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New Titles List for the Week of August 4, 2013

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Susan L. Sakmar. Energy for the 21st century: opportunities and challenges for liquefied natural gas (LNG). Edward Elgar, 2013.

HD9581.2.L572S24 2013

 

Energy for the 21st Century is a comprehensive study of the historical, financial, technological, environmental and human components of the liquefied natural gas industry.  Professor Sakmar discusses emerging issues in liquefied natural gas law, and makes the case that the 21st Century will be the ‘golden age’ of natural gas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rajshree Chandra. Knowledge as property: issues in the moral grounding of intellectual property rights. Oxford University Press, 2010.

K1401.C472 2010

 

Knowledge as Property is a study of the theory of intellectual property (IP) law.  The author examines different approaches to IP, illustrates the conflict between IP rights and other legal rights, and provides food for thought by examining the economic and social effects of IP enforcement.


New Titles List

British Law

Martin Partington. Introduction to the English legal system, 2013-2014. Oxford University Press, 2013.

KD661.P37 2013

Business Organizations

Alessio M. Pacces. Rethinking corporate governance: the law and economics of control powers. Routledge, 2012.

K1327.P33 2012

Civil Rights

Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment. Edited by John R. Vile and David L. Hudson, Jr. CQ Press, 2013.

KF9630.A68E53 2013

Environmental Law

Daniel M. Steinway, Kevin A. Ewing, David R. Case, Karen J. Nardi and William F. Brownell. Environmental law handbook. Government Institutes, Inc., 2011.

KF3775.E55

European Union Law

Karen Davies. Understanding European Union law. Routledge, 2013.

KJE949.D38 2013

International Trade

Ralph H. Folsom, Michael Wallace Gordon, John A. Spanogle, Jr. and Michael P. Van Alstine. Principles of international business transactions. West, 2013 .

KF390.B84F65 2013

Law and Social Science

The American illness: essays on the rule of law. Edited by F.H. Buckley. Yale University Press, 2013.

KF389.A44 2013

Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr. and Douglas W. Pinto, Jr. Moral foundations of American law: faith, virtue and mores. Intersentia, 2013.

KF380.H39 2013

Thane Rosenbaum. Payback: the case for revenge. The University of Chicago Press, 2013.

K5103.R674 2013

Robert G. Vaughn. The successes and failures of whistleblower laws. Edward Elgar, 2012.

KF3471.V38 2012

Legal Analysis, Research and Communication

Peter Butt. Modern legal drafting: a guide to using clearer language. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

K94.B88 2013

Carole A. Levitt and Mark E. Rosch. The cybersleuth's guide to the Internet: conducting effective free investigative and legal research on the Web. Internet For Lawyers, 2012.

KF242.A1L481 2012

Research methods in law. Edited by Dawn Watkins and Mandy Burton. Routledge, 2012.

K85.R43 2013

Legal Profession

David Howarth. Law as engineering: thinking about what lawyers do. Edward Elgar, 2013.

K120.H69 2013

Legislation

Neil Duxbury. Elements of legislation. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

K3316.D89 2013

Maritime Law

James Kraska and Raul Pedrozo. International maritime security law. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013.

KZA1348.K73 2013

Oil and Gas Law

Peter Roberts. Petroleum contracts: English law and practice. Oxford University Press, 2013.

KD2366.R63 2013

Regulated Industries

I. H. Ph. Diederiks-Verschoor, Pablo Méndes de Léon and Michael Butler. An introduction to air law. Aspen Publishers, 2012.

K4095.4.D5413 2012

Supreme Court

Ryan A. Malphurs. Rhetoric and discourse in Supreme Court oral arguments: sensemaking in judicial decisions. Routledge, 2013.

KF8748.M283 2013

Tax Law

Juan Angel Becerra. Interpretation and application of tax treaties in North America. IBFD, 2013.

KDZ911.B43 2013

 


New Government Documents List

 

Reviewing the U.S.-China strategic and economic dialogue. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session ... May 23, 2012.

KF26.B3958 2012

Protecting our shores from oil spills: operational procedures and ship designs. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, March 4, 2008.

