New Titles List for the Week of September 18, 2006

 

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

 

Previous editions of the New Books List may be found in the archive.

 

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Brazilian Law
  • Civil Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Civil Rights
  • Colombian Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Death Penalty
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • European Law
  • Family Law
  • Health Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Enforcement of IP
  • International Law
  • Internet Law
  • Jewish Law
  • Judicial Process
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and International Economic Relations
  • Law and Literature
  • Law and Psychology
  • Legal Profession
  • Legal Reference Work
  • Maritime Law
  • Mediation
  • Native Americans
  • Personal and Professional Ethics
  • Spanish Law
  • Tax Law
  • Texas Law
  • Trademark and Unfair Competition
  • Water Law
  • Women and the Law
  • Government Documents

 


Featured Resource List

 

Raymond T. Nimmer and Holly K. Towle

The Law of Electronic Commercial Transactions

Thomson/Pratt, 2003

KF390.5.C6N564 v. 1-2

 

The Law of Electronic Commercial Transactions is authored by Raymond T. Nimmer, Interim Dean of the University of Houston Law Center and Holly K. Towle of Preston Gates & Ellis LLP. It covers the legal liability issues pertaining to electronic commercial transactions and includes a discussion of conflicts and inconsistencies among the laws. It also provides commentary and analysis for each issue and authoritative opinions regarding case law. Many of the topics include copyright, patent, and trademark issues as well as e-mails, consumer law, linking, formation of online contracts, laws that recognize electronic transactions, and attribution. This two volume set also covers terms of service issues, domain names, and jurisdictional issues, liability, and constructing the analysis of tax issues involved. A table of cases and topical index is included.

 

Richard Michael Rossi

Waiting to Die : Life on Death Row

Vision, 2004

KF9227.C62R67 2004

 

Richard Michael Rossi was sentenced to death for murdering a man in 1983. Now condemned to death row in Arizona State Prison he writes about the ordeals that inmates awaiting execution must face while incarcerated including the rules that regulate their everyday lives as well as the psychological trauma involved. He talks about inmates that have been executed, the use of the death penalty itself as well as the challenges in dealing with isolation. This book includes 60 pages of documents pertaining to Rossi’s appeal of his death sentence.

 

 


New Titles List

Brazilian Law

Revista Forense : Mensario Nacional de Doutrina, Jurisprudencia E Legislacao.  Rio de Janeiro 2005

K19.F6

 

Jose Wilson Ferreira Sobrinho

Direito Publico : (Administrativo, Urbanistico e Constitucional).  Porto Alegre : Sergio Antonio Fabris Editor, 2000.

KHD2900.F47 2000

Civil Law

L. Ronald Jorgensen

Motion Practice and Persuasion.  Chicago, Ill. : ABA, 2006.

KF8875.J67 2006

Civil Procedure

Stephen N. Subrin, Margaret Y. K. Woo

Litigating in America : Civil Procedure in Context.  1st ed.  New York : Aspen Publishers, 2006.

KF8840.S83 2006

Civil Rights

Mark S. Weiner 

Americans without Law : the Racial Boundaries of Citizenship.  New York : New York University Press, 2006.

KF4755.W45 2006

 

J. Edward Kellough

Understanding Affirmative Action : Politics, Discrimination, and the Search for Justice.  Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 2006.

KF4755.5.K45 2006

Colombian Law

Hector Ocampo Marin 

El Presidente Mariano Ospina Perez.  Medellin : Camara de Comercio de Medellin para Antioquia, 2001.

F2278.O872O266 2001

Constitutional Law

Ediberto Roman

The Other American Colonies : an International and Constitutional Law Examination of the United States Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Island Conquests.  Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, 2006.

KF4635.R66 2006

 

Executing the Constitution : Putting the President Back into the Constitution / Edited by Christopher S. Kelley.  Albany : State University of New York Press, 2006.

KF5050.E94 2006

Criminal Justice

Cyndi Banks

Criminal Justice Ethics : Theory and Practice.  Thousand Oaks, Calif, : Sage Publications, 2004.

HV7419.B36 2004

Death Penalty

Richard Michael Rossi

Waiting to Die : Life on Death Row.  London : Vision, 2004.

KF9227.C62R67 2004

Debtor and Creditor

Valerio de Oliveira Mazzuoli

Prisao Civil por Divida e o Pacto de San Jose da Costa Rica : Especial Enfoque Para os Ontratos de Alienacao Fiduciaria Em Garantia : de Acordo Com o Novo Codigo Civil Brasileiro, Lei no 10,406/2002.  1a. ed., Rio de Janeiro : Editora Forense, 2002.

KHD2693.M39 2002

Employment Law

Fundamentals of Employment Law / Karen E. Ford, Kerry E. Notestine, Richard N. Hill, editors.  2nd ed.  Chicago, Ill. : Tort and Insurance Practice, American Bar Association, 2000.

