New Titles List for the Week of October 19, 2009

                                                                                                                          

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

 

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Administrative Law
  • Children’s Rights
  • Chinese Law
  • Civil Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Election Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Foreign Investments
  • International Criminal Law
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Law and Religion
  • Legal Aspects of Bioethics
  • Legal Education
  • Natural Law
  • New Journal
  • State and Local Government Law
  • Supreme Court
  • Tax Law
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

                        

Thomas J. Oldham, D. Kelly Weisberg. Texas family code and related provisions. Student ed. Aspen Publishers, c2003-

KFT1294.A29T494

 

This book, edited by faculty familiar with student needs and course requirements, is an economical and efficient solution to a student’s statutory needs. The code book organizes in one place all of the state and federal statutes which a law student taking a specific course would like to have readily available for consultation.

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas N. McInnis. The evolution of the Fourth Amendment.  Lexington Books, c2009.

KF9630.M38 2009

 

This book explains the different approaches to interpreting the Fourth Amendment that the Supreme Court has used throughout American history, concentrating on the changes in interpretation since the Court applied the exclusionary rule to the states in 1961. It examines the evolution of the warrant rule and the exceptions to it, the reasonableness approach, the special needs approach, individual and society expectations of privacy, and the role of the exclusionary rule.

 


New Titles List

Administrative Law

John M. Rogers, Michael P. Healy, Ronald J. Krotoszyski, Jr. Administrative law. 2nd ed. Wolters Kluwer, Law and Business, c2008.

KF5402.R64 2008

 

 

 

Children's Rights

Roger J.R. Levesque. Child maltreatment and the law : returning to first principles. Springer, c2008.

KF9323.L48 2008

 

 

 

Chinese Law

Chao Xi.Wildy. Corporate governance and legal reform in China. Simmonds & Hill Publishing, 2009.

KNQ1056.X5 2009

 

 

 

Civil Law

Civil code of the Republic Kazakhstan / translated & edited by William E. Butler. Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing, 2008.

KLR49.A311994 A52 2008

 

 

 

 

The civil code of Iran / translated by Mostafa Shahabi.Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing, 2007.

KMH494.32007 A52 2007

 

 

 

Civil Procedure

Moore's federal practice : time-computation amendments to federal rules and statutes. LexisNexis, c2009.

KF8820.A313T56 2009

 

 

 

Constitutional Law

Thomas N. McInnis. The evolution of the Fourth Amendment.  Lexington Books, c2009.

KF9630.M38 2009

 

 

 

Election Law

Charles L. Zelden. The Supreme Court and elections : into the political thicket. CQ Press, 2010

KF4886.Z45 2010

 

 

 

Estate Planning

Richard E. Barnes. Estate planning for blended families : providing for your spouse & children in a second marriage. Nolo, 2009.

KF750.Z9B36 2009

 

 

 

Evidence

Electronic discovery deskbook / edited by Thomas Y. Allman ... [et al.]. Practising Law Institute, c2009-

KF8902.E42 E44 2009

 

 

 

Family Law

Thomas J. Oldham, D. Kelly Weisberg. Texas family code and related provisions. Student ed. Aspen Publishers, c2003-

KFT1294.A29T494

 

 

 

Foreign Investments

Zachary Douglas. The international law of investment claims. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

K3830.D68 2009

 

 

 

International Criminal Law

Nigel Rodley with Matt Pollard. The treatment of prisoners under international law. 3rd ed. Oxford University Press, 2009.

K5519.R63 2009

 

 

 

Landlord and Tennant

Janet Portman and Marcia Stewart. Every tenant's legal guide. 6th ed. Nolo, 2009.

KF590.Z9P67 2009

 

 

 

 

Marcia Stewart & Ralph Warner & Janet Portman. Leases & rental agreements. 8th ed. Nolo, 2009.

KF590.Z9L43 2009

 

 

 

Law and Religion

Amos N. Guiora. Freedom from religion : rights and national security. Oxford University Press, c2009.

K3258.G85 2009

 

 

 

Legal Aspects of Bioethics

Janet L. Dolgin, Lois L. Shepherd. Bioethics and the law. Aspen Publishers, c2009.

KF3821.D65 2009

 

 

 

 

Sandra H. Johnson, Robert L. Schwartz. Bioethics and law in a nutshell. West, c2009.

