New Titles List for the Week of September 1, 2008

 

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

 

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Antitrust
  • Civil Procedure
  • Civil Rights
  • Copyright
  • Death Penalty
  • Education law
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Evidence
  • First Amendment
  • Immigration Law
  • Jury Practice
  • Latin American Law
  • Law Office Management
  • Products Liability
  • Public Land and Resource Management
  • Supreme Courts
  • Tax Law
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

 

 

 

 

Stephen B. Thomas, Nelda H. Cambron-McCabe, Martha M. McCarthy, Public school law: teachers' and students' rights, 6th ed., Pearson, c2009.            

KF4119.M38 2009

 

This text will help teachers, administrators, and practitioners understand the basic legal concepts that are being applied to educational questions. Topics with a direct impact on educators and students are explored, such as student classification, attendance, teachers’ constitutional rights, and church-state relations.

 

 

  

Michael B. Gerrard, Sheila R. Foster, eds., Law of environmental justice: theories and procedures to address disproportionate risks, 2nd ed., American Bar Association, c2008.

KF3775.L387 2008

 

Gerrard and Foster offer a comprehensive examination of the sources of environmental justice law and how evolving regulations and important court decisions impact projects around the country.

 

 


New Titles List

Antitrust

 

Cedric Ryngaert Jurisdiction over antitrust violations in international law, International Specialized Book Services, c2008.

 

K3850.R96 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Civil Procedure

 

John Steinsiek Civil process for Texas, 5th ed., LexisNexis, c2008.

 

KFT1730.S74 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Benjamin Spencer Acing civil procedure: a checklist approach to solving procedural problems, Thomson/West, c2008.

 

KF8841.S654 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Civil Rights

 

Institutions for the management of ethnopolitical conflict in central and eastern Europe, Council of Europe Pub., c2008.

 

JN96.A38M548 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CIA above the law?: secret detentions and unlawful inter-state transfers of detainees in Europe, Council of Europe Pub., c2008.

 

KJC9552.C53 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright

 

Stephen Fishman Copyright and the public domain, Law Journal Press, c2008.

 

KF3022.F57

 

 

 

 

 

Death Penalty

 

Linda E. Carter, Ellen S. Kreitzberg, Scott W. Howe Understanding capital punishment law, 2nd ed., LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2008.

 

KF9227.C2C36 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Education law

 

Stephen B. Thomas, Nelda H. Cambron-McCabe, Martha M. McCarthy Public school law: teachers' and students' rights, 6th ed., Pearson, c2009.

 

KF4119.M38 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Environmental Law and Policy

 

Michael B. Gerrard, Sheila R. Foster, eds. Law of environmental justice: theories and procedures to address disproportionate risks, 2nd ed., American Bar Association, c2008.

 

KF3775.L387 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Evidence

 

Edward J. Imwinkelried Evidentiary foundations, 7th ed., LexisNexis, 2008.

 

KF8935.I45 2008

 

 

 

 

 

First Amendment

 

Kathy Roberts Forde Literary journalism on trial: Masson v. New Yorker and the First Amendment, University of Massachusetts Press, c2008.

 

KF228.M3747F67 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Immigration Law

 

Policies on irregular migrants, Council of Europe Pub., c2008.

 

JV7590.P635 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stéphane de Tapia The Euro-Mediterranean migration system, Council of Europe Pub., c2008.

 

JV7590.T357 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Jury Practice

 

Todd S. Holbrook, Alan Nathan Harris, eds. Model jury instructions: copyright, trademark, and trade dress litigation, American Bar Association, c2008.

 

KF8984.M63 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Latin American Law

 

Rose-Marie Belle Antoine Commonwealth Caribbean law and legal systems, 2nd ed., Routledge-Cavendish, 2008.

 

KGJ97.A58 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Law Office Management

 

Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell The lawyer's guide to collaboration tools and technologies: smart ways to work together, ABA, Law Practice Management Section, c2008.

 

KF320.A9M54 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Products Liability

 

Douglas Hodgson The law of intervening causation, Ashgate Pub, c2008.

 

K579.L5H63 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Public Land and Resource Management

 

David L. Callies Public use and public purpose after Kelo v. City of New London, LexisNexis, c2008.

 

KF5599.C35 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Courts

 

Matthew P. Harrington Jay and Ellsworth, the first courts: justices, rulings and legacy, ABC-CLIO, Inc., 2008.

 

KF8742.H368 2008

 

 

 

 

 

Tax Law

 

Louis Kaplow The theory of taxation and public economics, Princeton University Press, c2008.

 

K4460.K36 2008

 


New Government Documents List

An assessment of the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002: hearing before the Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, December 5, 2006.

 

KF26.H632 2006zb

 

 

 

Comprehensive immigration reform: business community perspectives: 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 6, 2007.

 

KF27.J8643 2007k

 

 

 

Comprehensive immigration reform: the future of undocumented immigrant students: 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, May 18, 2007.

 

KF27.J8643 2007i

 

 

 

Crisis in Burma: can the U.S. bring about a peaceful resolution?: 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, October 17, 2007.

 

KF27.F638 2007v

 

 

 

DHS's acquisition organization: who is really in charge?: 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 Tenth Congress, first session, January 25, 2007.

 

KF26.H636 2007m

 

 

 

Effects of the subprime mortgage crisis in New York City and efforts to help struggling homeowners: 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, second session, February 11, 2008.

 

KF27.B5364 2008c

 

 

 

Is the Millennium Challenge Corporation overstating its impact?: the case of Vanuatu: 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 26, 2007.

 

KF27.F638 2007m

 

 

 

IT programs at risk: is it too late to save $12 billion?: hearing before the Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, September 7, 2006.

 

KF26.H632 2006zd

 

 

 

Legislative proposals on reforming mortgage practices: hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 24, 2007.

 

KF27.B5 2007zh

 

 

 

NASA's astronaut health care system: result of an independent review: hearing before the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, September 6, 2007.

 

KF27.S3995 2007r

 

 

 

Safeguarding the atom: nuclear energy and nonproliferation challenges: hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 31, 2007.

 

KF26.F6 2007o

 

 

 

Status of forces agreements and U.N. mandates: what authorities and protections do they provide to U.S. personnel? : hearing before the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, February 28, 2008.

 

KF27.F645 2008d

 

 

 

The Environmental Protection Agency fiscal year 2008 budget request: hearings before the Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials and the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 1 and 8, 2007.

 

KF27.E5527 2007f

 

 

 

U.S. assistance in East Asia and the Pacific: an overview: 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, September 20, 2007.

 

KF27.F638 2007s

 

 

 

Up, up, and away!: growth trends in health care premiums for active and retired federal employees : 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 Tenth Congress, first session, May 18, 2007.

 

KF26.H636 2007j

 

 

 

White House procedures for safeguarding classified information: hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 16, 2007.

 

KF27.G6 2007p