KF3319.F86 2000

 

International Labor and Employment Laws / editors-in-chief William L. Keller, Timothy J. Darby ; senior editors, Carl Benernage ... [et al.] ; International Labor Law Committee, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association.  2nd ed.  Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, 2003

K1705.I54 2d

Environmental Law

Steven Cohen

Understanding Environmental Policy.  New York : Columbia University Press, 2006.

K3585.C64 2006

 

T.H. Tietenberg

Emissions Trading : Principles and Practice.  2nd ed.  Washington, DC : Resources for the Future, 2006.

KF3775.T54 2006

 

Elida Seguin

O Direito Ambiental : Nossa Casa Planetaria.  2. ed.  Rio de Janeiro : Editora Forense, 2002.

KHD3421.S44 2002

 

Fairness in Adaptation to Climate Change / edited by W. Neil Adger ... [et al.].  Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2006.

K3585.F35 2006

European Law

Procedural Laws in Europe : towards Harmonisation = Procesrecht in Europa : naar Harmonisatie = Les Droits Judiciaires en Europe : vers une Harmonisation = Zivilprozessrechte in Europa : zu einer Harmonisierung / edited by Marcel Storme.  Antwerpen : Maklu ; Holmes Beach, Fla. : Maklu/Gaunt, 2003.

KJC3802.A6P73 2003

 

Juha Raitio

The Principle of Legal Certainty in EC Law.  Dordrecht, The Netherlands ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.

KJE965.R35 2003

Family Law

Authorizing Marriage? : Canon, Tradition, and Critique in the Blessing of Same-sex Unions / edited by Mark D. Jordan ; with Meghan T. Sweeney and David M. Mellott.  Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2006.

BT707.6.A98 2006

Health Law

The American Bar Association Complete and Easy Guide to Hhealth Care Law : Your Guide to Protecting Your Rights as a Patient, Dealing with Hospitals, Health Insurance, Medicare, and More.  1st ed.  New York: Three Rivers Press, 2001.

KF3821.Z9A22 2001

Insurance Law

Raul Teixeira

Seguro, Previdencia Privada e Capitalizacao : uma Visao Institucional.  1a. ed.  Rio de Janeiro : Editora Forense, 2002.

KHD1225.T49 2002

Intellectual Property

Edward F. O'Connor

Intellectual Property Law and Litigation.  2nd ed.  Chicago, Ill. : Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association, 2003.

KF2980.O36 2003

International Criminal Law

Bringing Power to Justice? : the Prospects of the International Criminal Court / edited by Joanna Harrington, Michael Milde, and Richard Vernon.  Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2006.

KZ6311.B75 2006

International Enforcement of IP

Ricardo J. Colmenter Guzman

Implicaciones de Derechos Humanos en las Disposiciones de Observancia Contenidas en el ADPIC : Temas de Propiedad Intelectual y Derechos Humanos = Human Rights Implications in the TRIPs Enforcement Provisions : Intellectual Property and Human Rights Topics.  Caracas, Venezuela : Escritorio Juridico Johnson Cato & Asociados, 2002.

K1401.C64 2002

International Law

Keith A. Hansen

The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty : an Insider's Perspective.  Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Law and Politics/Stanford University Press, 2006.

KZ5680.41996.H36 2006

Internet Law

Raymond T. Nimmer, Holly K. Towle

The Law of Electronic Commercial Transactions.  Arlington, VA : Thomson/Pratt, 2003

KF390.5.C6N564

Jewish Law

Harry H. Stein

Gus J. Solomon : Liberal Politics, Jews, and the Federal Courts.  Portland, OR : Oregon Historical Society Press : Distributed by University of Washington Press, 2006.

KF373.S63S74 2006

Judicial Process

Aharon Barak

Shofet Be-Hevrah Ha-Demokratit. English: The Judge in a Democracy.  Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2006.

K2146.B3713 2006

Jurisprudence

Jiwei Ci

The Two Faces of Justice.  Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2006.

K230.C5 2006

Law and International Economic Relations

When States Fail : Causes and Consequences / Robert I. Rotberg, editor.  Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2004.

JF60.W46 2004

Law and Literature

Can Literature Promote Justice? : Trauma Narrative and Social Action in Latin American Testimonio / Kimberly A. Nance.  1st ed.  Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2006.

PQ7082.P76N36 2006

Law and Psychology

The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance / edited by K. Anders Ericsson ... [et al.].  Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

BF431.C35 2006

Legal Profession

Serving the Public : a Job Search Guide : Harvard Law School's Handbook & Directory for Law Students and Lawyers Seeking Public Service Work.  Cambridge, MA : Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising, Harvard Law School, 2003

KF299.P8P83

 

Thomas C. Grella, Michael L. Hudkins

The Lawyer's Guide to Strategic Planning : Defining, Setting, and Achieving Your Firm's Goals.  Chicago, IL : ABA Law Practice Management Section, 2004.

KF318.G74 2004

Legal Reference Work

Bryan A. Garner

A dictionary of Modern Legal Usage.  2nd ed.  New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.

KF156.G367 1995

Maritime Law

Patrick Griggs, Richard Williams and Jeremy Farr

Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims.  4th ed.  London : LLP, 2005.

