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New Titles List for the Week of September 6, 2015

                                                                                                                          

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Sarah Staszak. No day in court: access to justice and the politics of judicial retrenchment. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF8748.S825 2015

 

Why is it that less than two percent of civil cases are decided by trial? Staszak argues that since the Civil Rights Era of the 1960s, there has been a political backlash—the “politics of judicial retrenchment”—which seeks to limit access to courts by various institutional and procedural means.

 

 

 

 

Katrien Devolder. The ethics of embryonic stem cell research. Oxford University Press, 2015.

QH588.S83D483 2015

 

This book takes an in-depth look at the philosophical and political issues surrounding one of the most widely discussed subjects in medical research today. The author also examines alternative methods for deriving embryonic stem cells or their equivalents.

 


New Titles List

Aviation Law

Michael W. Pearson and Daniel S. Riley. Foundations of aviation law. Ashgate, 2015.

KF2400.P43 2015

Business Litigation

Texas business litigation 2016. Sofia Adrogué and Caroline Baker, eds. ALM Media, 2015.

KFT1410.T49 2015

Constitutional Law

David Haljan. Constitutionalising secession. Hart Publishing, 2014.

K3185.H35 2014

Mark Tushnet. The constitution of the United States of America: a contextual analysis. Second edition. Hart Publishing, 2015.

KF4550.T86 2015

The complete Bill of Rights: the drafts, debates, sources, and origins. Second edition. Neil H. Cogan, Aviel Pret, David Lindsay Adams, and Theresa Lynn Harvey, eds. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF4744 2014

Sources of constitutional law: constitutions and fundamental legislative provisions from the United States, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, including the ECHR and EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. Sascha Hardt and Aalt Willem Heringa, eds. Intersentia, 2014.

K3165.S6625 2014

Consumer Law

Carolyn L. Carter. Automobile fraud: odometer, salvage, and lemon laundering fraud, title abuses and yo-yo sales. Fifth edition. National Consumer Law Center, 2015.

KF2036.A8C37 2015

Copyright

Stina Teilmann-Lock. The object of copyright: a conceptual history of originals and copies in literature, art, and design. Routledge, 2015.

K1420.5.T45 2015

Criminal Law

Markus D. Dubber. An introduction to the Model Penal Code. Second edition. Oxford University Press, 2015.

KF9219.D83 2015

Criminal Procedure

Identifying the culprit: assessing eyewitness identification. National Research Council of the National Academies. The National Academies Press, 2014

KF9672.I34 2014

European Union Law

Hanneke van Eijken. EU citizenship & the constitutionalisation of the European Union. Europa Law Publishing, 2015.

KJE5124.E37 2015

Immigration Law

Law and economics of immigration. Howard F. Chang, ed. Edward Elgar, 2015.

K3275.L39 2015

International Finance

Colin Bamford. Principles of international financial law. Second edition. Oxford University Press, 2015.

K4430.B36 2015

International Law

Janet Blake. International cultural heritage law. Oxford University Press, 2015.

K3791.B53 2015

Drones and the future of armed conflict: ethical, legal, and strategic implications. David Cortright, Rachel Fairhurst, and Kristen Wall, eds. The University of Chicago Press, 2015.

KZ6687.D766 2015

Juvenile Law

Implementing juvenile justice reform: the federal role. National Research Council of the National Academies. The National Academies Press, 2014.

KF9779.I48 2014

Law and Psychology

Brigitte Vallabhajosula. Murder in the courtroom: the cognitive neuroscience of violence. Oxford University Press, 2015.

RC569.5.V55V35 2015

Law – General Reading

Curtis Wilkie. The fall of the house of Zeus: the rise and ruin of America's most powerful trial lawyer. Crown Publishers, 2010.

KF373.S342W55 2010

Legal Reference

The United States government internet directory, 2015. Shana Hertz Hattis, ed. Bernan Press, 2015.

ZA5075.U58 2015

Patent Law

Michael L. Kiklis. The Supreme Court on patent law. Wolters Kluwer, 2014.

KF3114.K55

Securities Regulation

Paul G. Mahoney. Wasting a crisis: why securities regulation fails. University of Chicago Press, 2015.

KF1070.M34 2015


New Government Documents List

 

After Paris and Copenhagen: responding to the rising tide of anti-Semitism. 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 24, 2015.

KF27.F632 2015d

Bush administration environmental record at Department of Interior and Environmental Protection Agency. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, September 24, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008y

Can we do more to keep savings in our retirement system? Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, on examining keeping savings in the retirement system, March 19, 2013.

KF26.L27 2013f

Confronting Russia's weaponization of information. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session April 15, 2015.

KF27.F6 2015g

D.C. Metro: is there a safety gap? Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets and the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 13, 2015.

KF27.O949 2015

EPA's regulatory threat to affordable, reliable energy: the perspective of coal communities. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, first session, October 29, 2013.

KF27.E5546 2013r

H.R. 400, Trafficking Prevention in Foreign Affairs Contracting Act; H.R. 757, North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2015; H. Res. 53, Condemning the cowardly attack on innocent men, women, and children in the northeastern Nigerian town of Baga. Markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 400, H. Res. 53 and H.R. 757, February 27, 2015.

KF27.F6 2015f

Hearing on the nomination of Vanessa Sutherland to be a Member and Chairperson of the Chemical Safety Board. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, April 22, 2015.

KF26.E6 2015a

Hearing on the President's proposed EPA budget for fiscal year 2010. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, May 12, 2009.

KF26.E6 2009i

Innovation Act. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 9, April 14, 2015.

KF27.J8 2015d

Inspectors general: independence, access and authority. Hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, February 3, 2015.

KF27.O94 2015a

New Orleans hurricane and flood protection and coastal Louisiana restoration: status and progress. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, June 16, 2009.

KF26.E6 2009m

Nomination of Surgeon General designate, Vivek Hallegere Murthy. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, on nomination of Vivek Hallegere Murthy, of Massachusetts, to be medical director in the Regular Corps, February 4, 2014.

KF26.L27 2014a

Oversight hearing on cleanup efforts at federal facilities. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, September 18, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008w

Oversight of the GSA and energy efficiency in public buildings. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, April 22, 2009.

KF26.E6 2009f

Scientific integrity and transparency reforms at the Environmental Protection Agency. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, June 9, 2009.

KF26.E663 2009

The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975: are we positioning America for success in an era of energy abundance? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, second session, December 11, 2014.

KF27.E5524 2014m

The Midwest floods: what happened and what might be improved for managing risk and responses in the future. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, July 23, 2008.

KF26.E6 2008c

U.S. Arctic opportunities. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, to evaluate opportunities for the United States to build on its status as an Arctic nation for the betterment of the nation and those who live in the Arctic, March 5, 2015.

KF26.E55 2015a

U.S. crude oil export policy. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, March 19, 2014.

KF26.E55 2015b