New Titles List for the Week of July 4, 2010

                                                                                                                          

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

 

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Children’s Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Criminal Law
  • Disabilities and the Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy Law and Policy
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • European Law
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Health Care Finance and Policy
  • Health Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Finance
  • Legal Profession
  • Legal Research
  • Marital Property Rights
  • Maritime Law
  • Military Courts
  • New Journal
  • Presidents
  • Government Documents

 


Featured Resource List

 

 

 

Meredith J. Duncan, Ronald Turner. Torts : a contemporary approach. West, c2010.

KF1250.D86 2010

 

This interactive casebook, written by Professor Meredith Duncan and Professor Ronald Turner, is a user-friendly text that provides an overview of torts including intentional torts, negligence actions, strict liability, and defenses.  It includes classic as well as modern cases and the text is rich with commentary on the competing policy issues that drive and shape current tort law.  The book also contains many problems and hypotheticals and is available in both a hardbound and an electronic format.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brian D. Lepard. Customary international law : a new theory with practical applications. Cambridge University Press, c2010.

KZ1277.L47 2010

 

This book provides a comprehensive theory of customary international law that addresses many of the large questions associated this area such as how to determine the existence of opinio juris, the function of the state practice requirement, the definition of jus cogens customary norms, and the relationship between customary international law and ethics.  Using a multidisciplinary approach, the author draws insights from fields such as legal theory, philosophy, political science, and game theory. 

 


New Titles List

 

Children's Rights

Children's rights and human development : a multidisciplinary reader / edited by Jan C.M. Willems. Intersentia, c2010.

K639.C45 2010

Constitutional Law

Michael J. Gerhardt, Stephen M. Griffin, Thomas D. Rowe, Jr. Constitutional theory : arguments and perspectives. 3rd ed. LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2007.

KF4550.G47 2007

Corporate Finance

Handbook for the conduct of shareholders' meetings. 2nd ed. Corporate Laws Committee and Corporate Governance Committee, Business Law Section, American Bar Association, c2010.

KF1450.H36 2010

Criminal Law

Joshua Dressler. Understanding criminal law. 5th ed. LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2009.

KF9219.D74 2009

Disabilities and the Law

William D. Goren. Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act. 3rd ed. American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division, c2010.

KF480.G67 2010

Dispute Resolution

Jay Folberg, et al. Resolving disputes : theory, practice, and law. 2nd ed. Aspen Publishers, c2010.

KF9084.R475 2010

J. Kim Wright. Lawyers as peacemakers : practicing holistic, problem-solving law. American Bar Association, c2010.

KF311.W75 2010

Energy Law and Policy

Jorge Velasco Fernández. Electricity merger control in the light of the EU "Third energy package". University of Houston Law Center, 2010.

Thesis 340 2010.F47

Environmental Law and Policy

Daniel A. Farber, Roger W. Findley. Environmental law in a nutshell. 8th ed. West, c2010.

KF3775.Z9F56 2010

European Law

Frederic Eggermont, Stafaan Smis. Research guide to instruments of European regional organizations. Intersentia, c2010.

KJC76.R47 2010

Federal Income Tax

Christopher C. Dykes. Federal income tax law : a legal research guide. W.S. Hein, 2010.

KF240.L43 v.55

Health Care Finance and Policy

Mark V. Pauly. Health reform without side effects : making markets work for individual health insurance. Hoover Institution Press, c2010.

HG9396.P382 2010

Health Law

The 20th annual National Institute on Health Care Fraud. American Bar Association, Center for Continuing Legal Education, c2010.

KF3608.A4N37 2010

Medical legal aspects of medical records / edited by Patricia Iyer, Barbara J. Levin. 2nd ed. Lawyers & Judges Pub., c2010.

KF3827.R4I98 2010

Immigration Law

The deportation regime : sovereignty, space, and the freedom of movement / edited by Nicholas De Genova, Nathalie Peutz. Duke University Press, 2010.

K3277.D47 2010

Anna Marie Gallagher, Maria Baldini-Potermin. Immigration trial handbook. Thomson Reuters/West, c2008-

KF8925.E4I486

Intellectual Property Law

Ross A. Dannenberg, et al. Computer games and virtual worlds : a new frontier in intellectual property law. American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law, c2010.

