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New Titles List for the Week of April 7, 2013

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Sandra Day O'Connor. Out of order: stories from the history of the Supreme Court. Random House, 2013.

Reserve KF8742.O276 2013

 

In Out of Order, Justice O’Connor tells stories personalizing a series of prominent historical Supreme Court Justices and describing the world they lived in; she also provides a few personal anecdotes and insights from her own time on the bench.  This book traces the historical development of the Supreme Court, both in terms of jurisprudence and in terms of the people, places and lifestyles that have contributed to its identity as an institution.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael J. Gerhardt. The forgotten presidents: their untold constitutional legacy. Oxford University Press, 2013.

KF5051.G47 2013

 

The Forgotten Presidents is a historical analysis of key developments in federal law that occurred during the administrations of some of the more obscure U.S. presidents.  The author examines how constitutional issues such as the resolution of disputes over presidential appointments, the executive direction of foreign affairs and modern views of the separation of powers were shaped by the policies of otherwise less influential presidential administrations.


New Titles List

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Christopher J.S. Hodges, Iris Benöhr & Naomi Creutzfeldt-Banda. Consumer ADR in Europe. Hart Pub., 2012.

KJC3923.H63 2012

Biotechnology

Robert L. Klitzman. Am I my genes? confronting fate and family secrets in the age of genetic testing. Oxford University Press, 2012.

K3263.K55 2012

Communication Law

Paul Siegel. Communication law in America. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2011.

KF2750.S53 2011

Complex Litigation

Antonio Gidi. A class action como instrumento de tutela coletiva dos direitos: as ações coletivas em uma perspectiva comparada. Editora Revista dos Tribunais, 2007.

KF8896.G53 2007

Copyright

Laura N. Gasaway. Copyright questions and answers for information professionals: from the columns of Against the Grain. Purdue University Press, 2013.

KF3030.1.G375 2013

Environmental Law and Policy

Burns H. Weston & David Bollier. Green governance: ecological survival, human rights, and the law of the commons. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

K3585.W476 2013

Foreign Investments

Jorge E. Viñuales. Foreign investment and the environment in international law. Cambridge University Press, 2012.

K3830.V56 2012

Freedom of Information

Russell L. Weaver. From Gutenberg to the internet: free speech, advancing technology, and the implications for democracy. Carolina Academic Press, 2012.

JA85.W43 2012

Insurance Law

The advisor's guide to long-term care / edited by R. David Watros & Erik T. Reynolds. American Bar Association, 2013.

KF3826.N8A73 2013

Legal Analysis, Research and Communication

Kenneth A. Adams. A manual of style for contract drafting. American Bar Association, 2013.

KF807.A33 2013

Legal Profession

The lawyer's guide to buying, selling, merging, and closing a law practice / edited by Sarina A. Butler & Richard G. Paszkiet. American Bar Association, 2007.

KF315.L38 2007

Steven L. Lovett. Practice basics. American Bar Association, 2013.

KF1425.L69 2013

Sarah Powell. Biglaw: how to survive the first two years of practice in a mega-firm, or, the art of doc review. Carolina Academic Press, 2013.

KF300.P69 2013

Regulated Industries

Eilís Ferran et al. The regulatory aftermath of the global financial crisis. Cambridge University Press, 2012.

K1066.R433 2012

Trademark and Unfair Competition

Mark D. Janis. Trademark and unfair competition law in a nutshell. West, 2013.

KF3180.J26 2013

 


New Government Documents List

 

Emergency response in the Marcellus Shale region. Field hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, July 26, 2010 (Pittsburgh, PA).

KF26.L27 2010am

Is government adequately protecting taxpayers from Medicaid fraud? Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Health Care, District of Columbia, Census, and the National Archives, and 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, second session, April 25, 2012.

KF27.O9436 2012e

Tax reform options: promoting retirement security. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, September 15, 2011.

KF26.F5 2011ak

The NFL StarCaps case: are sports' anti-doping programs at a legal crossroads? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, November 3, 2009.

KF27.E5515 2009v

International development priorities in the fiscal year 2013 budget. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, March 6, 2012.

KF26.F6 2012m

Exploring Mars and beyond: what's next for U.S. planetary science? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, Tuesday, November 15, 2011.

KF27.S3995 2011f

Contractors: how much are they costing the government? Hearing before the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, march 29, 2012.

KF26.H6314 2012a

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals in drinking water: risks to human health and the environment. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, February 25, 2010.

KF27.E5525 2010a

Medical radiation: an overview of the issues. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, February 26, 2010.

KF27.E553 2010

Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade, and Sales (PARTS) Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, on H.R. 3889,  August 1, 2012.

KF27.J8647 2012m

Sea level rise. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, April 19, 2012.

KF26.E55 2012v

Second in a hearing series on Securing the future of the Social Security Disability Insurance program. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Social Security of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, January 24, 2012.

KF27.W347 2012

CLASS canceled: an unsustainable program and its consequences for the nation's deficit. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, October 26, 2011.

KF27.E5546 2011u

To authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. Markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, on H.R. 2583, July 20 and July 21, 2011.

KF27.F6 2011ao

U.S. vulnerabilities to money laundering, drugs, and terrorist financing: HSBC case history. Hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 17, 2012 

KF26.H634 2012a

IRS, enforcing Obamacare's new rules and taxes. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, August 2, 2012.

KF27.O94 2012ad

The JOBS Act: importance of prompt implementation for entrepreneurs, capital formation, and job creation. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, Sept 13, 2012.

KF27.O947 2012g

U.S. policy toward Nigeria: West Africa's troubled titan. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 10, 2012.

KF27.F629 2012p

Nominations of Walter M. Shaub, Jr., Kimberley S. Knowles, and Rainey R. Brandt. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 20, 2012.

KF26.H63 2012n

Advancing coal research and development for a secure energy future. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, Thursday, October 13, 2011.

KF27.S3935 2011f

The collection and use of location information for commercial purposes. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection and the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, February 24, 2010.

KF27.E5515 2010a

Economic statecraft: embracing Africa's market potential. Hearing before the Subcommittee on African Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, June 28, 2012.

KF26.F625 2012b

Innovations in addressing childhood obesity. Hearing before Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, December 16, 2009.

KF27.E553 2009v

National Petroleum Reserve. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 12, 2012.

KF26.E55 2012z