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New Titles List for the Week of November 2, 2014

                                                                                                                          

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Federal legal research. Revised printing. Mary Garvey Algero, Spencer L. Simons, Suzanne E. Rowe, Scott Childs, and Sarah E. Ricks. Carolina Academic Press, 2014.

KF240.A48 2014

 

This book, cowritten by Professor Simons, provides a thorough introduction to federal legal research. Topics covered include case law, statutory research, legislative history, administrative law, court rules, and secondary sources. This revised printing reflects recent changes in resources and research processes, including the replacement of THOMAS by the Congress.gov website.

 

 

 

 

Stanley Fish. Versions of academic freedom: from professionalism to revolution. University of Chicago Press, 2014.

KF4772.F5677 2014

 

What do we mean when we talk about “academic freedom”? And what is that freedom’s value to scholarship? These are the questions Stanley Fish attempts to answer here, in a lively and wide-ranging discussion that draws on everything from Kantian philosophy to First Amendment law.


New Titles List

Consumer Law

Robert J. Hobbs. Fair debt collection. Eighth edition. National Consumer Law Center, 2014.

KF1024.H63 2014

Jonathan Sheldon, Carolyn L. Carter, and Chi Chi Wu. Collection actions: defending consumers and their assets. Third edition. National Consumer Law Center, 2014.

KF1024.S54 2014

Evidence

McCormick on evidence. Seventh edition. Kenneth S. Broun, ed. West, 2013.

KF8935.M32 2013

International Law

Shane Darcy. Judges, law and war: the judicial development of international humanitarian law. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

KZ6471.D37 2014

The practice of international and national courts and the (de))fragmentation of international law. Ole Kristian Fauchald and André Nollkaemper, eds. Hart Publishing, 2012.

KZ1242.5.P73 2012

International Tax

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Addressing the tax challenges of the digital economy. OECD, 2014.

K4544.A44 2014

Legal Profession

David Allen. Getting things done: the art of stress-free productivity. Penguin Books, 2001.

BF637.T5A45 2001

Maritime Law

Maritime law. Third edition. Yvonne Baatz, ed. Routledge, 2014.

KD1819.S67 2014

Mediation

Kimberlee K. Kovach. Mediation in a nutshell. Third edition. West, 2014.

KF9084.K678 2014


New Government Documents List

 

An administration made disaster: the south Texas border surge of unaccompanied alien minors. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 25, 2014.

KF27.J8 2014f

Benefits of and challenges to energy access in the 21st century:  electricity. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, February 27, 2014.

KF27.E5524 2014

Crafting a successful incentive auction: stakeholders' perspectives. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, December 10, 2013.

KF26.C69 2013n

Current public lands, forests, and mining bills. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 182, to provide for the unencumbering of title to non-federal land owned by the City of Anchorage, Alaska, for purposes of economic development by conveyance of the federal reversion interest to the city, November 20, 2013.

KF26.E5582 2013b

Examining innovative postal products for the 21st century. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, US Postal Service and the Census of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 22, 2014.

KF27.O9428 2014b

Examining the use and abuse of administratively uncontrollable overtime at the Department of Homeland Security. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, January 28, 2014.

KF26.H6317 2014

Examining U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session June 10, 2014.

KF27.F64826 2014i

Forest management. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on the challenges and opportunities for improving forest management on federal lands, June 25, 2013.

KF26.E55 2013z

Forestry. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 1784, the Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013  and S. 1966, the National Forest Jobs and Management Act of 2014, February 6, 2014.

KF26.E55 2014h

Hearing on examining strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at U.S. colleges and universities. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, April 3, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008i

Inspector general report: allegations of improper lobbying and obstruction at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, February 26, 2014.

KF27.B54428 2014a

Legislative hearing on S. 1870, the Clean Water Restoration Act of 2007. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, April 9, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008j

Necessary updates to the Commercial Space Launch Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, one Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, February 4, 2014.

KF27.S3995 2014

Oversight of incentive auction implementation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 23, 2013.

KF27.E5522 2013k

Oversight on EPA toxic chemical policies. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, April 29, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008k

Private sector programs that engage students in STEM. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, January 9, 2014.

KF27.S3985 2014a

Prohibiting the use of deceptive practices and voter intimidation tactics in federal elections: S. 1994. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, June 26, 2012.

KF26.J8 2012o

Reevaluating the effectiveness of federal mandatory minimum sentences. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, September 18, 2013.

KF26.J8 2013i

Reforming the drug compounding regulatory framework. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, July 16, 2013.

KF27.E553 2013w

Soldiers as consumers: predatory and unfair business practices harming the military community. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 20, 2013.

KF26.C69 2013p

The annual report of the Office of Financial Research. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, February 5, 2014.

KF27.B54428 2014

The scope of fair use. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, January 28, 2014.

KF27.J85694 2014

Verifying Iran's nuclear compliance. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session June 10, 2014.

KF27.F6 2014t