New Titles List for the Week of January 15, 2012

                                                                                                                          

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

 

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List of Subjects

  • Featured Resource List
  • Administrative Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Disabilities and the Law
  • Food & Drug Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Patent Law
  • Texas Law
  • Government Documents

Featured Resource List

 

 

Thomas C. Fischer. Legal gridlock : a critique of the American legal system. Carolina Academic Press, c2011.

KF384.F57 2011

 

Public interest in the law is clearly growing. But the highly selective, frequently aberrant snapshots the public gets via the media often obscure what is really happening. The book examines the American legal system from top to bottom and suggests what is wrong and what might be changed to prevent cost and delay from strangling social and commercial progress. It critiques our system from a variety of perspectives, including: the form and function of government (originally designed in reaction to a remote and insensitive monarch); the proper role of courts and alternatives thereto; and the problems of law enforcement, legal training, and the legal profession.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jason Mazzone. Copyfraud and other abuses of intellectual property law. Stanford University Press, 2011.

KF2994.M399 2011

 

Intellectual property law in the United States does not work well and it needs to be reformedóbut not for the reasons given by most critics. The issue is not that intellectual property rights are too easily obtained, too broad in scope, and too long in duration. Rather, the primary problem is overreaching by publishers, producers, artists, and others who abuse intellectual property law by claiming stronger rights than the law actually gives them. As this book reveals, the solution is not to change the scope or content of intellectual property rights, but to create mechanisms to prevent people asserting rights beyond those they legitimately possess.

 


New Titles List

 

Administrative Law

William F. Funk, Richard H. Seamon.  Administrative law : Examples & explanations. 4th ed. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, c2012.

KF5402.F86 2012

Consumer Law

F. Paul Bland, Jr., et al. Consumer arbitration agreements : enforceability and other topics. 6th ed. National Consumer Law Center with the Public Justice Foundation, c2011.

KF9085.B53 2011

Disabilities and the Law

Peter A. Susser, Peter J. Petesch. Disability discrimination and the workplace. 2nd ed. BNA Books, c2011.

KF3469.Z95S87 2011

Food & Drug Law

Intellectual property, pharmaceuticals and public health : access to drugs in developing countries / edited by Kenneth C. Shadlen, et al. Edward Elgar, c2011.

K1401.I582 2011

Juvenile Law

Justice for kids : keeping kids out of the juvenile justice system / edited by Nancy E. Dowd. New York University, c2011.

KF9779.J87 2011

Patent Law

Electronic and software patents : law and practice / edited by Steven W. Lundberg, Stephen C. Durant, Ann M. McCrackin. 3rd ed. Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., c2011.

KF3133.C65E43 2011

Herbert F. Schwartz, Robert J. Goldman. Patent law and practice. 7th ed. BNA Books, c2011.

KF3120.S38 2011

Texas Law

Michael Ariens.  Lone star law : a legal history of Texas. Texas Tech University Press, c2011.

KFT1278.A75 2011

 


New Government Documents List

 

Regulatory impediments to job creation : the cost of doing business in the construction industry : hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight, and Government Spending of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 16, 2011.

KF27.O947 2011

Foreign bank account reporting and tax compliance : hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, November 5, 2009.

KF27.W3468 2009

Protecting American taxpayers : significant accomplishments and ongoing challenges in the fight against fraud : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, January 26, 2011.

KF26.J8 2011

Overview of science and technology research and development programs and priorities at the Department of Homeland Security : hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 15, 2011.

KF27.S39956 2011a

Transparency through technology : evaluating federal open-government efforts : hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations, and Procurement Reform of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 11, 2011.

KF27.O9484 2011a

How will the proposed merger between AT & T and T-Mobile affect wireless telecommunications competition? : hearing before the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, May 26, 2011.

KF27.J8647 2011

Transforming government through innovative tools and technologies : 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, second session, August 3, 2010.

KF26.H6323 2010

Promoting peace? : reexamining U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, July 12, 2011.

KF27.F64827 2011

Legislative hearing on immediate steps to protect taxpayers from the ongoing bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mae [i.e. Mac] : hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 31, 2011.

KF27.B515 2011

The Democratic Republic of the Congo : securing peace in the midst of tragedy : hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, March 8, 2011.

KF27.F629 2011

Foreclosure mediation programs : can bankruptcy courts limit homeowner and investor losses? : hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, February 11, 2011.

KF26.J8 2011a

Nominations of Hon. Dana Katherine Bilyeu, Michael D. Kennedy, Hon. Dennis P. Walsh, Milton C. Lee, Jr., Judith Anne Smith, and Todd E. Edelman : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, April 20, 2010.

KF26.H63 2011