New Titles List for the Week of August 25, 2008

 

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

 

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Law
  • Government Documents

 


Featured Resource List

Hans Christian Bugge & Christina Voigt

Sustainable development in international and national law: what did the Brundtland report do to legal thinking and legal development, and where can we go from here? Europa Law Publishing, 2008.

K3585.S965 2008

 

Published to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1987 report of the Brundtland Commission, this book brings together scholars in environmental law to discuss legal theories on sustainable development and how these theories may be implemented.  Also included are discussions on the advancement of the concept of sustainable development in European law, international law, international trade, investment law, and within the ‘climate change’ regime.

 

 

Richard K. Gardiner

Treaty interpretation, Oxford University Press, 2008.

KZ1304.G37 2008

 

The rules of treaty interpretation differ somewhat from typical rules for interpreting legal instruments and legislation within national legal systems. This book explains the rules for interpretation of treaties and gives examples of their application in national and international jurisdictions.

 

 

 


New Titles List

Continuing Legal Education

 

Byron F. Egan Choice of structuring of entities after margin tax first filing season and Texas business organizations code, State Bar of Texas, c2008.

 

KFT1413.A75C46 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chad Baruch Bill of rights course 2008, State Bar of Texas, c2008.

 

KF4749.A2B55 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel J. Goldberg Nuts & bolts of collections and creditors' rights course 2008, State Bar of Texas, c2008.

 

KFT1367.C6N88 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David K. Waggoner, Trace R. Blair Agricultural law course 2008, State Bar of Texas, c2008.

 

KFT1439.A75A57 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Georgina M. Benavides Soaking up some CLE : a South Texas litigation seminar, State Bar of Texas, c2008.

 

KFT1740.A75S63 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H.E. Mendez Jury trial in a box, State Bar of Texas, c2008.

 

KFT1294.5.A75J87 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hunter Wyatt Burkhalter and Kenneth C. Kaye Nuts and bolts of water rights 2008, State Bar of Texas, c2008.

 

KFT1646.A75N88 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John V. Jansonius Employee benefits law course, State Bar of Texas, c2008.

 

KF3509.A75E47 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael C. Smith Causes of action, State Bar of Texas, c2008.

 

KFT1733.A75C38 2008

 

 

 

 

 

International Environmental Law

 

Hans Christian Bugge & Christina Voigt Sustainable development in international and national law : what did the Brundtland report do to legal thinking and legal development, and where can we go from here? Europa Law Publishing, 2008.

 

K3585.S965 2008

 

 

 

 

 

International Law

 

Richard K. Gardiner Treaty interpretation, Oxford University Press, 2008.

 

KZ1304.G37 2008

 


New Government Documents List

APEC 2007 : advancing U.S. exports to the Asia-Pacific region : hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, September 25, 2007.

 

KF27.F638 2007r

 

 

 

Authorizing supplemental environmental projects to incent reductions of diesel emissions : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, on H.R. 3754, February 13, 2008.

 

KF27.E5524 2008d

 

 

 

Hearing to assess impact of recent changes to programs assisting low-income families : hearing before the Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 6, 2007.

 

KF27.W3464 2007f

 

 

 

Inadvertent file sharing over peer-to-peer networks : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 24, 2007.

 

KF27.G6 2007o

 

 

 

International piracy : the challenges of protecting intellectual property in the 21st century : hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 18, 2007.

 

KF27.J857 2007u

 

 

 

Justice denied : implementation of the Hometown Heroes Survivors Benefits Act : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 4, 2007.

 

KF26.J8 2007zf

 

 

 

Katrina redevelopment tax issues : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 13, 2007.

 

KF27.W345 2007e

 

 

 

Next generation border and maritime security technologies : H.R. 3916 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 2, 2007.

 

KF27.S39955 2007v

 

 

 

Preparing for 2010 : is the Census Bureau ready for the job ahead? : hearing before the Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 17, 2007.

 

KF26.H632 2007n

 

 

 

Preserving and expanding minority banks : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 30, 2007.

 

KF27.B54428 2007u

 

 

 

President's fiscal year 2008 budget (Medicaid and Medicare proposals) : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, February 7, 2007.

 

KF26.F5 2007e

 

 

 

President's fiscal year 2008 budget (revenue proposals) : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, February 6, 2007.

 

KF26.F5 2007f

 

 

 

Reform to the Presidential library donation disclosure process : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, February 28, 2007.

 

KF27.G6 2007j

 

 

 

Regulatory preemption : are federal agencies usurping congressional and state authority? : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, September 12, 2007.

 

KF26.J8 2007ze

 

 

 

Stifling or stimulating : the role of gene patents in research and genetic testing : hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 30, 2007.

 

KF27.J857 2007t

 

 

 

The Six-party process : progress and perils in North Korea's denuclearization : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment and the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 25, 2007.

 

KF27.F638 2007u

 

 

 

The Surgeon General's vital mission : challenges for the future : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 10, 2007.

 

KF27.G6 2007n

 

 

 

With Castro stepping down, what is next for Cuba and the Western Hemisphere? : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, March 5, 2008.

 

KF27.F6492 2008e