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New Titles List for the Week of July 7, 2013

                                                                                                                          

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Graham G. Dodds. Take up your pen: unilateral presidential directives in American politics. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.

KF5053.D63 2013

 

Take Up Your Pen is a study of the role of the executive order in federal law.  The author examines the history of presidential orders and proclamations in the United States, with particular emphasis on the ‘modern’ (beginning with Theodore Roosevelt) presidency’s use of unilateral action and its implication for the doctrine of the balance of powers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brett M. Frischmann. Infrastructure: the social value of shared resources. Oxford University Press, 2012.

HC79.C3F75 2012

 

Infrastructure is a social and economic study of commons management.  This book explains law and economics principles relevant to legal treatment of topics such as transportation, telecommunications, intellectual property, the environment and Internet networks.  The author also offers food for thought by discussing the policy consequences of valuation and demand-side economics for management and government policy.


New Titles List

Business Organizations

J. Mark Ramseyer. Business organizations. Wolters Kluwer, 2012.

KF889.R28 2012

Constitutional Law

Jerome A. Barron & C. Thomas Dienes. Constitutional law in a nutshell. West, 2013.

KF4550.B35 2013

Education

Donald E. Heller & Claire Callender, eds. Student financing of higher education: a comparative perspective. Routledge, 2013.

LB2337.4.S778 2013

International Trade

Anupam Chander. The electronic silk road: how the web binds the world in commerce. Yale University Press, 2013.

KZ1268.C47 2012

Law and Social Science

David Berg. Run, brother, run: a memoir of a murder in my family. Scribner,  2013.

KF224.B47B47 2013

Legal Aspects of Bioethics

Margaret Brazier & Suzanne Ost. Bioethics: medicine and the criminal law, volume 3. Cambridge University Press,  2013.

K4366.B73 2013

Legal Research

Susan T. Phillips. Legal research exercises: following the Bluebook: a uniform system of citation. West, 2013.

KF240.J631 2013

Mexican Law

Francisco A. Avalos. The Mexican legal system: a comprehensive research guide. William S. Hein & Co., 2013.

KGF150.A95 2013

Supreme Court

Eric J. Segall. Supreme myths: why the Supreme Court is not a court and its justices are not judges. Praeger, 2012.

KF8742.S434 2012

Trusts and Wills

Lisa Hanks & Carol Elias Zolla. The trustee's legal companion. Nolo, 2012.

KF734.H36 2012


New Government Documents List

 

HGH testing in the NFL: is the science ready? Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, December 12, 2012.

KF27.O94 2012ae

An examination of the Federal Housing Finance Agency's real estate owned (REO) pilot program. Field hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 7, 2012.

KF27.B514 2012f

Science parks: bolstering U.S. competitiveness. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology and Innovation of the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 18, 2007.

KF26.C69696 2007c

Consider pending nominations. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 2, 2007.

KF26.E6 2007ae

U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women. Hearing before the  Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, February 16, 2012.

KF27.J8588 2012n

Budget and spending concerns at DOE. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, April 18, 2012.

KF27.E5546 2012

For-profit schools: the student recruitment experience. Hearing of the Committee on Health  Education  Labor  and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session focusing on examining for-profit schools  focusing on the student recruitment experience  and undercover testing to observe marketing practices,  August 4, 2010.

KF26.L27 2010as

XM-Sirius merger and the public interest. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce,  Science  and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, April 17, 2007.

KF26.C69 2007ar

A review of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Committee on Science, Space  and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, January 24, 2012.

KF27.S3975 2012b

Promoting the development of antibiotics and ensuring judicious use in humans. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, June 9, 2010.

KF27.E553 2010f

NSF major multi-user research facilities management: ensuring fiscal responsibility and accountability. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, Committee on Science  Space  and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session,  April 18  2012.

KF27.S3984 2012

The fiscal year 2013 Department of Energy budget. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 8, 2012.

KF27.E5524 2012a

Extenders and tax reform: seeking long-term solutions. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, January 31, 2012.

KF26.F5 2012

U.S. Coast Guard budget and oversight. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere  Fisheries  and Coast Guard of the Committee on Commerce, Science  and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, April 18, 2007.

KF26.C69664 2007f

Examining the settlement practices of U.S. financial regulators. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 17, 2012.

KF27.B5 2012c

H.R. 3101, Twenty-first Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2009. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, June 10, 2010.

KF27.E5523 2010d

Examining NASA's development on the space launch system and Orion crew capsule. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, September 12, 2012.

KF27.S3995 2012b

Effects of developments in synthetic genomics.  Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, May 27, 2010.

KF27.E55 2010a

The impact of international technology transfer on American research and development. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, December 5, 2012.

KF27.S3975 2012c

The U.S. Antarctic Program: achieving fiscal and logistical efficiency while supporting sound science. Hearing before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, November 15, 2012.

KF27.S39 2012g

Improving the Federal Reserve System: examining legislation to reform the Fed and other alternatives. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 8, 2012.

KF27.B5373 2012d

The state of the American child: securing our children's future. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Children and Families of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session ... November 18, 2010.

KF26.L2733 2010c

Assessing developments in Mali: restoring democracy and reclaiming the north. Hearing before the Subcommittee on African Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, December 5, 2012.

KF26.F625 2012d

Evaluating current U.S. global food security efforts and determining future U.S. leadership opportunities. Hearing before the Subcommittee on International Development and Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs, and International Environmental Protection of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, November 28, 2012.

KF26.F646 2012

Prescription drug abuse: how are Medicare and Medicaid adapting to the challenge? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health Care of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 22, 2012.

KF26.F55382 2012

Internal Revenue Service Operations and the 2012 tax return filing season. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 22, 2012.

KF27.W345 2012

Music licensing. Part one: legislation in the 112th Congress. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, November 28, 2012.

KF27.J8647 2012r

Terrorist networks in Pakistan and the proliferation of IEDs. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, December 13, 2012.

KF26.F6619 2012a

Is  free trade  working? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Interstate Commerce, Trade, and Tourism of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, April 18, 2007.

KF26.C6934 2007d

Recent developments in NASA's commercial crew acquisition strategy. Hearing before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, September 14, 2012.

KF27.S39 2012j

Update on Toyota and NHTSA's response to the problem of sudden unintended acceleration. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, May 20, 2010.

KF27.E5546 2010d

Green jobs created by global warming initiatives. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, September 25, 2007.

KF26.E6 2007af

The impact of the Dodd-Frank Act: what it means to be a systemically important financial institution. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 16, 2012.

KF27.B5364 2012s

The national broadband plan: promoting broadband adoption. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, May 13, 2010.

KF27.E5523 2010e

The relationship between business and research universities: collaborations fueling American innovation and job creation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, August 1, 2012.

KF27.S3984 2012a