New Titles List for the Week of August 13, 2007

 

These titles were recently acquired by the O'Quinn Law Library.

 

Previous editions of the New Books List may be found in the archive.

 

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Administrative Law
  • Arbitration
  • Business Organizations
  • Chinese Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Civil Rights
  • Computer Law
  • Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Corporate Finance
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law
  • Education Law
  • Emergency Management
  • Employment Law
  • Ethics
  • European Union Law
  • Evidence
  • Family Law
  • French Law
  • Genetics and the Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Indian Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Enforcement of IP
  • International Law
  • International Organizations
  • International Tax
  • Internet Law
  • Labor Law
  • Law and International Economic Relations
  • Legal Education
  • Legal History
  • Legal Profession
  • Legal Reference Work
  • Legal Theory
  • Minorities
  • Public Health Law
  • Supreme Courts
  • Women and the Law
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

 

 

 

Lawrence S. Wrightsman

The psychology of the Supreme Court. Oxford University Press, 2006

KF8748.W753 2006

 

This book is the first to thoroughly examine the psychology behind the Supreme Court decision-making process. Dr. Wrightsman's book investigates all aspects of the Supreme Court's functioning from a psychological perspective including, the background of the justices, how they are nominated and appointed, the role of their law clerks, the power of the Chief Justice, and the day-to-day life in the Court.

 

Marsha L. Baum

When nature strikes: weather disasters and the law. Praeger Publishers, 2007

KF3750.B38 2007

 

This book is the first to examine the various areas in which law and weather meet and affect each other. Baum describes the law related to weather in the United States in the context of specific cases, legislation, and administrative legal action.

 

 


New Titles List

Administrative Law

 

Paul Craig EU administrative law, Oxford University Press, 2006.

 

KJE5602.C73 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Arbitration

 

David D. Caron, Lee M. Caplan, Matti Pellonpaa The UNCITRAL arbitration rules : a commentary, Oxford University Press, 2006.

 

K2400.C39 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Business Organizations

 

Sorcha MacLeod and John Parkinson, Editors Corporate governance, Hart, 2006.

 

K1322.C67 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Chinese Law

 

Feng Xu The law of China : dancing with the dragon in the 21st century, Graduate Group, c2004-2005.

 

KNQ443.X8 2005

 

 

 

 

 

Civil Procedure

 

A. Benjamin Spencer Acing civil procedure : a checklist approach to solving procedural problems, Thomson/West, c2005.

 

KF8841.S654 2005

 

 

 

 

 

Civil Rights

 

Arvind Sharma Are human rights Western? : a contribution to the dialogue of civilizations, Oxford University Press, 2006.

 

JC585.S495 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Massaron Ross, Edwin P. Voss, Jr., Editors Sword and shield : a practical approach to Section 1983 litigation, 3rd ed., Section of State and Local Government Law, American Bar Association, 2006.

 

KF1325.C58S96 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Computer Law

 

American Bar Association, Privacy & Computer Crime Committee, Section of Science & Technology Law Jody R. Westby, project chair & editor International guide to privacy, ABA Pub., c2004.

 

KF1263.C65I58 2004

 

 

 

 

 

Contracts

 

Yves-Marie Laithier, preface de Horatia Muir Watt Etude comparative des sanctions de l'inexecution du contrat, L.G.D.J., c2004.

 

KJV1760.L35 2004

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright

 

Thomas Dreier, P. Bernt Hugenholtz, Editors Concise European copyright law, Aspen Publishers, c2006.

 

KJE2636.C66 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate Finance

 

Frank B. Cross and Robert A. Prentice Law and corporate finance, Edward Elgar, c2007.

 

KF1428.C76 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Criminal Justice

 

Marian Liebmann Restorative justice : how it works, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007.

 

HV8688.L54 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Margaret Colgate Love Relief from the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction : a state-by-state resource guide, William S. Hein, 2006.

 

KF390.E87L68 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Criminal Law

 

Fiona Leverick Killing in self-defence, Oxford University Press, 2006.

 

K5171.L48 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frederic Stasiak Droit penal des affaires, L.G.D.J., c2005.

 

KJV3237.S73 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Education Law

 

Arthur L. Coleman and Scott R. Palmer Admissions and diversity after Michigan : the next generation of legal and policy issues, The College Board, c2006.

 

KF4155.C65 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Emergency Management

 

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, Martha Merrill Umphrey, Editors Law and catastrophe, Stanford University Press, 2007.

