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New Titles List for the Week of August 9, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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Thomas Aiello. Jim Crow's last stand: nonunanimous criminal jury verdicts in Louisiana. Louisiana State University Press, 2015.

KFL581.A945 2015

 

In Louisiana’s jury system, a defendant in a criminal case can be convicted with only ten out of twelve votes. The author traces the history of this legal oddity, which he calls “the last active law of racist Redeemer politics in Louisiana.”

 

 

 

 

Anthony Galvin. Old sparky: the electric chair and the history of the death penalty. Carrel Books, 2015.

KF9227.C2G354 2015

 

This book takes an incisive look at the history of the death penalty in the United States, with a focus on one of its most peculiarly American features: the electric chair. Botched executions, the rise of lethal injection, and the problem of wrongful convictions are also discussed.

 


New Titles List

Civil Law

Alain A. Levasseur. Deciphering a civil code: sources of law and methods of interpretation. Carolina Academic Press, 2015.

K623.L495 2015

Criminal Law

Bebhinn Donnelly-Lazarov. A philosophy of criminal attempts. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

K5090.D66 2015

Prosecuting maritime piracy: domestic solutions to international crimes. Michael P. Scharf, Michael A. Newton, and Milena Sterio, eds. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

KZ7212.P76 2015

European Union Law

Robert Schütze. European Union law. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

KJE947.S383 2015

Family Law

Ronald C. Den Otter. In defense of plural marriage. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

KF519.D46 2015

Immigration Law

Richard A. Boswell. Essentials of immigration law. Third edition. American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2012.

KF4819.B67 2012

Erin Quinn. Removal defense: defending immigrants in immigration court. Immigrant Legal Resource Center, 2015.

KF4819.Q56 2015

Intellectual Property

Diversity in intellectual property: identities, interests, and intersections. Irene Calboli, ed. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

K1401.D58 2015

International Business Transactions

Peter Kurer. Legal and compliance risk: a strategic response to a rising threat for global business. Oxford University Press, 2015.

K1329.K87 2015

International Law

Willem Van Genugten. The World Bank Group, the IMF and human rights: a contextualized way forward. Intersentia, 2015.

K3240.V36 2015

Anneke Smit and Christopher Waters. A guide to international law careers. Second edition. British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2015.

KZ1237.S645 2015

The law and practice of the International Criminal Court. Carsten Stahn, ed. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KZ7312.L39 2015

Jurisprudence

Freedom and its enemies: the tragedy of liberty. Renáta Uitz, ed. Eleven International Publishers, 2015.

K3165.A6F74 2015

Law and Politics

Herbert M. Kritzer. Justices on the ballot: continuity and change in state supreme court elections. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

KF8776.K75 2015

Lawyering Skills and Strategies

Ian Gallacher. Legal communication and research: lawyering skills for the twenty-first century. Carolina Academic Press, 2015.

KF240.G35 2015

Legal History

Cecil C. Kuhne III. The little book of cowboy law. American Bar Association, 2012.

KF1730.K84 2012

Medicare

Joseph L. Matthews. Social security, Medicare & government pensions: get the most out of your retirement & medical benefits. 20th edition. Nolo, 2015.

KF3650.M37 2015

Property

Gregory S. Alexander, Eduardo M. Peńalver. An Introduction to property theory. Cambridge University Press, 2012.

K720.A44 2012

Ilya Somin. The grasping hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the limits of eminent domain. University Press, 2015.

KF5599.S66 2015

Supreme Courts

Rorie L. Solberg and Eric N. Waltenburg. The media, the court, and the misrepresentation: the new myth of the court. Routledge, 2015.

KF8748.S538 2015

Tax Law

Bruce R. Hopkins. The tax law of charitable giving. Fifth edition. John Wiley & Sons, 2014.

KF6388.H63 2014

Water Law

Jimena Murillo Chávarro. The human right to water: a legal comparative perspective at the international, regional and domestic level. Intersentia, 2015.

K3260.M87 2015


New Government Documents List

 

Advancing U.S. interests in a troubled world: the FY 2016 Foreign Affairs Budget. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 25, 2015.

KF27.F6 2015c

Chronic illness: addressing patients' unmet needs. Hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 15, 2014.

KF26.F5 2014s

Consumers shortchanged? Oversight of the Justice Department's mortgage lending settlements. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 12, 2015.

KF27.J874 2015c

Does the President's FY 2016 budget request address the crises in the Middle East and North Africa? Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 18, 2015.

KF27.F64826 2015b

EPA's role in promoting water use efficiency. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, March 31, 2009.

KF26.E682 2009

Hearing on the Legal Workforce Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 4, 2015.

KF27.J863 2015

Hearing on the nomination of Thomas L. Strickland to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks of the Department of the Interior. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, March 26, 2009.

KF26.E6 2009c

Improving the federal bridge program, including an assessment of S. 3338 and H.R. 3999. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, September 10, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008s

Interior immigration enforcement legislation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 11, 2014.

KF27.J863 2015a

Iran's noncompliance with its International Atomic Energy Agency obligations. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 24, 2015.

KF27.F64826 2015c

Media ownership in the 21st century. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 11, 2014.

KF27.E5522 2014b

Monetary policy and the state of the economy. Hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 16, 2014.

KF27.B5 2014j

Oversight: the Environmental Protection Agency's renewable fuel standard. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 1, 2009.

KF26.E623 2009a

Patent reform: protecting American innovators and job creators from abusive patent litigation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 25, 2015.

KF27.J85694 2015a

PPACA implementation: updates from CMS and GAO. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, July 31, 2014.

KF27.E5546 2014d

Quality and environmental impacts of bottled water. 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, September 10, 2008.

KF26.E68 2008a

Restoration of America's Wire Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 707, March 25, 2015.

KF27.J8589 2015c

Securing educational opportunities for Native American college students: the Native American Education Act of 2012. Field hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, second session, on examining how we fund educational institutions that operate under a mandate to provide free tuition for Native American students, focusing on advancing educational opportunities for Native American students, August 22, 2012 (Denver, CO).

KF26.L27 2012y

State sponsor of terror: the global threat of Iran. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 11, 2015.

KF27.F6489 2015b

The Children's Health Insurance Program: protecting America's children and families. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health Care of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, September 16, 2014.

KF26.F55382 2014

The crude oil export ban: helpful or hurtful? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, April 14, 2015.

KF27.F6489 2015e

The Ebola crisis: coordination of a multi-agency response. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, October 24, 2014.

KF27.O94 2014z

The need for transportation investment. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, March 25, 2009.

KF26.E6 2009d

The production and circulation of coins and currency. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, June 11, 2014.

KF27.B56 2014b

Three Mile Island: looking back on 30 years of lessons learned. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, March 24, 2009.

KF26.E623 2009

U.S. election support in Africa. 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 Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 18, 2015.

KF27.F632 2015c