KF3024.C6C625 2010

International Criminal Law

T. Markus Funk. Victims' rights and advocacy at the International Criminal Court. Oxford University Press, c2010.

KZ6311.F858 2010

Gerhard Kemp. Individual criminal liability for the international crime of aggression. International Specialized Book Services, c2010.

KZ6374.K46 2010

International Finance

Simon Gleeson. International regulation of banking : Basel II, capital and risk requirements. Oxford University Press, 2010.

K1066.G58 2010

Legal Profession

Paul Brest, Linda Hamilton Krieger. Problem solving, decision making, and professional judgment : a guide for lawyers and policy makers. Oxford University Press, c2010.

K346.B74 2010

Careers in administrative law & regulatory practice / edited by James T. O'Reilly. American Bar Association, Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, c2010.

KF299.A32C37 2010

Legal Research

E. Joan Blum. Massachusetts legal research. Carolina Academic Press, c2010.

KFM2475.B58 2010

Carole A. Levitt, Mark E. Rosch. Mining the Internet's publicly available resources for investigative research. American Bar Association, Law Practice Management Section, c2010.

KF242.A1L4785 2010

Marital Property Rights

Leslie Ann Shaner. Divorce in the golden years : estate planning, spousal support, and retirement issues for clients at midlife and beyond. American Bar Association, c2010.

KF535.S49 2010

Maritime Law

Changes in the Arctic environment and the law of the sea / edited by Myron H. Nordquist, Tomas H. Heidar, John Norton Moore. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010.

KZA1667.C48 2010

Military Courts

Lawrence J. Morris. Military justice : a guide to the issues. Praeger, c2010.

KF7620.M67 2010

New Journal

William & Mary business law review. College of William &  Mary School of Law, c2010-

K27.I572

Presidents

John Yoo. Crisis and command : the history of executive power from George Washington to George W. Bush. Kaplan Pub., c2009.

KF5053.Y66 2009


New Government Documents List

 

Afghanistan's impact on Pakistan : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, October 1, 2009.

KF26.F6 2009w

An undue hardship? : discharging educational debt in bankruptcy : hearing before the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, September 23, 2009.

KF27.J856 2009t

Crisis on the farm : the state of competition and prospects for sustainability in the Northeast dairy industry : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, September 19, 2009, St. Albans, Vermont.

KF26.J8 2009r

Toward a comprehensive strategy for Sudan : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 30, 2009.

KF26.F6 2009x

North Korea back at the brink? : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, June 11, 2009.

KF26.F6 2009y

Markup of H.R. 3224, H.R. 2843, Committee Resolution 111-6, Committee Resolution 111-7, H.R. 3542, and H.R. 3489 : hearing before the Committee on House Administration, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, held in Washington, DC, November 4, 2009

KF27.H6 2009v

Public health challenges in our nation's capital : 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 Eleventh Congress, first session, May 19, 2009.

KF26.H636 2009i

Flag on the bag? : foreign assistance and the struggle against terrorism : hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, November 18, 2009.

KF27.F6465 2009v

Legal Services Corporation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, October 27, 2009.

KF27.J856 2009q

The proposed U.S.-UAE agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, October 7, 2009.

KF26.F6619 2009t

Comprehensive immigration reform in 2009 : can we do it and how? : hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 30, 2009.

KF26.J8526 2009g

A new strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, May 21, 2009.

KF26.F6 2009z

Focusing on children and disasters : evacuation planning and mental health recovery : hearing before the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, August 4, 2009.

KF26.H6316 2009p

The Lisbon Treaty : implications for future relations between the European Union and the United States : hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, December 15, 2009.

KF27.F642 2009x

Competition in the ticketing and promotion industry : hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, February 26, 2009.

KF27.J857 2009c

S. 372 : the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2009 : 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 Eleventh Congress, first session, June 11, 2009.

KF26.H636 2009k

Protecting employees in airline bankruptcies : hearing before the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, December 16, 2009.

KF27.J856 2009x