New Titles List for the Week of April 3, 2011

                                                                                                                          

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

 

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Children’s Rights
  • Civil Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Copyright
  • Criminal Justice
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • French Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Psychology
  • Legal Aspects of Bioethics
  • Legal Research
  • Lending and Borrowing
  • Public Health Law
  • Race Theory and the Law
  • Separation of Power
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark and Unfair Competition
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

 

 

Thomas A. Durkin, Gregory Elliehausen. Truth in lending : theory, history, and a way forward. Oxford University Press, 2010.

KF1040.D87 2010

 

This book is a guide to the purposes, strengths, and weaknesses of disclosures as consumer protections in financial transactions such as loans, deposits, and consumer leases.  It focuses on the federal Truth in Lending Act, but also covers a variety of other federal disclosure statutes designed to protect consumers in their financial relationships.  It also examines the psychological, sociological, historical, and legal traditions that go into fully understanding what has led to the demand for better disclosures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa Vanhala. Making rights a reality? : disability rights activists and legal mobilization. Cambridge University Press, 2011.

K1970.V36 2011

 

This book explores the way in which disability activists in the United Kingdom and Canada have transformed their aspirations into legal claims in their quest for equality and delves into the diffusion of disability rights among grassroots organizations and the traditional disability charities. The book draws on a wealth of primary sources including court records and campaign documents and encompassing interviews with more than sixty activists and legal experts.

 


New Titles List

Bankruptcy

Stephen J. Lubben. Measuring the costs of chapter 11 cases : professional fees in American corporate bankruptcy cases. Eleven International, c2010.

KF1544.Z9L82 2010

Business Organizations

Model joint venture agreement with commentary : [adopted by the Joint Venture Task Force of the Negotiated Acquisitions Committee, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law]. American Bar Association, c2006.

KF1380.5.M63 2006

Children's Rights

Protecting children from sexual violence : a comprehensive approach / prepared by the Council of Europe programme  Building a Europe for and with children. Council of Europe Publishing, 2010.

KJC8551.C45P76 2010

Civil Rights

George C. Christie. Philosopher kings? : the adjudication of conflicting human rights and social values. Oxford University Press, c2011.

K3240.C4748 2011

Ronald Niezen. Public justice and the anthropology of law. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

K3242.N543 2010

Yogesh Tyagi. The UN human rights committee : practice and procedure. Cambridge University Press, 2011.

K3241.T93 2011

Constitutional Law

The Bill of Rights in modern America / edited by David J. Bodenhamer, James W. Ely, Jr. Indiana University Press, c2008.

KF4550.A2B49 2008

Public opinion and constitutional controversy / edited by Nathaniel Persily, Jack Citrin, Patrick J. Egan. Oxford University Press, 2008.

KF4550.P827 2008

Copyright

Copyright and the orphan works issue / edited by Andrew D. Owens. Nova Science Publishers, c2010.

KF3030.1.A25 2010

Criminal Justice

Dan Markel, Jennifer M. Collins, Ethan J. Leib. Privilege or punish : criminal justice and the challenge of family ties. Oxford University Press, c2009.

K5001.M37 2009

Environmental Law and Policy

The law of green buildings : regulatory and legal issues in design, construction, operations, and financing / edited by J. Cullen Howe, Michael B. Gerrard, Frederick R. Fucci. American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, c2010.

KF5701.L39 2010

French Law

Eva Steiner. French law : a comparative approach. Oxford University Press, 2010.

KJV284.S74 2010

Immigration Law

Robert James McWhirter. The criminal lawyer's guide to immigration law : questions and answers. 2nd ed. Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association, c2006.

KF4819.M39 2006

Intellectual Property Law

Michael A. Carrier. Innovation for the 21st century : harnessing the power of intellectual property and antitrust law. Oxford University Press, c2009.

KF3116.C37 2009

International Criminal Law

Nidal Nabil Jurdi. The International Criminal Court and national courts : a contentious relationship. Ashgate Pub., c2011.

KZ6314.J87 2011

International Law

Carl Q. Christol. International law and U.S. foreign policy. 2nd rev. ed. University Press of America, c2007.

KF4581.C57 2007

Jochen von Bernstorff, Thomas Dunlap. The public international law theory of Hans Kelsen : believing in universal law. Cambridge University Press, c2010.

KZ3375.K45B4713 2010

Jurisprudence

Ronald Dworkin. Justice for hedgehogs. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.

K237.D85 2011

Legal reasoning : the methods of balancing : proceedings of the special workshop  Legal Reasoning: The Methods of Balancing  held at the 24th World Congress of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR), Beijing, 2009 / edited by Jan-Reinard Sieckmann. Franz Steiner, 2010.

K213.L44 2010

Lynn Stout. Cultivating conscience : how good laws make good people. Princeton University Press, c2011.

