New Titles List for the Week of September 18, 2011

                                                                                                                          

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Antitrust
  • Constitutional Law
  • Copyright
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Evidence
  • Food & Drug Law
  • Immigration Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Law
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Maritime Law
  • Trade Secrets
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

 

 

 

Richard M. Alderman. Texas consumer law : cases and materials. 14th ed. Grail & Tucker, c2011. 

KFT1430.A938

 

This casebook, written by Associate Dean Richard Alderman, is designed to provide an understanding of Texas consumer law, with an emphasis on the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DPTA).  It presents the material in a combination of traditional case analysis and problem solving.  Because most Texas consumer law is statutory in nature, the book also includes a substantial statutory appendix containing the text of the DPTA and relevant state and federal statutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Law and legal institutions of Asia : traditions, adaptations and innovations / edited by E. Ann Black, Gary F. Bell. Cambridge University Press, 2011.

KNC79.L39 2011

 

The study of Asia and its plural legal systems is of increasing significance, both within and outside Asia.  This book offers a comprehensive assessment of 11 key jurisdictions in Asia. For each, it covers the historical factors that shaped the country's legal system and traditions, the sources and nature of the laws today, the key legal institutions, including what bodies have law-making and adjudicative authority, the legal culture, the legal profession, and new directions for the nation's laws and legal institutions.

 

 


New Titles List

 

Antitrust

The international handbook on private enforcement of competition law / edited by Albert A. Foer, Jonathan W. Cuneo, Randy Stutz, Bojana Vrcek. Edward Elgar, c2010.

K3850.I58 2010

Constitutional Law

Melvin I. Urofsky, Paul Finkelman. A march of liberty : a constitutional history of the United States. 3rd ed.  Oxford University Press, c2011.

KF4541.U76 2011

Copyright

Stephen Fishman. The copyright handbook : what every writer needs to know. 11th ed. Nolo, 2011.

KF2995.F53 2011

Environmental Law and Policy

Principles of constitutional environmental law / edited by James R. May. American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, c2011.

KF3775.P748 2011

Evidence

Michael H. Graham. Federal Rules of Evidence in a nutshell. 7th ed. Thomson/West, c2011.

KF8935.Z9G7 2011

Food & Drug Law

Guide to EU pharmaceutical regulatory law / edited by Sally Shorthose. Aspen Publishers, 2011.

KJE6191.G85 2011

Immigration Law

Forms & fundamentals / edited by Emmie R. Smith. 2011 ed. American Immigration Lawyers Association, c2011.

KF4819.A34 2011

International Environmental Law

Ulrich Beyerlin, Thilo Marauhn. International environmental law. Hart, 2010.

K3585.B47 2010

International Law

Edward Grosek. The secret treaties of history. 2nd ed. William S. Hein & Co., 2007.

KZ118.G773 2007

Landlord and Tenant

Marcia Stewart, Ralph Warner, Janet Portman. Leases & rental agreements. 9th ed.  Nolo, 2011.

KF590.Z9L43  2011

Maritime Law

Francesco Berlingieri. Berlingieri on arrest of ships : a commentary on the 1952 and 1999 arrest conventions. 5th ed. Informa, 2011.

K1188.A7B47 2011

John Schofield. Laytime and demurrage. 6th ed. Informa : 2011.

KD1834.D4S36 2011

Trade Secrets

The law and theory of trade secrecy : a handbook of contemporary research / edited by R.C. Dreyfuss, K.J. Strandburg. Edward Elgar, 2011.

 

K1577.D74 2011


New Government Documents List

 

A review of the Federal Aviation Administration's research and development program : hearing before the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, February 16, 2011.

KF27.S3995 2011d

Energy efficiency standards : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, to receive testimony on S. 398, a bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to improve energy efficiency of certain appliances and equipment, and for other purposes, and S. 395, the Better Use of Light Bulbs Act, March 10, 2011.

KF26.E55 2011f

Exports' place on the path of economic recovery : hearing before the Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, December 9, 2009.

KF26.F554 2009x

Expressing condolences to the people of New Zealand for the terrible loss of life and property suffered as a result of the deadly earthquake that struck on February 22, 2011 and expressing heartfelt condolences and support for assistance to the people of Japan and all those affected in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake and tsunamis of March 11, 2011 : markup before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session on H. Res. 139 and H. Res. 172, March 31, 2011.

KF27.F638 2011f

Learning from the states : individual state experiences with the healthcare reform coverage initiatives in the context of national reform (roundtable discussion) : hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress,  first session, on examining individual state experiences with the health care reform coverage initiatives in the context of national reform, April 28, 2009.

KF26.L27 2009u

Mental health and substance abuse parity : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 27, 2007.

KF27.W344 2007a

Moving forward after the National Transportation Safety Board report : making Metro a safety leader : 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, second session, September 23, 2010.

KF27.O9425 2010s

National security, interagency collaboration, and lessons from SOUTHCOM and AFRICOM : hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, July 28, 2010.

KF27.O946 2010o

Nomination : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 28, 2009.

KF26.F6 2009zr

Reviewing the national broadband plan : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, April 14, 2010.

KF26.C69 2010k

The 2010 census : participation of hard to count communities in non-response follow-up : hearing before the Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, April 30, 2010.

KF27.O944 2010h

The Coast Guard's fiscal year 2007 budget request : hearing before the Subcommittee on Fisheries and the Coast Guard of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, June 15, 2006.

KF26.C6933 2006k

Watching the watchers : the need for systemic reforms and independence of the State Department Inspector General : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, April 5, 2011.

KF27.F6 2011h