New Titles List for the Week of December 4, 2011

                                                                                                                          

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Mon Yin Lung


List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Antitrust
  • Coastal and Ocean Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Law
  • Energy Law and Policy
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Law
  • International Law and the Use of Force
  • Islamic Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Language
  • Law and Religion
  • Legal History
  • Marital Property Rights
  • Securities Regulation
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

 

 

Michol O'Connor, Richard McElvaney, et al. O'Connor's property code plus. 2011-2012 ed. Jones McClure Pub., c2011.

KFT1310.A29P76

 

This book, co-authored by Professor Richard McElvaney, contains a comprehensive, up-to-date collection of Texas statutes and case annotations on real estate and property law covering topics such as annexation, land use, takings, property taxes, judgment interest, water rights, hazardous conditions, antiquities, and secured transactions.  Also included are charts listing attorney-fee provisions, statutes of limitations, and injunction provisions; timetables for eviction and condemnation suits; and derivation and disposition tables for the Property Code.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dee Pridgen, Richard Alderman. Consumer credit and the law. 2011-2012 ed. Thomson West, c2011.

KF1040 .P75

 

This two volume work, co-authored by Associate Dean Richard Alderman, is written for both those advising creditors and those representing the consumer. It mirrors the chronological sequence of events in a consumer credit transaction and coverage includes obtaining credit, Truth-in-Lending disclosures, regulation of the price of credit, debt collection, and the credit consumer's remedies for various problems. A unique appendix, organized by state, provides individual state laws on credit discrimination, credit reporting, holder in due course, and cooling off periods.

 


New Titles List

 

Antitrust

H. Stephen Harris, Jr., et al. Anti-monopoly law and practice in China. Oxford University Press, c2011.

KNQ3242.A95 2011

Coastal and Ocean Law

The world ocean in globalisation : climate change, sustainable fisheries, biodiversity, shipping, regional issues / edited by Davor Vidas, Peter Johan Schei. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2011.

KZA1141.W67 2011

Constitutional Law

Jack M. Balkin. Living originalism. Harvard University Press, 2011.

KF4552.B35 2011

Dispute Resolution

J.G. Merrills. International dispute settlement. 5th ed. Cambridge University Press, c2011.

JZ6010.M47 2011

Employment Law

The employment law sourcebook : a compendium of employment-related laws and policy documents.  American Bar Association, c2011-

KF3306.E47 2011

Energy Law and Policy

Amory B. Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute. Reinventing fire : bold business solutions for the new energy era. Chelsea Green Pub., c2011.

HD9502.U52L674 2011

Environmental Law and Policy

Stewart Brand. Whole earth discipline : an ecopragmatist manifesto. Viking, 2009.

GF41.B77 2009

Environmental issues in business transactions / edited by Lawrence P. Schnapf. American Bar Association, Business Law Section, c2011.

KF1298.E585 2011

William H. Rodgers, Jr., et al. Climate change : a reader. Carolina Academic Press, c2011.

KF3783.C578 2011

Evidence

Ronald L. Carlson. A student's guide to elements of proof. West, c2012

KF8950.C37 2012

Edward J. Imwinkelried, et al. Courtroom criminal evidence. 5th ed. LexisNexis, c2011-

KF9660.C68 2011

Family Law

Linda J. Ravdin. Premarital agreements : drafting and negotiation. American Bar Association, Section of Family Law, c2011.

KF529.R38 2011

Immigration Law

Greg Siskind. The employer's immigration compliance desk reference. Society for Human Resource Management, c2009.

KF4829.S57 2009

The immigration law sourcebook : a compendium of immigration-related laws and policy documents. American Bar Association, c2011.

KF4819.85.I46 2011

Insurance Law

David Scorey, Richard Geddes, Chris Harris. The Bermuda form : interpretation and dispute resolution of excess liability insurance. Oxford University Press, c2011.

K1271.S36 2011

International Law

United Nations. Multilateral treaty framework : an invitation to universal participation : 2010 treaty event : towards universal participation and implementation. United Nations, 2010.

K3238.F63 2010

International Law and the Use of Force

Alexander Gillespie. A history of the laws of war. Hart Publishing, 2011.

KZ6385.G55 2011

Islamic Law

Sharia incorporated : a comparative overview of the legal systems of twelve Muslim countries in past and present / edited by Jan Michiel Otto. Leiden University Press, c2010.

K588.5.S53 2010

Jurisprudence

Leo Katz. Why the law is so perverse. University of Chicago Press, c2011.