KF3821.J64 2009

 

 

 

Legal Education

Howard E. Katz, Kevin Francis O'Neill. Strategies and techniques of law school teaching : a primer for new (and not so new) professors. Aspen Publishers, c2009.

KF272.K38 2009

 

 

 

Natural Law

Intractable disputes about the natural law : Alasdair MacIntyre and critics / edited by Lawrence S. Cunningham. University of Notre Dame Press, c2009.

K428.I58 2009

 

 

 

New Journal

The Freedom Center journal. University of Cincinnati

K6.R45

 

 

 

State and Local Government Law

B.E. Witkin. Summary of California law. 10th ed. Thomson/West, c2005-

KFC80.W58

 

 

 

Supreme Courts

Frank J. Colucci. Justice Kennedy's jurisprudence : the full and necessary meaning of liberty. University Press of Kansas, c2009.

KF4749.C64 2009

 

 

 

 

Melvin I. Urofsky. Louis D. Brandeis : a life. Pantheon Books, c2009.

KF8745.B67U749 2009

 

 

 

Tax Law

Effectively representing your client before the IRS : a practical manual for the tax practitioner with sample correspondence and forms / edited by Catherine B. Engell. 4th ed. American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, c2009.

KF6320.E38 2009

 


New Government Documents List

Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. Department of Health and Human Services 2007-2008 tribal resource guide. Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, 2007.

E93.T74 2007

 

 

Congressional Oversight Panel June oversight report : stress testing and shoring up bank capital. U.S. G.P.O., 2009.

KF30.O94 2009m

 

 

Strengthening U.S. diplomatic capacity in Africa : hearing before the Subcommittee on African Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 21, 2009.

KF26.F625 2009g

 

 

International efforts to combat maritime piracy : hearing before the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 30, 2009.

KF27.F645 2009g

 

 

Hiring of administrative law judges at the Social Security Administration : hearing before the Subcommittee on Social Security of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, May 1, 2007.

KF27.W347 2007i

 

 

Reauthorization of the Iran-Libya Sanctions Act : hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, on reauthorization of the Iran-Libya Sanctions Act in relation to the security of the Middle East region, June 22, 2006.

KF26.B39 2006s

 

 

Nomination of Hon. Ray LaHood to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, January 21, 2009.

KF26.C69 2009

 

 

Loan guarantee program : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, to receive testimony on the current state of the Department of Energy loan guarantee program, authorized under Title 17 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and how the delivery of services to support the deployment of clean energy technologies might be improved, February 12, 2009.

KF26.E55 2009p

 

 

Industrial energy efficiency : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, to examine draft legislation regarding strengthening American manufacturing through improved industrial energy efficiency, March 26, 2009.

KF26.E55 2009q

 

 

The appropriateness of retirement plan fees : hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 30, 2007.

KF27.W3 2007t

 

 

Upholding the spirit of CRA : do CRA ratings accurately reflect bank practices? : 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 24, 2007.

KF27.O942 2007w

 

 

The science and risk assessment behind EPA's proposed revisions to the particulate matter air quality standards : hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, July 19, 2006.

KF26.E6 2006n

 

 

Offline and off-budget : the dismal state of information technology planning in the federal government : hearing before the Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 31, 2008.

KF26.H6323 2008n

 

 

Improving federal program management using performance information : hearing before the Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 24, 2008.

KF26.H6323 2008o

 

 

Private Prison Information Act of 2007. Pt. II : hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, on H.R. 1889, June 26, 2008.

KF27.J8588 2008a

 

 

From the Department of Justice to Guantanamo Bay : administration lawyers and administration interrogation rules. Pt. II : 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, June 18, 2008.

KF27.J8565 2008m

 

 

Child Soldiers Accountability Act of 2007 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, on S. 2135, April 8, 2008.

KF27.J8588 2008u

 

 

The adequacy of representation in capital cases : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, April 8, 2008.

KF26.J8359 2008h

 

 

The Middle East peace process : progress and prospects : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, September 25, 2008.

KF26.F6 2008z

 

 

A new strategy for enhanced partnership with Pakistan : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, June 25, 2008.

KF26.F6 2008za

 

 

Oversight of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and innovations in interoperability : hearing before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 22, 2007.

KF27.E555 2007g