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New Titles List for the Week of January 22, 2017

                                                                                                                          

These titles were recently acquired by the O'Quinn Law Library.

 

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Law professor and accidental historian: the scholarship of Michael A. Olivas. Ediberto Román, ed. Carolina Academic Press, 2016.

KF373.O44O45 2016

 

This new reader provides a timely examination of Professor Olivas’s groundbreaking scholarship, combining excerpts from his own work with commentary by other prominent legal scholars. Topics covered here include immigration law, civil rights, legal history, and the law of higher education.

 

 

 

 

 

Criminal law. Eighth edition. Paul Marcus, Linda A. Malone, Geraldine Szott Moohr, and Cara H. Drinan. Carolina Academic Press, 2017.

KF9219.C75 2017

 

Cowritten by Professor Moohr, Criminal Law provides a thorough introduction to the U.S. criminal justice system. The book is intended for use in a first-year law school course, with comments and questions designed to elicit meaningful discussion of issues of crime and punishment.


New Titles List

Bankruptcy

Scott B. Kuperberg. Understanding consumer bankruptcy: a guide for businesses, managers, and creditors. Business Expert Press, 2016.

KF1524.K87 2016

Business Litigation

Texas business litigation. 2017 edition. Sofia Adrogué and Caroline Baker, eds. ALM, 2016.

KFT1410.T49 2017

Commercial Law

Jan Dalhuisen. Dalhuisen on transnational comparative, commercial, financial and trade law. Sixth edition. Hart Publishing, 2016.

K1005.D35 2016

Comparative Law

Mary Ann Glendon, Paolo G. Carozza, and Colin B. Picker. Comparative legal traditions: text, materials, and cases on western law. Fourth edition. West Academic Publishing, 2014.

K583.G55 2014

Constitutional Law

Sanford Levinson. An argument open to all: reading The Federalist in the twenty-first century. Yale University Press, 2015.

KF4515.L48 2015

Criminal Procedure

ABA standards for criminal justice: fair trial and public discourse. Fourth edition. Kevin Scruggs, ed.

KF4765.A97 2016

Estate Planning

Mickey R. Davis. Davis's Texas estate planning forms. O'Connor's, 2016.

KFT1340.A65D38 2016

Federal Jurisdiction

James E. Pfander. Principles of federal jurisdiction. Third edition. West Academic Publishing, 2017.

KF8858.P45 2017

Health Law

Stephen S. Wu. A guide to HIPAA security and the law. Second edition. American Bar Association, 2016.

KF3827.R4G85 2016

Law and Politics

Angela Cummine. Citizens' wealth: why (and how) sovereign funds should be managed by the people for the people. Yale University Press, 2016.

HJ3801.C86 2016

Legislation

Victoria Nourse. Misreading law, misreading democracy. Harvard University Press, 2016.

KF425.N68 2016


New Government Documents List

 

Dying young: why your social and economic status may be a death sentence in America. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on examining health relating to social and economic status, November 20, 2013.

KF26.L277 2013c

Ending too big to fail: what is the proper role of capital and liquidity? Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, July 23, 2015.

KF27.B5 2015m

H.R. _____, the Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, April 16, 2015.

KF27.E5514 2015j

Helping Americans prepare for retirement: increasing access, participation, and coverage in retirement savings plans. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, one Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, January 28, 2016.

KF26.F5 2016

Improving the efficiency, effectiveness, and independence of inspectors general. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session February 24, 2015.

KF26.H63 2015e

IRGC Terrorist Sanctions Act of 2015. Markup before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade and the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred  Fourteenth Congress, second session on H.R. 3693, September 27, 2016.

KF27.F6489 2016h

Jihad 2.0: social media in the next evolution of terrorist recruitment. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session May 7, 2015.

KF26.H63 2015r

Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, on H.R. 2040, July 14, 2016.

KF27.J8566 2016e

Nomination of Dr. David Weil to serve as administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session ... December 10, 2013.

KF26.L27 2013y

Opportunities to improve energy security and the environment through transportation policy. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 24, 2010.

KF26.E6 2010h

Oversight of the Department of Justice. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, July 12, 2016.

KF27.J8 2016e

Oversight of the Transportation Security Administration: first hand and government watchdog accounts of agency challenges. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session June 9, 2015.

KF26.H63 2015m

Payroll fraud: targeting bad actors hurting workers and businesses. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session on examining payroll fraud. November 12, 2013.

KF26.L27 2013x

Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act. Markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives,  One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session on, H.R. 5931, September 14, 2016.

KF27.F6 2016w

Reforming the national security council: efficiency and accountability. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, September 8, 2016.

KF27.F6 2016x

The disrupter series: 3D printing. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, February 26, 2016.

KF27.E5514 2016c

The Dodd-Frank Act five years later: are we more prosperous? Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, July 28, 2015.

KF27.B5 2015n

Tunisia's struggle for stability, security, and democracy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, May 25, 2016.

KF27.F64826 2016i

U.S. humanitarian assistance to Syria: minimizing risks and improving oversight. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, July 14, 2016.

KF27.F64826 2016d

U.S. policy toward Lebanon. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, April 28, 2016.

KF27.F64826 2016h