K290.K38 2011

Law and Language

James E. Clapp, et al. Lawtalk : the unknown stories behind familiar legal expressions. Yale University Press, c2011.

KF156.L39 2011

Law and Religion

Nina J. Crimm, Laurence H. Winer. Politics, taxes, and the pulpit : provocative First Amendment conflicts. Oxford University Press, c2011.

KF6449.C748 2011

Legal History

Law and the illicit in medieval Europe / edited by Ruth Mazo Karras, Joel Kaye, E. Ann Matter. University of Pennsylvania Press, c2008.

KJC147.L38 2008

Marital Property Rights

The future of family property in Europe / edited by Katharina Boele-Woelki, Jo Miles, Jens M. Scherpe. Intersentia, c2011.

KJC1162.F87 2011

Securities Regulation

Thomas Lee Hazen. Securities regulation. American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division, c2011.

KF1439.H396 2011

Louis Loss, Joel Seligman, Troy Paredes. Fundamentals of securities regulation. 6th ed. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, c2011.

KF1439.L68 2011

Supreme Court

Michael A. Bailey, Forrest Maltzman. The constrained court : law, politics, and the decisions justices make. Princeton University Press, c2011.

KF8748.B237 2011


New Government Documents List

 

U.S. preference programs : options for reform : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 9, 2010.

KF26.F5 2010f

International counternarcotics policies : do they reduce domestic consumption or advance other foreign policy goals? : hearing before the Subcommittee on Domestic Policy of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, July 21, 2010.

KF27.O942 2010o

Filing season update : current IRS issues : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, April 15, 2010.

KF26.F5 2010h

From molecules to minds : the future of neuroscience research and development : hearing before the Subcommittee on Domestic Policy of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, seconds session, September 29, 2010.

KF27.O942 2010r

Implementation of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 8, 2011.

KF26.C667 2011e

Oversight of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 1, 2011.

KF27.B5 2011f

Response efforts to the Gulf oil spill : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, May 18, 2010.

KF26.C69 2010s

SAFE Port Act reauthorization : securing our nation's critical infrastructure : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, July 21, 2010.

KF26.C69 2010t

Innovation in America : opportunities and obstacles : hearing before the Subcommittee on Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, June 22, 2010.

KF26.C6926 2010k

The trade advisory committee system : hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, July 21, 2009.

KF27.W3 2009v

KF27.W3468 2010

Taxes as part of the federal budget : hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth [i.e. Eleventh] Congress, second session, March 23, 2010.

KF27.F6 2011t

War powers, United States operations in Libya, and related legislation : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, May 25, 2011.

KF27.E5515 2011e

Made in America : innovations in job creation and economic growth : hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 3, 2011.

KF27.E555 2009

Reauthorization of the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act : hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, February 24, 2009.

KF27.E5525 2009d

Energy efficiency : complementary policies for climate legislation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, February 24, 2009.

KF26.H63 2009zza

The Homeland Security Department's budget submission for fiscal year 2010 : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, of the One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, May 12, 2009.

KF26.E55 2011q

Cyber security : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, to receive testimony on a joint staff discussion draft pertaining to cyber security of the bulk-power system and electric infrastructure and for other purposes, May 5, 2011.

KF26.J8 2010w

The Electronic Communications Privacy Act : promoting security and protecting privacy in the digital age : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, September 22, 2010.

KF27.O9436 2011e

The DC Opportunity Scholarship Program : keeping the door open : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health Care, District of Columbia, Census, and the National Archives of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 1, 2011.

KF27.H645 2011e

The 2010 election : a look back at what went right and wrong : hearing before the Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, held in Washington, DC, March 31, 2011.

KF26.C69317 2010n

Protecting youths in an online world : hearing before the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, July 15, 2010.

KF27.E5524 2011

The American energy initiative : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session.

KF27.O9464 2011e

U.S. military leaving Iraq : is the State Department ready? : hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense, and Foreign Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 2, 2011.

KF27.F6 2011u

Time to pause the reset? : defending U.S. interests in the face of Russian aggression : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, July 7, 2011.

KF26.C69 2010u

Protecting consumers from deceptive debt settlement schemes : field hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, August 12, 2010.

KF26.C69 2003z

Media ownership : hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, May 13, 2003.

KF27.F6 2011v

Why Taiwan matters : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, June 16, 2011.

KF26.C69664 2010i

Turning ideas into action : ensuring effective clean up and restoration in the Gulf : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, July 21, 2010.

KF26.C69664 2010i