New Titles List for the Week of May 9, 2010

                                                                                                                          

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

 

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Constitutional Law
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • First Amendment
  • Health Law
  • Immigration Law

 

  • Labor Law
  • Law and Religion
  • Legal Analysis, Research & Communication
  • Native Americans
  • Sports Law
  • Government Documents

 


Featured Resource List

 

 

Law and religion : cases in context / edited by Leslie C. Griffin. Aspen Publishers, 2010.

KF4865.G76 2010

 

This book, edited by Professor Leslie Griffin, provides discussions of landmark cases in law and religion and the First Amendment, revealing the back story of each case as well as a brief analysis of its content and significance.  The cases included involve issues that continue to confound the courts such as creation science and evolution, religious garb and symbols, and tax policy and religion. 

 

Professor Johnny Rex Buckles’ chapter Bob Jones University v. United States: A Journey Through Scripture and History can be found on p. 85.  It contains a discussion of the history and legal significance of the case as well as an analysis of the theological and cultural factors that drove the controversies. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philip A. Miscimarra, Ronald Turner, et al. The NLRB and managerial discretion : subcontracting, relocations, closings, sales, layoffs, and technological change. 2nd ed. John M. Olin Institute for Employment Practice and Policy, George Mason University, c2010.

HD6971.7.M57 2010

 

This book, co-authored by Professor Ronald Turner, discusses the business changes at the forefront of many labor disputes including closings, relocations, subcontracting, layoffs, and other “managerial” decisions.  It examines how these fundamental management decisions have been handled by the NLRB and the courts, and offers guidance concerning bargaining obligations, antiunion discrimination issues, and other legal concerns.

 


New Titles List

 

Constitutional Law

Clement Fatovic. Outside the law : emergency and executive power. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

KF4541.F37 2009

Roberto Gargarella. The legal foundations of inequality : constitutionalism in the Americas, 1776-1860. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

KG545.G37 2010

John E. Nowak, Ronald D. Rotunda. Constitutional law. 8th ed. Thomson/West, c2010.

KF4550.N6 2010

Education Law

Michael Rebell. Courts and kids : pursuing educational equity through the state courts. The University of Chicago Press, 2009.

KF4155.R43 2009

Employment Law

Employment law / edited by Mark A. Rothstein et al. 4th ed. West, c2010.

KF3318.R68 2010

First Amendment

John Denvir. Freeing speech : the constitutional war over national security. New York University Press, c2010.

KF6075.D46 2010

Health Law

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act  Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 : text of P.L. 111-148, as signed by the President on March 23, 2010  text of P.L. 111-152, as signed by the President on March 30, 2010 : JCT technical explanation of P.L. 111-148 and P.L. 111-152. CCH, c2010.

KF6276.6201.P38 2010

Immigration Law

Richard A. Boswell. Essentials of immigration law. 2nd ed. American Immigration Lawyers Association, c2009.

KF4819.B67 2009

Robert Pauw. Litigating immigration cases in federal court. 2nd ed. American Immigration Lawyers Association, c2009.

KF8925.E4P38 2009

Representing clients in immigration court / contributed to and edited by CLINIC staff. American Immigration Lawyers Association, c2009.

KF337.5.I45R48 2009

Labor Law

 Philip A. Miscimarra, Ronald Turner, et al. The NLRB and managerial discretion : subcontracting, relocations, closings, sales, layoffs, and technological change. 2nd ed. John M. Olin Institute for Employment Practice and Policy, George Mason University, c2010.

HD6971.7.M57 2010

Law and Religion

Law and religion : cases in context / edited by Leslie C. Griffin. Aspen Publishers, 2010.

KF4865.G76 2010

Howard Lesnick. Religion in legal thought and practice. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

K3280.L47 2010

Legal Analysis, Research & Communication

ALWD citation manual : a professional system of citation / edited by the Association of Legal Writing Directors and Darby Dickerson. 4th ed. Aspen Publishers, c2010.

KF245.A45 2010

Native Americans

Barbara Ann Atwood. Children, tribes, and states : adoption and custody conflicts over American Indian children. Carolina Academic Press, c2010.

KF8210.C45A98 2010

Sports Law

Phil Breaux. Introduction to sports law & business. 8th ed. Bent Tree Press, c2007.

 

KF3989.B74 2007


New Government Documents List

 

U.S. economic relations with China : strategies and options on exchange rates and market access : hearing before the Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on information about strategies and options on exchange rates and market access, Wednesday, May 23, 2007.

