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New Titles List for the Week of October 2, 2017

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Biosecurity
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • English Law
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • European Union Law
  • Family Law
  • Federal Indian Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Refugee Law
  • Legal Education
  • Legal Practice
  • Legal Writing
  • Louisiana Law
  • Payment Systems
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Government Documents

 


Featured Resource List

 

property

 

Michol O'Connor & Rick McElvaney. O'Connor's Texas Property Code Plus. Jones McClure, 2017.


KFT1310.A29P76 2017


The 2017 edition of O'Connor's Texas Property Code Plus is a comprehensive Texas real-estate book including the entire Property Code and the most useful ancillary statutes, annotated with quotations from controlling cases. Co-authored by Professor Rick McElvaney, the 2017 update includes over 100 changes made by the 2017 Legislature, Legislative summaries organized by subject matter, a quick-reference chart identifying all amended and enacted sections and new annotations from cutting-edge case law.

cruel 

 

Marc Morjé Howard. Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American Exceptionalism. Oxford University Press, 2017.

KF9223.H69 2017


In Unusually Cruel, Marc Morjé Howard argues that the American criminal justice and prison systems are exceptional - in a truly shameful way. Although other scholars have focused on the internal dynamics that have produced this massive carceral system, Howard provides the first sustained comparative analysis that shows just how far the U.S. lies outside the norm of established democracies


New Titles List


Biosecurity

Christian Enemark. Biosecurity dilemmas: dreaded diseases, ethical responses, and the health of nations. Georgetown University Press, 2017.

JZ5865.B56E54 2017

Constitutional Law

Josh Chafetz. Congress's Constitution: legislative authority and the separation of powers. Yale University Press, 2017.

KF4565.C43 2017

Criminal Procedure

Joshua Dressler, Alan C. Michaels &  Ric Simmons. Understanding criminal procedure. Volume 1, Investigation. 7th ed. Carolina Academic Press, 2017.

KF9619.D74 2017

English Law

Martin Partington. Introduction to the English legal system: 2017-2018. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

KD661.P37 2017

William Rose & Roger Eastman, ed. Pleadings without tears: a guide to legal drafting under the civil procedure rules. 9th ed. Oxford University Press, 2017.

KD7453.R67 2017

European Court of Human Rights

Philip Leach. Taking a case to the European Court of Human Rights. 4th ed. Oxford University Press, 2017.

KJC5138.L43 2017

European Union Law

Ralph H. Folsom. European Union law including Brexit in a nutshell. 9th ed. West Academic, 2017.

KJE949.F55 2017

Ralph H. Folsom. Principles of European Union law: including BREXIT. 5th ed. West Academic, 2017.

KJE949.F553 2017

Family Law

Forrest S. Mosten & Elizabeth Potter Scully. Unbundled legal services: a family lawyer's guide. 5th ed. American Bar Association, 2017.

KF299.D6M67 2017

Federal Indian Law

Matthew L.M. Fletcher. Principles of federal Indian law. West Academic Publishing, 2017.

KF8205.F54 2017

International Commercial Arbitration

Margaret L. Moses. The principles and practice of international commercial arbitration. 3d ed. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

K2400.M65 2017

International Business Transactions

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. OECD transfer pricing guidelines for multinational enterprises and tax administrations. OCED Publishing, 2017.

K4542.O33 2017

International Refugee Law

Jason M. Pobjoy, Barrister, Blackstone Chambers.The child in international refugee law. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

KZ6530.P63 2017

Legal Education

Kenney F. Hegland. Introduction to the study and practice of law in a nutshell. 7th ed. West Academic, 2017.

KF273.H4 2017

Legal Practice

Richard Susskind. Tomorrow's lawyers: an introduction to your future. 2d ed. Oxford University Press, 2017.

K120.S87 2017

Legal Writing

Paula Baron & Lillian Corbin. Legal writing: academic and professional communication. Oxford University Press, 2016.

KF250.B376 2016

Terrill Pollman, Judith M. Stinson & Elizabeth Pollman. Legal writing: examples & explanations. 2d ed. Wolters Klower, 2014.

KF250.L398 2014

Louisiana Law

Mary Garvey Algero. Louisiana legal research. 3d ed. Carolian Academic Press, 2017.

KFL75.A44 2017

Payment Systems

Frederick H. Miller & Alvin C. Harrell. The law of modern payment systems. 2d ed. West Academic, 2017.

KF957.M554 2017

Tax Law

Donald B. Tobin & Samuel A. Donaldson. Principles of federal income taxation of individuals. 8th ed. West Academic, 2017.

KF6369.P67 2017

Trusts & Estates

Stanley M. Johanson. Johanson's Texas Estates Code annotated : with related statutes, including the Texas Trust Code, Summary of 2017 legislative changes, significant recent case decisions, and disposition and derivation tables. Thomson Reuters, 2017.

KFT1344.A352009A2 2017



New Government Documents List

 The impact of ISIS on the homeland and refugee resettlement : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session November 19, 2015.

