New Titles List for the Week of March 10, 2008

 

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
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Comparative Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Death Penalty
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Education Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Planning
  • International Law
  • Internet Law
  • Law and Economics
  • Legal History
  • Legal Reference Work
  • Native Americans
  • Natural Law
  • Regulated Industries
  • Sales and Leasing
  • Separation of Powers
  • Tax Law
  • Taxation of Sales and Exchanges
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

Michael A. Olivas

The Law and Higher Education: Cases and Materials on Colleges in Court.  Carolina Academic Press, 2006.

KF4225.O55 2006

 

Written by Law Center professor Michael A. Olivas, the third edition of this casebook covers the areas of the legal governance of higher education, academic freedom, the law and the faculty, students and the law, and affirmative action.  It can serve as a course book for students and instructors in higher education courses, and also as a reference source for practitioners in this area of law.  In addition, there is a companion website where Professor Olivas provides updates to the text, and extra commentary that expands on what is presented in the book itself.

 

 

 

 

 

John Ventura

The Bankruptcy Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Avoid Bankruptcy, Get Rid of Debt, and Rebuild Your Credit.  Kaplan Publishing, 2008.

KF1524.85.V46 2008

The Bankruptcy Handbook, written by Law Center clinical professor John Ventura, is designed to explain the legal and financial implications of bankruptcy, as well as its emotional and ethical considerations.  It contains information relating to the entire bankruptcy process, and addresses topics such as how to avoid bankruptcy (or when it is the best choice to make), the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 forms of bankruptcy, and how to rebuild financially once the bankruptcy process is over.

 

 

John Ventura & Mary Reed

Managing Debt for Dummies.  Wiley, 2007.

HG179.V46 2007

 

This guide, co-authored by Law Center clinical professor John Ventura, provides strategies to deal with both secured and unsecured debt, including personal loans, mortgages, credit cards, and student loans.  It provides information in areas such as: how to tell the difference between different types of debt, developing a strategy for spending more wisely, consolidating various sources of debt, and how to responsibly use credit cards.  It also contains strategies about how to avoid problems with debt in the future.

 

 


New Titles List

Bankruptcy

 

John Ventura The bankruptcy handbook  : everything you need to know to avoid bankruptcy, get rid of debt, and rebuild your credit, Kaplan Publishing, c2008.

 

KF1524.85.V46 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Business Organizations

 

Mathias M. Siems Convergence in shareholder law, Cambridge University Press, 2008.

 

K1338.S57 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pamela Hanrahan, Ian Ramsay, Geof Stapledon Commercial applications of company law, 9th ed., CCH Australia, c2008.

 

KU956.H36 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Morten Huse Boards, governance and value creation : the human side of corporate governance, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

 

HD2741.H873 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Comparative Law

 

Arthur T. von Mehren, Peter L. Murray Law in the United States, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, c2007.

 

KF385.V66 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Conflict of Laws

 

Eckart Gottschalk, Editor, et al. Conflict of laws in a globalized world, Cambridge University Press, c2007.

 

K7041.C66 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Death Penalty

 

Rudolph J. Gerber and John M. Johnson   foreword by Helen Prejean The top ten death penalty myths : the politics of crime control, Praeger Publishers, 2007.

 

KF9227.C2G47 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Debtor and Creditor

 

John Ventura Managing debt for dummies, Wiley: John Wiley, distributor, c2007.

 

HG179.V46 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Education Law

 

Michael A. Olivas The law and higher education : cases and materials on colleges in court, 3rd ed., Carolina Academic Press, c2006.

 

KF4225.O55 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Environmental Law

 

Mark Sagoff The economy of the earth : philosophy, law, and the environment, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, 2008.

 

KF3775.S34 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Estate Planning

 

Jens Beckert, translated by Thomas Dunlap Unverdientes Vermogen. English; Inherited wealth, English ed., Princeton University Press, c2008.

 

K805.B43513 2008

 

 

 

 

 

International Law

 

Vaughan Lowe International law, Oxford University Press, 2007.

 

KZ1242.L69 2007

 

 

 

 

 

International Trade

 

Rudiger Wolfrum, Peter-Tobias Stoll, Anja Seibert-Fohr, Editors WTO : technical barriers and SPS measures, Martinus Nijhoff Publsihers, 2007.

 

K4610.W7867 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rudiger Wolfrum, Peter-Tobais Stoll, and Karen Kaiser, Editors WTO : Institutions and dispute settlement, Martinus Nijhoff, c2006.

