuditta Cordero-Moss. International commercial contracts: applicable sources and enforceability. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

K7350.C67 2014

Legal Analysis, Research, and Communication

The Oxford guide to effective argument and critical thinking. Oxford University Press, 2014.

KF250.S93 2014

Maritime Law

Joseph-Mathias Gérard de Rayneval. On the freedom of the sea. Translated by Stephen Peter Du Ponceau. Talbot Publishing, 2013.

KZA1348.G4713 2013

Mediation

The variegated landscape of mediation: a comparative study of mediation regulation and practices in Europe and the world. Manon Schonewille and Dr. Fred Schonewille, eds. Eleven International Publishing, 2014.

K2390.V24 2014

Oil and Gas

Monica Waloszyk. Law and policy of the European gas market. Edward Elgar, 2014.

KJE6729.W35 2014


New Government Documents List

 

Advancing U.S. interests abroad: The FY 2015 Foreign Affairs Budget. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, March 13, 2014.

KF27.F6 2014h

Advancing U.S. interests in the Western Hemisphere: the FY 2015 Foreign Affairs budget. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 9, 2014.

KF27.F6492 2014d

Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan: an enduring threat. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 20, 2014

KF27.F6489 2014e

Astrobiology: search for biosignatures in our solar system and beyond. Hearing before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 4, 2013.

KF27.S39 2013e

Breaking the silence on child abuse: protection, prevention, intervention, and deterrence. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Children and Families of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session ... December 13, 2011.

KF26.L2733 2011b

Evaluating public housing in the U.S.: reining in waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement at public housing. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 22, 2014.

KF27.O9432 2014c

Examining the IRS response to the targeting scandal. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, March 26, 2014.

KF27.O94 2014i

Health information technology: using it to improve care. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 24, 2013.

KF26.F5 2013t

Kimball, Lopez, and Regalbuto nominations. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on the nominations of Dr. Suzette M. Kimball, to be director of the United States Geological Survey  Mr. Estevan R. Lopez, to be Commissioner of Reclamation  and Dr. Monica C. Regalbuto, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Environmental Management), May 13, 2014.

KF26.E55 2014f

Mixed signals: the administration's policy on marijuana. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session.

KF27.O9432 2014b

Nominations of the 113th Congress, first session. Hearings before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, May 7 through December 17, 2013.

KF26.F6 2013m

Prescription drug shortages: examining a public health concern and potential solutions. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session ... December 15, 2011.

KF26.L27 2011za

Rebuilding the middle class: what Washington can learn from Iowa. Field hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session ... January 27, 2012 (Davenport, IA).

KF26.L27 2012e

Rethinking the Federal Reserve's many mandates on its 100-year anniversary. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 12, 2013.

KF27.B5 2013n

Rise of innovative business models: content delivery methods in the digital age. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 19, 2013.

KF27.J85694 2013i

The cybersecurity partnership between the private sector and our government: protecting our national and economic security. Joint hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 7, 2013.

KF26.C69 2013k

The debt limit. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, October 10, 2013.

KF26.F5 2013u

The State Department's Counterterrorism Bureau: budget, programs, and evaluation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 10, 2014.

KF27.F6 2014i

Their daughters' appeal to Beijing: let our fathers go! Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 5, 2013.

KF27.F632 2013zc

U.S.-Russia nuclear arms negotiations: Ukraine and beyond. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade  and the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 29, 2014.

KF27.F6489 2014d