New Titles List for the Week of June 15, 2009

 

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Criminal Law
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Foreign Investments
  • Immigration Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Law
  • Legal Analysis, Research & Communication
  • Legal Education
  • New Journal
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

Jordan J. Paust, Jon M. Van Dyke, Linda A. Malone. International law and litigation in the U.S. 3rd ed. West, c2009.

KZ238.A2P38 2009

 

This unique course book provides a detailed focus on the use of international law in U.S. domestic legal processes. It discusses various forms of incorporation of international law into U.S. federal and state legal processes, questions of federal and state jurisdictional competencies regarding civil and criminal sanctions, hurdles concerning actual litigation and prosecution, extradition, and cooperation in both civil and criminal transnational law enforcement. It covers traditional topics such as the nature, sources, and evidences of international law; jurisdiction under international law; the law of the sea; and the use of armed force.

 

 

Miriam F. Weismann. Crime, incorporated : legal and financial implications of corporate misconduct. American Bar Association, c2009.

KF9351.W45 2009

                    

This book provides a complete re-examination of traditional legal rules and their application given how corporate crime has changed in the last decade. The focus is on organizational and corporate crime, as today the higher impact crimes have become organizational in nature. includes information on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and the new congressional vision for corporate governance; the theory of entity liability and the collective entity doctrine; the statutory tools used to prosecute organizational crimes; and differing mens rea requirements, including recent developments in the case law. The final chapter includes a post-Enron examination of new and proposed legislation with a focus on increased regulation in the field.

 

 


New Titles List

Criminal Law

 

Miriam F. Weismann. Crime, incorporated : legal and financial implications of corporate misconduct. American Bar Association, c2009.

 

KF9351.W45 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Federal Income Tax

 

Joint Committee on Taxation. General explanation of tax legislation enacted in the 110th congress : blue book. CCH, 2009.

 

KF6289.G46 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign Investments

 

Kees van Raad. Business operations in the Netherlands. Tax Management, c2009-

 

KF6289.A1T35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lian-Ee Teoh, Ching-Ling Seah. Business operations in Singapore. Tax Management, c2009-

 

KF6289.A1T35

 

 

 

 

 

Immigration Law

 

Immigration, crime and justice / edited by William F. McDonald. JAI Press, 2009.

 

K5001.M34 2009

 

 

 

 

 

International Business Transactions

 

The ABA guide to international business negotiations : a comparison of cross-cultural issues and successful approaches / edited by James R. Silkenat, Jeffrey M. Aresty, Jacqueline Klosek. 3rd ed. American Bar Association, 2009.

 

K1005.4.A22 2009

 

 

 

 

 

International Law

 

Jordan J. Paust, Jon M. Van Dyke, Linda A. Malone. International law and litigation in the U.S. 3rd ed. West, c2009.

 

KZ238.A2P38 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Analysis, Research & Communication

 

Frederick Schauer. Thinking like a lawyer : a new introduction to legal reasoning. Harvard University Press, 2009.

 

K212.S325 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Education

 

Dmitry I. Belov. Balanced item pool assembly in computerized adaptive testing. Law School Admission Council, c2009.

 

KF285.B455 2009

 

 

 

 

 

New Journal

 

Harvard law & policy review. Harvard Law School, c2007-

 

K8.A772

 


New Government Documents List

Competition on the Internet : hearing before the Task Force on Competition Policy and Antitrust Laws of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 15, 2008.

 

KF27.J836 2008n

 

 

 

National Silver Alert Act, the Silver Alert Grant Program Act of 2008, and the Kristen's Act Reauthorization of 2007 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, on H.R. 6004, H.R. 5898 and H.R. 423, July 15, 2008.

 

KF27.J8588 2008o

 

 

 

U.S. preference programs : how well do they work? : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, May 16, 2007.

 

KF26.F5 2007y

 

 

 

Protecting children from lead-tainted imports : hearings before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, September 19 and 20, 2007.

 

KF27.E5515 2007r

 

 

 

Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act of 2007 and the Smuggled Tobacco Prevention Act of 2008 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, on H.R. 4081 and H.R. 3689, May 1, 2008.

 

KF27.J8588 2008d

 

 

 

Business practices in the individual health insurance market : termination of coverage : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 17, 2008.

 

KF27.O94 2008n

 

 

 

Alternative fuels : current status, proposals for new standards, and related infrastructure issues : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, May 8, 2007.

 

KF27.E5524 2007o

 

 

 

NASPER : why has the National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Act not been implemented? : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 24, 2007.

 

KF27.E5546 2007u

 

 

 

Medicare program efficiency and integrity : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, April 18, 2007.

 

KF27.E553 2007p

 

 

 

Michael J. Bennett and Kevin Eveker. Options for deploying missile defenses in Europe. Congressional Budget Office, 2009.

 

UG745.E85B46 2009