New Titles List for the Week of September 12, 2010

                                                                                                                          

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Bankruptcy
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Psychiatry
  • Legal Education
  • Legal Reference Work
  • Maritime Law
  • Partnership Tax
  • Patent Law
  • Property Law
  • Tax Law
  • Terrorism
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

 

 

Bill Ong Hing. Ethical borders : NAFTA, globalization, and Mexican migration. Temple University Press, 2010.

JV6465.H56 2010

 

This book examines the relationship between NAFTA, globalization, and undocumented migration. The author contends that reforming NAFTA is vital to ameliorating much of the poverty that drives undocumented immigration and argues for a spectrum of changes, including a new vision of border enforcement, a broader view of the visa system, a path to citizenship for undocumented migrants, and consideration of a guest worker program.

 

 

 

 

Robert R.M. Verchick. Facing catastrophe : environmental action for a post-Katrina world. Harvard University Press, 2010.

GE180.V47 2010

 

This book provides a new perspective on disaster law that is based on the principles of environmental protection.  The author argues that government must assume a stronger regulatory role in managing natural infrastructure, distributional fairness, and public risk and proposes changes to federal statutes governing environmental impact assessments, wetlands development, air emissions, and flood control, among others.

 


New Titles List

 

Bankruptcy

A global view of business insolvency systems / edited by Jay Lawrence Westbrook, et al. Martinus Nijhoff, c2010.

K1375.G58 2010

Continuing Legal Education

Michael Baucum. Real estate law 101. State Bar of Texas, c2010-

KFT1312.A75R43

Brian W. Rogers. Business bankruptcy 101 course. State Bar of Texas, c2010.

KF1544.A75B87 2010

Stuart R. Schwartz. Collections and creditors' rights 101. State Bar of Texas, c2010.

KFT1367.C6C645 2010

Contracts

Rebecca Williams. Unjust enrichment and public law : a comparative study of England, France and the EU. Hart, 2010.

KJC1718.W55 2010

Criminal Law

Cultural issues in criminal defense / edited by Linda Friedman Ramirez. 3rd ed. Juris Publishing, c2010.

KF9646.R35 2010

Criminal Procedure

Andrew Ashworth, Mike Redmayne. The criminal process. 4th ed. Oxford University Press, 2010.

KD7876.A74 2010

Intellectual Property Law

Hong Xue. Intellectual property law in China. Aspen Publishers, c2010.

KNQ1155.X84 2010

Jurisprudence

Kitty Calavita. Invitation to law & society : an introduction to the study of real law. University of Chicago Press, c2010.

K370.C35 2010

Law and Psychiatry

Scott Y.H. Kim. Evaluation of capacity to consent to treatment and research. Oxford University Press, c2010.

K3611.I5K55 2010

Legal Education

Dennis J. Tonsing. 1000 days to the bar, but the practice of law begins now. 2nd ed. W.S. Hein & Co., c2010.

KF272.T66 2010

Legal Reference Work

Texas law review. The greenbook : Texas rules of form. 12th ed. University of Texas at Austin School of Law Publications, Inc., c2010

KFT1275.T4 2010

Maritime Law

Steven J. Hazelwood, David Semark. P & I clubs : law and practice. Lloyd's List, c2010.

K1226.H39 2010

Partnership Tax

Steven E. Klig, Eric B. Sloan, Matthew J. Sullivan. Partnerships--taxable income, allocation of distributive shares, capital accounts. Tax Management Inc., c2010-

KF6289.A1T35 no. 712 -3rd

Patent Law

Robert Plotkin. The genie in the machine : how computer-automated inventing is revolutionizing law and business. Stanford Law Books, c2009.

KF3131.P58 2009

Property Law

Lawrence W. Waggoner, Thomas P. Gallanis. Estates, future interests, and powers of appointment in a nutshell. 4th ed. Thomson/West, c2010.

KF605.W32 2010

Tax Law

James Edward Maule. Tax incentives to hire, retain, or compensate employees. Tax Management, c2010-

KF6289.A1T35 no. 514

Robert W. Wood. Home office, vacation home, and home rental deductions. Tax Management, c2010-

KF6289.A1T35 no. 547-3rd

Terrorism

Stephen Nathanson. Terrorism and the ethics of war. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

HV6431.N3815 2010


New Government Documents List

 

Legal Division reference book / U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Glynco, Georgia. U.S. G.P.O., 2009.

KF9602.F43