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New Titles List for the Week of April 5, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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Featured Resource List

 

 

Sandra Guerra Thompson. Cops in lab coats: curbing wrongful convictions through independent forensic laboratories. Carolina Academic Press, 2015.

KFT1762.T46 2015

 

Professor Thompson’s new book examines the often problematic intersection between criminal justice and forensic science. In addition to documenting a number of wrongful convictions based on invalid science, Thompson presents a forceful argument for making crime labs independent of police departments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Oxford handbook of the use of force in international law. Marc Weller, ed. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KZ6368.O94 2015

 

This is a comprehensive study of the use of force in international law, with contributions from over sixty experts in the field. A chapter entitled “Remotely Piloted Warfare as a Challenge to the Ius ad Bellum” is written by Professor Paust.

 

 

 

 

Hispanic-serving institutions: advancing research and transformative practice. Anne-Marie Núñez, Sylvia Hurtado, and Emily Calderón Galdeano, eds. Routledge, 2015.

LC2670.6.H595 2015

 

This book takes a multifaceted approach to the study of colleges and universities designated as Hispanic-serving institutions, examining their organization, practices, and outcomes. The foreword is written by Professor Olivas.


New Titles List

American Legal System

Jasper Kim. American law 101: an easy primer on the U.S. legal system. American Bar Association, 2015.

KF385.K56 2015

Asylum Law

Adjudicating refugee and asylum status: the role of witness, expertise, and testimony. Benjamin N. Lawrance and Galya Ruffer, eds. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

K3268.3.A93 2014

Business Organizations

Corporate law stories. J. Mark Ramseyer,ed. Foundation Press, 2009.

KF1414.C658 2009

Chinese Law

Intellectual property law of China. Michael J. Moser, ed. Juris Publishing, 2011.

KNQ1155.I58 2011

Civil Rights

Kris Gledhill. Human rights acts: the mechanisms compared. Hart Publishing, 2015.

K3240.G54 2015

Binational human rights: the U.S.-Mexico experience. William Paul Simmons and Carol Mueller, eds. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

K3240.B563 2014

Computer Law

James R. Kalyvas and Michael R. Overly. Big data: a business and legal guide. CRC Press, 2015.

KF390.5.C6K35 2015

Environmental Law and Policy

Simone Schiele. Evolution of international environmental regimes: the case of climate change. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

K3585.5.S345 2014

Climate change remedies: injunctive relief and criminal law responses. Jaap Spier and Ulrich Magnus, eds. Eleven International Publishing, 2014.

K3585.5.C577 2014

Food and Drug Law

Roseann B. Termini. Food and drug law: federal regulation of drugs, biologics, medical devices, foods, dietary supplements, personal care, veterinary and tobacco products. Eighth edition. FORTI Publications, 2015.

KF3869.T48 2015

Higher Education Law

Philip Lee. Academic freedom at American universities: constitutional rights, professional norms, and contractual duties. Lexington Books, 2015.

KF4242.L44 2015

International Law

Cultural property crime: an overview and analysis on contemporary perspectives and trends. Joris D. Kila and Marc Balcells, eds. Brill, 2015.

K3791.C854 2015

Jurisprudence

Amalia Amaya. The tapestry of reason: an inquiry into the nature of coherence and its role in legal argument. Hart Publishing, 2015.

K213.A435 2015

Juvenile Law

Nell Bernstein. Burning down the house: the end of juvenile prison. The New Press, 2014.

KF9779.B473 2014

Law and Psychology

Gary J. Friedman. Inside out: how conflict professionals can use self-reflection to help their clients. American Bar Association, 2014.

K2390.F75 2014

Legal Education

The national jurist. A serial publication of National Jurist, Inc., 1991-present.

K14.A856

Patent Law

Ronald K. Fierstein. A triumph of genius: Edwin Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak patent war. American Bar Association, 2015.

TR140.L28F54 2015

Professional Responsibility

Richard E. Flamm. Conflicts of interest in the practice of law: causes and cures. Banks and Jordan Law Publishing, 2015.

KF311.F522 2015

Race and the Law

Mathias Möschel. Law, lawyers and race: critical race theory from the United States to Europe. Routledge, 2014.

KJC5144.M56M67 2014

Sports Law

Cecil C. Kuhne III. The little book of college football law. American Bar Association, 2014.

KF4166.K84 2014

Statutory Interpretation

Statutory interpretation stories. William N. Eskridge, Philip P. Frickey, and Elizabeth Garrett, eds. Foundation Press, 2011.

KF425.S73 2011

Supreme Courts

Garrett Epps. American justice 2014: nine clashing visions on the Supreme Court. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.

KF8742.E673 2014


New Government Documents List

 

A review of the P5: the U.S. vision for particle physics after discovery of the Higgs boson. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 10, 2014.

KF27.S3935 2014

An overview of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration budget request for fiscal year 2015. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 30, 2014.

KF27.S395 2014a

Burma Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2014. Markup before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session on H.R. 4377, September 9, 2014.