 

K1980.L39 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marsha L. Baum When nature strikes : weather disasters and the law, Praeger Publishers, 2007.

 

KF3750.B38 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Employment Law

 

Dipanwita Deb Amar The labor and employment lawyer's job : a survival guide, American Bar Association, GP/Solo, 2007.

 

KF8925.L33A86 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Ethics

 

J.K. Mason, G.T. Laurie with a chapter by M. Aziz Mason & McCall Smith's law and medical ethics, 7th ed., Oxford University Press, 2006.

 

K3601.M38 2005

 

 

 

 

 

European Union Law

 

Joseph Drew, Editor Redefining Europe, Rodopi, c2005.

 

JN30.R425 2005

 

 

 

 

 

Evidence

 

Douglas Walton Character evidence : an abductive theory, Springer, c2006.

 

K2271.W35 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Family Law

 

Alain Devers preface de Hugues Fulchiron Le concubinage en droit international prive, L.G.D.J., c2004.

 

KJC979.M37D48 2004

 

 

 

 

 

French Law

 

Nader Hakim preface de Michel Vidal L'autorite de la doctrine civiliste francaise au XIXe siecle, L.G.D.J., c2002.

 

KJV450.H35 2002

 

 

 

 

 

Genetics and the Law

 

Marcia Munoz de Alba Medrano, coordinadora Reflexiones en torno al derecho genomico, 1. ed., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 2002.

 

KGF3446.G45R44 2002

 

 

 

 

 

Immigration Law

 

Scott M. Borene, editor-in-chief, et al. AILA's global immigration guide : a country-by-country survey, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2005.

 

KF4802.A45 2005

 

 

 

 

 

Indian Law

 

Gary Jeffrey Jacobsohn The wheel of law : India's secularism in comparative constitutional context, Princeton University Press, c2003.

 

KNS2162.J33 2003

 

 

 

 

 

International Criminal Law

 

Thomas W. Simon The laws of genocide : prescriptions for a just world, Praeger Security International, 2007.

 

K5302.S56 2007

 

 

 

 

 

International Enforcement of IP

 

Steven D. Anderman, John Kallaugher Technology transfer and the new EU competition rules : intellectual property licensing after modernisation, Oxford University Press, 2006.

 

KJE2777.A96 2006

 

 

 

 

 

International Law

 

Ed Morgan The aesthetics of international law, University of Toronto Press, c2007.

 

K487.A3M67 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ronald St. John Macdonald and Douglas M. Johnston, compiled and edited by Towards world constitutionalism : issues in the legal ordering of the world community, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2005.

 

KZ3410.T688 2005

 

 

 

 

 

International Organizations

 

Thomas G. Weiss and Sam Daws, Editors The Oxford handbook on the United Nations, Oxford University Press, 2007.

 

JZ4970.O93 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chris de Cooker, Editor Accountability, investigation and due process in international organizations, Martinus Nijhoff, c2005.

 

KZ4850.A23 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andreas Zimmermann, Editor, et al. The Statute of the International Court of Justice : a commentary, Oxford University Press, 2006.

 

KZ6275.S733 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Young Sok Kim The law of the International Criminal Court, William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 2007.

 

KZ6311.K56 2007

 

 

 

 

 

International Tax

 

Michael L. Moore, Edmund Outslay, Gary A. McGill U.S. tax aspects of doing business abroad, 6th ed., American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, c2005.

 

KF6445.M66 2005

 

 

 

 

 

Internet Law

 

Lawrence Lessig Code, Version 2.0., Basic Books, c2006.

 

K564.C6L47 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Labor Law

 

Rosemary Owens and Joellen Riley The law of work, Oxford University Press, 2007.

 

KU1220.O94 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Law and International Economic Relations

 

Wilfried Bolewski Diplomacy and international law in globalized relations, Springer, c2007.

 

JZ1242.B64 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W. David Clinton, Editor The realist tradition and contemporary international relations, Louisiana State University Press, c2007.

 

JZ1305.R45 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christoph Antons and Volkmar Gessner, Editors Globalisation and resistance : law reform in Asia since the crisis, Hart, 2007.

 

KNC108.G56 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Education

 

Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus Mastering the law school exam : a practical blueprint for preparing and taking law school exams, Thomson/West, c2007.

 

KF283.D37 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Legal History

 

Thomas Glyn Watkin The legal history of Wales, University of Wales Press, 2007.

 

KD532.W38 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Profession

 

Sir Robert Megarry; edited by Bryan A. Garner A new miscellany-at-law : yet another diversion for lawyers and others, Lawbook Exchange, 2005.