K247.6.S76 2011

Law and Psychology

Law and neuroscience / edited by Michael Freeman. Oxford University Press, 2011.

K346.L38 2011

Legal Aspects of Bioethics

Scott Mann. Bioethics in perspective : corporate power, public health and the political economy. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

QH332.M36 2010

Legal Research

J. Paul Lomio, Henrik Spang-Hanssen & George D. Wilson. Legal research methods in a modern world : a coursebook. 3rd ed. DJØF Publishing, 2011.

K85.L66 2011

Lending and Borrowing

Thomas S. Hemmendinger, William C. Hillman. Hillman on commercial loan documentation. 5th ed. Practising Law Institute, c2000-

KF1035.H45

Public Health Law

Reconsidering law and policy debates : a public health perspective / edited by John G.  Culhane. Cambridge University Press, 2011.

KF3775.R388 2011

Race Theory and the Law

Critical race realism : intersections of psychology, race and the law / edited by Gregory S. Parks, Shayne Jones, W. Jonathan Cardi. New Press, 2010.

KF4755.C749 2008

Separation of Power

John P. MacKenzie. Absolute power : how the unitary executive theory is undermining the Constitution. Century Foundation Press, 2008.

KF5050.M33 2008

Peter M. Shane. Madison's nightmare : how executive power threatens American democracy. University of Chicago Press, 2009.

JK516.S435 2009

Tax Law

W. Patrick Cantrell. Federal tax procedures for attorneys. ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division, c2008.

KF6320.F43 2008

Richard J. Wood. Family tax law. Vandeplas Publishing, 2010.

KF6297.W66 2010

Jack Zuckerman, et al. The 1040 handbook : a guide to income and asset discovery. 5th ed. Section of Family Law, American Bar Association, c2008.

KF6369.A715 2008

Trademark and Unfair Competition

Linda A. Tancs. Understanding trademark law : a beginner's guide. Oceana, c2009.

KF3180.T36 2009

 


New Government Documents List

 

Unfinished business in Southeast Europe : opportunities and challenges in the western Balkans : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, April 14, 2010.

KF26.F6 2010g

The future of universal service : to whom, by whom, for what, and how much? : hearing before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, June 24, 2008.

KF27.E555 2008k

Business meeting on committee resolution relating to energy demonstration projects : meeting before the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, held in Washington, DC, Wednesday, April 28, 2010.

KF27.H6 2010g

Improving energy efficiency through technology and communications : hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first [i.e. second] session, February 23, 2010.

KF26.C6925 2010c

Covering uninsured kids : missed opportunities for moving forward : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, January 29, 2008.

KF27.E553 2008b

Breeding, drugs, and breakdowns : the state of thoroughbred horseracing and the welfare of the thoroughbred racehorse : hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, Thursday, June 19, 2008.

KF27.E5515 2008k

Use of credit information beyond lending : issues and reform proposals : hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, May 12, 2010.

KF27.B5364 2010j

Tools to combat deficits and waste : expedited rescission authority : 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 of the One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, December 16, 2009.

KF26.H6323 2009x

Safety of phthalates and bisphenol-A in everyday consumer products : hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, Tuesday, June 10, 2008.

KF27.E5515 2008m

H.R. 6258, the Carbon Capture and Storage Early Deployment Act : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 10, 2008.

KF27.E5524 2008n

H.R. 4489, the FEHBP Prescription Drug Integrity, Transparency, and Cost Savings Act : 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 Eleventh Congress, first session, on H.R. 4489, to amend chapter 89 of Title 5, United States Code, to ensure program integrity, transparency, and cost savings in the pricing and contracting of prescription drug benefits under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, February 23, 2010.

KF27.O9425 2010c

The ADA and Olmstead enforcement : ensuring community opportunities for individuals with disabilities : hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, on examining the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Olmstead enforcement, focusing on ensuring community opportunities for individuals with disabilities, June 22,2010.

KF26.L27 2010k

The price is right, or is it? : an examination of USPS workshare discounts and products that do not cover their costs : 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 Eleventh Congress, second session, May 12, 2010.

KF27.O9425 2010i

Open Access to Courts Act of 2009 : hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, on H.R. 4115, December 16, 2009.

KF27.J8568 2009x

GM and Chrysler dealership closures : protecting dealers and consumers : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, June 3, 2009.

KF26.C69 2009zg

NASA's fiscal year 2011 budget request and issues : hearing before the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, February 25, 2010.

KF27.S39 2010c

Competition in the media and entertainment distribution market : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, February 25, 2010.

KF27.J8 2010c

Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition and the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division : hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, July 27, 2010.

KF27.J8568 2010n

Role and operations of the United States Secret Service : hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session,  June 29, 2010.

KF27.J8588 2010k

The National Security Personnel System and performance management 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 Eleventh Congress, second session, June 9, 2010.

KF26.H636 2010k