New Titles List for the Week of April 18, 2010

                                                                                                                          

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

 

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Mon Yin Lung


List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Bankruptcy
  • Children’s Rights
  • Contracts
  • Digital Transactions
  • Education Law
  • Immigration Law
  • International Law and the Use of Force
  • Law and Psychology
  • Legal Aspects of Bioethics
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Rule of Law
  • Russian Law
  • Terrorism
  • Government Documents

 


Featured Resource List

 

 

Laurel E. Fletcher, Eric Stover. The Guantánamo effect : exposing the consequences of U.S. detention and interrogation practices. University of California Press, c2009.

KZ6495.F54 2009

 

This book, based on a two-year study of former prisoners of the U.S. government’s detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, provides information about the effects of the intelligence policies developed under the Bush administration.  Interviewing former detainees, the authors describe the events surrounding their capture, their years of incarceration, and the difficulties preventing many from resuming a normal life once returning home. 

 

 

 

 

Faye Fangfei Wang. Law of electronic commercial transactions : contemporary issues in the EU, US and China. Routledge, 2010.

K1005.W35 2010

 

This book compares the legislative frameworks of e-commerce in the EU, the US, China, and International Organizations.  It provides information about how to remove barriers to the validity of electronic contracts and signatures, enforce data privacy protection, and resolve questions regarding internet jurisdiction and choice of law.  It advocates modernizing and harmonizing the laws of electronic commercial transactions through the use of well-balanced, area-specific international agreements. 

 

 


New Titles List

 

Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy road map : navigating the landscape, avoiding the pitfalls. State Bar of Texas, 2010.

KF1524.B368 2010

Children's Rights

Mitchell A. Rosenwald, Beth N. Riley. Advocating for children in foster and kinship care : a guide to getting the best out of the system for caregivers and practitioners. Columbia University Press, c2010.

KF3736.5.R67 2010

Contracts

John D. Calamarie, Joseph M. Perillo. Contracts. 5th ed. Thomson/West, c2010

KF801.Z9C27 2010

Digital Transactions

Principles of the law, software contracts : as adopted and promulgated by the American Law Institute at Washington, D.C. May 19, 2009. American Law Institute Publishers, 2010.

KF905.C6P75 2010

Education Law

Philippa Strum. Mendez v. Westminster : school desegregation and Mexican-American rights. University Press of Kansas, c2010.

KF4155.S77 2010

Immigration Law

Galina Cornelisse. Immigration detention and human rights : rethinking territorial sovereignty. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, c2010.

KJC6044.C67 2010

International Law and the Use of Force

Prisoners in war / edited by Sibylle Scheipers. Oxford University Press, c2010.

KZ6495.S36 2010

Law and Psychology

Sherrie Bourg Carter. Justice for all : challenges of the mentally ill in the legal system. National Institute for Trial Advocacy, c2009.

KF480.B68 2009

Legal Aspects of Bioethics

Biomedicine and human rights : the Oviedo Convention and its additional protocols. Council of Europe Pub., c2009.

KJC6227.A41997B56 2009

Professional Responsibility

Lawrence J. Fox, Susan R. Martyn. Red flags : a lawyer's handbook on legal ethics. 2nd ed. ALI-ABA, c2010.

KF306.F69 2010

Rule of Law

Relocating the rule of law / edited by Gianluigi Palombella, Neil Walker. Hart, 2009.

K3171.R456 2009

Russian Law

Civil code of the Russian Federation / translated & edited by William E. Butler. Wildy, Simmonds & Hill, 2010.

KLB494.31994.A52 2010

Russian public law : the foundations of a rule-of-law state : legislation and documents / edited, with translations, by William E. Butler. 2nd rev. ed. Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishers, c2009.

KLA13.R87 2009

 


New Government Documents List

 

The Treasury Department's report to Congress on international economic and exchange rate policy (IEERP) and the U.S.-China strategic economic dialogue : hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on reviewing developments in international economics and the exchange rate policies of our key trading partners with an emphasis on the U.S.-China strategic economic dialogue, Wednesday, January 31, 2007.

KF26.B39 2007b

The effective regulation of the over-the-counter derivatives market : hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, June 9, 2009.

KF27.B515 2009c

Compensation structure and systemic risk : hearing before the Committee of Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, June 11, 2009.

KF27.B5 2009r

Preventing worker exploitation : protecting individuals with disabilities and other vulnerable populations : hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, on examining preventing worker exploitation, focusing on protecting individuals with disabilities and other vulnerable populations, March 9, 2009.

KF26.L27 2009e

Current issues in deposit insurance : hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, on strengthening deposit insurance and reviewing increasing the FDIC and NCUA's borrowing authority from Treasury, March 19, 2009.

KF26.B3943 2009f

Combating child pornography by eliminating pornographers' access to the financial payment system : hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, on drawing attention to the problem of child pornography and to highlight what financial service companies can do to eliminate it from the financial payment system, Tuesday, September 19, 2006.

KF26.B39 2006zb

Making sense of it all : an examination of USPS's station and branch optimization initiative and delivery route adjustments : hearing before the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 30, 2009.

KF27.O9425 2009o

Calculated risk : assessing non-traditional mortgage products : hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Transportation and the Subcommittee on Economic Policy of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, on the issues surrounding non-traditional mortgages and their possible implications for consumers, financial institutions, and the economy, Wednesday, September 20, 2006.

KF26.B3945 2006r

Regulatory restructuring : balancing the independence of the Federal Reserve in monetary policy with systemic risk regulation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 9, 2009.

KF27.B5368 2009n

Community and consumer advocates' perspectives on the Obama administration's financial regulatory reform proposals : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 16, 2009.

KF27.B5 2009s