New Titles List for the Week of December 5, 2010

                                                                                                                          

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Mon Yin Lung


List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Analytic Methods
  • Constitutional Law
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • Criminal Law
  • Law and Economics
  • Licensing and Technology Transfer
  • Securities Regulation
  • Government Documents

 


Featured Resource List

 

 

J. Thomas Oldham. Texas marital property rights. 5th ed. Carolina Academic Press, c2010.

KFT1297.O42 2010

 

This book, written by Professor Thomas Oldham, is a survey of the important legal concepts regarding Texas marital property rights.  It includes a discussion of topics such as the community property system, disputes between unmarried people, dividing the community estate at divorce, and marital agreements. It also provides information about representing clients in divorce cases and drafting settlement agreements and divorce decrees. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael A. Olivas. Enrolling undocumented students : legal and policy implications. Magna Publications, c2010.

KF4243.O55 2010

 

This book provides the transcript of an online seminar presented by Professor Michael Olivas about the legal and policy implications of enrolling undocumented students.  It offers information about how educational institutions can craft admissions policies for undocumented students, establish proper tax and financial aid procedures, and create other student policies that are effective and legal. 

 

 

 

Take the witness : cross-examination in international arbitration / edited by Lawrence W. Newman, Ben H. Sheppard. 

K2400.T354 2010

 

This book, co-edited by Professor Ben Sheppard, serves as a reference for the arbitration practitioner who needs to master the art of cross-examination in the international arena.  It presents information about techniques of cross-examination, anticipating cross-examination in the presentation of witnesses, special considerations in the cross-examination of experts, and the cultural issues that may arise in this area.

 


New Titles List

 

Analytic Methods

Chris Smith. Programming F#. O'Reilly, c2010.

QA76.73.F16S45 2009

Franco Taroni, et al. Data analysis in forensic science : a Bayesian decision perspective. John Wiley, 2010.

HV8073.D286 2010

Constitutional Law

The promises of liberty : the history and contemporary relevance of the Thirteenth Amendment / edited by Alexander Tsesis. Columbia University Press, c2010.

KF4545.S5P76 2010

Continuing Legal Education

Fabené J. Welch. Oil, gas and energy resources 101 course. State Bar of Texas, c2010.

KFT1458.A1O457 2010

White collar crime 2008. American Bar Association, Center for Continuing Legal Education, c2008.

KF9350.W435 2008

Criminal Law

Carol S. Vance. Boomtown DA. Whitecaps Media, 2010.

KF373.V36A3 2010

Law and Economics

Behavioral law and economics / edited by Jeffrey J. Rachlinski. E. Elgar, c2009.

K487.E3B44 2009

Licensing and Technology Transfer

Ashwin van Rooijen. The software interface between copyright and competition law : a legal analysis of interoperability in computer programs. Aspen Publishers, Inc., c2010.

K1443.C6R66 2010

Securities Regulation

Securities regulation : selected statutes, rules, and forms / edited by Thomas Lee Hazen. Abridged ed. Thomson/West, 2009.

KF1434.S43 2009

 


New Government Documents List

 

Women in a changing China : roundtable before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 8, 2010.

KF25.C44 2010e

The war in Iraq : a legal analysis / edited by Raul A. Pete Pedrozo. U.S. G.P.O., 2010.

KZ6355.W39 2010

United States Parole Commission victim rights and notification : a summary of the rights of victims in the parole hearing process / U.S. Parole Commission, Department of Justice, 2009.

KF9763.U55 2009

The long-term budget outlook. Congressional Budget Office, 2010.

HJ2051.L66 2010

Strategies for maintaining the Navy's and Marine Corps' inventories of fighter aircraft. Congressional Budget Office, 2010.

VG93.U53 2010

The budgetary impact and subsidy costs of the Federal Reserve's actions during the financial crisis. Congressional Budget Office, 2010.

HB3722.K69 2010

Social security policy options / Noah Meyerson, Charles Pineles-Mark, and Michael Simpson. Congressional Budget Office, 2010.

HD7125.M475 2010

H.R. 4868, the Housing Preservation and Tenant Protection Act of 2010 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 24, 2010.

KF27.B546 2010e

Insurance holding company supervision : 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, second session, March 18, 2010.

KF27.B515 2010e

Community development financial institutions (CDFIs) : their unique role and challenges serving lower-income, underserved, and minority communities : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 9, 2010.

KF27.B5 2010f

Achieving the promises of the Americans with Disabilities Act in the digital age : current issues, challenges, and opportunities : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, April 22, 2010.

KF27.J8567 2010g

Health reform in the 21st century : employer-sponsored insurance : hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 29, 2009.

KF27.W3 2009n

Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, May 6, 2009.

KF26.J8 2009zc

Cracking the code : tax reform for individuals : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, May 13, 2008.

KF26.F5 2008r

The state of federal contracting : opportunities and challenges for strengthening government procurement and acquisition policies : hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, June 16, 2009.

KF27.O943 2009k

Piracy of live sports broadcasting over the Internet : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first and second session, December 16, 2009.

KF27.J8 2009x

A review of U.S. diplomatic readiness : addressing the staffing and foreign language challenges facing the foreign service : hearing before the Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, September 24, 2009.

KF26.H636 2009q

The Overdraft Protection Act of 2009 : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, October 30, 2009.

KF27.B5 2009zq

Health and product safety issues associated with imported drywall : hearing before the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, May 21, 2009.

KF26.C69317 2009i

The financial crisis and the role of federal regulators : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, October 23, 2008.

KF27.O94 2008x

The consumer wireless experience : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, June 17, 2009.

KF26.C69 2009a

The administration's proposal to revitalize severely distressed public and assisted housing : the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 17, 2010.

KF27.B5 2010e

The Medicare drug benefit : are private insurers getting good discounts for the taxpayer? : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 24, 2008.

KF27.O94 2008y

The FHA Reform Act of 2010 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 11, 2010.

KF27.B546 2010f

The administration's fiscal year 2011 research and development budget proposal : hearing before the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, February 24, 2010.

KF27.S39 2010d

47 million and counting : why the health care marketplace is broken : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, June 10, 2008.

KF26.F5 2008t

Trade Enforcement Act of 2007 : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, on S. 1919, May 22, 2008.

KF26.F5 2008u

Water resources needs and the president's budget proposal for the Army Corps of Engineers for fiscal year 2008 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 15, 2007.

KF26.E685 2007f

Monetary policy and the state of the economy : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, February 24, 2010.

KF27.B5 2010c

Should FDA drug and medical device regulation bar state liability claims? : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, May 14, 2008.

KF27.O94 2008z

Federal Bureau of Prisons oversight : hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 21, 2009.

KF27.J8588 2009c

Next steps for Honduras : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 18, 2010.

KF27.F6492 2010f

Bad company : Lashkar e-Tayyiba and the growing ambition of Islamist militancy in Pakistan : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 11, 2010.

KF27.F64827 2010f

Law enforcement responses to Mexican drug cartels : hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs of the Committee on the Judiciary and the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, March 17, 2009.

KF26.J83765 2009f

Neither appeasement nor improvement? : prospects for U.S. engagement with Syria : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, April 21, 2010.

KF27.F64827 2010h

Patent Reform Act of 2009 : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, on H.R. 1260, April 30, 2009.

KF27.J8 2009h

Research parks and job creation : innovation through cooperation : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, December 9, 2009.

KF26.C69 2009zb

Unwinding emergency Federal Reserve liquidity programs and implications for economic recovery : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 25, 2010.

KF27.B5 2010g