New Titles List for the Week of May 12, 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
  • Civil Rights
  • Comparative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts
  • Estate Planning
  • First Amendment
  • Health Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Law
  • International Trade
  • Internet Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Social Science
  • Legal Aspects of Bioethics
  • Legal Education
  • Patent Law
  • Pretrial Litigation
  • Supreme Court
  • Terrorism
  • War Crimes
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

 

 

 

John Ventura

Kiplinger’s Estate Planning: The Complete Guide to Wills, Trusts, and Maximizing Your Legacy

Kaplan Pub., 2008

KF750.V46 2008

 

In Kiplinger's Estate Planning, Law Center Professor John Ventura offers guidance on all of the tools of estate planning, from wills, trusts, and custodial accounts to insurance, employee befits, and durable power of attorney for finance and health care. This book explains concepts such as how a living trust works, what can and cannot be done with a will, and how to transfer assets to a spouse or partner.

 

Roseanne van Alebeek

The Immunities of States and Their Officials in International Criminal Law

Oxford University Press, 2008

KZ4012.A42 2008

 

This book examines the tension between international immunity rules, international human rights law, and international criminal law. The author sets out to distinguish the different scope and nature of the rule of state immunity, the rule of functional immunity and the personal immunity of diplomatic agents and heads of state.

 

 


New Titles List

Civil Rights

 

Dinah Shelton Regional protection of human rights, Oxford University Press, c2008

 

K3240.S526 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frans Viljoen International human rights law in Africa, Oxford University Press, 2007

 

KQC572.V55 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Comparative Law

 

Esin Orucu and David Nelken (eds.) Comparative law : a handbook, Hart, c2007

 

K559.C656 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Constitutional Law

 

Robin D. Barnes The nature and scope of individual rights : emerging debates in constitutional law, Carolina Academic Press, c2008

 

KF4550.B275 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Contracts

 

Richard Stone The modern law of contract, 7th ed., Routledge-Cavendish, 2008

 

KD1554.Z9S76 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Estate Planning

 

John Ventura Kiplinger's estate planning : the complete guide to wills, trusts, and maximizing your legacy, Kaplan Pub., 2008

 

KF750.V46 2008

 

 

 

 

 

First Amendment

 

Lawrence McNamara Reputation and defamation, Oxford University Press, 2007

 

K930.M36 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Health Law

 

Bonnie F. Fremgen Medical law and ethics, 3rd ed., Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008

 

KF3821.F74 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Insurance Law

 

Allan D. Windt Insurance claims & disputes : representation of insurance companies and insureds, 5th ed., Thomson/West, c2007-

 

KF1164.W56 5th

 

 

 

 

 

International Criminal Law

 

Rosanne van Alebeek The immunity of states and their officials in international criminal law and international human rights law, Oxford University Press, 2008

 

KZ4012.A42 2008

 

 

 

 

 

International Law

 

Henry J. Richardson, III The origins of African-American interests in international law, Carolina Academic Press, c2008

 

KF4757.R53 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dieter Fleck (ed.), in collaboration with Michael Bothe [et al.] The handbook of international humanitarian law, 2nd ed., Oxford University Press, 2007

 

KZ6471.H36 2007

 

 

 

 

 

International Trade

 

Petros C. Mavroidis Trade in goods : the GATT and the other agreements regulating trade in goods, Oxford University Press, c2007

 

K4600.M393 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Internet Law

 

David Lindsay International domain name law : ICANN and the UDRP, Hart Pub., 2007

 

K564.C6L557 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Jurisprudence

 

Robert Benson The interpretation game : how judges and lawyers make the law, Carolina Academic Press, c2008

 

KF425.B46 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lars Vinx Hans Kelsen's pure theory of law : legality and legitimacy, Oxford University Press, 2007

 

K339.V558 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Law and Social Science

 

James M. Donovan Legal anthropology : an introduction, Altamira Press, c2008

 

K487.A57D663 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrei Marmor Law in the age of pluralism, Oxford University Press, c2007

 

K230.M356L39 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Aspects of Bioethics

 

Ana S. Iltis, Sandra H. Johnson and Barbara A. Hinze (eds.) Legal perspectives in bioethics, Routledge, 2008

 

KF3821.L445 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Education

 

Randall S. Abate Directory of environmental law education opportunities at American law schools, 2nd ed., Carolina Academic Press, c2008

 

KF277.E5A23 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Maharg Transforming legal education : learning and teaching the law in the early twenty-first century, Ashgate, c2007

 

K100.M34 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Patent Law

 

Keith Aoki Seed wars : controversies and cases on plant genetic resources and intellectual property, Carolina Academic Press, c2008

 

K3876.A92 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Simon Davies Patent appeals : the elements of effective advocacy in the Federal Circuit, Oxford University Press, c2008

 

KF3155.D38 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Pretrial Litigation

 

R. Lawrence Dessem Pretrial litigation in a nutshell, 4th ed., Thomson/West, c2008

 

KF8900.D49 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court

 

Henry J. Abraham Justices, presidents, and senators : a history of the U.S. Supreme Court appointments from Washington to Bush II, 5th new and rev. ed., Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2008

 

KF8742.A72 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Terrorism

 

David K. Linnan (ed.) Enemy combatants, terrorism, and armed conflict law : a guide to the issues, Praeger Security International, 2008

 

KF9430.E54 2008

 

 

 

 

 

War Crimes

 

Neil Boister and Robert Cryer The Tokyo International Military Tribunal : a reappraisal, Oxford University Press, 2008

 

KZ1181.B65 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rachel Kerr & Eirin Mobekk Peace and justice : seeking accountability after war, Polity, 2007

 

JZ6045.K47 2007

 


New Government Documents List

Chad and the Central African Republic : the regional impact of the Darfur crisis : hearing before the Subcommittee on African Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 20, 2007.

