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New Titles List for the Week of July 5, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Owen Fiss. A war like no other: the Constitution in a time of terror. The New Press, 2015.

KF9430.F57 2015

 

This book brings together a decade’s worth of writings on terrorism, U.S. national security policy, and the Constitution. Topics covered include torture, extraordinary rendition, surveillance, and targeted killings of terror suspects.  

 

 

 

 

Leila Kawar. Contesting immigration policy in court: legal activism and its radiating effects in the United States and France. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

K3275.K39 2015

 

Kawar’s new study compares immigration laws in the United States and France, and examines how the use of litigation in this area has affected government policy.

 


New Titles List

Business Torts

Business torts: a practical guide to litigation. Bradley P. Nelson and Jeffrey R. Teeters, eds. American Bar Association, 2014.

KF1250.B845 2014

Contracts

Elena D'Agostino. Contracts of adhesion between law and economics: rethinking the unconscionability doctrine. Springer, 2015.

K845.A34D34 2015

Charles M. Fox. Working with contracts: what law school doesn't teach you. Second edition. Practising Law Institute, 2008.

KF801.Z9F69 2008

Criminal Justice

Barbara Belbot, Craig Hemmens, and Michael R. Cavanaugh. The legal rights of the convicted. Second edition. LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2015.

KF9731.B45 2015

Family Law

Tracy Coenen. Lifestyle analysis in divorce cases: investigating spending and finding hidden income and assets. American Bar Association, 2014.

KF535.C64 2014

Immigration Law

Robert C. Divine and R. Blake Chisam. Immigration practice. Fifteenth edition. Juris Publishing, 2014.

KF4819.D58 2014

Intellectual Property

Robert Cunningham. Information environmentalism: a governance framework for intellectual property rights. Edward Elgar, 2014.

K1401.C86 2014

International intellectual property: a handbook of contemporary research. Daniel J. Gervais, ed. Edward Elgar, 2015.

K1401.I58297 2015

International Law

International due process and fair trial manual. Christopher  Kip  Hale and James P. Bair, eds. American Bar Association, 2014.

KZ7360.I585 2014

Law and Technology

Gabriel Hallevy. Liability for crimes involving artificial intelligence systems. Springer, 2015.

K5070.H35 2015

Legal Profession

Rod Boddie. Succeeding as outside counsel: a lawyer's guide to providing first class legal services from the client's perspective. American Bar Association, 2014.

KF311.B63 2014

Patrick Lamb. Alternative fees for litigators and their clients. American Bar Association, 2014.

KF316.L36 2014

Maritime Law

Tafsir Johansson and Patrick Donner. The shipping industry, ocean governance and environmental law in the paradigm shift: in search of a pragmatic balance for the Arctic. Springer, 2015.

K1150.J66 2015

Review of maritime transport 2014. John Rogers, ed. United Nations, 2014.

HE561.5.R48 2014

The South China Sea disputes and law of the sea. S. Jayakumar, Tommy Koh, and Robert Beckman, eds. Edward Elgar, 2014.

KZA1692.C55 2014

Time charters. Terence Coghlin, Andrew Baker, Julian Kenny, John Kimball, and Thomas H. Belknap, Jr. Seventh edition. Routledge, 2014.

K1182.A58T45 2014

Rule of Law

Rule-of-law tools for post-conflict states: archives. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. United Nations, 2015.

KZ6785.U55 2015

Transitional justice and economic, social and cultural rights. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. United Nations, 2015.

K5250.U54 2014

Secured Financing

Edwin E. Smith and Steve Weise. UCC Article 9 update: searching and filing under new amendments. Strafford Publications, 2015.

KF1050.S55 2015


New Government Documents List

 

Across the other pond: U.S. opportunities and challenges in the Asia Pacific. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 26, 2015.

KF27.F638 2015

Addressing the backlog in the federal employee retirement process. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, December 10, 2014.

KF27.O9428 2014h

An overview of the credit reporting system. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 10, 2014.

KF27.B5364 2014d

Child exploitation restitution following the Paroline v. United States decision. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 19, 2015.

KF27.J8589 2015b

Federal asset forfeiture: uses and reforms. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 11, 2015.

KF27.J8589 2015a

Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2015. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 526,  February 4, 2015.

KF27.J874 2015

H.R. 4526, the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 17, 2014.

KF27.E5524 2014j

Hearing on the nominations of Lisa P. Jackson to be Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Nancy Helen Sutley to be Chairman of the Council of Environmental Quality. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, January 14, 2009.

KF26.E6 2009a

Less student debt from the start: what role should the tax system play? Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 24, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014o

Markup of H. Res. 132, omnibus resolution for committee funding in the 114th Congress  Committee Res. 114-6, limitation on allocation of franked mail  H.R. 195, Election Assistance Commission Termination Act  and H.R. 412, to reduce federal spending and the deficit by terminating taxpayer financing of presidential election campaigns. Meeting before the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, held in Washington, DC, March 4, 2015.

KF27.H6 2015b

Nominations of D. Nathan Sheets, Ramin Toloui, and Maria Cancian. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on the nominations of D. Nathan Sheets, to be Under Secretary for International Affairs, Department of the Treasury  Ramin Toloui, to be Assistant Secretary for International Finance, Department of the Treasury  and Maria Cancian, to be Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, June 25, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014k

Oversight hearing on the Tennessee Valley Authority and the recent major coal ash spill. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, January 8, 2009.

KF26.E6 2009

President's fiscal year 2015 health care proposals. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 10, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014q

Roundtable discussion: pension modernization for a 21st century workforce. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, on examining pension modernization for a 21st century workforce, September 20, 2012.

KF26.L27 2012w

S. 33, the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session ... Thursday, January 29, 2015.

KF26.E55 2015

State perspectives: questions concerning EPA's proposed clean power plan. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 9, 2014.

KF27.E5524 2014k

The African Growth and Opportunity Act at 14 : the road ahead. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 30, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014r

The state of U.S. retirement security: can the middle class afford to retire? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Policy of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on discussing the state of retirement security, focusing on the challenges facing aspiring retirees following the recent financial crisis and how the level of retirement security impacts the economy, March 12, 2014.

KF26.B394245 2014c

The strategic importance of the Western Hemisphere: defining U.S. interests in the region. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 3, 2015.

KF27.F6492 2015

The trans-pacific partnership: prospects for greater U.S trade. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 4, 2015.

KF27.F638 2015a

U.S. Copyright Office: its functions and resources. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 26, 2015.

KF27.J8 2015a

U.S.-Korea free trade agreement: lessons learned two years later. Hearing before the Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 29, 2014.

KF26.F555 2014

Unconstitutionality of Obama's executive actions on immigration. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 25, 2015.

KF27.J8 2015b

Update on the latest global warming science. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, February 25, 2009.

KF26.E6 2009b