New Titles List for the Week of December 12, 2010

                                                                                                                          

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Mon Yin Lung


List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Immigration Law
  • International Organizations
  • Judicial Process
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Legal Profession
  • Maritime Law
  • Sexual Orientation and the Law
  • Supreme Courts
  • Government Documents

 


Featured Resource List

 

 

Jonathan G.S. Koppell. World rule : accountability, legitimacy, and the design of global governance. University of Chicago Press, c2010.

JZ4839.K688 2010

 

This book discusses global governance organizations (GGOs), which have taken on prominent roles in the management of international affairs as they create and promulgate rules to address a host of pressing problems.  It also describes the two challenges faced by GGOs: building authority despite limited ability to impose sanctions and maintaining legitimacy while satisfying the demands of key constituencies whose support is essential to a global rulemaking regime.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheldon Krimsky, Tania Simoncelli. Genetic justice : DNA data banks, criminal investigations, and civil liberties. Columbia University Press, c2011.

K5431.K75 2011

 

This book explores how the United States has balanced the use of DNA technology, particularly the use of DNA databanks in criminal justice, with the privacy rights of its citizenry.  It also analyzes the constitutional, ethical, and sociopolitical implications of expanded DNA collection in the United States and compares these findings to trends in the United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, Germany, and Italy.

 


New Titles List

 

Immigration law

Navigating the fundamentals of immigration law : guidance and tips for successful practice / edited by Betsy Lawrence. 2010-11 ed. American Immigration Lawyers Association, c2010.

KF4819.A34 2010

International Organizations

The law of MERCOSUR / edited by Marcílio Toscano Franca Filho, Lucas Lixinski, María Belén Olmos Giupponi. Hart, 2010.

KH736.M47L38 2010

Judicial Process

Keith J. Bybee. All judges are political--except when they are not : acceptable hypocrisies and the rule of law. Stanford Law Books, c2010.

KF8775.B93 2010

Tom S. Clark. The limits of judicial independence. Cambridge University Press, 2011.

KF8775.C58 2011

Landlord and Tenant

David S. Hill, Carol Necole Brown. Landlord and tenant law in a nutshell. 5th ed. West, c2011.

KF590.Z9H45 2011

Legal Profession

Deborah Epstein Henry. Law & reorder : legal industry solutions for restructure, retention, promotion & work/life balance. American Bar Association, c2010.

KF315.H46 2010

Maritime Law

N. Geoffrey Hudson, Michael D. Harvey. The York-antwerp Rules : the principles and practice of general average adjustment. 3rd ed.  Lloyd's List, 2010.

K1173.H84 2010

Sexual Orientation and the Law

Stuart Biegel. The right to be out : sexual orientation and gender identity in America's public schools. University of Minnesota Press, c2010.

LC212.92.B52 2010

Supreme Courts

Paul Kens. The Supreme Court under Morrison R. Waite, 1874-1888. University of South Carolina Press, c2010.

 

 

KF8742.K46 2010


New Government Documents List

 

The condition of financial institutions : examining the failure and seizure of an American bank : hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, January 21, 2010.

KF27.B5364 2010

U.S. leadership in the International Whaling Commission and H.R. 2455, the International Whale Conservation and Protection Act of 2009 : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight and the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and GLobal Environment of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, May 6, 2010.

KF27.F64814 2010i

Nomination of David S. Ferriero : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate of the One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session : nomination of David S. Ferriero to be archivist of the United States, National Archives and Records Administration, October 1, 2009.

KF26.H63 2009q

C, K, or S : exploring the alphabet soup of small business choices in advance of tax reform : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, June 5, 2008.

KF26.F5 2008v

Contraband cell phones in correctional facilities : public safety impact and the potential implications of jamming technologies : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 15, 2009.

KF26.C69 2009zc

Joint hearing on certain aspects of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program : hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, June 18, 2009.

KF27.W3 2009o

Prohibiting price fixing and other anticompetitive conduct in the health insurance industry : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, October 14, 2009.

KF26.J8 2009zd

Transportation challenges and cybersecurity post-9/11 : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, December 2, 2009.

KF26.C69 2009zd

Rising costs, low quality in health care : the necessity for reform : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, June 3, 2008.

KF26.F5 2008w

Children and disasters : a progress report on addressing needs : hearing before the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, De[c]ember 10, 2009.

KF26.H63 2009y

Combating organized retail crime : the role of federal law enforcement : 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, November 5, 2009.

KF27.J8588 2009x

Disaster case management : developing a comprehensive national program focused on outcomes : hearing before the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, December 2, 2009.

KF26.H6316 2009x

Aviation safety : oversight of FAA safety initiatives : hearing before the Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, December 10, 2009.

KF26.C69 2009ze

Oversight of the Securities and Exchange Commission's failure to identify the Bernard L. Madoff Ponzi scheme and how to improve SEC performance : hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, on analyzing the SEC's oversight and examination of the activities of Bernard L. Madoff and Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, LLC and why it failed to identify the Ponzi scheme, and to assess recommendations for how to improve the regulatory performance of the SEC, September 10, 2009.

KF26.B39 2009zh