K1168.A41976G75 2005

Mediation

Richard M. Calkins, Fred Lane

Lane & Calkins Mediation Practice Guide.  New York : Aspen Publishers, 2006

KF9084.Z9C35

Native Americans

Stan Hoig

White Man's Paper Trail : Grand Councils and Treaty-Making on the Central Plains.  Boulder : University Press of Colorado, 2006

E78.G73H577 2006

 

Self-determination : the Other Path for Native Americans / edited by Terry L. Anderson, Bruce L. Benson, and Thomas E. Flanagan.  Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.

E98.E2S45 2006

 

American Indian Constitutional Reform and the Rebuilding of Native Nations / edited by Eric D. Lemont.  1st ed.  Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006.

KF8221.A44 2006

Personal and Professional Ethics

Michael S. Pritchard

Professional Integrity : Thinking Ethically.  Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 2006.

BJ1725.P752 2006

 

Lawrence J. Fox, Susan R. Martyn

Red Flags : a Lawyer's Handbook on Legal Ethics.  Philadelphia, PA  : American Law Institute-American Bar Association, Committee on Continuing Professional Education, 2005.

KF306.F69 2005

Spanish Law

Elena Merino-Blanco

Spanish Law and Legal System.  2nd ed.  London : Sweet & Maxwell, 2006.

KKT68.M47 2006

Tax Law

Double Taxation Conventions and Social Security Conventions / herausgegeben von Michael Lang.  Wien : Linde, 2006.

K4471.5.D68 2006

Texas Law

Sydney Aaron Beckman, Randall B. Wilhite

O'Connor's Texas Family Law Handbook / senior contributing editors, Gregory S. Otterson, Jason E. Wilson.  Houston, TX : Jones McClure Pub., 2006

KFT1294.B43

 

William P. Bowers, George W. Coleman

Texas Limited Liability Companies : under the Business Organizations Code : Forms and Practice Manual.  Brooklandville, Md. : Data Trace Pub. Co., 2006

KFT1407.5.A65B68

 

Texas Employer's Guide : a Handbook of Employment Laws and Regulations  / Amy L. Greenspan, editor.  New York : Aspen Publishers, 2006

KFT1534.T49

Trademark and Unfair Competition

Trademark Infringement Remedies / editor-in-chief, Brian E. Banner.  Washington, D.C. : The ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, Bureau of National Affairs, 2006

KF3193.T733 2006

Water Law

Beyond Litigation : Case Studies in Water Rights Disputes / Craig Anthony (Tony) Arnold and Leigh A. Jewell, editors.  Washington, D.C. : Environmental Law Institute, 2002.

KF5575.A7B49 2002

Women and the Law

The American Bar Association Legal Guide for Women.  1st ed.  New York : Random House Reference, 2004.

KF390.W6A46 2004

 

 


New Government Documents List

State of the Tourism Industry One Year after September 11th : Hearing before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Foreign Commerce, and Tourism of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session, September 25, 2002.

KF26.C693 2002s

Pacific Salmon Management and S. 1825, the Pacific Salmon Recovery Act : Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, and Fisheries of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session, May 14, 2002.

KF26.C6966 2002h

Juvenile Diabetes  : Examining the Personal Toll on Families, Financial Costs to the Federal Health Care System, and Research Progress toward a Cure : Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, June 21, 2005.

KF26.H63 2005o

Monitoring CMS' Vital Signs : Implementation of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit : Hearing before the Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, April 5, 2005.

KF26.H636 2005h

Roundtable Discussion  : Preparing a National Biodefense--S. 975 : Hearing before the Subcommittee on Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session, on Examining S. 975, to Provide Incentives to Increase Research by Private Sector Entities to Develop Medical Countermeasures to Prevent, Detect, Identify, Contain, and Treat Illnesses, Including those Associated with Biological, Chemical, Nuclear, or Radiological Weapons Attack or an Infectious Disease Outbreak, July 21, 2005.

KF26.L2725 2005j

H.R. 3505--Financial Services Regulatory Relief Act of 2005  : Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, October 18, 2005.

KF27.B5364 2005t

H.R. 1999--The State and Local Housing Flexibility Act of 2005 : Hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, May 17, 2005.

KF27.B546 2005i

Back to the Drawing Board : a First Look at Lessons Learned from Katrina : Hearing before the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, September 15, 2005.

KF27.G6 2005zd

Fighting Meth in America's Heartland : Assessing Federal, State, and Local Efforts : Hearing before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, June 27, 2005.

KF27.G64 2005j

Revitalizing Communities : Are Faith-Based Organizations Getting the Federal Assistance They Need? : Hearing before the Subcommittee on Federalism and the Census of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, June 14, 2005.

KF27.G6592 2005j

Protecting Street Children  : Vigilantes or the Rule of Law? : Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, September 13, 2005.

KF27.I549143 2005zc

Improving Federal Court Adjudication of Patent Cases : Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, October 6, 2005.

KF27.J857 2005o

National Security, Safety, Technology, and Employment Implications of Increasing CAFE Standards : Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session, January 24, 2002.

KF26.C69 2002ze