 

K4610.W7613 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Internet Law

 

Uta Kohl Jurisdiction and the Internet : a study of regulatory competence over online activity, Cambridge University Press, c2007.

 

K564.C6K64 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Law and Economics

 

Douglas W. Arner Financial stability, economic growth, and the role of law, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

 

K1066.A76 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shareen Hertel, Lanse Minkler, Editors Economic rights : conceptual, measurement, and policy issues, Cambridge University Press, c2007.

 

K3240.E36 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Legal History

 

Barry Alan Shain, Editor The nature of rights at the American founding and beyond, University of Virginia Press, 2007.

 

KF4541.N38 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Reference Work

 

Herbert N. Foerstel, foreword by Sanford Berman The Patriot Act : a documentary and reference guide, Greenwood Press, 2008.

 

KF9430.F64 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chris Park A dictionary of environment and conservation, Oxford University Press, 2007.

 

GE10.P375 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Native Americans

 

Daniel McCool, Susan M. Olson, and Jennifer L. Robinson Native vote : American Indians, the Voting Rights Act, and the right to vote, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

 

KF4896.I64M33 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Felix S. Cohen, edited by David E. Wilkins, foreword by Lindsay G. Robertson On the drafting of tribal constitutions, University of Oklahoma Press, c2006.

 

KF8221.C64 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Natural Law

 

Nicholas Bamforth, David A.J. Richards Patriarchal religion, sexuality, and gender : a critique of new natural law, Cambridge University Press, 2008.

 

K460.B36 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Regulated Industries

 

Paul W. MacAvoy The unsustainable costs of partial deregulation, Yale University Press, c2007.

 

HD2766.M33 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Sales and Leasing

 

Michael L. Rustad Understanding sales, leases, and licenses in a global perspective, Carolina Academic Press, c2008.

 

K1031.R87 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Separation of Powers

 

Louis Fisher Constitutional conflicts between Congress and the President, 5th ed., rev., University Press of Kansas, c2007.

 

KF4565.F57 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Tax Law

 

Joni Larson, Dan Sheaffer Federal tax research, Carolina Academic Press, c2007.

 

KF241.T38L37 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Susan Pace Hamill As certain as death : a fifty-state survey of state and local tax laws, Carolina Academic Press, c2007.

 

KF6750.Z95H36 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Taxation of Sales and Exchanges

 

Richard M. Bird, Pierre-Pascal Gendron The VAT in developing and transitional countries, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

 

K4573.B57 2007

 


New Government Documents List

Aviation security : reviewing the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, January 17, 2007.

 

KF26.C69 2007b

 

 

 

Albright, Epifani, Caswell, and Wahlquist nominations : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on the nominations of Clarence H. Albright, of South Carolina, to be Under Secretary of Energy  Lisa E. Epifani, of Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs  and James L. Caswell, of Idaho, to be director of the Bureau of Land Management : adding to this agenda is the nomination of Brent T. Wahlquist, of Pennsylvania, to be director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, July 12, 2007.

 

KF26.E55 2007z

 

 

 

Report card on tax exemptions and incentives for higher education : pass, fail, or need improvement? : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, December 5, 2006.

 

KF26.F5 2006zf

 

 

 

Homeland security : the next 5 years : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, September 12, 2006.

 

KF26.H63 2006zq

 

 

 

Improving federal consumer protection in financial services : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, June 13, 2007.

 

KF27.B5 2007t

 

 

 

Central and Eastern Europe : assessing the democratic transition : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 25, 2007.

 

KF27.F6 2007zk

 

 

 

U.S. policy options in the Iraq crisis : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 17, 2007.

 

KF27.F6 2007zm

 

 

 

Recognizing the warm friendship and expanding strategic relationship between the United States and Brazil, commending Brazil in successfully reducing its dependence on oil by finding alternative ways to satisfy its energy needs, and recognizing the importance of the March 9, 2007, United States-Brazil Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on biofuels cooperation : markup before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on H. Res. 651, September 19, 2007.

 

KF27.F6492 2007s

 

 

 

African-American Farmers Benefit Relief Act of 2007 and the Pigford Claims Remedy Act of 2007 : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 558 and H.R. 899, June 21, 2007.

 

KF27.J847 2007j

 

 

 

Comprehensive immigration reform : government perspectives on immigration statistics (continued) : hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, June 19, 2007.

 

KF27.J8645 2007r

 

 

 

National Science Foundation reauthorization. Pt. I and Pt. II : hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 20, 2007 and March 29, 2007.

 

KF27.S3924 2007e