 

KF26.H63 2015zk

Vietnam : why religious freedom and human rights are critical to U.S. national interests : hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, May 25, 2017.

 

KF27.F632 2017g

Various measures : markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session on, S. 371, H.R. 2484, H. Res. 351, H. Res. 354 and H. Res. 355, May 25, 2017.

 

KF27.F6 2017h

Revitalizing U.S.-ASEAN relations : hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, May 17, 2017.

 

KF27.F638 2017c

Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act : evaluating accreditation's role in ensuring quality : hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session on examining reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, focusing on evaluating accreditations role in ensuring quality, June 17, 2015.

 

KF26.L27 2015s

Oversight of the FDIC application process : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, July 13, 2016.

 

KF27.O94 2016x

Examining mismanagement in Office of Justice Programs grantmaking : hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, July 14, 2016.

 

KF27.O9432 2016j

Document production status update : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, January 7, 2016.

 

KF27.O94 2016h

Disappeared, jailed, and tortured in China : wives petition for their husbands' freedom : hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, May 18, 2017.

 

KF27.F632 2017f

Digital acts of war : evolving the cybersecurity conversation : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Information Technology and the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, July 13, 2016.

 

KF27.O9444 2016d

Helping the developing world fight terror finance : hearing before the Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, March 1, 2016.

 

KF27.B554 2016a

Oversight of the Judgment Fund : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, March 2, 2017.

 

KF27.J8566 2017a

Achieving the promise of health information technology : what can providers and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services do to improve the electronic health record user experience? : hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session ... June 16, 2015.

 

KF26.L27 2015t

Growing long-term value : corporate environmental responsibility and innovation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Children's Health and Environmental Responsibility of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 16, 2012.

 

KF26.E622 2012

The effect of borrowing on federal spending : hearing before the Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, March 29, 2017.

 

KF26.H6325 2017

Committee funding for the 115th Congress : hearing before the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, February 15, 2017.

 

KF27.H6 2017g

Foreign military sales : process and policy : hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, June 15, 2017.

 

KF27.F6489 2017d

Developments in the prescription drug market : oversight : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, February 4, 2016.

 

KF27.O94 2016u

A casino in every smartphone : law enforcement implications : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, December 9, 2015.

 

KF27.O94 2015za

The future of housing in America : government regulations and the high cost of housing : hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, March 22, 2016.

 

KF27.B54674 2016c

Puerto Rico's debt crisis and its impact on the bond markets : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, February 25, 2016.

 

KF27.B54428 2016b

Flood control infrastructure : safety questions raised by current event : hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, March 1, 2017.

 

KF26.E6 2017c

Infrastructure project streamlining and efficiency : achieving faster, better, and cheaper results : hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, May 3, 2017.

 

KF26.E6 2017d

Hearing on the nomination of Allison Macfarlane and re-nomination of Kristine L. Svinicki to be members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission : hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, June 13, 2012.

 

KF26.E6 2012b

Innovative practices to create jobs and reduce pollution : hearing before the Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, October 13, 2011.

 

KF26.E649 2011a

Hearing on the nominations of Kristine Svinicki (reappointment), Annie Caputo, and David Wright to be members of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and the nomination of Susan Bodine to be Assistant Administrator of the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency : hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, June 13, 2017.

 

KF26.E6 2017f

Tomah VAMC : examining quality, access, and a culture of overreliance on high-risk medications : joint hearing before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 30, 2015.

 

KF26.H63 2015zl

Examining federal administration of the Safe Drinking Water Act in Flint, Michigan : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session.

 

KF27.O94 2016v

Cybersecurity in the healthcare sector : strengthening public-private partnerships : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, April 4, 2017.

 

KF27.E5546 2017a

Examining management practices and misconduct at TSA : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session.

 

KF27.O94 2016c

Right to try : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, connecting patients to new and potential life saving treatments, February 25, 2016, exploring a right to try for terminally ill patients, September 22, 2016.

 

KF26.H63 2016m

U.S. interests in Africa : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, May 18, 2017.

 

KF27.F6 2017i

Pending public lands, forests, and mining legislation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on S. 160/H.R. 373, S. 365, S. 472, S. 583, S. 814, S. 815, S.1240, May 21, 2015.

 

KF26.E5582 2015c

Nominations of Sigal P. Mandelker, Mira Radielovic Ricardel, Marshall Billingslea, and Health P. Tarbert : hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, on nominations of Sigal P. Mandelker, of New York, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, Department of the Treasury   Mira Radielovic Ricardel, of California, to be Under Secretary for Export Administration, Department of Commerce   Marshall Billingslea, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, Department of the Treasury   Health P. Tarbert, of Maryland, to be Assistant Secretary, International Markets and Development, Department of the Treasury, May 16, 2017.

 

KF26.B39 2017b

Examining federal administration of the Safe Drinking Water Act in Flint, Michigan : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session.

 

KF27.O94 2016v

Reviewing the proposed revisions to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service mitigation policy : hearing before the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, September 21, 2016.

 

KF26.E648 2016g