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New Titles List for the Week of February 15, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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Want, waste or war? The global resource nexus and the struggle for land, energy, food, water and minerals. Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, and Stacy D. VanDeveer. Routledge, 2015.

HC85.A64 2015

 

The authors examine the growing global competition for natural resources and how it affects markets, security, and international relations. Their approach draws particular attention to the sustainability of current resource use.

 

 

 

 

 

Benjamin Márquez. Democratizing Texas politics: race, identity, and Mexican American empowerment, 1945-2002. University of Texas Press, 2014.

F395.M5M367 2014

 

Despite its history of racial conflict, Texas now has more Latinos serving in elective office than any other state. This book examines the rise of Mexican Americans in Texas politics from the end of World War II to the beginning of this century.


New Titles List

American Legal History

Grant Gilmore. The ages of American law. Second edition. Yale University Press, 2014.

KF352.A2G5 2014

Education Law

Jim Walsh, Frank Kemerer, and Laurie Maniotis. The educator's guide to Texas school law. Eighth edition. University of Texas Press, 2014.

KFT1590.K45 2014

International Criminal Law

Harry M. Rhea. The United States and international criminal tribunals: an introduction. Intersentia, 2012.

KZ7230.R48 2012

Vladimir Tochilovsky. The law and jurisprudence of the international criminal tribunals and courts: procedure and human rights aspects. Second edition. Intersentia, 2014.

KZ7230.T63 2014

International Project Finance

John M. Niehuss. International project finance in a nutshell. Second edition. West Academic Publishing, 2015.

K3820.N54x 2015

Jurisprudence

Frederick F. Schauer. The force of law. Harvard University Press, 2015.

K579.D8S33 2015

Race and the Law

Michelle Alexander. The new Jim Crow: mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness. Revised edition. New Press, 2012.

KF9223.A44 2012

Separation of Powers

Phillip Cooper. By order of the president: the use and abuse of executive direct action. Second edition. University Press of Kansas, 2014.

KF5053.C578 2014


New Government Documents List

 

Advancing Congress's trade agenda: the role of trade negotiating authority. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, January 16, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014

A report on the G8 dementia summit. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session on, January 15, 2014.

KF27.F632 2014f

Benefits of and challenges to energy access in the 21st century: fuel supply and energy infrastructure. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, March 6, 2014.

KF27.E5524 2014a

Building prosperity in Latin America: investor confidence in the rule of law. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 30, 2014.

KF27.F6492 2014g

Chemicals in Commerce Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, March 12, 2014.

KF27.E55273 2014a

Collateral consequences. Hearing before the Over-Criminalization Task Force of 2014 of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 26, 2014.

KF27.J8683 2014c

Conflicts of interest, investor loss of confidence, and high speed trading in U.S. stock markets. Hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 17, 2014.

KF26.H634 2014b

Copyright remedies. 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, July 24, 2014.

KF27.J85694 2014j

Effective strategies for accelerated learning. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session ... April 18, 2012.

KF26.L27 2012j

Essential elements of housing finance reform. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on discussing the essential elements that must be a part of housing finance reform legislation and ensuring that reform of the housing finance system improves the current system without creating market disruptions that threaten our housing recovery or increase costs for borrowers, September 12, 2013.

KF26.B39 2013ze

Evaluating U.S. policy on Taiwan on the 35th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA). Hearing before the Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 3, 2014.

KF26.F6354 2014

Examining how technology can promote consumer financial literacy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 30, 2014.

KF27.B5364 2014b

Examining the voting process: how states can build on recommendations from the Bauer-Ginsberg Commission. Hearing before the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, held in Washington, DC, July 23, 2014.

KF27.H6 2014c

Future federal role for surface transportation. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, June 25, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008m

Hearing on mercury legislation. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, May 13, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008b

Innovative ideas to strengthen and expand the middle class. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, March 13, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014c

IRS obstruction: Lois Lerner's missing emails. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session.

KF27.O94 2014n

Lessons learned from the Boston Marathon bombings: improving intelligence and information sharing. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 30, 2014.

KF26.H63 2014

Management failures: oversight of the EPA. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 25, 2014.

KF27.O94 2014r

Messing with success: how CMS' attack on the Part D program will increase costs and reduce choices for seniors. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, February 26, 2014.

KF27.E553 2014b

Mitigating systemic risk through Wall Street reforms. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on examining the agencies' implementation of Wall Street reforms, July 11, 2013.

KF26.B39 2013zf

NAFTA at 20: the North American Free Trade Agreement's achievements and challenges. Edited by Michael J. Boskin.

KDZ944.N34 2014

NEWS Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Power of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, to hear testimony on S. 1971, the  Nexus of Energy and Water for Sustainability Act of 2014,  June 25, 2104.

KF26.E559 2014b

Nomination of Hon. Julia A. Clark. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session : nomination of Hon. Julia A. Clark, to be General Counsel, Federal Labor Relations Authority, April 29, 2014.

KF26.H63 2014a

Nominations of Sherry M. Trafford and Steven W. Wellner. Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session : nominations of Sherry M. Trafford and Steven M. Wellner to be associate judges, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, March 27, 2014.

KF26.H63 2014b

Pharmaceuticals in the nation's drinking water: assessing potential risks and actions to address the issue. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation Safety, Infrastructure Security, and Water Quality of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, April 15, 2008.

KF26.E68 2008

PPACA implementation failures: answers from HHS. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, October 30, 2013.

KF27.E55 2013b

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 9, 2014.

KF27.J8566 2014d

Regulating financial holding companies and physical commodities. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on examining nonfinancial activities currently being permitted under the Bank Holding Company Act and the economic impact of such activities on the physical commodity and energy markets as well as the safety and soundness of the nation's banking system, January 15, 2014.

KF26.B39434 2014

Sex trafficking and exploitation in America: child welfare's role in prevention and intervention. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, June 11, 2013.

KF26.F5 2013y

Space traffic management: how to prevent a real life  Gravity. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 9, 2014.

KF27.S3995 2014a

The crimes on the books and Committee jurisdiction. Hearing before the Over-Criminalization Task Force of 2014 of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 25, 2014.

KF27.J8683 2014d

The Federal Insurance Office's report on modernizing insurance regulation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, February 4, 2014.

KF27.B54674 2014

The growing crisis of Africa's orphans. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives,  One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 16, 2014.

KF27.F632 2014g

The IRS's targeting scandal: changing stories of the missing emails. 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, September 17, 2014.

KF27.O9423 2014g

The ISIS threat: weighing the Obama administration's response. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 18, 2014.

KF27.F6 2014x

The struggle for civil society in Egypt. 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, July 24, 2014.

KF27.F64826 2014n

The struggles of recovering assets for Holocaust survivors. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa and the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 18, 2014.

KF27.F64826 2014q

Trade secrets: promoting and protecting American innovation, competitiveness and market access in foreign markets. 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, June 24, 2014.

KF27.J85694 2014f

Waste and abuse in National Guard sponsorship and marketing contracts. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 8, 2014.

KF26.H6327 2014e