New Titles List for the Week of September 28, 2009

                                                                                                                          

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
  • British Law
  • Contracts
  • Energy Law and Policy
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Evidence
  • Health Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Patent Law
  • Space Law
  • Tax Law
  • Government Documents

 


Featured Resource List

Francis Lyall, Paul B. Larsen. Space law : a treatise. Ashgate, c2009.

KZD1145.L93 2009

This book gathers together their experience in readable form and, with an extensive citation of the literature of space law, its discussion provides an excellent source for both student and practitioner.

This treatise, authored by two of the leading experts in the complicated and rapidly-developing field of outer space law, is a unique asset. It is both comprehensive (covering a wide swath of public and private law issues) and current (providing both the historical background and the up-to-the-minute details of contemporary controversies), and its many footnotes provide citations to documents that are both obscure and important. It is sure to become an indispensable component of any space lawyer's bookshelf.

 

 

 

Christopher B. Mueller, Laird C. Kirkpatrick, Charles H. Rose III. Evidence : practice under the rules. 3rd ed. Aspen Publishers, c2009.

KF8935.M84 2009

 

This book provides a comprehensive yet easy-to-use guide to the Federal Rules of Evidence and their state counterparts. The authors explore a wide range of applications that are difficult or important in practice and suggest new approaches to surmount challenges. They provide practical, expert guidance on such crucial issues as new standards governing the admissibility of scientific evidence, Testimony on social frameworks and syndromes, the Confrontation Clause and the admissibility of hearsay, the Rape Shield provision, how a privilege must be claimed and how it can be waived, and the scope of professional, familial, and governmental evidentiary privileges.

 


New Titles List

British Law

Vernon Bogdanor. The new British constitution. Hart Pub., 2009.

KD3989.B64 2009

Contracts

The ballad of Willie & Lucille [videorecording] : disappointed expectations of contract law and the legal system / presented by the University of Oklahoma College of Law and Professor Judith L. Maute in association with Zone IV Productions. Judith L. Maute, c2008.

KFO1351.B74B35 2008

Energy Law and Policy

Pedro Coias. Promoting energy efficiency in the European Union: focus Portugal : energy efficient buildings, legal framework and analysis. University of Houston Law Center, 2009.

Thesis 340 2009.C64

Environmental Law and Policy

Giancarlo Dante Guardia. May indigenous people prevent hydrocarbons projects? : The United Nations declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples. University of Houston Law Center, 2009.

Thesis 340 2009.G83

Evidence

Christopher B. Mueller, Laird C. Kirkpatrick, Charles H. Rose III. Evidence : practice under the rules. 3rd ed. Aspen Publishers, c2009.

KF8935.M84 2009

Perry Hookman. Medical expert testimony : advanced syllabus for healthcare professionals. Potomac Press, c2008.

KF8964.H582 2008

Health Law

Lorraine Corfield, Ingrid Granne, William Latimer-Sayer. ABC of medical law. Wiley-Blackwell/BMJ Books, 2009.

KD3395.C67 2009

Maritime Law

Legal issues relating to time charterparties / edited by D. Rhidian Thomas.  Informa, c2008.

K1182.A58 2008

Patent Law

John J. Edmonds. The application of Daubert to patent damages experts. University of Houston Law Center, 2009.

Thesis 340 2009.E35

Space Law

Francis Lyall, Paul B. Larsen. Space law : a treatise. Ashgate, c2009.

KZD1145.L93 2009

Tax Law

Ricardo Colón. State tax jurisdiction : Congress must enact legislation to establish a uniform Nexus standard for business activity taxes. University of Houston Law Center, 2009.

Thesis 340 2009.C65

Toward tax reform : recommendations for President Obama's task force. Tax Analysts, c2009.

KF6289.A2T59 2009

 


New Government Documents List

 

Renewing the United Nations mandate for Iraq : plans and prospects : 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, November 19, 2008.

KF27.F645 2008v

Climate change and the Arctic : new frontiers of national security : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, March 25, 2009.

KF27.F6 2009f

H.R. 5600, the District of Columbia Court, Offender Supervision, Parole, and Public Defender Employees Equity Act of 2008 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, on H.R. 5600 ... July 15, 2008.

KF27.O9425 2008o

Nominations of the 110th Congress, first session : hearings before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, January 30 through December 19, 2007.

KF26.F6 2007b

State coverage initiatives : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first [i.e. second] session, July 15, 2008.

KF27.W3 2008n

To examine whether charitable organizations serve the needs of diverse communities : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, September 25, 2007.

KF27.W345 2007r

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first [i.e. second] session, September 24, 2008.

KF27.W345 2008r

Meeting the global challenge of AIDS, TB, and malaria : hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on examining the global challenge of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, focusing on the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), December 11, 2007.

KF26.L27 2007zb

Appliance standards : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, to receive testimony on S. 598, the Appliance Standards Improvement Act of 2009, March 19, 2009.

KF26.E55 2009n

Oversight of federal assistance for prisoner rehabilitation and reentry in our states : hearing before the Subcommittee on Corrections and Rehabilitation of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, September 21, 2006.

KF26.J8374 2006r

The Summit of the Americas : a new beginning for U.S. policy in the region? : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, March 11, 2009.

KF27.F6 2009g

Improving performance : a review of pay-for-performance systems in the federal government : 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, second session, July 22, 2008.

KF26.H636 2008m

Global internet freedom : corporate responsibility and the rule of law : hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, May 20, 2008.

KF26.J8 2008ze

Payments to certain Medicare fee-for-service providers : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, May 15, 2007.

KF27.W344 2007n

Coordination of international science partnerships : hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, March 24, 2009.

KF27.S3984 2009f

Evaluating the Labor Department in New Orleans : DOL's performance in investigating and prosecuting wage and hour violations and protecting guest workers : hearing before the Subcommittee on Domestic Policy of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 29, 2007.

KF27.O942 2007u

Home heating crisis : field hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, on examining the home heating crisis, focusing on the responsibility of our national government to respond to the needs of families that are facing enormous personal challenges, January 17, 2008 (Boston, MA).

KF26.L27 2008a

Proposals on energy research and development : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, to receive testimony regarding draft legislative proposals on energy research and development, March 5, 2009.

KF26.E55 2009o

Protecting lower-income families while fighting global warming : hearing before the Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, March 12, 2009.

KF27.W3443 2009f