 

KF26.F625 2007f

 

 

 

Credit card practices : fees, interest charges, and grace periods : hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 7, 2007.

 

KF26.H634 2007f

 

 

 

Credit cards and older Americans : field hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, August 7, 2007.

 

KF27.B5364 2007p

 

 

 

Ensuring artists fair compensation : updating the performance right and platform parity for the 21st century : hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 31, 2007.

 

KF27.J857 2007o

 

 

 

Examining a legislative solution to extend and revise the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) : hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, June 21, 2007.

 

KF27.B515 2007m

 

 

 

Federal IT security : the future of FISMA : joint hearing before Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives and the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, June 7, 2007.

 

KF27.G6627 2007m

 

 

 

Federal Reserve's first monetary policy report for 2007 : hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on oversight on the monetary policy report to Congress pursuant to the Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act of 1978, February 14, 2007.

 

KF26.B39 2007d

 

 

 

Federal STEM education programs : hearings before the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, Committee on Science and Technology, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, May 15, 2007 and June 6, 2007.

 

KF27.S3924 2007i

 

 

 

H.R. 1870, the Contractor Tax Enforcement Act  and H.R. 1865, amends Title 31 of the United States Code by authorizing a pilot program for local governments to offset federal tax refunds to collect local tax debts : hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 1870 ... and on H.R. 1865 ... April 19, 2007.

 

KF27.G66293 2007h

 

 

 

H.R. 3355 : the Homeowners Defense Act of 2007 : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity and the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, September 6, 2007.

 

KF27.B546 2007r

 

 

 

Human rights concerns in Vietnam : hearing before the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, November 6, 2007.

 

KF27.F648 2007w

 

 

 

Legislative and regulatory options for minimizing and mitigating mortgage foreclosures : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, September 20, 2007.

 

KF27.B5 2007x

 

 

 

NAFTA at year twelve : hearing before the Subcommittee on International Trade of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, September 11, 2006.

 

KF26.F554 2006r

 

 

 

Overdraft protection : fair practices for consumers : hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 11, 2007.

 

KF27.B5364 2007o

 

 

 

Preserving the rule of law in the fight against terrorism : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 2, 2007.

 

KF26.J8 2007u

 

 

 

Reconstruction in Iraq's oil sector : running on empty? : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia and the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 18, 2007.

 

KF27.F64853 2007n

 

 

 

Response of the Department of Health and Human Services to the nation's emergency care crisis : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, June 22, 2007.

 

KF27.G6 2007k

 

 

 

Rural Water Supply Act of 2006 : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, to receive testimony on the Bureau of Reclamation's implementation of the Rural Water Supply Act of 2006, and federal, state, and local efforts to plan and develop the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Supply Project, Clovis, NM, August 14, 2007.

 

KF26.E55 2007zf

 

 

 

SEC proxy access proposals : implications for investors : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, September 27, 2007.

 

KF27.B5 2007w

 

 

 

Securing America's interest in Iraq : the remaining options : hearings before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, January 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 25, 30, 31, and February 1, 2007.

 

KF26.F6 2007

 

 

 

The conservation and management of highly migrating fish stocks in the western and central Pacific Oceans, and other international fisheries agreements of U.S. interest in Asia and the Pacific : hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 17, 2007.

 

KF27.F638 2007o

 

 

 

The contribution of the social sciences to the energy challenge : hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, September 25, 2007.

 

KF27.S3924 2007s

 

 

 

The effect of predatory lending and the foreclosure crisis on Twin Cities' communities and neighborhoods : field hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, August 9, 2007.

 

KF27.B5 2007v

 

 

 

The Kyoto Protocol : an update : hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 11, 2007.

 

KF27.F638 2007n

 

 

 

The need for FDA regulation of tobacco : hearing before the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session on examining S. 625, to protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with certain authority to regulate tobacco products, February 27, 2007.

 

KF26.L27 2007c

 

 

 

The Road Home? : an examination of the goals, costs, management, and impediments facing Louisiana's Road Home program : hearing before the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, May 24, 2007.

 

KF26.H63 2007j

 

 

 

The role of credit rating agencies in the structured finance market : hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, September 27, 2007.

 

KF27.B515 2007r

 

 

 

U.S.-Russia economic relationship : implications of the Yukos affair : hearing before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 17, 2007.

 

KF27.B5368 2007t

 

 

 

United States/CNMI political union : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session to receive testimony on S. 1634, a bill to implement further the act approving the Covenant to Establish a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in Political Union with the United States of America, and for other purposes, July 19, 2007.

 

KF26.E55 2007ze

 

 

 

USCIS fee increase rule : 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, September 20, 2007.

 

KF27.J8645 2007t

 

 

 

Yahoo! Inc.'s provision of false information to Congress : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, November 6, 2007.

 

KF27.F6 2007zx