 

K183.M44 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Austen L. Parrish, Dennis T. Yokoyama Effective lawyering : a checklist approach to legal writing and oral argument, Carolina Academic Press, c2007.

 

KF250.P37 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Reference Work

 

Linda J. Barris Understanding and mastering The bluebook : a guide for students and practitioners, Carolina Academic Press, c2007.

 

KF245.B37 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Theory

 

Michael Salter, Editor Hegel and law, Ashgate/Dartmouth, c2003.

 

K230.H43A2 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. Sharon Byrd and Joachim Hruschka, Editors Kant and law, Ashgate, c2006.

 

K457.K3K36 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Minorities

 

John McGarry and Michael Keating, Editors European integration and the nationalities question, Routledge, 2006.

 

JN34.7.E87 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Public Health Law

 

Barry S. Levy, Victor W. Sidel, Editors Social injustice and public health, Oxford University Press, 2006.

 

RA418.S6423 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Courts

 

Craig M. Bradley, Editor The Rehnquist legacy, Cambridge University Press, 2006.

 

KF8742.R467 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lawrence S. Wrightsman The psychology of the Supreme Court, Oxford University Press, 2006.

 

KF8748.W753 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Women and the Law

 

Sarah van Walsum and Thomas Spijkerboer, Editors Women and immigration law : new variations on classical feminist themes, Routledge-Cavendish, 2007.

 

KJC6050.W66 2007

 


New Government Documents List

St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works and Milk River Project : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, on S. 3563 ... Havre, MT, September 1, 2006.

 

KF26.E55 2006z

 

 

 

Pearce, Correll, and Myers nominations : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session ... July 20, 2006.

 

KF26.E55 2006za

 

 

 

CHIP at 10 : a decade of covering children : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health Care of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, July 25, 2006.

 

KF26.F5 2006n

 

 

 

Iran's political/ nuclear ambitions and U.S. policy options : hearings before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, May 17 and 18, 2006.

 

KF26.F6 2006j

 

 

 

Hurricane Katrina : Mississippi's recovery : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first [i.e. second] session, field hearing in Gulfport, Mississippi, January 17, 2006.

 

KF26.H63 2006m

 

 

 

Paying your own way : creating a fair standard for attorney's fee awards in establishment clause cases : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Property Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, August 2, 2006.

 

KF26.J8358 2006q

 

 

 

U.S. visa policy : competition for international scholars, scientists, and skilled workers : hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Citizenship of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, August 31, 2006, Richardson, Texas.

 

KF26.J8526 2006q

 

 

 

The terror finance tracking program : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, July 11, 2006.

 

KF27.B54428 2006n

 

 

 

Diversity : the GAO perspective : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, July 12, 2006.

 

KF27.B54428 2006o

 

 

 

Examining the impact of illegal immigration on the Medicaid program and our healthcare delivery system : hearings before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, August 10 and 15, 2006.

 

KF27.E55 2006p

 

 

 

Nuclear waste storage and disposal policy, and hydroelectric license extension and energy efficiency legislation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, September 13, 2006.

 

KF27.E5524 2006r

 

 

 

Cybersecurity : protecting America's critical infrastructure, economy, and consumers : hearing before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, September 13, 2006.

 

KF27.E555 2006r

 

 

 

Administrative Law, Process and Procedure Project for the 21st Century : hearing before the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, November 14, 2006.

 

KF27.J856 2006w

 

 

 

H.R. 5143, the H-Prize Act of 2006 : hearing before the Committee on Science, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, April 27, 2006.

 

KF27.S39 2006h

 

 

 

President's fiscal year 2007 budget with OMB Director Joshua Bolten : hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S.  House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, February 8, 2006.

 

KF27.W3 2006d

 

 

 

Hearing on implementation of the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement : hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, April 5, 2006.

 

KF27.W3 2006g

 

 

 

Fourth in a series on health care information technology : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, April 6, 2006.

 

KF27.W344 2006h

 

 

 

Charities and employment taxes: are charities in the Combined Federal Campaign meeting their employment tax responsibilities? : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, May 25, 2006.

 

KF27.W345 2006i

 

 

 

Hearing on issues relating to the patenting of tax advice: hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, July 13, 2006.

 

KF27.W3468 2006n

 

 

 

Social security service delivery challenges: hearing before the Subcommittee on Social Security of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, May 11, 2006.

 

KF27.W347 2006j