KF26.C69914 2008a

Best practices in transforming research into innovation: creative approaches to the Bayh-Dole Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, Tuesday, June 19, 2012.

KF27.S39956 2012f

Bailout rewards: the Treasury Department's continued approval of excessive pay for executives at taxpayer-funded companies. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, February 26, 2013.

KF27.O9423 2013

The annual report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 25, 2012.

KF27.B5 2012g

American competitiveness: the role of research and development. Hearing before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

KF27.S39 2013

Stemming the tide: the U.S. response to tsunami generated marine debris. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, May 17, 2012.

KF26.C69664 2012

The Social Security Administration: is it meeting its responsibilities to save taxpayer dollars and serve the public? Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 17, 2012.

KF26.F5 2012a

Organizational meeting for the 113th Congress. Meeting before the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, held in Washington, DC, February 5, 2013.

KF27.H6 2013

NRC's reactor oversight process. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 3, 2007.

KF26.E623 2007a

Markup of H. Res. 115, the omnibus committee funding resolution for franked mail allowances for certain committees and disposition of election contest in the 28th District of Texas. Meeting before the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, held in Washington, DC, March 14, 2013.

KF27.H6 2013a

H.R. 5710, the National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Reauthorization Act of 2010 and H.R. 5809, the Safe Drug Disposal Act of 2010. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, July 22, 2010.

KF27.E553 2010i

Bus safety. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, September 18, 2008.

KF26.C69914 2008b

The path to freedom: countering repression and strengthening civil society in Cuba. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Global Narcotics Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, June 7, 2012.

KF26.F6967 2012b

State TANF spending and its impact on work requirements. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 17, 2012.

KF27.W3464 2012

1 in 88 children: a look into the federal response to rising rates of autism. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, November 29, 2012.

KF27.O94 2012af

Medicare's competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment: implications for quality, costs, and access. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, September 15, 2010.

KF27.E553 2010k

Hearing on identity theft and tax fraud. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Social Security of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, May 8, 2012.

KF27.W345 2012b

Failures in managing federal real property: billions in losses. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, February 27, 2013.

KF27.O9432 2013

Helping homeowners harmed by foreclosures: ensuring accountability and transparency in foreclosure reviews. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, on examining transparency, accountability, and consistency in the foreclosure review process and the ongoing effects on homeowners and servicers stemming from the foreclosure crisis, December 13, 2011.

KF26.B39452 2011b

Pipeline safety oversight and legislation. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, September 23, 2010.

KF27.E5525 2010h

Cruise ship safety: examining potential steps for keeping Americans safe at sea. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, June 19, 2008.

KF26.C69914 2008c

The Fatah-Hamas reconciliation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, February 5, 2013.

KF27.F64826 2013

Monetary policy and the state of the economy. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 18, 2012.

KF27.B5 2012d

Tax reform and tax-favored retirement accounts. Hearing before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, April 17, 2012.

KF27.W3 2012c

Benghazi: the attacks and the lessons learned. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, December 20, 2012.

KF26.F6 2012ab

Natural gas resources. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, to explore opportunities and challenges associated with America's natural gas resources, February 12, 2013.

KF26.E55 2013a

Review of DOE Vehicle Technologies Program management and activities: assuring appropriate and effective use of taxpayer funding. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, Thursday, July 26, 2012.

KF27.S3935 2012b

Time takes its toll: delays in OSHA's standard-setting process and the impact on worker safety. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session ... April 19, 2012.

KF26.L27 2012b

Innovation Corps: a review of a new National Science Foundation program to leverage research investments. Field hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, Monday, July 16, 2012.

KF27.S3984 2012c

H.R. 4624, the Investment Adviser Oversight Act of 2012. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, June 6, 2012.

KF27.B5 2012e

Climate change impacts on the transportation sector. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, June 24, 2008.

KF26 C69 2008af

Working conditions and worker rights in China: recent developments. Hearing before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, July 31, 2012.

KF25.C44W926 2012

Clean coal technology. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Innovation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, April 26, 2007.

KF26.C69696 2007f