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New Titles List for the Week of February 22, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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The war on terror and the laws of war: a military perspective. Second edition. Geoffrey S. Corn, James A. Schoettler, Jr., Dru Brenner-Beck, Victor M. Hansen, Dick Jackson, Eric Talbot Jensen, and Michael W. Lewis. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KZ6795.T47W37 2015

 

In this book, seven legal scholars draw on their experience of military service to address issues surrounding U.S. counterterrorism operations. The second edition has been revised to address recent developments.

 

 

 

 

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Women's rights are human rights. United Nations, 2014.

K644.W65 2014

 

This new UN publication offers an introduction to the international legal framework for the protection of human rights, with a specific focus on the state of women’s rights around the world. Also discussed are measures currently being taken to promote equality and combat discrimination and violence against women.

 


New Titles List

Estate Planning

Christopher J. Pettit. Texas estate planning & probate manual. Second edition. Juris Publishing, 2008.

KFT1340.P48 2008

Immigration Law

The immigration law sourcebook. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF4819.85.I46 2015

Information Privacy Law

John W. Kropf and Neal Cohen. Guide to U.S. government practice on global sharing of personal information. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF9223.K76 2015

Intellectual Property

Herbert J. Hammond. Texas intellectual property law handbook. Second edition. Juris Publishing, 2011.

KFT1530.H35 2011

Jury Practice

Committee on Pattern Jury Charges. Texas pattern jury charges: business, consumer, insurance & employment. State Bar of Texas, 2014.

KFT1742.6.A65B87 2014

Committee on Pattern Jury Charges. Texas pattern jury charges: general negligence, intentional personal torts, workers' compensation. State Bar of Texas, 2014.

KFT1742.6.A65T46 2014

Committee on Pattern Jury Charges. Texas pattern jury charges: malpractice, premises & products. State Bar of Texas, 2014.

KFT1742.6.A65T494 2014

Committee on Pattern Jury Charges—Criminal. Texas criminal pattern jury charges: general, evidentiary & ancillary instructions. State Bar of Texas, 2015.

KFT1783.A65G46 2015

Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Wayne Schiess. Preparing plain legal documents for nonlawyers. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF250.S34 2015

Legal Profession

Theresa D. Cropper and Anna L. Brown. Diversity in action: a manual for diversity professionals in law. American Bar Association, 2014.

KF318.C76 2014

Sentencing

John Bradley. Texas sentencing. Sixth edition. Juris Publishing, 2011.

KFT1783.2.A95 2011

Trusts and Wills

Steve R. Akers, Bernard E. Jones, and R. J. Watts, II. Wills road map: practical considerations in will drafting. Second edition. State Bar of Texas, 2014.

KFT1344.A92 2014


New Government Documents List

 

Combating forced labor and modern-day slavery in East Asia and the Pacific. Hearing before the Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 8, 2014.

KF26.F6354 2014a

Combating the Ebola threat. 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, second session, August 7, 2014.

KF27.F632 2014q

Examining the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, February 5, 2014.

KF27.E553 2014e

Federal real property: eliminating waste and mismanagement of real property assets. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 29, 2014.

KF27.O9432 2014h

Housing finance reform: essential elements of the multifamily housing finance system. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on examining the recommendations for the future of the multifamily housing finance market currently served by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily securities, October 9, 2013.

KF26.B39 2013zg

Hurricane Sandy: getting the recovery right and the value of mitigation. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, March 20, 2013.

KF26.H63 2013za

Impediments to job creation in Michigan. 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 6, 2014.

KF27.O9432 2014e

Justice for all: convicting the guilty and exonerating the innocent. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 21, 2012.

KF26.J8 2012p

Lebanon at the crossroads. 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, second session, February 25, 2014.

KF26.F625 2014

Legislative proposals to enhance capital formation for small and emerging growth companies. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session.

KF27.B514 2014b

Legislative proposals to reform domestic insurance policy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 20, 2014.

KF27.B54674 2014a

Medicare mismanagement. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session.

KF27.O9424 2014c

Nomination of John R. Roth. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session: nomination of John R. Roth to be Inspector General, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, January 8, 2014.

KF26.H63 2014c

Nominations of Hon. Carol W. Pope, Hon. Ernest E. DuBester, and Patrick Pizzella. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session: nominations of Hon. Carol W. Pope, Hon. Ernest W. DuBester, and Patrick Pizzella to be members, Federal Labor Relations Authority, September 25, 2013.

KF26.H63 2013zb

One year under Rouhani: Iran's abysmal human rights record. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa and 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, second session, July 19, 2014.

KF27.F64826 2014o

Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, Wednesday, June 19, 2013.

KF26.J8 2013g

President Obama's 2014 trade policy agenda. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 1, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014f

President's fiscal year 2015 budget. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, March 5, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014e

Renewed focus on European energy security. Hearing before the Subcommittee on European Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 8, 2014.

KF26.F6355 2014a

Should the Department of Commerce relinquish direct oversight over ICANN? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 10, 2014.

KF27.J85694 2014i