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New Titles List for the Week of April 12, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier. Imprisoned by the past: Warren McCleskey and the American death penalty. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF9227.C2K57 2015

 

In McClesky v. Kemp, the U.S. Supreme Court held that statistical evidence of racial disparity in the application of the death penalty was not enough to overturn the sentence of an individual defendant. This book tells the story of Warren McClesky, and argues that his case is illustrative of the history of race and the death penalty in America. 

 

 

 

 

The evolution and equilibrium of copyright in the digital age. Susy Frankel and Daniel Gervais, eds. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

K1447.95.E96 2014

 

This book provides an overview of copyright issues in the digital age, with contributions from a number of experts in the field. Topics covered include collective management, Chinese copyright law, liability of online intermediaries, and criminal enforcement of  intellectual property rights.


New Titles List

Biotechnology

Katerina Sideri. Bioproperty, biomedicine and deliberative governance: patents as discourse on life. Ashgate, 2014.

KJE2751.B55S53 2014

Children's Rights

Litigating the rights of the child: the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in domestic and international jurisprudence. Ton Liefaard, Jaap E. Doek, eds. Springer, 2015.

K639.A41989L58 2015

Civil Procedure

Jack H. Friedenthal, Mary Kay Kane, and Arthur R. Miller. Civil procedure. Fifth edition. West Academic Publishing, 2015.

KF8840.F72 2015

Comparative Law

H. Patrick Glenn. Legal traditions of the world: sustainable diversity in law. Fifth edition. Oxford University Press, 2014.

K559.G545 2014

Criminal Justice

Jim Petro and Nancy Petro. False justice: eight myths that convict the innocent. Revised edition. Routledge, 2015.

KF9756.P47 2015

Death Penalty

Moving away from the death penalty: arguments, trends and perspectives. Ivan Šimonović, ed. United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner, 2014.

K5104.M68 2014

Education Law

Kern Alexander, M. David Alexander. The law of schools, students and teachers in a nutshell. Fifth edition. West Academic Publishing, 2015.

KF4119.A43 2015

Environmental Law and Policy

Michael J. Lynch, Ronald G. Burns, and Paul B. Stretesky. Environmental law, crime, and justice. Second edition. LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2014.

KF3775.B875 2014

Climate change impacts on ocean and coastal law: U.S. and international perspectives. Randall S. Abate, ed. Oxford University Press, 2015.

K3585.5.C554 2015

Federal Courts

Federal courts stories. Vicki C. Jackson and Judith Resnik, eds. Foundation Press, 2010.

KF8719.F429 2010

First Amendment

Whistleblowers, leaks and the media: the First Amendment and national security. Paul Rosenzweig, Timothy J. McNulty, Ellen Shearer, eds. American Bar Association, 2014.

KF3471.W49 2014

Law and Psychology

Alan T. Radnor. Cross-examining psychiatrists and psychologists: a practical guide. American Bar Association, 2014.

KF8965.R33 2014

Legal Education

Legal education: simulation in theory and practice. Caroline Strevens, Richard Grimes, Edward Phillips, eds. Ashgate, 2014.

K100.L44 2014

Legal Profession

Nelson P. Miller, Mark A. Michon, and Paul T. Sorensen. Lawyer finances: principles and practices for personal and professional financial success. Vandeplas Publishing, 2014.

K129.M55 2014

Legal Research

Making law and courts research relevant: the normative implications of empirical research. Brandon L. Bartels and Chris W. Bonneau, eds. Routledge, 2015.

KF389.M35 2015

Remedies

Damages (bodily injury, wrongful death, survival, compensatory, punitive): a state-by-state summary. Chad Marchand, Meade Mitchell, eds. American Bar Association, 2014.

KF1250.D33 2014

Sports Law

Marc Edelman and Geoffrey Christopher Rapp. Careers in sports law. American Bar Association, 2014.

KF299.S66E34 2014

Tax Law

Nuts and bolts of tax penalties, 2015: a primer on the standards, procedures and defenses relating to civil and criminal tax penalties. Bryan C. Skarlatos, chair. Practising Law Institute, 2015.

KF6321.A75N88 2015

War and Emergency Powers

James P. Terry. The Commander-in-Chief. Carolina Academic Press, 2015.

KF5060.T465 2015

White Collar Crime

Research handbook on money laundering. Brigitte Unger and Daan van der Linde, eds. Edward Elgar, 2013.

K5223.R47 2013


New Government Documents List

 

Allegations of discrimination and retaliation and the CFPB management culture. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 30, 2014.

KF27.B54428 2014d

Bringing our transit infrastructure to a state of good repair. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on examining the state-of-good-repair needs of the nation's transit infrastructure, and the federal role in addressing these needs, May 22, 2014.

KF26.B39452 2014

Countering ISIS: are we making progress? Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, December  10, 2014.

KF27.F6 2014zf

Fighting Ebola: a ground-level view. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, November 18, 2014.

KF27.F632 2014s

Honorable nomination. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on nomination of Colette D. Honorable to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, December 4, 2014.

KF26.E55 2014m

Is academic freedom threatened by China's influence on U.S universities? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, December 4, 2014.

KF27.F632 2014t

ISIS and the threat from foreign fighters. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade and the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, December 2, 2014.

KF 27.F6489 2014h

Natural gas drilling: public health and environmental impacts. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife and the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, April 12, 2011.

KF26.E682 2011

Nomination of Nani A. Coloretti. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on the nomination of Nani A. Coloretti to be Deputy Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, April 8, 2014.

KF26.B39 2014b

Nominations of: Lourdes Maria Castro Ramirez and Therese W. McMillan. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on nominations of: Lourdes Maria Castro Ramirez, of California, to be Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development  Therese W. McMillan, of California, to be Federal Transit Administrator, Department of Transportation, November 13, 2014.

KF26.B39 2014a

Obstructing oversight: concerns from inspectors general. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 10, 2014.

KF27.O94 2014w

Oversight and reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on continuing oversight of the recent activities of the Export-Import Bank and the critical need to reauthorize the Bank's charter, January 28, 2014.

KF26.B39 2014d

Penalties. Hearing before the Over-Criminalization Task Force of 2014 of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 30, 2014.

KF27.J8683 2014f

Repealing the SGR and the path forward: a view from CMS. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 10, 2013.

KF26.F5 2013za

The ongoing struggle against Boko Haram. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 11, 2014.

KF27.F632 2014r

The role of mitigation in reducing federal expenditures for disaster response. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 14, 2014.

KF26.H6318 2014b

Twenty-first century cures: examining the roles of incentives in advancing treatments and cures for patients. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 11, 2014.

KF27.E553 2014f

United States Secret Service. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, November 19 2, 2014.

KF27.J8 2014k

Wall Street bank involvement with physical commodities. Hearings before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, November 20 and 21, 2014.

KF26.H634 2014e