KF26.B3946 2007i

Water and power bills : hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Power of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, on S. 637, S. 789, S. 1080, S. 1453, July 23, 2009.

KF26.E559 2009n

The need for increased fraud enforcement in the wake of the economic downturn : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, February 11, 2009.

KF26.J8 2009d

Global health emergencies hit home : the  swine flu  outbreak : hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, May 6, 2009.

KF27.F625 2009j

Investigating the nature of matter, energy, space, and time : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, October 1, 2009.

KF27.S3935 2009t

NASA'S fiscal year 2010 budget request : hearing before the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, May 19, 2009.

KF27.S39 2009j

Oversight of government tax policy in farm country : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, July 24, 2007.

KF26.F5 2007s

Somalia : prospects for lasting peace and a unified response to extremism and terrorism : hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, June 25, 2009.

KF27.F625 2009m

U.S. assistance to Africa : a call for foreign aid reform : hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 23, 2009.

KF27.F625 2009h

U.S. policy toward Burma : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, October 21, 2009.

KF27.F6 2009x

The potential need for measurement standards to facilitate the research and development of biologic drugs : hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, September 24, 2009.

KF27.S39956 2009r

Plant closings, workers' rights, and the WARN Act's 20th anniversary : hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, on examining plant closings, focusing on workers' rights and the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) (Public Law 100-379) Act's 20th anniversary, May 20, 2008.

KF26.L27 2008m

Examining uniformity in election standards : hearing before the Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, held in Washington, DC, July 15, 2009.

KF27.H645 2009n

A fresh start for New Starts : hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, on examining the important role of the federal New Starts program in funding transit projects across our nation, June 3, 2009.

KF26.B3945 2009k

Oversight of the Troubled Assets [i.e. Asset] Relief Program : hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, on continuing the oversight of the Troubled Assets Relief Program and exploring how the program can be made more effective in addressing the financial crisis in our nation, May 20, 2009.

KF26.B39 2009n

Climate change and global security : challenges, threats and diplomatic opportunities : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 21, 2009.

KF26.F6 2009q

A global view : examining cross-border exchange mergers : hearing before the Subcommittee on Securities and Insurance and Investment of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on current trends in capital markets and exchanges, including mergers and acquisitions, and precipitating factors; and the impact such changes have on regulation, market participants, and investors, Thursday, July 12, 2007.

KF26.B3954 2007o

Georgia : one year after the August war : hearing before the Subcommittee on European Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, August 4, 2009.

KF26.F6355 2009p

Access to justice denied : Ashcroft v. Iqbal : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, October 27, 2009.

KF27.J847 2009t

Bye bye bargains? : retail price fixing, the Leegin decision and its impact on consumer prices : hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 28, 2009.

KF27.J857 2009h

Extracting natural resources : 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, September 24, 2008.

KF26.J8499 2008r

A new age for newspapers : diversity of voices, competition and the Internet : hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 21, 2009.

KF27.J857 2009g

Nomination of Hon. Susan E. Rice to be U.N. Representative : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, January 15, 2009.

KF26.F6 2009r

War powers in the 21st century : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 28, 2009.

KF26.F6 2009s

Excessive speculation in the wheat market : hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 21, 2009.

KF26.H634 2009o

USA PATRIOT Act : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, September 22, 2009.

KF27.J8565 2009r

Nominations of Kathryn A. Oberly and Alfred S. Irving Jr. : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session on the nomination of Kathryn A. Oberly to be an associate judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and Alfred S. Irving Jr. to be an associate judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, November 17, 2008.

KF26.H63 2008v

The passport issuance process : closing the door to fraud : hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, May 5, 2009.

KF26.J8747 2009i

Patent reform in the 111th Congress : legislation and recent court decisions : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, Tuesday, March 10, 2009.

KF26.J8 2009f

Protecting national security and civil liberties : strategies for terrorism information sharing : hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security [sic] of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 21, 2009.

KF26.J8747 2009g

S.J. Res. 7 and H.J. Res. 21 : a constitutional amendment concerning Senate vacancies : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, and House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, March 11, 2009.

KF26.J8359 2009f

United Nations Chapter VII mandates and the U.S.-Iraq bilateral agreement : 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, September 17, 2009

KF27.F648 2009r

Juvenile Justice Accountability and Improvement Act of 2009 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, on H.R. 2289, June 9, 2009.

KF27.J8588 2009h

Ensuring television carriage in the digital age : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, February 25, 2009.

KF26.J8 2009c