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New Titles List for the Week of January 18, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Daniel Reisberg. The science of perception and memory: a pragmatic guide for the justice system. Oxford University Press, 2014.

BF371.R374 2015

 

From police investigations to eyewitness testimony, our justice system depends on human perception and memory. So how do we guard against their fallibility? This book addresses that question using the latest findings in forensic and cognitive psychology, presented in a clear, accessible style. 

 

 

 

 

Neil Foley. Mexicans in the making of America. Harvard University Press, 2014.

E184.M5F65 2014

 

At once a history of the Mexican-American experience and a study of the ways in which that history shapes current immigration policy, this book emphasizes the cultural and economic ties that bind the United States to its southern neighbor.


New Titles List

Civil Rights

Connie de la Vega. Dictionary of international human rights law. Edward Elgar, 2013.

K3239.6.V44 2013

Commercial Law

Brian Kelly. Bitcoin big bang: how alternative currencies are about to change the world. John Wiley & Sons, 2015.

HF5548.32.K45 2015

Family Law

Marc J. Ackerman. Psychological experts in divorce actions. Sixth edition. Wolters Kluwer, 2015.

KF8965.A93 2015

International Tax

International tax controversies: a practical guide. Philip R. West, J. Walker Johnson, Michael Durst, and Amanda Varma. Practising Law Institute, 2014.

KF6499.I57I58 2014

Jurisprudence

Michael Robertson. Stanley Fish on philosophy, politics and law: how Fish works. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

K230.F57R63 2014

Personal and Professional Ethics

W. Bradley Wendel. Ethics and law: an introduction. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

K123.W46 2014

Products Liability

David G. Owen. Products liability law. Third edition. West Academic Publishing, 2015.

KF1296.O835 2015

Sales and Leasing

James Brook. Sales and leases: examples & explanations. Seventh edition. Wolters Kluwer, 2015.

KF915.Z9B74 2015


New Government Documents List

 

Abuse of structured financial products: misusing basket options to avoid taxes and leverage limits. Hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 22, 2014.

KF26.H634 2014c

Cartel prosecution: stopping price fixers and protecting consumers. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 14, 2013.

KF26.J8352 2013b

Competition in the video and broadband markets: the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 8, 2014.

KF27.J874 2014e

Creating a housing finance system built to last: ensuring access for community institutions. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on examining community banks and credit unions in the current housing market, including the key challenges and opportunities facing these institutions seeking access to the secondary market, July 23, 2013.

KF26.B3956 2013b

Data security: examining efforts to protect Americans' financial information. 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, March 5, 2014.

KF27.B5364 2014a

Denouncing the use of civilians as human shields by Hamas and other terrorist organizations in violation of International Humanitarian Law  and condemning the murder of Israeli and Palestinian children in Israel and the ongoing and escalating violence in that country. Markup before the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session on H. Con. Res. 107 and H. Res. 665, July 25, 2014.

KF27.F64826 2014m

Examining prospects for democratic reform and economic recovery in Zimbabwe. Hearing before the Subcommittee on African Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, June 18, 2013.

KF26.F625 2013b

Nominations of Karen Dynan and Richard G. Frank. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on the nominations of Karen Dynan, to be assistant secretary for economic policy, Department of the Treasury and Richard G. Frank, to be assistant secretary for planning and evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services, January 30, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014a

Oversight of the federal workforce: the viability of the Senior Executive Service. 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, July 11, 2014.

KF27.O9428 2014d

Pension savings: are workers saving enough for retirement? Hearing before the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session ... January 31, 2013.

KF26.L27 2013a

Political, economic, and security situation in North Africa. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 21, 2013.

KF26.F6619 2013b

Russia's destabilization of Ukraine. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 8, 2014.

KF27.F6 2014y

Security and governance in Somalia: consolidating gains, confronting challenges, and charting the path forward. Hearing before the Subcommittee on African Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, October 6, 2013.

KF26.F625 2013c

Surface transportation reauthorization: local perspectives on moving America. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 15, 2014.

KF26.C69914 2014a

The impact of patent assertion entities on innovation and the economy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 14, 2013.

KF27.E5546 2013n

The president's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal for the Postal Service. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 8, 2014.

KF27.O94 2014s

The semi-annual report of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, January 28, 2014.

KF27.B5 2014a

The transition in Afghanistan. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 10, 2013.

KF26.F6 2013o