KF27.F638 2014j

Continuing concerns over BioWatch and the surveillance of bioterrorism. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, June 18, 2013.

KF27.E5546 2013o

Delivering better health care value to consumers: the first three years of the medical loss ratio. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 21, 2014.

KF26.C69 2014a

Drivers of job creation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Policy of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on examining the current state of job creation focusing on key sectors spurring job growth as well as the important role of the middle class, May 7, 2014.

KF26.B394245 2014a

Drug Enforcement Administration. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 18, 2014.

KF27.J8589 2014d

Examining allegations of corruption at the Export-Import Bank. 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, second session, July 29, 2014.

KF27.O9423 2014h

Guilty until proven innocent? A study of the propriety and legal authority for the Justice Department's Operation Choke Point. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 17, 2014.

KF27.J874 2014i

H.R. ------, the Promoting New Manufacturing Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 21, 2014.

KF27.E5524 2014e

H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act. 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 25, 2014.

KF27.E5524 2014b

Hearing on the  Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act of 2014. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 15, 2014.

KF27.J874 2014h

Identifying opportunities for health care delivery system reform: lessons from the front line. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session ... May 16, 2012.

KF26.L27 2012n

Lessons from the states: responsible prison reform. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 15, 2014.

KF27.J8589 2014c

Locating 911 callers in a wireless world. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, January 16, 2014.

KF26.C69254 2014

MAP-21 preauthorization: the federal role and current challenges to public transportation. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on examining how steady federal support of public transportation is essential to providing robust transit service across the country to meet the nation's mobility needs, March 6, 2014.

KF26.B39 2014c

Net neutrality: is antitrust law more effective than regulation in protecting consumers and innovation? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 20, 2014.

KF27.J874 2014g

Next steps for U.S. foreign policy on Syria and Iraq. 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, November 19, 2014.

KF27.F64826 2014t

No Child Left Behind: early lessons from state flexibility waivers. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on examining No Child Left Behind, focusing on early lessons from state flexibility waivers, February 7, 2013.

KF26.L27 2013e

Obesity war: are our dietary guidelines losing. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, September 30, 2003.

KF26.C69 2003zw

One year later: examining the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, November 6, 2013.

KF26.H6318 2013c

Oversight of the SEC's Division of Trading and Markets. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 26, 2014.

KF27.B514 2014c

Oversight on transportation security. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, September 9, 2003.

KF26.C69 2003zz

Progress report on public transportation under MAP-21. Hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on how the programmatic reforms and new authority provided to FTA in the public transportation title of the Moving Ahead for Progress in MAP-21 have been implemented since 2012 and other issues concerning public transportation, January 16, 2014.

KF26.B39 2014

Protecting taxpayers from incompetent and unethical return preparers. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 8, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014d

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, second session, on S. 1049, S. 1437, S. 1554, S. 1605, S. 1640, S. 1888, S. 2123, S. 2616, H.R. 1241, H.R. 1684, H.R. 2166, H.R. 3008, July 30, 2014.

KF26.E5582 2014

Social Security disability benefits: did a group of judges, doctors, and lawyers abuse programs for the country's most vulnerable? Hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, October 7, 2013.

KF26.H63 2013ze

Surface transportation reauthorization: examining the safety and effectiveness of our transportation systems. 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 Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 3, 2014.

KF26.C69914 2014b

The annual report and oversight of the Office of Financial Research. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Policy of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on reviewing the Office of Financial Research's annual report, discussing OFR's efforts, activities, objectives, and plans, and continuing its oversight of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, January 29, 2014.

KF26.B394245 2014

The authorization of use of force in Syria. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, September 3, 2013.

KF26.F6 2014b

The Cruise Passenger Protection Act (S. 1340): improving consumer protections for cruise passengers. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 23, 2014.

KF26.C69 2014

The Federal Emergency Management Agency's budget submission for fiscal year 2015. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, March 13, 2014.

KF26.H6318 2014a

The NRC fiscal year 2015 budget and policy issues. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, May 7, 2014.

KF27.E5524 2014c

The present and future impact of virtual currency. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance and the Subcommittee on Economic Policy of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on exploring the development of virtual currencies, their current and potential future use, and the regulatory, monetary, national security, and other impacts and issues associated with them, November 19, 2013.

KF26.B3949 2013c

U.S. Census Bureau: addressing data collection vulnerabilities. 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, September 18, 2014.

KF27.O9428 2014f

Undercover storefront operations: continued oversight of ATF's reckless investigative techniques. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 2, 2014.

KF27.O94 2014v

United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2014. Markup 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 on H.R. 5648, November 19, 2014.

KF27.F64826 2014s

Wall Street bank involvement with physical commodities. Hearings before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, November 20 and 21, 2014.

KF26.H634 2014e

Who's in your wallet: examining how Washington red tape impairs economic freedom. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, April 8, 2014.

KF27.B5 2014e

Why debt matters. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, March 25, 2014.

KF27.B5 2014b